Do You Sense Spirits in Your House? Here is What to Do

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Have you ever suspected the presence of spirits in your home, workplace or when you are out and about?

Sensing Spirits is something that all of us can do as long as we are open. Often their presence is felt on more of an instinctual or intuitive level than a rational one, and even though we may not be able to explain what we feel in words, on a deeper level we understand that something else may be at play.

Spirit energy can linger in houses, in workspaces, in malls, in clothes and in furniture. Basically,  if a spirit feels attached to a place, object or person, that is where they will dwell.

Encountering a Spirit may feel like –

  • A sudden rush of wind or cool air that cannot be explained
  • A heavy or strong pressure around your head, neck, chest or upper back
  • An unexplained feeling of anxiety, nervousness or a rush of emotion
  • A heaviness in the air which makes the space feel small or stuffy
  • Hearing voices, whispers or distant chatter
  • Someone is watching you

Learning how to detect the presence of Spirits can be helpful especially if you are buying or renting a new property, purchasing items for your house (especially second hand objects) or if you are struggling to hang around a certain space or even a certain person.

A space with Darker Spirits will feel cold, empty, lonely, sad, oppressive, heavy, stagnant, stuffy, smelly, thick or foggy and may make you feel angry.

A space with Light Spirits will feel airy, breezy, warm, peaceful, light, open and calming.

If you feel the presence of light spirits, they are most likely your loved ones who have crossed over or maybe even your angels or spirit guides.

If you feel the presence of darker spirits however, your space may be “haunted” and in need of a cleansing. To determine if this is the case you may also experience:

  • Electrical disturbances that cannot be explained
  • Seeing shadows out of the corner of your eye
  • Strange dreams or nightmares
  • Psychokinetic Activity (opening of doors or things moving around the room)
  • Unexplained fear when in certain areas of your space
  • Abnormal animal behaviour or reactions
  • Feeling drained, mentally foggy or tired when in the space

You can read more signs of Spirit energy here.

Even though we are physical beings, we all have an energetic body which is connected to the Spirit world and sometimes we have to work on an energetic level in order to understand why we are feeling a certain way.

If you suspect your house or space has darker spirits, here are some tips to clear the energy:

  • Clean the clutter and mess from every room in the house
  • Smudge your space regularly
  • Place crystals, charms or deities around the room
  • Burn incense or diffuse essential oils
  • Imagine your space filled and wrapped with white light
  • Ask your angelic Spirit Team to help
  • Practice positive thinking and keep your emotions positive
  • Consult with a shaman, paranormal expert or energy healer

It is important to remember that darker Spirits are often just lost souls that still feel attached to something on the earthly plane. Often they like to create emotions of fear and anger as it gives them something to feed off.

For this reason, it is recommended to not engage with them, communicate with them or react to them. Instead, focus your attention on filling yourself and your home with positive vibrations of light and love energy.

You can read more about how to fill your home with positive energy here.

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  • Christine Akkaya

    Hey i see ghost All most everyDay and the Are not Allways Nice ones and have alot of bad dreams some Are good and many Are not Nice i need to have lights on and My radio on have lights on where i sleep and in My livingroom Else i Cant sleep hate it. Need help i think the åre not some Nice Dreams

    • Shelley Conway Masters

      I experience the same.. I also have to sleep.with the light on..I.don’t sleep also for hearing noises..knocks on the doors etc etc

  • Sarah Le Prevost

    My 16 year old daughter is being spooked. About 2 months ago she was lying on her bed in her room and felt a cardboard box on her face. She pushed it off and heard it drop onto the wooden flooring. She then looked down and nothing was there. Tonight she was in her room and she felt someone tap on her shoulder. She turned around and heard a voice say “here’s your key” she then felt the key in the back of her throat as if she had swallowed it. What does all this mean?

  • Melinda Fall

    Things go missing and then I feel suddenly cold. Not sure what’s going on. And my cat stares at certain places in my home.

  • Gary Price

    Need advice. My wife and I bought a home that was built in 1951. We’ve been here for 6 months now. Three days ago my wife found some old silverware behind a kitchen drawer. She pulled it out and set it in a drawer to be cleaned and appraised at a later time. Tonight my wife went into the kitchen and found all of our silverware behind the drawer where she had found the old silverware, and the old silverware was neatly lined up where our silverware was. Does this sound like poltergeist activity, or something else?

  • tarnesha maybank

    I have Seen shadows and in my house. I hear footsteps walking upstairs and my TV turn off by itself. I know its a presence in my house because i always feel it around me. I finally Seen the bodily figure of a older man and women and my youngest child saw the man standing at his bedroom door. I have bless my house numerous times and it seems to stay.

  • Patrick Eposito

    Ive been seeing an old lady in a white dress with red and black eyes ever since i was born….My mom told me a story of how i was cursed by a witch…I finally believe her…In my nightmares I see her…the lady in white…at school I see her….when im taking a shower I can sense her presence and im scared…Why does she keep following me…why wont she leave me alone…

    • Bazal Khan

      Do u still see her …. ?

  • Samuel chukwuemeke

    Pls I need help! I am occasionally attacked by some sort of force that always render me unconscious. Sometimes it happens during day time when am lying down or thinking, or at night.the most scary part of it is that most times it’s starts from my dreams to the physical. When this happens to me the only thing that seems alive in me is my beating heart and my mind full of fear, I have lived like this for years now and really don’t know if its a ghost attack or a demon trying to take my space.

  • Mike

    The only thing that will rid your life of the “evil” of spirits is a relationship with Christ.

  • billegge

    I regularly feel like a spirit or something is around me. There are certain areas in my apartment where I feel like these spirits stay. About 15 years ago, I had an apartment with one bedroom in the back. I never slept in it because it felt very very “dense” and I always believed it was spirits. While in the apartment, my neighbor asked if I keep his dog while he was gone for a couple days, when I kept the dog it kept looking at the back room and even growled once. When the dog acted that way I took it as conformation that something really was there. Then, while still in the same apartment, my neighbor had a psychic come over and the psychic also then came to my apartment. Without me saying anything at all about the back room, she said that the back room had sprits because a long time ago there was no bedroom there and it was a porch where people hung out. So,I feel like there are sprits around me and sometimes I feel isolated “cold spots” on parts of my arm or hand, and actually right now I am feeling it on my left elbow. Maybe its a spirit. I just wish I could communicate with them rather than just sense them.