The Magic Of Your Subconscious Mind

By David B. Nelson

As you probably already know, your mind is divided into two parts: The conscious and the subconscious mind. Obviously, these two parts of the brain operate quite different. The conscious mind makes choices, can accept or reject an idea and also has the ability to originate new ideas. The subconscious mind does not have the ability to accept or reject, makes no choices and cannot distinguish the difference between reality and imagination. The subconscious mind can be compared to a tape-recorder. It simply plays the tapes recorded into it.

So what is the hidden power of your subconscious mind? Dr Joseph Murphy explains that our mind is divided into 2 spheres - the conscious part of our mind and the subconscious part of our mind.The conscious part of our mind is our mental state when we are alert and are consciously aware of what we are doing everyday. When our conscious mind is active, we use our reasoning and logic when making decision in our daily processes. Thus everyday, we are constantly making decision when we are working, when we are planning our future, taking care of our health and even while we decide the paths to take in our relationship with our friends, family and with everyone we have in contact with. But that also inadvertently invites us to be consciously think about and be aware of the fears, anxiety, frustrations, anger that happen in our in everyday lives. The thing is, if you become too alert and in turn become too anxious and sensitive to happenings around you, will may develop these fears and worries even before they happen. That means that you are using your logical thinking to imagine all the negative circumstances that MAY happen. Then you will start to overwhelm yourself with all these negative emotions even before knowing whether they WILL EVER happen!

Day 1: 4 hours, 7 orders,Day 2: 6 hours, 4 orders,Day 3: 6 hours, 6 orders,Day 4: 6 hours, 7 orders,Day 5: 6 hours, 5 orders,Sum: 28 hours, 29 orders,I would say thats pretty close to 1 order per hour. Today, she worked for 5 hours, and I suppose you can guess how many orders she ended up with. If you answered 5, you were right! Lets explore this a little deeper. Day 1 was her first day on the phone, and she had seemingly no clue as to how many sales she could expect. The interesting thing is this: She had been sitting with me the day before listening to my calls. I had been working on the phone 6 hours that day, with 11 orders, and accordingly thats what she based her results on the first day. Knowing that on her first day she worked on the phone for 4 hours with 7 orders, thats pretty similar to the result I got the day she was listening. The problem is that everyone else has an average of one order per hour, which she experienced during her first day on the phone. So her second day on the phone, her sensory factors (hearing, in this case) had already picked up on that fact, and she started to adopt the belief everyone else around her seemed to be in love with; an average of 1 order per hour. Thus her result the second day was far from as good as her result the first day, and the result came close to 1 order per hour (10 hours, 11 orders). But the most interesting part is day 3, 4, 5 and 6, where the exact average is 1 order per hour.

You may have discovered that the most appropriate answer is never derived from what you consciously and anxiously forces your logical mind into providing it to you. Instead, it usually comes to you in an unexpected, or you may think, a miraculous way. The answer arrives when you let go and decides to take a slow walk; or even when you are taking a relaxing bath. When your mind is clear, when you rid yourself of the fears and worries that crowd your mind, and when you gradually relax yourself, you will cherish the moment when you can connect deeply with your subconscious mind for your answer. This solution may come to you as an imagery. It may even be a "light bulb" moment that will lead you to the appropriate steps to take. To build on this, your solution may come from a recent or distant memory of similar circumstances that have resulted in a desired outcome for you previously. The answer could also appear as a flash memory of an incident, a person whom you have met that you know instinctively, is the solution to your problem.

So what is the subconscious mind? The subconscious mind is a construct. We cannot see it, touch it, or measure it, because it is not a physical thing. It is an abstraction that describes functions of the human mind that are unlike the conscious, cognitive functions we can perform at will, like spelling, arithmetic, typing, reciting, recalling facts, using logic, and following instructions.The subconscious seems comprised of somewhat mysterious mental operations that seem to operate beyond conscious control. Here are the functions of the subconscious mind.Stored Memory: A repository for long-forgotten memories that may be a source of inexplicable fears, preferences, and idiosyncrasies. Creativity and Intuition: The ability to pull together seemingly unrelated bits of information and arrive at new conclusions and possibilities, which we've never before formulated.Intuition: The ability to sense cues and patterns of activity in the environment of which we are not consciously aware, and yet, which alert us to events that are about to happen,a near accident, for example.Mind/Body Monitoring and Healing: As the link between mind and body, the subconscious seems to exert an influence over personal sickness and health. The mind is the true healer, fueled by the power of belief.

We are all energy matters that are closely connected with each other. In other words, when you learn to trust yourself and connect deeply with your subconscious mind, you are opening up yourself to connect with the vast universe. The universe has unlimited resources to help find the solution to you. It is no surprise that our subconscious mind is also known as our higher self, the higher consciousness, the higher intelligence, the universal mind, or even being referred to as God. When you learn to communicate your intention to your subconscious mind, you are indeed connected to the unlimited potential of the cosmic universe!

So now do you understand why most of the law of attraction teachers advocate you to meditate frequently and practise self hypnosis to manifest your goals and dreams? By meditating and applying self hypnosis, you will be immersed in a deeply relaxed state. You will then be able to connect to you subconscious mind to convey your intention and get your answer easier than cracking your brains using your conscious thinking. But we should not dismiss the fact that conscious thinking is still important in your daily routines.

For example, when you first learn to drive a car, you are consciously aware of everything you are doing. But when you have trained your subconscious mind to drive, you will drive a car automatically - you may not even be aware that you look in your mirror before changing lanes, or that you put your indicator on when turning, or that you change gears, or that you put the clutch down when you change the gears.

Furthermore, when you drive your car a certain route repeatedly, then, eventually, you will not even have to think about where you are going when driving this route - it is almost as if the car drives itself. However, it is because the route is programmed into your subconscious mind that you do not need to pay attention to where you are going; you will drive to your destination automatically.We operate on whatever thought patterns we have installed. Therefore, our subconscious minds are programmable, and our subconscious programming is determined by our habitual thoughts. How aware of your habitual thoughts are you? How often do you identify those gloomy thoughts and replace them with uplifting ones? How often do you listen to your emotions? How often do you analyse your behaviour?

This is where your connection to the subconscious mind is so powerful. When you constantly convey your intentions to the subconscious mind, you will slowly learn to have faith in life and take on the opportunities that she has presented to you. When you believe in the power of your subconscious mind, you will no longer doubt that she will connect you to the like-minded people, circumstances, events and resources to fulfill your heart-felt desires.Writing down your goals, using visualization and positive affirmations are some of the best ways to communicate your intention to your subconscious mind. But have you been applying these techniques correctly to create the success that you want to achieve? Better yet, are you aware of certain methods that may even speed up your goal manifestation process?

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