Mandalas 2017-03-21T16:06:12+00:00
Southwest Soulquest – Soulcentric Ecopsychology

Employing Mandalas as a Tool for Self-Discovery

The Mandala is a visual representation of a whole made up of its parts. It is also a multi-cultural medium used by many cultures throughout history. Carl Jung revitalized its use to represent unique psychological parts of an individual’s whole self/persona.

At Southwest Soul Quest, we believe that each person ushers in a blend of character parts that interact in a totally unique way. They are analogous to a psychological fingerprint. Exploring one’s parts through psychological mapping and the dialogical process can lead to greater self-awareness.

The ability to track the tendencies of one’s parts are a psychological muscle that can be honed the more it’s used. What part shows up and when?  How do they help or hinder? Is the Soul running your life or is some other part in charge?

Too often people make the misassumption that their sense of self comes from a single identity when in fact, we are a collective of various parts brought into the world by the unique predispositions carried in our genes. What parts did you bring into the world? How well do you know them? At Southwest Soul Quest, we use the Self, Soul, Spirit model to help people discover their parts to prepare them to live a soul-directed life.

Self Soul Spirit™

Wild Mind™

Soulcraft™

Deep Self Discovery

Rewilding the Self

Reconnecting with the non-human world

Radical joy

Soulful purpose

Conversing with our inner wisdom

The practices of wandering and wondering

Leadership for our times

Joseph's mandala

This image is a visual representation of Joseph’s mandala.

Each part contributes to the whole self in a unique way. Mapping them out helps to create awareness of the many parts and how they show up in day-to-day experience.

John's mandala

This image is a visual representation of John’s mandala.

Each part contributes to the whole self in a unique way. Mapping them out helps to create awareness of the many parts and how they show up in day-to-day experience.

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