journey

Traits of a Good Travel Buddy

Going on a trip is a wonderful experience in almost any circumstance. Alone or with company, with money or without, near or far. When you travel, you interrupt your routine and you experience something new. It’s like putting your heart into…

The Hero’s Journey and the Archetypes of Migration

The creator of analytical psychology, Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung, proposed that we can understand mythical narrations of journeys about new beginnings, such as those of Marco Polo, Ulysses, or Hercules, as symbolic expressions of a mental transformation that all people…

Letter to My Future Self

I’m writing this letter to my future self because I don’t want the memory of these feelings to fade with time. When my future self has had lots of experiences, I want her to take this letter and stop and…