18 signs you have an intuitive personality and “get” things others don’t

Do you sometimes feel like you have a “sixth sense” that enables you to see something other people can’t?

Do you find yourself unable to explain how you know something, you just know?

If you answered yes, then maybe you have what we call an “intuitive personality”.

Whether intuition is instinct, a sixth sense, a psychic ability, or simply being in tune with the world, I’m going to share 18 signs that prove you’re an intuitive personality.:

1) You’re observant

If there’s one thing that intuitive personalities are, it’s observant.

I believe that everyone is born with a sense of intuition, but for a lot of people, their sense of intuition is either dormant or hasn’t been fully developed.

What’s more, there are plenty of people who ignore their intuition because they can’t trust something that they can’t see.

And when it comes to “out of this world”, next-level, intuition, I think that very few people are born with it.

So, if you’re someone who’s able to pick up subtle nuances, recognize patterns, and interpret body language, and facial expressions, it shows that you’re very observant – and observant people often see stuff that other people miss.

2) You trust your gut

Here’s the deal: some people are very cerebral, while others are more emotional and instinctive.

  • When it comes to making decisions, do you like to think about all the pros and cons, or do you listen to your gut?
  • And what about people? Do they give you a “good” or “bad” vibe?
  • Do you sometimes get a feeling in the pit of your stomach that despite appearances, someone’s up to no good?

The bottom line is this: if you’re the kind of person that trusts what their gut is trying to say, it’s a surefire sign that you’re an intuitive person.

3) You read people

As I mentioned above, your gut has a big role to play in your perception of others.

You’re an excellent judge of character and you often see things that others don’t – whether they be good or bad. You know when you can trust someone and when you can’t.

And do you know what else? Your intuitive personality means that you’re able to pick up what’s not being said – like when someone is feeling sad and out of sorts.

And the best part? You’re a living lie-detector test!

Pretty cool, huh?

4) You feel a special connection to nature and animals

Do you feel a deep sense of belonging when you’re surrounded by nature?

Do you have a special connection to animals?

Because if you do, it could be another sign that you have an intuitive personality.

It makes sense if you think about it.

For starters, animals are highly intuitive. And the only way to survive when you’re in nature is to rely on all your senses. That means using your sense of sight, smell, touch, taste, hearing, and intuition.

5) You’re a lucid dreamer

Turns out that intuitive people tend to have vivid dreams.

Vivid dreams are very detailed, intense, and realistic. They often have complex storylines and often leave you feeling strong emotions upon waking up.

Some people believe that lucid dreams contain messages from another realm or that they’re visions of things to come.

6) You’re a spiritual person

So, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re very religious or anything – I mean you could be – but it’s more about the fact that you’re aware that there’s a greater power out there.

You’re interested in exploring the deeper meaning of life and cultivating a sense of inner peace.

Maybe you like to meditate and do yoga, maybe you’re religious and like to pray, or maybe you have a shaman and take Ayahuasca. Whatever it is, it’s clearly a part of your intuitive personality.

7) Strong sense of empathy

Look, you can’t be an intuitive person and not have a strong sense of empathy. That would be like saying you’re extremely joyful but never smile.

If you feel the emotions of people and animals around you, if you’re moved by their pain and their joy, then it means that you’re an empath and an intuitive person.

And while your strong sense of empathy can be overwhelming at times, you’re actually glad you’re not like some people who can just ignore the suffering of others.

8) Ability to connect with others easily

Now we come to how easily you connect with people.

You’re great at establishing and keeping meaningful relationships – both personal and professional.

Your strong sense of empathy plays a huge part in your ability to connect to people because it’s what makes people trust you and feel comfortable in your presence.

But the other thing is your incredible ability to read others so well and pick up on subtle cues about how they’re feeling and what they’re thinking. 

9) You experience déjà vu

Oh come on, you know what déjà vu is – it’s that feeling like you’re experiencing something that you’ve experienced before.

It’s been said that people with an intuitive personality experience déjà vu a lot more than everyone else.

