Psychic attacks: What they are [not always what you think]

You have seen it many times when watching paranormal TV shows; the investigator is getting harmed by a vicious demon’s psychic attackOpens in a new tab.. Drained of energy, they are led from the site of the investigation. What causes these violent attacks, and what is it?

A psychic attack is when someone, consciously or unconsciously, attacks you with negative energy to harm you. A psychic attack can originate from conscious or unconscious psychic work, magic spells, or curses. The attacker can be a person or spirit, and the energy is created from negative emotions.

There are two main types of psychic attacks – intentional and unintentional. The attacker might be a person, spirit, or entity. The concept of psychic attacks is layered and complex. Buckle your seat belt, and let’s investigate the phenomena of psychic attacks.

If you want to learn how to protect yourself against psychic attacks, I invite you to read the article below.

Psychic attacks: What they are [not always what you think]

The characteristics of a psychic attack

A psychic attack is when a person, entity, or spirit attacks you with negative energy to harm you. The attacks might be intentional or unconscious. This means that someone can launch an attack without even realizing it.

Psychic attacks are common; they range from feeling “bad vibes” to finding yourself overwhelmed by an unexpected flood of negative emotions. Psychic attacks can happen anywhere – in the grocery shop or a haunted site. You never know.

If you live in a haunted house, go on ghost hunts, or conduct paranormal investigations, there is a chance that you will suffer a psychic attack at one time or another. Ghosts use the means they got to communicate. Some of them can’t find other ways. Many are not evil; they have no idea how to get your attention.

If you work in a toxic workplace or suffer in a toxic relationship – the odds are high that you have already experienced a psychic attack. The living can cause great harm as well.

People, spirits, and entities with low vibration target people they think they can bring down. They act like moths close to a candle. They are drawn to you because you have bright light – something they crave. When you get tired from the attack, they harvest your light.

As with everything paranormal, there is no scientific proof of the existence of psychic attacks. Psychic attacks have been recorded throughout history, though. The phenomenon is wildly known in different cultures and eras.

The duration of psychic attacks

Many believe that a psychic attack is like a flash in the pan. Intense when it happens, then suddenly disappear. This can be the case, but it is also not uncommon for attacks to last for a long time – days, months, or even years. Wearing a tourmaline bracelet for a day or two or letting your local psychic perform a one-time cleansing won’t do the trick.

If someone is unaware of their attacks, they can keep attacking you until they burn themselves out. They use all the negative emotions stored inside, convert them to negative energy, and throw them at you. They might wear you down by telling you how fat you look in that dress, how tired you look, that your new haircut is “interesting,” and so forth.

A psychic attack takes energy – a lot of energy. The attacker can’t launch more energy than they got stored. This means that the attacks that last for a short time are more intense. The attacks that go on for a more extended period are more like a nagging flood of negativity. These are the most dangerous, as they diminish the person attacked.

With this knowledge, you might understand that shielding yourself from psychic attacks might be needed for an extended period. Often, a one-time sage smudge or aura cleanse will not do the trick.

Symptoms of psychic attacks

In most cases, you feel out of balance and under the weather when spiritually attacked. Depending on the severity of the attack, the symptoms might last from minutes to days (and sometimes even years).

Different attacks cause different symptoms. Often the symptom is linked to the emotions that were thrown at you. If the attacker was feeling angry, you might experience unexplained anger and so forth.

Common symptoms of psychic attacks are fatigue, nervousness, anxiety, anger, impaired judgment, affect, mood swings, negative thinking, low self-esteem, and lack of self-love. The symptoms can vary from person to person and from attack to attack.

In the list below, you find the common symptoms of psychic attacks.

Physical symptoms

  • Fatigue
  • Sweating
  • Blurred memory
  • Changed sleeping patterns
  • Unexplained aches and burns

Spiritual symptoms

  • Pressure around the chest, head, or solar plexus
  • Acts of misaligned emotional outbursts
  • Your aura and energy field are invaded
  • Nightmares
  • Nervousness
  • Anxiety
  • Fear
  • Bad judgment
  • Low self-esteem
  • Low self-love
  • Moodswings
  • Unease

A psychic attack might mimic mental and psychical disorders. If you think you have suffered a psychic attack, always consult a medical professional to rule out natural causes. In most cases, there is a natural cause for the symptoms.

Common causes of a psychic attack

Most psychic attacks originate from negative feelings that are converted to negative energy. The negative energy is launched at you without you knowing it. Strangely, you often know who the attacker is, though.

If you are unsure who your attacker is, trust your intuition. Meditate or have a journal close to your bed. It is not uncommon for a person, entity, or spirit to appear in your dreams. You know when you know.

You will find the most common origins of psychic attacks in the list below.

  • Anger
  • Fear
  • Jealousy
  • Competition
  • Frustration
  • Hate
  • Unfairness
  • Loss
  • Sorrow
  • Hate

Spells, curses, and unconscious attacks

There are different types of psychic attacks. The attacker might not be aware that they are launching an attack. Some people target others without knowing it. Others use psychic attacks as a tool through spells and curses.

An upset spirit or entity has the capability of launching attacks as well. It is often their means of communication as they do not have a physical form. It is often forgotten that some entities don’t know other ways of making their prescience known. They might be unable to knock, move objects, or manifest through apparitionsOpens in a new tab..

Not many think that positive emotions also have the power to trigger a psychic attack. It can lead to overwhelming feelings or unexplained euphoria. This is often the case with love spells. We often talk about psychic attacks regarding negative and dark energy, though.

A great thing to remember is the power of karma – the principle of cause and effect. What you bring to the world, you get in return. Never protect yourself by answering the hostile fire. This action will lower your vibration. This, in turn, will make you susceptible to even more attacks. It’s a vicious cycle you need to break.

As Michelle Obama said; When they go low, you go high. It is right in so many ways. The best way to protect yourself from psychic attacks is to believe in your strength and never launch attacks yourself.

When they go low, you go high.

Michelle Obama

It is the principle of Mahatma Gandhi as well. Return fire with love—the answer to almost everything spiritual. The more you love and respect yourself, the less you will be harmed by psychic attacks. Working to build your self-love, self-esteem, and self-respect is like a psychic attack vaccination.

If you think you might experience a psychic attack and want to learn more about the energies at play, you might benefit from contacting a psychic. They can do a psychic reading or screening to get valuable insights.

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Claudette Beaulieu

A certified paranormal investigator, accredited demonologist, and psychic stuck in the Victorian era.

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