This year July has been a month of overheating and fire – in very literate way. All over the world we have seen massive heat waves and heat records broken. Many countries are suffering from dangerous and massive forest fires. Warmth, which is so important … Continue readingA Cooling and Releasing Ritual for July’s Full Moon and Lunar Eclipse
There’s so much magic in the air it’s even hard to talk about it. For ancient Finns, this was the time to celebrate light, fertility and Ukko the God of Thunder and Weather. During the Summer Solstice they built big bonfires and raised a glass … Continue readingMidsummer Full Moon is Full of Magic
Short greetings from my tv show shootings – Happy Full May Moon! *** I will call this year “The Year of the Moon”, and I invite you to follow, and share my experiences, learnings and practices. I hope, at the end of the year, I … Continue readingMay 2018 – Time to Pick Wild Food and Plant Seeds!
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)
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!