Episode 216

How to Tap into Your Gut Intuition and Tune Out Society’s Noise and Expectations

With Light Watkins

We’re all on our own paths of learning which inner voice to follow. There’s usually the one urging us to take the easy option, but there’s also the (often quieter) inner voice nudging us to stretch ourselves and take on a challenge. Have you ever felt a little scared but also excited about a new endeavor? That inner guide is trying to help you grow. 

Like everything in life, it can take some time and practice to be in touch with our intuition and benefit from it. But just like with working out, we have to get a little uncomfortable and put in the energy if we want to get stronger—it’s true for both body and mind. 

This week on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, I speak with my good friend Light Watkins, all about finding that inner guide, sharing inspiration, reframing our perception of good and bad, and giving ourselves permission to let things go. 

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For more on Light Watkins you can follow him on Instagram @LightWatkins, on Twitter @LightWatkins, and through his website https://www.lightwatkins.com/. Listen to his podcast, At The End Of The Tunnel at https://www.lightwatkins.com/tunnel. Get his book, Knowing Where to Look: 108 Doses of Daily Inspiration at https://www.lightwatkins.com/knowing


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I hope you enjoyed this conversation as much as I did.
Wishing you health and happiness.
Dhru Purohit

In this Episode, you will learn

  1. Why money, relationships, and the pursuit of success can be three of the best spiritual teachers
  2. Perception and how we respond to situations
  3. How to tap into your inner guide
  4. What inspired Light to shed his life’s possessions and become a nomad
  5. The illusion of discipline 36:58 Dhru’s gratitude exercise 
  6. Why letting go of something is harder than holding on
  7. Why it’s so difficult to tap into our intuition
  8. Lights approach to meditation
  9. How to start taking action on your purpose


Dhru Purohit

Dhru is the host of the Dhru Purohit Podcast, a top 30 health podcast with over 30 million downloads. His interviews focus on the inner workings of the brain and the body and feature the brightest minds in wellness, medicine, and mindset.

Dhru Purohit is also a serial entrepreneur and investor in the health and wellness industry.

Light Watkins

Light has been operating in the meditation space since 1998, first as a practitioner, then as an apprentice to his Vedic Meditation teacher, and finally as a teacher himself. Prior to the pandemic, he was traveling the world from a single backpack giving talks on happiness, mindfulness, inspiration, and meditation, as well as leading popular meditation trainings and retreats. Light is the author of The Inner Gym: A 30-Day Workout for Strengthening Happiness, Bliss More: How to Succeed in Meditation Without Really Trying, and his most recent book, Knowing Where to Look: 108 Doses of Daily Inspiration.

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