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How Long Does Healing Take?

How Long Does Healing Take?


Thank you to one of my listeners of The Nurtured Empath Podcast for sending in this question.


A very popular question that I get asked a lot, so I know there are many of you that have wondered about this at one time or another.

First thing I am going to say is “how long is a piece of string”.  What I really want you to take away from this article is it is very different for each person, but also flip that around and instead of putting a time line on how long healing is going to take understand it is a lifetime process.

how long does healing take

Healing is a Life Long Process

If you can take that approach that coming to Earth at this time, or at anytime, is about growth, it’s about lessons and it’s about healing.  If you can have that perspective you are not always going to be looking and asking where is the finish line, how long till I’m fixed, how long till I’m healed?

Honestly you are not someone that needs to be fixed, there may be things in your life that you have experienced that are now causing certain patterns to be appearing but it doesn’t mean that you are broken.  It just means that you are carrying around some heavy stuff and it is weighing you down.

It is about taking that time for yourself to start to heal.  I was talking to one of my clients just the other day, because this is a question I get a lot in client sessions as well.  When am I going to be fixed, when is this going to be over?  I have to break the news to them that this is never going to be over and the look on their face is like I just took away their favourite puppy dog.

But it is the truth, healing is an ongoing process, we are always going to be healing.  Even for me I am continually healing each and every day, I am journaling each and every day, I am tapping each and every day.

how long does healing take

Obviously when we start on our healing journey it is a little bit heavier, a little bit more work to be done because we are bringing up things from the past, traumas from the past that we have been carrying around for so long and that can be some heavy and deep work that we need to be doing.

As we are moving forward we don’t want anything that is happening in the present to then be something we need to heal down the track.  So that is what I mean when I say this is a lifetime process of healing and if you can take this approach, you are never going to get to that place again where you have been carrying around all the heaviness because you would of been doing it all along.

I feel that is important to understand why I say it is a lifelong process, so no I can’t tell you an exact timeline for your healing to be done.  It is very different for different people, some clients come to me and are just ready to heal everything, they are done carrying it around and are just ready to finally let it all go.

That takes time, some have been working with me on a weekly basis for over 12 months, they have experienced heavy traumas and we are working on them one by one, layer by layer.  Some clients just stay with me because they love their weekly session, knowing they have an hour that is just for them, no other demands on their time, this is their time.

It is important for you to determine what is it you are looking for, what is it you are wanting to heal?  As I mentioned I have clients that come to me and want to heal everything and then there are some clients that are like there is just this one event that keeps popping up and I just really want to stop thinking about it, or they want to forgive someone or forgive themselves.

They come for a couple of sessions and we heal that event and then they are on their way, but what I notice with these clients as well is they tend to come back.  They heal that one event and are good for about 6 months to a year and then they will reach out to me again and say I need to book in, I have another event surfacing that I would like to heal.

So it depends on the person and what it is that is happening in their life, where they are at and what it is they really want to achieve.  As how long their healing takes and the time that they are working with me 1-1.

As I mentioned in the beginning of this article, one thing I really want you to take from this is, healing is a lifelong process.  It is not always deep heavy stuff, if you are healing on a regular basis, every day.  You are not going to come 10 years down the track and find you have this heavy load you have been carrying around and needs deep and heavy healing.

Take the approach I am going to heal each and every day, I am going to take care of myself in the ways that I know are going to help me (however that looks for you).  As I mentioned I am journaling, tapping (EFT) and meditating everyday and that helps me to heal anything in the present whilst I’m also healing things from the past as they surface from my subconscious mind.

To answer your question “how long does healing take?”  It is a lifelong process but of course we can chunk that down into little bits, healing different events at different times to really help you to start to feel lighter, to feel more relaxed, to feel calmer and to start to achieve things in your life that you truly desire and deserve.

If you have any questions you would like answered, certainly let me know, you can comment below or send me an email.

To work with me privately and start on your healing journey, you can book your online session here.

Nicole Ivens | Empath Counsellor

Which Moon Phase is Your Friend?

Which Moon Phase is Your Friend?

Contrary to popular belief the full moon phase is my friend.

I am sure you have heard all the bad things about the full moon phase, like all the crazies are out or it is hard to sleep during the full moon phase.  Whilst I am sure these things are true, they just aren’t true for me.

