Speaking Archetypes Fluently

Speaking Archetypes Fluently: The Archetypal Matrix

Solstice_2014_Cover_400Over 7.5 hours of original material + course handouts available to download immediately!

$25.00

Recorded live at the Solstice Healing Arts Center in Medway, MA in April 2014

Jim addresses a group of Healers in training on how to use symbols and archetypes for personal transformation and healing.

Jim never teaches a course the same way twice, so even if you’ve attended this course before, you will find it rich with new insights and observations.

Purchase the course as a digital download

Listen to/download a sample: Solstice_2014_Free_Sample

In this course you will delve deeply into the following areas:

  • Identifying archetypes as a path of integrating Mind, Heart and Body with the Self.
  • Learn how to refine and customize archetypes for yourself and your clients.
  • Ways to learn archetypes and develop your own archetypal vocabulary.
  • Develop your skill in reading archetypal signals and recognizing archetypal voices, vocabularies and body-language.
  • Using archetypes to transform emotional wounds into initiation to living your highest possibilities.
  • Working with archetypes in Career, Relationships and Healing.

The Four Universal / Cardinal archetypes in film:

  • Wizard of Oz
  • The 40 Year of Virgin
  • The Way
  • Sex in the City

Archetypes and their relationships discussed include:

  • Damsel / Princess / Prince
  • Bully / Coward
  • Rescuer
  • Avenger
  • Vampire
  • Child
  • Hero / Heroine
  • Victim
  • Warrior
  • Teacher
  • Judge
  • Goddess
  • Femme Fatale / Seductress / Don Juan
  • Saboteur
  • Prostitute
  • Queen / King
  • Martyr
  • Fool
  • Angel
  • Samaritan / Rescuer
  • and many, many others!

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Thanks for the Memories

Fame, as they say, is a fleeting thing.

“Thanks for the Memories” was comedian Bob Hope’s theme song from the time he introduced it in 1938 until his death at the age of 100 in 2003. It played as comforting, entertaining musical background music throughout my childhood, adolescence and, even, through a great deal of my adulthood. The bittersweet undertone of the music and lyrics kept it from being nostalgic because, just below the surface, it addressed loss—irreparable loss. What had begun as a love song, over the course of at least a half-dozen wars—declared or not—became a kind of requiem.

Simultaneously, it became a hymn of thanksgiving. The memories being, sometimes, the only thing we had to sustain us through loss. For sixty years Bob Hope, regardless of his politics—barely remembered now—reminded us to keep the memories fresh, to keep them alive.

In 2003, four years before his death, the Hollywood-Burbank Airport was re-named Bob Hope Airport. Bob Hope Airport is still the airport’s legal name but in 2016, less than 20 years after Hope’s death, the branding name of the airport (whatever that is) is once again the Hollywood-Burbank airport. This news saddened me. Hope was a hero in our household.

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