Did you know that your belief system is imprinted into you by the age of 7? Aristotle said, “Give me a child until he is 7 and I will show you the man” meaning that we take on beliefs at a very early age watching. What you believe in your conscious state of mind might be totally different to what you believe sub-consciously.
Conscious & Sub-Conscious Mind
The conscious mind is where we plan our daily life, set goals, make decisions from. Our sub-conscious mind controls all automatic functions in our body such as breathing, heart rhythm etc, and it also stores our habits or beliefs that we have stored over time, including judgments, behaviour, responses that affect our decisions in the conscious state.
Did you know that 95% – 99% of all your beliefs, thoughts, feelings and actions that can be present in your day to day living are determined by learned beliefs in your sub-conscious mind? Dr. Emmanuel Donchin PhD and Director of the Laboratory for Cognitive Psycho-physiology at the University of Illinois states,
“As much as 99% of cognitive activity may be non-conscious”.