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  • This Is What Moving To Glastonbury Is Like

    Taking a leap of faith will look different depending on who’s taking the leap.

    For me, it was moving to a new town that I’d never been to before based on nothing but intuition and a good feeling in my belly. Fortunately – I was not disappointed!

    Amazing things can happen when you follow your internal guidance system instead of drifting along with the status quo. Following your heart to where it wants to go is the only sure way to get to a destination which fulfils you, instead of ending up in a life that doesn’t really feel like your own.

    With that in mind – what can you expect if you’re considering a move to Glastonbury?

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    And a lot of them! As soon as you arrive in Glastonbury and pick up a copy of the local Oracle guidebook, you’ll see that there are more spiritual events happening here than you can shake a smudge stick at…

    It’s the perfect place to visit if you’re looking to expand your spiritual horizons and sample new practices like sound baths, group chanting, Goddess retreats, transformational workshops and Shamanic healing. Some events are very reasonably priced, like 2-hour Crystal Healing workshops at Goddess House for just £5 (run by Zena and Neil of Crystal Heaven) whereas longer 2/3 day courses will carry a higher price tag.

    Whether you’re at the start of an awakening or experienced in all things esoteric, you’ll have many opportunities to try new ancient healing practices that you’d struggle to find practitioners of elsewhere.

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    You may have heard Glastonbury being called “the heart chakra of the Earth” and it’s somewhere that definitely has a certain ‘vibe’. I’ve spoken to a few people who reported a phase of intense emotional release (ie, grief and crying) shortly after moving here as lower vibrations moved out of their energy field. They could then feel more in tune with the town’s high vibrational frequency, which legend says is due to Ley lines crossing to create an energetic hotspot. Reportedly, this is also why Stonehenge was built nearby.

    The energy (with the culture) attracts many sensitive, empathic and intuitive people here each year to absorb the healing frequencies and worship at the sacred sites. If you feel sensitive to energy – you may experience headaches, intense emotion and a particularly strong connection to Mother Earth when you come and stay.

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    The locals that you find here would not be found in other, more traditional, English towns. There are usually musicians playing in the streets and people walking barefoot is commonplace. Pop-up stalls are likely to feature fortune tellers, tarot card readers and jewellers, and you’ll often pass by people crouched on the pavement drawing in chalk.

    Eccentricity is the norm here and it’s a place where you can let go, breathe, and appreciate one another for your uniquely expressed attributes. After all, if everyone were the same, the world would be a very boring place!

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    If you’re vegetarian or vegan, you’ll feel blessed with the number of options here. From the organic supermarket to the delicious Rainbow’s End, you’ll definitely find healthy and delicious treats to eat. Just strolling down the high street you’ll cross multiple chalkboards inviting you in to try their fresh vegan bakes.

    I’ve been to a few coffee shops here which served their own homemade oat, almond and hemp milk in their drinks, and many will also include rare and raw ingredients sourced from overseas. Of course, you can expect to pay a higher price for these but your gut will be grateful for the investment!

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    Before I came here, a friend of mine said that it was “easier to get crystals than socks” and that summary still sticks with me – because he was exactly right! You won’t find an M&S here, or many chain shops at all for that matter… but you will see a ton of crystal shops. If you come to Glastonbury without a crystal collection then you’ll be tempted to leave with at least one.

    In addition to the high street stores, there will often be crystal stalls lining the streets selling small tumblestones, large geodes and raw chunks of citrine, quartz and rose quartz. These sparkling displays will be sure to catch your eye as you walk past.

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    The first time that I went to do my weekly food shop at Tesco, it felt like everyone in there was just popping in from a local festival. It felt like that; except that there was no festival on, and it was just my first glimpse of the hippy culture here…

    You can expect to see long floaty dresses, colourful harem pants, and beaded dreadlocks in abundance as you walk around, and during solstice season the floral crowns come out too! My fiancé, Ally, said to me when I was trying to choose an outfit: “you could go out wearing a blanket here and no-one would blink an eyelid” and he was probably right…

    The free and open culture of Glastonbury is undoubtedly one of the greatest things about it, and it’s what makes so many people feel instantly at home here.

    The 1970’s hippy vibe that Glastonbury festival was born of is still prevalent here, and long may it continue to thrive and delight us – whether it’s a fallow year or not!

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  • How To Overcome Writer’s Block To Share Your Message

    The struggle is real.

    Anyone who has ever written anything wordy – like an essay, dissertation or book – will know the frustration of writer’s block. It’s something that we will all face during our writing career, no matter how brief it may be!

    In the last year, as I’ve been writing my book proposal, I’ve faced this debilitating demon on many occasions. Like most people I respond with procrastination, ie, checking Instagram and chatting away on WhatsApp; but this only leads to even more frustration that I’ve whittled away precious time without getting any closer to my word count goal…

    So, how do we overcome it?


