Nicole Cody’s November Events – Brisbane and Online!

Nicole Cody

“I’m not a teacher: only a fellow traveller of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead – ahead of myself as well as you.”
~ George Bernard Shaw

“I cannot begin to tell you how precious you are to me, and how much it means to walk this path with you. Come take my hand and we’ll journey together.” ~ Nicole Cody


I’ve organised some lovely events for November. I hope you can join us! Please save the following dates:



From Friday 25 to Sunday 27 November I’ll be running a pop-up shop as well as some one day workshops at St Colomb’s Church Hall at Victoria St, Clayfield.

Pop Up Shop:

Friday 25 November from 3pm to 6.30pm. Come along and have a cup of tea with us while you view my beautiful range of hand-chosen crystals, singing bowls, oracle and tarot cards, prayer shawls and pashminas, crystal jewellery, incense, journals, jewelry and much more. I will be on hand to answer all of your questions, and to give advice on the selection and use of crystals. Great gift ideas for Christmas, and I’ll have some very special stones from my personal collection as well!

No need to RSVP for the Pop Up Shop – just turn up and say hi. We’d love to see you.

crystals, Nicole Cody

All my crystals are chosen by me, and then I meditate with each stone and their meanings are channelled. Very special stones!


An Evening of Channelling With Nicole:

Friday 25 November from 7pm to 9pm. Come along and meet some of my guides. They will share information about a range of topics, as well as answering questions from the audience. I rarely conduct channelling sessions outside my retreats, so this is a very special offering. These nights are always entertaining, educational and often very enlightening. Each attendee will receive a small gift from Sokli and me. Please bring a plate to share afterwards for supper. Tea and coffee will be provided.

Cost: $35 – Please RSVP to Dana at 


Saturday 26 November – Morning Workshop 10am to 12pm

Make Your Own Talisman and Healing Beads – A Talisman is a small spiritual object which has been made with love and infused with specific energies to help attract or achieve a certain outcome. I was taught variously how to make Talismans by one of my Aboriginal Aunties, by a Native American Medicine Woman and also by a friend’s grandmother, who came from a long line of traditional healers in her culture (which is also the culture of my own ancestors).

In this workshop I will show you how to make a Talisman so that it is infused with energy, purpose and intent. I will show you how to ‘sing’ your beads into harmony with an energy or outcome.

Talisman making is a sacred act of focus and devotion for yourself or someone you care about. There will be many materials for you to choose from, but I also encourage you to bring something of your own – such as a charm, small image, feather, crystal or shell, if it has a special significance.

Healing Beads are beads that can be held or worn and which hold energies specific to your well-being. They can be used to focus on any issue or area of health and well-being for yourself or a loved one.

You will make and take home a hand-crafted Talisman and a set of Healing Beads. All materials and information will be provided. Morning tea will also be served. Suitable for beginners and advanced practitioners. This workshop is open to adults and children aged 15 and up.

Cost: $120  – Please RSVP to Dana at 


The Writing Talisman with Crow and Magpie Energies that I made for my friend Carly. This Writing Talisman is an encouragement for Carly to share her personal story. An entreatment to go deeper, to be brave in sharing truth, at gifting this story in a way that might illuminate the way for others. The feathers are supported by banded red and black agate, bone, marble, black tourmaline, rosewood and a few chakra stones that support communication and flow of words.


Saturday 26 November – Afternoon Workshop 1pm to 4pm

Make Your Own Medicine Bag and Learn Foundation Spiritual Practices – A Medicine Bag is a bag which contains personal items that focus your attention on your spiritual and metaphysical development. When we make or embellish our own Medicine Bag we infuse it with energy, purpose and ritual. It creates a powerful intention that helps to support and grow our spiritual practice. This is all about practical mysticism!

I have my own Medicine Bag that comes everywhere with me, and that enables me to create a spiritual and sacred space where ever I might be, on any corner of the planet.

In this workshop you will embellish your own Medicine Bag (the bag is already made but you will be restyling it to suit your energies), according to age-old mystical traditions. I will also cover the practices and tools that can help you to develop a regular spiritual practice and strengthen your intuitive and psychic ability. We will look at the fundamentals of working with crystals, connecting with your guides, simple meditation techniques, using oracle and tarot cards to give yourself an intuitive reading, and some foundation metaphysical principles for raising your vibration. These are all the things I used at the beginning of my own journey, and that have led me to where I am today.

