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After sharing with you the story of what I call Primal Healing, it seems only right to tell you a little bit about what that actually is.

Although in many ways, Primal Healing is exactly what it initially said on the tin.

In short, it’s very much about re-awakening and re-membering all those parts of your original primal energy body, and about re-connecting you to your own primal wisdom, power and insight.

I know, I know, you’re probably wondering what that even means! Let me explain more deeply.

If I cast my soul's memory back to the time that we first incarnated here on on Gaia, this planet we call Earth, we came here with much deeper wisdom – the kind of energy that leads us not only to believe in our Soul connections or its starseed origins, but to know about them. Know because we recognise ourselves as living, breathing souls and starseeds incarnated for a time within this physical realm.

That’s not all though; that first time around – perhaps even our first few trips here to Earth – we all came here with much cleaner, clearer energy bodies. And not just the energy bodies you traditionally see in a Reiki manual, on Pinterest or in any of those places but energy bodies that were subtly different. Those primal energy bodies didn’t have the same burdensome task of filtering out the pollution and heaviness that ours so often have to contend with today but more than that, by their very nature, they were also able to connect us quickly and easily to different insights, wisdom and parts of ourselves that we so often struggle to re-connect with today.

Over time, thanks to things this world has thrown at us and the burdens we’ve collected and carried through different incarnations, those energy bodies of ours have changed. In some ways and for some people those changes have been slight; but in others the changes have been absolutely massive. Not to mention destructive to our connections, abilities and overall wellbeing.

Through Primal Healing we work to re-awaken those primal parts of yourselves; to re-tune you to the energy body that was always meant to be yours and to rebuild connections to those parts of you that may well have been hidden or left behind over the years.

And from there? Well that’s when that deeper wisdom kicks in. Often through Primal Healing we meet what we call primal guides, figures whose role is specifically to link you to those very deepest and most powerful parts of yourself, and to your own experiences of them in the past. And with those guides by our side and your primal energy body re-awakened, we can start to move forwards into the big changes.

When I first started offering Primal Healing – not that long ago – I offered it as a one off session which was great; it did what it needed to do it, opened up those additional chakras and really reconnected people in all of the ways I've talked about. But it didn’t quite feel enough; not deep enough and not at all what Primal Healing was intended to be.

What I’ve realised since is, that there’s more to this; that, first and most importantly, people often need support as they’re working through that process of re-awakening and re-connection.

Equally though, I’ve also realised that there’s more for us to re-connect to. More to be re-awakened if we only invest the time and energy to do that.

Recently I asked how we connect to the very, very greatest wisdom, deepest power and most insightful parts of ourselves there have ever been here on Earth. The response was simple, and yet absolutely huge. I was told that we return to the primordial womb – the place that lives under the Tree of Life at the very centre of the Earth. If we can root our energies all the way down into there, removing all blockages until we’re able to find the place that marks our own Soul’s first footprints on this Earth, then we can choose to step into those footprints.

Of course I tried it – first with myself and then with clients too – and what I found was that the roots which grow from those footprints aren’t just something that will root us into Gaia, nor even something that will root us into ourselves. Instead, they are the roots that will connect us always to our most powerful, connected and wisest primal Gaian selves. And from there we start to truly recognise just how much change we can bring about within our lives.

This work of Primal Healing is something that I was nervous to do initially, not least because I often shudder at the terms “healer” and “healing”. As humans, we have big work to do to heal ourselves; work that no one else can do for us other than guiding, supporting and pointing us in the right directions. But through offering Primal Healing more and more, I’ve realised that’s exactly what this is.

In many ways it’s Primal Coaching, Primal Therapy, Primal Guidance and Primal Space Holding. It is opening the doors for you to step into your own role as healer and powerful self-sovreign; and it’s leading the way into the right space for you to do that.

Through Primal Healing I share with you not only the insights and wisdom that have come to me over recent years about this particular modality, but also the wisdom I’ve gathered in over a decade of energy healing; more than 15 years of mediumship, and even longer of consciously working with my own Soul and its journey.

Through Primal Healing I support you by holding a safe and sacred space and sharing the wisdom and knowledge I’ve gained over the years just as much as I do with the symbols, meditations and healing techniques.

Primal Healing is something I love to do, something I truly believe in and something I would LOVE to share with you.

To learn more or book your Primal Healing experience, click here.

A few years ago now I was sitting in meditation when I was given two words:

Primal Healing.

Those words were pretty interesting for a few reasons, not least the fact that after almost a decade as a Reiki Master and some bad experiences with other healers, I’d become pretty disenchanted with the idea of energy healing and had given up on practicing on anyone but myself and Kali.

Yet whoever was whispering to me in meditation found that irrelevant, and every few weeks when I sat down to meditate or channel I would hear the words again, every time with a little more insistence.

“You need to practice Primal Healing”.

And so I did what any self-respecting 21st century witch would do when told she must practice something she had never heard of: I Googled. I googled, googled and googled some more until search results were coming out of my ears. Yet what I found was that those words couldn’t be found anywhere. No one out there was offering Primal Healing.

Again I stepped back. After all, how could I practice something that didn’t exist? It wasn’t like I could bring a whole new form of energy healing into being was it?!

So although the whispers continued – louder and more insistent every time – I decided they were obviously to be ignored and simply got on with trying to force other, easier avenues of my work to open up instead.

Then 2020 came and my life changed. Hell, the whole world changed. And after months on end of being locked down with no other human company, I began to wonder how it would be if I were to lean back into energy healing.

I trained in Sekhem healing – first as a practitioner and then as a Master Teacher; and then undertook a deep journey of DNA activations to unfold more about what my Soul was trying to tell me. And wouldn’t you know the two words that were waiting for me on the other side?

Primal. Healing.

Getting started

Eventually I took the hint and sat down to say “OK. If this is something I’m meant to do then please, PLEASE explain it to me.”

What came through was pretty intense; not only because of the symbols and techniques that I was given as being part of this approach, but also because of what I was told Primal Healing was all about:

“This is how we reconnect to our primal selves and the wisdom we held when we first incarnated here on Earth. It’s a timeless wisdom that Earth needs us to embody if she is going to come back to her own fullness. And it’s the wisdom that we’ve all been looking for.

“To do that we have to reawaken out primal energy bodies. You know how. You’ve always known how because this is for you to share.”

Err, OK.

Initially I tried those techniques, and the memories that had begun to flood back to me, on myself. And every time I did, I found myself in a really deep and potent state of healing, through which I began to understand more and more about this primal energy body they spoke of.

A few sessions in I had begun to feel and experience the differences – not just energetically but tangibly too within many parts of my life. But how could I be certain that wasn’t just me?

The first clients

Fortunately, I have some fantastic, courageous and open-minded friends who were only too willing to act as guinea pigs.

The feedback from those first few sessions blew me away; much like the Primal Healing itself apparently blew my test clients away!

Every one of them came out of the experience with a “wow”, and some iteration of the fact that they had never experienced anything like that before.

But what was more incredible from my perspective was what came after those initial reactions…

The friend who called me two days later to tell me that, after years of trying to develop her clairvoyance, for the first time ever she’d begun to physically see Spirit Guides in her house.

Another who got in touch weeks later to tell me that our session together had opened a door into connecting with her body in a different way; a door that had allowed her to understand and shift the chronic back pain she’d experienced for years.*

And another who, out of the blue, added me into the groups and Instagram accounts for a business she’d been dreaming of for years but had never had the clarity or courage to pursue.

When I opened up to more clients the results were similar; more huge shifts in the kind of emotional and energetic blockages that had been holding people back for years; changes in psychic awareness and apparent abilities; and so much more besides.

It's pretty intense. And it's not something I ever expected yet… It also kind of is.

Because here's the thing. I've been told about Primal Healing for multiple years now.

I've been told about it from guides, helpers and teachers that have also shared with me some of the deepest wisdom of my heart; some of the deepest wisdom that has changed the way I view the world. So why on earth wouldn't I have thought the Primal Healing they should about would be anything but deep, powerful and intense?!

But what even is Primal Healing? Well maybe that’s where this story continues in our next blog post.

If you'd like to know more about Primal Healing simply click here, or book your place in one of the seven free 1:1 Soul Sessions I'm offering this month.

