Carl Jung & Jungian Topics: Dreams, Archetypes, and Symbols

Dreamwork as a rewarding spiritual practice by Jean Raffa: http://bit.ly/gPWY9r

Before the Meyers-Brigg (MBTI) Jung developed personality typologies. What’s yours? Free online test: http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/JTypes2.asp

Vampires embody all aspects of the darker side of human nature. It’s what Freud called the Id and Carl Jung called the Shadow: http://www.chateaugrrr.com/featured-guests/martin-v-riccardo

Carl Jung’s ideas on the form & definition of archetypes took 27 yrs to evolve. What is this powerful concept, anyway? http://bit.ly/flIgOZ

Psychological Types > Carl Jung describes 4 basic psychic functions: intuition, sensation, feeling, & thinking: http://sulcus.berkeley.edu/FLM/SH/MDL/GAL/GalDisChapts/galdis.chapter1.html

On Alchemy, C.G. Jung, and Ecological Intelligence: Alchemy describes a pattern of transformation… http://jungianwork.wordpress.com/2010/02/10/on-alchemy-c-g-jung-and-ecological-intelligence/

 

Psychology, Therapy, Disorders, & Trauma

Creating a Narrative for Trauma Seems to Help Victims of PTSD: How children in Haiti are creating a narrative through special workbooks… http://www.depthpsychologyalliance.com/forum/topics/creating-a-narrative-for

How to Live an "Inside-Out Life": Find pathways for maintaining psychological health & resilience during the rising "social psychosis" in our culture http://www.huffingtonpost.com/douglas-labier/why-you-need-an-insideout_b_712108.html

Excellent read: "Conscious Femininity" by Marion Woodman http://bit.ly/i6yWkh

Getting to Know Me: What's Behind Psychoanalysis? Psychodynamic therapy has been caricatured as navel-gazing, but studies show powerful benefits: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=getting-to-know-me

Healing the Somatizations of Trauma: “The body remembers…Memory is lodged in pictures and feelings in the cells themselves.” http://www.art-2-heart.com/articles.htm

 

Technology, Culture, & Religion

Virtual reality to help returning war vets and kids to re-imagine new futures? What happens at the intersection of technology and transformation? Inner Space: Technology’s New Frontier http://www.noetic.org/blog/inner-space-technologys-new-frontier/

When ideas have sex: throughout history, the engine of human progress has been the meeting and mating of ideas to make new ideas. It's not important how clever individuals are, he says; what really matters is how smart the collective brain is. TED video: http://www.ted.com/talks/matt_ridley_when_ideas_have_sex.html

Powerful perspective: Waking Up: Terrorism and Depth Psychology by Dr. Mary Watkins, coauthor of Psychologies of Liberation: http://www.opusarchives.org/watkins_waking_up_article.pdf

Compulsive Buying: An Impulse-Control Disorder> There's some uncertainty among the mental health profession about whether to see overshopping as a genuine disorder or merely a bad habit http://bit.ly/ib4lku

Americans Turning Over Electronics 400 Million Times per Year: Our consumption of high-tech electronics has far outstripped our ability to handle all the waste we're leaving behind with each new upgrade http://www.treehugger.com/files/2010/12/americans-electronics-400-million-tackling-hi-tech-trash.php?campaign=th_rss&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+treehuggersite+%28Treehugger%29&utm_content=Twitter

"Sacred" Abuses in the Name of God, Self, & Other: A Call for Clarity in Addressing Archetypal Truths: http://www.michaelconfortiblog.com/?p=85

 

Mind, Brain, & Neuroscience

Scientists Prove Astrology, Call it "Seasonal Biology": Functional changes in brain based on birth month http://bit.ly/ignP9w

Bees help to explain the link between intelligence and long life: http://bit.ly/fAawhU

Sudden Understanding: Aha! insights favor the prepared mind: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/04/060405234439.htm

Thought Leaders Now Being Replaced By Feeling Leaders http://ow.ly/3rI6K

 

Indigenous, Nature, Ecology, & Ecopsychology

Thought-provoking and more than a little alarming! Is Wi-Fi killing trees? http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1332310/Is-Wi-Fi-killing-trees-Dutch-study-shows-leaves-dying-exposure-Wi-Fi-radiation.htm

Regarding climate change: How obliged are we to consider the situation of the “other: other species, the poor, or unborn generations NYT: http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/09/29/climate-responses-primal-easy-ethical-hard/

The environmental and climate justice movement isn't just about saving polar bears from melting ice, argues Bill McKibben. It's about rebuilding connection and community, changing the way human beings live http://www.truth-out.org/bill-mckibben-growing-global-movements65800

The Medicine Wheel as a Symbol of Native American Psychology: The wheel represents the cycle of life…http://www.cgjungpage.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=908&Itemid=

Free audio from Jungian events, includes “Don't Mess with Mother Nature: The Ecopsychology of Energy” http://www.junghouston.org/audio/default.htm

There won't be a bailout for the earth: Global warming is yesterday’s apocalypse…. http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/johann-hari/johann-hari-there-wont-be-a-bailout-for-the-earth-2143876.html