While Freud did not distinguish between "individual psychology" and "collective psychology", Jung distinguished the collective unconscious from the personal subconscious particular to each human being. By doing so, we empower our rational mind and its powerful active awareness. Thoughts can be limiting, scary, hurtful and angry; however, they can also be compassionate, powerful, enlightening, mystifying, beautiful and wondrous.
Simply put, for any given life, our higher self manifests various capabilities in our vehicles or our lower self. To develop one set and not the other we need to fill the gaps in our knowledge of thoughts. We do not have as much control over our thoughts as we may believe.
Is it fruitful to think like that to reach my goals? In fact, most of our thoughts are disguised memories of experiences that occurred in the early years of our lives, before we were born, or even in former lifetimes. We are not aware that we are developing the interface between our soul per say and the manifest universe.
Cognitive psychologists use psychophysical and experimental approaches to understand, diagnose, and solve problems, concerning themselves with the mental processes which mediate between stimulus and response.
Subsequently, representations are gradually organized into logical structures which first operate on the concrete properties of the reality, in the stage of concrete operations, and then operate on abstract principles that organize concrete properties, in the stage of formal operations.
This leads to laying blame or the responsibility for ones circumstances on someone or something else. Then around the age of seven, thoughts began to appear in force: We started to acquire a sense of self and discover where we ended, and the world began.
Take a deep breath and witness once again the flurry of thoughts that race through the empty sky of your awareness.