The Role of Archetypes and Complexes
Anxiety | Archetypes | Mental Health | Psychology | Self-Development

The Role of Archetypes and Complexes

Archetypes and complexes sit at the core of Jungian psychology. To truly understand yourself, it is my opinion, that you need to know how to recognise archetypal energies and determine their role in the emergence of complexes.  No one has done more for the development of archetypes as a psychological tool than Carl Jung. The…

Why Three Is The Magic Number?
Buddhist Symbolism | Christian Symbolism | Decoded Symbolism | Number Symbolism

Why Three Is The Magic Number?

Have you ever noticed how the number three is consistently repeated throughout myth, religious scripture, sacred hymns and significant architecture?  As Del La Soul noted: Three is the Magic Number. In this article, I’m going to point out how often you find a trifold pattern built into the architecture of churches, temples, palaces, government and…

Archetypes in Mythology: Cadmus And Harmonia Part 1
Archetypes | Greek Mythology | Psychology | Self-Development

Archetypes in Mythology: Cadmus And Harmonia Part 1

Understanding how archetypes in mythology relate to human behaviour is a valuable resource for self-development. Esoteric symbolism reveals how the body-mind connection works. Yet, for the most part, the psychological and biological components of ancient mythology are overlooked. As a matter of fact, had it not been for psychologists such as Herbert Silberer, James Hillman,…

Healing Guilt: True Self-Development Story 
Archetypes | Self-Development

Healing Guilt: True Self-Development Story 

Repressed emotions can be highly destructive. Among the most potent is guilt. Guilt is typically thought to surface when you feel shame for something you have done. Shame and guilt are two different emotions but often go hand-in-hand.  You may also feel guilty for:  things outside of your control that were not your fault something…

Why A Self-Development Program Makes Perfect Sense
Self-Development

Why A Self-Development Program Makes Perfect Sense

People have a wide variety of reasons to engage in a self-development program. And why not? After all, the best investment you can make is in yourself – because you’re worth it! If you’re not entirely satisfied with your life and want to improve your fortunes, an effective self-development course will help you transform the…

Medication Is Not A Cure For Anxiety And Depression
Anxiety | Mental Health | Self-Development

Medication Is Not A Cure For Anxiety And Depression

Anxiety and depression is a growing concern for mental health professionals. In 2020, the World Economic Forum revealed there were some 275 million reported cases of anxiety worldwide.  Remarkably, a high percentage of people suffering from anxiety and depression do not have access to effective treatment. In low-income countries (and perhaps low-income individuals in developed…

Re-Membering: The Healing Power of Self-Awareness
Energy Healing | Psychology | Self-Development

Re-Membering: The Healing Power of Self-Awareness

The key to self-development is self-awareness. The key to self-awareness is re-membering – retrieving split-off fragments of consciousness from the depths of the unconscious mind. I hate to be the bearer of bad news but everybody has a fragmented personality. Psycho-analysts have established that the brain causes a process called “Psychological dismemberment.” This happens when…

Overcoming Anger And Frustration: The Cause And The Cures
Energy Healing | Health | Mental Health | Self-Development

Overcoming Anger And Frustration: The Cause And The Cures

You’ve probably noticed anger is one of the most dominant emotions in today’s society. You may be prone to the odd outburst yourself or even feel anger and frustration every day. I think we can probably all hold our hands up and say, it’s easy to get angry but it’s difficult to snap out of…

Woof or Wolf? The Esoteric Meaning of Dog Symbolism
Celtic Symbolism | Egyptian Mythology | Greek Mythology | Self-Development | Shamanic Symbolism

Woof or Wolf? The Esoteric Meaning of Dog Symbolism

Esoteric symbolism can be used as self-healing psychology. In this article, I am going to show you how by explaining the esoteric meaning of dog symbolism. In exoteric accounts – information intended for “the masses” (them asses), you will read “the dog spirit totem” represents alertness, loyalty, companionship and protection. As pets, well-trained dogs are…