Today I am delighted–thrilled beyond words–to share energetic space with Angela Artemis.
When I created this site a few months ago, I took a bold step and chose to share my skills as a clarity and energy facilitator. Sometimes people fear energy work, so it is a joy to share my message and reflections to hopefully dilute any fears and inspire those who wish to learn, explore, and experiment with these tools. Angela’s message is similar to my own and her new book “The Intuition Principle” is so comprehensive, thorough, and just overall wonderful that it is my pleasure to share a review of it here with you. And, Angela has gifted this site with a complimentary PDF version of her book as a giveaway.
I asked Angela to share a few words with us about her book.
J: The name of your book is “The Intuition Principle”. Please share with us a little about the meaning of these words and your vision for your book.
A: Joy, the title of the book comes from the main point upon which I based the entire book: The Intuition Principle.
The Intuition Principle is the concept that within you exists an innate technology, your intuition, capable of both guiding you to and attracting to you the life and happiness you’ve always dreamed of. p. 11
The vision for the book is to let people know that they possess this innate technology and to teach them to use it so that they will be guided to receive solutions to their problems, achieve their highest potential, discover their life purpose, and share their gifts and talents in loving service to help mankind.
The way that I view intuition is that it is a natural “sensing mechanism” within each of us that we use to pick up information about our environment. It is there to steer each of us to the right path in our lives. I believe its sole purpose is guidance for our own lives.
J: The material that you cover within this book is extremely thorough and empowering. Can you speak a little about this book..the message and the process of incorporating these concepts into our lives?
A: The book is laid out in a sequence that builds your knowledge and understanding of what intuition is and how it can be applied in your life to help you learn who you are and who you were meant to be in this life. When you use your intuition to unearth the authentic you and then begin to lead a life that truly resonates with who you are at your core – miracles and fortunate coincidences will commence.
The message of the book is that we must attune to our intuition to discover our own authenticity, to live meaningful and fulfilling lives and to become aware of our “oneness” with all life. When we become aware of our oneness we will treat each other with empathy and compassion and be able to save our planet from environmental catastrophe.
Often, recognizing that we are intuitive is the first sign of our own spiritual awakening. As we awaken spiritually we also begin to attune to the “oneness” of all life. When we are attuned to this “oneness” or pulse of life we are led to be in the right place at the right time and that is how we become the recipient of fortunate coincidences. Fortunate coincidences such as synchronicity and serendipity elegantly provide the directions, solutions and the door opening opportunities we seek to co-create the joyous lives we dream of.
And, the more intuitive you become the more you are able to actually “feel” this connection to all of life. It goes beyond merely an intellectual understanding to becoming an empathetic connection with the pulse of life in all things.
If more of us were attuned to the pulse of life we, as a civilization, would see a dramatic drop in violence and we would no longer be able to plunder and pollute the Earth as we have been doing for the last 200 years. The pain and suffering we would cause if we committed violent acts against any living creature or toward the living eco-system that sustains us would be felt within each of us because of our “oneness.” So, the message is that developing our intuition is vital to our personal growth, spiritual evolution, preservation as a species and for sustaining our planet.
J: And, how do you vision that readers best use this book?
A: The best way to use the book is to read it and do each exercise as it comes up in the book. The exercises are placed in an order that allows you to build upon the information you got from doing the previous exercise.
J: Can you share with us a little about allowing intuition to be the guide to what we create (energetically and literally)? If one is hesitant about embracing their truth, what encouragement would you share with them?
A: Each of us has chosen to be here in this life at this time for a purpose. So, if we have a purpose for our lives there must be a set of instructions for actualizing this purpose. I believe that the instructions are within each of us and that our intuition is the way that this information is communicated to us.
If we listen to our intuition it will guide us on the journey we were meant to be on that will help us to acquire the life lessons and abilities we chose in this incarnation. When you embrace this journey by being open to your intuition you encounter your authentic self – which is your truth.
When we ignore your intuition we are not allowing this wisdom to guide us in our lives nor are we living authentically. This is why we encounter pain, problems and struggles. We are lost – although we may not be aware of it and on the wrong road because we are presenting a false self to the world. The result is that we never find lasting happiness as the happiness we do encounter doesn’t touch our soul – our true self.
