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Friday, 21 April, 2023
I long felt that I was wearing Hermes’ hat—a hat that made me invisible. Invisibility allowed me to see without being seen. No one paid attention to me because, consciously or not, I was taking pains to be ordinary, to be as unremarkable as possible. Neither very beautiful nor very ugly, neither a queen nor a tramp, I was gliding like the mist and I never openly opposed authority. It…
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Friday, 24 February, 2023
Centerpoint
Poo problems, prostate pain, and lustful longings: The story behind Freud’s first (and only) trip to the U.S.
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Thursday, 16 February, 2023
Jerome Bernstein
Sadly Jerome Bernstein died on 22 January 2023. His stature in the Jungian world is hard to overstate and his legacy is a treasure that we will draw on for decades. Jerome was born and grew up in Washington. His early career was in the federal government eventually becoming Deputy Director of Manpower Training programs in the Federal Office of Economic Opportunity. He started his own consultancy firm and was…
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Friday, 6 January, 2023
The Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism
Jerome Bernstein
TheChineseZodiac.org image for 2023, Year of the Rabbit. We are excited to ring in 2023, the Chinese zodiac’s year of the Rabbit! The rabbit brings with it new beginnings, fertility and good luck. As a symbol of renewal, the rabbit is reflected in the Japanese tradition of preparing pounded rice cakes called mochi (full moon) for the celebration of the New Year. All over the world, moon and rabbit are…
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Thursday, 5 January, 2023
Psychosocial Wednesdays
Jerome Bernstein
Since 2020, in the form of a digital salon, Psychosocial Wednesdays provides a space where colleagues from all over the world and different disciplines can exchange their creative works and thoughts among themselves and with a wider audience.  In 2023 the series takes its name by heart and explores the process of individuation and freedom after freedom in the 21st century (individualized and liquid society) from a psychosocial perspective. We dediced to give space…
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Wednesday, 7 December, 2022
The Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism
Jerome Bernstein
Solar rays have seemed to have the magical properties of fertility, creativity, prophecy and healing. No wonder then that the sun has evoked the worldly prestige and authority of rulers and royalty who wear the sunlike crown, the world-transcending intelligence of the “enlightened one,” and the vision of the haloed saint. As the heavenly warrior, the sun’s blazing light turns back the darkness of primeval chaos. 7As.036 – Jyoti (Light).…
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Friday, 2 December, 2022
Marie-Louise von Franz & Carl Gustav Jung
Jerome Bernstein
Dans ce podcast, Françoise Bonardel, philosophe et essayiste spécialiste des religions, des traditions anciennes et de l’œuvre jungienne, nous entraine à la découverte du monde des chevaliers du Graal. Monde avec lequel Carl Gustav Jung a entretenu une relation très intime tout au long de sa vie avant de finir par considérer cette célèbre légende occidentale comme son « mythe personnel  ». Toute l’équipe du Bureau et du Conseil d’administration …
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Friday, 4 November, 2022
Jerome Bernstein
This month, Jung in the World is presenting a weekly series on Marion Woodman, Canadian mythopoetic author, poet, Jungian Analyst, and women’s movement figure. In this episode, Patricia Martin talks with author Elaine Mansfield about her years-long relationship with Marion Woodman that began with a workshop. As a nutritionist and women’s health counselor for 25 years, Mansfield sheds light on Woodman’s approach to teaching as more like a transmission- a…
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Friday, 4 November, 2022
Jerome Bernstein
Cultural Complexes and the Mythopoetic Imagination in the 21st Century: An Interview with Thomas Singer, Ph.D. Dr. Thomas Singer will be giving a keynote presentation, “Portals to the Imaginal in a Digital Era: Cultural Complexes and the Mythopoetic Imagination in the 21st Century,” for Pacifica’s upcoming event, “Portals to the Imaginal: Re-Visioning Depth Psychology for the 21st Century,” on October 7-9, 2022. An immersive learning event in celebration of the campus re-opening…
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Friday, 4 November, 2022
Jerome Bernstein
Photo Credit: Christopher Lemercier via Unsplash https://traffic.libsyn.com/thisjungianlife/TJL_236-Problems.mp3 Problems can pester, persist and plague. They range from short-lived to chronic, bothersome to heart-wrenching, resolvable to unalterable. Problems cause what Jungian analyst and author James Hollis refers to as the three As: ambiguity, ambivalence, and anxiety. Ambiguity arises when a problem is complex and confusing, demanding action without certainty. Ambivalence is a state of conflicted feelings, often related to immediate versus long-term…
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