How to Use a Divination Game as an Intuition Tool

As I was learning to tune-in to my intuition, I often used divination tools such as tarot, or a pendulum as a way to help me get out of the over-thinking loop.

What happened in the process of using these Divination tools was a totally unexpected and important discovery.

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    When I first started trying to tune-in to my intuition I would often get into a mental spin and stuck in my head. All that over-thinking left me frustrated and even less able to make choices or know what I wanted. Self-doubt would creep in and make it even harder to discern between the inner-critic and a message from my intuition.

    The Answer, is More than the Answer

    I eventually realized that I was connecting with my intuition just before and just after I asked a question. I noticed that I’d have a strong preference for what I wanted the answer to be and was happy and relieved when I got an answer that supported that preference and I was disappointed when it didn’t. I also observed that when I was disappointed in the answer, I would start asking more oracles or questions to get the answer that I wanted and that would create another cycle of over-thinking, worry, and doubt.

    In the simplest of ways, noticing what my preferred response was and my reaction to the divined answer informed me about what I wanted and where to start exploring next. In some cases I discovered my relief was because I wanted an excuse not to do something. When I looked at that further, I sometimes found I wanted that excuse because I was afraid to try something and fail. This process can be a launching point to further explore what your intuition may be telling you.

    I Created These Divination Games for Fun and to Use as Intuition Tools

    Connect with your intuition through exploring these questions.

    Before you ask your question, consider the following:

    • Do you have a preferred answer for your question?
    • Do you know why you do or don’t have a preferred answer?
    • Do you feel you know what the answer will be? Why?
    • What will you do if you get the answer that you want?
    • What will you do if you don’t get the answer want?
    • Are you avoiding making a choice because you have fear or doubt?
    • Are you using the answer to give yourself permission or to avoid action?
    • What would you do if you didn’t get an answer?