Radio Show: The Common Sense Spirituality Show

I visited iHeart radio recently to do an interview with Dave Gaggin on “The Common Sense Spirituality Show.” We talked about my book Awakening the Heroes Within. As we discussed Jung’s archetypes and their influence on our consciousness, we also explored the 12 archetypes I identify in my book: innocent, orphan, warrior, caregiver, seeker, lover, […]

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Persephone Rising Wins Nautilus Gold Award

Each year, the Nautilus Book Awards are given to books that carry a powerful message aimed at making the world a better place. I’m honored to announce that PERSEPHONE RISING has won a gold award in category 27—books for women! Click to see the full list.

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May 10, 2016 Koehler Blog: The Heart of the Underworld: Heroes, Villains, or Both?

By Dori Koehler In a blog I posted on my own site, “Fairy Tales and Disney: Do We Still Believe?,” I discussed ABC’s hit show Once Upon A Time, examining whether or not fairy tales remain relevant in our culture, and specifically pointing out how Once Upon A Time is relevant because it navigates questions […]

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Newsletter May 2016

Dear Friend: Great news! Each year, the Nautilus Book Awards are given to books that carry a powerful message aimed at making the world a better place. I’m honored to announce that Persephone Rising: Awakening the Heroine Within has won a gold award in category 27—books for women! Click here to see the full list. […]

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May 2 Pearson Blog: Success Rules in Flux: Evidence from a Confounding Political Year

By Carol S. Pearson I’m visiting with friends and one of them asks, “What is going on? Is this America? On one side, we have a candidate for president of the United States whose fans love him for saying racist and misogynistic things, for wanting to round up a minority religious group, and who says […]

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April 18, 2016 Adson Blog: ARCHETYPES IN EVERYDAY LIFE

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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April 11, 2016 Koehler Blog: The Alchemy of Claire and Jamie: The Sacred Marriage in Outlander’s “The Reckoning.”

By Dori Koehler Approximately ten years ago now, Bruce and I were sitting at dinner with our friends/neighbors and their friends from Australia. Our neighbors are way too much fun. Though they have lived in Santa Barbara for at least forty years, Kathleen was born in Australia and Eric was born in Scotland, which means […]

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April 4, 2016 Pearson Blog: Awakening Spring Within

By Carol S. Pearson “The calendar can’t tell you when the first day of spring is—your heart does,” says Alexandra Stoddard.[1] Of course, externally, spring is a natural event starting at the Vernal Equinox and ending at the Summer Solstice. As a season, it is marked by warmer weather, a period that from very ancient […]

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March 3, 2016 Pearson Blog: Narrative Strategies for Thinking Different and Better

By Carol S. Pearson I’ve been reading the gospels and thinking about Jesus’s teaching to “judge not that you be not judged” in the context of depth psychological teachings about withdrawing the projections that make us see others in the light of our own stories, rather than as they are. Many have warned of the […]

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Review: Dennis P. Slattery, Ph.D.

I’m humbled by this rich review of Persephone Rising: Awakening The Heroine Within recently written by my colleague and fellow mythology enthusiast Dennis P. Slattery, Ph.D.The review was published in the most recent issue of Depth Insights, a scholarly e-zine on archetypal studies that I offer here with  great thanks to Bonnie Bright and the Depth […]

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