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The Great Distinction Between Conscious Awareness and Human Experience

The Great Distinction Between Conscious Awareness and Human Experience

Experiences, that is, everything occurring outside of yourself in our perceptual reality, is the stuff that we think “happens to us”. And while we consider our experiences to be that which shape and mold us throughout our lives, if we zoom out a bit and see the entire picture (pun totally intended), we see that it is our perceptions of those experiences that have in fact done the shaping. How we’ve reacted and responded to life is ultimately what determined what life threw at us next. Well, isn’t that curious? 🙂

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Do Our Perceptions Precede Our Decisions?

Written by on May 8, 2016 in Health, Mind-Body Connection, Prevention with 1 Comment
Do Our Perceptions Precede Our Decisions?

Have our decisions been made far before we make them? Walking down a specific street, choosing a career path or even reaching for a cup of coffee make not be as conscious a decision as we think, new research by Yale University psychologists suggest. The belief in free will is thought to engender levels of cooperation that allows for the emergence of social order. Our fate and destiny is shaped by not only the course our life takes but a combination of conditions which many believe are pre-determined and then molded by our free will.

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