Things You Didn’t Know About Your Subconscious Mind

By Juliet Smith 1 year ago

Your subconscious mind affects emotions and events

Free vector work of person with rational and feeling side of brain. hands and abstract head with heart and light bulb flat vector illustration. psychology concept for banner, website design or landing web pageImage Source/ freepik pch.vectorBelieve it or not, while our subconscious mind is unconscious, you will still be directly impacted by anything that is stored in your subconscious mind in the form of emotions, situations, and occurrences, therefore you should pay close attention to the thoughts and ideas that dominate your mind.

It doesn't understand negation

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Words like can't, don't and unhappy are not understood by the subconscious mind. It's like a computer allowing for addition and creation but not deletion of objects. In order to avoid subconsciously attracting anything, you should refrain from telling yourself repeatedly that you want to be free from it or never go through it again. Likewise, you should concentrate on all the positive things in your life.

Your subconscious mind causes dreams

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Since the beginning of time, philosophers investigated dreams and developed a wide range of hypotheses. According to Sigmund Freud, dreams are a window into our unconscious and a manifestation of our deepest needs, anxieties, and repressed childhood experiences.

And it stores real faces!

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Even if it appears unusual, try to remember who you saw or interacted with in your dream the next time you wake up. This is true even if it seems like some kind of strange entity. The likelihood is that you'll be able to identify their face; it might be an old acquaintance, a character from a movie you saw 10 years ago, or perhaps a previous iteration of you.

It can't always tell the difference between reality and imagination

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Your subconscious is unable to tell the difference between fact and fantasy while your conscious mind can. Your subconscious mind is unable to filter what it observes, hears, or senses, and cannot distinguish between true and unreal information. That's one of the key reasons you should always try to stay away from negativity.

You can request your subconscious mind

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People have learned how to manifest things using their subconscious mind, and there's a pretty simple way of making it happen. Put in a request of your subconscious mind before you go to sleep, and you'll soon witness its astounding power in action. There's a mind-set cycle consisting of beliefs, thoughts, actions and results.

It controls more of your life than you think

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Every physical activity we do is controlled by our subconscious mind. Apparently, 95% of the brain's activity is unconscious, which means that the majority of our decisions, actions, emotions, and behavioural patterns are influenced by the 95% of brain activity that is hidden from our awareness.

Symbols are powerful when it comes to the subconscious mind

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The unconscious mind frequently favours and recalls specific symbols, images, or shapes, usually those that elicit powerful emotions, both positive and negative, and can be used to bring our attention to particular stimuli. Don't be surprised if you see images of smiley smiles, spiders, or anything sexual, the next time you see a logo or a commercial.

Your subconscious mind is surprisingly not logical

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We make many goals in life, an these can often be unachievable That means that when we make these out-of-reach targets, our subconscious mind can't decipher the difference between what's a logical goal and what is an illogical goal. So make sure that you set achievable targets!

You can make your thoughts become reality using your mind

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Your thoughts will come true if you give your subconscious mind anticipation of the best encounters and feelings. Stop believing that your ideal existence is unattainable. Not at all. By altering your thinking, you can unlock the key to altering your life!

It stores data from before we existed

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The subconscious mind retains all the information about our existence even before birth, and some speculate perhaps our previous lives. Memories might escape your conscious mind, but your subconscious does not. Your subconscious is constantly on guard. Take care with what you feed it.

It can make you sick

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Our subconscious mind can provide us with cues through bodily symptoms like being ill, and if we're able to accurately interpret these symptoms, we can decide what we should and shouldn't do in our lives. For instance, stomach problems or headaches may suggest that we've recently interacted with an energy vampire and need to cut them off, clenched jaws may signify repressed rage.

Your subconscious mind never sleeps

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Your subconscious ceases to sleep since it manages all essential bodily activities and processes. It regulates digestion as well as heartbeat and blood circulation. Our conscious minds go to sleep, but our subconscious minds remain awake the entire time.

It surfaces when you're not alert

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You need to feel at ease in order to hear your subconscious. Do you recall the hazy moments when a brilliant idea suddenly came to you? That happened because you were unfocused and at ease. To set up your subconscious as soon as you wake up in the mornings or to generate a relaxed mood during meditation.

