Everyone has a conscious and a subconscious mind. Depending on how you use them, they can help you achieve a positive mindset.
Both have separate abilities. The conscious mind is responsible for the critical and logical thinking to help make decisions, plan, communicate, and keep us safe. On the other hand, the subconscious mind is responsible for our actions, such as breathing and digesting food. It also plays a role in our feelings, emotions, beliefs, and attitudes.
Our conscious mind helps to limit our risk by keeping us safe. In contrast, training our subconscious to develop a positive mindset lets us overcome the limitations we place on ourselves and achieve anything and everything we chose!
1. Retrain your subconscious
Past experiences and learned behaviors become ingrained in our minds. Maybe you grew up hearing that money doesn’t grow on trees, or “we can’t afford that.” These are learned thoughts that become a part of your subconscious because you were trained that way.
Many personal development coaches teach the importance of retraining your subconscious. Doing so helps you get past the ideas of “I can’t,” “I’m not good enough,” or no one will like me. Fortunately, there are methods to train your subconscious to overcome this negative self-talk. Some of these are meditation, tapping, or hypnotherapy. No matter what method you chose, it is essential to face and let go of the negative thoughts that were ingrained in your mind so many years ago.
2. Acts of kindness
Did you know that a single act of kindness can make you feel better? It helps with your subconscious and overall well-being too.
Try doing an act of kindness to a stranger and see how you feel. It doesn’t have to be a huge gesture. Something as simple as paying for someone’s coffee may be enough. You could also give a small favor to someone who may need it. Simple acts can go a long way, not only in boosting the spirits of the receiver but for you as well!
If you’re feeling down and you feel as if you’re spiraling into a negative mindset, try performing a random act of kindness to boost your mood.
3. Positivity attracts positivity
Remember, when Tinkerbell said, “think happy thoughts?” Happy, positive thoughts attract happiness and positivity!
Next time you find yourself thinking negative, unhappy thoughts, try to think of things that make you happy and feel good. Notice the subtle changes in your mood as you try to switch from negative to positive thinking.
If you continue thinking negative thoughts, it will continue to attract negative experiences. When you retrain your subconscious to think more positively, however, it will open new doors to positive experiences. It is true; like attracts like. Positivity attracts positivity!
Affirmations can be powerful statements used to self-create and positively shape your life. If you focus on thoughts that start with “I can’t” or “I’m not good enough,” then that will reflect in your reality. But if you tell yourself powerful positive “I am” statements, such as “I am a good person” or “I am financially free,” your subconscious will take these statements and shape them into a completely new reality!
5. Take care of your body
Remember to take care of not only your mind but also your physical being. We vibe higher when we feel good physically, as well. Take steps to eat healthily, get enough sleep, and exercise regularly. These habits will not only have a positive effect on your physical health but on your mental health too.
By providing your subconscious mind with the proper tools, you can train it to develop a positive mindset. A reminder, though. This is not something that happens overnight. Don’t beat yourself up if you feel like some days aren’t as good as others. But you should start to notice significant changes as you try to do it more often. As you incorporate these tips into your daily life, you will see the transformation take place and the magic happening around you!
Remember, this is a journey, not a destination. So, always be true and kind to yourself!