PURPLE: CROWN CHAKRA

Lets begin with: What are chakras?

Essentially they are energy centres inside and outside the body. Energy flows through these centres and around the body. However, energy expands, shrinks and become stagnant depending on what’s going on within and around us. Too little or too much energy can lead to imbalances that manifest physically, mentally or emotionally.

There are 7 main chakras in the body and they are:

Root Chakra – Red
Sacral Chakra – Orange
Solar Plexus Chakra – Yellow
Heart Chakra – Geeen
Throat Chakra – Blue
Third Eye Chakra – Indigo
Crown Chakra – Purple

Each one corresponding to a particular colour, as indicated above. The chakras also correspond to different body parts too. Which is useful to know because some imbalances in the chakras can manifest themselves as ailments or pain the body.

So, today is the final blog post in the Chakra Beauty series. Admittedly, it’s a bit late as I’ve been unwell and only just on the mend.

Today, it is all about the Crown Chakra.

Location: At the top of the head
Colour: Purple
Resonance: Spiritual wisdom, connection to Divine and clarity
Physical symptoms: Headaches
Crown Chakra imbalanced: Loneliness, materialistic, spiritual disconnection, confused or lack of direction/joy/purpose
Crown Chakra balance: Spiritual connection, see and appreciate beauty around you or peace within

The Crown Chakra is the 7th chakra and is associated with your connection to the Divine/Universe. When in balance you can expect to have and feel more connected to the Divine, as well as Higher Self. Increasing that sense of feeling more peaceful from within. Clarity of mind and not feeling so disconnected, bored and unfulfilled in life, is also associated with a more balanced chakra. However, when imbalanced that feeling of boredom, confusion of the mind and feeling disconnected is common. There is also that possibility of feeling really lethargic or experiencing trouble sleeping at night. With this usually being associated with those who are working in very toxic, fast-paced environments.

COLOUR
Purple is the colour that resonates with the Crown Chakra. However, the colour white and silver can also resonate with the Crown Chakra too. The colour purple is known as the colour of royalty, spirituality and wealth. Whilst bringing the colour into your life, maybe through makeup, clothing or nails can support you in balancing your Crown Chakra.

CRYSTALS
Crystals are also linked to the different chakras in your body. You can wear your chose Crown Chakra crystal, hold it during meditation or have it in your space with the intention of healing the Crown Chakra. You can also wear crystals in the form of jewellery too. Crystals that are associated with the Crown Chakra include: Amethyst, Clear Quartz and Selenite.

EXPAND YOUR MIND
Boredom and a cluttered mind are linked to an imbalanced Crown Chakra. So, choose to expand your mind and work on your personal/spiritual development by reading, taking courses/workshops or listen to podcast. In doing so, you are challenging beliefs, perceptions and perspectives that you may be holding that are hindering you. The more you learn the more you expand your mind.

MEDITATION
Bring clarity and calm to your mind through meditation. Whilst also helping yourself to enhance your connection to the Divine, as well as your Higher Self. Overtime, this might lead to increase inner guidance and just feeling more connected from above. A meditation that I recommend is The Guided Chakra Cleanse. It works through all of the chakras too. Not just the Crown Chakra.

SPIRITUAL PRACTICE
Building a relationship with Spirit is a job that only you can do. It requires dedication and practice too. By developing your own spiritual practice you enhance your connection with Spirit. This practice is personal to you and may include a dedicate space, like an altar. In that space and in your practice include practices and tools that resonate with you, eg: candles, crystals, tarot/Oracle/Angel cards, meditation and/or prayer.

A meditation that I recommend is The Guided Chakra Cleanse. It works through all of the chakras too. Not just the Crown Chakra.


Chanel Marie – Spiritual Teacher (QTS), Psychic Guide & Mentor, Master Healer, & Nail Tech. You can find out more about working with me here.

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INDIGO: THIRD EYE CHAKRA

Lets begin with: What are chakras?

Essentially they are energy centres inside and outside the body. Energy flows through these centres and around the body. However, energy expands, shrinks and become stagnant depending on what’s going on within and around us. Too little or too much energy can lead to imbalances that manifest physically, mentally or emotionally.

There are 7 main chakras in the body and they are:

Root Chakra – Red
Sacral Chakra – Orange
Solar Plexus Chakra – Yellow
Heart Chakra – Geeen
Throat Chakra – Blue
Third Eye Chakra – Indigo
Crown Chakra – Purple

Each one corresponding to a particular colour, as indicated above. The chakras also correspond to different body parts too. Which is useful to know because some imbalances in the chakras can manifest themselves as ailments or pain the body.

