1. First know that you are intuitive. Everyone is. Our nervous systems are hard wired for it. Neurological tests show we feel each other from a distance and anticipate events before they happen.
  2. Know that your rational brain is blocking what your nervous system feels. Even the most gifted intuitives barely scratch the surface of all that information we hold in our bodies.  Days before the 911 attacks, Dean Radin, Ph.D. senior scientist at the Institute for Noetic Sciences, was recording ordinary people”s reported inner visions for an experiment he was doing in telepathy.  After the attack, he reviewed the tapes and found that several subjects had had visions of planes crashing into buildings.
  3.  Practice quieting your mind.    The key to being psychic is to relax deeply so you can discern psychic information from all the non psychic chatter in your head, which is mostly noise stored in your brain that’s playing old tapes back to you.    Relaxation allows you to attend to the present moment, where psychic awareness is possible.
  4. Stop listening to your inner critic. The rational mind tries to block your intuition. It tells you what you’re picking up is nonsense and that you can’t possibly know anything psychically.  But the rational mind is incapable of a single original thought! It just regurgitates and organizes old information already stored in your brain. Everything new and original we have learned about the world came from intuition, which involved making a leap of faith. . So take a leap and ignore your inner critic.
  5.  Trust what you receive and write it down.   Trust even the barest smidgen of an image, a tiny fragment of a vision, a fleeting thought, some words whispered in your mind, or a twinge in your gut. Then write it down because as quickly as this information appears, it will be gone, like the dreams that visit you during the night.
  6. To read the future, just close your eyes and begin calling out the months ahead.   Then write down the images, thoughts, and feelings that appear. Sometimes in addition to images, you might see symbols, like tears or hearts. Sometimes, you’ll feel something in your body, like excitement, anxiety, or heart opening, or hear words whispered in your mind.  You are receiving information from the future.
  7. Take advantage of group energy.  Group energy amplifies psychic energy, so get together with friends to read the future.  When my Thursday Night Tarot Group  accurately predicted the 2012 presidential election, Hurricanes Irene and Sandy, the pope retiring, and the recent historic blizzard, we simply sat together around a table and meditated.   Lights were low, candles glowing, eyes closed in meditation, and I called out the months of the year, giving everyone a chance to get a vision or feeling and write it down.  It’s interesting to share what we got, especially when different people receive similar information.
  8.  Write it down and read it back later to see if it came true.     I have two thick files of notes from readings I”ve done since 1985. I learn how my psyche is talking to me when I see how the visions compared to what later actually happened.
  9. Don’t try to interpret what you are seeing. It’s the best way to get it wrong. You are getting flashes of future events, particularly people’s consciousness of future events. Rarely do you receive a context, or full information to know what it’s all about.
  10. Keep of record of your visions to see if  they unfold.  You will be amazed when one of your visions materializes.
  11. Learn from your mistakes. As you continue to check your visions against future events, pay attention to (1) the ways your vision differed from the actual event, and (2) how you interpreted your vision. In 2006 I had done a multi-year reading of the U.S.  I wrote down the visions and put them in a file. Last winter I found that reading and noticed that for the spring of 2008 I’d drawn a picture of a fluffed up pillow being punched. That was the crash of the stock market that signaled the beginning of the Great Recession of 2008. The punched pillow is a good example of the psyche’s metaphorical language, which takes a lot of practice to decipher.