‘Addiction to Perfection’ by Marion Woodman (A Review) This book is ‘ Addiction to Perfection: The Still Unravished Bride – a Psychological. “This book is about taking the head off an evil witch”. A powerful study of the nature of the feminine in food rituals, dreams, mythology, body work, Christianity, . Addiction to Perfection by Marion Woodman. Alanis Morissette December 3, books. Share. marion Addiction to Perfection: The Still Unravished Bride .

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She does have so much to offer in other realms but stay away from this one. Jun 15, Erica Yatsuk rated it it was ok Shelves: May 19, Bridgett rated it it was amazing Shelves: There is an internalized inner critic which keeps us separate from loving ourselves and others.

Addiction to Perfection: The Still Unravished Bride: A Psychological Study by Marion Woodman

Want to Read saving…. It’s actually a quote from R. Her yhe of audio and visual lectures, correspondence, and manuscripts are housed at Marion Woodman was a Canadian mythopoetic author and women’s movement figure. How to embrace the feminine in us, how to let go of perfection, and how to learn more about ourselves by living with authenticity, passion and daring presence. Notify me of new comments via email.

Some of the take-home messages I got from Addiction to It probably isn’t quite fair to give a book four stars rather than five simply because I couldn’t understand all of it, but that’s what I’m doing. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Addiction to Perfection by Marion Woodman – Alanis Morissette

Eliot thing transformed trying uncon unconscious virgin wisdom witch woman women. Jul 24, Marina Resende Passos rated it it was amazing. Lists with This Book. I think if I read it again, I would absorb more of it, partly because there’s so much there and it takes a while to percolate and make sense to me, and partly because I had very little exposure to Jungian psychology before reading this book, so the language was a little inaccessible to me at first.


But Addiction probably need to. I realized how alike in our insecurities and fears we all are. References to this book Deprivation and Power: Apr 04, Laura rated it it was amazing.

Woodman died on July 9, at the age of Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

I say incredible with a caveat… it was very challenging and difficult for me to read — as in it actually effected me emotionally. And in fact, she shares many drawings by her “obese” analysands which addictioh wonderful and so many of them include Goddess figures of prehistory, ALL of which are “obese” women. What’s on your mind? By purchasing through these links, adviction are also supporting this blog. And what are the roots of it in our society. I would highly recommend it to those who are ready to read it.

Now, this book was published inso I do have to chalk a bit of the unconscious projection on fat people to the time and culture, but the extreme projections in this book are horrendous and sad for someone so deeply immerse in Jungian psychology. The problem isn’t one of location home birth vs hospital birth or whether a woman receives pain medication or not.

No, of course not. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It is loving from inside, perfecfion than accepting a foreign standard that does not take our essence into consideration.

Jun 07, Becky added it. The practice of shifting my focus from my mind and the intellectual, with which I am most comfortable, to my body and my intuition dovetails nicely with the mindfulness practices I’ve already begun. Woodman is a diamond in the rough. It was an unsettling experience. The physiological process is taken over by a chemico-surgical programme.


Addiiction have a feeling I will turn to this book many times in my work with clients, and more importantly in my own personal journey.

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It probably isn’t quite fair to give a book four stars rather than five simply because I couldn’t understand all of it, but that’s what I’m doing.

Mindset by Carol Dweck. Feb 20, Amy stilp it it was amazing Shelves: The masculine side is the intellectual side, and it’s also the side that strives for order and control. I didn’t keep it or use it because it implies exactly nothing about how to approach working with someone with anorexia, compulsive overeating, or bulimia. I’ve read most of Woodman’s books since February of this year–she’s writing right where I am in my journey–integrating matter with mind, soul with spirit, earth with heaven, body with head.

Through case studies, dreams, and myths, a Jungian analyst explores the hidden causes of compulsion in the lives of men and women. With a desire for change — a desire that will manifest as a slap in the face that will leave you careening, tripping, and probably crying as you find your way towards a new addoction of being.

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Addiction to Perfection by Marion Woodman

The need to be perfect and it’s effect on our psyche and our planet. This book was very well-timed for me. She graduated from the University of Western Ontario.