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Creative Process and Personal Aesthetic: Developing a Symbolic Tool Kit

Explore the nature of your personal aesthetic and the role it plays in your own creative process. Your aesthetic determines the shape, colour, dimension, and tone of experience and determines the form the creative process will take: what colour a certain shape will become, what quality of line will hold a particular movement, what gesture […]

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Emily Dickinson: A Medicine Woman for Our Times

ReviewIn his book Emily Dickinson: A Medicine Woman for Our Times Steven Herrmann examines the life and writings of the poetess from a number of challenging perspectives… As with all individuals who teeter on the edge of society’s norms, Dickinson’s self-enforced isolation from her peers and community is shown by Herrmann to have been an

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Walt Whitman: Shamanism, Spiritual Democracy, and the World Soul

by Steven B Herrmann  Walt Whitman: Shamanism, Spiritual Democracy, and the World Soul begins with a dream that sent the author, Steven B. Herrmann, on a journey to analyze the “shamanic structures” of the collective unconscious that are present in the poetry and prose of America’s greatest bard, Walt Whitman. From a contemporary, analytical psychological point

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Working with the Wounded Narrative

Working With the Wounded Narrative. An Experiential Arts-Based Inquiry Overwhelmed and feeling powerless in the face of our own reactions to traumatic events and relationships, the psyche ironically identifies with the dark images of such inner or outer encounters. • These psychic images often then manifest themselves through physical and psychological symptoms including addiction.• Symptoms

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Traditions, Traps and Trends: Transfer of Knowledge in Arctic Regions

Traditions, Traps and Trends: Transfer of Knowledge in Arctic Regions

by Jarich Oosten (Editor), Barbara Helen Miller (Editor), Cunera Buijs (Contributor), Frédéric Laugrand (Contributor), & 4 more Traditions, Traps and Trends; Transfer of Knowledge in Artic Regions. The University of Alberta Press (2018)An edited collection that surveys Indigenous knowledge practices in northern Canada, Greenland, and Scandinavia. Editor information Jarich Oosten (1945–2016) was emeritus Professor of the Department of Anthropology at Leiden University and the author of

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A Jungian Analysis of Toxic Modern Society: Fighting the Culture of Loneliness

By Erik Goodwyn Using evidence from anthropology, neuroscience, psychiatry, analytical psychology and evolutionary biology, within this book Dr Erik Goodwyn explores the current cultural psyche, and how elements of modern society are contributing to the current loneliness epidemic. Despite tremendous advances in technology, developed countries are more anxious, depressed, suicidal and addicted today than we were

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Transitions in Jungian Analysis: Essays on Illness, Death and Violence

by Pamela J. Power  I am pleased to announce the publication of my collection of papers written over the past 20 years. Some have been previously published but re-written or extended, other chapters are new for this collection. This deeply personal book contains essays and articles that portray the evolution of the author as a practicing

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Re-Visioning the American Psyche: Jungian, Archetypal, and Mythological Reflections

Re-Visioning the American PsycheJungian, Archetypal, and Mythological Reflections Edited By Ipek S. BurnettCopyright 2024 The United States is at a crossroads: Moving away from the stalemate of political polarization and culture wars requires reflection, critical thinking, and imagination. This book of collected essays brings together leaders in Jungian and archetypal psychology to forge this path

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TEACHER: Seeking the Vocational Archetype

Jung says: “The only thing that distinguishes [an individual] from all the others is [his/her] vocation. He has been called by that all-powerful, all-tyrannizing psychic necessity that is his own and his peoples affliction.” ~ The Development of Personality, CW 17, par.304. TEACHER: Seeking the Vocational ArchetypeAs a teacher, I equate the teacher-student relationship with

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Where Dreams Come Alive: The Alchemy of the African Healer

Where Dreams Come Alive: The Alchemy of the African HealerLynne Radomsky Ph.DChiron Publications 2019 Where Dreams Come Alive documents the initiatory patterns embedded in the journey of a Zulu woman’s heroic confrontation with her calling to be a healer. The rich symbolic world of the African healer can be considered an image of a creative

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