by Bob Olson, BestPsychicDirectory.com, BestPsychicMediums.com & AfterlifeTV.com A spirit guide is a spirit on the spiritual plane who guides a spirit having a human experience on the physical plane. In simpler words, a spirit guide is a spiritual being who is guiding a human being. Getting much deeper in definition, a spirit guide is the… read more
Which Religion Is Closest To The Truth?
By Bob Olson There is no direct answer to this question, although I wish I could give you one. What I can tell you is that every religion that promotes love over all else has got that part right. In all my work with mediums and channelers, I’ve never had a person in spirit tell… read more
Do We Continue Our Spiritual Growth In The Spirit World?
By Bob Olson We most certainly continue our spiritual growth in the spirit world. Spirits often talk about it when conveying messages through psychic mediums. Channelers speak of it. And it was evident in my own Life Between Life regressions. We grow by going to school. We grow by teaching others. We grow by guiding souls having… read more
Will I Always Be With My Loved Ones In The Afterlife?
By Bob Olson Life in the spirit world isn’t all that different than life here in the physical world in terms of being with our loved ones. The most wonderful part about spirit life is that all we have to do is ask in our minds to be with someone and we are with them…. read more
What Determines How & When We Die?
By Bob Olson There are multiple factors that determine how and when we die. I’ll explain five of them here. The first factor is our pre-birth choices regarding what we came into this lifetime to accomplish. PRE-BIRTH CHOICES: Picture yourself as a soul in the spirit world (before you are born) getting together with your… read more
How Can I Help My Loved One Transition To The Afterlife?
What can I do to help my loved one’s transition into the spirit world? By Bob Olson Our loved ones don’t “need” our assistance when crossing over to the other side. The process happens unconsciously and instinctively, just like birth yet even more flawlessly. While we humans have learned to control the birth process in… read more
What Happens To People Who Are Sedated By Morphine When They Die?
By Bob Olson The only thing that changes when people are sedated by morphine or other drugs while dying is that they might not be awake to have a deathbed vision. Deathbed visions are when loved ones in spirit visit a dying person days or hours before their death in order to welcome them back… read more
Will I Be Able To Communicate With The Living After I Die?
By Bob Olson You will certainly be able to communicate with the living while in spirit, although the messages are subtler than the direct communication we know as humans. I recall more than one time after my father died, for example, that the room I was in suddenly filled with the scent of lilacs, even… read more
What Happens When A Person Dies At Such An Early Age That They Don’t Have Any Deceased Loved Ones In Spirit To Greet Them?
By Bob Olson There are always people in spirit to greet us regardless of how many family members or friends in our life have died before us. For one, the spirit world is home to us, so we know a lot more people in spirit than we’ll ever know in our human life. Don’t forget… read more
Do We Instantly Know That We’re Dead When We Die?
By Bob Olson The simple answer is that some know instantly and some figure it out rather quickly. In cases where people first have an out-of-body experience and are looking down from above at their body, there is sometimes a bit of a surprise at seeing their lifeless body. Yet this surprise doesn’t last long,… read more
My Loved One Was Talking Or Seeing Someone In Spirit Hours Before He Died. What Was Happening?
By Bob Olson It’s common that dying people are welcomed by their loved ones in spirit days or hours before their death. These experiences are known as “deathbed visions.” In most deathbed visions, the dying person will see or hear (often both) their deceased loved ones on the other side. Some describe this experience as… read more
If Our Brain Is Dead, How Can We Be Conscious After Death?
By Bob Olson Contrary to common belief, our minds are not an aspect of our brains. No doctor or scientist has ever dissected a brain and found the mind, otherwise known as consciousness. This is why many people who have had near-death experiences (and were determined to be brain dead at a hospital) were able… read more
Will I Remember Who I Am And What I’m Like Afterlife Going To The Afterlife?
By Bob Olson You will definitely remember everything about your life in the spirit world, even more than you might want to remember. Everything that you ever say, do or think is recalled, mostly due to a process we go through upon our entry back into the spirit world known as our “life review.” While… read more
Do We Continue To Feel Our Pain, Sickness Or Sadness After Death?
By Bob Olson To be in spirit form means to be free of all physical suffering. This means we do not feel pain and all our maladies, injuries and deformities are healed, both physical and mental. This means that even depression, mania, dementia and retardation are nonexistent in spirit. As spirits, we are perfectly whole… read more
Is Death Dark?
By Bob Olson Some people might describe death as dark, but death is not dark in the way that we know darkness. In the darkness of our physical world, we can’t see anything—it is total blackness. As a result, our darkness can be frightening because we don’t know what is before us. Evidence indicates that… read more
Is Death Scary?
By Bob Olson Once again, while dying can be scary for most people due to fear of the unknown, death itself is not scary. Those who have died and returned to tell us about it say that they felt nothing but peace, warmth and inner peace during their near-death experience. Especially once we left the… read more
Is Death Painful?
By Bob Olson It’s important to make a distinction between the word “dying” and the word “death.” Dying can be painful. Death is not. Death is the state where you are physically dead but your consciousness survives. Many people who have died for a few seconds or minutes and then been revived have said that… read more
Who Will Greet Me In The Spirit World When I Die?
By Bob Olson All your deceased loved ones will greet you when you die, especially those you love and trust the most. For one reason, they want you to know you are safe. They don’t want you to feel any fear while your conscious mind shifts back to spiritual knowing. But this is of no… read more
Is My Deceased Father Aware Of His New Grandson?
My father died before I had my baby. Is Dad aware of his grandson? By Bob Olson If your father died before your baby was born, then your father knew your son before you did. So your son got to meet his grandfather and vice versa because they were in the spirit world together before… read more
Do I Need A Ghost Hunter To Remove Ghosts From My House?
by Bob Olson, BestPsychicDirectory.com, BestPsychicMediums.com & AfterlifeTV.com Considering that the only ghosts that might be at your house are either 1) spirits who are your loved ones and are trying to give you a sign that they are around or 2) energy imprints of some event that took place on your property (see question on… read more
Should I Protect Myself From Evil Spirits?
by Bob Olson, BestPsychicDirectory.com, BestPsychicMediums.com & AfterlifeTV.com There are no evil spirits. There are only evil people. Therefore, no, you don’t need to protect yourself from evil spirits because they don’t exist. The phrase “evil spirits” is actually an oxymoron. Spirits, which by definition means they have gone into the light of the afterlife, cannot… read more
What Are Hauntings?
by Bob Olson, BestPsychicDirectory.com, BestPsychicMediums.com & AfterlifeTV.com Hauntings are generally unexplained paranormal phenomena. It could be that someone has seen a vision of some sort, heard an unexplainable noise, or has claimed to see a chair move or a door close without cause. This question leads us back to the subject of ghosts, because there… read more
What Do We Do In The Spirit World?
By Bob Olson There is no one answer to this question. You’d have to ask individual people in spirit what they do in the afterlife for a definitive answer, but there are some common things that people in spirit have mentioned to give you an idea. When you die and cross over to the other… read more
Are We Judged Or Punished For Our Wrongdoings When We Arrive In The Afterlife?
By Bob Olson The short answer is no, we are not judged or punished for our wrongdoings in the way most people expect. However, there is also no escaping things we did or said that brought pain, fear, harm or suffering to another. One of the events we experience upon our arrival back home in… read more
Poem for Parents Who Are Grieving the Loss of a Child
by Bob Olson When I was a young man, my 5-year-old cousin, Matthew, was hit by a car and died. I rushed to the hospital when I got the news of the accident. After the doctor delivered the news that Matthew had passed, he asked if anyone in the waiting room wanted to see Matthew’s body…. read more