Emotions. It’s great when we experience positive ones, isn’t it? But not so great when we’re suffering with negative emotions. It’s all part of the human experience though. Our souls came down here to experience the FULL range on offer, even the tough and grimy ones (yeah, thanks for that, Soul. Hee hee). As we approach the New Moon in Scorpio (Saturday Nov 18th at 11:42am here in the UK), and thanks to several other planets in the same sign, we are in EMOTIONAL OVERLOAD right now. Emotions are coming up now to be dealt with. Read on to find out why it is so important to deal with our emotions…
As humans, we can often want to resist negative emotions, in favour of trying to hold on to the positive ones. It just feels nicer, doesn’t it? But emotions are what I like to call energy in motion. “Energy in MOTION”. They are designed to move about. They are designed to get US moving, to make us take action! They are signs from our soul, our intuition, our inner knowing. Suppress them, hold them down, ignore them, and we are basically ignoring our inner sat nav, ignoring OURSELVES.
Our emotions are like water, they’re meant to flow. We humans find the negative ones tough to deal with, so we try to avoid those. We put a dam up, to keep the negative ones away. The dam is usually started in childhood, when we are less equipped to deal with our emotions. So we put a layer of bricks to keep out the bad feelings, keep them trapped so we don’t feel them. Over the years, we can continue to add a layer of bricks. Slowly but surely building that dam, taller and taller, it keeps us safe from the negative emotions.
Sounds pretty helpful, this dam, doesn’t it? But what we didn’t realise when we started building it, this dam also keeps out the positive emotions. All the positive ones and the negative ones blend together, just like water does. They can’t be separated, so the emotions we want to feel are kept away from us too. At first, we are still able to feel joy, love, happiness… but over time, the higher the dam gets, the less we are able to feel them. They slip away from us without us noticing, until one day we can’t feel a thing.
Being emotionally numb may not sound so bad. If the negative emotions are really quite scary, you may be happy to forego the positive emotions if it means avoiding the negative. But emotions are persistent. They may be hidden, but those emotions are still there, festering, accumulating, bubbling away behind the dam. Until one day, the dam just can’t hold them back any longer. Perhaps the dam collapses under sheer weight of the emotions being stored. Or perhaps one traumatic event creates a tidal wave, and the dam comes crashing down. All those suppressed feelings flood over you, drowning you. Emotional Overload. Often, it is only when things reach crisis point, that we take notice and deal with our emotions. When faced with such an emergency, we have no control over when we start. It is there, in our faces, we have to stop and deal with it, no matter what else is going on around us.
The good news is, we can start dealing with our emotions here and now. Bit by bit. In our own time, at our own pace. We don’t need to wait ‘til the dam gives way. This is what this New Moon is all about. Dealing with those emotions. So what do you do? Acknowledge them. That is the first step. Once you have seen these emotions, admitted they are there, a lot of the “sting” has already gone, because emotions look much scarier when they are hidden away. A fear of the unknown can make things seem worse than they really are. Once you know, that fear goes away. Fearing and suppressing emotions takes up a lot of energy. Acknowledging and freeing emotions will make you feel lighter and give you back some vitality.
Sometimes, all we need to really do is acknowledge our emotions, and the problem seems to evaporate. And sometimes, we may need to take some action. “How do I know what to do?” you may ask me… Well, this is the beauty of our emotions. As I said earlier, they are our inner sat nav, messages from our intuition and our Soul. Our Soul always knows what to do. Logically, it may make no sense. What you “know” in your Soul you need to do, may bring up some fears in itself. But if we trust our Soul, and ultimately ourselves, we can never go wrong.
I’m going to guess that, given the fact you are reading this now, you are an Old Soul – sensitive and gifted. Gifted Souls tend to have a tough time growing up, experience some really harsh situations, and all the emotions that go with that. Difficult families, traumatic events, illness, you know the kind of thing. You have experienced it for a reason. You came here to learn the harshness of human life...and also how to recover from it. Then, you share what you learned with others. You came here to help. To shine your beautiful Light.
We can only shine our Light when we have removed the darkness that covers it. We need to allow our emotions to move. Deal with them. Stop fearing them. We need to allow them to guide us, share their messages with us, heal us. We are never given more than we can handle. Our logical brains may disagree, but our Souls know what they are doing. This Scorpio New Moon is your chance to start looking at your emotions, and start listening more closely to your Soul. Clear that which covers your light, and shine bright.
I hope this message brings you some comfort and inspiration. Please share it, if you found it useful – you never know who else may need some encouragement. You may also like to look at my crystal healing treatment list, which gives you an idea of the ways that crystals can help you on your journey. Please note though, that all of my crystal healing treatments are fully personalised, so that you receive exactly what you need, for your best and highest good.
