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  • Numerology: The Secret Meaning of Angel Numbers

    If you are like me, then you see numbers all the time. And not just any old numbers – but numbers that stand out and repeat themselves over and over again…

    How do they appear for you? Is 1111 always following you around, or are you used to seeing 888 before a payment lands in your bank account?

    When I started noticing numbers, it began with 111 or 1111. It stuck out to me on clocks at 11.11am, on oven timers, and the journey time on Google Maps as I was driving. This was around the time that I started Millennial Manifestor and I was pleased for the confirmation.

    Fast forward a few months, and my numbers have changed as my life has changed. As I prepare to move across the country and get married within the next 3 months, my numbers now signal endings and change.

    What do your numbers mean to you? There are different definitions out there which can get confusing, so there’s no replacement for spotting your own trends and sequences and then linking it to what’s going on in your life at the time. After all, your Angels and guides are going to communicate with you in a way that will get your attention by being personally relevant to you.

    If a particular number is following you around and you don’t know what it means yet, look it up below and see if the meaning feels right for you…

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    Any variation of 1’s such as 11, 11.11 or 1111 is a clear signal that you’re on the right path and the Angels approve of where you’re trying to get to. For now, you can take comfort in the fact that you probably won’t be the recipient of an “Angel clang” any time soon, whereby everything which doesn’t serve you suddenly falls away to make way for a higher path.

    Keep doing what you’re doing and keep your end goal clear in your mind. You are now moving towards it, and you have the support of your helpers on the other side to get you there in perfect Divine timing.


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    ⋆☽ Angel Number 2 ☾⋆


    The 2’s are a Divine symbol of patience and tell you to trust that everything will work out in the best timing possible. The wait is worthwhile because there are many things moving now which all need to align and slot together to create the perfect outcome for everyone involved.

    The waiting game can be hard, but it’s an important part of the process which requires faith and firm belief in an assured outcome. To learn more about the importance of Divine timing and how it affects you, you can read this article.


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    ⋆☽ Angel Number 3 ☾⋆


    If you’re seeing the 3’s around you, then it’s a sign that your spiritual support team are with you at this moment. Pay attention to what you’re doing when this number shows up – it’s something that they approve of and are helping you with!

    Some also say that 3 is a symbol of the holy trinity – Father, Son & Holy Spirit – so if you are religious or identify with this paradigm in some way (for example, being raised as a Christian) then again, it will be a sign that you have your spiritual supporters on side.


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    ⋆☽ Angel Number 4 ☾⋆


    The 4’s are pragmatic and practical, symbolising the physical reality of the tasks which must be done to effect change in your inner and outer worlds. If you are working through administration, repetitive tasks or anything which you’d rather not be doing, then know that you’re taking the right steps to get where you want to go.

    It’s a fact of this human life that sometimes we have to tick things off which don’t ignite our soul, but the combination and completion of these dull tasks will elevate us to new heights in our reality. Seeing the 4’s when you’re busy working through something is a sign to say “keep going and don’t stop – you are nearly at the top!”


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    ⋆☽ Angel Number 5 ☾⋆


    Change is coming when you see the 5’s in succession. If you’ve been waiting and wishing for a change, then this is a promising confirmation that change is just around the corner! Expect your life to be shaken up in a positive way when you see 5’s over and over again.

    Usually the 5’s will appear when you’re going through a life transformation, like a house move or job change, to confirm that the Angels know what’s going on and are still there to support you at all times.


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    ⋆☽ Angel Number 6 ☾⋆


    If the 6’s spark fear in you, take comfort in knowing that the Angel Number 6 is just asking you to seek balance across all areas of your life. If your attention is on work right now, focus on the tasks which bring you feelings of fun, freedom and joy. If you’re focusing on your family right now, then give time to your friends and spiritual practice also.

    Rather than needing to be feared, the 6’s are looking out for you to prevent you from weighing too heavily in one part of your life. Stay balanced and your life can flourish in all areas as a result.


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    ⋆☽ Angel Number 7 ☾⋆


    Lucky 7’s! This is one of my favourite Angel Numbers to receive because it signals that you’re on the right path and, as a result, you will realise success in your current endeavours. There will be obstacles along the way – such is life – but with perseverance, hard work and faith, you will overcome them to emerge victorious with a strong sense of accomplishment.

    Whatever you want is within reach, and by continuing your efforts to do the things which need to be done, you’ll get the results you are hoping for. You have the ability to overcome any challenge and you will experience the rewards of jumping over these hurdles.


