Happiness Is…

Daily Inspiration God speaks to us in many ways, but when spoken to, will we listen? Today, it came upon me, that happiness is a journey pursued… Not a destination … Continue reading Happiness Is…

Joy… A Key to Hidden Truths

Inspirational Quotes Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. Buddha We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind … Continue reading Joy… A Key to Hidden Truths

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What’s Your Faithful Intent: Conflict… Peace… and Inner Growth

Inspiration We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves. Dalai Lama Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, … Continue reading What’s Your Faithful Intent: Conflict… Peace… and Inner Growth

Our Psyche-Spiritual Development… Darkness, Being Idle, and Personal Stagnation

Inspiration Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people. Carl Jung Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has … Continue reading Our Psyche-Spiritual Development… Darkness, Being Idle, and Personal Stagnation

Dream… A Healthy Start to New Adventures

Inspiration Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson A Father’s Guide to Wisdom There is … Continue reading Dream… A Healthy Start to New Adventures

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: A Jungian Perspective of Self-Realized Development During Middle-Life

Dr. Tom continues his exploration of Middle Life Development. Believe, Achieve. and Advance Confidently In The Direction of Your Dreams!!!

Inspiration: What’s Your Direction

Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you. (Walt Whitman)

Archetypal Themes of Siddhartha’s Middle-Life Development

Life, like the leaves of a tree withers away during fall, becomes weak, and eventually descends back to the Earth in order to nurture the future generation that will follow through the rebirth process associated with spring.

Archetypal Themes of Early Adult Development: An Analysis of Siddhartha & the Consummation of Masculine Love

Dr. Tom explores the archetypes of Early Adult Masculine Development: Carl Jung’s theory is used to analyze Ego, Discipline, Identity, Love, & Hero’s Quest.

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

Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha & Psychoanalytic Perspectives of Childhood Development

Sigmund Freud (1917/1966) developed a theory about autoerotic zones that affect the development of children until early adult life. While Freud’s stage theory ends with the emergence of young adult … Continue reading Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha & Psychoanalytic Perspectives of Childhood Development