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Can the Gods Be Revived?

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. | Posted 06.28.2014 | Religion
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.

Mind is not an exclusive possession of individuals. The consciousness of entire cultures can get uprooted and out of balance. The fact that millions believe in a lie, observed Erich Fromm, does not make that lie a truth.

Imaginary Memoirs

Donna Minkowitz | Posted 02.22.2014 | Books
Donna Minkowitz

I determined that my own story, with its emotionally and sexually abusive mother, and physically abusive, but bullied and mentally ill father, would be easier for readers to connect with if I wrapped it in a fairy tale.

Transform While There's Still Time

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Craig K. Comstock

The mission is to prepare people before their world falls apart, so they won't be surprised and fall into panic and traumatic depression. Carolyn Baker's dream is that a better society will arise as we wisely prepare for and resiliently move through a period of suffering.

On Future Primal by Louis G. Herman

Rob Kay | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Rob Kay

Herman argues that for us to create a sustainable, fulfilling future, we need to reflect on our deepest past to reclaim the roots of our humanity.

Silence and the Soul

Valerie Harms | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Valerie Harms

Today I was at a meeting where everyone checked their phones and emailed throughout. Grrr. I had lunch with a friend who talked to someone else on the...

Surrounded by Death and Wondering: Can Talking About Death Lead Us to Become Less Violent?

Carol Smaldino | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Carol Smaldino

For me, I admit -- even though I don't find it easy either -- that we can cope with almost anything, as long as it is grieved in company that will hold us and try to understand us, find also the parts in themselves that echo or awaken.

Mind Wide Open: Listening to Disturbing Voices, Thoughts and Feelings

Dr. Gary Trosclair | Posted 10.25.2013 | TED Weekends
Dr. Gary Trosclair

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWe all have many parts to our personalities and getting those parts to work in harmony is the essence of emotional health. Leave out certain voices and you're in for strikes, rebellions, hypocrisy, and, eventually, brutal attacks.

Is America's 'Money Complex' Bankrupting Its Character? Interview With Psychoanalyst Tom Singer, M.D.

Pythia Peay | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics
Pythia Peay

"As a psychologist viewing the country as a patient, I think we've become over-identified with the accomplishments of the 'cultural ego.'"

Post-Katrina Jungian Jambalaya

Bert Montgomery | Posted 05.07.2013 | Religion
Bert Montgomery

My dreams at night were about Destrehan and New Orleans. School friends from the 1980s were mixed together with my seminary studies, with my church, and with my family in 2005-2006. It was like time ceased to exist and everything and everybody were all stirred in together in one big kettle.

Big Dreams in Childhood: 'The Richest Jewels in the Treasure House of Psychic Experience'

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 04.27.2013 | Parents
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

At least once or twice in life, often in childhood, most people have a dream that strikes them with unusual power and intensity, a dream so realistic and otherworldly that it burns a lasting impression into their memory.

A Dangerous Method Is an Action Movie for Grownups

Erica Abeel | Posted 12.09.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

In A Dangerous Method, David Cronenberg has fashioned the thinking person's action movie. Instead of cars exploding and weapons blasting, great minds duel over the forces driving human behavior during the period that saw the burgeoning of psychoanalysis.

In Toronto, Storytelling Takes Center Stage

Erica Abeel | Posted 11.11.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

A Dangerous Method is a triumph. Drawn from historical fact, it's a fairly straightforward account of the turbulent triangle formed by fledgling psychiatrist Carl Jung, his mentor Sigmund Freud, and the gifted but troubled patient who came between them.

Keira Knightley: Sexually Dangerous

Posted 10.31.2011 | Entertainment

Oscar, paging Keira Knightley. Keira Knightley, Oscar is paging you. A year after Natalie Portman took home the Academy Award for portraying a sex-...

Keira Knightley's Psycho Drama

Posted 09.02.2011 | Entertainment

And here come the Oscar contenders. Deep into a summer of superhero blockbusters and romantic comedies, the first trailers for the year's dramatic ...

Are You Surprised By Movies Anymore?

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

Werner Herzog is one filmmaker who defies the trailer, the reviewer and whatever formula you want to put on him. When I walk into a Herzog movie I ...

What's In The Way Of Your Personal Liberation?

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

If you are not creating what you want from your life, either in your well-being, relationships, wallet or area of contribution, check where you've placed your net. That is, reconsider where you are operating from self-limiting beliefs.

Fishing for Our Souls

J. Pittman McGehee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
J. Pittman McGehee

One of the most important lifelong tasks I continue to undertake is to offer hope, insight and healing for people who feel wounded by religion.

We Don't Solve Our Problems, We Outgrow Them

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

I realize how often my attention is actually on solving my problems, instead of outgrowing them. No wonder the ones I obsess about the most seem to linger.

"There Is a Crack in Everything; That's How the Light Gets in"

Melanie Drane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Melanie Drane

Mending is always accompanied by an element of risk. Something may function again, but differently, so that every successful re-use is accompanied by a sense of luck and relief.

The Bodhi Tree and Community

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Sigman

Buddhist meditation has helped me deal with disappointment. But I still felt devastated when I learned that the owners of the Bodhi Tree are closing their iconic West Hollywood bookstore.

Jung's Journal Provides Insight In To Dreams

Psychology Today | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Jung describes visions and voyages into the desert, dreams and his frustration at an inability to interpret them....