15 characteristics of a spiritually gifted person (is this you?)

Have you always felt like there was more to the world and more to yourself than other people can see?

It’s not about feeling like you’re special, but different in ways that you can’t really describe.

You interact with the world on levels that other people don’t seem to realize are even there.

Here’s the thing: you might be a spiritually gifted person without even realizing it.

Some of us are born with a higher level of inherent spirituality than the rest, meaning even without practicing it, we just have a stronger inherent bond with our spiritual self.

So if you think you might be one of these people, check out these 15 characteristics of a spiritually gifted person:

1) You have trouble sleeping

Sleeping has never been easy for you.

Whereas other people can fall asleep easily (especially at the end of a long and productive day), you know it’s a coin toss whether you’ll have a full sleep or not.

Spiritually gifted people have a strange relationship with the night. There are many things they have to deal with because of their spiritual connection:

Night terrors, nostalgia during the witching hour from 3 to 4 in the morning, and powerful energy vibrations from the moon during the new moon and full moon.

2) You possess an intense imagination

Spiritually gifted people tend to gravitate towards careers where they can make the most of one of their imagination.

As a spiritual person, you can dream up entirely new worlds and universes out of thin air.

You can meditate and isolate yourself from the world in ways others can’t, giving you space and freedom to dream in wild and innovative ways.

3) You can perceive the future

The signs above and below will give you a good idea if you are a spiritually gifted person.

But a surefire way to know for sure is to speak with a gifted advisor.

They can help you figure out why you’re able to perceive the future.

The problem is finding someone you can trust. 

That’s why I recommend Psychic Source. When I signed up for a reading, they provided me with unique insights into different aspects of my life.

Having tried several online advisors, I think they’re the most caring, compassionate and helpful network of gifted advisors out there.

Click here to get your own personalized reading.

Not only will a genuine advisor tell and explain about your abilities, but they can also guide you on how you can make use of your special gift.

4) The pain of others deeply distresses you

Other people can read about war erupting on the other side of the world and go about their day, barely even thinking about it again.

But for you, it’s not just words or images on a screen.

It’s people in pain, families torn apart, lives ending. It’s deeply painful for you, and it’s not something you want to experience.

Being spiritually gifted means you are more in touch with the feelings and emotions of others than those around you, even if those people are thousands of miles away.

You can feel clustered pain emphatically, and you suffer just from the knowledge of it.

5) Your spiritual journey is becoming more authentic

To figure out whether you’re a spiritually gifted person and if your spiritual journey is becoming more authentic, you need to ask yourself these questions:

Are you tired of hearing the same message when it comes to spirituality?

Are you exhausted from trying to always be the best version of yourself, of always trying to be positive?

Or are you sick of feeling disconnected from others who may not be as spiritually aware as you are?

If so, there’s the reason why:

You’ve been sold toxic spirituality.

Don’t feel bad about it though, so many of us have fallen into this trap. Including the shaman Rudá Iandé.

In this incredible free video, Rudá explains how his initial approach to spirituality did more harm than good. Now, with over 30 years in the field of spirituality, he hopes his experience can help others avoid the same mistakes.

So what makes Rudá trustworthy? How do you know you won’t get more of the same toxic crap?

Well, Rudá isn’t going to tell you how to practice your spirituality. Instead, he’s going to give you the tools to find empowerment from within.

Every exercise in the video will put you back in touch with your core self, step by step.

So if you’re ready to take that step, click here to watch the free video.

It’s never too late to bust the toxic spirituality myths you’ve mistaken for the truth.

6) You can bond easily with animals

You’ve always been an animal person.

You can walk into a home filled with pets who normally bark and screech at strangers, but they’re immediately drawn in by your presence and kindness.

Your inherent spiritual connection gives you a bridge to bond with ease with all forms of life, including animals.

They feel a bond with you at a primal level, beyond the physical, and can feel your spirituality with their own.

You aren’t just another person or human to them. You’re a spirit, and while they may not understand that on a conscious level, a part of them can still feel it.

7) Others feel calm around you

Just as you bond easily with animals, you also bond easily with humans.

But people are more complicated. There are emotions and social structures that keep people apart from each other, which animals don’t think about.

But one way you do affect people clearly and undeniably is through the sense of calm you seem to emanate around you, which calms down everyone in your presence.

You’ve been told regularly throughout your life that you make people feel at ease.

You have a calm foundation that others lack, helping people slow down, get their feet back on the ground, and remember themselves, even during the most stressful situations.

