Analytical psychologist Carl Jung developed a theory of archetypes that live in the unconscious mind of all humans. Within that framework, the anima is considered the unconscious feminine side of men, and the animus the unconscious masculine side of women. Under his theory, an individual’s expression of these two archetypes can be studied and developed to unlock attributes and potentials that the conscious mind might keep hidden or be unaware of.
In this video, I talk about The Anima and The Animus in the Jungian Psychological Model. I go over the information in this order. 1. Anima and Animus - basic definition 2. The gender spectrum now and how the Anima and Animus fits in 3. The feminine and masculine defined as Yin and Yang 4.