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Trusting Intuition: When you know, you know

As a collective, we hold certain truths about our world, like the four distinct seasons—Summer, Winter, Spring, and Fall. While we can't predict the exact amount of rain or snowfall, we are confident that the sun will eventually shine, and there will be days when gusts of winds will knock us off balance. Amidst these certainties, there's a quiet knowing, a gut feeling we often underestimate.


That subtle inner voice, signaling when something feels amiss, is remarkably accurate. Our instincts sharpen, especially in precarious situations or when we sense danger lurking.


I've experienced moments where I sensed I should take a certain course of action, only to ignore my intuition and later regret my decision. Intuition is inherent; it accompanies us from birth, guiding us when something seems awry. Some call it a vibe, others a gut feeling, but we all recognize it. Yet, why do we struggle to trust ourselves when we know the truth?


Our world incessantly chips away at our confidence, bombarding us with subtle messages that we're not good enough, smart enough, or attractive enough, eroding our self-trust. It's crucial to counter this conditioning by channeling our energy through restorative practices like meditation. Meditation becomes our sanctuary, allowing us to delve deep within, realign our awareness, and unearth the answers we seek. Through meditation, we reconnect with our innate wisdom, rebuilding the bridge to self-trust that the world attempts to weaken.





Here are four tips for developing better intuition using meditation, along with an explanation of the connected chakra for each tip:


1. Practice Regular Meditation:

Tip: Dedicate a few minutes each day to meditation. Start with focused breathing exercises to quiet the mind and create a peaceful internal space. Gradually increase the duration of your meditation sessions as you become more comfortable.

Connected Chakra: Third Eye Chakra (Ajna) - Located between the eyebrows, the third eye chakra is associated with intuition, insight, and inner wisdom. Regular meditation helps open and balance this chakra, enhancing your intuitive abilities.


2. Deepen Your Mindfulness Practice:

Tip: Practice mindfulness by being fully present in the moment. Engage in activities such as mindful walking, eating, or even washing dishes. Pay close attention to your senses, emotions, and thoughts without judgment.

Connected Chakra: Root Chakra (Muladhara) - Grounding yourself through mindfulness activities connects you to the earth, strengthening your root chakra. A balanced root chakra provides stability, allowing your intuition to flow freely.


3. Trust Your Gut Feelings:

Tip: Trust your initial instincts and gut feelings. When faced with decisions, take a moment to quiet your mind through meditation, then trust the first intuitive response that arises. Avoid overthinking, as intuition often speaks softly.

Connected Chakra: Solar Plexus Chakra (Manipura) - Located in the upper abdomen, the solar plexus chakra is associated with confidence, self-trust, and personal power. Trusting your gut feelings strengthens this chakra, enhancing your intuitive confidence.


4. Develop Visualization Techniques:

Tip: During meditation, visualize a calming, safe space where you can connect with your inner intuition. Practice envisioning situations and trust the images, feelings, or insights that arise. Visualization enhances your ability to perceive subtle intuitive messages.

Connected Chakra: Crown Chakra (Sahasrara) - Situated at the top of the head, the crown chakra is associated with higher consciousness and spiritual connection. Visualization techniques help activate the crown chakra, allowing you to receive divine insights and intuitive wisdom.


Remember, developing intuition is a personal journey. Be patient with yourself, trust the process, and allow your intuition to unfold naturally as you begin to incorporate meditation practices into your daily life. This is a start to how you can shift your mindset.


Crystal for Intuition

Celestite: Celestite, in its captivating geode form, embodies divine energy and tranquility. This crystal fosters trust in the universe while enhancing mental sharpness and clarity. By harmonizing intellect and intuition, Celestite gently empowers your spiritual journey, making it an excellent companion for meditation and yoga, offering a gradual yet empowering path to honing your intuitive gifts and finding inner peace.

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