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The Hero Journey and the Archetypes of Change

Hero Journey

The Hero Journey and the Archetypes of Change Doctor Carl Jung, a Swedish psychiatrist who lived between 1875 and 1961, was the founder of Analytic Psychiatry.  This school of thought within the field of psychology, was the major contributor to a better, more integral understanding of human beings, the mechanics of our destiny, and  the interactions we have with our ... Read More »

Hestia – Personification of the Sacred FireArchetype:

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 Hestia, the Archetype: Personification of the Sacred Fire and the Inner  Sacred Space Hestia is the Greek Goddess who is the personification of the sacred fire of the pyre and hospitality of home town. The myth of Hestia is of the flame of life. Hestia, which in Greek means passing through fire or to consume, always had honor from of all ... Read More »

Archetype: Medusa

Medusa

Archetype: Medusa - The Personification of Anger and Revanchist Retribution “Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.” ~Mark Twain Medusa, along with her sisters, Euryale and Stheno were daughters of the Titans of the Sea, Porcys and Ceto. The Medusa (Algol) was the ... Read More »

Archetype: Perseus

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The Personification of Courage “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”  ~Anais Nin Acrisius, king of Argos, was the father of Danaë, a beautiful girl, but was disappointed not to have a male child. When he consulted the oracle about the absence of a male heir, he received information that he  never would produce a son, but in ... Read More »

The Mechanics of Archetypal Experiences of the Collective Consciousness

Astrological Archetypes

Astrological Archetypes and Myths Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. ~Carl Gustav Jung According to Carl Jung, the Greek gods and all the myths that surround them are archetypal symbols that pertain to our collective unconscious.  In other words, they are the deep motivational ... Read More »

Archetypes – A Basic Understanding

“All the most powerful ideas in history go back to archetypes.” ~Carl Jung, The Structure of the Psyche The word Archetype was term used by Neo-platonic philosophers, such as Plotinus, to designate ideas as models of all the things that exist, according to the Platonic concept.  In the theistic philosophies, the term represents the pre-existent ideas present in the Mind ... Read More »

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