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Values, Beliefs And The Unconscious Mind
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Values, Beliefs And the Unconscious Mind

Unconscious mind or universal energy. There are other ways to express the universal greatness we can sense around us that could be listed as well.

Many people go through life on a day to day basis without really thinking about the deeper workings of the mind. They take for granted their values and beliefs based on their upbringing and experiences.

If I were to openly express my thoughts and beliefs as they have evolved I would be, likely, burnt at the stake. Many people find the power of their unconscious mind threatening. And a stretching of their mental boundaries even more-so.

How have I formed this belief? I have trained to the level of Trainer in Hypnotherapy, NLP (neuro linguistic programming) and Time Line Therapy (TM). I was once informed by a well-meaning friend that these things are evil. I was able to respond, “Well, they are certainly misunderstood”.

I believe that understanding your unconscious mind is the biggest leap of faith there is. And unless we take this leap we cannot open our insight to the depth and power of the universe.

It is to understand that there is more to this conscious mortal than any of us can understand in human reasoning and wisdom.

It is to acknowledge the power to direct this unseen energy through the power of choice that is our mortal right.

You see; I have come to believe that the unconscious mind is the realm of the divine. The conscious mind cannot connect directly to this universal power.

I believe that this is why many people seek with frustration to find the something greater than themselves to believe in.

Our unconscious mind taps into universal energy and truth. Our unconscious mind can see, feel and hear this unlimited source of love and goodness.

This is why there is power in meditation. It is a state of trance in which the unconscious mind is opened to hear, to receive and to speak.

I have found that ultimately, getting to know a little more of my unconscious mind has allowed me to get to know a little more of the essence of life. I read the wisdom of prophets in a different light and things make more sense than they used to.

I am not completely resolved on the subject.

While I am an earth bound mortal perhaps I never will be. Am I talking about a being more powerful than myself, or simply my own unconscious mind, when I muse that it takes a great deal of trust and faith to know it?

Maybe they’re one and the same.


Street Talk

Interesting take on meditation! As well as the unconscious. We do seem to store a lot of ourselves in not-so-readily accessed aspects of our mind, don't we?

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  about 3 years ago
C4rmen  

A willingness to understand new things is such a delight. I love yr words "the unconscious mind is the realm of the divine" I too like how when I re-read certain texts a whole new ball game appears. Life is in layers and levels of understanding and love. I just smile and am full of thanks

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  about 7 years ago

Aaahh.. the most wonderful of states: an attitude of gratitude.

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  about 7 years ago

Great article Heather, I agree that getting to learn more about the unconscious mind can only help and build new bridges towards a new way of living. Thank you

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  about 7 years ago

True, William. Just gets us a little more aware for sure!

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  about 7 years ago
Joan S  

One can take a nice journey into their own head. There is so much to us that we haven't even begun to explore. We're kindred spirits on this one, Heather. I am always striving to release conscious mind to the bigger part of me. The intuitive mind is where the treasure is hidden. Thanks for this great article.

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  about 7 years ago

Thank you for your lovely comment Joan. It's encouraging because sometimes I wonder if I'm making any sense at all! ;-) I like that you mention the 'hidden treasure'. I feel this way too although I've never thought of it quite in that way.

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  about 7 years ago
Stacydee  

Great article, I have a lot of similar beliefs. I'd likely be in that line up for burning at that stake too, if I were to speak too much. NLP is fascinating, although I only know a little about it. I actively listen to subliminal messaging everyday and have sought the non-conscious power for years.

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  about 7 years ago

It's a great journey Stacydee. Learning more has mostly shown me how much I don't know....

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  about 7 years ago
Al4256  

Deep, interesting food for thought.

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  about 7 years ago

Yes, it is deep A14256. It's one of those things that is open to individual ideas and interpretation. I certainly don't have all the answers.

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  about 7 years ago

Hey, Heather, another powerful thought provoking article, I have known that we only apparently use a small portion of our brains for everyday things, are you now talking about the rest of the brain we do not consciously control? I have also wondered if the balance of the brain uncontrolled by us is not communicating with others or other beings. I have so often walked into a room for the first time to say "I've been here before" and every one has said how that has happened to them at differing times. Is this the divine seeking portion of the mind at work? I have tried my best to meditate as instructed by others on how to do it, I have not been successful, I can't get the portion I'm reputed to control to shut up. What is wrong with me, a demented old fool possibly?

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  about 7 years ago

Rob, I don't have all the answers and I'm happy for everyone to draw their own conclusions. I will say that this article was written from a Christian perspective and how I had to resolve those thoughts with learning more about my unconscious mind. The article was rejected however as SA doesn't publish any type of content dealing with God or religious beliefs. So I inserted the words 'values' and 'beliefs' and tried to impart my message of higher things than I... and what that means to us knowing our unconscious mind better!

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  about 7 years ago

Good one Heather I have re-read the article now and look at it in a slightly different light.

  
  about 7 years ago
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