Remote viewing is a tool you can use to improve your life. It is a tool that must be earned on a regular basis with practice and fine-tuned by honorable use. It is not glamorous, not a particularly exciting process to go through, not something to pick up when the rare mood strikes you, or a useless star-streaked ride through wondrous astral planes. Perception based remote viewing is an attention management skill.
Remote viewing can be used to find out just about anything. The most practical way to spend your time in session is to discover information that will help improve your life, and perhaps the lives of others. Sure you could attempt to find out if you should keep seeing some guy, or when the next big earthquake is going to occur, but you could also find out your next best employment opportunity; or what you should be doing to obtain optimum health; perhaps even work with others to find missing children and assist in their recovery; or discover the method to develop the next bestselling widget to help improve the quality of a sick person’s life half way around the world.
People have all kinds of wild ideas about what a session might look like. It is not meant to appear “artistic” or feel “other worldly” but is more a data gathering function that results in a simple diagram with simple shapes and words that help describe what is going on. Most people that start out only have simple lines, angles, circles, rectangles and motion indicators, and some basic words that help describe what they are seeing (and that’s the way it should be when you first get started.)
You spend roughly 45 minutes sitting still in a chair, recording your perceptions in a very orderly way. It’s quite boring to watch and most serious remote viewers want to be alone while they do this to avoid distractions showing up in session (except for those that use a monitor as is the case with some CRV based methods).
There is a wealth of information hidden in simplicity. I have known quite a number of non-remote viewers who seem put off by the S.T. (site template) of a session, the final result of the data gathered. It may not look like much, or just come off as a jumble of simple drawings surrounded by words with nothing immediately standing out as anything of interest. Once you have learned the basics of remote viewing, it becomes quite easy to read and have an idea of what is being portrayed, just as an electrician or architect can immediately make sense of blueprints.
It takes months or years of steady practice to walk into session day in and day out, able to draw and describe something in such great and accurate detail that anyone looking at an S.T., including the viewer, is almost always able to name it and explain what is going on or what is the significance of that object.
If you are in search of an unknown, as is often the case with a cue (like a question, a set of words) based remote viewing assignment, you may feel lost at first when trying to make sense of the final product. Greater understanding often is gleaned by providing yourself with feedback: by viewing the photo or reading the cue. It is then that two and two make four. Even with simple photos provided after the completion of a practice session, there are often a number of “aha” moments. It’s these moments that help us to improve.
For group projects only certain data is relied upon: that which repeats itself over at least 2 remote viewer’s sessions for the same assignment. Through trials it has been shown that information gathered in this way approaches 100% accuracy. If you complete a session twice, (preferably blind to the fact that you are completing the same session an additional time) you can usually take the data that repeats and rely on that to help you make decisions. Of course, common sense should always prevail.
There are simple techniques you can use when setting up your “blind assignment basket” so that you can complete a session on the same assignment twice and not know that you are doing so. This is a slower way of gathering information, but also results in the ability to keep an important project private as well as knowing which information gathered is most reliable.
There are many misconceptions about what remote viewing is and what it is related to in application, form and function. Perception remote viewing is not channeling or meditation or happens as a result of emptying your mind or relaxing or listening to sound, nor is it dowsing or astral projection. No amount of supplements, mantras or subliminal tapes are going to make you able to RV or cause you to have a spontaneous “RV experience” or improve the quality of your work. Only practice, observation and following protocol will cause you to improve. In terms of practicality, it is worlds away from the value astrology reports or tarot card readings can provide (I used to be paid to do both, but have completely quit them).
On a side note… I was very “oh look a squirrel” before I began and would want to scrap sessions left and right for the first six months because I was realizing I had so much brain chatter it was hard to focus. I worked through it and just kept practicing. Now it’s easier for me to focus even when I’m not in session.
I have posted a sample remote viewing practice session to give you a taste of what to expect should you be interested in learning remote viewing.
Remote viewing requires a commitment to yourself. You must also know why, deep down inside you want to learn and why you want to have this skill at your disposal. You don’t have to have romantic notions of changing the world, but you have to believe yourself and have a strong conviction that keeps you going when times get tough.The easiest part of remote viewing is learning the basic rules. If you are not sure yet if remote viewing is right for you, I suggest just jumping in and learn the basics, while letting yourself know it’s fine if you want to pull back after your initial training to evaluate if this is something you want to be a part of your life, to integrate into your own being, like any other skill or hobby. That time after someone learns to go through the motions and can stumble through a complete session is when a large majority of people either decide they love it or can leave it. The water’s warm, so pull up your skivvies and take the plunge. You won’t melt, I promise.
If you have questions, want to learn more about the subject in general or would like help getting started I do offer some free training and provide free practice photo assignments. I also extend confidential assistance with blind pools, cuing, basic project management and analysis for the novice and experienced remote viewer. We are all here to help each other, just email via the contact form on about.me.