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    ⋆☽ Angel Number 8 ☾⋆


    The 8’s bring up images of slot machines whirring and money shooting out into your hands! You can expect windfalls and financial abundance when recurring 8’s keep showing themselves to you. If you have been hoping and praying for more money in your life, the 8’s are a promising sign that more prosperity is on its way.

    If you add gratitude whenever you see the 8’s and feel thankful for any incoming money – as well as your existing money – then you’ll magnetise even more to you by amplifying its energy. Abundance is sure to be yours when you see this numerology symbol!


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    ⋆☽ Angel Number 9 ☾⋆


    At the end of the Angel Numbers is one to symbolise endings. Something has come full circle, and you’re closing one door to open another. Release the old with gratitude to allow the new to enter and elevate you to a new way of life. Set yourself free from old thought patterns and beliefs, and expand into the greater version of you which is required to achieve greater things.

    If you’re into Tarot, the 9’s symbolise “The World” card to me, which shows the completion of a cycle or life phase. Release and let loose an area of your life which is ready to be traded in for a new and improved version. You are being called to a higher plane, and your physical reality is shifting to allow this change to happen. Embrace the new which is coming and let go of the old!


    Remember…

    You will always receive the messages which are meant for you at the time which is right for you. As I mentioned at the start, these are the meanings which have proven right for me, but if you keep seeing a number at a certain juncture in your life, then you’re getting a clear-cut sign to link these two things together.

    Numbers will carry a personal meaning for you, so don’t ignore any feelings or associations which come up when you spot Angel numbers. They are there for a reason and they are guiding you safely along life’s journey!


    What Angel numbers do you see the most? Are your meanings different to the ones I have given here? Let me know in the comments!

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  • 20 Super Inspirational Travel Quotes

    As I write this to you, I’m sitting on the balcony of my Air BnB hearing the sounds of waves crashing and tinfoil rustling while my fiancé prepares a BBQ for us in true South African style. The sun is setting here in Pringle Bay (about an hour south of Cape Town) and I’m with my rooibos tea and MacBook feeling the embodiment of the laptop lifestyle that I stuck on my vision board just over a year ago!

    If you follow me on Instagram, then you’ll know that I’m never in the same place for too long, because travel is very high on my list of priorities. Whether you’re on the road already, in the planning stage of an upcoming adventure, or simply have an idea of somewhere new that you’d like to go – I hope that these 20 travel quotes will inspire you to pack your bags, board a flight, and explore some more corners of our beautiful world…

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    “To travel is to live.” – Hans Christian Anderson

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    “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine

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    “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson 

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    “Travel is the only thing you buy which makes you richer.” – Unknown

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    “Travel is one of the easiest ways to become aware of the magic that weaves all of creation together through serendipity and synchronicity with perfect timing.” – Adam Siddiq

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    “Travel is not really about leaving our lives, but leaving our habits.” – Pico Iyer

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    “Maybe the best moment of your life will be on your next big adventure.” – Siya Zarrabi

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    “The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.” – Albert Einstein

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    “Travelling; it leaves you speechless, then it turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta

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    “Jobs fill your pocket. Adventures fill your soul.” – Jaime Lyn Beatty 

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    “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” – Lao Tzu

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    “Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkein

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    “Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life.” – Michael Palin 

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    “With age, comes wisdom. With travel, comes understanding.” – Sandra Lake 

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    “If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It’s lethal.” – Paul Coelho 

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    “You can’t control the past, but you can control where to go next.” – Kirsten Hubbard

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    “Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures…” – Lewis Carroll (in Alice in Wonderland) 

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    “If we were meant to stay in one place we’d have roots instead of feet.” Rachel Wolchin

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    “Not until we are lost do we begin to find ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau 

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    “The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Oprah

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  • How To Make A Killer Vision Board

    To consciously manifest means to consciously decide what you want to create.

    This is why having a vision board around you all the time is SO important to: A) keep what you’re working towards at the top of your mind, and B) help you send a clear energetic message to the Universe of what you want to have in your life.

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    Creating a vision board should feel like a fun process where you can really step into the mood of dreaming up a magical new life for yourself. Therefore, I encourage you to give yourself a whole morning/afternoon and set up a creative workspace with candles, your favourite tunes, and anything else that will make you feel good! By being in this positive zone while setting the intentions for what you will create, you’re already starting the initiation process for your new manifestations.

