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Evaluating Healers: ethics, genuineness, and skill level

At least 3 or 4 times a month, I'm asked to evaluate the skill level and effectiveness of other healers, shamans,and alternative practitioners. As our nation begins to accept more magical & spiritual forms of healing, the general public needs a way to evaluate the practitioners they work with.

I maintain the hope that many of us do this work for our communities in order to help others with a high level of professionalism and ethics. But, just as there are predatory & manipulative persons in every occupation, the healing community also has its predators, manipulators, thieves, sexual offenders, and other types of disingenuous folks.
Many clients seek out healers that are complete strangers to them. Alternative healing communities function on reputation, but it can be difficult to know a healer's reputation without testimonials and reviews. Here are a few questions that have helped me evaluate other practitioners, when I am seeking out my own healing, and when referring cl…

Venus in Retrograde, and the power of Rage

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Welcome to 40 days and 40 nights of Venus Retrograde !
The major theme during this transformation process is RAGE, especially the empowering aspects of rage. Anger is a difficult emotion for many people, as it signals a boundary crossing by a person, place, thing, or idea. Very few of us received good role-modeling on how to communicate our anger effectively, and those deficits have cause major issues on a personal, community, and global level. 

Many victims of abuse have come forward to speak their truth regarding their traumatic experiences, and to role model the change needed in our nation. Each day, the processing and understanding of these truths slowly shifts the emotions and thoughts of the general public. Although many of us feel burnt out by the evils of unequal power dynamics, this slow & gradual changing of the collective is the transformational process our world has needed. 

If you are interested in knowing more, especially with Venus working her way through Scorpio, plea…