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Everyone and Everything in the Dream Is YOU

Erin McElroy | Posted 11.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Erin McElroy

By acting as one of those funny mirrors at the carnival, our dreams do just that, they mirror different aspects of ourselves back to us so that we can have some fun and have a heart to heart with ourselves. They give us the opportunity to look in our own lives from the outside, in.

On The Future of Wagnerism, Part 7: The Nazi Legacy, Current Cinema and Questions of Judgment

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 11.11.2015 | Arts
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

In the recent period I've seen a number of films about the history and legacy of Nazism, most of them German and current, and I read about a new book on two legends of German cinema. The juxtaposition of these events in time seemed coincidental. Or was it?

You Can't Feed Art to a Hungry Man

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 10.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rea Nolan Martin

These are gritty times. The economy is unstable. Racial tensions are stratospheric. Rebellion is global. Hunger abounds. The last thing we need right ...

Climbing Literal and Figurative Mountains -- A True Dream Story

Erin McElroy | Posted 10.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Erin McElroy

After talking about this for over a week, tomorrow we'll be waking up at two in the morning to begin our trek to the summit of Cerro Ishinca, maxing...

What's Your Type? Functional Workplace Application of MBTI.

Yasmina Blackburn | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Yasmina Blackburn

MBTI or Meyers-Briggs Personality Theory started in the early 1900's and evolved through the years into a self-analyzing tool that in some circles is cult-like. Originally started as a means to understand one's affinities and abilities in the their career, it still has yet to reach its potential in the workforce.

Lessons From Dreamwork in the Amazon

Erin McElroy | Posted 10.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Erin McElroy

In the summer of 2013, I found myself headed deep into the Peruvian Amazon for a 33-day transformation retreat called Embodying Your True Nature. Each...

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.