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Fight Pregnancy Fatigue naturally.

img_3779Hello Lovelies! I’m continuing with my recommendations for preggy and postpartum mommas.👶🏼 Fatigue was a big issue for me throughout my pregnancy, I remember falling asleep at my desk and there was not a damn thing I could do about it! It was uncontrollable. It’s a real thing people! 😴💤 Anyone else have that problem??? Well, my recommendation today is a natural ENERGY BOOSTER!🍊 This applies to everyone and anyone but is a safe, natural alternative to fighting pregnancy fatigue. 🚼

🔸Orange Carnelian, known as the “feel better” stone, increases personal power and physical energy, gives us courage, and boosts our creativity and compassion. 👉 It’s especially great for lazy teens… 😉

🔸A vibrant sacral chakra stone, orange carnelian promotes a healthy uterus and placenta when work, or carried, during pregnancy.

🔸It also promotes healthy foetal development! 🔸Physically, orange carnelian assist with healthy blood circulation, and helps momma with those hormonal mood swings!!

🔸If you’re feeling particularly sluggish, wearing orange will not only boost your mood, but you’ll feel revitalised, energised and inspired!!🌟 Wear it, hold it, keep it in your pocket, you can even use it to make charged gem water!! Who needs Red Bull anyway 🙌😉🍊 If you are going to use your crystals to charge your water, I would recommend external chagring during pregnancy! 🙏🏼☀️ As always, if you have a topic or Issue you would like me to cover, comment below or DM me, and I will do a post for it. Tag a Preggy friend, this may be just what they need today!! ~ Love & Light, Kerry

As always, if you have a topic or issue you would like me to cover, comment below or get in touch, and I will do a post for it. Share with a preggy friend, this may be just what they need today!!
~ Love & Light, Kerry 💛
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Chakras

Inner Child Rebalancing with Oracle Cards

14355750_1109467902475710_8068469388844427419_nDid you know that oracle cards are an amazing tool for seeking energetic and spiritual guidance, personal development, spiritual growth, and introspection. ✨🙏🏼💙
There are many ways to use your decks and connect with your spiritual support system to offer guidance, loving messages and spiritual wisdom. I’ve been using oracle cards as part of my self-care and growth journey for a long while now, and I love exploring new and deeper meanings to layouts – like this “Inner Child Rebalancing” layout I did earlier today as part of my Certified Holistic Tarot Reading course I am busy with! Isn’t it just magical? 🔮
Caring for my inner child is so important to me, and this spread offers me loving guidance from my adult self and inner child, so that through introspection, meditation and self-healing, I can put together an action plan so that I can continue to grow!💗💗

If you are interested in pursuing a career as a holistic tarot reader, or would simply like to expand your knowledge of oracle cards and the tarot, get in touch, and I’ll send you the details!! 🙏🏼✨
~ Namaste, Kerry.
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Conscious Parenting

Stop-Itch!! Natural remedies for mosquitos

Hello Lovelies!!! A darling friend of mine who is living in Switzerland asked me this week if I had any suggestions for mosquitos because they’re being eaten alive… Well of course I do!! 😜🌿
Seeing as it’s almost mozzie season for us in South Africa too, I thought I would share two essential oils – one to keep them bugs at bay, and the other to soothe bites if those buggers get through!! 💛
img_3869I know many of us easily spray the chemical options, but there really are natural options that are not only MUCH healthier for us and our littlies, but kinder on our environment too! 🌾✨🙏🏼

🌿 Doterra’s TerraShield Blend is AMAZING to diffuse in the house during the hotter months, to apply topically (diluted for kiddies), but my personal preferred way to use it is as a body spray! Super handy to keep around when entertaining outdoors,  for when the kids are playing in the garden, hiking and camping (especially near water), and just at home.

