5 Steps to Release Toxic People

We all have interacted with toxic people. They may be family members, friends (or former friends), neighbors, clients, customers, colleagues, or our boss. The toxic person is akin to an energy vampire (which I go over here) and in many ways is strikingly similar. Both...

Modern Shamanism and Neglected Spirits

One of my largest critiques of the “modern” shamanic movement is that it has stripped away any form of actual spirit interaction. It has, in its own way, stripped away the “spirits” from spiritual work. If you read modern shamanic books, you...

Moving Beyond the True Self

There is a continual search for the “true”, “authentic” or “pure” self in spiritual and neo-shamanic traditions; the idea that if we just move away the clutter and the pain that we would be one personality, one self, one integrated...