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Is your highly sensitive intuition always correct?

Have you ever had a situation where you followed your intuition and things didn’t work out? Did you feel confused and even doubt your intuitive ability?

In his book, the Power of Intuition, author Gary Klein explains why intuition can be the source of significant errors in the course of making a decision. Here are a few of them:

  1. Inaccurate information – Intuitive decision makers tend to respond quickly to inaccurate, insufficient, unreliable, or incomplete information based on patterns from previous experiences. (more…)

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Read more about the article Do you have good habits of mind?
Habits of Mind: 16 Essential Characteristics for Success

Do you have good habits of mind?

In their groundbreaking book, Habits of Mind, Arthur Costa and Bena Kallick, identify a set of 16 problem solving, life related skills, necessary to effectively operate in society. These skills promote strategic reasoning, insightfulness, perseverance, creativity, and craftsmanship.

One goal behind these life skills is to provide a road map as to how to behave intelligently when you DON’T know the answer. It means having a disposition toward intelligent behavior when confronted with problems or new learning.

The application of these 16 Habits of Mind will help you work through real life situations. They are as follows:

  1. Persisting: Sticking to a task at hand. Following through to completion. Can and do remain focused. (more…)

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Do you know the secret to getting something done?

It’s very easy to become overwhelmed when you need or want to accomplish something. A task or objective might seem out of reach because of the many details involved. As a highly sensitive person, can you relate to this feeling?

Four months ago, I was faced with the daunting task of being the executor of my mother’s estate. There were many tasks that needed to be done. I thought, how am I going to this? My first reaction was, what is the most important thing for me to immediately do? (more…)

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