Intuition and Healing

Have you ever considered that your gut feelings can be your guiding star on a journey of healing and self-discovery? But here’s the best part: it doesn’t stop there. By embracing and nurturing your intuition, you can open doors to self-healing and personal growth. In this week’s newsletter, we will be exploring how your intuition can support your healing journey, specifically in the way of emotional healing. Let’s dive in!

Navigating our emotions can often feel like finding your way through a complex maze, can’t it? We’ve all experienced moments of feeling lost and overwhelmed by past hurts, traumas, and buried feelings. However, your intuition serves as an internal compass, ready to lead you out of that maze and towards emotional healing.

Emotional healing is the process of addressing and mending emotional wounds, traumas, and distressing experiences that we’ve carried with us over time. It involves facing and processing buried feelings, forgiving ourselves and others, and ultimately achieving emotional well-being. This journey is not only about finding inner peace but also becoming more resilient and self-aware.

Consider for a moment the emotional stories you are carrying with you. We all have a unique collection of experiences, both pleasant and painful, that shape our emotional stories. Some stories may have left deep scars, while others have bestowed valuable lessons. Reflect on these stories and ask yourself:

  1. What Patterns Repeat? Are there recurring emotional patterns in your life? Do you find yourself facing similar emotional challenges or reacting in a certain way to specific triggers?
  2. What Emotions Linger? Which emotions from past experiences continue to influence your present? Are there unresolved feelings, such as anger, grief, or regret, that you carry with you?
  3. Are There Lessons to Uncover? In every story, there are lessons. What insights can you draw from your emotional experiences that may guide you toward healing and growth?
  4. What Resonates with Your Intuition? Pay attention to moments when your intuition shares insights or nudges you in a certain direction. What is it trying to tell you about your emotional stories and how to address them?
  5. What Would Emotional Healing Look Like for You? Envision a life where these emotional stories no longer hold you back. What does emotional healing mean to you, and how would it change your life?

By contemplating these questions and tuning into your intuition, you can begin to unravel the threads of your emotional stories and start your journey of healing, empowerment, and a fresh sense of personal power.

Taking that first step towards healing often means confronting our past. It’s an opportunity to revisit old wounds, not with the intention of reopening them, but to process and mend them, allowing them to heal at last. This is a moment to practice self-forgiveness and extend that forgiveness to others, shedding the emotional baggage we’ve carried.

Work through the above questions if you are wanting to begin the process of healing emotional stories that may be holding you back. As you do so, share with me what comes up for you or reach out if you get stuck and feel like you could use some help navigating your experiences!

Your emotions are powerful catalysts for transformation. Your intuition can serve as a guide to channel these emotions into personal growth, creativity, and the strengthening of your resilience. The goal is not to erase past experiences but to embrace them as integral parts of your unique journey.

Healing emotional stories is a gradual process, and it’s okay to seek professional help if you find it challenging to navigate on your own. By embracing your past and taking active steps towards healing, you’ll create a stronger foundation for personal growth, empowerment, and a more purposeful life.

Intuition and Relationships

This week I want to talk about something we all experience but don’t often discuss: intuition in relationships. It’s that unspoken guide that helps us form deep connections and steer clear of tricky situations. In this week’s blog, let’s unpack how intuition can be our support system for spotting red flags and creating healthier relationships.

Crafting Healthy Relationships

1. Mind the Talk: Communication is key, and intuition plays a big part in it. It helps you decode non-verbal cues and pick up on the real emotions beneath the surface. In a healthy relationship, listening to your gut can tell you when it’s time for an important chat. These cues provide insights into a person’s true emotions, feelings, and intentions.

Your intuition is like a seasoned detective when it comes to facial expressions. It can decipher the subtleties of a smile, a furrowed brow, or the sparkle in someone’s eyes. It tells you when a smile is genuine and when a furrowed brow conceals worry or frustration.

Non-verbal cues are often communicated through body language. Intuition helps you pick up on whether someone is relaxed or tense, open or closed off, comfortable or uneasy. These signals can indicate their comfort level with the current situation or topic.

The way someone says something can carry more weight than the words themselves. Intuition tunes into the nuances of tone, helping you detect sarcasm, enthusiasm, or sadness hidden beneath the surface.

