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Ego and Intuition

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On Ego and Intuition ..."Negativity from the ego can’t live in an atmosphere of humor, acceptance, and light."

Re-read the quote real quick. It is so elegant. And challenging to a strong ego. 

Egos are great at being dramatic, “logical”, and dark. Everything is so doom and gloom with ego. So all or nothing. Ego and intuition have very different communication styles.

Intuition's Communication Style

It is important to decipher intuitive guidance (communication with your higher self, god, the universe) from ego. Intuition isn’t dark, heavy, and full of blame, that is ego. It also isn’t loud or insistent and it doesn’t make you feel bad or shameful. 

Intuition is NEVER like that. Rather it is quiet, gentle, and calm. Often intuition dreams up things you would never “think” of on your own. It may make you question how to proceed or even seem irrelevant or disconnected from the issue at hand. 

That happens and over time after acting on the intuition you receive enough times, you begin to not worry very much about it. Intuitive guidance often only makes sense in hindsight.

Releasing Ego's Grip

If the communication you are receiving is making you feel ashamed, remind yourself that Spirit never talks that way and tease your ego into releasing its grip. “Aren’t you precious? Thank you so much for helping me.” 

Then maybe picture a tiny dog having a big dog moment, all fierce and growly. Now pat him on the head, scoop him up and rub his little belly, all of which renders him a puddle full of love. 

And just like that fierce little dog, our ego just wants to protect us so it puts on a show. But it can be disarmed with love and humor, kindness and charm.

My ego is really good at making a big scary deal about everything. The result of this is me spending too much time being serious and thinking I have many things to solve. I have been working on this lately. 

Aligning with Light

When I laugh more and seek light to shine on my problems, they seem to solve themselves. Now they aren’t really solving themselves, I am lightening my vibration so I can better connect with my higher self, the source of all wisdom, and then I easily find solutions to my difficulties.

When we feel the weight of the world on our shoulders seek humor, seek light, and raise your vibration. Then you can connect to solutions and not just problems.

Learn more about developing your intuition.

About the Author

Laura Rowe is an Intuitive Strategist & Spiritual Seeker at The Vital Spirit. Living in Portland, Oregon, Laura founded The Vital Spirit in 2013. She has a background in business operations, a master’s degree in organizational management, and she has spent the last 35 years studying spiritual traditions and practices, and the last 12 years training in intuitive energy healing modalities.

Laura helps empaths and sensitives who have struggled their whole life with belonging. Her approach this work through a social justice lens, seeking to help empaths explore their own power while considering the power dynamics of our White Supremacist, Patriarchal, Fourth Stage Capitalist society. Our culture views sensitivity as a weakness and my work focuses on helping empaths heal the wounds left by this world; reframing their sensitivity and focusing on their innate power. 

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