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Archetypes

Can the Gods Be Revived?

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. | Posted 06.28.2014 | Religion
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.

Mind is not an exclusive possession of individuals. The consciousness of entire cultures can get uprooted and out of balance. The fact that millions believe in a lie, observed Erich Fromm, does not make that lie a truth.

Easter Is Not Just for Christians

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 06.14.2014 | Religion
Rea Nolan Martin

Easter teaches us that even the most convincing appearances are often deceiving. It teaches us that there is more to life than meets the eye. That even when we think something is completely over it's really just beginning in a new form.

Artists Band Together to Celebrate Beloved Magical Girl Characters

Simone Collins | Posted 06.04.2014 | Entertainment
Simone Collins

As an ode to magical girl characters the world round, Toronto-based animator and comic artist MK Harris organized an artistic collaboration (aka collab) encouraging fellow artists to choose a magical girl character and illustrate the character in their own style.

Embracing the Darkness of Winter Solstice

Lisa Levart | Posted 02.15.2014 | Women
Lisa Levart

Darkness comes early as Solstice draws near. Lights are lit in windows, on trees, inside houses and along streets. We seek their comfort and warmth during these short days and long nights.

The Beloved Son

Garry Gilfoy | Posted 01.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Garry Gilfoy

Standing behind our lived experience is an 'ideal' of how we think -- or perhaps it's a preconscious knowing -- this relationship could be or should be. The Father, we feel, should bring out the highest in the Son.

Intellectual, Artist Or Athlete: Which Archetype Fits You Best?

Posted 11.08.2013 | OWN

Adapted by Leigh Newman In her book Archetypes, Caroline Myss has identified 10 common profiles that help you discover how you can best use your gi...

The Five Archetypes of the Entrepreneur-Programmer

Matt Ragland | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Matt Ragland

We all have talents that we can teach people, but it's important to recognize what specific skills people ask for your help with. Maybe you're the go-to guy in your company who teaches new hires the programming work flow, or the optimal way to streamline tasks and project management.

A Demonology of Chemical Weaponry

Kerry Walters | Posted 11.09.2013 | Religion
Kerry Walters

Polls reveal that the American public is overwhelmingly against a U.S. air strike to punish Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad for using chemical weaponry. But this is an indication of the public's weariness with American involvement in foreign wars, not its indifference to chemical weapons.

Time for the Bold Empath in Business Leadership

Schuyler Brown | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business
Schuyler Brown

The bold empath brings heart without sentimentality, which should appeal to those more traditional business leaders who are sensing the shift into a heart-based business culture and are concerned it might turn their workforce soft.

Using Archetypes to Get Your Book Written and Published

Lisa Tener | Posted 03.10.2013 | Books
Lisa Tener

I discovered Caroline Myss' new book Archetypes at the bottom of the mail pile this morning. As someone who works daily with the "Muse" archetype -- helping people every day to access their Creative Muse -- I immediately ripped open the package and read with relish.

The Michael Moore Archetype: Peaceful Warrior or Destroyer?

Peter Occhiogrosso | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics
Peter Occhiogrosso

Michael Moore has a way of cutting through the knee-jerk responses of both conservatives and liberals to the heart of the matter.

The Truth About Energy and Work

Liz Ryan | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

Why does business get tagged as a combination of auto racing, sports, war and cowboys and Indians? Because business is a eight-year-old boy's fantasy playground. It was built on a male model.

How Do You Say Goodbye to the Teacher Who Has Changed Your Life?

Pythia Peay | Posted 01.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Pythia Peay

The man who taught a generation about the soul's mysteries leaves this world for the next, surely to be remembered for generations to come as a great soul himself.

Harry Potter and the Elder Futhark

Kelley Harrell | Posted 09.18.2011 | Books
Kelley Harrell

The Story of the Boy Who Lived Told Through Runes The Harry Potter story presents a strong, modern archetypal connection to Jung's hero's journey. As...

Are You Surprised By Movies Anymore?

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

Werner Herzog is one filmmaker who defies the trailer, the reviewer and whatever formula you want to put on him. When I walk into a Herzog movie I ...

Looking For Your Inner Goddess? Come With Me...

Dr. Sharon Ufberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sharon Ufberg

With real wonder I become a witness to a very special women's community emerging organically each session, one that is open to the instinctual wisdom of women throughout time.

Eating The Book of Symbols

Thomas Singer, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Thomas Singer, M.D.

The publication of The Book of Symbols: Reflections on Archetypal Images is the child of an unlikely marriage between ARAS, a hidden gem of an archive, with Taschen, the daring and brilliant world wide publisher of fine art books.

'Inception' Is Dead Wrong: Waking Is Much Riskier Than Dreaming!

Anne Hill | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Hill

To overcome our nightmares, we need to understand and confront the fear in the dream. The only antidote to deceptions being planted in our waking minds is to not accept them at face value.

Adding to Arianna's Reflections on Jung, Archetypes and Sarah Palin's Mama Grizzlies

Dr. Robert Aziz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Robert Aziz

To the extent the archetypal becomes a substitute in our political forums for the formulation and presentation of substantive policy, we find ourselves on a road that history has more than shown bodes unfavorably for democracies.

Sarah Palin, "Mama Grizzlies," Carl Jung, and the Power of Archetypes

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

We are awash in crises right now -- crises that require smart and creative policy fixes. So why is Sarah Palin, who so rarely deals in policy fixes, so popular?

The Queen: An Empowering Model for Midlife Women

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

Becoming a Queen is not automatic. The Queen bursts forth from adversity and previous constraints, actual or imagined, to become a proficient player in the game plan of Her choice.

Archetypal Patterns In Love And Marriage: Just Like Romeo And Juliet

Dr. Gary Trosclair | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gary Trosclair

Myths outline patterns and experiences which can lead to bliss or disaster. It's inevitable that we fall into the power of these patterns, but not that we continue to live them unconsciously and disastrously.

Sarah Palin: America's Trojan Horse

Virginia Bell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Virginia Bell

Sarah Palin has the ability to evoke many goddesses simultaneously which may account for her appeal. Yet there is something false about how she conjures up each feminine archetype as if playing dress up.

Life Lessons from Peter Pan

Mark Matousek | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Matousek

Peter Pan personalities are charming but unobtainable, big hearted but self-obsessed.

How to Succeed In Spite Of The Recession: 'The Soul Of Success'

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ali Binazir

It's never about you. It's about serving the world. Success comes when you remove your own blocks to love.