Posts by Erin

Animism, Embodiment, and Ancestral Healing with Daniel Foor

In this episode we share a deeply nourishing conversation with Daniel Foor, PhD, author of Ancestral Medicine and creator of the Practical Animism course. We explore embodiment as inter-relationship and indebtedness to the other-than-human world, about the intimacy of eating other bodies (whether plant or animal.) He says there are no environmental problems only human…

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The Physiology of Belonging

A note from Carl: Good day! Because we cannot be reminded too often to pause and return to our direct, embodied, sensory experience, as you are reading this, could you take a moment to feel the support of the ground beneath you? Could you open to receive the sounds around you?  What are the smells that…

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On Slowing Down

A note from Erin: I had such a laugh when a dear friend told me how much this favorite quote I shared pissed her off a few years ago:   My yoga mentor Donna Farhi writes,”The degree to which you do not believe you have time to spend even ten minutes sitting quietly is the degree to which you desperately need to spend ten minutes sitting quietly.…

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Some Questions You Might Ask

A note from Erin: Good day, friends! May I offer some living questions? How might you make yourself a wee bit more comfortable right now? Is there some way you could make what you’re doing less effortful and more pleasurable? Are you feeling the support of the ground, this beautiful, living Earth under each of us,…

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Qualities of a Liberating Practice

A note from Carl: Dear friends, I am sitting with the laptop at our local Red Butte Garden Arboretum, surrounded by countless blossom smells and birdsongs. It’s so good to be alive!   Meditation teacher, Tara Brach, describes three fundamental qualities that she has witnessed in people who have unfolded and matured over years along a path–regardless of the…

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