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Unearthing Our Stories: Journal Writing
In his Inaugural Address, President Biden asserted, "We shall write an American story of hope, not fear. Of unity, not division. Of light, not darkness."
Now is our time. We will unearth these stories from within us, whether they be American, Swiss, or Kenyan.
We will look at our fears, our divisions, our darknesses, in order to write them into stories of hope, unity, light.
The workshop will have four parts: what is journaling, what is narrative, what is the unconscious, then how to share our light through story.
"For there is always light, / if only we're brave enough to see it / if only we're brave enough to be it" Amanda Gorman, Inauguration Poem, 'The Hill We Climb'
Susan M. Tiberghien, American writer living in Geneva, holds a Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Philosophy, with graduate work at the Université de Grenoble and the C.G. Jung Institute of Zurich. She is the author of four memoirs: Looking for Gold: A Year in Jungian Analysis, Circling to the Center, Side by Side, Footsteps; two writing books: One Year to a Writing Life, Writing Toward Wholeness: Lessons Inspired by C.G. Jung; and most recently, the 20th Anniversary Edition of Circling to the Center, An Invitation to Silent Prayer.
For over 20 years Tiberghien has been teaching workshops at C.G. Jung Societies, at the International Women’s Writing Guild, and at writers’ centers and conferences, in the U.S. and Europe. She has recorded online master classes for the Jung Society of Washington DC: Writing to the Soul, Seeing Beauty with Words, and Through Darkness to Light. And recently she recorded the course, Rekindling the Soul: Active Imagination on the Jung Platform.
An active member of International PEN, Tiberghien founded and directed the Geneva Writers’ Group for 25 years, bringing together over 230 English language writers. She is married, with six children, fifteen grandchildren, and one great grandchild. www.susantiberghien.com
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