INNER ALCHEMY | karen johnson

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Shapeshifting Obstacles into Advantages

  Change always starts with confusion… difficult to be creative and inspired if we cannot allow chaos or confusion in.  We are not born to live life in pain, confusion and sadness rather to transform our lives through greater knowledge and understanding of ourselves and the world. The faster our world moves and the more […]

Conscious Awareness of Presence and Breath

Simply defined presence is your ability to be aware in current time.  Presence like Being has a non-doingness to it.  If we are truly present we don’t need to do anything. When we are present there is a feeling of aliveness and stillness within.  Of course, it is possible to be present and still active […]

Mudras Shift Energy and Awareness

I love the simplicity of using Mudras to open, transform and enhance your overall wellbeing. In Sanskrit Mudra means gesture or seal. Mudras are mainly used in a meditation or contemplation practice directing the flow of energy within the body.   How Mudras Work You stimulate different areas when you place your hands in certain […]

Conscious Living Includes Happiness

Where does Happiness Fit? We look to our family lines to resolve inherited patterns, beliefs and traumas. No longer bound by obsolete thinking we move forward toward something that reflects the modern world, ourselves as individuals, and where our consciousness lies today. What about the wisdom, strength and joy that is also positioned in our family lines? Is that a source we can mine? Of course, it is part of the legacy we inherit.

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 […]

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 […]

Align with the Energy of Grace

Grace is an energetic force that travels through our entire universe. Grace is everywhere. It is an intrinsic part of consciousness.  An energy that is within every molecule in the universe.   Uninformed To start with we may hold vague ideas or misconceptions about what grace is. Some may be attached to religious or spiritual […]

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 […]