Crystals

Crystals in your Home and Environment

Crystals in your home and environment – A common question that I am asked is how to use crystals in one’s home – or where in one’s home to place them. Now, there is no right or wrong when it comes to where you place crystals in your home, but it can get a little confusing as there are so many differing opinions out there. I don’t follow any rules when it comes to crystals in my home (except when it comes to the crystals used in a child’s bedroom – which I will go over below), and generally encourage allowing your intuition to guide you, but here are some suggestions, guidelines, and a few specific ways of using crystals in your environment to enhance different energies.

Crystals work whenever you’re around them, and you don’t need to do anything special to benefit from the energy that crystals contribute to your home, and the atmosphere of your home! Not only do crystals benefit you and your family, their presence in your environment has positive effects on your plants and pets too!

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Personal Development

Sacred Space: A personal sanctuary

You deserve something special, dedicated to YOU and your self-care! Having a sacred space not only transforms part of your environment into a sanctuary for you, but it gives you a place to visit every day, where you can turn off the noise of the World, and focus inward, on YOU, and what you need.

Simply put, Sacred Space is time and space (an area) that you have intentionally set aside to experience a re-connection with yourself, your Divination, and your Spirit, which usually escapes us in this fast-paced everyday life we live. The object of this is to maintain a healthy and balanced (aligned) connection with your body, your mind, your intuition, your soul (Higher Self / Spirit / Inner Compass), and your emotions.

Now, a sacred space doesn’t have to be crazy! I started with just an incense burner and a chunk of rose quartz on my entrance table. I made a point of burning a stick of incense every day, quietly watching the smoke rise and feeling my stresses melt away, even if it was only for those 10 minutes.

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Crystals

2018 New Year Manifesting Ritual

Before we made the transition into 2018, I made a rule that I would have a zero-tolerance attitude on negativity!! I want only magical things, people, situations, and vibes surrounding me this year!

As part of my New Year ritual every year, which I start on Dec 28th, I intuitively select a power stone that I will work with for the year – and this year it was Pyrite! (Last years stone was Hematite).

Each of our energies and vibration interacts differently with different crystals, especially when we are working towards different goals. As our vibration changes, so our interaction with a particular crystal changes.

By working with a power stone, whether over a month, a week, or a lifetime, we can tune into the high vibes, support, Healing, and guidance that the our power stone has to offer us – making sure we always feel our absolute best!

Pyrite for me represents all things magical and sparkly, so it was a wonderful validation for me when I was drawn to work with its energy this year! 🤩🙌🌟✨💫

The three pieces you see in the image I worked with, had in my space, and dedicated to my 5-day NY ritual. I have now strung the more druzy piece which I wear around my neck every day, and will continue to do for the rest of the year. The other two will be in my workspace to remind me of the magic I am creating in my life every day!!

It’s not to late to do a NY ritual if you haven’t yet – in fact, it’s never too late to set your intentions for your AMAZING 2018 and put in place the actions to make it happen!!

And because I love you and want to see your life filled with just as much magic, I’ve made my 5-day ritual available for purchase for only $11!! To purchase this ebook, click here.

Have a magical day, Beauty! Kerry. Xx

Crystals

Black Onyx

Black OnyxGood Morning Loves!! 🖤 I was recently gifted the most beautiful chunk of Black Onyx (pictured) by a dear friend, and I wanted to share all of the gorgeous properties this amazing beauty has… it’s like Smokey Quartz on steroids!!!

Black Onyx is a powerful protection stone, absorbing and transmuting negative energies 🖤

Not only is this Crystal great for times of stress, confusion or grief as it develops emotional and physical strength & stamina… but it is wonderful for meditation, healing old wounds, assisting with wise decision-making and helps with self-discipline!

This powerful stone encourages happiness and good fortune to those who work with it, allowing you to master your destiny!! 🙌🖤

I would highly recommend this baby as a part of your Crystal collection!
Namaste 🙏 Kerry. Xx
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Why your Crystal Grid isn’t working

Is your crystal grid not working?

Hello Loves! I want to talk to you about something that is SUPER important when working with your crystals, whether for self-healing, in crystal grids, for client healing sessions and even for protection – PROGRAMMING YOUR CRYSTALS.

💎As you know, crystals and gems have so many healing properties and ways that they help us in the different areas of our lives, it’s important that when using them for a specific purpose – like in grids – that we program them for the specific purpose in which we want them to work for us.

☀️Without programming them, they will more likely attune themselves to the energy that you are reflecting. For example, citrine works with our Solar Plexus Chakra assisting our self-esteem and personal power but is also known as the “money stone” and helps us attract wealth and abundance. When working with citrine in a Crystal grid to attract more abundance into your life, making sure you programme these stones to do just that, you’ll become frustrated and question why they aren’t working.

