Life as a Psychic

This life as a psychic is a strange existence no matter how much I try to be ‘”normal.”

A couple of weeks ago, I opened up to another level psychically that is quite amazing to me. I can read people in an instant which is great when it comes to work, but when it comes to everyday life, I’ve become even more of a hermit than I was before. Last week when I was around so many people at the Cottage House, I had to consciously keep my head down and just do my job cashering. I felt like if I looked at someone for more than a second or touched them physically, I could tell you their life story.

I’m so conscious of my soul and her journey’s out of the body to visit old friends. A friend of mine was in a motorcycle accident a couple of weeks ago, and I can feel when my soul shoots down to Arizona to check on him.

I feel my soul talking to my old friend Nick Bunick in Oregon about his updated version of the book The Messengers and also talking to him about “the old days” when we were together in a past life.

At least once every day I shoot down to Nebraska to check on my son and his family and out to Eagan to check on my mom.

I have to consciously not think about anyone for too long or I start to tune into them and that’s not something I want to do. There are so many people going through stressful times right now and it’s not going to ease up for awhile.

I wish there was a way to get people on a spiritual path without having to go through so much pain in their life, but so far, that seems to be the one thing that brings them to their knees. That place of surrender where we ask different questions. Where we want to understand the meaning of life and of our own lives.

I see the pain that people need to go through and I also see their unwillingness to change or to grow and I always wonder WHY do we resist change so much? Why is it so important to hold on to our same old comfortable lives? Our souls come here to change and grow and yet we fight it all the way.

I didn’t mean to digress there but seeing all of this pain and drama in people’s lives is what brought it up.

Seeing it and not being able to talk to people about it. Seeing where people are stuck and knowing they do not want to change it.

Seeing. Seeing is the issue here. Seeing things so clearly and yet detaching myself enough so that I can function “like normal people” which brings me to the problem with living like this.

I haven’t done my taxes yet, which is not like me. I can’t remember names or faces anymore. I can’t remember conversations I had with people a week ago. I wake up in the morning and I feel like I’m living on a completely different realm. I see myself becoming more and more like my psychic teacher. She was quite a hermit also and incredibly psychic. She called me one day to ask me if I was eating vegetable soup and who’s cat was sitting next to me. I looked down at my vegetable soup and said “uh, huh, it’s vegetable soup and I’m babysitting my sister’s cat right now.”

I’m not used to being this opened up psychically. It’s either going to pass or I’ll get used to it.

The jury’s out on how this is going to go. As I’ve said in other blogs, I like stretching myself to see how much I can do with my abilities. How accurate can I be with people’s information? Can I get better at seeing the future? Can I get clearer, more accurate details from the deceased? Can I predict the upcoming earth changes? Read people’s health in minute details? The thing about being psychic is that it really is an amazing gift and I want to continue to find out what’s possible. My main concern is the price I might pay for opening my abilities as much as possible. This is new territory for me. I want to open up more and see what’s possible and still be able to function in this reality. Get the taxes done, remember people’s names and recent conversations we’ve had. Be solidly grounded in my life and not feel so confused by everything in my day to day living.

So if you’re waiting for me to reply to an email, or set up an appt. or call you back…………………..

please be patient with me and with this process. In order for me to be the teacher I want to be, I need to go there first and then show others how to go there. It’s an interesting journey to say the least.

And people say this stuff isn’t real.

About Echo Bodine

Echo Bodine first discovered she had psychic abilities at the age of 17. Over the years she has written many books, hosted TV and radio shows, worked as an intuitive teacher and ghostbuster and continues to help people world-wide to open to their own intuitive capacities. Read More and follow Echo on Facebook and Twitter

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  1. “I see the pain that people need to go through and I also see their unwillingness to change or to grow and I always wonder WHY do we resist change so much? Why is it so important to hold on to our same old comfortable lives? Our souls come here to change and grow and yet we fight it all the way.”

    While I can’t speak for others, I can answer for myself. For me I hold on to what is familiar because I have no wish to have my personality and sense of self erased whenever my soul (which from what I understand from your books, is a separate entity from my personality as it is now) desires to come back for a second jaunt at learning. Who I am now is where I want the buck to stop.

    Being raised a Catholic, I was raised to expect that once I leave this earth, all that I am and my relationships with friends and family, would be retained and I would have peace in heaven forever more. I hate the idea that if I come back, my family relationships will change and I may not even be with them again on earth.

    Additionally I believe that this world is damaged beyond saving and don’t want to come back and see that it is worse then it is now. I mean unless God steps in and brings heaven to earth and there is no need to reincarnate again. I don’t want to come back again and again.

    You may call it fear or lack of understanding, but for me it is knowing what I want. I am fine with growing and changing in this life, but I don’t desire another earthbound life.

  2. “I also see their unwillingness to change or to grow and I always wonder WHY do we resist change so much?”

    So, you wouldn’t want to resist the personal change you are going through, with opening up my psychically, right? ;)

  3. So true, lately, I’ve found myself separting a bit from people that I love when they are going through drama. It’s frustrating that I can’t force them out of bad situations. It’s also very draining discussing their problems, because I empathize with them psychicly and my mood becomes very heavy.

  4. So true, lately, I’ve found myself separting a bit from people that I love when they are going through drama. It’s frustrating that I can’t force them out of bad situations. It’s also very draining discussing their problems, because I empathize with them psychicly and my mood becomes very heavy.

  5. This is so interesting to see what life is like for a psychic when you are not working. It would be hard to always see the pain and struggles that people were going through. You have to be a strong person to be able to handle that. Try focusing on the happy feelings and be glad for the growth that comes from the hard times. Thanks for sharing this experience!