Goddesses In Every Woman

Goddesses In Every Woman by Jean Shinoda Bolen

By: Jean Shinoda Bolen

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ISBN
9780060912918
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
334
Dimensions
133 x 204mm

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A New Psychology of Women.

Just as women used to be unconscious of the powerful effects that cultural stereotypes had on them, they may also be unconscious of powerful forces within them that influence what they do and how they feel, and which account for major differences among women. Psychoanalyst Jean Bolen believes that an understanding of these inner patterns and their interrelationships offers reassuring, true-to-life alternatives that take women far beyond such restrictive dichotomies as masculine/feminine, mother/lover, careerist/housewife. And she demonstrates how understanding them can provide the key to self-knowledge and wholeness.

Dr Bolen introduces these patterns in the guise of seven archetypal goddesses, or personality types, with whom all women will identify. This book shows you how to identify your ruling goddesses (from the autonomous Artemis and the cool Athena to the nurturing Demeter and the creative Aphrodite), how to decide which to cultivate and which to overcome, and how to tap the power of these enduring archetypes to become a better "heroine" in your own life story.
ISBN:
9780060912918
Publication Date:
13 / 10 / 1993
Pages:
334
Dimensions:
133 x 204mm

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