Your Own North Star: Finding Life Purpose and Passion
December 31, 2018
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bright star in sky, metaphor of using north star as guide toward life purposePhoto Credit: anieto2k

Just as the literal North Star provides direction and helps us stay on course, so does our inner North Star. It’s the part of us that knows our purpose.

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Forging One’s Own Path: An Interview with Sherene Vismaya Schostak

Interview with psychoanalyst, astrologer, and writer Sherene Vismaya Schostak on psychotherapy and the hermit archetype.

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Marion Woodman: Pioneer of Conscious Femininity and the Psychology of the Soul

Marion Woodman has left a rich legacy of pioneering work in Jungian analysis, somatic psychotherapy, and feminine psychology.

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Branching Out: Toward a New Model of Trauma Recovery with Polyvagal Theory
October 6, 2016
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Peaceful by Andrea Portilla @ Flickr. Blog Post: Healing from TraumaPhoto Credit: Andrea Portilla
Trauma, in greater and lesser forms, is one of the most challenging aspects of the human experience. It could be a once-in-a-lifetime tragedy, like experiencing a devastating earthquake. Or, it could... Read More...
Entering the Liminal Space: An Interview with Expressive Arts Therapist Dr. Lisa Herman
Desert Curves by Shira Bezalel at Flickr, Interview with Lisa Herman, Expressive Arts TherapistPhoto Credit: Shira Bezalel
Expressive arts therapy (EXA) is a form of therapy incorporating multiple arts modalities, such as poetry, movement, painting, music, and storytelling. Process is valued on par with product, and... Read More...
Navigating the Dark Night of the Soul
February 26, 2016
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Navigating Dark Night of the SoulPhoto Credit: Jason Devaun
When someone is going through a particularly difficult time, we may say that he or she is having a “dark night of the soul.” During such a period, someone may be plunged into an emotional realm... Read More...
Archetypes: What They Are and How They Help Us Grow
December 30, 2015
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Archetypes ExploredArtwork Credit: Janice Geller, MA, LPC
Generally speaking, archetypes relate to universal symbols, characters, or motifs that evoke deep meaning. Some examples of well-known archetypes include the Wise Old Man (think Yoda from Star Wars),... Read More...
Word Medicine: Poetry Therapy with John Fox
Original Photo Credit: Kendra Luck
Some people may associate poetry with academia, musty books forgotten in the corner of the library, or with the Beat Generation. Because of this, poetry may feel somewhat elusive and obscure.... Read More...
The New Comfort Foods: Healing Stress With Nutrition
August 12, 2015
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Healing foods, OatmealPhoto Credit: pixelnaiad
Stress is an inevitable part of being alive and may manifest as anxiety, depression, fatigue, insomnia, and emotional eating. While we live in a fast-paced, high-pressure world , we also have many... Read More...

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