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Weekly round-up: New Moon + Free Downloads

Well, we are now moving into a New Moon in the sign of Virgo. Which feels to be a time of closure, letting go and endings. Followed by the prospect of a new beginning or phase of your own personal journey. What that looks like will be very much dependent upon where you are on your journey.

Things that are coming up for me are:

Reflection – Being guided back to this time last year and the plans that were made. Questioning are they still relevant and if not, what needs to change?

Routines – Looking at my daily routines and considering what needs to be tweaked or completely overhauled in order to be more in alignment with myself and forward plans.

What is coming up for you?


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BLOGS OF INTEREST

Some blogs that you might find of interest include:

The Art of Letting Go

Soul Note: People are mirroring to you how you feel about yourself

Crystals Week


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Soul Note: People are mirroring to you how you feel about yourself.

“People will mirror to you exactly how you feel about yourself.”

That’s a truth bomb right there.

You can try, as you may, to cover it all up with affirmations, crystals, mantras, positive quotes and high-vibe books.

It won’t last long though.

Your internal landscape: How you feel and think about yourself, your life, your skills, business and gift on the inside will be the energy that you manifest and attract from.

Attracting anger on the outside? What are you angry about on the inside?

Attracting jealousy? What part of you is not owning your jealousy and competitiveness?

What’s the answer?

Take ownership + responsibility for what’s going on on the inside: Your thoughts. Your feelings. Start changing your internal landscape: The energy and mindset together.

Don’t do it for one or two days. Be consistent. Use awareness to catch yourself in the moment. Work with someone you trust, eg: A friend, healer, psychic, mentor……who will support you and not just tell you what you want to hear.

Do the work!

When I started taking responsibility for the part I was playing in the dramas that were playing out in my life, things began to shift.

There was one moment when I realised that I was playing a part in why my relationship had come to an end and why we went round in circles.

That moment was crushing.

However, it was also a moment of awakening. One that led to a breakthrough. The tools and people to support me transform from the inside out appeared. It was as if the heavens anticipated that moment and had lined up all I needed to guide me out of the darkness.

In the months that followed, I was confronted with many truths and realisations. Some handled with more ease and grace than others. Yet the more work I did from the inside out the more I felt like me. Although a much better version.

So, rather than just complaining about the shit that’s hitting the fan, the people who are not supporting you and the things that are not going your way, look within. Often what’s happening on the outside is a reflection of what’s going on on the inside.

Happy Sunday xo

 

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Day 4: Crystals + your feminine spirit

One thing I’ve increasingly noticed is the tendency for women to push aside their femininity in order to stay on top of their game at work or simply survive in the workplace. Something that I’ve been guilty of myself. However, as I and many others have learnt, living your life in that way isn’t sustainable. It soon takes its toll on your physically and drains your spirit.

It’s partly due to this that so many women find this burning desire within to quit their jobs or simply find themselves attracted to spirituality, as well as mindful practices.

However, it’s not just the practices and rituals, it’s that opportunity to reconnect with yourself as a woman. Awakening your femininity and embracing all that it means to be the woman that you were created to be.

This full embodiment of the real you is something that many of us strive for, yet do so by focusing on6 all that is outside of ourselves first. Not recognising that it all comes from within first and radiates outwards. Being shown as grace, inner confidence and that illusive glow. Isn’t that what you want to experience and embody?


RECLAIMING YOUR FEMININE SPIRIT

Although all of the crystals we have encountered have touched on aspects of our inner beauty that many of us want to nurture, eg: Self love and confidence. Today’s crystals will focus on reclaiming and fully awakening your femininity.

Moonstone

As it’s name suggests this crystal is aligned with the energy of the moon. So don’t be surprised if you are drawn to Moonstone during your menstrual cycle or at the time of the Full and New Moon. Its also a crystal that connects you to your own femininity, inner goddess and sacred beauty. With many swearing by the benefits of meditating with Moonstone during the time of the Full/New Moon, enhancing your intuition and connection within. What’s more feminine than that?

Garnet

This crystal is perfect for those who are ready to bring their sexy back and unleash their wild spirit. Garnet is a crystal associated with passion and physical love. It also dissolves any blockages in the lower chakras which is where we can often hold onto those feelings and memories that prevent us from fully connecting with ourselves, as well as others.

Labradorite

A stunning stone to look at, Labradorite is considered a ‘magic stone’. A stone that has the ability to re-awaken the magic that lies within you and opens you up to using it in order to manifest, as well as being good luck into your life.


WORKING WITH THE PHASES OF THE MOON

Crystal rituals can be completed at any time, although the Full Moon is particularly potent time to connect with your divine feminine.

This is because the moon is at its fullest and it’s a powerful time to honour all of what your feeling, whilst releasing what is no longer in alignment with the woman you are becoming.

