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Ancient Rituals

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Our ever-growing to-do lists never seem to get any shorter. The frenzied symphony of activity that eats up our days and weeks can leave us feeling anxious, disconnected, and lonely. When we’re taxed to the max and running on fumes, it can be difficult to hold on to our purpose and remember what we’re truly working for in the first place. Ancient cultures may not have had brunches, business meetings, and bridal showers, but similar to our modern existence, every day was spent working either in preparation to safeguard against threats of weather and wild animals or in celebration of their grace and good fortune. Where we tend to differ is these ancient peoples did not see themselves as separate from the natural forces that surrounded them...

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Denise Braun-Stargazer, MA

Therapist, Author, Shamanic Healer, and Mystic

Denise Braun-Stargazer is an award-winning therapist, author, shamanic healer, and mystic with over 25 years of experience guiding intuitive and spiritual breakthroughs. Denise holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology and has lectured across the U.S. for both collegiate and private speaking events. She’s a fully invited and initiated shaman of the Q’ero lineage of the High Andes, Peru.