Category: jungian analysis

Crack pipe classes, LOVE & healing with the homeless, my road to recovery.

I’ve been asked on countless occasions, “how did you change your life Alexia” it’s a good question and one I’ve struggled to answer. Undertaking a tough excavation of my personal history over two years using mostly therapeutic writing not only proved to be deeply cathartic, but it illuminated many aspects of my life that were…

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Street Philosophies workshops

Alexia Elliott the founder of Street philosophies, facilities a series of one-day workshops.  You are welcome to attend all of the workshops or just the ones that resonate with you.  Making friends with the beasties,  Misery,  fear and anger  https://alexiaelliott.blog/2018/08/01/how-to-use-anger-wisely/ How to stand in your own power How to fall in love with you, date to be…

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These are bleats and rambles scribbled by of a reformed lady rogue, who alchemised into a hypnotising Psychotherapist, teaching street philosophies.

Oh Hello, I’m writing a series of essays which I’ve affectionately named, rambles and bleats. I intend to shake up your belief system. You’re going to have to trust me on this it’s strangely fun once you get into it.  A hidden benefit to practising critical awareness is, it makes space for new perspectives and greater wisdom towards your living experience.  Challenging…

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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.

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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 presents as a possible navigational system, for life.

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