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A discussion of the stages of a woman's psychological development as originally described by Erich Neumann.
This is an account of a week in Paris in October, focusing on making picture, shopping, and enjoying meals with friends, with original photographs.
This hub explains the difference between the Mother Archetype and a Mother Complex, according to the principles of Jungian psychology. The Mother Archetype is present in the collective unconscious and thus is everybody's psyche. A Mother Complex, on the otherhand, is a disturbance in only the male psyche.
This is a brief description of the three doshas or body types in Ayurvedic medicine: vata, pitta, and kaphy. Videos are included to show how to balance the doshas. The author writes about her own experience as a Vata type.
How to Use Pinterest and Polyvore to Create your own (Virtual) Reality -- and Survive the Reality of Everyday Life
This is an account of how I discovered that using Pinterest and Polyvore to create virtual realities can suffice in times when travel and shopping are not options. It is also a way to satisfy those "selves" which need expression but often don't get it in our everyday realities.
This is the first in a planned series of hubs on the 12 archetypes as defined in Carol Pearson's book AWAKENING THE HEROES WITHIN. In it, the archetypes are compared to a road map that we can use as a guide on our journey through life. The Innocent, the first of the archetypes we meet, is described in both its positive and its shadow aspects.
This is a book review of Carol Pearson's AWAKENING THE HEROES WITHIN. It tells how the book is laid out and gives a brief description of the twelve archetypes.
The author reminisces about eating alone in intimate French restaurants and cafes, which gives her the opportunity to people watch, take photos, and write.
This is a photo gallery of the light in an old farm house in Normandy, as it affected me as a photographer. The story is from a spring in 2008 when my daughter and her family rented the farmhouse -- La Buissoniere -- for a month.
A fashion fantasy about cruising in the Mediterranean. The Contessa chooses her outfits with great care so that she can be both comfortable and chic on her travels to Istanbul, Santorini, and Rhodes.
This is a visual memoir of some of my stays in Paris from 1994 until 2009. The pictures and the comments are random memories of some of my favorite times in Paris.
An account of how I became a Bridge Director on cruise ships. The process for getting certified by the ACBL is given short shrift, but the pleasures of the cruise are detailed.
This is a short description of Carl Jung's psychological types and the Myers-Briggs test that was developed using them. Also recommended reading is PLEASE UNDERSTAND ME by Kiersey. All this to help us answer the two questions: Who am I? and Why am I here?
How to Deal with Negative Thoughts and Emotions gives a brief summary of how thoughts affect emotions and defines what a negative emotion is. The three-step process for eliminating negative thoughts and emotions works by engaging the mind to veto the thoughts passively generated by the brain.
Archetypes are defined and explained. The example of the "falling in love" achetype is eleaborated on using the Greek gods and goddesses. How we can make use of this information in our lives is also included.
This is the last in a series of hubs discussing how to take more control of your life for a happier and more contented existence. The three steps include: writing down your vision, jotting down actions your are going to take, and spending small amounts of time daily visualizing yourself in your perfect life.
A hub that offers a quick and easy way to write summaries for students who have homework to do or adults who have job related tasks. The answer is to include the 5 w's: who, what, when, where and why.
For a happier and more contented life, we must learn to follow the Laws of Life. Here are three that I have found most helpful. 1)Be grateful; 2)Ask, Wait and Listen; and 3)Don't be Deceived by Appearances.
Students of all ages have to do a great deal of writing. Using a template is a great tool for writing things that have to be done quickly and efficiently.