Do You Listen to Your Inner Voice?


Intuition is a potent form of inner wisdom that goes beyond the linear mind. It is accessible to us all. It can be  a gut feeling, a hunch, a physical sensation, a snapshot-like flash, or a dream. Do You Listen to Your Inner Voice?

Intuition is a potent form of inner wisdom that goes beyond the linear mind. It is accessible to us all. It can be  a gut feeling, a hunch, a physical sensation, a snapshot-like flash, or a dream. It is always available to us as guidance. This quiz will help you assess how much you listen to your intuitive voice at this time.

1. Do you believe your inner voice gives you good advice?210
2. Will you get a second opinion if your doctor doesn't offer a diagnosis or treatment that intuitively feels right?210
3. Do you pay attention to your body’s early warning signs such as fatigue or unexplainable symptoms to take care of your health?210
4. In your career, do you act on what moves and inspires you rather than only making decisions by what seems logical on paper?210
5. Do you "listen to the goosebumps" (as Quincy Jones puts it) as a sign to go ahead when you're making a decision about a project or career move?210
6. If you’re looking for work, do you check in with your intuition for guidance?210
7. Do you pay attention to people's body language when you meet them?210
8. Do you listen to your body's signals and stay away from people who drain you?210
9. If you're crossing your arms and moving away from someone at a party, do you listen to the discomfort your body language is communicating?210
10. If you're sexually attracted to someone but your inner voice says "beware," do you heed the warning and take it slow?210
11. When arguing with your partner, do you take a breath and tune into your intuition about how to reach him or her before saying something you'll regret?210
12. If all your friends are saying "this guy/girl is great for you" but your intuition says he/she isn't right can you trust yourself?210
13. Do you listen to intuitive messages in dreams?210
14. Do you listen to your "ah-ha" feelings even if they don't fit your picture of how things should be?210
15. Are you spontaneous rather than having to plan everything?210

How to Interpret this Quiz

To calculate your ability to listen to your inner voice score, total the numbers corresponding to your responses.

  • A score of 20-30 suggests that you have a considerable aptitude to trust your intuition.
  • A score of 10-19 suggests a moderate level.
  • A score of 9 or below suggests a beginning level.
  • A zero score indicates that you don’t regularly listen to your intuition yet, but the good news is that you can begin now to tap into this empowering resource!

Whatever your score, this quiz will help you develop and listen to your inner voice. You’ll identify your strengths and areas you’d like to improve. Developing intuition is an exciting process. Realize that we all have a ways to go. The more you listen to your intuition, the more it will improve.

This quiz is based on Guide to Intuitive Healing: Five Steps to Physical, Emotional, and Sexual Wellness (Three Rivers Press) by Judith Orloff MD


Judith Orloff, MD is a New York Times bestselling author with the upcoming book The Genius of Empathy: Practical Skills to Heal Yourself, Your Relationships and the World (Foreword by the Dalai Lama). She has also written The Empath’s Survival Guide and Thriving as an Empath, which offers daily self-care tools for sensitive people. She integrates the pearls of conventional medicine with cutting edge knowledge of intuition, empathy, energy medicine, and spirituality. Dr. Orloff specializes in treating empaths and highly sensitive people in her private practice and online internationally. Her work has been featured on The Today Show, CNN, Oprah Magazine, the New York Times and USA Today. Dr. Orloff has spoken at Google-LA, TEDx U.S. and TEDx Asia. More information about Dr. Orloff’s Empathy Training Programs for businesses, The Empath Survival Guide Online Course and speaking schedule at

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