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Meet the Archangels: Feeling beautiful from the inside out with Archangel Jophiel

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Archangel Jophiel’s name means ‘Beauty of God’ and her main purpose is to open your eyes to the beauty that is all around you.  So, how can she help you to connect to your own beauty from the inside out? In this article, you will discover the answer to this question, channeled guidance from Jophiel and learn simple invocations that will support you in connecting with her independently.

RECOGNISE THE ENERGY OF ARCHANGEL JOPHIEL

Each of the Archangels will reveal themselves to you in a way that they know will resonate and be easy for you to accept.  This is why you will see many different depictions of the Archangels.  Therefore, when connecting with Jophiel or any other Archangel be open to them appearing to you in a form that may differ from those that you have seen in Angel cards or other images.

It is also possible to connect with the Archangels by feeling their energy, seeing a colour, smelling a specific scent or hearing them speak to you, including saying their name. This is how I tend to connect with the Archangels, including Jophiel. Colours and scents that are commonly associated with Archangel Jophiel include Pink – bright Magenta or Fuschia tones, a rose flower or the scent of Rose.  

As an energy, I experience Jophiel as being strong, assertive and feisty. When she steps forward she gives the sense that there is no messing with her.  She’s the Angelic definition of the phrase “She means business” yet she always brings this energy of love and you just get a real sense that she has your best interests at heart.  Jophiel also gives the impression that she is a woman’s woman and will have your back. #girlpower

MESSAGE FROM ARCHANGEL JOPHIEL

“I will guide you to the ways that you can release old patterns and beliefs that bind and separate you from love and beauty, not just around you but within you too.  If you let me I will help you find the beauty that lies within you and unapologetically share it with others.”

HOW CAN ARCHANGEL JOPHIEL HELP YOU?

Slow down

When you have been rushing around doing and being everything to everyone else at the expense of yourself, Jophiel will guide you to slow down.  Bringing you gentle reminders that it is time to take your power back and start looking after yourself.  Jophiel says:I might bring you a memory of a time when you used to do something that you love, as a reminder that it is time to enjoy this activity again. You might also find that self-care ideas ‘pop’ into your head or self-care offers appear out of the blue.”

Quieten the lower mind

Often when you have experienced lots of setbacks in your life you can struggle to see yourself as worthy or trust yourself to make decisions. This can often to procrastination, feeling stuck and unworthy of receiving positive things into your life. Jophiel can guide you to release the energy of the past and of mistrust, along with all of that negative mind chatter. In doing so you can begin to learn how to hear and trust your own inner guidance.

See your own beauty

When you have experienced heartbreak or have been bullied it can be hard to see the beauty in yourself.  This can also lead you down a road of comparison, jealousy, self-sabotage and feeling unpretty.  Archangel Jophiel feels very strongly about guiding others to rediscover, see and feel the beauty that lies within and without. Therefore, you can call upon her to guide you in clearing any energy of fear or doubt that is fuelling your insecurities.  Jophiel’s affirmation for you: “I am giving myself permission to see + honor my beauty from the inside out.”  Try this affirmation for 2 – 4 weeks, saying it on a daily basis and become aware of the shifts that occur in your thinking and being.

HOW TO CONNECT WITH ARCHANGEL JOPHIEL

Connecting with Archangel Jophiel is only as complicated as you make it.  She makes it clear to me that all you need to do is call her name because she, like all of your angels and guides, is already waiting in the wings to support you.  Tell her what it is that you want, what you want to release and what you want to experience in its place. Although, in truth, the Archangels already know what you need for your Highest good there is still power in speaking your intention/request out loud.  

If mind chatter is an issue for you then be sure to ask her to help you quieten the mind and release the mind chatter so that you can easily connect with her. 

Jophiel also likes it when you are able to direct her and tell her how best to communicate with her. For example, if you would like to receive signs of her presence or guidance from her during a dream, meditation or song then do not be shy in requesting this. 

Ultimately, be open because the Archangels, Jophiel included, will find mysterious ways to connect with you.

OVER TO YOU…….

…..now it is your turn to connect with Archangel Jophiel.  Feel free to share your experience of working with Archangel Jophiel by posting in the comments. You can also drop me a private message here, book a 1-2-1 Angelic Session with me or connect with me on Instagram.

