Have you ever experienced a special feeling when you hear a song or smell a particular food? These feelings are created by saving the information of past memories in your unconscious mind. In this article, you learn how to use the saving memories in the unconscious mind to affect the others feelings and guide them to the specific reaction you want.
How can theunconscious mind make the past feelings alive?
We all have bitterand sweet experiences in our lives and we have bitter and sweet memories inmind. For example, many years ago when you were young, you were definitelytaking part in family activities. You should have enjoyed these activities. Thereason for your pleasure is directly related to the activity itself.
Now, whenyou make that memories alive in your mind, you will be happy. But this feelingis not the result of that family activity. So how can you experience the samefeelings without doing these activities again? This is the result of the savedfeelings in your unconscious mind. Our unconscious mind is full of differentbitter and sweet feelings. Notice the following examples:
- Turn the pages of your family album and you will be happy by the effects of the happy memories of the past.
- Listening to an old song changes your mood.
- A pleasant smell of a special cake or food will bring you a happy childhood memory.
- Someone’s behavior reminds you your father’s anger and you will be affected and scared.
- Listening to a music will bring you the past memories.
In all ofthese examples, the feelings of that memory will be alive without repeating theactivity you have done in the past. But if you look carefully, some of thesefeelings are more intense and some are slighter.
How effectiveare the memories of unconscious mind?
In the exampleswithout realizing that by looking, hearing, or touching something at themoment, we are reminded of a similar occurrence in the past, and our unconsciousmind feels it again. Reminding the past feelings as more unconsciously is moreeffective. Its great effectiveness is because of its invisibility.
To betterunderstand the case, you can tell a tragic event for one of your friends, anunpleasant incident that has happened in your life. For example, talk to herabout the day you lost a friend or one of your relatives. Talk about everythingabout that incident. Tell everything you remember. The weather, the color andthe shape of the clothes you were wearing, the characteristics of location,your friend’s clothes, your perfume, the song that was played in those momentsfrom the radio or television, and …
One of thesesuddenly makes you sad and cries again. The more effective case is moreunconsciously.
How does thecinema industry use the power of unconscious mind?
Many skilledfilmmakers also use the power of past memories in viewer’s unconscious minds.If you’ve been watching the movie, like many people who saw the jaw movie (bySteven Spielberg), you know that its horrible music was the symbol of the hugeshark attack and makes a lot of psychological changes in you.
- Has your heart rate intensified?
- Have fears and stresses come to you?
- Is your breathing rate increased?
- Have your palms got wet from sweat?
After thefirst time that the song was accompanied by a shark attack, once again, thefears and stresses that were first created in you would be alive within you bylistening to that song again. To create these feelings within you, you nolonger need to re-view the shark. Listening to that song revive all the feelingsthat were recorded in your unconscious mind.
Use thepower of the unconscious mind in business
The recordedfeelings in your unconscious mind are also effective in your behavior with theother. You can use the power of the unconscious mind to create effectivecommunication with others.
Gil Hima, afamous employee of the California Real Estate Agency, always met the owners ofthe house before he sent someone there for renting or buying. He wanted to knowwhich characteristic of that house had a great effect on them. He asked them:
- Which part of this house do you like more?
- What characteristics of the house is the most important to you?
Their answerhelp them in buying and selling or renting and hiring the house. He askedquestion from the housewife who lived in the house. Then he watched the kitchenwhere the lady, the owner of the house, proudly pointed to the windows and theoutside scene. She pointed to the garage and the gardens where the green peasgrew. For example, she said: “The green pea in our garden grows so muchthat all neighbors come to our house to watch it.”
Gil Himacould sell the building in the shortest time with his gained information. Himalater went to the new owners and asked their reason to buy that house. With theinformation he gained, he could recognize the needs and interests and introducethe best option.
How doesunderstanding the power of unconscious mind affect our lives?
When we arewith someone whose feelings are irritated, whatever we say and whatever we do, willbe related to that feeling and recorded in his unconscious mind. This isusually done at the unconscious level of mind. As a result, whenever we repeatthe same talk or the same behavior, we will revive the previous feelings tohim. Knowing this phenomenon allows us to notice the reactions we make inothers. Paying attention to this allows us to reach useful results and noticethe feelings and memories we create in the others minds.
If we toucha person in a bad mood, he will be upset if we touch him in the future withoutany particular external cause. Therefore, we conclude that we must touchsomeone when he is in a good mood. In this way, if we touch someone later in anunfavorable situation, the memory about previous pleasant touching will improvehim.
How to usethe power of the unconscious mind to reach the desired wish?
The processof reaching the wishes of the bosses, customers, lawyers, friends or spouse isvery easy. Ask the person to make one of his most memorable moments in mindalive. For example, if you want him to experience a pleasant reaction orresponse, ask him to review the pleasant incident in your mind. In this way, hecan remember many happy joys in his mind by remembering that pleasurableincident.
The purpose of getting the appropriate response is to provide a suitable context for having an effective communication with the audience. The person’s mental state (his feelings) plays an important role in how he treats with your ideas and suggestions. By providing a suitable background for getting the desired response, you make a condition in which your audience agrees your point of view or suggestion in a way that you are interested in.
At the end,pay attention to this point, because communicating with the others unconsciousmind through positive memories is a powerful process and, in comparison withthe other methods, it may be misused or used wrongly, so please be carefulwhile using it. Self-respect and self-esteem is a very valuable asset. If youmiss this, you will lose everything.
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