Most of us will be remembered for our heart and yet we spend so much of our life trying to be smarter. Now first off I want to apologize to the 1 or 2 people who in fact may be remembered for their smarts not their hearts. For the budding Einsteins I would put it to you that even the person who is widely considered to have been the most intelligent human being on the planet still had much written about his heart.
And now for the rest of us. When you think back on your life what is it that tickles your fancy? What is it that brings a smile to your face? Chances are it has much more to do with your heart than your head. I propose to you that we at a minimum integrate our heart into everything we do.
So how do we accomplish this feat? I will tell you how I have done it for many years. Almost immediately in every situation I have a feeling of what is right for me. I first allow myself to feel it and then I let my head get as involved as possible. I create lists, pros and cons, ask other opinions from trusted sources and really delve into the matter. I do not rush myself but I do not dally in any one place too long either. Once I have pretty well confused myself with all manner of different possibilities I stop talking to myself and others about it. I find space within my mind to be quiet and let the miracle of my mind do its work until I receive what I call my integrated intuition. Now sometimes it is opposite from my initial feeling, sometimes it is not, sometimes it is modified in one way or another. But always in the final analysis I let my integrated intuition lead the way?
Why is it important to let intuition be our guide? Because, I believe, we have an incredible design and it is both complex and beautifully simple at the same time. I know that I am both thought and feelings and I am part of a great whole and there is a universal intelligence at play in the world as well. I also know that all the most successful choices in my life are integrated ones and so I consciously choose to engage both these senses to heighten my ability to make “right choices” for myself. Perhaps you have noticed the same in your own life.
So if this seems like a good method for you to try just remember my formula for making life’s decisions. Heart and head set our soul direction. First I listen to my feelings, then I analyse as much as I desire and finally I allow the two to come together and let my intuition be my guide.
Head makes sense. Heart makes sincere. Be sure.