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3 ways to be more spiritual in your beauty routine + heal your relationship with yourself

When we talk about conscious beauty our thoughts normally go towards vegan and ethical beauty products or eating mindfully and healthily. Yet, the kind of conscious beauty that I want to focus upon today involves mind, energy and emotions.

Over the last few years the world of beaury has changed with more and more people taking a more conscious approach. Rather than being seduced by the brand + packaging we are looking more closely at the ingredients and we are asking questions about how ethical the brand is.

But, what if we could take this a step further by using our beauty routine as a way to consciously align our mind, energy and emotions to heal our relationship with ourselves? In today’s blog post I’ll share some tips on how you can do exactly that.


DEFINING SPIRITUAL BEAUTY 

Spiritual Beauty involves going within to do the inner work in order to heal your relationship with yourself and step out of the dark into your light. The tools I use include energy healing, spiritual guidance (including mindset, mystical wisdom and ritual) and outer beauty treatments.


SPIRITUAL BEAUTY RITUAL

Decide

Set an intention for your beauty routine. Decide how you want to feel and how you want to show up in your world that day. For example, you may have an important interview and you want to feel confident. Invite the Angels, God or whoever you believe in to support you in aligning with this energy through the power of prayer or setting an intention.

Prayer: “Thank you for blessing my day ahead and everyone that I meet. Thank you for blessing me and filling me with (insert what you want to receive).” For added emphasis and energy alignment choose a crystal that matches the energy of your intention, eg: Green Aventurine for luck or Mangano Calcite for self love.


Affirmations

Have affirmations close by and say these as you are applying your make-up in the mirror. Your affirmations can be a mix of things that you love and honour about yourself, alongside those that align with one specific thing that you are working on manifesting into your life.

Tip: Begin your affirmations with the words “I am“. It is believed that whatever follows the words “I am” are instantly affirmed by God and you will become that. Read more here.


Awareness

As you apply your makeup begin to notice where your thoughts go. Notice whether or not those thoughts are self-affirming or devaluing you. It’s possible that when your attention moves towards a particular part of your face or body you feel a shift in your energy, eg: butterflies or tightness in your tummy.

Is this an indication that you need to love this part of your body more? Are their thoughts and beliefs about this part of your body that devalue you?

Tip: Acknowledge the energy, thought and feeling. Reframe and affirm what you want to think and feel about that part of your body instead. Where possible use the word “I am” and if it’s hard to believe the new affirmation trying saying “I am giving myself permission to let go of the belief that……” and follow this with “I am willing to believe that…..”


ARE YOU READY TO EXPERIENCE SPIRITUAL BEAUTY?

Take what resonates from the practice of Spiritual Beauty and don’t feel the need to do it all at once. Start with one of the actions and focus on it over a sustain period of time. On the other hand you may prefer to take one activity and make it into a weekly ritual. Choose what feels good, aligned and manageable for you.

Be patient with yourself too. Whereas you might be able to change some beliefs that you have about yourself quickly, there may be others that take more time. Often these beliefs and thoughts have been engrained in you over a period of time. Affirmed over and over again through experiences and interactions with others, sometimes since childhood. In some cases you have even inherited these beliefs from your your parents and taken them on as your own. Therefore, the practice of Spiritual Beauty will take practise and consistent effort.

I’d love to hear how you get on so feel free to comment below or message me personally.

With love from me to you xo

PS- Please note that these tools, practices and suggestions are from my own practice. They are not a substitute for professional medical or financial advice.


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Full Moon in Taurus spotlight: Relationships, Beauty + Money

The relationships that stand the test of time are those built upon solid foundations.

Relationships of all kinds are up for review with the energy of the Full Moon in Taurus, with Venus Retrograde still sitting in the background.

I’ve been taking inventory of mine. Building upon the intentions set at the time of the previous New Moon and beginning of the Venus Retrograde. Those relationships that were obscuring the view have been lovingly moved along. Only those built upon solid foundations will naturally follow me on my onward journey.

The message for this time is typical of a Full Moon, yet all the more prominent at this time:

Don’t be afraid to let go of what or who no longer fills your cup.

Taurus energy is grounded. Hard working. Whilst also enjoying the finer things in life, including looking good.

Do you feel worthy of the good things in life?

Do you give yourself permission to look and feel beautiful on the outside too?

The affirmations of:

  • I am worthy.
  • I am deserving.
  • I am more than enough.

All come into play when Taurus energy is around. Because an aligned Taurus soul believes in themselves!

