There was once a time in my life when I marveled at my mother’s intuition and assumed this magical faculty was something that only women had access to. Four decades later, however, I have discovered this is not true at all, and use mine every day, generally many times each day. So, why did it take me so long to discover my intuitive faculty you might ask? The answer has a lot to do with genetics and the influence on them of my environment.
Like most boys of my generation (I was born in the 1960s) in New Zealand, my father hoped I would honor the family by growing up to be good at the national game of rugby, and perhaps even become that most hallowed icon of Kiwi manhood, an All Black. Imagine my Dad’s disappointment when, recognizing the threat this posed to my general health and welfare, I gave rugby away at 6 years old to take up field hockey.
As a child, I was not only small for my age, but also not blessed with the speed needed to avoid much bigger and more physical boys who loved nothing more than to impress their fathers by dominating the smaller, slower kids like me with crunch tackles and other forms of physical punishment. While neither big nor fleet of foot, I was smart enough to figure out that spending games getting knocked around and covered in mud on cold Saturday mornings wasn’t fun. Fortunately, I soon discovered I had reasonable hand-eye coordination better suited to hitting balls with sticks, rackets, or bats.
However, this ritual test of small boys’ masculinity was quite instructive as to the expectations society had for me as a male, which was to be strong, silent and to uncomplainingly take the lumps that life had in store for me. When I reflect back on this, I realize now that this was just a far milder version of what my ancestors went through, as their families, communities, and tribes prepared them for their responsibilities as protectors of those same collectives when danger threatened their welfare or very survival.
Part of the preparation for these manly responsibilities was to develop a toughness that didn’t require the sensitivity needed for use of one’s intuition. There were wars to fight, farmlands to settle, trees to chop down, and it wasn’t too long ago that this all had to be done manually. Sensitivity wasn’t required for any of these tasks, and physical strength and toughness were highly prized commodities.
Having studied human energetics for the past 16 years, I’ve discovered that we are all affected by the interaction of the genetic tendencies we inherit from our ancestors’ and the consciousness and energies of those we live among. This interaction, and the DNA strands it activates, create tendencies of thought and emotion that collectively create our personality.
For many men, like in my case, the more sensitive traits we all have the potential to experience, may not have been activated when growing up. However, I can absolutely guarantee from personal experience and that of male clients, that your intuitive faculty can be activated later in life, and become an important guide in both your personal and business relationships.
Human beings are like bio-computers, with the DNA being like a blueprint of all the possible configurations of possible tendencies you might need to survive and thrive in virtually any circumstance. You too can have your intuition switched on so you can accurately sense your relationship partners’ feelings and intentions, the likely success or failure of a potential business deal, and whether or when to act on any potential opportunity.
Your intuition can give you a hidden advantage in any business relationship that both keeps you out of trouble and helps you to spot opportunity, often where it’s not obvious to others. If you’d like the advantage of enhanced intuition in your business dealings sooner rather than later, this can be done through energy transformation, one of the many benefits of working with a business energy coach.
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