If you’re interested in learning more about crystals, or want to become a certified Vibrational Crystal healer, drop me a note below.
Have a sparking day Loves!
Kerry. Xx
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Holistic Tarot

Use Tarot to deepen your relationship with your Guides

connecting with your guides using the TarotI’ve been working on strengthening my relationship with my Guides using the Tarot, and can I just say how incredibly enlightening it has been!✨

The Tarot is such a powerful tool to expand your intuition and deepen your spiritual practice, not to mention a tool to channel and receive loving guidance from your Spiritual Support family and Higher Self – so why would you not start a conversation?

I’ve always had a little trouble connecting with my Guides on a deeper level (and by this I mean understanding who they are – a passed family member, an Ascended Master, an Archangel, perhaps someone I’ve connected with in a past life, etc, and how they’re working with me on a daily or overall level), until I decided to use my Tarot deck.

I’ve always known they were there and have connected with them many times during meditation, readings, reiki etc but I was craving a deeper, more personal relationship with them. I guess I just needed the right medium!🐝

I’ve opened a Facebook Study Group so that I can share this with you lovely souls, so if you’re craving a deeper connection with your guides, and want to learn how to get to know them and how they’re working with you on your journey – click here to join the private Facebook Group where we can learn and grow together!

Namaste,
Kerry. xx
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African Turquoise

African Turquoise - Where Hum RestsHave you heard about African Turquoise?? Often mistaken for common Turquoise, African Turquoise is its own incredibly unique stone.

A teal, speckled form of jasper, this African stone offers amazing qualities and energies and is considered the ‘Stone of Evolution’ in Africa!

This particular type of Turquoise brings about, and assists with, major shifts and transformation in our lives! Its encouraging energy opens our minds to the possibility of new (things, opportunities, thoughts, mindsets, ways of life, paradigms..) and helps us to see the need for development and metamorphosis, within ourselves and within humanity. Traditionally, African Turquoise was used by tribe members during initiation periods to access the knowledge and guidance of the ancestors during these times of change and growth, initiating the pathway to a clear and focused mind.

Use African Turquoise to work with your Third Eye Chakra when seeking guidance and knowledge from your Higher Self, and when wanting to understand your true soul purpose.

It encourages those on personal development and self-empowerment journeys and offers balance and confidence necessary to keep pushing on when the process gets a little tough (as we all know it can at times!).Carrying African Turquoise with you, or wearing it, will renew your spirit, boost the flow of energy within and around you, and help you more clearly see your life path – strengthening all bodies (energetic, physical, mental and emotional) while you grow, transform and ascend.
~ Kerry. Xx

If you would like to learn more about healing crystals, or how to become a certified crystal healer, shoot me a message!
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Chakras

Crystals for the Sacral Chakra

Crystals for the Sacral Chakra Now that you’ve learnt a little more than the basics about your Sacral Chakra, here are some other sparkly Crystal babies that you can use to bring more balance, energy and support to this centre.

Sacral Chakra crystals are often orange in colour, but do come in a variety of other colours, as you can see from the picture.

Sacral Chakra crystals support our emotions, enhance creativity, help us release our fears and accept ourselves and our self-worth;
🏵Pink Banded Agate
🏵Moonstone
🏵Orange Carnelian
🏵Grey Banded Agate
🏵Garnet
🏵Orange Calcite

These are just some of my favourite Sacral Chakra crystals that I like to work with.. but there are many, many more that I haven’t even mentioned. Always work with what resonates with you and what makes you feel good!
~ Namaste, Kerry. Xx
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Healing properties of Sea Shells

healing properties of shells

We all love them, and have certainly collected many of them in our lives, but did know that the beautiful sea shells that we collect and use to decorate our lives have healing properties, like our sparkly healing crystals, that offer another level to our self-healing practices?

With their birthplace being concentrated in sea salt (we’re talking about the ocean here), and sacred geometry being an integral part of their make-up, shells have long been used by ancient tribes around the world as protectors from negative energies, and as tools to stimulate intuition and spiritual connection.

Because of the Moon’s influence on the ocean, sea shells also hold the energy of the Moon. Many shells, particularly sea snails and the nautilus (shown in image), form on a spiral, a powerful symbol of the Pagan Great Mother Goddess.

Shells have been used for centuries by many ancient, and modern day tribes, for a number of purposes – healing, protection, spell work, self-love practice, currency, and spiritual  & psychic awareness and growth/enhancement to name a few. For example, sea shells can contain and enhance Reiki with their shape, size, and structure, allowing a gentle but powerful healing energy that works with the healer to cleanse, balance and harmonise the aura and chakras!

Specific types of sea shells, like healing crystals, have specific healing properties. Abalone, for example, is commonly used to contain herbs and crystals, worn and used as a protection amulet to assist with general energetic protection and to ease feelings of anger, depression, fear, and sadness. Abalone has also been used to attract inspiration and creativity to those who carry it, wear it or even meditate with it.

healing properties of shellsBut what about the other types of sea shells?

