There are many more Applied Shamanism articles on the website of Sacred Stream, our training affiliate. Below is a small sampling.
With the boom in ayahuasca tourism and the ongoing interest in other psychoactive substances, there is a real need for some guidance in working with these plants.
The Journey is a process of going inward. It is a process that helps us discover who we are and what our relationship is to the world around us.
The experience of being joined on the path of ever-expanding self-understanding by a constant companion who is as consistent as the earth herself in providing nurturing and sustenance provides important stability.
What does it mean for a space to have good energy? And how does a space get bad vibes? Arguments or other disrupting events that take place in a space can create an imprint that may affect future events in the space.
When a space is cleared, it is usually brought into better alignment with the energy of the natural world. In contemporary Western culture, such alignment might almost sound like an abstract idea. Yet the methods for harmonizing a space with the natural world are concrete and practical.
In traditional shamanic methodology, the Shaman journeys outside of time with the help of compassionate spirits, so as to locate the separated soul parts. In my practice, I have found it more effective to help my clients retrieve their own soul part.