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Chuck’s Place: The Full Breadth Of The Subconscious Mind

We are all part of the vast interconnected All That Is…
-Artwork © 2024 Jan Ketchel

If the conscious mind is characterized as command central, then the subconscious mind is boots on the ground.

The conscious mind is the active mental side of our wholeness. It has the capacity to think and suggest, with awareness.

The subconscious mind is the magnetically generative side of our wholeness. It has the ability to draw to it all the materials needed to create and manifest a suggestion.

In their most individuated relationship, the conscious and subconscious minds are the divine couple whose intent and manifestation serve the creative expression and experience of All That Is, the greater interconnectedness, the oneness that we all are.

The subconscious mind operates beneath the threshold of consciousness, at the crossroads of influencers that market suggestions from the conscious mind, as well as from a multitude of characters that exist in the depths of the collective unconscious of All That Is.

In these regions, one first encounters what Jung called the personal unconscious, which is populated by the shadow, which includes the rejected parts of the self, as well as a warehouse of internalized beliefs obtained through social interactions that heavily overshadow our view of ourselves and others.

Jung called the characters in the personal unconscious complexes. A useful current psychotherapy model calls them one’s internal family system (IFS)Negative beliefs about the self emanating from this shadow dimension prompt an ongoing internal dialogue that generates a steady flow of disempowering suggestions to the subconscious mind.

Beneath the personal unconscious are the characters of our ancestral tree, whom contribute their genetic disposition, as well as wisdom, wounds, and questions emanating from the lives they’ve lived. Bert Hellinger’s Family Constellations addresses influences from this dimension, which generate powerful suggestions to the subconscious mind.

At the deeper depths of the ancestral unconscious is the evolutionary journey of our species, which determines our instinctual reactions to survive via powerful instincts and archetypal patterns. When activated, the magnitude of emotion and energy from these centers powerfully influences the suggestibility of the subconscious mind and its subsequent manifestations. An example would be, a mother filled with superhuman strength to lift a car to save her trapped child.

Finally, the subconscious is connected to all the selves we have been in our various incarnations, as well as to our High Self, which is at the nucleus of our soul’s journey through infinity. This network of connections, with all their accumulated wisdom and concern, has its own portal of energetic influence upon the subconscious mind.

As you can see, the subconscious mind has a vast set of connections and suggestions to choose from as it navigates life. The subconscious largely controls the fate of our body, as well as the life we will manifest.

As opposed to the conscious mind that generally uses rational thinking to decide its course of action, the subconscious mind weighs the emotional intensity and attractiveness of proposed suggestions. The subconscious truly demands to be impressed by its potential suitors; suggestions must resonate.

The conscious mind has access, through the subconscious mind’s connections, to these deeper centers of the unconscious mind. Thus, when I ask for help from my High Self, this request becomes a suggestion to the subconscious that often results in an intuition—a meaningful image—that sheds a broader light on the concern I was contemplating.

I note that the image provided was not the result of a rational process but rather one of powerful associative value. The High Self provides the exact missing puzzle piece to fit the current puzzle. Remember the magnetic power of the subconscious; it draws to it, with precision, that which is needed to fulfill its chosen project.

The conscious mind is certainly the greatest influencer of the subconscious mind, at least in this human life. Its salient feature is the exercise of free choice. The fate of our current world hinges on the exercise of the conscious mind to align its suggestions for the greater good.

The greater the conscious mind is able to Know Thyself, in all its dimensions, the more balanced and fulfilling will be its suggestions. If current thoughts and suggestions to the subconscious mind are old, outdated and negative, resulting in old stuck patterns, then it’s high time to reprogram with new, inviting and invigorating suggestions to manifest something totally new.

The subconscious mind is highly impressed by thoughts, emotions, beliefs, intentions, prayers and mantras rotely stated, or emotionally expressed through art, music and movement. The key is perseverance without attachment to outcome.

Know that any suggestion you put out to the universe has already been created on the mental plane of thought and that it just needs to gestate under the magnetic sculpting of the subconscious mind before it manifests. Have the patience to ensure the faith of its inevitable delivery.

The ultimate key is knowing that you—as a necessary component of All That Is—are the creator of your own life. Go ahead and create that masterpiece!


Soulbyte for Friday June 21, 2024

-Artwork © 2024 Jan Ketchel

Each day there is the opportunity for something great to occur. The potential is especially high during certain phases of each month, the full moon, the new moon, though every day does offer equal opportunity for greatness. Let the day be as special as any day should be and keep attuned to opportunities as they arise, such as the opportunity to be more fully present, to say something nice, to do something differently, to act compassionately. Every day you have such opportunities, but be extra alert today because today may just be the day you have an extraordinary opportunity. See what happens.

Sending you love,
The Soul Sisters, Jan & Jeanne

Soulbyte for Thursday June 20, 2024

-Artwork © 2024 Jan Ketchel

When entering a new phase, a new season, a new moon, a new day even, notice how the inner self knows and automatically sets itself to the new phase, no matter what it is. The inner self is the natural self, affiliated with All That Is. It likens itself to the flow of energy throughout the universe, because ultimately that’s what it is. Within you, now captured in physical form, the inner self strives to help you learn the lessons of Earth School, to make good decisions that are appropriate for each new phase of life, to learn to be intuitive and connected to All That Is too. Each new day and in each new phase of life as it guides you, you in turn understand it a little bit more, how the inner self works, how it loves you, understands you and wants only the best for you.

Sending you love,
The Soul Sisters, Jan & Jeanne

Soulbyte for Wednesday June 19, 2024

-Artwork © 2024 Jan Ketchel

In the play of light and dark, in the shadows of the self, find the inner you that calls out for acknowledgement and healing. You are all complicated beings with many sides, many issues and many agendas. Get to know all these sides, issues and agendas so that as they arise and ask for time and attention you are able to give them what they need. Acknowledge them, question them, listen to them, get to fully know them, accept and integrate them. In this manner, reconcile with them so that they do not rule you but still have their place, so that they do not blindside you over and over again but become so known that you see them coming from miles away. In knowing yourself fully and reconciling fully, life will begin to take on a calm, more focused agenda, with truth in the fore and illusion put to rest.

Sending you love,
The Soul Sisters, Jan & Jeanne

Soulbyte for Tuesday June 18, 2024

-Artwork © 2024 Jan Ketchel

Hold yourself accountable for decisions and choices rather than blame others. In so doing you take full responsibility for yourself and your life. You learn where you are weak and where you are strong. You test your values and commitments and you find out more about yourself so that you can grow and change. Change that happens because you accept responsibility for yourself is the best there is. It is lasting and deep and usually results in something new and unexpected. Accepting your own faults and turning them into strengths so that you can move forward in life is part of being a responsible human being. Everyone can improve.

Sending you love,
The Soul Sisters, Jan & Jeanne