Best Books to Help You Develop Your Intuition

Intuition might be a confusing term. It has many different names. Some called it a gut feeling, a hunch, while others called it a sixth sense or inner wisdom. Regardless of what you call it, intuition is surprisingly accurate without the need for any conscious reasoning.

Some people might think that intuition is “woo-woo” and only available to gifted people like the mystic and psychics. But this isn’t true. Intuition isn’t about predicting the future, even though it can tell you where you are heading if you continue a particular path.

Everyone has intuition and it can help us make better decisions in all areas of our life. In fact, people who are successful in business also use intuition. When they are seeking collaborators or business partners, they can tell when someone is giving them a good vibe or not.

Below are the 10 best books on intuition. Some of them will help you develop your intuitive and psychic abilities, while others will have you understand and trust your intuition better.

Select a book that resonates with you the most.

Top 10 Best Books on Intuition

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1. Trust Your Vibes by Sonia Choquette

If you are seeking to awaken your intuition and learn to trust your vibe, this book is for you. 

Originally published in 2004, you will learn 34 secret practices that intuitive people use every day in this revised and updated version. The book starts with the most basic practice and then gradually moves to those more advanced practices. Divided into 9 groups, each part builds on the one preceding it.

Filled with personal and real-life stories of the author’s clients, this book will show you how you can tap into your sixth sense and change your life positively.

Here are other great books by Sonia Choquette.

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2. The Intuitive Way by Penney Peirce

If you want a hands-on workbook with a lot of exercises to help you open up to your intuition, this book is for you.

Written by a gifted clairvoyant empath and one of the pioneers in the intuition development movement, this workbook is practical and informative. It tells you the blocks that are preventing you from accessing your intuition and how to recognize intuitive signals. It also teaches you how to use your intuition in your daily life.

This book is most suitable for people who are patient and committed. You have to create space and time to do the exercises and write down your experiences.

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3. The Psychic Pathway by Sonia Choquette

If you want a step-by-step, practical program that helps you to develop your intuitive sense, this workbook is for you.

Divided into twelve weeks, this book has plenty of exercises for you to do each day. But unlike most workbooks, the author also includes a lot of her own personal experiences as examples.

This book is suitable for people who love self-reflection and journaling. It is great for beginners who aren’t sure of their own psychic abilities and want to learn more. It also helps you be more aware of your own energy centers and other people’s energy.

Here are other great books by Sonia Choquette.

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4. The Magic Path of Intuition by Florence Scovel Shinn

If you want to use your intuition to help you manifest your dreams and desires, this is the book for you.

Filled with powerful affirmations and inspiring examples, this simple book will help you cultivate your intuition. There are ten lessons in total, ranging from wealth to health. The book will help you release any resistance that is blocking you from your intuition.

Originally typewritten and unpublished, the manuscript was found in 2012 by a rare-books dealer and sent to Louise Hay and Hay House for publication. Beautifully packaged with photos and illustrations, this book is a wonderful gift for yourself or your friends.

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5. The Silva Mind Control Method by Jose Silva and Philip Miele

If you are looking for practical ways to use your intuition or ESP, this book is for you.

The author has devoted most of his adult life to researching what our minds can be trained to do. Based on his famous 48-hour course, this book helps you to discover the amazing powers of your mind. 

In this book, you will learn how to apply the method to improving health, solving everyday problems, learning more easily, and deepening spiritual awareness. It also shows you how various students have benefited from this course so that you get inspired to do the same and know what is possible.

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6. A Little Bit of Intuition by Catharine Allan

All of us have intuition, but we might not be consciously aware of it all the time. If you are looking for a detailed book on how to improve your intuition, this book isn’t for you. However, this introduction book helps you to get more in tune with your intuition and be more aware of it.

Written by a spiritual life coach, this easy-to-read and affirming book has a good mixture of personal stories and detailed explanations. It makes you forget that you are actually learning something. It’s a great book for beginners who want to understand more about what intuition is and isn’t.

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7. Second Sight by Judith Orloff

If you enjoy reading other people’s stories and experiences, this autobiography of a psychic psychiatrist is for you.

After ignoring a premonition of a patient’s suicide attempt, the author begins to embrace her intuitive gift and integrate it into her medical practice. Deeply personal and inspiring, this book not only outlines her journey as a psychic and empath but also provides you with ways to nurture your own psychic abilities and empathy.

If you have been suppressing your intuitive gifts and experiences, this book will inspire you to accept your gifts and liberate yourself from your fear, shame, and judgment.

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8. Intuitive Being by Jill Willard

If you are interested in both enhancing your intuition and strengthening your chakras, this book is for you.

Written by an intuitive medium, the author uses examples from her own life and those of her clients to illustrate the power of intuition. In each chapter, she shares how we can connect to the wisdom of our intuition through healing each of the seven energy centers within ourselves (aka chakras).

Reading this book will help you make better decisions and lead you to greater abundance in every area of your life. It also helps you to develop a deeper connection with your spirit.

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9. Intuition by Osho

If you want to remove barriers that prevent you from accessing your intuitive gifts, this book is for you.

Sometimes, it’s easy to confuse intuitive insights with other things like our thoughts. This book helps us to distinguish between logic and intuition. Logic is how the mind knows reality, intuition is how the spirit experiences reality. Our logical mind cannot grasp what our spirit knows.

All of us have intuition but we are often taught to ignore our instincts due to social conditioning and formal education. Reading this book will help you to open up your mind and be more connected with your spirit and your intuition.

Here are other great books by Osho.

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10. Medium Mentor by MaryAnn DiMarco

If you are called to help others or want to create your own unique approach to intuition, this book is for you.

Written by an experienced psychic medium and teacher, this book provides you with 10 powerful techniques to awaken your inner guide and psychic gifts. You will learn how to use your intuition to enhance your everyday life and serve others. 

This book also helps you to keep your ego, fear, and doubt in check. Your ego can show up in subtle ways that prevent you from developing and strengthening your intuition. Being aware of the ego and knowing how to work with it is important.

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My Book About Trusting Your Body and Intuition

Love Your Body by Yong Kang Chan

As an intuitive person myself, I notice that when I’m grounded and in my body, it’s easier to access my intuition. When I’m spacey or analytical, my intuition is blocked.

Judgment on our physical appearance and conditions causes us to develop a poor relationship with our bodies. This in turn affects our ability to hear our intuition.

This book is about the integration of the body, mind, and spirit. In this book, you will learn how to appreciate your body deeply from a place of pure love. You will also learn how to trust your body’s healing ability and how your intuition can help you make better decisions to support your health and well-being.

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Yong Kang

Yong Kang

Hey there, I’m Yong Kang, best known as Nerdy Creator. I’m an author of seven books. I write about spirituality, self-compassion, and mindfulness. I love reading books, especially non-fiction. The list above is a combination of what I have read and my research. Each year, I create a Top 10 list of my favorite books.