Why can’t I hear my spirit guides as well as the guides of others?

You’ll probably never hear your own guides as clearly as you can hear the guides of other people. That’s the honest truth. I guess no one has it that easy.

The most effective way to develop your intuitive abilities is by reading for others — that is how you get feedback outside your own head. You’re in your head, and there is a lot of interference in there.

When you become increasingly comfortable with retrieving information for others, what you learn from that will make it easier to discern your own wisdom and guidance.

Knowing what kinds of messages spirit guides give to others — the way the information impulses you, what form the intuition takes, what it feels like to retrieve it — this all helps you fine-tune that faint signal and isolate it from all the noise of your own mind.

We all need someone else to read for us — you and I.

There are also phases where your connection waxes and wanes, just like any other cycles moving through your life.

Don’t be upset, and don’t tell yourself you’re “blocked” — you will only create more of that experience. And over time, you’ll program your mind with doubt and fear.

Keep practicing and program your thoughts with alternative messages like:

  • “I’m learning to connect with my guides.”
  • “My intuition is developing over time, in its own divinely guided way.”
  • “I’m safe. I’m protected. I’m fine.”


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3 Things You Need to Perform Psychic Readings

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There are three things that are critical to your ability to perform intuitive readings — and none of them have anything to do with “how psychic you think you are.”

  1. COURAGE — Combined with a touch of audacity, a total leap of faith, and a healthy amount of vulnerability. The normal, everyday courage required to simply open your mouth and communicate what you see, hear, and feel.
  2. FEEDBACK — The only valuable information outside your own head, and clearly beyond your imagination, will come from other people; your clients. If you’re just spouting visions and impressions into an empty room, with no one there to respond, how would you ever know if you’re getting any psychic hits?
  3. PRACTICE — The repetitious component of any skill; quantity is important. People who are “successful” at Anything, regardless of natural talent, do that Anything a lot, over and over again.

A lot of people approach intuitive development like this:

“I’m going to go up into my room, communicate with my guides, develop my psychic abilities…I’m going to get really good at it (whatever that means in a vacuum). Then, I’m going to climb down out of my ivory tower, announce my psychic power to the world, and do it to everybody.”

The best way to develop your intuition is pretty much the exact opposite of that.

Your natural intuitive gifts are already there — you may be so used to them that you don’t even recognize them for what they are.

The most effective process for learning what your psychic abilities are, what they feel like when you experience them, and what kind of impact they can have in the world, is to use them for other people.

  • Put yourself out there — learn how to give readings.
  • Ask for constructive feedback.
  • Practice.

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Go Beyond Doing Psychic Readings

Beyond Readings Professional Intuitive Course - Cover ImageYou’re up and running — you’re a legitimate professional intuitive.

You’ve been performing readings for a while now.

The client feedback is wonderful; the work itself is fulfilling.

You’re even making a little bit of money at it.

What do you need to do to build your practice into a full-fledged business?

What’s next?

Since 2009, when the first students began graduating from Automatic Intuition Professional, I’ve been mourning those final mentoring calls — it always feels like “Wait a minute, we were just getting started!”

There’s so much still left to tell you about the business side of being psychic.


Next Level Professional Intuitive Development

Like the Automatic Intuition Professional Intuitive Training Program, this is a hybrid D.I.Y. course/mentoring series.

It’s designed to create a customized experience and unique outcome for you — to further develop your creative gifts, discover your brand, and build your business.

Unlike other certification programs that feature “Advanced” or “Level II” training — Beyond Readings is open to any and all of my professional peers in the healing arts and personal development fields, regardless of where you may have received prior training.

Your Practice. Your Brand. The Next Level.

Beyond Readings will not teach you tricks or gimmicks or advertising click schemes — this is a legitimate strategy and a down-to-earth blueprint for building a financially-viable wisdom brand by creating authentic valuable content.

This is what I’ve been successfully building since 2006. If you’re interested in developing something comparable of your own, I will personally show you how to do it.

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Your Intuition on Another Level

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One of my newest intuitive development students writes:

“My Automatic Intuition Professional package is hurtling its way toward me… It should be here today, I’m very excited!

“In the meantime, I wanted to email you with a question.

“In the past week since I applied, while I’ve been eagerly anticipating starting our work together, some crazy stuff has started happening in my world. I have been having the most intense, frequent bouts of déja vu; I’ve been seeing movements out of the corner of my eye; and all kinds of sparkles have been appearing in my field of vision. I’ve always had this stuff happening to me to some extent, but it feels like it’s really “stepping up,” and I can’t help but think my spirit is getting primed for some serious tuning in when we start working together.

“Yesterday, I almost felt like I was in a pleasant fog or trance all evening. I was reading a book on my Kindle, and I kept realizing that I had totally zoned out whilst reading…

“Do you have any thoughts on this? Am I right about the reason I may be experiencing this?”

What Happens When You Engage Your Purpose
I have definitely observed this phenomenon in the lives of those I work with, as well as my own. The experience certainly varies; it’s unique to each of us.

I believe the actions you take, when you follow through on your application for the course and the acceptance email you receive, create parallel effects on Another Level, where you have “placed an order” with the Universe, setting the intentions to increase your abilities, open to new experiences, and move into new lanes along your Path.

I am, in effect, a kind of co-pilot. The experience of the Automatic Intuition Professional course is your vehicle. The Attunement you receive, your access to the Akashic Records, and the direction in which your Guides begin to steer you… It’s fascinating for me to discover with you how those intentions show up, what forms they take, and just how surprisingly transformational they can be.

It’s “bigger than the class.”
The course and our collaboration is a touchstone for something you are manifesting. In a timeless place, it’s always been there, waiting to be activated, like a program installed on your computer that you’ve just opened up to run.

(I’m speaking of the metaphorical and spiritual Program that mirrors the actual program that comes in the mail from my publisher.)

Even in that brief interim, as you wait for the course materials to physically arrive, you experience these “get to the know the program” screens, and pop-up windows, and Stuff winking into your awareness.

Don’t strain too hard to understand what each feeling, sight, sound, and synchronicity means. It’s kind of like the source code behind the programming. You can look at the source code and not necessarily be able to read it — that is independent of your ability to use the program.

Observe the little increases in psychic phenomena like clouds scudding by before a rain shower, or the first fireflies in your backyard at twilight, or your favorite songs popping up on shuffle in a perfect playlist.

The Universe winks at you when you take this kind of step.
Your guides are stirring up there somewhere, getting the material together, organizing the signs, inviting the special people who will come into your life at this time to change you, to be changed by you…

We will soon find out how this all comes together.

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The Path to Becoming a Better Intuitive

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The only way to predict your future path is to create as much of it as you can. There are no guarantees of how “good” you might be one day at what you do.

As with any skill set, quantity and practice play an enormous role in becoming a better intuitive:

  • The more readings you do, the more confident you become.
  • The more client feedback you receive, the more you know how accurate your readings are.

You can cobble together the skills from various sources and grope your way down an unlighted path. You can also learn from others who are doing what you want to do and propel yourself further along that path — faster, with greater success, sooner.

Everyone learns from others, and everyone practices what they learn to become better and better.

Every intuitive starts somewhere, at some point, and develops, grows, improves.

The fortunate ones meet peers, teachers, and mentors along the way who are willing to share their experiences and their techniques — to demystify the process and show you that you are like them more than you are different.

  • How do you plan to learn?
  • Who do you feel you can learn from?
  • When will you begin?

There are no wrong answers to those questions — only options along your path to becoming a better intuitive.

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Have you been intending to study Automatic Intuition? Now is the time to take your intuitive abilities to the next level!

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