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Carl Jung

(R)EVOLUTION IN BERLIN: GOLEM Ushers in the Shadow Dialectic

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 12.02.2016 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

GOLEM opened on 23 September 2016 at the Jewish Museum Berlin. Curated by the German American female duo, Martina Lüdicke (German) and Emily D. Bils...

What's Jung got to do with it?

Carol Smaldino | Posted 11.17.2016 | Impact
Carol Smaldino

What's Jung got to do with it? By Carol Smaldino Carl Jung, a psychoanalyst familiar to some of you as of crucial importance for his contribution o...

Values and Disvalues as Tipping Points

Pioneers for Change | Posted 10.11.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Natalia Blagoeva I have met many talented individuals on my journey who share a conviction, and have an idea or passion to create meaningful so...

Psychological Policy For Presidents: The Deplorable Dilemma

Carol Smaldino | Posted 09.17.2016 | Politics
Carol Smaldino

We are used to the banter of back and forth allegations of insanity in one's opponent. And God forbid, someone should be exposed as having been on psychotropic medication (how high is that percentage for the country in general?) or having seen or having the need for, a therapist, and all hell would break loose.

Angle of Descent: Demagogues and the Collective Situation

Alan Briskin | Posted 09.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Alan Briskin

(Introduction / Part One / Part Two / Part Three / Part Four) Mathematician and visionary Arthur M. Young introduced his book The Geometry of Meaning...

Seeing Uncertainty As A Gift: The Best Sentence Carl Jung Ever Wrote

John Connor | Posted 07.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
John Connor

You are either asking, "Who the hell is Carl Jung, and what's the big deal on one sentence?" Or: "Who the hell do you think you are, buckeroo, to dec...

"Let Daddy Fix It!" Donald Trump And The Collective Unconscious

Laurie Nadel | Posted 07.19.2016 | Politics
Laurie Nadel

"Have you Americans gone bonkers?" my friends in England keep asking. The Donald makes them nervous. It's not just what he says. ...

How I Got Here: A Beginning Inquiry Into My Own Racism

Carol Smaldino | Posted 07.06.2016 | Impact
Carol Smaldino

I feel white people need, if they so are ready, a space to talk about the history of their racism and the way it still lives. As such we need help, but not the kind that engenders self-hate only. Because that will turn; it always does.

Your Horoscope: How to Find Out if You Have a 'Love Compatibility' With Another Person

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 06.21.2016 | Women
Larry Schwimmer

As an astrologer, let me begin by saying that planets "don't make people fall in love." However, by understanding our personal horoscope, we can bett...

As I Desire You: Sexuality, Enigmatic Knowing, and the Therapeutic Couple

Jaime Lubin | Posted 06.06.2016 | Books
Jaime Lubin

"There are many things we don't know and only feel," Dr. Galit Atlas writes in her book The Enigma of Desire. This sentence has haunted me, I tell the...

America's Shadow: The Real Secret of Donald J. Trump

Deepak Chopra | Posted 06.06.2016 | Politics
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra, MD There's a powerful way to explain the rise of Donald Trump that most commentators have missed entirely or undervalued. The stand...

Why Ancient Archetypes Matter and How to Use Them

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 05.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

Since I was a girl, I've been obsessed with myths and legends, the hero's journey and the fight between good and evil. In college, I discovered Carl ...


Alan Briskin | Posted 05.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Alan Briskin

During a time of great drought, a Taoist master was asked by members of a village if he could help bring rain to their dry fields. They confessed tryi...

A Love Letter to Tracey Helton Mitchell (Author of "The Big Fix: Hope After Heroin"

Carol Smaldino | Posted 04.04.2016 | Impact
Carol Smaldino

Tracey Helton Mitchell exposes her blemishes, and that is an understatement. She doesn't make heroin addiction or selling her body at all romantic, an...

Why Microsoft Should Channel Carl Jung

Steven Crandell | Posted 03.24.2016 | Technology
Steven Crandell

Tech in the 21st century fragments rather than integrates. It allows us to pack more "stuff" into every hour. But the technology that's supposed to make life easier actually makes it harder to enjoy.

Mindful Genius

Ira Israel | Posted 08.25.2016 | Education
Ira Israel

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. ~ F....

The Secrets Hiding in Your Shadow

Tova Payne | Posted 03.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Tova Payne

Remember -- in every dark room there's the potential for light. All you need to do is flip the switch on.

Why Psychotherapists, Coaches, Counselors, and Healers of All Kinds Need Depth

MeiMei Fox | Posted 03.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
MeiMei Fox

Doctor, nurse, pastoral or spiritual counselor, Jungian analyst, addiction treatment specialist, social worker, shaman, coach... There may be many mon...

How Dreams Helped Human Spirituality And Religion Evolve

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.17.2016 | Science

Carl Jung, the Swiss founder of depth psychology and early proponent of dream analysis, was the first to seriously study what he called "big dreams" -...

Three Reasons That You May Have Anxiety Dreams

Dr. Gary Trosclair | Posted 02.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gary Trosclair

A positive and inquisitive attitude toward your dreams may help you come to terms with your fears. While there is no hard and fast proof, there are studies that support the idea that engaging with dreams increases well-being. Rather than feeling at war with yourself, a more open attitude will certainly go a long way in reducing your anxiety and more comfort with your present situation.

The Pursuit of Purpose, A Calling, Meaningful Work

Erin McElroy | Posted 02.24.2016 | Business
Erin McElroy

I recently had a conversation about the pursuit of purpose, where the guy I was talking to mentioned all that you read and hear that starts with, "Well, first just find your purpose."

Divine Tricksters

Don Cosentino | Posted 02.11.2017 | Religion
Don Cosentino

Carl Jung said it is from a stew of unconscious impulses that our most ancient and ubiquitous mythic archetypes emerge: Gods and monsters without boundaries who yo-yo thru genres often comical.

Dancing Amidst the Shadows

Mary Rogers | Posted 01.26.2017 | Arts
Mary Rogers

Recently, my heart swelled wider than my chest as I watched my niece perform in her Allegro Winter Spectacular. I found a love for lyrical dance that ...

"Everything you've's all true."

Tony Woodcock | Posted 01.25.2017 | Arts
Tony Woodcock

Like millions of other people I couldn't wait for the premiere of the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens last December. I attended a few days after the ...

Avoiding Enantiodromia and a Serious Loss of Money

Mark W. Guay | Posted 01.22.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Mark W. Guay

Around the new year, instead of asking, "What do you do?" I'm asked about my resolutions and the conversation centers on the meaningful changes we all...