Monthly Archives: June 2014

Unplugging the Dam

I’d like to tell you about a particularly potent form of inner work that helped my daughter achieve her career goals. Julie was at Florida State University (Go Noles!) working on her Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy when the time came to write her dissertation. Suddenly, the psychic energy th… Continue reading

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Splitting, Integration and Evolution in the Mother Archetype

Recently, I have been writing on the aims and instincts of the human soul. Carl Jung speaks of the human soul’s “longing to attain rebirth through a return to the womb, and to become immortal like the sun” (para. 312). In biblical terms rebirth is associated with entrance into Jerusalem. Jerusale… Continue reading

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Go Come Back: Culture Is A Bridge and a Fortress

Did you ever have something that generated feelings of pride and shame simultaneously, depending on your viewpoint? Something you wanted to share but also wanted to hold close? Something good you didn’t trust to others? I remember a friend who grew up in a northern California Pomo family telling … Continue reading

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Snake Symbol Significance in Dreams | Jungian D…

The ouroboros, the snake forever swallowing its own tail, is a famous alchemical symbol of transformation. Continue reading

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Back to the Dark Ages of Feudalism » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

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Don’t Diet, Riot

A short animation on body image and internal conflict. Continue reading

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The Authentic Hero’s Quest

The other day I read an article on the internet about a mostly male mindset called the “culture of honor” which places such a high value on defending one’s reputation that it results in more risk-taking and accidental deaths. Reportedly, this way of thinking is most prevalent in small towns and r… Continue reading

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Answer to Job by C.G. Jung – Review and Commentary

See on Scoop.it – Archetype in Action Here is the greatest psychologist of the 20th Century, near the end of his long life of prodigious scholarship, making his case to the high court of the ages. It is a masterstroke! … Continue reading

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Jesse Ventura: War on Drugs vs Legalization

See on Scoop.it – Archetype in Action Jesse Ventura’s new online show “Off The Grid” presents the former governor’s thoughts on today’s current events. On the latest episode, the Governor follows the money trail to our broken criminal justice system … Continue reading

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Crowds and Power – Reviewed

See on Scoop.it – Archetype in Action This was Pinar’s first performance since she went into exile and the first time I had seen her perform. She is an exceptional actress and this role was ideally suited to her, giving … Continue reading

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