Category Archives: shamanism

Messages From Nature: Asking Yes or No

  Resonating with the earth’s energy field. Modern living does not encourage energetic connection with the natural world. The hectic pace of life makes it easy to feel stressed and alienated from nature.  Some healers, like Barbara Brennan, believe that … Continue reading

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DO YOU SECRETLY INDULGE IN CHOCOLATE?

Do you binge eat chocolate? Or call yourself a “chocoholic”? Chocolate dependency can actually become an addiction. One woman, who checked into a food abuse treatment center, claimed that she ate unhealthy amounts of chocolate daily. But what if we … Continue reading

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ARE YOU ADDICTED TO COFFEE?

Many of us are. We can become dependent on coffee: need to drink more cups to feel truly awake or feel irritable if we stop drinking it. If you feel, like David Lynch, that even “bad coffee is better than … Continue reading

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Transforming With Star Energies

  Do you feel better when you look at the stars? In the mid 1990s, I discovered my connection to star energies when I began to follow the Mayan sacred calendar, which has a strong connection to the Pleiades and … Continue reading

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The Mother Night of Dreams

A few years ago I encountered a wonderful tarot practice called the “Sacred Days of Yule”. It begins on December 20, a night called the “mother night of dreams”. Dreams occurring the night before the solstice were believed to hold … Continue reading

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Synchronicity: the Bridge Between The Worlds

Dreaming, in traditional cultures, is not confined to sleeping. Dreaming exists in waking life in the form of coincidence and synchronicity. It is an important form of divination as well. Dream teacher and healer Robert Moss describes this type of … Continue reading

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Shamanic Dreamwork

Everyone dreams. Shamanic dreamwork expands on our natural nighttime dream experiences. Instead of using plant medicines like ayahuasca, shamanic dreamers journey within the dreamscape to meet with their helping spirits. To better understand a dream’s meaning, they also journey with … Continue reading

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Manifesting with Shamanic Dreamwork

Shamanic dreamwork is a strong part of the shamanic tradition, that is often overlooked. In many cultures, instead of trance journeying with a drum, highly developed dreaming skills are the way medicine people connect with the Otherworld. Shamanic dreamwork often … Continue reading

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Dreaming with the “stone of light”

In the 1990s, I discovered a wonderful book called Sastun: My Apprenticeship with a Maya Healer.  It was written by Rosita Arvigo, with Nadine Epstein.  It describes Rosita Arvigo’s apprenticeship to a Mayan healer and herbalist named Don Eligio Pantí. … Continue reading

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Dreaming An Animal Spirit Teacher

Dreams that introduce you to nature energies are very special.  Sometimes there is a natural energy that is wanting to work with you but you’re not aware of it.  Dreams are a wonderful way to experience this.  It is especially … Continue reading

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