This classic yoga pose delivers you into the subconscious mind. Iyengar of classical yoga believed this pose connects you with the universe. The energy of the posture allows you to empty your heart to Mother Earth.
In selecting a pose for this special issue, I reflected on what might be most useful as you move into the energies of 2020. This classic yoga posture has always connected with me deeply, as the most powerful warrior to me is the peaceful warrior.
Last night, I dreamed I was shot in the stomach by people I didn’t know. I played dead until I heard my husband’s truck. I got up and got in the truck, which had a dead cow in the bed. I told him to get me to the hospital, and he took off while I held my gut.
Sue: We have a few issues with our beloved dog, Willow. She eats an all-natural/holistic pet food with people food mixed in (vegetables, rice, wild meat, chicken), and she gets a couple of carrots to crunch on each day. She is very excited for food every morning and evening.
The period of darkness that extends from December 21 to March 21 is a perfect time for you to let go of the old and bring in the new. Any time during the cold winter months is the right time for your psyche to respond to a releasing and reclaiming ceremony.
I heard an interesting conversation regarding stress and trauma today. For the most part, we associate trauma with “traumatic” events such as death, divorce, injury, and illness. But trauma is on a spectrum.
Sometimes energy protections are necessary to protect the body from harm or to make the ego feel secure. If you know how to manipulate energy and channel your thoughts effectively, you can create protections around you that are every bit as effective as physical ones, and in some cases more so.