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Selma and The Interview

Francis Levy | Posted 12.27.2014 | 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 12.17.2014 | 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 11.18.2014 | 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 11.21.2014 | 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.

The Human Capacity for Greatness Is Immense

Garry Gilfoy | Posted 06.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Garry Gilfoy

Carl Jung was one who saw our collective possibilities. He considered that growth was an innate principle, both of the individual and the universal. ...

The Direct Path to Self-Awareness

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

The hidden power of the shadow. "You can learn more about yourself in a week in a marriage than you can meditating for 10 years in a cave." -- Step...

11 Healthy Ways to Grieve

Margaret Howard | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Howard

Death is inevitable. To be repulsed by death is to be repulsed by life itself. Both poles must exist and be in balance. Light and shadow. Yin and yang. Dream and waking. Winter and summer.

Interpreting Dream Interpretation

DreamsCloud | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
DreamsCloud

While some dreams can appear to be more self-explanatory than others, even those are often filled with symbols and multiple layers of meaning -- but exactly what that meaning is depends on the dreamers.

Earthrise: A Mythic Image for Our Time?

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. | Posted 03.26.2014 | Science
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.

We tend to think of myth as a lie or as an outdated explanation for a mystery long since cleared up by science. But as a host of mythologists, writers and storytellers have observed, myth is actually a framework of meaning.

This Is Why We All Love A Good Coincidence

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

The 20th century psycholoanalyst Carl Jung was fascinated by coincidences. Where did they come from and what caused them to occur? Are they meaningful...

Why Do We Dream?

DreamsCloud | Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living
DreamsCloud

There is not one answer. But everyone does it. It's as natural as breathing, and just as much of an involuntary activity -- even people who don't remember dreaming actually do, for at least one to two hours every night.

Tap Dancing

Edie Weinstein | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Edie Weinstein

In April of 2013, I took a much delayed leap into a life changing experience. For many years, a long time friend had been inviting, beckoning, cajolin...

Embracing the Darkness of Winter Solstice

Lisa Levart | Posted 02.15.2014 | Women
Lisa Levart

Darkness comes early as Solstice draws near. Lights are lit in windows, on trees, inside houses and along streets. We seek their comfort and warmth during these short days and long nights.

Dreaming of Debra Winger

Tim McHenry | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim McHenry

Much of the first half of Jonathan Demme's Rachel Getting Married (2008) seems to concern itself with the sibling rivalry between the Rachel of the ti...

For Thanksgiving: What We Have to Do With "Twelve Years a Slave," the Movie

Carol Smaldino | Posted 01.26.2014 | Impact
Carol Smaldino

I feel apprehensive, after seeing "Twelve Years a Slave", the currently at movie theaters everywhere film, that it may inspire awards in place of the ...

Why Size Matters: Big Gravy Boats, Small Gestures & Leading With Gratitude

Elise Lelon | Posted 01.26.2014 | Business
Elise Lelon

Good business. Better health. And a Godly connection. Sounds like a no brainer. Why, then, aren't more of us incorporating Thanksgiving at work and in our lives?