Oh yes, I am very excited by this - I have coveted a Biomat for yeeeears.
There is a lot of science and research behind the Biomat, and this info comes in a big pack when you purchase one. I have booklets here that you are welcome to look at, and there are links that explain in more detail than I give here. But in this post I will just tell you what I love about the Biomat. Then, if you want to know more, you can go away and do some research yourself. But I'm telling you, the Biomat is amazing!
At first glance, the Biomat is a heat mat. Lie on it, and it is warm and soothing - great for stiff joints, muscle aches, that kind of thing. But there is much more to the Biomat that just heat...
If you hadn't guessed already, like most things I love, Biomats contain CRYSTALS. Amethyst crystals, because Amethyst was found to be the best conductor of the Far Infrared rays. That's right, not only do you get the crystal healing power of Amethyst, you get the benefit of Far Infrared rays too. These rays mimic those of the sun. They heat muscles on the surface of the body, but also penetrate deep within the body, heating tissues, boosting circulation and metabolism. And, yes, that does mean possible weight loss!
My particular Biomat contains Black Tourmaline as well - so this gives a beautiful grounding energy. Those of you who know me well, know I am also very passionate about grounding! In basic scientific terms, grounding is getting rid of positive ions from the body, and gaining negative ions. There are great health benefits to be had from grounding (negative ions), including better immune system function, improved sleep, reduced effects of stress, and much more... Take a look at the links at the end of this post.
So, crystals, Far Infrared rays, and negative (grounding) ions... I have mentioned some lovely advantages of these things briefly already. However, these advantages have knock-on benefits for our health. I love lists, so I compiled one to show you some of the ways the Biomat can improve our health:
There is even a protocol for preventing/treating certain types of cancers with the Biomat. I have posted a link below about this.
Aside from these benefits, it is a wonderfully relaxing experience. I use the Biomat during crystal healing sessions for my clients. And of course, I regularly use it myself too - it really helps my dodgy back :-)
Why not try it for yourself? Book in for a crystal healing treatment with me, to experience it firsthand.
Far Infrared link:
Cancer Protocol link:
When I tell someone I'm a crystal therapist, 9 times out of 10 the next question is "what's that?" So, I thought I'd put it in writing :-)
Most people have heard of Acupuncture, the Eastern method of healing "chi", life force or energy in our bodies. The idea is that our bodies should be full of flowing, vibrant energy, and problems can occur if this energy becomes stagnant, blocked, slow or even moves too fast. These energetic imbalances can cause physical, mental or emotional issues if left untreated.
As a crystal healer, I assess your energy levels, and balance them out as required, using crystals. Each type of crystal vibrates at a different frequency, and I choose the ones that will best harmonise your own energy. Take a look at the links below, to learn more about how the vibration of Quartz crystals is used in watches.
In my experience, many physical problems start out as mental worries or emotional issues, which are left to fester over time. We generally don't know what to do to resolve them, so we can feel stuck. Where scientific medicine tries to treat the physical symptoms, crystals get to the root cause. Where counselling can mean you have to look at painful memories, crystals do the hard work, while you relax in the comfort of a beautiful treatment.
The real beauty of crystal healing is that it is natural - unlike medication, there are no chemicals going inside your body, and there are no nasty side effects.
The only Friday 13th of 2016!
That makes it extra special in my eyes, more special than usual... because it is already pretty powerful. Friday 13th is the day of Divine Goddess energy - the energy of inner wisdom, intuition, personal power and creation. Want to know why?
I've just sent out a newsletter explaining why this is such an important day, for both males and females alike. My newsletter also includes Intuitive Guidance related to the amazing Goddess energy of Friday 13th. Sign up on the front page of this website to get your copy, for free :-)
Those of you who have been following me on Facebook, will know I have had a bee in my bonnet about chemtrails - or geo-engineering. I am so mad about it recently! I was so pleased to find some natural clouds in the sky today, at Erddig - one of my most favourite places - that I wanted to share some lovely photos I took. I'm not the best photographer, but Mother Nature made it easy for me :-)
I've also got a link here, for those of you who'd like to know more about chemtrails. Have a look and let me know what you think. http://www.chemtrailsprojectuk.com/
Some crystal yumminess to start your day!
And it is actually perfect for the energy today. Not sure if Amazing Geologist realises this, but they are great at posting the right thing at the right time.
Rhodochrosite is a great crystal for emotional re-building. After the New Moon last week, and Mercury crossing in front of the sun yesterday, we've been blasted with cleansing energy.
So now we have a clean slate to re-build on good solid foundations.
Thanks to Amazing Geologist for this beautiful picture. This specimen comes from Argentina.
As Prince takes his final bow, many people have expressed concern for the number of recent passings.
