Psychology | Self-Development

Psychology 101: The 12 Major Archetypes And Their Shadows

The 12 archetypes feature so predominantly in the ancient mythologies of multiple cultures they cannot be passed off as inconsequential. It is not a coincidence that ancient cultures from all over the world placed an important significance on the number 12. A logical conclusion for the consistent repetition of 12 archetypes, is that these energies…

Psychology

What Is Jung’s Collective Unconscious?

The collective unconscious is a topic that divides opinion. For some, Carl Jung’s controversial theory provides profound psychological insights into the human psyche. Others label the concept as ‘pseudoscience’ on grounds that the theory cannot be scientifically proven. When I was in Cambodia, I encountered a highly-educated German with a PhD in neuroscience and a…