Find Your Yes, No, and Middle Ground

Decisiveness has been a challenge for me from a young age. I associate it with a kind of confidence, so I often felt incompetent when I couldn’t express exactly what I wanted or needed when presented with a “this or that.” Whenever I was asked my favorite color, I’d say “rainbow.” I think many culturesContinue reading “Find Your Yes, No, and Middle Ground”

Ayahuasca in the Amazon: Healing Through Plant Medicine and Sacred Ceremony

I embarked on one of the most important excursions of my life, and it was perhaps the greatest experience of my life so far. Over the last couple of years I noticed I’d dream about being given a plastic cup of dark, earthy liquid to drink. Sometimes in the dream my vision would become distorted,Continue reading “Ayahuasca in the Amazon: Healing Through Plant Medicine and Sacred Ceremony”

Energy Creation and Sacred Sensuality

Contrary to our social conditioning, Masculine and Feminine energies and are not tied to our constructs of gender. There are certain designated characteristics that are associated with each, though it is important for each one of us to have a balance of both. In some cultures the Sun is considered Masculine energy, purposeful and direct,Continue reading “Energy Creation and Sacred Sensuality”

8 Archetypes to Lead a Magical Life

I understand archetypes in a very basic way, as symbols or schemas which are timeless and universal. Although I find C.G. Jung’s ideas and theories to be endlessly fascinating, I don’t agree with everything he stood by. With that said, I also wouldn’t necessarily consider archetypes to be a “healing tool,” but something to considerContinue reading “8 Archetypes to Lead a Magical Life”