Word of the Day: Subconscious

subconscious

sub-con-scious / sŭb-kŏn-shəs

 

adjective

1. not completely alert and aware of one’s surroundings, thoughts, sensations, etc.

Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.

Earl Nightingale. 1921 – 1989

 

2. existing in the mind just below the level of consciousness

By squaring all with love, trying to love rather than trying to be loved, and by taking responsibility for all that was happening to me; finding my subconscious thought and correcting it, I became freer and freer, happier and happier.

Lester Levenson, 1909 – 1994

 

noun

1. the part of the mind that is just below the edge of being aware and perceptive

Any thought that is passed on to the subconscious often enough and convincingly enough is finally accepted.

From “Riches Within Your Reach” by Robert Collier. 1885 - 1950

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