Psychic abilities are the ways psychics connect to the world beyond our senses using ESP or extra-sensory perception. There are many psychic abilities, but some are more common than others. Some Psychic Mediums are more in tune with specific abilities whereas others have a broad sense of each of the various abilities, much like doctors specializing in a specific type of medicine vs a generalist. Many Mediums practice to gain their abilities while others are naturally gifted with their ability.

List of Psychic Abilities

Psychic AbilitiesAstral Projection is a common ability in which people have an out of body experience. It is most common in those who have a near death experience and find themselves floating outside their body. Often when they are revived they can give a detailed description of what was done to save them.

Channeling is allowing an outside spiritual influence to work through the medium and take over their vocal cords so that they can speak to the querent directly.

Clairvoyance is probably the most commonly recognized psychic ability and it means clear sight or inner sight, and is the least understood. It’s not that you see the future or have a movie play inside your head, but more that you may see a color, or just a word. You may see many or just a couple and you may not understand what they mean at first. It’s rare to see a full premonition, but it does happen.

Clairsentience is the ability to feel emotions or physical sensations that are not your own. Empathy falls into this category as it’s feeling other’s emotions, not your own. Clairsentience often leaves people feeling emotionally and physically exhausted after a day out around people whose emotions, and sometimes even physical ailments, they have suffered through feeling. It is an exhausting psychic ability.

Clairaudience is the ability to hear the unbearable, to hear the voices of the spirits and sounds of the spirit world through means other than your ears. It’s like that little voice that warns you to stop but is a little different than intuition. You can heard the voice of a spirit in your head and sometimes it will sound like your voice and other times like the voice of the deceased, however, the sound is never external but always internal!

Claircognizance could easily be mistaken for intuition, but it is significantly stronger than just a feeling about something. It is an insistent thought that cannot be ignored making it so you simply must acknowledge that the thought is there and requires action.

Clairalience is the ability to smell smells that aren’t present in the physical world. You could smell someone’s perfume or the cookies they loved to bake.

Clairgustance is the ability to taste things that are not physically present. This ability is somewhat rarer but still fairly common depending on the strength or type of spirit you are working with.

Divintation is the art of telling the future and one of the most widely known and famously portrayed psychic abilities. Often associated with a Fortune Teller's crystal ball.

Psychometry is the ability to pick up vibrations or energy from an object. These vibrations could then allow you to draw on other psychic abilities to learn things about the person or people who have used the item.

Telepathy is considered a psychic ability and is the ability to communicate with others mentally, not using physical words to communicate but just thoughts.

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