A while back, I started getting intrigued by cold water plunges.
Why? I don't know. But I could let the idea go. Even though I HATE the cold.
For some reason I felt drawn to try it. A magnetic pull.
And at the same time... I was terrified.
Would I get hypothermia? Would my body shut down? What if something went wrong? Would this hurt me? And... really... I was terrified of being so freaking cold.
And here is the relationship between intuition and fear.
Your intuition pulls you. It's when something catches your attention, and draws you in.
And your fear pushes you away. It may cause you to freeze or run away. It creates resistance against the very thing your intuition is asking you to explore.
I felt this push/pull fear/intuition dichotomy so many times in my life. Maybe you have too?
When I was pregnant with my first baby, and my intuition was asking me to do things differently than what I observed around me.
When I had a seemingly secure and stable corporate career that paid...