What is The Subconscious Mind?

What is The Subconscious Mind?

What is The Subconscious Mind?

What is the subconscious mind? The term come from Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis.

When people think of Freud, they often think of him as some kind of whack job who accused people of being sexually attracted to their parents. But, even though many of his theories have been debunked, he should be remembered for his many contributions to the world of psychology. That’s because, before Freud, there was no psychotherapy or counselling. Also, before Freud, there was no concept of an unconscious or subconscious mind. While Freud preferred the term ‘unconscious”, I like to use the term subconscious.

In Freud’s view, the subconscious mind was everything going on ‘under the surface’ throughout our waking lives. He often likened this to an iceberg – where only the very tip is visible with all the rest being murky and inaccessible. That’s why you might say one thing and think another. But on some level, there is more going on under the surface that even you’re unaware of. Continue reading


Your Conscious and Subconscious Minds

Conscious and Subconscious Minds

According to most psychologist you have two minds – the conscious and subconscious. A key part of NLP is understanding how to get your conscious and subconscious minds to work together.

Much of your negative life patterns are a result of your two minds not working in alignment. By learning how to use both your conscious and subconscious minds together, you can tie parts of your life together. Parts that had been giving you problems. Parts blocking success in your life.

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