Sometimes, what’s not said is as revealing as what is said. Intuition recognizes when a conversation reaches a silence that’s pregnant with meaning, signaling a moment to probe deeper or offer support.

2. Smooth Sailing Through Conflict: Nobody loves conflict, but it’s a part of any relationship. Your intuition can be your guiding star, helping you understand the feelings and needs of everyone involved, making it easier to find common ground and patch things up.

Intuition is closely linked to emotional intelligence, which involves recognizing, understanding, and managing emotions – both your own and those of others. In the heat of conflict, emotions can run high. Your intuition can help you read these emotions and respond appropriately.

Not everything is said outright in a conflict. In fact, much of the communication happens through body language, tone of voice, and subtle cues. Intuition is finely tuned to pick up on these non-verbal signals, providing valuable insights into what’s really going on beneath the surface.

Spotting Relationship Red Flags

We’ve all had that feeling hat something in our relationship just doesn’t add up. These sensations are often your intuition working in overdrive, alerting you to potential red flags. Your intuition serves as your built-in warning system, helping you spot those signs that something might be amiss. Let’s delve into how you can harness your intuition to identify relationship red flags.

  1. Inconsistencies: Trust your gut when something doesn’t quite add up. If you notice strange behavior or mixed messages, your intuition is shouting “red flag!” This could include abrupt mood swings, frequent cancellations, or mysterious disappearances.
  2. Feeling Off: That gnawing sense of unease? That’s your intuition trying to get your attention. If you often feel uncomfortable or uneasy around someone, it might be a sign that things aren’t as they should be in the relationship.
  3. Nip Manipulation in the Bud: Manipulative people are sneaky, and they use underhanded tricks to control their partners. Your intuition is your superhero signal, helping you spot gaslighting (when someone makes you doubt your own reality) or emotional manipulation. Trust your instincts and don’t be afraid to reach out for support.
  4. Pay Attention to Your Gut Feeling: If something doesn’t feel right, don’t dismiss it. Your gut feeling is often your intuition warning you. It might manifest as a sense of unease, doubt, or discomfort. Trust your instincts and investigate further.
  5. Unexplained Inconsistencies: Your intuition is adept at noticing inconsistencies in your partner’s behavior or words. If you detect contradictions, such as promises not being kept, stories that don’t add up, or frequent mood swings without apparent reasons, it’s time to pay closer attention.
  6. Feeling Drained or Depleted: If you often find yourself feeling emotionally drained or depleted after interactions with your partner, it’s a sign that something might be wrong. Your intuition is telling you that the relationship is taking more from you than it’s giving.
  7. Recognize Manipulative Behavior: Manipulative individuals often use subtle tactics to control their partners. Your intuition can help you spot gaslighting (when they make you doubt your own reality), emotional blackmail, or other manipulative behaviors. Trust your instincts if you feel like something is off.
  8. Lean on Your Support System: Sometimes, when you’re deep in a relationship, your intuition might be clouded by emotions. Trusted friends and family members can provide an outside perspective and help you see potential red flags more clearly.

Balancing Heart and Head

While intuition is your guide, don’t forget about reason. In major relationship decisions, take a step back to reflect on your feelings. Let your intuition have a say, but also look at the facts and logic. It’s all about finding that sweet spot between emotions and rational thinking.

Intuition helps you make connections that matter and keeps you away from potential messes. So, the next time you get that gut feeling, trust it! Cultivating a healthy relationship with your intuition is like having a built-in compass for the winding road of relationships. It’s your path to more meaningful, fulfilling connections.

Embracing Uncertainty

Are you facing a point in your life where the future feels uncertain?

Life is inherently uncertain. Yet, how we navigate uncertainty can impact the quality of our lives and our ability to adapt to ever-changing circumstances. One powerful tool that can help us navigate uncertain times is our intuition.

Embracing uncertainty isn’t about completely abandoning rational thinking or analysis. Instead, it’s about finding a balance between rationality and intuition, allowing them to complement each other.

Intuition can offer holistic and emotionally informed insights, while logical thinking provides structure, data-driven analysis, and objective evaluation. Both have their place in decision-making and can support us in navigating times of uncertainty.

It’s helpful to cultivate the self-awareness to recognize when you’re predominantly relying on one aspect of your thinking over the other. Notice moments when you’re following your gut feelings without considering facts, or when you’re overanalyzing without considering your instincts. Awareness is the foundation for a balanced approach when trying to make decisions about your future or navigate uncertain times.

