Am I psychic or am I crazy?
When someone begins to pay attention to their inherent psychic ability, it’s not unusual for that person to begin to question whether they are really experiencing what they’re experiencing. After all, when you know something that others can’t see with their physical eyes, or you sense something before it actually comes to pass, there’s no proof to give you reassurance that your thoughts and knowings have an actual basis.
Of course, once your premonitions are proven to be true, you might feel completely sane and empowered, but in those moments or days or even years before a prediction comes to pass, it’s easy to see how one might wonder if they’re crazy and making it all up.
So how can you handle those feelings? First of all, if you’re asking yourself the question there’s a good chance that you’re not ‘crazy’ since the fact that you’re questioning your thoughts suggests some level of logical control. However, there are other things you can do to reassure yourself.
You can learn more about psychic ability. Anything that you know little about can be intimidating. The more you learn about psychic ability, the more you’ll understand what’s happening to you. Psychic ability can strengthen gradually, but many people experience a sudden onset of their psychic ability after a trauma or some other jarring incident in their lives. It can be unsettling when you’re sensing things or, in the case of someone who is clairaudient, hearing things. By taking a psychic development class such as Judith Orloff’s Power of Intuition, you’ll understand what’s going on with you.
You can learn about others’ psychic experiences. It’s important to know that it’s not unusual for people to question whether their psychic experiences are real. A good book that explains how unsettling it can be to start exploring one’s psychic ability is Diary of a Psychic by Sonia Choquette.
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You can surround yourself with others who are exploring their psychic ability. Take a class or hang out at a metaphysical store to find people who are having similar experiences. You might also look for a Unity Church or a metaphysical church to find other like-minded individuals.
It’s natural to feel uncertain when you’re exploring new areas of your life. But psychic ability is too powerful and important to ignore it because of fear.