Category Archives: Self-medication

The search for self

In each of us there is a potential for wholeness, for bringing the conflicting parts of ourselves together in a synthesis.  We have a simple name for this totality of the individual.  Jung called it the “self”. The “self” is … Continue reading

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Creative people: Personality and Mental Health Webinar

Just wanted to share creativity mentor Douglas Eby’s post about Creativity and Mental Health, which includes his webinar presentation on Creative People: Personality and Mental Health for the International Bipolar Foundation. Main topics included in the webinar: Personality:  High Sensitivity   … Continue reading

Posted in Bipolar, Complex-PTSD, Creativity, depression, EMDR, Emotional Intelligence, Emotionally Absent Mother, Eye Movement Densitization and Reprocessing, Highly Sensitive Person, Hope, Madness, Making meaning, Self-medication | 3 Comments