Over the next few weeks I’ll sharing more about each Chakra in turn. Also sharing beauty tips and routines, aligned with each chakra, to support you to also embrace your own natural beauty.

Today, it is all about the Third Eye Chakra.

Location: Just above and in-between brows
Colour: Indigo
Resonance: Intuition,wisdom, vision/clairvoyance, imagination
Physical symptoms: Head pain, especially in centre of forehead or throbbing.
Third Eye Chakra imbalanced: Ignore intuition, lacking creativity or imagination, dreamy or disorganised
Third Eye Chakra balance: Intuitive, clear vision, objective and good self awareness

The Chakra that everybody who gets into spirituality seems to be want to be able to open. Wanting to be able to see the truth and receive clear visions. However, forcing your Third Eye chakra to open can create a whole load of issues. Just like opening up a Pandora’s Box when you are not ready to see what is hidden inside. Therefore, it is always best to allow it to open naturally and work on this chakra daily in order to cleanse, balance and harmonise it. Allowing yourself the opportunity to receive the guidance and visions that you are ready to receive at the right time.

When balanced you are more able to stay in the present moment, as well as remain focused. As opposed to living in either the past or the present and letting the mind constantly wander from one thing to the next. It’s also associated with hahinv a clear vision for yourself and the direction of your life. Therefore, having somewhere and something to aim for. Maybe even really putting into practice using your imagination to bring into fruition. Being a spiritual chakra, it also relates to having spiritual vision, such as clairvoyanxe and being able to see the truth, as well as the bigger picture.

When out of balance you may find that you find it a change to “trust the vibes and visions that you get”. Therefore, when you receive intuitive hunches you may be more likely to second guess or dismiss them altogether. It is also possible that you find yourself lacking in imagination and creativity. Leaning more on the side of using the faculties of your Conscious Mind, such as over analysing and rational thinking. Frequent headaches and just not living in the world are signs of Third Eye imbalance. Not to mention more serious issues that require medical attention.

COLOUR
Wearing Indigo or utilising the Third Eye symbol are a simple way that you can support, cleanse or balance your Third Eye Chakra on a daily basis. I found that doing this alongside the deeper work of energy or psychic development work to be really beneficial way in self-healing, as well as developing psychic abilities. See the image below for the ways that you can nail it.

CRYSTALS
Crystals are also linked to the different chakras in your body. You can carry them with you, wear as jewellery, hold them during meditation, place over your Third Eye chakra during meditation. Even simply having a Third Eye chakra crystal around you when doing psychic development or intuitive development work may prove beneficial. Two of my personal favourites linked to the Third Eye are Lapis Lazuli and Amethyst.

MEDITATION/VISUALISATION
Meditation helps to increase your spiritual awareness and calm the mind, so that Divine guidance can be received. You can blend this with visualisation too. Visualising your Third Eye Chakra as a spinning wheel of Indigo light. As it spins visualise the dense energy being dissolved and transmuted into light. If you prefer to do a guided meditation then my recommendation would be The Guided Chakra Cleanse. It works through all of the chakras too. Not just the Third Eye Chakra.

Add a mudra to your meditation, like this one for the Third Eye Chakra. Mudras are believed to increase the flow of life force energy. They’re a good way to amplify and direct the e energy of your intention.

Chanel Marie – Experienced Teacher (QTS), Master Angelic Reiki Healer, Crystal Therapist, VTCT Beauty Therapist, OPI GelColor Nail Tech, Psychic Medium, Spiritual Mentor and Soul Awakening Guide. You can find out more about working with me here.

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BLUE: THROAT CHAKRA

Lets begin with: What are chakras?

Essentially they are energy centres inside and outside the body. Energy flows through these centres and around the body. However, energy expands, shrinks and become stagnant depending on what’s going on within and around us. Too little or too much energy can lead to imbalances that manifest physically, mentally or emotionally.

There are 7 main chakras in the body and they are:

Root Chakra – Red
Sacral Chakra – Orange
Solar Plexus Chakra – Yellow
Heart Chakra – Geeen
Throat Chakra – Blue
Third Eye Chakra – Indigo
Crown Chakra – Purple

Each one corresponding to a particular colour, as indicated above. The chakras also correspond to different body parts too. Which is useful to know because some imbalances in the chakras can manifest themselves as ailments or pain the body.