There are very many types of sea shells from all over the world, but here are a few of the shells that I was taught the metaphysical meanings of.

🐚 Abalone Shell – communication, peace and beauty (self-love).
🐚 Clams, Muscles & Oysters – Purification, love and good fortune. Small clam shells were given as talismans (or tokens) of love.
🐚 Pearls (not a shell, but have an energetic bond with shells and ocean healing) – Pearls resonate with the Heart Chakra, and aid healing in this centre. They are said to take on the energy or the emotion of the wearer, positive or negative, and therefore should be cleansed often. However, charging Pearls with Heart Chakra crystals, or other high vibe stones, will assist with strengthening the body and heart, encouraging feelings of love, beauty, gentleness, comfort and inner peace. On a phsyical level, Pearls can help prevent heart attacks and strokes, assist with digestion and reduce the change of stomach ulcers.
🐚 Mother of Pearl (not shell specific) – Traditionally used to heighten intuition, psychic sensitivity and imagination (much like the shell of the Abalone), more modern uses include attracting prosperity, protection from negative energy and transmutation of negative energy. Mother of Pearl is helpful when treating high blood pressure, improving vision and accelarating wound healing (post-op or general).
🐚 Cone Shells – Traditionally used for protection. Personally, I use them to channel and direct energy (think single terminated quart points) in Reiki, Crystal healing sessions and in crystal grids.
🐚 Pansy Shell (Sand Dollar / Sea Biscuit) – My personal favourite!! If you’ve ever held a Pansy shell in your hand, you’ll notice how fragile its shell is, yet how strong its vibration is. Pansy shells hold the wisdom and information that we need in order to make necessary changes for healing, growth, spiritual expansion and transendance. Pansy Shells, formed around the 5-pointed star of sacred geometry, teaches us; to be gentle in our approach in life regardless of environmental conditions, to go with the flow and be flexible in our thinking and to work on changing belief systems that are detrimental to us, replacing them with new healthy belief systems without blaming ourselves or others. When we have faith we connect with the strength within and anything is possible. (There is a really great article here that explain the medicine of a Pansy Shell in more detail.)
🐚 Cowrie Shells – Used to maifest prosperity and abundance, particularly finanacial. According to African legend, if you are attracted to cowrie shells you could be family to an ocean spirit of wealth and earth. It has also been said that Cowrie shells hold Goddess protection which is very powerful and connected with the strength of the ocean. Throughout Africa, and South and North America, the cowrie symbolized the power of destiny and prosperity, and is still believed to teach stories of humility and respect to all those who possess them.
🐚 Limpet Shells – Courage, confidence, physical strength.
🐚 Moon Shells – Psychic awareness, purification, and peace.
🐚 Whelk Shells – Use for making dramatic, positive changes in your life.
🐚 Olive Shells – Cleansing and healing.

I encourage you to form your own relationships with your sea shells, as you would your healing crystals, and use your intuition to see how they ‘speak’ to you. Here is a simple way you can connect with your sea shells:
🐚 Cleanse and charge your sea shells the way you would your crystals
🐚 Hold one shell (one type) in your left hand, your receiving hand, close your eyes, take a few deep breaths to relax (you can meditate before hand and set your intention to energeticall connect with your shells, or you can fall into a semi-meditative state, either method have worked for me in the past, but do what feels right for you)
🐚 With your eyes closed, and shell gently placed in your left hand, notice any of the below sensations;
~ How does your body feel physically, do you feel any sensations in a particular area or part of your body?
~ Does the shell elicit any sensations in your subtle bodies, perhaps a particular chakra?
~ Does the shell elicit any particular thoughts or visions?
~ Does the shell bring up any particular memories, or emotions?
~ How does the shell make you feel overall – safe, insecure, calm, lucky, energised, etc?
Noticing these kinds of sensations will give you some insight into how that perticular shell can, or wants to, work with you.

I hope you enjoy discovering the magic of your sea shells! If you have any questions about the healing properties of sea shells or how to incorporate them into your personal or professional practice, shoot me a message below.
~ Love & Light, Kerry. x
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Chakras

Base Chakra Crystals for Chakra Wellness

Crystals for the Root Chakra

Hello Honeys!! Now that you’ve learned a little more than the basics about your Base Chakra, here are some gorgeous Crystal babies that you can use to bring more balance, energy, and support to this centre.

Base Chakra crystals are usually dark in colour and support Grounding, Protection, Contrast, Releasing and Mood Management;
🎈Hematite 🎈Obsidian
🎈Red Jasper 🎈Red Tiger’s Eye
🎈Apache Tears 🎈Smokey Quartz
🎈Dalmatian Stone🎈Mookaite
🎈Black Tourmaline

🙌😍These are just some of the crystals that I like to work with when working with my Base Chakra.. but there are many more that I haven’t even mentioned. Always work with what resonates with you, Lovely!
💛 What are your favourite Base Chakra crystals to work with?
~ Namaste, Kerry. Xx
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