Ending Your Inner Civil War

What drives people to war with themselves is the suspicion or the knowledge that they consist of two persons in opposition to one another. The conflict may be between the sensual and the spiritual man, or between the ego and the shadow. Carl Gustav Jung, CW11, Par 522 Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung observed that whatever […]

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Reasons to Stop Worrying 📽️

The ability to plan for the future is a cornerstone of our civilization. The human race would never have flourished if we didn’t organize, arrange, design, prepare, and delay gratification for greater causes. Take, for example, this structure: the Kölner Dom, which is a massive cathedral in the German city of Cologne. The construction began […]

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An Introduction to the Enneagram 📽️

The Enneagram of Personality is a system used by numerous mental health professionals to get more insight into one’s character, and as a method for self-development. The Enneagram consists of nine personality archetypes that are interconnected in different ways.  Some say that the Enneagram is liberating compared to the conventional methodology of mental health disorders […]

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Why We’re Jerks Online 📽️

Hello everyone! October 2019 is over, which means that it’s time for the next Q&A. As most of you know, there’s a Patreon edition and a public edition. In this public edition, I’ll talk about the effect of the Internet in regards to the shadow, which is a concept in Jungian psychology. Now, I’ve received […]

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How to Become Whole 📽️

Conscious and unconscious do not make a whole when one of them is suppressed and injured by the other. If they must contend, let it at least be a fair fight with equal rights on both sides. Both are aspects of life. Carl Gustav Jung, CW IX, The Archetypes And The Collective Unconscious, p 522. […]

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The Shadow Of Toxic Positivity 📽️

Negative thinking can really impede one’s ability to lead a fulfilling life. When everything is wrong with the world and nothing is worth pursuing; what’s the point in life, really?  Even though a positive mindset is generally more preferable than a negative one, there’s also a dark side to the whole ‘positivity culture’ we see […]

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