Tag Archives: Shadow

Getting to Know Thyself

The personalities and behaviours that we own today no doubt reflect an amalgamation of past experiences collected and stored long ago within our subconscious minds.   Freud believed that all of our behaviours were derived from unconscious motivations and that we in fact have … Continue reading

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Heading Towards Maslow`s Summit – Taking Stock

It’s a good idea to take stock of where you are at in your journey every once in a while, if only to reassure yourself that you are indeed moving up and forward, and not in circles, or God forbid, backwards.  … Continue reading

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The Shadow – The Dark and The Light

Swiss psychiatrist and founder of analytical psychology, Carl Jung, theorized that we all have two sides to our personalities; the known conscious side that deals directly with the world around us, and the deeper hidden side that lies below the conscious mind, locked … Continue reading

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