EP 133 - Why "Trusting Your Gut" Is A Bad Plan

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One of the more common bits of advice passed around for the last zillion years or so is ... "trust your gut". Regardless of the the circumstance or problem to be solved, if you ask enough people for advice the odds are high that you will have someone ask you what your "gut" is telling you to do, or just telling you to "trust your gut". Sometimes this is good advice. Sometimes it is absolutely horrible advice.

If you're working on solving the problem of an anxiety disorder, trusting your gut is exactly the opposite of what you should be doing. Your gut, and your intuition, are steering you wrong on the daily so it's time to recognize this and clear up some confusion.

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Music Credit: "Afterglow" by Ben Drake (https://facebook.com/BenDrakeMusic) with permission

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