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Few life experiences challenge us like motherhood.
Being a mother will tire us out, fill us with dread, and move us to tears. It will inspire joy, self-doubt, hilarity, contentment, rage, terror, shame, irritation, inadequacy, grief, anxiety, and love. We will probably see ourselves at our very best – and our very worst.
Motherhood is the ultimate confrontation with yourself. It will help you to discover the treasure that lies within.
- Nautilus Book Awards Silver Award Medalist in the Parenting & Family Category
- NextGeneration Indie Books Award Finalist in the Non-Fiction Women’s Issues Category
- Independent Publisher Book Awards Bronze Award in the Parenting Category
- 2021 American Book Fest Best Book Awards Winner in the Parenting & Family Category
“The “well” metaphor of this book is a reminder of both the deep demands placed upon a woman with her own needs, but also her profound resources upon which to draw. Motherhood offers women and men a new appreciation of the archetypal field from which such challenges and resources come.”
James Hollis, Ph. D., Jungian analyst, bestselling author, and Director of the Jung Society of Washington, D. C.
“Most books for mothers focus on parenting skills. Here at last is a wise and compassionate book about a mother’s personal growth and psychological development. Lively, accessible, and warm, Motherhood draws on the inexhaustible well of myth, dream, and fairy tale to explore a mother’s inner journey.”
Linda Schierse Leonard, PhD, author of The Wounded Woman and On the Way to the Wedding.
Lisa Marchiano, LCSW is a Jungian analyst, author, and podcaster. Her writings have appeared in numerous publications. She is the cohost and creator of the popular depth psychology podcast This Jungian Life. She is on the faculty of the C. G. Jung Institute of Philadelphia, and she lectures and teaches widely. Lisa lives and practices in Philadelphia, PA.