Movies like the Exorcist, A Haunting in Connecticut and the Exorcism of Emily Rose tell the stories of people who, against their will, have been possessed by spirits. Stories about such spirit activity are frightening. But, in many ways, the scariest thing about these stories is the utter unpredictability and randomness of the spirit possession; it seems that it could happen to anyone.
Scary, yes! But in reality, you have much more power than you may think, because spirit possession is not a truly random occurrence. There has to be a specific set of circumstances in place; usually itís that someoneís energy field has been weakened through some sort of trauma, which makes them vulnerable and unaware.
Sometimes when a person dies, fear or disbelief keeps them from crossing over into the light. This person may have unfinished business, or may be afraid of leaving familiar territory, or in fact, they may not even know they are dead. They become a phantom of who they used to be, a ghost in need of an energy source.
Most spirits are attracted to the light of the living, and spirit attachment occurs when a ghost, or spirit, can find a way to attach to an available source of light.
The living are at their most vulnerable when their energy field is weak. Under normal circumstances, the energy field is strong enough that most people wonít even notice the presence of earthbound spirits. But if placed under enough stress, the energy field can develop openings, or gaps, that make spirit attachment much easier.
Signs of spirit attachment can include listlessness, lethargy, depression, impatience, sleeplessness, nightmares, a change in eating habits, and in fact, such drastic personality changes that friends and loved ones will notice. (Naturally, should you develop any of these symptoms, itís always a very good idea to visit your family doctor.)
To keep your energy field strong and clear, and prevent the likelihood of spirit attachment, follow these simple steps:
Eat healthy and drink plenty of water
Avoid drugs and alcohol (never go off prescribed medicines unless your doctor gives the okay)
Get plenty of rest
Avoid negative people and places when you can
Keep a positive attitude
Spend time in nature
Develop a daily practice that reduces stress
Stay grounded and centered
Get plenty of play-time
Step out of your comfort zone
These practices are necessary for a healthy mind and spirit, and allow you to express the brightest version of your Self. Not only will they help you to avoid the attachments of unwanted spirits, but they will rejuvenate you, body and soul, allowing you to move ever forward into the next grandest version of your life.