Why you should develop your intuition

Intuition is a powerful tool that can help you make better decisions, solve problems, and feel more confident in your choices. It’s a natural ability that we all have, but for many of us, it can feel elusive or hard to trust.

Developing your intuition can be a journey of self-discovery and personal empowerment.

Here are 10 tips for how to tap into this inner wisdom and use it to make positive changes in your life.

  1. Pay attention to your body. Our bodies often give us subtle signals when we’re on the right track or when something doesn’t feel quite right. These signals can be physical sensations like butterflies in your stomach, a tightness in your chest, or a warm feeling in your heart. Paying attention to these physical sensations can help you get in touch with your intuition and make better decisions.
  2. Trust your gut. Your gut is more than just a physical organ – it’s also a metaphor for your innermost instincts and feelings. When you have a gut feeling about something, it’s important to listen to it. Trusting your gut can help you make decisions that feel right for you, even if they may not be the most logical or rational choice.
  3. Practice mindfulness. Being in the present moment is essential for developing your intuition. When you’re focused on the present, you’re more attuned to your thoughts, feelings, and physical sensations. Meditation, yoga, and other mindfulness practices can help you cultivate this awareness.
  4. Take time to reflect. Reflecting on your experiences, thoughts, and feelings can help you get in touch with your inner wisdom. This can be especially useful when you’re faced with a difficult decision or challenge. Take some time to sit quietly and journal, or talk to a trusted friend or mentor about your thoughts and feelings.
  5. Follow your passions. When you’re doing something you’re passionate about, it’s easier to tap into your intuition. This is because your passions are often aligned with your values and what feels right for you. So if you’re feeling stuck or uncertain, try doing something you love and see if that helps you get in touch with your inner wisdom.
  6. Get in nature. Nature has a way of helping us feel more grounded and connected to our inner selves. Whether it’s going for a hike, spending time at the beach, or simply walking in a park, getting out into nature can help you feel more present and attuned to your intuition.
  7. Practice visualization. Visualization is a powerful tool for developing your intuition. By creating mental images of what you want to manifest in your life, you can tap into your inner wisdom and make more informed decisions. Try visualizing your ideal outcome or situation, and see what insights and feelings come up for you.
  8. Seek out mentors and role models. Having supportive and wise mentors and role models can help you develop your intuition and make better decisions. Look for people who embody the qualities and values that you aspire to, and seek out their guidance and advice.
  9. Take care of your physical and emotional well-being. Your intuition is closely connected to your overall well-being. When you’re feeling healthy, happy, and balanced, it’s easier to tap into your inner wisdom. So make sure to prioritize self-care and focus on maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
  10. Be open to new experiences. Our intuition often comes through in unexpected ways, and it’s important to stay open to new experiences and opportunities. By stepping out of your comfort zone and trying new things, you may discover insights and revelations that help you develop your intuition.


Developing your intuition is a powerful way to gain personal empowerment and make better decisions in your life. By paying attention to your body, trusting your gut, practicing mindfulness, reflecting on your experiences, following your passions, getting in nature, visualizing your goals, seeking out mentors, taking care of your well-being, and being open to new experiences, you can tap into your inner wisdom and use it to make positive changes in your life. So take the time to cultivate your intuition and see how it can help you live a more fulfilling and authentic life.

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Jan Shaw – The Success Alchemist, is a Spiritual Empowerment and Intuitive Success Coach, Success Strategist, Mindset & Manifestation Mentor. She delivers intuitive guidance, spiritual and metaphysical teaching, plus practical life and business success strategies, to support you in fulfilling your Soul Mission and Life Purpose and achieving your highest potential.

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