RESOURCES

You can read my article entitled The Language of Nature about ‘strange dreams’ and the coronavirus crisis.

Useful links…

The Independent Group of Analytical Psychologists www.igap.co.uk
The C.G. Jung Institute Zürich, Küsnacht www.junginstitut.ch/english/
The International Association for Analytical Psychology http://iaap.org/
The United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy www.psychotherapy.org.uk/
The International Therapist Directory http://internationaltherapistdirectory.com/
C.G. Jung Club London http://www.jungclub-london.org/

A short selection of books…

Jungian psychology and inner work
Memories, Dreams, Reflections, by C.G. Jung
Man and his Symbols, by C.G. Jung
The Undiscovered Self, by C.G. Jung
Inner Work: Using Dreams and Active Imagination for Personal Growth, by Robert Johnson
Creating a Life: Finding Your Individual Path, by James Hollis
The Myth of Meaning in the Work of C.G. Jung, by Aniela Jaffé

Feminine psychology
Knowing Woman, a Feminine Psychology, by Irene Claremont de Castillejo
Descent to the Goddess, A Way of Initiation for Women, by Sylvia Brinton Perera
Dionysus in Exile, On the Repression of the Body and Emotion, by Rafael Lopez-Pedraza
Leaving My Father’s House: A Journey to Conscious Femininity, by Marion Woodman

Masculine psychology
Under Saturn’s Shadow, the Wounding and Healing of Men, by James Hollis
He, Understanding Masculine Psychology, by Robert Johnson
Iron John: A Book About Men, by Robert Bly

Relationships
The Eden Project: In Search of the Magical Other – Jungian Perspective on Relationship, by James Hollis
We, Understanding the Psychology of Romantic Love, by Robert Johnson

Relationship with nature
Edge of the Sacred – Jung, Psyche, Earth, by David Tacey
The Enchantment of Gardens – A Psychological Approach, by Ruth Ammann

Second half of life and old age
Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life, by James Hollis
The Middle Passage: From Misery to Meaning in Mid-Life, by James Hollis
The Force of Character and the Lasting Life, by James Hillman

Self Care

Some simple exercises may help you reconnect with your body and manage anxiety. I recorded a simple ‘body scan’ exercise to help ground yourself and find new resources in your body.

You may find Somato Respiratory Integration (SRI) exercises helpful. They are clearly introduced in this video: Chiropractic: Somato Respiratory Integration (SRI) – Stage 1

And you can try try Qi Gong exercises such as these for relaxation: Evening Qigong to Relax Body and Mind

There are many mindfulness and meditation apps you may like to try: Headspace or Calm which is particularly effective for people who have difficulties going to sleep.