Do you have to want to change?

Remember this joke? Q. How many psychiatrists does it take to change a light bulb? A. None—the light bulb will change when it’s ready. Well it is actually appropriate in
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Two Chairs

How I Came to be a Jungian and What That Means for You

 I entered private practice in the early 80s after my children were born. At first, I did a lot of school consultation and consultation to day care centers and to
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Memory and Memoir

The image above is La Memoire by Rene Magritte At this time of year we often think and  write about things we remember. So this is a good time to stop
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Looking Ahead

That image is of Janus, the Roman god of beginnings and endings. We see he has  two faces in order to look ahead to the future and to look back
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Bringing parts together

I used to have a section of this blog devoted to knitting. I am an avid knitter and always have multiple projects in process. Then someone suggested to me that
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Awaiting the return of the light

Here in Maine we have just 8 hrs and 50 minutes of daylight today, the shortest day of the year. As I write this, just after 1 o’clock with overcast
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Into the woods

When we go into the woods

Starting therapy is a lot like going into the woods in fairy tales. We go together into territory that is both like and very different from ordinary daily life. But
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Jung at Heart has new clothes

It’s here! Jung at Heart is back in fancy new dress. Explore. Tell us what you think.
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Better to be bad than weak

Some years ago I read Harry Guntrip’s Schizoid Phenomena, Object Relations, and the Self. I often think of something he wrote in that book, that many of us would rather be
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Days of my life

I am a journal keeper. For the last 45 years I have started most days the same way I did this morning A cup of tea, a cat on my
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What is the myth?

What is the myth? It is often the case that at midlife and beyond  life calls us to look again at who we are, what we have done, what we
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Memory and Magritte

I first saw Magritte’s “La Memoir” or “Mnemosyne” on a book jacket 20 or more years ago. She is an arresting image, Memory with a wound to her head. Is
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