But why is that?

I think it’s to do with the fact that you can pick up on certain energies and make connections between past and present experiences.

And also because most of us don’t give déjà vu much thought. However, if you’re intuitive, you may see it as a sign from the universe or a prediction of something to come.

10) Ability to pick up on subtle changes in the environment

Here’s a weird one – another sign that you’re an intuitive personality is that you can pick up on changes in the environment.

For example:

  • You’ll get a headache when it’s a full moon.
  • Your knee always hurts before the rain.
  • You can sense an earthquake coming in the pit of your stomach.

This type of intuition is often seen in animals, but it’s not uncommon in humans.

Does it sound like you?

11) Intuitively knowing when something is wrong

Here’s an example from my life.

When I was a kid, my dad went abroad for a business trip. That night, men broke into our house and my mother, sister, and I were scared for our lives.

It was a scary night, but we made it unharmed.

You’re probably asking yourself where I’m going with this…

That same night, after like 15 years of wearing it, my father’s wedding ring cracked!

I believe that he felt that something was wrong and that energy caused his ring to break!

12) You can feel the energy of a place

They say that energy is all around us, in both people and places.

As you might have already guessed, intuitive people are very good at picking up on the energy of a place.

For example: A friend of mine was visiting a place for the first time when she suddenly became very ill and almost fainted.

And do you know what? She later found out from a local that the Nazis had drowned a dozen people on the very spot where she felt sick!

What about you?

Do you sometimes go somewhere and feel a little off for no reason? Like there’s something dark about that place and you want to leave?

If you do, it means you’re picking up on the energy of the place.

13) Natural ability to heal

This doesn’t have to be some “next level” stuff where you cure people by moving your hands over them.

I’m talking about knowing which tea to make for someone with a belly ache; what to give them for a toothache; and where to apply pressure to get rid of a migraine.

Plus, I believe that you can heal people with your words by giving them guidance and support in their time of need. After all, isn’t that what a good therapist does?

14) Knowing things without being told

Have you ever known something without being told?

Like for example, you’re meeting someone for the first time. They have a small scar on their forehead. For some weird reason, you know that they got it when they were hit by a car as a child.

They notice you staring and tell you, “I was hit by a car as a kid, it’s no big deal.”

Well if you just “know” stuff – it’s because of your intuition.

15) Prophetic dreams and visions

Have you ever had a dream or a vision of something happening, only for it to happen a few days later?

Well, prophetic dreams and visions are said to be another sign of an intuitive personality.

But, how do you know when your dream is just a dream, and when it’s prophetic?

Honestly, I don’t know. But a psychic is bound to know.

16) You’re good at finding solutions to complex problems

It’s not all about dreams and psychics though.

If you like to think out of the box and are able to come up with creative solutions to complex problems, it’s another sign that you’re an intuitive personality.

Somehow, you’re able to pick up on things that other people aren’t, put two and two together, and voilà, problem solved!

17) People seek your advice

Do you find that your friends and family – and sometimes people you hardly know – often ask for your opinion?

If they do, it’s probably because you’re perceptive and understand things better than other people.

Turn out that you’re right about things 99% of the time – another sign that you’re an intuitive personality.

18) You’re in touch with all your senses and in tune with your body

Finally, intuitive people are in touch with all their senses and in tune with their bodies.

That’s because their body is a tool with which they feel and gather information.

  • So, have you been taking care of your body?
  • Are you paying attention to your senses?

If you’re not sure, here are some tips:

  • Eat healthily
  • Drink lots of water
  • Spend time in nature
  • Do yoga
  • Practice meditation

Jelena Dincic

Jelena has a background in photography and film-making and has spent the last few years as a content editor and copywriter. Jelena is a citizen of the world who is passionate about travel and learning about new cultures. She’s a foodie who loves to cook. And, as an art lover, she is always experimenting with new art mediums. When she’s not at her computer, she’s usually out and about in some forest with her dogs.

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