December 2023 Ascension Update & My Self Mastery Portal is now LIVE!


December 2023’s theme: Leaning into Soul Growth

December’s Keywords: Perseverance, Personal Choice, Courage, Purify
Chakra Focus: 3rd Chakra
Archetypes: The Warrior, The Spiritual Warrior

Hello Beautiful Soul!

December’s Ascension energies are extremely powerful, and bring the opportunity for much needed personal breakthroughs!

In January I wrote that our Self-Truth within our third chakra would strongly emerge via many spiritual tests this year, so that we learn to live by our own beliefs and values. This would anchor in our spiritual self to our earthly self - to manifest the first steps of our true destiny. And what a year of tests it has been! We tore into our trauma and wounding, to expose our triggers and throw off the yoke of oppression and conformity. 

December is the grand finale of this process, and takes us deep down the rabbit hole during the last Mercury Retrograde of the year. We will be evaluating what is still relevant in our lives, who we want to spend our time with, what our focus is going into 2024, and start to make personal choices and decisions that reflect that. There is no putting our heads in the sand this month; some big changes are coming for most of us next year if we release fear and lean into our soul growth. Therefore our gut intuition needs to be stronger than ever to creatively adapt and navigate with instinctive precision.

Thankfully, more purifying will happen emotionally and physically this month, with a 3rd chakra focus, to help us embody the Warrior and Spiritual Warrior archetypes. These two archetypes allow us to move forward with more confidence, authenticity, and courage to embrace change. They support us to direct our will power with motivation, integrity and perseverance to maneuver through any of life’s obstacles with more ease and grit.

As the cosmic influxes of Light continue to pour in and infuse us with a greater sense of spiritual backbone and sensitivity, we are each being called by Spirit to be a force for change. To step into greater self-responsibility, accountability, and bring our talents online to help the greater good. The universe is nudging us that way.

We have the choice to either be on this accelerated path of Ascension expansion in 2024 or be caught further in our reactivity/polarization as a victim of our circumstances. 

For more about these powerful archetypes and how they support you in December, please see my video below.

You can also read about the Warrior and Spiritual Warrior in my book or Oracle card deck.  Also explore them and how they can support your evolution via my Soul Full Self Mastery Portal - it is now LIVE!


In service and divine liberation,


Have you seen my new Soul Full Self Mastery Portal yet?

The Empowered Rebel is a New Earth Archetype that has emerged in the collective to support your evolution! - see below

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Products for DECEMBER

Cosmic Creative Cycle that we are in: WOOD (rebirth, fertility, strength)


The Warrior Essence and Elixir: Self Worth, Balanced Power, Will, Self Truth, vibrationally supports you to release addictive patterns, clear out the physical and psycho spiritual garbage cluttering up your body, mind and soul, transform feelings of anger, rage, and hurt into happiness, courage, and empowered action

The Spiritual Warrior Essence and Elixir: vibrationally supports flexibility of will and a willingness to learn lessons related to inner power and following your True Self (your North Star!), supports clarity of how to serve in the world and walk your talk.

Wood Element Essence: vibrationally supports the breakthrough of patterns/obstacles/internal self-sabotage, holding your overall vision and dreams without wavering, spiritual expansion, purpose, new possibilities, transformation of anger/frustration/depression into action, deep-seated transformation, being a conduit for spiritual wisdom, spiritual/emotional/body integration, full spiritual potential integrated into daily life

White Sage Spiritual Cleansing Spray: Dispels the ego in favour of the Higher Self, grounds, releases emotional and mental toxicity

Thrive Immune Tea: deep immune support designed to support the body to ward off the effects of fatigue, illness and stress

Soul Chakra Tea: provides a sense of personal empowerment through quiet strength and inner will, enabling you to bend as needed in the face of adversity

How Archetype Herbal Elixirs, Archetype Essences and Ascension Essences help you and which ones to choose are on my FAQ Page.


TO PURCHASE: Find the link for the monthly products below the Cosmic Events section!

December psychospiritual and physical symptoms:

Primary symptoms: stronger intuitive hits and gut intuition, stronger self esteem and internal compass, increased detoxing, muscle/joint pain, inflammation, bloating, eye issues, possible increase in additive patterns, fluctuations in self esteem and self worth, fatigue, low immunity, grief, anxiety, hormone/endocrine issues, thyroid issues, skin issues, solar plexus pain, liver pain, anger, blood sugar issues, tension in the gut

Secondary symptoms: cold/flu symptoms, achiness, headache, heart flutter/palpitations, ear buzzing/ear/lymph congestion, hot flushes, throat issues, dizziness, restless sleep, needing more sleep, low mood, anger, frustration, neck/shoulder pain, hip issues, weight gain. Inability to lose weight, weight fluctuation, feeling drained, intense dreams, sinus issues, kidney issues, feeling stressed, interdimensional/lucid dreaming, shifts in perception of your reality, crawly brain, up and down energy 

Areas more affected this month: digestive tract, solar plexus

If you have any concerns about your health and wellness, please consult your health practitioner immediately.

More about the Ascension process and a complete list of Ascension Symptoms HERE

December 2023 Cosmic Events:

December 7 - 12/7/7 Gateway

December 12 - 12/12 Gateway

December 12 -  New Moon in Sagittarius 03:32 PM PST

December 21 - Winter Solstice @7:27pm PST

December 26 -  Full Moon in Cancer 04:33 PM PST


Mercury Retrograde:

Pre-shadow: Nov 25 to Dec 12, 2023

Retrograde: Dec 13  to Jan 1, 2023

Post-shadow: Jan 2 to Jan 20

DECEMBER Monthly Specials!

20% OFF!

Please check out the Monthly Specials page on the Senses of the Soul website!

All the above-recommended products are 20% off online until December 22

All prices do not include GST or shipping cost



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We are preparing for the next Golden Age that begins in 2032. However, many are unprepared and will find these initiatory years confusing, frustrating and hopeless unless one is willing to actively engage with and master the principles and laws of the Universe and Divine Creation. 

As a sensitive, intuitive, empath, as well as a Seeker, Lightworker, Wayshower, Lightbearer, Starseed, and/or Awakened Soul, you already know that this is a sacred and alchemical time, but you feel you need more guidance, consciousness, and spiritual support to help you navigate your way through.

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These are not the type of online courses that you can complete in a couple of hours. You will likely work on them for a few weeks to begin with, and then often revisit it.  The information in these courses stretches out to a lifetime of Ascension influence, and it will take time to apply if you are using it in a healing or therapy practice setting.

Once you dive into this course the information will start energetically recalibrating you. You will find that it takes time to integrate/digest parts of the information fully before you mentally and intuitively open to receive more. It is best you honour the time you need to truly receive the full value of this course and enjoy the journey of reconnecting with your True Self.


Sydney, Delphi, Maya and I wish you a peaceful and loving holiday season. Thank you for all your soulful support this year!

These pictures reflect how 2023 felt to us - authentic chaos! And yes, dogs are like toddlers - they will not sit still! Haha!

Samantha Orthlieb

Follow my blog for intuitively channeled insights on our Human Ascension process and the embodiment of a new Human Evolutionary Template within ourselves. My blog contains the latest themes, patterns, and common health and wellness issues that are affecting each of us and the collective consciousness as we upgrade and heal during this new paradigm of Love and Light.