Imagine creating a relationship with your crystal! Here are some simple techniques for connecting to your favourite stone.
Over the next seven nights, let me send you energy, healing, love and light…
When your turning point comes, you’ll know…
Come join me for Week Two of my free Find Your Flow Challenge. It’s time to feel better…
There is a part of me that will forever want to be walking under autumn leaves, carrying a briefcase containing the works of Shakespeare and Yeats and a portable chess set. I will pass an old tree under which once on a summer night I lay on the grass with a fragrant young woman […]
That great big sky, that big ol’ moon. Swoon! 💗
Have you ever ignored your instincts or a bad feeling about something?
Small things, done with mindfulness and consistency, have the power to bring great comfort to your life. Here’s how.
Isn’t it funny how everything is a mess one minute, and then suddenly it all falls together!
Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years you have lived. The odors of fruits waft me to my southern home, to my childhood frolics in the peach orchard. Other odors, instantaneous and fleeting, cause my heart to dilate joyously or contract with remembered grief. Even […]
I never knew that some of my emotions make me ‘cold inside’. Luckily, my fairy friend Sokli had some good advice about that, and about how to treat it.
One simple bedtime ritual has changed so many things for me…
Sometimes life will tear your house apart so you can see the cracks in the foundation. ―Vanessa Ooms Hey, Lovelies. I didn’t sleep a wink last night. At first I thought it was because of stress. Then I thought it might have been the one decaf coffee I drank early that morning. So, I meditated. […]
If you always do what you always did, you’ll always get what you always got. Take a moment and think about it. Is that working for you in 2023?
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. Gautama Buddha Hello, Lovelies! Have you ever had a rough day? Silly question. Of course you have. Like you, I have my occasional difficult patch, that place in my life where emotionally (and sometimes physically) I […]
2023 is a chance to do things differently. To BE different. What will you choose?
Ready to find your flow in 2023? Come join me for a special free webinar where I will be explaining the energies of the year ahead and how to make the best of them. Details in post.
Ready to find your flow in 2023? Come join me for a special free webinar where I will be explaining the energies of the year ahead and how to make the best of them. Details in post.
Affirmations are our mental vitamins, providing the supplementary positive thoughts we need to balance the barrage of negative events and thoughts we experience daily. Hey, Lovelies. You may already know that one of my favourite affirmations is this: Everything I want is always on special. I know, it’s not particularly ‘spiritual’ but boy is […]
Everything is energy. All energy has a frequency, a vibration. White light is made up of the rainbow of colors, red with the lowest frequency and violet with the highest. Humans are made of matter, which is made of energy. If we take the most powerful microscopes and zoom in on any cell in […]
Feeling out of sorts, triggered, argumentative or emotional? Here’s why…
“There are certain children who are told they are too sensitive, and there are certain adults who believe sensitivity is a problem that can be fixed in the way that crooked teeth can be fixed and made straight. And when these two come together you get a fairytale, a kind of story with hopelessness in […]
Change your thoughts, change your life. ―Jeanette Coron Hey, Lovelies. As we are moving through the tail end of this energetic shift I have a little advice for you. Watch your thoughts. Then pause. Don’t act. Don’t do anything! Just pause for a second. Ask yourself if these thoughts serve you, and if they are […]
Dreams are like the old stories where wolves are seekers always running, and women carry fire in their bare hands and light the dark paths before them. Old stories hold that the birds will fly all the miles of the world to tell your secrets to the rising moon, and men will walk over […]
Change can be unsettling – and it can leave you feeling rubbish. Here are some simple ways to tune in to the possibilities that are open to you right now as you shift and grow.
Sensitivity is a gift, but sometimes you need to manage yourself differently to other people. Now is one of those times.
The shadow is needed now more than ever. We heal the world when we heal ourselves, and hope shines brightest when it illuminates the dark. ― Sasha Graham Hey, Lovelies. November is a wonderful month for Shadow Work. Have you heard of this before? Shadow Work is any work that helps you to see the […]
Never doubt that you are loved, and that unseen energies are devoted to your happiness and wellbeing 💗💕
Learn how to make a simple crystal grid – it’s easy, creative and fun!
Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you. ~ Anne Lamott Hey, Lovelies. I have a favourite way to start my day, or to give myself time for me during a busy or stressful day, or a restful pause and reflection time at day’s end. It’s pretty […]
Tears are words that need to be written. ~ Paulo Coelho Hey, Lovelies. I’ve had an unexpected companion these past few months. Tears. They sit just below the surface most days, and digging deeper rarely helps me see a cause. At first I had thought they might be illness related, but now? Now I […]
Here’s a simple card spread that can provide helpful insights to help you overcome emotional blocks and insecurities.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.~ Lao Tzu Hey, Lovelies. Did you see yesterday’s post? Would you like some extra love, positive energy and support at this time? This week has been about upgrading your thinking, about being bold with your decisions and actions, and […]
I don’t want to live in the kind of world where we don’t look out for each other. Not just the people that are close to us, but anybody who needs a helping hand. I cant change the way anybody else thinks, or what they choose to do, but I can do my […]
Get out your oracle or tarot cards and join me to do a simple guiding spread for the next six months!