Would you like to know how I found this out?

I remember before I really knew much about the moon phases or cycles, it was all about the full moon and believing the hype about it and what other people had experienced.

So what happens when you take on the beliefs of other people?  You start to see that happening in your life too, because your brain is very good at always proving to you that you are right, that what you believe is true.

So yes you would of seen some crazy people about or you would have had trouble sleeping.  Why?  Because that is what you believed.

But what if you could actually truly learn about each of the moon phases from an individual stand point, not what other people have told you, not what popular belief is but what you truly experience through each moon phase or cycle.

This is exactly what I did, I could no longer fool myself into believing what I was been told I should feel or experience.  So I went to work and charted out the moon cycles for 30 days and paying very close attention to my thoughts, feelings, experiences, energy levels and moods.

Moon Phase

Each day I would journal about how I was feeling, what I was experiencing both internally and externally and I used a system to indicate my energy levels.  So for low energy medium energy and for high energy.  I also noted what moon phase or cycle we were in, this gave me a good indication of which moon cycles were my friend and which were not.

Once I learned what was good for me and what wasn’t I was then able to plan my schedule around it.  For example I learned I am super energised on the full moon, very creative and can get so much done and yes I sleep very well.

Whereas on the Gibbous moon cycle, this one is not my friend, I would feel exhausted, low mood, low energy, low everything, so this was my time of rest where I would lay low.

So as you can see if I went on the popular belief on each moon cycle I wouldn’t be doing myself any justice, trying to do things at the wrong times and wondering why I wasn’t getting anywhere.

I challenge you to do the same, get yourself a book and chart out the moon cycles for the month and just start to see the pattern and gain a deeper understanding of the moon cycles as they apply to you and your energy.

Have a listen to the podcast episode where I briefly share with you each of the moon cycles.


I can promise you it will start to make a big difference in your life and help you to start to understand your own cycle too.

Nicole Ivens | Empath Counsellor

If you need extra support in understanding the moon cycles and how they apply to you, book a free call with Nicole.  You can book in here.

Is Your Undercurrent Running the Show?

“Is Your Undercurrent Running the Show?”

To quote the description from the dictionary “an undercurrent is a hidden opinion, feeling, or tendency often contrary to the one publicly shown” and when I read this, I thought yes that makes so much sense.

We tend to put out into the world how we want people to perceive us or how we feel others expect us to be, but it isn’t always congruent with what is going on within you or who you truly are at your very core, your souls essence.

That is all fine and good until you start to notice it affecting your life and not been able to achieve the things in your life that you truly want and deserve.  So the question remains “is your undercurrent running the show?”

“There is more going on than meets the eye”


One very simple question is going to answer that for you ~ are you receiving the things in your life that you want and deserve?  If the answer is yes then you are all good and your surface and undercurrent are congruent and you can keep doing what you are doing.

If the answer is a resounding NO then there is a gap between what is happening on the surface to what is happening under the surface, aka your undercurrent.

As a Law of Attraction Trainer (yes another hat I wear :)) I teach a three step process to manifesting the things that you want into your life, it is quite simple:

Step 1: Identify Your Desire 

Step 2: Give your desire attention

Step 3: Allow

You can click on the links above to learn more about the process.

Through my own experience what I noticed was there was a step missing, whilst I was attracting great things into my life, they felt a little inconsistent.  This is when I decided to dig deeper and see the cause and of course I came across my undercurrent.

Just like when people place timestamps on their YouTube videos and you can see the little dashes and you can jump to the different parts of the video, it is the same with your past experiences, each of your experiences are like a timestamp and each timestamp can have an affect on your current experience.

Within that current are all the beliefs you hold about yourself, about the world and about what you think is possible.  If you can imagine that say your belief is “I am not worthy” then that belief in and of itself is going to have a huge affect on what you can manifest into your life.

When you are not feeling worthy of something or someone then it would be very hard for you to believe that it is possible and of course that is then the message you are sending out to the universe.  So no surprise that you are not attracting the things into your life that you want and deserve.

So as you can see this missing piece can have a massive affect on your life, so its important to start to look at your beliefs, pull them apart and start to understand where they stem from, so you can then go to work on healing and releasing them from your energetic body.

As you do that you will start to notice that you are able to attract and manifest things, people and experiences into your life very easily.  As easy as thinking about it and bam there it appears right in front of you.

