Energies of June 2019

“An awake heart is like a sky that pours light.” 
~ Hafiz

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 Colette Baron-Reid, and June’s card is 8 of Fire.

June brings energies of growth and transformation. 

This month you can build on existing situations, foundations and opportunities, further transforming your life through work and self-belief. You’ll start to see results, and your progress will become visible to others too.

The power of teamwork and of focus can’t be overestimated this month. There are so many choices in front of you now, and you may feel like there are too many choices and that everything is moving past you too fast. 

If you feel like that, look for some quiet time amid the bustle and haste. Use nature and meditation to bring you back to calm. Choose just a few things on which to focus. 

Let the rest go for now, or delegate it to someone else. And get a team together – people who can help and support you. You’ll go so much further together than trying to get it all done on your own.

June puts an emphasis on your health, healing and wellbeing. Don’t let your health slide at the expense of your dreams and goals. Look at ways to work sustainably and get help wherever you can.

Make sure to get a health check, and to keep on top of all of the habits and choices that let you live your best life.

Leave a little time for celebration this month too. Don’t let everything be everyday ordinary. 

You don’t need a reason to celebrate – being alive is enough! 

Surround yourself with people who support and uplift you. 

Do things that make you feel alive. Celebrate others too. Share the joy around.

Fill your life with colour, love and passion. Trust in the journey and believe in good outcomes.

Best crystals this month?

Map Jasper and Peach Moonstone

Map Jasper

Map Jasper helps you to concentrate, analyse and understand. It supports the adrenals and counteracts overthinking and intellectual exhaustion. 

Peach Moonstone

Peach Moonstone encourages self-care, soothes worry, raises vibration and stimulates your capacity to problem solve using both intuition and reason.

Essential oils to support your journey?

My choice for oils that will support focus, clarity, planning and action this month are Peppermint, Rosemary and Lemon. Choose one or all of them for your diffuser – they work beautifully together.

For relaxing, enjoying lift and lifting your mood try any of these oils on their own or in combination – Wild OrangeLavenderGeraniumFrankincense and Cinnamon Bark.

I’m passionate about essential oils and their capacity to support our wellness journey and our spiritual and emotional wellbeing. If you’d like to know more or want to source the oils I recommend and trust visit this site or contact me at channelnc@gmail.com

Want to get even deeper on your spiritual journey and psychic awakening?

Think about taking the last remaining place on my upcoming Temple of Light Shamanic Meditation RetreatMore details on that here.

Wishing you a satisfying journey this month. Make the most of it – these energies are life-changing and life enhancing.

Lots of love, Nicole xoxo

Rest And Find Your Center – Monday Oracle 27 May 2019

“Activity and rest are two vital aspects of life. To find a balance in them is a skill in itself. Wisdom is knowing when to have rest, when to have activity, and how much of each to have. Finding them in each other – activity in rest and rest in activity – is the ultimate freedom.” 
~ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Hello, Lovelies!

Here we are in the final days of May. May has been such a breakthrough month – it’s been a time for positive progress, big leaps forward and fine-tuning of your self-awareness. Lots of lightbulb moments, dramatic shifts and realisations and the odd bit of pattern breaking. So I know you’ll appreciate the energies and gifts of inspiration which the card Rest brings us this week.

Rest is about you recognising it is important to find that balance between sustainability and momentum. Nothing can burn bright endlessly. Everything needs replenishment. So what nourishes and replenishes you?

It’s easy to think of food and exercise as nourishment. They are, but we are also soulful creatures with hungry minds and searching souls. Our souls have their own appetites. Maybe you need to go watch a football game and revel in being part of the larger crowd. Perhaps live music will fill you up, or a wine and cheese tasting at your local cellars. An early-morning surf could be your thing, or a picnic with family or friends, or an intimate date with your beloved. How long has it been since you read a book, listened to the birds in the backyard, visited a new restaurant or attended a workshop about something that interests you?