Here’s what you’ll need to make the 100ml body spray:
~ 1 x brown or blue glass spray bottle
~ 100 ml filtered water
~ 10 drops Doterra TerraShield eo Blend
~ 10 drops Doterra Lemon eo

🌿 Apart from being all kinds of dreamy, Lavender eo is an analgesic, a natural antibiotic, an anti-inflammatory and an antiseptic!! It’s all kinds of amazing! To ease mosquito bites, other insect bites, and even Eczema, just apply the oil topically. (Always dilute with fractionated coconut oil or olive oil for kiddies before applying.) Depending on the oil brand that you use, it should give you itch relief for a couple hours! However, there are MANY brand on the market that are diluted with alcohol… which is why I use Doterra oils. I am not affiliated with them in any way, they are just a brand I perfer to use. If you are going to use other oil brands, make sure you choose brands that are 100% organic

Okay, do you understand yet why I have all kinds of feels for essential oils?? 😜🌿💗

If you have any questions regarding essential oils and how to incorporate them as part of your self-care routine, comment below or get in touch, I’d love to chat! Oh, and it’s Friday!! Don’t forget to Smile! 😍
~ Namaste, Kerry
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** If you need to buy oils, you can order directly through my shop tab, if you are in South Africa, please get in touch with me before placing your order! 🙂

Conscious Parenting

New Baby Bliss

img_3827Hello Lovelies! I had a request to post recommendations for mommas with newbies, so here are some of my favourite crystals and oils!

Before I dive into the details though, I would STRONGLY recommend that ANY crystals kept near baby (this includes toddlers) and in baby’s room are large enough NOT to fit in baby’s mouth, and are kept OUT of reach. If you are going to lay any crystals on baby’s body, PLEASE supervise at all times!! Please use common sense when using small objects, crystals or anything else near baby. We don’t want any choking hazards. I also do NOT recommend using essential oils internally or topically on baby. All essential oil recommendations I make are to be used in a diffuser or humidifier.

Hopefully, I haven’t scared you away now, but I felt that needed to be mentioned. Being at home with a newbie truly is a special time, but it can also be trying for us moms. We want to choose crystals that bring in loving, soothing vibes, that will nurture the growing bonds between baby and parents, but it’s also good to have some crystal babies on hand to soothe baby through any physical discomfort. (I will do a separate post for mommas).

~ Spirit Quartz is an uplifting, high-vibe crystal that takes Quartz to another level! Often mistaken for fairy quartz or ‘amethyst’ spirit quartz, this variant is white and is often sold as ‘cactus quartz’. Perfectly balancing yin-yang (female/male energies), spirit quartz carries the vibration of universal love, instilling patience and community within the home, facilitating family bonding, especially when a new member of the family in brought into the home.   Often mistaken for fairy quartz or ‘amethyst’ spirit quartz, this variant is white and is often sold as ‘cactus quartz’.

~ Moonstone , with its gentle, feminine energy, is great for baby as it protects them as they merge into their new world, especially as they spend lots of time withdrawing and re-entering their body through sleep time. Offering increased patience and allowing to new routines and synchronicities, Moonstone brings harmony to the home.

~ Hematite (and black tourmaline) is a personal favourite for grounding and calming littlies of any age. Hematite is a strong protection stone, and when kept in baby’s room, or placed underneath their cot, creates an environment where they feel calm, safe and protected.

~ Apatite brings a gentle, soothing energy to babies, helping them settle in and be comfortable with their bodies and surroundings. Apatite also encourages healthy function of the digestive system, important too for littlies.

~ Blue Kyanite brings calm and tranquillity with its gentle energy. When placed on the body, blue kyanite physically alleviates pain and discomfort.

~Amber, a powerful yet gentle healer and cleanser, it not only relieves physical pain, but it draws out and transmutes negative energy of all kinds on all levels. Amber also helps with the organs of elimination, including the liver, kidneys, bladder, and stomach, aiding colic and other ‘windy’ issues baby might have.

~And last, but definitely not least, Rose Quartz. Rose Quartz is like a warm snuggle for little ones and when kept in baby’s room helps baby adjust to the new experience of being separate from mum. Rose Quartz lamps in baby’s room will create a soothing, loving environment where baby will feel calm, loved and safe.

I know that there are many people who recommend keeping amethyst and selenite in baby’s room, but I advise against it. While these are both two of my favourite crystals, they are very high vibe and, especially amethyst, can give one vivid dreams, which can result in restless sleep for littlies and newbies alike. My daughter has a ton of amethyst, in fact, she is always wearing her fairy quartz pendant, but it’s not kept in her bedroom. By all means, keep it everywhere else in your house, just away from where little one’s sleep. 

Essential oils diffused in a room, or used with a humidifier can have beneficial effects on baby too;

~ Peppermint, Eucalyptus, or Melaleuca oils help in relieving congestion and soothe coughing.

