I don't use the term depression for my experience, but I do find that there is a big natural shift in winter that encourages going inward and slowing down. I have found for a long time now that moving away from the pathologizing of my experience has been a healthy move for me and many of the folks I advocate for. ...
First snow: stunning mixture of fall and winter colors
I went for a walk in the woods this morning. Our first snow is still falling. It was astonishingly beautiful. In this moment there is only perfection. … [click on title for the rest of the post]
Fall equinox today…energy shifts underway….
The longer I am psych drug free the more amazing my connection to all things becomes apparent. Not just the seasons, but the cycles of the moon, the weather, sun flares and everything in my environment matters. Yes! Everything matters. We are deeply holistic critters and we are part of all of life and the universe.
I’m so glad to now understand this wondrous process so that I might choose to ride the waves rather than suppress them or otherwise try to run away from my very nature. There may be a time and place to hide from and/or slow down the process, but that, too, should be a choice. For me now, drug free, all these shifts and changes provide data -- information -- that I might continue to learn to live well and my healing continues to amaze and humble me. It is through this amazing life that I am healed and changed. Life is energy and love that gives us all we need if we are open to receiving it. … [click on title to read and view more]
Full moon (last) night…equinox on the 22nd…energy shifts underway….
It’s a shame we’re not taught to contemplate the changes our bodies/minds/spirit go through with the change of seasons. It’s been a source of some of my deepest revelations to note that I too am part of these cycles. So lovely! Not SAD (seasonal affective disorder)
It makes sense to me to embrace these changes and in so doing spend time contemplating and integrating the message of the seasons and the universe within my body/mind/soul. This is how all of creation speaks to us. This is one of the ways we get the information we need so that we might individuate. [click on title to read more]
Good morning. I've been going into a natural sort of winter withdrawal it seems...a lull of sorts. More meditation and contemplation, less writing. So the blog most likely will be quieter over the holiday as the timing makes sense. As always, should something pop up I may still end up posting. have a good long weekend everyone...
Thoughts about the change of seasons…fall is upon us, winter approaches
I'm loving the approaching fall this year!! The last several years I've dreaded the coming of winter...but not anymore...I embrace both the summer and winter of the planet and my own being too... Last year...as the seasons changed at the same time of year I wrote this: I wonder why if one’s feelings changes with... Continue Reading →
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