Possibility and Completion – Monday Oracle 24 December 2018


“We often miss opportunity because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work” 
~
 Thomas A. Edison

Hello, Lovelies!
December is a month for planning and dreaming, interspersed with fun, curiosity, friendship and celebration.  Keep that in mind as we look at the gifts of inspiration which the card Eight of Crystals brings us.

This week we are encouraged to pause for reflection as we look back and realise just how much we actually have accomplished this year. It wasn’t necessarily a year where we completed all the goals and dreams we identified at 2018’s beginning, but it has also been a year where we have attended to all manner of planned and unexpected events that have allowed us to solve problems, make decisions and identify issues that needed our attention – especially in relation to others.

Eight of Crystals encourages you to see the things you’d like to bring to a conclusion in 2018, so that you don’t carry their energy forward into the new year. In every ending is an opportunity for a new beginning so, even as you enjoy the end of year Festivities and Holiday Season spare a thought for any current activities and attitudes that would be better replaced with something more supportive of your bigger dreams in 2019.

You’ll also be able to make decisions about what needs to be a priority, now and into the future. You can only work on so many things at a time. This week what matters most or what will give you the best returns on your efforts will become clearer, showing you a direction for the coming year.

There is inspiration and understanding in the air this week. Eight of Crystals will show you projects, skills and interests that can be worked on in 2019 to lead to greater things. It might be something to complete, a skill to master, or a direction forward. Be open to insights and sudden clarity around what you’d like your focus to become in the year ahead.

2019 is a year rich with possibility if you are prepared to do a little work!

Finally, make sure you create the time and space to do something you truly love this week – something just for you. Something that makes you happy or that gives you deep satisfaction. Let that be your gift to yourself!

Supportive crystals this week?

Petrified Wood promotes compassion, wonder, curiosity and benevolence. It is a stone for healing old hurts and allowing hope back into your heart. Amazonite helps you to live bravely and from your heart, especially in regard to your creative projects. It will boost self-confidence and self-worth.  Red Jasper (pictured)is a stone for mental, physical and emotional rejuvenation. Deeply grounding, it helps us connect to our heart and our truth and encourages a sense of safety. Green Aventurine supports us to be playful, joyful and optimistic about life . 

Helpful essential oils?

For Clarity and Direction:  Patchouli essential oil grounds you and opens you to your Higher Self and intuitive wisdom in a gentle and reassuring way. 

For Fun and Flow:  Geranium is brilliant for helping you relax, unwind and get connected to your creative and intuitive essence. It will uplift you and stimulate creativity, self-confidence and emotional flow – all energies that are great for shifting you into a more positive space. If you’re an over-giver and your tank is dry, Geranium oil will fill you back up again. Apply it to your pulse points at wrist, neck and over heart like a perfume. Place a few drops in your bath water. Diffuse it. One of my favourite uses is as a centering and inspiring pick-me-up. Put a drop in the palm of your hand, rub hands together and then inhale the aroma.

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

A space to learn and grow

The next four years 2019 – 2022 are significant for our personal and spiritual evolution, as well as for the evolution of our planet. I thought long and hard about the best way to support your growth over that time and have decided that beefing up the content in my YOM membership area was the best way to help you grow, adapt and step more fully into your authenticity and the life-path you chose for yourself pre-birth. You’ll see this membership group evolve into an Academy of Learning over the next twelve months so that my team and I (human and energetic) can serve you the best way I know how.

My membership space is a place where I can walk you through the year, explain all the aspects of the month ahead and the crystals we’ve chosen, where I do special webinars with my tribe to teach you new skills and share important information, and where I channel with my guides in live webinars, and answer your questions and provide general support. I often jump into our private Facebook group to pull cards and bring through messages for our members too. And did I mention what an incredible, loving and supportive space our YOM Community is? There is real friendship and belonging there. It’s a safe space, a heart space, and a place for great personal transformation. I totally heart it!

The format of YOM is constantly evolving. In 2019 you will have access to the foundation YOM online course as well as twelve free additional mini-courses and live events over the next year as well as our wonderful private Facebook group.

There are yearly subscription and monthly subscription options. Our Planner and a range of physical support materials and packs and online courses are available too. Everything you need is available through our store.

Want to experience our membership space and community? With every YOM Planner sold between now and December 25 I am offering you a one-month trial and a chance to win a full year’s membership. More details here.

And if you’re ready to connect to your calling in 2019, my February Retreat has been tailor-made for you! I’ve kept just one spot, because we’ve been waiting for you. More information here.

