A fabulous affirmation I often use is “My subconscious Mind is my partner in success.” I like sharing this affirmation and encouraging my Mind Power students to use it as well, for several reasons. Firstly, by saying “my subconscious mind” we remind ourselves that we do in fact possess such a faculty. The subconscious mind is not some vague new age concept, but a real part of who you are. Saying so over and over reminds you again and again of its existence.

Secondly, it’s “a partner.” A partner is someone who helps you accomplish your goals. Two people can accomplish more than just one. So too can you accomplish more when you harness this part of yourself. Thirdly, the word “success” is a powerful word to have vibrating in you at a subconscious level. When you repeat this affirmation it resonates three important themes within you.

You are the one who decides what your inner vibration will be. Your subconscious can only work with the material that reaches it through the conscious mind. If through neglect, your subconscious resonates with a number of limiting beliefs about a certain area of your life (i.e., money, relationships, health, etc.), then no matter how hard you work or how hard you desire to achieve your goal, you are unlikely to do so. It then becomes obvious that knowing and understanding what your subconscious believes is crucial in achieving success.

Now since we don’t have a conscious awareness of what is in our subconscious mind, we have to approach it in a roundabout way. We do this through a creative analysis of our life. Mind Power teaches that our life will always reflect the inner patterns we have within us at a subconscious level. So to understand your inner patterns, look at your life. Your life will tell you a lot if you have the courage and honesty to look at it objectively. This is not as easy to do as it might seem. Most of us are so preoccupied with our lives, so intent upon succeeding and doing the right thing, that using our life as a mirror to the subconscious seems… well, a waste of time and effort. And besides, who amongst us is willing to admit that maybe, just maybe, the reason we’re not seeing results in a certain area of our life has nothing to do with others or the outside reality, but in fact everything to do with us. Hard to swallow but true, and taking this approach will teach us a lot.

If you have used Mind Power regularly you will have noticed how powerful and extremely effective it is in manifesting your goals. It is the greatest tool we have in achieving happiness and success. But each of us has areas where Mind Power seems to not be as effective. It seems to work ninety percent of the time, but that ten percent is where we question ourselves asking, “Why doesn’t it work here?” Well actually it would were it not for your subconscious imprints blocking and sabotaging your efforts. “But why are they doing that?” you ask. They are doing it because that is the nature and function of the subconscious, namely to attract circumstances and situations from the outer matrix of our reality according to the imprints it holds within.

This is both good and bad news. Good news because once you understand how the system works, you can methodically imprint beliefs that are in harmony with your goals, and once these beliefs are accepted by the subconscious, they will work within you to create the reality you desire. The bad news is that you already have a number of limiting beliefs in the problem areas of your life that need to be dealt with.

Here is an exercise I recently did with participants at the “Mysteries Of The Subconscious and The Soul” weekend workshop In South Africa. I had them decide what was their number one problem area in their life. You too can do this at home. Think about it. What one area in your life seems to give you the most concern and worry? Or to put it another way, if you could magically change one aspect of your life, what would it be? Once identified, I had all the participants write down all their beliefs about that area of their life. Then we examined the beliefs. In all cases almost all of them were negative and limiting beliefs. This surprised the participants, but not me. If their outer reality had a problem in a certain area, it almost always indicates limiting beliefs. Try it yourself and see if I’m not right.

Now here is some more good news. All beliefs can be changed no matter how entrenched they are if you have the will and persistence. Beliefs are not absolute truths, though we often think they are, but rather interpretations of reality. Change your beliefs and your reality will change. People often say, “ I’ll believe it when I see it.” But this is not how to live life creatively. A better and more accurate saying would be, “Believe it first and then you will see it.” All Mind Power students can do this. Awaken from your limiting beliefs and change them. Change them because they are blocking your success. Change them because you can change them. Change them because when you change a limiting, negative belief into a positive belief you are changing the dynamics of your inner vibration. This creative alchemy is available to all, and is the gift of being a human being. Change your beliefs and you change your reality.