Category Archives: Healing

Taking a leap of faith 

SCROLLING through old pics this morning, I realised that six years ago I was walking with a stick.  Not only that, but I was in almost constant pain and popping painkillers by the clock. Things weren’t looking rosy back then. … Continue reading

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Walking Away From 50 Shades of Grey

I HAVEN’T read 50 Shades of Grey. I made a conscious choice not to. I haven’t seen the movie either. I’m making another conscious choice not to. You might argue, in that case, that I have no business blogging about … Continue reading

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Appreciating the simple things: trust, friendship and unconditional acceptance

I’M feeling quite sad today. I can’t explain why, exactly… just a deep ache in my heart space. Last night, I had a lovely dinner with friends and we stayed up until the small hours enjoying each other’s company, laughing … Continue reading

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Are you wearing your medicine today?

FOR almost as long as I can remember, I’ve been dreaming of things to create in the waking world. Whether asleep, or during a shamanic journey, it’s not unusual for me to come back with designs that simply have to … Continue reading

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Shamanism on air: plenty to Feelgood about

Click to hear me being interviewed about shamanism on FM radio IT’S been a while since my last blog, but so many of you have been asking to hear the my full radio interview, rather than the three minute teaser … Continue reading

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If it ain’t broken, don’t fix it

WE have a beautiful figure of a totem pole. It’s sleek, black, finely crafted and carries wonderful memories from our last trip to Canada. In terms of medicine objects, it’s one of our favourites. Various Haida-style creatures blend together seamlessly … Continue reading

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Of cowries and kestrels: beginning a year-long shamanic adventure

SOMETIMES, no matter how much our heads try to steer us in a certain direction, the energies of the universe seem to have entirely different plans for us. We can spend weeks, months, even years pushing towards our goal, only to … Continue reading

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What is shamanic healing?

As a shamanic healer, I’m often asked to explain what I do; it’s a difficult answer to fit into a nutshell but, essentially, shamanic healing is healing at the spiritual level. Really, shamanic healing is a kind of spiritual reconstruction … Continue reading

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What is shamanism?

What is shamanism? Wow! That’s a huge question… but it’s one I’m asked frequently and try to answer as openly as I can. Those of you familiar with this ancient spiritual path will know just how tricky it can be … Continue reading

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Energy Detox: Tell it to the Trees

So many of you asked for this Energy Detox meditation outside of my newsletter, so, here it is in blog form: You can always tell the festive season is upon us when the TV ads for various boozy tipples start … Continue reading

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