A Spell For Bad Martha

“There are two things in life you cannot choose. The first is your enemies; the second your family. Sometimes the difference between them is hard to see, but in the end time will show you that the cards you have been dealt could always have been worse.” Carlos Ruiz Zafón Hey Lovelies, I received an […]

How To Live With Pain…

“I DON’T CARE!” Harry yelled at them, snatching up a lunascope and throwing it into the fireplace. “I’VE HAD ENOUGH, I’VE SEEN ENOUGH, I WANT OUT, I WANT IT TO END, I DON’T CARE ANYMORE!”“You do care,” said Dumbledore. He had not flinched or made a single move to stop Harry demolishing his office. His […]

Coping Skills for Overwhelm In These Intense Times

“The most significant gifts are the ones most easily overlooked. Small, everyday blessings: woods, health, music, laughter, memories, books, family, friends, second chances, warm fireplaces, and all the footprints scattered throughout our days.” Sue Monk Kidd Hey, Lovelies. Are you doing okay? It’s a crazy time, isn’t it? So many things that need attending to. […]

What If Your Life Isn’t A Failure After All?

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.” Albert Einstein Hey, Lovelies. I’ve had a steady stream of emails and messages in my inbox this year. They are from people of all ages, all countries, and from all walks of life. But they share a common theme. These excerpts […]

I cleared space in my calendar last night

“Death twitches my ear; ‘Live,’ he says… ‘I’m coming.” Virgil Lovelies, I remember one particular morning so clearly. It was the day we all thought I would die. None of the treatments had worked. There was nothing more to be done. And so I waited through the long hours of my last night, wrote my […]

Stop ignoring that niggle-y thing!

“Red flags are moments of hesitation that determine our destination.” Mandy Hale Hi Lovelies, this is a little reminder, because I know one of you needs to read this today. That funny feeling you are getting (you know it’s a heart thing or a tummy pain, or a light-headedness or some other not usual thing)? […]

When Friends And Lovers Fall Away…

“Friendship plants itself as a small unobtrusive seed; over time, it grows thick roots that wrap around your heart. When a love affair ends, the tree is torn out quickly, the operation painful but clean. Friendship withers quietly, there is always hope of revival. Only after time has passed do you recognise that it is […]

Feeling Lost Right Now?

“If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong.” Masaru Emoto Hello, Lovely. Are you feeling lost right now? Feeling lost is […]

A little bit social…

“There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.” Linda Grayson Hey, Lovelies! How are you coping, where-ever you are in the world? We’ve been in self-isolation here at the farm, Ben, me and the pups, since late February. It hasn’t been too bad overall. We’ve loved the slower pace, […]

Are You Stuck In Survival Mode?

“You don’t ask people with knives in their stomachs what would make them happy; happiness is no longer the point. It’s all about survival; it’s all about whether you pull the knife out and bleed to death or keep it in…”  Nick Hornby So, lovely, we need to have a talk… Something interesting happened in […]

Meet The Newest Member of My Team!

“Having a sister is like having a best friend you can’t get rid of. You know whatever you do, they’ll still be there.” Amy Li Hey, Lovelies! I’m delighted to announce the newest member of our team. She’s someone whom I’ve worked with several times before, and someone who has been with me from the earliest days […]

Do you feel empty and exhausted too?

“I feel like this Nicole. Like if I let myself rest for as long as I need I might not wake for a whole month. How many of us have been walking around, hollowed our shells of humans for years and years on end. Social distancing has given me a welcome reason to withdraw at […]

What I Did When I Was Empty

“On the fifth day, which was a Sunday, it rained very hard. I like it when it rains hard. It sounds like white noise everywhere, which is like silence but not empty.” Mark Haddon When I was empty and had nothing left to give I sat quietly. I cried. Then I gathered myself up with […]

That long COVID night…

I’ve been thinking: This is what the living do. And yesterday, hurrying along those wobbly bricks in the Cambridge sidewalk, spilling my coffee down my wrist and sleeve, I thought it again, and again later, when buying a hairbrush: This is it.Parking. Slamming the car door shut in the cold. What you called that yearning. […]

You Got The Tired?

