Dare To Show Your True Self – Monday Oracle 3 February 2020

“Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path.” Brené Brown Hello, Lovelies! February is a month for standing in your truth and […]

Holding You In My Heart

“Like a caring mother holding and guarding the life of her only child, so with a boundless heart of lovingkindness, hold yourself and all beings as your beloved children.” ~ Gautama Buddha Hello, Lovelies. I awoke despairing yesterday. My usual morning meditation did not lift my mood. I am in Hong Kong, at the start of […]

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 […]

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 […]

How To Do a Walking Meditation To Heal And Rebalance Your Chakras

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 […]

Everything Changes, And You Can Too!

Take heart, because everything changes. No matter how stuck you feel right now, how burdened, or exhausted, or unhappy, know that it will not last. Nothing lasts forever. Everything changes.

We made it!

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Hello, Lovelies, Today is the last day of our Temple of Light Shamanic Meditation Retreat. We’ll be doing our final meditation as a group this morning, and I wanted you to know […]

We’re On Retreat!

“The only journey is the one within.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke We start our Temple of Light Shamanic Meditation Retreat today. It’s my second-last retreat for the year; it’s a journey within, a journey of connection and revelation. Although this particular journey is a path you must walk alone, there are friends beside you. Shared meals, shared […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

One Space Has Opened Up On My Shamanic Meditation Retreat. Is it yours?

“According to Vedanta, there are only two symptoms of enlightenment, just two indications that a transformation is taking place within you toward a higher consciousness. The first symptom is that you stop worrying. Things don’t bother you anymore. You become light-hearted and full of joy. The second symptom is that you encounter more and more […]

Sometimes Meditation Trumps Blogging

“The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day.” ~ David Foster Wallace Good Morning! (or hello for whatever timezone you are in!) I’m a little late […]

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. […]

Guided Meditation to Heal Heartache

“The human heart has a way of making itself large again even after it’s been broken into a million pieces.”  ~ Robert James Waller “What happens when people open their hearts?” “They get better.”  ~ Haruki Murakami The energies of this week are all about forgiveness and opening our hearts, and throughout December they support joyful connection, […]

And the October Stones Winner is…

“Crystals grew inside rock like arithmetic flowers. They lengthened and spread, added plane to plane in an awed and perfect obedience to an absolute geometry that even stones – maybe only the stones – understood.” ~ Annie Dillard   Hello, Lovelies! I’ve so enjoyed reading about your creative projects, why you need creative energy and […]

October Stones – A New Competition For You

“Creativity takes courage” ~ Henri Matisse   Hello Lovelies Every day in October I am meditating with these two stones – stones that feel comfortable as I hold them in my hands, stones which are being infused with the energy of my love, intentions and meditations. At the end of October, I shall give them away […]

And the September Stones Winner is…

“May crystals give you power!” ~ Isabel Walbourne   Hello, Lovelies! I’ve so enjoyed reading about your happy places, and looking at the photos you posted for us here at Cauldrons and Cupcakes as part of our September Stones giveaway. After much deliberation, the winner of the September Meditation Stones and personalised meditation giveaway is… […]

September Stones – last call for entries!

“When you leave a beautiful place, you carry it with you wherever you go.” ~ Alexandra Stoddard   Hi Lovelies, Reblogging this as the last call for entries on the September Stones! Love lots, Nicole and Cauldrons and Cupcakes Team *** Every day in September I am meditating with these two stones. The stones are intended […]

September Stones – A new competition for you!

“When you leave a beautiful place, you carry it with you wherever you go.” ~ Alexandra Stoddard   Every day in September I am meditating with these two stones. The stones are intended to be held, one in each hand, as you sit in meditation. I’ll be giving these stones away, as well as recording a […]

Our August Meditation Stones Winner

“Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.”  ~  Henry David Thoreau   I was moved to tears by many of your entries into the August competition. Thank you for trusting me with your stories and your sharings. After much deliberation, the winner of the August Meditation Stones and personalised meditation giveaway […]

Win Our August Meditation Crystals!

“It is more important to go slow and gain the lessons you need along the journey then to rush the process and arrive at your destination empty.”  ~  Germany Kent All this month I have been very busy meditating with two carefully chosen meditation stones – an Anchoring Stone and a Connection Stone. These pairs are […]

And the Winner is…

“As I walk through the wilderness, my eyes and my heart are pulled towards the thicket, the ever-changing landscapes, the gentle daisy and the old beloved stones; as I marvel at the timeless complexities of creation, Nature never disappoints me.”  ― Amelia Dashwood   We had so many entries for our meditation stones competition! It was […]

Win these beautiful meditation stones!

“Spirituality is recognizing and celebrating that we are all inextricably connected to each other by a power greater than all of us, and that our connection to that power and to one another is grounded in love and compassion. Practicing spirituality brings a sense of perspective, meaning and purpose to our lives.”  ~  Brené Brown […]

Guided Meditation and Tips for Spiritual Grounding

“The wise man in the storm prays to God, not for safety from danger, but deliverance from fear” – Ralph Waldo Emerson What does it mean to be grounded? If you think of a strong old tree, tap root reaching deep into the earth like an anchor, other roots reaching out under the ground like strange subterranean branches, […]

Mala Beads – How To Be Calm Anywhere!

“You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather.” ~ Pema Chödrön     Sometimes I find myself in stressful situations or noisy places where I want to calm myself, soothe anxiety or practice mindfulness, and where my normal meditation techniques aren’t effective or appropriate. Take travel for example. Travel can mean crowded […]

The Week Ahead – Oracle for Monday 30 January, 2017

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. […]

After Meditation, Beach!

“hark, now hear the sailors cry, smell the sea, and feel the sky let your soul & spirit fly, into the mystic…” ~ Van Morrison   So, my lovelies, I meditated at the crystal grid until 2am for all of us. A huge effort, and this morning I am thoroughly exhausted. But happy. So now […]

The Week Ahead – Oracle Reading for Monday 19 December

“Sometimes I think there are only two instructions we need to follow to develop and deepen our spiritual life: slow down and let go.” ~ Oriah Mountain Dreamer “At the end of the day, it isn’t where I came from. Maybe home is somewhere I’m going and never have been before.” ~ Warsan Shire   […]

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