Step 4: Heal and Release

In the podcast episode I shared an energy healing to help you to start to access these beliefs, heal and release them, so you can start to manifest what is you want and deserve.

Nicole Ivens | Empath Counsellor


To work with me privately, click here to book your free online discovery session and we can talk about what you have been experiencing and how I can support you.


When life gives you lemons

When Life Gives You Lemons

When Life Gives You Lemons…



“When Life Gives You Lemons You Need To Dig Deep”

It is in times like this where you can feel unsupported by the universe and your cosmic team and that they have left you to suffer, when in actual fact they are right by your side, just waiting for you to ask for their help.  As you may or may not be aware your cosmic team needs permission to step in and support you, so ask yourself the question “have I put myself in a position where they can help, assist and support me?”.

A lot of the time we can feel abandoned and unsupported and as the sensitive beings that we are, we can have the mindset of “I can do it myself, I don’t need help” or “I am the helper, I can’t possibly burden another person with my problems”.  So by asking yourself that question, you are opening up your awareness to your part in this situation or any situation where you have felt left behind and unsupported.

Your cosmic team will help you by taking your hand and leading you out of the darkness if you let them, it may look a little something like this:

You may start to notice little signs of light that grab your attention, for example:  When my daughter was diagnosed with Epilepsy five years ago, we spent many days and nights in hospital and what a drab and depressing place that is.  My cosmic team helped shine the light for me by reminding me of the wonderful support of her medical team and the brand new children’s hospital that had been opened not long before her first seizure.

So as you can see they were shining the light by showing me the good within the situation, without that awareness and asking for help, I would of stayed in the darkness of what we were experiencing.

What light is your Cosmic Team bringing into your current situation?

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Nicole Ivens | Gold Coast Counsellor

ask your angels episode 39

Ask Your Angels Episode 39 | Weekly Insight


Weekly Insight for 27th April 2020

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


ask your angels episode 39

Your Guidance Revealed


Listen on the Podcast

Card 1: Surrender Low Self-Esteem

You deserve success, love and abundance.  Set an intention to identify and release any remnants of low self-esteem.

Take note of any areas in your life where low self-esteem is causing you to hold back and not go after the things you really want, it may show up as feelings of “I don’t know enough, I am not enough or what will people think”.



Take some time with the Journal Question to gain further guidance and integrate this week’s guidance.

Journal Question: If I had complete confidence in myself and my abilities, how would my life look?

ask your angels episode 39Card 2: Surrender to Silence

In quiet meditation or contemplation, let go and enter the stillness within.  Silence can heal and replenish you.

Silence is very powerful and can provide you the deep answers you have been searching for and most likely looking outside of you.  That quiet voice within you needs your full attention and times of silence will allow you to truly tune in.

Silence can also be extremely uncomfortable in the beginning, that in itself can yield great insight and answers – why is it uncomfortable?


Take some time with the Journal Question to gain further guidance and integrate this week’s guidance.

journal question:  when there is silence I feel……

ask your angels episode 39 Card 3: Surrender Your Attachment to Results

The formula for success is to do all you can to “make things happen,” then let go of the results.  Holding on too tightly to a desired outcome can sabotage it.

If you have an idea of how things should happen you are essentially strangling the universe, by wanting things to happen in your way and on your timeline.  By letting go of the results you are allowing the universe to freely bring forth what you need in a way that is for your highest good.

I wrote about this concept on my blog recently, you can check it out here.


Take some time with the Journal Question to gain further guidance and integrate this week’s guidance.

journal Question:  If you are not in control, what do you feel within your body?

ask your angels episode 39Card 4: Surrender to Effortlessness

Stop pushing so hard.  The art of living means going with the flow instead of trying to force the river.

Pay attention in your life where you are forcing things to happen on your timeline instead of connecting in to divine timing.  Look at that this week and see where you are pushing, like pushing a rock up a hill, get out of the way of the rock and go with the flow.


Take some time with the Journal Question to gain further guidance and integrate this week’s guidance.

journal Question: if you allowed yourself to let go and go with the flow, what would happen?

Journaling is a powerful way to incorporate the guidance you have received, bringing it to you on a deeper level and allowing you to gain great insight into yourself and what is true for you.  As you gain clarity and learn more about yourself you are well on your way to a life you truly deserve. 


