Hi, I’m Carol Anne Strange – also known as Yanraya…

I’m an accomplished writer, creative and author. For over 35 Earth years, I’ve written self-development, well-being and lifestyle features and content for magazines, publishers and ‘change-makers’. I’ve also written stories such as Light Weaver and collections such as The Alchemy of Night. Along the way, through the late 80s and 90s, I trained extensively in holistic well-being, qualifying as a reflexologist and also gaining experience in a variety of healing modalities, undertaking many courses and one-to-one training. During this time, I co-managed a Chinese martial arts gym. Rather than learning to fight, Kung Fu showed me how to grow energetically in all areas of life.

Carol Anne

Over the past 20 years, I’ve been navigating my way through the noise of mainstream programming onto a path of personal sovereignty. I began to recognize the seeded clues woven into my story that have been with me throughout my life, and a bigger, cosmic picture emerged. All my experiences and interests, including holistic well-being, nature, creativity, evolving consciousness, story, art, craft, music, dance, and the supernatural, have unravelled the mystery that I am.


I’ve had the most magical and amazing experiences, encounters and healing along the way, for which I am deeply grateful. Now, as a grandmother and grand-elder, I’m more than ever conscious of sharing my gifts and living a magical life while holding space for like-hearts to shine. This truly makes my soul sing.

As a sovereign being, I’m navigating the Earth journey with a dance in my step and a song in my heart. I take responsibility for my health & well-being in a holistic, natural way. And I’m moving towards ever creative ways of living that’s in alignment with my soul while shining a light for people and planet.

I’m passionate about sharing beautiful gnosis, ideas and stories so that we can all live a more magical and sovereign life. It makes my soul sing. ♡


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