Intuition—a faculty most of us value, many of us have developed, and some of us work with professionally. Especially for those of us who work as professional intuitives or use it in our healing work, intuition’s value to us is so great that it’s woven into the daily fabric of our lives so seamlessly that we don’t even consciously notice at times that we’re using it. We’ve learned that intuition has many benefits over and above the guidance it can give us when we’re looking for insight. It can strengthen […]
Many people have trouble, however, distinguishing their intuition from their own inner fears, wishful thinking and imagination. If this describes you, you’re probably asking: How do you know if your intuition is right?
As a psychiatrist I see many people with everything material they can ever want, and still they feel lost. What’s missing is a palpable connection with their intuitive voice, one that will always guide them in an empowered direction.
I’ve found people can sometimes confuse intuition with imagination or instinct. This article is meant to clear up any confusion you might have about the differences between these important concepts. Let’s start with instinct. Your instincts are your inherent genetic survival drives. All living creatures have some level of instincts, from the lowliest microbe to mankind. They do not require any intelligence, and they don’t involve any kind of inspired guidance from your Higher Self. Instincts are part of the basic drives wired into your physiology. Imagination, on the other […]
Asking questions is definitely a highly powerful way to request and receive intuitive guidance. Asking questions of your Higher Self, your unconscious mind, deities, or whatever powers you believe in, will sharpen and hone your intentions to receive guidance, and throw open the doors of your mind to receive it. Whenever you humbly and sincerely ask for help or guidance, you are signaling that you truly desire that help or guidance, and that you are willing and anxious to receive it into your heart and mind. As you might expect, […]
“How do I know it’s really my intuition talking? How do I know I’m not just making things up?” This is one of the biggest concerns many of you seem to have when it comes to accessing your own intuition. The fact is that our intuition is always “on.” It is constantly giving us information, every day of our lives. Imagine a radio music station, running quietly in the background, wherever you are, whatever you may be doing. The music is so omnipresent that you don’t even really hear it […]