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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She claimed that the purpose of the book was to answer the ultimate questions we all ask ourselves: A clear overview on the various different personalities and finding your own archetype to enhance your development in both the workplace and personal life. Hardcoverpages.

Dec 30, Allison rated it it was ok Shelves: As our culture archetypds, new types emerge and archaic ones fade away.

Archetypes: Who Are You? by Caroline Myss

Which is why I was curious to read Archetypes by Caroline Myss. You can then use this knowledge to make more conscious decisions about everything from careers to relationships, avoiding common pitfalls of your personality type while playing up your strengths. Mar 16, Ashley rated it really liked it. Anyone looking for Archetypes to serve up a scoop of Jung or Greek mythos is going to be sorely disappointed.

I’ve always loved and understood archetypes, so I enjoyed the personal application of them to my life and personality. She continually uses the word ‘myth’ to describe the stories and archetypes people ascribe to themselves. Open Preview See a Problem? That they give “bogus information” and “drain your bank account. I found this book applicable to me for understanding my own personality traits. 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.


I do think that the objectivity was appropriate, though, or else it would have felt like she ny imposing her personal philosophy on me. Can I change archetypes or do I need to embrace a ‘true’ archetype to ‘find my destiny’? D in “intuition and energy yok, but the degree was granted by Greenwich University, a now-defunct correspondence school that was never accredited to deliver higher education awards by any recognized government accreditation authority.

This book introduces the reader to archetypes “and how they affect every aspect of our life.

Taking the archetype test was no more complicated than a Cosmopolitan quiz that tells you where you rank on the kinky scale. No real way to choose your type Mysss. 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 I’ve read Sacred Contracts, but found the self-investigative work exhausting this, from someone who has made a life of understanding herself deeply!

It will give you answers in a nano-second that would otherwise take you hours to get to, and some of those answers might be different because your innate biases are not as overtly active. There were a few introspective sections of the book that switched on some lights in my head, but I wasn’t too impressed.


The book mentions being a guide for a business called archetype. It will give you answers in a nano-second that would otherwise take you hours to get to, and some of those answers might be different because your innate biases a I love Caroline Myss’ writing.

I I didn’t care too much for this book. Yet one meaning of myth is a commonly held yet false belief. For the record, I am an Artist, a Caregiver, and an Intellectual. Also, I felt that the archetypes themselves didn’t allow ENOUGH wiggle-room for other personality traits to exist within any specific archetype.

Archetypes: Who Are You?

Myss’s use of the term archetype feels wrong to me since, in my mind, bt archetype denotes a much more esoteric spiritual meaning beyond and independent of a personality type. I’m a tarot reader, and in tarot, archetypes are important. It doesn’t lessen the material in the book but it does make me wonder about the validity of the information. Her choice of vocabulary is interesting, and perhaps gives the reader an insight into the author.

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Empowering others is your finest achievement. In short, knowing caro,ine archetypes can transform your life. However, each archetype has a specific section catering to our male counterparts. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Well, for me, the book failed on both counts.

For me The Wisdom of the Enneagram: