Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Loyd Auerbach, author of Psychic Dreaming and the new Mind Over Matter.
Parapsychologists and psychical researchers have been studying psychokinesis (PK), or mind over matter, in the laboratory since at least the 1930s. However, PK has played a part in the field since scientists first began studying physical mediumship in the latter half of the 19th century. Physical mediums claimed to allow spirits to work through them to levitate objects, create apports and ectoplasm, and cause unusual sounds and other effects, all quite physical.
For a variety of reasons, most researchers lean towards those effects being caused by the unconscious PK
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Melanie Barnum, author of several books, including Psychic Abilities for Beginners, The Book of Psychic Symbols, and the new Llewellyn's Little Book of Psychic Development.
If someone had told me twenty-five years ago that one day I would be a professional psychic and author, I would have told them that they were crazy. Never in a million years would I have thought it possible. After all, I had a good job, a rational job; I was an accountant. The two careers, shouldn't be compatible, right? That's what I thought at least, because I discounted the interest I had in the metaphysical world. I didn’t think that my pleasure in having a reading
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Nick Redfern, author of Chupacabra Road Trip and the new Nessie.
The Loch Ness Monster: almost everyone has heard of it. More than a few say they have seen it. And many claim to have photographed or filmed it. But, what is it? Or, perhaps, more correctly, what are they? The answers are as controversial as the mystery itself. Loch Ness is a huge body of water situated along Scotland's Great Glen Fault, and is 22.5 miles long and 744-feet deep. Reports of strange creatures within the dark waters of the ancient loch date back to the year 565. And, although sightings of the monsters are rare, the enigmatic beasts show no signs of going away
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Rich Newman, author of The Ghost Hunter's Field Guide, Ghost Hunting for Beginners, Devil in the Delta, and the new Haunted Bridges.
One of the best things about writing ghost stories, and covering the subject of hauntings in general, is the strong tie the subject has to history. So many times I hear the details of a particular paranormal tale and I think to myself, "Oh, boy, here we go again..." Many of the spooky things we hear about haunted places sound the same: The same eyewitness accounts, the same activity happening, the same reasons for the dead staying around.
This is where history usually kicks in and reminds me that we are all