If you are looking to take your journaling practice deeper, come and join us in the Mystical Membership.  A beautiful community to join other souls just like you, women you will feel aligned with and resonate with all we are sharing together.  Join here.


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


I would love to hear about any insights that surface for you throughout the week, you can connect with me on Instagram @nicoleivens

You can also subscribe to my YouTube Channel here….so you get notified each time I share new content.


Nicole Ivens | Gold Coast Counsellor


Energy of the Week | Ask Your Angels Episode 38



Energy of the week for 20th-26th April 2020

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


ask your angels episode 38

Your Guidance Revealed


ask your angels episode 38

Card 1: Dynasty of the Divine Mother

Your guidance starts at 1:10 in the video below.

It is time to tune into your true nature, what is true for you? What is your truth?  What I am being shown is you in a place where you don’t know which way is up, feeling unsure of which way to turn and the angels are guiding when you are unsure of which way to turn always turn inward.

What feels true for you right now, listen to that, trust that feeling and follow that.  There are so many words being flung around the place right now and it can be hard to know what to believe, what to take on and what to ignore.  That is where your inward focus comes in, find your truth within you, because right now and any time really that is where you are going to find the answers for you and you only.

Prayer to dynasty of the divine mother:

Beloved Kuan Yin, Green Tara, Mazu, Goddesses of the Great Divine Mother, please help me to live my light, to live my enlightenment in each day, to know my own Self and to the live the beauty and bliss with peace in my heart.  Thank you for your help. Om Shanti.  I feel your Peace in my heart now.  May all beings feel and know this peace within.  Om Shanti.


Card 2: To the Celestial Mountain

Your guidance starts at 3:10 in the video below.

This card is all about asking for help, turning to the mountain, a bigger power than just you.  When you are feeling overwhelmed by life it is a true sign that you have been relying on yourself, your own innate power only.  Now yes you are an extremely powerful being, that doesn’t mean you have to rely on that power only, there is a bigger power at play, the divine, the universe there at the ready to help you – if you will ask!

A Prayer to the celestial mountain

Beloved Kuan Yin, in the Ashram of your Celestial Mountain, hear me, please help me to let go of my difficulties in receiving help, in any feelings of worthlessness or distrust that prevent me from being guided, moved and placed in positions of divine assistance for my greatest good.  Help me feel worthy of help and help me receive that help which comes to me in unconditional love now.  Thank you! Om Mani Padme Hum.


Card 3: Ten Sisters of Light

Your guidance starts at 6:00 in the video below.

Each of the ten sisters is you, a part of you, a part that has learned lessons throughout the life of your soul, the limitless part of you, the part that has no end.  The angels are guiding for you that there are lessons that you have learned in previous lifetimes, that your soul knows and this wisdom is available to you.  Wisdom that is going to support you in this lifetime here on Earth, like card #2 it is about seeking the assistance, seeking the truth and seeking the wisdom you are needing in this moment and each moment ahead of you.

a prayer to the ten sisters of light

Divine Kuan Yin, Om Namaha, I call upon the Ten Sisters of Light that love me unconditonally, I call upon your grace, protection and assistance now in releasing past life wounds and patterns so that more of my Soul light can manifest in present time.  Please bless this process with your mercy, compassion and grace.  Thank you beloveds.  Om Mani Padme Hum.


Card 4: The Dance Unveiling

Your guidance starts at 10:04 in the video below.

Your layers are ready to be revealed, to be explored and to be healed – are you feeling that?  We are in a magical time where many things are surfacing for healing and it is up to you whether you will take up that challenge, and yes I say challenge because healing isn’t easy, but it is something you are more than capable of achieving as a spiritual being.  Think about the word unveiling, what does that mean to you?  What is showing up for you when you focus on that word and its meaning for you?

If you choose not to take on the challenge, that doesn’t say anything about you, it just says I am not ready right now and that is perfectly fine too.

A prayer for the dance unveiling

Beloved Kuan Yin, I now let go of any fear that would distort my perception and prevent me from beholding the highest levels of truth which I am capable of perceiving.  Help me now, beloved one, with your divine dance of mercy and compassion, that the confusion may clear, any distortion may be released, and the truth be revealed with grace and simplicity.  Unveil the truths with your dance of grace, beloved.  Thank you! Om Mani Padme Hum. 



