In his search for the supreme meaning evoked by his personal crises in 1913 Jung discovered his anima, the soul. I have dreamed with a group of people, reading the Red Book and using the texts to incubate our own dreams
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“Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths” Joseph Campbell used to say. The Mythofunda part of Mindfunda.com shows you how your personal mythology can create peace in your life.
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My name is Susanne van Doorn, I am a Dutch psychologist, blogger and author. I have been working with psychology, dreams and mythology ever since I finished my study in psychology at Tilburg University. I made this independant site to share insights, and recent scientific articles about the brain, dreams, and mythology for use in your personal life.
In his search for the supreme meaning evoked by his personal crises in 1913 Jung discovered his anima, the soul. I have dreamed with a group of people, reading the Red Book and using the texts to incubate our own dreams. This Mindfunda is the written text of the presentation I was going to give about this project but I was unfortunately
Eros in dreams: your animus or anima can manifest in your dreams in many forms. In waking life it is the person that takes your breath away…
Today’s Mindfunda wants to celebrate Rolling Thunder’s birthday, September 19. Rolling Thunder, whose birth name was John Pope, was a self-proclaimed shaman. He had a huge following, with famous people like Bob Dylan and the Grateful Death among them. But most of all he was in touch with nature. He had a remarkable ability to tune into the energies of nature.
To remember the death of one of the mosr famous painters in the netherlands, Vincent van Gogh, Mindfunda was invited to give a presentation on how we can use dreams as a creative gateway to improve the quality of our lives
Mindfunda explores Sense8. The Netflix series of the Wachowskis (yes from the Matrix) has some intriguing mythological themes. Watch the show to take you to an inner journey for your personal mythology.
This Mindfunda looks at Starry night from Vincent van Gogh as if it was a dream. Vincent wrote his brother Theo: I dream of a painting, and then I paint my dream”.
If Starry night is a dream of Vincent, what does it tell us about him?
Mindfunda had the honor of interviewing Stanley Krippner, professor in psychology on Saybrook University about his life. You can watch …
Aboriginals have lived a life confirmed to the earth. Tuning into the energy of their environment, their mythologies proof to be a valuable source for scientific research
The Hero myth has been a common mythology for films and scripts. But it seems that we now face a new type of hero. An intellectual hero that separates feelings from intellectual challenge. Is the hero myth changing?
Is there a specific molecule responsible for dreaming? And -if so- could it be Dimethyltryptamine (DMT)? Rick Strassman wrote a book about it: The spirit molecule.
Connie Kaplan talks about how the moon influences your dreaming and how she used the wisdom in her dreams to reconnect with the moon
Spring: I like this season. The temperature is easy: not too warm, not too cold, the Earth returns from the …
Psychologist Sam Gosling wrote an interesting book about what your material stuff (your cd and book collection even your paintings and even …
Mindfunda proudley presents the first Mindfunda Skype Meeting! On April 02 2015 I will present my interview with Anne Baring. Be sure to sign up to the blog to don’t miss this great lady.