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Shamanic Journeying

Shamanic Journey defined by Sandra Ingerman: Shamanic journeying is the inner art of traveling to the “invisible worlds” beyond ordinary reality to retrieve information for change in any area of our lives-from spirituality and health to work and relationships. Recently, my friend who practices Shamanic healing offered to journey for me.  She made the offer …

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The Festival of Martinmas

On November 10, the Waldorf community will celebrate the festival of St. Martin (the date of his death was November 11, 397 AD.).  The festival of Martinmas dates back to the fourth century when Martin was a young soldier.  He journeyed to the city of Amiens in France. 

My Personal Journey of Meditation and 5 Things That Help Me Stick With It

Ever since I could remember, whenever I would sit down to meditate, I would last no more than 10 minutes.  Why just 10 minutes? Well, one of two things would happen…either my mind would over-function or it would under-function.  In the over-function mode, it would rattle off a to-do list that could fill an 8 …

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Allergies and The Elements: How Traditional Chinese Medicine Can help

Sometimes a different way of thinking of things can broaden our understanding of the way things work.  In western medicine, we think of specific allergens that aggravate our allergies, such as pollens, grasses, cat dander.  In Chinese medicine, we look at the elements.  This can be more information for us to reduce our exposure to …

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How Do Essential Oils Work?

Using essential oils for their benefit to the body or mind is called aromatherapy. From essential oils for deep sleep and calming to essential oils for sinus and congestion, aromatherapy is a powerful way to promote wellness without using pharmaceuticals.