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Where to Go from Here

Here you are, and here I am. Life happens to everyone. It means that unexpected and unwanted changes do happen. It may be very difficult to navigate difficult emotions while disoriented in the turmoil, but it is important to recognize that you are not alone. At the very center of your being is your spirit – your soul. The essence of who you are at the most fundamental level is a divine spark of light. This part of you is in constant communication with the natural world as well as the spiritual world. You are always guided and supported by spirit even
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A secret that’s not so secret

I’m going to let you in on two important considerations: Everyone has untapped potential. There are parts of yourself that have yet to be seen. You do not know everything yet. Everyone can use help getting reaching greater potential. Be humble yet courageous and compassionate in these pursuits. Now that the calendars have turned over to 2017, I ask you – what is holding you back or keeping you small. Winter is a great time to find stillness. In the reflection of that stillness you can access a deep connection to source energy. Taking an inventory here to continue the
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Cutting Energetic & Spiritual Cords – A Disconnection Healing Ceremony

    The Power of Cutting Cords “Let it go!” is sage advice. I am sure that you have told yourself the very same recently. There is amazing power in letting go. But, why are there some people, relationships, places, physical objects or locations that have these tenable emotional reactions? You’re not alone if it just doesn’t make sense no matter how much you have tried and tried, but can’t let go. CORD Disconnection Healing with The Green Shaman Shamanic medicine, like what I provide, starts the conversation about creating room for new growth. We really don’t discuss the problem
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Validating Spiritual Experience

When you follow your spiritual journey, you accept what is true for you. When a practice resonates with your soul in a deep and meaningful way, you’ve validated the experience in a way that nothing else can deter you from this pursuit. Pay no mind to the naysayers by practicing loving kindness. In affirming your priority for self care, continue your practice regularly. There is no try here; either you do it or you do not. #choices Practice radical self-acceptance. Use your beginner’s mind. Connect with your tribe to share your experience, strength, hope and inspiration. Ask for help; receive
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How to Talk About Yourself

How to Talk About Yourself I  believe you should be sharing more of YOU. But, there is just one guideline to maximize your resilience, spiritual growth and life aptitude — only talk about the events, conversations and feelings about what is beneficial, uplifting and life-affirming. Or more basically, stop the complaining. Life is difficult, perhaps not fair even. Everyone faces hardship, loss and pain. The more you talk about your subjectively negative experiences, the more you enforce that reality. Imagine that you stubbed your toe one morning, and with every casual human interaction you retell the story about the pain of your toe. Your
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Create A Spiritual Schedule that Fits Your Life

How to Life Guide from The Green Shaman   The benefits of a spiritual practice indicate how important it is to work more closely with spirit. Certainly the number of apps, books & teachers (myself included) confirm the desire to align closer to spirit.   It’s generally easy to get here, then you’re faced with all those in-between times: a challenging co-worker, a family feud, that car on the highway, et al.  If you are struggling with fitting a spiritual practice (yoga, meditation, breathing exercises, ceremony) in your already-too-busy schedule, changing the questions you ask will make the difference. How
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Developing Your Inner Child by Adopting a Beginner’s Mind

Summer season corresponds to South medicine on the medicine wheel, and so working with your inner child is an integral way to deepen your faith, trust more and find the inspiration in your life. Creativity and play time are classic ways to foster a relationship with your inner child. Today, I’d like you to consider another way that you can practice your spirituality every day. Adopt a beginner’s mind to your daily life and you’ll find yourself living in the now, staying present and grounded more and more. Buddhist traditions lend their teachings well to this principle of beginner’s mind.
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Lessons from The Medicine Wheel

Shamanic work really boasts its power when the wheel becomes real. It’s not an oracle reading or insight into one part of your life for a few minutes; not is it happy thoughts that make nice of life’s circumstances. The power comes when you aren’t even paying attention, or when you missed a gathering. Maybe you’ve never been to a healing circle. For over 2 years, we’ve been meeting in Rehoboth as The Blue Dolphin Clan. The work we do is for personal benefit, but also the community at large. It is one of the beautiful mysteries how sharing your
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How to Successfully Make Any Change in Your Life

How to make the change you desire. You have to believe it.  Beliefs are very powerful in shaping the way you perceive the world around you. Do whatever it takes to change how you think about life’s circumstances until you honestly believe that you will succeed. It’s simple, but not easy. Real change is often difficult & challenging at different times. It is a full disclosure about the reality of the journey ahead. It’s not a cop out to gloss over any shortcomings. That brings up the next component – ask & receive help. You’re never alone unless you choose to be. Repetition. There
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4 Gifts of Shamanic Medicine

Although there are many reasons to pursue a spiritual practice, the support of a shamanic healer produces four very important gifts that will benefit your healing journey and wellness goals. Receiving shamanic healing is not a casual interaction like going out to dinner or picking a movie. When you are serious and committed to healing, you are ready to receive the gifts of shamanic medicine: 1. Insight to unlock new understanding The spiritual guidance received during a healing service is unlike any advice you have received before. That’s because I do not tell you what you should do. What I
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