Did you know that your life results: career, finances, investments, relationships, and everything else in your life, is a direct result of your subconscious mind? – your subconscious programming, to be exact. It is the programming (conditioning) of your subconscious mind that determines success from failure.
In other words, if your subconscious mind holds prosperous beliefs, views, and opinions about finances or investments, then those are the exact profitable results you will achieve. But if your subconscious mind has limiting beliefs, viewpoints, and opinions about finances or investments, then that will be your outcome.
Let’s take a closer look. We have a conscious mind and a subconscious mind. The conscious mind is where we do all our rational, logical thinking. It is where we focus, decide, and analyze. It is where we hold our desires: a desire to be a prosperous investor, a desire to trade successfully, a desire to earn more money, etc. It is also the mind we operate through roughly 10% of our lives.
On the other hand, the subconscious mind is the storehouse of all the information that we took in and adopted since the day we were born. Information such as beliefs, opinions, habits, and views that we observed and accepted from parents, teachers, society, TV, authority figures, etc. It is where we store our thought processes, behaviours, and actions of which we are not directly aware. It is also the mind we operate through roughly 90% of our lives. This information stored within the subconscious mind is known as subconscious programs. Just like computer programs that run automatically, our subconscious programs also run automatically, and sometimes without our approval or awareness.
Science states that the subconscious mind is one million times more powerful than the conscious mind. This means that your subconscious programs can overrule your conscious desires if they contradict one another. What do I mean by contradicting? Well, let’s assume that you have a conscious desire for financial freedom. Let’s also assume that you subconsciously hold contradicting beliefs that ‘money is hard to get, or money is the root of all evil, or rich people are greedy, etc.’’ In this case, it doesn’t matter how hard you work toward financial freedom, your contradicting subconscious programs (that run on autopilot 90% of the time) will overrule your conscious desire for more money, and you will never reach your financial target.
Another example is this: Let’s assume that you have a conscious desire to be a successful investor. Still, at the same time, you subconsciously hold contradicting beliefs that ‘good investments are hard to find, or there are no investment opportunities, or it’s challenging to get big things right.’ And so, once again, your contradicting subconscious programs will overrule your conscious desire for profitable investments. In this case, good investments will always be just out of your reach.
The two examples given above explain why people who come from poor families spend their whole lives struggling financially. This is because poor people subconsciously sabotage their finances due to the limiting money programs they downloaded, as a child, from their poor parents or improvised communities. And due to their harmful subconscious money programs, they spend their entire lives living in poverty. And even if they work night and day, without rest, to earn more money, they will still be in poverty, because their lousy money programs will keep them in poverty. Simply put, the subconscious mind will continuously find ways to turn programs into reality. This is why your life results: career, finances, investments, relationships, and everything else, is a direct reflection of your subconscious programs.
Strictly speaking, the subconscious mind will use any person, thing, or situation to ensure that the programs held in mind are manifest as reality. In the example with poor people stated earlier, it is their subconscious programs that sabotage their finances: maybe they lose money, or perhaps they make bad business choices, or perhaps they spend money foolishly, or maybe they never get paid enough for what they do, or they lend money to those who will not payback, etc. These sabotaging behaviours are the subconscious programs running on autopilot.
On the other hand, rich people born into wealthy families, or people who got downloaded with money and abundance programs, grow up and subconsciously earn money with ease. These people do not have to think too hard about making money because money seems to just flow to them. And even if rich people try to lose money, or spend money foolishly, or give money away, it doesn’t matter because money will always find a way to come back to them – their subconscious mind will make sure of this. These people will subconsciously find ways to turn assets into income, and everything they touch will turn to gold, and money opportunities will continuously surround them. And this process of making money is effortless and automatic to a rich man, just like losing cash is effortless to a poor person. Once again, this boils down to the programming of an individual’s subconscious mind that is running the show 90% of the time.
In other words, a person can have all the right ‘conscious’ intentions and carefully thought-through action plans for achieving their target, and they can ‘consciously’ work toward their target every day. And for as long as they are consciously making decisions and intentionally taking action steps toward their goal, they are moving toward their desired target. However, the second, the conscious mind becomes absent from the present moment (absent from the task at hand) due to thinking, stressing, focusing on something else, or daydreaming about anything other than the task at hand, that’s when the subconscious mind kicks in and takes over (runs the automatic programs).
Allow me to explain this transition process further. Have you noticed that sometimes you are driving your car to a destination, and you reach the destination without remembering the drive? The journey becomes almost like a blackout. This is because sometime during the drive, the conscious mind got distracted and wandered off to somewhere other than the present moment (the task at hand), such as thoughts of work, or of finances, or stress, or what you will eat, or something someone said to you, etc.
