Acting on intuition is the key to survival. I remember reading the book, “The Gift of Fear” years ago. I had picked up the book thinking the title was catchy. Totally prepared for feeling more afraid, I settled into the book. Wow, was I surprised. I found myself feeling less and less afraid because the book basically taught me to trust my gut and to act on it.
Why I question my intuition is a mystery to me really. I work on trusting my intuition every day and truthfully, I’m not sure if I’ll ever trust my gut instinct 100%.
My body knows what it needs. If I recognize that, and if I allow it to communicate, AND I ask for help, I move forward. But first, it’s very important to recognize myself as a source of information that I can trust.
Here are a couple of interesting articles from the University of Minnesota and Psychology Today about intuition: