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  • Mini Me

    Me, Crystals and Why

    This week I’ve decided to share a bit about me and why I love crystals. About me I'm Sharon, I'm 54, live in Swindon with my partner. We have no children and I'm working on getting a furbaby but we can't seem to agree. I say crate trained and neutered at [...]

    4.9 min read0 Comments
  • citrine ring

    Crystals for health and happiness habits

    Recently I wrote a blog  'I turn the corner down on books.' Some of you might think I'm a bit of a monster for doing it but I believe books are something that should be read, enjoyed and loved. Crystals should be treated in the same way so today I'm talking about how [...]

    2.9 min read0 Comments
  • Crystals for Love and Compassion

    I’m later than usual writing my blog this week because I was struck down with a horrendous migraine. It reminded me how important self-care and self-love are so what better time to talk about crystals for love and compassion and remind you about my very first Crafts for Crystals workshop happening in time [...]

    6.5 min read0 Comments
  • Dog eared book

    I turn the corners down on books

    Yes I am that person (although I only do it on paperbacks). I even write, usually in pencil, in non fiction books too. Although I do the majority of reading on a Kindle nowadays, I am in a book club so buy a real book monthly. The thing is, books are meant to [...]

    2.1 min read1 Comment
  • Crystals for Detox Revisited

    A couple of weeks ago I posted about Crystals to Cope with Christmas and the issues crystals could help with. I thought it would be good to revisit an older post about Crystals for Detox as it will highlight a few more crystals you may want to think about using in the post [...]

    4.8 min read0 Comments
  • princessandthepea

    Are you like the Princess and the Pea?

    A few weeks ago, I was chatting to a friend about crystals for sleep. I mentioned popping one in pillowcase would be a good place to start and she mentioned she was like the Princess and the Pea. For those of you that haven't heard of it, the Princess and the Pea is [...]

    2.4 min read0 Comments
  • Crystals to Cope with Christmas

    With Christmas coming up in less than a month, it brings a lot of mixed emotions; anxiety and stress, managing the rush in the lead up to Christmas. For some people Christmas isn't necessarily a happy time. And then there's also the overindulgence maybe drinking to excess. I've suggested some crystals here and [...]

    2.6 min read2 Comments
  • You don’t need boobs to use crystals

    Yes, I'm going there. Whilst the majority of my clients are females, crystals are for men too either as gifts from a loved one or friend in their life or just to treat themselves. Crystals are for men too! How do crystals work for men? Generally, crystals work in the same [...]

    2.7 min read1 Comment
  • Why I don’t offer Black Friday deals

    We're coming up to that time of year where everybody will be talking about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It's something I don't take part in so I thought I'd take some time out to explain to you why. Mindless Consumption Some deals encourage us to overconsume, buying things that perhaps [...]

    2.2 min read2 Comments
  • Crystal Combinations

    Today I'm going to talk about combinations of crystals. When you put two crystals together you often get effects greater than the sum of the parts. Clear Quartz Combinations A great crystal to use in combinations is clear quartz. Known as the master crystal, it can be used for lots and lots [...]

    2.6 min read0 Comments
  • Why boobs should be the only thing in your bra.

    81% That's how many of us are wearing the wrong size bra, according to a survey of over 42,000 women carried out in 2021 by a UK lingerie company. We often pop other things in our bras for safe-keeping and we really shouldn’t. If you've got room to put extras in your bra [...]

    3 min read2 Comments
  • Crystals for Detox

    There’s lots of reasons for detoxing, and there’s lots of ways that we can detox. When people talk about a detox most of the time, they are talking about how they can detox their body. That is usually where you often see these sorts of very restricted diets over a few days. But there’s [...]

    3.9 min read2 Comments
  • Crystal Bundles

    Are you always on the go and feel life needs simplifying. Have you thought about buying crystals in bundles? Imagine that feeling of just being able to grab a crystal and pop it in your pocket to give you that extra boost when you need it but still being able to get on [...]

    1.6 min read2 Comments
  • Crystals and Anxiety

    One of the issues that crystals are often used to help with are stress and anxiety. In this blog I will talk about which crystals are best for this and also suggest some other ways that could help with anxiety. Why do Crystals Help with Anxiety? Crystals help with anxiety for [...]

    6 min read0 Comments
  • Crystals for Confidence

    I was honoured recently to be asked to chat about crystals for self care and self confidence in a Facebook group and it made me realise that it’s something I’ve never really talked about here. Which crystals do you need crystals for self care and confidence? Crystals for self-care and confidence [...]

    2.2 min read0 Comments
  • Crystals for Journaling

    When I talk about journaling, I am referring to it as therapy not bullet journals or beautifully coordinated masterpieces. Often the journaling that helps the most are where you’ve nearly scribbled through the paper! Benefits of Journaling with Crystals Journaling with crystals can add another dimension to your practice, helping with [...]

    2.2 min read0 Comments
  • Crystal Shapes

    This week, I’m starting a series of articles ‘Crystal Shapes’ where I talk about the different shapes you can get and the different properties their shape can add to the healing benefits of the crystal. Rough/Raw Crystals This crystal shape is as it’s been mined. You can actually sometimes see the [...]

    2.6 min read0 Comments
  • Crystal Shapes – Spheres, Eggs and More

    Welcome back to the second in a series of three blogs about crystal shapes. This week I’m going to chat more about some of the other shapes that are easily found in crystal and the additional benefits that the shape brings to them. Crystal Sphere First of today’s crystal shape is [...]

    3 min read0 Comments
  • Crystal Grids – Chakra Layout

    This is the second in a series of blogs over the next few weeks all about crystal grids. If you are new to crystal grids, I suggest reading last week’s post. We’re going to start today with the simplest crystal layout and that is a chakra layout. This is often used by beginners [...]

    2.1 min read0 Comments
  • Crystal Grids – Flower of Life

    This week I’m going to be talking about setting up Flower of Life crystal grid, which is one of my favourites because it is so versatile, but it is also just so pretty and feels so balancing. About the Flower of Life Crystal Grid The Flower of Life is created from [...]

    3.7 min read0 Comments
  • Top Crystal Frequently Asked Questions

    I often get asked the same questions about which are the best crystals, where should I start and how to look after them. I’m sharing my top crystal frequently asked questions here but if you have any more then drop them in the comments. What are the best crystals to start with? [...]

    3 min read0 Comments
  • Sourcing crystals ethically

    A couple of weeks ago, a friend asked me about lapis lazuli, she was uncertain about buying it because she’d heard that there was ethical considerations. So that made me think and go and do a bit of research. I always buy my crystals from sources that state they source from ethical suppliers. [...]

    3.1 min read0 Comments
  • Reasons not to buy from me

    Something a bit different from me this week. I’m answering a few questions about how my business runs and why I might not be a good fit for you. You expect next day delivery I’m not Amazon Prime, I’m a one woman small business with a part time salaried job and [...]

    3.4 min read0 Comments
  • Crystal Grids – An Introduction

    This is the first in a series of blogs providing an introduction into crystal grids and how they work. In following weeks, you will find out more information about crystal grids, from simple chakra layouts to more complex grids. What is a crystal grid? A crystal grid is a way of [...]

    2.3 min read0 Comments
  • Other Crystal Shapes

    This is the final in this series of blogs about crystal shapes. There are other shapes that I haven't mentioned but this certainly has given you a good example of the range of shapes available. I also hoped that it’s given you food for thought about ways that crystals can be used. I [...]

    2.5 min read0 Comments
  • The NKN Crystal Advent Calendar

    This year I'm creating the first NKN Crystal Advent Calendar, so I wanted to chat about Advent this week. History of Advent Calendars Advent calendars came into being in the earliest 20th century. There is some debate over if the first one was produced in Austria or Germany. Each had 24 pictures representing the countdown [...]

    3 min read0 Comments
  • The Face Behind the Crystals

    The last few weeks have been quite involved looking at how to use crystal girds to enhance your practice. I've been chatting to a few people about some guest blogging and decided why not share more about me for a change? So here goes. Tell us a little bit about yourself [...]

    3.1 min read0 Comments

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  • Mini Me

    Me, Crystals and Why

    This week I’ve decided to share a bit about me and why I love crystals. About me I'm Sharon, I'm 54, live in Swindon with my partner. We have no children and I'm working on getting a furbaby but we can't seem to agree. I say crate trained and neutered at [...]

    4.9 min read0 Comments
  • citrine ring

    Crystals for health and happiness habits

    Recently I wrote a blog  'I turn the corner down on books.' Some of you might think I'm a bit of a monster for doing it but I believe books are something that should be read, enjoyed and loved. Crystals should be treated in the same way so today I'm talking about how [...]

    2.9 min read0 Comments
  • Crystals for Love and Compassion

    I’m later than usual writing my blog this week because I was struck down with a horrendous migraine. It reminded me how important self-care and self-love are so what better time to talk about crystals for love and compassion and remind you about my very first Crafts for Crystals workshop happening in time [...]

    6.5 min read0 Comments
  • Dog eared book

    I turn the corners down on books

    Yes I am that person (although I only do it on paperbacks). I even write, usually in pencil, in non fiction books too. Although I do the majority of reading on a Kindle nowadays, I am in a book club so buy a real book monthly. The thing is, books are meant to [...]

    2.1 min read1 Comment
  • Crystals for Detox Revisited

    A couple of weeks ago I posted about Crystals to Cope with Christmas and the issues crystals could help with. I thought it would be good to revisit an older post about Crystals for Detox as it will highlight a few more crystals you may want to think about using in the post [...]

    4.8 min read0 Comments
  • princessandthepea

    Are you like the Princess and the Pea?

    A few weeks ago, I was chatting to a friend about crystals for sleep. I mentioned popping one in pillowcase would be a good place to start and she mentioned she was like the Princess and the Pea. For those of you that haven't heard of it, the Princess and the Pea is [...]

    2.4 min read0 Comments
  • Crystals to Cope with Christmas

    With Christmas coming up in less than a month, it brings a lot of mixed emotions; anxiety and stress, managing the rush in the lead up to Christmas. For some people Christmas isn't necessarily a happy time. And then there's also the overindulgence maybe drinking to excess. I've suggested some crystals here and [...]

    2.6 min read2 Comments
  • You don’t need boobs to use crystals

    Yes, I'm going there. Whilst the majority of my clients are females, crystals are for men too either as gifts from a loved one or friend in their life or just to treat themselves. Crystals are for men too! How do crystals work for men? Generally, crystals work in the same [...]

    2.7 min read1 Comment
  • Why I don’t offer Black Friday deals

    We're coming up to that time of year where everybody will be talking about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It's something I don't take part in so I thought I'd take some time out to explain to you why. Mindless Consumption Some deals encourage us to overconsume, buying things that perhaps [...]

    2.2 min read2 Comments
  • Crystal Combinations

    Today I'm going to talk about combinations of crystals. When you put two crystals together you often get effects greater than the sum of the parts. Clear Quartz Combinations A great crystal to use in combinations is clear quartz. Known as the master crystal, it can be used for lots and lots [...]

    2.6 min read0 Comments
  • Why boobs should be the only thing in your bra.

    81% That's how many of us are wearing the wrong size bra, according to a survey of over 42,000 women carried out in 2021 by a UK lingerie company. We often pop other things in our bras for safe-keeping and we really shouldn’t. If you've got room to put extras in your bra [...]

    3 min read2 Comments
  • Crystals for Detox

    There’s lots of reasons for detoxing, and there’s lots of ways that we can detox. When people talk about a detox most of the time, they are talking about how they can detox their body. That is usually where you often see these sorts of very restricted diets over a few days. But there’s [...]

    3.9 min read2 Comments
  • Crystal Bundles

    Are you always on the go and feel life needs simplifying. Have you thought about buying crystals in bundles? Imagine that feeling of just being able to grab a crystal and pop it in your pocket to give you that extra boost when you need it but still being able to get on [...]

    1.6 min read2 Comments
  • Crystals and Anxiety

    One of the issues that crystals are often used to help with are stress and anxiety. In this blog I will talk about which crystals are best for this and also suggest some other ways that could help with anxiety. Why do Crystals Help with Anxiety? Crystals help with anxiety for [...]

