Teacher of Life: My Personal Journey with Ayahuasca

Incredibly and miraculously, ayahuasca induced within me profound insights and epiphanies. It broke down emotional walls that I had confined myself within for years. 

The insights came to me through an inherent ‘knowing’ and a kind of thought-sound rather than …

Me, Madonna and God

Something’s been released in me: a certain type of confidence and self-assurance I’ve never had. 

Believe it or not, most of my life I’ve been downplaying myself and my desires, and I’ve not allowed myself to shine because of the …

Iboga: The Psychedelic Medicine That Healed My Coming-Out Trauma

Well, I did it. I underwent a week of disconnection from social media and the outside world and deep into a psycho-spiritual journey with a shaman and a psychedelic plant medicine. The only way I can describe the experience is …

Basic Spirituality

Many people recoil at hearing ‘god’ or ‘spirituality’ because these simple words arouse a negative or oppressive idea of some form of religion or philosophy that was impressed upon them when they were younger. The truth is ‘god’ and ‘spirituality’ …

TRUE(self)LOVE

There’s a saying in my recovery program that ‘faith without works is dead.’ There’s also instructions that remind us when we take a leap of faith, that it’s not enough to simply make the decision in our mind, rather it …

Spiritual Social Media Whore?


There’s so much fear in letting go of social media obsession and in ‘trying’ to achieve fame. In so-doing though, there also comes a great relief from the pressure of having to contrive and create for other people and potentially …

Higher-Self Help

I believe I’m in the middle of a spiritual awakening.

I’m in a twelve step program, the twelfth step of which states, “Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to …

Emotional Sobriety

When I was nearly 17 years sober from my major addictions, my guru told me that there had come a time in his own sobriety journey when he wanted more than just abstinence from alcohol and drugs. He wanted peace …

The Path of the Spiritual Warrior

I’m convinced my mind wants me dead.

And I’m not going to let it win.

That’s why I work hard through self-reflection and spirituality.

I have a hard time claiming the word ‘spiritual’. In a sense, I feel like it’s …

I’m As Sick As the Secrets I Keep

Late night large pizzas, two pints of Ben & Jerry’s (albeit non-dairy) and obsessive flipping back and forth between a couple of ‘dating’ apps are few of my least favourite things. You wouldn’t be able to gauge my disdain for …