Are your gut instincts always right? Do you often know what other people are about to say? Can you come up with answers to questions without really thinking about it? Do you ever feel like you “just know” things? If so, claircognizance (the gift of psychic knowing) might be one of your psychic abilities.
In this article, I’ll cover the definition of claircognizance and talk about the most common claircognizant signs to determine if you possess this gift and how to use it. Also, I’ll give some practical tips to improve your claircognizant abilities.
What is Claircognizance?
Claircognizance is one of the four major psychic abilities and means “clear knowing”. It allows you to know something is real or will be, though you have no logical explanation to back up this idea. Claircognizants just have an inner knowing or gut feeling that they can’t dismiss even if they try.
They just “know” specific things through your own psychic feelings, which are directly manifested as thoughts. Think of information and facts that seem to be downloaded into awareness or perceptions and insights regarding people and circumstances. Often, this takes the form of a strong sense of knowing, or an inspired idea. For example, you immediately know when someone is lying or not to be trusted or you just know that you have to apply for that job.
Claircognizant messages often come like a light bulb illuminating suddenly within your head and can be gone like a flash. They appear very random and at times when you are working, watching TV, running, or otherwise, doing something completely unrelated to it. Although claircognizant messages can be annoying – especially when they warn you about people or tell you to watch out – they provide you with a lot of insights and information.
Signs That You’re Claircognizant
It can be difficult to recognize the difference between having a thought and claircognizance because there is a fine line between them. Our minds often have repetitive thoughts and are invested in keeping us safe and hidden. Yet, these thoughts and instincts are not always right, contrary to claircognizant messages. People with claircognizance are able to know things consistently without any evidence whatsoever. Curious if you are gifted with this cool ability? Here are the 6 most common claircognizant signs.
1. Your Gut Instincts are always Right
We all have instincts. They come from the way we were raised, past experiences, genetically or from spiritual connections. Yet, these instincts are not always right except if you’re a person with claircognizance. If you’re claircognizant you have the ability to almost predict events based on a gut feeling that is consistently proven accurate. This is what makes claircognizance such a gift of truth to those who possess it. Claircognizant people just know not to go that party, accept that (too good to be true) offer, get on that plane, or trust that really nice lady, without having a logical explanation for their feelings. So if you’ve just known something that turned out to be extremely accurate, that’s a sign that you’re claircognizant!
2. You know when Someone is Lying or not to be Trusted
Do people see you as a human lie detector? Can you often suss out when people are being dishonest, even when everyone else is fooled? These might be signs that you’re gifted with claircognizant abilities. People with claircognizance have a nose for insincerity and almost nothing gets past them. Even when someone is simply being insincere with his or her sentiments or expressions of emotion, someone with claircognizance is able to notice these insincerities. This makes it easy for the people in your life to trust your suggestions or ideas about people.
3. You Receive Messages in the Form of Random Ideas or Solutions
Do you have seemingly random thoughts or ideas which may end up preventing you or your loved ones from very real consequences or repercussions? Then you may have the gift of claircognizance. Claircognizant people don’t usually know when their messages are going to come to them. You may be watching the newest episode of Game of Thrones, driving in your car, or working out in the gym, when an idea or solution just pops up in your head. Just observe them and try to figure out whatever your gut is trying to warn you for.
4. Claircognizants often Interrupt
Do you often have the urge to interrupt people? Not because of bad manners, but because you know what the person, you’re having a conversation with, is going to say? This also is a sign of claircognizance. Claircognizant people sometimes respond even before the other person finished a full sentence, just because they already know what’s coming.
5. You know what the Outcome of a Situation will be
Have you ever been completely convinced that something would happen, and you didn’t have a logical explanation for it? Did you already know the outcome of a certain situation which turned out to be extremely accurate? You might have claircognizance!
You can not know the future with your five physical senses, but you can if you have psychic abilities. If you are claircognizant, your deeper inner knowing exceeds logic and reason, and you’re able to foresee certain situations and/or outcomes. Those with this ability can make inferences based on gut feelings and instincts that more often than not turn out to be true.
6. You Wake Up with Solutions
Have you ever been woken up out of a deep sleep with a solution to a problem? This indicates that your gut is working even when your brain is not. It doesn’t need evidence to find a solution to a problem and is able to just know the answer. This is a typical quality associated with claircognizance.
How to Improve Claircognizance?
Even if you don’t have all the signs of claircognizance, you might have psychic abilities. And guess what, you can improve these abilities with a lot of methods and techniques! Here are three super easy exercises you can use to expand your senses to the world beyond normal perception. From there, you’ll begin to strengthen your intuition and see and know things that the people around you won’t be able to pick up on.
1. Set an intention
You can develop psychic abilities by using positive affirmations. So, if you want to improve your claircognizant abilities, you need to set the intention that you wish for intuitive guidance. Write your intention down and read it or say it aloud twice a day. By setting the intention and repeating it, the things you’ve wished for will come to you and you will start to strengthen your ability.
2. Automatic writing
Another great way to improve claircognizance is through automatic writing. For this exercise, you only need a blank paper and a pen (or a computer). Try to find a quiet place where you won’t be disturbed. Ask yourself a question and let your pen start writing or just start typing without conscious effort. It may feel silly and fake at first but have trust and faith and let your mind wander. Observe the words as they flow through your mind, without creating or manipulating them. Sometimes they will make no sense, but there will be answers that for sure surprise you!
If you want to improve claircognizance or any other psychic ability, meditation is key! It doesn’t matter whether you want to improve your claircognizance, clairaudience, clairvoyance, or your clairsentience, without meditation, your progression will be substantially less.
If you meditate on a daily basis, you can enhance your concentration, decrease stress, and even become more connected to your inner self and those around you. With practice, you’ll be able to achieve a sense of tranquility and peace no matter what’s going on around you. It allows you to be in a relaxed state and raise your energetic vibration. Because Spirit energy vibrates at a higher frequency, it is super important to raise your vibration when improving your psychic abilities.
There are many different ways to meditate, so if one practice doesn’t seem to work for you, consider trying a different type that works better for you before you give up. Are you a total beginner? You can find a lot of tips on this site.
Are you ready to trust your gut feelings?
Just like with the other psychic abilities, having psychic abilities can be scary and fun at the same time. Especially if you don’t know how to interpret them. Also, it can be hard to distinguish thoughts from claircognizant messages. Yet, the more you develop your claircognizant abilities, the better you become in identifying your claircognizant abilities and using them to make specific predictions. Just keep practicing and someday, you too may “just know” that you know without questioning how.
I’d love to hear if you’ve ever experienced claircognizance or another psychic gift. Please leave your thoughts in the comments section below!
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