There is no perfection, only beautiful versions of brokenness. ~ Shannon L. Alder Hey, Lovelies. Have you got a dream that just isn’t happening? A problem that just isn’t fixing? A situation that just isn’t resolving? Or an idea you just can’t stop thinking about? There’s something in the air right now, with the […]
The things that matter stay with you, seep into your skin. ~Christina Baker Kline Hey, Lovelies. I want to have a quiet chat with you today. I want to reassure you. Your spiritual practice matters. I know, you feel self-conscious about it at times. You can feel awkward and unsure, and a bit silly. […]
There is a lot to be said for time off, meditation and crystals!
Peace of mind is not a goal I need achieve. It’s a place inside I never want to leave. I close my eyes, I still my thoughts and then I say ‘I will choose to live in peace today’. ~ Robert Alan Hey, Lovelies. Most of us live bombarded by situations, workplaces, devices and […]
I made a nap this afternoon. I made it out of two pillows, a bed, a sheet, a blanket, and exhaustion. ~ Jarod Kintz Hey, Lovelies. Last week I discussed the idea of emotional luxury, and many of you wrote to me to tell me that your idea of luxury is to rest. Awesome, but […]
Brushing the clouds away from my eyes, I see clarity in the raindrop and beauty in the first ray of morning sun… Life is strange and wondrous… Virginia Alison Hello, Lovelies!I know, it’s tough right now. There is so much going on, so much to worry about, so much that makes us exhausted from feeling […]
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows. Martin Luther King Jr. Hey, Lovelies, For empaths, intuitives, and Highly Sensitive Persons (HSPs) the current barrage of information about the emerging situation in Ukraine, while we are dealing with an ongoing pandemic, and the usual global uncertainty, as well as our own local and personal […]
It is so important to take time for yourself and find clarity. The most important relationship is the one you have with yourself. Diane Von Furstenberg Hey, Lovelies. Do you have a regular spiritual practice? I know, many of you have told me that you want to, but that you’re already so busy, so tired, […]
The idea of waiting for something makes it more exciting. Andy Warhol Hey, Lovelies! Today is the day. I have thrown open the doors for my free 30 Day Planner Challenge. This challenge is being run as a course inside my Journeymaker Academy. You can enrol here. The actual lessons start on January 28, and […]
Caring has the gift of making the ordinary special. George R. Bach Hello, Lovelies. This morning in my meditation (and I always include you in my morning meditation) I felt the loneliness some of you feel, your overwhelm and grief, and your yearning to have someone with whom you can connect. So, today I’ve made […]
The best thing for being sad,” replied Merlin, beginning to puff and blow, “is to learn something. That’s the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss your only love, you may see […]
A goal without a plan is just a wish. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Hey, Lovelies! Are you ready to dive deep into 2022 energies, increase your intuition, reconnect with your inner wisdom, and to work towards your goals and dreams?If you are, then come join me for our next free 30 Day Planner Challenge, which will […]
A ritual is the enactment of a myth. And, by participating in the ritual, you are participating in the myth. And since myth is a projection of the depth wisdom of the psyche, by participating in a ritual, participating in the myth, you are being, as it were, put in accord with that wisdom, which […]
Most of us are not raised to actively encounter our destiny. We may not know that we have one. As children, we are seldom told we have a place in life that is uniquely ours alone. Instead, we are encouraged to believe that our life should somehow fulfill the expectations of others, that we will […]
I didn’t ‘grow’ wise, spiritual, or happy. I shrunk towards it. I didn’t add; I subtracted. There is wisdom in simplification. There is strength in recognizing that life is too short for nonsense. You find yourself spending time with people who make you laugh. Those who make you feel loved. Simplify your life. That’s where […]
A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect. Jonathan Lockwood Huie Hello, Lovelies, So here we are – another Christmas is upon us. It’s a joyful time for some, and a trying time for others, and I wanted to acknowledge that, and to remind you that there is always a place here at […]
People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway.If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.Give the world […]
How different everything is for the craftsman who transforms a part of the world with his own hands, who can see his work as emanating from his being and can step back at the end of a day or lifetime and point to an object — whether a square of canvas, a chair or a […]
A fine glass vase goes from treasure to trash, the moment it is broken. Fortunately, something else happens to you and me. Pick up your pieces. Then, help me gather mine. Vera Nazarian Hey Lovely, After my recent posts I’ve had a lot of messages from people who feel invisible, without value, or who have […]
I don’t want to live in the kind of world where we don’t look out for each other. Not just the people that are close to us, but anybody who needs a helping hand. I cant change the way anybody else thinks, or what they choose to do, but I can do my bit. charles […]