You will create and take home your own Medicine Bag. You will be given a substantial range of tools and materials to go into your Medicine Bag to create a strong foundation practice for your ongoing psychic and metaphysical development. Afternoon tea will also be served. Suitable for beginners and advanced practitioners. This workshop is open to adults and children aged 15 and up.

Cost: $240  – Please RSVP to Dana at 

Note: If you choose to attend both Saturday workshops, total cost will be discounted to $320.

My Medicine Bag

My own Medicine Bag, which holds my journal, oracle cards, crystals, singing bowl and other goodies that are only for my personal use.


Sunday 27 November – One Day Workshop 10am to 4pm

Spiritual ‘Business Round Table’ – Did you know that one of my superpowers is business? If  you have a business that you would like to launch or grow in 2017, this might be the workshop for you.

In the morning we’ll be looking at defining your product or service, and your target audience. We’ll also look at how to work with your Guides and intuition to really align your business with your natural talents and skills. We’ll examine the practicalities of connecting with your tribe, and how that can look. We’ll learn how to use spiritual energies as well as management skills to set your intention and put your dreams in motion. We’ll look at what business model might suit you best.

In the afternoon we’re going to have a ’round table’ where we workshop your biggest problem or idea around your business. I will give EVERY participant attention and advice, so we are keeping these numbers small. You’ll also need to fill out a small survey before the workshop so that I can do some preparation for each of you before the workshop and make my material relevant to your particular needs.

Workshop includes lunch and worksheets, plus Nicole’s personal preparation session for each of you in the days before the course begins.

Cost: $550  – Please RSVP to Dana at 



Introducing a month-long event which will be launching on Friday 28th of October ready for a November 1 start. November is our month dedicated to the act of  #GeShiDoMo – and you can participate online from anywhere!


#GeShiDoMo is an event to help you to finish 2016 strong. It’s a month dedicated to working towards your goals in a fun and focused way, supported by a great community, some very practical tools, daily motivations, a membership page, weekly videos, competitions and encouragement sessions.

If you’ve been working with my Year of ME Planner you’ll find this a great way to make solid progress on your One Big Thing, but no matter who you are or where you are #GeShiDoMo will help you to get things done and finally tick some stuff off your To Do list!

I’ll be back to give you all the details about #GeShiDoMo tomorrow. Stay tuned – it’s going to be FABULOUS!!!

Biggest love and hugs❤ Nicole xx


When Husbands Are Right…

“Wherever you find a great man, you will find a great mother or a great wife standing behind him — or so they used to say. It would be interesting to know how many great women have had great fathers and husbands behind them.”
~ Dorothy L. Sayers


Big day for me yesterday!

Two specialist medical appointments at hospitals, one at either end of my day. I was feeling pretty good, so I walked – from one end of a mega-carpark to another, and then through the maze of floors and hallways of the hospital that housed my doctors.

Lots of tests. Prodding, poking, bothering.

I still felt pretty good afterwards, because finally I had some good news! The urologist was sure I would end up with permanent incontinence. Nup. Somehow I defied the odds. And my massively resistant superbug that is non-responsive to antibiotics is in fact responding to herbs and essential oils.

And my vision has marginally improved when they said that the damage was permanent.

I guess it was more of an emotional high than anything. I felt like I could dance all day.

My brain was full of ideas. I spent time between appointments organising some new projects, and a pop-up shop and workshops for late November.


happy dance

Snoopy happy dance – Image from

The entire day my husband kept saying ‘let me get you a wheelchair, Nic’. Or ‘wait til I bring the car round’. Or ‘maybe you should nap now’. But did I listen to him? No.

So. Much. Walking.

So much getting in and out of cars, and off too-low lounges.

So much sitting up and doing stuff.

‘You’ll pay for that tomorrow’, Ben said.

‘I’ll be fine’, I kept affirming.



Not fine.