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Consciously creating the new

So, how are you?

No really. Whatever you’re doing as you read this, I invite you to pause for a moment, take a deep breath and ask yourself “how am I doing?”

Maybe the answer is fine. Maybe through the lasting wonder of words you’re reading this at a time when the world has settled and life feels safe and secure. In which case that’s bloody wonderful, and I’d like you to know that the very thought is making my cheeks perk up in a grin and me want to reach out and hug you through the keyboard!

Because as I write this… well it’s fair to say the world is in a slightly different place to that.

We’re in the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic, and here in the UK we’re entering our fifth (I think. Does time even have meaning anymore?!) week of lockdown and unsure quite when that will end.

It’s a sad and scary time for sure; even despite the fact that so many countries are hearing we’ve “passed the peak”, there are still hundreds of people dying each day in the UK alone, and still an awful lot of fear about what happens if the virus reaches us or someone we love.

But a few weeks into this situation and the overwhelming sentiments I’m hearing about this time aren’t rooted in fear, but in a completely different kind of consciousness.

The world is changing

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Earth from space

There’s no doubt about it, this pandemic and the way in which so many countries have effectively just shut themselves down to keep people safe has changed the world. And will continue to change the world.

If we’re honest, that particular aspect of this situation isn’t hugely surprising. After all, we’ve known for a while now that big changes need to happen… We’ve overwhelmed our planet and her ecosystems and resources, the divisions within our societies have become broader and broader and with every passing day it seems that we get busier and busier and pay less and less attention to what is actually important for us.

Of course none of us expected the opportunity for big change to come from a global pandemic (who even knew that was a thing three months ago?!). And we definitely didn’t want so many people to suffer, die, or lose those they care about.

But the idea of change isn’t hugely unexpected. In fact it’s something that many of us have been told was coming for a pretty long time now.

And while that doesn’t make these experiences of ours any easier, and certainly doesn’t make the loss that we’re facing any less painful, it does give us something else to carry forward with us:


Hope for a way of life in which we can remember what was really important to us during this time.

Hope that our entire planet will learn from this experience and find ways to embed the positive changes that our lockdowns have had on the environment long after we’re back out in the world.

Hope that this sense of community so many of us are experiencing, and respect for the essential workers that have for so long been ignored, will continue.

And hope that we’ll all know and remember how to make all of that happen.

So what do we do that?

Ah the million dollar question eh? “That’s great, but how!”

On a grand scale, I have no idea. Which is a bit of a shame really, because personally I think “Saint Ceryn” has something of a ring to it…. 😉

Seriously though. On a worldwide scale I don’t know, and I’m really not sure anyone does (although my money’s on Jacinda Ahern if so!). But on a personal scale? Well that one is a little easier to call.

On a personal scale, the truth is that moving into that new, hope filled future isn’t actually about doing anything. No. To paraphrase that old chestnut I’m so fond of, creating the future we hope for is less about doing and more about returning to our roots, and taking our place as human beings.

That’s right, I firmly believe that this new world, and our own ways of life within it will be less about the to dos and the actions, and more about learning to be and then going with the flow of that as we step into that whole new consciousness.

What on earth is consciousness?

Time for reflection.

“Oh here she goes,” you might well be thinking. “Off on some ramble with spiritual jargon and words the rest of us don’t understand.”

I hear you. Oh buddy, do I hear you. Ironically, spiritual jargon is something I’ve had a bit of a telling off about while we’ve been in lockdown, but that’s a story for another day. For now, let me just assure you that that’s really not my intention…

Because yes, I know that the word consciousness is one of those often used in meditation studios by people who claim to be able to heal you and unlock within you all the secrets to the Universe. But in its simplest form it’s really not that complicated or mystical.

Think about it in the terms that we all know:

When we’re asleep with no clue what’s going on around us, we’re unconscious.

When we’re awake enough to drive a car, make a cup of tea or hold a sensible conversation, we’re conscious.

When we’re acting in a certain way for reasons we don’t fully understand, that’s often the result of our subconscious minds.

And when we’re fully aware of the reasons why we’re doing what we’re doing? Well that’s us acting consciously.

