Trusting Your Gut: No Bellyaching!

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”I rely far more on gut instinct than researching huge amounts of statistics.”
Sir Richard Branson

I can’t tell you how much of my life’s biggest ah-ha moments, deepest pain, and most joyous revelations all boiled down to me following my intuition or ignoring it!  The process of learning to discern my intuition versus my logic brain actually didn’t take much practice.  I learned quickly that if I put too much reasoning or logic behind my action/words, I would almost always regret my choice.

…learning to discern my intuition versus my logic brain

actually didn’t take much practice…

Since I was a little girl, my gut instinct was very strong, however I was not surrounded by people willing to let me know if I was ‘reading’ the situation correctly or not.  It’s not easy telling someone they are being insecure or fearful because your gut told you so, and then asking them if you were right.  More than likely they’d respond with, ” you don’t know what you’re talking about,” or “what do you know, you’re just a kid.”  Training myself to believe in my gut became easier as I got older, especially after I got married.  Now it wasn’t because marriage brought a sense of peace and tranquility into my life.  It was exactly the opposite.

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5 Reasons Your Siblings are Your Best Friends

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We can all recall, those of us with siblings, the lasting memories of childhood and the instigators in our life we call brother or sister.  Many of us had close, bonding relationships that made us feel protected, and others recall times of utter chaos and torment.  Some of us felt our birth position as powerful, such as the first born dictates, or how much you were able to get away with things being the baby in the family.  But no matter the type of relationship you had with your siblings, they shaped us in ways we are now finding impacts how well we adjust in our daily adult lives.
 
“There may be no relationship… that’s closer, finer, harder, sweeter, happier, sadder, more filled with joy or fraught with woe, that the relationship we have with our brothers and sisters.” – Jeffrey Kluger, TED Radio Hour. 
 
They know your real Persona.
 

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