This week is all about reminding you of the innate power you have within you but also taking it a step further and helping you to understand your personal power is not the only power available to you, call in the power of the spiritual world and the power of the divine to support you. 


If you are looking for your soul tribe, come and join us in the Mystical Membership.  A beautiful community to join other souls just like you, women you will feel aligned with and resonate with all we are sharing together.  Join here.

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


I would love to hear how the guidance resonates for you right now, comment right here on the blog.

You can also subscribe to my YouTube Channel here….so you get notified each time I share new content.


Nicole Ivens | Gold Coast Counsellor



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Energy of the Week | Ask Your Angels Ep35


Energy of the week for 30th March – 5th April 2020

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


ask your angels ep35

Your Guidance Revealed

ask your angels ep35

Card 1: Lost In Our Own Equations

Your guidance starts at 1:00 in the video below.

In our current times it is so easy to get stuck within your own mind and within your own thoughts, the angels are guiding they are very aware of all the anxiety that is within us and around us right now.  It is a prime time for anxiety right now and for those of you that have struggled with anxiety in the past, it may be surfacing now like never before because it is saying “see I told you so, I told you something would go wrong”.

So it is more important now to be implementing and using all the strategies I have shared with you over the episodes of Ask Your Angels, Journaling, meditation, EFT and grounding.  Right now I am showing up for each of you over on my Facebook page, Mon-Fri @8am AEST with my Calming Moment, giving you the opportunity to come out of your head and into your heart space.

Your angels like always are in a very supportive and cheerleader mode urging you to do all the things you know you need to do during this process and any challenging times you experience.  They have your back and are cheering you on from the sidelines “You Can Do It!”

Card 2: Lotus Rose

Your guidance starts at 3:10 in the video below.

A lotus rose grows and even thrives in the most difficult of circumstances, it actually grows in the mud and boy is that the energy we are currently residing in.  Like in card #1 there is so much anxiety around, everyone is experiencing at the very least a low grade anxiety and as an empath you are feeling and bathing in that energy.  The angels want to remind you just like the lotus rose, you too can grow and thrive through the mud, in actual fact the growth you experience right now will be so profound it will propel your soul forward 10 speed.

I have seen an example of this just this past week, with younger people aka millennial’s saying “we have never experienced anything like this before”.  Whilst true for them yes, its not true for us in the older generation, whilst we haven’t been through this exactly, we have all suffered challenging times.  So they have been plotting along with normal life, no mud to speak of and now they are struggling a little more than us due to their lack of experience and exposure.

They are certainly going to come out of this with a whole lot more resilience than they went into it with and the same with you, you are going to come out of this experience with amazing confidence knowing you can grow through anything, you can survive anything, because you just did.

Card 3: The Universe

Your guidance starts at 5:22 in the video below.

The universe has a message for you that she is healing and as she heals you heal too and the angels are saying this is happening for us, not to us.  I know in life it can certainly feel like things are happening to us and I understand that completely, but if you can have a shift in perspective you will start to see some of the benefits of right now.

Families are having more time to spend together (I know not always a good thing lol) but the rushing, the jam packed schedules, the filling our lives with things and experiences not for our highest good have been stripped from us.  We are all going to come out of this with a very different perspective of what we need and what we choose to fill our time with moving forward.

Have you seen the amazing footage of mother nature healing, animals coming back out and the amount of butterflies and dragonflies around.  All signs of healing, all signs of growing and all signs of transformation.

The angels are asking me to ask you “Can you see it?”

Card 4: Buddha Nature

Your guidance starts at 7:28 in the video below.

Come into the present moment, Buddha Nature is all about mindfulness and being in the current moment.  Following on from card #1 anxiety does not exist in the present moment, it is always in the future, worrying about what is going to happen, what is yet to come.

In this moment right here and right now, you are safe.  A great mantra to have with you in times of anxiety “My name is ……….. and right here and right now I am safe”.  It is only when you project into the future is your anxiety going to skyrocket, when you start to worry about tomorrow, what tomorrow will look like, how you will cope in tomorrows world, all future projected.

When you notice yourself doing this bring yourself back, a great way to do that is through grounding.  I have a great PDF I would love to send to you, if this is something you are struggling with.  Click below to download your copy.

