The Definition Of Courage


“This, ultimately, is the lesson to come away with from our brief foray into the world of experimental psychology: To build your working life around the experience of flow produced by deep work is a proven path to deep satisfaction.” ~ Cal Newport

Hello, Lovelies!

From today I am leading the ‘Connect To Your Calling’ Retreat for the next 6 days. It’s a deeply immersive experience for the participants, where they are voluntarily cutting off from the outside world and all modern technological distractions for the period of our time together.

We’ll be diving deep into the metaphysical, as I help my students gain clarity around who they are and why they are here. It’s BIG soul work. Deep work. And possibly life-changing work for some.

It’s a course that requires curiosity and courage – my students will be led to stand in front of themselves and truly see themselves as they are, and as they can be, free from limited thinking and the contrivances and mis-beliefs that have kept them safe and stagnant in their ordinary lives. The techniques I will teach them are those I have been refining and working with in my own life over the past thirty years. I know they work, and I know the results that can come from connecting into the deeper truth within yourself.

Change, and opening to possibility is always hard. But I also know that a time comes when it is harder to stay still then to begin moving, even if that new direction takes you far away from everything you have previously thought you knew about yourself.

After our time together I’ll be mentoring the group intensely for the next three months as we work to cement the learnings that will be gathered in Retreat. I’m excited to see what will come from this mentoring and how these brave students will then go out into the world to follow their Calling and share their gifts.

I know that not all of you are able to travel across the world to be at one of my Retreats, and this content is so important. If you would like me to look at turning the ‘Connect to your Calling’ work into an online course and mentoring group please contact Chelsi at chelsi@cauldronsandcupcakes.com or by commenting below. If there is enough interest I will work to create something for the second half of this year for you.

Much love, Nicole ❤ xx

An Aware and Connected 2019 – Let Me Show You How


“You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realising who you are at the deepest level.” ~ Eckhart Tolle

The New Year is almost here. (In fact, her energies showed up on December 26!) 2019 is the start of an important four-year cycle of growth and evolution, and I am determined to do all I can to support you to become more intuitive and aware, clearer about your direction, and equipped with the skills to embark on your own spiritual journey.

Here are some of the ways I’ll be doing that:

  1. Right here on my blog, with ongoing posts. I’ll be discussing the 2019 energies tomorrow, January’s energies on the 2nd and I have a New Year Oracle for you on the 3rd.
  2. With my new Podcast, which will be launching soon – stay tuned for updates.
  3. With personal consultations; for life direction, health, and business (email us to go on the waiting list, or fast-track a 2019 New Year Positioning Reading by joining our YOM Membership Program for VIP access to booking priority).
  4. With my YOM 2019 Planner and online YOM Membership space and courses. This membership space is morphing into an Academy of Learning this year, so get in with us on the ground floor. (Details here in our store  or read about the Planner and Membership here )
  5. With new online courses and mentoring that will go live later this year.

I also have three beautiful Residential Retreats on offer for 2019:

Connect To Your Calling – A Retreat (Feb 15 to 20) followed by a three-month online mentoring program to help you connect to and clarify your Calling.

I know that many of you have incarnated into this lifetime SPECIFICALLY because you have a calling to be of service. You feel that calling deep in your heart. It’s a pull you can’t ignore and YOU FEEL READY TO STEP UP AND BE OF SERVICE in some way that only you can do.

On our 6-day residential retreat, followed by the three-month online group mentoring program I am going to show you how to use advanced Channelling techniques, shamanic techniques using Sacred Geometry, and personal journeymaking rituals and skills to help you:

  • clarify your calling
  • learn how to receive your own channelled guidance about your calling so that you can continue to deepen this journey and your understanding of yourself and your path long after Retreat is finished
  • how to define a path for actioning your calling in the wider world

All the details are here.


Temple of Light ™  Shamanic Meditation Retreat – August 2 to 8

This isn’t an ordinary meditation course. This retreat is an opportunity to connect more deeply with your Soul Energy and Guides than you might ever have thought possible. Years later, prrevious participants tell me that this is still their favourite meditation technique, and that it has proven transformative for them.

If you are interested in developing psychic or metaphysical skills, creating healing energy, or gaining access to creative or financial flow, or if you’re stuck and don’t know how to move forward, this is the retreat for you. It is suitable for complete beginners and advanced practitioners too.

Temple of Light ™  is a very special meditation that I practice weekly. It’s not just a meditation, it’s a destination – a series of interconnected rooms with differing functions. It’s one of the things that has most helped me to come into my own intuitive and psychic abilities, and that has enabled me to deal with health problems, pain and suffering when there was no other help available. I’ll guide you through this engaging and fulfilling meditation and then provide recordings to help you continue your meditation journey when you get home.