Over the next few weeks I’ll sharing more about each Chakra in turn. Also sharing beauty tips and routines, aligned with each chakra, to support you to also embrace your own natural beauty.

Today, it is all about the Throat Chakra.

Location: Centre of neck at the Throat
Colour: Blue
Resonance: Communication, truth and self-expression
Physical symptoms: Tension in shoulders or neck, nose, throat, jaw, teeth or thyroid
Throat Chakra imbalanced: Inability to or fear of speaking your truth, writer’s block,
Throat Chakra balance: Speak your truth, follow through on your word, especially around purpose and career, ability to communicate clearly and listen

The Throat Chakra is the fifth chakra and is located in the centre of the neck where the throat can be found. This chakra focuses upon expression and communication. When balanced you are confident in and able to speak your truth with love, as well as express yourself clearly. With this also relating to your ability to speak for truth and be honest with yourself too. Therefore, when balanced you embrace your own individuality, quirkiness and uniqueness. Having a real sense of personal expression that supports you in speaking up, as well as following your purpose and vocation. Doing so, without fear of what others say or think, especially when in harmony with the Sacral Chakra.

When imbalanced you may feel shy, inhibited or fearful of speaking your truth or being heard. Fear of judgement from others and worrying about what other people may think tending to pre occupy your mind. The inability to listen to others or hear their point of view, especially when it opposes yours is also related to an imbalance in this chakra. Keeping in mind that listening is a key communication skill. Also, you may find that imbalance in the throat chakra can lead to be being a gossip queen/king and being overly critical of yourself or others.

MEDITATION
Meditation that focuses on the balancing, harmonizing and activating the Throat Chakra is a great way to help with any imbalances. You can blend this with breathing techniques or chanting. Using your voice through chanting is a great way to clear your throat chakra and basically find your voice again. A meditation that I recommend is The Guided Chakra Cleanse. It works through all of the chakras too. Not just the Throat Chakra.

COLOUR
Blue is the colour that resonates with the Throat Chakra. Blue relates to communication, truth, peace, calm and serenity. Therefore it is a really good choice for interviews or any kind of public speaking. Paint your nails in your favourite blue shade or paint an accept nail in that shade with a nail art design. See below for idea

CRYSTALS
Crystals are also linked to the different chakras in your body. You can carry them with you, hold them during meditation, placed on the Throat Chakra or have them closeby when getting ready to go out in order to amplify the energy of your intention. Also giving you a little reminder of your intention to activate or bring balance to your Throat chakra. Crystals associated with this chakra are: Turquoise, Sodalite and Aquamarine.


Chanel Marie – Experienced Teacher (QTS), Master Angelic Reiki Healer, Crystal Therapist, VTCT Beauty Therapist, OPI GelColor Nail Tech, Psychic Medium, and Soul Awakening Guide. You can find out more about working with me here.

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GREEN: HEART CHAKRA

Lets begin with: What are chakras?

Essentially they are energy centres inside and outside the body. Energy flows through these centres and around the body. However, energy expands, shrinks and become stagnant depending on what’s going on within and around us. Too little or too much energy can lead to imbalances that manifest physically, mentally or emotionally.

There are 7 main chakras in the body and they are:

Root Chakra – Red
Sacral Chakra – Orange
Solar Plexus Chakra – Yellow
Heart Chakra – Geeen
Throat Chakra – Blue
Third Eye Chakra – Indigo
Crown Chakra – Purple

Each one corresponding to a particular colour, as indicated above. The chakras also correspond to different body parts too. Which is useful to know because some imbalances in the chakras can manifest themselves as ailments or pain the body.

Over the next few weeks I’ll sharing more about each Chakra in turn. Also sharing beauty tips and routines, aligned with each chakra, to support you to also embrace your own natural beauty.

Today, it is all about the Heart Chakra.

Location: Heart region
Colour: Green and pink
Resonance: Love, compassion, attachments, trust and passion
Physical symptoms: Breathing or heart related issues, possibly Asthma
Heart Chakra imbalanced: Lack of trust, pain from heart break and inability to get over emotional pain, holding onto emotional pain, co-dependent, isolation and fear of rejection
Heart Chakra balance: Self-loving, compassion for self and others, strong trust in self and in others too

HEART CHAKRA

This chakra relates to love and connection. When in balance you feel connected to others and are able to connect with others on different levels. You are also able to give and receive love without conditions. Whilst experiencing a greater sense of love and compassion for yourself, as well as others.

