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What Carl Jung Teaches Us About The Art Of Aging Well

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 09.28.2015 | Fifty
Kathy Gottberg

Dr. Carl Jung was known for seeing the mystical, metaphorical and cyclical aspects of life and then teaching, writing and using them in practical and relevant ways for a meaningful experience. So it's no accident that as he aged he explored what that meant from those various viewpoints.

What Does My Dream Mean?

Erin McElroy | Posted 09.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Erin McElroy

All dreams have something they can teach us and some dreams feel particularly potent with meaning and messages. It is tempting to run to the nearest b...

Better Lucid Dreaming: Make Your Dreams Vivid!

Alex Sumner | Posted 09.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Alex Sumner

Lucid Dreaming is the art of becoming aware that you are dreaming, whilst dreaming. When you experience this you find your dream-life instantly becomes more exciting.

Coloring Is a Great Relaxation Tool for Kids and Adults Alike

Ingrid Prueher | Posted 09.08.2015 | Books
Ingrid Prueher

When you aren't well-rested, nothing feels right. Without the energy and sense of calm that result from a good night's sleep, it's hard for kids and adults to be focused and productive. You may feel edgy and even grumpy. Art therapy -- or, simply, coloring -- can help.

6 Signs You Worry Too Much About What Others Think: Why It's a Problem and What to Do About It

Dr. Gary Trosclair | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gary Trosclair

This being true to your whole self -- this individuation -- isn't easy. It takes courage and perseverance, but in the long run it feels better. And for many people, bringing their unique offerings to the world is what gives their life meaning.

The One Rule For Letting Go Of Baggage In Your 50s

Garry Gilfoy | Posted 08.08.2015 | Fifty
Garry Gilfoy

Let's talk about the forgotten 50s. There's not much work out there that focuses on the developmental psychology of these years, but their significance for a generative later life is profound.

This Is What Your Dreams Really Mean

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living

Have you ever woken up from a dream that had you really scratching your head, wondering what the heck it really means? The famous Swiss psychiatrist a...

Your Nightly Dreams Hold Business Wisdom

Stephanie Seibel | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business
Stephanie Seibel

Ever noticed how your business circumstances tend to mirror the happenings of your inner world? It doesn't take a crystal ball to see that an out-of-whack CEO often leads to one very out-of-whack business.

Thriving at the Edge: A Conversation With Donna Stoneham

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 08.03.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

The Thriver's Edge by Donna Stoneham, PhD offers seven key pieces of advice on how to identify your life's vision and how to make it a reality. Through personal experience and research, Stoneham's book offers a road map to moving from a mindset of struggle to one of thriving. I spoke with Stoneham about her inspirations for the book, how to use social media for your benefit, and what it takes to keep thriving.

Healing Ourselves, Healing Our World

Rose Kumar, M.D. | Posted 07.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rose Kumar, M.D.

When the soul wishes to experience something, she throws an image of the experience out before her and enters into her own image. -- Meister Eckhart ...

What Do Selfies, Vampires and Zombies Have in Common?

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Rea Nolan Martin

The day our selfies accurately reflect our inner lives is the day we become an integrated species. This is the day the Shadow recedes and the Self of higher awareness shows up. It's a day worth waiting for. The struggle is right before us, projected on our computers, phones, TV screens and in new genres of literature dedicated to the paranormal underbelly.

Your Journey 'Into the Woods' of Self-Discovery

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 03.10.2015 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Midlifers have much to learn from the wisdom of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's wonderful allegorical odyssey. Enjoy the alluring music, terrific acting, and fabulous costumes, and see what you can learn about your own personal Woods in the process.

Selma and The Interview

Francis Levy | Posted 02.26.2015 | Comedy
Francis Levy

If you think Selma is a film about your mother's best friend, then perhaps you believe that The Interview is a comedy about Kim Jong-un's psychoanalys...

Book Review: A Jungian Life by Thomas B. Kirsch

Rob Kay | Posted 02.16.2015 | Books
Rob Kay

If anyone can legitimately claim to have lived A Jungian Life it would be Thomas B. (aka Tom) Kirsch. It wouldn't be an exaggeration to say that Jungian DNA oozes from his pores.

Copycat Culture: Adapting to a World of Adaptations

Evan Gottlieb | Posted 01.18.2015 | Books
Evan Gottlieb

When it comes to fiction -- which today includes television, movies, video games, and other narrative media -- copying someone else's ideas is nothing new.

The Woman Who Decided to Save the History of the Human Soul

Steven Crandell | Posted 01.17.2015 | Impact
Steven Crandell

Mary Conover Mellon was only 33 when she first heard a speech by Dr. Carl Jung, a pioneer in psychology and one of the great thinkers of the 20th century.

What Does It Mean if I Don't Have Money Dreams?

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

Now, if you do dream about actual money, that doesn't necessarily mean that you are coming into financial wealth (sorry -- don't shoot the messenger). Remember, our dreams speak in the language of symbols.

3 Tips to Become an Exceptional Public Speaker

Todd Kashdan | Posted 11.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Todd Kashdan

There is a narrative arc to a well-told story. The audience needs to be invested in the main characters. They need clues about who someone is to care about what happens to them.

The Religion of Spirituality

Netanel Miles-Yepez | Posted 10.12.2014 | Religion
Netanel Miles-Yepez

In 1949, Max Zeller, a disciple of the visionary psychotherapist, Dr. Carl Jung, came to Jung with a dream he could not understand. In the dream, he saw a 'temple of vast dimensions' under construction.

Do You Pass the SATs?

Amy Elias, MS | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Elias, MS

What Is Sustainable, Authentic and True Is What Comes Easy To You When we effort, try and force our way into our lives, our jobs or even our relatio...

What Does It Mean When You Dream of a Celebrity?

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 09.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

Do you ever dream of celebrities? Do you dream of becoming a celebrity? Have you ever considered that you are more like the celebrities in your dr...

The Big Juicy Secret Nobody Ever Tells You About Aging

Virginia Bell | Posted 09.15.2014 | Fifty
Virginia Bell

It actually gets better as you get older. You get better. Life gets better. The merry-go-round slows down and you can finally enjoy the ride. I'm not going to tell you it's easy; especially in this economy or that it happens automatically like your invitation to join AARP. But it is possible as long as you're willing to do the work.

Femininity in Men Is a Form of Power

Diriye Osman | Posted 09.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Diriye Osman

If a Somali man is considered feminine he is deemed weak, helpless, pitiful: The underlying message being that femininity is inherently inferior to masculinity. Variants of this thinking extend across most cultures, belief systems, races and sexualities.

Will the Real Introverts Please Stand Up?

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Scott Barry Kaufman

Introversion is one of the most misunderstood dimensions of personality. What is the essence of introversion? Let's explore the core of the extraversion-introversion dimension of personality.

Reflections: A Work-in-Progress Report of an Unfolding Spiritual Quest

Suneet Alva | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Suneet Alva

I see the dynamic phase of my spiritual growth as one that will bring me more and more into a state of balance as I contribute, in my own way, to help bring about a greater sense of balance in the world through the work I do. A positive feedback loop.