Books by Drs. Bud and Massimilla Harris
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A Guide to Living A Life of Substance
Bud defines Sacred Selfishness as valuing ourselves enough to develop into “authentic” human beings who give back vitality and hope to the people around us. It is acquiring what Emerson refers to as “character—a reserved force which acts directly by presence, and without means.”
Into the Heart of the Feminine
Facing the Death Mother Archetype to Reclaim Love, Strength, and Vitality
This powerfully moving book goes beyond gender roles into the soul of the archetypal feminine, exploring how it has been damaged and traumatized. Through the myth of Medusa, the authors create an inspirational guide for healing, revitalizing, loving, and nurturing the archetypal feminine as we awaken our own voices and transform our fate.
Becoming a Love Warrior
Nine Jungian Lessons in Love and Power
In this introspective manual Dr. Harris shares nine important lessons to help fortify the love-warrior spirit, lifted directly from his years of experience as a trained Jungian analyst. To be a warrior is to use your power to develop skills, focus, strength, purpose and the determination to serve a higher value. And to do this from a place of love requires internal strength as well as far-reaching vision for what positive heights the chaos, sadness, and fatigue of today’s world can eventually lead us.
Reflections From the Chrysalis
A Collection of Essays for the Path to a Well-Lived Life
44 of the best essays from Jungian Analyst Dr. Bud Harris’ newsletter and blog. From more than 40 years experience as a Jungian analyst, his writings are challenging and full of insight, giving us wisdom and guidance to inspire a lifetime of reflection and transformation.
The Extraordinary Gift of a Longer Life
Dr. Harris challenges seniors to embrace the later stage of life as an opportunity to experience incredible transformation, vitality, spirituality, and meaning.
The Journey into Wholeness
A Jungian Guide to Discovering the Meaning of Your Life’s Path
This book is a thoughtful, step-by-step journey through a labyrinth, guided by a master. The reader will come away with insights to reassess his or her life in a new light.
A Jungian Guide to Individuation
Psychologist and Jungian analyst Bud Harris, PhD, shares the best of his popular lectures and seminars in a concise guide that will lead you toward an authentic, satisfying life. Harris demystifies Carl Jung’s classic principles regarding individuation, complexes, psychic structures, and consciousness, giving you the keys to self-knowledge and fulfillment.
Facing the Apocalypse
A Call for Outrageous Courage, Love, and Compassion
Facing the Apocalypse gives us profound insights into understanding and dealing with the radical changes we face today. Inspiring wisdom and practical approaches give us a fresh look toward creating meaningful love for ourselves and casting out our fears of change and others. Dr. Harris’ invitations for reflection are like an open dialog with the reader, as he offers prompts for personal reflections and journaling.
The Midnight Hour
A Jungian Perspective on America’s Current Pivotal Moment
This is the third edition in which author Bud Harris discusses our country’s current political situation from a Jungian perspective. In this volume he examines the chaotic political period we are experiencing as a nation and how to understand it, the effect our political choices today will have on our future, and how personal and political ideals are tightly bound in American society.
This book is meant to help you clarify your own position, both within and to the chaotic times surrounding us … helping you create a new vision of the future and a new hope that draws you to commit to it.
A Jungian Guide to Searching for Light in the Heart of Darkness
Dr. Bud Harris writes poignantly about the dramatic and mysterious nature of evil and its existence in the world and within ourselves. This book is a journey deep into the psychological dimensions of evil and how the shadow sides of our personalities are intertwined with it to shape our personal lives and culture.
Students Under Siege
The Real Reasons Behind America’s Ongoing Mass Shootings and How to Stop Them
Jungian analyst Dr. Bud Harris offers a compelling and passionate look at the underlying causes and solutions for school shootings in America, observing that a society-wide sense of powerlessness, alienation, and disunity has created today’s culture of mass killings, while also providing a Jungian-based blueprint to end the bloodshed.
Radical Hope and the Healing Power of Illness
A Jungian Guide to Exploring the Body, Mind, Spirit Connection to Healing
In Radical Hope and the Healing Power of Illness, Jungian analyst Bud Harris, Ph.D., helps readers examine the emotional impact of illness and the life lessons, self-knowledge, and freedom that coping with difficult circumstances can provide.
The Search for Self and the Search for God
Three Jungian Lectures and Seminars to Guide the Journey
There is a common thread that runs throughout this book of lectures and seminars that Dr. Harris presented over the last ten years, including the questions and exercises that sparked reflection and participation. In Jungian terms, the process he spoke about is referred to as individuation, yet, personally, Dr. Harris calls it the search for Self and the search for God. He also emphasizes that this process of fruitful self-knowledge calls us into a continuing confrontation with ourselves and our experiences.
The Art of Love: The Craft of Relationship
Teaching to a broad, modern audience, this book presents the profound principles that form a loving relationship in an easily accessible manner. Using a simple approach, it will help people shift their attitudes and give them the skills to create a loving, long-lasting partnership.
Resurrecting the Unicorn Masculinity in the 21st Century
In the present day, our culture’s evolving masculine spirit seems to be sputtering out. We began with a powerful, creative force, yet somewhere along our path, phallus has been rendered impotent. The unicorn, this wondrous masculine symbol, has been reduced to a limp-horned stuffed animal found in novelty stores or worse yet, discarded to a dusty old shelf of a second-hand thrift shop.
The Fire and the Rose The Wedding of Spirituality and Sexuality
In this stimulating and inspiring book, Jungian analyst Bud Harris, Ph.D., challenges us to reconsider our views of spirituality and sexuality as opposites and bring them into harmony and creativity. Together, we can heal one of our culture’s great wounds of the soul.
Like Gold Through Fire Understanding the Transforming Power of Suffering
by Massimilla M. Harris and Bud Harris
Once we discover our ability to discriminate between neurotic suffering, developmental suffering, natural suffering, and transcendent suffering, we will become open to joy and fulfillment.
The Father Quest Rediscovering an Elemental Psychic Force
by Bud Harris
A liberating view of fatherhood which draws on rituals, mythology and religion to challenge us to uniqueness and courage. A life-changing guide into the spirit of fatherhood for women and men.
A Memoir of Struggling, Passages, and Transformations
Through sharing his own very personal journaling, Dr. Harris shows us the importance of reflecting about our lives in an ongoing way…and even the importance of revisiting these reflections. Through his re-membering and storytelling, he brings to light the interface between dramatic periods of transformation in his own life and reveals how “past” history is always penetrating the present.