The Heart Chakra tends to be one that is blocked as you experience life challenges, such as heartache, loss, grief, bereavement or hold onto resentments towards those who have hurt you. Struggles in manifesting, especially in love are possible when this chakra is blocked because you are: limiting your capacity to feel loving energy and for energy to flow from the higher to lower chakras (and vice versa) to bring your manifestations into form.

COLOUR
Green is the colour that is associated with the Heart Chakra. However, when the heart chakra is vibrating at a higher frequency or when we are connecting to that Higher Heart Chakra area then we may connect to the colour pink. Either way both colours give off that vibe of healing, love and compassion.

Bring Green/Pink into your life as a Divine reminder to give yourself the healing, love and nurturing that you so freely have given to others. Wearing Green (or pink) or eating green foods are a simple way that you can support, balance or activate the Heart Chakra on a daily basis. I found that doing this alongside the deeper work of energy healing and inner work to be really beneficial way of facilitating self-healing. See the image below for the ways that you can nail your mood and vibration.

CRYSTALS
Crystals are also linked to the different chakras in your body. You can carry them with you, hold them during meditation, place over your heart chakra during meditation or wear in the form of a necklace which rests at the Heart chakra. Even simply having a Heart chakra crystals around your home can help to raise the vibration to the frequency of love. One of the obvious heart crystals is Rose Quartz. However, other suggestions include Green Aventurine, Green Calcite, Mangano Calcite and Malachite. You can discover heart healing rituals in my Crystals and Rituals ebook.

ANGELIC REIKI
Angelic Reiki is an energy healing modality channelled from the Angels/Angelic Kingdom. In an Angelic Reiki session the simply creates and holds a space for you to receive healing directly from the Angelic Kingdom. Doing so, without human intervention in the forms of recalling symbols, hand movements or placing hands over/on the body.

The Angels can go to the root of the issue where the problem/pain manifested, where the energy can be transmuted by the Angels or brought to the conscious awareness of the client. Allowing them to complete the soul lesson or gain whatever wisdom, blessing or understanding that they need in order to facilitate their healing.

Emotional pain and trauma often leaves an energetic imprint, leading to blocks and stagnant energy. Sometimes we cannot remember the origins of the pain/trauma because our mind will not allow it (it’s blocked out) for our safety. Yet, the Angels can go to origins to bring healing and transmuting of the energy. So that it can no longer hold you back.

There are obviously lots of other forms of healing and you must choose what resonates with you. However, I share this as it helped me immensely with Heart Chakra healing and I offer Angelic Reiki sessions.

AFFIRMATIONS
Affirmations are great if your mind and heart energy are congruent – in agreement – with the affirmation. Where there is no agreement between mind and heart, believing and accepting the affirmations can be really hard. Often resulting in people giving up altogether. One way that you can help yourself is by being really mindful of the wording that you use and simply checking in with yourself to see how it feels. Some Heart Chakra affirmation suggestions are:

  • I completely love and accept myself
  • I open my heart to give and receive love
  • I forgive myself
  • I am enough
  • I am worthy of giving and receiving unconditional love

Blending affirmations with ‘Mirror Work’ can also be really powerful for those who are ready for it.

FORGIVENESS
The most powerful spiritual practice of them all and the one that every single spiritual teacher ‘worth their salt’ will speak about. That being said, I know first-hand how challenging it can be to even contemplate the idea of forgiving someone who has hurt you. Particularly, when the pain caused was not even your fault. However, I also understand that holding onto the anger, bitterness, jealousy, rage and resentment keeps you in an energetic deadlock with the person, as well as the situation from the past. Often resulting in stuck energy on the one hand, whilst also being an energetic match for more of the same.

Forgiveness can begin with setting the intention that you will forgive yourself and the other person(s). Then allowing yourself to be guided by the angels, your intuition, Higher Self or God to ways to support yourself in truly forgiving.

It can be a long journey and you may not get there overnight. However, with practice you eventually arrive at the point where you feel that energy of lightness and peace within that comes from forgiveness.

Click here for a simple prayer from my Crystals and Rituals ebook that you can use alongside your crystal healing rituals or alone.


Chanel Marie – Experienced Teacher (QTS), Master Angelic Reiki Healer, Crystal Therapist, VTCT Beauty Therapist, OPI GelColor Nail Tech, Psychic Medium, Spiritual & Self-Love Mentor and Soul Awakening Guide. You can find out more about working with me here.

YELLOW: SOLAR PLEXUS CHAKRA

Lets begin with: What are chakras?

Essentially they are energy centres inside and outside the body. Energy flows through these centres and around the body. However, energy expands, shrinks and become stagnant depending on what’s going on within and around us. Too little or too much energy can lead to imbalances that manifest physically, mentally or emotionally.

There are 7 main chakras in the body and they are:

Root Chakra – Red
Sacral Chakra – Orange
Solar Plexus Chakra – Yellow
Heart Chakra – Geeen
Throat Chakra – Blue
Third Eye Chakra – Indigo
Crown Chakra – Purple

Each one corresponding to a particular colour, as indicated above. The chakras also correspond to different body parts too. Which is useful to know because some imbalances in the chakras can manifest themselves as ailments or pain the body.

Over the next few weeks I’ll sharing more about each Chakra in turn. Also sharing beauty tips and routines, aligned with each chakra, to support you to also embrace your own natural beauty.

Today, it is all about the Solar Plexus Chakra.

Location: Upper abdomen
Color: Yellow
Resonance: Self-confidence, power, self-worth and self-esteem
Physical symptoms: Issues with digestion or weak abdominal muscles
Solar Plexus Chakra imbalanced: Lack of confidence, self-doubt, self-loathing or hot tempered
Solar Plexus Chakra balance: Confident, Know your own value and comfortable with simply being you

Your Solar Plexus is considered your seat of power. Associated with identity, confidence, personal power and intuition. When balanced you are likely to have healthy self-esteem, feel confident, believe in yourself and motivated to achieve your goals. You also be more likely to be able to trust your intuition and follow through without overanalysing or second guessing yourself.

However, when imbalanced you might be prone to looking outside of yourself for validation or approval. Being controlling and manipulative of others, whilst experiencing self doubt and a lack of confidence, are all signs of imbalance within this chakra.

Also, if you are sensitive to energy then you might find that you place a protective hand over your Solar Plexus area when in toxic environments or crowded places. I used to do this alot and one of my mentors explained that this is a common response by lightworkers and empaths because the Solar Plexus is your power centre. Without knowing it you are seeking to protect your power.

COLOUR
The colour associated with the Solar Plexus is yellow. Yellow also resonates with the sun. Radiating positivity, joy, hope and optimism. Wisdom, clarity and intuition are also associated with yellow. Work with yellow on those days when you’re feeling blue and need an injection of happiness in your life. Also, adding yellow foods to your meal, yellow flowers to your home or yellow nails/eyeshadow can bring balance to your Solar Plexus.

CRYSTALS
Crystals are also linked to the different chakras in your body. You can carry them with you, hold them during meditation, placed on the Solar Plexus or have them closeby when getting ready to go out in order to amplify the energy of your intention. Also giving you a little reminder of your intention to activate or bring balance to your Solar Plexus chakra. Crystals associated with this chakra are: Citrine, Tiger’s Eye, Honey Calcite and Pyrite.

THE BREATH
Place your hand over your diaphragm. Focus your attention here and upon breathing into your diaphragm. Feeling it expand on the inhale. Do this for a few breaths to get a natural rhythm going. Then also focus on contracting at the end of your exhale to release the breath and expel oxygen.

Sounds basic yet working with the breath with intention is powerful for moving energy.

Other suggestions include:
• Angelic Reiki
• Meditation
• Affirmations


Want to work with me? If you feel drawn to work with me for healing or spiritual guidance then please reach out here.

ORANGE: SACRAL CHAKRA

Lets begin with: What are chakras?

Essentially they are energy centres inside and outside the body. Energy flows through these centres and around the body. However, energy expands, shrinks and become stagnant depending on what’s going on within and around us. Too little or too much energy can lead to imbalances that manifest physically, mentally or emotionally.

There are 7 main chakras in the body and they are:

Root Chakra – Red
Sacral Chakra – Orange
Solar Plexus Chakra – Yellow
Heart Chakra – Geeen
Throat Chakra – Blue
Third Eye Chakra – Indigo
Crown Chakra – Purple

Each one corresponding to a particular colour, as indicated above. The chakras also correspond to different body parts too. Which is useful to know because some imbalances in the chakras can manifest themselves as ailments or pain the body.