Equally, if you feel drawn, you may want to also work with your divine feminine crystals during a new moon, especially if you wanting to embody new aspects of your personality. Reason being that the new moon is a time of calling in the new and fresh starts.

Incidentally, there is a New Moon next week on June 13th so that’s the perfect time to connect with your feminine crystals.


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Day 3: Confidence Boosting Crystals

There are times in all of our lives when we can do with a little extra boost in confidence.

It might be because you’re attending an interview for a job you really want. Maybe you’re starting a new project or business and you really want it to go well. Perhaps you’re going on a date with a gorgeous guy who caught your eye. There are many scenarios in life that require us to really embody confidence from the inside out and radiate positivity.


YOUR CHAKRAS

It’s our sacral and solar plexus chakras that really govern the areas of confidence, self-worth and personal power. When these chakras are in good working order you tend to feel confident, empowered and are believing in yourself. You’ll be more inclined to follow your passions, put your best self forward and show up in the world with confidence. The opposite is true when these chakras are not thriving and are out of balance.

There’s a multitude of reasons why energy flow in and out of these chakras may be stagnant, eg: past failures or bullying. Depending on how deeply affected you were by the situation different methods of healing will be required. However, crystals can be the perfect complimentary or stand-alone tools to give you and chakras the boost that’s needed.


4 CONFIDENCE BOOSTING CRYSTALS

Rose Quartz

This was our day 1 crystal so, you are already away that it vibrates unconditional love, supporting you to recognise your own self-worth, as well as boosting your self-esteem. Due to its gentle, soothing and healing energy, it’s ideal for those lack of self-confidence has been as a result of heartache or hurt feelings.

Carnelian

Red and orange Carnelian. Carnelian resonates with the sacral and solar plexus chakras, as well as the roots. Crystals of courage, energy and passion, they are ideal for interviews or when working on creative projects. This is especially the case if you need to demonstrate your passion and creative side.

Orange Calcite

Resonating with the energy of the sun this crystal is great for bringing fresh and uplifting energy to a project and situation. It’ also great when you need energetic support to bring that kind of energy to the table, helping you to embody the vibe of a confident, innovative creator.


CONNECT WITH YOUR CRYSTAL

Begin your day with your chosen crystal and carry it with you as a divine reminder or talisman for how confident + worthy you truly are.

 

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Day 2: Lapis Lazuli

Intuition. It’s one of our greatest assets. Yet it’s one that many women have suppressed and denied due to betrayal, belittling and the pain that trusting it has caused them in the past. Much of which has come from people around them who simply do not get it or simply fear all things mystical.

Instead, we have been conditioned to trust logic, reason and outside opinion more than our own inner guidance system. Which for many has led to disconnection and dis-ease within and without.

Thankfully, today more and more women (and men) are awakening to the beauty that lies within. Using tools, spiritual practices and rituals to support them in fine-tuning their intuition.

Crystals are one such tool that you can incorporate into your daily and spiritual practice in order to strengthen that connection within. Enabling you to feel the subtleties in energy and that pull that comes from within.


LAPIS LAZULI

There are a fair few crystals that you can use to enhance your intuitive abilities. Amethyst is one such crystal and would probably be the most obvious choice. After all, it’s known for it’s relaxing benefits. Helping to alleviate the systems of stress, anxiety and ‘monkey mind’. Each being conditions that can exacerbate those feelings of dis-ease and disconnection, which create the feeling of distance or separation from your intuition and soul.

However, the crystal in focus here is Lapis Lazuli. A stone that has been revered throughout time:

  • Queen Cleopatra wore it as eye makeup.
  • Buddhists who recommend it for promoting inner peace + freedom of negative thought.
  • Mystics + crystal enthusiasts who believe that it facilitates the connection between the mystical + material world.
  • Revered throughout time as a stone of wisdom, truth and enhancing your intuition.

Making it a must-have for any Sacred Beauties who are ready to re-awaken, re-connect with and fine-tune her intuition.


SIMPLE + EFFECTIVE SUGGESTIONS FOR WORKING WITH LAPIS LAZULI

Carry it with you in a pouch with other crystals that promote the energy conducive for connecting to your intuition. Particularly when you are walking into environments where you want to see the truth and be able to connect to the truth within yourself, bringing this forward in an authentic way.

Meditate with it in your hand in order to promote peace within and connect to your own inner guidance within. It will also help to open the third eye. However, I don’t recommend forcing this to happen.


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With love,

 

 

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Day 1: Rose Quartz

Loving yourself and feeling confident in your own skin are key aspects of sacred beauty. It promotes healthy self-esteem and a sense of self-worth that comes from within. Meaning that you don’t feel the need to look for validation from others or feel the need to change in order to fit in, be accepted or feel loved.

