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Journey into the Unconscious: Carl Jung’s Insights on Intuition

Room of mirrors portraying Carl Jung's archetypes.
Photo by Дмитрий Хрусталев-Григорьев on Unsplash

Carl Jung (1875-1961), was a distinguished Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. His deep knowledge of literature, art, eastern religion, alchemy, and pagan mythology helped him create one of the most prominent fields in psychology: Analytic Psychology.

Derived from Freud’s Psychoanalysis, Analytical Psychology retained an emphasis on the unconscious but expanded beyond the personal unconscious to include archetypes and a collective unconscious.

Dreams Unveiled: Exploring Symbols in Art and Their Meanings

The Dream Painting: Symbols in Art and Their Meanings

According to Carl Jung, archetypes are universal symbols and themes that reside in the collective unconscious of humanity. They represent fundamental human experiences and emotions, and are expressed through various forms of artistic expression.

Jung believed that dreams often act as a canvas for the projection of archetypal imagery, offering glimpses into the Unconscious. In this article, we will explore how artists used their dreams, personal tragedies, and visons to create powerful symbols in art and their meanings.

Serendipity Meaning

serendipity meaning

The meaning “serendipity” first came up in 1754 when English writer Horace Walper used it as a reference to a Persian fairy tale called “The Three Princes of Serendip.” In this fairytale, the princes’ clever ways helped them uncover hidden clues that led them to the most bizarre discoveries —sort of like ancient-times-Sherlock Holmes.  

How to Mend a Broken Heart

A spiritual (yet, scientifically explained) guide for mending a broken heart.

Broken paper heart hanging by a thread.

At some point in your life, you’ll have your heart broken. And not just once, but several times. You may go through the loss of a significant relationship, the death of someone you love, or perhaps, you’ll fail in your career. Whichever the reason, do you know how to mend a broken heart? And perhaps, not only mend it. More important yet, do you know how to gain wisdom and growth out of wretchedness?  

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