Cultivate Intuition

May 22, 2010 by  
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“The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it intuition or what you will, and the solution comes to you, and you don’t know how or why” – Albert Einstein

Intuition, sixth sense, gut feeling, is that ability to just ‘know’ about a situation, a decision or perhaps a person.

We have become so reliant on looking at the facts and the data rather than recognizing that little voice inside of us that we often end up dismissing it all together.

But intuition is our own and special way to size up a situation and move accordingly. The problem is our conscious mind (or ego) will always try to doubt the intuitive, with “it can’t be”, “what if” “but”.

So we need to slow down enough to really listen to what our gut feeling is trying to tell us and rather than shutting it down we need to encourage our intuition to speak free of our conscious fear based thoughts.   We need to learn to trust ourselves.

So how can we do that?  Below are a few suggestions:

1 – Have a an open mind

2 – Trust what comes to you

3 – Notice connections and coincidences

4 – Integrate your impressions before making decisions

Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way.  ~Florence Scovel Shinn

Have a intuition filled day!

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