Over the next few weeks I’ll sharing more about each Chakra in turn. Also sharing beauty tips and routines, aligned with each chakra, to support you to also embrace your own natural beauty.

Today, it is all about the Sacral Chakra.

Location: Lower abdomen
Color: Orange and gold
Resonance: Feelings, creativity, sexuality & desires, intuition
Physical symptoms: Menstrual cycle issues, lower back or bladder
Sacral Chakra imbalanced: Overly emotional, addictions, high/low sexual appetite……
Sacral Chakra balance: Emotionally connected, able to enjoy deep pleasure (joy, sexual)…..

The Sacral Chakra governs our emotions and creativity, as well as our emotions. This chakra dealing with a our feelings and our ability to feel. When this chakra is balanced we find it easier to feel, deal and respond to emotions in a healthier way. Finding it easy to give ourselves permission to feel joy and experience pleasure in our daily lives. This also includes giving and receiving pleasure sexually. However, when imbalanced there may be a tendency to be clingy or overly emotional. In addition to this, self-expression may be repressed and being able to listen to your intuition, especially understanding and interpreting your emotions can be a struggle. Repressed sexual trauma may also be housed here too, as well as feelings such as guilt and shame.

BUTTERFLY POSE

COLOUR
Wearing or eating foods in the colour orange can also support with balancing your Sacral Chakra. This is because each colour has its own frequency and healing benefits. Often I find that I am drawn to a specific colour at different points in my life. So, one thing I started to do was blend that colour into my beauty and makeup routine, such as nail art and eyeshadow. Later down the line I discovered that working intuitively with colour is a great way to heal and maintain wellbeing in the chakras. You could also include gold too.

Being intuitively drawn to these colours at key points in my life was something I found happened and still happens for me. I take this as a sign of where I need to focus my healing work.

So, let’s explore some of the mood and healing benefits of Orange:

Energy balance: Resonates with the Sacral Chakra, just below the belly button. Connected to emotional wellbeing, creativity, intuitive feelings, sexuality and sensuality. The ability to express the real you freely.
Mood: Orange is the colour of optimism and imagination. Activate those sparks of creativity and help yourself overcome lack of motivation or the dreaded procrastination.

Make-up by me. Urban Decay Naked Heat. Revolution Foundation Base Stick. Lipstick by Revolon. Blusher by YSL.

CRYSTALS
Bring crystals into your daily life through meditation, visualization, energy rituals or wearing them as jewellery. Some crystal suggestions include: Orange Carnelian, Orange Calcite and Rose Quartz.

Jewellery created by me and available from Soul Story Ldn on Etsy or contact me personally to order.

HIPS DON’T LIE
Dance, such as belly dancing or anything where you move the hips is a good place to start when it comes to the Sacral Chakra. Particularly if you are some that feels out of sorts with the feminine, your body, self expression or sensuality.


Disclaimer: Please note that the Sacral is also where sexual trauma can also be stored. If emotions or memories come up regarding this, either with you or someone else on your ancestral home please consult relevant professionals in this area.

Want to blend healing, beauty and spiritual guidance? Contact me here to get started on creating your bespoke session.

Chanel Marie is a psychic mentor and guide, Angelic Reiki Master and Crystal Therapist. Also, fully qualified as a level 2 beauty therapist and opi gel colour nail tech.

PATTERN INTERRUPT ANXIETY

Lockdown 3 in the UK. The uncertainty and sudden change. 5 years ago this would have sent my anxiety through the roof.

Change and uncertainty became my trigger points after the sudden passing of my nan and attempted murder of my father 5 years ago. From that point any sudden changes or glimmer of uncertainty sent me into panic. Even being asked to do something out of the blue that I had done many times before would send fear through my body.

And it felt like I couldn’t stop it.

Although, I definitely tried my hardest to hide it. Which simply made me feel even more anxious.

However, when I look back I’m pretty sure that I had been experiencing low level anxiety most of my life. Yet being in this heightened state of alert had become my default setting. With the sudden, sad changes in my life being the catalyst my body needed to finally let me know that it was stressed out.

Having self healed in the past I knew that the only way for me to move through the anxiety was to go to the root of the issue and heal from there. Using the energy healing modalities I knew I started doing the inner work and healing.

