Making good decisions is so much quicker, easier and more effective if you use your intuition!
Not to mention it's much more fun and interesting! (Maybe the title of this should have been Plug For Intuition!)
”Intuition becomes increasingly valuable in the new information society precisely because there is so much data.”
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Every day, we face loads of incoming information to consider, sift through, and be making good decisions about. Technology offers access to communication and information systems that can make your life more or less complicated, depending on your ability to make clear and easy choices.
When presented with too many things to consider, the intellect, your left brain mode of processing can freeze up. Just like when your computer is bogged down with too much data.
With your intuition, your best choices become more obvious. You know what your priorities are and the outcomes of all of your possible choices.
No longer are you needing to rely on your intellect alone, or on outside sources for your guidance. You carry around with you, within you, available 24/7, access to the wisdom of the bigger part of YOU in Spirit. The BIG YOU aspect that is pure wisdom, clear and undistracted.
At dictionary.reference.com, decide as a verb is defined as:
When you decide something, you use the information on hand to settle something or make a judgment or determine your preference.
Intuition, clear wisdom you receive within, (more about what intuition is) gives you additional straightforward and expert (no higher expert for you!) information for making good decisions.
”Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you
nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be
What exactly constitutes a good decision? What may be a good choice for one person may be the worst one for another.
As Eric Hoffer said, “When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other.”
Making good decisions for you means stepping outside of the box, following the beat of your own drum, trusting yourself and your intuition, even if it differs from the opinions of others in your life, your social tribe.
What may be a good choice for you now may be a bad choice in a day or a week. There may be a “window” of opportunity.
So good choices are individualized and timing is a factor as well.
Making good decisions also results in outcomes that work for you and feel good and right (at least for now - you can always make a new choice!) When I’ve made the best choice now for myself, I often get a feeling of relief or excitement or joy.
When I am making good decisions and I have a sense of conviction about them, I also have a sense of everything lining up to support me. As Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Once you make a decision, the Universe conspires to make it happen.”
The most common way of making decisions is taught to us in our education in school and in society. It involves left-brain, logical, linear thinking processes in steps something like this:
A totally intellectual way of decision-making will often work just fine. Until, that is, you question whether or not all of your choices are reflecting your inner Truth. And until you question what your inner Truth is!
”Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.”
There is not one common way, there are many different ways to use your intuition in making good decisions. You may still find yourself intuitively weighing “pros and cons” of potential solutions, or evaluating your chosen solution as you tune in to your intuition.
The difference is that you are using your left brain logic guided and overseen by your right brain intuition. This helps you to see and create solutions that ring true for you, are in alignment with your inner Truth.
When you choose and commit to developing your intuition and using your intuition in your life, you have access to an expanded base of information in each moment, every step of the way. This includes receiving intuitive information and guidance about the best way for you to proceed in making good decisions.
You are led along the path of decision-making that is a custom fit for you. Steps may be added or left out, and what may seem like a detour may lead to a key piece of information or a solution you never considered.
Or, you may receive inner guidance from BIG YOU in Spirit to shelf the whole thing for a while and come back to making a decision later.
You follow your Inner Guidance and recognize the moments when you have the answers to your questions. And you know when a feeling you have is guidance or perhaps instead some form of ego resistance to the process.
You let go of having to have your solution in a certain way, at a certain time, with specifics you expect. You trust that when you are receptive to it, you will intuitively receive the perfect answers at the perfect time.
Sometimes making good decisions with intuition reveals underlying truths, like the importance of feeling good and taking care of yourself. You receive the clarity about what is more important to focus on than the original decision-making.
Other times, making any decision is the best decision. You may just be needing to align your good-feeling energy in any direction.
”Make a decision and then make the decision right. Line up your
Energy with it. In most cases, it doesn’t really matter what you
decide. Just decide. There are endless options that would serve you
enormously well, and all or any one of them is better than no
The creation of this work-in-progress website is a fun example of my creating with BIG ME in Spirit. I am tuning in to my intuition about what to write, how, and when. Many intuitive pearl decisions are strung together to create this website “necklace”.
First, are you familiar with how you tend to receive most of your intuitive information? If not, please read my article on types of psychic abilities to get a better idea of what is currently your easiest means of receiving your intuition.
You will be using this information in the following making good decisions intuition exercise: (Please read it through first. Then either follow it by memory, have someone else read it to you, or record it on a tape recorder to play back to yourself.)
”There are no choices that are really a detour that will take you far
from where you are wanting to be – because your Inner Being is always
guiding you to the next and the next. So don’t be concerned that you
may make a fatal choice because there aren’t any of those. You are
always finding your balance. It’s a never-ending
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Making good decisions is an ongoing adventure. You make one decision, and then the circumstances of your life change and no longer feel good to you. So you make another choice. And on and on.
You are One with the bigger part of you in Spirit, regardless of the decisions you make. You are worthy of communication with your Inner Being/Soul/Higher Self/BIG YOU in Spirit! You are worthy, period! So enjoy making good decisions, and when they no longer fit for you, make new good decisions!! Life is meant to be fun!
Be the BIG LOVE you are!
~ Karen Whitaker
Life Transformation Specialist
Last updated October 21, 2011
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