Hero Journey

The Hero Journey and the Archetypes of Change

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 psych...

Archetype: 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 M...

Archetype: Perseus

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 c...
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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 idea...