Rest is also about trying to work out how to incorporate rest into your every day, rest into your week or your weekend or your month. It’s about you thinking about longer holidays. Can you find a work/life rhythm that works for you? Can you start work earlier and finish earlier, or give yourself a later start one day a week? Can you clear one day on your weekend to simply relax and have time for yourself? Can you put the kids in care one afternoon a week to create a window of time just for you?

The messages and wisdom of Rest help you to become mindful about creating sustainability in your life so that you don’t burn out.

Supportive crystals this week?

Pyrite provides passion, power and protection. It builds determination and self-belief.  Dalmatian Jasper helps you move forward, living in mindfulness. It releases stress and amplifies joy. Rose Quartz (pictured) is a stone of love and nurture – it helps you to be open to the giving and receiving of love. Yellow Obsidian is a gently shielding stone that helps you to think clearly and to break patterns of self-criticism and negative thinking. It aids in looking for positive solutions to life’s dilemmas and for embracing change.

Image from www.chrysalisheart.com.au

Helpful essential oils?

This week look to create a nurturing blend from any or all of the following oils:
Lavender keeps us in flow and relaxed, Neroli invites optimism and a sense of safety, Frankincense elevates our mood and promotes spiritual connection and intuition while keeping us grounded and Ylang Ylang opens our hearts and is supportive when we feel anxious or exhausted. To diffuse add 2 or three drops of each oil to your diffuser.

I’m passionate about essential oils and their capacity to support our wellness journey and our spiritual and emotional wellbeing. If you’d like to know more or want to source the oils I recommend and trust visit this site or contact me at channelnc@gmail.com

Guided Meditation Bundle

Looking for energetic and soul replenishment?

I’ve bundled together four powerful guided downloadable meditations and created a companion workbook to support you in your spiritual journey. The Stardust Connection Meditation Bundle will help you to connect with and explore Earth Energies, Ancestor Energies, your Solar Plexus energies and personal power, and the Stardust Energies. There is over an hour’s worth of Guided Meditations and a 38-page workbook. The workbook holds specific instructions for using the four guided meditations, as well as journalling activities and reflection/awareness exercises.

The material in the Stardust Connection Meditation Bundle can be used at any time over the next four years, and beyond. My intention with this bundle is to help you become confident in your direction, your intuition, and your contribution to the unfolding history of the world and humanity. To access the bundle or to learn more about it go to my store or click on this link.

BE gentle with yourself this week. DO your best to tune in and care for yourself, and remember that REST is always worthwhile.

Lots of love, Nicole ❤ xx

PS: Monday’s oracle card, Rest, is from the Sacred Power Reading Cards by Anna Stark . I use any cards shown as a prompt for channelled messages and my own own intuitive wisdom, so my take is sometimes quite different to the meaning found in a book. 

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Building a New Crystal Grid

“Seriously, Nicole. These rocks weigh a tonne! I’ll get the tractor or we’ll be here til next year.” ~ Ben, ever-patient husband and rock shifter

We’ve been busy over the past few weeks, adding to a crystal grid built out on the earth here on my farm.

We prepared the site, Ben slashed the grass short, we gridded out the central stones and then we began constructing the complex design stone by stone.

In Ben’s massive farm shed where he houses our tractors we have racks and racks of stones. I’ve been collecting them for over twenty-five years. There are plenty here for any kind of grid we may like to construct, and many of them have already been in other grids. The energy they create is incredible.

Here’s Ben taking down the very old trays of my most precious smaller lasers, generators, raw points and Lemurian singing quartz.

It holds all the crystals that I will take to my Fairy Tea Party.

It holds all the crystals for my students in the upcoming Temple of Light Shamanic Meditation Retreat.

It holds all the crystals for my end-of-year event and for ‘Platform’ my final retreat for the year. (This is a Retreat for those of you who have a Calling and who need to get your message out into the world. We’ll be helping you craft your message, identify your audience and get your book or course outline written as well as a lot of other important practical and creative stuff like using social media. If that sounds like you, email my PA Trish Lyons directly at nicolecodyinfo@gmail.com and she’ll add you to our pre-course list so you can be the first to access the course information and early-bird bookings.)

There are so many stones in this grid.

