The Subconscious / Unconscious / Shadow + Uncovering Limiting Beliefs

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we lay the foundations for understanding the subconscious and applying strategies for overcoming related limitations.


Become familiar with the”subconscious,” “unconscious” and “the shadow” and how this very real aspect of human beings is related to creativity and psychological development plus specific strategies for uncovering limiting beliefs.


Define “subconscious” and “unconscious.” Describe how core beliefs are related to the subconscious. Explain Freud’s teaching in terms of how and why the unconscious expresses itself. Define “the shadow” and explain how it is said to be related to creativity. Describe strategies that may help to uncover limiting beliefs and the type of thinking that may indicate the existence of a limiting belief. Explain what is meant by the term resistance in this context, how it may manifest, and why it behoove us to pay attention to where we feel or exhibit resistance.

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