May 15 2017 Pearson Blog: Arrival: How the Feminine Saves the World

By Carol S. Pearson Life in the 21st century is challenging for all of us. We are living in a globally interdependent world, where time has accelerated, learning challenges are constant, and it is difficult to keep up with the pace of change and not feel overwhelmed. On top of that, physicists tell us that […]

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April 24, 2017 Lovejoy Blog: Maui the Heroic Monster

By Rebekah Lovejoy The Disney animated film Moana is a timely illustration of the impact the heroic personality currently has within our culture. On first glimpse, Moana is the story of an innocent young girl who becomes the grounded leader of her tribe. It could be seen as Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey. However, within it […]

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March 29, 2017 Boardman Blog: Persephone Rising, Artemis’s Indomitable Spirit, and the Power of Hidden Figures: Reflections on Cycles of Visibility

by Beth Boardman ~ Gratitude: Bolen, Jean Shinoda. Artemis: The Indomitable Spirit in Everywoman. San Francisco: Conari, 2014 Pearson, Carol S. Persephone Rising: Awakening the Heroine Within. New York: HarperElixir, 2015 Shetterly, Margot Lee. Hidden Figures. New York: Wm. Morrow-HarperCollins, 2016 ~ Heart-rise: The Persephone Path On the cusp of spring, after months of invisible […]

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March 21, 2017 Pearson Blog: Finding Yourself in the New Tribalism

By Carol S. Pearson Neotribalism is a sociological term that describes the way many countries are splintering apart in response to a global society in which it is difficult to find our individual identities with so much coming at us to choose from in terms of lifestyle, values, and beliefs. Ancient ethnic and racial identities […]

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February 6, 2017 Hare Blog SAILING THE CAREGIVING SEAS: How Archetypes Help Chart the Course

By Lyndall Hare We daughters and sons of elders sometimes find ourselves navigating rough, and even treacherous, seas. We might even experience a bit of seasickness when tacking from “family mediator” to “financial advisor.” And with the ever-changing winds, we might unexpectedly find ourselves sailing in the direction of “case manager” and “health advocate” one […]

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January 23, 2017 Koehler Blog The Audacity of Love: Lessons I Learned from an Obama Presidency

By Dori Koehler I’ve never been an especially political person. In fact, I’ve never felt particularly at home in the community around me. My mind is often engaged in the foreign past – Regency era England with Jane Austen, Victorian England with the Bronte sisters, the Modernist period with W.B. Yeats, or in the ancient […]

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January 2, 2017 Bower Blog: THE OTHER JOURNEY

By Jody Gentian Bower Many have written about the “descent” story in which a woman (sometimes a goddess ) is forced to journey underground to a dark and dangerous place. The archetypal images for this story can be found in the mythical descent journeys of the Greek goddess Persephone and the Sumerian goddess Inanna, as […]

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December 7, 2016 Pearson Blog: Making Lemonade: Part III

By Carol S. Pearson   An Archetypal Plan for Recovering from the U.S. Presidential Election   The U.S. presidential election has left Americans more divided than perhaps at any time since the Civil War. This is the last in a series of three blogs in which I offer an archetypal approach to understanding the forces […]

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December 6, 2016 Pearson Blog: Making Lemonade: Part II

By Carol S. Pearson An Archetypal Plan for Recovering from the U.S. Presidential Election     The U.S. presidential election has left Americans more divided than perhaps at any time since the Civil War. This is the second in a series of three blogs in which I offer an archetypal approach to understanding the forces […]

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December 5, 2016 Pearson Blog: Making Lemonade: Part I

By Carol S. Pearson An Archetypal Plan for Recovering from the U.S. Presidential Election The U.S. presidential election has left Americans more divided than perhaps at any time since the Civil War. In this series of three blogs, I offer an archetypal approach to understanding the forces at work both in the U.S. and around […]

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