Anima and animus

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Anima and animus

  1. 1. Jungian Psychology <ul><li>Fundamentals: </li></ul><ul><li>The Unconscious </li></ul><ul><li>The Collective Unconscious </li></ul><ul><li>Archtypes </li></ul><ul><li>Self Realization </li></ul><ul><li>The Shadow </li></ul>
  2. 2. Anima and Animus
  3. 3. Anima <ul><li>Anima- the inner feminine side of a man. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unconscious Mind </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Life Experiences </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Eros in the man. Identification with the actual mother of the man. </li></ul><ul><li>The internal Image of Woman: Loyalty, Nurturing, Creativity, Sacrifice etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Stages Of Anima: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EVE:Males Object Of Desire </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Helen:Show a strong schism in external talents with lacking internal qualities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mary: Religious Feelings and Relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sophia:This form of the anima brings to consciousness the contents of the unconscious </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Animus <ul><li>Animus- the inner masculine side of a woman </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It corresponds to Logos, the trend toward logic and reason </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In the negative form, it corresponds to rigid opinions, collective beliefs and even unconscious assumptions that the woman claims to be absolute truth. </li></ul><ul><li>If the woman identifies too closely with the animus, she is said to be possessed by it, and she is in danger of losing her femininity. </li></ul><ul><li>Stages Of Animus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Athlete:Embodiment of physical power. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Planner: Capacity for independence, planned action, and initiative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Professor:It embodies &quot;the Word.&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Guide:Highest level of mediation between the unconscious and conscious </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Active Imagination <ul><li>How Anima and Animus work within one’s Mind </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A method of assimilating unconscious contents (dreams, fantasies, etc.) through some form of self-expression. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The first stage of active imagination is like dreaming with open eyes. It can take place spontaneously or be artificially induced </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The second stage, beyond simply observing the images, involves a conscious participation in them </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Anima And Animus In Everyday Life <ul><li>Anima </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Positive Anima: Patient , Compassionate , Tender , Nurturing , Intuitive , Life Giving , Loving And Considerate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Negative: Moody , Uncertain ,Vain , Catty , Insecure , Hypersensitive. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Animus: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Positive: Assertive , Thoughtful , Rational , Powerful , Courage , Objective , Honorable , Wise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Negative : Ruthless , Opinionated ,Destructive , Brutal , Reckless , Cold </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Anima And Animus In Everyday Life <ul><li>Distrust Of Opposite Sex. </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection Of The Opposite Sex. </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship With Transsexuals . </li></ul>
  8. 8. Anima And Animus In Everyday Life. <ul><li>Infatuations. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Relationships <ul><li>THE OTHER HALF CONCEPT </li></ul><ul><li>MID LIFE CRISIS </li></ul>
  10. 10. ANIMA AND ANIMUS IN DIFFERENT FAITHS <ul><li>THE TAO SYMBOL </li></ul><ul><li>HINDU GOD ARDHANARISVARA </li></ul><ul><li>HINDU GOD RADHA KRISHNA </li></ul>
  11. 11. WHAT THE CRITICS SAY <ul><li>CONSERVATIVE CHRISTIANS </li></ul><ul><li>PHILOSOPHERS OF LOGIC </li></ul><ul><li>PARASYCHOLOGISTS </li></ul>
  12. 12. HOW TO BECOME WHOLE?

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