When facing uncertainty, use your intuition as a starting point. Trust your initial instincts, but then validate them with the logical mind. This approach combines the strengths of both intuition and logical thinking, providing a more comprehensive understanding of the situation.

Journaling can be a powerful tool for engaging the intuitive as well as logical mind during times of uncertainty about the future.

Here are some journal prompts to help you analyze, plan, and navigate through uncertain times with a logical approach:

  1. Define Your Goals and Priorities:
    • What are your short-term and long-term goals?
    • What are the most important priorities in your life right now?
    • How do these goals and priorities align with your values?
  2. Analyze Your Current Situation:
    • What is the current state of your life, career, or relationships?
    • What external factors are contributing to your uncertainty?
    • What internal factors might be influencing your perceptions of uncertainty?
  3. Identify Potential Outcomes:
    • What are the various possible outcomes or scenarios for your future?
    • What factors contribute to each of these potential outcomes?
    • Are there any patterns or trends that can help you anticipate future developments?
  4. Create a Strategic Plan:
    • What concrete steps can you take to work toward your desired outcomes?
    • How can you break down your goals into smaller, manageable tasks?
    • What resources or support do you need to implement your plan effectively?
  5. Assess Risks and Mitigation Strategies:
    • What are the potential risks or obstacles you might encounter along the way?
    • How can you proactively identify and mitigate these risks?
    • Are there contingency plans you can put in place?
  6. Gather Information and Data:
    • What information or data do you need to make informed decisions?
    • How can you gather reliable information to reduce uncertainty?
    • Are there experts or sources you can consult for guidance?
  7. Explore Alternative Scenarios:
    • What alternative paths or choices are available to you?
    • How might your life unfold if you pursue different options?
    • What are the pros and cons of each alternative?
  8. Set Realistic Timelines:
    • What is a realistic timeline for achieving your goals?
    • How can you break down your timeline into achievable milestones?
    • Are there external factors that might influence your timeline?
  9. Evaluate Your Progress:
    • Regularly review your journal entries to track your progress.
    • Have you made any significant strides toward your goals?
    • Are there any adjustments you need to make to your plan based on your observations and experiences?
  10. Practice Self-Reflection:
    • How are your thoughts and emotions affecting your decision-making process?
    • What biases or cognitive distortions might be clouding your judgment?
    • How can you maintain objectivity and make logical decisions despite uncertainty?

Here are some journal prompts to help you tap into your intuition:

  1. Connect with Your Inner Feelings:
    • How do you feel about the uncertainty you’re facing right now?
    • What emotions or sensations come up when you think about the future?
    • Can you identify any intuitive hunches or gut feelings related to your situation?
  2. Explore Your Dreams and Desires:
    • What are your deepest aspirations and desires for the future?
    • Are there any recurring dreams or images that come to mind?
    • How might these dreams inform your intuition about the direction you should take?
  3. Visualize Your Ideal Scenario:
    • Take a moment to close your eyes and visualize your ideal future.
    • What does it look like, and how does it feel?
    • What insights or intuitions arise from this visualization?
  4. Pay Attention to Synchronicities:
    • Have you noticed any meaningful coincidences or synchronicities lately?
    • Are there signs or symbols that seem to be appearing in your life?
    • How might these occurrences be linked to your path forward?
  5. Trust Your Instincts:
    • Think of a recent decision you made based on your intuition.
    • How did it turn out, and did your intuition guide you in the right direction?
    • What can you learn from this experience about trusting your instincts?
  6. Explore Your Inner Voice:
    • What does your inner voice or inner wisdom tell you about your current situation?
    • Can you discern any messages or insights that are trying to surface?
    • Write down any phrases or words that come to mind without overthinking.
  7. Write a Letter to Your Future Self:
    • Address a letter to yourself a year from now.
    • Share your hopes, fears, and uncertainties about the future.
    • Allow your intuition to guide you in writing this letter, without censoring your thoughts.
  8. Engage in Mindful Activities:
    • Engage in a mindful activity like meditation, yoga, or deep breathing.
    • Pay attention to any intuitive impressions or clarity that emerges during or after the practice.
  9. Ask Your Subconscious Mind:
    • Write down a question related to your uncertainty about the future.
    • Close your eyes, take a few deep breaths, and imagine your subconscious mind providing an answer.
    • Write down any insights or responses that come to you.
  10. Reflect on Past Intuitive Experiences:
    • Recall times when your intuition served you well in the past.
    • What lessons or patterns can you identify from those experiences?
    • How can you apply those lessons to your current uncertainty?

