- a collectively-inherited unconscious idea, pattern of thought, image, etc., that is universally present, in individual psyches, as in Jungian psychology
- a recurrent symbol or motif in literature, art, or mythology.
Being authentic is to align your actions with your inner and deep self. It is more than being honest with others, it is not lying to yourself.
It is being true to one’s own personality, spirit, or character.
Authenticity therefore requires a genuine awareness of one’s true spirit, the higher self, that which is aligned with Love and Virtue.
The New Age is a free-flowing, decentralized, spiritual movement or consciousness. The New Age Movement has no holy text, central organization, formal membership, ordained clergy, geographic center, dogma, creed, etc. It is about human belief in a world impacted significantly by mass media, the internet, globalization, industrialization and new knowledge in most areas of research.