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 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 www.drjudithorloff.com.

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