Becoming aware of your spirit self is a knowing because when entering the spirit world and your secret space there is always someone there watching, moving , observing, creating with you,and that is your higher self.
You can be traveling in the spirit world down a road, before you are trees and flowers along the side of the road but there is light around you but you know that you did not bring a flashlight or light of any can with you. Where is this illumination coming from ? Our spirit or higher self.
This world reality teaches us that if I am in the kitchen cooking then I can not be in the bedroom making the bed. However one can be sleeping in or be awake and be in a different dimension at the sametime. Quantum mechanics helps to validate how this could be a real possibility.
When you go into the spirit world yourself is watching you in the physical world and waiting for you among others spirit entities.