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How do you convey that an action is subconscious when writing in first person?

If you're after a key phrase, something like "without thinking" or "I found that..." might work. And attributing actions to parts of the body will emphasise lack of conscious ...
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How do you convey that an action is subconscious when writing in first person?

If it's something that is being done unconsciously, then the first-person narrator probably wouldn't realize she's doing it, until she had already done it, or someone else pointed it out. Two quick ...
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