CONSCIOUS REMINDER: “7 Signs Your Calling Is A Modern Day Shaman”

Ascension Avatar note: With prominent Native American heritage, gifted (or cursed?) with OBEs, levitation, and having survived three NDEs… this article really ‘called’ to me today… 🙂

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A Shaman is a person who helps others to awaken their consciousness and heals the wounds of the humanity.

In this article we’ll share 7 signs which will tell if you can be a shaman or not. Here are the signs that you are being called on the Shamanic Path.

1. YOU FEEL A STRONG CONNECTION TO NATURE

You understand that everything in the world is connected. Thus you feel close to the nature. You see yourself as a part of the nature. You can even experience the joy and the pain that a dog (or any other animal) feels. Like other Shamans, you believe in the concept of ‘the web of life’.

2. YOU ENJOY SOLITUDE AND FIND IT HARD TO FIT IN WITH OTHERS

Since the ancient times, shamans have been living a life of solitude. They lived outside the villages and were considered as ‘different’. However, they were the reverent figures as they possessed the wisdom of this world and the other world. Their gift of sensitivity and empathy was also respected.

3. YOU’VE EXPERIENCED A NEAR-DEATH, OUT-OF-BODY OR MYSTICAL EXPERIENCE

To be called a shaman, you must experience death and rebirth. Thus, most shamans experience a near death experience or a life threatening problem. Only after healing from this condition can a shaman really possess true powers.

4. YOU’VE FELT A SUBTLE HEALING ENERGY IN YOUR HANDS

You have the ability to control and manipulate energy in others’ bodies.

5. YOU CAN EASILY ‘READ’ OTHERS

People having Shamanic frequency are able to feel and tell people’s emotions and problems. Thus, you can even tell sometimes about the possible solutions for a problem without even knowing it.

6. YOUR ANCESTORS WERE ALSO HEALERS

Many a times it is observed that the shamanic abilities are inherited from the forefathers. Thus if your father or grandfather was a shaman, there is real chance that you are too.

7. YOU CAN SEE THINGS THAT OTHERS CAN’T SEE

You have been introduced to the hidden dimensions at a very early age. Thus you can see and feel things that others cannot. To control this huge influx, you must have fluidity in your mind.

What do you think about these signs? Are you showing any of these signs? Maybe you know someone who is.

Let us know your thoughts!

 

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LJ VANIER: “12 Signs You’re A Deep Thinker Who Enjoys Being Alone”

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It is said that we are a product of our environment and when we are young, lasting impressions are burned into our minds about what love is, how the world works and what we ought to do when we are older.

As if settling down, getting married and having children is the benchmark for success.  But who is really to say what happiness is and what it looks like?

Maybe some of us are perfectly happy, just being alone…

1.  Dogmas and social conditioning don’t phase you

You have navigated the emotional concourse of societal expectation and found that it just doesn’t resonate with you.  Instead you listen to your heart and follow your inner voice, wherever it might lead.

2.  You screen your phone calls

If you find yourself waiting to respond to text messages and emails after they light up on your screen, this is a sure-fire sign that you prefer your privacy.  Setting your own boundaries for what you allow into your personal zone and when.

3.  You aren’t desperate to make plans on the weekends

You are confident enough in yourself and do not seek externally for the temporary and fleeting satisfaction that others bring.  You prefer to set your own schedule and make plans that you know you’ll enjoy.

4.  You enjoy your freedom

A cluttered calendar leaves no time for numero uno and you strive to clear off as many duties as you can, to allow more time for your own personal freedom.

5.  You are confident as a party for one

You are complete and well-rounded and don’t feel uncomfortable being the ‘fifth wheel’, neither do you mind eating alone.  You find clingy couples a bit needy and prefer others who are more self-reliant.

6.  You put yourself first

You don’t allow the pressures of others to persuade you from achieving what you want to get out of life.  You know that every minute is precious and you always make the most of it.

7.  You do what you want when you want

You follow your gut and trust your instincts. You find that living in the flow of life, is the best way to stay balanced and centered.