Holding you, as always, in my thoughts, prayers and meditations, and intending for you a life of abundance and joy, where you are no longer limited by your doubts.

All my love, Nicole  ❤ xx

PS: Monday’s oracle card, ‘Eight of Crystals’, is from the Inner Child Cards – A Fairy-Tale Tarot. 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. 

The Energies of November – 2017

“…the whole ‘know thyself’ thing isn’t a journey to a fixed destination. Learning about myself changes me, forcing me to learn more. ‘Know thyself’ isn’t a goal; it’s a road.” 
~  Garon Whited

 

Hello, Lovelies :)

Here we are at November. Energetically it’s a month for knowing ourselves deeply, for healing old hurts and for prioritising and redesigning our lives so that they better represent the person we are and the person we want to become.

That’s important work at any time, but it becomes all the more significant as we realise that the work we do in November is setting us up for the year ahead. The actions we take, the choices we make, and the healing, planning and dreaming we do clears the way for 2018, allowing us to consciously begin manifesting the kind of year we intend for ourselves.

Cards for the Month:

I’ve chosen two cards for November for you: one from the Osho Zen Tarot Deck, and one from Colette Baron-Reid’s Wisdom of the Oracle. Please note I don’t use these cards in the conventional way, but rather as a stimulus for channelled information.

Here is what I have received from each card:

“Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.” 
Salvador Dalí

November invites you to embrace your faults, and to see your individuality as a good thing. There is no point in trying to conform and losing yourself in the process. Your authority and integrity come from that place inside you where you can be vulnerable and honest – where we get the real you and not some slick marketing promise, or you trying desperately hard to be someone that you’re not.

What you love, who you love and what makes you happy is what’s important. Not what other people think. Not what other people may try to impose upon you. Embrace the yearnings of your heart this month. Stop fighting them and surrender instead. Make your life suit you and support you. Wear clothe that express your personal style, listen to the music you love, rearrange your home and your routines so that what matters to you is better represented.  You’ll be glad you did.

November is an excellent month for healing the hurts and low-self-worth issues that stem from the bullying or judgments of others directed at you as a child, or through your adult years until now. November teaches us where to stand strong, and where we will be better with some flexibility in our lives. We get to define or redefine our priorities. Much of this can happen on its own as you experience emotional shift, but if you know this is a major issue for you seek professional support and get the help you need to move on.

When you live authentically, magic happens. You become magnetic to the right lover, the best fit with friends, the opportunities that actually suit your talents and abilities. November encourages you to move from a limited or stuck version of yourself, or a small version of yourself, to one that is vibrant with your true colours, and full of kindness and possibility.

The second card I’ve chosen is Mending. It’s a time for co-operation, forgiveness, shared vision and tending our dreams.

“Sometimes, reaching out and taking someone’s hand is the beginning of a journey. At other times, it is allowing another to take yours.” Vera Nazarian

In November our self-worth and confidence grow, for no apparent reason except that enough time has been lost in the mistaken belief that we are somehow not enough.

We are supported to acknowledge and accept that there are people in our lives who once hurt us but who have changed, and we see where we may reconnect or mend relationships, letting the past drop away behind us. The blinds fall from our eyes and we also see the relationships and situations that are damaging to our well-being, no matter how positively these things may be viewed by people looking in on our lives. We come to see what is good for us, and what is poison. We’ll see where we need to act, ending or redeeming relationships. We’ll see where we need to forgive ourselves or ask for forgiveness.

In all areas of our life Mending encourages us to repair, improve, make-over and heal ourselves where our life is no longer pleasing or functional. We are shown that it is up to us to choose joy, and to craft a life for ourselves that has beauty and meaning.

It’s a fabulous month for planning, and for all forms of self-improvement. We’re invited to put energy into the things that are dear to us and to work together on projects and dreams.

Best crystals this month?

Green Aventurine and Iolite.

Green Aventurine helps us connect to joy, optimism and self-confidence.It fosters self-love and gratitude for ourselves

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Iolite is a mystical stone that helps us to illuminate what’s hidden within ourselves. A stone for self-exploration and for helping us to find our way.

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Essential oils to support your journey?

Young Living’s Acceptance and Joy essential oil blends would be my picks for November. Use Acceptance for emotional healing – diffusing anger and pain, ending procrastination and opening to new directions and opportunities. Joy opens our hearts and helps us to re-engage with the flow of life. It is uplifting, comforting and empowering. Dab a drop of either oil on your Crown Chakra, back of neck, wrists and the soles of your feet, inhale directly or add to your diffuser. 

