INNER ALCHEMY | karen johnson

Tag: Holistic Healing

Shapeshifting Obstacles into Advantages

A shaman is someone who journeys to other worlds and uses the wisdom and energy from these other realms to affect change in this world.

Shamans describe shapeshifting as another element of ‘the dream or dreamtime’ and the world is as we dream it.  To change ourselves and to change the collective we need to shapeshift the dream which is our perceived reality.

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 […]

Lexicon of Body Sensations

To become aware of pleasant and unpleasant body sensations, find words to describe them and allow the blocked energy inside our bodies to move. At some point there was an interruption that never allowed it to move through our system and out. It is stuck.

Somatic Experiencing… Healing Early Imprints and Developmental Trauma

A result of situations that overwhelm our capacity to defend ourselves and we feel powerless.  It is anything that threatens our physical, emotional, social, or spiritual existence. Often unseen, ignored and misinterpreted.  We identify trauma as war, natural disasters, violence, neglect, abandonment, and physical or sexual abuse… we need to expand our definition.  What determines whether something is traumatic is the person’s experience.