Tag: real self

  • Mulling

    I’m a muller and a ponderer, a ruminator and a thinker. Not long ago, one of my daughters told me that I think about things more than anyone she knows. She also said I “think weird,” which was a free reflection bonus for me, kind of like the prizes you get with your happy meal at […]

  • Let the Healing Begin

    To whatever extent the healthy, generous meeting of these needs is denied or hindered, the Self is similarly impoverished.

  • Going Back, Moving Forward

    I had only the inner certainty that I was on the way to discovering my own myth. For the building game was only a beginning. It released a stream of fantasies which I later carefully wrote down. (Carl Jung)

  • Jung’s Model of the Psyche

    Just as the ego worked to be more and to have more, focusing on the external and taking the self farther and farther from the rest of the psyche, so the Self strives to alter this one-sidedness.