Subconscious Mind – Why Your Efforts to Change Can Face Failure

  • your Subconscious Mind is responsible for 95% of your behaviour

Every day, we make hundreds, if not thousands, of decisions. From small choices like what to wear and what to eat, to major decisions about our career and relationships. But did you know that a lot of these decisions are not actually made by our conscious mind? Instead, they’re influenced heavily by a part of our brain that we’re not even aware of: the subconscious mind.

A Silent Puppeteer

Our subconscious mind is like an enormous memory bank that stores all our past experiences, emotions, and beliefs. It’s like an autopilot system that guides us through our daily life. It controls our habitual behaviour – from tying our shoelaces to driving a car – without us having to think about it consciously.

Moreover, it has a profound influence on our emotional responses. For instance, if you’ve ever felt your heart race at the sight of a particular animal, that’s your subconscious mind recalling a past experience and triggering a physical reaction.

Subconscious vs. Conscious: The Power Balance

While the conscious mind is logical and analytical, the subconscious mind is intuitive and emotional. The conscious mind processes about 40 bits of information per second, while the subconscious mind processes about 20,000,000 bits of information per second. That’s a lot more power behind the scenes than we might realise!

The subconscious mind is continuously at work, even when we’re asleep. It’s responsible for our dreams and can even provide solutions to problems that our conscious mind has been struggling with.

However, this doesn’t mean that the subconscious mind is always right or that it’s always helpful. It can hold deep-seated, limiting beliefs that can hold us back. For example, if you subconsciously believe that you’re not good at public speaking, this belief can affect your performance when you have to speak in front of others, even if you consciously know you’re well-prepared.

Changing the Subconscious Mind: The Path to Empowerment

Now, you might be wondering: if our subconscious mind has such a strong influence over us, are we doomed to be controlled by it forever? The answer is a resounding no. We have the power to change our subconscious mind.

Techniques such as mindfulness and meditation can help us become more aware of our subconscious thoughts and beliefs. Hypnosis and cognitive-behavioural therapy can also be effective tools for changing negative patterns of thinking and behaviour that are rooted in our subconscious.

By understanding and harnessing the power of our subconscious mind, we can overcome limiting beliefs, improve our decision-making, and ultimately live more fulfilling lives. So don’t underestimate the power of your subconscious mind – it’s an incredible tool that’s waiting to be tapped into!

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