You can read more about a previous Temple of Light ™  Retreat here.

We already have a waiting list for this Retreat, so if you’d like to be on our pre-release notification list email us at nicolecodyinfo@gmail.com so we can add you in.

Platform – Book and Course Writing Retreat, November 23 to 28 plus online mentoring pre and post course.

A nurturing, inspiring and productive week of designing, writing and creating. This Retreat and its pre and post-course online tuition and mentoring will help you to create the outline and content for your Book and/or course, as well as establishing a clear platform for promotion and connection with your audience.

If you’ve got a story or teaching within you, this is the course to help you birth that message successfully into the world.

Plus we’ll have time for some Byron Bay adventures and self-care pampering. Seriously, it’s going to be AMAZING, and it’s something we’ve been working to put together for you for about two years.

Email us at nicolecodyinfo@gmail.com if you’re interested in being on our pre-release list for this event.

I’m Still Waiting For You To Join Us at Connect To Your Calling!


“I believe there’s a calling for all of us. I know that every human being has value and purpose. The real work of our lives is to become aware. And awakened. To answer the call.” 
~ Oprah Winfrey

In February 2019 I am holding a Retreat here in beautiful Byron Bay, Australia. It’s a retreat to teach participants how to use accelerated Channelling techniques and Sacred Geometry and many other shamanic practices so that they can connect to their Calling, and then navigate life with a strong connection to their own soul wisdom and to guidance from their Higher Self, Guides and other positive energies.

It’s an accelerated course that starts with a six-day retreat and is then supported by three months of mentoring and activities to deepen the practices learned on Retreat and to keep clarifying the details of the Calling that lives in your heart. You can be a complete beginner for this work, even though the teachings are advanced. What matters most is that knowledge inside you that you have a calling and that it’s time to work out what that calling is and then live from that place of insight and awareness.

The course is full, but I’ve held one spot.

Just one spot.

You see, I know that we’re missing someone.

Someone who didn’t see the post about the retreat (yes, the course filled from one blog post). Someone who is meant to be joining us but hasn’t heard yet. 

You.

So, I’m waiting for you and I’m holding that place. Because it’s time. It’s time to step up and answer that calling, and I’m here to help you do that. I’m here to help you live the life you came here to live. A life of service, fuelled by passion and commitment, and of shining your light and using your gifts to help others somehow.

You can access the original blog post about this course and retreat here.

If you’re ready for the next stage of your spiritual journey CLICK HERE to access more information. If you can’t access the link Click Below to download the file:

Connect to Your Calling Course Outline

Then when you’re ready CLICK HERE to fill in your Expression of Interest.

I want you to know that you’re ready for this. And we’re waiting for you to join us. You’ll know it’s you. You’ve been waiting for this too.

See you soon,

Lots of love, Nicole ❤ xx

Final Day of Retreat – and an offer for you!

“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” 
John Muir

Good morning, Lovelies (or good evening if it’s that time of day in your part of the world),

It’s our final day of retreat and, as usual, I have been up before dawn – meditating for our group, for you, and for the world. The sun is coming up now, and there are whales breaching out in the bay outside my window. It’s going to be a magical day.

Here’s the centre of the grid in the centre of the hall where we work. I’m sharing the image because I’ve programmed crystals for you, during this time of the eclipse and Lion’s Gate, to help you find clarity and direction in the days ahead and to connect more deeply to your intuition and wise self. You’re always included in my work. Please know how loved and valued you are to me.

In these new post-2012 energies everything has become easier and I am thrilled with how far my students have come in such a short time. They have gobbled up not just the course content as I have shared shamanic secrets for their meditations, soul connection, energy work and finding their own life direction through channelling and sacred geometry – we’ve also covered some incredibly advanced bonus material I thought I might never share with a group. In this new energy souls are ready for this work, hungry for this work, and as their teacher I am grateful to advance them in every way possible.

How have my students reacted to this course so far? Many have told me that doing the work ‘feels like coming home’, ‘like they have found the thing that was missing in their life’ and, gratifyingly, that ‘they have found their soul tribe’ with the other people here on the course and in my wider community.

Post-retreat, after a short rest, we’ll be continuing our work for another two months of online instruction and webinars to cement the learning experiences we’re shared here at retreat. We’ll take this new learning deeper and truly anchor these as life-changing habits.

This current course filled in seven hours. The demand was so high that we have scheduled a repeat of this same course and retreat for February. If you’d like to be included in our mailing list and be notified about this event BEFORE we release details to the public please contact us here so we can add your name to our course mailing list. It is likely that this next course will also fill in record time, so if you’d like to join us being on this list will help you get to the front of the queue.