8. You’re genuinely happy

Constantly being bombarded with people can be draining, especially for an introvert like you.  Being alone brings you happiness, and relieves you from all of the personal drama of others.  Being genuinely happy means being happy with yourself.  When you love and accept yourself, you become all that you will ever need.  It is then a choice to be with others and share your gift to the world.

9.  You bask in peace and quiet

You would prefer to live in the countryside, or outside of the city. Apartment buildings and condominiums are a living nightmare for you. You strive to take time out in nature, finding remote spots with serene views to just read a book or meditate.

10.  You enjoy your own company

You prefer dining, watching movies, taking a walk in nature or exercising by yourself and are very comfortable in doing so.  You laugh at your own jokes, and enjoy the lightness of just being you.

11.  You sleep better alone

Cuddling is nice, for a few minutes… and then the blanket war, leg war and breathing war all begin.  Quite simply, a nice big bed all to yourself is your vision of perfection.

12.  You are a deep thinker

 Last but not least, you prefer the time and space to be with your own thoughts and highly regard this time.  You enjoy the self exploration and inner transformation of giving yourself the moments needed to just think it out.

 
 
 
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STEVEN BANCARZ: “5 Things ONLY Old Souls Will Understand”

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The point of this article is not to try to exclude certain groups of people from one another or appeal to a certain type of audience. The point of this article to provide comfort and a sense of relief to people who get bullied, called names, and judged for not fitting in with the rest of society.

Some people are just old souls and need to be accepted as such. If you are one of the people that gets called crazy for thinking you can feel people’s energy, or a hermit for needing to have time alone, or a ‘weirdo’ for believing in alternative things, the best thing you can do is continue to be true to yourself.

As an old soul, trying to conform to a society that is hollow and spiritually void will only cause you pain and suffering. Don’t let authority figures or institutions pressure you into betraying your passions, desires, and natural state of being.

Here are 5 things that only old souls will understand:

1. The need for seclusion and isolation

Every old soul knows the extreme importance of taking time away from life, people, and obligation and spending time alone in isolation. Life can be overwhelming at times, and the energies of other people can be exhausting. Spending time alone in nature, or sitting by yourself on a park bench, or spending all day in your room are things which have become necessary for your spiritual health at times.

Some people may call you a hermit or say that you are socially challenged, but you just know the value of spending time alone to detox, reflect, and nurture yourself.

2. The desire for growth

More than happiness and living comfortably, you want to live a life that encourages growth and expansion. You value growth and experience so much that you are willing to go through pain, suffering, and depression in order to learn more about yourself.

You take risks and go on adventures that other people may think are unwise, but playing it safe is just too boring for you. At the end of your journey here on earth, you would love to have experienced a life full of ups and downs, suffering and joy, and amazing adventures as opposed to having experienced a life playing it safe.

3. Being highly observational and intuitive

From a young age, you have been able to get a really good read on people. From watching someone interact for just a few minutes, you are able to identify the characteristics that person would have and the lifestyle they live. It’s almost like you have this software that allows you to look around and download the information on other souls.

This is because you have seen the archetype of that person before in a past life and are familiar with the general behavior and psychology of that archetype. You have interacted with thousands of people throughout the course of your souls history, so there is really no archetype you haven’t interacted with yet.

This doesn’t mean you are judgmental, it just means you are observational. You may find yourself at parties or social gatherings looking around every once in a while checking things out. Watching people interact, observing the exchanges of energy that are occurring during conversation. You may even feel more comfortable as a distant observer than as a participant. It feels natural to you.

Having the ability to get a good read on people has also given you a really good bullsh*t detector. When someone is lying to you, you know it. You notice the disassociation in their eyes, the shift in their energy field, the change in the way they pronounce words. You’ve been through this place many times before, so you aren’t socially naive, even though you may have not had much social interaction in this life. You’ve always been hard to manipulate because you can see into the real intentions and desires of other people. You are just good at feeling people out intuitively.

