Showing posts from February, 2016

Restarting a personal journey practice

During a crisis (whether physical, mental, or spiritual), it seems as though one's personal rituals and practices are the first things that move to the side.

I used to feel guilty about this, especially if lighting incense and giving offerings felt "surface level" or I found it too hard to focus. However, any sort of crisis, especially if it involves the Root Chakra in any way (i.e., moving, new job, new family, new relationships, etc), makes one's Soul immediately concerned with the most basic of physical-realm needs. Connecting with Spirits via Crown and Transpersonal Chakras can be very difficult when everything is in flux!

As things settle down, and the Root has "plugged in" to a new form of security, trance work can begin again.


I journeyed for myself the other day, and I was very anxious and nervous about meeting my Spirits in the Otherworlds. It had been a few months, and I wasn't sure if I …

New Open Shamanic Journey Group starting Feb 21st!

Happy Imbolc to all! For this time of "planting new seeds,"  I have found a new location to continue my Shamanic Journeying Group (originated in Baltimore County last year)! Here is the announcement:

My name is Monika Lonely Coyote, and I am a shamanic healer located near Columbia, MD. I am a full-time shamanic healer, and have recently been accepted into Sandra Ingerman’s 2017 Teacher Training program. I am looking forward to helping others discover shamanic journeying as a self-healing and spiritual practice!
Shamanic journeying is a spiritual technique used to contact Helping Spirits in Otherworlds in order to receive healing, knowledge, and insight. It is a type of direct revelation that is very empowering, and can be learned by individuals in all cultures. There have been numerous publications on shamanic journeying, but my favorite is Sandra Ingerman's text: Shamanic Journeying, a Beginner's Guide. It is grounded in basic skills and techniques, and is easily acce…