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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Other people can perceive you as an entirely different archetype than what you would choose for yourself.

The core audience for this book are women, as women are the ones who tend to delve deeply into these aspects. I rated it three stars but I didn’t actually “like” the book; I liked the ideas in it.

And, I’ll agree with the reviewer that the book is written for women. If you’re expecting arxhetypes explanation on various personality types, skip this. I I didn’t care too much for this book. I’m sure Caroline Myss is one smart cookie, and she clearly knows her stuff For me The Wisdom of the Enneagram: This is the basis for the entire self-help industry, and probably explains why I have an innate distrust of self-help, even in its Christian guises.

The way it is layed out helped me to get to know the archetypes. The author seems to have some misguided ideas about Christianity, illustrated in this quote: In addition, some archetype the archetypes in this book seem redundant i. Certain archetypes are more present in different parts of our lives and the chapters serve as a reference for looking in deeper. She has since appeared on the The Oprah Winfrey Show numerous times. She also offers tips and practical advice on how to fully engage with your archetypes.


Archetypes: Who Are You? by Caroline Myss

Dec 01, Cass rated it really liked it. The book is pretty dry and boring. This book introduces the reader to archetypes “and how they affect every aspect of our life.

There were only a couple that I actually thought were appealing, so obviously, I didn’t read all of them. In addition, some of the archetypes in this book seem re This book is formed on a somewhat incorrect premise. You look closely before you leap.

There’s been a lot of criticism for Myss calling “fashionista” a modern archetype.

Archetypes: Who Are You?

Can I change archetypes or do I need to embrace a ‘true’ archetype to ‘find my destiny’? Also it seems like an Advertisement for their website. With a focus on archetypes for women, I find this a quick and easy read to tap into what drives you. This is not the God of the Bible, although it is what many churches, ancient and modern, have preached.

Probably the most salient point to the book is that archetypes are not set in stone. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Feb 28, Fack You rated it it was ok Shelves: She aims her book toward women. Archetypes are universal patterns of behavior that, once discovered, help you better understand yourself and your place in the world. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I’m a fan girl of Caroline Myss and make no effort to hide that fact.

Or is she showing that her own beliefs, in the value and power of archetypes, are ultimately false beliefs? Anything and everything she says, I’m paying attention. Jun 25, Cynthia rated it it was ok Shelves: Took all of a hour to absorb! Am I supposed to have on archetype or many? The result is a happier, more authentic you.


I don’t believe she is: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Oct 15, Bek Graham rated it really liked it.

The idea is that you take the very predictable “test”, then set up your very own personal page emblazoned with oh-so-cute graphics to tell the world that you are a mix of X, Y, and Z “archetypes. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in Indiana inand started her career in journalism in Chicago.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Yet this is a self-help book.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Dec 30, Allison rated it it was ok Shelves: 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. I have the Sacred Contracts book, so yoh a lucky one; what about those who don’t?

Passageway to Transformation,” infollowed by “The Creation of Health: Dec 08, Jaymi rated it archeytpes was ok Shelves: I will be investigating more on archetypes, though, so I guess it was effective! So trust me, it will peg you She continually uses the word ‘myth’ to describe the stories and archetypes people ascribe to themselves. She would say “according to our archetype,” but it really is self-identification. She is my go-to resource for caropine things archetypes and all things chakra-related.