Planning Proposal for 16th Conference of Research in Jung and Analytical Psychology

Call for Papers Excerpt: Ways that emerging theory can open up psychological understanding of societal problems with implications for responsible political action – for Jungian Society for Scholarly Studies Call for Proposals for 16th Conference of Research in Jung and Analytical Psychology “Emerging…” Portland, Oregon | Wednesday, June 27 through Saturday, June 30, 2018 In CW 6,…

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On the Creative Process of Living and Dying

I hesitate to objectify the creative process by attempting to define it any other way than listing attributes. Life itself is an unfolding mystery with infinite creative potential. Both life and creativity are undoubtedly subjective and find honest expression through language that reaches known limits of the quality spectrum from bliss to despair. In part,…

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New painting in progress, serpent encounter 

This image came from a recent dream and was reinforced by my reading of Jung’s Red Book today. He also spoke of the serpent in his imagination. The story spoke of the relationship between foresight and pleasure. It’s also a way of thinking about thinking vs feeling or growing up vs. growing down. Dream: Killed…

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Quotes from, ‘The Symbolic Life’

Photo: Symbolic alchemical watercolour drawings. This file comes from Wellcome Images, a website operated by Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation based in the United Kingdom. Jung, C. G. (1977). The Symbolic Life: Miscellaneous Writings. (G. Adler & R. F. C. Hull, Trans.). Princeton, N.J: Princeton University Press. Quotes on Symbolic Life You find the least…

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Quotes from Memories, Dreams, and Reflections – C. G. Jung

Photo Credit Jung is bottom right corner of photo. I would describe Jung’s Number 1 personality as the ego and Number 2 as the unconscious. Together these two represent the whole psyche and both personalities make up one’s total brain being – each part observing and informing the other. Personality Number 1 is different from Number…

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C.G. Jung on Modern Art

Discuss the descent into the underworld motif and its relationship with the creative impulse. – Week 3 of the Expressive Power of Archetypes I remember vividly visiting the Bocca della Verità (the mouth of truth) in Rome when I was a teenager. I waited in a s short line and then stood in front of…

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“Talking to Inanna” Faces of The Goddess in Art

My short film, titled Finding Inanna: the Goddess Emerging in Art, is an autobiographical journey in images spanning 16 years of personal artwork. Talking to Inanna has allowed me to embody and strengthen the psychological reality of the Goddess within my own mind. By using film as a new vehicle, she is able to continue…

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