Category Archives: Personal Development and Change

An Essay On Inner And Outer Transformation By Means Of A Different Way Of Making Decisions And Choices| Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst | Johannesburg

Nowhere are we closer to the sublime secret of all origination than in the recognition of our own selves, whom we always think we know already. Yet we know the immensities of space better than we know our own depths, … Continue reading

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An Essay Concerning, “What Is Being Mindful In It’s Fullest Sense?”| Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst | Johannesburg

To be mindful suggests being a participant in a vast arena of mind where you are audience, actor, background chorus, producer, creative director, scriptwriter and stage manager in the drama of your own life. It is the play of you, … Continue reading

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An Essay Concerning Creating ~ Annihilating, Qualified by Devotion | Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst | Johannesburg

“What if I should discover that the poorest of the beggars and the most impudent of offenders are all within me; and that I stand in need of the alms of my own kindness, that I, myself, am the enemy … Continue reading

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An Essay on Withholding ~ Letting go and Releasing, Qualified by Cherishing Values | Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst | Johannesburg

Who I am, what I like, what I want, what I don’t want call to us – sometimes softly, sometimes loudly. These inner voices lie deeply within the lifestyles we have woven for ourselves. Here reside our guides; here are … Continue reading

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An Essay on Limits ~ Generosity, Qualified by Self-Care | Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst | Johannesburg

I’ve always been generous – it’s the way I live so, don’t even talk to me about limits – that’s all about deprivation…I’ve had enough limits imposed on me in my life. Still do! But, what if both generosity and … Continue reading

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When We Become Disguised to Ourselves | Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst | Johannesburg

We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves. La Rochefoucauld   Leslie Zimmermann: And often the disguises we use are in place in order to be what others want us … Continue reading

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Introduction to Finding Well-Being in Body and Mind: Settling Down Your Body-In-Distress | Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst | Johannesburg

Finding Well-being in Body and Mind By Settling Your Body-In-Distress What you want: When your body is in distress. When you are consumed by negative emotions. When you are filled with tension. When your thoughts are chasing after and mirroring … Continue reading

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You DO Matter! | What I want and What I Don’t Like | Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst | Johannesburg

  You DO matter! “What I don’t like and what I want”: You do matter. If you find that you are often treated as if you don’t matter, meaning, people feel they are “allowed” to upset you, they feel they … Continue reading

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What Happens In Analysis | Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst |

What Happens in Analysis Nowhere are we closer to the sublime secret of all origination than in the recognition of our own selves, whom we always think we know already. Yet we know the immensities of space better than we … Continue reading

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The Conscious Mind | Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst |

Consciousness “In interplay with the thalamus and brain stem, the cortex keeps us awake and helps select what we attend to. In interplay with the brain stem and thalamus, the cortex constructs the maps that become mind. In interplay with … Continue reading

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