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James Hollis



James Hollis, PhD, is an American Jungian analyst and author of sixteen books focused on asking people to tap into what is authentic and inherent within each person while avoiding easy, feel-good answers in the search for living a meaningful life.

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Encountering the Shadow. Presented by James Hollis, Ph.D.

What is the shadow? Jungian Analyst James Hollis introduces this concept and explains why is it so much a part of our daily lives.

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What Matters Most: Living a More Considered Life

Why are we here? What is the meaning of existence? What truly matters the most in life? To even begin to answer these questions we must start by exploring our own internal ideals, values, and beliefs. Presenting the unique perspective of respected analyst and author James Hollis, Ph.D.

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Living an Examined Life

What life demands of us changes somewhere along the way. The second half of the journey is when we truly become grown-up—and must own up to responsibility for the way things are turning out.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageWe are not here to fit in, be well balanced, or provide examples for others. We are here to be eccentric, different, perhaps strange, perhaps merely to add our small piece, our little clunky, chunky selves, to the great mosaic of being.

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Taking Your Dreams Seriously. Presented by James Hollis, Ph.D.

A conversation with Jungian analyst James Hollis. “Respect your dreams. Nature doesn’t waste energy. It’s seeking to communicate to us in some way which, if we pay attention, may begin to heal some of the splits that we all carry.” James Hollis, Ph.D.

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The Middle Passage: From Misery to Meaning in Midlife

Why do so many go through so much disruption in their middle years? Why then? Why do we consider it to be a crisis? The Middle Passage presents us with an opportunity to reexamine our lives and to ask: "Who am I apart from my history and the roles I have played?" It is an occasion for redefining...

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Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life: How to Finally, Really Grow Up

What does it really mean to be a grown-up in today’s world? We assume that once we “get it together” with the right job, marry the right person, have children, and buy a home, all is settled and well.

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James Hollis PhD Finding Your Own Path on Living Smart with Patricia Gras

Author and Jungian Analyst James Hollis PhD is one of the most prolific Jungian analysts in the country. He discusses finding your own individual path.

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Tracking the Gods: The Place of Myth in Modern Life

Illustrates how myths reflect the archetypal roots of our personal psychology and explains how ancient drives influence and often dominate our behavior.

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Choose Meaning Over Happiness

Happiness is fleeting but meaning is forever.

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