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The Sacred Feminine Revolution

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

On the dynamic of women vs. men.   This has been percolating for me for a very long time. I’ve sat down to write many times, but the words just haven’t come out right. Still not sure they are as efficient as they could be, but I do want to share from my heart.  …

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“I feel like a failure in my life.” Here’s what to do.

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

This topic comes up often for my clients, and even for me. It’s true. No matter how much money you make, or how many loving relationships, or how much success a person has, there are still little mental gremlins that try to convince us that we’re not worthy, that we’re failures in some way (or…

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What’s the meaning of life? Answer

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Hey Superstar; No big whoop. I’m just going to share with you what Creator told me about the meaning of life. https://youtu.be/9FDQFK1Rtsw to get the scoop. And of course, just because you know, doesn’t mean you have all the tools to actually integrate and put it into practice. But don’t worry! I can help. Get…

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Audio Interview: Wisdom of the Ancients

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Enjoy this audio interview (along with several other interviews with international teachers, healers & leaders) I did with Wisdom of the Ancients. We dive into shamanism, plant medicine and other magic. Enjoy! Oh, and you’ll need to scroll down until you see the photo of me (and feel free to enjoy the other interviews on…

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Interview: Sacred Feminine, Plant Medicine & the Subconscious

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Check out this recent interview I did with Sabin Minsky for her “Empowered Empath” Summit. We dove into some of the Sacred Feminine practices that can help you to work less and live more in your purpose, how plant medicine allies can accelerate your path to empowerment, and I give a little Subconscious Success Repatterning…

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A Dream of Light & Darkness + I’m coming back to you

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

It’s been a very very long time since I last posted here. I took a wise and helpful hiatus from creating posts and dove deep into building a business of integrity after investing in some business mentorship that helped me to have a structure from which to refine and expand. I’ve focused on creating a…

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3 Signs Of Subconscious Patterns

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Hey SuperSTAR! I’m so excited to announce that my new book, “Spiritual Composting: Turning Your Shadow Into Your Greatest Ally” is now available on Kindle! This book is an offering of love to help all you DIY’ers to learn the simple (but not always easy) step-by-step process for identifying and rewriting painful, stuck, subconscious patterns.…

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Guilty About Being Happy? Here's A Solution.

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Have you ever found yourself feeling guilty about being happy? Or held a judgment that it’s not right to be successful or joyful or lighthearted when there is so much pain, poverty and suffering in the world? I have and have found that most of my clients are held back by this guilt for all…

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No Such Thing As Self Sabotage

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Can you believe it? Yup, there is no such thing as self-sabotage. Watch this 3 minute video to get this radical, life-changing scoop. And if you like what you’ve heard, maybe you want to sign up for my newsletter where you’ll get extra gifts, tips and other goodies (like the inside scoop to my upcoming…

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Want To Know My Biggest Secret?

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Hey Superstar! I’m so excited to be back into making my video blogs. I know many of you were disappointed when I stopped. I was too! But it was important for me to focus on remaking my business. Now the structure is strong and elegant and operating smoothly so I can now dive back into…

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How to Heal and Deal with Grief

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Hey SuperSTAR! While I love to focus on the positive in my weekly inspirations, I’m also a great ally of the FULL SPECTRUM of life. While celebrating the beauty and abundance of my life and love of my family and community, I have also been faced with heart-breaking loss this season. Since it is up, so strongly for me, and, I know, it is up for many of my community at this time of year,…

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What is a Priestess and how can I be one?

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Are you someone who hears the word “Priestess” and feels a contraction? Or does it feel like a calling you long to answer, but aren’t sure how? Today I’m going to share what qualities and characteristics make a Priestess a Priestess, and the first basic steps to becoming one. While there are all sorts of ways the word “Priestess” can be interpreted from “woo-woo” to Voo-Doo, my invitation is to let yourself step up as…

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Taking the Edge Off Moon Cycle Madness

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Are you like me and thousands other women who have suffered from either intense pain, heavy bleeding, or both during your moon cycle? I’m going to share with you the basic practice I discovered over ten years ago that took me from excruciating pain to hardly even thinking about my moon cycle. Click here for the DL on our not-always-welcome monthly visitor. Basically, the thing that saved me was to do the opposite of what…

