She was a Jungian analyst trained at the C. Source: Cross Currents: An Annotated Bibliography Please join us in this 8 unit course. She wrote numerous books including Addiction to Perfection, The Pregnant Virgin, Bone: Dying Into Life, and The Maiden King: The Reunion of Masculine and Feminine written with Robert Bly. The masculine side is the intellectual side, and it's also the side that strives for order and control. Which is why this book breaks my heart. Like This blog is made up of photos I've taken and words and sentences I've written. Just was getting into reading other things after two years in school.
Register a Free 1 month Trial Account. The birthing woman explained that she wanted to have a home birth because she wanted to have the full birth experience. Now, this book was published in 1982, so I do have to chalk a bit of the unconscious projection on fat people to the time and culture, but the extreme projections in this book are horrendous and sad for someone so deeply immerse in Jungian psychology. She examines the rituals of compulsive consumption and the split between body and spirit, whose healing requires the recovery of a feminine ground of being in which the language of the body itself must be heard. It probably isn't quite fair to give a book four stars rather than five simply because I couldn't understand all of it, but that's what I'm doing. This domination and obliteration of the feminine by the masculine in modern obstetrics could go some ways to explaining why women who receive pain medication during labor report lower satisfaction with their birth experiences than women who receive no pain medication. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.
At any rate, I really liked the book. Jung Institute in Zurich, where she completed training in 1979. A deep exploration of Jungian thought and feminine principles used to illustrate the eating disordered mind. Bookseller: , Ontario, Canada Toronto: Inner City Books Works of C. A powerful study of the nature of the feminine in food rituals, dreams, mythology, body work, Christianity, sexuality, creativity and relationships.
At any rate, I really liked the book. End result: the act, the event and the coherent experience of birth has disappeared. We are left holding life in our rigid molds. Some of the take-home messages I got from Addiction to It probably isn't quite fair to give a book four stars rather than five simply because I couldn't understand all of it, but that's what I'm doing. One passage in particular resonated with me, as it echoes an impression I got about modern birth practices as I compared the hospital birth of my first child with the home birth of my second. As with most Woodman books, it is hard to read her straight through, so I concede that I spot read this book. She is the author of Addiction to Perfection, The Owl Was a Bakers Daughter, The Pregnant Virgin, The Ravaged Bridegroom, and is coauthor of Coming Home to.
This an amazing book though about patriarchy, women, the significance of dreams and eating disorders from a depth psychological point of view. I think if I read it again, I would absorb more of it, partly because there's so much there and it takes a while to percolate and make sense to me, and partly because I had very little exposure to Jungian psychology before reading this book, so the language was a little inaccessible to me at first. While there, she entered analysis with Dr. Suggesting that many men and women are addicted in one way or another because the patriarchal culture emphasizes specialization and perfection, Woodman proposes the recognition of the Jungian ideal of wholeness rather than perfection as the goal of psychological development. Therefore, perfection is more closely related to death than it is to life, and the pursuit of perfection can be seen as the unconscious pursuit of death. She was one of the most widely read authors on feminine psychology, focusing on psyche and soma. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
She was one of the most widely read authors on feminine psychology, focusing on psyche and soma. I think if I read it again, I would absorb more of it, partly because there's so much there and it takes a while to percolate and make sense to me, and partly because I had very little exposure to Jungian psychology before reading this book, so the language was a little inaccessible to me at first. The previous careful owners name detail on the front inside flysheet is expunged neatly with a black marker. There is an internalized inner critic which keeps us separate from loving ourselves and others. The feminine side is based in the body and the earth, and it's more intuitive. Jungian analyst Woodman links this principle with addictive behaviors, primarily in women workaholism, obesity, alchohol and drugs, etc , tying her concept of positive feminine deprivation to the psychological ills of individuals, both men and women.
I have a feeling I will turn to this book many times in my work with clients, and more importantly in my own personal journey. This book is about taking the head off an evil witch. Jung Institute in Zürich, Switzerland. End result: the act, the event and the coherent experience of birth has disappeared. Anorexia and many other types of psychological addiction to being perfect stem from the mother's criticism.
Marion is a Jungian Therapist very well known for her work on the shadow and understanding women's issues. The physiological process is taken over by a chemico-surgical programme. A vivid and reflection-filled read for any aspiring Jungian or eating disorder therapist. Marion Woodman was born Marion Jean Boa in London, Ontario, Canada on August 15, 1928. Woodman died on July 9, 2018 at the age of 89. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.