8) You can be explosively emotional

But your spiritual calmness isn’t always around, because you can be equally emotionally explosive.

One minute you might be chill and at ease, and the next minute you’re bouncing off the walls in anger.

This is one of the few downsides of being spiritually gifted — your emotions aren’t always your own, and you don’t always understand them. You are sensitive to the vibrations around you.

Even when you have no good reason to feel certain things, you could dive headfirst into an emotion just because it’s what feels right at the moment.

9) You can’t focus on repetitive tasks

Being spiritually gifted comes with its own set of negatives as well, one of which is your lack of focus when doing mundane, repetitive tasks.

As a highly sensitive and spiritual person, you want to explore your mind and emotions.

This makes it incredibly difficult (if not impossible) for you to stick to a job that requires you to sit down and do the same tasks every single day, indefinitely.

Even when you try to do those things, you tend to lose focus, and you feel incomplete and unfulfilled.

10) The weather deeply affects you

One of the first things you will notice about yourself if you are a spiritually gifted person is that the weather can influence you deeply.

Before you understood just how spiritually gifted you were, you couldn’t understand why changes in the weather didn’t affect those around you as significantly as it affects you.

It’s not clear what causes this, but some speculate that it’s your natural bond with nature that gives you this link with the weather.

Certain seasons and weather conditions can evoke within you certain moods without fail.

11) You are extremely sensitive to the criticism of others

Your high level of sensitivity and connection with everything around you also means that you are extremely fragile when it comes to external criticism.

The kind of criticism that others expect you to be able to take can penetrate and wound you, hurting you in ways that will surprise those around you.

This can make it difficult for spiritually gifted individuals to grow at times because they’re so averse to even the slightest criticism.

It’s important to remember that not all criticism is personal, and you shouldn’t let the negativity from criticism get to you.

12) You experience vivid dreams often

Spiritually gifted people have an intimate relationship with the act of dreaming.

Your connectedness with the spirit world means that you have easy access to those other realms, and you look into them through dreams.

You also seem to have visions during your dreams.

You’ve dreamt premonitions; dreaming of people you know and love getting hurt or falling into bad situations, only for something similar to happen to them soon after in real life.

13) You experience pressure between the eyebrows

The third eye is what people call the spiritual, invisible eye that spiritual and clairvoyant people have which allows them to communicate with spiritual beings.

This third eye is roughly located right between the eyebrows, slightly above the level of your eyes.

If you often experience a strange and unexplainable pressure around this area, then you probably have a third eye. But simply having a third eye doesn’t mean that you know how to use it.

If you feel this pressure, it shows that a third eye is present in your spirit, but that third eye isn’t necessarily open.

It’s crucial to perform spiritual exercises to learn how to open this third eye and unleash your spiritual sight.

14) You often feel tingling sensations

Sometimes you hear or see something that gives your body chills. While this happens to everyone, it seems to happen more often to you.

So what exactly is causing these prickly sensations, tingles, tickling vibrations, or whatever you want to call them?

This is a sign of being spiritually connected.

You are more in tune with the invisible forces around you, which is why you react unexpectedly to certain things much more sensitively than other people.

You have a heightened ability to perceive an experience, and these tingling sensations are confirmation of communication from something else around you.

15) When you know, you know

Have you ever been so sure about something, so confident in your belief in something, that you just know there’s no reason to stress or worry about it?

It’s almost as if you’ve looked into the future to confirm that you’re correct?

Spiritually gifted people can tap into moments of omniscience without realizing it. This is why you might feel from time to time like you’re absolutely positive about something, even if you don’t have the facts or evidence to back it up.

Simply put — when you know, you know.

What to do with your inherent spirituality

Being spiritually gifted doesn’t mean that you’re already totally in touch with your spirituality. It simply means that you are starting closer to your spirituality than most people.

So use what you’ve been given and expand on your gifts by training your spiritual connectedness.

Learn to be spiritually mindful, and the inherent spiritual talent you were born with will soon turn into an accessible channel into the spiritual world.

Lachlan Brown

Lachlan Brown

I'm been through a lot, come out the other side, and I'm here to reveal everything I've learned. If I can help even one soul from my spiritual reflections, then my work here is done. Some people call me a spiritual warrior or an enlightened soul, but I'm just a humble guy that wants the best for humanity. If you want to get in touch with me about my writings, don't hesitate to hit me up on my Twitter (@lachybe). Namaste.

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