Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking with Valgerdur Bjarnadottir, an expert scholar on all things Icelandic. Ms. Bjarnadottir holds a Masters Degree in theology & dreamwork. She’s an expert in the fields of philosophy, religion & women’s spirituality.
Needless to say, our conversation was fascinating. I learn so much from her!
Did you know that most women in Iceland have British ancestry whereas most men have Scandinavian ancestry?
He’s a wisdom keeper, a Norse God from the shamanic tradition of the Indo-Europeans. Lately I’ve been contemplating what it means to live wisely, so getting to know Odin has been a HUGE GIFT!
In most version of the myth Odin hangs himself on the World Tree to attain “runes of wisdom.” After an epic journey to the Underworld he is reborn as a wise healer. He spends the rest of his life devoted to helping others.
People ask me: What led you to this work? I tell them: Cancer. Yep, that’s right. The big C word… I know, it’s unconventional. I’ve received a number of requests recently to talk about my story. I’m honoured (and a bit nervous) to share it with you. Here’s how it happened…
It turns out that 4% of Europeans today carry genetic material from this haplogroup. (U and I). There is a chance you might belong to this lineage if you have European ancestry, especially if your ancestors are from Norway, Finland, Sweden, Turkey or Spain.
Who were these First People? How did they live? What did they believe?
Fortunately, we can trace their stories and memories by studying fringe European cul
It’s simple. We travel for one reason – to feel ALIVE.
‘Feeling live’ means experiencing the juiciness of the moment. It means exploring something new, taking time away from the daily grind, and putting yourself in a new environment. It’s easy to get stuck in a rut. Sometimes you have to just do something differently. Break your routine and shake yourself awake.
AWAKE. ALIVE. Tune in to the creative heart of who you are. I dare you to live from that place of passion and w
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