What Are Those Gut Feelings Telling You?

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. Albert Einstein

We’re often told to “trust our intuition” but what exactly is intuition or “that gut feeling”? Are gut feelings really a thing? 

Yep, those gut feelings are real! Scientists call this little brain in your gut the enteric nervous system (ENS). And it’s not so little. The ENS is two thin layers of more than 100 million nerve cells lining your gastrointestinal tract from esophagus to rectum. Trust it!

Affirmation: I will pay attention to my intuitive mind as well as my rational mind.

Coaching questions: Do you listen to your intuition and trust what it’s telling you? Can you think of a particular time when you did this? What was the outcome? 

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