This is a podcast for any of you out there feeling like you need a reminder that magic still exists. And that the Spirit of the Season is alive and well. And that it’s also totally okay and normal to feel sad, nostalgic, lonely or just plain weird during the winter solstice.
In this episode you’ll hear:
~ Winter as a sense of deconstruction
~ Tension of opposites as it relates to ancestral meaning and death
~ Depth psychology and how it relates to myths and traditions like Santa Claus and mistletoe
~ What are teleological quests?
~ Darkness and how our ancestors compensated with light
~ The collective compensation mechanisms of our ancestors and how that informs our current seasonal and holiday rituals
~ Freud, pleasure and melancholy
~ Santa as the representation of wish-fulfillment, abundance and prosperity both seasonally and psychologically
~ What does the Electra Complex as proposed by Carl Jung have to do with Santa?
~ Book mentioned: https://bookriot.com/santa-claus-erotica/
~ Santa as an archetype
~ How rituals can protect us and bring us back into right relationship with the collective
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