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    No one says that you need to have a boring white vision board like everyone else, so I recommend buying an A2 piece of card in your favourite colour. Last year, my vision board was pink (my favourite colour) but this year I just went for orange because it was what felt good at the time. As always, just go with whatever feels good for you.

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    I always find that my creative juices flow best when I write by hand, so I encourage you to brainstorm a list of the things that you’d like to have. Think about your timeframe too – is this vision board for the next year, 5 years, or a mix of both?

    It can also be productive to group your desires into segments. For example, I made a section for where I want to live, what I want to own, and what I want to achieve in my career. If you want to manifest more money into your life, then I recommend writing out a cheque for the exact amount you want and adding it to your board. You can print one here 💵 or from the bottom of this page.

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    Now it’s time to move over to your computer and start searching the web for photos of everything that you’ve brainstormed. Save the photos which resonate best with you into a single word document. Resize the images until they look like a rough fit for your page, and then squeeze them on as few pages as possible.

    A fun thing to do at this point is to print off a few pictures of yourself too. Then, you can add your face right into the scenarios that you’d like to feature in one day! By seeing yourself as already being there on a regular basis, your brain will become more and more comfortable with the idea, and it won’t feel so distant from your tangible reality. By repeatedly envisioning yourself in situations that may seem worlds away now, you’re starting to create your new normal.

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    Send your word document to the printer and cut out all of the images that you’ve collected. Place them onto your A2 piece of coloured card (no sticking yet) and see how they all fit together. Are there some which should be bigger, or smaller? Most likely there will be, so go back to the drawing board (aka computer) and resize them as needed.

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    Yes, this is a repeat of the last step. After your 2nd/3rd/4th print, do the pictures look the right size? And does your face fit properly into the scenes? Do they all fit onto the A2 page, and does it feel like it’s starting to come together? When the answer is YES, then move on to Step 7.

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    When your positioning feels good – grouped or ungrouped – it’s time to secure your dreams with Pritt-stick. No pressure though, because you can easily peel them off and move them around if you change your mind.

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    When I’m in a stationary store, I also like to buy letter stickers so that I can add some inspirational words between my images – such as the name of the place I’d like to live, or the personal qualities that I’ll embody.

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    You should be just about there with your vision board! How does it feel? Hopefully, it paints an accurate picture of what you would like your future to look like.

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    Now, you just need to decide where your vision board will fit into your life. Mine lives on the wall next to my bed so that I can see my dreams before I go to sleep and as soon as I wake up. This is also next to my meditation corner, so I can focus on all of the images and be grateful for them in advance during meditation.

    I hope your new vision board delivers everything that you ask for, and most importantly, makes you feel more inspired than ever to go out and chase your dreams. When the images on your board are in your life as tangible objects or situations, then don’t forget to tell me about it – I’d love to know and celebrate with you! 🏆

    + Don’t forget to print off your cheque from the Universe for your money vision ↠ download & print yours here

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  • What’s Your Ayurvedic Body Type?

    Our body is the living tool that our soul needs to deliver our gifts into the world.

    If we can integrate the legacies of our ancestors with the medical marvels of modern science, then we have the potential to enjoy a holistically healthy life where all parts of our being are working in tandem. As I wrote on my Instagram this week…

    “Our body is an instrument that our soul is always playing, but sometimes our ears aren’t listening so we wind up dancing to the wrong tune. Our mind, body & spirit all need to be nurtured together, as one, because when one part gets tuned out – the others lose direction.” (see the post here)

    Ayurveda translates to “the knowledge of long life” and is a set of medical practices originating from South Asia. Understanding our Ayurvedic Body Type enables us to improve our wellbeing by illuminating our metabolic make-up so that we can make our food and fitness decisions accordingly.

    To begin understanding our Ayurvedic body, we need to think in terms of the 5 elements (space, air, fire, water, earth) and the 3 Dosha’s. Ayurveda says that we are most likely to experience discomfort and ill health when our Dosha (aka body type) is out of balance and not having its specific needs met.

    So, I’m guessing you’re here because you want to know your own Ayurvedic Body Type? Read on to see which Dosha fits you best…

    Dosha #1 – VATA: The Marathon Runner

    These slim and slender folks are naturally lean, with visible joints and an unpredictable appetite. Vata’s are prone to digestion issues and intolerances, as well as dry skin and hair which can be brittle and/or frizzy. These are high energy individuals who love change and are lively and enthusiastic, struggling to keep still and always on the go – they will walk fast through the crowds just to get to where they’re going!

