INNER ALCHEMY | karen johnson

Category: Transformation

Stuck in a Rut | How to Move Forward

Getting stuck never has to turn into a personal crisis. When all you produce is anxiety odds are you’re scared and have opted to let fear prevent you from moving forward. Here are some ways to avoid anguish and get back on course.   Future Self Advance your healing and growth by doing timeline work.  […]

Love the fire of the flame

Life begins in a breath of love for most. Spiritual teachings gently guide us back to love as the starting point. Love is complex. Love is simple. Some run to it and others run from it. Love defines us, divides us but always unites us. Love can be the lamp for eternal gateways into unexplored […]

Combatting Fear… One Step at a Time

Let’s try an experiment. Think of something that scares you. It doesn’t have to be big, it’s not the size of the fear that matters. It’s your reaction or intensity that it produces.   Selection For each of us it will be a different. Remember, things that initially appear the smallest and most insignificant can […]

Mudras ~ Inviting Illumination ~

Mudras have been around for thousands of years and although the absolute origin is unknown they have appeared in different traditions and religions through the ages. Mudra a Sanskrit word meaning seal or symbol. The translation can be interpreted literally, metaphorically or spiritually.     Methodology A gesture or hand position that locks and guides the […]

Life Detours or Amazing Grace

As none of us came supplied with a game plan, it can be a curious journey each of us undertakes. Happily moving in one direction and then suddenly a gentle nudge or, for the more stubborn, it can be a bumpy ride, setback or eventually an accident which gets our attention.   Topple This doesn’t need […]

Tears promote healing and health

There is a natural healing power to tears. It’s an organic process that our body has designed to protect us from external physical irritants and to release emotions: frustration, grief, sadness, anxiety as well as joy, relief… tears modulate our inner thermostat. While we feel a profound difference when experiencing joy or sadness, grief or […]

Discover your Core

Ever anxious, tense or have non-stop thinking constantly at play; emotions going up or down and around about like a roller coaster. Sound familiar? Whenever you are feeling scattered, out of sorts, overwhelmed or even nothing at all take a pause and then a breath to allow a tiny space and reconnect with yourself then […]

Kali | fierce and transformative

  Kali is the goddess of endings of cycles.  The death, rebirth and transformational energy that lets go of the old and brings in the new. She is fierce. There are some misconceptions around what she embodies. Some see her solely as a dark goddess or black destructive energy, but she is actually a loving […]

Love, Relationships and How We Connect

Many of us have been a little confused about love. You might have spent your childhood feeling unwanted, unloved or believing you had to perform or achieve in order to deserve love.
We may feel a sense of lack: a hidden belief of not having enough love to give. That belief can foster the delusion of being unlovable, unloved or cut off from love. Or, that there might not be enough to go around for us.

Redefining Boundaries

Whether our boundaries are blurred, trampled, disregarded, or respected they determine limits. Do we use our boundaries to isolate ourselves or to create connection and relationships? Do we lose ourselves in them? Do we shun love or increase our ability to love? It is really what we do with our boundaries that count. Unhealthy boundaries lead to depression, anxiety, dependency, and illness.

Shadow Integration | Soul Wisdom

Why is it so hard to be spontaneous and authentic and be our essential self? There may be a big distortion between what you believe your true nature is and who you truly are. Making the choice to live in an authentic way and allow who you really are to show up will undoubtedly bring […]

Finding Purpose and Direction

Is today going the way you want it to? Or are you drifting because you know something perfect is waiting just over the horizon? When you look around, does your life tell you who you are? What do you see in the reflection of the outer world?   Reflecting There was a time when I […]