Here is a list of the articles I’ve written (so far) to cover general shamanic topics: Modern ShamansWhat are shamans really? Well they tend to be of the tribe they come from so it is not the simplest thing to define. A shaman of people driving cars, following closely scheduled days, and making enough money they don’t have to grow their own food, is ... JourneyingI wrote more about journeying in an entry on Shaman Links (www.shamanlinks.net/Journey.htm ) but I thought perhaps I should say a bit here. What is journeying? From the shamanic viewpoint because your soul is made of energy it can be in more than... The Nature of IllnessFrom a shamanic perspective an illness or emotional imbalance is not a matter of one cause or one effect. Behind the surface of things there are interconnections that we can't see or understand that may cause what we are seeing in the physical body ... Everything has WisdomThere's an aspect of shamanism that shouldn't be overlooked. While shamanism is not a religion, there are certain principles that are embedded into it when you decide to use it as a spiritual practice. Every single thing that exists in this world ha... Finding the Right SpiritsOne of the most important part of Shamanic practice is connection. I thought it best to mention that you also need to consider what it is your connecting too. It is never a good idea, in any spiritual practice, to open the door wide and invite any o... Return to Main Articles List | Transfiguration | Personal and Spiritual | Writing and Meaning | Reflections on Healing Lauren Torres – Lansing, IL Copyright © 2011 [Lauren Torres]. All rights reserved Do not reproduce with out express written permission.