I lay down for a quick nap yesterday afternoon that became an all-night sleep marathon, punctuated only by the endless bladder-infection-induced zombie runs to the bathroom still half-asleep.

I woke up late. Way later than usual.

So sore and stiff today that I can barely move. And new eyedrops made it impossible to see out of either eye this morning, although the extra blurriness has mostly cleared now, three hours later.

Sorry, Ben. You were right. Next time I might even listen…


Tomorrow I’ll put my eyedrops in AFTER I blog.

Today I’ll nap. I’ll stay extra quiet and still. I’ll rest and rest and rest. Because Ben’s right. I may have overdone it just a tad.

I’ll go now, before the deafening chorus of all of your voices joining Ben’s overwhelms me.

I know. I know.

You were right…

Resting now. Big hugs and love from a still-air-punching-and-happy-dancing-in-her-head Nicole❤ xoxo


The Week Ahead – Oracle Reading for Monday 24 October 2016

harmony osho zen tarot

“Make the most of yourself….for that is all there is of you.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


Hello Lovelies,

Here’s this week’s oracle card and my take on the energetic outlook for the days ahead. I’ve chosen the Harmony card from the Osho Zen Tarot deck.

Take a big breath in. Breathe out. Relax into it. Relax into the week. Relax into your body. Relax into your truth. This is a time of healing and flow.

This is a week for nurturing your heart chakra. A week for reconnection to yourself and those you love. A week for conciliation, emotional healing and breakthroughs in stuck relationships. A week for finding love or deepening existing love. A week for the creation and celebration of life and all creative projects that are inspired by the heart.

This week urges you to be relationship-centred, heart-centred, hopeful and kind.  Not just with other people, but with yourself.


Image by Sarah Rhoads – One Hug A Day

It’s also a week that brings a flow of ideas and emotions. You’ll find that this is a great time to pour your heart and soul into cherished projects. You’ll also be able to more easily identify the relationships, situations and projects that are well aligned with your heart and which will be positive experiences for you.

You’re encouraged to speak your truth and to share your gifts this week.

It’s a week that needs some time and space for us to be in the moment, for us to indulge our senses and to experience pleasure and joy. Spend time in nature. Buy yourself flowers. Eat delicious food and savor every mouthful. Hug your pets and loved ones. Catch up with family and friends. Watch a great movie. Immerse yourself in a book. Play the music that speaks to your emotions.

Ask someone on a date.

Tell someone how you feel.

Launch that idea or project, or carve out time to work on it! Make it happen because it’s what’s in your heart.

It’s a week where we will begin to have clarity about how we really feel, and about what we truly want.

Above all, it’s a week for love – for feeling better about ourselves, more connected to our inner wisdom, and more centred in our hearts.


Guided Meditation for Heart Healing

This fifteen minute guided meditation will help you to improve your self worth, and to feel stronger and more loving towards yourself and others. It will balance and open your heart chakra.


Supportive crystals this week? Rose Quartz, Green or Peach Aventurine and Fluorite. Helpful essential oils? Young Living’s Joy essential oil blend, or  a combination (or singly!) of any of Geranium, Rose, Sandalwood and Ylang Ylang.

From my heart to yours,❤ have a wonderful week! Sending so much love and encouragement your way, Nicole xoxo

Love Looks Like This

hand clasping

“Do not ask your children
to strive for extraordinary lives.
Such striving may seem admirable,
but it is the way of foolishness.
Help them instead to find the wonder
and the marvel of an ordinary life.
Show them the joy of tasting
tomatoes, apples and pears.
Show them how to cry
when pets and people die.
Show them the infinite pleasure
in the touch of a hand.
And make the ordinary come alive for them.
The extraordinary will take care of itself.”
~ William Martin, The Parent’s Tao Te Ching: Ancient Advice for Modern Parents


Yesterday was the beginning of a long round of medical appointments for me.

After a discouraging doctor’s visit filled with news I would have preferred not to hear, my darling husband took me to Yum Cha – one of my favourite cheer-me-up places.

It’s also a place where no-one cares if you spill food everywhere and generally make a mess. A handy thing when you can’t see well.

yum cha

But the highlight of the meal was not the food. It was the way that Ben took my hand and without saying anything was able to give me comfort and reassurance just through his touch.

