Awakening the Heroes Within: Twelve Archetypes to Help Us Find Ourselves and Transform Our World - Chapter 2, The Ego, Chapter 3, The Soul Summary & Analysis

Carol S. Pearson
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Chapter 2, The Ego, Chapter 3, The Soul Summary and Analysis

In the stages of the journey, its preparation, the journey's undertaking, and the return from the journey, it is necessary to respect the ego, the self and the soul. The author has a Jungian conception of the soul, from Carl Jung, the famous alternative psychoanalyst. According to the author, the ego is established by the archetypes of the Innocent, the Orphan, the Caregiver, and the Warrior. The ego is not a negative force, even though a person can have a negative problem of egotism, of only thinking of himself. The ego is the container where the self and the soul lie, so it is important for each person to develop a strong ego. A person with a weak ego suffers the problem of not marking off his or her boundaries clearly...

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