What we call our ‘spirit’, or life force, manifests in us physically as an electromagnetic field that connects us to the energies around us via our central nervous system. Since the nervous system is profoundly impacted by addiction, healing from addiction requires attention to this...

 Watch Kelley Alexander’s Opening Address at the 2019 Embracing Bliss Conference in Sedona, Arizona Kelley Alexander, JD is the co-director of The Sanctuary at Sedona. Her story of transformation has been both fascinating and inspirational to thousands of people. Her pioneering work at The Sanctuary assists those...

Addiction, in many ways, is a symptom of modernity – a result of our culture’s emphasis on individuality over the collective whole and our loss of connection with ceremonial healing practices that were once readily available to us. That’s why, when taking an alternative approach...

Kenn Day discovered contemporary shamanism in his search for recovery. Day, a former art director for a local ad agency, struggled with depression, anxiety and PTSD. His quest for personal healing led him through traditional therapies. Yet he had little success until he explored contemporary...

How to Deal with Shadow The Shaman’s Collective recently published the following article within their recent Newsletter, December 2013. While this article was written for energy medicine practitioners, the words remind us to be aware of our shadow elements, release what no longer serves us, continue our...

Effective PTSD Recovery with Shamanic Soul Retrieval “It is estimated that 70% of adults in the United States will experience one or more traumatic events in their lives, and 20% will go on to develop PTSD”1   For individuals who suffer from PTSD and other psychological disorders, conventional...

The Science of Shamanism: How to Recover from Addictions, Codependency and other Dis-eases of the Mind-Body-Soul-Spirit As people seek alternatives to mainstream medicine, the word Shaman and Shamanism have come more into the mainstream. There is a science of Shamanism. These once obscure terms reserved for...