Books by Drs. Bud and Massimilla Harris
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Jungian Guide Through the Paradoxes of Peace, Conflict, and Love that Mark a Lifetime
This book is about learning to hear and interpret the nudging and out-and-out messages of the inner blueprint, which Dr. Harris defines as the “pattern of creation longing to be fulfilled within each of us.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.