Mental Health Benefits of Playing Card Games

Our population consists of more older people than it ever has before, but with the blessing of old age comes an increasing concern of developing thinking and memory problems.  We often hear the key to staying sharp includes physical exercise, healthy eating, and mental stimulation, but how many times has the doctor recommended creating art,…

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Personal Myth

This is a short story about creative living, self-realization and playing card games. It explores the non linear reality of contemporary life as an epic Greek Odyssey voyage. In the journey we discover Carl Jung, dream analysis, and tarot. This epic covers 33 years and ends with the birth of a card game. The hero of Chaos Odyssey is an artist named Mitra. Our creative hero’s adventure…

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The Grey Muses and The Complex Nature of Inspiration

The Greys are gathering to create a new temple. Their community lives all over the world, and knowing what pattern to look for is key in identifying the members. This paper looks at visionary artists Alex and Allyson Grey and presents a pattern for connecting with creative inspiration through the lens of depth psychology concepts.…

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