Body Image & Archetypes

February 10, 2019
Body Image & Archetypes a conversation with Richard Cox & Nicole Schnackenberg
 
This episode is a conversation about archetype and body image with Nicole Schnackenburg & Richard Cox.  We discuss their philosophy and exploration of the underlying meanings beneath body image struggles. 
 
Subjects discussed include: The archetype of the Witch, the fairytale The Snow Queen , super hero films, Star Wars, Game of Thrones and more. 
Nicole Schnackenberg is a psychotherapist, a 200-hour yoga teacher, a Director of the Yoga in Healthcare Alliance (YiHA), and a trainee child psychologist at the Tavistock in London. She currently divides her time between her doctoral studies, her position as a trustee of the Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation, and her work with YiHA. She has authored a book on body image struggles: False Bodies, True Selves: Moving Beyond Appearance-Focused Identity Struggles and Returning to the True Self and co-edited a book on Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Reflections on Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Stories of Courage, Determination and Hope.
Richard Cox a student on non-dualism and runs groups and one to one sessions exploring consciousness. He hosts a podcast principally looking at the intersection of spirituality and therapy (with occasional digressions). He developed a program called Unbreaking the Mirror to explore a Consciousness based approach to engaging with body image distress.
 

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2019 Connectivity, Imagination & Relationship

January 11, 2019
As a part of their annual New Year tradition, Cyndera and Julienne drew a tarot card as a focus for us for the coming year.  The result was a hilarious surprise because it was:  The High Priestess!  A card and archetype that was much discussed in 2018 and seems to be sticking around for the next year as well.  They further unravel this mysterious feminine archetype in a conversation that ranges from Dr. Who, patriotism & patriarchy, process & productivity to The Blessed Mother and rites of passage.  And probably a bit of foul language too.  
 
What is the High Priestess as a Verb? 
Connectivity, Imagination & Relationship
 
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The Tears of Father Christmas: A Holiday Fable

December 16, 2018

To wrap up 2018 we present to you an original holiday fable written and read by our very own Cyndera Quakenbush. We hope you enjoy this short story and send you wishes for holidays filled with connection, peace, happiness, laughter and tasty treats! Gud Yule! Merry Christmas! Happy Solstice! Feliz Navidad! Mele Kalikimaka!

 

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Archetypes of the Masculine & Feminine

September 15, 2018
It’s tempting to assign gender to the Archetypes of Masculine & Feminine but this is often a folly because no matter what you outwardly identify with the most we all have qualities of the Masculine and Feminine or as Carl Jung puts it the Anima and Animus.  
 
This topic is ginormous but Cyndera and Julienne focus on how these archetypes show up in the major arcana.  Julienne parses out several sets based on themes of how the archetypes manifest in the world and as usual the conversation ranges from the personal to the political and how we can use the mythology of tarot for a better understanding of ourselves and our world.  
 
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Julienne’s sets of the Major Arcana for contemplation of the Masculine & Feminine Archetypes. 
 
Androgynous (Containing both at once organically)
  • Justice
  • World
  • Temperance
  • Judgement
 
Male 
  • Hierophant
  • Chariot
  • Emperor
  • Magician 
 
Female 
  • Empress
  • Priestess
  • Star
  • Strength
 
Dualistic (containing both but with distinction between the two) 
  • Devil 
  • Lovers
  • Tower
 
Open Masculine (Externally masculine but requiring aspects of feminine interiority.)
  • Hanged Man 
  • Hermit 
  • Fool 
 
Open Feminine (Externally feminine but requiring aspects of masculinity)
  • Sun
  • Moon
  • Wheel 
 
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Balance and Healing with Archetypes & Essential Oil

August 12, 2018
Aloha! We have been on a bit of a summer sabbatical but we are back and excited to get this episode out to you!   As ever we invite you to be part of making the podcast magic happen by joining our Patron team! Just visit tiny.cc/tarot for more information. 
 
This episode features a conversation with Barb Kurkas Lee. Barb is a certified clinical aromatherapist and archetypal consultant.  Her service is to partner with people to help them nurture and connect to their inner lives.  Check out her very cool blog and info on her service at barbkl.com.  
 
We discuss her work which combines archetypal discovery with essentail oils to help balance and heal.  Our conversation ranges to various archetypes such as the Victim, the Mother, the Alchemist, Healer and more.  Toward the end of the show Julienne and Barb celebrate practices which feed the soul and encourage listeners to discover and keep doing the things that feed their soul even if they seem silly - all the better!
 
More on Barb Kurkas Lee:
Barb creates specific essential oil blends to support people as they connect to their soul’s compass. By learning our soul’s contract in working the archetypes, we find inner sustenance and peace.  The interior work for a person is a labor of love. Barb’s education as a masters prepared nurse, retired nurse midwife, experience in other areas of healthcare, and hospice bring a deep dimensional witnessing of a soul’s journey on earth. Her ability to assist people and groups in their own labor of love is one of her callings.
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The Lowdown on the High Priestess

May 9, 2018

Our first ever triple header - super extra bonus size podcast - all about the High Priestess! Over 2 hours of wisdom from some of our favorite people, Rashunda Tramble and Melissa Cynova.

