Relax totally if possible, be in a good mood/higher plane. A quick direct message maybe better if you don't know them well. The righteous, are more in tune with others feelings and always does better at transportation of thoughts i.e.
Intuitiveness can be at either end; are you doing something you shouldn't can harm the relationship (like, trust or, just paying games.) The healthier, older, wiser, experienced, and the more in tune with your spirit the better you'll be at this.
Mutual intelligence on the same plane may help
if they don't like or trust you...?
NEXT, C A L M D O WN
What are you listening to? Watch background noise!
TUNE INTO YOUR SECRET_SACRED GARDEN (I use to work in a music store and the own would say, would you turn the edge off the music? As, I worked there quite some time I got to know what he meant.) Even TV news broadcast can be edgy music or a bit irritating as you develop an ear.
Relatives or spirit of the dead family ancestor's may come in as they, if your receptive, may want to communicate. I had many experience in this doing genealogy work. You can rebuke anyone live or deceased.
Their are people I don't want to read!