Mar 1, 2023
The Soul of the Earth: We are in this Together
How might we continue to show up responsibly, as active, compassionate and empowered contributors in today's world?
Listen to Geeta Stilwell and Juniper Stokes explore these topics in a deep conversation in this episode.
The conversation touches on:
* Compassion and inner power in the face of ecological trauma
* Deep reciprocity: Nature is aware of us
* Being fully present is activism: The butterfly effect
* Animism: Everything is spirited
* Shaking off the numbness: Shadow work
* Choosing Kairos over Chronos: An act of rebellion
* Finding our communities: we're in this together
*Geeta Stilwell *is based in Portugal and is a certified Forest Therapy Guide and Trainer at the ANFT. She is co-founder and co-host of The Nature Talks, an annual online conference that aims to build a community of nature connection practitioners. What led her to co-found the Nature Talks was her passion for nature connection and heartfull, meaningful human connection. She firmly believes that nature is our biggest teacher and that together, authentic in our hearts we can really show up strongly to what we are being called to by the earth and for the Earth as a human race. She is the founder of the company Renature where she creates and facilitates restorative programs that promote wellbeing and health through Forest Therapy, Nature Connection Practices, Clean Eating and Self-Care. She works all over the world with various populations that range from the general public, corporate and mental health populations and individuals recovering from situations of excess stress and resulting depression and anxiety. She is co-founder of Wellbeing Inspired by Nature Consultant Training and Programs bringing nature connection work into the corporate world. Her passion is to bring human beings back into relationship with nature and support the reconnection to the restorative potency of the natural world. thenaturetalks.com
*Juniper Stokes, M.A. *is a mystic, healer, alchemist, and artist who shares an integrative pathway for awakening to your true essence through spiritual rewilding. She coined the term mythoanimistic to describe her approach, which integrates animism, earth medicine, shamanic spirituality, shadow work, archetypal and symbolic languages, and both Eastern wisdom and Western magick. Juniper offers online courses, in-person retreats, healing sessions, and botanical creations through her teaching portal and apothecary, Alchemessence.
A lifelong student of consciousness and spirituality, Juniper has trained with energy healers, spiritual guides, and shamanic practitioners worldwide. Her lineage includes a two-year teacher training in shamanism with Sandra Ingerman; in-depth study and personal mentorships in Norse, Mayan, Taoist, and Egyptian mysticism; extensive training and teaching certifications in yoga, pranayama, and meditation; and ongoing explorations in energy medicine, Hellenistic astrology, gnostic magick, and more.
As a botanical alchemist, Juniper works with the physical, energetic, and spiritual dimensions of plants. She is a clinically certified aromatherapist, herbalist, flower essence practitioner, gardener, and wildcrafter, and she has formally trained in perfumery with today’s preeminent natural perfumers. By bringing together the art, aroma, and artistry of classical perfumery with spiritual alchemy and plant healing, Juniper creates perfumes that offer transcendent fragrances and act as catalysts for the soul’s awakening. alchemessence.comSupport the show