Psychic Protection: Tips and Techniques for Witches and Sensitives
Thankfully, a full-on psychic attack is an extremely rare occurrence. And some people seem to be completely immune to them in any case. However, if you are a clairvoyant or psychic reader of any kind, it is possible to pick up some lingering sticky negative energy from your clients—or perhaps just by being around unhappy or ill-wishing people
It’s a yucky feeling, which may manifest as headaches, slight depression, a need for solitude, feeling emotionally drained, or just plain old physical tiredness. Whatever it is, it will be unusual for you to feel this way. Usually, you can dispel negative energy easily. Once you’ve recognized its existence and effectively instructed it to leave, you generally find that’s the end of it. Yet sometimes it’s hard to slough those negative energies off, so you need to give your spiritual and psychic well-being an extra boost.
Crystals: Protection Against Negative Energy
If you are prone to premonitions, visions, or psychic dreams then prevention is the best way to ward off any negative nasties. Place some protective crystals around your home and especially where you sleep. While I’m not a great fan of crystals (for environmental reasons) in this case, I think they are extremely useful.
The most effective protection crystals are the dark stones. They have an infinite capacity to absorb negative energy.
- Black Tourmaline is useful when you are around other people. It will block off any spirit-draining vibes. Carry it in a pocket or wear as a pendant.
- Black Onyx will dispel any negative energy that is already inside you as well as keeping it away from you.
- Obsidian calms your mind and gives you clarity. Often helpful if your thoughts are whirling.
- Shungite is another one that guards against the negativity of others.
It’s important to clean and clear your crystals regularly—weekly is recommended. Hold them under cold running water, leave them in the light of the full moon, or give them a sea or rock salt bed to rest on periodically.
Strengthen Your Psychic Core
Just like working out increases your body’s strength and resilience, doing some psychic protection exercises will have a similar effect. Grounding and meditation are my favorites. Within them there are variations and you can always develop your own versions. Often by putting your own twist on these exercises you make them personal to you, and thereby, more effective.
Grounding is every psychic’s and witch’s go-to remedy. Essentially it’s a meditation-visualization; easy and quick to do. It should be part of your daily routine, or at least done a couple of times a week.
Find yourself a quiet spot. Outdoors is better than indoors, but it’s fine if you can’t get outside or the weather is inclement. If you can, sit on the ground or floor with your back against a firm surface—trees are always good for this. Walls work too.
Close your eyes and relax your shoulders. Breath deeply, focusing on the out-fbreath, letting cares and worries drift away as you exhale.
Now imagine a little root-like protuberance emerging from your spine, growing and making its way down to the earth. If you are indoors, it will follow the structure of the building (don’t worry, if you don’t know it, just visualize it creeping down the walls.
Once it has reached the ground, imagine it rootling down through the soil, the stones, the very earth itself. Visualize all the negativity you’ve absorbed traveling down the root to be absorbed by the earth. Allow your body to relax and slump forward if it wants to. Keep ‘seeing’ this negative energy flowing out of you until it has all gone.
Breathe in deeply and, as you do so, imagine your root drawing up positive earth energy. Feel it strengthen your inner being. Giving you vitality and making you feel ready for anything. When you are ready, let the root slither back up into your spine. Give yourself a moment to come back to normal. Get up and get on with your day.
That probably took a lot longer to write than it will take you to perform. You can take as long as you like, but you can also do quick versions. For example, rest your hand on a tree in passing and visualize an exchange of energy.
Every psychic needs to know how to meditate in order to connect with their own higher conscious. Much can be learned; your higher conscious knows everything. You can clear, clean and polish up your chakras (energy centers), you can access insights and clarity, and you can tune into your own guidance.
Meditation is a whole topic of its own, so it’s not possible for me to teach it here. However, I can recommend “” by the Buddhist monk, Matthieu Ricard. He teaches some basic breathing meditations which will help you become more confident and more resilient to negative factors. Meditation will help in your day-to-day life as well as your spiritual and psychic self. The Art of Meditation
"It is a pity to underestimate the capacity we have to transform our mind. Each of us possesses the potential needed to free ourselves from the mental states that perpetuate our own suffering and that of others – the potential to find our own inner peace and contribute to the welfare of others." Ricard, Matthieu. The Art of Meditation. Atlantic Books. Kindle Edition.
Protection Spells and Rituals
Place a protection jar somewhere in your home. Get a small jar with a lid. Doesn’t have to be anything special, but make sure it is clean. Place a cleansed black crystal of your choice inside and put the lid on quite tightly. Walk around your home, saying “Trap all bad stuff in this jar; negative energy from near and far. Look after me and my family, crystal from a distant star.” Place the jar near your front door or wherever you think most suitable. The jar and crystal will attract those unwanted psychic vibes and keep them trapped inside.
Every now and then, once a month or so, tip the crystal out under running water, rinse stone and jar thoroughly, replace and repeat the above process. You can swap the stones around if you like, so giving them chance to rest and recharge.
White Light Shower
This one can be almost instant. When in a crowded place, where negative vibes are bound to be bouncing round, quickly imagine a bright, white, light piercing down from the roof/sky and bathing you in its power. As it fades, its residue will remain with you, keeping you protected.
I find this one to be very effective, especially when I’m feeling blech. Hold a glass of pure, fresh water (our water is filtered) in your hands and visualize a light (as above) entering the water and imbuing it with love, positive energy, and courage. Drink the water. You can do this with all your water and food if you want to. No-one need know, just pass your hands over your glass or plate and mentally do the visualization.
Bubble of Protection
Another visualization that seems to work for a lot of people. Personally, I wouldn’t use this one all the time because it can keep away the good stuff as well as the bad. It’s useful for large gatherings. Imagine a shimmering bubble forming around you. This ethereal sphere looks delicate but has massive strength that can repel any psychic attack. Once you leave the gathering, allow the bubble to fade away.
I hope these ideas are useful to you. Please leave any of your own suggestions in the comments below.
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Questions & Answers
My job exposes me to the best and worst that people have to offer. Is it possible that I retain pieces of their energy with each encounter? I feel covered in it. Hard to explain.
I know what you mean. Yes, I think it happens to most people, though some feel it more than others. That's why when we get home and all we want is to have a shower to shed the 'psychic debris'.
Read through the techniques above and see if any would be helpful to you. I'd set up a barrier before going to work and regularly replenish it throughout the day. Also develop a way to shake off the unwanted energy from time to time.Helpful 3
I am filled with energy; it pulses through me constantly. I can enter trees and people and anything I want to. I'm so happy to feel this energy. What are your thoughts on this?
It's a wonderful feeling and every human being has the capacity to feel it. Unfortunately most people close themselves to nature and don't realize that we are all part of the same energy. There is no separation. Try lying on grass or walking barefoot to get the health benefits of 'earthing'.Helpful 1
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