So when I talk about stepping into a new consciousness, really, it’s just as simple as that. It’s about expanding our awareness of ourselves and of the world so that we can enjoy the tea and the journeys and the conversations even more deeply, and understand ourselves better than ever.

Of course there are many ways to do that, and you can read all of the books and take all of the courses along the way too, but in my experience of doing this stuff for over 20 years now (eek!), there are four key things that will expand that awareness more than anything:

  • Listen to yourself. Get quiet and listen to what’s really going on in your body, your heart and your mind. No, I’m not talking about the noise of your to do list, but about the fears and passions that drive you and about the places where you’re feeling stuck.

  • Step out of your comfort zone: Challenge yourself to re-assess the ways you’d usually spend your time and to see what you really want and need to be doing. Switch off the music you’d usually listen to and put down the books you pick up without even thinking. Then try something else… Not to take you away from what you love (you’ll always go back to what’s important to you after all), but to broaden your perspective, and help you to see how other approaches, mindsets and experiences differ to your own, and what that newness might have to teach you.

  • Let yourself feel. I can’t tell you how bloody important this one is. Our world is so so keen to stop us feeling and keep us quiet and numb… that’s why it tells us to shop, eat and drink our pain away and why it’s so keen to tell us we can’t be complete without another person. Because when we break down the dam and let ourselves feel, that’s when we become powerful. It’s when our joy drives us to the things that are really important, our anger ignites the fury in us to change the world, and our sadness helps us to empathise with one another and remember that we were never separate, but always connected.

At it’s most basic level, consciousness is about awareness. And right now, the consciousness that we’re being asked to step into is an awareness about ourselves and the world.

What’s so important about that?

“So what?” I hear you say. “What’s the big deal about consciousness?”

Quite simply, because the more expanded our awareness is, the more we’ll realise the world needs to change, enough to be willing to play our part in that.

What’s more, an expanded awareness will inevitably give us an expanded pool of resources too. I’m not necessarily talking about money there, or social media numbers, networking opportunities or anything else we’ve been told to see as a resource (although who knows, maybe those things too); but about ideas, inspirations and all the things we actually need to show us how to move forwards… to answer that “how” question we talked about earlier.

This broader awareness helps us to see ourselves in a different light; a powerful, trusting light that not only inspires us to want to move forwards, but also helps us to understand more about how we do that.  

And although it sounds twee, if expanding my awareness and working with others who do the same has taught me anything it’s this:

That the more of us there are with that understanding, the wider it will spread and the more changes we’ll be able to make… Turning that hope into action and that action into positive new beginnings.  

Seeking support

That’s not to say that any of this is easy. For all too long now the world has been trying to keep us all small; convincing us that we know everything we can possibly know and that there’s no way or need to look for a different perspective or step outside of the boxes we’ve been put into.

Looking at things through a different lens – even if that’s just about watching something outside of the norm on TV – can challenge so much of what we think and know about ourselves, our lives and the world around us and force us to really dive into our own experiences of those.

And doing that work, coming to know ourselves and more of the world around us, can be painful, difficult and exhausting.

That doesn’t mean it’s not important, or that we shouldn’t do it. But it is an important reminder of why we don’t need to do those things alone.

Of course I’m going to plug my own work here; because whether you’re someone who’s new to the idea of expanding your awareness and wants to work with a spiritual therapist through Soul-Led Therapy; or a healer or teacher who knows they need to make some changes and see the world and their work differently but needs some Soul Support to do that, then I can help with that.

And hey, if you’re looking to dip your toe into this whole idea of soul work and conscious connection, then you could definitely do worse than ordering a Soul Journey Insight Pack from my Etsy store.

However, none of those are the main things I wanted to mention here.

Instead, I wanted to direct you to something that is completely and utterly free, which is always good, right?! Over on my Gifts page you’ll find a stack of meditations, exercises, journal prompts and readings all aimed at helping you to navigate through these strange times, expanding your own consciousness along the way.

There’s no need to enter an email address or sign up for any of those things – just pop to the page and download whatever feels right for you.

And of course get in touch… If you have any questions, any specific concerns about this, or anything you’d like to see in that toolkit I mentioned above then let me know. I’ll definitely try to help if it’s possible.