Shamans, Joy, and Healing

"Joy! Joy! Joy!" sang the old Inuit shaman. This brief, poignant song has come to symbolize shamanism for many. In joy, the opposites are, in Jung's terms, reconciled, and life becomes transcendent. We humans seem hard-wired to seek pleasure and transcendence. We may go to great lengths, utilizing pathways such as drugs, alcohol, and sex … Continue reading Shamans, Joy, and Healing