I’m back!

After what feels like eons I am back with a new blog! I am so excited after having one website taken down and losing all of my content, I have decided to build my own so apologies if it isn’t fancy but I have really missed writing and connecting with my audience through my words. I am feeling a move away from Facebook as there are too many distractions. The aim of this blog is to share my honest thoughts, any wisdoms and teachings which may come through, as well as a bit of a how to in terms of learning to live semi offgrid, homeschooling, transitioning into this New Earth as well as my honest opinions on some matters which for a while I have kept to myself. You see, even though I work as a Shamanic Practitioner I can still feel angry at times, at the injustices and corruption in this world and sometimes I need a place to air these views. Since I am not a huge fan of Twitter, I just can’t say everything I want to in a short space, I felt the blog is the next best thing.

Let me introduce myself. My name is Lindsay Banks. I am not a fan of labels and really struggle to put myself into a box when people ask me what I do. Sometimes I am an author, writer, blogger, other times a YouTuber, event organiser, shamanic practitioner. I am a mum, a homeschooler, a divorcee. A goddess, a priestess, a seer, a witch, a mystic, a channeller. I empower others to reconnect to their inner knowing. I didn’t go straight to university, instead flying to Mexico at 19 to teach English in Guadalajara. I took another gap year when I chose to study International Business at Manchester Metropolitan and live in Hong Kong for six months, only flying home when the SARS pandemic broke out. My 75th job application saw me arrive at Tesco as a trainee manager. I stayed for 7 years whilst learning Reiki, tarot, mediumship and crystal healing. Leaving to set up a business I found out two months later I was pregnant. Family life ensued until 2016 when my friend Lisa passed away, a divorce soon followed and in August 2017 I found myself living alone for the first time in years. Co-dependent relationships followed, I faced homelessness in 2018.

Life has truly given me my fair share of ups and downs as I know it has many others. You may even be reading this nodding your head. I love adventure and following my heart, even if it makes no sense at the time. Honestly, the number of times something has popped into my head and I have acted on it to find it has led me to the most beautiful places and people. Sometimes though I have no frigging idea why I am meant to be in a certain place, but I trust. I trust HUGELY that the Universe/Source/Upstairs knows so much more than I do.  The other thing I have is faith. An unresounding faith that no matter how tough life gets I am here for the long haul. I am never thrown anything I can’t handle, even though at the time it may feel like THE worst thing ever. It reminds me of the Chumbawumba song, “ I get knocked down but I get up again, you’re never gonna keep me down”

I am inspired by peoples stories. Mine is one in a million stories that can be heard across the world, how people have overcome their challenges and adversities. Every person’s story is different, every experience. It is my hope that I too inspire you with my words, whether through my blog, my books, my YouTube channel. We are all in this space of life together and it is only by us all sharing our experiences, our feelings, our stories that we can help each other along.

So, it feels a bit like a new year resolution but this is my commitment to myself and to you. I will make space to write for twenty minutes twice a week on whatever is coming up that week. As I said it may be about current world events, it may be a channelling I have received which I need to share or it may be a topic you would like to ask me. I can’t say exactly what this blog is about but I hope you enjoy it .I don’t know about you but I am feeling very excited for where this new journey may take us!

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