“Am I going crazy?” What do you tell someone who reports hearing voices inside their head- or someone who talks about seeing visions of people or spiritual beings? In many cultures this is not considered normal. Sometimes it is more accepted as a cultural belief if it is described as a visit from a deceased family member during a time of grief or acute stress. The idea of a spirit guide being called upon for counseling or advice is also accepted in some cultures (i.e., Joan of Arc’s voices). Children who tell such things are usually believed to have an overly developed sense of imagination. While many highly creative people, inventors and geniuses have expressed hearing voices that are the source of their creativity, most people who report hearing voices are labeled as just being “crazy”.
Physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists and other mental health professionals have historically been trained that people are delusional or psychotic if they report seeing or hearing things that other people do not see or [Read more…] about The Shift Doctors Speak on Psychosis Versus Awakening Intuition