Why people historically worshipped a magnet in the sky and how you can too

Carrie JordanLife Design, Shamanism, Womens Wisdom

Women have been aligning their cycles, actions, plans, and lives with the moon for millennia. Only recently in the scale of human history have women stopped doing so. Yet many are remembering this ancient practice and tradition, including you, sister. Grandmother Moon teaches us about our cycles. In ancient times, the elders and priestesses would be the ones to teach … Read More

What is smudge?

Carrie JordanShamanism

Smudge is a traditional shamanic cleansing and clearing technique that is necessary and essential for all shamanic practitioners and magical people. I’ve often seen people at festivals and gatherings haphazardly burning white sage, wasting this precious plant material, treating it like a fragrance. I prefer to treat sage and smudging herbs as sacred materials, especially because white sage is over-harvested and … Read More

Why Light Workers Need to Prepare for Heavy Lifting

Carrie JordanLife Design, Shamanism

By Angela Kaufman Congratulations, Light Worker! You’ve been called to embrace being ‘spiritual.’ You’ve awakened to a path of infinite possibilities, committed to realizing your full potential and manifesting your dreams. You’ve decided to raise your vibration, take Yoga classes, meet your Spirit Guides and be open hearted and compassionate toward others. Your timing is impeccable. The Shadow of ourselves, … Read More

Winter Solstice (Part 4, The Visionary)

Carrie JordanShamanism

Winter Solstice Ritual

Before the Winter Solstice Christina Pratt (of The Last Mask Center) created a set of podcasts that guide how we can do the soul work to step into a fruitful year ahead having left behind what no longer serves us and step into a new version of life. This blog and the next blog in the 4-part series this week … Read More

How to be a Sacred Activist

Carrie JordanLife Design, Shamanism

Sacred activism

Many shamanic cultures believe that reality exists as a result of the Big Dream of the Cosmos. The Cosmos have dreamt you and I into existence. All of creation is like a spider web of life that connects everything (all our relations…our ancestors, our descendants, the standing nation, the plant nation, the two leggeds, the winged ones, and all the … Read More

Winter Solstice Preparations (Part 3: Teacher)

Carrie JordanShamanism

Winter Solstice Ritual

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Before the Winter Solstice Christina Pratt (of The Last Mask Center) created a set of podcasts that guide how we can do the soul work to step into a fruitful year ahead having left behind what no longer serves us and step into a new version of life. This blog and the next blog in … Read More

How to create a Winter Solstice Ritual (Part 2 The Warrior)

Carrie JordanShamanism

Winter Solstice Ritual

Before the Winter Solstice Christina Pratt (of The Last Mask Center) created a set of podcasts that guide how we can do the soul work to step into a fruitful year ahead having left behind what no longer serves us and step into a new version of life. This blog and the next two blogs in the series this week … Read More

How to create a Winter Solstice Ritual (Part 1: Healer)

Carrie JordanShamanism

Winter Solstice Ritual

The winter solstice is the time of rebirth: this is the darkest part of the year, the longest night, when we examine our shadow aspects. We recognize the earth’s natural cycles and creating a ritual or ceremony around those cycles in celebration. I love Christina Pratt’s (of The Last Mask Center) podcasts, Shamanism Now. She created a guide for how … Read More

Gift Guide: Easy holidays for the conscious giver

Carrie JordanShamanism

While living in Seattle, it was very hard to get around—the traffic was terrible…I hated driving especially during the holidays. I needed a gift guide for the city because doing any kind of errands or finding gifts for my loved ones during the holidays proved very stressful. Instead of driving in traffic and having all sorts of resistance and conflict … Read More

How I arrived on the Medicine Path

Carrie JordanLife Design, Shamanism, Womens Wisdom

medicine path

I arrived on the Medicine Path in 2011 after I was sexually assaulted.  I was twenty-three and was consequently blindsided by confusion, shame, depression, somatic dissociation, and disconnection from my intuition. Thankfully, Great Spirit guided me to find my way to a group of sisters. They were willing to help me pick myself up by my bootstraps and begin my … Read More