When it’s right to challenge your first reaction.
“Just go with your gut.” This is a piece of advice everyone has heard at some decision-making stage of their lives. The gut, in this case, means the opposite of reason. It’s something we tend to consider as an elaborate remnant of our animal instinct. When we are told to rely on intuition, it is an invitation to check in with our emotions and to stop worrying, for a moment, about whether something we feel can be explained factually. Still,
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