What do you ask a shaman?

Can shamanism help with mental illness?  What about my depression? Am I cheating myself out of healing by taking my pharmaceuticals? Can you heal my father’s dementia? Does shamanic healing work long distance? How do I “pay the rent” with powerful psychoactive plants and stay in good relationship with the spirit world? Why does gratitude matter? Tune in this week for answers to these and many other listener questions.  Shaman and host, Christina Pratt, explains, “Many of the questions we receive are thoughtful and complex.  They come in after the shows, via email. This show is dedicated to circling back around to answer many of them.”  We will clarify what a shaman means when they say that experiential learning “writes on your bones” and why that matters.  We will explore the difference between “entering the Void” and moving in the Taoistic nature of things.  Finally, we will look at how shamans understand that while we are not our body, the fact that we are here in a body is essential to living our soul’s purpose and doing what we have come into this life to do.

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About Christina Pratt…

Shamanic teacher and author, Christina is a skilled shamanic healer who weaves her authentic shamanic experience, extensive training, and experience with shamans from Ecuador, Nepal, Tibet, and Africa into her contemporary practice. She has been in practice for 20 years, specializing in soul retrieval healings, soul part integration, and ancestral healing. She is the director of the Last Mask Center for Shamanic Healing in Portland, Oregon.

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