Existing Peacefully

What is consciousness?

Consciousness is the state of being awake and aware to one’s surroundings.

What does it mean to live unconsciously?

The unconscious mind is a shadow of the “real” mind it’s not identifiable less flexible, complex, controlling, deliberative and action-oriented than its counterpart (the conscious mind).

– Paraphrased from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2440575/

To live unconsciously is to act on the emotions we don’t understand, when we do this we give away our power and life-energy acting out of routine, patterns and old conditioning.

We tend to live according to our “current feeling” rather than seeing life as it is and working towards the bigger picture.

What is higher consciousness?

Higher consciousness is the consciousness of a higher self, transcendental reality or God. It is “the part of the human being that is capable of transcending animal instincts.

– Excerpt from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Higher_consciousness#CITEREFBunge2001

How do we influence higher consciousness?

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