• Monthly Columns

    Jazzs’ Gems

    Citrine   (Image by Dieter Staab from Pixabay)   Citrine is a very useful crystal with a multitude of properties. It is a yellow variety of quartz and can be orange, brown or yellow. It is a birthstone for November, and also is connected to Aries, Gemini, Leo and Libra. Its element is Air and its planet is Jupiter. Citrine is also known as the Merchant’s Stone and is also sensitive to heat so it is best not to put it where there is too much light or heat. One tip to know if your Citrine is real vs something like heat treated Amethyst is looking at it in the…

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    Helping Depression from a Shamanic Perspective

    While we are all dealing with the Covid pandemic what is getting little attention is the other pandemic, depression. Those who already suffer from depression are at risk for worsening of their illness due to isolation, stress and degrading of their support systems. While medication and therapy can be helpful we can also find great support and coping methods within spiritual practices such as Wicca and Shamanism. My son, one of my brothers and many friends have suffered from depression which has inspired me to find ways to help them with my spiritual/magickal work. I am a Wiccan priestess, have many years training in Shamanic practice and other energy healing…

  • Reviews & Interviews

    Book Review – My Pocket Meditations for Anxiety by Carly Centen

    Book Review My Pocket Meditations for Anxiety by Carly Centen Adams Media 176 Pages     The timeliness of publishing of My Pocket Meditations for Anxiety by Carly Centen could not have been planned more effectively. The challenges of COVID-19, a contentious and volatile election, civil unrest and the revealing of long prevailing inequities has everyone anxious and afraid. This little treasure offers a bit of respite and if used regularly, the cultivation of mindfulness as a tool for greater calm. This title is part of an eleven (11) book series; each small in size, big in tools and information and covering a variety of subjects. … You can’t eradicate…