Navigating My Intuition
Do you remember how I mentioned learning the language my intuition was speaking in my post last week? There was a time when reading my intuition was as easy and simple as going on a walk with a question in mind and getting the answer to it while moving through one of the parks nearby. It worked literally every time.
Then there was a big crash in my life and this instant intuition was gone, completely gone. It felt like I had been thrown in a dark pit when before I had literally walked with the light. It was irritating and annoying, to say the least. It was scary, as I had been depending on this guidance as my lifeline. Only later did I learn that this state had a name: depression. And that it is quite common to lose your inspiration or intuition when being depressed.
I also learned that fear dispels intuition. When I am running fear in my body I cannot get any clear guidance. It’s like there isn’t enough room in my body to hold both energies at the same time. When my body is in the turmoil of fear it cannot receive the calm clarity of intuition.
I always thought that once you learned how your personal intuition works you got it for life. Turns out that I had to learn a new language all over again since my intuition has found other ways to communicate with me. Here are some of them:
Despite intuition not being a mental process, it can sometimes show up as a thought. But it is never a thought that was created by my thinking process; it always just pops up out of nowhere, that’s how I know.
When I have an idea and I get confirmation that it’s the right path, I can get a warm burning sensation in my torso, goosebumps or tingling or when I lean back to ask my intuition whether I am right or not, I get a clear Yes or No.
Sometimes there is just clarity. Then the information is right in front of my mind’s eye with all obstacles or other information pushed off the stage and there is calmness and certainty all around.
Other times the knowing is more body-related. That’s when there is a gut feeling, just a deep knowing sensation in my abdomen.
The one commonality all of these ways of receiving intuition have is the charge I mentioned already last week. It’s really hard to explain with words that it feels like though. The best analogy I can come up with is a circuit that finally is closed so there is power running through it that wasn’t there before.
Also, I have learned I can never will intuition or inspiration to speak to me. In fact, the more I try to will it the less likely it’ll come. These days I see it most obviously when I am doing a Body Code session. In order to get information intuitively, it’s best for me to lean back, relax, not force it and not fear that I will not get it. Surely then it will come, sometimes fast; sometimes it’s slowly creeping in, but it always comes when I need it!