Heart Matters is also the title of my book!

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Hello sweet people!

I´ve just gone through comments and replied. Very enjoyable work. Thanks for your comments! I appreciate it. I just forget to check them, but maybe I will get better at it from now on. U never know, u know. 🙂

I was especially uplifted by a comment on my post Pre Dawn, someone loved my poem. And it made me realize that probably very few of my readers know that I have actually self published a book of poems and short prose reflections. In 2011. Its cover is this blogposts heading picture. If you want to know more about my book and maybe even buy it, then on top of my website, there is a place where it simply says “buy my book”. Read more about it there. 🙂

Yeah, I´ve always written poems. Not heavy, hard to understand poems, but more like pop song lyrics, really. I make songs too sometimes…

I also made this video installation, of 15 poems, most of them in my book. 5 of the texts, I turned into songs. I have filmed and edited myself, everything is me in this video. Even the voice singing. 🙂 Check it out! I know the editing rhythm is a bit unusual. But it is a conscious choice I made. I want it to be… meditative. Dwelling. Allow the viewer to sink into the words, the imagery, sink into themselves as they are viewing. Here it is, if you fancy:

Actually, I have lots and lots of notebooks full of poems and ideas, half written stories, lying about. I should publish more. And I would like to make a cd too! But. It´s like, once I have written something, I am finished with it. Then I just want to write something new, or learn something more…

I love the sound therapy work. And to co-create cultural projects. And then there is the green party where I´m one of  the leaders. New local party, we went for the local council election in November, and we got in (not me, but Sofie did), and she is now the mayor!!!!!

So…. I need the days to have more time than 24 hours. And I need to make more money than I do now. That is why I have attended a business school online. I will start a company, and try to… sell online products, use my writing skills, video and learnings of self healing, and see if someone wants to buy my products, or book appointments for sound healing or just conversations… It is not clear to me yet, how it will all turn out, shape itself. But I´m in the process of finding out.

If I can crack the code and be selling information products online, that will free a lot of my time. To do my projects, my voluntary political work, and edit and publish more books, or that cd of songs.

Let´s hope life will be long. And my self discipline strong!

🙂

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Thoughts on schooling

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Dear reader.

It´s Friday, end of the first week of school after the Summer holiday. Now all my three kids go to school, my youngest son is 6 and enrolled Tuesday. He is very happy. So all is well. Apart from getting up at 06.30 am every morning. It´s just not me!

The school hours are set so they work well for the old factory workers´ start of work early in the morning. And science now says that kids, especially teens, need to sleep later in the morning, to be able to learn properly. And they say that “B-people” (Scandinavian term for … sleep rhythm … “A-people” wake up early, fresh, and go to bed early. And “B-people” are more fresh in the evening, and sleep longer.) Well, science now says that B-people are the ones with the more natural daylight rhythm… Don´t ask me to explain why, I just remember the headline. Made me feel good. As a B-person, I´ve always fest second to the A. Haha…

Anyways. Let´s google it. And let´s hope the schools will adapt to the scientific facts sooner rather than later.

In my view, school should also change the things they teach. Instead of history of wars, teach them history of women, of equality, of prison, of racism. Of power.

Teach them psychology, about emotions and how to deal with them, about what identity is. Teach them self understanding, and social anthropology; to understand and respect diversity…

Teach them empathy. For crying out loud. Teach them about creativity and innovation. Brainstorming, mindmapping. Teach them music and drama, painting and dance. Teach them to express themselves and to love. Themselves. So they in turn can offer love to their surroundings.

Teach them co operation and breathing exercises. Tools to reduce stress levels. Ways to communicate wiser. Goal setting. And how to deal with their inner critic. Teach them loyalty. How to be a real friend. How to build and strengthen relationships. And to honor themselves and their inner borders, to stand up for themselves, and for others whome they can see need support.

Yeah.

This is a photo of my son taken in May. In his new hoodie, birthday present from my sister. I will do my best to make sure he feels as resolved and relaxed in five years from now. We all survive our school years, but. They are also tough. For everyone. I´m keeping a keen eye on my kids throughout these school years, working to keep and build trust between us, so they will come and tell me when things get hard, emotionally, for them. I see this as one of the most important tasks I have as a mother. Emotional support.

Other than the kids have started school (again), I too have enrolled. Into this web course I have written about earlier. Visionary business school. With Ryan Eliason.
It is… very… big…? A lot of stuff to learn. Mindset to work on. Inner barriers to break. Very exciting. Sometimes scary. But I do still know that it is the right place for me to focus energy right now. So.

I´m also waiting to receive more translation work, from Danish to Norwegian, the company I worked for in the winter/spring. Which is wonderful, lets me earn money whilst I study this fall.
Earn, so I can pay the course fee! And also, a retreat I´ve signed up for, a whole week in October/November. Masterclass with my teacher in vocal sound therapy, Githa Ben-David.

I´ve never been away from the kids for a whole week before! But I think it´s a fine challenge for us. And my husband has no hesitations, either, so. They will have fun without me, and we´ll get to miss eachother. Whilst I go 100% into “learning and inner growth mode” for a whole week!! It will be very good for me.
I miss my teacher. And this will allow me to catch up with the new things she´s discovered since my exam, december 2015.

Here is a film about her, in English. Made by her husband. Himself also a mystic, author, scholar, teacher.

& If you want to learn more about my work as a vocal sound therapist, using Githa´s method, join my facebook page “Kaltwasser Vocal Sound Therapy”.

Here´s the film:

Anyways. Just a quick hello today, from me. I need to get some breakfast, it´s 12.33 pm!

Big hug! Have a great weekend!
🙂

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