We’ve all had ‘gut feelings. Maybe you’ve had a sense that someone was untrustworthy, despite their outward appearance of sincerity, or you’ve heard an inner voice tell you that a particular work opportunity was right for you, even though you didn’t feel qualified. 

Our intuitive senses provide a quicker and more efficient shortcut to making decisions in a world where we’re bombarded with choices from moment to moment. However, intuition is primarily a feeling, and just like any feeling, it may not always reflect the truth of a situation. 

When we’re unaware of the source of our feelings, it can be especially hard to tell whether it’s our intuition speaking or some other sentiment. This week, we’ll look at three situations where your intuition may not be a reliable source of information and what you can do about it.