Some people may call you creepy or think you are a wackjob for trying to be psychic, but it comes naturally to you to pick up on the thoughts and energies of other people.

4. The rejection for anything ‘mainstream’

Mainstream music is heartless, passionless, and washed up. Mainstream media is polluted, biased, and deceptive. The mainstream lifestyle is dry, boring, and disappointing.  Because you recognize this, you have adopted ‘alternative’ ways of thinking and living that may seen weird to other people.

Personally, I listen to a lot of atmospheric metal and post-rock because it offers me what I desire to receive out of music spiritually and existentially. I can’t stand the radio. I remember showing some people the music I liked and having them reply with “that’s not even music”. I’m sure I’m not alone in knowing what it feels like to feel excluded based on your alternative beliefs, tastes, and preferences.

5. The appreciation of the journey

You have learned to trust and appreciate the journey. You aren’t trying to be “deep”, you simply can’t help but be overwhelmed at times with feelings of gratitude, thankfulness, and humility.

You understand that life is impermanent and don’t take anything for granted. Others around you don’t understand why you like spending time in nature so much, why you meditate so often, or why you stare at the stars all the time, but that’s because they are simply too distracted with worldly matters to see the big picture.

If you identify with any or all of these 5 things, then you can be sure that you are either mature beyond your years or you have lived a life or two on this planet in the past. The vast majority of the human population does not understand these 5 things, and actually takes pleasure in ridiculing and making fun of those who don’t seem to fit in.

You aren’t trying to be different, psychic, intuitive, or deep. Your soul is just hardwired a different way. Don’t let anybody tell you that you need to change to fit the expectations of the world around you. The world doesn’t need more carbon copies. It needs more individuals following the things that make their souls come alive.

~via spiritualunite.com

SPIRITUAL UNITE: “10 Signs You’re A Deep Thinker Who Loves Solitude”

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In this article we discuss, why you love being a deep thinker. Deep thinkers dive into their soul and every essence of being more conscious, so being a deep thinker is great.

It has been once said that we are a product of the environment, when we were young, society has burned into our mind what love should be, how this planet works and what we will be doing when we reach old age.

It seems today’s benchmark and success is to get married and have children. But no one can really tell you what happiness is and what it would look like. Some people are perfectly fine being alone.

Deep Thinker Definition:

Definition of a deep thinker is someone who thinks beyond the obvious, someone who has profound thoughts and very intellectual. I am sure you can relate to this?

Can Being A Deep Thinker Be Curse Or A Gift?

It can be a curse if friends and family tell you that you are sensitive and you don’t have the channels to make sense of the insights you are getting from within.

However it is also the greatest gift if you have the channels to apply what you have recognized when you are going deep with your thoughts and views. The channels have to be stable emotionally, so you have the push to go forward and be practical with your observations.

Signs Of A Deep Thinker

Social Conditioning Never Phases You

You have found what society can offer and it does not resonate with you, it never meets your expectations. You are one who follows their heart and soul instead.

Never Alert To Cell Phones

You don’t constantly check your cell phone, or when you receive a text or email you wait and respond when you feel you are ready. This is for sure a sign you are a deep thinker and you prefer privacy. You have boundaries for what you permit into personal life.

Never To Make Plans

You are never seeking external satisfaction by others instead you make plans that suit you even if it means means being on your own.

Love Your Freedom

You allow time for yourself and personal freedom. You know that cluttered calender means there is no time for yourself.

You Are Confident On Your Own

Another sing of a deep thinker is that, you are complete and enjoy being on your own, you don’t mind eating alone. You don’t like clingy people and prefer someone who is self reliant.

You Put Yourself First

You are never pressured by others, no one can persuade you, you do whats best for you. You also know that time is precious and make the most of it.

You Follow Your Instincts

You are one who trusts their intuitions. You find the best way to live your life and keeping yourself balanced is to flow through it.

You Are Happy

You are an introvert but a happy one, too many people drain you of your happiness. You are genuinely happy with yourself.