Yet, in today’s modern world this isn’t always easy. Pressure from social media, magazines and celeb culture can often leave women feeling like they have to conform to be beautiful. And let’s not forget the pain and anguish that comes from heartbreak, bullying and other soul-destroying situations, which can leave you feeling un-pretty, unworthy and less than in so many ways.

Whilst there are many methods that can be used to heal and move beyond these feelings there are little gems from the Earth which, if used alongside these methods, can give your healing a little energetic boost.

These gems are crystals, with Rose Quartz being the perfect crystal for all things sacred beauty and love related.


LOVE + ROSE QUARTZ:

A LITTLE BACKGROUND

Don’t forget to fall in love with yourself first.” – Carrie Bradshaw

Rose Quartz is one of those crystals which can be hugely underestimated. It’s often thought of that crystal that helps us to attract the lover of our dreams. Yet it is so much more than this. In fact, before it even draws the love another close it will show you all the ways that you need to love yourself first!

This candy pink gemstone is a nurturing stone. A stone of compassion and unconditional love. Making it a beautiful companion during times of heartache or pain, including period pain. As it’s soothing, healing and energy of unconditional love it works to dissolve those barriers of pain, sadness and fear.


HOW TO MAKE ROSE QUARTZ PART OF YOUR DAILY LIFE

There are many different ways to make this crystal part of your everyday life. For example, it’s believed that the Goddess Aphrodite used to place Rose Quartz in her bath so that the loving energy of the crystal could be absorbed into her body and energy field. This way of working with crystals has been adopted by many modern sacred beauties, like you and I. It’s certainly a beautiful way to relax at the end of a stressful day. I can vouch for that.

One way that I make Rose Quartz part of my day is by keeping a small selection of tumbled stones in a glass bowl on my dressing table. This helps to hold the vibration of unconditional love, self-love and beauty as I apply my makeup. It’s also a personal reminder for me too.

As Rose Quartz resonates with the heart chakra it makes sense to place it over your heart chakra during meditation. This can have the effect of opening the heart of receive love whilst also promoting relaxation. You might like to try this heart-centred meditation.

Alternatively, you may simply wish to wear your Rose Quartz in your bra, so it’s close to your heart space or adorns your wrist with a beautiful Rose Quartz bracelet. How you choose to connect with and work with your crystal is entirely up to you.


ARE YOU READY TO MAKE ROSE QUARTZ PART OF YOUR LIFE?

Loving yourself, recognising your own beauty and being confident in your own skin are essential ingredients for Sacred Beauty. So, if you could with a little support in this area Rose Quartz can be a great tool to work with. Using it alongside affirmations, meditation, Angelic Reiki or other forms of self-development as it helps to amplify the energy of your intention.

If you are thinking of or already do work with Rose Quartz I’d love to hear from you. Comment below and I’ll respond to your comment.

Look forward to hearing your experiences.

 

 

 

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Crystals Week

This week will be Crystals week on the website. Where I’ll be sharing tips, info and inspo related to crystals based upon my knowledge as a crystal healer and reader, as well as experience as a modern woman using them in my everyday life.

If you’re new to crystals then you’ll want to check out Crystals 101 where I spill the beans on getting started with crystals. Then you’ll wanna check out my Modern Woman’s Guide to Raising your Vibe with Crystals.

Check here for the gem of the day. The first post is coming shortly. Xxx

With love,

 

 

 

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JUNE VIBES

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“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.”

– Oprah Winfrey


Think like a Queen feels to be the vibration of June.  Along with focused intention and having your eye on the bigger picture.

It’s the beginning of a new month. The previous months have been hard going for many. Lots of energy clearing, releasing and healing integration going on. This month brings in new energy. Somewhat lighter. Somewhat more expansive than what we’ve been used to so far this year.

With this energy brings new opportunities to venture to the places that you have never been before. This will require courage, focus + the willingness to step out of your comfort zone. In fact, the phrase that I am hearing is:

Feel the Fear + Do it Anyway

Also, the name of an awesome book that I read on my hols many years ago. If you have not read it then I suggest that you check it out. I am sure that you won’t regret it and you can thank me later.

Let’s get back to June……..

This month it will be a good idea to connect to the bigger picture. Posing the questions:

Are you now able to see the bigger picture more clearly? Are pieces of the puzzle falling into place?

Where the answer is No – What are you going to do about it? What do you need to change? Where the answer is Yes – Celebrate and take note of what is supporting you to stay in alignment.

Yet, whether the answer is hell yeah or absolutely fucking not, the guidance remains the same: Develop your ability to go within, connect with your soul and trust. Trust the guidance that it brings forth. Those hunches. Those signs. Those aha moments. Those times of synchronicity.


JUNE ACTIONS 

Tune into your heart space. Hear what your mind has to say. Then give yourself permission to tune out of your head and into your heart. Ask for guidance on a particular question or burning issue. How does it resonate with your heart?

