Who Am I? Encountering Your Luminous Essence

Hatha yoga practitioners may be familiar with the hamsa mantra, which accompanies the sound of breath: “Who am I?” the mantra asks. The answer to this query is obviously not your name and date of birth. In fact, the hamsa question is meant to address the deepest “you:” the one whose essence is absolute and […]

Beyond the Hype: What to Expect from Mediumship

It took me a long time to warm up to mediumship. For much of my life I have been bothered by marauding entities and the thought of inviting communication with the discarnate made me uncomfortable. Eventually, I decided to break out of my concerns and started experimenting with it. Slowly, I began to see the […]

Who Have You Been? Learning from Your Past Lives

My mother is still fond of telling stories about the temper tantrums I used to throw at age three. In a matter of minutes, she says, I would turn into a screaming little monster; an hour later, I would be back to my cheerful toddler self with little recollection of what had happened. There was […]

Dealing With Hurt Through the Field of Consciousness

As a psychic,  I often marvel at the love, the compassion, and the kindness many of my clients show even in the face of adversity. However, I have also had opportunities to witness the anger of spited souls. “How can I get back at him (or her)?” is a question I hear time and again […]

Handling Fear in an Age of Upset

Fear is a primal emotion; whenever it takes center stage, love, compassion, and spirituality begin to vanish. As a real or a perceived threat triggers your fight-or-flight response, your adrenals pump hormones into your bloodstream. All the while, your heart races; your blood pressure shoots up, and your mind quickly examines your options: do you […]

Getting to Know Your Energy Body

Have you ever seen or felt your chakras? If you are reading my blog, you are probably already familiar with all the properties and correspondences that New Age lore associates with these energy centers: colors, sounds, emotions, internal organs, endocrine glands, crystals, musical notes—you name it. Doesn’t it feel reassuring to have it all figured […]

So, You Want to Be Psychic?

First of all, please realize that there is nothing special in being a psychic. Being a medium or having clairvoyant skills does not set you apart from the general population, nor does it make you “better” or “more powerful” than anyone else. In fact, many psychics regard their skills as a natural extension of their […]

Can You Handle Enlightenment?

Karen Hannah, LPC* Enlightenment is the state of permanent experiential identification with one’s higher self. This expanded awareness allows one to feel liberated and empowered, which can lead to either cosmic consciousness OR impaired judgment and chaos in the physical world. Enlightenment tends to be unsustainable for most human beings because it directly competes with […]