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Freedom comes with self-knowledge, when the mind goes above and beyond the hindrances it has created for itself through craving its own security... Freedom is at the beginning, it is not something to be gained at the end.
Active imagination is a process in Jungian psychology used to bridge the gap between the conscious and unconscious minds: opening oneself to the unconscious and giving free rein to fantasy, while at the same time maintaining an active, attentive, conscious point of view. The process leads to a synthesis that contains both perspectives, but in a new and surprising way.
Metacognition is a relatively recent concept, used by both cognitive psychology and education sciences, which attracts attention to the role of the subject in knowledge and in obtaining a real awareness of the knowledge by using self-control, self-appreciation and self-perfecting of one’s one cognition. Metacognition is, in broad terms, thinking about thinking.
In the Jungian therapy, which includes the recognition and the conscious integration of the contents of the collective unconscious, the spontaneous drawing of mandala is required.
Sigmund Freud is regarded as the father of psychodynamic theories, the founder of psychoanalysis and the creator of psychosexual stages theory of human development. Regardless of the acceptance or disapproval of his ideas about human development, his influence over psychology was enormous. During a puritan era he managed to construct a theory of unconscious motivation, of human sexuality and instinctual aggression.
Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on whatsapp Share on linkedin Share on reddit Share on tumblr This article aims at giving you a simple, yet structured encounter with the term of the Unconscious Collective and it is part
Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on whatsapp Share on linkedin Share on reddit Share on tumblr Anima and animus are gender specific archetypal structures in the collective unconscious that are compensatory to conscious gender identity. One of the