I wrote this post a few months back and completely forgot about it! Since I've been writing about my first real intuitive reading with Mojo Mentor intuitive Caroline Bobart, I thought of this old post and dug it out. Caroline have chatted about my thoughts, and I have a whole new feeling about what it means to be intuitive. But I thought I'd lead into my story about my Pink intuitive reading by sharing with you a few thoughts about intuition.
Recently, I met with a group to discuss the topic of intuition, and we all brought something to share related to intuition. Looking for something to bring to our gathering, I walked around my house, waiting for my intuition to guide me. What did I pick up? The Magic 8 Ball I bought my husband as a joke for his 40th birthday. Who needs intuition when you have a Magic 8 Ball?
Laughing at my goofy choice, I decided to ask my Magic 8 Ball a question. “Will I get a publisher for my next book?” Spinning the 8 ball around, I flipped it over and looked for the answer. Would I get “You may rely on it” or “Outlook not so good?” What I discovered, to my chagrin, was an unreadable Magic 8 Ball. Somehow, my 8 ball was broken and the answer was muddy, as if the blue liquid inside had darkened, making the answers indecipherable. Was it a sign? Did that mean NO, that my next book wouldn’t be published?
I had to giggle at myself. Here I was, having this whole conversation with a plastic object filled with murky blue liquid, when I could simply ask my own intuition. Made me think back to a free 15 minute session I had a while back with a business intuitive (a psychic who claims to help your business). She asked me to pose a few questions about my business ventures, so I posed three questions:
1) Should I launch Owning Pink?
2) Should I move to Marin County?
3) Should I join Clear Center of Health?
I had been muddling through all three decisions, feeling indecisive, uncertain, and fearful, so the idea of having a psychic tell me what to do appealed me, in spite of the skeptic within me. When we spoke, she told me, in no uncertain terms, that the spirit guides said I should not move to Marin, I should not join Clear Center, and that Owning Pink was merely a pet project not worthy of my energy right now.
I laughed, because in the moment she said those words, my own intuition screamed at me loud and clear. “NO! She’s WRONG! Don’t listen to her!”
What did I do? I launched Owning Pink, moved to Marin, and joined Clear Center of Health. So why did I even ask for her psychic guidance? Because I didn’t trust my own intuition until my intuition felt threatened and became crystal clear, shining the light on the path I knew I was meant to take.
I don’t mean to diminish intuitives or psychics. I believe many of them are extremely gifted, not only because they pick up on subtle energies, vibrations, and signals, but because they know how to turn the mirror on us, so we can better hear the voice of our own intuition. But I think, ultimately, you can’t look too far outside yourself for the answers. Nobody’s intuition will ever be better than your own.
Looking back at my object, I smiled. Who needs a functioning Magic 8 Ball? I put down the 8 ball and asked my question again. Will a publisher buy my book? My intuition says, “Yes, definitely.” And that’s good enough for me.
Someone told me recently that the best way to get in touch with your intuition when you’re trying to make a difficult decision is to flip a coin. Ask your question- “Should I go to Hawaii to take this workshop or not?” Then pick- yes is heads, no is tails. Call it. As the coin is up in the air, before it lands, you will know your answer. You will find yourself wishing for a heads or a tail. And then you will know. That’s your authentic self, your deep intuition speaking up. So listen hard. YOU always know the answer, deep within you.
Trying to make a tough decision? How do you find your answers, Pinkies? Do tell…
Living life intuitively,
Follow up: Since I wrote this post, I've somehow attracted intuitives to Owning Pink like bees to honey. I'm still learning what that means, as I learn more and more how intuitive I really am. In the past, I admit to being skeptical of intuitives- and my one and only experience interacting with someone claiming to be psychic merely affirmed my skepticism. But I'm becoming a big believer. Every day, I'm interacting with incredible people with amazing gifts. I'll be posting about my amazingly life-changing reading with Caroline soon, so stay tuned.
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