July 11, 2020
Warrior, warrior archetype, life coach, King

The Sword and the Swordsmith

The Warrior Archetype – Masculine Embodiment Mastery Part 1: I was recently in a health coaching session and an interesting metaphor for life came up in our conversation – that of the forging of a blade. It really had me pause and enjoy the parallels to my own experience of the ever-changing ebb and flow of life to this apt metaphor. This metaphor is of a Samurai sword being forged, being taken from raw material through a refinement process into one of the most beautiful and effective tools in human history. I imagined the sword itself as our personality, the […]
July 11, 2020
Meditation, psychotherapy, Jungian Archetypes, rite of passage

Aging = XP (Experience Points)

Jungian Archetypes – Life Coaching – Health Coaching Aching joints, slowed recovery time from injuries, decreased healing response, less available energy, wrinkling skin and diminishing senses. Aging sure sounds like it should suck. I am writing this post as I am approaching my mid 40’s. In my younger years I clearly recall thinking of 40 as old. In fact, I remember once jokingly saying that I might as well kill myself at 40, as life would surely not be worth living after that – this was the thought of my 14 or 15 year old self who was clearly not […]