“Fatigue is an excellent gauge of well-being because it is a very hard symptom to mask. The only way to get rid of fatigue is to treat the underlying causes. Fatigue has many faces, but they all say the same thing – the mental and physical load are too great.” Kathleen Kendall-Tackett Hey, Lovelies! Are […]

Ordinary Luxuries

“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 […]

Self-Care Looks Like This Right Now

“Self-care is never a selfish act – it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer others. Anytime we can listen to true self and give the care it requires, we do it not only for ourselves, but for the many others whose lives […]

Honour Your Feelings

“Never apologize for showing your feelings. When you do, you are apologizing for the truth.”  José N. Harris Hey, Lovely. How are you travelling? I wanted to check in with you and see how you are doing. Myself? I’ve been up and down. So have my team. It’s a period of high emotion, uncertainty, chaos. […]

The Best Place To Go This Easter

“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”  Albert Einstein Hey, Lovelies.I have an excellent suggestion for where to go this Easter break. Home! The best place for you to be is home. But it doesn’t have to […]

An Inspiring Dinner Tale

“There are exactly as many special occasions in life as we choose to celebrate.” Robert Breault Hello, Lovelies! I thought you might appreciate this little tale of an Australian family, living on a farm in the Outback, who are members of our online community. Last week Emma and her kids Harry and Holly joined me […]

The Survivor

“The one who falls and gets up is stronger than the one who never tried. Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying.” Roy T. Bennett Hello, Lovelies. It’s funny (or not) how nature has lessons for us, if only we pay attention. Last year, here in Australia, we experienced terrible drought here at […]

How to stay home, work from home and stay sane

“Everyone is driven by the need to fill their life with meaning. Sometimes this need is articulated clearly and then a purpose emerges and that leads to a sense of direction and a sense of mission. Most times it is not. So the void is filled with action. People have kids, gets mortgages, raise families, […]

Another Weird Day In Byron Bay

“I think everybody’s weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.” Johnny Depp So, this happened to me yesterday. I live in an old farmhouse on an organic farm in the hinterland of Byron Bay. Our farm is at the end of a quiet and trafficless road only […]

How Coronavirus Threw Me Back Into My Forgotten Past

“I’ll just tell you what I remember because memory is as close as I’ve gotten to building my own time machine.” Samantha Hunt Hello, Lovelies. A strange thing happened to me yesterday. I’m in lockdown here at the farm right now, just me and my husband, and our two dogs. I have internet connection. I […]

Making the most of social isolation, quarantine and lockdowns

“Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.”  Earl Nightingale Lovelies, I […]

A Quiet Week of Rest For Me And Harry

“Every sickness has an alien quality, a feeling of invasion and loss of control that is evident in the language we use about it.” Siri Hustvedt Hey, Lovelies. Did you notice I didn’t blog yesterday? You know it. I know it. If I didn’t blog, there’s something seriously wrong. And if it’s a recipe blog? […]

Valentine’s Chocolate Oracle Of Love

“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my […]

If You Weren’t Afraid

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” Anais Nin If you weren’t afraid, what would you do? Who would you be? How would you live? If you weren’t afraid, what would you differently today? Tomorrow? Close your eyes. Imagine you were already doing that thing, and that the outcome was in your favour. […]

Being okay with what is

“The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” Robert Burns Hey. Lovelies! I had expected to wake up at the farm this morning, in my own bed, with the sound of rain on the roof, and with my husband and dogs beside me. Instead Ben woke up at the farm, to rain, happy […]

I am Steel

If I can’t write, if I don’t have words, then I don’t know who I am anymore. Nicole Cody Hey, Lovelies.It was a rough day, yesterday. And like on so may other rough days, I cried in the shower, and as I cried words came. When I got out of the shower I hurried to […]

Mummy Won’t Wake Up!

“Never let your ego get in the way of asking for help when in desperate need. We have all been helped at a point in our lives.” Edmond Mbiaka I almost didn’t take the call. It was an Australian number, but not one I knew. And it was two in the morning here in Sedona. […]

Dream A Bigger Dream – Monday Oracle 27 January 2020

“No matter how small you start, always dream and think big. If you start with small thoughts then you will stay with small thoughts.“ ~ Stephen Richards Hello, Lovelies! January is a month for moving past limitations, for reinventing yourself, and for planning, possibilities and creating a sense of purpose. Keep that in mind as […]

When Not To Waste Your Breath Trying To Change Others

Photo via kimmcsweeney52 on Instagram. “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” ~ Reinhold Niebuhr Hello, Lovelies. My inbox is choked right now with messages from people who are frustrated that climate change is not being […]

Making Music And Sending Love From Hong Kong

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.”~ Victor Hugo Hey, Lovelies. Ben, Trishy and I have been in Hong Kong for the past few days, working on our Academy, planning our year ahead and attending the Stationery Fair. The fires at home are never far from our mind, […]

Calling All Crafters – Australia’s Injured Wildlife Need You!

