Erich Schiffmann, a well-known yoga teacher explains how to learn to use your intuition more and more. This is a question my clients often ask in psychic reading sessions and here Erich gives a great succinct answer.
I think our world is so full of ideas and possibilities it's difficult to discern what is true for us and what is just other information. With lots of advertising, diversity of lifestyles and values, how do we know what's true for us?
We're back to the silence, being present with yourself, noticing your feelings, noticing your dreams, paying attention to those fleeting desires that are so easy to discount.
But you have to trust yourself. Those things that arise in your are you. They are important. You have to listen to know who you are, and take action when appropriate.
The body naturally heals itself; trust it to do so. Information arises in you about you and your needs; trust that information.
There's lots of stuff out there, many beliefs. Don't just take them on because someone said you should. Notice how it feels to you. If it does not ring true, does not feel right, if you notice no resonance, ignore it! It's not right for you.
Sadly in my psychic reading practice I've seen lots of people who've simply "believed" something some guru said or some spiritual tradition without really checking with themselves if this is right for them. They simply believed with no inner verification. And to their own huge detriment. It's no fun to find out after decades of believing something that it was a falsehood.
Don't do that!
No religion, guru or spiritual movement is more right than what your gut tells you! Believe yourself! You have value. You are important. You know best what's best for you. The God is in you, and you know.
It takes tremendous effort to not get caught up in today's busyiness. Yet, if we allow ourselves to get caught up, we lose track of who we are. Our attention is everywhere else except on how we feel, what we really want, what really matters. Very sad. Because without knowing these things we cannot create the life that makes us happy and fulfilled.
One key thing -- if you decide to slow down, give yourself plenty of time. We are so overcharged it takes a long time to settle down into silence where we can actually hear our own thoughts, desires, feel our feelings, hear our dreams.
So take the time to hear. Without those inner voices you're just a shell moving in the world. Yes, hard to say, but true. It's only when we hear those voices that are our truth that we can begin to really live, really feel fulfilled.
If you've never experienced exuberant well-being, here is something to consider.
If most of your life you've experienced anxiety, fear, lack of energy, lack of inspiration, lack of vitality -- if you think that's how it's supposed to be, you're wrong.
You may be living a life that's a program from your childhood experience, not your true right, or your true life.
Think about it.
You can have a life where you feel aliveness, excitement, incredible physical well being, where your days have peace and hope, instead of fear and anxiety.
Sadly, in my psychic reading practice I have clients who simply do not know that "normal" life is not living in fear and pain and anxiety.
There is a way of living where you feel great in general, excited about things, where you have lots of energy in your body, you're looking forward to lots of things.
And where, only once in a while do things get challenging and difficult: not all the time!
If this is a revelation to you, strive to bring peace into your life, and exuberant well being. That's your natural right. You should have it. And you should do whatever it takes to achieve it; that's spiritual growth: experiencing the exuberance of spirit in matter. That's living your truth.
Take action now. You are the only thing you have. If you lose that, you have nothing. Champion your own being!