Spiritual Bypassing: Are You Guilty?

So, you’ve committed to a rigorous daily routine of yoga and meditation, perhaps accentuated with the help of some shamanic substances to help you ground. A friend excitedly tells you about the latest psychic she’s working with and you quickly book an appointment with...

So, You Want to be a Spiritual Guide?

Introduction As a long-time shamanic practitioner, I am often asked how I got into what I do. It’s quite an interesting story, and I’ve written a memoir called Machete Woman which answers this question and more. The TL;DR version is that I didn’t go looking for it; ...
Where Do We Go In Trance?

Where Do We Go In Trance?

Have you ever found yourself drifting off into a daydream and starting to see images filtering slowly into your consciousness? Were they a rerun of a long-forgotten life event that has suddenly come up for review? Or perhaps you cannot identify even one thing that you...
A Gift That Made Cents

A Gift That Made Cents

No, that is not a spelling error or a typo. I went into the post office this morning to send a registered international letter. Tucking a $20 bill into my waist pack, I set out on foot to take advantage of the lovely morning. Confident that this amount would easily...
The Vehicle of the Flesh

The Vehicle of the Flesh

What do you want to manifest? “I want my business to be successful…I want a partner…I want to be a shaman… I want a (fill in the blank). I’ll just put it out to the universe!” Having worked and taught for many years in the fields of shamanism and spirituality, I...