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their parents, and therefore shut down their natural gifts out of respect. Some of us are lucky enough to have parents who either encouraged us with our experiences or weren’t around enough to notice what was happening. By the time I spoke of these things to my parents in my junior year of high school, it was too late to shut my abilities down. I’d already decided being psychic was totally cool, and I wasn’t planning on stopping. From that point forward I’ve met many psychics. They helped me realize I wasn’t living in a complete fantasy world and that many people can, and do, see like I do. The mystique of “being psychic” exists because people have associated psychic abilities with a certain sense of holiness or “super-humanity.” Such fantasies put unnecessary pressure on those who claim such gifts. I hope this book removes these unrealistic perspectives and shows “being psychic” as just another tool in the vast toolbox of human experience. Because being psychic is a normal expression of being human, just like being good at sports, art, or science. Ability varies from person to person, and can be practiced by anyone and perfected by those who give psychic development enough attention on a regular basis. Being psychic doesn’t mean you’re a good person or a bad person, better or more advanced than anyone else, or in any way, shape, or form superior to others. Being psychic doesn’t mean you have unlocked the secrets of the universe and can wield unlimited power over others. Being psychic means you’re an ordinary 16

Introduction

The Way of the Psychic Heart, by Chad Mercree  

Developing your natural psychic abilities begins with an open heart, and the more you connect with your heart, the easier your psychic abili...

The Way of the Psychic Heart, by Chad Mercree  

Developing your natural psychic abilities begins with an open heart, and the more you connect with your heart, the easier your psychic abili...