After a fortifying meal and good tea, a few laughs and that deep sense of support, I was able to face the world again.

That’s what love looks like.

Ordinary wonderful magic.

How blessed I am to have someone to love me and to hold my hand through life’s ups and downs.

Wishing for you a touch of that kind of magic too!  <3 Nicole xx

yum cha love

Find Your Grit

“I learned a lesson I’d never forget. The lesson was that, when you have setbacks and failures, you can’t overreact to them.”
~ Angela Duckworth

I’m off to the doctor today. And tomorrow. And Monday. And more after that.

Many different specialists, all with their own opinions.

I know I’m not going to like some of what I hear.

Lyme doctors. Urologists. Immunologists. Opthamologists. Gynecologists.

So, why am I telling you this?

Because, you might not be facing medical challenges but your situation may be similar to mine. You might be living a total crapfest right now. Maybe yours is bad news. Poor results. No support. No money. Failure. Experts telling you it can’t be done. Well-meaning friends and family giving you sympathy and telling you to become resigned to your circumstances.

Don’t believe them.

Dig hard til you find your own truth. Your own strength. Your own answers. Know that it is never over until you reach the end.

Keep walking your road, or find a new road. Rest if you must. But most importantly, hold a vision of what you want in your heart and use your grit to push your way through to a better outcome.

How do you find your grit? Dig your toes in. Push against your circumstances. Keep pushing. Even as you cry and sigh and wonder what the heck you’re doing. Keep looking for answers. For better ways. For alternatives. For new perspectives. Trust that help will come.

Don’t give up on yourself.

Don’t give up on your dreams.

Don’t take it personally if not a single person stands shoulder to shoulder with you right now.

Just keep going.

Because most often that’s how miracles happen. That’s how dreams come true. That’s how everything transforms. That’s how you find the strength to change what can be changed and the grace to accept what will be.

I believe in you. I know that grit and strength is in you. Dig deeper. You’ll find it. And it will transform you when you do.

Sending you so much love and encouragement, Nicole

Feathers for a Friend

raven crow magic dreaming talisman

Image by Sigi Dawn LoStimolo. You can find more of her beautiful work at her Etsy shop:

“Beyond the edge of the world there’s a space where emptiness and substance neatly overlap, where past and future form a continuous, endless loop. And, hovering about, there are signs no one has ever read, chords no one has ever heard.”
~ Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore



This week I am enjoying some precious days at our farm, between rounds of city doctors and their clinical offices and dry predictions.

When you can’t see, you interface differently with the world. Right now my world is not one of darkness, but rather of indistinction. Everything is blurred, and there is not a crisp edge or a sharp detail to be found. Instead I find that clarity and meaning are coming in other ways. My senses are heightened. My awareness is crystal. Where once I saw, now I listen or turn my eyes inward. I let my soul see what my eyes cannot.

There is a large jacaranda tree in bloom to one side of the farmhouse. The tree is a favourite haunt of birds, and there is one huge limb that runs parallel to the ground. This week as I have sat quietly on my verandah a number of birds have come to visit me – strolling up and down that long limb as performers on a stage.

First came Madam Crow. I know this old bird well. She and her mate have a large platform of sticks at the back of the orchard and they return year after year to raise a new season of offspring.

She strode the tree branch, clicking and calling, regal in both her manner and mood. In some ways Madam Crow reminded me of a Shakespearian actor, aware of my presence and playing to me, but at the same time lost in her own world.

She preened herself and kept me company. Later that day Ben found two feathers on the ground underneath where she had sat. I knew that I was a custodian of these feathers, and that they had Crow Magic to them.

Torresian Crow - this image by Peter at

Torresian Crow – this image by Peter at

Over the coming days more birds walked that bough stage. There was a Magpie who came back again and again to that branch. She too gave a gift of feathers.

There were multitudes of Finches, Honeyeaters and Tree Creepers. A fat Wompoo Pigeon. A usually elusive Catbird.

My hoard of feathers grew. I began to feel the messages from each animal, and how to best create some talismans to hold the energy of each message.