Be grateful for where you are and what you are learning. Take baby steps in order to remain consistent.

With love

Chanel Marie

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Energy update: Full Moon in Sagittarius

Beauty isn’t just about how you look on the outside. It’s also about how you feel on the inside too.

And often you find that when you feel amazing on the inside + you’re self-worth is intact, you radiate a glow from the inside out.

This is the vibration that the Full Moon in Sagittarius is inviting you to step into.

What must you release + what must you embrace to make this a reality?

Want more?

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Happy Full Moon vibes. xo

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Learn 3 simple steps to increase your intuition

From a young age, I knew that I was able to see and feel things that not everybody else could. That ‘knowing‘ that a person wasn’t a very nice person would cause me to back away from them and cry if I was told that I had to be around them. As I got older that sense of ‘knowing‘ got stronger in the form of psychic dreams where I would see things before they happened or simply having that strong gut instinct when something was amiss.

No doubt this is something you’d expect from an intuitive with clairvoyant, clairsentient and clairaudient abilities. However, for many years I struggled to trust my intuition which would often lead me down the road of pain, heartache and drama.

My experience of having this strong sense of ‘knowing‘ is something that’s familiar to many people. As is that feeling of not knowing how to trust your intuition when it rises up to your attention. So, in this article, I’ll share with you my top suggestions for learning how to trust and make better use of your intuition.


WHAT IS INTUITION?

I consider the intuition to be the voice of the soul. With your soul being that all-knowing aspect of ourselves that guides us to experience, learn and embody in this lifetime. In order to sufficiently guides us, it speaks to us through us through our intuition.

You may often hear intuition referred to as our internal guidance system because the wisdom and guidance it brings us comes from within.


HEAD + HEART: LEARN THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE TWO

I view your head as being that more logical part of ourselves. That aspect of ourselves that likes to keep us safe yet has a funny way of going about it. One thing it does it remember all of the times when you’ve tried and failed, bringing them back into your consciousness when you try something new or similar to that which you’ve tried before. Therefore you could say that it tends to be a little fearful at times, especially in comparison to the heart.

In contrast, I see the heart as more of rebel and it’s connected to your intuition. It seeks love, connection, expansion, adventure and new experiences. It’s that place where you experience that subtle pull toward something or someone, yet don’t know why. That place of knowing.

As you can imagine the way that they communicate is different with one feeling fearful or restrictive and the other feeling joyful or expansive. You tend to find that the heart steps forward first (that initial idea or decision to try something new) and the mind follows, usually with the reason why the new course of action isn’t a good idea.

Neither is right or wrong. It just depends on what you’re working towards or what you are giving yourself permission to experience.


THE LANGUAGE OF YOUR BODY

Our feelings and emotions will frequently manifest in the body. I recall a time when I started a new job and by midday, I had a headache and was throwing up. Some would say it’s down to nerves, yet the horrible time and experiences that I had at this workplace tell a different story. Also, the fact that I also would get a sudden headache or bout of sickness when working in an environment that was not right for me.

Headaches and sickness are my body’s way of saying that something is amiss. On the contrary when something or someone is a good fit for me I feel a little glow around my heart. So, listening to your body works for the positive and negative.

Your emotions and body may speak to you in a different way. One way to learn the language of your body is to become more aware, doing so by keeping a reflective journal of your interactions with others and in different places. Jot down how felt and any sensations in your body. Over time you are likely to notice patterns and this will help you to understand what your body is communicating with you. You may even find that as you think of key people you’ve encountered they remind you of other people you’ve known or you have an image of them come to mind. How you felt about that person or your experience of them can be a sign of how this new person is going to be in your life.

So you can see that taking the time to reflect in this way can bring much to the surface that supports you in your daily life and decision making.


DISCONNECT FROM ALL OF THAT NOISE

Learning to trust your intuition takes practise as you need to familiarise yourself with how it communicates with you. Therefore, taking time out to step away from the noise so that you can practise hearing the messages is key. Meditation is the obvious way to do that and it may require you to give yourself permission to hear the messages. If it resonates ask the Archangels Raziel or Chamuel to support you in connecting to your heart space and being open to receiving messages. Allow yourself to be quiet and still, allowing images and words to drift in and out of your mind’s eye. Keep a pen and paper close by so that you can jot down anything that really resonates with you. Do this often enough and you’ll increase that connection to your intuition, as well as learning it’s language inside out.


ARE YOU READY TO FURTHER DEVELOP YOUR INTUITION?

Any of these suggestions can be used and tweaked to support you in strengthening your intuition, as well as using it to it’s fullest potential. Doing so in a way that guides you to make aligned decisions and achieve your life goals.

If you would like support in developing your intuition or awakening your own psychic abilities, get in touch with me here.