    6 min read0 Comments
  • Crystals for Confidence

    I was honoured recently to be asked to chat about crystals for self care and self confidence in a Facebook group and it made me realise that it’s something I’ve never really talked about here. Which crystals do you need crystals for self care and confidence? Crystals for self-care and confidence [...]

    2.2 min read0 Comments
  • Crystals for Journaling

    When I talk about journaling, I am referring to it as therapy not bullet journals or beautifully coordinated masterpieces. Often the journaling that helps the most are where you’ve nearly scribbled through the paper! Benefits of Journaling with Crystals Journaling with crystals can add another dimension to your practice, helping with [...]

    2.2 min read0 Comments
  • Crystal Shapes

    This week, I’m starting a series of articles ‘Crystal Shapes’ where I talk about the different shapes you can get and the different properties their shape can add to the healing benefits of the crystal. Rough/Raw Crystals This crystal shape is as it’s been mined. You can actually sometimes see the [...]

    2.6 min read0 Comments
  • Crystal Shapes – Spheres, Eggs and More

    Welcome back to the second in a series of three blogs about crystal shapes. This week I’m going to chat more about some of the other shapes that are easily found in crystal and the additional benefits that the shape brings to them. Crystal Sphere First of today’s crystal shape is [...]

    3 min read0 Comments
  • Crystal Grids – Chakra Layout

    This is the second in a series of blogs over the next few weeks all about crystal grids. If you are new to crystal grids, I suggest reading last week’s post. We’re going to start today with the simplest crystal layout and that is a chakra layout. This is often used by beginners [...]

    2.1 min read0 Comments
  • Crystal Grids – Flower of Life

    This week I’m going to be talking about setting up Flower of Life crystal grid, which is one of my favourites because it is so versatile, but it is also just so pretty and feels so balancing. About the Flower of Life Crystal Grid The Flower of Life is created from [...]

    3.7 min read0 Comments
  • Top Crystal Frequently Asked Questions

    I often get asked the same questions about which are the best crystals, where should I start and how to look after them. I’m sharing my top crystal frequently asked questions here but if you have any more then drop them in the comments. What are the best crystals to start with? [...]

    3 min read0 Comments
  • Sourcing crystals ethically

    A couple of weeks ago, a friend asked me about lapis lazuli, she was uncertain about buying it because she’d heard that there was ethical considerations. So that made me think and go and do a bit of research. I always buy my crystals from sources that state they source from ethical suppliers. [...]

    3.1 min read0 Comments
  • Reasons not to buy from me

    Something a bit different from me this week. I’m answering a few questions about how my business runs and why I might not be a good fit for you. You expect next day delivery I’m not Amazon Prime, I’m a one woman small business with a part time salaried job and [...]

    3.4 min read0 Comments
  • Crystal Grids – An Introduction

    This is the first in a series of blogs providing an introduction into crystal grids and how they work. In following weeks, you will find out more information about crystal grids, from simple chakra layouts to more complex grids. What is a crystal grid? A crystal grid is a way of [...]

    2.3 min read0 Comments
  • Other Crystal Shapes

    This is the final in this series of blogs about crystal shapes. There are other shapes that I haven't mentioned but this certainly has given you a good example of the range of shapes available. I also hoped that it’s given you food for thought about ways that crystals can be used. I [...]

    2.5 min read0 Comments
  • The NKN Crystal Advent Calendar

    This year I'm creating the first NKN Crystal Advent Calendar, so I wanted to chat about Advent this week. History of Advent Calendars Advent calendars came into being in the earliest 20th century. There is some debate over if the first one was produced in Austria or Germany. Each had 24 pictures representing the countdown [...]

    3 min read0 Comments
  • The Face Behind the Crystals

    The last few weeks have been quite involved looking at how to use crystal girds to enhance your practice. I've been chatting to a few people about some guest blogging and decided why not share more about me for a change? So here goes. Tell us a little bit about yourself [...]

    3.1 min read0 Comments

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