Our intuition and logical mind are both valuable tools for making decisions, finding creative solutions, and navigating the complex, ever-changing landscape of life. By combining rational analysis with intuitive guidance, you can approach uncertainty with confidence and resilience, knowing that you have a trusted inner compass to lead the way.

Give these journal prompts a try the next time you are feeling uncertain about a decision, an aspect of your life, or the future. If you are facing something right now that has left you feeling uncertain, send me a DM and share with me what is coming up for you. I’d love to offer support and insight on how to navigate what you are experiencing.

Is It Intuition or Is It Fear?

Fear can act as a barrier that blocks our ability to be guided by intuition. When fear gets its grip on us, it often drowns out the guidance of our intuition. Fear clouds our judgment, creating doubt and uncertainty, which can paralyze our decision-making processes. It tends to make us overly cautious and hyper-vigilant, causing us to second-guess our instincts. In this state, we become disconnected from our inner wisdom and gut feelings, unable to access the valuable insights that intuition can offer. To fully embrace intuition, we must learn to manage and overcome our fears.

Fear: The Protective Instinct

Fear is a natural response to perceived threats. It’s an important element of our survival mechanism, often triggered by real danger or uncertainty. However, it can also be the source of self-doubt, hesitation, and missed opportunities when it arises unnecessarily. Fear can also block our ability to be guided by out intuition.

Managing Fear:

  1. Identify Rational vs. Irrational Fear: Distinguishing between legitimate concerns and baseless anxieties is crucial. Rational fear keeps us safe, while irrational fear holds us back.
  2. Face Your Fears: Confronting irrational fears head-on can diminish their power. It’s often the anticipation that’s scarier than the reality.
  3. Balancing Act: Recognize that fear and intuition can coexist. Your intuition may warn you of potential risks, but it’s essential to evaluate them objectively. Your fears can also reveal areas within your life that may need attention or healing in order to strengthen your intuitive guidance.

Sometimes, intuition and fear are in harmony. Your intuition may guide you away from a genuinely misaligned or dangerous situations, and fear reinforces the wisdom of that choice. However, there are moments when they conflict, making decisions complex.

How to find balance between our fears and intuition:

  1. Pause and Reflect: When faced with a decision that stirs intuition and fear, take a step back. Reflect on both sides, considering the long-term consequences. Journal out your feelings.
  2. Seek Perspective: Talk to trusted friends, mentors, or professionals. Their input can help you gain clarity and make informed choices.
  3. Practice Self-Compassion: Be kind to yourself, acknowledging that we all face moments of uncertainty and fear. This self-compassion can reduce the power fear holds over you.

Intuition and fear are integral parts of our human experience. Learning to discern when to trust your intuition and when to confront your fears is a lifelong journey. It’s natural to have fears. It’s all about how you respond to them.

Try this Intuition vs. Fear Journaling Exercise The next time you are struggling to discern between your intuition and your fear

Materials Needed:

