30 Signs You're Not Dramatic — You're Clairsentient

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Clairsentients have the psychic ability to sense and connect to the world around us. 

According to Merriam-Webster, the meaning of clairsentience is an ability to perceive things that are not normally perceivable. 

Clairsentients have a knowing clear feeling that they may not be able to explain, but it is overwhelmingly true. They feel energy, people's emotional state, and physical feelings.

Clairsentience is often compared to the abilities of an empath, but there is a distinct difference. 

While empaths are sensitive to other people's emotions and energies, clairsentients can also analyze these emotions. Clairsentience is the ability to sense other people. 

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So, if you do find that you are clairsentient, then you need to figure out the best ways for you to protect yourself from being overly affected by the world's energies around you. 

Are you clairsentient? Signs to watch for to see if you have clairsentient abilities:

1. You are very conscious of all the energies around you.

2. People might describe you as highly sensitive and empathetic. 

3. Emotionally sappy movies leave you crying. 

4. History really gets your attention because you find it interesting that there is so much to where we have come from. 

5. You are very picky about who you hang out with because you like to pick people who do not drain you emotionally

6. It's hard for you to be in darkness and in cluttered spaces because they hold heavier energy.

7. You have great instincts that keep you out of trouble because you can easily see other people's intentions. 

8. It's easy for you to tell if the people close to you are having a bad day.

9. Empathy is your strong suit and you are very compassionate so you don't hesitate to help other people heal. 

10. You can easily tell when people are lying or telling the truth. 

11. You cannot shop at thrift stores, antique stores, or flea markets because each object holds the energy of the people who have owned the objects before and clairsentients can pick up on those energies. 

12. You listen to your strong gut feelings. 

13. Meditation is something you easily do to center yourself and it helps you handle your body's responses to the energies you are constantly feeling.

14. Little things can trigger strong feelings within you and you cannot ignore these feelings. 

15. It's easy for you to discern the actual cause of someone's problems. 

16. You also have a great sense of taste and smell because you are so in tune with the energies around you.

17. Clairsentients are at peace with death and are open to what's to come. 

18. You are plagued by random emotional mood swings.

19. You probably feel like you have actually been touched by non-physical energy. 

20. You feel drained of energy after you are around people. 

21. You avoid the news because it makes you very emotional and upset.

22. It's easy for you to tell when the temperature fluctuates in a room.

23. Clairsentients can also read the energies of animals. 

24. You can easily pick up on tense situations and avoid them. 

25. Physically and emotionally you can feel other people's pain. 

26. Your third eye sometimes tingles making you realize that it is activating. 

27. You may have had some spiritual experiences that you cannot explain in your life. 

28. Because you are so in tune with your body, you know when something is wrong. 

29. You get goosebumps for no reason but it just means that something has startled your energy field. 

30. You can also tell when the energy shifts and you can describe what the energy actually feels like.

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These are examples of how being clairsentient can affect you: 

1. It makes you an intuitive parent.

As a clairsentient, when they become a new parent, they have the ability to feel what their children need, as we all know that babies cannot just tell us. So, being able to understand what your baby needs is a relief.

This would be like a mom knowing which cry means what. But don't let this good thing fool you, being clairsentient can sometimes make a person feel paranoid and overbearing on their children. 

2. You need healthy ways to channel your emotions.

Being a yoga and meditation master or instructor is a great way for clairsentient to channel their emotions and their connections to other people's emotions. They can help someone flow and work through their negative emotions, stress, and anxieties.

They can teach their students to feel the emotions that they are having. This is a great way to utilize their clairsentient abilities for the better.

3. You might have trouble removing yourself from others' emotions.

For example, if you are a therapist, you want to be able to connect with your patients on an emotional level. But sometimes, having a deep connection with other people's feelings can be a downfall.

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When a person is a therapist, they have to remain objective and not take on other people's situations and emotions. But if a clairsentient becomes a therapist, they will be sensing and feeling all of the emotions that their patients are feeling. This could make them become biased to the situation and it can quickly overwhelm them.

So, when it comes to highly emotional situations that involve many people, being clairsentient will make it hard to explain their own feelings because they are overpowered by everyone else's.

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Emily Francos is a writer who covers relationships, pop culture, and news topics.