lemon scented

So, I am not a big advocate for the questionable ‘follow your gut’ – too many ulcers and the inability to eat before 10am cause me to distrust this little life motto. But in a quick online search, found it very difficult to find anything to substantiate my gut feeling that gut feelings are not to be relied upon.

Lots of mumbo-jumbo about following your instincts and listening to your gut (seriously? mine would be an eardrum-blowing richter scale rumbling 6 if you got your head down toward my belly at this precise moment)… and none of it particularly robust or sciencey sounding.

But that there is such a lacking of representation in the opposition’s field is just plain weird. I could’ve sworn that there would be more information defining, assessing, analysing, and data-outputting all the experiments, studies, anecdotal summaries, and clinical observations. Surely some medics, psyches, or geeks would have bitten down on this subject and not let go like a rabid terrier, ’til shaken to death so that only sense and efficacy were all that was left of its cooling corpse.

Anyhoo. These.

http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/news/releases/trust-your-gut-but-only-sometimes.html

http://scottberkun.com/2012/trust-your-gut/

https://hbr.org/2003/05/dont-trust-your-gut

https://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200704/gut-almighty

But yeah, so no. Don’t follow your gut. OK? Excellent.

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One thought on “lemon scented

  1. It’s there Spratty right down at the base, instinctual level a primal Spratty exists she makes decisions and offers advice all the time I don’t know how often she is heard or listened to but she is ever evolving just like mommy spratt.

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