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Learn How To Be More Intuitive With These Key Exercises

To listen to your intuition is a natural ability that allows you to perceive and understand information without relying on the reasoning or logical analysis of your conscious mind.

What does intuition feel like?

  • Intuition can feel different for different people, but some common descriptions of feeling intuition include the following: A gut feeling often manifests as a sensation in the pit of your stomach that you can't quite explain. A hunch is a feeling that shows up as a sudden insight or idea that seems to come out of nowhere. Intuition can feel like you just know something without being able to explain how you know it. Intuition can also manifest as a feeling of resonance or alignment with a particular person, idea, or situation. Conversely, your intuition can alert you to potential danger and manifests as a feeling of discomfort, unease, or a sense that something is off.
Learn how to be more intuitive

Before I show you how to be more intuitive go through this list of the common signs for natural intuition. Check yourself against these traits first, then proceed with the following exercises in developing intuition.

Naturally intuitive people will:

  • Trust Their Gut Feeling: People who are intuitive often pay attention to their gut instincts and inner voice when making decisions, even if it contradicts logic or conventional wisdom. We have a deep sense of knowing what feels right and what doesn't. On a scale of 1/10 for trusting your gut feelings where are you now?

  • Are Highly Empathetic: Intuitive individuals tend to be highly empathetic and can sense the emotions of others. We have a natural ability to connect with people and can often read between the lines in conversations, being more sensitive to nonverbal cues. We pick up on subtle changes in body language, tone of voice, or the energy or vibe of a room or environment. With this extrasensory ability you can sense danger, opportunities, or insights that others might miss. On a scale of 1/10 for being empathetic where are you now?

  • Have Vivid Dreams: Intuitive people often have vivid dreams that provide them with insight or guidance. We also have strong intuition that guides them towards certain decisions in their dreams. Often experiencing lucid dreaming, where they are aware that they are dreaming and can control the dream's outcome. On a scale of 1/10 for having vivid dreams where are you now?

  • Are Good At Problem Solving: Natural intuitives tend to be great problem solvers, as we can see beyond the surface level of a situation and identify the root cause of the problem. On a scale of 1/10 for problem solving where are you now?

  • Are Open-Minded: People who are intuitive tend to be more open-minded and receptive to new ideas. We are comfortable with uncertainty and are willing to explore the unknown. Another aspect of being intuitively open-minded is that we are not afraid to challenge our own beliefs and are always seeking to learn and grow. On a scale of 1/10 for being open-minded where are you now?

  • Are Creative: Intuitive people often have a strong creative side and may be drawn to artistic pursuits like music, writing, or painting. This imaginative mind tends to illuminate patterns and connections between seemingly unrelated things, which can lead to insights and innovative ideas. On a scale of 1/10 for creativity where are you now?

  • Have A Strong Sense Of Purpose: Having a "sense of mission" or a "sense of calling" means that we can intuitively feel a strong and compelling sense of direction or purpose in life and are motivated by a desire to make a positive impact on the world. Intuitive people who feel that their lives have meaning and significance, are willing to work hard and make sacrifices to achieve their goals. This can be a powerful source of motivation, inspiration, and fulfillment in life. On a scale of 1/10 for the sense of purpose where are you now?

  • Have A Curious Mind: Intuitive people are often curious about the mysteries of life, and we are often drawn to spiritual or mystical practices. Some may also have a deep interest in psychology, philosophy, or other fields that explore the nature of consciousness and reality. On a scale of 1/10 for curiosity where are you now?

  • Experience Synchronicities: Intuitive people may notice a series of meaningful coincidences or synchronicities in their life that seem to be guiding them or sending them a message. We usually feel a sense of serendipity and tend to go with the flow knowing we are intuitively in tune with life in general. On a scale of 1/10 for experiencing synchronicity where are you now?

So, how did you rate yourself with these nine facets of intuition? Make a note in your journal now so that you can compare yourself again after practicing these exercises in developing intuition.

Here's How To Be More Intuitive

  • Practice Mindfulness: Mindfulness can help you become more aware of your thoughts, feelings, and surroundings. This awareness can help you recognize patterns and connections that you may not have noticed before.

  • Trust Your Gut: If you have a feeling or hunch about something, don't ignore it. Trust your instincts even if they don’t seem to make logical sense.

  • Practice Active Listening: Listen to your own thoughts and feelings, as well as the thoughts and feelings of others. This can help you develop empathy and become more attuned to the needs, feelings, and intentions of others, which can help you build stronger, more fulfilling personal relationships.

  • Listen To Your Inner Voice: Pay attention to your inner voice. Often, our intuition speaks to us through our emotions, feelings, or bodily sensations. Learn to listen to your intuition. Learn to recognize these messages so you can consider and trust them better.

  • Observe Patterns: Look for patterns in your life or in the world around you. This can help you make connections and recognize patterns that can aid in the development of intuition.

  • Keep A Journal: Write down your thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Take time to reflect on your journal entries. This can help you gain clarity and deepen your understanding of your own thoughts and feelings as well as help you identify patterns and themes in your life, which can be a strong source of intuitive guidance.

  • Meditate: Meditation can help you quiet your mind and develop a sense of inner peace. This can create space for intuitive insights to emerge.

  • Pay Attention To Your Dreams: Dreams can provide powerful insights and guidance. Keep a dream journal and pay attention to recurring symbols and themes.

  • Spend Time In Nature: Spending time in nature can help you connect with and follow your intuition by fostering a sense of calm and clarity. Because if you're feeling anxiety, stress or are overwhelmed in some way this can be particularly helpful.

  • Engage In Creative Activities: Engage in activities such as painting, drawing, writing, dancing, or music can help you tap into your intuition by accessing the subconscious mind. This can help you develop a deeper understanding of yourself and your intuitive impulses. These activities can help you tap into your subconscious and develop your intuition.

  • Practice Intuitive Decision-Making: When faced with a decision, rather than reaching out to your favorite psychic, try to trust your own initial instinct or gut feeling. This can be particularly helpful in situations where you don't have all the information you need to make a rational decision. This can help you become more comfortable with listening to your intuition and can also help you refine it over time.

Learning how to be more intuitive is a gradual process. Practice will require patience and persistence. By incorporating some of these strategies into your daily life, you can start to cultivate a greater sense of awareness and you will be more able to trust your instincts and inner guidance.

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