DILL Anethum graveolen
When our reptilian brain, which focuses on survival issues, and our emotional brain, which is all about pain and pleasure, get triggered, the results can be rather counter productive. Reactions include impulse buying, road rage, inflexible responses, dynamics of domination or victimhood, obsessive/compulsive behaviors and eating that large bag of Cheetos with a half gallon of ice cream. These choices usually don’t serve us or even reflect our values!
Dill supports us to move out from the processing loop of these two brain centers to expand into our logical thinking brain. Even in the heat of the moment, Dill helps us cool down our reaction dynamic to usher us into the calm and collected alternative thinking center that exists at the top of our skulls. It helps us to be able to examine any emotional situation from a more elevated objective point of view. This literal expansion out from the reptilian brain into the top of our brain is reflected in Dill’s dome like Flowerhead, which echoes this upward and outward expansive movement.
Expansive is the key word with Dill. It is expansive in every way, helping us lighten our experience of situations and see things in a more open way. A feel of lightness is one of the profound gifts of this Essence.
I AM the expanded awareness of my choices and freedom from old patterns of behavior.