1- Don't assume everything you see or hear is a ghost. If you assume everything is a ghost. You will walk around your home in fear.
2- Don't yell, provoke or scream at the spirit that could be in your home. It may make things worse.
3- Don't attempt to do your own investigation. Leave that to experienced investigators or ghost hunters. Spirits can become attached to you and then things will most certainly go downhill.
4-Don't ignore that you have a spirit. Ignoring it, won't make the problem go away.
5- If someone in your home says they saw a ghost, and you don't believe in ghosts. Don't minimize their experience, what they experienced feels real to them.
1- Do be a good witness. If unusual things keep happening in your home. Keep a journal of these events. Be sure to include dates and times, other witnesses and what happened. This can be helpful if you have to call in professional paranormal investigators.
2- Do be brave. You do not want to be a victim of circumstance, after all, it's your home.
3- If you do think you have a ghost. It's important to be respectful. Not all spirits are evil. In fact, most spirits are not.
4- Do be reasonable and rationale, attempt to explain unusual events if you can, by natural means.
5- Lastly, do seek help from someone experienced and trained to deal with the paranormal.
Director & Founder
Thames Society of Paranormal Investigations