Wild stones. Polished stones. Tumbled stones. Orbs and generators. A cave. Working Stones and Shaman Stones, Meditation Stones, Healing Stones, Art Stones and Personal Talismans.

It’s been a long time since we’ve made a grid this big, or this magical.

Right now it’s being washed by gentle rain, and sung to by all the birds at out farm.

When the time is right I’ll post some images and perhaps add some extra stones for you.

Happy Weekend!
Lots of love, Nicole ❤ xx

A Flower Oracle For Fairy Blessings and Guidance

“People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.” 
Iris Murdoch

Flowers are a precious gift from nature.  Their colour, fragrance, shape and texture have a marvellous ability to impart energetic and healing qualities to us.

My beautiful fairy friend Sokli (you can read about her here) and I chose these flower pictures for their energy and how this can positively affect you.  We have also meditated on each image to charge it up for you.

Here’s Sokli’s message to you:

Hiya. Hi Hi Hi! Remember that the Earth is your Mother too, and she loves you very much and so do we. Flowers is always a nice gift for yourselves and you don’t even have to pick them, you can grow them in your garden or go for a nice walk and drink up all their lovely goodness. Even perfumes and essential oils that smell of flowers are good for you because they still have the magic in them from the flower. Flowers is to make us happy and to give us gifts. I love them very much and I hope you do too, and we made some nice flower presents for you so that you remember how much we love you. It’s a present for EVERYONE. And please be kind to yourself and please be kind to the planet. It’s real important that we all look after each other. Okay bye and thanks for being our friend. We love love love you Love from your friend Sokli xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

 

 

Instructions for using today’s post

Today I want you to scroll down through the following images and then let yourself come back to the one you are most drawn to.

When you have chosen your flower, scroll further down for that flower’s specific gift to you in your healing journey.

I hope you enjoy this exercise as much as Sokli and I enjoyed putting it together.

Love and Light,

Nicole ♥ xx

 

White Rose

Blazing Star

Pink Lily

Blue Iris

Nasturtium

Purple Aster

Hibiscus

♥ The Healing Message and Gift of each Flower ♥

Each flower has a message for you. We have also selected a crystal to best support the message and energies of the flower you choose.  You could wear or hold this crystal, pop it in your pocket, under your pillow or beside your bed. (If you’d like to know more about working with crystals click here) The Power Word is a word to remind yourself of the quality you most need and that you are strongly attracting right now.  You can turn it into your own personal mantra by saying “I choose ___________ ” (insert your Power Word). The Australian Bush Flower Essence is a vibrational remedy that holds the energy and essence of a particular flower within it. This remedy will be supportive of you right now, and will help you open to positive change and healing.

 White Rose – Messages and love from the spiritual realms, loved ones watching over you, the need for self-care and self-nurture in your life. Best Crystal – Rose Quartz  ♥ Power Word – Love   Essential Oil – Geranium

 Blazing Star – Fertility, new creative ideas and partnerships, blooming self confidence and identity.  ♥ Best crystal – Citrine   Power Word – Becoming  ♥ Essential Oil – Wild Orange

 Pink Lily – Inner strength, confidence, recognition of your worth, ability to act with grace and courage.   Best crystal – Tourmaline (any colour)   Power Word– Confidence  ♥ Essential Oil – Ylang Ylang

 Blue Iris – Rest, relaxation and unwinding of mental tension, an easing of what troubles you, help is at hand. Best crystal – Amethyst   Power Word – Clarity  ♥ Essential Oil – Lavender

 Nasturtium – Joy, sunshine, fun, friendship and laughter. Finding the path back to happiness. Best crystal – Aventurine  ♥ Power Word – Joy   Essential Oil – Lemon

 Daisy – The natural world, nature spirits, fairies, physical healing, seeing the unseen, the healing power of nature. Best crystal – Jasper   Power Word – Trust  ♥ Essential Oil – Jasmine

 Hibiscus – Individuality, freedom to walk your own path, unique voice, flow and vitality.  Best Crystal – Carnelian  Power Word – Energy  ♥ Essential Oil – Lemongrass

