Are You Afraid of Your Own Shadow?

Are You Afraid of Your Own Shadow?

Are you afraid of shadow work? Plodding through shadow is something that comes so naturally to me that I forget that it can be intimidating for people. “Shadow Work” has become a trendy term lately. While I appreciate that more people are interested in...
Space Clearing as Spiritual Practice

Space Clearing as Spiritual Practice

My grandfather was a hoarder. Not as bad as what you see on TV, but several areas of his home were filled with boxes and piles of stuff. The basement was the worst. I always got the heeby-jeebies going down there, which I attributed to standard basement creepiness....
Movement is Medicine

Movement is Medicine

The first time I heard about ecstatic dance I rolled my eyes and shrugged it off as some hippie nonsense. I envisioned a bunch of people with lots of body hair pretentiously and annoyingly gyrating with cult-like verve, replete with body odor and intense eye contact....
Excavating Negative Core Beliefs with Shadow Work

Excavating Negative Core Beliefs with Shadow Work

I’m a worthless piece of shit. That’s the narrative that played in my unconscious mind for years. Though I was sometimes aware of feeling this way, I didn’t realize how it permeated everything I experienced until a cataclysmic event sent it careening to the surface of...
Time Travel into the Past to Shed Unwanted Layers

Time Travel into the Past to Shed Unwanted Layers

Hello, 2021! With a new year comes a fresh start and a desire for change/growth. It feels great to release the old and begin anew. But that’s often easier said than done. Despite making resolutions or setting intentions most people swiftly slip back into familiar...
Dancing with Your Shadow

Dancing with Your Shadow

Are you an emotional masochist? Do you regularly flog yourself with negative self talk, worst case scenario thinking, defeatism and shame? Do you then berate yourself for these tendencies? Truth is, looking on the bright side isn’t necessarily helpful or even...