Tamara Driessen is a Shaman, Reiki master, supernatural potion maker and Tarot reader.

I’m always so impressed with her grounded approach to personal development and spirituality and it’s such a pleasure to get to share her with you on the show.

We talked about her own journey with anxiety and depression, her shaman studies in Bali, how to get started with a tarot practice, and how she balances her business as a healer with her job as a hair dresser.




In this episode we discuss:

  • Tamara’s experience of deciding she wanted to make changes in her life and going through counselling
  • What reiki is, what you can expect in a reiki session, and how it can help you
  • Her experience of studying shamanism in Bali
  • Practices and rituals for bringing feelings of groundedness, self-awareness, and intuition to our busy daily lives
  • Learning the language of the tarot and developing your own intuitive relationship with the cards
  • Balancing her bridge job and her work as a healer



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TGGC #64: Writing a birthday list & making better financial choices with Sarah von Bargen

Sarah Von Bargen is a writer and teacher who believes that everyone and everything is interesting. She helps her people live easier, more intentional, more interesting lives through courses, articles, and incredibly doable suggestions. We had a really fun chat about so many things, including her thoughts on the recent US presidential election, writing a new things list, a simple trick for being more productive, and how we can stop making regrettable purchases once and for all.


In this episode we discuss:

  • What the US election has changed for Sarah
  • Using the Pomodoro Technique to be more productive and happier with with
  • What Sarah’s working on these days
  • Her writing process
  • Why she started writing her New Things List when she was turning 30
  • How she decides what to put on her list
  • Sarah’s rituals for getting ready for new year
  • How she evaluates what to spend her money on
  • A simple practice for determining whether you’re spending if you’re spending money on things that make you happy and to stop making regrettable purchases
  • Tips for saving up for a big purchase, like a holiday, when it feels like money is tight


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TGGC #63: Harnessing creativity, HSPs in the city, & preparing for the new year with Susannah Conway

Susannah Conway is the author of This I Know: Notes on Unraveling the Heart and LONDONTOWN: A Photographic Tour of the City’s Delights, and co-author of Instant Love: How to Make Magic and Memories with Polaroids.

Through her writing and online courses, she helps people reconnect to their true selves through creativity.

I’m so excited to share our conversation, where we sat down to chat about harnessing creativity, the healing power of journalling, thriving as an HSP in a big city, and her rituals for preparing for the new year.



In this episode we discuss:


  • Susannah’s creative journey and how it led her from more traditional creative paths to really creating her own path

  • Her favourite artist dates for fuelling her creativity
  • Using journalling as a tool for healing and self-exploration
  • Creativity as a connection to the divine
  • The fact that you’re creative, even if you don’t think you are
  • Tips for getting through creative blocks
  • Protecting yourself as an HSP living in the city
  • Rituals for preparing for the new year
  • Don’t forget to use the promo code ‘sarah’ to get 10% off your purchase from Four Sigmatic


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