Ultimately, allow the Full Moon to shed light on what is ready to be released in order for you to expand and become the best version of you. And remember as you give yourself permission to do this you will unconsciously give others the permission to do the same.

With love xo


New to working with the Full Moon?

Download my free Full Moon guide which includes rituals and practices to support you in bringing the energy into your daily life for the better.

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New Moon Time: Step into the real You!

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And what a hell of a new moon this one is.

Over the last few days, I’ve been going through a bit of an energy clearing. Initially, I thought it was a bug due to the sudden change in weather. On remembering the forthcoming New Moon eclipse, I knew this was a purging of energy. An upgrade was on the cards and from the conversations, I have been having it would seem that I am not the only one experiencing the purge.

So, what’s the deal with this new moon?

Intuitively I’m feeling that as much as it’s about calling in the new; which is typical to new moons. It’s also about preparing yourself energetically and mentally for what it is that you want to experience.  Ultimately, it’s about stepping into the real you.

For those of light warriors and hot mess goddesses of light, it’s also about us stepping fully into our light. No more pussyfooting around it’s all or nothing now.

Trust me, I’m getting the universal kick up the bum too. #togetherwerise

In order to step up, you also have to do some clearing out of the old, which can often live you in this space of limbo between the old and new. Thankfully, the New Moon will support us to close that gap by working with it to begin that process of visioning who it is that you want to be!

Obviously, you can think about the things that you want to manifest and experience but this moon is more about YOU! Who you are becoming and who you want to become. In some cases, who you are currently moulding into isn’t necessarily who you desire to be. If that’s the case, it’s as good a time as any to make that change!

How to make the most of it

Be super clear about what it is that you want to experience and call into your life. This isn’t a time for being modest or playing small either. Dream big yet be sure to make it all manageable for yourself, as well as calling in necessary support, to avoid feeling overwhelmed or giving up at the first hurdle.

Cos there will always be hurdles!

Questions to ask yourself:

  • What is feasible to call in, experience and step into over the coming months?
  • Then take it long term: What do you want to experience further down the line?
  • What can you do to align with the woman that lives that life?

The key message coming through is: The work you do on yourself is an inside job yet it will resonate on the outside too.

Lately, I’m coming across a few women wanting to make changes to their outer appearance too. Think diets, new clothes and upping their beauty game. If that’s you then you go for it. Don’t let people deceive you into thinking that it’s not important. If it’s important to you and is being guided to up your game:

Go for it! This is all about you stepping into the woman that you were created to be.

Leo energy is bold, proud and doesn’t mind standing out from the crowd. I mean just look at Jlo and Madonna. Both are unafraid to change their image or look their best!

And, it goes without saying that it’s a time to set intentions. With the vibe of Leo being bold, fun, creative, joy and expressive then it’s a no-brainer that your intentions will be to do with what brings you in alignment with all of that!

Ultimately…….

You will find that some doors are closing and others are opening. Will you keep banging on or returning to the door that’s closed or the ones that are opening up? Often to do the latter requires a new You. Will you let the new You emerge?

This New Moon is really all about You! It’s about getting yourself aligned and feeling good from the inside out. So, whatever is falling apart or whoever is drifting away: Let it!

If you need a hand, I am at the end of an email, ready to help you to help yourself! This is your time, pretty lady!

With love
Chanel

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Sunday Soul Note: You are the best spiritual tool you have

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You’re wondering if you’re using the right crystal to heal your broken heart. You’re wondering if you should be doing the burning ritual tonight or last night. You’re wondering why you keep seeing 1010 wherever you go. You’re wondering if you’re doing it.  Yet, if you are following the guidance that comes from within…….

You are doing it right! 

There are no wrong ways or right ways if you are following the guidance that comes within. No comparison required when rewriting or reconnecting with your soul story.

This is because the magic, power and beauty do not lie solely in the crystals, manifestation techniques or healing sessions.

The magic, power and beauty lies in You too.

Probably more than you could ever imagine.

Tools and practices, such as crystals, for example, are great for helping us heal, align, manifest or protect your energy. However, the real test will come in the absence of these tools. In the heat of the moment when there’s no time for yoga, meditation or a quick pull of your Oracle cards. In those moments you are left with just one resource. Just one beautiful gift:

You!

Therefore, the connection you have with your whole self is key.

