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Your Ticket Out of "Crappy-Land" – Get Through a Bad Day

– Posted in: Choice, Evolution, Living in Choice, Personal Growth, Personal Growth, Saboteur, Self-Care, Soul Development
Downward Spiral

“What we resist, persists.” — Carl Jung Circumstances, real or imagined, can send us on a downward spiral. We can fight it, trying all the usual aphorisms: “look at the bright side”... “remember all the good” in an effort to play “keep away”, but sometimes we can’t seem to avoid that sign post up ahead: [...]

Everybody Like You? The Libra Challenge

– Posted in: Astrological Primer, Astrology & Choice, Personal Growth, Saboteur, Soul Development, Sun Sign Energy
Libra Scales of Justice

If you've got some Libra somewhere in your chart, you probably want everybody to like you. I hate to break the news to you, but it ain't gonna happen. As the first sign of the Zodiac, Aries says "I am" and proceeds to discover just what that means: "the world according to Aries." It may [...]

Saying "Yes" when you mean "No"? Reclaim Your Sun

– Posted in: Astrology & Choice, Choice, Living in Choice, Personal Growth, Self-Care, Soul Development, Sun Sign Energy
Sun through the trees

Why do we say "yes" when we mean "no"? When we say that what someone wants is more important than what we want; we give them our power. (Note for Parents: Our children are very important and... they learn self-valuing by watching us. Striking a balance here is vital which is a topic for a [...]

Courage ≠ Fearless – Mars, Uranus, Pluto T-Square

– Posted in: Astrology & Choice, Choice, Personal Growth, Self-Care, Soul Development, Uranus Pluto Square
There is no Courage without Fear...

When I turned 40 I got my driver's license. It took me three tries to pass the road test. Terrible driver? Not really... terriFIED. Then I went out and bought a Mini Cooper S, yeah the turbo... stick shift. Why am I telling you this? I was terrified to drive. I was born & raised [...]

Mercury Retrograde in Cancer: Who’s Your Mama?

– Posted in: Astrology & Choice, Choice, Evolution, Living a Fulfilling Life, Mercury Retrograde, Personal Growth, Self-Care
Stained Glass of Sign of Cancer from Chartres Cathedral, Chartres France, c. 1220

#2 in a Series of 3 "Mercury governs our thoughts and perceptions and these can limit us; but Mercury also gives us the ability to have new thoughts... which free... us."1 This will be the 2nd of three Mercury Retrograde periods in water this year. Mercury will be Retrograde from Wednesday, June 26, 2013 through [...]

Gratitude in the Void – Moon Void of Course in Taurus

– Posted in: Astrology & Choice, Evolution, Living a Fulfilling Life, Living in Choice, Moon Void of Course, Personal Growth, Personal Growth
The Moon Perspective... Gratitude for All that We Have

The Moon will be Void of Course (or VOC) in Taurus from Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 9:24 am EDT to Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 11:31 pm EDT when it will shift to Gemini. All the usual Moon Void of Course mindfulness applies... The Law of Attraction states that what we focus upon we [...]

Stepping Into the Light – Working with Your Sun Sign

– Posted in: Astrological Primer, Astrology & Choice, Choice, Evolution, Living a Fulfilling Life, Living in Choice, Personal Growth, Personal Growth, Saboteur, Self-Care, Sun Sign Energy
Allow your Solar Energy to infuse you.

Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself."— Desiderius Erasmus Working from my home office requires a great deal of self-motivation. There are times when I find myself slipping into a lonely space and I lose focus; or worse my Saboteur (you know that nasty inner voice that whispers mean things in your ear) [...]