Jul 20 / Alexandria Moran

Intuition vs. Clairvoyance: Aren’t they the same thing?

Intuition vs. Clairvoyance: 

Aren’t they the same thing?

The word “psychic” has become an umbrella term for any kind of extrasensory perception that someone may have. 

Because of this, many professional readers, healers, and energy workers call themselves “psychics”, but what they actually are, are “Intuitives” or “Clairsentients” — people who read psychic information through their Intuition.

This is not to be confused with psychics who read information through the Third Eye aka “Clairvoyants”. The difference between Intuitives and Clairvoyants is HUGE and most people don’t know these key differences! Understanding this, will not only affect the kind of reading you get it will help you have greater discernment around what is being said and why it is being said. Read on to learn more… 
To fully understand this difference, you need to understand what chakra a psychic reader is getting their information from. 

For those that are new to Energetics, consider this a crash course…The body has 7 main chakras that start at the base of the spine (1st) and go all the way up to the top of the head (7th). They are energy centers that have cone like extensions that come off the front and the back of the body. It looks kind like this:
These are our extrasensory sensors in the body. Each one has a different strength. For example, the 1st chakra is looking for and storing energetic information as it relates to body survival (themes like money, shelter, food, health). 

When someone gets psychic information through their 1st chakra, that information will be distorted by whatever information is stored there. So, for example, if someone has a lot of ‘lack’ information in their 1st, they may unintentionally interpret an opportunity to gain more wealth as something that will make them poor. Think the person who wants to start a business, but is too afraid to invest in themselves. 

It’s easy to see how information can get distorted, unintentionally.
Intuitive Readers

This same thing can happen for those that read Intuitively or Clairsentiently. These psychics are usually reading extrasensory information through their lower chakras. You often hear them say things like, “I feel like this is the message for you…” or “It feels good/bad/etc” or “I have a feeling…”. If your psychic, tarot reader, or energy worker is using the word ‘feel’ to describe how they are getting their information, you can be sure that they are reading through their lower chakras.

So what’s the big deal if someone reads you through their lower chakras?

Well, it’s actually a pretty big deal. Just like in the example of the 1st chakra, if someone is reading through their 2nd or 3rd (the places where Intuition exists), they are unintentionally distorting the information they get. It is getting filtered through everything that lives in the 2nd and 3rd chakras — things like: sexual traumas, personal power conflicts, belief systems, emotional betrayal, sisterhood wounding, past life pain, and much more!

What this means is that you are getting a reading that is part clear info for you and part filtered through your reader’s own baggage.
So when you go to an Intuitive reader, you MUST be able to discern what is yours and what isn’t yours if you are going to benefit from the session. Failure to do so will leave you feeling like the reading wasn’t very resonant or you might take advice that isn’t really for you. That’s a really big deal!

Clairvoyant Readers

When someone is able to read their psychic information through their 6th chakra (the third eye) they are called Clairvoyants. Clairvoyants don’t ‘feel’ their information like Intuitives do. They ‘see’ their information on their Reading Screen — a psychic movie screen that the information is projected on.

Getting a reading from a clairvoyant— especially a trained clairvoyant - read our blog on trained vs. natural psychics— is a completely different experience than getting a reading from an Intuitive.

First, the messages and images are seen not felt, so the interpretation comes across cleaner and more resonant. People who have received clairvoyant readings from students and teachers here at the Third Eye Psychic School often talk about how they have never been ‘seen’ on a soul level like that before. 

Second, the information distortion is a lot less because the 6th chakra is a neutral chakra. Feelings, beliefs, and nervous system information is not stored there so you don’t have to worry about the psychic giving you info based on their own baggage. If they are trained, then you get an even cleaner interpretation because the psychic knows how to thoroughly remove themselves from the reading. This means that you get straightforward imagery and information that you can apply immediately in your life.

Finally, because the information is coming through a neutral space, there is greater potential for deeper more thorough healing. Your soul won’t be in conflict with the reader and instead the reader is only a vessel with a screen for your soul to communicate through. This often creates a great sense of satisfaction with the reading and the reader!

The way that you know you are getting a true clairvoyant reading is that the reader will NEVER SAY THE WORD ‘FEEL’ to describe how they are getting their information. Instead, they will say things like, “I see this message for you…” or “I’m seeing this imagery…”. 

When a reader ‘sees’ rather than ‘feels’ you can be sure you are getting a clean reading from a clairvoyant reader.
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