We have all been there at some stage or another. You know what I am talking about... finding that desired car park, stopping suddenly for no apparent reason (and missing the child who steps onto the road), run someone for no particular reason (but they needed to talk)... and the list goes on and on.
Is it luck? I think not. Rather it is put down to you tapping into (or listening to your 6th sense), and then acting on it. In layman's terms.... your gut feel, your instinct, or flying by the seat of your pants.
The mind is such a potent device, and yet we take so much for granted. Not only that, we think we know it all. In a way, yes we do, or rather, our mind does. It has the ability to process more data than what we can consciously absorb. This and the simple process of being acclimatised to our surroundings, guided by our morals, upbringings, beliefs, culture, peer pressure, and our previous experiences, further dulls our clear decision making abilities. We are lulled into an autopilot type decision making process... but sometimes this is very much the wrong path.
How do we know when the 6th sense has kicked in? To the uninitiated, normally the first glimpse of acknowledging your 6th sense is when you get that frustrating sense of "I knew that" or "I was going to do that". However, your mind previously told you the right decision / action to take... you just decided to ignore it.
What to do? When you get that sometimes uneasy feeling of a decision that is "felt" to be right, but your rationalising has come up with another direction to take... take the former. In most cases, your mind has already worked out the correct answer, and hasn't taken your conditioning into the equation.
Trust your mind... it knows more than you will ever know ;)