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Mandala Haiku

I was reading recently that the psychologist Karl Jung had his patients paint mandalas as a means of treating their various mental difficulties.
He arrived at this notion, I guess, through his identification of what he called the ‘collective unconscious’, which he thought everyone shared. 164 more words


Les rencontres au bout du monde ou principe de synchronicite

Vous est-il déjà arrivé de croiser votre voisin ou une personne qui a grandit a deux pas de chez vous a l’autre bout du monde ? 624 more words

Karl Jung

Who were the precursors of the New Left? The WASP establishment or Communists?

Until I read Philip Wylie’s best seller A Generation of Vipers (1942), I had assumed that the sprinkling of red-diaper babies who rose to prominence in the social movements of the 1960s, were the bearers of the intellectual ideas that gave rise to the women’s movement, the antiwar movement, the back to Nature movement, and to multiculturalism, with its emphasis on “race” over “class.” 774 more words

Henry A. Murray

The Psychology of Strength: Archetypes Of Power.

Carl Jung was a Swiss psychotherapist and a founder of the field of analytical psychology. He argued that any single individuals behavior and subconscious thought patterns can be better understood by categorizing them into four main metaphorical descriptions or as he called them, Archetypes. 1,858 more words


Busyness is the Devil

The writer John Ortberg says that he once called a wise friend to ask for some spiritual direction. He described the frenetic pace of his life; the demands of work and family responsibilities: that endless round of driving kids to activites, attending meetings and so on. 101 more words