    ✎ Start with a strong morning routine


    Y’all know I love my mornings. But there’s a reason that I get up at 5am every day, and it’s because I have a solid morning ritual which I know for a fact makes me more productive. My highlights include: meditation, writing a gratitude list, journalling, exercise, and planning the day ahead.

    Obviously, you don’t need to get up that early if you don’t want to, but starting your day with intention and prioritising your mindset will set a strong tone for the day ahead – before everyone else tries to set the tone for you. Taking control of your day from the very beginning creates a pattern of being proactive rather than reactive, and ensures that you’re starting off on the right foot before your pen touches paper.

    If you would like to get up earlier, watch my Mornings For Winners video and download the printable guide underneath ↠ watch the video | free download


    ✎  Eat consciously


    Sugar highs and caffeine crashes can plunge us into an energy sinkhole if we aren’t careful with what we put into our mouth on writing days.

    Personally, I try and save “treat” foods for the weekends because I know that if I have a bag of sweets (my fave!) during the week then I’m writing off the rest of the day in a creative sense. It’s very hard to bounce back from a sugar crash, and it’s easier to avoid one altogether.

    Find a workday diet that works for you and fuel a productive mind with foods that will release energy slowly throughout the day.


    ✎  Give yourself less time


    If we have the luxury of extra time then we’ll use it to daydream and find other things that we’d rather be doing.

    Yet, when there’s something that we have to get done by a certain time then we can magically squeeze it into whatever time pocket is available. This is Parkinson’s Law.

    We will always utilise the full time that we have available for a task, so even if you didn’t have much time or much to write, then you would probably still manage to finish the job and meet your deadline.

    Having too much time can indulge the writer’s block. Whereas having less time forces you to overcome it; and if you don’t like what comes out of you the first time, then you can always reword it later – but at least you’ll have something on the page!


    ✎  Set a daily word count (a realistic one)


    As with everything in life, if you don’t know where you’re going then it’s very difficult to get there…

    In the same vein as the tip above, if you have a tight deadline then there’s less room for writer’s block because you literally have to get something written in order to finish the work on time. Writer’s block can just mean thinking that we haven’t got anything “good enough” to write down, but actually, if we were forced then we could string a few sentences together.

    Setting a daily word count ensures that you have to continue writing in order to meet your target, and with only a certain number of hours to do it in – you won’t have the chance to succumb to writer’s block.

    The best way is to write down what you can come up with in that moment, and then iterate, iterate, iterate later through your edits. By then, you might have the inspiration flowing to swap it for a better sounding sentence instead.


    ✎  Change your scenery


    A change of scenery can move enough energy to shift your writer’s block.

    We will all get bored if we’re in the same spot for too long, so writer’s block can be a symptom of too much time spent in one place. When I’m feeling fed up or stifled, I’ll move into another room or even snuggle up in bed with my laptop if I’m feeling cold, ill or sleepy. If you’re creative too, then it’s likely that your surroundings affect you so make sure that you’re somewhere which makes you feel open and inspired.

    Going out to a coffee shop or library is my favourite way to break up a day, especially if I get sick of seeing housework to-do’s out of the corner of my eye. Co-working spaces are great too and have the added bonus of meeting like-minded freelancers and entrepreneurs. Change your scenery to change your flow.


    ✎  Leave your phone in another room


    This tip is the golden egg…

    I don’t know about you, but my phone is my biggest distraction. By far!

    The only way that I can be sure not to reach for IG or FB when my writing flow pauses for a hot second is to keep it in a different room. Preferably on a different floor. It’s the only way to stay distraction-free!

    Laptops connected to the internet come with their own distractions too, of course, but there are so many useful tools available now. You can limit what you see on social media to add your own content without getting tempted into clickbait news articles. Some of my favourites are the “Remove recommended YouTube videos” Chrome extension and the “Kill News Feed” Chrome extension for Facebook.

    Et voila! 

    Hopefully, by implementing some of these tips you can feel distraction-free, creatively inspired and full of beans in an environment that you love.

    Writer’s block can be hard, but we all have our own important message for the world – and if your purpose is greater than your predicament, you’ll always find the tools that you need within. When you’re feeling blocked, just try to get something down and then come back to it later to edit and re-edit if you need to.

    There really is no limit! Other than the ones that we put on ourselves.


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    These are the tips that I use every day to overcome my writer’s block. Do you have any of your own which haven’t been mentioned? If so, let me know in the comments – you never know who it might help!

