The mind is a powerful tool, when you know how to use it. Try these techniques for harnessing the power of your subconscious mind and watch your life change.
Do you shuffle through life feeling little control over your time, energy, and thoughts? Are you surviving rather than thriving? Then, it’s time to change the way you think.
When you learn to unlock the power of your subconscious mind, amazing things will head your way. Read on to learn more about the power of the mind and how you can use subconscious thoughts to reinvigorate your life.
Your Conscious & Subconscious
You can access the untapped potential of your subconscious mind. First, you need to understand the differences between the conscious and subconscious parts of your mind.
Your conscious mind represents your awareness. This includes awareness over things such as your current emotions and thoughts, the physical sensations in your body, and your immediate surroundings.
But what exists below the surface of these “aware” thoughts and observations? Your subconscious mind. Here’s where awareness gives way to automation.
Subjective Maps of Reality
When you participate in a habit such as tying your shoes, you don’t have to think about it, right? You simply rely on muscle memory and practice to “thoughtlessly” complete the task.
This type of “automation” allows us to complete a variety of tasks every day without exerting too much mental energy. But the subconscious mind’s work doesn’t end with autopilot activities.
Your subconscious mind includes subjective maps of reality. In other words, the building blocks of your worldview or paradigm.
These thoughts and ideas get so deeply embedded in your mind that you rarely examine them. In fact, you probably take them for granted.
But neglecting your subconscious mind can lead to unintended consequences. Whether or not you choose to acknowledge the thoughts buried in your mind, they still shape your every thought, belief, and decision.
If you find yourself getting blown off course in life, self-defeating thoughts and negative beliefs are the hidden culprits.
The Dangers of Auto Pilot
The subconscious mind doesn’t create or innovate. It can’t even distinguish between “reality” and “fantasy.” Instead, it curates and interprets information based on your predominant thoughts, no matter how inaccurate.
Then, based on the thoughts and images imprinted on it, your subconscious strives to attract or create the same circumstances. Why? Because this permits your brain to switch to autopilot and conserve energy.
But here’s the problem. What’s imprinted on your subconscious?
It’s often an accumulation of negative and limiting thoughts and beliefs. They don’t serve you. But they’ve become mental fixations through repetition.
These thoughts control how you perceive reality. And your subconscious uses them to attract and create similar circumstances. This endless loop of negativity thwarts happiness and success and can put your health at risk.
Mental Power & Your Health
Your thoughts impact your life in ways seen and unseen. In fact, each thought has its own vibrational energy. This energy can literally alter matter.
Learning how to control your subconscious mind has important health implications. Read more about mind power and self-healing to start attracting health and well-being to you.
Your mind is the control center for your entire body. Every thought, feeling, action, and habit originates within it. The same holds true for your physical well-being.
When we remain mired in negative and self-defeating thoughts, our physical health suffers. Why? Because our negative thoughts and feelings attract negative energy in the form of illness and disease.
If you don’t like where you’re at in life, now you understand that it has a direct correlation to your inner thoughts. So, what can you do to gain control over your life and change thoughts making you feel worthless?
Harnessing the Power of Your Subconscious Mind
Meditation and mind exercises will help you unlock the hidden potential of your subconscious mind. They’ll let you rewrite negative chatter and self-sabotaging inner dialogues that no longer serve you.
Meditation lets you access your subconscious. That way, you can rewrite the script of your life.
In the process, you’ll alter the types of energy attracting circumstances into your life.
But how do you get started?
By replacing your inner dialogue with positive thoughts and beliefs or meditation affirmations.
Meditation provides the perfect conduit for gaining awareness of your subconscious mind and then rewriting its messages.
What’s one of the easiest ways to get started? Through guided meditations.
They require little understanding of meditation apart from the ability to listen. What’s more, you can find free ones such as the Six Phase Meditation with Vishen Lakhiani with a simple Google search.
Repetition & Mantras
Negative thoughts were imprinted on and cemented into your subconscious through repetition.
Fortunately, repetition of positive thoughts and phrases can rewire your mind and replace the negativity.
You may have preconceived notions about the word “mantra,” especially if you have familiarity with the Buddhist or Hindu spiritual traditions. But, we’re going to focus on mantras in their purely Western sense.
A mantra is a phrase used to replace incessant thoughts, particularly negative ones, with positive ones. This mantra doesn’t have to have any type of sacred significance.
In fact, it doesn’t have to have any significance for anyone else but you. So, how do you know which mantra you should use?
As you meditate, you’ll uncover negative thoughts that tenaciously crowd out all others. Find the most aggressive of these, turn it into a positive statement, and repeat it mentally throughout the day.
For example, if you become aware of a persistent negative thought such as, “I’ll never find a boyfriend.” Replace it with a phrase such as, “I deserve love.” Learn more about how to create a mantra.
Ask, Believe, & Receive
This technique comes from the groundbreaking bestseller The Secret by Rhonda Byrne (2006).
Start by asking the universe for what you want instead of focusing on what you don’t want. Make an intentional decision to focus on one “want” and then immerse yourself in positive thoughts.
Second, believe that you’ll get it. This can be among the hardest steps in the process because it’s so easy to lack faith. Instead, stay positive and maintain uplifted expectations about receiving your request.
Third, prepare to receive what you’ve asked for by “tuning” yourself to its vibration. Just as musicians tune their instruments before a performance, you need to change your vibrational frequency to welcome what you’ve requested.
In other words, if its prosperity you’re after, then “tune” your daily thoughts to abundance.
Changing Your Thoughts, Changing Your Life
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