Finally I went to the front room and choose some waxed thread, some crystals, and some wooden beads. I chose them based on their energy – their feeling in my hands.

beads, stones and feathers

My fingers know how to wrap and knot and bead. I don’t need to see what I am doing. This is something I have done for so long that my hands can find their own way.

Taking the first two feathers – one of Crow and one of Magpie – I made a beaded feather talisman. As I worked I sang the message from the birds into the stones and wood, into the binding thread, into the feathers. I felt the energy build and lock.

The finished piece rippled energy out into the world.


This first one was a Writing Talisman – an encouragement for someone to share their personal story. An entreatment to go deeper, to be brave in sharing truth, at gifting this story in a way that might illuminate the way for others. The feathers are supported by banded red and black agate, bone, marble, black tourmaline, rosewood and a few chakra stones that support communication and flow of words.

As I held the talisman a friend came into my head. I knew it was for her.

Just five minutes later she sent me a text asking if I was free to chat. She called me. In the course of our conversation she mentioned that out of the blue she had been thinking about her memoir today. She’d found some new ideas and a way forward.

So, dear Carly, I’m bringing this to the city for you. I know it will weave a magic into your words. I know that it will help.

Ganesha has held this in his hand yesterday and today. It is charged up and ready for you. It feels wonderful. It feels like home.

Ganesha with feathers



Carly and Ben giving Ganesha his yearly coating of wax before redressing him in his finery. Ganesha lives on our verandah, looking out over the jacaranda tree.

I still have a clutch of feathers, and I have begun my second talisman. I know that it is meant to go to one of you, dear readers and friends.

I’ll be giving it away next week.

I’ll let you know more soon about what it is for. I trust that it will find its way to whomever needs it most.

Much love to you,

Nicole❤ xoxo



The Week Ahead – Oracle Reading for Monday 17 October 2016

osho zen

“When you walk to the edge of all the light you have and take that first step into the darkness of the unknown, you must believe that one of two things will happen. There will be something solid for you to stand upon or you will be taught to fly.”
~ Patrick Overton, The leaning tree: [poems]


Hello Lovelies!

It’s a little bit challenging choosing an oracle card just now. I don’t know my current 2016 deck well enough to read it when I can’t see, so instead I have fallen back on an old favourite – my Osho Zen Tarot deck, whose images I know by heart and blindfolded after twenty years of working with them.

Well then, let’s begin:

This week’s card? Adventure!

What does that mean for the week ahead?

We’re being asked to get out of our comfort zone. We’ve being asked to walk out into the unknown.

It means starting things without knowing where you might end up. It means putting yourself into situations where you can’t control the outcome. It means breaking out of routine to try something new. It means trusting in positive outcomes, even if your knees are shaking and it takes everything you have to keep putting one foot in front of the other.

For some of you, this is a week where you’ll look back years from now and see how this small and seemingly insignificant (although scary!) step you took was the one that changed everything.

For some of you, being brave enough to go outside your routine will mean new opportunities, new relationships, bold new discoveries or a rediscovery of something important that you need to be reminded of right now.

Many of you will find that getting out and about this week provides happy moments, shared joy and a boost to your social life. It’s also a great week to hold or plan parties, launches and grand adventures (think holidays and expeditions!) to be taken some time in the future.

The seven days ahead unfold a deeply spiritual week. A week that reminds us that we’re not alone. That the Universe has our backs. That miracles happen daily. That sometimes the crap we’ve been slogging through was only ever to enable us to step into a brighter future – wiser, stronger, clearer, better. It’s the kind of week where incredible ideas can just slide into your mind, or bubble to the surface. The kind of week where what seemed crazy just days ago now seems entirely possible.

Image by Raven N. from

Image by Raven N. from

Make sure to find time for joy this week – no matter how small that joy might be. Take time to sit in your favourite cafe, or to drink your favourite beverage – curled up with a book, a game or a loved one. Play your favourite music, dance and sing along. Go on a little adventure in your own home-town or suburb. Gee, you could even have that adventure in your own backyard!

If you’re looking for a crystal companion this week, you can’t go past Labradorite or Green Adventurine. Essential oils? Neroli, Jasmine and Rose.

This is a week for restoring hope, and we can always use more of that.

Sending much love to you, Nicole❤ xx