~ Lavender, Roman Chamomile, and Bergamot all have wonderful soothing aromas that calm baby during bath time, feeding time and before sleep time.

There are many essential oils brand on the market, but personally,  I only use Doterra oils as they are 100% natural organic oils. If you need to buy any oils, you can get them directly through my shop tab.

As always, these are my personal recommendations through my working with crystals and essential oils. If you have any questions regarding how to use crystals and oils, feel free to get in touch! 🙂
~ Love & Light, Kerry.
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Chakras

Crystals for Pregnant and Postpartum Mommas

img_3482There are sooooo many beautiful people I know who are pregnant or at home with new little bundles right now, and how appropriate it being Spring 🐥💗 Since pregnancy is in full bloom, I thought that I would share a few crystal healing tricks to help some of the common ‘preggy problems; worry and anxiety, morning sickness, water retention, leg and back pain, you name it! 👶🏼👣 Over the next few weeks I’ll be posting some tips and tricks, so keep your pretty eyes on the lookout…

Today I want to share a crystal that helped me tremendously during my pregnancy ROSE QUARTZ, the big momma in the centre of the image above.
Known as the ‘love stone’, rose quartz has a gentle, feminine energy that helps us dissolve emotional stresses to become more gentle, forgiving, compassionate, kind and tolerant.

💗 Rose quartz used during pregnancy promotes healthy hormone production, promoting self love during a time when many of us can feel insecure, overwhelmed, and sometimes worried. Oozing with gorgeous feminine, maternal energy, it’s a real feel good stone for expecting and postpartum momma’s.
💗 Wearing rose quartz during, and after, pregnancy allows the soothing and calming energy to consume you, helping you to care for yourself during this time (which is SO important).
💗Placing (raw or tumbled) rose quartz on your pregnant belly helps build a strong bond between you and your baby, and strengthen the connection with your unborn child.
💗Placing rose quartz around bath tub, lighting a few candles and diffusing Lavender eo, will create a soothing sanctuary for tired, preggy minds, bodies, and souls, that will leave you feeling calm and beautiful.
💗Placing a rose quartz lamp in baby’s room will create a soothing, loving environment where both you and baby will feel calm, loved and safe!

🌸 If you have a beautiful preggy friend, share this with them, it may be exactly what they need! Wishing all momma’s a beautiful pregnancy, and special bonding time after baby is born 💕
Questions or topic recommendations? Comment below or email me – kerry@wherehumrests.com.
~Love & Light, Kerry 💕

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Animal Medicine

Beaver Medicine; reminding us about Community.

beaver-animal-medicine“Beaver, teach me to build my dreams, including others too. One mind, one thought, hearts as one, lessons learned from you.” 🌰

Beaver is pushing is this week to put our ideas into actions, to complete those projects that we’ve been putting off! 🏃🏻BUT he wants us to remind ourselves that, sometimes, in building our dreams, working towards our goals ~ teamwork is necessary. 🙌💛

This may not always be easy, and we may feel the need to protect that which we put our love and energy into… But beaver wants us to remember that limitation is the end of productivity. Instead of seeing it as limiting, seek to find the support and love that will lift you up and encourage you along the path to fulfillment. ⚠️

Seek to find solutions where there are problems, look to settle any indifferences with colleagues, teammates, friendships… Look internally to see if the limitations are as a result of your own pride or ego… And offer solutions that strive for Group Mind. 🙏🏼
Group Mind is built on harmony, without individual egos getting in the way. Each person within the group honours and appreciates the talents and abilities of others, and know that they each hold a special piece of the puzzle. ✨

In working well with others, a strong sense of community is achieved, and unity ensues. 🌟 Following a conversation within my team, 🌸Blossoms Utd🌸, last night, this message and loving guidance from Beaver medicine resonates deeply with me today! 🙌

Sometimes we get caught up in the race to finish line that we forget two things; how we get there and who is waiting for us at the end, who is there to celebrate our wins with us. I am so grateful to have the incredible team that I have, my tribe, my people ~ we are all so strong in our individual talents but we all have one goal in common, and that’s what makes us strong, powerful and one. 💛🙏🏼✨ Have you found your tribe? Your soul community? People who lift you up and love you, embrace your authentic you and only wish to see the best for you?
~ Namaste, Kerry. 💛

If you are currently experiencing a difficult situation or emotion and would like to chat to me, email me at kerry@wherehumrests.com or you can book a reading directly from my site. I would be more than happy to help!
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Chakras