*I’m passionate about essential oils and their capacity to support our wellness journey and our spiritual and emotional wellbeing. If you’d like to know more or want to source the oils I recommend and trust visit this site or contact me at channelnc@gmail.com

Upcoming Events

If you’re looking for some extra support for your spiritual and creative flow come check out my upcoming Pop-Up ShopChannelling Night and One Day Workshops in Brisbane 9-11 November. I’ll be teaching half-day workshops about fairies and how to create your own portable Fairy Garden, as well as basic sacred geometry and Crystal Gridding Skills to support you for 2019. My one-day Mystical Manifesting Workshop utilises all of the rituals I use to close out one year and herald in the new one. I will guide you on a journey to open you up to your highest potential and clearest direction for 2019 (and I am so excited about this workshop I could spontaneously break out into a happy dance!). No matter what level you’re at I’ll have something for you on my program. More details here!

Stones, Crystals and Meditation Magic

“The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind.” ~ Caroline Myss

 

I have long been a meditator. In fact it has been a daily practice for me since adolescence. Even with my recent bout of ill-health I haven’t missed a day. It’s as much a part of my life as sleeping or breathing.

As I was walking along the beach on Monday morning I came upon a particular rock. It’s just a stone. But it holds the energies of the ocean and the earth. It is an anchoring stone. And it comes from Byron Bay, which is a place of great healing and transformation. As I held it in my hand I knew that I would meditate with it, and that this stone would hold those energies in a way that could be transferred to someone else.

Which gave me an idea…

I have decided to dedicate a meditation each day of the month to a chosen stone and a crystal companion. The stone becomes the Anchoring Stone, which helps us to stay grounded, clear and calm, connecting into our bodies, and to the earth and nature. The crystal becomes the Connection Stone, enabling us to connect into our intuition, Higher Self, Guides, Ancestors and the Divine.

I will use the energies of the month to support me as I meditate with intention, infusing the stones with that energy.

Here are the stones I will work with every day in July:

The energies and intention I will infuse into the Byron Bay Beach Rock will be that the holder comes to know and understand their body and how to honour and take care of it to give lasting health and wellbeing. This knowledge will also contribute to a state of inner calm and of self-care.

The energies and intention I shall infuse into the Tasmanian Quartz Crystal will be a deep connection to the user’s ancestral line, intuition, Guides, Angels, the Divine – facilitating a stronger understanding of the user’s individual talents and gifts, and those that have been passed down through their ancestral lineage. All of this will help to give clarity of life path.

My team will devise a new competition each month to enable someone from our Cauldrons and Cupcakes community to win the stones as well as a meditation recorded just for them.

All of the love and energy and intention that I pour into these stones daily will then be available for the user in their own meditation. It’s also okay if you’ve never meditated before. I’ll send you instructions!

I’m so glad that this idea found me, so that the right stones can find you.

We’ll post more details soon.

Hugs and love, Nicole ❤ xoxo

Crystals To Soothe Anxiety

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“P.S. You’re not going to die. Here’s the white-hot truth: if you go bankrupt, you’ll still be okay. If you lose the gig, the lover, the house, you’ll still be okay. If you sing off-key, get beat by the competition, have your heart shattered, get fired… it’s not going to kill you. Ask anyone who’s been through it.” ~ Danielle LaPorte

 

I’ve had another excellent question come through on facebook that I thought I’d answer here:

Hey Nicole! A quick question for you… What is a good crystal to calm anxiety? I am feeling extremely anxious! In a week today we are flying to Europe for a long planned family holiday. Very exciting but I am feeling paralysed from anxiety. My son is having his last week at preschool, which marks the end of this early child rearing chapter so am feeling anxious about change too! I suffer from GAD! Anyway… I feel like I should meditate but I feel like I have so much to do!!! Perhaps a crystal in my pocket to hold, while I’m going about my business will give me some focus? Thanks for listening! Trishx

Hi Trish, and all who suffer from anxiety, here are my top recommendations.

