Old School Psychology: Dreams. Cutting Edge Psychology: Body.

Old School Psychology: Dreams. Cutting Edge Psychology: Body. Combine them and what do you get? This template for interpreting dreams through the lens of embodiment. . . Last of 3 slides (full sketchnote posting on Patreon tomorrow!) on episode 40 of Speaking of Jung, by Laura London, featuring Jungian analyst Susan Schwartz. . . .…

Human development continues through the lifespan- unless it

Human development continues through the lifespan- unless it is interrupted. In Speaking of Jung episode #40, Laura London and Susan Schwartz talk about Jung's idea of the Puella archetype and how American culture fosters an interrupted development in women, which can prevent maturation into the wisdom and intuition that mid-life can offer. . . .…

Lots of us work really hard so we

Lots of us work really hard so we don't have to stop and look too close at what Carl Jung called our "shadow side." Even in modern psychology, if people use the term "shadow side" it's usually negative- but when we finally turn towards it instead of running, we discover it's not good or bad,…

I’m working on a sketchnote right now about

I'm working on a sketchnote right now about grit- that trait (or is it a learned skill!?) that helps us push through the difficult parts of the learning process towards mastery of a new skill. I learned to draw in an outlined-comic style and here's one of my attempts at pushing my own artistic comfort…

Last week, I posted about how healthy brains

Last week, I posted about how healthy brains cope with trauma, and research indicating that kids who think their trauma response is bad seem to be at a higher risk of developing PTSD. This doodle fleshes out that research article a bit more: I think the most interesting takeaway is that researchers found that kids…

We know that using different parts of our

We know that using different parts of our brain to study (like writing, listening/reciting, and using play to create mnemonics) helps boost retention, but new research shows that visualizing and doodling a word or concept works even better than classic forms of studying! AND it doesn't matter if you "are an artist"- meaningful scribbles appear…

When brains experience trauma, they struggle. It’s normal-

When brains experience trauma, they struggle. It's normal- and part of the healing process- to have flashbacks, nightmares, or intrusive thoughts immediately following a traumatic experience. Knowing this and normalizing this matters! Recent research (stay tuned for a doodle-note of the full study) found that kids who believed their response to trauma was bad, wrong,…

Settling in to work on a few recent

Settling in to work on a few recent research-study inspired sketchnotes this week, but in the meantime I've been keeping my skills sharp doodling the friends I've met on the road. . . . dogsofinstagram canipetyourdog dogdrawing dogart travelart streetdogs lifestudy southamerica

Personhood Podcast: Anxiety

Some humans I know made a pretty cool podcast, and I made a doodle of episode #5! If you are interested in psychology and exploring what it means to be human- and enjoy both with a lot of giggling and a smidge of profanity, check out  Personhood on Apple Podcasts or  @thisispersonhood I’m three and…

Some humans I know made a pretty cool

Some humans I know made a pretty cool podcast, and I made a doodle of episode #6! If you are interested in psychology and exploring what it means to be human- and enjoy both with a lot of giggling and a smidge of profanity, check out sketchnotes visualpodcast anxiety 6 podcast mentalhealthawareness