~ Holistic Self-Healing: What’s that? ~

img_3698Holistic health is a wellness approach that addresses the mind, body, and spirit (or the physical, emotional/mental, and spiritual aspects) of an individual. ✨

By spirit or spiritual, I am not making a reference to anything religious. We’re talking about the essence of who you are – the core self. ✨Holistic or “wholistic” healing addresses all parts of the individual, not just the physical aspect of a person where manifested illnesses are most apparent. 🌸

Holistic healing is not intended to be a quick-fix, addressing surface problems, it is a continuous journey of self-discovery and self-healing. 🙌🌿🍄 Through learning about HOW to balance your mind, body, and soul, you will feel more integrated, connected (with yourself and your surroundings), lighter, relieved, relaxed and grounded ~ you will begin to feel whole! 🙏🏼✨

Holistic healing can be done with a healing practitioner, it is my opinion that a good healing practitioner is one who will empower you and give you the tools that you need so that you can continue your healing and personal development journey when you are at home.
Everything that I offer can be used in isolation but I always recommend that treatments (whether reiki, crystal hearing or tarot readings) are often most effective when used in conjunction with each other, and supplemented with self-work at home. The work YOU do is the most important treatment! I am only a tool to guide and assist you. 🙏🏼💕

If you would like to know more about holistic self-healing exercises and tools for self-work at home, I will be running a FREE workshop starting Monday, 19 September 2016. Comment below or click on the “Sign me up” button below would like to join this workshop!! It’s FREE for anyone who is curious about self-care, interested in knowing simple self-healing techniques that can be incorporated into your daily life, and ESPECIALLY for those who know they deserve MORE!! It’s gonna be fun!!
~Love & Light, Kerry
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Conscious Parenting

~Holistic Parenting: Hunting silkworms.~

When I’m not working, I’m a momma. Teaching my girl how to stay grounded and connected, to herself and her world, is as important to me as the wellness of any of my clients. 🌿💕

Part of being a momma (to me) means hunting down something that brought me pleasure from my childhood so that she can experience and learn from it as I did ~ finding different (holistic) ways for her to connect with her home and Earth. silkwormsThis past weekend, that meant hunting down silkworms 🐛😆
These little specks on the leaf are going to grow big and fat, build cocoons around themselves, emerge as pretty white moths, lay eggs and hatch as more little specks… and so the cycle of life continues.

My girl can be far too wise beyond her years, very profound and deeply philosophical, but she’s equally as much a nature baby and loves nurturing (people and animals alike).
She loves to understand HOW things work, she doesn’t want to just be told – so for her to watch this life cycle happen means more to her than simply keeping a pet, and better than any classroom can teach her.
The sheer excitement on her face made it so with it!! 😍💫

In today’s tech-heavy world, too much screen time can leave littlies with a little sensory overload. This is far too over perceived as irritability, hyperactivity, and lower attention spans. Allowing our treasures to make mud pies, climb trees, watching the ants (or worms) crawl about and collect treasures from the garden, beach, park will keep them grounded and balanced. 🌳🙌💕

Happy children = happy momma!!! Happy momma = happy home 🙏🏼💜 what things from your childhood do you love doing with your kiddies?
~ Love & Light, Kerry.
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Chakras

~Monday Mandala – Guiding us through difficult times~

img_3661Happy Monday lovelies!! A shiny new week to full of shiny new possibilities!! This week’s Monday mandala ~ crystal grid to set the energies for the week has a blue apatite crystal as the centre point with sodalite (third eye and throat), blue lace agate (throat), and green aventurine (heart) spiraling outwards. 🌀♻️🌀 there seems to be a reoccurring theme this month of BALANCE and COMMUNICATION, not surprising as these are probably two of the hardest elements to achieve peace in today’s crazy world.

