WebMD: The Power of Female Intuition


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Summary of Article

Intuition, or a sixth sense, is the ability to know something from an instinctive point of view rather than intellectual reasoning. It’s a feeling you get when you walk into a new home and just know this is the one. Or a feeling you get when faced with a big decision, like a new job. Your head might say “yes you’re being offered a lot of money,” but your gut might feel sick and uneasy.

Both men and women have intuitive abilities but, in our culture, we view intuition as something that’s warm and fuzzy, or not masculine, so men may have a harder time getting in touch with those feelings. In this article in WebMD, I share how to recognize intuitive guidance in the body when making important decisions and also how to begin to trust gut- centered messages to guide your life.

Read the full article on WebMD here.


Judith Orloff, MD is the New York Times best-selling author of The Empath’s Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People. Her latest book Thriving as an Empath offers daily self-care tools for sensitive people along with its companion The Empath’s Empowerment Journal. Dr. Orloff is a psychiatrist, an empath, 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. Dr. Orloff’s 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 and has a TEDX talk. Her other books are Emotional Freedom, The Power of Surrender, Second Sight, Positive Energy, and Guide to Intuitive HealingExplore more information about her Empath Support Online course and speaking schedule on www.drjudithorloff.com.

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