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

Genesis and Self: A Journey of Hope and Faith (Part 4)

Dr. Tom continues his exploration of consciousness development as it was written in The Book of Genesis.

Inspiration: To Dream is to Become

All Journey’s begin with a dream. By facing the fear that underlies our capacity to move in the direction we yearn to undertake, we strive towards a realized state of Self-Development.

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

Depth Psychology: Monistic & Dualistic Theories of Consciousness (Introduction)

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, … Continue reading Depth Psychology: Monistic & Dualistic Theories of Consciousness (Introduction)

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

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

Birth, the Miracle of Life & Archetypal Reveries from A Father’s Perspective

A Father’s Perspective of the Miracle of Life The intrauterine life of the fetus consists of 40 weeks of complete immersion in the womb. This environment exposes the child to … Continue reading Birth, the Miracle of Life & Archetypal Reveries from A Father’s Perspective

A Dreamlike environment, where a woman escapes the oncoming storm to find solace in the sunset.

Our Archetypal Beginnings

Our Archetypal Beginnings explores the initial archetypal themes that drive the psychological development process of individuation from a Jungian perspective.