Essay Always Trust Your Gut Instinct

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Always Trust Your Gut Instinct
One of my most passionate beliefs is, “trust your gut.” Let your intuition (or as some of us call it, “our sixth sense”) guide you. If the thought of doing something does not feel right, don’t do it. As I grew older, it became more and more clear to me that the internal feeling I had about something seemed to always be right. This was not something I learned from any person of religious aspect in life. This is something I learned though experience (kicking myself when I felt something was not right but did not use that feeling to influence my decision). I have had many times in my life, especially with concerns of my children, that this has led me to where I needed to be or to what I needed to know. One time in particular, when my oldest son at the time was in his second year of high school, I just had a gut feeling he was smoking pot. He was young man with a 4.0 GPA and worked very hard at his job since the age of 14. I brought my feelings up to my husband as well as my sons grandparents and everyone blew me off, saying, “oh no, not him. He is a really good kid.” There was no reason for me to suspect this except for the feeling I had. He was a good kid. When questioning him, I found I was right. I told him, “You know my intuition. Did you really think you were going to get away with this?” he replied, “No but I did not think I would get caught 2 days after I tried it.” Metaphysics is philosophy’s definition for the search for what is real.…

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