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12 Signs You’re an Intuitive Person

Intuitive Person
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Have you ever experienced an uncanny sense that events will unfold in a particular manner? Perhaps you’ve had dreams that surprisingly foretell the future, or you’ve got a bad gut feeling about someone that later proves accurate. If you find yourself affirming these scenarios, it’s possible that you’re aligned to your wise inner self, your Higher self. Continue reading to explore the signs that reveal the extent of your intuitive nature.

How to Listen to Your Intuition in Relationships: 7 Insightful Tips

How to Listen to Your Intuition in Relationships
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Understanding and listening to your intuition can be a powerful tool for avoiding relationships that could potentially result in disappointment and pain. Embracing your intuition can also help you foster old and new meaningful connections. In light of this, we offer 7 practical tips on how to effectively tune into your intuition.

The Psychology of Intuition: The Human Mind and Intuition

Chapter sample of The Psychology of Intuition

The Psychology of Intuition
The Unconscious Mind

The unconscious mind was first described by Austrian Neurologist, Sigmund Freud, in the late 1800s. It all started with the case of Anna O., a young lady who had developed hysteria. Her symptoms included partial paralysis, loss of sensations, and strong headaches.

The reasons behind Anna’s symptoms were unknown, but through hypnosis, it was soon discovered that they were caused by a repressed traumatic experience. Paradoxically, by uncovering and expressing these hidden memories and emotions, Anna was able to overcome her symptoms. This gave way to the study of the hidden parts of our minds —the unconscious mind. 

8 Ways on How to Be More Intuitive

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Read on to find out 8 practical ways on how to be more intuitive.

Have you ever had dreams that perfectly predict the future? Or have you ever had a strong sense of knowing about someone or something? These are examples of having a strong connection with that wise part of yourself —your intuition.

This wise inner voice comes from your unconscious mind. This part of your mind constitutes 95 percent of all brain activity. It hides mental information acquired throughout your entire life, and it influences and directs all of your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.

Best Books on Self-Improvement

If you’re currently looking for a book that will help you feel fulfilled and enlightened, then you’ve come to the right place! Below I will depict summaries for 5 of the best books on self-improvement. All must-reads.

We Accept the Love We Think We Deserve

We accept the love we think we deserve

I am an avid devourer of any psychological read. From self-help books to research-based articles, to psychological thrillers. From time to time, I also encounter young adult books with strong and fulfilling messages, like Steven Chbosky’s book, The Perks of Being a Wallflower.  I strongly resonate with his most celebrated quote, “We accept the love we think we deserve,” for one simple reason. The love we think we deserve is the love we are accustomed to.

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

It has been known for a long time now, that having a high IQ is not enough for leading a fulfilling and successful life. You also need to have at least a bit of emotional intelligence. But what exactly is emotional intelligence, and how can you nurture it?

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