Photograph by Angelica Portales.
Definition of intuition………
What is intuition I hear you ask, well its definition in the free dictionary is :
1. The faculty of knowing or understanding something without reasoning or proof.
2. An impression or insight gained by the use of this faculty: “I had this intuition you would come here just after the rain broke” (Carson McCullers).
In plain terms the knowing of something, a hunch,it can be sometimes thought of as a magical phenomenon but actually intuition is based on our past experiences and knowledge and is basically our subconscious communicating with us.
So perhaps its best not to get things out of context when using your gut feelings well at least with things we aren’t as familiar with but its not as crazy as some will have you think….
Using your gut feelings!
I personally use my intuition on a regular bases, its my sixth sense and many times it has proven to be the right decision…..
When meeting someone for the first time we all make those first impression judgements but often looks can decive more than feelings.
Think back to maybe an instance where you take a different route home and discover later you missed a dreadful accident, or even an erge to ring someone and then discovering they are unwell or were in need of your help. These experiences are all when you have used your intuitive sense.
Intuition isn’t something just certain people can use, we all have it, only after time and because of society we forget how to tune in……
This is taken from “Forbes” and explains how crucial leaders nowadays also use intuitive thinking, really interesting……
Intuitive thinking is the ability to take what you may sense or perceive to be true and, without knowledge or evidence, appropriately factor it in to the final decision.
Until recently, most leaders could get by with critical and implementation thinking. But in today’s hyper-fast world, conceptual, innovative and intuitive thinking have becoming increasingly important, especially in industries where frenetic change represents the rule rather than the exception.
Ideas to awaken your intuition.
It doesn’t have to be anything too deep just a clearing of your mind.
Try laying somewhere warm and comfortable put some calming music on if it helps.
Start by releasing the tense in your body, move each part of body, individually shake them then relax until you are completely still. Realising your mind is still try to clear your thoughts.
2. Trusting your feelings and listening to your mind, things you are sure of, you’ll use your gut feelings probably quite regularly without realising, so listen and watch and take note of those heighten senses, whether a feeling in your tummy. Or even a sensation in your body and when you need a sixth sense in a different situation try and tap into past experience.
3. Dreams are powerful they are our subconscious communicating so try and listen and decipher intent and tune into deeper senses.
Lastly don’t be afraid to go with what feels right, we only use 10% of our brain capacity so really there is so much more we could use…..
Do you have any interesting intuitive stories to share, I’d love to hear them or just your thoughts on gut feelings ~ for or against?
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