What was your experience growing up? How has that impacted your journey so far?
My earliest experiences and memories mostly revolved around family, nature, and animals…I grew up the youngest of three in the countryside of Järna, Sweden, a small town about an hour’s drive outside of Stockholm. Järna is known as the Anthroposophical epicenter of Scandinavia, with Rudolph Steiner inspired Waldorf schools and many biodynamic farms. I remember feeling the encouragement to spend a lot of time creating, painting, and making things with my hands, but also the freedom to be in silence when I wanted to, being, looking and observing…in the forests, around the lakes, and while taking care of or riding horses.
This environment and these experiences helped me identify an early sense of wanting to help others expand in love…to bring more truth. I remember having a heart that felt wide open. I think children have an intuitive sense of unconditional love and this deeper knowing is the groundwork…an integral, unifying, and essential part of my on-going journey…
As a practitioner and intuitive guide of breath work, sound healing and ceremony, how did you find your calling for these offerings and what are some lessons you have learned on your journey?
I love the idea of identifying or recognizing one’s calling. In some ways, I’ve always intuited that my calling had to do with the heart space. We all have many gifts waiting to be discovered and we identify the ones that we are most desirous to cultivate into skills and tools…perhaps motivated by a sudden or a gradual opening to the states of Being where we find the most meaning, followed by the naturally unfolding desire and readiness to share and to be of service to life and to others.
The most impactful lessons of my journey so far have been about authenticity, love, and partnership. I had been unknowingly avoidant of true intimacy and it’s been beautiful to fully welcome it…only becoming clear to me once I started to live my purpose and trust my highest self more fully. I met the right man, my life partner, and he’s helped me to shed any fears around intimacy. I’ve been inquiring into love, an untethered love, or unconditional love, if you will.
And in a way, this understanding infuses the basis for my ceremonial, group, and private work with my clients. I work with Love as a natural state of freedom, and not of compromise or ownership. I invite my clients to open up to their inner power, their innate love, and the unlimited potential of spirit. We unlock any sense of unworthiness, lack of self love, and clear any significant blockages around love. This key is not only for all the different kinds of relationships with family, our life partner and friends, it's also the key to our own divine connection with source.
What are some of your favorite ways of incorporating stillness into your life and practicing self care?
Preparing cacao intentionally, going to the beach early day. I bring my cacao, I jump in the ocean, sometimes I see dolphins, I have my notebook and I allow the stillness of the morning to be a space of possibility, of openness. I find nature to be a powerful healer and beautiful reminder to be present.
Do you have a ritual for creativity & inspiration?
Beyond cacao and the time in nature, I play the crystal sound bowls, which inspire me and activate my throat chakra, which is our center of expression. Sometimes I listen to a non duality talk with Rupert Spira, one of my current teachers. I also love simple long walks which always makes space for new ideas and perspectives.
As a filmmaker, what inspires your art form and catches your eye?
I look and listen. For me the most important thing is to be available in the moment, for what is present, and what story is already revealing itself. I try to stay open, and build trust with the subject, and from there, allow the story to unfold to when we come to a sort of union, a meeting. Most times if we look deep enough beauty is just unfolding in front of us. Not superficial beauty, instead a sense of resonance with the unified field between the subject and the object. I’m inspired by women who embody their deeper layers, and are living their life in alignment with these deeper discoveries of who they are.
What has been your biggest lesson?
To follow something way bigger than myself and my analytical mind, to fully trust and move where Spirit wants me to go. It’s not always easy since it’s such a subtle guidance, but if we begin to trust this, we strengthen the muscle and move more and more into the unknown, where the space of unbound potential, synchronicities and yes, simply that space of wonder and joy.
If you could invite anyone over to dinner, who would it be and why?
The supreme sun, I would want to know the secrets of the universe. And dive into its Light.
What are your hopes for the year and what would you like to share with the world?
With everything that is going on in the world now, I wish for a more inner stability for humanity, a sort of integrity, that can’t be pushed and pulled by the media. There is so much more going on under the surface and we are conditioned to trust the authorities, news, media and so forth. I find it important that we listen within, and actually start trusting our inner knowing, and taking a stand for our truth, and not just blindly listen to the “leaders” that should know but mostly don’t. We also have to reestablish our connection to nature and each other. If we don’t feel a sense of compassion or empathy we can become destructive. We have to realize the harm we might be doing by living in ignorance. That’s partly why I’m so passionate about people waking up; including myself, of course. I want to serve love, and hope that I can inspire others to do so as well.
We noticed you shared about a healing space you’re working on in Sweden, what can you tell us about the space and when can we visit?
Me and my partner David have been dreaming about creating a sanctuary for true healing. This summer it happened, we are over the moon happy. The farmhouse is a space for inner reflection, expansion and peace and community. We know how important it is to not walk alone on the journey home. We want to gather with like minded beings and offer a space where people can come back to the present moment and explore the self and have fun on the journey. The idea is to create a place for peace, beauty, creativity, light work, breathwork, sound healing, forest bathing, fire ceremonies, cacao ceremonies and more.
Nordic land is dear to me and I wish to share it with beings who feel called to deepen their connection to self. Built in the 1700s, this refuge holds an energy of peace, tranquility, and wisdom. We plan to open up the space for summer 2021 and are super excited.
What is your definition of a WYLDE WOMAN?
I would say playful, natural, feminine, grounded, mature in a sense of knowing thyself. Self aware, hopeful and strong, but also light flowy and free.
Finish this sentence:
I can’t live without… love, cacao, my man, and nature and my crystal tones sound bowls.
My favorite ritual is… Nature, cacao and sound, and morning pages.
My favorite season is… Fall
I will never forget… The beauty of union, loving another like you are one.
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