We’ll be sending you energy, love and light in our healing meditation today.

Biggest hugs and love, Nicole ❤ xx

Soul Awakening Activities for The New Moon Partial Eclipse in Leo

“If you chase anything in life chase the things that get you excited about living. Chase the things that give you hope, happiness and a glimpse of a better life. Chase the things that make you want to be a better person. Chase the things that inspire you to think, create and live joyfully. Chase the things that reinforce in your soul that you can make a difference. Chase the things that make you want to transform your heart from selfish to selfless. When you chase that kind of storm you are chasing rainbows.” 
Shannon L. Alder

 

I’m on retreat right now, here in beautiful Byron Bay with my Accelerated Channelling and Sacred Geometry group. I always time my retreats so that the participants will be supported by the surrounding astrological energies, and this retreat is spectacular for personal transformation and psychic connection.

Would you like to learn how you can harness these same energies to progress your spiritual path at home?

We’ll be working with the energies of this New Moon and the Partial Solar Eclipse today, and I thought you might like to use this time to go deeper with your own spiritual work.

The partial Solar Eclipse today (Saturday) boosts the energies of the New Moon in Leo, and heralds new beginnings and major shifts for us, both personally and spiritually. It coincides with the yearly period known as the Lion’s Gate – a portal which opens on the 8th of August every year – an 8:8 event – and which continues until August 12. During the Lion’s Gate portal it is possible to greatly raise your own vibration, and elevate the consciousness of humanity.

It’s a great time to get clarity around your life direction, and for finding answers to questions and problems that have kept you stuck up until now. This eclipse also falls on an 11 day on an 11 year (2018 adds up to 11) which creates what is known as an 11:11 Gateway. This is a time where many will receive a spiritual calling, or where events will come together to help you to achieve profound emotional healing.

Here are some simple activities you can do in the next few days to enhance your intuitive connection and psychic ability, and to clarify your life direction:

Who Am I?

This activity opens you to your own soul wisdom as well as Universal wisdom. It can help to show you who you are now, and who you have the potential of becoming. Don’t judge anything that comes to you. Write it all down!

Image from yogadigest.com

Directions: Sit comfortably with your hands in the Anjali Mudra (prayer position) so that your hands are in front of your heart and your eyes are gazing straight ahead. You can close your eyes if you want. (Note: If you also want to work with a crystal for this meditation hold the stone in your cupped hands first, energise it with light, the place it on your lap or on the ground in front of you or under your chair – then sit in the prayer position) Breathe deeply, relax your body and then ask Who Am I? Wait for any words, images or impressions to appear. Then open your eyes and begin to answer this question in your journal. You might want to do this a few times in the next few days, as each time you do this you will be able to go deeper and into more detail.

Using Cards for Clarification:

Choose an oracle or tarot deck that is meaningful to you. Shuffle the cards and then choose three, placing them face down in front of you. Once again sit in Anjali Mudra (prayer position), calm your mind and ask Who am I? When you are ready open your eyes and begin to work with the cards.

Image by Mysterious Lass at deviantart.com

Turn over the first card – This shows you who you have been, in the past for this current life, or perhaps even from previous lives. Write down what comes to you in your journal.

Turn over the second card – This shows you who you are right now, including strengths and limitations. Write down what comes to you in your journal.

Turn over the third card – This shows you who you can become, or what you can rise above for this current life. Write down what comes to you in your journal.

Reflection Exercise for Life Clarity: Leave the journal for a while. An hour perhaps, or longer. Whatever feels right to you. Then come back and read what you have written. Look for the words that resonate, and for anything that provides inspiration or direction.

Now write again, this time listing your intentions for this lifetime. Who do you want to be? What do you want to contribute, create, have or experience? How will you do this? Trust that whatever is in your heart is possible!

Enjoy this time of connection and reflection. You’re in our hearts, prayers and meditations, and we wish you well.
Much love, Nicole ❤ xx

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It’s almost Retreat time!

“Living a spiritual life may not be easy. It demands total authenticity. It brings you to dance to a unique song that only you can hear fully, and sometimes you dance alone because no others can hear the music.” 
Debra Moffitt

 

Last night I ran a webinar for my students who are about to join me for the Accelerated Channelling and Sacred Geometry Retreat.

Right now they are scattered in many geographic locations. Soon they will begin to travel to join me in Byron Bay for the start of our Retreat on Friday.

But last night everyone was still at home, and we were connected by the amazing internet technology at our fingertips that allows us to be together no matter where we are.

Connected by our screens I taught my students the first of many ancient Shamanic rituals and techniques I will share with them over the coming days and weeks.

It seemed both wonderful and odd to be doing that, given how far back these traditions and teachings and lineages go, and how I was taught – in the old-school way, with no technology at all.

