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A Blog about Psychology (Jungian), Spirituality and Happiness, By Roberto Lima Netto.

Shadow

Shadow and Jung

Shadow   The Shadow personifies everything that the subject refuses to acknowledge about himself and yet is always thrusting itself upon him directly or indirectly – for instance, inferior traits of character and other incompatible tendencies. Carl Jung   The Shadow is a central concept in Jungian psychology. The human being is born complete, not […]

Jung – Persona

Persona   The persona is the individual’s system of adaptation to or the manner he assumes in dealing with the world. Every calling or profession, for example, has its characteristic persona.   In the ancient Greek plays, the actors used a mask to represent their characters. In the present world, we do not use a […]

Jung – Shadow

Shadow The Shadow personifies everything that the subject refuses to acknowledge about himself and yet is always thrusting itself upon him directly or indirectly – for instance, inferior traits of character and other incompatible tendencies.   The Shadow is a central concept in Jungian psychology. The human being is born complete, not knowing good and […]

The Unconscious Man

Clique para Portugues The Unconscious Man   The unconscious man? Is man uncounscious? A bus driver killed a passenger because of a change of 30 cents. Do you think that man is a rational animal ? Haa, haa, haa! The human being is partly rational, very partially. Our unconscious is a key factor in our […]

Jung on Consciousness

Carl Jung There is no coming to consciousness without pain Jung advocates that our objective in life is to gain more and more conscience, a process that he called individuation. In our journey of individuation, we have to pass through several stages. One of them is the recognition of the Shadow. The Shadow is a […]

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