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1) Your Body Heats Up

It is very common, especially in the beginning of connecting with your guides or channeling, for your body’s temperature to rise. It is quite possible you may begin sweating through your shirts when you begin connecting, you may noticed an intuitive or two doing this on stage when they channel for a live audience.

When I first began doing sessions with people I would flush completely and feel an influx of energies surging through me. It took me a few months to feel at peace with this new experience, but as I did my temperature went back to normal. Feeling heat is nothing to be concerned about as this is how our body responds to heightened focus as well as the actual interfacing with  higher worlds. As you continue to surrender to the process your body’s response will become more manageable.

2) Speaking in Tongues

Once you make a connection with spirit and information begins to pour in, our first instinct is to begin expressing or translating that energy. This may take the form of strange sounds, tones or even beautiful songs that seem to be in another language. This is not necessarily the case for everyone as it depends on your personality. If you fancy yourself a musician or are particularly inspired by sound this may be especially true for you. There are even individuals like Tom Kenyon and Lisa Gerrard who use this skill to create beautiful transcending music. Spirit tends to speak loudest  through the channels we use most and if yours is sound and music then this may be an experience you can look forward to having!

3) Mudras and Movements

Just as we find ourselves making sounds as we enmesh with our higher selves, we can also begin moving our bodies to express the rhythm of the energy as it moves through us. Flowing, twitchy or rhythmically rocking and swaying our body may feel natural when connecting to spirit. This can be accompanied by strange feelings within your body such as: lightness, creepy crawlies, tingling, sinking, expanding, floating, releasing/pushing out or even a sensation of coming together or drawing in of your energy. You may experience all of these at some point within your connection practice. These funny sensations are your higher energies bringing your consciousness back to centre, this re-alignment happens naturally as you align with your higher-self.

With focus you can also begin to use the movement of your body as a way to interpret messages from your guides. For example, world renowned channeler Esther Hicks one day found herself tracing letters with her nose when she was just beginning to connect with Abraham. This was an impulsive movement that she wasn’t initially aware that she was making. It turned out that the letters spelled out Abrahams name and in that realization she was able to form a precise connection with her guide(s). Speaking of letters, automatic writing is another popular way to communicate with your guides using inspired movement.

4) Anxiety or Panic.

Waves of anxiety are not exactly what we think of when connecting with our guides, but in reality it happens more often than we’d care to admit. As we release ourselves into the void we can feel very triggered. We are used to spending the majority of our day in mind and when we leave that level of awareness we can feel unsafe. This is accentuated by the fact that connecting with our higher-self means letting go of control, we cannot be actively analyzing our experience and expect to have an authentic connection, it takes openness, surrender and trust to have a significant experience. Being confronted with letting go can bring up all sorts of control issues that we may not have even realized we had. Your mind can’t come everywhere with you, when your soul knocks you have to leave it at the door.

It should also be mentioned that diving into the unseen world also jostles up our fear of the unknown. We naturally begin to project our worst case scenarios when we have no idea how something works. This is a primitive protection mechanism that we must override. We can also observe this when we fear the dark, as soon as those lights go out we begin to project our fears onto the darkness.

In reality this dynamic is very significant to our soul’s journey, part of our purpose is to re-connect with our higher dimensional selves, and it is through this process that we learn to give in to the all knowing element of our awareness that helps us express our most divine path on this planet. We learn how to use our awareness in its highest capacity and to traverse the non physical and therefore physical plains fearlessly.

Surrendering and listening is just as important as action and speaking.

5) Entering a Trance State

Relaxing and streamlining your focus naturally places you in a trance state. This means that you may zone out and lose your perception of time, your body or even the room you are in. Don’t be intimidated by this as it is the beginnings of peering into the higher worlds, you begin to disassociate here as you associate there. It can help greatly to imagine strong tree roots anchoring you down into the Earth as you stretch up into the cosmos. Let yourself stepping this deep focus and know that your guides are there with you to get the most out of it.

6)  Lots of Emotions

It is very common to feel strong emotions when you begin to open up to your heart and soul. This deeper focus allows layers of emotions to finally speak in the open space you have provided. Meditation and intuition development is as much a purification of the heart as it is gaining cool abilities and exploring higher realms.

