Infjs And Esp: Are We Crazy Or Are We Like Some Kind Of X-men?Really curious to get some thoughts from other INFJ's out there on this.
I'll start with myself. I'm an agnostic spiritualist. I love reading about any and all religions, and I frequent churches, synagogues, temples, and when a can, a few mosques. While I believe my personal beliefs align with paganism, I can't help but approach religion academically. It's fascinating to read and to know, but whether or not I have that 'faith gene'.. is debatable.
Though I'm the pagan one, my christian co workers are possibly more spiritual than I. Not to sound condescending, but I interpret a lot of what they say as false readings. They make all kinds of claims about moving energy here or there, 'feeling' other people, and waving crystals around.
Simultaneously I know I shouldn't knock them because I too have had ...experiences. I can inexplicably sync up with very close friends or pets. I don't consider it to be a psychic connection, but I often know what people and animals are thinking before they declare it or react. My best friend (a fellow co worker) and I have synced up so well, we work on design projects but rarely dialogue. We just intuitively know what the other one wants done. We show up in the same places without planning it, because we just know the other person will arrive shortly. I've been accused of being a 'horse whisperer ' because I ride my horse bare back and bridle-less around our farm and out in public, but really, ... it's just an elementary connection for me. I get we INFJs can make unusual (but cool) connections. So I was testing the waters with my new INFJ friend the other day...and um.. sent him a bump.
Please don't laugh, or judge, this is difficult for me to verbalize. I don't know if I just have an overactive imagination, or if what I feel is actually legitimate. But I can 'call people' to me, without a phone. Many times, it works. What I call a 'bump' .... I focus on that person and visualize them clearly in my minds eye. I can clearly see in my minds eye sending them a blast of air, my favorite element. A bump. A friendly nudge. I figured, oh, well if he's a real INFJ, he'll get that. Instantaneously after that I felt blasted by something. I got very dizzy just sitting in my computer chair, it actually felt for a second like I was in a small collision. Not kidding, just randomly got dizzy and about fell out of my chair. Could have been my imagination, but for a second I didn't feel like I was the only one in my apartment. Or like some way I had been violated.
Next day I get a text from my new INFJ friend. Asking very awkwardly if I had sent him any 'energy' last night, ...and if I got what he sent back.
Oh man. Heebie jeebies. This is an experience I just can't rationalize. I feel even more alien or crazy just admitting this. What do you INFJ's think? Has this happened to you guys before? I would be thrilled/ so relieved/ confused. :P What are the scientific possibilities here? Could our brains/ bodies emit waves of energy that we simply haven't measured detected yet? Or is there some big guy upstairs controlling an all power switch board? Maybe I do have an over active imagination. Open to anything. Very shy about opening up about this, please be kind.
FewWords 22-25, F 7 Responses 2 Oct 9, 2012