What can you learn from living with a psychic?
10 Things I’ve Learned from Living with a Psychic 1. When he says drive carefully, stay home. Stephen and I have been married for almost 25 years. Twice during our marriage, he casually remarked, “Drive carefully” when we left for work in the morning. Both times I ended up in an automobile accident that wasn’t my […]
Why all the doubts?
I have always been a skeptic. After all, I’m a science writer and make my living in the fields of life sciences and the environment. Yet, I live with a man who is psychic and who came from a family of people similarly gifted. I’ve also researched and written two anthologies of everyday people’s mystic […]
Are our departed loved ones watching over us?
As human beings, we can’t help but wonder if our departed loved ones are still around, watching over us. Can they really be gone or are they still here? After interviewing people about their mystic experiences for the more than 200 stories in my two Psychic Bystander anthologies I’m convinced that they are involved in […]
Do you have an uninvited house ghost?
If you could read the energy in a home, would it make it harder to buy your first house? In my second book, Sightseeing in the Undiscovered Country, a family bought a charming old home but got more than they bargained for in the attic. Another family developed a warm relationship with the former departed […]
Are past lives real?
Do you believe in reincarnation—that after we die, we are born again into another life? Well, according to a recent survey, 51 percent of the world’s population holds that belief. More than 18,000 people in 23 countries participated in the survey conducted by the Global Research Society and the Institute for Social Research. Interestingly, one of […]
Are departed loved ones okay?
Having written two books about visitations from departed loved ones and other aspects of the psychic world, you would think that grief might pass me by when a family member departs. After all, my husband sees dead people. Isn’t that enough to reassure me that my departed mother is fine? Well, no. I am also a […]
Where does consciousness reside?
As a journalist, I have always been fascinated by the life experiences of others. As a science writer, I have been equally intrigued by what researchers discover about the world around us. So, when I read a recent study by the University of Virginia exploring the origin of consciousness, it combined those magical elements of […]
What is psychic shaming?
We have an unfortunate habit in our culture for shaming people if they don’t fit into a cultural norm. But everyone is different and we all have our own paths to walk. So when I hear people who have psychic ability telling others that “everyone is psychic,” you’re just not trying hard enough or have […]
Are psychics more spiritually developed?
People often ask if having psychic ability is a sign that those who possess it are more spiritually developed. The short answer to that is no. Psychic ability has no bearing on how spiritually evolved someone is. That said, psychic ability can influence the way a person views the world. While I am not terribly […]
What is a psychic bystander?
I’m a psychic bystander. That is, I’m surrounded by astonishingly gifted psychics, but I essentially have no particular abilities myself. Yes, I know that “everyone has the potential to be psychic.” I’ve heard that one, and even repeated it myself. But the fact is that while those around me see, hear and/or smell spectacular entities […]