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El inconsciente no es algo malo por naturaleza, es también la fuente de bienestar. No sólo oscuridad sino también luz, no sólo bestial y demoníaca, sino también espiritual y divina. Carl Jung.


Jung's Blake part 2: Psychology and literature

The second of Jung’s references to Blake appears in his 1929 essay ‘Psychology and literature’. In this essay, Jung distinguishes between two types of literature. The first is psychological, in the sense that the author is doing a sort of psychology – and, often enough, Jung thinks, doing it very well. 385 more words


Revisiting the '90s

Better late than never! I’m reading Women Who Run With The Wolves, written by Jungian analyst, Clarissa Pinkola Estes. I dipped into it when it was first published in 1992, when my Wild Woman was in hiding, overtaken by full-time work. 190 more words


Nicholas of Flüe

I can’t remember exactly when or where I ran across Brother Klaus.  I was familiar with him before encountering his wheel in Jung’s work, and as far as I can remember I was familiar with his story long before my interest in hermits and alchemy bloomed in general.   675 more words

Jung's Blake part 1: Psychological Types

Many readers have discerned an affinity between Jung and Blake. There are books offering Jungian readings of Blake, and others comparing their work. But so far as I can discover no-one has put together and discussed Jung’s own remarks on Blake, so I thought I might as well this myself. 525 more words


The netherworld

Down in the cave of the human mind where reality stops being reality lays the world of the dream. It is here that the mind’s inner eye perceives a fantasy much richer in form and function than the theater of the waking world. 343 more words


Says the spider to the fly,
“Always, always I snugly lie
In my web of truths
And now I’ve caught you too”

The fly, in kind, replies, 68 more words