  1. Celestite. Celestite is a beautiful blue crystal that is soothing to hold, and that powerfully connects you to the angelic realms. It’s enough just to hold it, for its calming energies. But if you feel drawn to angels there is more you can do. When you first choose a celestite, hold it in your hands and say out loud: Unnamed Angel – I call on you to help me manage and overcome my anxiety (or whatever your issue is). Please hold me safe and lift me up. Thank you. Trust that an Angel will come, specifically for you and your anxiety. Talk to your Angel often. Out loud. Softly is fine. Name specific things that are troubling you, where you require help. Know that they will hear you and help you. Please thank them as well. Just having the stone in your pocket will be a comfort. You could also choose one to wear. 2015-11-24 07.03.45
  2. Amethyst. Most people don’t think of amethyst in relation to anxiety, but holding this crystal helps slow beta brainwaves (the same ones that slow down with meditation) and brings feelings of peace and tranquility. When you hold it deliberately slow yourself down and focus on your breathing until calm returns. You can also use it to call on your Guides for help and support. 2014-11-16 05.24.43
  3. Black Tourmaline. For fear and major freak-outs, nothing beats the grounding, protective and earthy energies of Black Tourmaline. It works fast to settle fear and panic attacks. Not a stone for comfort – just a stone to break those unhelpful thought and emotion patterns and to normalise you back into yourself again. I use this crystal when I’m flying if the turbulence is bad… 2015-11-24 07.07.40
  4. Lepidolite. This delicious stone contains lithium and is wonderful as a brain rebalancer. Exceptionally soothing to hold, and combats overthinking (especially of the OCD kind). It induces a sense of calm and helps you to think and feel without being hypersensitive or easily triggered. A perfect stone in your pocket for everyday anxiety, or to hold in stressful situations. Great for students during exam time too. 2015-11-24 07.05.00

 

I still think there’s room for a quick meditation in there too, Trish. No matter how busy you are. Here are a few quick and easy ones I can recommend:

Taking Energy from Trees

A Simple Meditation For Stress, Anxiety and Fatigue

Three Minute Essential Oil Meditation   For anxiety I recommend Lavender, Young Living’s Peace and Calming or Stress Away, Cedarwood or Vetiver.

Big love and hugs, Nicole xx

 

My Favourite Crystals For Spiritual Connection

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“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.”
~ W.B. Yeats

 

Meditation, connecting with our guides, getting into a channelling space or spiritual flow, doing readings or healings, clairvoyance, clairaudience, clairsentience, working with energy, astral travelling, improving our psychic and metaphysical abilities – all of these things can be made stronger and easier with the help of crystals.

Here are my favourite stones for connection, and how you can use them too.

Amethyst

A great all-rounder. Helps beginner psychics to tune in and trust. Helps advanced practitioners to deepen and strengthen their abilities. Perfect for helping you with ‘seeing and hearing’ all things metaphysical. Activates Crown and Third Eye chakras. Want to meet your guides? Use amethyst.

 

Labradorite

A stone for strengthening intuition and healing abilities, especially the ability to channel energy through your hands. Wakes up latent psychic abilities and taps you into past life memories clearly and easily. Helps you to bring through answers and guidance for self and others. A terrific stone for personal growth and reflection.

Image from Wikipedia

Image from Wikipedia

 

Clear Quartz

Opens the Crown Chakra, infuses you with white light, and enhances all of your natural psychic and intuitive abilities. Clear quartz will help show you who you are, what your gifts are, and how you can best use them. Can be used for all forms of metaphysical work. Brilliant for calming the mind and helping you expand your energy and tune in to messages. Accelerates spiritual growth. Not all stones will suit beginners (you may get a really bumpy ride that is uncomfortably fast!). A great stone to program and for all kinds of healing and grid work. A stunning meditation companion stone. Connects you into Higher Guides. Builds discipline and focus.

 

Orange or Golden Calcite

The perfect beginners stone for those who wish to channel information for themselves and others. Gentle energies to enhance clear communication with the higher realms. Helps calm mental chatter and strengthens trust in the messages and images you receive. Boosts creativity and intuition. An amazing stone for doing all forms of channelled writing and art.

