Podcast: Grief & Shamanism

Discover the Sacred in Your City: Insights from a Manhattan Shaman

In this enlight­en­ing episode, a native New York­er and urban shaman, shares his deeply per­son­al jour­ney into shaman­ism sparked by a sig­nif­i­cant loss in 1996. He recounts how a spir­i­tu­al work­shop helped him redis­cov­er laugh­ter and joy amidst grief, lead­ing him to explore shaman­is­m’s rich prac­tices. Tony describes the serendip­i­ty of his spir­i­tu­al awak­en­ing through…

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Melding Minds and Mysteries: Discover the Benefits of Integrating Psychology with Shamanic Healing

Merg­ing Minds and Spir­its An insight­ful dia­logue between host, John Moir and his guest, Diane Puch­bauer dis­cussing the inte­gra­tion of psy­chol­o­gy, shaman­ism, and the pro­found impact of hors­es on heal­ing and per­son­al growth. Diane shares her jour­ney from a trou­bled rela­tion­ship with hors­es in her youth to embrac­ing shaman­ism and ener­gy psy­chol­o­gy, reveal­ing how these…

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Nature’s Embrace in Overcoming Grief and Loss

Grief usu­al­ly treads a soli­tary path but dis­cov­ers a sur­pris­ing ally in nature. We exam­ine the trans­for­ma­tive effect of the Black-Eyed Susan, a flower that reframes our trau­ma and loss nar­ra­tives. We also dis­cuss how plants sup­port emo­tion­al heal­ing and offer solace through our con­nec­tions with them.

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Healing Harmony: Uniting Shamanic Spiritual Healing and Clinical Therapy for Trauma Recovery

Over­com­ing Obsta­cles to Unite Spir­i­tu­al and Psy­cho­log­i­cal Approach­es for Deep Heal­ing Sub­scribe to our Light Through Shad­ows newslet­ter In this episode of our pod­cast, we delve into the trans­for­ma­tive jour­ney of blend­ing shaman­ic spir­i­tu­al heal­ing prac­tices with tra­di­tion­al psy­chother­a­py, an Intro­duc­tion to Shaman­ic Prac­tices and Psy­chother­a­py that reveals the syn­er­gy between ancient wis­dom and mod­ern…

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Celebrating Elder Women’s Wisdom in Our Modern World

When Mora File, a teacher and heal­er with a back­ground in shaman­ic prac­tices, joined us, she shared valu­able insights about the stages of wom­an­hood. She spoke about the tran­si­tion from maid­en to moth­er and then to crone, empha­siz­ing the crone’s role in embody­ing wis­dom and life’s cycles. Mora high­light­ed the impor­tance of rec­og­niz­ing and cel­e­brat­ing…

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Shamanic Quest for Wholeness: Embracing Soul Retrieval and the Healing Power of Nature

Under­stand­ing Soul Loss and Recov­ery in Mod­ern Times Have you ever felt like a piece of you was miss­ing, spir­it­ed away by life’s trau­mas? Elaine Egidio, a sage in the realms of shaman­ic heal­ing, joins us to reveal how soul retrieval can be the bridge back to a com­plete self. Through her pro­found wis­dom, we…

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Exploring the Sacred Journey of Souls: Insights into Psychopomp, Shamanism, and Healing Grief

Have you ever pon­dered the unseen jour­ney that souls may embark upon after death? Cather­ine Grey Hugh­es, a teacher and trau­mat­ic prac­ti­tion­er with pro­found insights into the sacred prac­tice of psy­chopomp, sat down with us to unrav­el the mys­ter­ies of soul tran­si­tion and its impact on both the liv­ing and the depart­ed. Through Cather­ine’s guid­ance,…

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Alchemy of Heartache in Artistic Expression

In our lat­est episode, we talk with Kathy Glea­son from “As I Live and Grieve” about the rela­tion­ship between grief and cre­ativ­i­ty. We explore how his­tor­i­cal peri­ods, from the Renais­sance to the Blues Era, have shown that sor­row can inspire great art. Kathy shares her own sto­ries from child­hood, explain­ing how these ear­ly encoun­ters with…

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