Are you psychic?

June 6, 2014


2201500552_f8b2bb1be6_zIt’s one thing to think you are intuitive, as I believe I am and it’s another to believe you can really read another person.

I am at the 4th Annual Afterlife Awareness Conference in Portland and had the pleasure of taking a four-hour psychic development workshop with spiritual medium Austyn Wells yesterday. Who, by the way, is delightful in every way.

Our very first exercise involved reading four different people.  We each had one minute to sit face to face with another person and give them what we saw, felt, heard, knew–the way we got it didn’t matter.

“Give what you get,” Austyn told us, meaning “no performance anxiety.”

I have to admit I wasn’t sure how I’d do on this because my brain’s always super-active and that can get in the way of connecting with more spiritual things.But I gave it a go.

My four subjects told me I was “right on the money.”  All of them.

My first “client” gave me the vibe of books, a room filled with books, maybe a library.  She nodded her head because she had two offices that she said overflowed with books. Other things I got resonated, too.  Surrounding another person I saw lots of kids. She had no grandkids. No kids. But, she told me, she DID live right next to a school and saw and heard the kids every day.  Among other things.  I got a Whole Earth catalog vibe off another woman, and she nodded and said (among other things) that she taught holistic voice therapy.

6a0133f236d732970b013487598c5d970c-800wiWhen it came to exercises that involved connecting with and feeling spiritual energy from guides, pets and our departed loved ones, I didn’t feel as secure. While others described energy zaps and tingles, I got nothing, energy-wise. Except that every single time I closed my eyes in an exercise to bring up someone tears began falling. Every single time. And can I tell you what it was like to connect with little Carol at age five and have her create a safe place for me? OMG, a powerful and emotional experience.

I’m not sure what all that’s about.  But  I am fascinated by what I learned in the workshop and will continue my studies.

It’s wonderful to be among “like-hearted” people, as Austyn calls them.  Every single person exudes an open heart. There are many grieving loved ones who have passed fairly recently and many parents with children in spirit.

I wish I could share with you the beautiful heartspace I am experiencing here. It’s my goal to create that space when I am with my friends and family.

It’s Thursday afternoon and the conference officially opens tonight with Raymond Moody, MD, the guy who pretty much kicked off all this aferlife research with his book “Life after Life” all those years ago. I’ll continue to share with you these next few days as time permits, and for sure after I’m home.

Blessings to you all.

25 comments on “Are you psychic?
  1. Puneet Kumar says:

    Good to know that you are doing workshop of such nature which is giving your exposure about life and its mystery. It will be a pleasure to know more from your experience. I want to know how you really feel while sitting before a stranger for a minute to know deeper into him or her. This is something I have never heard but I think it must be very exciting exp….!

  2. Interesting stuff Carol. But you already knew I’d like it right? 🙂

  3. Barbara says:

    Wow – sounds soul affirming and a safe place to experiment with your “mediumship.” So interesting to read of your experiences there.

  4. Diane says:

    Absolutely fascinating! I will definitely be here for the next installment!

  5. kim tackett says:

    Carol, I think you’re doing a fantastic job of sharing your experience. To me, this represents the best of blogging, where someone takes us someplace new, and shares their experience AND their heart. Keep going. And thank you.

  6. Wow! Good for you. So great that you can be that in tune with another (even when you thought you might not be able to!). A wonderful thing to learn about yourself. Congrats!

    I love that “like-hearted” definition. ♥

  7. Ruth Curran says:

    “Like-hearted” people…may we all surround ourselves with those!

  8. Ellen Dolgen says:

    I think it is wonderful to be open and explore all that life has to offer!

  9. Helene Cohen Bludman says:

    Carol, this sounds fascinating. I’m looking forward to reading your next installment of what you are learning at this conference.

  10. Karen says:

    Interesting stuff, Carol! Thanks for sharing it with us.

  11. Haralee says:

    Very Expanding!

  12. I would love to attend something like this and I’m a fan of Raymond Moody as well! We’ll have to talk sometime, Carol. I have some psychic stories that would blow your mind. 🙂

  13. Such a cool experience. I’ve had “moments” before, but they come when they come, I’ve never tried to control them.

  14. Lana says:

    What a wonderful experience! Glad you’re enjoying it so much – can’t wait to read more. I think I’m the opposite of psychic – as in pretty clueless most of the time :).

  15. There are so many ways we carry and convey information that are beyond our conscious mind. I’m always intrigued by feelings, knowings, synchronicity and such. Hope you took good notes on Ray Moody.

  16. Mary Anne says:

    Wow – this is so interesting – I’d love to go to one of these and observe

  17. Roz Warren says:

    My awesome psychic powers told me that you wanted readers to post a comment after this blog post. Was I right?

  18. Well I suppose tonight (Saturday night) is your last night. I hope you got out of it everything you wanted too. Sounds amazing!

  19. I think it’s great that you went to his conference and that exercise sounds really interesting. I’m anxious to hear more about what you’re learning!

  20. Austyn Wells says:

    Dear Carol,
    Well, thank you for the class mention!!! I am glad you had such a great experience. I find the people who attend for the first time have zero expectations and end up doing exceedingly well. Imagine what the world would be like if we nurtured the part of ourselves that listens with our heart. It’s really not so much about being “psychic”, but rather about being connected. We know this as children, but we seem to forget. I am tickled pink about your play date with Spirit!!! Thank you again for being in class. 😉

  21. Johnny Shi says:

    I didn’t know there were workshops for such things. I have always felt that I can read the vibes of other people really well. Maybe I should look into this more. Thanks for sharing.

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