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Intuitive Impressions – What they are and how to use them

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We’re bombarded with immense amounts of stimuli every day. From our phones, social media and computers to the millions of thoughts streaming through our heads, there is a constant barrage of information coming at us. With all these things competing for our attention, how does intuition get through?

More often than not, it doesn’t. Instead, it goes by unnoticed. This is why you may find it difficult to tap into your intuition. It’s not because it isn’t functioning. It’s because it’s getting lost in the shuffle of everyday life.

You can, however, learn to sift through the noise.

Just as a radio picks up a particular station, you can tune in to the signal of your inner guidance. A shift in awareness is all it takes. A shift in awareness, a little practice, and a better understanding of your intuitive impressions. Read More

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Intuition Tip: Strengthen your intuition by writing things down

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One of the most effective ways to strengthen your intuition is to write things down. As in, take notes. Very good notes.

Why? Because like a detective who’s trying to solve a mystery, when we keep track of our intuitive clues – all those hunches, gut feelings, synchronicities, dreams, or flashes of insight – we are better able connect the dots, see how things are connected, and make sense of it all.

But not only that. We also get a sense of how to actually use those clues to guide our actions and make positive changes in our lives. Certainly worth the few moments of time it takes to jot things down, don’t you think? Read More

How to Recognize Intuition

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Recognizing what is, and isn’t, intuition can sometimes be a bit tricky. How do you know when it’s really intuition? How do you know that it isn’t just all in your mind, or maybe just your imagination or wishful thinking?

Since intuition is often very subtle, it isn’t always that easy to tell the difference. Instead, we often dismiss intuitive impulses as nothing more than the chattering of the mind or a passing whimsy.

Or, on the other hand, we sometimes believe something is our intuition when it’s actually just a byproduct of underlying fear, desire, subconscious beliefs, or our ego.

So, how can you tell the difference? Here are some simple tips that can help. Read More