In this informative, lively video, Dr. Judith Orloff, author of Guide to Intuitive Healing, shares the five steps to intuitive decision making that she uses in her medical practice so everyone can learn them too. Dr. Orloff presents a revolutionary argument for the integration of intuition with classical forms of Western medicine. She passionately believes that the future of medicine lies in the “the wedding of heart and mind.” In her vigorous and caring voice, Dr. Orloff explains how intuition can be used to listen to our body’s signals to make better decisions. This groundbreaking video, geared to health-care professionals and general audiences alike, legitimizes intuition as a dynamic therapeutic tool.
Step 1: Notice Your Beliefs. Your beliefs set the stage for healing. Positive attitudes stimulate growth. Negative attitudes impede it. It’s important to rid yourself of counterproductive attitudes that you may not even realize you have.
Step 2: Be In Your Body. Your body is a complex and sensitive intuitive receptor. Most people in Western society are conditioned to live from the neck up, ignoring the rest of their body. This stance is counter-intuitive. You’ll learn to shift that perspective-to enjoy your intellect but also listen to your intuition when making decisions.
Step 3: Sense Your Body’s Subtle Energy. We are composed of flesh and blood, but also of subtle energy. Chinese Medical Practitioners call it “chi,” a vital substance which penetrates the body and extends many feet beyond it. From an intuitive point of view, these energy fields have a significant effect on our health and can inform decision making. Thus, it s important that we learn to sense other people’s energy–but not absorb it–so we can make good decisions about relationships.
Step 4: Ask for Inner Guidance. We each possess an intuitive voice that contains answers about good decisions. Because our intellect is often so loud, this voice often gets drowned out. It’s essential that we learn to access the stillness within–though meditation, quiet contemplation, connecting with nature, and prayer in order to gain answers.
Step 5: Listen To Your Dream. Intuition is the language of dreams. Every ninety minutes each night during the REM stage of sleep, we dream. Dreams provide answers about health, relationships, career choices, any new direction.
Judith Orloff MD is the author of The Empath’s Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People. Dr. Orloff is a psychiatrist, an empath and intuitive healer, and is on the UCLA Psychiatric Clinical Faculty. She synthesizes the pearls of traditional medicine with cutting edge knowledge of intuition, energy, and spirituality. Dr. Orloff also specializes in treating empaths and highly sensitive people in her private practice. She passionately believes that the future of medicine involves integrating all this wisdom to achieve total wellness. Explore more information about empaths and intuition at www.drjudithorloff.com.