In “Sacred Contracts”, I provide an extensive series of questions to help you determine which archetypes are part of your intimate support group. Here I’ll provide. Please read through the entire list, looking at all the archetypes in parentheses, before assuming that the one you’re looking for isn’t here. Naturally, it’s. (by Caroline Myss) My new book, Archetypes: Who Are You?, explores the intriguing subject of these universal patterns of consciousness.

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The problem is, as a Christian, my intuition is telling me that while the basic facts of this book are sound, the underlying spiritual themes are not truth. Took all of a hour to absorb! Her choice of vocabulary is interesting, and perhaps gives the reader an insight into the author. It tries to tell readers how to live based on their self-diagnosed archetype, but it doesn’t answer why. The Seven Stages of Power and Healingwhich overlapped seven Christian sacraments with seven Hindu chakras and the Kabbalah’s Tree of Life to create a map of the human “energy anatomy”; this was followed by Why People Don’t Heal and How They Canwhich explored the reasons people do not heal through her concept of “woundology.

She aims her book toward women.

And the author can’t argue this. Jung saw archetypes as the quintessential navigational tool of the psyche, providing a gateway between the conscious mind and the unconscious that could help us in becoming integrated human beings This book seems to exist primarily as a lead-in to yet another social networking site — as if the world really needs another one of those — based on an absurdly superficial “archetype test” that would make a serious psychology student’s head explode.


She is my go-to resource for all things archetypes and all things chakra-related.

Archetypes: Who Are You?

I think this does the archetypes a dis-service because they are truly universal and know no gender typing. I think that the writing style was very accessible and objective, however, I did miss the author’s personality a little. I received an eARC of this book from netgalley. Fact is, I agchetypes surprised with one result but it made perfect sense once I read it.

Excellent Read As archettypes, Caroline Myss provides guidance and insight into not only our minds but our spirit.

Probably the most salient point to the book is that archetypes are not set in stone. Other people can perceive you as an entirely different archetype than what you would choose for yourself. Return to Book Page. Before writing about percentages and possibilities, the author should take a lession in probability theory lol.

In addition, some of the archetypes in this book seem redundant i. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree archetypex journalism from the Saint Yb College in Indiana inand started her career in journalism in Chicago.

Later on, in the section on describing The Visionary archetype, she writes about how she cautions people from receiving personal readings from psychics. She holds a good standard to reach toward, without smacking down a judgment. She also claims to hold a Ph.

If you like personality tests and things of similar ilk, I recommend the website for typing and familiarizing yourself with the concepts and keeping the book as a reference. We’re complex beings and if you truly want to find ways for your innate passions to sing, this is one great avenue to walk and to add to the mix.

She started giving medical intuitive readings in and co-founded a small New Age publishing company, Stillpoint Publishing in Walpole, New Hampshire, where she also worked as an editor innext she began consulting with holistic doctors, which inled to her extensive collaboration with Dr.


We are born knowing the truth, and as a Christian, I now believe that truth is Jesus. This book seems to exist primarily as a lead-in to yet another social networking site — as if the world really needs another one of those — base Anyone looking for Archetypes to serve up a scoop of Jung or Greek mythos is going to be sorely disappointed.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. As it is, I really bu this book and resonated readily with my archetype descriptions.

This book introduces the reader carooine archetypes “and how they affect every aspect of our life. I thought that the test was obvious and poorly created.

Archetypes: Who Are You? by Caroline Myss

For what reason was I born? Deriving from her practice as a medical intuitive, wre started writing books, in the field of energy medicine, and healing, all of which became New York Times Best Sellers.

At the end, I’m still not sure what Archetypes is supposed to have achieved. There’s nothing terrible or wrong thinking about the book but I think others have provided better information for instance enneagrams especially as outlined by Risso in Personality Types: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Refresh and try again. This review is msys on an advanced readers copy supplied by the publisher.