One of the best things you can do to improve your intuition is to begin to trust it.
This is where the Validation Journal comes in.
A validation journal is a place where you record every bit of intuitive information you receive. It’s a record keeping book for your dream symbolism, the messages from your Guides and the tarot cards that you pull. It’s a place for you to record the data of your intuitive findings.
The main reason to record data is to discover and identify a pattern. When you record information, you can identify patterns, that you can then use to draw conclusions about the relevance of the information.
Is there a connection or is there not? Is there a meaning in all this or is there not?
The point of keeping a validation journal is the same as the point of keeping a scientific field notebook.
Validation journals are intuitive field notebooks
Yet, rather than recording biological and physical world findings, you are recording your intuitive, energetic and spiritual world findings.
Many times, a scientist can make no sense of the data they collect without recordings and tracking it. Humans aren’t that great at long term memory or internal math.
When we collect data over time, each individual point may seem meaningless as one dot on the graph, but with a collection of 100 points, and you have enough to chart a trend.
For this reason, when you make the decision to keep a validation journal, it may at first feel pointless. But once you have collected several points, or hundreds of points only then do trends begin to emerge.
Validation journals are important for one of the most essential steps of intuitive development - learning to trust the data (yourself)
What you record in your validation journal does not have to equate to a lengthy diary entry.
Because they are so much like field notebooks for the spiritual sciences, your validation journal can read like a field notebook.
Notes kept short and sweet with only the most poignant data points recorded. You only need a few cues to jog your memory for the rest of the details. Validation journals are not meant to be daily manifestos, including every minuscule detail - unless you have the time and the want to do that.
This is the type of data you can record in your validation journal:
signs you got
dream symbols you had
spirits you sensed in meditation
angels who appeared or called to you
cards that you pulled which were significant
feelings that you got from certain people
hunches that you had
This is all you have to record.
Validation journals are meant to be reviewed over time. Validation journals are not just for writing it down and forgetting about it.
After you collect your data and write it down, make sure you occasionally review the data to find meaning and pattern in it.
Once you review your data, you often find that what you received was right.
And that’s the whole point.
Happy writing and record keeping ~