 

Lapis Lazuli

This is THE stone for connecting into past lives, past life remembrance and the Akashic Records. Also good for astral travel and lucid dreaming. Not a beginners stone, but those who are attracted to lapis are never beginners anyway, even if they feel that way to start. Brings rapid remembering of your healing and psychic abilities. Helps change makers to bring about that change. Enhances the Throat-Heart-Crown Chakra connections and promotes clear speaking. Reduces stress and anxiety, helping you to accept that you are different and that you have a calling. A stone for those who want to dedicate their lives to some form of spiritual or higher service, including heart-centred entrepreneurs, leaders and business people.

Image from trends.jewelry

A macro shot of the center of a box full of polished blue stones, lapis lazuli. Seen at the TEP venue of the Tucson Rock and Gem Show, 2012 in Tucson, Arizona.

 

Rhyolite

A delicious stone for connecting into off-world energies, and for all forms of channelled and automatic writing – especially writing with your Guides and Higher Self. Some rhyolites also aid connection to the fairy realms, to nature and nature spirits, to the oceans and cetaceans, and to trees. A soothing and grounding stone that holds much magic. Used in meditation it will help you to see energy, auras and to bring breakthroughs in your thoughts, behaviour patterns and healing. Stimulates creativity and innovation, including guided wisdoms that enhance your own abilities and knowledge.

Image from crystalarium.com

Image from crystalarium.com

 

Rose Quartz

This yummy stone nurtures us as it opens and activates our Heart and Crown chakras. This stone works from love, and helps all that you do to come from love. The perfect stone for connecting into your Guardian Angel, and the Angels of others, as well as to guides who come to work with us offering messages of love, hope and support. A terrific stone for children, and for beginners, but don’t underestimate its power. Every lightworker needs a rose quartz for nourishing and supporting their emotional and spiritual energies. A giving and teaching stone.

 

If you’d like to learn more about working with crystals you can find additional information here:

How to work with Crystals – a Four Day Exploration

Crystals for Highly Sensitive People

My Favourite Crystals for Grounding

Or if you’re in or near Brisbane, Australia come do my three-hour Gridding WIth Crystals Workshop, on Saturday December 12. Contact my wonderful PA, Dana, at nicolecodyinfo@gmail.com or 0438 438 775 for more information.

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GRIDDING WITH CRYSTALS Saturday 12 December 1pm to 4pm

* Gridding with Crystals introduction* Use crystals to create energetic zones

* Learn basic sacred geometry and crystal cures

* Learn layouts for home, bedroom, office and healing rooms

* Find out your best personal crystals

* $165* 3 hours

* Saturday 1pm – 4pm

* Refreshments provided

* Includes jam-packed Goody Bag of crystals and cool stuff

 

 

Emergency Crystal Help for Solar Flare Energies

Solar flare hitting Earth, artwork from www.science.howstuffworks.com

Solar flare hitting Earth, artwork from www.science.howstuffworks.com

“Here I came to the very edge
where nothing at all needs saying,
everything is absorbed through weather and the sea,

and the moon swam back,
its rays all silvered,
and time and again the darkness would be broken
by the crash of a wave,
and every day on the balcony of the sea,
wings open, fire is born,
and everything is blue again like morning. ”
~ Pablo Neruda

 

Have you been feeling it? Right now the earth is being bombarded by gazillions ( a technical term, I know…) of highly positively charged particles emitted from the sun during an unusual burst of solar flare activity. It affects the negative ionic charge of our planet’s crust, causing it to hold a positive charge and making it impossible for us to earth ourselves. Animals (including humans) can feel restless, unwell for no good reason, depressed or anxious, listless, confused or have trouble sleeping.

The effects of this recent solar flare activity will last about two weeks.

Here are some suggestions for grounding yourselves and bringing your body back into electromagnetic balance.

 

Tired, flat battery, unwell? Use this remedy:

Your symptoms may include physical fatigue, nausea, aches and pains, mental exhaustion, despair, brain fog, depression, anxiety, worry, confusion etc. Find a clear quartz, carnelian and hematite crystal. Cleanse and charge them by holding them in your hand and visualising white light pouring into them. Place them in your pocket or under your pillow while you sleep.

