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Digital “plant medicine” retreat with Blue Morpho

In 2020 (it was a strange year), I did a digital at-home shamanic (!!!) retreat with Blue Morpho and Hamilton Souther (see more here). I wrote a draft about my experience afterwards but for some reason did not publish it. … Continue reading

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Art therapy. On why magpies are awesome

Read the word “evil” backwards. Interesting isn’t it?  They say that when the witch dies, she turns into a magpie.  Yin & yang – it makes sense. Nice reincarnation.  Magpies are considered evil in largely superstitious folklore.  They are believed … Continue reading

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The White Wolf Meditation

I learned about this meditation on the Loner Wolf website. They call it the “Dark Night of the Soul meditation”. It is a healing practice for anyone going through the emptiness practice or the Dark Night of the Soul, and … Continue reading

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Nobody home. Off to chase butterflies and talk to plants :)

Strange things are afoot. A couple of years ago, I watched a documentary about an American shaman in Peru, Souther Hamilton, ayahuasca and his Blue Morpho retreat centre. It must still be somewhere on Youtube. Their ceremonies looked profound. More … Continue reading

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What brings you most joy?

I remember going to the shaman because although I had a good life on the face of it, it was bleak as if something was missing. And she told me that I stopped feeling joy. She told me that to … Continue reading

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Let Go, Let In, Let Be

Ciara Sherlock read this poem that she wrote during the ritual we did at the retreat. The last line sounds like a mantra. Nomads of consciousness – enjoy. You are here, now, Nothing to achieve, nowhere to go, The tie … Continue reading

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SOAR meditation from Loner Wolf to relieve pain and suffering

I am going through stressful time at work (restructure!) and as I noticed anxiety return, I revived my daily spiritual practice. I found this meditation on Loner Wolf, the shamanic healer web site that I follow. I found it to … Continue reading

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Loner Wolf – Shadow Work Journal

I have been writing offline a lot lately, partially because I am working through the Loner Wolf’s Shadow Work Journal. I highly recommend it. It’s a compilation of exercises that help you uncover your dark side. Shadow work seems to be … Continue reading

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How has shamanic experience changed my life? Let me see… #happiness #amwriting

Source: Tatler magazine, Jo Bowlby with a shaman in Peru.  It’s almost been a year since I went through a shamanic ritual (I wrote about it here). I still have a one pager where I hungrily have scribbled down key … Continue reading

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Quote of the week #happiness

I watched ‘The Last Shaman’ on Netflix last night and I loved this quote. Stop looking for love elsewhere (in material riches, in other people) – find it in yourself first.

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