However, I’m being pushed more and more that this message today is specifically for someone (I don’t know who, I’m just delivering the message 😊), so if you are working through a particularly difficult, emotional situation, know that you are loved and supported. 🙏🏼💙✨
The energies in the mandala today are STRONG!! With Apatite holding that balance in the centre, and the rest spiraling outwards.. 🌀 The spiral symbol (in spirituality) has huge significance of the path leading from our outer consciousness (our ego, our outward perceptions, materialistic pursuits) to the inner soul (enlightenment, inner awareness, our intuitive connection with self and our spirit family)…Hello holistic growth 😍😍

💠 #Apatite is a powerful balancer of energies, chakras, subtle bodies, and our yin-yang (female / male) energies. Helping us connect with our higher levels of spiritual guidance, apatite is a great manifestation enhancer, helping us achieve the results that we want!
💚 GreenAventurine protects and comforts our heart with a gentle, soothing energy. Helping us work through unresolved, emotional issues, this “stone of personal growth” guides us through opportunities to learn about ourselves and our place in the universe.
💠 Sodalite, a stone of awakening, stimulates out throat and third eye chakras, assisting us with being true to ourselves and standing up for what we believe. Sodalite bring a strong energy, helping us see through the cloud of emotions to make intuitive and logical decisions!
💠 Blue Lace Agate brings gentle, calming energies to our throat chakra, helping us accept our emotions, dissolving worry and working behind the scenes to dissolve any negative emotions. Blue Lace Agate brings love into our throat chakra so that we may express ourselves in a calm and loving way.
🌰 Sandalwood eo is perfect for when we’re feeling uptight and tense. Inhaling it’s rich, woody scent helps us find our centre and reconnect with our inner self, helping us to be mindful and less reactive to situations 🙌

Woweee!! Can you see what I mean now?? INTENSE, but with the strong and gentle energies guiding you through this situation, you can’t go wrong. 💠🙏🏼💙 Remember to be gentle and kind to yourself, often when we’re in the face of a tricky situation that requires tactful and careful communication we let our hurt, anger and ego get in the way.
Rather take a step back, take a walk, and introspect. You will always find the solution that is right for you when you listen. 🙏🏼💕💕

I hope this grid provides you with some clarity and support, your spirit family is always available to you, you only need to call on them for help. If you would like me to do a one-on-one reading for you, you can get in touch with me by clicking on the button below.  If you’re loving this and want to share, feel free, I only ask you give credit where cred is due 🙏🏼✨

Wishing everyone a magical week.
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Auras

~ Our Energetic Body: A practical explanation ~

img_3597“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience”. Sound familiar? Good J As humans, we are so much more than just what we can physically ‘see’ and ‘feel’. Yes, we have a body that we can touch, but this physical body is only one part of our functioning body, our whole body.

I could give you the very “scientific” explanation of how our physical body is made up of molecules and ultimately, subatomic particles that have and carry with them, energy – but that’s not my vibe. We’re so much more than our physical body – we’re Spirit, and we’re Energy, too. We are all quite familiar with our physical bodies and their functions, but often less so with our energetic bodies.

Each of our bodies is made up of layers of vibrating energy, each of which has their own specific vibration and purpose. The energy from our physical bodies (and most three-dimensional objects) vibrates very slowly, which is why it appears to our physical eyes to be solid. Most of us are raised to focus only on the physical aspect of ourselves without recognising that it is actually created from and sustained by the energetic layers that are outside of our normal vision.

These energetic layers (also known as subtle bodies) create an interconnected field of energy around the physical body that is commonly known as the auric field (a topic for another day). Each energetic layer connects into the physical body via an energy point (or chakra), which directs the energy into the physical body via the meridian system. It is on this level that energy healing, vibrational crystal healing, and other holistic healing modalities, takes place.
meditation-1384758_1920The term subtle bodies describe the various layers of vibrating energy that make up a human being beyond the obvious physical layer. Although we cannot see them with our physical eyes, they can be seen through the third eye or with the aid of Kirlian photography.

As you move outwards from the physical body into the auric field, each subtle body vibrates at a slightly faster vibration than the one before it, meaning that your energetic body is vibrating higher and moving faster than your physical body, and your emotional body is vibrating higher and moving faster than your energetic body. Each of these three layers of energy, including our physical body, intermingles with the others to work as a complete system of vital energy flow which our physical bodies depend on to maintain optimum wellbeing.

These energy bodies should not be considered any less real than our physical body.  If all of our energy bodies are strong, charged, and healthy, you will have a full life in all areas of human experience.  Self-care and personal development exercises allow you to grow and strengthen each of these energetic layers, and, as they say, raise your vibration! 🙂

If you’d like to dive into the personal development world and learning how to raise your vibrations or still curious and just want to browse, hop on over to my personal development courses or drop me a mail, and let’s chat about what’s on your mind!
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