Chakra love: how I turned my sensitivity into my superpower

Turn your sensitivity into your superpower

“You’re too sensitive.”

If I had a dollar for every time someone said this to me, I’d be one rich woman.

Being sensitive means:

+ I cry easily.
+ I wear my heart on my sleeve.
+ I think and feel deeply.
+ A full-strength cup of coffee leaves me feeling like I’ve snorted a line of speed.
+ Trips to the shopping mall or to crowded spaces wipe me out for hours.
+ Television advertisements are jarring and loud.
+ I need a lot of time on my own to recharge.
+ Sometimes I just “know” things.
+ News programs deflate and sadden me.
+ I experience really high highs and really low lows.

Sensitivity can feel like a curse sometimes. It exposes you to a whole heap of energetic influences and you have to know your own energetic body really well in order to be able to discern what is your stuff and what is someone else’s.

For twelve months I’ve been working closely on my own energetic body, specifically with my chakras. These rainbow-coloured, swirling balls of energy have slowly, but surely, exposed my intuitive sensitivity for the superpower it truly is.

And with my intuitive voice much stronger and guiding me constantly, I’ve been able to start creating a life I really love. Continue Reading →

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{Podcast 009} Nicole Mathieson: kinesiologist and intimacy coach

Nicole Mathieson She Makes Magic Podcast

My first kinesiology session with Nicole Mathieson happened back in 2012. I walked in a broken-hearted, tear-stained mess. An hour and a half later I walked out holding tightly to a small space of peace Nicole had somehow miraculously etched into my core amidst the hurricane of depression, sadness and despair.

For over two years I returned to her clinic again and again.  Each time we stripped back another layer, going deeper and healing further. Nicole supported me as I healed from a broken heart, overcame my depression, kicked my drug and alcohol habits, said goodbye to toxic relationships, got honest about my sexuality, reconnected with my wise old soul, learnt to trust my intuition, quit my soul-sucking corporate job, bought my campervan, and finally started to fall in love with and own the person I truly am.

Nicole has epically and completely changed my entire life — from the inside out.

What Nicole does in her clinic can really only be described as magic. You have to experience it yourself to truly appreciate what an extraordinary healer she actually is. You see, it’s not just the kinesiology. It’s her ability to really go to that place with you. It’s her ability to find just the right words to crack you wide open and then rebuild you again into something more whole, more real, more you. Continue Reading →

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Less waste, less stink, less toxins: why I love my Lunette menstrual cup

Lunette menstrual cup giveaway

11,000.

That’s approximately how many pads or tampons you will use in a lifetime.

My mind explodes when I think about how much waste this creates – not just from the products themselves but also from the additional plastic packaging.

Sanitary products take hundreds of years to biodegrade. Yup. Your used pads and tampons will quite literally still be floating around in landfill long after you have passed on.

And don’t even get me started on the toxins they contain … toxins that you’re putting inside your body.

Ladies, our periods are making a right royal mess of the planet.

So what’s the alternative?

Menstrual cups, baby!

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{Podcast 008} Lauren Singer: zero waste champion and Trash is for Tossers founder

Trash is for Tossers founder Lauren Singer

Three years ago, Lauren Singer decided to completely stop making trash.

Incredibly, every single piece of rubbish Lauren’s produced since then fits inside a single 450g Mason jar. Most of us would throw away more in just one day.

Adopting the Zero Waste philosophy has completely changed Lauren’s lifestyle. She’s learned to make her own beauty products and switched to shopping in bulk or at farmers’ markets. She buys only secondhand clothes, refuses single-use products and has dramatically downsized the stuff in her house.

And now she’s turning that lifestyle into a business. Continue Reading →

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The one thing you need to live a soulful life

Soulful living

What does it actually take to live a soulful life?

This is the question that’s been burning a hole in my brain for the past few weeks as I’ve set off around Australia in Walter the Campervan.

You see, it’s great to say “I want to live a soulful life” but then reality comes crashing in, carrying with it an avalanche of fears.

I left just over four weeks ago and — let me get really raw and honest with you here — I’ve run into a few (metaphorical) road-blocks. My emotions have been like some kind of wild rollercoaster.

One day I’m all like: “My life is freaking awesome!”
And then the next it’s more like: “Oh. My. God. What have I done?”

This is what happens when we step out of our comfort zone, right?

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