The Prime Directives of the Unconscious Mind
The start of a series
Today is the start of a series of posts about the Prime Directives of the Unconscious Mind. We’re kicking things off with a general overview, and then the next several posts, 21 to be exact, will be digging into each of the Prime Directives in more detail. This is one of my favorite topics to discuss because of how powerful the unconscious mind is in helping us create what we desire in life.
So let’s get to it!
The Prime Directives of the Unconscious Mind are guiding principles describing how the unconscious mind operates. These directives help us understand and work effectively with the unconscious mind to facilitate positive change. Here is a brief explanation of some of the directives:
Stores memories: The unconscious mind stores memories in temporal and atemporal ways, organizing them based on their relationship to or independent of time.
Makes Associations and Learns Quickly: The unconscious mind links similar things and ideas together, facilitating quick learning and making connections between different experiences.
Represses memories with unresolved negative emotion: The unconscious mind may repress memories associated with unresolved negative emotions as a protective mechanism.
Presents repressed memories for resolution: The unconscious mind may bring repressed memories to the surface to facilitate resolution, allowing for rational understanding and emotional release.
May keep repressed emotions for protection: The unconscious mind may hold onto repressed emotions to protect the individual from potential harm or overwhelm.
Runs and preserves the body: The unconscious mind controls and maintains bodily functions based on a blueprint of the body's current state and an ideal state of perfect health.
These Prime Directives provide insight into the functions and capabilities of the unconscious mind, allowing us to work with it more effectively to create positive change, resolve past issues, and enhance overall well-being.
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Stay tuned as we explore each of these directives in more detail.
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