What in the world does this mysterious figure  have to do with these crazy times we are living in? How do we hold things as sacred in daily life?    We ask two very wise women their take on this and more.  
 
Part 1 is Cyndera and I starting things off. Pop culture references abound!  Who knew that this stoic character could be seen in The Matrix, Too Wong Foo, Star Wars, The Dark Crystal, Never Ending Story and more...
 
Part 2 of the Low Down on the High Priestess is a conversation with Rashunda Tramble of Stay Woke Tarot.  Rash is an African-American immigrant living in Zurich, Switzerland . If you haven’t already, check out her website and blog at staywoketarot.com, where you can book mp3 audio file and in-person / video readings. Follow her on Instagram @StayWokeTarot.
 
Part 3 is a dialogue with author and card slinger Melissa of Little Fox Tarot.  She been slinging tarot cards and teaching classes since 1989. She can be found in the St. Louis area and online for personal readings, parties and beginner and advanced tarot classes. Her first book, Kitchen Table Tarot was released in 2017. Her next book Tarot Elements: Five Readings to Reset Your Life will be out February 2019. You can find her at LittleFoxTarot.com 
 
Go ahead and schedule a reading – she already knows you want one.
 
We know you could have done something else with the last 2 hours of your life but we are SO glad you spent it with us.  Be sure to check out our guests Rash at StayWorkeTarot.com and Melissa at LittleFox.Tarot.com and  Follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. 
 
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Saturn in Capricorn

March 17, 2018

Part 2 of Julienne's conversation with Archetypal Astrologer Shawn Nygaard.  Their conversation focuses on the archetypal symbolism and history the upcoming Saturn in Capricorn in 2020. 

Find more info on Shawn on his website:  https://www.imagineastrology.com/

Saturn in Capricorn - echoes of the slave trade 

"There is nothing more satisfying, more gratifying than true adulthood." - Toni Morrison 

Subtopics include:

  • Thresholds
  • Capricorn
  • The Handmaids Tale
  • Black Panther
  • Ancient Babylonia

 

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License to Live Your Life

February 17, 2018
This episode is part 1 of a conversation Juienne had with Archetypal Astrologer Shawn Nygaard.  Shawn is an astrologer based in Minneapolis. He is a Tutor for MISPA (Mercury Internet School for Psychological Astrology), and has presented at conferences and different astrology schools as well as at The Minnesota Jung Association. His writing has been published in The Mountain Astrologer. Shawn is a graduate of the CMED Institute in Chicago, where he studied archetypes and symbolism with Caroline Myss.
 
Their wide ranging conversation reflects on The Star card of the Tarot as our lens for looking at 2018, some of the major astrological aspects just ending and those for the near future.  And of course, movies, music and culture.
 
Topics discussed:
  • Moana
  • Black Panther
  • Super Heroes 
  • Pricilla Queen of the Desert
You can find out more about Shawn at his website ImagineAstrology.com  Follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter and look for the Giveaway post where you could win a recording  of A Brief Introduction to Archetypal Astrology by Shawn Nygaard.  
 
Part 2 of this conversation will be published for our Patrons in the next week or so and then to the public in March. 
 
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The Last Jedi & Saving What We Love

January 4, 2018

The first episode of 2018 has Cyndera and Julienne discussing the archetypes and mythological themes in the latest Star Wars film, The Last Jedi and the parallels to current events.  Archetypes include The Priestess, The Hero, The Hermit, The Empress, The Chariot and the subverting of the Princess archetype. *SPOILER ALERT* If you haven't seen the film yet we go deep into the film so spoilers abound.

They also pull a card to reflect on 2017 and one to work with for the year to come.  The results might surprise you.

This is how we win. Not by fighting what we hate, but by saving what we love.

- Rose Tico as played by Kelly Marie Tran in The Last Jedi

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Filling the Swear Jar with Melissa Cynova of Little Fox Tarot

October 18, 2017

This episode features a high voltage conversation with Julienne and Melissa Cynova, owner of Little Fox Tarot. Melissa has been slinging tarot cards and teaching classes since 1989. Her first book, Kitchen Table Tarot was released this year, and her next book is underway. We are giving away 2 copies of Kitchen Table Tarot!  The next Patron to sign up at a $2 a month or higher level will get a copy of the book!  More info an to sign up visit Tiny.cc/tarot   Or find our entry posts on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram .

The conversation ranges from tarot in current events, pop culture and let me tell you we filled the swear jar in this episode. If you are sensitive to expletives this might not be the episode for you.

More about Melissa: She lives in St. Louis with her outstanding kids, her sweet husband, Joe, two cats, two dogs, and a tortoise named Phil. When she's not slinging cards, she's enjoying her tribe and probably watching a superhero movie while reading a book. She is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Go ahead and schedule a reading – she already knows you want one. LittleFoxTarot.com

Topics include:

The Moon

Trump

Politics

The Fool

Heros journey

The Outsider

The World

The Heirophant

The Tower

6 of swords

Miss Cleo

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