The point is, we are creating our lives no matter what path we take; it’s simply a matter of aligning with our intuition to find our authenticity so that we create more expansive, joyous lives or following a path where we feel as if we are pushing a boulder uphill each day.
If you are hesitant about trusting your intuition and embracing this journey I encourage you to start small. You needn’t jump into something if you don’t feel comfortable. Begin by going within every day and just “listening.” Take note of any prompts you get to do something and jot them down. If any of these intuitive urges feel right – take the next step and follow this guidance. If there is anything you’re not yet ready to do – don’t do it.
When you start small you’ll slowly build more confidence in your intuitive guidance. Each time you do something and it turns out positively you’ll become much more trusting of following your intuition. Over time you’ll progress from baby steps to taking bigger steps to large strides. And, then eventually, following your inner wisdom will become second nature to you – just as it was meant to be.
J: It has been an honor to share energy with you in this space, thank you for sharing your presence and your book. In closing, is there anything you would like us to know about you, your vision, your voice?
A: Joy, thank you for allowing me to spread the message of The Intuition Principle with your readers.
The thought I’d like to leave with readers is that we have all the answers within us. When we stop looking outside of ourselves or to others for the answers and look within everything that we desire to attain in life will come to us. Rather than chasing after our dreams the experiences we wish to manifest will be brought to us as we walk the path we were meant to follow when we apply the Intuition Principle.
I do hope that you enjoyed Angela’s message. I am going to give a short review of the book, because I truly believe it is that wonderful.
The “Intuition Principle” is organized in this manner:
Chapter 1: Meet Your Intuition
Chapter 2: Live an Intuitively Inspired Life
Chapter 3: Getting to Know Your Intuition
Chapter 4: Developing Your Intuition
Chapter 5: Cracking the Intuition Code
Chapter 6: Overcoming the Roadblocks to Intuition
Chapter 7: Finding Your Passion, Purpose, and Authenticity
Chapter 8: Putting it All Together to Shape a Meaningful and Fulfilling Life
Epilogue: Healing Ourselves and Our Planet
The PDF version of the book is 194 pages. Each chapter is broken down into manageable sections. While each section is chock full of information, the style is easy to read and to process. In each chapter there are quotes, definitions, reflections, and personal stories–a very dynamic and engrossing structure.
“Why develop your intuition? Intuition is the only way to connect to your authentic self and your true calling, your reason for being here at this time.” pg 27
“The truth is that developing your intuition has many benefits to help you succeed in all areas of your life, such as:
• Stress Reduction
• Peace of mind
• Better focus
• Improved memory
• Improved relationships
• Increased capacity for empathy and compassion
• Better health
• Increased luck
• Increased abundance
• More joy
• Body awareness
• Ability to say ‚no? more easily
• Heightened creativity
• Problem solving skills
• Teaches you to think like a genius
• Discovery of your true purpose” pg 39
“Finding our purpose and carrying out our mission doesn’t mean we won’t face challenges and difficult times in our lives at all. We will, however, be more equipped to deal with them when we are able to get guidance from Greater Intelligence through our intuition. We will also benefit from the synchronicity of meaningful coincidences when we are in touch with our intuition, so that even if we hit rough waters we are sure to be guided to safety and our highest good.” pg 144
The information in this book offers opportunity for empowerment, growth, and the exploration of awareness and expansion. Because it is written in such an easy to read manner, the information feels very light and easy to process and to integrate if one wishes.
Angela generously offers complimentary companion materials to the book. If you would like to receive them, please click this link: download complimentary companion materials.
Angela has generously donated a complimentary PDF copy of “The Intuition Principle: How to Attract the Life You Dream Of” to this site.
Each reader who leaves a comment addressing the question below will be entered into a drawing. The winner will be randomly chosen Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 9pm (PST) and contacted through email.
What do you think is holding you back from trusting your intuition and what do you feel you could achieve in your life if you began following your intuition?
Thank you, Angela! Thank you, dear reader! *Excellent* indeed:)
Much peace and abundant love,
Reminder: Experiment. Explore. Experience.