16 Dec

A difference between IDL, Jungian analysis, and Perl’s Gestalt therapy

Jung argued that one could consider every person in the dream to represent an aspect of the dreamer, which he called the subjective approach to dreams. Fritz Perls presented his theory of dreams as part of the holistic nature of Gestalt therapy. Perls expanded Jung’s perspective to say that even inanimate objects in the dream may represent aspects of the dreamer. For Perls, dreams are seen as projections of parts of the self that have been ignored, rejected, or...

05 Feb

Getting the most out of IDL interviewing

A common problem for some people doing Integral Deep Listening interviews is that some find that they indeed experience more lucidity and move toward waking up when they do the interviews, but afterward, it is normal to lose the experience and the motivation to return to the expanded states of awareness associated with them. What to do? Here are some recommendations from a young man who has been doing IDL interviewing for several years, modified a little for ease of reading: “What...