Knowing the voice of your intuition versus the voice of fear. Being able to decipher the subtle clues that your body gives you in the moment. Knowing what your energy feels like so that you can recognise when what you’re feeling is not your own.

On my own path and through the readings I’ve given to women, I’ve learnt that all of what we experience, is helping us reconnect with our true selves, from the inside out.

Whereas the spiritual tools, sessions and practices are amazing if they are not supporting you in remembering all that comes from within you. Then what are they doing for you?

 

Beauty, Intuition, law of attraction, manifesting, nail polish, setting intentions, spirituality

The 4 keys to manifesting + how I used them to manifest free training with a global brand

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I’m delighted to announce that I’m now a certified OPI GelColor nail tech!

What’s even better is that I manifested the course absolutely FREE! Yep, free training with the world’s leading nail brand! Here’s how it all came about…..

After qualifying as a beauty therapist I decided that I wanted to begin by specialising in nails. I’ve always loved experimenting with colour and sparkles on my own nails. Loving the way you can complement your mood or add a little something extra to your outfit, just by painting your nails. So it seemed like a no-brainer.

However, as any nail tech knows there are so many different gel nail brands out there. So for a new nail tech like me, making a decision isn’t easy.

After taking advice from nail techs and trying out the big brands for myself, I came up with a list and enlisted my spiritual team to assist me in making a decision. How?

I asked for a sign.

A sign to decide which brand is best for me to train with and use on the natural nails of you lovely lot!

All signs pointed to one brand + one training provider.


FOLLOWING THE SIGNS

Initially, I hadn’t intended to work with my spiritual team to manifest a free place on the course. All I wanted was to make the optimal choice when selecting a brand to work with and training provider to learn with. Yet, the Universe and God clearly had other ideas.

The next available course was being provided by Capital Hair + Beauty in Brighton on the coming Monday. It meant that I would have to take a day off work and make the trip up to Brighton by bus and train. However, I decided it was worth the trip and booked my place.

Although it wasn’t all plain sailing.


WHEN THINGS DON’T GO ACCORDING TO PLAN

On the day of the course I got up early made the trip up to Brighton. When I arrived I made my way to the coffee shop and went to check my phone to see which bus I needed to get to the venue. That’s when I noticed the missed call and voice message from the training provider.

The course had been cancelled.

Initially, I was calm and even joked with the receptionist that OPI should offer us a lamp or a free course as compensation! However, as the morning went on my ego kicked in:

‘You took a day off work for nothing.’
‘You trusted the signs, for what?’
‘Maybe beauty isn’t for you.’

However, one thing I’ve learnt is that when the ego pipes up:

Let it have its say. Then silence it with gratitude + prayer.

That night I took my own advice and surrendered. Prayed and affirmative prayer. Being sure to ask for what I wanted: To receive a full refund. To be fairly compensated. To be offered a place on the right course. Following my prayer, I contacted Capital about new dates for the course. Yet, I also felt guided to contact OPI about training with them directly and mention the cancellation that had occurred that day.

The very next day I received an email offering me a free place to train with OPI at one of their training venues. I also received a full refund from Capital and an OPI ProSpa kit (which is AHMAZING!)


THE OPTIMAL CONDITIONS FOR MANIFESTING

The lesson: The optimal conditions for manifesting my desires into reality involved surrender, prayer, intuition and action. And those conditions could help you too. Here’s how…..

  1. Surrender clears the decks. It involves letting go of control + anything else that creates resistance.
  2. Prayer re-establishes that connection to Source and it’s also where intentions are set.
  3. Intuition guides and protects. Sometimes it doesn’t make logical sense yet it leads you in the direction of your intention and prayers.
  4. Take inspired action towards making your prayers and intentions a reality. This creates the energy for synchronicity, divinely timed next steps and your intentions to unfold. The Universe and God will meet you each step of the way.

Now, along the way, there may be hiccups and minor setbacks, as my manifestation has shown. However, it’s worth remembering that everything will unfold in divine timing, so there is no need to hold on so tightly. In fact, I am sure that if I had been obsessing about getting a free place on the course things would have turned out a lot differently.


CELEBRATE WITH ME

I’m celebrating passing my gel nails and beauty therapy course by offering a FREE OPI ProSpa pampering manicure, in the comfort of your own home. This offer is available in July + August. Treat yourself by clicking here or email me on hello@chanelmarie.co.uk


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