Grounding Techniques

This week is providing you with amazing support to cope through our current global crisis, having your anxiety recognised and provided with ways to move through the high levels of stress and anxiety been felt across the world. 

If you are struggling right now and could really do with some extra support, I am here for you.  You can book your free strategy session here

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

I would love to hear how the guidance resonates for you right now, comment right here on the blog.

You can also subscribe to my YouTube Channel here….so you get notified each time I share new content.


Nicole Ivens | Gold Coast Counsellor

ask your angels ep32

Energy of the Week | Ask Your Angels Ep32


Energy of the week for 9th-15th March 2020

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


ask your angels ep32

Your Guidance Revealed

ask your angels ep32

Card 1: Self-Reflection

Your guidance starts at 1:17 in the video below.

This topic has been coming up a lot of late, both in my free facebook group, with the mystical members and in client sessions, so interesting it is showing up again.  History has shown me when something appears in multiple areas it’s a message needed to be heard by many, so here it is.

Self-reflection is all about understanding that what you see in others is within you as well, as hard as this can be to stomach its an important and powerful revelation.  It brings the power back into your hands, as you change perspective and start to see the actions of others as something you can heal within you – its a game changer!

Now I am not saying that you should put up with been treated in an unfair or hurtful manner but understanding and asking the question “what is it within you that is allowing this to happen?”.

A powerful question to put at the top of the page in your journal and then see what comes, great insight for you to know what needs healing.

Card 2: Peace (In Protection)

Your guidance starts at 3:21 in the video below.

Well this is a first, a card in the upside down (protection mode) position and what this means is this message is both strong and something you are blocking.  The message of Peace is an important one for your life right now and understanding your reasons for blocking will be paramount for you.

The angels are guiding its about the uncomfortable feeling that peace and quietness brings for you, I have many people around me both personally and professionally that have a degree in being busy been busy.  Sound familiar?

The reason is because they don’t want to feel for numerous reasons, but all feelings want is to be felt and then they release.  The more feelings and emotions that are stuffed down in one way or another the harder its going to be to continue in this way, they will find their way out in the most inopportune way and in the most inopportune time.

The angels are asking you to allow peace in just a little bit, its not about going cold turkey, just a little bit of quiet time and allowing the light in a little to give you that feeling of peace that your soul will remember and relish in.

Card 3: Gratitude (In Protection)

Your guidance starts at 6:02 in the video below.

Here we go again, 4th week in a row, 4 different card decks and Gratitude is back and even more powerful in the upside down position (protection mode).  This is showing the powerfulness of this message and one the angels are not giving up on, they are like a dog with a bone and they will keep coming with it until the message is heard and implemented.

The angels are showing me that you have been praying (in however that looks for you) for a solution, for help, for guidance and this is it.  They are also guiding that you feel like this can’t be it, this can’t be my answer, this isn’t what I asked for.  It seems too simple.

Whilst yes it is simple, but extremely powerful and effective.  Adopting an attitude of gratitude is going to make a big difference in your life, its so much more than just assessing your life and seeing what you like and what you don’t.

It is you flipping the script from constantly thinking and talking about what isn’t working in your life, be honest, you know that does happen.  We all do it!

It is bringing you out of your head and down into your heartspace and operating more from that space and with that brings you into connection with your soul, your higher self and universal consciousness.

Again, I will provide you with the space to do this daily on Instagram, you can follow me here.

Card 4: Sovereignty

Your guidance starts at 8:41 in the video below.

You are the Queen of your life!  The angels showed me a vision of you sitting on a throne, as a reminder to you that you are in charge of your life.  They are guiding you tend to defer your own judgement and opinions and even values sometimes to those of others.

This tends to happen when past experiences have made you feel that you can’t trust yourself and it’s important to heal that mistrust of yourself, because no person outside of you will ever have the answers for you.

Now of course you need support and people you can lean on, we all do and even the Queen of England has her supporters and guides.  But they are not you, they do not house your soul, only you know what is right for you and what your soul needs right now.

Look at the opinions and guidance of others as research, research to help you along your way, but always bring that research back to you, how does it feel?  Does it feel right?  If not let it go and trust in yourself and your judgement.

This week with two cards in protection mode, it is a very important and pertinent message for you.  Angels are guiding even if it doesn’t feel exactly right, right now, it will support you in ways you can’t even fathom right now.

