Month: October 2016

Samhain

John O’ Donahue’s book Anam Cara was my first introduction to Celtic Wisdom and since that time, over a decade, now I have encountered and explored many other wisdom traditions, now including, the Yoga Sutra and the spiritual teachings of yoga. While I appreciate and am grateful for a comprehensive viewpoint, I consider the Druidic and Celtic perspective to be my home base. In that light I would like to share with you Samhain; Etymology, Philosophy, Traditions, as well as a Special Samhain inspired Yoga Sequence, Shaman Music Ritual, Guided Meditation, and Samhain ASMR.

What is ASMR?

What is ASMR? ASMR or Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response is essentially the relaxation tingles felt first in the scalp and moves through the spine and into the body when in a state of relaxation. ASMR uses 40 or more sensory triggers to induce relaxation What’s the Wiki-Definition? “Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) signifies the subjective experience of ‘low-grade euphoria‘ characterized by ‘a

Continue reading

Can we treat ourselves with patience and kindness like we would a child?

Our minds need exercise just as much as our bodies. The workings of the mind are more elusive than the body but equally if not more important to our overall well-being. I believe that our minds are strengthened through learning and seeking. The more we know thee more we can trust ourselves to let go.

Etymology of Yoga

“Now, the teachings of yoga. Yoga is to still the patterning of consciousness. Then pure awareness can abide in its very nature. Otherwise awareness takes itself to be the patterns of consciousness.”

Welcome

“What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven’t happened yet.”

to make an ending is to make a beginning. T.S.Eliot

The Beginning The journey begins on an inauspicious day in August when I found a link on Pinterest for an article by Living Beauty entitled How To Make Yoga a Habit. If you want to make yoga a habit or think you might want to I suggest you grab a journal and do this exercise! Do you

Continue reading

Unutterable and nameless is that which torments and delights my soul and is also the hunger of my belly –Friedrich Nietzsche

Vehemence is a display of strong feeling or passion and thus it is the power word for our actions associated with achieving the ultimate wellness of Body, Mind, and Spirit.