Clairvoyance is a form of sixth sensory perception which involves receiving intuitive information visually, primarily through visions in the mind’s eye. The word itself means “clear seeing”, and it is one of the five multidimensional forms of perception (the others being clairsentience, clairaudience, claircognizance and clairalience). A person who receives intuitive information visually is called a clairvoyant.
I have been a clairvoyant all of my life although for most of that time I didn’t realize it. It wasn’t until my early 30’s did I realize that the images in my mind were extra sensory visions, and that they were giving me important intuitive information about the people, places and situations around me. When I finally realized that there was a term for what I was experiencing, my life became a whole lot easier. I stopped feeling crazy and learned how to work skillfully with my clairvoyance. My life now revolves around the information I receive in visions, and I devote time each day to consciously receive guidance for myself and my loved ones.
Because clairvoyant information is subtle and often symbolic, people often overlook it. It’s easy to shrug it off as our imagination or a fleeting thought. However if you’ve ever suspected that you’re a clairvoyant, you probably are. Here are five of the most common characteristics of someone who is a natural clairvoyant.
1. Clairvoyants have a vivid imagination.
Clairvoyants have naturally vivid imaginations, vivid dreams and vivid daydreams. Because their inner sight is so strong, they find it easy to visualize and envision. When someone describes something to a clairvoyant, they see crystal clear images of it in their mind’s eye. They can easily plan and create something in their head.
2. Clairvoyants are visual learners.
Clairvoyants often have a visual learning style. They learn best through pictures, videos, charts, diagrams or by watching someone give a demonstration. It is easy for a clairvoyant to remember what they have learned visually and they enjoy visual projects and presentations.
3. Clairvoyants are drawn to images and beauty.
Clairvoyants are often drawn to art, colour and beautiful things. They have an appreciation for life’s beauty and are mesmerized by images (you’ll find us all on Pinterest). Clairvoyants love scenery, looking at beautiful photographs and watching cinematic movies.
4. Clairvoyants are highly sensitive people (HSPs).
As with all other types of highly intuitive people, clairvoyants are more sensitive than the average person. They are easily overstimulated by too much noise, activity, and especially bright or harsh lighting. Anxiety is a common problem for a clairvoyant because their nervous system is delicate, and so they avoid crowds, parties and busy environments. Because of this they may be mislabeled as weird or antisocial. For more information on navigating life as an HSP I highly recommend the book The Highly Sensitive Person by Elaine Aron.
5. Clairvoyants experience frequent visions and sometimes see energy with their physical eyes.
The classic sign that a person is clairvoyant is the fact that they experience flashes of images and moving pictures in their mind’s eye. These inner pictures convey extra sensory information that the clairvoyant wouldn’t otherwise know. Some clairvoyants also see flashing lights or auras with their physical eyes.
The information in a clairvoyant vision can be literal but is often symbolic. Someone who is clairvoyant will often see and experience symbols in the form of letters, numbers, colours, animals, flags, landscapes, tarot cards, gemstones or everyday objects. These symbols are forms of communication from our higher self, angels, spirit guides, loved ones on the Other Side and the Creator. I highly recommend The Book of Psychic Symbols by Melanie Barnum if you are just starting out and wish to develop your own personal library of intuitive symbols.
Being clairvoyant is an extraordinary gift that should be honored and used with reverence and respect. Ultimately we want to use our sixth senses to serve others and create healing for the planet. If you’ve had a clairvoyant experience or have any questions about clairvoyance, I’d love to hear from you – please leave a comment below.
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My abuela always said never cut your hair mi nieta because it’s a part of my spirit,I could always see quick snippets of images suddenly feeling like a rush of wind went through me,and then it was over as quickly as it happened,My Abuela always had herbs and drying flowers and we would dance in he moonlight,I miss her
I am a HSP, have always loved and appreciated ALL things of beauty- especially living things and art, I am a visual learner, have a special gift with working with/socializing with the very young and the elderly. I lost my 15 yr old son 4/13/19 in a tragic accident and have been “extra sensitive” ever since. I had my first “vision” (I think!?) at church this past Sunday. We had a new priest doing the homily and the entire time he was at the podium I saw a bright yellow light around him- mostly at his shoulders and head- sometimes it looked like a bright shadow that appeared to be following him, behind him or next to him. Several other people spoke at that podium but I only saw the glow with him. It made me happy for him and gave me peace. But now I wonder if I have a gift and if so, want to learn how to nurture and learn it, & use it the way God intends me to. Suggestions or thoughts on if this sounds like I may be a clairvoyant????
I am a highly sensitive. I have had a couple instances of clairvoyant experiences which now makes me want to experience more since I know the ability is there. Once my hand was on an item , and where I heard a voice in my head and felt the girls energy which was excitement through touch. Another time was when I was expecting my sons counselor to come in, meeting for the first time at my home as it was a family counselor that directly works with you in your home.. well I saw what he was wearing head to toe, I knew he had a calming energy and soft voice, I couldn’t make out the face though. , but when he walked in ,.. 30 minutes later, I was stunned and my body felt tingly as I was having a freakout because I called it , his clothing , his energy, it was like a movie scene in my head before he ever showed up. My husband couldn’t beloit, and thank god I told him how I felt and hat I saw prior to him meeting us because noone would have believed me.
Ashley Calderon Munoz
I had an experience were I had a very detailed dream of one of my good friend ( at the time) had a stroke at our place of employment. The next day she was supposed to carpool for work and she never showed never called so I tried her to get her on the phone but she never picked up. Until later on that day her son left a voicemail letting me know that his mom had a stroke the night before and was in the hospital… I was in shock
I am very sensitive and I visualise everything, this gift is beautiful and I want to learn more. How to grow it and use it for good, it feels good to know I’m not crazy or alone.
Yes I’m a sensitive,I live in symbols many,many days.I never new what it was called until a few myths ago.My senses have seemed to take a big leap forward in the past couple yrs.( I can’t ignore what I’m experiencing)I love people but find myself pushing way back and avoiding social situations,even watching media.i was never like that..Its a Gift and a Curse,Depending on which way the crow flies ; ).. Thank you for sharing the book’s. Im defiantly going to look into them .