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. H. Jackson Brown Jr Hey, Lovelies! With the Full Moon upon […]
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. Leo Tolstoy Hey, Lovelies. We have the Full Moon and Partial Lunar Eclipse coming up on the 19th of November, but you’ll be feeling these big energies already. This Full Moon is a practical moon, a moon that inspires action – and […]
When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed. Maya Angelou Hey, Lovelies. I was sitting in my packing room last night. The packing room is a spare bedroom that has been turned into a workspace, with shelving against every wall, a big table for wrapping, and everything at my fingertips to pack and […]
Around here, however, we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we’re curious…and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. Walt Disney Company Hey, Lovelies! It’s finally here – our beautiful new Journeymaker’s Planner for 2022. Plus we have a few extra surprises […]
Boundaries are, in simple terms, the recognition of personal space. Asa Don Brown Hey, Lovelies. I found myself in a social situation recently with people I did not know. Of course, one of the first things people usually ask in these circumstances is ‘What do you do?’ I’ll be honest. I’m guarded with new people. […]
A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading. William Styron Hey, Lovelies. Has this ever happened to you? Ben brought my mail in to me at my desk late yesterday afternoon, and in a haze of distraction and fatigue I opened it, […]
“Smile, breathe and go slowly.” Thich Nhat Hanh So, Lovelies, I am sure some of you will relate to what I am about to share. I’m a Highly Sensitive Soul. I am sure you may be one too. Because of my sensitivity, my intuitive and psychic abilities, I am able to connect deeply with people. […]
A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect. Jonathan Lockwood Huie Hey, Lovelies. So, here I am, back at my desk. (For those of you not sure what this is about read this.) Not back at work. Not yet. Just back at my desk for a short visit, to write an update for […]
What progress, you ask, have I made? I have begun to be a friend to myself. Hecato, Greek philosopher Hey, Lovelies, Every so often I like to channel through messages for you, so you can get guidance for a particular area or time in your life. Today my focus is on your personal and spiritual […]
Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen Hey, Lovelies. My heart is full and heavy right now. A dear friend is coming to the end of her life. Her family are precious to me too. I am […]
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen. Leonardo da Vinci Hey, Lovelies. One of the most soul-nurturing things I have ever done is to read poetry. I keep volumes of poems beside my bed, and I have a journal that I have kept […]
Do stuff. be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration’s shove or society’s kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It’s all about paying attention. attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. Stay eager. Susan Sontag Hey, Lovelies! We’ve had a rush of emails from folks who want to join me free […]
A goal without a plan is just a wish. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Hey, Lovelies! Are you ready to use the second half of 2021 to increase your intuition, to improve your habits, and to work towards your goals and dreams?If you are, then come join me for our free 30 Day Planner Challenge, which will […]
Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. Kahlil Gibran Hey, Lovelies! Did you read my post yesterday about a simple crystal ritual to help children with grief and loss? If you missed it you can catch up here. I received many emails about that post, and […]
We are all connected; To each other, biologically. To the earth, chemically. To the rest of the universe atomically. Neil DeGrasse Tyson Hey, Lovelies. One of the things I have always loved to do is to put my crystals out under the sky to absorb energy from the celestial bodies above, as well as the […]
The shaman had taught me how to set a strong intention each time I had a vision. I had to ask for the help I needed. “This is how spirit works,” she had said to me with a smile. “Spirit is ethical. You have to ask in order to receive.” Meggan Watterson – Mary Magdalene […]
Believe something and the Universe is on its way to being changed. Because you’ve changed, by believing. Once you’ve changed, other things start to follow. Isn’t that the way it works? Diane Duane Hello, Lovelies. Right now we have an astrological conjunction in the skies above us. The Pleiades constellation of seven stars has come […]
Most of the things we need to be most fully alive never come in busyness. They grow in rest. Mark Buchanan Hey, Lovelies. Today, Ben and I are taking a day off. I’ll be working all weekend on the 2022 Journeymaker’s Planner, and that’s a total labour of love and devotion! And from next week […]
Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit. Moliere Hey, Lovelies. I’ve had a lot of comments from my students, and wider community, about their frustration when meditating – especially when listening to a guided meditation. Their frustration is that they are falling asleep, and feel that somehow they are missing out on […]
Yours is the light by which my spirit’s born: – you are my sun, my moon, and all my stars. e. e. cummings Hey, Lovelies. Last night I spent hours under the light of the Full Moon. I watched her slow dance across the sky. I sat, silent on my verandah, observing owls and possums […]
