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Archetype Cards Cards – September 15, 2003
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Caroline Myss has created an 80-card deck with an instruction booklet. The informative booklet is essential for understanding the Archetype Cards, however choosing the cards was quite an easy process. Within a few minutes you find all the cards you need to understand which Archetypes are most active in your psyche. This can encourage a greater understanding of who you are and your purpose in life.
Everyone has the "Child, Victim, Saboteur and Prostitute (not for sale)." There are few different "child" elements to choose from.
The booklet explores the meaning of each card, but I really think the cards will jump out at you when you see your inner world unfolding in pictures. When I went through the entire pack for the first time, I ended up with two extra cards. Once I thought about it a bit more, I took out the two extra cards and finally had the correct cards.
My cards turned out this way:
1. Child - Magical/Innocent Child - Sees the potential for sacred beauty in all things. The belief that everything is possible.
2. Victim - This Archetype reveals areas where you might allow yourself to be victimized. Also deals with forming personal boundaries.
3. The Saboteur - Fears related to self-esteem that might cause you to block your own empowerment and success.
4. Prostitute - Not what you think, but rather it means that you are "not for sale." This shows your need to birth your self-esteem.
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At first I was a little put off by the abundance of red coloring and also the cover picture is not the best the deck has to offer. I read a review here though and the reviewer mentioned the very items I was concerned with but also had many wonderful things to say about this deck.
The cards are sturdy and durable, the colors vibrant and alive. The artwork and symbolism reflects beautifully the energy of each of the cards titles. The Light (positive and helpful) and Shadow (negative, problematic, challenging) notations on the cards give a rich spectrum of meaning to the archetypical energy they describe.
This deck is a wonderful tool for self-awareness and development. Spending some time and reflection on each card, is a great way to let those parts of you that wish to be acknowledged and heard come to the forefront. If there are particular aspects of yourself you?d like to develop, or make stronger, working with this deck can aide in that endeavor.
A simple reading you might like in using these cards follows:
The Problem or Challenge Solver: When you have a particular small ?now? problem that you?d like insight into, here is a very simple three-card spread.
Draw three cards at random and lay them out in a row left to right.
Card 1 represents the problem or the energy that is fueling the problem.
Card 2 represents the way through the problem and the energy that
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Yes, you read right--63 border colors. Each card front has 3 elements: a center image enclosed in an octagon, a pale yellow partial circle enclosing the center image, and a colored border on the top and bottom of the card. As I began to work with these cards, I realized that there were many shades to the borders. I counted 8 different shades of brown, 17 shades of green, 14 shades of blue/purple, 4 shades of pink/mauve, 8 shades of orange/yellow, 9 shades of red, 3 black borders, and 2 unusual border colors like steel gray (Mediator) and plum gray (Engineer). Each border color has an imbedded etched design that's a shade lighter than the border color and is the same etched design that's on the box.
Talk about rich! When trying to find the words to describe some of the borders, I thought I'd have to dip into my son's crayons! Here are just a few of the border colors: earthy taupe, creamy tangerine, midnight blue, olive green, deep mauve, teal, sienna, honey, moss, chocolate, lavender, sky blue, forest green, amber, indigo, sand, seafoam green--it's enough to make your mouth water! (By the way, I just made up most of those color names based on what they looked like to me.) There are 6 blank cards that are bordered with the same bright red as the box, although the border is more narrow. The octagon in the center is blank for you to make up your own Archetype cards, and, as with the rest of the deck, contain the scripts "Light Attributes" and "Shadow Attributes".Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
It would be nice if the little book that accompanied the cards had more detailed explanations.Published 2 months ago by KATHY DREYER
Caroline Myss is at her best identifying archetypes that are universal and distilling her wisdom into cards that are easy to use, accurate, and provide insights for reflection and... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Denise M Simpson
Beautiful to behold. Revelation at your fingertips. Caroline Myss is outstanding, her ideas way out there, her teachings profound and practical. Read morePublished 3 months ago by YM
I've used this countless times for my therapy sessions to help my clients understand more about themselves. It's also been helpful when I'm struggling to understand someone.Published 4 months ago by Allie Taylor
I love these cards! I study character archetypes and these cards are so much better than anything else I've come across. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Emelia
Beautiful deck that constantly surprises me with the level of insight it provides. It gives a clear depiction and I have used it often to help me understand complex readings.Published 4 months ago by iQ
Seriously one of the best purchases I've ever made! Great way to think up fun story ideas, or even add to characters you already know and love.Published 4 months ago by Mommy Needs to Read or She'll Scream Book Blog
great for quick references and a suttle way to introduce this concept to people who haven't learned about themselves from this perspective beforePublished 5 months ago by Elizabeth Rios