However, in the meantime I still needed to be able to manage the symptoms on a daily basis. Those times when in the moment I would shake, feel panicky or breathless. So, I did my research. Finding tools and practices that could be applied in the moment.

I’m not going to lie, it was a case of trial and error. Whereby, I found some things more effective than others or some practices more effective in one scenario than other. A few of which I’ll be sharing here and on my social media pages. So, keep an eye out and check what resonates because I dont believe there is a one size fits all approach.

The first practice is taken from NLP and is called a Pattern Interrupt. Essentially, it’s an interruption that breaks a habit or state (such as a trail of negative thoughts). Repeated over time, it helps to stop you reverting to old patterns of thinking and behaving.

What I found is that using a Pattern Interrupt creates a pause which gives you time to shift state, change behaviour or thinking. Just like catching yourself in the moment and choosing again.

There are lots of types of Pattern Interrupts which can be researched. One such being the snapping of a hair band on a wrist, as introduced to me by a hypnthetapist and one of my Spiritual Mentors.

I’ve created the above 30-sec self love and healing video that you can use to interrupt a pattern of negative thoughts. It can also be used to support you in cleansing and balancing your Root Chakra. Something that no doubt will help many at this time.

Let me know how you get on. If you want to experience a 1:1 distant healing session then you can contact me here.

FULL MOON IN CANCER LOADING…..

We end the year as it began with a Full Moon in Cancer.

Sara Shakeel image.
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FULL MOON 101
Full Moon is a time when the moon is illuminated. It shines a light on the unseen and into the darkness, including the darkness within. A time when emotions tend to rise to the surface. A time when your intuition tends to be on point. Therefore, it is known for being a time to acknowledge, feel and release what no longer serves you and your vision. What isn’t in alignment with what you are going in, working on or manifesting. It’s also a time for forgiveness and gratitude, especially if you are noticing that old feelings, wounds and inner child issues rising coming up for you.

CANCER FULL MOON
“Cancer extends the invitation to come back home to yourself.” – My Higher Self.

Releasing who and what is not in alignment with that.  Cancer is a sign that tends to give people chances (I know because I am a Cancerian). However, when a Cancerian is done they are well and truly DONE. Q: What are you done with? Who or what has been given too many chances? This energy is about CLOSURE. That could even be closure on your own denial, excuses and toxic habits.

FULL MOON HEALING
Give yourself permission to see the wound that keeps pushing through for air. It could be an issue with someone from the past that has never been resolved, inner child work that you have been ignoring or a loss from 2020 that you aren’t allowing yourself to grieve. NOTE: if its coming up then its doing so for a reason. It’s time to heal it so that you can move forward and receive your hearts desire, or simply feel peace within. Excess baggage does not need to be dragged into 2021. Trust me, we will have enough to deal with.

This full moon is arriving at the perfect time to support us in all in letting go on a mind, body and spirit level. So, that we can start 2021 with fresh perspective and new foundations to build upon. Putting into practice all that we’ve learned in 2020. This isnt a time to be following crowds. It’s time to go within and follow your own inner guidance to heal, awaken and become.

What is tomorrow’s Full Moon revealing to you?

What is it time to release?

BAD VIBES DON’T GO WITH MY OUTFIT

Bad Vibes Don’t Go With My Outfit” is the theme for the first Soul Story London collection. It’s all about protecting your spirit, your energy and yourself.

Right now, we are living in a time where there is a lot of negative energy flying around. We are seeing it on our TVs, the towns we live and maybe even with the people we are connecting with. In fact, may be you are projecting some negative vibes too. Whilst it is perfectly normal to feel some kinda way about what is happening and encountering negative energy is just part of life. It is important to not indulge in this energy to the point that it:

  • Brings you down
  • Leaves you feeling drained
  • Creates overwhelm and anxiety within
  • Impacts on your well-being

Which is where protecting your energy comes into play

Now, there are many ways to that you can do this, tools that you can use and people you can work with. However, Soul Story London jewellery is the home of crystals, talismans, amulets and beautiful things. So, that’s where the focus for us begins.

Crystals are a great addition to your spiritual (protection) practise. Working with your energy to support you with aligning with the intention you set and anything else that you may need energetically. As such there are specific crystals that you can work with that support you in protecting your energy and are known for the spiritual/energy protection benefits.

In the “Bad Vibes Don’t Go With My Outfit” collection the focus is on Black Onyx and Hematite. Blending this with, one of the most famous spiritual symbols of them all, being the Evil Eye.

