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How to Prepare for a Psychic Reading

Sheetal Mandora
There's more to psychic reading that meets the eye. Proper preparation is required if you are planning on visiting a psychic in the near future. Read the story on how to prepare for a psychic reading below to learn what you should keep in mind...
Predicting the future; exploring the past. Not knowing what our life has in store of us can be quite unsettling. Believing in the supernatural and keeping faith in the power of psychic reading is not everyone's cup of tea.
Some people like to keep themselves away from all this, and to them, tarot cards, spiritual and psychic readings are nothing short of mumbo jumbo. But for others, psychic reading becomes a gateway to unanswered questions, a chance to make things right in their lives, a path to find solace.
Now whether or not there is any truth to all of this, do people actually possess a kind of power over their minds where they get any psychic predictions or premonitions, is a mystery.
The point is, I really do not wish to comment on whether or not psychic reading is genuine or fake. There are many people, all across the world who put their faith and hope in it, and judging if that is right or wrong is out of the question.
So, instead of listing the pros and cons or right and wrong aspects of psychic reading, we will move on to the main issue in this article - understand how and what to do in order to be prepared for a psychic reading. If you have never been to a psychic reader before, perhaps there are certain things you should keep in mind so that this experience becomes as smooth and manageable for you.

Preparing for a Psychic Reading

Regardless of what anyone says, psychic or not, we have the power over our own future. The decisions we make and our actions sum up for what will happen to us, and there is no one who can say otherwise.
Even though it may seem that visiting a psychic reader means giving up control over ourselves and the future, it isn't the case. In fact, what these readings may help us is to find our path, release any unpleasant incidents that may have occurred in the past, and look forward to a brighter future.
Which is why, it is important to be sure (yourself) whether you are ready for a reading. Here are some essential dos and don'ts for you to keep in mind.

» Keep a clear head. Leave all your worries at home, think positive, and don't put too much pressure on yourself. The magic in all of this is that your positive belief towards life, yourself, and the unknown future.
I know that many times, thinking positive is out of the question, but that doesn't mean you have to bring negative thoughts to upset yourself and affect the decisions you make. Remember, there are "possibilities" in "impossibilities".
» Have your questions ready before you visit the reader. You don't want to be at loss of words during your session because you'll only be wasting your and the psychic's time. A good way to be prepared is to write the questions / concerns on index cards, so you don't get flustered and forget why you visited the psychic in the first place.
» Remember, psychic readings take time and can leave you feeling vulnerable and emotional. So if you can, schedule your appointment on the day when you don't have a lot to do, work or at home. After the reading, you should try to find some alone time and think about what the reading said, and you can incorporate it into your life.
» Clarify any doubts you may have. It's better that all your concerns and queries be cleared at the reading. Spending unnecessary time and money on the same questions is pointless. You don't want to dwell on the same issue(s) again and again.

» Expect that the psychic will make the decisions for you. What a psychic does is give you a brief look at what you can expect in the future, if you made certain decisions.
If you are looking to seek advice as to what you should do about a particular situation, then you're taking this whole thing in the wrong light. What you should expect are insights, guidance, and information that can help you make a better decision. You are commander of your life, no one else.
» Keep quiet and wait around during your session. If the psychic is giving some information about yourself, your past, or anything that is vital, do let him/her know. If there are any discrepancies, don't just sit there and let the psychic move on.
The reading is for your benefit and you want to make sure that you get the most out of it. There can be times when the psychic might go to a different path, talk about some other topics that he/she may feel are critical and strong enough to talk about. Don't take this as the wrong thing and see to it that your questions are being addressed.
» Visit a psychic if you are going there just to prove them wrong. This will accomplish nothing. Many times, people who are skeptic towards psychic reading tend to withhold information about themselves and want to see if the psychic can somehow know it. You are spending your money and time (also the psychic's) for the session.
» Take any alcohol or drugs before your reading. It is advised that you are absolutely sober, for at least 12 hours before your reading. If you want your psychic to read you properly and accurately, nothing should hinder it; you need to have a clear mind.
While understanding and knowing how to prepare for a psychic reading, rest assured that whatever happens during a reading, it will remain confidential.
So, even if there are certain things you and the psychic talked about, may be embarrassing or you would like to keep to yourself, you don't have to worry about the information leaking out.
And if you are confused about what questions to ask the psychic reader, focus on what you want out of your life. Are there any issues regarding work, home, love life, or finding a spiritual path. When you think in these terms, searching and discovering answers will be much simpler.