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Following your instincts or intuition can save your life

Updated on February 17, 2013

Instincts and Intuition

 

Following your instincts or intuition can save your life. Instincts and Intuition come just as natural to a human being as they do to animals. Have you ever decided to do something but that nagging voice inside your head was telling you not to? That happens to me a lot and that nagging voice has worked wonders in my life when decision making times came around.

Worst Case Scenario

 

Following your instincts or intuition can save your life when deciding to walk down a dark alley to take out the trash late at night or instead of driving to the store you decide to save gas and walk. Worst case scenario when taking out the trash at night and having to walk down the alley you could get robbed or assaulted depending on the neighborhood. Worst case scenario when deciding to walk to the store during the night or day instead of driving also depends on the neighborhood and in many neighborhoods suburban or urban your risks are even higher for being kidnapped, assaulted, shot or having some other random act of violence take place against you especially if you are a female.

Another way that following your instincts or intuition can save your life is by identifying potential problems ahead of time such as certain people who seem a lot on the weird side like they can’t be trusted. Usually when your instincts or intuition kick in about a stranger, friend, or family member it’s absolutely right so best to pay them close attention.

True Story How Instincts and Intuition Saved Me

I remember walking to the store one morning because it wasn’t that far and I wanted to get some eggs so it was around seven o’clock in the morning. The neighborhood has had its share of problems but for the most part it’s peaceful and the only problem is that the neighborhood attracts all kinds of people who aren’t really from here. Walking to the store I noticed a car slowing down and the driver asked me a question, I tried to ignore but being that the car was following me I screamed not interested and walked faster to the store because I didn’t want to turn around and have this car follow me home. Upon my leaving the store I started walking home and nobody was really out that morning that’s when I noticed the same car again, it had been parked waiting and the driver got out of the car and started walking towards me with his hand inside his jacket, quickly I spotted two other guys coming towards me that were from the neighborhood and even though I normally wouldn’t speak I spoke to the two guys as if we had been speaking every day and when I turned around the stranger had gotten back into his car and drove off. My intuition told me not to walk to the store that morning but foolishly I did and things could have turned out a lot worse. I quickly told Brandon about what happened and since then I am more nervous than usual when I step outside my front door. My true story is the perfect example of how following your instincts or intuition can save your life.

 

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      brandonfowler66 7 years ago from EveryWhere USA

      Carrie450 I listen to my instincts all the time now and it has helped me to better handle everyday life situation in making better decisions. If something in your mind tells you not to try to make that light before it changes then listen and just dont do it.

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      carrie450 7 years ago from Winnipeg, Canada

      We can't be too careful nowadays. I listen more to my instinct now than I used to. I cannot tell you how many times I've said "I should have followed my instinct" Thankfully nothing serious happened.

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