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The Moon as Shadow Work // How Aligning with the Moon Invites Shadow Work and Tips to Make Lunar Work a Daily Practice

July 8, 2021 8:15 pm Published by

The moon comes after walking through the tower and the renewed spark of inspiration from the star in the tarot. The moon serves as a portal between worlds, sitting in between the star and the sun. The star is the inspiring rebirth and the sun is the ego-self, shining bright. But in between them, the moon shows up to call you inward. It’s an invitation to explore everything that’s come to pass at the subconscious level. It’s within this portal that shadow work comes in, which could go by so many other names: soul work, subconscious work, “dark night of... Continue Reading

6 Signs Your Shadow Work Practice Is Working

May 21, 2018 4:45 am Published by

We’re often encouraged to ignore our darkness. To pretend that we don’t have inner demons, that we can be all love and light, that we can be “healed” without diving into our wounds. The truth is that we can’t, and that’s where shadow work comes in. Shadow work is the conscious practice of exploring your dark feelings, often ignored in your subconscious, that you feel ashamed and afraid of. The aim of shadow work is to bring that darkness to the light and integrate it into your whole self. So that you can heal and become whole. Click to learn... Continue Reading

5 Simple Steps to Get Started with Shadow Work

May 8, 2017 4:51 am Published by

Intimidated by starting shadow work? Most of us have spent a lifetime hearing phrases like “be positive” and “look on the bright side,” so it’s no surprise that you might be a little freaked out about shadow work. While these sentiments are always shared in love, they can also cause us to repress trauma, difficult emotions, and thoughts we’d prefer to keep to ourselves. This constant repression will usually backfire, causing your fears and judgments to erupt out onto others later. It’s no wonder most of us are hesitant to jump into shadow work. We’ve been told our whole lives... Continue Reading

What is Shadow Work & Why You Need It

May 1, 2017 4:12 am Published by

When was the last time you had an all-consuming work week that resulted in snapping at someone you love? You don’t mean to, you don’t want to, but it just comes out. I’ve certainly been there too. Just one week, or even less sometimes, of repression can result in some pretty gnarly backlash. Now, imagine what years of repressing part of your soul might cause. Let’s go one step further. Imagine what the repression of an entire society of souls might look like. You probably don’t have to spend much time imagining this because it seems to be playing out... Continue Reading

Accessing Your Inner Healer with the Element of Water

November 16, 2022 7:42 pm Published by

Situated in the cardinal direction of the west, water is our winding and healing teacher that spirals us into the underworld in the Autumn months. Water connects deeply with the archetype of the Goddess calling us down and in to clear and heal in preparation for our descent into the colder months of stillness, integration, and regeneration. Also related to the moon, intuition, and mysticism, water is our wise teacher helping us move into the current of intuitive wisdom all around us. Within the current of water lies your inner healer and the wise one within you, who holds the... Continue Reading