Monday Meditations… Dare to Dream!

Affirmation Today… I affirm to dream big & advance confidently in its direction Dr. Thomas C. Maples A Depth Psychology Perspective The power that dreams have on our overall psychological … Continue reading Monday Meditations… Dare to Dream!

Dr. Thomas Maples: Curiosity... A Whole New World of Possibility!

Curiosity… A Whole New World of Possibility!

Inspiration Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. … Continue reading Curiosity… A Whole New World of Possibility!

Believe… To Create Beauty in Life

Inspiration Believe in your infinite potential. Your only limitations are those you set upon yourself. Roy T. Bennett When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time. … Continue reading Believe… To Create Beauty in Life

Believe… To See the Universe with Wonder

Inspiration And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in … Continue reading Believe… To See the Universe with Wonder

Inspiration: The Soul of Being

Inspirational Quotes The human psyche shows that each individual is an extension of all of existence. Stanislav Grof “In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret … Continue reading Inspiration: The Soul of Being

Siddhartha Gautama: The Anima and Mid-Life Development

Dr. Tom continues his exploration of a Jungian Developmental Psychology through analyzing the themes present in Hermann Hesse Siddhartha.

Archetypal Themes of Middle Life Development: Siddhartha and The Middle Path

An psychoanalysis of Siddhartha’s middle-life development and the plight to achieve personal aspirations As I began the process of recollecting the reveries of middle-life and my associations to it, I … Continue reading Archetypal Themes of Middle Life Development: Siddhartha and The Middle Path

Depth Psychology: Monistic & Dualistic Theories of Consciousness (Part 2)

In this series of essays, I will explore the tenets of consciousness from Eastern and Western perspectives. It is imperative for a researcher to identify the core concepts that drive … Continue reading Depth Psychology: Monistic & Dualistic Theories of Consciousness (Part 2)

Echo and Narcissus: Towards an Ecological Understanding of the Narcissism and Healthy Ego Development

Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. (Carl Gustav Jung) Narcissism has recently become a booming topic of discussion both amongst professionals in the psychological community and the public at … Continue reading Echo and Narcissus: Towards an Ecological Understanding of the Narcissism and Healthy Ego Development

Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha: The Convergence of Ego and Self Development During Adolescence

Convergence of Ego and Self explores the importance adolescent identity development has on healthy psychological development and Self Realization.

Siddhartha: Archetypal Themes of Healthy Psychological Adolescent Development

Adolescence emerges from an array of bio-psychosocial factors. While puberty occurs during adolescence, social factors also place increased pressure on children to become more oriented to adult capacities. It is … Continue reading Siddhartha: Archetypal Themes of Healthy Psychological Adolescent Development

The Holy Family Triune -The Father, Mother, and Child: Archetypal Development during Early Childhood

The Holy Triune explores the archetypal family structure using Jung’s analytical theory of archetypes to explore early childhood development.