Can Psychics Really Predict The Future? Are They Real? Get The Inside Scoop

Janice Howard
Master of spirituality / Spiritual writer based in Oklahoma, USA / Spiritual activist
Master of spirituality / Spiritual writer based in Oklahoma, USA / Spiritual activist

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This is the golden question that has been asked throughout the centuries. However, it’s better to ask whether psychics’ abilities are real? Don't get us wrong, there’s plenty of fake psychics out there, as documented by many skeptics. However, there are also experienced, gifted psychics with real abilities that have transformed and changed people’s lives for the better.. As far as proof that psychics are real, there are millions of people who have reported having accurate readings and guidance.

We’ve decided to answer this age-old question by debunking some of the myths about psychics and give you a better understanding of how a psychic uses their gifts and spiritual tools to tap into a higher realm; giving you accurate answers to your questions and guiding you to a better path, relationship, or career.

Are Mediums Real?

First off, it’s important to point out that real psychics will never ask you for gifts, jewellery, or any other item. There have been many fraudulent cases whereby people posing as psychics have scammed millions around the world. One popular case was “Psychic Zoe”; the victim had to buy her a 9.2 carat ring in order to find love again. Fake psychics usually come forward with bogus demands that don’t make sense. The bottom line is, if a psychic was nurturing and really wanted to help you, they would charge you for the time of the reading but nothing more than that.

With that being said, there are many acclaimed mediums and psychics that have amazing abilities in guiding, advising, and enlightening people’s paths. Whether they're stuck at a crossroads, have an important career decision to make, or simply need a deep-rooted spiritual awakening, many talented mediums have the gifts, tools, and talent to help others. Some people who have been skeptic before, have come out of psychic readings as total believers, thanks to the accuracy of the readings.

How Do Psychics Get Their Information?

The truth is, most real psychic readers use more than intuition and psychic abilities to provide you with guidance. They are experienced professionals who use various divination tools such as tarot cards, ancient rune stones, crystals, numerology, and astrology to give you specific personal insights. Most of these tools, like astrology, require years of study and mentorship to learn and master.

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There’s also several different types of psychics including empaths, clairvoyants, clairaudients, clairsentients, and mediums who speak with spirit guides, angels, ghosts, or even your deceased loved ones. So, while the means are different, the results are similar - they help reveal with answers, a better perspective of situations, and allow you to see your path ahead more clearly so you can make the best decisions.

Myth #1 Psychics Are Mind Readers

Psychics are “energy readers” who pick up on situations on another realm; the soul level. They can decipher what is going on with you and anyone you ask about. More than anything else, a good psychic reader will sense how you are feeling and what’s happening in your energy field. They’ll pick up on why you feel the way you feel and the struggle you may be having in making a decision. For example, if you are having trouble with a relationship, a gifted psychic can use their intuitive tools to reveal a deeper layer of what the real issue is in order to provide the best advice.

They can sense which choice provides a clearer, happier path for you. But they won’t know when your birthday is or what your favorite song is.

A good psychic won’t even bother to try to read your mind because the real, deeper information is stored only in your heart and in your soul. If a psychic needs certain “mental” information from you, they’ll just ask. Every psychic is different and just because they ask for names or other information to help them with their process, doesn’t necessarily mean they aren’t real.

For example, an astrologer generally needs your exact date, time, and place of birth in order to see your chart and find personalized answers related to your life. A medium may ask you for the name or a picture of your deceased loved one to facilitate a stronger connection with them. This information is the means to get a good reading - not the ends.

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Myth #2 Psychics Always Know Everything

Just like people, psychics can also make mistakes. There’s a reason why your favorite online psychic is sometimes offline! The same way we come home from a hard day’s work and try to unwind, psychics also need their quiet time to relax and recharge their energy levels.

Providing readings can be demanding work and many psychics need time to clear their energies. They can’t be “On” 24/7.

Psychics can’t know everything, it’s not only against human nature but also the rules of the universe. Sometimes an answer is blocked because you aren’t ready or open to receiving an accurate answer. Sometimes the guides or higher powers are protecting you because the answer may change your way of thinking on a detrimental level. A responsible psychic will ask to receive information that is in your best interest, serve your higher good, and help you the most on your journey.

