Have you ever wondered if a spirit has visited you? Do you feel like there are spirits in your house? Are you curious to know if a loved one is trying to contact you?
Before sharing the common signs that the energy of a spirit is near, it is important to understand the different energies we can encounter. This includes ghosts, spirits, angels, demons, fairies, residues and elementals.
Ghosts are usually identified as spirits that have not passed into the afterlife, while spirits are often used to classify those who have joined the “light”.
Here are some important differences between meeting a ghost or a spirit.
In general, spirits make you feel calm, comforted and reassured. They often appear in dreams or you can see them as an appearance, anyway, the feeling surrounding a mind is often calm.
On the other hand, ghosts often give you a strange impression, and can sometimes make you feel uncomfortable. They can appear as an appearance, shade, orbs or misty ectoplasm. They can also be attached to an object or a living person.
Here are 16 common signs that you could have a visitor on the other side:
1- Unexplained noises: hearing noises like footsteps, hitting, banging, scratching or the sound of something that has fallen. Generally, these sounds can be subtle to start and amplify.
2- Open doors / closets: all doors, closets or drawers that seem to open on their own without rational explanation.
3- Lights that turn on / off: Lights that turn on and off without rational explanation, or new bulbs that seem to burn too fast.
4- The electronics that turn on / off: have the TV or radio that turns on and off, change the channel or increase the volume without any rational explanation. Hear also the favorite song of a missing loved one.
5- Disappearance of objects: an everyday object that suddenly disappears from its usual place, which we see reappear only a few days later.
6- Object of a loved one: stumble upon an object of a loved one disappeared.
7- Shadows: see unexplained shadows in the corner of the eyes.
8- Feeling observed: this can be a general impression, or specific to one place in the house. Generally, this impression can nevertheless be strange, it does not necessarily mean that the presence in itself is strange.
9- Hot and cold places: discover immense temperature variations in particular places of your home.
10- The feeling of being touched: to feel a hand graze us, or to push us. Sometimes, if the energy is negative, you may also have unexplained scratches.
11- Unexplained odors: Fragrances that are not associated with something in your home or a foul odor, this is usually a negative presence.
12- Cries / Whispers / Voice: hear a soft whisper, screams, voices or even music from an unknown source. Generally, this comes from a particular place in the house.
13- Levitation of objects: it is very rare, but objects can slide shelves, things can fly through rooms or furniture move. This often indicates the presence of a ghost or negative energy.
14- Apparitions: to see a human appearance or an entity, it can be foggy, transparent or solid. You can also see brightly colored orbs – bright colors are often spirits and white orbs are often angels.
15- Objects at your feet: seeing coins, stones or feathers at your feet often comes from a loved one or a spirit.
16- Sensitivity of an animal: your pet reacts to a particular place in your home or seems to react to something you can not see.
It is important to understand that generally, the troubling things that happen at night are not all caused by a real spirit or ghost. In fact, most of the time these noises can be attributed to residues.
Residual energy can usually be easily cleaned with sage and other purification rituals, incense and crystals.
As for ghosts and spirits, we know instinctively that they visit us by the way they make us feel.
Generally, ghosts are attached to a particular object or house, whereas spirits come and go when they have to deliver messages.
If you are experiencing paranormal activity in your home, take a moment to observe what kind of energy it is.
If it’s a spirit or a loved one, stay open to their messages and if it’s a ghost, set a limit so you can live quietly in your home.