I grew up taking on a scientific approach to problem solving. The power of deductive reasoning seemed to work the majority of the time. I always thought it was odd that people lived on the edge or winged it, and then things would go their way. I got a whiff of the “gut feeling” occasionally, but never considered it to be part of the formula of decision making. It wasn’t until recently that following my intuition became part of my daily routine.
Personally, we’ve had people that we have relied upon, but were the biggest flakes. I will say that as we get older, the easier it is to read people and situations. So is it truly a gut feeling or the sub conscience utilizing previous experiences to help make good decisions?
I think if it’s a life or death situation, your body will definitely take over. However, this is a rare situation so I’m swaying towards it being a balance of your body physically telling you something, and your sub conscience weighing in as well.
And this brings me to my point- I believe you have to be receptive to utilizing your intuition for this to work. This includes living in the moment which ultimately leads to being passionate about your life.
Call to action: Are you being mindful and listening to what your intuition is telling you?