And because the conscious mind was no longer present in the moment, the subconscious mind had to kick in and take over (keep driving the car) until the conscious mind returned from whatever it was focused on. For this reason, you reached your destination without remembering the journey. In other words, the subconscious mind drove the car using the driving programs stored in the mind. And it is a good thing that the subconscious kicked in and kept the show running; I mean, if it did not take over, who would drive the car until the conscious mind returned? You would crash, right? For this reason, every time the conscious mind wanders off to anywhere other than the present moment, the subconscious mind kicks in and keeps the show running – this is 90% of the time.
Now pay attention because this is where it gets interesting. During these transitions (from the conscious to the subconscious), if in the subconscious mind you holds conflicting programs that disagree with the conscious desire you are working on, your subconscious is now running those conflicting programs, therefore it is now working against you, moving you away from your target. And this is the case until the conscious mind returns from whatever it was doing. Once the conscious mind returns, the subconscious will take a back seat until the next time the conscious mind wanders off again. This explains why many investors cannot reach their desired target, no matter how hard they try.
So, the million-dollar question is: How do you know if your subconscious mind stores limiting programs about money, or about investments, or about success in general? The answer is this: ‘’Unless the right investments are showing up in your life, then you have limiting subconscious programs that sabotage good investments. Or unless you are reaching your desire financial target, then you have limited money programs hidden deep within the mind that does not permit you to attain your desired outcome.’’
So, how can we hack into the subconscious mind and update the system? Well, a little shift in the way you use your brain can produce significant improvements in your results. The key is to align your conscious mind with your subconscious mind. Your subconscious must be on board with your conscious desire and target. Both minds must work together in unison toward the same target. By doing so, you reach your target with ease. In other words, when both minds are working together, it will not matter if you are operating via the conscious mind (10% of the time) or via the subconscious mind (90% of the time) because both minds are working side-by-side toward the same outcome.
So, how do we align our subconscious with our conscious desires? Well, there are many ways to do so, but one straightforward method for subconscious hacking is as follows: Each day, start to become conscious of your unconscious self. Every day and throughout the day, try to catch your subconscious mind to notice what it is doing. You can do so by noticing where your thoughts drift to, detecting the dominant emotions you feel throughout each day, noticing your speaking patterns. Finally, try to catch your actions – these are all a reflection of your subconscious mind programming. And so, stand guard at the door of your mind, and always be on alert to catch your unconscious self. By doing so, you are making your subconscious conscious. Once you are aware of your subconscious programs, you are requested to keep the prosperous programs that move you toward success and remove the harmful programs that sabotage your success. Here is the process to do so:
After you have spent time gathering subconscious information using the method explained above, and you have collected enough data, write your harmful programs down on paper. Next, decide on 3 things you would like to change about your subconscious negative responses. For example, make a list of:
3 negative thoughts you would like to change 3 negative emotions you would like to change
3 negative speaking patterns you would like to change
3 negative actions you would like to change
Next, ask yourself how you would like to respond instead of negative? And then make a list of the positives you would like to express instead, for example:
3 positive thoughts you would like to think instead 3 positive emotions you would like to feel instead
3 positive speaking patterns you would like to speak instead
3 positive actions you would like to take instead
Next, throughout your day, be conscious of your negative subconscious responses, and when you catch yourself operating from the negative list, immediately change your ways so that you are running from the positive list.
In other words, you are requested to catch your subconscious programs as they play on autopilot, and if those programs match your business and financial targets, continue. If they do not match, adjust them so that they are coordinated with your business goals.
And by rehearsing this whole procedure again and again, through enough repletion, you begin to install the neurological hardware in your brain. If you keep installing it, the hardware is going to become a software program, and that is when you will begin to think, feel, speak, and act in that prosperous manner automatically, without conscious thought – this will become your default mode. This is when you have retired the old self and created new subconscious programs that lead you right in the hands of success. You can find more information on the power of the subconscious mind in my bestseller book ”Success and the Subconscious Mind.” Good luck and happy mind programming.
Oh, I almost forgot. Before I sign out, I want to leave you with an essential piece of information: Miracles happen every day. An inner peace that surpasses all understanding can move through you. Old mindsets and mental patterns can easily fall away, and you will be able to see and operate with much more clarity. Your battles become easy, work gets effortless, and your goals are made manifest at a fast speed. All this, and so much more, is easily accessible to you when you put God at the centre of everything. Put God at the centre of your investments, finances, decisions, relationships, etc., and miracles will start to show up in your life in the most unexpected places. Happy programming, and to God be all the glory.
Student of God/ Mindset Educator/ Author/ Speaker