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Best Holiday Gift Ever

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

We are full steam into the holidays now! Whether you’re ready or not; whether you want to or not, we are immersed. Here are some tips for making this season truly JOY-FILLED and TRIUMPHANT. CLICK HERE FOR THE SCOOP Focus on what it is important: family? connection? giving? love? celebrating something sacred? “People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. [I’ll add in here: People will forget what you made for…

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From Shame to Claim

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Hey SuperSTAR! Happy Thanksgiving! Today’s quick inspiration is offered to help you with small or mammoth shadows that are full of shame. But before we drop into that, I want to say how grateful I am for YOU. Thanks so much for taking this magic carpet ride with me! I love your feedback and just knowing that there’s something I have to share that is landing in receptive ears. If you’re an adult human being,…

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OM for the Holidays

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Can you believe how fast the holidays are speeding up on us? Despite the celebratory facade, time with family can bring up some . . . schtuff. And I thought now would be a great time to share some insights and tips to help us all rock the holidays and come out the other side filled with love, dignity and holding on to our authentic selves. Are you ready? Check out this week’s inspiration HERE.…

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Stepping Stones on Water

My first steps

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Hey SuperSTAR! I have had a lot of people ask me for book recommendations and for insights on how I got started on my Divine Feminine/Goddess path. And it just came up again, so I thought i would step back in time with you today and share with you some of the first steps I took toward awakening the goddess within. Check out this week’s inspiration for the scoop! AND Check out below for a…

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Here's what the Fox REALLY says

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Hey Beautiful! Do you ever feel like you’re hiding your superpowers because you’re afraid other people won’t know how to respond to your gifts? I’ve been there, and I know how terribly painful it can be to choose between being authentic and being rejected! Some of you already know that I have a potent connection with Fox medicine, and Fox has a lot of wisdom to share about how to quit hiding. (Check out my…

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What is an archetype and why should I care?

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Have you ever read a book or seen a movie that took you to a dream world you wish you never had to leave? Have you ever felt like the world you live in seems a bit mundane? Today, I have some good news for you and some insights for putting the extra into your ordinary (that’s extraordinary, not more of the ordinary). So, the good news is that there is magic all around and…

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The Best Rx for Feeling Lack

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

I don’t know about you, but all around me, it seems like there are more people struggling financially. More bad news about the economy and joblessness. So much can be attributed to our socio-economic challenges. But what can we do, as individuals, to help ourselves feel less stressed about resources AND be of service to our community? There’s one fool-proof, guaranteed way to shift the mind-set from lack to abundance that I learned from my…

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Are you feeding yourself Junk Food for the Soul?

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Have you been feeling the warpy, bumpy, confusing and trying twists and turns that the change of the season and the shifts of the planets are bringing in? Me too! I have not only been aware of my own crunchy spots, but have felt incredibly sensitive to those around me. Seems like most of us are going through another wave of intensity. What can be done? I was just reminded of something I realized a…

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Sacred Sound of Manifestation Magic

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Has this past week felt like it’s riddled with warps and wobbles in the space/time/emotional body continuum? ME TOO! We had a minor earthquake here in the Bay Area and I think that it was the earth’s reflection of the energetic and emotional upheavals we are going through as the seasons and planets shift. There have been several times that I have felt like someone dosed my green drink! And my clients, friends, and family…

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Unlocking Vulnerability: the prison of judgment and justification

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

I just had an epiphany about vulnerability while working with a client the other day and I just HAD to share this potent insight with you! Have you ever found yourself in a place where you feel complete trust? A time when you felt like you could be completely without defenses or masks? It is an all too rare experience for many of us, and as I worked with one of my clients, she described…

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The sWORD of Truth

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

I want to get down and dirty and ask you to take a really honest look at your life. Where is it wobbling? Where is it out of alignment? It can be really difficult to want to look at these things, mostly because we can be at a loss for how to “fix” them. But if we don’t pay attention to the parts of our lives that are not a true reflection of what we…

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Have you figured out your freakin' niche yet?

