Slow is the new Fast! - does Ritual rewire the brain?

'Through the snow their way they wend For precious time with her they spend Yuletide bliss in her embrace Cherished in the arms of Grace' Wendy Andrew As we approach winter solstice, we experience quietness in the land around us. This is a time of dreaming, with deep teaching about the power of stillness. Engaged in ceremony - be it at the fire, making a sacred offering, celebrating a rite of passage, communing with the spirit of a plant, joining together to sing our praises of earth and spirit - we experience sacred stillness and thereby alter our brain's patterning. Safely held in ritual, we step outside of ordinary time, we let go of our mental chatter, and we create a space for new pos