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Warrior becoming

November 18, 2017

In the most recent journey I had, I saw a sky of clouds and pyramids floating, with a big white arm coming through, lightning filled the sky and shattered the ground around me. Leaving me on a rock with my wolf companion. A black raven appeared with his wings spread, then pecking btwn his feet at seeds. Four days later I found a Raven’s remains at the side of the road, it took me circling the block several times to…

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embracing your shadow

March 22, 2016

Written by Deborah Kantor We’ve just gone through the autumn equinox, the equinox signifies a turning point in your life where your old habits that no longer serve you are being shed, making way for a new Self to emerge. It is a time to prepare for your new self to arrive. To sort out unresolved issues and put things in order and set new goals that revolve around who you want to be and should be. If you are…

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Toxic Relationships and trusting our basic instinctual gifts

March 16, 2016

Written by Ivy Applegate   As an individual I consider myself to be a strong independent smart spiritual woman, but with the wrong partner I was reduced to a co-dependent anxious mess. I was constantly crying and not knowing what to expect next. I kept telling myself that it was OK, but reflecting back I was deeply unhappy. The truth is, the warning signs were there, but I was with a narcissistic manipulative man, who emotionally and physically abused me.…

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famous people with depression who kick ass

March 10, 2016

Written by Deborah Kantor JIM CARREY It’s hard to imagine that talented and funny man Jim Carrey as someone who suffers from depression. He’s had a hugely successful career with films such as Ace Ventura, Dumb and dumber and Eternal Sunshine of the spotless mind. In 2009 Carey started talking publicly about his battle with depression, he was on Prozac for many years and decided to throw away the drugs and find his own way out of the dark through…

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why repeating the same mistakes is the Universes’ way of speaking to you

February 29, 2016

Written by Deborah Kantor   Chances are that whatever pisses you off the most is a sure way of the universe speaking to you directly. It’s telling you, hey! This thing that I’m waving in front of you repeatedly needs to change. If I don’t see any changes, I’ll be louder and more annoying next time. And sure enough it is, each time there has been a lesson that I’ve needed to go through, the universe would put it right…

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why hitting rock bottom was the best thing that ever happened to me

February 27, 2016

Written by Deborah Kantor   After the birth of my son, I discovered that not only did I have chronic depression, but that I also had suicidal tendencies. I had always known about my mental illness but never considered it to be a burden or something that I needed to look after until the night I wanted to end my life in October 2015. It turned out that that night, which I thought was the worst night of my life,…

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how to sleep and why it can save your life

February 26, 2016

Written by Deborah Kantor   I’ve always had trouble sleeping and had never realize it had anything to do with depression. Then, as soon as I became pregnant I immediately became an insomniac, I hoped it would subside and my sleeping patterns return to normal once my son was born, but he is now 9 months old and the only thing that’s changed is how I’ve adapted to lack of sleep. I’d lay awake half pissed off, half terrified and…

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