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The Language of Archetypes: Discover the Forces that Shape Your Destiny

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Publisher's Summary

Have you ever felt that your life was guided by larger forces? Unseen but very real energies that influence every direction your life takes? In her renowned work as a medical intuitive, Caroline Myss examined the patterns of hundreds of archetypes that exist in human consciousness, and found that each of us has a "sacred support team" of 12 primary archetypes. Once identified, these archetypes allow you to discover your highest purpose, what she calls your "Sacred Contract". Now, in The Language of Archetypes, this three-time New York Times best-selling author brings to life a "gallery of archetypes": her first complete training course on how to identify and work with the nine major archetypal families.

Check out another title by Caroline Myss, Energy Anatomy.

©2006 Caroline Myss; (P)2006 Sounds True. All rights reserved.

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    What could Caroline Myss have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    Stop being so pessimistic and stop giving incorrect statistical data


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    The book is an enthusiasm killer, very discouraging. not for those who believe in positive thinking. also sounds like primitive science fiction


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Robert Slesinger 11-22-15
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    First, I did not know this was a speech, not a book. But, that wasn't too big of an issue. I believe I stopped listening after she mentioned there could be an infinite number of archetypes down to computer repair man archetype. Or something like that, has been a year since I listened. That and her trying to explain the empty nest syndrome. I wanted a book that went into depth about a small number of basic archetypes, this book did not deliver.

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    Maritza Aulestia 03-23-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Simply excellent"

    Rich insightful teachings. A book to explore various times. It has openned a new level of exciting knowledge and understanding.

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    Celia 08-27-12
    Celia 08-27-12
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    "An absolute must!"

    Archetype is complex language to learn; it's verbal, physical, spiritual and emotional. It's all around you Caroline delivers the goods in her typically expert and comical way. What I love about this audiobook is that it's a recording of a lecture- so it's like getting a front row seat to one of her workshops, only you get to hear the subject over and over whenever you want to! I have shared this book with all of my friends and family and even the skeptics in my life got useful information out of it.

    I think that's what sets Caroline apart; she is not selling psychic anything. She's sharing her expertise on the different archetypes that exist within human nature- within you- within those around you. And then she teaches you the lessons from each archetype, the good and the parts that are challenging. This really forces you to be honest with yourself and identify your achetypal makeup. I think if you are looking to understand why you keep repeating certain lessons, why you always 'this..." and why you " never that..." you will come to appreciate the material Caroline shares. This is a handbook to understanding yourself and others, and more importantly how you can learn to relate and interact with them. Do yourself a favor and treat yourself to you.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Augustin 07-17-13
    Augustin 07-17-13
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    "Boring"

    Much better writer than a speaker. This was a disappointment. I will try to return the book.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Jodie Middletown, NY, United States 05-03-13
    Jodie Middletown, NY, United States 05-03-13 Member Since 2014

    I have a rather eclectic love of books. I know what I like and I tend not to be a severe critic. If I enjoyed it, it gets 4 or 5 stars.

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    "I loved it!"

    This is not a book, it is a seminar that was taped. I really enjoyed the content and subject. It is not as structured as a book, but I think it is a great listen!

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Ramah ARLINGTON, TX, United States 03-26-12
    Ramah ARLINGTON, TX, United States 03-26-12 Member Since 2014

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    "Awesome book to help one understand his/her charac"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I would recommend this book to a friend, because it helps to explain the personality traits of oneself and those in one's lives.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I enjoyed learning about the different archetypes. It would have been better if there was a question/answer piece to help us understand or at least recognize all of our 12 archeteypes.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    This book, like Carolyn Myss' other works had a ring of truth to it, and I would truly love to learn more about archetypes to better understand myself and those I have contracts with.


    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    jim dallas, TX, United States 02-19-12
    jim dallas, TX, United States 02-19-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Can someone say "boring"????"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    Someone who likes an author to meander in stories about herself before getting to objective material.


    What do you think your next listen will be?

    Maybe, a book that actually defines the personality types in an objective way.


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Caroline Myss?

    Leonard Nimoy


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    No


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    This book was a big bore. I wanted to learn about the theory of archetypes - instead I just wasted my Audible credits.

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    Laura POMPEYS PILLAR, MT, United States 09-22-16
    Laura POMPEYS PILLAR, MT, United States 09-22-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Incredible"

    I learned so much about myself and others around me. I want to implement this material to help me be fully present in life and love others around me for who they are.

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    jbay99 08-19-16
    jbay99 08-19-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Archetype Language Lashing!"

    I cannot say that I embraced this book as easily as the others. I felt it was powerful in the sense of teaching one to reflect upon their patterns and behaviors both the "light and shadow," as she describes them. The message of congruency was of great importance to hear.

    Overall I felt she was speaking distractedly, repeatedly and of her own personal "Catholic" self hatred and fear based perception. The seminar was very hard core disciplinarian style and seemed to be a little "all knowing," beaten up your self esteem upon its delivery. Caroline ties it up lovely in the end like an alcoholic abusive mother. "I beat you but you made me do it... I'm so sorry baby I want the best for you kind of way, as she states not to be harsh with yourself." Good story but I found it a bit contradictory.

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