INNER ALCHEMY | karen johnson

Tag: Shadow Work

Transform and Understand Anger

Have you ever tried to hide your feelings when you’re angry?  It’s pretty difficult.  Whether we act out or go into a deep freeze, it makes itself known. All emotions serve a purpose.  Anger, as any other emotion, influences us and can motivate us to make decisions and take action. Anger is a sign that something is off.  To deny and disown the anger allows it to continue to fester and grow:  we can become irrational or unpredictable. The first step to transform anger is…

Kindness and Compassion Expands Consciousness

  Kindness finds us and instantly can light us up. A simple remark.  Sometimes even a metaphoric wink can shake us out of a darker place. A smile can bring us a little relief and a breath we didn’t realize was there. It reminds us that we are okay, even when things feel all wrong or […]

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 energy […]

Power and Consciousness of Words

Words hold a vibratory force. All speech, especially infused with strong emotion, creates waves of energy that radiate through our bodies and into the world and creates the atmosphere we live in.

Language is transformative and has the power to change the atmosphere causing joy or pain; creating an atmosphere of kindness or cruelty; truth or deception.  The pain we cause ourselves and each other would be avoided if we were more discriminating about what we say

Shadow Integration and Healing

You’re made up of dark and light and need both to be balanced and to live a good life
Whatever we see in someone else that triggers a reaction is a reflection of something inside us that needs to be owned.  The shadow gains power each time we deny its existence.  It grows each time we dwell on negative feelings.  It wants to control your life.