    This high octane energy means they are able to lose weight easily, but the downsides are that they become anxious under stress and are textbook worriers. They are also likely to be light sleepers who can be easily awoken at the slightest noise, and their moods can be fleeting and unpredictable. This is due to the Vata body type being ruled by the element of Air.

    You can also tell when you’ve been touched by a Vata as their hands and feet are likely to always be cold and icy to the touch – therefore they are the most likely to crave the sunshine and warm climates!

    Dosha #2 – PITTA: The Athlete

    Pitta’s have a medium build with a naturally muscular frame. To fuel this powerful body, they are very unlikely to skip meals and are predisposed to have an appetite for most foods. Their hair is likely to be thin, fine or they may go grey earlier than others.

    As Pitta’s are ruled by the element of Fire, you may want to take cover when they are under stress as they could become irritable, intense and aggressive. This fiery nature serves them well in competitive sports which they are likely to enjoy and excel in, and they will perform any activities they are assigned with determination and purpose.

    Unlike Vata’s, Pitta’s are usually warm to the touch and may even look slightly flushed – possibly because of the fire burning inside of them! For this reason, they may prefer to steer clear of hot climates and hide in cool temperatures to regulate themselves. Pitta’s are usually adept at managing their weight, particularly when they use exercise.

    Dosha #3 – KAPHA: The Coach

    Kapha’s are built with a sturdy frame and take great pleasure in eating – but can skip meals easily as they have slow digestion. This is particularly true for breakfast, because they are long and deep sleepers who take a long time to liven up in the mornings. Their skin is likely to be moist and oily, and their hair is likely to be thick and wavy. Of all the body types, Kapha’s are the most likely to encounter weight gain issues in their lifetime.

    Kapha’s take life at a leisurely pace and will usually walk as such, seeking out activities which can be completed at their own leisure or for the sole purpose of seeking joy. They may also learn slowly, but once knowledge is imparted it will be deep and long lasting. As stressful situations disrupt their pursuit of pleasure, they become withdrawn or depressed when in their midst. Their driving purpose is to nurture and support others, which is where they contribute enormous value due to their easy-going and caring nature.

    Their least favourite weather is a wet and rainy day, as they are already ruled by the element of Water. You may not know it though, as their moods are mostly steady and stable which only adds to their calming influence!


    YOU MAY HAVE NOTICED THAT YOU HAVE SOME VATA, PITTA, AND KAPHA ELEMENTS…

    This is normal, and the unique mix of these Dosha’s within us is known as our constitution. The ratio of each Dosha in our constitution provides an optimal blueprint for our health. For example, Vata’s should steer clear of foods which can irritate their digestion such as dairy & gluten, while Pitta’s should avoid a sedentary lifestyle where they are not able to let off steam through movement. Health problems will arise when Dosha’s are unbalanced due to unwise diet and lifestyle choices, as well as being exposed to stress and emotional trauma – all of which upset the natural state of equilibrium your constitution craves.

    Each Dosha governs particular physiological realms and some of the following issues could arise from living a lifestyle out of balance with your Dosha’s needs:

    Dosha #1 – VATA

    Governs: Movement, Communication, Creativity, Flexibility, Nervous System

    Signs of Imbalance: Fearfulness, anxiety, isolation, loneliness, exhaustion and burnout, blocked communication, unusual movements such as tremors & spasms

    Dosha #2 – PITTA

    Governs: Nutrition, Metabolism, Intelligence

    Signs of Imbalance: Fiery and reactionary emotions like anger, frustration and jealousy; criticism, inflammatory disorders affecting the organs and tissues

    Dosha #3 – KAPHA

    Governs: Joints, Skin, Immunity, Love, Compassion

    Signs of Imbalance: Attachment, greed, possessiveness, stubbornness, lethargy, resistance to change, stagnation


    Hopefully by now you can see elements of yourself within these 3 Dosha’s! Understanding your Ayurvedic body gives you an ancient insight into your strengths and challenges, and can help to improve awareness of your physical body.

    On episode 44 of The Spiritual Success Podcast with Liz Roberta, you can find out more about How Ayurveda Works from two Ayurvedic practitioners based in California. Listen to the episode now on Apple Podcasts 🎙️


    Do you think you know someone who is definitely a Marathon Runner, Athlete or Coach? Share these Ayurvedic body types with them to see if you are right!

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