Spiritual Alchemy: The 7 Stages of Transformation

Alchemy: To transform. A power or process of changing one thing into another; especially, a seemingly miraculous power or process of changing one thing into something better.

Spiritual Alchemy: Personal transformation and inner liberation through; destruction, purification, integration, acceptance, alignment and rebuilding.

The term “spiritual alchemy” isn’t just a fun, new age word. The idea of spiritual alchemy can actually be traced back to Aristotle who understood that there is a force that holds all other forms in existence together, but is itself invisible – which these days, we call God/Creator/Source/Spirit, etc.

This invisible force is a field of pure potential that can only come into existence when it is embodied within a form – The physical.

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Shadow Work: The Path to Wholeness

You’ve probably heard of shadow work – but what exactly is it?

Shadow work is the process of exploring your inner darkness, or the “Shadow Self.” The concept of the Shadow was originally coined and explored by psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Carl Jung.

“Everyone carries a shadow, and the less it is embodied in the individual’s conscious life, the blacker and denser it is.”

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Journaling: An Essential Part of Healing (+25 prompts to get you started!)

Sometimes we all need to be called out on our B.S. Anyone who is familiar with doing the work knows that we can’t always see through our own stuff – especially when we just leave it in our mind to marinate!

This is why journaling is one of my favorite shadow work practices! It is a great way to learn how to connect in and listen to what your soul needs you to know.

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