“The hour has arrived to abandon theories and go directly to what is practical.” ~ Samael Aun Weor Hey, Lovelies, Today I’m calling on any crafters who feel called to make things to give practical assistance to those on the ground caring for burned and injured wildlife affected by the current Australian bushfire crisis. People around […]

What To Do When Your Beds Are Burning

“How do we sleep while our beds are burning?” ~ Midnight Oil Hey, Lovelies. I’m back in civilization, after some much-needed time away. I’m not back in Australia yet, but I do have reliable internet again. I’d love to say that I’m better rested, refreshed and feeling brand new. But, to paraphrase Midnight Oil, how […]

My Boxing Day Challenge For You!

“The first step in crafting the life you want is to get rid of everything you don’t.” ~ Joshua Becker Hello, Lovelies! The tradition of Boxing Day originates from the United Kingdom, and dates back hundreds of years. It was traditional that on the first workday after Christmas wealthy households would make up Christmas Boxes with […]

If You Feel A Little Unravelled…

Yes, we will all have cracks — but that is how we break without falling apart. ~ Timothy Joshua Lovelies, It’s December, and December requires you to rest. The past few years have been filled with trials, with change, and with the anguish of the planet’s environmental woes. You’ve kept going, you’ve kept growing and, mostly, […]

Stop Second-Guessing Yourself!

“I was afraid to be confident for a long time. I had to quit second guessing everything because I worried so much about being wrong or worse, offending anyone. It was never intentional, but I wasted far too much energy and time holding myself back.” ~ Emilyann Allen Hey, Lovelies, I have a short but important […]

When Your Mind Can Know Peace, Your Body Can Know Healing

Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction. Germany Kent Hello, Lovelies!Many of my friends and students are healers. They come from widely different schools and philosophies of healing – general medical practitioners, environmental medicine specialists, acupuncturists, naturopaths, herbalists, body workers, nutritionalists and all manner of other modalities. Over […]

Don’t wait to start living

So have adventures. Go exploring. Drive around at midnight. Feel the wind running through your hair. Life is so short, my darling. And there’s no day like today. Morgan Matson Hello, Lovelies. There is an important story I want to share with you today. Two people died yesterday. I’d like to tell you about them. […]

November Energies, 2019

Allow yourself to be proud of yourself and all the progress you’ve made. Especially the progress that no one else can see. Anonymous Hello, Lovelies! At the beginning of every month, I discuss the energies and gifts of the month ahead and how we can best use them to make our lives satisfying, meaningful and […]

Be The Mountain

Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen – that stillness becomes a radiance. Morgan Freeman Just for today Hold stillness inside you While the world pulses and races and dances a crazy dance Turn inward Be aware of your breathing Consciously slow yourself And be filled with peace It […]

The Benefits Of Going Slow

If you’re having difficulty coming up with new ideas, then slow down. For me, slowing down has been a tremendous source of creativity. It has allowed me to open up — to know that there’s life under the earth and that I have to let it come through me in a new way. Creativity exists […]

Empty

The best thing about the bedroom was the bed. I liked to stay in bed for hours, even during the day with covers pulled up to my chin. It was good in there, nothing ever occurred in there, no people, nothing. Charles Bukowski Lovelies, my lovelies, it’s important to know when to push ahead. But […]

How Champions (and most other people who achieve their goals) Are Made

For me, winning isn’t something that happens suddenly on the field when the whistle blows and the crowds roar. Winning is something that builds physically and mentally every day that you train and every night that you dream. Emmitt Smith Hello, Lovelies, I was toiling away at my desk early the other morning, after my […]

Cloud Oracle – For Emotional Support and Healing

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds. Edward Abbey Hello, Lovelies!I’ve channelled through some messages for guidance as we move through this period of emotional cleansing and integration. The image you choose  will help support you through these changes. Instructions […]

Guided Meditation To Help You Clear Old Emotions And Welcome New Flow

Time doesn’t heal emotional pain, you need to learn how to let go. Roy T. Bennett Hello, Lovelies! During this big week of emotional cleansing and release it’s also a time to align yourself with new possibilities. (Need more information? Read about it here.) This short guided meditation will help you to release old patterns […]

Have you soaked the fruit for your Christmas Cake yet?

