" The more I see, the less I know for sure. " — John Lennon

What’s Your Archetype? (And Why It Matters.)

March 22, 2016 | Posted in General Well-Being

It is one of the tenets of being human that we are all inclined to “be” a certain way—and then cling to that identity. But where do those original definitions come from? Below, Carder Stout, a Jungian psychotherapist who practices in Los Angeles, explains their primordial origins—and what we can all do to ensure that…

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What Your Dreams Are Really Trying to Tell You

March 13, 2016 | Posted in Dreams

Since I typically struggle to remember what I had for breakfast on any given morning, it’s remarkable that I still sharply recall a dream I had when I was 4 years old—probably because it was the first time I can remember vividly thinking about a dream after waking up. I was in the middle of…

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Calling It Quits: How to Stick with Resolutions, Big and Small

February 23, 2016 | Posted in Addiction

Whether it’s cutting out sugar, negative thinking, or your cell phone, we come to our resolutions (New Year’s or otherwise) full of hope, firm deadlines, and willpower. But the idea of quitting something—be it a behavior or a substance—often dooms potential behavior changes from the start, says LA-based Dr. Carder Stout; a brilliant depth psychologist,…

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Serendipity & Synchronicity

October 26, 2015 | Posted in General Well-Being

by Dr. Carder Stout Nothing happens by accident when your soul gets involved. It is the most intentional presence in your life whether you recognize its existence or not. Your soul is omniscient and ever present. It informs your decision making through the thoughts and images it provides. It is the essence that fuels your…

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