Intuition and why you should listen to your feelings

Ignore your intuition at your peril

Listening to your intuition requires a measure of quiet self-awareness.  In the past have I ignored my intuition to later realise that I should have listened to this quiet inner feeling. I now understand that my head can only assimilate part of a situation. Whereas my intuition can assemble a fuller picture of the world around you.

Something is not quite right

I see many families where the mother feels that “something is not quite right” about her school-aged child, but the father would prefer to wait for proof that something is wrong. If the father prevails, the family will disappear, often to return many years later when the proof has arrived. This is sad both for me, the parents and the child because it is always easier, faster and cheaper to intervene early. We could have avoided years of struggle for the child, if the mother had prevailed. While it is never too late to address the sensory causes of a learning difficulty, to delay in the hope that the child will grow out of it is in my view a risky strategy.


Intuition allows us to interact with the body field of others interacting with me. It can see past the projected image of a car salesman keen to close the deal with you. I suggest that most women and children have more strongly developed intuition than us more cerebral males.

Listen to your mate

How many times have I heard my best mate say, “I don’t feel so good about this.” At this point, I have the choice to follow my head with its prodigious thinking or to listen to and plug into my own inner whisper. Sometimes there is a stark contrast between what is felt and what is thought. Therein lies the dilemma – the mismatch between the head and the heart!

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