Bedtime Stories

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As a child growing up in a family of cantadoras (keepers of the old stories), Clarissa Pinkola Estés learned first-hand how a story told at bedtime can soothe away the troubles of the day and prepare the way for another night's dreams to follow. Now a beloved cantadora herself, Estés shares this treasured family tradition with you on Bedtime Stories, her own special collection of tales to relax and ease you to sleep. Join this world-renowned Jungian analyst and bestselling author as she explores: How to use ...
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Overview

As a child growing up in a family of cantadoras (keepers of the old stories), Clarissa Pinkola Estés learned first-hand how a story told at bedtime can soothe away the troubles of the day and prepare the way for another night's dreams to follow. Now a beloved cantadora herself, Estés shares this treasured family tradition with you on Bedtime Stories, her own special collection of tales to relax and ease you to sleep. Join this world-renowned Jungian analyst and bestselling author as she explores: How to use stories as healing companions that open an aperture into the divine world of our dreams; the meaning of archetypal figures like Mother Night and the Sandman, and themes such as renewal, enchantment and transformation; original tellings by Dr. Estés of her bedside favorites, including Sleeping Beauty, The Mouse and the Lion, and more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781564559616
  • Publisher: Sounds True, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/28/2002
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: COM DISC
  • Sales rank: 713,742
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 5.00 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Meet the Author

Clarissa Pinkola Estes was born in Indiana in 1943 to parents of Spanish and Mexican ancestry, but was later adopted by Hungarian immigrants. She received her Ph.D. from the Union Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio, and was certified as a Jungian analyst in 1984. She worked as a psychoanalyst in private practice and developed and taught the Writing as Liberation of the Spirit program in state and federal prisons. Estes served as executive director of the C.G. Jung Center for Education and Research and cofounded and codirected Colorado Authors for Gay and Lesbian Equal Rights. One of Estes's better-known writings, Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype (1992), is drawn from tales and myths she heard firsthand from members of such cultures as Asian, Mexican, African, and Greek. She also wrote The Gift of Story (1993). Her books can be found indexed under Psychology, Women's Studies, Mythology, Spiritual Development, and Poetry.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2003

    what a master

    When i bought this tape i really didn't evpect it to be so addictive. I listen to this most every night. Her voice is like a melody. I have bought this for my children to listen to with there children. What a great gift.

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