I am not a Shaman!!

Many people have said over the years “Alexia, you are a shaman”. I take this as a compliment and leave it as a compliment instead of a definition of who I am, or how I work. In truth, the title sits uncomfortably with me, why? Shamanism has and continues to have a significant influence on my life, which makes my work undeniably influenced. I’m in communion with spiritual entities, and different entities emerge into my consciousness depending on the person and their presenting issues. This,  I assume, is unnoticeable to the client and unnecessary for them to be aware of for us to progress with whatever we are addressing.

Memories and new beginnings

Most mornings  I pass the King Richard III  statue, I live and work in Leicester England. King Richard lived under a car park for many years until a phenomenal insight that led to his discovery. My working life is a consistent curiosity into how the past impacts our lives. The past can affect us in …

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Whose life are you living?

The illusion of safety seduces you while fear torments you.  That’s a cutting conflict that can tarnish any belief in self-trust. Cultural Myths can decide our life path if we don’t keep a curious eye  For example; a conventional western narrative or myth is: go to university get a job working preferably for the government get …

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Existential isolation

Invisibility is considered a superpower said someone who hasn’t lived feeling invisible to the world. Existential isolation is a harrowing and profoundly self-destructive experience of being disconnected from the world.  What makes this existential concept utterly soul-destroying is the problem is outlined in indelible ink. Ralph Ellison, Author of The invisible man describes his experience …

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The hidden benefits of misery

My mind is diligently curious, a part of me would like to settle into the cosy religion of comfort and follow the herd. I crave this ‘unquestioning normality’ at times, but I can’t help but pick holes in theories ideas and beliefs, not because I want to break down people’s comfort or dispute everything that …

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