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When Shamans Meet

John B. Alexander, Ph.D. | Posted 08.12.2014 | Weird News
John B. Alexander, Ph.D.

For centuries, indigenous people have incorporated shamans as an integral part of their societies. When accepted by their tribes these shamans play multiple roles. One important function is that of healers.

What Does It Mean When You Dream of a Celebrity?

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

Do you ever dream of celebrities? Do you dream of becoming a celebrity? Have you ever considered that you are more like the celebrities in your dr...

Just Because You Practice Yoga Doesn't Mean You're Not an A**hole

Shaman Durek | Posted 01.16.2014 | Los Angeles
Shaman Durek

The gesture Namaste represents the belief that there is a divine spark within each of us that is located in the heart chakra. The gesture is an ac...

The Medicine Man and the Microchip

Amazon Conservation Team | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Amazon Conservation Team

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpgWhen the milk we drink and the food we eat are laced with antibiotics, it is time to address this threat both to us and to future generations.

My Life as an Incan Shaman: A Conversation With Elena Radford

Court Stroud | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Court Stroud

The Harvard Business School is hardly the first place you expect to encounter an Incan, much less a shaman. During graduation week 10 years ago, ...

Escape From the Amazon: A Gringo Adventure

Ashley Underwood | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Ashley Underwood

It was the scariest of times. It was the "please spoon me all night in my tent" scariest of times. Last year, I went to visit my friend Zoe Tryon in the Ecuadorian jungle.

Tradition or Taboo: Doesn't Everyone Have a Psychic?

Erika Sales | Posted 11.10.2013 | Women
Erika Sales

She waved at me just as I was about to turn around, looking at the corner and nodding as if someone were there.

Weekly Rune: Uruz

Kelley Harrell | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

The ability to change our inner story relies on our ability to see its value. In order to see its value we have to take time to understand what we're telling at present and know how we want to write it differently.

Free Your Mind (And Your Body Will Follow)

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 06.19.2013 | Weird News
Andrew Z. Cohen

In this short interchange, he explains how and why a liberated relationship with the mind can be the door to our own infinite potential

Everyday Journeying: When the Ecstatic Becomes Mundane

Kelley Harrell | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

Normalization of the journey experience isn't failure. It's natural, it's progress, integration. The act of journeying is a relationship, not just the connections we make from it.

Mindfulness and Animism: The Art of Soul Healing

Kelley Harrell | Posted 01.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

To create and sustain soul healing we must bring some sort of awareness into everything that we do. When we decide that we want to heal, we must become active participants in that process.

Transformation in Media Means Transforming Ourselves

Vivian Norris | Posted 10.22.2012 | Media
Vivian Norris

I kept wondering about those who own and control and create much of the media and how much if any time they spend on meditation, creating consciousness and how what they do affects all of us.

WATCH: The Shaman, The Spirit Healer And The Earth

Stephen Olsson | Posted 10.14.2012 | Religion
Stephen Olsson

The earth is speaking to us, but we're not listening. The air is speaking to us, but we're not listening, because we made the conscious choice of closing our hearts. Whenever this happened, I don't know, but right now we don't have the time to lose.

A Shaman's Journey

Kelley Harrell | Posted 10.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

In all, I took the off-road adventure, self-creating my own shamanic path without the guideposts and maps we are used to finding on spiritual quests, a feat common to many modern seekers on broken paths in this cultural melting pot.

The Shamananic Narrative of Tigger's Bounce

Kelley Harrell | Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

"Bouncing is what Tiggers do best. -- Tigger, from A. A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh Since the birth of our twins a little over three years ago, I've de...

The Life Out Loud: On a High From Summit Basecamp

MeiMei Fox | Posted 04.03.2012 | Good News
MeiMei Fox

Every one of us deserves to have the Summit Series message (metaphorically) tattooed on our wrists: You are awesome. Now act like it.

Shamanism: Religion or Neurology?

Kelley Harrell | Posted 01.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

Traditional shamanism is neither exclusive nor inclusive. Such limits do not need to be placed. Drawing on the same neurological processes, both accomplish healing outcomes different ways.

How To Create A Prayer Tree In Your Local Community

Sandra Ingerman | Posted 01.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Sandra Ingerman

Many people during this time of year buy Christmas trees. During our solstice celebration this year I would suggest a new way to bring in this holiday season.

Samhain -- Nature's Holy Day for Managing Seasonal Affective Disorder

Kelley Harrell | Posted 12.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

I know it's still several weeks away, but the last harvest is upon us, which means a chance to explore our own darkness and reserves is coming, too. Take some time now to think about the accomplishments of this year.

The Shamanic Ritual Of Soul Retrieval

Kelley Harrell | Posted 09.23.2011 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

What I've seen happening with this influx of desire for spiritual healing is that people have come to assimilate "soul retrieval" as "The Quick Fix."

Some Kind of Wonderful

Shaman Durek | Posted 08.26.2011 | Los Angeles
Shaman Durek

Do you allow the world to dictate your perception or do you think outside of the box? It's time to do things differently than what we've been told. Wh...

Three Ways to Keep Loving Your Father, No Matter What

Deborah King | Posted 08.14.2011 | Women
Deborah King

My father adored me. My mother was cold and cruel, so it was his love that warmed my heart. I looked up to this powerful man, but his love contained dark, twisted corners.

In God We Trust

Shaman Durek | Posted 06.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Shaman Durek

What are we doing? Do we not see all of things that are happening within nature? The spirit world is trying to show us so many things. My elders taugh...

Happy New Now

Shaman Durek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Shaman Durek

What truly inspires you? I'm not talking about something that you want or need to have. In life, most people create an agenda that supports their idea...

Spiritual Revolution

Shaman Durek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Shaman Durek

In today's world, it seems that most spiritual teachers focus their work on people who already understand or have a basic knowledge of what they are t...