“No” is a complete sentence.”
This Quarter I am using The Light Seer’s Tarot by Chris-Anne for my weekly oracle readings.
Our card to guide us for the week ahead is 10 OF SWORDS. It’s a week for honouring your boundaries, protecting your energy and letting go of what no longer serves you.
This week 10 OF SWORDS has a powerful message, reminding you to protect your Light. Your Light is your very Lifeforce. It is also your personality and your unique gifts, it is the best part of you, your goodness, your humanity, your compassion, your kindness, your love for self and others. Be honest this week, about your energy levels, and where you are at emotionally, physically and mentally. Avoid anything that will further deplete you or run you down.
No matter what is happening around you, try not to move into fear, anxiety, blame or victimhood. Don’t choose sides. Don’t sit in anger or resentment. Be ready to say no to what you no longer want, and to close doors, take a break, or end things that aren’t working for you. Walking away isn’t failure, it’s empowerment.
This week you’re asked to sit in your heart, to shine your Light and your goodness out into the world in a way that comforts others and that guides them in times of darkness, or to hold this energy within you and amplify it for your own healing if your energy is low.
10 OF SWORDS encourages you to protect your boundaries, to do what is best for yourself and your loved ones, and to protect your values, your beliefs and your ethics. It’s time to stand up for what you believe in, to speak your truth, and to withdraw when your truth and your voice will not be heard or respected – for there is no point wasting your precious energy on ignorance.
Feed the Light inside you with prayer, meditation, love, laughter, beauty, nature, kindness and the Arts. Know that your Light is needed in the world, now more than ever. Smile. Be love. Keep shining.
My Top Tip For The Week Ahead: Put your hands over your heart, close your eyes, and take a few deep slow breaths. Then check in with yourself. How are you feeling? How much charge do you have in your internal battery? If your battery level is moderate or low, practice extra self-care, plan on some early nights, and minimise energy-stealing people and activities until you start to feel better. Tune in often this week!
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Crystals to support you this week – Fluorite, Hematite, Black Tourmaline, Smoky Quartz, Garnet
Here at the treehouse we’ve had a big week of unpacking boxes, sorting through our possessions to make donations for people and businesses who have lost everything in the floods, and lots of cleaning. All of the wet weather we’ve experienced here on the east coast has created damp and mold, and mold and I are not friends!
For those of you who’ve been affected by recent wet weather events, remember to be vigilant in your clean-up of mold, especially if you are immunocompromised or identity as highly sensitive.
I’m still not back to full health, so I’m pacing myself, but I’m continuing to improve – the big thing for me now is to remember to conserve my energy and not overdo it.
One important thing I am doing every day for myself is having a little writing time at the beginning of each day, and then stepping away from my desk and all electronic devices by 4pm unless I am doing readings for international clients that run later into the evening. The mental space this is giving me right now is a welcome gift, and the only way I can maintain my capacity to continue to support others.
I hope you are also pacing yourself, and looking after your energy levels. It’s so easy to burn out or develop anxiety, overwhelm or compassion fatigue when we are faced with crisis after crisis. Please, embrace this week’s message and do what you need to so you can live sustainably and well.
I’ll also remind you about my ETSY Sale, where my Journeymaker’s Planner 2022 (Digital and Hard Copy) are massively reduced in price to get these last copies out the door. The Planner can really help you to connect with your intuition, to practice self-care, and to help you put your goals and dreams at the centre of your life. I also have 40% off my heavenly organic Ylang-Ylang oil, which is terrific for helping manage stress and anxiety, as well as enhancing creativity, optimism, and a sense of possibility. Seriously, it’s an oil everyone needs in their self-care toolkit right now. You can diffuse it, add a few drops to your bath or onto your pillow, or apply it like perfume direct to your skin. It’s a little piece of sunshine when you’re stuck somewhere gloomy.
You can access the sale here: Nicole’s ETSY Sale
Okay, I’m off to pop on a load of washing, grab a coffee and do some early-morning writing while the house is quiet.
Sending love, and encouragement for you to take time for yourself and set good boundaries, Nicole xx