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Article Topic: Ghosts

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Are Paranormal Occurrences Real, or Are They a Trick of the Mind?
Date: 2014-04-21   By: Billy Roberts
Whether visiting a haunted location or simply sitting at our work desk, our mind—and our senses—can play tricks on us. So, what is real and what isn't—and how do we determine the difference when ghost hunting? Leading psychic medium and author of Ghostly Tales, Billy Roberts, explains.
Investing in the Work of Ghost Hunting
Date: 2012-10-29   By: Deonna Kelli Sayed
Public culture has long had an appetite for the supernatural, resulting in numerous television shows and a growing number of ghost hunters. But there is a flip side to this: this type of avocation carries real personal and transformative meaning for the many who choose to partake. It really is a spiritual and intellectual privilege to "ghost hunt." Deonna Kelli Sayed, paranormal investigator and author of So You Want to Hunt Ghosts? and Paranormal Obsession, discusses why ghost hunting has benefits reaching far beyond discovering the supernatural.
Invitation For The Uninvited
Date: 2008-09-15   By: Steven A. LaChance
The Well-Traveled Ghost Hunter: Ghosts From Around the World
Date: 2011-08-29   By: Rich Newman
Most of us associate the term "ghosts" with the beings we have defined and known in Western culture (mainly North America, Great Britain, and Ireland). But, interestingly, ghosts are a universally-known phenomena that have been witnessed throughout the world. With Halloween approaching fast—and with it, increased attention to the spiritual world—I thought it would be fun to talk about some of the more interesting, yet lesser known, types of ghosts from all around the world. Rich Newman, ghost hunter and author of The Ghost Hunter's Field Guide and the forthcoming Ghost Hunting for Beginners, details the nuances of ghost history and lore from across the globe.
Ghost Hunting and the Concept of Consciousness
Date: 2011-09-19   By: Deonna Kelli Sayed
Paranormal investigation, namely ghost hunting, is enjoying phenomenal and unprecedented growth. This is due to the global broadcast of paranormal reality TV, and this avocation is now popular around the world. But do these shows get it right? What are they—and the paranormal community—missing from their investigations? Deonna Kelli Sayed, author of Paranormal Obsession, discusses the concept of psi and the concept of consciousness in paranormal investigation.
Ghosts Are Where You Find Them
Date: 2011-10-17   By: Marcus F. Griffin
Extreme Paranormal Investigations author Marcus F. Griffin and his wife recently moved from northern Indiana to Colorado, leaving behind a host of friends, family, and familiar spirits. But what they found was that, while they missed the ghosts and spirits they had left behind, ghosts are wherever you find them.
5 Reasons Route 66 Is Haunted
Date: 2013-02-18   By: Richard Southall
Route 66 is a 2,448-mile roadway that connects Illinois to California; along with its many twists and turns come stories of ghosts, hauntings, and other paranormal activity. Why does this road, one of great history and legend, inspire paranormal activity? Richard Southall, author of Haunted Route 66, provides five reasons.
10 Reasons to Help a Ghost Cross Over
Date: 2013-08-26   By: Diana Palm
Not all that long ago, people were afraid to approach the topic of ghosts. The popularity of ghost shows on television has changed that perspective, and now people are excited to talk about ghost sightings and other supernatural experiences they have. With the quantity of paranormal occurrences increasing, we need to be cognizant that if a ghost is in our lives, it will need our help in crossing over. Diana Palm, author of Setting Spirits Free, gives us ten reasons we should help ghosts with their healing and journey to the other side.
A Most Haunted Hour
Date: 2013-10-08   By: Lisa Rogers
Discovering Medfield Insane Asylum
Date: 2013-09-30   By: Jamie Davis
In a little town called Medfield, Massachussetts, Jamie Davis and Sam Queen (co-authors of Haunted Asylums, Prisons, and Sanatoriums) came upon the abandoned Medfield Insane Asylum. Used for location in the film Shutter Island, Jamie and Sam could only imagine what awaited them within the many buildings, all in various stages of degradation.

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