Jung on Numbers

Sue Mehrtens is the author of this and all the other blog essays on this site. The opinions expressed in these essays are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of other Jungian Center faculty or Board members.   Jung on Numbers     A mathematician once remarked that everything in […]

Jung on the Axiom of Maria Prophetessa

Sue Mehrtens is the author of this and all the other blog essays on this site. The opinions expressed in these essays are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of other Jungian Center faculty or Board members.   Jung on the Axiom of Maria Prophetessa   One becomes two, two […]

Psychological Entropy or Why We Don’t Want to Have All Our Wishes Fulfilled

Sue Mehrtens is the author of this and all the other blog essays on this site. The opinions expressed in these essays are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of other Jungian Center faculty or Board members.  Psychological Entropy or Why We Don’t Want to Have All Our Wishes Fulfilled […]

Jung on Psychotherapy, Spirituality and Sources of Healing

A Commentary on Passages in Collected Works 11              Most essays on this blog site start with a topic or theme found in Jung’s works and then develop an essay based on Jung’s ideas about the topic. This essay uses the opposite approach: I start with a section of one of Jung’s essays and provide […]

Jung and Others on Love and Power

Sue Mehrtens is the author of this and all the other blog essays on this site. The opinions expressed in these essays are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of other Jungian Center faculty or Board members.     Jung and Others on Love and Power     … Freud’s […]

Jung on the Transcendent Function

Sue Mehrtens is the author of this and all the other blog essays on this site. The opinions expressed in these essays are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of other Jungian Center faculty or Board members.     Jung on the Transcendent Function     The cooperation of conscious […]

The Ego’s Living Relation to the Self

“… I do know that I am obviously confronted with a factor unknown in itself, which I call ‘God,’… It is an apt name given to all overpowering emotions in my own psychic system, subduing my conscious will and usurping control over myself. This is the name by which I designate all things which cross […]

The Unconscious Will Take to You the Attitude You Take to It

Sue Mehrtens is the author of this and all the other blog essays on this site. The opinions expressed in these essays are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of other Jungian Center faculty or Board members.     The Unconscious Will Take to You the Attitude You Take to […]

Jung on One-Sidedness

Sue Mehrtens is the author of this and all the other blog essays on this site. The opinions expressed in these essays are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of other Jungian Center faculty or Board members.     Jung on One-Sidedness     I have nothing against one-sidedness as […]

The Value of Isolation, Loneliness and Solitude

Sue Mehrtens is the author of this and all the other blog essays on this site. The opinions expressed in these essays are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of other Jungian Center faculty or Board members.     The Value of Isolation, Loneliness and Solitude     … the […]