Newsletter August 2016

Dear Friend: We’re still immersed in the heat of August here in Maryland, but Labor Day is approaching, the school year is about to begin, and I’m looking forward to the cool of autumn and spectacular fall colors. And while students head back to classes, I’ll be resuming my schedule of workshops; details about the […]

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Podcast: The Business of Story

I joined my colleague Margaret Mark in an interview on Park Howell’s “The Business of Story” podcast. We discussed archetypal branding, that is the way changing your story can change the way clients perceive your brand. Click here to listen to the podcast.

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August 22, 2016 Adson Blog: Roles, Scripts, and Archetypes

By Patricia R. Adson, PPC, Ph.D. As a long-time student and colleague of Carol S. Pearson, it has been my mission (and my great joy) to further the application of her hero’s journey twelve archetype model to the fields of psychotherapy and coaching. To that end, I have written two books based on my experience […]

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Review: SERES

Wow! Dr. Sherry Miller of SERES, a non-profit organization serving young people in Guatemala and El Salvador, wrote a beautiful review of The Transforming Leader: New Approaches to Leadership for the 21st Century. I’m gratified to know that this work is helping people grow. Click here to read the review.

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August 9, 2016 Pearson Blog: Activating Your Soul’s Erotic GPS

By Carol S. Pearson Have you ever wished you had the equivalent of a map, handbook, or GPS that would help you know what to do and where to go to be happy? Or, have you ever felt envious of those who always seemed to know what decision to make to enhance their personal fulfillment? […]

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August 3, 2016 Barysch-Crosbie Blog: Holding Back… and Breaking Through

By Gabriele Annegret Barysch-Crosbie I used to be so shy and self-conscious. Have you ever looked over your shoulder, wondering what people might say or think about you? I sure did. I was a true expert in “holding back.” This pattern was true for me overall, but I especially noticed it with my resistance to […]

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July 22, 2016 Pearson Blog: The GOP Convention: Captured in an Innocent Trance

By Carol S. Pearson I did not want to face the truth about the archetypal story of the Republican convention, as I was hoping for better. However, it is clear to me that, overall, the convention was embodying an Innocent trance. The Innocent as an archetype has the virtues of a spontaneous, happy child, and […]

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July 18 Koehler Blog: Disney Princesses: Women of Faith, Loving Kindness, and Community

By Dori Koehler Some time ago I wrote a guest blog suggesting that Persephone was the first Disney princess. By way of expanding that topic, I thought I’d share a blog I wrote about the princesses themselves. “Where there is kindness, there is goodness. Where there is goodness, there is magic.”—Cinderella film (2015) Confession: I […]

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July 5, 2016 Adson Blog: The Orphan’s Trance

By Patricia R. Adson, PPC, Ph.D. As a long-time student and colleague of Carol S. Pearson, it has been my mission (and my great joy) to further the application of her hero’s journey twelve archetype model to the fields of psychotherapy and coaching. To that end, I have written two books based on my experience […]

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June 22, 2016 Pearson Blog: Hillary’s Archetypal Challenges—And Ours

By Carol S. Pearson Hillary Clinton has major archetypal advantages and faces equally major challenges, similar to ones we all confront in figuring out how to link our strengths with the needs of a time and place. I’m sharing this analysis of her archetypes as a model for what any of us can do to […]

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