How well do you know your mind?
The Power of the Mind
The Mind is like an iceberg. We are really only aware of a small part of the mind, the Conscious Mind, because that is what we see, use and interact with on a deliberate level. It is like the portion of the iceberg that is above the surface.
So, the question of how well do you know your mind is a difficult one to answer.
Our conscious mind controls our analytical, judgemental and critical thinking as well as our short term memory and will power. However, the biggest part of our mind, more than 80% of our total psychological processes and the bulk of who we actually consider ourselves to be is embodied in our Subconscious Mind. This aspect of our mind isn’t easily accessible for reflection and self evaluation.
Our fears, habits, emotions, our automatic body functions such as the heart beating, our breathing, walking, talking and nearly everything else we do automatically is controlled by the Subconscious Mind. Our long term memories and our creative faculties are both subconsciously stored, controlled and accessed when the need arises.
Everyone has the natural ability to tap into their Subconscious Mind, the 80% of their psychological process that hide below the surface, so as to create the positive changes they are looking for in their lives. Continue reading »