Working the Paradox, Consciousness and I I am, or, am I? This question poses a dialectic dilemma. While individuals will ultimately answer this question personally, the journey that underlies the meaning behind this juxtaposition shows that numerous paths are available for consciousness to transcend its paradoxical nature. The verb to be connotes that an entity… Continue Reading
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 realized that I had undergone a shift within my thought process. While I have primarily focused on my past in the reverie sections up to… Continue Reading
Introduction The science of consciousness is a subject that has repercussions for various academic disciplines including, but not limited to the physical and medical sciences, mathematics, philosophy, ethics, psychology, sociology, history, and theology. The reason consciousness studies transcend nearly every academic discipline is because its definition is linked to every aspect of human awareness. The… Continue Reading
Dr. Maples explores how analytical psychology was built upon the theoretical constructs of Freud's theory of psychosexual development.
Practical Parenting: Fostering Your Children's Dreams. Dr. Tom explores what your # 1 job is as a Practical Parent: Dream and Dream Big!!!
The Holy Triune explores the archetypal family structure using Jung's analytical theory of archetypes to explore early childhood development.
This article explores early archetypal development and the importance of fatherhood on early childhood development from a Jungian perspective.
The story Siddhartha written by the Nobel Laureate author Herman Hesse has differences from the true life of Siddhartha Gautama, the prince that would eventually become the Buddha. Hesse presents Siddhartha as born to the Brahman caste, and having grew up in an intact family who lived near a riverbank situated by a forest. In… Continue Reading
Personal Reveries from Early Consciousness Our journey to develop consciousness is intimately linked to the development of understanding that exists between life, death, and the other paradoxes that seem to govern the way our mind perceives and processes information. Therefore, the development of consciousness occurs during early childhood, matures throughout the lifecycle, encompasses both our… Continue Reading
Alchemical Hermeneutics and the Lifelong Journey to Realize Self explores methods by which we can understand the depths and language of our developing soul
The History between Hermann Hesse and Carl Jung The psychological theories of Carl Gustav Jung share a common history with the writing of Siddhartha. Hesse (2002) began work on this story in 1919 and completed the first portion of the story by 1920. He then underwent a period of severe writer’s block from which he sought… Continue Reading
I lay the foundation for a lifelong developmental theory based on Carl Jung's theory of individuation as it relates to the archetypal journey of the Buddha.