What makes your life meaningful? Is it your work, your family, your friends, your adventures, your spirituality?
Or does life feel lacking in meaning? Is it dull and boring? How does meaning come about in life?
Everyone experiences anxiety if they are engaged with life. It is a normal emotion that flows in and out of a person's life. Sometimes though it takes over a person and paralyzes in such a way that it is hard to simply live. Other times a person feels anxious, but can manage life.
Is your imagination alive and well? Do you allow yourself to move out of the rational world pressing in us to the world of imagination? To bring balance in one’s life, interacting with one’s imagination is very important.
Depression is a symptom that indicates something is out of balance. Some aspect of one’s being is being "pushed down." The normal energy is missing. It can be a wake-up call that a person needs in order to change an aspect of his or her life. It may be saying, “the old way is no longer life-giving.”
Dreams are what opened my world to Jungian psychology. I have always remembered many dreams, but it wasn’t until I met someone who introduced me to Jungian psychology and began to help me unravel my dreamsthat I realized what a treasure dreams truly are.