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Paleo Ayurveda and Spartan Yoga


Welcome to Spartan Mind Strength- Home of Paleo Ayurveda & Spartan Yoga-  20ish min podcast. Ancestral Sciences such as Paleo Ayurveda and Greek Medicine, Movement, Nutrition, Meditation, Breathwork, Stoicism, Tantra and Upanishads. From the novice to the expert. Find us on all major platforms, including iHeartRADIO, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and Spotify.

We found that in order to give you even better content through our podcast we need to create series instead of stand alone episodes. First series starts on January 9.  - Tim and Vie
 

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Oct 31, 2019

Topics

  • The Ancient Greek god of sleep is Hypnos
  • This is where the word “hypnosis” comes from
  • Hypnos is the son of Nychta (night) and Erebus (darkness)
  • Thanatos (death) is the twin brother of Hypnos
  • According to Homer (not Homer Simpson :-) ) Hypnos lived on the Greek island of Lymnos which is still in existence today
  • Hypnos’s wife is Pasithea given to him by Hera the wife of Zeus
  • Pasithea is the goddess of relaxation
  • Morpheus, one of the main characters of Matrix was inspired by the ancient Greek god Morpheus, Hypnos’s son: https://amzn.to/2JDXOfh
  • Morpheus shapes our dreams
  • According to the stoics, when going to sleep we need to be indifferent about the past and about the future
  • The Roman god of sleep is Somnus
  • The word insomnia comes from Somnus
  • The Norse goddess of night allowing for sleep is Nótt
  • Voluntary discomfort is highly recommended by the Stoics for good sleep
  • Voluntary discomfort helps you create order through chaos
  • The stoics say we need to find the dynamic balance between passion and dispassion
  • They recommend learning to persevere
  • Create voluntary discomfort through occasionally sleeping on the floor
  • You cannot become a stronger human being by avoiding stressors
  • There are many versions of a "Controlled Environment", and not all of them are conducive to making you stronger
  • How immune are you to stressors?
  • A very interesting book about barefoot running and Greek history is Natural Born Heroes: https://amzn.to/2BYuKen
  • The key for long term success is to implement baby steps of voluntary discomfort 
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All information provided here is for informational and educational purposes only, and is not to be construed as medical advice or instruction. No action should be taken solely on the contents of this Podcast. Please consult your physician or a qualified health professional on any matters regarding your health and well being or on any opinions expressed within this Podcast.

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