For centuries people have pondered on the ethereal concepts of time and space. Is there a way that a human being could somehow acquire a heightened perception? Is there some way to gain clairvoyance over the past and future, and focus one’s life with that esoteric knowledge? The pseudosciences of psychic readings were established over hundreds of years, extending into a modicum of various practices. The most popular form of psychic reading tends to involve tarot, palm, and astrology. 

Many people use psychics to reach loved ones who have crossed over to the other side. This may be the most mainstream form of psychic culture as it has been featured in numerous plays, books, televisions shows and movies such as “Ghost.” This technique often involves the deliberate nature of contact, sometimes utilizing objects from the deceased person’s belongings and a group of individuals with whom they were close with. 

The second most popular form of psychic reading is often used for romantic relationships and finances. Popular television psychics such as Ms. Cleo make their living off giving individuals advice on these affairs over the phone. Though many people are hard lined skeptics, this form of psychic readings continues to prevail as people are forever interested in the phenomenon of a spiritual guide conjuring a person’s personal information without any prior knowledge or involvement with the customer. The fascination is beyond regional, as psychic readers can be found in thousands all over the world. 

When the concept of psychic reading becomes more deliberate and oriented on gaining a desired result the idea of spells are brought into esoteric culture. This practice has been around for thousands of years, with incidences of spell casting and conjuring all throughout history in various cultures. Like psychic readings, often time’s specific objects and people are used for the practice. Spells however also use things like symbolic items, fabrics, and herbs. Unlike psychic readings used to reach those who are dead, spells are more often used for the living in an attempt to will something into existence, often good luck and in certain instances, for revenge.  

Many people who are not even interested in occult practice, esoteric knowledge, paranormal phenomenon and the like may attempt to utilize a spell to gain the affections of an unrequited love, or possibly to enhance one’s present relationship. Though many question the validity of spells, there have been many documented instances of people getting their desired results. 

Another practice that involves both psychic elements as well as spells is the religion of Voodoo. Voodoo is primarily practiced in Haiti, West Africa, and Louisiana, USA. Voodoo is known worldwide for its fascinating practices however varying based on region. Though primarily based on superstitions and paranormal involvements Voodoo particularly in the United States is linked to Christianity. The elements of spells however are used in all forms of voodoo as this is a method of communication between the living and higher powers that be in attempt to control ones world with rituals. 

Psychic Readings are used globally as a means to make sense of what we cannot see, whether it be someone’s past or one’s own future. Even in these times of ceaseless inquiry and scientific validations, people continue to be fascinated with Psychics and Psychic Readings.