The following article was commissioned by HVN Cymru. It provides an explanatory framework for the experience of hearing voices as a psychic gift/ability or the potential for such. Our thanks to the author, Jane Fisher
Hearing Voices: Embracing the Gift
A lot of people who hear voices tend to prefer to not talk to anyone about it for fear of being judged. If you’re one of them, you should know that the condition is more common than you may think. In fact, the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) estimates that up to 28% of the world hears voices just like you do. In addition, there have also been a lot of notable Welsh voice hearers throughout history, such as actor Anthony Hopkins and Saint Patrick.
Don’t view it as an illness
The first step to embracing your gift is understanding that it is not necessarily a disease. In fact, according to psychologists Saskia de Leede-Smith and Emma Barkus, studies show that psychosis and hearing voices are separate entities. They’re not mutually exclusive, of course, but they don’t necessarily go hand in hand. At the end of the day, if it does not cause you or the people around you any harm, then you’re probably fine. But if you’re still unsure, then you can always talk to a mental health professional about it.
Use it as a guide
Another way to completely own your gift is to use it as a sort of life compass. Much like how tarot cards can guide you by helping you become better in tune with your inner self, the voices you hear may also be a manifestation of what you truly desire in life. You see, society has a way of leading people away from their dreams. It gets them so busy with trying to fit in and playing it safe, causing them to lose sight of what they really want to do. The voices may very well be the push we all need to get back on track.
Of course, they could also be a sign that you’re clairaudient. This means you have the psychic ability to receive messages from beyond our plane of existence through sounds that only you can hear. These messages often come in the form of advice, warnings or simply hellos from loved ones who have already passed away.
It’s a part of who you are
At the end of the day, your gift of hearing voices is as much a part of who you are as your being right or left handed. It’s not something that you have to get rid of or cure. Instead, it’s something to embrace and, if you can harness its power, use to improve your life and the lives of the people around you.
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