Do you always trust your guts when making important decisions?
In what instances and what aspects of life do you trust your guts?
Yes I do. Very few people can ever give authoritative advice to another, as so few people can communicate with others well enough to get it.
Very often, I do. Mainly when meeting new people do I rely on my guts. Sometimes also when going from point A to point B.
I normally trust my gut, but if the time and situation permit, I will still do my research before making important decisions. A "gut instinct" has been said to be a primitive response to a situation. The instinct is there to warn you of danger. I have often, but not always, found that when I go against a gut instinct things do not turn out well.
Trust your gut, but use your best wisdom, first, because some decisions require the utmost care when lives are on the line.
Something like 99.5 percent of the time, and 99.9 percent of the time when it comes to judging people!
“Do you always trust your guts when making important decisions?”
When making important decisions there are three areas to consider; intellect, emotion, and intuition. For example, when deciding between option A and B I consult my intuitions (gut feelings), then I reason out the options (intellect), and then I investigate my feelings (emotions) regarding the options and my intellectual and intuitive positions. If all three areas “agree” with option A, and I am prepared to be responsible and accountable for the decision I am about to make, then I proceed with my choice. In other words, I have to own my decision and ensure that I keep my intellectual, emotional, and intuitive self-awareness in balance. I never make decisions on the basis of one area only. A decision made on the basis of intuition only is a decision made in haste.
Intuition: I have a hunch about option A.
Intellect: I can explain the benefits of option A as opposed to option B.
Emotion: I feel confident with my intuitive and intellectual positions and I am happy to choose option A.
Responsibility: I am responsible for making my choice; it is up to me to do this.
Accountability: If I choose poorly it is always my fault, not yours.
Sometime it seems very difficult to avoid guts feelings. Whenever I avoided I had to pay for it but it always better to apply reasoning along with it.Some people go with their guts and even follow accordingly without it they can't move even an inch.Guts feelings working like alarm so sometime gives signals of upcoming danger too.
I trust my head and my guts; - when in conflict, the guts are usually the more likely to "know" & to be right. But it would be foolish to ignore one's other faculties in making important decisions. We're equipped with an excellent check-and-balance system if we use it well, wisely and in a timely way, since time is often a huge factor, when we must allow our most accurate & reliable faculties to take the lead for the type of decision involved.
My watch words are "alert and aware"; - and they involve applying all my sensors, evaluators & resources to the choices before me.
I do go by my heart when to make an important decision. If i feel it rite then i go for it and do not like to consider about any other things in the world.
Instinct is nature's way of warning us about danger. Unfortunately, most people have never learned to listen to their guts and have paid for it.There have been times in my life when my gut instinct has saved me from getting into trouble even when there was nothing visible to affirm that response.I try to listen to my gut at all times.
I think that as long as anyone feels that hair on the back of their necks or their arms standing up then it is time to listen to their body.Alternatively, it may just be an uncomfortable feeling at the pit of your stomach or a racing heart.Either way, better safe than sorry.
I always trust on my instinct when making important decisions.
Moving from Holland to Spain was merely based on a premonition. I knew I would fit in, I knew I would have a better life. It was my gutfeeling telling me this from the first day I walked around in Valencia.
If I don't follow my instinct, important decisions can go very wrong. That's why I learned to listen to that inner voice we all have.
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