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Intuitive Guidance: Cultivating Trust in Your Inner Wisdom

New Thought MICHAEL CORTHELL In the cacophony of modern life, amidst the ceaseless stream of information and the demands of a fast-paced world, the quiet voice of intuition often goes unheard. Yet, it is a potent force, a reservoir of wisdom that can illuminate our path in ways logic alone cannot. This essay endeavors to explore the art of cultivating, trusting, and using our intuitive faculties for informed decision-making. Understanding the Nature of Intuition Intuition, that subtle whisper of insight, is an amalgamation of our experiences, knowledge, and emotions. It operates beyond conscious thought, drawing upon a wellspring of information that we have amassed over time. It manifests as a gut feeling, an unspoken knowing that arises in moments of uncertainty or complexity. Cultivating Mindfulness and Presence To access our intuitive faculties, we must create a space for them to flourish. Practices like meditation, mindfulness, and reflective journaling serve as gateways to the rea

The Power of Creativity: How to Use Your Creative Impulse to Live Your Best Life

'' Creativity is the spark that ignites our lives. It is the force that drives us to express ourselves, to make a difference in the world, and to connect with something larger than ourselves.'' - Michael Corthell This guide explores the nature of creativity and its role in our lives. It argues that creativity is not just about making art or music, but about expressing ourselves in all areas of our lives. When we embrace our creativity, we are connecting with something larger than ourselves and live our lives to the fullest. It also provides some practical advice on how to embrace our creativity and suggests that we express ourselves creatively, help others, connect with nature, and meditate or pray. The possibilities are endless, but the most important thing is to find what works for us and to start using our creativity to live our lives to the fullest. A Guide to Finding Your True Purpose 1. We all have an innate urge to create . It's what drives us to express o

How to Develop and Maintain a Passionate Curiosity 

Curiosity: The Passion to seek, and to know. by Michael Corthell To be an entrepreneur or a genius is to be passionately curious. But what if you lack the passion to know things? Can you develop it. Yes, just like anything else—'if there's a will, there's a way.' The important thing [in life] is not to stop questioning… Never lose a Holy curiosity. —Albert Einstein Why? It keeps your mind active and healthy. Curious people always ask questions and look for answers. Exercising your mind has the same result as aerobics has on your body. It keeps your mind open to opportunities and new ideas.   Curiosity builds the anticipation of new information and ideas. Therefore you will recognize a good idea more readily when it comes. It opens up new worlds and possibilities. Being curious will allow you to see new worlds and possibilities which are normally not visible to your old, non-seeking mind. New ideas are hidden below the surface of normal, everyda

Looky See

“To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.” ― Marilyn vos Savant As the saying goes, we will believe it when we see it, or what we believe is what we see. If we take those idioms at face value, we had damn well look closely. AND take note: the act of observation changes the thing that was observed as well as the observer.  [That is quantum-ness !] “To see is to forget the name of the thing one sees.” ― Paul Valéry