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

Civility in Social Media: The Lessons We Can Learn From Children

Civility in Social Media: Thank Even Your Critics. At least they paid attention.

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

Carl Jung, Psychosocial Development, and Early Adult Life

Psychosocial theory, like psychosexual theory, divides childhood into five distinct stages. Erikson’s fourth stage of development occurs during primary school years (6-12 years of age), centers on the psychosocial crisis … Continue reading Carl Jung, Psychosocial Development, and Early Adult Life

Towards a Developmental Theory of Analytical Psychology: Adolescent and Early Adult Psychosexual Development

Dr. Maples explores how analytical psychology was built upon the theoretical constructs of Freud’s theory of psychosexual development.

Finding One’s Self in Pursuit of Loving Relationships: An Analytical Study of Archetypal Adult Development

Dr. Thomas Maples provides an analytical perspective of adult development using Carl Jung’s theory of archetypes as a foundation to understand the Self-Realization process.

Dreaming Our Children’s Life Forward: The Archetypal Development of Siddhartha’s Early Life

Childhood consists of a time when the paradoxical pull between a parent’s dreams for their child and the innate destiny a child will pursue spurs the process of development forward. … Continue reading Dreaming Our Children’s Life Forward: The Archetypal Development of Siddhartha’s Early Life

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Alchemical Hermeneutics & The Lifelong Journey to Realize Self

Alchemical Hermeneutics and the Lifelong Journey to Realize Self explores methods by which we can understand the depths and language of our developing soul

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A Developmental Theory of Jungian Psychology

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 … Continue reading A Developmental Theory of Jungian Psychology