Definition of INSTINCT
1: a natural or inherent aptitude, impulse, or capacity
2a : a largely inheritable and unalterable tendency of an organism to make a complex and specific response to environmental stimuli without involving reason
b : behavior that is mediated by reactions below the conscious level
This weeks topic in the GBE (group blogging experience) is INSTINCT. There has been many time in my life that INSTINCT has played a role...for good or bad. The following are some examples:
GOOD: Instinct told me it was not a good idea to sneak into an old abandoned house with some friend in HS . They ended up getting arrested and I was home watching MTV.
BAD: Instinct told be to it was not a good idea to buy the $200 suede fringe boots because they were not a reasonable purchase...but i didnt listen to instinct and i bought them and the "suede fringe" craze ended the following week and i never wore them again hahaa
GOOD: Instinct told me that getting in the back seat of a car with 2 friend that were drinking and fighting with their boyfriends was a bad idea...(Instinct was so strong it actually caused stomach problems) I chose not to get in the car and they were involved in a car crash.
BAD: Instinct told me it was not a good idea to get in the trunk of a car with a guy and let the driver speed around a local parking lot...but i didnt listen to instinct. Luckily I survived but i makes me nervous now to think of the silly things like that I have done .
GOOD: Instinct told me that a girl I knew threw a mutual friend was a great person (even though the mutual friend talked bad about her all the time...and as it turned out the same person talked bad about me haha)...so i followed my instinct and flash forward 23 years and not only is she my Best friend but she is the sister I never had...
BAD: That no one payed any mind to the Instincts of a child . Sometimes children have more powerful instincts than adults. I wish someone would have paid attention to mine, maybe I would have been spared some evil in my life.
GOOD: Instinct tells me im gonna be ok. I hope Instinct is right :)
Instincts are a very powerful force in my life and lately they seem to be really kicking up...Instincts telling my heart and mind what to do and not do...I am getting alot of gut feelings lately...Instincts telling me who to believe and who not to believe ....But the important question is whether i am going to listen to those soft whispers of Instinct or just follow my heart or desires. I guess only time will tell.