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  • How 3 Minutes of Meditation Changed My Life

    If you’re seeking more clarity, focus and accomplishment in your life, then set aside just 3 short minutes every day for a regular meditation practice. If you’ve tried my 5AM routine, then finding the time will be easy for you! And if you’re looking for a big return on a small investment with minimal disruption to your current routine, then committing to 3 meditative minutes each day will bring these positive changes into your life…

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    Procrastination happens because we succumb to our mental chatter and indulge in the fear of moving forward, or because we feel confused about what to do next. By switching into meditation mode, you can hold the brain still and keep mental chatter at bay in order to crack on with your to-do list and hear intuitively what your next step is. To get more done often requires thinking less.

    Whatever job you have, I’m sure that it’s fast-paced, demanding and stressful at times. When you’re well-versed in your meditation practice, you can flip into a pared-down sort of meditation mode at any moment in order to stay focused and intentional in your work actions, without getting stressed out and becoming less efficient as a result.

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    Our energy follows our mind, so if our thoughts are going haywire then our energy is too. Enter the M word! If our mind is still, it’s easier to align; connect; channel; flourish. By making space in our mind first, meditation gives our energy time to regroup and realign.

    It is blockages – aka dense fear energy – which prevent us from feeling the easy breezy vibe that naturally follows when we align our energy. Once you are neatly aligned, life just flows through you – and you flow through it.

    So, through meditation, you can make your energy work for you. Imagine a beam of safe and secure energy flowing down from the sky, through the top of your head, through your body, and into the centre of the Earth. When you are secure and anchored in this meditative space, then you have the power to be infinitely bold and fearless because nothing can shake you. When you are unshakeable in your connection to your own energy source, then it becomes a lot harder for anyone else to sway you with their own agenda.

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    Meditating puts you in the driver’s seat. Instead of starting your day off by being reactive, you’re choosing to be proactive and harnessing your own power before people start demanding things from you. Spending 3 quiet minutes in meditation will ground you and keep you centred so that your energy can remain anchored and serve you in the best way possible.

    When you feel balanced and secure in your own energy, then you’ll naturally feel more assured in yourself and people will start to respond differently. When you’re more balanced and secure through meditation, you will experience fewer people “trying their luck” with unfair demands once they realise that their efforts aren’t worthwhile.

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    Just 3 minutes of meditation every day is a tiny commitment in terms of time, but the potential benefits are enormous. If you can devote more time to your meditation practice, then you can expect to see these results being multiplied many times over! If you want to make a change and don’t know where to begin – all it takes is 3 short minutes to change your mind, change your life, and change your own corner of the world as a result.


    What benefits have you had from meditation? Let me know in the comments!

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  • What does Divine Timing mean for you?

    Time can be a tricky thing and sometimes the waiting game can play on for far longer than we’d like it to.

    But if we’re feeling so desperate for something that we find ourselves hurrying it along, then we’re certainly NOT living in the embodiment of already having it. I realise that this is a lot easier said than done though because I’m always contending with my own neuroses when things aren’t finalised within 5 minutes. As you’ve chosen to read this too, I’ll assume that there’s an impatient part of you that resonates with this.

    At the end of the day, the ultimate choice that we have to make is haste or having faith. Why? Because everything that we need and want – or something better – will always arrive in perfect divine timing…


    ⋆☽ What is Divine timing? ☾⋆


    The timing that is out of our hands. The time that it takes for invisible Universal cogs to turn and manufacture necessary events and circumstances. Above all, it is our own acknowledgement that everything is always working in our favour.


    ⋆☽ Why do we need it? ☾⋆


    We may all be creators, but if individual humans were to run the show entirely then there would be no cohesion between all of our different wants and needs, and plans, and timelines. Divine timing weaves all of these things into the grand tapestry of life for us so that we can all get what we want when we need it most.


    ⋆☽ How do I deal with wanting something but not having it? ☾⋆


    Faith and patience seem to be two key themes that I always talk about on this blog, and it’s because they’re the most important ingredients for manifesting. When we lose faith, we give up on what we want and our energy drops. We are no longer a vibrational match for the thing we want to attract. When we lose patience, the same thing happens. We give up, or move on to something else that we believe we can have more quickly. But keeping faith that what we want is coming – or something better – and staying patient in the knowledge that everything always works in our highest good, is what will cultivate inner peace during the manifestation process.

    We all experience things working out so much better than we could have ever hoped or planned them to, and when divine timing illuminates itself in these glorious moments, it’s hard to believe in coincidences.

    AFFIRMATION: Everything is always perfect and working in my favour

    I have faith in you, and all of your desires are valid! Whatever is best for you will always reveal itself, and you are divinely loved and guided at all times. Any events which you perceive as negative are always serving a purpose and one day the why will become clear. In the meantime, it’s our job to consider what the why may be and to be grateful for all of the learning opportunities which present themselves. By always being grateful, we will create even more abundance for ourselves and change our whole interpretation of the life that we travel through each day.

    You and time are both divine. Life is a creation process, and you can never do it wrong because everything will always turn out for the best – when the moment is right.

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