Subconscious Belief-based Decision-making
In subconscious belief-based decision-making you also react to what is happening in your world without reflection, but on the basis of personal memories rather than the “institutionalised” memories of your DNA. In this mode of decision-making action also precedes thought. The action is often accompanied by the release of an emotional charge.
You know when subconscious fear-based beliefs are dominating your decision-making if you feel resistance, impatience, frustration, upset or anger. Whenever you experience such feelings, you are dealing with an unmet ego deficiency need that has not been resolved. Your reactions and emotions are being triggered by a present moment situation that is making you recall a memory about an unresolved situation from the past when you failed to get your emotional needs met.
When your positively charged emotions are triggered, such as joy, and happiness, you are subconsciously recalling memories from your past which supported you in meeting your deficiency needs. For example, a picture of someone you have not seen in a long while or the sound of their voice, may unleash tears of joy and happiness. Your reactions and emotions are being triggered by a present moment situation that is making you recall a positive memory with emotional content from the past.
The main features of subconscious belief-based decision-making are:
Subconscious fear-based decision-making occurs at the first three levels personal consciousness and is always about attempting to meet your ego’s perceived deficiency needs.
Chapter 6: Understanding Decision-making (Subconscious Belief-based Decision-making)