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Hypnopompic Hallucinations New!
17th November 2019 Sarah Chumacero 106 views. 0 comments. Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, General.
Hypnopompic hallucinations are described as unusual sensory phenomena experienced just before or during awakening. Lets look into this a bit further and how they may often be misinterpreted as something paranormal.

The Literary Witches Oracle - Review New!
16th November 2019 Sarah Chumacero 100 views. 0 comments. Tarot Review, General.
A review of The Literary Witches Oracle written by Taisia Kitaiskaia & Illustrated by Katy Horan

Moments in time
10th November 2019 Sarah Chumacero 217 views. 0 comments. General.
One of the amazing things about paranormal research is not paranormal at all. It is the chance to remember moments in time that may have otherwise been forgotten.

Spirit Slates
10th November 2019 Sarah Chumacero 191 views. 0 comments. General, Famous Paranormal Cases.
Spirit Slates were commonly used during the Victorian era during seances. Here are some of the most common methods spiritualists mediums would use during slate writing sessions.

Collaboration not competition
8th November 2019 Sarah Chumacero 277 views. 1 comments. General.
The paranormal field is often filled with ego and jealousy which causes many of us to shut ourselves off. While this is very valid given past experiences, there is also a lot that can be achieved by working with others. It is about finding the right people to get the job done.

Mercury in retrograde
5th November 2019 Sarah Chumacero 324 views. 0 comments. General.
Every few months I see posts on social media about mercury being in retrograde and that is why we are all acting emotional and crazy. To be honest, I didn't even really understand what it was all about, so I thought I would look into its history and meaning. What is mercury being in retrograde all about?

Lights On VS Lights Off - Daytime VS Night time
3rd November 2019 Sarah Chumacero 254 views. 1 comments. Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, General.
Why do we fall over ourselves in the dark when we can investigate with the lights on? Why do we investigate at night when we can investigate during the day? I compare the two and look at the pros and cons.

The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe
30th October 2019 Sarah Chumacero 328 views. 0 comments. General.
The poem 'The Raven' by Edgar Allan Poe

Sleep deprivation
26th October 2019 Sarah Chumacero 309 views. 0 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know.
A look at what sleep deprivation can do to the human body and mind - something paranormal investigators need to consider

Piezoelectricity
26th October 2019 Sarah Chumacero 331 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Theories.
Piezoelectricity is an electronic charge that happens when certain solid materials are put under stress. It is why crystals are used in many electronic devices. Is there any sort of link to piezoelectricity, our bodies and the paranormal? Let's explore some of the possibilities.

Chiromancy
21st October 2019 Sarah Chumacero 327 views. 0 comments. General.
Otherwise known as palmistry, this is the practice of predicting a person's future simply by reading the lines of their hand

The good stuff!
20th October 2019 Sarah Chumacero 379 views. 1 comments. General.
There is a lot of negativity that often circulates in the field, so I wanted to do a post on some of the good stuff within the paranormal field!

Classical conditioning and the paranormal
18th October 2019 Sarah Chumacero 276 views. 0 comments. Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, General.
Classical conditioning is a reaction we learn based on association. So it makes me wonder, where do we learn some of our paranormal associations?

Hypnic Jerks and Astral Projection
11th October 2019 Sarah Chumacero 369 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Theories.
Astral projection is a deliberate attempt for what could be considered to be a person's consciousness to leave their body intentionally in what is called an Outer Body Experience (OBE). A hypnic jerk is a common bodily function while falling asleep. Some link it to astral travelling so let's look at the connection.

Telephone Telepathy
5th October 2019 Sarah Chumacero 627 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Theories.
Does your phone ever ring and without even looking at the caller ID you know exactly who it is and why they are calling? While a lot of people put this down to coincidence, it is so common that 'telephone telepathy' has been tested with results that suggest there might be something to it.

Painting with light to create a ghostly photo
5th October 2019 Sarah Chumacero 318 views. 0 comments. Photography, General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know.
Often people think that the only way to deliberately fake a 'ghost' photo is to use photoshop or some kind of ghost app. It is actually something that can be achieved in a few different ways, by using a show shutter. I am going to show you a technique called 'painting with light' which can be used to give a 'ghostly' effect

In the words of: Holzer, volume 1
2nd October 2019 Sarah Chumacero 531 views. 2 comments. General, In the words of:.
Whether you agree with his views or not, Hans Holzer is up there as one of the most famous paranormal researchers of all time. His book 'Ghosts' True encounters from the World Beyond sits on many paranormal enthusiasts shelfs and for some is considered their paranormal 'bible'. I have hand picked a few quotes from this book to discuss, inspire and challenge our way of thinking.

The ghosts of flight 401
27th September 2019 Sarah Chumacero 743 views. 0 comments. Famous Paranormal Cases, General.
It is a story that has been circulating since the 1970s - The ghosts of flight 401. Passengers through to crew members had ghostly sightings on certain Eastern airlines flights - flights which used recycled parts from doomed flight 401.

Santa Muerte Tarot and Oracle Review
26th September 2019 Sarah Chumacero 330 views. 0 comments. General, Tarot Review.
Santa Muerte Tarot and Oracle Card by Fabio Listrani Review

Does the paranormal need to be proven?
24th September 2019 Sarah Chumacero 276 views. 1 comments. General.
A lot of investigators are searching for the truth and for evidence of life after death. Due to its spontaneous nature, it cannot be replicated and therefore not proven. The question is though, do we really need the paranormal to be proven to believe?

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  • 17th November 2019

    Hypnopompic Hallucinations

    16th November 2019

    The Literary Witches Oracle - Review

    10th November 2019

    Moments in time

    10th November 2019

    Spirit Slates

    8th November 2019

    Collaboration not competition

    5th November 2019

    Mercury in retrograde

    3rd November 2019

    Lights On VS Lights Off - Daytime VS Night time

    30th October 2019

    The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe

    26th October 2019

    Sleep deprivation

    26th October 2019

    Piezoelectricity

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    RH Negative blood and the paranormal ... is there a connection?

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