Just like you, each psychic is also on a journey - there’s always more to explore and learn. There’s always more room to grow and their gifts become finer tuned over time, with experience. It can also take time to truly connect to your higher self and get the clearest picture of a certain situation - so while the 3 free minutes that we offer for online psychic readings are great for establishing a connection with your psychic, it generally will take a bit longer to get the best insights and answers.

There’s also a big difference between psychics and what information they can access. Example, psychics can see the past, present, and future, traveling within the dimension of time, here in the physical world. Psychic mediums, on the other hand, cross the limitations of our world to connect with the spirit world. The two require completely different skill sets and abilities. This is why it’s important to try different psychics to find the one that works best for you.

Myth #3 Psychics Should Be 100% Correct

There are several things to keep in mind when getting a psychic reading. Most importantly, is that the psychic is giving you a peek into your life and the situation you’re asking about - it’s not the whole picture. It’s only what you need to hear in that particular moment so you can make your next life decision more consciously. Sometimes you need to hear a watered-down truth so you can grow and become open to an even more honest answer at a later time. Imagine that you’re obsessed with an ex-boyfriend and aren’t open to accept that it’s really over, in this case, a psychic may get an answer that you can accept that gently guides you to move on and as you progress, step by step, your psychic can reveal the true answer when you’re finally ready to hear it.

Your future's not set in stone - you have many possibilities and paths ahead of you and free will to make your own choices in every moment.

Psychics can’t walk your path for you, nor will they pressure you to walk a certain path. Even if you consult several psychics, you will always remain in control of your choices you take in life. What you do with the psychic information you receive is what ultimately determines the outcome. A psychic can tell you what will happen if you do something in particular and your future can change based on whether you take their advice or not. No one can take away your free will, it’s up to you to follow their advice or not. Every choice you make lays out a path, but it’s never too late to get on a better path with the insight you gain a psychic.

Another thing to remember is that timelines can be fuzzy. Most psychics can see a season or get a general idea of when something will occur but it isn’t always going to be an exact date. Certain tarot cards or astrological events can suggest that something is going to happen now, in the near future, or further out in the future. Exact dates are rarely revealed and even if they are, as mentioned above, you have free will and the outcome depends on your own timing and course of actions.

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Myth #4 Intuition Equals Psychic Abilities

Although very important, intuition is just a small part of being a professional psychic. Some of our psychics are naturally gifted and born with their abilities. Also, many of our best psychics have undergone years of training in different schools and methodologies, some even have PhDs and impressive certifications. They also learn to meditate, clear their field, and ground their energy before giving a reading.

Being a professional psychic is real work, but even though it is a career we have found that our top psychic advisors do what they do because they truly care about people. They believe they were given their gifts to share with the world to help others live their best possible lives.

Psychics spend many years expanding their skills; striving to become better and better while building a happy client base. They specialize in love & relationships, career, health, or other life matters and most of them have regular clients they’ve been guiding for years. Bottom line, merely having intuition isn’t enough to become an established, trusted psychic.

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Myth #5 Online Psychics Don't Offer Legitimate Readings

There is a false belief that seeing a psychic in person is more legitimate than using an online psychic or talking to one on the phone. The psychic industry has come a long way from Miss Chloe and the Psychic Friend’s Network. Technology has made it possible for the best psychics from around the world to provide readings to clients in the comfort and privacy of your own home. Many psychics prefer online readings because they can share their gifts with and help more people, globally.

There is no indication that you will get a better reading from a psychic if you visit them in person. In fact, it can help fake psychics who use your expressions and body language to tell you what you want to hear - something they can’t do online. An advisor with real psychic abilities does not need to be in the same room with you to get clear answers. Intuitive gifts operate outside of the realm of the physical world - think of times you’ve had a feeling to call someone or had someone call you when you thought about them.

