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In this episode, Erica interviews Ra Ma, creator of EarthSeed Temple Arts. Erica and Ra Ma discuss Ra Ma’s experiences in the Great Pyramid, pilgrimages to sacred places on the Earth, and Ra Ma’s unique way of weaving star (astrology) and stone (Earth and bone) wisdom into her many sacred offerings. This is an episode of medicinal story telling you don’t want to miss!
In this episode, Erica shares about facing disappointment and feeling difficult emotions. Topics she mentions are: compassion, suffering, love, acceptance, rejection, disappointment, accepting “no”, showing up for ourselves and others through the experience of feelings, helping children feel their feelings, and breaking up with pity.
In this episode, Erica shares a water meditation that connects the listener to the waters of their body, the waters near their home, and a favorite body of water allowing for blessings to flow back and forth. This meditation was recorded last winter while teaching Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR).
In this episode, Erica shares a nature meditation that was recorded last winter while teaching Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). This winter she is releasing a series of nature meditations as an offering of service to others. May these recordings be a balm for anyone who needs restoration and connection to the healing wisdom of the elements.
In this episode, Erica interviews her dear friend, Keisha Holmes, licensed professional counselor (LPC). They discuss boundaries- what they are, how to figure out when we need them, and the questions we have to ask ourselves in order to create them. They also discuss how to find and strengthen a sense of self, which is ultimately what we’re doing when we create boundaries.
The weight of our grief is proportional to the significance of what we have lost. The heaviness of sorrow is not meant to be carried alone. While we can at times muscle our way through it, going it alone results in aches, pains, bruised and broken parts that we then...
When the Mountain Speaks, The River Cries is a special segment of Ancient Soul, Modern Mind podcast offering a mixture of personal and folk story telling medicine. In this episode, Erica shares about finding healing in nature on a solo camping experience.
When the Mountain Speaks, The River Cries is a special segment of Ancient Soul, Modern Mind podcast offering a mixture of personal and folk story telling medicine. In this episode, Erica shares about her experiences of sorrow and grief and how when grief flows, peace grows.
One of the most difficult lessons I’ve been learning in this lifetime is that there are as many ways to do something as there are people to do it. My rigid, sticky brain is sometimes resistant to this vital truth. I am constantly learning to soften my rigid body into diverse ways of seeing and being.
When the Mountain Speaks, The River Cries is a mixture of personal and folk story telling medicine. In this episode, Erica shares about support from the tiniest creatures and how magic lies inside our ability to eschew doubt and choose to believe.
Erica offers storytelling medicine about a young girl name Rita who gathers with her village to initiate a new member into her clan. She also shares poetry and commentary about mutual support and the invitation to care for and tend to Life.Stay Connected You can find...
Erica introduces a new solo storytelling segment called When the Mountain Speaks, the River Cries. In this new solo segment, Erica creates and shares stories from her personal life and co-creates stories with the help of the Otherworld. Join her as she embarks on a new journey of using her voice as medicine.