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Paranormal Activity: The Different Types Of Hauntings

Every haunting is a unique sitituation with its own unique set of circumstances, causes, and methods needed to remedy that situation, if a remedy is possible.

With hauntings accuring all around the world and the growing interest to further understand the mysteries surrounding such occurrences, below is a beneficial guide to help shine a light into the unseen realms of these mystifying occurrences.

Different Types of Hauntings

When it comes to the various types of hauntings, intent and pattern of activity are two very helpful factors in determining what exactly is transpiring. With intent usually falling under one of two categories, those being benevolent or malevolent.

Benevolent- Well meaning, good natured, kindly.

Malevolent- Malicious, hostile, wishing to impose negative onto another.

Discerning which catergory your haunting falls within will help to not only better understand the situation at hand but also the wise next steps to take in regards to its nature. It is possible to live happily with the precence of a benevolent spirit yet it is alwasys important to keep an eye on and monitor the activity occurring. Generally this can be done by 'feeling out' the situation over a period of time to better determine which activity is more present.

Common Benevolent Hauntings

Residual Haunting- These hauntings are the left over subconscious impressions from a power experience. The experience could have been either happy or traumatic but the energy at the time of its occurrence left an imprint with the episode replaying itself over and over leaving many individual experiencing its byproduct. Residual hauntings are actually quite common with the more subtle energies of these events often going unnoticed.

Signs & Symptoms

Often hearing time period related music, sounds, or noises. This can include gunshot sounds, screaming, dancing, laughter, ect

Often smelling particular scents that resonate with the event including perfume/tobacco

Seeing glimpse of particular parts of the traumatic event that had occurred including people

Trickster Spirits- These are the masciouvous spirits that like to play (often) harmless tricks and games usually for their own amusement. These spirits can include fairies, larvae, and a variety of others. Generlly they will misplace items, trick you into thinking your communicating with your crossed over grandma or other things that may make you feel like your are loosing your mind. Depending upon how grounded you are will depend upon how much they get away with.

Positive Familiar Spirits- Spirits falling under this category encompass your spirit guides, crossed over loved ones, and animal familiar spirits. Though not techinquily a haunting they do let their presence be know and often in a loving and peaceful way, whether threw a light breeze of air, a gentle nudge, particular thought, random song, or an item of significance just showing up. These signs are generally always accompanied with a soft and gentle feeling or a sensation of love and peace but never freighting.

Earthbound Spirits- These are for the most part the commonly termed 'ghosts' we are oh so familiar with. With most of these spirits being human in nature they are usually lost, confussed, or afraid to go into the light. Often many of their earthly desires still keeping them attached to this plane. Though some are rather harmless, many are not and would benefit from the help of being crossed over.

Signs & Symptoms

Cold spots and sensations

Feeling uneasy or being watched