The Middle Passage: From Misery to Meaning in Midlife

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Inner City Books, 1993 - Psychology - 127 pages
Title #59. Why do so many go through so much disruption in their middle years? Why then? Why do we consider it to be a crisis? What does the pattern mean and how can we survive it? The Middle Passage shows how we may pass through midlife consciously, rendering our lives more meaningful and the second half of life immeasurably richer.
 

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User Review  - Desirichter - LibraryThing

I found Mr. Hollis's analysis of mid-life tasks to be extremely cogent as well as applicable to my current developmental stage. I'm sure that holes can be found with Jungian models of development, but ... Read full review

Review: The Middle Passage: From Misery to Meaning in Midlife (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts #59)

User Review  - Linda - Goodreads

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I expected more from him in terms of way forward though. I truly enjoyed the connection with poetry and other writings to Jung and others. Read full review

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James Hollis is a noted Jungian Analyst. He received his Diploma in Analytical Psychology from the C.G. Jung Institute in Zurich, and is the Director of the C.G. Jung Educational Center in Houston, Tex. He is a frequent guest speaker who spends winters in analytic practice and writes during the summers. Hollis's books include The Middle Passage: From Misery to Meaning in Midlife and Swamplands of the Soul: New Life in Dismal Places. In his books, he elaborates on the theories of C. G. Jung. Contemplated are such questions as how people may deal with the passage through midlife, creating a richer experience. He also shows readers how to overcome the hardships and struggles of life and how to live every day to the fullest.

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