This New Thinking Allowed “Video Nugget” has been excerpted from a longer video interview with Miranda Alcott titled “Listening to Animals” in which Miranda describes how each animal species has a unique culture. Animals can communicate with us, and can even teach us, if we are willing to quiet our minds, let go of our preconceptions and listen. This often comes naturally to children. In fact, sometimes children experience communication from animals as an imaginary playmate. Animals can also communicate through visual imagery and energetic patterns akin to what is sometimes thought of as the “aura”. When opening up to communication with animals, it is very important to develop a sense of inner self-trust. She claims that we all, subconsciously, use telepathy throughout the day.