Self-Care

Moon Shadow: Have you divorced your Moon?

Moon eclipse with clouds

Play Podcast (6:01 minutes) Most people know their Sun Sign... you know, it's the answer you give when someone asks you your "Sign". (If you're not sure of your Sun or Moon sign, check here.) What most people don't know (which is equally as important) is their Moon Sign. This is pretty ironic really, because [...]

From "Me" to "We" – Growing Compassion

Girl running on sunset beach, Aries Moon lunar needs

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." —The Dalai Lama People look at me funny... always have. Maybe it's Pluto conjunct Uranus in my first... perhaps it's just because you never know what I’m going to say. Heck, I rarely know what I’m going to [...]

Birthing Your Independence: Mercury Retro in Cancer

Man's hands heart flag

Play Podcast Taking ownership for our own happiness now allows us to create meaningful lives today."― Christine Faucher-Kelley On our country's upcoming "birthday", we continue to ride out this emotional Mercury Retrograde in Cancer (6/26/13-7/19/13). As I mentioned in my last post, in addition to the usual Mercury Retrograde cautions to be mindful, this cycle [...]

Where are you?

Washington Square Park Fountain, NYC

Where were you when you opened this blog post? Not physically, I'm talking about in your head, in your heart. Were you here, in this moment? Or were you somewhere in the future, or in the past? A few days ago I was on my way to visit my Mom in the hospital (she's home [...]

got meditation?

As the Observer, you are always in choice...

Why meditate? What's the point? I felt that way for a long time myself... "waste of time" I thought. Was I wrong! What I discovered was that meditation gives you greater control over your thoughts... and that may be the most important key to happiness! Most of us have minds that natter at us all [...]