August 2023 Mandala


The August 2023 mandala brings a message to remind us that it’s not important when we start but that we do start on the things we want to progress in.Download and use in your journal or sacred practice. Includes a coloring page for you to personally color in as well as a watercolor print for decoration or journal work.


We welcome in the energies of the August 2023 Mandala.

August 2023 Mandala, Energy & Affirmation

August 2023 Mandala of the Month, with the affirmation of “Even if you’re ‘late’, just start”.

August Mandala of the Month Print close up

So that is the message for us: to just start. It really doesn’t matter if we are late or if we’re not, because time is relative and what looks to us like someone else starting early, may just be that person’s late. So with that being said, I ask you:

What does it matter WHEN you start, when what matters is that you DO start?

How does that feel to you?
Doesn’t that take a little pressure off of your shoulders?

Life is hard enough as it is so why put extra pressure on yourself to get it all done in a day? Yes, some things do have a deadline and by all means stick to that. If you cannot then reflect on why that is and move through that.

For everything else, the pressure we put on ourselves can be unnecessary and we could end up dropping something we really wanted because we couldn’t do it in the time frame WE set out for it. We are literally removing the joy from our lives when we do this.

If there is no time frame, let go and explore! Start even if you:

  • think it will be bad
  • are not ready
  • don’t have all the skills, tools, whatever
  • only have 5-10 minutes to dedicate instead of hours

August Journal Inspo:

This August, think about whether you’re putting unnecessary or unrealistic time frames, pressures, and/or boundaries on the things you want to try, experiment with, or do. Can you remove some of that pressure and make space to start and explore? Is it possible for you to dedicate 5-10 minutes to simply make a start at it? How can you take more time instead of less? ➡️ Journal about it!

Think about what YOU can do for YOU with the things that call to your heart, because you know that if you had it all right now, you would start, but you most likely don’t, so start with what you have now.

2023 Previous Mandala of the Month Prints:

Mandala of the Months April-August

You can find all of the previous mandalas of 2023 from April until current: HERE.

How to use a mandala of the month print:

Print it in your favorite size and use! Have fun and be creative!

  • Stick it in your journal with goals for the new month or reflect back on the month. When reflecting include a gratitude practice and a release practice to let go on anything that didn’t serve you so as to make room for the new.
  • Stick it on your wall to remind you of what you’d like to call into for the new month. What’s your word of the month, what are you manifesting, etc.
  • Keep it in your sacred space for something pretty dedicated to the new month.
  • Take it a step further and pair it with crystals to create a crystal grid for your new month.

My favorite way to use these: I print mine in an A5 size to cut out and stick into my journal. Currently I am using it to reflect back on the month: things I’ve learnt, places I’d like to soften into for my mental health, and what I want to call into for the new month.

More about the Prints:

Mandalas of the month are uploaded within the first half of the new month and includes a watercolour print to use in your sacred soul work + a colouring print to express your creativity.

This Instant Digital Download includes high resolution .pdf pages of an individual drawing for coloring and/or artwork purposes. My watermark will not be visible on the downloaded file. This listing is an INSTANT DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, no crystals/items are included and no print is mailed.


  • 1x A4 print (.pdf document) ready for you to print and use with 3 pages

You cannot resell/barter/trade/gift/transfer the digital files or printed copies to any third party. You may NOT claim the design as your own, even after colouring or alteration. And you may NOT create something with my art and sell/resell it on another website. All images are under copyright protection and all SGCrystalHealing digital prints remain the intellectual property of Siobhan Gouws. I put a lot of energy and love into my mandalas. Respect that. No refunds on Digital Downloads. If there is a problem, please email me and I shall do my best to help you!

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