It can be slightly deceiving

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Your subconscious mind only uses your version of the truth which could contain restrictions and presumptions that aren't necessarily true. Since it lacks a conscious mind of its own, your subconscious only accepts what you give it. That means that you can literally change your phobias.

Your subconscious mind enjoys silence

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Have you ever observed that some of your best and most original thoughts came to you when you were completely at ease? Our brainwaves literally alter when we are relaxed, making our unconscious becomes more active. In order to fully utilise the power of your subconscious mind, you need have periods of silence and inactivity during which you don't focus on anything in particular and aren't constantly interrupted.

It can be manipulated

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Regularly subjecting your subconscious to negative material is especially risky because repetition has a stronger mental impact. The good news is that you can apply this theory to positively shape your subconscious. For instance, if you consistently read or write down your goals, eventually your brain will believe what you read to be true and will support your efforts to achieve those goals.

It creates our habits

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Habits are a part of our daily lives: waking up, getting to work, eating, drinking, and going to bed. The unconscious mind is at work, which causes us to process information swiftly and unconsciously. According to Freud, the majority of our daily tasks are carried out by the unconscious mind without our awareness.

Your subconscious mind learns a lot when you are young

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Between the ages of two and seven is when the majority of our views and thoughts about the world were formed. These experiences will stay with us forever and serve as the foundation for our character and beliefs, which will be deeply ingrained in their DNA.

It takes everything way too literally

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The subconscious mind tends to literalize everything. So, if you constantly tell yourself that you won't be successful in a certain endeavour, that is likely how it will go as it complies with the instructions given to it by your conscious mind with no reasoning of its own.

It controls your autopilot

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Have you ever realised that the majority of what you do is automatic? It's incredibly effective; if we were to deliberately think about everything we do on a daily basis, such as walking or eating our meals, we would go insane. Instead, our subconscious mind helps us carry out these actions automatically.

Your gut instinct is born in the subconscious mind

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We've all had the uneasy sense of meeting a complete stranger or the feeling that something doesn't seem right. These are your signals from your subconscious, it's good at foreseeing problems before your conscious mind even notices them! It is true that your subconscious exists to keep you safe from the threats in your life.

It never looks backward or forward

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It's our conscious mind that works when we think about the future or feel nostalgic about the past. However, our subconscious mind is always preoccupied with the present. Being aware of your inner ideas, such as "I am successful" rather than "I will be successful," is crucial for this reason.

It can process information super quickly

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It comes as no surprise that our subconscious mind is insanely powerful, considering all of the unbelievable and insane things mentioned in this list. Even still, while it's clear our subconscious controls 95% of our body, it also has the power to scan information at light speed.

We make decisions using the subconscious mind

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While you might not be aware of it, the majority of our decisions are made unconsciously. We believe that our rational minds are in charge of making choices, but in reality, a variety of factors, including our personality types, emotions, our beliefs and views, and our sense of who we are as a whole, play a significant role.

It works similar to a computer

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Computers can be compared to electronic brains since they were built using the brain paradigm. Modern computers operate similarly to how the human brain, which is the most sophisticated processing unit ever created, works. The subconscious mind is more powerful than the conscious mind in that it quickly interprets vast amounts of information received via your five senses back to your brain.

It communicates through imagery

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The most effective way to programme your subconscious is through visualisation. Dreams are significant because your subconscious interacts with you through visuals and metaphors. Instead of just stating your objectives, try picturing them. Visualization is considerably more effective.

The subconscious mind is primal

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Our subconscious mind uses images, sentiments, and metaphors to communicate, emphasising emotion over reason or logic. The brain system serves as a link between the subconscious and the conscious mind, more commonly known as intuition. It is a brain function that doesn't involve analytical thought.

It can hold the answers to many of your questions

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In addition to controlling every bodily function, your subconscious also has the knowledge to solve a wide range of issues. Try this: Before going to sleep, unwind and ask your subconscious mind for the answers to your questions; when it responds, don't be shocked.

It's extremely good at multi-tasking

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When we try to focus on two things at once, the brain shifts its attention from one to the other before returning to the first. We are never fully able to focus on two things at once at the same time. It is impossible to be angry and peaceful at the same moment, but humans are able to change between emotional states extremely quickly. However, our subconscious is a natural multitasker.

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