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6 Signs Your Shadow Work Practice Is Working

May 21, 2018 4:45 am Published by
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We’re often encouraged to ignore our darkness. To pretend that we don’t have inner demons, that we can be all love and light, that we can be “healed” without diving into our wounds. The truth is that we can’t, and that’s where shadow work comes in. Shadow work is the conscious practice of exploring your dark feelings, often ignored in your subconscious, that you feel ashamed and afraid of. The aim of shadow work is to bring that darkness to the light and integrate it into your whole self. So that you can heal and become whole. Click to learn... Continue Reading

4 Simple Steps to Get Started with Shadow Work

May 8, 2017 4:51 am Published by
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Intimidated by starting shadow work? Most of us have spent a lifetime hearing phrases like, “be positive” and “look on the bright side,” so it’s no surprise that you might be a little freaked out about shadow work. While these sentiments are always shared in love, they can also cause us to repress the darker sides of ourselves. This constant repression will usually backfire, causing your fears and judgments to erupt out onto others later. It’s no wonder most of us are hesitant to jump into shadow work, we’ve been told our whole lives to ignore it. There are three... Continue Reading

What is Shadow Work & Why You Need It

May 1, 2017 4:12 am Published by
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When was the last time you had an all-consuming work week that resulted in snapping at someone you love? You don’t mean to, you don’t want to, but it just comes out. I’ve certainly been there too. Just one week, or even less sometimes, of repression can result in some pretty gnarly backlash. Now, imagine what years of repressing part of your soul might cause. Let’s go one step further. Imagine what the repression of an entire society of souls might look like. You probably don’t have to spend much time imagining this because it seems to be playing out... Continue Reading

6 Ways to Work With Your Tarot Cards Besides Divination

April 15, 2021 10:46 pm Published by
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Divination is a fantastic way to work with the tarot, but you’re selling yourself short with your trusted tarot deck if you’re only using it to glean insights on the future. At its core, and in my opinion, the tarot is a powerful self-reflective tool. It’s here to share insights and guidance about what’s going on with you right now, at this moment. Telling the future is one of the most common draws to tarot, but the tarot truly brings a host of other benefits. Read on for six ways to work with the tarot to grow and expand in... Continue Reading

Breathwork Basics // Understanding & Getting Started with Breathwork

August 19, 2020 10:08 pm Published by
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Breathwork has been practiced for centuries across many different cultures – Chinese, Jewish, the ancient Greeks, India, different tribes in Africa, and more – for healing, reaching ecstatic states, reaching states of extraordinary consciousness, self-discovery, and spiritual healing. My definition of breathwork is consciously working with the breath for healing.  We breathe every day, of course, but often we’re breathing unconsciously. When I first found breathwork through yogic pranayama, it shocked me how powerful it was to breathe consciously. Different breathwork patterns can bring up various things with you, offer varying levels of intensity, and creating a wide variety of... Continue Reading