Our April full moon ritual is all about leaving the last bits of the winter stiffness behind and opening your heart for the Summer. In Roman times April was sacred to Venus, the Goddess of love. In Finland, one of the old names for the … Continue readingApril – The Moon of Love and New Openings
Happy Full Moon Friends! Its again a blue moon today, the second full moon of this month. In some North American tribes this moon is called the Full Worm moon, and we Finns call March “maaliskuu”, which comes from “maan kuu”, the Month of … Continue readingMarch 2018 – The Month of Women and Mother Earth
Happy New Moon, friends! Here comes my February video – check it out! This week has been full of celebrations. First up: Laskiainen, Shrove Tuesday or Mardi Gras, all celebrations before the fasting period of Lent. Then Valentines Day on Wednesday and yesterday Chinese … Continue readingFebruary 2018: Celebrate the New Moon, have a detox and shine like a pearl!
Today is the last day of January. It’s also a Full Moon, and actually, it’s a Blue Moon; the second full moon of January. It’s also a Super Moon, which means the Moon is its closest to Earth in its elliptical orbit when its full, … Continue readingJanuary 2018: Time to Map your History and Meditate on your Heart
Ancient cultures and indigenous people lived close to nature, making offerings, creating rituals and scheduled everyday chores with the rhythm of nature in mind. The Sun was a clock for our ancestors, the Moon a calendar, and the Sky with its star formations a map. … Continue readingInvitation: Join The Year of The Moon!
Last week I bought a one-way train ticket to Imatra, Finland. If this had happened around a hundred years ago, I could have wound up with someone watching me closely on arrival: there was a time when it was romantic and “trendy” for unhappy women … Continue readingOneway ticket to Imatra: Roses in the Toilet and Chatting with a Ghost (about Infidelity)
This is a story of how I found new roots in Helsinki. It’s also a story of the power of the visualisation, and learning to ask the Universe for exactly what you want. Now that Vogue has called my little country, Finland, the safest place … Continue readingColourful streets, rocky hills and the scent of the sea – here grow my new roots
I have been coming to MIP for years, since 2009 I think. Last year I was here pregnant, this time with a 6 months old baby whose main nutrition is breast milk (yes, in Finland most women breastfeed their babies, and WHO recommends exclusive breastfeeding … Continue readingBaby Bounced and Banned at MIPCOM 2016
So exited for all of you to see this! Sauna Sisters is my documentary, very much still in development, but here’s a taste of what is to come for you to enjoy and share! … Continue readingSauna Sisters teaser: Sauna Birth
Super proud to share this with you! Back to Nature is a travel series and format combining outdoor adventure with mythology and storytelling. Extraordinary cinematography bring a relaxed magic to messages about the value of connecting with our natural world. Two hosts, a professional explorer and a modern mythologist take audiences to some of the most astounding and accessible locations in Nordic nature. … Continue readingBack to Nature is here!