Sometimes we need a few meditation tools to trigger the body into an altered state of consciousness. There is nothing wrong with that and many have been used for centuries by Lamas, Gurus, Shamans, etc. because it works. 1 – Scent for Relaxation and Invocation Scents are a powerful way …

Are you frustrated by your in-ability to meditate? I was too for many years and still is very often. But here is what I learn about starting a meditation practice. 1 – The monkey-mind is normal Do you experience even more mental distractions as soon as you sit down to …

Have you ever let your mind wander on what makes you happy? On all your little unique happiness triggers. If you could easily access what makes you happy, don’t you feel it may help you shift your mood more quickly when things look grey? Happiness might be easier to access …

Keeping a journal will help you to relieve the emotional stress you are facing in your everyday life. It will also help you track your emotional triggers. What got you upset during the day? Did you notice keywords or a specific environment that triggered the emotional stress? Keeping a journal …

What is a medicine bundle? A medicine bundle contains elements such as herbs, stones, symbols and supports someone’s ability to heal, perceive and have protection from unseen energies. It’s a little pouch of elements that many Shamans and Medicine Woman carry close to their bodies. However, anyone can make and …

A traditional Vision Quest is taken by young indigenous boys as a rite of passage into adulthood. It is meant to guide them to the next step of their life and to fill them with courage and strength. Without taking away the depth and importance of this ceremony, we can …

Insights from my Vision Quest Back in March I did a vision quest to help me get to the root of some issues I couldn’t seem to let go of. I also felt I needed time away by myself to connect with nature and her teachings. You do not need …

Creating an Altar – Everything you need to know   Why would you want to create an altar? There are many reasons why you might want to create an altar. Personally, I love having a special place to display my sacred items. There is no limit to what, where or …