The Addict Archetype

If you’d rather not suffer in any way,  and by that I mean you’d prefer never to be bored, tired, hungry, anxious, disappointed, sad, angry, or any number of other discomforts in life, and you regularly use a substance, person or practice that makes you...

Damsel in Distress Archetype

You’d think the Damsel in Distress would be a rare breed in this day and age. But then I live in Ithaca, New York, a more progressive and idealistic community. What is it they call us? Ten square miles surrounded by reality? Here you will find some strong...

Those Who Grieve

I’ve just returned from a retreat for mothers who have lost children. It was a lovely, healing get away in beautiful Lake George. The women participated in healing circles, gentle yoga, writing circles, sharing circles, labyrinth walks and I gave reiki healing...

Which Archetypes do you Bring to Your Business?

Does your office feel like Groundhog Day, with the same negative patterns playing out over and over, day after day? When we talk about archetypal patterns in our business environment, we are thinking astrologically of the sixth house of routine, job and ritual and/or...

Witch or Good Businesswoman?

You’ve heard over and over again that when women are strong in managerial roles they are referred to as a the “B” word, but their male counterparts are thought to be great leaders. I have a strong theory on this. Women often try to emulate men, and...

Birth of the Rebel Archtype

There I sat at the dining room table with a plain cold single hot dog on a plate in front of me. “You sit there until you eat it,” was my mother’s edict. We ate at 5 pm. It was now 7. It amazed me I could sit there for so long. I generally only needed to eat a silver...

Good Vibrations

In the 1960s, Brian Wilson of the Beachboys wrote Good Vibrations in response to his mother stating that dogs bark in response to human’s bad vibrations. This led him to embark upon the study of limbic resonance – the theory that your nervous system and brain...

Reality is Enough

Have you ever had a stressful thought regarding an event or unpleasant exchange with a co-worker, friend or family member, and the dis-ease you feel is the first thing you think of when you wake up in the morning, it colors your day, and it’s the last thing you...