“It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.”~ W.T. Ellis Hello, Lovelies! Do you make your own Christmas fruitcake each year? If you do it’s time to soak your fruit, in preparation for a flavoursome and moist cake. If you don’t, why not join us and make your own. I promise […]

Doing It For Your Future Self

“The future depends on what you do today.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi Hello, Lovelies. There’s someone I want you to think about today. That person is your future self. Every choice you make, every action you take is going to impact the future you. Will the future you thank the you of today? Or will the […]

Want to know the #1 Question I get asked?

“If you want the answer—ask the question.”~ Lorii Myers Hey, lovelies! Want to know the #1 Question I get asked? (We’re not going to count the ‘What’s this rash?’ question. Oh, the joys of being a medical intuitive…) The #1 Question is: Hey, Nicole, do you really think I might be psychic or intuitive? My answer, […]

What’s Your Guilty Pleasure?

I don’t believe in guilty pleasures. If you enjoy something, you just enjoy it. No sense feeling guilty about it. Cristina Moracho Hello, Lovelies! Just like the quote, I don’t believe that a pleasure should be guilty either, although I do believe that some pleasures should definitely be enjoyed in moderation. And don’t you think […]

How To Clear Old Fears And Stuck Emotions

Highly sensitive people are too often perceived as weaklings or damaged goods. To feel intensely is not a symptom of weakness, it is the trademark of the truly alive and compassionate. It is not the empath who is broken, it is society that has become dysfunctional and emotionally disabled. There is no shame in expressing […]

A Tiny Shift In Behaviour Can Change Your Life

The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking. Albert Einstein Hello, Lovelies! The beautiful Lilly Belle Rose posted this yesterday in our private facebook group. Her comment is based on the image below, and the quote about giving as much energy to […]

How To Manifest A Better Life

If you do not yet know where you fit, I suggest you try seeking it in receptive silence.  I used to walk amid the beauties of nature, just receptive and silent, and wonderful insights would come to me. Peace Pilgrim This week is wonderful for setting aside time for creating a long-range vision for your […]

October Energies, 2019

tober is a month for developing clear future vision. You’ll be able to build on what you have already decided or created for yourself this year, aided by a deep knowing and intuition.

The Coming Three Months…

Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world. Don’t let anything stand in the way of the light that shines through this form. Risk being seen in all of your glory. Jim Carrey Hello, Lovelies! The final quarter of 2019 is almost here. It’s a time designed to energetically ease you into […]

A Letter To My Pre-School Self: Three Things You Need To Know

You do not write your life with words…You write it with actions. What you think is not important. It is only important what you do. Patrick Ness Dear Little Nicole, I thought of you yesterday as I was taking part in the Climate Strike march, and how different this world is now from the one into […]

Managing The Negativity of Others

Some people are in such utter darkness that they will burn you just to see a light. Try not to take it personally. Kamand Kojouri Hello, Lovelies! Today I’d like to respond to a comment from Jem on yesterday’s post: Thank you Nicole for another great message! It sounds so true and have been working […]

Make Time for Emotional Luxury Today!

If you are alone you belong entirely to yourself. If you are accompanied by even one companion you belong only half to yourself or even less in proportion to the thoughtlessness of his conduct and if you have more than one companion you will fall more deeply into the same plight. Leonardo da Vinci This […]

A Spiritual Reason Not To Stay Indifferent To Climate Change

The greatest danger to our future is apathy. Jane Goodall I had a strange conversation with someone yesterday. A person who happens to be a spiritual leader, teacher and author – a person many look up to, and by whom many are guided. A person I consider a friend. (No, I’m not going to name […]

Happy Birthday, Nicole!

The best kind of people are the ones that come into your life and make you see the sun where you once saw clouds. The people that believe in you so much, you start to believe in you too. The people that love you, simply for being you. The once in a lifetime kind of […]

It’s Okay To Be Yourself!

