Feelings, Emotions, Intuition And Their Differences

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Feelings, Emotions, Intuition - Difference

Much does not exist when it comes to feelings, emotions, intuition and their differences. For instance, a commenter (Roger) to my post on the difference between emotional intelligence and intuition wanted more especially between emotions and feelings: It’s also not clear what the difference between Emotion and Feelings are in your article and also in…

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Feelings vs Emotions: The Difference

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Feelings, Emotions, Intuition - Difference

In a previous post, I outlined the differences among feelings, emotions and intuition. Using a food analogy, feelings are ingredients, emotions are foods and intuition is the message the meal gives us. This post dives deeper into the difference between feelings and emotions. As the food analogy implies, many feelings can comprise an emotion. Beyond…

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Emotions vs Intuition (Pt 2): Operational Difference

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Feelings, Emotions, Intuition - Difference

Emotions drive our energies in a particular direction. Intuition interprets that direction similar to the way thinking interprets facts. Unlike emotions, intuition doesn’t serve an evaluative function but rather a problem-solving one. Since intuition operates at the vanguard of the decision-making process, it’s creative by nature. It initializes the crystallization of who, what, when, where…

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Emotions vs Intuition (Pt 3): Examples of Differences

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Feelings, Emotions, Intuition - Difference

Emotions serve important evaluative functions. Sorting through them can be difficult. Intuition helps by prioritizing, filtering and directing us. People trigger various emotions in us by what they say and do. Intuition forces certain words and actions to standout, often by us easily recalling them later. Intuition won’t indicate why they are important, only that…

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