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

I would love to hear how the guidance resonates for you right now, comment right here on the blog.

You can also subscribe to my YouTube Channel here….so you get notified each time I share new content.


Nicole Ivens | Gold Coast Counsellor


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ask your angels ep30

Energy of the Week | Ask Your Angels Ep30


Energy of the week for 24th February-1st March 2020

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


ask your angels ep30

Your Guidance Revealed

ask your angels ep30

Card 1: The Sun

Your guidance starts at 2:43 in the video below.

Yes is your answer!  The angels are showing me that you took a big step recently, made a decision in your life that was so big for you, it is now scaring the you know what out of you.  They are here to tell you that yes it was the right decision and no do not back peddle, just keep moving forward knowing that self-doubt and fear is a normal part of the process.  Even your mentors and heroes you look up to experience the exact same thing, self-doubt creeps in but it is what they do in the moment after the self-doubt creeps in that makes all the difference.  That sets them apart from millions of others that have tried and not succeeded.

This is a great opportunity for you to change the pattern, instead of stepping back due to fear or self-doubt, look it straight in the eye and ask “what is your message?”  This is going to allow you to heal the part of you where this is residing, allowing you to continue to move forward not just right in this moment but future moments as well.

Card 2: Five of Air

Your guidance starts at 5:58 in the video below.

On the surface this card looks like the complete opposite message from card 1 and if you have chosen both card 1 and 2 for good reason you may be freaking a little but right now. But I am here to tell you that the message isn’t exactly as it reads, even though it says “an unwise choice”, its not talking about the decision you have made, instead that little voice that is telling you to step back, telling you to get back in your comfort zone, telling you to go back to that place where you felt safe.

You know that relationship, location or job that you are thinking of returning to, it won’t feel the same, it won’t have the same level of comfort, in fact it will feel foreign to you, uncomfortable and you will have feelings of why did I do this to myself, I left this place, relationship or job for a reason.

So like card 1 there is no back peddling right now, back peddling would be an unwise choice and as the card says not all are being truthful right now.  So there is something you are not seeing, so hold on don’t do it, keep moving forward whilst honouring how you are feeling and take the opportunity to learn where this feeling is stemming from.

Card 3: Ego

Your guidance starts at 9:07 in the video below.

It is time to remove that mask, step out from behind the facade you have been trying your very hardest to mask.  Whether its due to expectations that have been put on you by others, or from your own volition, its time to step out from behind that, knowing you can drop all the judgments, all the expectations, take a big sigh of relief and just allow your true wants and needs to be shown.

Its very easy to do what we feel others want us to do, and you may come to a time in your life where you realise the life you are living doesn’t feel real and that is due to living life for others for too long.  As you start to take the mask off and step out from behind the facade, little bits of you will start to come to life, you will start to recognise a part of you that you haven’t seen in a really long time.

We can sometimes feel trapped and the truth is we are never trapped, it is more about the choices we are willing to make, the steps we are ready to take.  I hate to say it but a lot of the time the person that is keeping you trapped is you, think about that image of a big horse standing behind a little fence, it thinks it is trapped, when in actual fact it could just step over the fence.  It is the same for you, are you willing to see the blockage or fence is not keeping you trapped!

Card 4: Balance

Your guidance starts at 13:19 in the video below.

Its a time to pull back your energy, recently you have been pulled in a million different directions, trying to be everything for everyone.  Think about a water well, if we just take the water with no way of it being refilled, it would run dry right?  It is the same for you, you never want to be giving from your well only from your overflow or at least be doing something to fill your well as it is being used by others.

To fill your well it is going to be different for each one of you, I know for me to fill my well I need time out, I need my daily meditation and journaling and luckily for me working with all of my beautiful clients also fills me up.  So what is it for you?  What fills up your well?  Whatever that is, you need to make sure you are doing it on a regular basis to keep that well full so you can continue to support those around  you without feeling depleted.

So balance is your word this week, what are you going to do to bring some balance back into your life?

This week is a little deeper and more serious than previous readings, the angels are really guiding us to dig deep, move forward and look at what we feel is holding us back.  The big message is do not give in to past experiences and patterns.

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

I would love to hear how the guidance resonates for you right now, comment right here on the blog.

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Nicole Ivens | Gold Coast Counsellor


I offer Online Intuitive Readings to provide you with more personal and detailed guidance.  You can learn more and book your Intuitive Reading Here.

