Subscribe for free to receive each week’s episode automatically! Subscribe in: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | PlayerFM | TuneIn We define dating as the quest for serious partnership or ongoing companionship. Today’s dating world is radically different from that of even a generation ago, and is light years away from previous generations. Dating apps and social media expedite and expand the range […]

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Subscribe for free to receive each week’s episode automatically! Subscribe in: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | PlayerFM | TuneIn The life transition we call retirement mandates a major readjustment in how time, energy and money are spent, whether retirement means becoming a “snowbird” or having a stepped-down lifestyle. Work has structured the rhythm of life and time; most have found aspects of […]

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Subscribe for free to receive each week’s episode automatically! Subscribe in: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | PlayerFM | TuneIn Chronic illnesses affect many, creating diminishment of physical ability and energy for life activities. There can be loss of agency, loss of one’s expected future, and a sharpened awareness of loss of life. There is a new need for conscious intention and reality-based […]

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Subscribe for free to receive each week’s episode automatically! Subscribe in: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | PlayerFM | TuneIn Experiences of physical abandonment are depicted in stories old and new as ways of out-picturing traumas of early relational abandonment. Jung articulated the archetypal foundation of what later psychologists came to call attachment theory. In an infant’s primal state of identification with a […]

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Subscribe for free to receive each week’s episode automatically! Subscribe in: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | PlayerFM | TuneIn Although cults occasionally make the headlines through tragedy or scandal, the defining features of cults are inherently human and manifest on spectrums of both severity and size. The word cult is derived from culture. While culture refers to the overarching characteristics of a society, cult refers negatively […]

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Subscribe for free to receive each week’s episode automatically! Subscribe in: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | PlayerFM | TuneIn Burnout is a relatively new term for job-related distress or an ongoing life situation that is unsatisfying, defeating, and creates a sense of despair. Burnout robs us of our sense of control and agency—we feel unable to change the troubling situation. Burnout can […]

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Subscribe for free to receive each week’s episode automatically! Subscribe in: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | PlayerFM | TuneIn We all shed tears. We cry when we are sad, but also when we are glad, surprised by beauty, love, or touched by other deeply felt and uniquely human experiences. Tears, and our access to them are part of what makes us human, […]

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Subscribe for free to receive each week’s episode automatically! Subscribe in: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | PlayerFM | TuneIn We can experience powerful feelings of empathy for those who are victims of trauma in all its heartbreaking dimensions. It is difficult even to consider a shadow side to this already dark aspect of human experience. Nevertheless, it is important also to consider […]

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Subscribe for free to receive each week’s episode automatically! Subscribe in: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | PlayerFM | TuneIn Individuation, the central concept of Jung’s psychology, is the foundational image and aspiration of Jungian psychoanalysis – and life. It is the theme of many a fairy tale, the sought-for treasure of a quest, and the “juice” that makes symbols compelling. Individuation has […]

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