Moonology

It is said that  the cycles of the moon have a huge effect on our health, our mood, our relationships and our work and that by understanding these lunar phases we can work with them to improve and empower every aspect of our lives.

I’ve been fascinated by this concept for a while, I’ve always felt the effect of the moon and can never sleep on a full moon (I wondered for a while if it could be possible I have werewolf genes) and have heard the same from friends.

It wasn’t until a couple of years ago when I started have a full moon ritual bath every month on the full moon with candles, oils, crystals and petals etc that I managed a full and peaceful nights sleep. Strange as that might sound, they do say that the moon governs women as it does the tide so maybe, just maybe it makes sense.

Well for Christmas I was gifted a Moonology 2020 diary , a Moonology book and a deck of Moonology oracle cards, all written by world renowned astrologist Yasmin Boland.

I’d heard about Moonology before and know people who swear by it so I opened up the diary just a few days ago on 1st January and am already fascinated, I’ve already discovered more about astrology than I ever knew, I’ve always been interested in astrology as in I’ve always ready my horoscopes but took them with a pinch of salt as I found it hard to believe that everybody born under the same star sign could have the same personality traits and fate, having said that I am the embodiment of a typical Leo but after following a link in the diary and typing in some of my details, not just birth date but exact time and also place and receiving a full birth chart back, I’ve realised that there’s so much more to astrology than just your star sign and I’ve learned that I’m not just a Leo but a Leo with Aries rising, that’s double fire, actually makes a lot of sense, I am a feisty one!

Well I’m open to following my new found interest and I’m looking forward to discovering where Moonology and working with the phases of the moon for guidance and wisdom takes me in 2020. 

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The first card I pulled for the year – Well if Moonology is to be believed then 2020 is looking promising!!!

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For more details go to www.yasminboland.com

Bewater Bottles

My Mum had been infusing her water with crystals for years and I admit that on her councel, I have a piece of shungite in each of my gym bottles (apparently it’s a water purifier, who knew?) but other than that, up until now it’s only fruit, mainly lemon that I’ve been avidly infusing on a day to day basis.

Well, not anymore, welcome Bewater, a company who create the most gorgeous crystal elixir bottles.

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Everybody needs to hydrate, that’s nothing new, water is literally the most important thing we can feed our bodies, every cell, tissue and organ we have needs water to work properly but we can improve not just our health but our wellbeing with water, good hydration boosts energy, flushes toxins and strengthens skin, hair making us feel happier all round.

Personally I do believe that gemstones have a special energy, something about them forming over hundreds of thousands and sometimes millions of years, being part of the earth, the universe and even if I didn’t believe that, I’d still be drawn to gemstones due to their sparkle (I have a definite magpie complex).

It is said though that different crystals have different healing properties, that some are energising, some are calming, some are grounding, some cleanse and some protect, well whatever it is you need, I can guarantee that Bewater will have the right bottle for you.

It’s no secret right now that single use plastic is a problem and of course Bewater bottles are completely reusable.

They come in 4 different varieties:

Home and Office (glass)

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Belove Passion Glass – Garnet & Rock Crystal £28.95

Original Titan (BPA free plastic)

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Bejoy Elements – ocean Agate, Amethyst, Fossil Wood, Rose Quartz & Chalcedony £25.95

On The Go Titan (BPA free plastic, easy lids)

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Belove Harmony – Rose Quartz & Rock Crystal £19.95

Zodiac Bottles (limited edition glass)

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BeUnlimited Leo – Ruby & Clear Quartz £54.95

Each bottle comes with a choice of insert, you can choose inserts for awareness, elements, balance, glow, harmony, passion, vision, clarity, courage, vitality, liberty, abundance or magic or if you go for one of the limited edition zodiac bottles, they have all kinds of other properties.

If you got for the Home and Office, you also have the option to purchase extra interchangeable inserts.

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Bejoy Abundance Insert £19.95

I personally went for the On The Go, partly because it’s slightly smaller so fits better in my bag, partly because it’s plastic, I’m very clumsy so I don’t think any of the glass bottles would last long around me and partly because you can choose  which colour lid you want and they had pink!

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What insert did I get? Magic. Why? Well, because I figured all of the other properties are covered by that one.

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Bemagic On The Go Junior £19.95

I would quite like a Zodiac Bottle in Leo though, maybe if this one ‘magically’ makes me a little less clumsy I’ll invest . . . 

Each bottle comes in a recyclable tube and also comes with an extra tumblestone crystal to add to your crystal collection.

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www.bewater.com