The Art of Mindfulness

So what is mindfulness? It is the art of staying focused on the moment.  It involves acceptance and paying attention to thoughts and feelings without any judgement.  It is a way of being present, being in the here and now, not focusing on past events; they are past.  Not imagining future events; they have not … Continue reading The Art of Mindfulness

Making a Crystal Grid

As a follow on from the last blog post on crystals, here’s a quick piece on using your crystals to make a crystal grid. Crystal grids are basically an arrangement of crystals to help focus your intentions.  Crystals grids can be made for a variety of reasons.  They can be for prosperity, general manifesting, family … Continue reading Making a Crystal Grid

Working with Crystal Energy

This is my first post for a while as I have been very busy over the summer months working on my new book “Mighty Angels by Your Side”.  It’s a book about (maybe you’ve guessed already), angels! I have thoroughly enjoyed working on this new book and have been absolutely focused on getting it finished.  … Continue reading Working with Crystal Energy

Summer Solstice Celebrations

Today is the summer solstice (for those in the northern hemisphere), the longest day of the year and a day of celebration for pagans, wiccans, druids and anyone else who, like me, loves taking part in the rituals and celebrations of the pagan calendar. Over recent years I’ve taken part in celebrations for the spring … Continue reading Summer Solstice Celebrations

Being Grateful

Cultivating gratitude is an acquired skill.  In a recent study, adults who participated in a gratitude letter writing exercise experienced significant improvements in their mental health. Many studies have found that people who make a conscious effort to count their blessings tend overall to be less depressed and happier. * Think of someone you know … Continue reading Being Grateful

The Benefits of Meditation

Meditation is an important part of my daily practise.  I meditate for at least 20 minutes daily, in the morning before I get ready for work or my day ahead. Once suffering from anxiety and low self-esteem, daily meditation has helped me regain my self-confidence and restore balance and harmony to my life. My life … Continue reading The Benefits of Meditation

Connecting to Your Life’s Purpose

Finding my life’s purpose was something that evaded me for years.   I had a rough idea as to what my life’s purpose was, but it was something that seemed to evade me for years.  When I listened to call-in shows online, the most frequently asked question seemed to be “how do I find my life’s … Continue reading Connecting to Your Life’s Purpose

Visit to Rosslyn Chapel, Scotland

Over the Easter break we were lucky enough to spend a couple of days away in Edinburgh.  Edinburgh is steeped in history and is a lovely place to visit, full of history and Victorian architecture.  A short distance outside of Edinburgh, approximately seven and a half miles away, lies Rosslyn Chapel, a mid 15th century … Continue reading Visit to Rosslyn Chapel, Scotland

Decluttering for Spring

Spring time is a traditional time for clearing out the old ready to bring in the new. A colleague once said to me that a tidy house is a tidy mind.  This I have found to be very true.  When I don’t have things tidy or organised, I seem to waste a lot of my … Continue reading Decluttering for Spring

The Ancient Tibetan Rites of Rejuvenation – The Secret of Youth

I was watching with interest this week a program called “100 Years Younger in 21 days” on ITV (UK).  In the program a handful of middle aged celebrities are trying to regain their youth whilst on retreat in Sardinia. At 91 years young, actress June Brown is the oldest contestant and how amazing she is.  … Continue reading The Ancient Tibetan Rites of Rejuvenation – The Secret of Youth