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Ask Your Angels EP20

Energy of the Week ~ Ask Your Angels Ep20


Energy of the week for 16th-22nd December 2019

Tune in to your Cosmic Team and Ask Your Angels what do I need?
Pick card 1, 2, 3 or 4.


Ask Your Angels Ep20

Your Guidance Revealed

Ask Your Angels Ep20

Card 1:

Your guidance starts at 1:25 in the video below.

RELATIONSHIP HARMONY – A wonderful card to receive right before the Christmas Period, what could be better than feeling the love and peace that comes when each and every person has an open heart.  This is the gift the Angels are giving you, what they are asking from you is that you manage your expectations during this time, Christmas is usually a time where we come together with people we don’t necessarily see all that much throughout the year and this can cause friction and tension sometimes.  Coming into it with an open heart and lowering your expectations allows you to the enter the space with a lightness and with that comes a more joyful experience, as you aren’t expecting anything from anyone and with that comes harmony and beautiful surprises and miracles bestowed upon you.

In the video below I share more about this concept and process and give you some insight on what will ensure your experience is one of joy and love.

Card 2:

Your guidance starts at 4:05 in the video below

ANGEL THERAPY – Fancy that another week of our guidance following on like a beautiful story, the angels are blessing you with open hearts all around and now Archangel Raphael is coming in and showering you with his beautiful healing energy and asking you to hand anything over to him, you don’t have to do it alone.  As I mentioned in Card 1 Christmas can be a time of tension and stress and we can sometimes feel we have to do it alone, but NO your angels are there to support you and pave the way for you to have a beautiful relaxing experience if you allow them to help you.

In the video below I talk about how Christmas is known as a time of coming together, celebrating and forgiveness but it can also be a time of reflection, what has the past being about, what has it taught you?  In my view and the angels are guiding as well its not the best time to be trying to mend deep hurt with other people, because tensions can be running high, alcohol flowing and expectations are also high.

Card 3:

Your guidance starts at 6:58 in the video below

YOU ARE SAFE – What is better than that, to know you are safe.  Our beautiful strong Archangel Michael is with you, ready to cut through any negative energy that you may pick up with his infamous sword.  He is wanting you to know that he has your back!  There may be situations you find yourself in over the holidays that maybe are not of your choosing and not something you may know how to necessarily cope with, this is where he is going to come in and support you, if you allow him to.

Ask for his strength and courage to help you through times that may see you surrounded with people that are not necessarily on your vibration level, yes family are not always understanding or respectful of our difference and our growth and that can be challenging.  So ask Archangel Michael to be with you and surround you in his beautiful purple light and to cut any cords with people that you no longer want your energy attached to, now this doesn’t mean that you don’t love them or even want to sever all communication, it is just cutting the energetic cord, so your energy stays protected.

Card 4:

Your guidance starts at 11:43 in the video below

ALL IS WELL – What a beautiful way to end our story this week and also as an individual message for you, ALL IS WELL!  Isn’t that what we all want to just know that everything is going to be okay.  What the angels are guiding is if you can follow their guidance during this time, and well of course always, then all will be well.  They are also guiding there are going to be times where you need to let things play out, even if it doesn’t feel good and even downright painful sometimes, you just need to let it be.  Now I know as empaths and sensitive souls this isn’t easy for us, because we are so compassionate and always wanting to help and serve others.  But sometimes we just need to let things be and see where they go, not interfering, just going with the flow and only acting from a place of alignment and when you feel guided to step in.

Now we all know how easily we can be triggered by family, boy are they good at pressing our buttons, but it is your job to just stand back and allow it to just flow over you like water off a ducks back.  No reacting, just observing and removing yourself from the situation if need be.   As you do that you will soon see that ALL IS WELL.


What a beautiful story this week, an empowering one I feel, knowing that you are in control, you can lower those expectations and go into each day and each event with an energy of lightness and relaxation.  Not concerned with things going perfectly, but just spending time with people you love and knowing you have the power, strength and healing of the Archangels right by your side. 


You can also watch my Video to hear more about each card and the guidance I provided ~ click below

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Nicole Ivens | Gold Coast Counsellor


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Reflection – Who is looking back at you?

There are many mirrors around you, what are they showing you?


As I awoke this morning on the 4th Anniversary of my Daughter’s diagnosis with Epilepsy, I started to reflect on how different I am today compared to this day four years ago.  It got me thinking about the importance of Reflection, both on the things you have achieved but also more so on how you have changed.

At this time of year you can get so bogged down with all you need to get done, to-do list on top of to-do list on top of to-do list.  As they say, you can’t see the forest for the trees.

2018 has been the year of healing, a lot of introspection.  You may have noticed in many areas of your life it has felt like you were at a standstill, when in actual fact there was so much going on within you.

The thing about internal work is it isn’t all that noticeable on the outside, but little by little as you heal the layers on the inside, the outside will soon catch up and show you a different reflection.

Now is a great time to think back to December 2017, who were you back then?  How have you changed?  What is different now?

As I mentioned earlier, there are many mirrors around you.  This will help you to answer those questions, what are people around you reflecting back to you?  This happens in both positive and negative ways, the way in which others interact with you and also in ways that others may be triggering you.

These are all signs to you as to what is happening within you and helps you to see where you have grown and where you may still have some needed healing.

So as you go into Christmas Day with your family, you can leave behind the old you and embrace who you are now.  With this realisation the energy you share will be different and that will change how you interact with others and how they now interact with you.

