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In the My Shamanic Life podcast, I share insights and practices to get ready, get rooted, and get real about your health and the state of life on planet Earth. We’ll explore the wisdom of deep ecology, look at some sad truths about the disappearing more-than-human world, feel into earth-based practices and teachings, and take action to help restore the wonder and magic of biodiversity to our world. New episodes are posted weekly on Friday. Listen to episodes below or find and subscribe to My Shamanic Life on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or your podcast player of choice.

"My Shamanic Life" Podcast Timeline

Episode 155: Reemergence!

Jen and I were both buzzing during the solar eclipse. Listen as Jen shares more about her experience in the totality. Then Jen treats you to an awesome tarot spread you can use in the reemerging energy of spring. Episode links: April 30th Virtual Beltane Ceremony:  https://debbiephilp.com/event/online-beltane-ceremony/ Find all upcoming in-person and virtual events on my...

Episode 154: Journaling Nature

Building on the sit spot practice in episode 117, I am sharing how I journal about nature. This includes recording what I observe and how I feel when I am out there. Have a listen and begin your own practice of journaling nature. Episode links: Email newsletter sign-up:  https://zfrmz.com/hzEVTHbu9jMYw90M7vOy The Shamanic Flow Circle Facebook group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/1722776598019767...

Episode 153: Ostara’s Potential

In the northern hemisphere spring has sprung! I’m feeling into Ostara season’s energy of potential and sharing that and other Ostara things in this episode. Episode links: Ostara Season blog post: https://debbiephilp.com/blog/ostara-season-potential/ Upcoming virtual Shamanic Reiki trainings:  https://debbiephilp.com/shamanic-reiki-training/   Email newsletter sign-up:  https://zfrmz.com/hzEVTHbu9jMYw90M7vOy The Shamanic Flow Circle Facebook group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/1722776598019767 Event calendar:  https://debbiephilp.com/events/ Virtual Shamanic Reiki...

Episode 152: Be a Gentle Weed

Is it good to be a weed? Purple dead nettle thinks so and shows us how to be a weed that is a gentle garden companion. Regular guest Sheri Kurdakul shares about this early spring plant and how it benefits its ecosystem and you even though it is not native to North America. Of course Sheri...

Episode 151: Evolutionary Healers

Who are these healers I keep talking about? You, for one. In this episode I’ll share who I believe healers are (some may surprise you) and why their evolutionary work is so important in the world right now. Curious about how it feels to do energy work? I guide you through a simple, effective, one-breath technique...

Episode 150: Making Space for Struggle

I slipped a piece of labradorite into my pocket after Jen and I finished recording this episode to go along with the nice buzz I had from doing bee breath along with her. We both have been finding ways to work with struggle and Jen’s way of making space is through music. She shares ways you...

Episode 149: Nobody Said Leadership was Easy

I believe the world is best served when healers step up as leaders, but many of us who are drawn to the healing arts don’t feel safe speaking with the voice of a leader. I’ve been working on being courageous with my authentic expression of my bold, revolutionary ideas, with the help of my energetic shield....

Episode 148: Pine Tree Riot

The last thing I expected to hear when Sheri Kurdakul, of Glitter Witch Gardens, shared about the eastern white pine was that it once caused a riot! You’ll hear about that plus the ecological, medicinal, and magical properties of this common but absolutely wonderful tree. Sheri starts us off with another of her herbal poems, which...

Episode 147: Embodying Love

Valentine’s Day turned my thoughts to love while I was also contemplating the web of life and making dream webs for an upcoming metaphysical expo. They all fit together, and I tried to explain how in this episode, although it was a challenge to do so. In the end, I fell back to a practice from...

Episode 146: Clearly Intuitive

Somehow I knew Jen VanBenschoten was going to bring you another wonderful episode. To help you find some clarity, Jen shares about intuition – what it is and how to develop yours so it becomes something you can trust. Listen and you’ll find out why I’m digging into my bowl of gemstones for my piece of...

Episode 145: Clarifying Imbolc

Imbolc, the Celtic festival that marks the midpoint between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox, was last week. Although I didn’t get this episode published ahead of time, the energy of the season continues. I’ll share some ways we can work with Imbolc energy, a bit about Brigid, the goddess associated with Imbolc, and the...

Episode 144: Winter’s Bloom

Sheri Kurdakul, of Glitter Witch Gardens, brings us lots of goodness about a winter-blooming herb, witch hazel. You’ll hear about the origins of commercial witch hazel production and why witch hazel is a favorite for dowsing. I also revisit bones, this time from a garden perspective. Enjoy listening! Episode links: Find Sheri at Glitter Witch Gardens:...