Wednesday, December 12, 2012

at 12 12 '12 12:12 I was talking with several children

So, Is today's date auspicious?   I'm not sure it is, but if you have assigned a lot of importance and energy towards the date's repeating numbers, then probably yes it may be for you.

My neighbors are getting married, so why not on 12 12 12!   The original date was 12 16 12, but since they're having a small family wedding, and most of the family is in town, why not.  A friend of mine was thinking to become an ordained minister today, I will check with her and see if she did.  Today I was teaching coat of arms blazons at the 4-H co-op and didn't even notice the time until 12:30.  We were looking at a couple coat of arms that were created in the 1500's and discussing various regional(country) styles.  Did any of the heralds choose to register new coats of arms on 12 12 1212 or 1 5 1515 for sake of the date?   

What is something that will make today memorable in our lives?  For that matter what makes for a memorable day in life's grand scheme of connected actions and events?   Being very happy and making an especially positive connection with another person or animal I think is one way.
The day I went to Anneli's farm house way out in the central Finnish countryside and first met the Leonberger family of dogs.  I can see it like it was yesterday, and the one little girl puppy came over a few times and decided to hang and play with me.  Very memorable and consequently, I remember so many details of that day.  I was Elli's person as it turned out, even though technically she was my young daughter's dog.    My initial connection with Elli and my emotions made 4 25 02  a very auspicious day in my life.
Emotions create our reality along with our beliefs and experiences.  So what happens when a memorable day is due to a very negative connection or event and elicits strong emotions?  Sometimes we cannot process all of the emotion due to various possible reasons(socially unacceptable, physically unable, not knowing how...).  What happens to that overload of emotion?   For survival and daily functioning we tuck what we can't immediately handle away into the subconscious somewhere and manage to "get on with our lives".     Problem solved, not exactly.  

A number of years ago a former classmate of mine suggested I attend a seminar - he told me it was a parenting seminar.  I did and there I first heard of repressed emotions and emotional "baggage" that affect current daily life in very tangible ways.    So last year when I learned of  The  Emotion Code  method of releasing trapped emotions it intrigued me.   I am now studying to become a certified practitioner of the Emotion Code method, as I find this method is a relatively easy way to make current life more meaningful and less reactive(and less confusing in a -why did I do that, I didn't want to -way).   So watch for me to have the certification this next spring and meanwhile find out a bit more about The Emotion Code by reading the book by author Bradley Nelson ND.

signing off for the Saltroom of Spokane - here's to emotional health and auspicious days
-Laura  :)     

Sunday, December 2, 2012

hmmm The Official Christmas Season has begun

Its Advent according to my calendar.  If I remember correctly that means the beginning of Sundays in December before Christmas.  I remember learning about this after I'd lit several candles sitting on the coffee table in my friends' apartment to make the place feel cheerier when they got back from work.  Yep, one of the candles was an advent candle and I'd burned it down a bit during a weekday - oops.
So in the theme of the now official Christmas season, I went to the Handel's Messiah community sing-along today.

Today I also went to the Saltroom.  I spent some time thinking about a way I could bring benefit to the most people during December and through the holidays.  This season is filled with busyness, stress, and emotions.  Lots of emotions, sometimes all mixed up and sometimes just a few really intense emotions.  I came up with a 3 part plan that put into action will allow me to benefit quite a number of people this month.
Part one, locally offer a deep discount for folks who need to relax and de-stress in the Saltroom during December.
Part two, begin my training for The Emotion Code certification this week.  So, I will give 26 free sessions as part of my required practice prior to obtaining my certification.
Part three, I am going to make a gratitude list of everyone I need to tell that I truly appreciate their contribution to my life.  Then I'll attempt to contact them and just say thank you to them for being who they are.

If you need to relax and de-stress for an hour, then give me a call so we can set up a time for you to come by for a deeply discounted halotherapy session.

Signing off for the Saltroom of Spokane, - Bring Balance into December.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Thankful in November 2012

Its the end of November and the Thanksgiving holiday is past, but I'd like to chat about some of the things for which I am truly thankful.

Life - and the amazing way situations and things can change to really be something totally different over time.  Time can be a day or 20 years but we didn't think we would ever be in this position that we find ourselves in now.  So that can go in a positive/easy/happy direction or that could go in a negative/difficult/sad direction or just very different and quite neutral from where we started.
During my childhood I was exposed to a couple different cultures and in my thirties finally realized that my thinking patterns reflected those cultures pretty much lock, stock, and barrel.  I decided then to figure out exactly what thinking processes and beliefs I wanted for myself given my family and location I found myself in.  So maybe I thought it wouldn't be easy but I didn't expect it to take me 15 years or more to consciously think and believe in what I chose.  

One belief I now hold - Healthy Living is Important.
For me that includes healthy and ethical choices of Food.   Real old fashioned plants grown in an old fashioned way - no money grubbing gene manipulation and chemical factory fertilizers or pesticides.  Also eating those plants without processing all the live nutrients out - so basically as much raw food as possible.   Variety and Moderation in Healthy Eating.
A lot of what I know about foods I started learning reading my mother's 'healthful living' books and Organic Gardening & Prevention magazines in the late 60's and 70's.   

Another belief I now hold - The Human Body can Heal Itself.
This encompasses all parts of the Human Body, including the not readily visible body fields that regulate much of our visible body organs and processes.  This concept I also read about in my childhood but am researching it in depth again now.  More later... 

So I am thankful that my childhood included health information(some considered outlandish at the time), because in some way that has kept my mind open to research concepts not advertised or touted by the mainstream media. 

I'll sign off for the Saltroom of Spokane - IN SUPPORT OF HEALTHY OPTIONS