And suddenly you know: It’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings. Meister Eckhart Hey, Lovelies! I am still traipsing between properties, not properly settled in any of them. There is still much to be done, but I have had time to consider the way I will live in this next […]
Even in times of trauma, we try to maintain a sense of normality until we no longer can. That, my friends, is called surviving. Not healing. We never become whole again … we are survivors. If you are here today… you are a survivor. But those of us who have made it thru hell and […]
The Wounded Inner Child is the primary gateway to healing and integration. When you invite your woundedness out of subversiveness and into your awareness you finally begin to honor the past pain. You also minimize its contractive influence on your life. And you begin to offer yourself the potential of something more. Markus William Kasunich […]
Another way to be prepared is to think negatively. Yes, I’m a great optimist. but, when trying to make a decision, I often think of the worst case scenario. I call it ‘the eaten by wolves factor.’ If I do something, what’s the most terrible thing that could happen? Would I be eaten by wolves? […]
This is what rituals are for. We do spiritual ceremonies as human beings in order to create a safe resting place for our most complicated feelings of joy or trauma, so that we don’t have to haul those feelings around with us forever, weighing us down. We all need such places of ritual safekeeping. And […]
For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn’t understand growth, it would look like complete destruction. Cynthia Occelli Hey, Lovelies! 2021 brings a turbulent and unsettled year ahead, but one thing is certain – it’s a […]
I am old, Gandalf. I don’t look it, but I am beginning to feel it in my heart of hearts. Well-preserved indeed! Why, I feel all thin, sort of stretched, if you know what I mean: like butter that has been scraped over too much bread. That can’t be right. I need a change, or […]
We love the night and its quiet; and there is no night that we love so well as that on which the moon is coffined in clouds. Fitz-James O’Brien Hey, Lovelies! It’s New Year’s Eve here in Australia – one of my favourite nights of the year. It’s not a night where we go out […]
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. C.S. Lewis Hey, Lovelies. This week supports us resting, contemplating and dreaming. What dream will you dream for the year ahead? Can you muster enough courage to push past ideas of merely surviving and instead look at how you can […]
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them. Marcus Aurelius Hello, Lovelies, December energies encourage you to find time for yourself, to rest and renew. It’s a month that brings an urge to have more freedom, and which gifts you a readiness to make big decisions. Keep that […]
Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. King James Bible Hey, Lovelies! I’m so proud and excited to let you know that our little ETSY store has finally opened. Right now our offerings include my Journeymaker’s Planner for 2021, my beautiful Journeymaker crystal Mala, and a selection of tumbled stones from my […]
All journeys meet crossroads. Where the river ends, the ocean begins. We must have the courage to embark on these journeys, to choose our paths, and to let go of the boat once we are across the river. Thomas Lloyd Qualls Hey, Lovelies!Today we are under the influence of the New Moon in Sagittarius and […]
“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach!” Charles Dickens Hi, Lovelies! Feel like catching up for a […]
Dare to dream! If you did not have the capability to make your wildest wishes come true, your mind would not have the capacity to conjure such ideas in the first place. There is no limitation on what you can potentially achieve, except for the limitation you choose to impose on your own imagination. What […]
Know that you are loved ❤ Hey, Lovely i know sometimes life can get you down you can feel so small that you wonder if anyone knows you’re here you might even wonder if anyone cares life’s burdens may weigh upon you until you wonder how you’ll ever take another step until you wonder if […]
Since we all have varying degrees of tolerance for pain, and have equally varied experiences with different types of pain, it makes the scale feel kind of meaningless — especially when you consider that the person trying to ascertain how much pain the patient is in has his or her own experiences with pain that […]
“Perhaps we only leave So we may once again arrive, To get a bird’s eye view Of what it means to be alive. For there is beauty in returning, Oh how wonderful, how strange, To see that everything is different But know it’s only you who’s changed.” Erin Hanson Hello, Lovelies. I’m delighted to announce The […]
The purpose of a pilgrimage is about setting aside a long period of time in which the only focus is to be the matters of the soul. Many believe a pilgrimage is about going away but it isn’t; it is about coming home. Those who choose to go on pilgrimage have already ventured away from […]
A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. Elbert Hubbard Hi, Lovelies! Feel like catching up for a cuppa, some comfort and company and a good chat? Each fortnight I hold a free gathering online, which is also a lovely sharing, colouring and meditation session. You’re all invited to join […]