Mercury Retrograde in Scorpio: From the Darkness into the Light

[pullquote]Mercury will be retrograde from Monday, 10/21/13 through Sunday, 11/10/13[/pullquote] #3 in a Series of 3 Mercury gets a bad rap. 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…

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

“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

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. It all started with Aries… As the first sign of the Zodiac, Aries says “I am” and proceeds to discover just what that means: “the world…

Are You Enough? Know Your Value

Too few of us know what “value” we bring to the world and are trapped by our Saboteurs into believing we are somehow “not enough”. Despite all of our years of education (theoretically designed to understand our contribution) very few of us know our value. What is Value? It’s no wonder why we’re all confused…

Sun Signs of Change

Is your life “perfect”? Perhaps you are one of the “well-adjusted” people who can recognize every moment as one that serves a purpose; you flow with what comes, you create your days and live in perpetual gratitude, giving from an endless well… Mazel Tov and a heartfelt blessing goes out to you; we need you…

The Pilot of Your Soul: Your Patterns of Choice

Play Podcast People are often surprised when I talk about Astrology from the perspective of “choice”. Many seem to believe that astrology is about static, carved in stone, “the way it is”, fated information… and they couldn’t be more wrong. It’s the reverse that’s true; the wisdom of astrology actually increases your personal growth &…

The Success Zone

“Success” is a mysterious land for many of us. For some it’s like Shangri-La; a mystical place where everything is beautiful and always just out of reach. For others, “Success” is a “Twilight Zone”, even more frightening than failure, because it is pregnant with possibilities and potentially dashed expectations. In either case, our vision of…

Saying “Yes” when you mean “No”? Reclaim Your Sun

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…

Quit “Shoulding” on Yourself? Reclaim Your “Why”

Shoulding all over yourself? (Wish I could claim that one, but an excellent friend coined it, or borrowed it…) Are you doing what you “should” do? You ever get stuck in your day ‘cuz you’re “shoulding” all over yourself? You know what I mean, “I should do that…” no wait, “I should do this…” and…

Your Hero’s Journey – Take the Next Step with Your Sun Sign

It’s ironic, really… while many of us read about our “Sun Signs” in the daily Horoscope, we don’t know what to do with this information. According to Liz Greene* (awesome, famous astrologer) in her book The Luminaries, our Sun Sign actually serves as our personal hero’s “call to adventure”. Ms. Greene refers to Joseph Campbell’s…