Intentional Tuesdays

The Case for Intuition

intuition spirituality Feb 11, 2020

Welcome to Part II of this 3-part series on Practical Intuition.  If you missed Part I, you can watch it here.

In this episode, we're going to explore the case for intuition.  We'll also be looking at some of the arguments against intuition, including some of the common traps and pitfalls.  

I offer a simple model to help you assess your relationship with intuition.  Knowing where you stand is crucial to devising an appropriate strategy.

  • Cynical
  • Skeptical
  • Curious
  • Seeking / Certain

Can you guess where you want to be?  

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I hope you enjoy it!

I hope you join me next week for Part III, where we explore some ways to cultivate our practical...

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Exploring Creativity

For the past three weeks, we’ve been exploring the concept of Creativity, with the following key premises…

  1. Each of us is Creative
  2. Creativity is something worth pursuing, regularly
  3. We can cultivate creativity

In case you missed the three-part video series, I’ll provide links below.  This week will conclude our creativity series with a written recap.


Are You Creative?

What is the role of creativity in your life right now?  Not sure?  Take 30 seconds to complete this self-assessment and come back here when you’re finished.  Don’t worry, you won’t have to enter your email address or offer up your credit card info.  (Feel free to leave those in the comments ) 

How did you do?  

In my experience, most adults struggle a bit when it comes to creativity.  Either they don’t think they are creative, they don’t see the value in creativity, or a combination of the two.  This is really...

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Why Do You Get Up Each Morning?

Umm, because I have to?
Sadly, this is probably true for most of us.  Take a moment to consider the implications.  It means we’d choose to stay in bed all day rather than getting out into world.  Now, I don’t think most people really believe this, just the fact that it's our default reaction is cause for concern.  We identify more with a sense of obligation than a sense of significance or purpose.  Not only is this heartbreaking, it’s killing us.  
If you’ve been with me for a while, you know the Blue Zones are five locations where people live longer, healthier lives than anyplace else on the planet.  One of the common themes across the blue zones is the elderly have a strong sense of purpose and meaning in their lives.  In Okinawa, they call this ikigai.  In Costa Rica, it’s plan de vida.  Regardless of what you call it, the effects are the same.  Studies have shown that people...
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