I’ve been doing a brainwave entrainment meditation practice on a daily basis for eight years now. It’s hard for me to imagine living life without a contemplative practice at this point, and hard to imagine living without the benefits that I’ve gotten from this ongoing commitment to my inner work and inner growth. This technology…

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Last week we defined the shadow, according to Carl Jung, and discussed how to recognize the shadow when it’s trying to get our attention. (See The Neuroscience of Shadow Integration Part I.) Today I’d like to talk about the possible neural correlates of the persona and the shadow. First, I’d like to point out that none of this…

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My hope is that this article will inspire you to use the power of your own consciousness to become aware of your shadow, to allow it to be your teacher, and to integrate it. As we become more deeply and mindfully centered in our hearts, the recognition and integration of previously unconscious shadow processes changes our…

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