Energy of the Week | Ask Your Angels Ep28


Energy of the week for 10th-16th February 2020

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


ask your angels ep28

Your Guidance Revealed

ask your angels ep28

Card 1: Claircognizance

Your guidance starts at 1:50 in the video below.

Whether you know it or not, we all have different senses in which we can receive guidance from the divine, angels and your cosmic team.  Claircognizance is an inner knowing, clear thoughts like downloads directly dropped in for you.

Claircognizance can be one of the more difficult senses to interpret as we have thousands of thoughts every day and differentiating between your thoughts and guidance can be challenging.  I have been asked to share with you my experience as Claircognizance is actually my strength (we all have one by the way) the way in which I receive information.

So, the way I differentiate is by paying attention to the words, are the words the same as what you use in your day-to-day communication?  This is a great sign of what are your thoughts and what is divine guidance.  Another great way is information that you have no way of knowing, is a sign of divine guidance.

Your angels are asking you to pay attention to your thoughts and any ideas that come through this week, getting out your journal and giving them an opening to bring through the guidance that is specific to you.

(a little tip: your angels get very excited when they see you pull out your journal as they know you are focused and in a place of being able to receive their guidance and support).

Card 2: Spread Your Wings!

Your guidance starts at 5:02 in the video below.

As women our life operates in cycles, think about your menstrual cycle and generations ago each of those cycles where highly respected and instead of pushing through like we do nowadays, it would be a time of rest.  Your angels are wanting to remind you that there are times to step forward and take action and then there are times of rest and recovery.

Right now for you it is a time of action, time to step forward and put into place all of the divine guidance you have received (check out card 1 for extra guidance on receiving divine guidance).

What is it that you have been holding onto, not moving on due to fears? It can be scary to take big action, especially if you are feeling unsure of yourself, how good is it to receive support from your angels to let you know “the time is now”.

Its time to spread your wings, in whatever way and how that looks for you.


Card 3: Moon Cycles

Your guidance starts at 7:50 in the video below.

Have you ever noticed how the moon cycles affect you?  Like in card 2 where I spoke about cycles, the moon cycles also affect us and the time to do things and the time to not.  One great thing the moon teaches us is that you don’t need to be on all of the time, the moon is only in its full state for a few days each month.

Your angels are guiding you to chart the moon cycles in your life, how does each one affect your mood, your energy, your sleep, your emotions and your thoughts?  You will then know the times to act and the times to rest, as you work with the moon you will start to see a big difference in the results you see in your life.

I did this for myself and found out that I am a little different, as in I love the full moon, it is my most favourite cycle and is the cycle where I have the most energy, my mood is at its best and a great time for me to take action, get things done.  Even though this is very different to the general consensus in the spiritual community, its important to work with your very own personal cycles.

Card 4: You Know What To Do!

Your guidance starts at 11:04 in the video below.

I wish I did!  That is what the angels are saying that you are thinking right now……I know it sucks when they do that like they are inside your head.  But of course they are saying it with love and support, because they can feel your pain of feeling stuck and confused.

As I have said many times, everything you need is within you!  You can go to as many people as you like and ask their advice and opinions, but the problem with that idea is they are not you, they can never provide you with what it is you are looking for……for what that hole within you is looking for…….it is looking for you……something that only you can provide.

As the card says “you know what to do” and you do, however fear is what is telling you that you don’t, keeping you stuck in indecision.  No decision is a decision, you are choosing by not choosing.  So what if, just for a moment, you trusted yourself completely, with no doubt……what is the answer?

Now, sit with that answer, how is it making you feel?  What are you noticing in your body, how is it responding?  This is where your power lies, giving you the wisdom you need to make real change in your life.

This week the Archangels, Archangel Uriel in particular (he did make two appearances after all) is encouraging you to connect in with your intuition and start to use it more in your life.  As women we are been urged to connect in with our cycles and working from that place, that will see bigger and better results appearing in our lives.


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

I would love to hear how the guidance resonates for you right now, comment right here on the blog.

You can also subscribe to my YouTube Channel here….so you get notified each time I share new content.


Nicole Ivens | Gold Coast Counsellor


I offer Online Intuitive Readings to provide you with more personal and detailed guidance.  You can learn more and book your Intuitive Reading Here.