Psychic Protection (c) Bonnie Moss 2001-2002

Ever wonder why sometimes you feel drained of your energy under certain circumstances such as: being a sounding board for someone, after doing a difficult reading using whatever tool of divination, after conducting a healing session or as innocent as being pushed in a crowd.

Sometimes being aware of your psychic abilities open channels that have been dormant, this also invites all forms of unwanted energies unseen by the human eye. It is easy to get carried away and forget the possible dangers you are exposed to when doing psychic work. However, this possibility should not discourage anyone from developing their psychic abilities.

It is a matter of preparation before and after doing any psychic work.Simple words like “grounding”, reparation and protection can do wonders to protect you.

Why the need for psychic protection when you are doing something good for others with a clear conscience and the best intentions? You know you are not doing any harm, nor trigger a karmic reaction- yet,why ?

The path to psychic development and spirituality opens up a whole new world, you are tapping into the unknown , unknown and different energies and cosmic influence. This process opens up your subtle bodies in a way that you have never done before. You become aware of new energies, open your aura to receive more influences, and this combination spells power and could be unnerving at times.

When you start to recognize these different energies and fully open your chakras, you will probably notice a great change in you. You get that feeling of positivity , exude an aura of confidence, even have that “glow” in your face.This may take sometime to show, it could serve as a measure of your progress.

Strengthening your Energy Field

Energy field that is invisible to the human eye is all around.Science has proven this. The best you can do is to be aware of these external forces in the environment that is present yet invisible. There are simple steps to protect your energy from being absorbed by another, which could result in physical, emotional or mental imbalance.

Aren’t there times when you feel drained after listening to the tales of woe of another? When the presence of a particular person makes you feel uncomfortable?

Sometimes you wonder how did you get “sucked” into something you don’t care about? What about those sudden grips of anxiety?

These are samples of intrusion into your energy field. Some refer to these fields as Auric field. Continued exposure is not healthy, it is draining, and yet, simple enough to deal with.

Steps to psychic protection:

Exercise, fresh air, meditation, good nutrition and hygiene.This sets you off to a good start.For those who are engaged in healing, counselling and like professions, it is easy to get entangled in clients’ problems. Protection is important to maintain positive emotional objectivity. Protect yourself, cleanse the energy field before and after a session.

Today, there are all kinds of tools in the market- add to above aroma therapy, herbal and oil essence, music, candle power, just to name a few.


This is a common Native American tradition. It is the practise of using smoke and fragrance of various herbs to “cleanse: the atmosphere of negative energies. Fragrances, be it essential oils or incense strongly affect the aura and energies of the emotional and mental nature. this method provides a high energy vibration,effective protection and dispels surrounding negative energies.

i. Sage and sweet grass combination is common.

ii. Incense

iii. Oils and other essence

Quartz crystals or stones

Crystals are charged with their own electrical energy. They are gaining popularity in today’s New Age society. They have been around long before man, and it is also believed that they possess powers, thanks to the residing “Deva” in them. Crystals are used in vibrational healing , for protection and inspiration, not to mention their use in technology. They can be programmed and dedicated for the purpose of protection.

i. Hold a small quartz crystal in your hand, it is believed that this increases the auric field.

ii. Double terminated quartz crystal are known to be effective Hold one in both hands at your solar plexus, relax and visualize the energy of the crystal pour to you.

iii. Carry a pouch of selected crystals to heal you and protect you.

iv. Program a crystal to protect your surroundings

The cleansing vortex

This is a visualization exercise for cleansing and purifying the entire auric field. It is very helpful for one who has had a bad day, when you interacted with a lot of people and beginning to feel drained, good to release all the unwanted energies accumulated through the day. This exercise helps sweep out energy debris, preventing it from accumulating and thereby creating imbalance.

Steps: This is a guideline, you can modify to suit your style.

i. Sit down comfortably, do some breathing exercise, in preparation.

ii. Above your crown chakra, in your mind’s eye, visualize a small whirlwind of crystalline white fire beginning to form, liken to s spiritual tornado. As it takes on a funnel shape, enlarge it enough to fill in your auric field. The small end of the funnel now enters through the crown of your head, pass down through the middle pillar of your body.

iii. This whirlwind of spiritual fire should be seen as rotating and spinning clockwise. See, feel and imagine it moving down sweeping off all the unwanted debris accumulated throughout the day.

iv. See this vortex exit out through your feet down into earth itself, this is carrying down the debris into the lower realms and lower kingdoms.

Pure white light/ waterfall

For those who are able to visualize, this is another way to protect yourself, just imagine yourself under the protection of the white light or under the waterfall.

Lastly, always remember to ground, cleanse, open and close your channels before and after psychic work.

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This page was created August 24, 2002.