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Friday March 8, 2019

Jealousy and Envy: A Depth Psychological Exploration

JEALOUSY AND ENVY: A DEPTH PSYCHOLOGICAL EXPLORATION

Friday, March 8th • Presentation
7:00 – 8:30pm (doors open at 6:30p)
Salt Lake City Public Library • 210 East 400 South
Free to the public • 1 CEU available for $10

Saturday, March 9th • Workshop
9:30am – 12:30pm
The Episcopal Diocese of Utah, Wasatch Room • 75 South 200 East
$50 per person, includes 3 CEUs

Jealousy and envy are not the same. Envy is wanting something someone else has but you don’t; it’s a two-person thing. Whereas jealousy is the fear of losing something, usually someone, that you have to another; it’s a three-person thing, a triangle. To explore these powerful energies in a genuinely depth psychological way we need look at them as events not ideas. So there need to be stories: traditional, mythic stories and our own stories--stories that no only deepen our understanding of ourselves but also of the desires and needs of the others involved in the stories.

CHRISTINE DOWNING has been teaching at Pacifica Graduate Institute since 1987, primarily in its Mythological Studies program. Her many books include The Goddess, Journey through Menopause, Myths and Mysteries of Same-Sex Love, Women's Mysteries, The Long Journey Home: Revisioning the Myth of Persephone and Demeter for Our Time, and Psyche’s Sisters: Re-Imagining the Meaning of Sisterhood.

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