The Mortificatio: Death and Dismemberment Dreams and a Coffin in the Backyard

Blackbirds and the nigredo of mortificatio* This is not a summer article. Yet similar to how life's hardships and imagery through dreams and the unconscious can interrupt our lives at any time; this topic seems relevant now, even in the middle of the summer, and after...

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Children’s Dreams and the Development of the Ego (Jungian Psychology in Everyday Life Series)

“I dare you to cross this line,” said my six year old nephew as he challenged the ocean. The development of the ego for children and teenagers, up to around age eighteen, is a central developmental task for a child, and my nephew’s comment above, perfectly illustrates...

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