  • A journal or notebook
  • Pen or pencil
  • Quiet, comfortable space


  1. Set the Scene: Find a quiet and comfortable space where you won’t be disturbed. You can do this exercise at any time, but it may be particularly helpful when you’re faced with a decision or feeling uncertain.
  2. Center Yourself: Take a few deep breaths to calm your mind and become present in the moment. Clear your thoughts and create a mental space for self-reflection.
  3. Identify the Situation: Think about a specific situation or decision that you’re currently facing or one from the past where you felt torn between intuition and fear. It could be a job opportunity, a relationship, or any significant life choice.
  4. Describe Your Feelings: In your journal, write down your feelings and thoughts about the situation. Be honest and detailed. Describe the emotions you’re experiencing, any physical sensations, and the thoughts that are running through your mind.
  5. Intuition vs. Fear Analysis: Divide your journal entry into two columns. Label one column “Intuition” and the other “Fear.” Now, go through what you’ve written and assign each feeling, thought, or sensation to either the intuition or fear column based on your best judgment.
    • Intuition Column: List any feelings, thoughts, or sensations that seem to come from a place of inner knowing, alignment with your values, or a sense of clarity.
    • Fear Column: List any feelings, thoughts, or sensations that stem from worry, anxiety, self-doubt, or a fear of the unknown.
  6. Reflect on Patterns: Review your analysis. Are there recurring themes in the “Intuition” or “Fear” columns? Do certain thoughts or emotions consistently align with either intuition or fear in various situations?
  7. Ask Yourself Questions: For each feeling or thought you’ve listed, ask yourself why you placed it in the “Intuition” or “Fear” column. What evidence or gut feeling led you to that conclusion? Be curious and explore the underlying reasons.
  8. Summarize Your Insights: Write a summary of your insights at the end of the exercise. Reflect on what you’ve learned about your own intuition and fear in the context of the chosen situation.
  9. Repeat as Needed: Practice this journaling exercise regularly, especially when facing important decisions. Over time, it can help you become more attuned to your intuition and better at recognizing when fear is holding you back.
  10. Take Action: With your insights, make decisions that are aligned with your intuition and values. Trust yourself, and remember that it’s okay to confront and manage your fears when they arise.

By consistently practicing this journaling exercise, you’ll sharpen your ability to differentiate between intuition and fear, ultimately leading to more confident and authentic choices in your life.

Try it out and let me know what you discover!

Intuition Practice for Increasing Energy: Nature Wisdom

How have you enjoyed this month’s series on ways to increase your energy and intuitive guidance? I have shared many practices that you can come back to time and time again. I would love to learn which practice most resonated with you, so drop me a response and let me know how this series impacted you!

As we conclude our series on ways to increase your energy levels and intuition, our final practice is all about connecting to nature’s wisdom as a way to also connect with yourself. So, let’s dive in and explore how spending time in nature can lead to a deeper connection with our intuitive selves.

Intuition and Nature

Have you ever noticed how you feel more centered, relaxed, and intuitive after a long walk in the woods or a day at the beach? This is not just a coincidence; it’s a testament to the connection between us and nature. When we immerse ourselves in natural surroundings, we invite benefits into our lives, one of which is enhanced intuition.

Nature provides the perfect setting for grounding. The feel of earth beneath your feet, the rustling of leaves in the wind, and the gentle lapping of waves against the shore create a sense of connection to the present moment. Grounding yourself in this way can help you let go of worries and distractions, allowing your intuition to surface.

Nature is a constant source of renewal. The vibrant colors, diverse ecosystems, and ever-changing landscapes stimulate our senses and invigorate our minds. When you expose yourself to this fresh energy, you open the door to new insights and perspectives that can guide your decision-making and problem-solving.

Pay close attention to any intuitive nudges or feelings that arise while you’re in nature. These may be subtle, like a sudden sense of direction or a feeling of calm assurance. Nature has a unique way of triggering our inner wisdom and providing guidance when we need it most.

Try these tips to enhance intuition in nature

  1. Mindful Presence: When you’re in nature, practice mindfulness. Engage all your senses – feel the texture of leaves, listen to the birdsong, and inhale the scent of the earth. This deepens your connection with nature and amplifies your intuition.
  2. Silent Reflection: Spend some time in silence during your nature outings. Allow your mind to quiet down, and you’ll be more attuned to the intuitive messages that may come your way.
  3. Journaling: Bring a notebook with you to jot down any insights or intuitive prompts that arise. Reflecting on these notes later can provide valuable guidance in various aspects of your life.
  4. Regular Practice: Make spending time in nature a regular practice. Whether it’s a daily walk, a weekly hike, or a monthly camping trip, consistency is key to nurturing your intuition through nature.
  5. Disconnect from Technology: Leave your devices behind or put them on airplane mode. Nature’s wisdom can be drowned out by the constant noise of notifications and distractions.

I’d love to hear about your experiences with nature and intuition. Have you ever received a profound insight or guidance while in a natural setting?

It’s easy to lose touch with our inner wisdom and intuition. Nature offers us a place where we can reset, reconnect, and receive the guidance we seek. So, take that walk in the park, that hike in the woods, or that day at the beach. Listen to the whispers of nature; they hold the keys to your inner wisdom.