If there’s one crucial lesson I can share with you about success and attaining what you want, it’s learning to tune in to your intuition. It’s the most important tool you have at your reach to know the path you’re navigating is the right one. Sometimes, it can feel a bit difficult to decipher between what your gut is telling you to do and what others are telling you to do. When a big decision is being met, it can feel somewhat overwhelming in that there are a lot of voices playing into the game.

But that little feeling that’s telling you to take a certain path is actually your intuition speaking up and letting you know what to do. From big, significant decisions to the smallest daily decisions, your intuition can help guide you in ways you never knew possible. Breaking through the noise and learning to listen to that little voice is challenging sometimes, but you can always trust yourself. If you’re struggling with this, no worries – it happens to everyone. Here’s some ideas for how and why to learn to listen to your intuition – it won’t steer you wrong.

Loren Ridinger 2016

Learning to Listen to Your Intuition

When you know deep down it’s time to walk away from certain people. There are people out there you know in your gut are the wrong people for you to be spending time with. And your intuition will tell you that without even thinking twice. But, it’s also easy to feel very torn over this. You may be trying to get ahead at the office, so you’re hanging with a certain crowd, but at the same time – when they talk about others or play office politics, you know deep down they really aren’t for you. THAT’s your intuition telling you it’s time to move on.

When you choose one path, but you know you should have chosen another. Sometimes decisions plague us – even the smallest ones. But, learning how to navigate the decision process to follow exactly what your gut is telling you will get you from a to b without too many stumbling blocks along the way. This goes for anything from life-changing decisions to which freeway to take during morning traffic. You may know which one will get you to the office on time, but you choose to take a different one because it has a better view. Your intuition said, I need this beautiful view today. And, you know what – that’s OK. It works for you.

Being honest with yourself is half the battle. Want to follow your intuition? Start by being honest with yourself about what that is. Have you stayed in a bad relationship way too long even though you know, deep down it’s time to go? Have you stayed at a certain job simply because you’re afraid of the change and pressure involved in going somewhere new? Have you let your role as mom or caregiver completely take over your days even when you know you need more? Facing the facts and getting honest with yourself will allow you to see clearly and through the fog – just you and your intuition. Honesty is always the best policy, especially with yourself.

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No matter where you are on this road of life, you’re going to be faced with decisions every single day. Sometimes it’s as simple as should I turn right or left and sometimes it’s as complicated as moving on from a long-term relationship. Whatever the case may be, staying the course with your intuition should never be doubted – trusting yourself is a lifelong practice that you’ll never regret. Will you be able to start making some of these changes in your life to let your intuition lead the way?

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