How to distinguish the voice of intuition from a wrong impulse?
There are two ways that might help you discern if the inspiration you have is a premonition or a wrong impulse:
If you happen to do a completely spontaneous choice, do not try to test the logic, but check how you feel: The right choice causes a feeling of joy and relief, while a wrong one causes tightness.
Intuition has the form of a flow of emotions, not thoughts (such as repulsion, feeling of danger, relief, sadness, joy, peace, restlessness), or a sudden inspiration.
What does the science say?
There are some people who act in accordance with their intuition, which is difficult for scientists to accept. So researchers at the Faculty of Psychology of the University of Harvard tried to shed light on how the intuitive types think. They found that intuition is closely linked to religious faith, which means that faith in God may lead to intuitive thinking and vice versa.
Intuition = power
As Amitai Shenhav, who took part in the research, stated, being able to make quick, intuitive decisions can give you great power in everyday life. And the brain’s ability to ignore all available (logical) data in order to provide an automatic, intuitive response is excellent. How does the brain do it? Science does not know yet. However, as Einstein said: “The only real valuable thing is intuition.“
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