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Mercury Retrograde in Scorpio: From the Darkness into the Light

– Posted in: Choice, Living in Choice, Mercury Retrograde, Personal Growth, Self-Care
October Scorpio Chartres

#3 in a Series of 3 Every 4 months or so, Mercury turns retrograde (meaning it appears to move backwards in it's orbit around the Sun) and much like our forebears, everyone wigs out. Yes, this cycle tends to bring increased technology breakdowns, communication SNAFUs, and scheduling nightmares. But let me remind you, this is [...]

Birthing Your Independence: Mercury Retro in Cancer

– Posted in: Living a Fulfilling Life, Mercury Retrograde, Personal Growth, Personal Growth, Saboteur, Self-Care
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 [...]

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) [...]

Your Sun Sign Energy: Are you running on fumes?

– Posted in: Astrological Primer, Astrology & Choice, Living a Fulfilling Life, Living in Choice, Personal Growth, Sun Sign Energy, What's Your Piece?
We are all One under the Sun

Your Sun Sign (what most people call "your Sign") is an important piece of the puzzle of you. By no means is it the only piece, but it does represent your Solar Energy or the "fuel" that empowers your life. Think of your Solar Energy as the gas in your car's engine. When your tank [...]

The Elephant in a Dark Room by Rumi

– Posted in: Choice, Personal Growth, Soul Development
blind monks examining an elephant

This begins a collection of stories, quotes and parables for Meditation... The first considers how we, trapped within our body's perceptions, are challenged to understand the nature of our Souls. by Rumi Translated by E.H. Whinfield, M.A. found on this site. Some Hindoos were exhibiting an elephant in a dark room, and many people collected [...]

Overwhelm & Procrastination: Break free of the Pattern!

– Posted in: Choice, Evolution, Living a Fulfilling Life, Living in Choice, Personal Growth, Personal Growth, Saboteur, Self-Care, Soul Development

My more recent posts have looked at Overwhelm, Procrastination, Perfectionism and Survival Mode… what have they got in common? They constitute a pattern that I'm coining as OPPS℠. There are no doubt times in our lives where we are truly overwhelmed; where we feel we are living in survival mode because of an enormously challenging [...]

Announcing A New Approach to Overwhelm & Procrastination

– Posted in: Living a Fulfilling Life, Living in Choice, Personal Growth, Personal Growth

For the past few months I've been developing an exciting workshop collection! (I will announce workshop dates as they become available). What has emerged is a new Life Development paradigm to increase personal awareness and create transformational change towards your intentional life. Over the coming weeks, I will be publishing this new series in blogs [...]