Death is nothing to be concerned or scared about. It is just the start of a new chapter. These people may not have a physical body, but their soul lives on and on.
My take on these passings is this:
These amazing, talented, gifted, caring souls were our way-showers. They expressed their talents to inspire us, make us happy, and brought fabulous messages of love. They showed us the way! They paved the way for us, leading us to a happier, more expressive, more loving way of life.
But they had served their purpose, they did what their souls had come here to do. Do not mourn them. They achieved their missions. Now is their rest time, their peace, their reward. Do not mourn them.
Celebrate them. And learn what you can from the legacies they left behind - and didn't they leave some wonderful legacies?
Now is OUR time. We are to pick up where they left off. Take the baton, find your purpose, and start shining your light as brightly as they did. And know they are smiling down at you and cheering you on as you do.
I am pretty sure these people will become some of our greatest Ascended Masters. So do not mourn them. Celebrate them
New Moon in 23 hours!
Time to go quiet, go within and go gently as the changes in your subconscious need that space to take root. From these changes in your subconscious come beautiful changes in your physical world. But be patient, let them grow in their own time, and feed them with positive thoughts, behaviours and actions.
Please try not to over-think this one - just trust that all is being taken care of for you. If you feel worried or anxious, tell your Angels how you feel, and ask them comfort.
Trust that all is well, and will continue to be well.
Love, Angel Hugs and Crystal Blessings <3
I am VERY excited to announce that I am joining Hope College of Crystal Healing as a tutor!
Having done my two-year training with Sandra, founder and principal of HCCH, I am a huge fan of her courses. I feel very honoured that she has asked me to teach the accredited courses within her school, as she is such a wonderful and talented teacher herself.
So, as well as continuing my crystal healing work with individuals, and my workshops for kids and adults, I will begin offering ACHO accredited Crystal Therapy courses from this Summer onwards.
I am really looking forward to getting this going, so if you're interested in the accredited courses, please get in touch with me via the contact page.
For more details of Sandra, HCCH, and the accredited courses, please visit this link:
Opportunities are making themselves known to you right now. There are SO many new starts on offer, just look at this!
So far, we have experienced:
The recent New Moon and Eclipse = the opening of a portal for wiping the slate clean, cleansing away the old, and releasing the past.
The Spring Equinox = a new start, as life begins to grow and open up all around us.
The Sun moved into Aries = the start of the Astrological Year.
And we are about to experience:
The first Full Moon of the Astrological Year, which coincides with another Eclipse = the closing of the Eclipse portal, completion of the process of wiping the slate clean, cleansing and releasing the past.
Have you been feeling it? Squeezed? Stressed? Under pressure? Wondering "when is this going to end? When am I going to start feeling better?"
Well, it ends when you let it. Have you been letting go of what needs to go? Or have you been clinging on to old beliefs, situations, relationships, patterns? This stuff that is annoying you, upsetting you, stopping you from moving forwards... it's just showing itself to you, so that you can do something about it.
Yes, that's right. DO something about it. If you don't, who will? If you don't make the changes to bring yourself the life of your dreams, who will? DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT.
Do you keep doing the same things, but expecting different results? Do you keep thinking the same thoughts, and expecting things to change? Do you keep accepting behaviour that you don't want, from people around you, and expect it to magically disappear?
Doing the same thing, and expecting different outcomes is the definition of madness. But you're not mad, you're not stupid, so come one, why are you still doing this to yourself?
I get it. We're all only human. We make mistakes, we don't like to take risks, we want to be friends with everyone, we get stuck sometimes, and we don't like to rock the boat. But sometimes, FOR OWN GOOD, we have to take risks, upset some people, perhaps make some mistakes while trying to do something differently... We have to. Or it will all just stay the same.
While we're waiting for the Full Moon on March 23rd, and the Eclipse portal closure, we have time to look into our hearts, and to figure out what needs to be done differently.
And it DOES NEED to be done differently. Only you know what to do. It may be scary to think about this, but you will just KNOW, in your HEART, what to do.
Do it for yourself. And if you can't do it for yourself, do it for the good of the people around you - when you're happier, they'll be happier to. Do it for the Universe, we ALL need you to do the right thing for you. It restores balance for us all. The more of us who find our own true calling, own inner balance, our perfect vibration, the easier it will be for us all.
If you're not sure what your heart is telling you, keep listening - it never gives us, it sends out the same message over and over, until we get it. If you've not been listening to your heart for some time, it'll take a while to tune back in. Your heart is your own perfect partner, and will always be there for you - the seat of your soul.
If you'd like some help tuning back into your heart, get in touch to book a reading.
Happy Equinox, Happy New Astrological New Year, and Happy Eclipse Portal <3
Jo is a natural medium, empath and intuitive healer, helping people to ride the waves of life