It's so easy to talk ourselves out of what our hearts are telling us is right. I do it all the time. My ego may say it's just a fortune cookie, a shooting star, a coincidence, and it's not until I listen to my inner voice that I realize that it represents something bigger.
What contribution -- grand or modest, private or public -- do you have to make to the greater good of all? Is it a project or idea of your own design, or something that already exists that you fervently want to advance?
I'd talk myself out of my own feelings because they seemed so out of place to where everyone else was. So I'd simply go along with it and only express my frustrations vaguely to a few select people in fear that my irritation was somehow "wrong."
Body, I'm truly grateful to you. I'm done ignoring, overlooking and pushing your wisdom aside. I'm going to listen to you. In important matters, like career, love, friendships and family, I'll trust your guidance. Please help me sense what matters.
Look at revolutionaries like Oprah and Steve Jobs -- folks who consistently mention "intuition" as part of their process. I believe we can all thrive in our businesses and in our lives if we make intuition our CEO.
Sometimes that voice within, the inner GPS system that is there for all of us, guiding us and showing us how to create our lives (if we were but quiet enough to hear it) gets shut out because of the constant bombardment of stimuli on our phones, computers and everywhere we look.
Many of us give ourselves permission to say things we really don't believe; challenging our beliefs can serve as a filtering system that enables us to compare what is in our minds and in our hearts and to confirm there is a congruency between thought and belief.
In ancient times, dreams were considered a direct link to higher insight and spiritual guidance. In our contemporary world, dreams continue to confound and stir up our waking thoughts. Can they also be tapped into for specific insights?