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Hey Superstar! Pssst! What’s your niche? If you’re at all like me, this simple question has caused hours of pondering, soul-searching, thinking you’ve found it, then realizing you didn’t. It’s been a real hair-puller for me. Just the other day, though, I had a HUGE “Ah-Ha!” moment that helped me to shed the light on this continually elusive answer. Not only did I find my answer, I found THE KEY to discover who your ideal…

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The Elegant Break-Up: Dancing into Loss with Style & Grace

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

I hope you don’t mind that I’m going to get really personal today. This past week, I ended a really beautiful relationship. I have been seeing a great guy for almost two years. We have lots of fun when we’re together, the chemistry is fantastic, and he’s the man who opens the door for his woman, shows up with wine and thoughtful gifts, and shows support in all that I do. Seems crazy, right, to…

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How to Approach the Divine

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Wow! I’m back after an amazing 2 weeks in New Mexico with one of the most amazing men I’ve ever had the honor to meet, Martin Prechtel. Every 6 months, I get to go off the grid and drop deep into the magic that unfolds in his school, Bolad’s Kitchen. And while I’ve continually felt that the mysteries and rich tapestries of indigenous origins that Martin weaves together with us is an absolutely lovely layer…

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Child Namaste Mudra

Gratitude Gravy: Pour it on THICK!

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

When I look at some of the biggest pearls of wisdom that I’ve learned in my relationship with the Divine Feminine, my baby steps into the shamanic realms, and learning indigenous traditions and teachings from different cultures, there’s one particular nugget that not only intersects all of these, it stands out as, probably, the number one practice that HEALS ALL SUFFERING, and UNLOCKS MANIFESTATION MAGIC. Want to know what it is? Check out this quickie…

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Don't Just Do Something; Stand There

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

We’re getting to the end of the hot and sultry days of Summer. And as I’ve been in the playful and very activated energy of it all, I had an invitation from Spirit come to me. It was to take a moment to be silent and to be receptive. Summertime (especially here in the Bay Area) is full of big plans, events, parties and expression. It’s a time for fireworks and celebration, and it can…

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What is Oscar the Grouch doing with The Goddess?

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Happy 13! Yes, it’s been 13 weeks (that’s a whole season’s worth!) since I started my journey with you, offering inspirations for a life outside the box, filled with magic, topped with limitless joy. To celebrate, I wanted to present you with a little riddle. What do Oscar the Grouch, The Goddess, and the Number 13 have in common? Check out my latest video to see what the heck I’m talking about: 13 is the…

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The Struggle After a Break-Through: How to navigate growth

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

Hey SupterSTAR! Tell me if you’ve had this experience before: You push through some old pattern. Years of old conditioning have come to the surface and you’ve taken the risk and done the hard work to move through into a new reality for yourself and just when you’re about to celebrate, you start to feel anxious. You get triggered. And it feels like everything just might all apart. It seems like often, after a great…

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Fox Medicine: Being seen by the Divine

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

I have sat down several times, wondering how to share this week’s inspiration with you. Usually I have a clear idea that is just chomping at the bit to be liberated into the written word, but today (which makes perfect sense if you read on), the experience I want to share is so intense, I’m not sure how it will unfold. The message is waiting to be revealed and requiring that I simply sit down,…

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What to do with regret & outrage?

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

I just want to say that I have been feeling the deep sense of outrage that has rippled through our community as the result of a continually failing “justice” system. We have so many people in jail and prison and there’s so much inconsistency in how punishments are handed down, and, truthfully, it feels like an immensely antiquated system that is creating more harm. As the veils thin and more and more humans are choosing…

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Living Free from Regrets

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

As I have started to feel my energy return and seeing the light at the end of the long tunnel of loss I have been walking through, I’ve taken the time to feel into the many responses I have received from clients, friends and my community. I keep hearing so many stories about the intense heaviness of loss, and that some of us are able to really connect with the sweetness, the sacredness and the…

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Mixed Tape from the Goddess: Journey through Loss

By Amanda Elo’esh Johnsen, M.A.

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY! Today I want to be brief with the words and offer up for you a musical journey. A mixed tape, if you will, from the Goddess. It’s a journey through loss. May it see you through into the light at the end of the tunnel and to your personal freedom and take you on a journey through loss that might support your graceful transition from emptiness into what lies on the other…

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