Our higher self will ask us to move through trauma and own our joy as we ask it to connect us with our highest self. The more we authentically connect with spirit the more  we are called to become lighter and more coherant. To have a solid connection we need to become emotionally functional and there is no room to have closets full of pain and fear. We will be called to become honest experiencers and expressers of our emotional world and in turn our emotional world will become a profound language of spiritual communication.

I hope you enjoyed this list.  Now get out there and connect!

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Eliza

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THIS ❤️

sam lee
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sam lee

Thanks Gigi ,
it happened once to my , and never again , and I do not know why

Anne Ishikawa
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Anne Ishikawa

Thank you Gigi! As usual you have given a beautifully clear logic and understanding to a process that many people must be wondering or confused about. Your words have really given me fresh insight and are so helpful. Thank you sooooo much.

Fahieka
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Fahieka

Thank you god i received when I connect with the spiritual is when Iam with electrical thing

Patrick O'Donnell
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Thank you, Gigi.

Ty
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This couldn’t come at a better time for me. What about pressure in the chest and heavy breath? There has been a shift with me and I definitely feel a presence. Sometimes I feel energy flow through the back of my crown and down the back of my neck. There is also a knot in my throat. I am a psychotherapist and when I’m talking to a client, I’ll get the pressure in my chest and heavy breath which makes it hard to speak. It makes me think spirit is trying to channel through me. Is there a difference in… Read more »

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Gigi your articles are so explanatory and perfect for those yearning to explore further. Thank you for taking the time and energy to educate those who are so willing to learn. ? ❤️

Lynette
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Lynette

This is exactly what I was looking for, I stumbled on to your videos and have watched almost all of them. I got the book you suggested yest. Opening to Channel. I feel such a strong calling to heal & Channel. I have been trying so hard to connect to a guide, I am probably annoying them but I’m keeping it fun and being patient. Thanks so much <3 I look forward to every little tip/suggestion you give.

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Dana Baker

I first began realizing there is more to being a Christian, or maybe that’s just an easier word than what I consider being a Chrisitan is. For me, it’s personal and simple. Being true to your heart like when you know you shouldn’t be doing something is my interpretation of being a Christian. I do believe Jesus died on the cross for my sins but I also believe spirituality is more than some want to explore. So, my intention was to meet my Higher Self. I joined a group who would all medidate together from all over the world. I… Read more »

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Hey Gigi, You’ve helped me so much with what you do! Before i started watching you’re videos i was really scared of spirituality and ‘negativity’ it came to the point that i couldn’t sleep at night for years.. Now i look at it differently and that feels so much better 🙂 I’ve been depressed for so long, I think since i was 14. My childhood wasn’t that great. now I’m 20 years old and i am not depressed anymore. But it is still hard for me at times to stay balanced because i never had any guidance of my parents.… Read more »

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hi M, Just feel compelled to reply to you because I read your comment and could feel that I relate to it a lot – especially the part where you feel like a child who is afraid of the world. I was depressed for a long time – it was officially recognised when I was 16 but I think it started a lot longer than that. I don’t get as stuck in it anymore but it has been a journey. Depression does that to you right? I’m 22 now. I sometimes look at other people and think how on earth… Read more »

M
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hi J

Wow, that’s exactly how i feel!
Thank you for your advice and the kind words that’s really nice of you 🙂

Schamain
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Schamain

Brilliant. Can you do a video on this?

Jenny tang
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Jenny tang

Wow the questions I had in my mind this morning I found the answer here! I was having these floaty meditation and my body was swaying and twitching too! Sometimes my head and body was pulled into different directions I found it so funny! Once I said it in my mind, why don’t you pulled me to the front since you have done almost all directions, and then it happened! haha. Oh well your info on the mudras and movement explained it! Thank you!

Amy
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Amy

Thank you so much! Comforting to know it’s all normal and we don’t have to be afraid.

Marcela Gutierrez
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Marcela Gutierrez

Gigi, in the beginning stages of my curiosity you became present to me. Now, I am at a point where its all meshing and experiences are happening. In those moments of being aware and releasing the old me, your words are left without judgment. You, your work are reappearing to me in the present moment. The questions first had, although still the same, are coming from a deeper level and I just want to say thank you for allowing me to connect the dots. Namaste.