WellBeing

The voice within

Have you ever had a feeling in your bones that you just knew a person or a situation wasn’t quite right, or felt an overwhelming impulse to take a certain direction in life that just felt meant to be?

We humans are naturally very intuitive creatures. We have great clarity. We have longings and desires to follow dreams. We know what we want to achieve, what we want to do, what kind of lives we want to live. But the thing is, a lot of the time, we don’t listen to the inner voice.

In hindsight, when I look at particular paths I’ve taken or decisions I’ve made that in the end were not true to myself, I realise there was a part of me that knew all along. There was a voice so strong and knowing. However, each time the voice was pushed out and ignored, and when things went pear-shaped, I wondered, why didn’t I listen?

I’m sure we can all say we wish we’d done things differently when looking back at life decisions. The point of all this isn’t to say “told you so” to our past, but to realise that we all do have great inner knowledge and guidance we can draw upon.

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