This process is going to allow you to leave 2018 with the lessons you needed and leave behind that which is no longer serving you.  Giving you the best start to the New Year, ushering in a new energy to take you through 2019.

In 2019 I will be running a local Tapping Circle here on the Gold Coast and the topic for January will be Goal Setting and Manifestation.  You can book your spot here.

I would like to thank you for your support this year and wish You and Your Family a Very Merry Christmas and Prosperous New Year.



How to have a drama free Christmas Day

Expectations can be the source of your pain and disappointment


A very normal part of life is having expectations!

  • How your life should look
  • How others behave
  • How people in positions of authority should act
  • Yourself and what you need to achieve in your life
  • Your loved ones

As you can see we can have expectations in so many areas of our life, now those expectations can be balanced, low or high.  Which of those do you think can cause you pain and disappointment?

High expectations can let you down, especially within relationships.  Expecting something from another person and then they don’t deliver can set you up for disappointment and cause you hurt and pain.

So, what should you do?  Have low expectations?  Because having low expectations would mean you would never be disappointed or hurt right?  Well, no because then you are not going to have the life you want and deserve as you are worth so much more and capable of so much more.

The answer is balanced expectations, so what does that even mean?  Balanced expectations is having a look at what you expect of yourself and what you expect of others and ask yourself the following questions:

  1. Is this realistic?
  2. Is this possible?
  3. Am I asking too much?
  4. Will this bring me happiness?
  5. Is this fair?

It is important to remember, no one else has your heart, so they are not going to respond in the same way.  Having thoughts like “if it was me, this is what I would of done”, can be a cause of pain and disappointment.

As the way we would respond is due to our past experiences and our caring heart, just because others respond differently doesn’t mean they are wrong and we are right, it just means they have a different heart and different experience.

At this time of year it is important to check your own expectations before interacting with family and friends, emotions can be heightened and cause unnecessary drama-filled interactions.

It is also good to remember if you don’t have a good relationship with all of your family members, that is okay, we tend to all come together at this time of year and expect to get on with people we don’t normally see.

If you need some space, take it, for your sake and for theirs.  Giving your self an adult time-out is perfectly acceptable and this comes from someone who has had some blow-ups with family members at Christmas time.

I am wishing you a beautiful Christmas Day filled of love, respect and understanding.

Written by Nicole Ivens

Nicole Ivens is an experienced Professional Counsellor, Wellness Coach and EFT Practitioner.

Nicole helps women to reduce fear and anxiety and take back control of their life by kicking fear to the kerb and getting back in the driver’s seat of their life.

Learn more about Nicole www.nicoleivens.com/about



Where did my Christmas Spirit go?

Christmas is such a wonderful time of year, a time to spend with your family and friends.

Lots of parties, gift exchanges with family and friends, Christmas trees, Christmas decorations, Christmas lights adorning houses along each street and of course Santa Claus at each and every shopping centre.

magic of christmas

What could be the downside of all of that, it sounds like a joyful time for one and all. Maybe in a Christmas movie, but in reality the stress that all of this can cause isn’t something to be ignored. A to-do-list that is three pages long doesn’t fill me with joy, rather it fills me with dread and feelings of stress and anxiety.

So, how do I find my Christmas Spirit? I know its hidden inside of me somewhere, I just need to find it and coax it out of the corner that it has taken refuge in.

Stress during this festive season is inevitable as our responsibilities and tasks can be 10 fold on top of our normal to-do-list. On top of that we are trying to live up to the happy go lucky person we need to be as after all it is Christmas.

So how can we exude our Christmas Spirit whilst keeping all our tasks under control without feeling like our world is going to end?

Your Christmas Emotional Wellbeing Kit

  1. Manage your expectations

Our expectations can let us down, if we have a set idea of how things need to be and then for one reason or another they turn out differently this can be a sure way to send your stress levels through the roof.  Having a more relaxed idea of what is going to happen and when and then having flexibility to move and change with the flow you will find your stress levels stay low.

2. Balance your needs with your resources

When our needs outweigh the resources available this is when we can start to feel overwhelmed, so it is important to ensure that you balance your needs with the resources available before saying ‘Yes’.  Of course at this time of year we are trying to please as many people as possible, but what about yourself.  Remembering that when you say ‘Yes’ to others you are saying ‘No’ to yourself.

3. Take some time out for yourself

You don’t need to be running yourself ragged during the festive season to make it a great time, its important for yourself and for your loved ones that you take some time out to rejuvenate.  Here are some tips to rejuvenate:

a) 3 minutes deep breathing
b) Exercise (20 minute walk)
c) Meditation (as little as 5 mins will help)
d) Listening to music

4. Organisation

Organisation can really help to make the festive season a time of fun instead of stress, having a list of things that need to be done, followed by a list of things you would like to do, can really lower your stress levels as you will have a good idea of what you need to do.

5. It doesn’t have to be perfect

Some of the best experiences are those that aren’t perfect, when things go wrong and you can have laughs with your family about it over Christmas lunch/dinner.  Release the feelings of perfection and go with the flow, that is where new opportunities and experiences are at their very best.

Allow your Christmas Spirit to find its way out by releasing your stress levels and bring a sense of fun back into the festive season.


Need someone to talk to?  Nicole offers in-house counselling, in the comfort of your home.  Providing you with a safe space to share your story and empowering you to learn new ways to deal with the stress and anxiety that the festive season can bring.

Book your session – www.nicoleivens.com/workwithnicole