Want to make your own blend? Each of the following oils will work beautifully on their own for you this month, but they’ll also make a delicious combination for diffusing. Vetiver will calm and ground us, promoting emotional balance, Lavender keeps us in flow and relaxed,  Ylang Ylang opens our hearts and is supportive when we feel anxious or overwhelmed, and Bergamot for joy, gratitude and optimism.  To diffuse add 2 or three drops of each oil to your room or personal diffuser. You can find the oils here.

Need some extra encouragement, support or inspiration for November or the year ahead?

I have lots of ideas and events that can help you!

  1. If you jump over to my Cauldrons and Cupcakes Facebook page at 9am Brisbane time today I’m doing a Facebook Live Event to tell you more about the month ahead. It’s totally free and I’d love to see you there. Can’t make it then? Don’t worry. You can catch the replay!
  2. I’ve created a free Guided Meditation to help you release the pain from childhood and from bullying events in your life until now. That will be in my blog post tomorrow – November 2. All you need to do is come visit my blog to access it, or if you subscribe to my blog (link on home page) it will get delivered straight to your inbox.
  3. #GeSHiDoMo 2017 – (Which stands for Get Sh*t Done Month 2017) This crazy November-long online program and community costs just $22 Australian dollars and it begins today! We ran this last year as a one-of thing but had so many requests to do it again that we’ve made it an annual event. I’ve created a simple system for planning and actioning your To-Do List in November. It’s a month of fun activities and support to help you get a serious amount of sh*t or a serious amount of self-care done. Lots of videos to help you, and Facebook Live sessions with me. There are some great prizes, and a really good bunch of people there. You’ll love it! You can read more about it and come join us from here.
  4. Soul Sanctuary Retreat – Working With Crystals – Do you need some time for recharging, reconnecting and being re-inspired? In late November I’ll be running my final residential retreat for 2017 in beautiful Byron Bay, Australia. It’s a special time of year for my team and I. We plan this retreat, no matter what the content focus might be, as a week of Soul Sanctuary – time for self-nurture, friendship, reflection, planning and the foundation of some truly life-changing habits. This year’s theme is ‘Working With Crystals’. I’ll be teaching you foundation skills for meditation and self-care, intuitive practices including card readings, a bunch of stuff on how to choose and use crystals, as well as lovely crafty stuff like making your own crystal tools, essences, jewellery and mandalas. We’ll also be using November’s energies to plan for 2018. 2018’s heart-centred energies support connection, collaboration, communication and community. It will be a year for expressing ourselves in the world, for starting and growing life-changing projects, for truly becoming more and offering more of our gifts, talents and wisdom. This Retreat will help you to understand the energies and opportunities of 2018, and get you started with a plan, a full spiritual tool-kit and a personal session with me, focusing on how to make the most of the year ahead. More info here. We still have a few places left, but please act quickly. 
  5. And save the dates for the following goodness:
    My Christmas Pop-Up Shop, Official 2018 Planner Launch, Channelling evening and workshops (Vision Board for 2018 and Intuitive Oracle/Tarot Card Reading Class) happen on 15 and 16 of December in Brisbane.
    Our next Year of ME (ME stands for Manifesting Energies!) year-long membership group with online course, webinars with me, facebook live events and a superbly supportive and caring community launches in early December. More details soon.

I love this time of year. Come hang out with me and let’s share the adventure together.

Biggest love and hugs, Nicole ❤ xoxo

The Energies of May – 2016

 

“Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.”
~ Judy Garland

“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 :)

Welcome to May! May is a delicious month, and her energies are kind, supportive and expansive. Let me share some observations about the energy of the month ahead, as well as a few suggestions for embracing all that May has to offer.

Cards for the Month:

I’ve chosen two cards for May for you: one from the Osho Zen Tarot Deck, and one from Colette Baron-Reid’s Wisdom of the Oracle. Please note I don’t use these cards in the conventional way, but rather as a stimulus for channelled information.

Here is what I have received from each card:

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“We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.”  ~Evelyn Dunbar

 

May’s energies are encouraging us to share ourselves and our gifts with the world. Even if this is in the smallest of ways, we’re being asked to live more joyously, more authentically.

Most of us have hidden aspects of inner selves for so long that we’ve forgotten those parts of ourselves. Or they are dusty and rusty from lack of use. May celebrates the essence of 2016 and this new vibration that our world has moved into – collaboration, community, cooperation, connection, inclusion.

It’s time, you see, to be who we are.

Image from www.quoteslo.com

Image from www.quoteslo.com

It isn’t just about what you have to share with the world. It’s about simply being more authentically you in the world.

