Your conscious mind is a point in space moving through your brain like a red blood cell moving through a Labrador retriever as she runs.
Your subconscious mind is the dog herself – the whole animal except for that one red blood cell. At any point in time, nearly your entire brain functions subconsciously where you can’t sense it.
This puts most of your writing talent in the background, unseen and unexplored.
The subconscious mind is not exactly “you,” but it’s pretty close. It’s probably more like the person you would be if you were a Labrador retriever.
It’s a useful metaphor: You carry a Labrador retriever around in your head.
She’s the keeper and processor of all your feelings, your memories and your talents. You might think she’d be as sharp as a tack, but compared to your conscious mind (the actual “you”), she lives in a bit of a fog.
For instance, she’s not clever at differentiating…
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