James Hollis is an American Jungian psychologist. He is a public speaker and the author of 16 books. He runs a private practice as a Jungian Psychoanalyst and is the Executive Director of the Jung Educational Center.
Eric and James have an interesting conversation about his newest book, Living Between Worlds: Finding Personal Resilience in Changing Times, his work with depth psychology, and what it means as we go through different passages in life.
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In This Interview, James Hollis and I Discuss Living Between Worlds and…
- His book, Living Between Worlds: Finding Personal Resilience in Changing Times
- Depth Psychology is trying to engage and work with the unconscious
- Looking at the patterns in your life and working backward to see what produces behavior
- How dreams represent self-regulatory dimensions of the psyche
- As we have conversations with the external world, we must have one with our internal world
- Self is the guiding energy that tries to heal your wounds
- Self is the natural motive towards wholeness and development
- A passage is when something has died and you’re in between
- The first half of life is asking what the world is asking of me?
- The second half of life is asking what the soul is asking of me?
- Meaning is a by-product of being in the right relationship with one’s own soul
- Asking yourself what your fears make you do or keep you from doing?
- Investigating the archaic fear that is keeping us stuck
- The psyche’s agenda of growth and development
- The psyche’s agenda of self-healing
- The purpose of dreams
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