If you end up with a boring miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest, or some guy on television telling you how to do your shit, then you deserve it. Frank Zappa Hello, Lovelies. We’re all sensitive souls here in my community. I know, you’re intuitive. I know […]

The Magical Healing Qualities of Being Home At The Farm

A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one’s neighbor — such […]

Why Tough Love Might Be Your Answer

“Hope is important. It allows you to survive.But there’s a point where tough love is required if you want to change.Action is necessary. It allows you to live.” ~ Brittany Burgunder You know it. You KNOW when something’s a problem. On some level you know it, even though you might be in denial, even though you might […]

I have an important message for you – please read it!

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson I want you to know something important – something you may have forgotten, something you may not have ever known. You matter, and your life matters, just by being yourself. I have never met […]

Three Important Ways to Gain Answers This Week

“If you want the answer—ask the question.” ~ Lorii Myers This week’s energies support asking, and being in a space to receive answers. Here are a couple of the techniques we’re using on Retreat to help get us into the asking and allowing space: Hand on Heart Stand or sit quietly for a moment and slow your […]

A Week For Signs and Answers – Monday 5 August 2019

“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.” ~ Rumi Hello, Lovelies! August is a month for bold thinking, big ideas, new beginnings and exciting possibilities. It’s a month to help you let go of the past, and to move in new directions, trusting in […]

What If You Fail? (And also, what if you don’t…)

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” ~ Anais Nin Hey, Lovelies!August is all about taking risks, about upgrading your thinking, about being bold with your decisions and actions, and about letting go of the old to make room for the new. Sound’s good, right? Or, maybe, it sounds terrifying… I was thinking, yesterday, about […]

Energies of August 2019

Hello, Lovelies! At the beginning of every month, I discuss the energies and gifts of the month ahead and how we can best use them to make our lives satisfying, meaningful and productive. I also choose a card to support the energies of the month. The deck I am using this year is The Good Tarot by […]

Five Crystals You Need In Your Toolkit Right Now

“Tools?” scoffed Kalisti, “Tools are for people who have nothing better to do than think things through and make sensible plans.” ~ Laini Taylor Hi, Lovelies! The energies right now are a little turbulent, and you may feel ungrounded, exhausted, unsteady, or anxious for no good reason. As much as the energies are unsettling, they are also […]

The Rash That Broke The Camel’s Back

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt It wasn’t even my rash. It was the rashes in my inbox and an offhand comment my husband said to me. One of the weirder occupational hazards of […]

Vale, Margaret Fulton, a National Treasure!

“You must immerse yourself in your work. You have to fall in love with your work … You must dedicate your life to mastering your skill. That’s the secret of success.” ~ Chef Jiro Oh goodness! One of Australia’s icons, the beloved Margaret Fulton, food writer and cook, passed away yesterday at the age of 94. Margaret […]

Yep, Nup, it’s still not working!

“I think that little by little I’ll be able to solve my problems and survive.” ~ Frida Kahlo I remember last time I got a new computer. I held off upgrading for months because I hated the thought that I’d have to change operating systems and lose time while everything transferred and the kinks got ironed out. […]

The Minister and Sister Sinner

“Ah. I smiled. I’m not really here to keep you from freaking out. I’m here to be with you while you freak out, or grieve or laugh or suffer or sing. It is a ministry of presence. It is showing up with a loving heart.” ~ Kate Braestrup I remember sitting in a coffee shop twelve years […]

Being Family Is No Excuse For Bad Behaviour!

“An apology can be a wonderful thing so long as it is infrequent and from the heart. However, beware of the person who justifies bad behavior with apologies. For them it is a means to an end, and quite often at your expense.” ~ Gary Hopkins Yesterday I wrote about how the energies right now are causing […]

How To Drop The Drama And Nurture Inner Peace

“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” ~ Dalai Lama XIV Many people are telling me right now that they feel a compulsion to drop the drama. These are people who are going through a spiritual or psychic awakening or who identify as empaths, intuitive, sensitive or psychic. Suddenly […]

Higher Perspectives and Healing – Monday Oracle 15 July 2019

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” ~ Albert Einstein Hello, Lovelies! July is a powerful month, bringing insight and empowerment. It’s a month for understanding what is holding you back and keeping you trapped. It’s a month for honestly identifying and owning any addictions, self-destructive or self-sabotaging behaviours and damaging relationships (with people, beliefs or situations). July also gifts you the […]

Staff Meeting, Part Two

“People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything.” ~ Thomas Sowell Once upon a time, I was a member of the corporate world. My meetings lasted hours and sometimes days. I wore a suit. I was often bored, or frustrated. Every hour a meeting dragged on made me feel a little more dead inside. […]

Do Your Eyes Do This Weird Thing During Meditation?

