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5 Steps to Start Your Spiritual Journey!

Do you want to start your spiritual journey but unsure where to begin? We’ve been there. It can be so overwhelming, with so many different aspects of spirituality such as crystals and tarots and meditation. Just remember that this is your journey – there’s no right or wrong way, just make sure you’re doing what feels right. We’ve put together a little list with a few options to get you started. We are always here if you have any questions, so give us a ring or email, or drop in the shop and say hello!

Space Clearing

You have obviously decided to start exploring your spirituality for a reason. Maybe you feel like things haven’t been working out for you, or you’ve had a series of negative moments happen, or perhaps you want to change and access your higher power. Whatever the reason, it is always a good idea to clear the energies around you and your home first.

Grab some sage or incense, light the end of it and gently waft it around your home and your aura, seeing the negativity clear out and leaving you and your home clear. Afterwards, visualise the abundance of positivity, good vibes and anything else you want to attract to yourself and your home – this is going to fill the void you’ve just created. Choose a safe place to leave the sage to burn out and sit in the centre of your home, making wishes, thinking of the good times ahead and contemplating what you want to get out of your spiritual journey.

Meditation

Meditate a little every day. Doing this will help quieten your mind, and will allow you to access answers and guidance with more ease. Simply take a few minutes in the morning, evening or whenever you will be least disturbed. Sit upright and make sure you are comfortable. Straighten your spine, close your eyes and breathe. Focus your thoughts entirely on the in and out of your breath. If any other thoughts drift into your head, welcome them in and just let them be. It’ll be tricky at first but after a few days, you’ll know exactly how to do it and after a few weeks, it’ll come naturally to you! Carolina has done a brilliant online series of 21 Guided Meditations which has meditations for every need; whether that’s sleep, self-esteem or connecting with your spirit guide! Find it here.

Crystals

There are so many different crystals, all with so many different properties. Crystals are wonderful to have around as they each have their own vibration that is constantly being radiated, for example rose quartz steadily radiates energy filled with love. To start off your collection, we would suggest getting a piece of Rose Quartz for love and relationships, Amethyst for peace and protection, Citrine for abundance and happiness, Black Tourmaline or Shungite for absorbing negative energies and Clear Quartz for light and healing. These are the perfect start to your crystal collection. After you’ve got the basics down, you can move onto the hundreds of other crystals! When picking crystals, it’s really important to go for the ones you are drawn to as they will be the right ones for you at that time. Keep them in your home, in your bag, or on your person, depending on what you feel comfortable with. We will be doing a more detailed blog on crystals soon – so keep your eyes peeled!

Forgiveness

To be able to move forward on the journey of life, it helps to let go of the past so you don’t find yourself stuck with those negative feelings. Forgive those who have upset you or made you angry. Forgive yourself too. Everyone makes mistakes or is too harsh to themselves. Now is the time to forgive yourself, be kind to yourself, nobody is perfect. Let go of the blame, anger, hurt and upset to welcome in love, nourishing thoughts, kindness and happiness.

Listen To Your Heart

The number one rule for you on your spiritual journey (and with life in general) is to listen to your heart. Spirituality is about going within and listening to your true wants and needs. Our intuition is powerful. When you’re making a decision, you can consider all of the logic and list all the pros and cons; however you must make sure to listen to your instinct. You’ve got to use your intuition and do what you know will be right for you. Follow what tugs at your heartstrings and fills you with excitement and passion.

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Welcome to our new website…

Hello and welcome to our new and revamped website! We hope you like it…

Our physical shop is a calming and relaxing sanctuary where people feel safe and comfortable to start and explore their spirituality, and we wanted our online shop to have this same effect as well. We thought now was the perfect time to give our website a well needed redesign – we didn’t realise quite how dated it looked until we saw the new version! 

Its not just the website we’ve changed – we thought a weekly blog with information and tips on all things spiritual would be useful and compliment what we are already offering, so look out for those. We will also carry on with our weekly newsletters with updates on our products and holistic centre, as well as offers and discounts specifically for you, so make sure you subscribe to our mailing list.

And if you are a new customer, then welcome! We thought we’d give you a quick rundown of Quest and our own journey.

Quest is a family business that was started by Carolina back in 2007. After spending years in a cooperate career that was becoming all-consuming and unfulfilling, Carolina saw a palm reader that changed her life forever. She left her old job and focused on accomplishing everything she could in this field – becoming a Reiki Master, a coach, a palm reader and space clearer.

Everything was going great, until Carolina was bed ridden in hospital following a traumatic back operation. At this stage, she could have given up on everything, but she actually used this time to think and reflect on what was important to her. And it was at this point where Quest was born.

She wanted to a create a space which was grounding and accessible to people from all walks of life – somewhere where she could share what she had learnt with others and help them on their own journey. 

In June 2007, Quest was opened. Throughout the years, we too have grown and expanded. We have moved locations from a little shop in Ewell Village to The Ashley Centre in Epsom in 2010, created dozens of courses and workshops, worked with lots of interesting and different readers and therapists (some have been with us from the very beginning), got lots and lots and lots of new products in, and have had so much fun in the process!

We are so thankful for every single one of our customers. We appreciate you all so much and are so grateful that you are supporting our little, small haven. 

Team Quest x