Resources

Resources for Inner Space

Classics Book Club Reading List
In 2006, I started a classics reading plan that grew into a book group. We’ve been reading all the great and classical literature from earliest written history to the modern era. This is our reading plan.

My Personal Reading List, by Year
What I’ve read on my own.

Film & Video Recommendations
Captivating films with a twist of depth.

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Psychological Tests

Free MBTI Type Test at HumanMetrics
This is not the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory (MBTI) based on Carl Jung’s typology theory, but it does identify your psychological preferences for functions including Introversion (I) and Extraversion (E); Sensing (S) and Intuition (N); Thinking (T) and Feeling (F); and Perceiving (P) and Judging (J) for a total of 16 types.

TypeLogic
A helpful website offering information about the 16 psychological types.

The Personality Page
Another website about personality types, including information about the limitations characteristic of each type.

Similar Minds
Personality tests and tools, including the Jungian 16-type test, Enneagram, the Big Five, and others.

Sixteen Personalities
A freakishly accurate test with many excellent tools available for members. Taking the test and joining are free.

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For Wordsmiths & Bibliophiles

Online Etymology Dictionary
Is a map of the wheel-ruts of modern English. Etymologies are not definitions; they’re explanations of what our words meant and how they sounded hundreds or thousands of years ago, the facts of the origin and development of a word. An invaluable resource.

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Recommended for Dream Work

Analytical psychology sees dreams as the psyche’s attempt to communicate with the dreamer. Jung’s theories and work on the nature and meaning of dreaming “still stand as perhaps the most deeply insightful writings about dreams of any Western psychologist, past or present.”1

Following are my favorites from an entire shelf of books devoted to dream work.

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Art

Irene Wellm
Irene is one of the most expressive artists of the unconscious I’ve met. Her work inspires and intrigues me. An added plus is that she’s part of our clan.

Strawberrique
This beautiful soul worked with me at Fiverr to resurrect The Third Eve and bring a beautiful, meaningful, and updated site. She has an intuitive grasp of what each client needs, and is a wonderful and imaginative artist who will enlarge your vision and refine your project.

Nick Mayer
Whereas many of my favorite artists are symbolic in their approach, Nick is a technically accurate marine creature artist. Since so many emblems of the psyche are water creatures, I thought I’d include the work of this fly fishing artist.

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Footnotes

1 Bulkeley, Kelly. “Jung’s Theory of Dreams: A Reappraisal.Psychology Today. Accessed 2022-09-08.