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Wired, hyperactive, and ungrounded? Use this remedy:

Your symptoms may include hyperactivity, brittleness, tired but wired, over-enthusiasm, mania, that feeling of going too fast, not being able to sit still or to settle down and concentrate, being ungrounded and not quite yourself, too many ideas but can’t commit to anything etc. Find a black tourmaline and a nice earthy jasper (go with what you are drawn to – there are so many lovely jaspers to choose from!) Once again, cleanse and charge them by holding them in your hand and visualising white light pouring into them. Place them in your pocket or under your pillow while you sleep.

Note: Don’t place your crystals on the ground, in the sun, or in water right now. Wait for the solar flare to pass. Charge and energise them with sound or white light instead.

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Helpful foods:

There are certain foods that will help to ground and energetically reorient your body. Iodine (from seaweed or as a supplement), a mineralised natural salt (like Himalayan or celtic), lots of water, root vegetables, cooked greens, butter and other good fats such as eggs and avocados, soups and stews made with bones, well soaked and cooked legumes and rice, heavy breads and sourdoughs. Tea is also good, and you may well need extra magnesium as a supplement to soothe those frazzled nerves..

Avoid coffee, sugar and stimulants, refined and processed foods, cold and raw foods and fruits unless the fruit is stewed or served with something heavy such as cream.

Be gentle with yourself. This is not all in your head, and energetically sensitive people are particularly susceptible to the more uncomfortable aspects of solar flares.

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Useful Essential Oils:

Vetiver Oil on soles of feet for grounding.

Cedarwood Oil on soles of feet and back of neck to ground and to ease emotional distress. Will also help with insomnia.

Lavender Oil on temples, throat, wrists and soles of feet to soothe and calm you, and for emotional support.

Frankincense on Crown Chakra, Third Eye Chakra and back of neck for strong psychic connection and insights during this  time of energetic flux.

(I use and recommend Young Living Oils and my member number is 1961636)

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Ways to make the most of the positive aspects of these energies:

Meditation, writing and art, journalling and inner journey work are all things that can be very productive during solar flares. In this time of energetic upheaval we can often find great clarity and self-illumination.

You may also find these short guided meditations useful.

Meditation for spiritual grounding:

Meditation for developing psychic connection:

 

He’s Home!

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“When problems beat upon you like a raging storm, search for the eye. You might not be able to avoid misfortunes, but you can find the calmest spot within them.”
~ Richelle E. Goodrich

 

Our beautiful Bert is home!

His cruciate surgery was long, complicated and difficult. But it went well, and everyone is pleased with how it all turned out.

I’ve been very busy these past few days meditating and praying for our dear Bert, and for family members in hospital. It’s been a bit stressful around here!

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Thank you all for your love and good healing energy. Bert is resting well, on a grid of bloodstone, carnelian and mangano calcite. The stones are under the bedding, in a spiral. They are anti-inflammatory, promote circulation, tissue, nerve and bone healing, and give pain relief.

Bert has Young Living Valor essential oil on his heart, Peace and Calming Oil down his spine, and Frankincense at the base of his spine and on his crown. Within five minutes of application of the oils he was calm, and had relaxed enough to go to sleep. You can see the difference the oils made by looking at the first photo, taken before using the oils, and the middle and bottom photo, where the oils have been applied and I have given him five minutes of healing energy. (Want to give your own pets some healing energy? Go here to learn how.)

He’s resting easy now.

The hard part shall be keeping him quiet and confined for six weeks, followed by four months of exceedingly limited activity.

I’ll keep you posted on his progress.

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Crystals to Help With the Current 2015 Energies

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“Theologians may quarrel, but the mystics of the world speak the same language.”
~ Meister Eckhart

 

Are you feeling it? This wild, crazy energy we’re sitting in right now. If you’re the slightest bit spiritually or psychically sensitive you’ll know what I mean.

Of course, each of us will be impacted differently, and we may experience a number of sensations or emotions over a given day, or a week. So I’ve put together a little crystal First Aid Kit that you might find useful or comforting right now.

