The Shadow – Birthplace of Brilliance and Creativity

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

We all have unlimited potential. We keep most of it locked away in a vast, mysterious area of the psyche called the “Shadow.” The Shadow is the birthplace of brilliance, the crucible of creativity. Paradoxically, it is also the domain of our most destructive impulses. Fictional characters like serial killer Hannibal Lecter become popular icons […]

Personality and the Interaction of Archetypes

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Sometimes it seems our personalities are fixed and predetermined. We were born with them. They were programmed into us by our environment. Any attempt to change them will be superficial or temporary. We are who we are. In truth, our personalities are extremely fluid and dynamic, composed of elements that can be individuated, classified and […]

The Seven Steps to Genuine Forgiveness

Friday, August 7th, 2009

Life is a never-ending story of highs and lows. But if you can honestly and absolutely forgive the people who offend and deeply wound you along the way, the unavoidable slings and arrows of life are decidedly less piercing. Foremost, it’s imperative that you view forgiveness as a self-empowering tool – a liberating act done […]

Turn Your Personal Shadow Into Fuel For The Future

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Take a walk in a big city. It could be Chicago, Boston, LA. Smell the faint stench of sewer on a hot day, observe shadows of glistening buildings hulking over you. People pass on all sides in waves of color, bearing with them their own shadows, just as you, when sunlight touches them and stretches […]