Prefer Nature

Your preferred place to live would be in the countryside away from the city, nightmare places to live would be apartment buildings. You love to meditate in nature.

You Are A Deep Thinker

You love space and time to be with your own thoughts. You seem to enjoy self exploration and inner transformations.

  • You love nature and enjoy being on your own
  • You are an introvert and happy
  • You are intuitive
  • You can never be pressured by others
  • Prefer a simple life

Conclusion

It’s a great gift to be a deep thinker, you need to be stable in your emotions to understand and process your thoughts or you may end up being too sensitive. We know that people who are deep thinkers enjoy being alone, love nature and are never pressured by society. Does that describe you?

 

 

~via spiritualunite.com

LIMITLESS MINDS: “8 Ways To Cleanse Yourself From The Negativity Of Other People”

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If you are a highly empathetic person, you are willing to listen to others, understand and support them. But often you cannot protect yourself from other people’s negative emotions and energy. Therefore, compassion, no matter how good it sounds, it may show the other face.

It’s Important to Keep Your Energy

Most people want to be in the company of empathetic person because it makes them feel recognized and accepted. But being empathetic may be a source of great difficulties. Other people’s trouble can totally block us and often we are not in a position to react and fix the situation that we were upset about. That’s why is important to set boundaries between yourself and others, and realize when a healthy understanding and acceptance of other people’s feelings becomes our problem.

If you identify yourself as a highly empathetic person, it is good to take some action so you won’t be upset about things that have nothing to do with you. Keep the energy for yourself and people you love, and don’t let this information, energy and emotions to enter into your system and draw your strength. Try to do that, through these 8 steps:

1. Explain it to Yourself

When your good mood suddenly changes, when emotions like fear, pain, sadness and anger raise, ask yourself – whom did you interact last; what information have you received from the environment; did you attend any unpleasant events. If yes, try to explain to yourself that the emotions you have are not yours, but you absorbed them from the outside. If you are in a position to change someone’s situation, help, comfort or consult them, do that, but if you are not in that position, tell yourself that there is nothing you can do about it and concentrate on yourself. Free yourself from the negative emotions, because you cannot help anyone, neither yourself if you are feeling bad. If you continue to go through all the feelings of others, you are exhausting your strength, rather than investing it in something constructive.


2. Look Deeper Inside

Ask yourself, what’s that inside you that makes you feel bad, just because someone else is feeling bad. Have you ever experienced something similar? Are there any feelings for someone that you suppress? Think about your problems and start dealing with them. Look deeper into yourself and start healing your old wounds. Accept all your suppressed feelings, embrace them with tenderness, let them be the way they are, express them and then release them. An important part of this process is forgiveness of self and others i.e. forgiveness to all who have caused those negative emotions.


3. Take Time to Be Alone

When you are alone with yourself you are in a position to reexamine, cry or rid of the negative emotions on any other way.


4. Imagine a Shield Around You

When you are around a toxic person, or you find yourself in an environment full of bad energy, visualize a white, transparent shield around you, that doesn’t transmit negative energy and doesn’t let other people’s negative emotions to reach you.


5. Use the Power of Water

After a contact with a highly negative person, it will be good for you to wash down all the negative energy from yourself. If you are not able to take a shower, then at least wash your face and hands. Visualize how the accumulated negative energy is falling off of you.


6. Express your Emotions

Whatever you fell, express it. No one ever gained anything good by suppressing their emotions, on the contrary, that’s a highway to various diseases. Allow yourself to express concern, fear, anger, disagreement or anything else that you feel.


7. Ground Yourself

Visualize that you are connected with the ground by a tube, through which you send all the negative energy that you have absorbed, and then you are getting positive energy from the earth. This exercise increases the flow of healthy energy within us.


8. Spend Some Time Outdoors

There is nothing more healing than the nature. Try to often be in contact with the water, earth, fresh air… Let the wind take away the negative energy that is accumulated in you.


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