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Psychology of the Mandala :Mandalas are circular designs that reflect the wholeness of the person creating them. According to Carl Jung (pronounced Yoong), ” a mandala is the psychological expression of the totality of the self” (1973: 20). Jung, a Swiss psychiatrist, discovered the significance of mandalas through his own inner work.

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The Importance of Self-Pity

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When a Spouse Dies, Resilience Can Be Uneven : Personal Health By Jane E. Brody

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One Man’s Walk in the Snow Creates a Giant Masterpiece

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10 Ways Your Brain Keeps You From Maintaining Healthy Weight - 8. Overestimating your capacity to resist temptation.ByShahram Heshmat Ph.D. Science of Choice

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Music - My Steampunk Song Collection

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Mindfulness Changes How We Process Sadness What brain science reveals about the different ways we experience emotions. By Zindel Segal

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Taking over the asylum: art made at Bedlam and beyond – A new exhibition collects together work made by inmates of mental hospitals – which is often startlingly detailed and fiercely lucid

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This is the 1,111th post on this blog. What is it with this number. Why do many of us question it's significance? Does it have any special powers of synchronicity? I don't know the answer to these question but I am open and interested in exploring it all a little further.

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An Indigenous Approach to Healing Trauma The Healing Power of Listening in Stillness: By Jonathan Davis

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It Didn't Start With You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are

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Memory Problems in PTSD: By Kathleen Sales

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Working with Symbols: manifesting Health, Wholeness and Meaning

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Music - 3 Hours of Beautiful Violin Guitar Flute Harp Cello Piano Music

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Ayni, or Sacred Reciprocity: 5 ways to manifest true abundance in your life: By Mateo Sol

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Alain de Botton on Art as Therapy

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Art As Therapy, Helping to Reflect on our Psychological Frailties

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Philosophy: Jacques Derrida

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100 Art Therapy Exercises - The Updated and Improved List! "The Healthiest Form of Projection is Art" Fritz Perlz

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The Power of Art Therapy for those suffering with diagnoses including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and more: A Program Designed by Architects of Change

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Manage Stress by Listening to Your Body. Stress—it's not all in your head. The body acts as an early warning system, and people who pick up on its signals are more resilient. By Mark Bertin

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16 Life Lessons Refracting their own personal experiences through the lens of professional expertise, 16 behavioral scientists extract wisdom for living a satisfying life—from the need for spontaneity to guarding against regret.

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Why It's Crucial for Women to Heal the Mother Wound

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6 Types of Energy Vampires That Emotionally Exhaust You. By Aletheia Luna

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Another snippet from my upcoming book, "The Circle of Genuine Meaning". This little slice is about Harmony and might be of particular interest to musicians and mathematicians.

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HarmonyHarmony on and within Mother Earth is all around us. We can hear harmonious sounds, tasteharmonious flavours and seeharmonious colours in everyday nature which may inspire man-made arts. With man’s constant search for knowledge and pursuit to explain the unexplained, mathematical law and the measured representation of beauty was calculated by the ancient Greeks producing the Golden Ratio. These calculations were the basis for the numerical representation of infinity, an unreachable approximation which validates the presence of the possible existence of a supreme number. The Golden Ratio stems from the Golden Rectangle which is a recurring occurrence in nature in the form of the Fibonacci Spiral; seen in flowers, snail shells, pinecones, and other parts of nature. The Golden Rectangle and Fibonacci Spiral are used in the crafting of musical instruments such as the cello, violin and the eleven or twelve stringed, pear shaped instrument called the Oud. Due to Australian multicultu…

Drawings on Discarded Trash Left in Public Places by Artist Wenyi. Next on my creative to do list.

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Nature's Lessons in Healing Trauma: An Introduction to Somatic Experiencing® (SE™)

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Has My Depression Come Back? Sleep troubles, anger, and these other things may be clues you need to reach out for help. (Slide Show)

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