There's nothing as terrible and polarizing as war. As thousands of Ukranians flee their homeland, cramming into trains headed for the European continent, the rest of us scramble to come to terms with a war that has blindsided us. What on earth is going on? Did Putin just lose his marbles? Has he embarked on
I take a more than average interest in conspiracy theories. Last May, I recorded a video on it that got quite popular, where I explored the archetypal dynamics of this fascinating phenomenon. In essence, I used my deep familiarity with the psyche and the collective unconscious to reject a lot of conspiracies as psychological projection.
I would like to tell you a wee story about Fatherhood. It's a story of a wee boy suffering from separation anxiety, and a concerned father, wanting his son to find his feet. This father wanted to toughen up his boy, readying him for the real world, without using scolding, shaming or aggressive methods.
As I attended the traditional Church service this Tuesday, singing psalms and carols that have been in my life since I was a wee boy, I was struck by how strongly the mythological narrative of Christmas mirrors the psychological work of reclaiming your Inner Throne. The deepening of that recognition, aside from sending a
Eivind Speaks column This blog post is taken from the Reclaim your Inner Throne Tribe group on Facebook. If you want weekly access to content such as this, join the group now. Over the last two weeks, I explored the Warrior archetype as it relates to money, business and purpose. It stirred up a lot
Eivind Speaks column This blog post is taken from the Reclaim your Inner Throne Tribe group on Facebook. If you want weekly access to content such as this, join the group now. Money. MONEY ??☠️ *Horrific* word for so many of you. It elicits demonic entities ? from the cavernous places of your being. Fear ? Images of environmental
Eivind Speaks column This blog post is taken from the Reclaim your Inner Throne Tribe group on Facebook. If you want weekly access to content such as this, join the group now. As I work with men, I see recurring patterns. And lately, one pattern has become very loud. Ready for a challenging read? Then
On the 25th of March, Karl-Otto Sandvik and myself gave an introduction to the Reclaim your Inner Throne training, mythology and course platform. We attach the video below for your viewing pleasure :) Enjoy!
In the previous article, released in the summer of 2016, I explored archetypal possession as well as the Shadow King and his campaign of terror in the world. Tolkien's lord of darkness Sauron is one representation of this archetype that has left an enduring impact on the collective psyche. From deep inside the barren lands of
Listen in as Reclaim your Inner Throne founder Eivind Figenschau Skjellum, and author, teacher and spiritual activist Terry Patten, share their thoughts on the forces of chaos and polarization that are moving in the world. Is it the end of the road, or are we in an initiatory process to the maturation of our species?
As 2016 draws to an end, it seems like Pandora has opened her proverbial box. We turn on the news, tune in to our social media streams, and cannot help but feel that the dream of humanity is collapsing. The Lord of Chaos is walking openly in the streets, and people are running scared. Whether
On July 31, we gathered our extended community to speak about the legacy of Dr. Robert Moore. We wanted to honor him for his profound contributions to depth psychology and men's work - particularly his work with the King, Warrior, Magician, Lover system of archetypes (co-discovered with Douglas Gillette). We also wanted to inquire honestly into
This is a public statement on the murder-suicide of Dr. Robert Moore and his wife Dr. Margaret Shanahan. And here's the blessing that Dr. Moore sent me back in the days: Eivind, Thank you for your interest in my work. KWML is helpful for understanding the depth dimension of cinema and other forms of culture. I
Part #1 in the article series "Personal Empowerment in the time of the Apocalypse" from Reclaim your Inner Throne In J.R.R Tolkien's Middle Earth1, the human realm of Gondor is without a King. Denethor serves as its steward, but Denethor has gone mad, Gondor is weak, and the forces of darkness are stirring beyond the mountains
The Facebook Archetype Chronicles part #1: An Integral perspective on the Apocalypse, radical Feminism and Donald Trump
Note: I've started posting more on the archetypal themes I see playing out in the world these days on Facebook. Since we may not be connected there, I want to give you the opportunity to follow along here as well.---The psychological currents of humanity seem to be escalating towards a crisis point. This is deeply