BLACK ONYX
Black Onyx is a popular protection crystal that is often set in jewellery for luxe brands such as Bvlgari. It is a beautiful, shiny stone that can be used alongside other crystals to bring protection to the wearer by transmuting negative energy into positive energy.

The kind of things that Black Onyx is most effective at protection from, include:

  • Low vibes that you may not be aware of, eg: jealousy, Negative Nellies and other occurrences that may be draining your energy on the downlow.
  • When going into conversations/meetings that may get a little heated
    Whilst out and about at events or in a big city where there is a lot of energy moving around
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  • Assist you in seeing your negativity and self-sabotaging behaviour, which helps you to make changes for the better.

HEMATITE
Hematite is the ultimate grounding crystal that will bring your right back down to Earth when you have been working with the Higher (Spiritual) chakras or when life in the real-world just feels off-balance or a little chaotic. It also supports you in harnessing your own power and inner strength.

You can work with Hematite when you want to:

  • Get grounded so that you are not swayed by what is going on around you
  • Be more focused on everyday activities and what is important to you
  • Take a slower and steady pace rather than rushing in

These are really key benefits, especially when things are challenging around. This is because challenging times are the times when you can be prone to rush in, become overly emotional and maybe accept things that you may not ordinarily accept, eg: jobs, opportunities. I know for myself that there have been times when the benefits of Hematite’s energy wouldn’t have gone amiss, especially when making early career decisions, often in the heat of the moment.

EVIL EYE
This is probably one of the most famous spiritual symbols. Worn in the form of jewellery by celebrities such as Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Anniston and Meghan Markle.

The story of the Evil Eye can be traced back to the Greeks and Romans, as well as world religions such as Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism.

Evil Eye is believed to be a glance/stare/glare that is intended to cause harm. Therefore, by wearing the symbol of the Evil Eye the wearer will be protected and attract more positivity to themselves.

Although, crystals, amulets and talismans have their own spiritual benefits and properties, it is important to remember this: YOU have the real beauty, power and magic already within you. It is through your positive intentions and actions that you are able to reap the benefits that are awaiting your arrival.

So, that’s a little overview of the current collection. I hope that you love wearing your Soul Story London jewellery and remember to: “Keep your intentions pure and in love, and your deeds good.”

With love,
Chanel Marie xo

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CHANELMARIE
CHANELMARIE

AWAKENING: When The Struggle Is Real!

Sometimes the process of Awakening sounds so easy.

You can see and feel it all breaking open around and within you. So, go for it and take the leap “the Universe will catch you”.

But, let’s be real for a minute. The process of Awakening isn’t always easy.

No matter how many times you experience an Awakening it can feel like your world is falling apart. Not to forget that every person’s Awakening trigger is different, be it:

  • Bereavement
  • Bullying
  • Mental health
  • Job loss
  • That niggling feeling
  • Aha moment

Which means taking that leap may not feel that easy to do. So, that desire to cling and hold it all together for dear life is a thing.

The struggle feels real.

It’s realer still, when you consider that you Awakening also involves:

  • Awakening to your shadows
  • Feeling the pain or the stories that you’d buried within you

Often, Awakening to it all without the tools, awareness or knowledge of how to deal with what is coming up for you.

So, don’t beat yourself up if Awakening feels like chaos, pain, turmoil, stress, overwhelm…

Don’t feel pressured into taking the leap because ‘they’ say that “the Universe will catch you”.

Yet, don’t allow yourself to sit in the ship that’s sinking.

So, what the hell can you do?

SUGGESTIONS

Catch your breath

In times of Awakening your vibration is rising. The energy can feel unsettled and ungrounded. With the changes sending your mind and body into an almost fight or flight mode. You might feel out of balance and your mind might feel frazzled. Fear may be reigning supreme. Which isn’t the best place for most people to be making decisions from.

Ask

What one thing can you do today, right now, to support yourself through this process? Who can you call, connect with or work with? Who gets it and gets you and can guide you through it? Who can hold a safe space for you to reveal, feel and heal? 

Signs

Call on your Spirit Bff’s and Angels to give you a sign on the next step to take.
Be patient. Be aware. Receive your sign. Take inspired action.

Remember

Most of all be kind to yourself and remember “This too shall pass“.

Because, believe or not: You’ve got this!

With love x


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