Below you’ll find my crystal recommendations and suggestions for use. I’ve also included suggestions for children and pets, because they are so often sensitive to these shifting energies. You can pop the stone in your pocket, place it by your bed or desk, hold it when you meditate, or even wear it as jewelry. Small tumbled stones will work as well as large stones – just go with what you’re drawn to. We’ve chosen stones that should be relatively easy for you to find, or that may already be in your collections!

Red Jasper 

Red Jasper is a handy stone for physical strength and stamina, for supporting tired adrenals, and for anchoring us securely in our bodies so that all our chakras are aligned. It is a reassuring and grounding stone that also alleviates all the base chakra stuff – worries around personal security, money, family issues, and safety needs.

A good stone for anxious children, or people who need to face the world when they’d rather be snuggled under the doona back at home.

Image from Gemstone Buzz

Image from Gemstone Buzz

Lapis Lazuli

If you’re feeling a huge expansion of your psychic and energetic abilities, but you’re unstable in that energy, then Lapis Lazuli will help you to relax into safely opening up to your psychic self.

Lapis is also highly shielding and protective – a little like wearing a psychic force-field around you that stops you picking up the lower vibration energies of other people or places. A super stone for empaths and people who are healers and helpers.

Image from Krystal Love

Image from Krystal Love

Smoky Quartz

Smoky Quartz is a brilliant stone for transmuting negative energies and fears. If you’re scattered, confused, troubled, or feeling deeply upset by the turbulent energies right now then Smoky Quartz will gently reassert a sense of protection and safety. It also acts as an antenna, helping to clear and strengthen your energetic connection to Guides and others with whom you may work. A powerful stone for getting out of your head and connecting into your own truth and wisdom.

This is also a great stone for children who overthink things, who obsess, or who worry in ways that effect sleep or eating.

If your cat is going a little crazy, place a piece of smoky quartz where they sleep.

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Amethyst

Amethyst will restore a sense of sacred balance, shifting you from your head to your heart centre. It is a profoundly giving and nurturing stone that helps anchor you in compassion and kindness. If you’re feeling cranky and impatient, or more judgmental than usual (especially of yourself!) then Amethyst will help with that. It also aids in peaceful sleep, meaningful dreams, and spiritual connection. It will allow you to begin trusting your intuition, and it will strengthen that ability within you.

This is a great stone for children with bright minds and imaginations who can get carried away with worrying about the future.

It is also a stone for calling in Angels and Ancestors. A beautiful stone to place in the bedding of old or ill pets, as it helps with peaceful passing.

Image from Gursh Gill

Image from Gursh Gill

Petrified Wood

If these current energies are upsetting your digestion, your hormone levels or your sleep patterns, so that you feel uncomfortable, bloated, listless or out of sorts, then Petrified Wood will help you body to restore its natural balance.

It is a gentle detoxifier, and is very good for grounding us in times of uncertainty and stress. It’s also a perfect stone for those of you who give to excess, leaving yourself drained and energetically unstable.

Use this one for pets who frighten easily, or who are jittery, anxious or frightened. Also good for children who are feeling anxious, unusually shy or overwhelmed.

Labradorite

If you’re feeling muddled, distracted, and like you’ve lost the plot, then Labradorite will sort out your frazzled brain and restore your confidence and direction. If you started strong this year, then promptly fizzled out or fell in a heap from this crazy energy, Labradorite will recalibrate your vibration and get you from variance to synchronicity. It’s also a stunning stone for spiritual nurture and connection.

For older children who need support with their learning and studies, and for you, if there’s lots to do but you feel like your brain left the building, Labradorite is the perfect stone for you right now.

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Clear Quartz

For connecting psychically, for powerful meditations, for channeling, psychic connection and riding these energies with confidence, Clear Quartz will get you there.

A great stone for enhancing spiritual dreams, and for any kind of writing, planning or thinking. It will amplify your connection and give you confidence and clarity.

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Image from imgkid.com

 

If you’d like to learn more about working with crystals, go here:

Working with Crystals – A Four Day Exploration