Learning is movement from moment to moment.
— J. Krishnamurti
The following are some websites, in no particular order, that are interesting for one reason or another. I hope you find them informative. You can find links to local professionals and services on the Austin Area Resources page.
Give Sorrow Words: Emotional Disclosure and Physical Health
An article that describes research into the relationship between emotional disclosure through writing (such as journaling) and physical health. The article shows that expressing emotions, especially through writing, is correlated with many positive health changes, such as immune system functioning.
Mythos and Logos
A site dedicated to the promotion of existential-phenomenological philosophy, psychology, and literature, as well as psychoanalytic thought, perennial philosophy, myth & metaphor.
A page with some brief information about Carl Jung, and with lots of links to articles and books about Jung.
A link to the Joseph Campbell Foundation, where you can find out about Joseph Campbell and have access to a list of all of his published writings.
John Gottman, Relationship Researcher
John Gottman is a premier researcher into what makes couples work. This site lists workshops, programs, and research relevant to helping couples strengthen their relationships.
From the Academy of American Poets. Bios of poets, links to poems for different occasions, essays on writing, etc.
Spiritual writings, poetry, quotations, and song lyrics from many different spiritual traditions.
Dan Siegel, Interpersonal Neurobiology
Dan Siegel is a pioneer of the study of Interpersonal Neurobiology, that is, how brain development and relationships interact to form the mind. He offers talks and publications about this exciting, cutting-edge field.
An organization in San Antonio that offers many great programs and classes for writers of all experience levels. They offer some weekend day classes. (It’s not a bad drive from Austin.)
Gotham Writers’ Workshop
Based in New York City, the Gotham Writers’ Workshop offers many excellent writing classes via the internet.