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What's In A Word?

You will come across a variety of terms when learning about psychedelic healing: like, transformation, transition, ascending the list goes on. At first thought, the terms seem quite simple and self-explanatory. However, as with all energy healing terms, there are many levels, nuances and aspects to consider in order to gain the most out of it. So lets use transition for example, what does transition mean in psychedelic medicine – In one way I believe it to be energy healing and integrating all our parts of self.

Medicine Healing, Energy Healing And Transitions

Transitions are when you move from one state to the next. This may be physically, emotionally, mentally or spiritually. Transitions, if worked with, may bring profound insights, discoveries and enlightenment. You may find that you reach a state that is in line with who you are, feel more abundant and release the baggage of the past. It is all about realizing a new and more beneficial state.

Transitions are not always smooth, working with psychedelics are for sure not always easy. Exploring psychedelic medicines and the transitions that arise are often demanding, challenging and require a lot of commitment, work and energy. This is because transitions usually require that you be at a stage where you are ready for transformation. This is frequently the most challenging part of accepting the invitation to work with psychedelics – and looking healing and transitioning. More often than not, you may feel ready, but are hesitant to take that first step and stand up for the challenge. It may be scary to do so and possibly have wider repercussions in your life. Some healing transitions are so great that they touch on every aspect of your life and may require change across the board.

You may even recognize what I call an invisible loyalty to stay right “where you are.”

This may not be easy, and you may feel you are not ready for this type of upheaval. That is fine, as fully realized transitions take time and only work when you are ready. You can't force a transition.

An essential aspect of navigating a transition knows that this is not about blame. Navigating a transition with psychedelic experiences should not be done through the lens of guilt and punishment or an expectation of getting it “done” with. Rather, it acknowledges change and embraces the discoveries that will come with the movement forward. It also does not focus on the destination. The destination is not the primary aim when working with psychedelics, the journey of working through the change and moving from one state to the next is the focus. (I promise I will provide you more details on the journey in another writing tangent).

It is this movement that the transition is all about. This is because a transition does not label you as broken, incomplete or wrong. It does not in any way mean that you can only be whole or complete once you reach your target destination. This is an essential aspect of transitions.

Don't let the final destination or focus of the transition distract you from the discoveries and enlightenment you may gain from the process of working with intentional psychedelic experience. When you are focused entirely on the outcome, you may miss the nuances of change, discovery and enlightenment that the effort and commitment you will put in may provide. If you are focused only on the outcome, you may find the transition is not achievable. I want to stress that the transition is about the discoveries and change you gain on the journey and not the destination. The beauty of transitions is that they continue to provide insights, enlightenment and spiritual acceleration if you work with them thoroughly.

If you are working on a transition in your life and are looking for an atonement and an energy healing tool to help support you, you may want to consider the use of intentional psychedelic work. This atonement is specifically designed to assist anyone who is ready to transition into intentional healing – and specifically looking at their story in a intimately personal way.

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