Artemis: The Indomitable Spirit in Everywoman by Jean Shinoda Bolen

By Jean Shinoda Bolen

From fictional characters like Bridget Jones to feminist icons like Gloria Steinem, Jean Bolen’s bestselling classic Goddesses in Everywoman has been broadly learn and soundly praised.

Now comes a brand new e-book written within the similar spirit and with a similar power. In Artemis: The Indomitable Spirit in Everywoman, Bolen invitations girls and women to find the tenacity and braveness of the Artemis archetype and the way it may be tapped to reside authentically.

To inform the tale, Bolen delves deeply into the parable of Atalanta, the recognized hunter and runner in old Greek mythology, a mortal girl who's pointed out with Artemis the Greek Goddess of the quest and Moon. Atalanta begun existence deserted and left to die simply because she was once born a lady. She confronted the Calydon Boar and drew first blood; she was once the runner who might call for to be overwhelmed in a footrace by means of the fellow who may declare her as his bride. She exemplifies the indomitable spirit in powerfuble, brave women and within the ladies they develop into. this can be grit, the eagerness and endurance to head the space, to outlive, and to succeed.

She contains many real-life tales in addition to mythological and fictional examples of girls who're just like Atalanta, together with between others Princess Merida from the lively film Brave and Katniss from The starvation Games. Artemis and Atalanta are the capacity wherein readers can navigate their very own own exploration to turn into their real selves. Bolen dedicates this booklet to girls and ladies who embrace the archetype of Artemis, who detect her uncrushable spirit in themselves or others. 

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