Additionally, psychics who are experts in using metaphysical tools like astrologers, tarot card readers, numerologists, rune readers, or dream interpreters get answers using their expertise and experience in their field. This in no way requires you to be in the same room with them. Online readings allow you access to the most highly qualified professionals in these areas. You probably wouldn’t go to Turkey to get a coffee reading, but with an online reading, you can get clarity from a Turkish psychic who comes from a long line of coffee readers.

So, are online psychics real? We encourage you to try a reading with 3 Free Minutes and decide for yourself.

Know What Psychic You Are Looking For

Before you choose your psychic, make sure you know what you are looking for and what type of reading you want. Additionally, come prepared with all the questions you’d like answered. Not all psychics are proficient in all psychic abilities and some specialize in love readings, career readings, or life path readings. Check their profiles and reviews to see if they can deliver exactly what you need. This is also an intuitive process on your end, when you get a gut feeling about a psychic, listen to it. You can also leave it up to fate and use our wizard to match you with psychics that are best for you.

Finding the best psychic for you is the key to getting the best, most accurate answers. If your energies don’t match, it doesn’t mean the psychic isn’t real, it just means they aren’t a good fit for you. That’s why we have the Best Match Guarantee that allows you to try as many new psychics you’d like with 3 free chat minutes per new advisor.

How To Know If Your Psychic Is Legit

There are a lot of questions regarding if psychics are real and if there is any actual scientific evidence they exist. Researchers have been using the science of physics, in particular, the study of quantum mechanics, to explain psychic abilities. Quantum mechanics is used to study those things in the physical world which we do not directly see, such as sound waves and light particles. According to one researcher, Diane Hennacy Powell, quantum mechanics shows that objects are unpredictable and that certain particles can be in two places at the same time. Quantum mechanics, together with Einstein’s theory about the space-time continuum which claims that everything that is going to happen in the future already exists, could explain psychic ability. Those with clairvoyance abilities may be able to see further into the future which already exists compared to other people.

One of the biggest breakthroughs in scientifically testing for psychic abilities was by physicist and psychologist, Daryl Bem. Over the course of 10 years and 9 experiments, he studied his students to prove psychic abilities were real.

So we know that people with psychic abilities do exist. However, there are also many scam artists out there who are good at reading people and are able to perform their readings simply by going off body language and cues from the person they are reading. Online readings can make it more difficult for these fake psychics to use body language to determine the information given during a reading. Asking open ended questions rather than yes/no questions can also help weed out the fakes as they require a more detailed and thought out response. If you’re still left wondering, are psychics real, here are some other signs the psychic you’re talking to is the real deal.

They don’t make false claims

Psychics are still human so they are not always 100% accurate all of the time and they may also have an ‘off’ day. It is a cause for concern if your psychic claims to be 100% accurate all of the time. If they are also overly exaggerating on your reading, such as stating they have never seen such a great hand in the tarot deck, this is also a red flag.

They are transparent about their methods of obtaining information

Your psychic advisor should be completely open about the type of psychic methods they use and their experience. This could be with the use of tarot cards, crystals, clairvoyance, astrology, spirit guides or other psychic methodologies. When using an online psychic platform, check out their bio. They should have a detailed profile noting their credentials and experience.

They won’t exaggerate your past life experiences

Reincarnation is a well-known concept in the spiritual world so it is very likely that you have been reincarnated and have a past life. It is possible to delve deeper into this topic through a psychic reading which is something that interests many people, especially learning how it pertains to their life today. However, take caution with a psychic who claims you were someone very famous in your past life. This is very unlikely.

They won’t ask for gifts or extra cash to provide more information

The rate which you pay for your reading should be clear and upfront right from the beginning. Don’t be tricked by someone who asks for gifts or additional money in the middle of a reading in order to provide you with more information.

They won’t use fear tactics

A real psychic will be open and honest about both the good and the bad that comes up during a reading, and they won’t only tell you what you want to hear. However, they won’t try to trick you into spending more money by telling you are cursed or have bad luck.
About Janice Howard
Janice Howard is based in Oklahoma, USA. With years of experience researching all things spiritual , including divination tools such as Tarot, Numerology, and Psychic connections, Janice regards herself as a spiritual activist. During her spare time, she practices yoga, writes, and teaches mind, body, and soul connections at the local recreation centers.
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