The Five Types of Energy Vampires (and What to Do About Them)

We all have had experiences where we have come away from social interactions, whether in person or online, feeling drained. In energetic terms, what has happened is that something about that interaction– either what we have put into it or what we have gotten out of...

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Facing Fear (Finding Renewal and Hope)

Throughout much of my work I have been known for “dark” work. This is the work of shamanism, of katabasis, of a descent to the Underworld to understand the primary forces that govern our existence. Through this journey, we can begin to understand many things about...

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Ethical Considerations of Spiritual Work in Natural Disasters

Every time there is some sort of larger happening in the world I see a call to “send energy”: to send prayers, intentions, or even do some type of energetic or spiritual work to be of assistance. In this I see the best of intentions: a desire to be of service,...

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