Gut Feelings

"Gut Feelings: The Deep Connection Between Digestive Health and Daily Gratitude

Steve Pearson

8/7/20231 min read


Gut feelings, also known as intuition, are often dismissed as irrational or unscientific. However, recent research has shown that there is a scientific basis behind these feelings. The gut is lined with millions of neurons that communicate with the brain through the vagus nerve, forming what is known as the gut-brain axis. This communication allows the gut to send signals to the brain, influencing our emotions and decision-making processes. Studies have found that gut feelings can provide valuable insights and help us make better choices, especially in situations where we don't have all the information we need. These feelings are often the result of our brain processing subtle cues and patterns that we may not consciously be aware of. So, the next time you have a gut feeling, trust it. It may just be your brain's way of guiding you in the right direction.