Instincts, gut feelings, hunches, premonitions … all of these words point to a deep capacity that we all carry inside known as intuition. The word intuition originally came from the Latin word intueri, which meant “to contemplate” or “to look within.” Without learning how to look and listen to our intuition, we tend to rely […]
The unconscious mind, or subconscious, is a part of our mind that is not accessible to waking consciousness. In other words, the unconscious mind is a realm in which many of our repressed feelings, thoughts and memories exist. The unconscious mind also contains automatic skills (such as driving a car), automatic reactions and untapped knowledge.
We can clearly see the involvement of the unconscious mind in daily life through the dreams we have, as well as many of our unexplained fears and phobias. The unconscious mind is also the place from which intuition is sourced, and a place where our Shadow Selves exist.
Learning to enter the mysterious realm of the unconscious mind is a vital part of soulwork, for within the unconscious mind lies many of our unhealed wounds.
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