When my psychotherapists and energy workers would point me toward Shadow work, I wanted to bolt. I felt like I was constantly doing shadow work—confronting feelings of unworthiness. I was exasperated, “When does the self-critical analysis ever f*cking end?”

I can tell you when: When you (finally) love your wounds.

And that’s shadow work.

Going into the basement of your psyche to find your neuroses and obsessions and meet it all with compassion. Shadow work is the light work that transforms pain into insight and freedom. Healed.

Your woundness is a portal to your true power. Go into your darkness and you’re going to find a Light you haven’t known in this lifetime.

Reflection Questions

  • What’s one of your persistent fears?
  • How do you criticize yourself for having that fear?
  • For a moment, suspend the desire to change that fear.
  • With a warm, friendly tone, how would a friendly conversation with your fear go?

Shadow work — curated for you

Some practical encouragement and stories for doing the deep, liberating work. Always worth it.




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Occasional sermons on resilience, love and discernment.

I talk about using suffering to get to joy, and waking up to our Divinity––and then how we pour that light on the world.

Esoterica meets the daily doings. Compassionate and very straight up. These conversations are intended to help us feel less alone, full of possibility, and very clearly part of the solution.

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