“An awake heart is like a sky that pours light.” ~ Hafiz Yesterday I received an email from a reader who has been experiencing something unusual when they meditate: ‘Just a small question about meditation. Have you experienced a change in lighting sometimes, like the whole room’s lighting changes? Such as, everything has a slight yellow and […]

Claim Your Personal Power – Monday Oracle 8 July 2019

“Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.” ~ Steve Maraboli Hello, Lovelies! July is a powerful month, bringing insight and empowerment. It’s a month for understanding what is holding you back and keeping you trapped. It’s a month for honestly identifying and owning […]

You’re Gone And I Still Miss You

“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever.” ~ Alfred Tennyson Yesterday was July 4. It’s our niece’s birthday. It was our first dog Charlie’s birthday, Charlie who is now Harry. And it was Kate’s birthday. Kate was such a dear friend. I met her hanging […]

Need Help To Navigate Your Psychic Awakening?

“You can’t stop a teacher when they want to do something. They just do it.” ~ J.D. Salinger There’s a difference between ‘Spiritual Awareness’ and a full-on ‘Psychic Awakening’. Spiritual Awareness happens when we begin to understand that there is more to the Universe than meets the eye. It leads to such things as asking the Angels to […]

Grown-Ups Get To Choose!

“We are always told that anyone over the age of eighteen should know what they are doing. The fact is, they don’t.” ~ Rae Earl One of the most important lessons I ever learned in life came from a trip to the corner store at the end of the street. I was cooking dinner and realised I […]

Energies of July 2019

“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” ~ May Sarton Hello, Lovelies! At the beginning of every month, I discuss the energies and gifts of the month ahead and how we can best use them to make our lives satisfying, meaningful and productive. I also choose a […]

Dear Haters, I Love You and I Forgive You

“The only way love can last a lifetime is if it’s unconditional. The truth is this: love is not determined by the one being loved but rather by the one choosing to love.” ~ Stephen Kendrick I had a laugh with my sister yesterday. ‘Oooh,’ she said, ‘you blogged a recipe!’ We both knew what that meant. […]

Sokli’s Lessons About Life – Via A Broken Crystal

“Did you know that pottery can be repaired with gold?” Kami asked. “Then it’s meant to be stronger than before, and more beautiful. Which is awesome, though it seems expensive.” Her grandmother had nodded. “Makes sense to me,” she said. “Why be broken when you can be gold?” ~ Sarah Rees Brennan “…in repairing the object you […]

Why You Should Join My YOM Community

“Let your community be your testimony.” ~ Jaco Strydom I’m busy creating an online Learning Academy for next year. Why? I’m so darn passionate about helping you to connect to your inner wisdom, intuition and psychic abilities. And you can get access as a Foundation Member now by joining my YOM Community. (Ready to jump in? Click […]

The Apology Fallout – Some Good News

“The best relationships in our lives are the best not because they have been the happiest ones, they are that way because they have stayed strong through the most tormentful of storms.”
~ Pandora Poikilos

Getting Ready For The Sokli Diet

‘Everyone has healing nutriments that make them better and that also includes stuff you can’t eat and that is important nutriment too – like places and things you love and things you can do as well as eating things. So I like making nutriment plans to help people get better because then they will be happy and when they are happy they can feel and hear and remember their connection to the Earth and help her too. Love from Sokli, who is a fairy who knows stuff.’ ~ Sokli

An Apology Thirty Years In The Making

“If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.” ~ Malcom X I was sitting in a suburban shopping centre cafe with my husband Ben a few days ago. As I sipped my tea a man came into view who looked familiar. He was older than when I’d […]

Sleeping In My Own Bed!

“Don’t you simply love going to bed. To curl up warmly in a nice warm bed, in the lovely darkness. That is so restful and then gradually drift away into sleep…”
~ C.S. Lewis

The Antiquarian Bookshop

I felt every muscle in my body ease, the tension melt away, the fatigue lift. I was surrounded by books. The smell of them, the heft of them in my hand. The selection, too many from which to choose. I spent an indulgent hour there, and bought a volume of old letters and poems. Then I went next door to a cafe, and ordered a large pot of tea. I sat and sipped tea, and immersed myself in my book as the world walked past my table.

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