Your Creative Mind with Learning Differences

Charlize Theron

“There were a lot of benefits to being dyslexic for me…I think I came into an appreciation of all those qualities of language…” Novelist Richard Ford The traditional framing of ADHD, dyslexia and some other conditions as “learning disorders” seems to be increasingly challenged by the views of many researchers and artists that these can […]

Bill Harris on Consciousness Technology

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The image is from the book Contemplative Science: Where Buddhism and Neuroscience Converge, by B. Alan Wallace, founder and president of the Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies. The book notes “There are certainly kinds of neuronal activity that causally contribute to the emergence of specific states of consciousness and mental activity.” Bill Harris, Director […]

Alice Howell on meaningfulness in our daily lives

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The late writer, Jungian scholar, poet, astrologer and teacher Alice O. Howell notes: “What we are looking for on earth and in earth and in our lives is the process that can unlock for us the mystery of meaningfulness in our daily lives. “It has been the best kept secret down through the ages because […]

Collaborating With Our Shadow Side

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Many artists know that our inner depths provide the material for creative expression. But much of what we have in our psyches may be shut away from awareness, by suppression and repression, and just not paying attention. This wealth of emotional and imaginational material psychologists, beginning perhaps with Carl Jung, identify as the Shadow Self. There is […]