Move It! How To Practice Telekinesis

McNamara, Sean, 2021, Defy Your Limits: The Telekinesis Training Method. Learn the Psi ability, then use it to empower the rest of your life. Third Edition. MindPossible. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, telekinesis is the “production of motion in objects (as by a spiritualistic medium) without contact or other physical means.”[1] Whether you are a […]

Romeo, Juliet, and the Fortune Teller

Elias, Camelia. 2021. Tarot for Romeo and Juliet: Reflections on Relationships. Eyecorner Press. What happens when an English professor goes rogue and becomes a fortune teller? If reading the Tarot is delightfully addictive, so is delving into the classics – Shakespeare, in the first place. Dr. Camelia Elias’ Tarot for Romeo and Juliet is a […]

Working with Elemental Energies

According to the Tibetan shamanic tradition known as Bön Po, the manifested world is comprised of five elements: ether (or space), earth, water, fire and air. These elements have both gross and subtle aspects; hence, their role in shaping our experience can be felt on multiple levels, the most obvious of which is psychological. If […]

Reading the Tarot Beyond the Canon

Over the centuries, cartomancers have developed long lists of meanings they attribute to each Tarot card, thus establishing the modern canon. Indeed, as we read the Tarot, we position ourselves as part of an ancient tradition that gives legitimacy to what we do. However, as historians and social scientists have repeatedly argued, traditions are reinvented […]

Cult Mentality: The Visceral World of Emotional Manipulators

A common Old-World parenting strategy consists of showing dangerous objects to toddlers and labeling them as “poop.” Once defined as objects of revulsion, these things become off-limits. The matchbox? “Poop.” Mommy’s prescription meds? “Poop.” The cooking range plates? “Poop.” As their world becomes organized around the dichotomy of what is good and what is “poop,” […]

Who Am I? Encountering Your Luminous Essence

Hatha yoga practitioners may be familiar with the hamsa mantra, which accompanies the sound of breath: “Who am I?” the mantra asks. The answer to this query is obviously not your name and date of birth. In fact, the hamsa question is meant to address the deepest “you:” the one whose essence is absolute and […]

Beyond the Hype: What to Expect from Mediumship

It took me a long time to warm up to mediumship. For much of my life I have been bothered by marauding entities and the thought of inviting communication with the discarnate made me uncomfortable. Eventually, I decided to break out of my concerns and started experimenting with it. Slowly, I began to see the […]

Who Have You Been? Learning from Your Past Lives

My mother is still fond of telling stories about the temper tantrums I used to throw at age three. In a matter of minutes, she says, I would turn into a screaming little monster; an hour later, I would be back to my cheerful toddler self with little recollection of what had happened. There was […]