This is the knowing that, if we are open to it, leads us to where we need to go. Some call intuition ‘gut feeling’ or a hunch. Intuition is another way of processing our thoughts — a faster way of thinking that relies on patterns and associations, according to the science. Numerous successful people operate at this level. Some see it as the Universe speaking to them, God or higher intelligence whispering to them, or their wise inner self guiding them.