Existential Kink: Unmask Your Shadow and Embrace Your Power
Existential Kink is a book about Jungian shadow work, even though it packages many of the ideas as original. I'm fine with this, and overall it's a set of useful ideas for people who haven't been exposed to them. This presentation is entertaining, but it's also deeply awkward — the writing isn't good, and it comes together as a mess of new age psychobabble. And I think this is its flaw: the at-times vulgur writing style and magic may turn off a lot of people from quite useful practices. So, there's two ways to approach this: withhold assent and do the exercises offered to see if they're useful, or find other introductions to Jungian shadow work. The exercises are indeed powerful, so if you're on a self-improvement journey, I recommend exploring this direction.
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