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How do you know if you need a shaman?

Here are five great reasons to call a shamanic healer:    * You’re recovering from an ailment and want really holistic support. Your body could be treated by your doctor, but what about your mind and spirit? Addressing the energetic aspects of

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The In-between Time

I spent this Summer Solstice morning doing an unintended ceremony as a little bit of journaling turned into an enormous realization. Once I saw this how this pattern was playing out in my life, I needed to consciously let it

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Hummingbirds are hardcore

The hummingbird is one of the four major power animals in Peru (the others being snake, jaguar/puma, and condor). I remember being surprised when I first heard that several years ago; how could such a little creature be important and

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Swan Medicine

Now that the mornings are chilly, I’ve dusted off the winter coat.  I haven’t worn it since March, and when I put my hand in the pocket, I found  — well, a year-old wad of tissues, but also: a stone. 

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What Serpent shared

Serpent is a powerful archetype.  Joseph Campbell referred to her as “a traveling alimentary canal…the symbol of life throwing off the past and continuing to live” as she sheds her skin.   She is related to the moon being reborn again

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