Not everything I will share can be taught over the internet. Some things just can’t be adapted to modern dislocation. Soon we will need to be face-to-face and stepped back from the everyday world for a while, so that we can have a foot in this world and a foot in another place – far from here.

I’m so looking forward to our time together, and to seeing what unfolds for each participant in the weeks, months and years ahead as a result of our work together.

Perhaps one day you’ll join us too.
Much love, Nicole ❤ xx

 

Retreat Snaps – Spiritual Awakening 2018

“Meeting a stranger can be totally fleeting and meaningless, for example, unless you enter the individual’s world by finding out at least one thing that is meaningful to his or her life and exchange at least one genuine feeling. Tuning in to others is a circular flow: you send yourself out toward people; you receive them as they respond to you.” 
Deepak Chopra

Our Spiritual Awakening Retreat finished on Sunday. You may not have attended but I made sure that you were in our crystal grid, and we also sent energy and love to you in our meditations.

Here are a few pics of our week, including the meditation malas we made, the beautiful altar bowls so lovingly made for my participants by Richard Jones from Rainforest Ceramics, and the way our crystal grid in the centre of the room evolved. There’s a sleepy one of Dana and I after a very big day as we head off to another delicious dinner.

The final pic is of me, the last one to leave, in the empty hall. All our boxes are packed and waiting for Ben to come get them (and me!) as the last load of the day.

Our other retreat for the year is Accelerated Channelling using Sacred Geometry in August. I’ll have more details about that for you soon.

Biggest hugs and love, Nicole ❤ xx

The grid begins

Adding flowers and leaves to complete the first circles

A polychrome jasper as a meditation stone

Do I need a stylist? My silver sheep slippers to prevent cold feet!

Miss Dana and I at the end of a long day – happy and ready for dinner.

Personal items and offerings in the grid to charge them up

Offering bowls on our altar

Rainy peaceful garden

Some of the meditation malas we made

Mala power (Miss Dana stood on a chair to take this one!)

Suddenly it’s all over. Can’t wait for the next one. Maybe we’ll see you there!

 

 

 

 

 

 

What To Do After Meditation

“Meditate, visualize and create your own reality and the universe will simply reflect back to you.”  ~ Amit Ray

Do you meditate?

It’s one of the things we are practicing on retreat right now. Even a few minutes a day, done regularly, can change your life – bringing calm and increasing your ability to cope with life’s daily stresses.

But what about after meditation?

I’ve been teaching my students that those first few minutes after meditation are the perfect time for you to spend in visualisation. Simply hold a vision in your mind of the life you want to create for yourself – in any area of your life. Make it as real and immediate as you can, as though you already have that change in your life. Allow yourself to feel good about that change. And then bring yourself back into your body and go about your day.

That simple additional step of visualising after meditation, while you are still in connection with Universal Energy and calm and open to receiving will make a powerful difference to the way that you manifest in the world.

Try it. I promise you’ll be pleased that you did.

Sending lots of love and good energy to you from here at retreat, Nicole  xx

Have You Seen The Night Sky Lately?

“Before we invented civilization our ancestors lived mainly in the open out under the sky. Before we devised artificial lights and atmospheric pollution and modern forms of nocturnal entertainment we watched the stars. There were practical calendar reasons of course but there was more to it than that. Even today the most jaded city dweller can be unexpectedly moved upon encountering a clear night sky studded with thousands of twinkling stars. When it happens to me after all these years it still takes my breath away.” 
~ Carl Sagan

We’re on retreat right now, and one of the many activities we do are channelling nights where I bring my guides and energetic friends through to speak to the group.

There are always plenty of interesting new perspectives and new information and I thought I’d share one of them here this morning.

Silith shared with us the importance of moonlight and starlight for the human body. We are all aware of the need for sunlight and how this creates Vitamin D. Now Silith has reminded us that once upon a time humans had regular time under a night sky too, and that we have evolved needing these energies which are particularly important for our hormone production, mental health and eye health. Both moonlight and starlight are essential to our wellbeing.

How long has it been since you stood under a night sky?

Sending much love to you,  Nicole  xx

 

We’re On Retreat!

 

“In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.”Albert Camus

 

Today we enter Retreat until Sunday 11 March. It’s a sacred time for me and my team and for our retreat participants as we walk this spiritual path together, learning, sharing, connecting and finding time for ourselves.

This week is also a supportive energy for you if you wish to take time out for reflection, meditation and soul work.

You may not have been able to join us this week here at Sangsurya but you will still be represented in the crystal grid I shall construct at the centre of our meeting space, and in my twice daily prayers and meditations.

Peace be with you.

All my love, Nicole ❤ xx