Like toe-socks? Wear them with pride.

Don’t like coffee? Be a proud tea drinker instead.

Whatever your preferences, quirks or points of difference, May is the month to embrace them. And then, if you’re brave, be a little more public and a little more vocal about being yourself and doing your thing – without the need to validate, excuse or apologise.

If you have something to offer out in the wider world, know that there are others who are waiting for the thing you’re holding back. It’s time. Take tiny steps if you must but do put one foot in front of the other as May urges and cheers you on. May is a brilliant month for breaking through and developing some momentum.

Got something to launch? Hello, May! May is your month for unfurling those tightly held buds and beginning to blossom.

The main thing to embrace about May though is simply this: Just be YOU. Out and proud about being yourself. Shining from within, so that your inner light begins to light the way for others to do the same.

 

 

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“Happiness is not a goal…it’s a by-product of a life well lived.”  ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

 

The second card I’ve chosen is Milk and Honey. This card reminds you that now is the time for incorporating activities into your life that nurture, sustain and inspire you.

May is a month for celebration of both the special and the ordinary moments in life. For feeding our souls as well as our bodies. For taking time to engage in pleasure and gratitude.

 

So often we rush through life, busy-busy, and forget to take time to enjoy the place that we live, the people around us, and all of the goodness life has to offer.

May is a faster energy month, after our April of being cocooned and going slow. Pay attention to your diet this month. Eat foods that heal and energise you, but remember to have the occasional treat-day, where you can indulge in the activities and foods that give you pleasure.

All this introspection, soul-searching and hard work is going to pay off, you can be sure of that. In the meantime enjoy the journey, or at least give yourself moments of light and joy amidst the everyday grind.

 

Best crystals this month?

Green Aventurine is a stone that promotes joy and happiness. It helps our inner child to sparkle and come alive, so that we rediscover our sense of humour and curiosity, our sense of adventure and our appreciation for life.

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Smoky Quartz helps us to let go of old patterns and negative thoughts, and to feel safe with change. It is protective, grounding, and very reassuring.

 

Essential oils to support your journey?

Try this uplifting and energising diffuser blend of 4 drops of Geranium, 2 drops of Lemongrass, 2 drops of Lavender and 2 drops of Rosemary. My fairy friend Sokli calls this her Happy, Brainy, Balanced blend. You can find the oils here.

 

Need some extra encouragement, support or inspiration?

Try these posts:

Guided Meditation for Orienting Soul Awareness –  A simple guided meditation to orient your conscious awareness to your beautiful Soul energy. It will help align you to your Highest Expression of Self, making you more magnetic to positive energy, love and abundance in your daily life.

What does happiness look like to you? – Happiness can be found in simple things. This post gives some examples and suggestions for creating your own happiness list.

Fairy Oracle – Messages of Guidance and Support – Choose a Fairy and receive a message just for you!

Why Do You Keep Running From The Thing You Want? – A post for those of you who are having trouble committing to, or starting out towards your dream.

Do You Really Need To Start with a Grand Gesture? – Tips for starting small and getting out of stuckness.

The Thirty Second Power Pause – How 30 seconds can be enough to centre yourself and bring your focus back to what matters

 

May shows you the beauty within you, and all around you. Expect to see new possibilities, to have unexpected doors open and opportunities and synchronicities light your way. It’s a time for growing self-confidence and personal clarity, and a time for reconnection to the things which give us joy and satisfaction.

Sending all my love to you, Nicole ♥ xx

A heart-centred week!

“This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.”

– Dalai Lama

This week I’m going to focus on all things to do with the Heart Chakra. We’re going to have a heart-centred week. Starting tomorrow there will be activities, meditations and journalling techniques to help you to explore, heal and connect with your heart centre, and to attract more love into your life.  I’ll also be doing work for you in my own daily healing meditations

In this space of greater connection with our hearts we have increased self love and self worth.  We can attract loving relationships with others, and we move to a more positive emotional space.

Working with the energies of the heart also increases our intuition and psychic connection.

At the end of this week I shall also be giving away a beautiful Heart Chakra healing necklace, that uses crystals chosen specifically for their ability to work with the heart, including bloodstone, nephrite, jasper, green aventurine, prehnite, hematite and pearls.

To have a chance to win the necklace you just need to leave a comment after one of this week’s blog posts.

I hope you join me for this heart-centred week! Life is precious.  Live from the heart. Love and Light, Nicole xx

6 February update:  The winner of the necklace is Suzie Cheel.  Congratulations!