Open Your Heart To ______: Your Key to the New Moon in Leo!

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The Material Girl knows what she’s talking about—Madonna’s a Leo, after all! Take her advice for the New Moon on July 31, 2019. With a Venus conjunction, Uranus square, and a trine with Chiron, this New Moon will help us flow toward what we love, break out of ruts, and open our hearts to more love than ever before.

Leo, the magnanimous, generous and dramatic fifth sign of the zodiac is ruled by the bright, powerful sun. And the body part Leo rules is the heart.

Law of Attraction experts insist that the electromagnetic field around the heart is 5000X more powerful than that of the brain. Therefore, our hearts unlock our true, complete, joyfulness — which is best represented by the fiery, fixed and fascinating sign of the Lion.

We can thank our lucky stars (ha, see what I did there!?) for helping us determine what will make us happy. Each astrological house, which describes a different life area, can be likened to a “key” for true happiness. During each moon cycle, one of these “keys” turns.

Sometimes the keys turn automatically; sometimes how they turn is up to us.

To find out which life area is key for you this New Moon, check where 8 degrees of Leo falls in your astrological chart. You can also read your sign or rising sign below:

ARIES: The New Moon in Leo will be hitting your Fifth House. Open your heart to: True love, play, fun, your creations (projects and kids if you have some). 
Madonna song to play on repeat: Cherish

TAURUS: The New Moon in Leo will be hitting your Fourth House. Open your heart to: Your family, your home, feeling good, taking extra good care of yourself and others. 
Madonna song to play on repeat: Dress You Up.

GEMINI: The New Moon in Leo will be hitting your Third House. Open your heart to: Communication, telling people how you feel; learning something new, thinking empowering thoughts, discovering new ways of communicating and expressing your ideas. 
Madonna song to play on repeat: Express Yourself

CANCER: The New Moon in Leo will be hitting your Second House. Open your heart to: your talents, those things you’re really good at. Open your heart to money. Love your money and let your money love you. Madonna song to play on repeat: Material Girl.

LEO: The New Moon in Leo will be hitting your First House. Open your heart to: Yourself. Your body. Your amazing personality. Open your heart to everyone who sees you. Light them up with your light. Madonna song to play on repeat: Ray of Light

VIRGO: The New Moon in Leo will be hitting your Twelfth House. Open your heart to: New beliefs and ideas — empowering ones that make you the hero/heroine of your story. Create the story and tell it to yourself. Fall in love with the story and play it on repeat in your head.
Madonna song to play on repeat: Like a Prayer

LIBRA: The New Moon in Leo will be hitting your Eleventh House. Open your heart to: Friends. Your community. Your hopes, dreams, wishes, and ideals. It’s never too late to reignite an old love to catch your soul on fire. 
Madonna song to play on repeat: Lucky Star

SCORPIO: The New Moon in Leo will be hitting your Tenth House. Open your heart to: Your ambitions. What could you achieve that would make you feel on top of the world? 
Madonna song to play on repeat: Who’s That Girl

SAGITTARIUS: The New Moon in Leo will be hitting your Ninth House. Open your heart to: Expansion. Broadening your horizons. An empowering life philosophy that makes that 1000-watt smile light up, and helps you discover new subjects and stories all around the world. 
Madonna song to play on repeat: Human Nature.

CAPRICORN: The New Moon in Leo will be hitting your Eighth House. Open your heart to: Letting go. To going with the flow. To whatever feels right. To healing. To a new beginning. To change. 
Madonna song to play on repeat: Borderline.

AQUARIUS: The New Moon in Leo will be hitting your Seventh House. Open your heart to: Your partners in life. Your audience. In each person, love that part of yourself that you’re wise enough to know is there. 
Madonna song to play on repeat: Crazy for You

PISCES: The New Moon in Leo will be hitting your Sixth House. Open your heart to: A new lifestyle. A new day-to-day regimen. A new love for nutritious foods and a healthy exercise regimen. A new job, project or discipline.
Madonna song to play on repeat: Like a Virgin.

Even though life is supposed to be happy and joyful, sometimes it can suck! When that happens, it helps to find just one thing you love and focus on that a bit until you feel a little better. Maybe it’s a TV show or a book, movie or song; maybe it’s looking at a bowl of oranges or a quiet night sky. Maybe you’re more adventurous, and it’s wearing a cone-shaped bra — whatever works! But if you can just take it easy, hang out and relax, things will start to feel better and better and better, until before you know it, you’re celebrating again. So open your heart — put it into something, anything. That’s key. Happy New Moon!

Make the Most of Mercury Retrograde!

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It’s that time of the year again, folks! Mercury, the planet of communication, has slowed down since July 7 and will appear from our standpoint here on earth to be going backwards until August 2, 2019. (Mercury Retrograde will be out of its shadow period by August 20.) During this transit, communications tend to suffer, making Mercury Retrograde famous for unexpected snafus, computer and technology glitches, heavier traffic, mix-ups and misunderstandings. But it’s a perfect universe, remember, so there’s even a point to Mercury Retrograde! Really, it forces us to slow down which can be very beneficial in the grand scheme of things. Under the retrograde, it’s not ideal to start something new (like a new project, job or relationship), but if you had planted the seed previously for the endeavor, moving forward with it should be fine. To make the most of the transit, do anything that starts with the prefix “re,” Latin for “again” or “back.” Here’s twelve great “re” things to do to not just survive but thrive under Mercury Retrograde.

  1. Reconvene. Since new projects probably won’t turn out that hot, it’s best during Mercury Retrograde to just keep working on what you already have on your plate. And if you’re all caught up and have time to twiddle your thumbs (yeah, right!) great, as resting is a fantastic use of the cycle.

  2. Reconnect. Though it’s not ideal to start a new relationship under the retrograde, it’s a good time to reconnect with people from your past (depending on the person). Because from our standpoint Mercury is going in reverse motion, you can usually pick up right where you had left off, and your past relationship is more easily revitalized.

  3. Reconsider. Since communication is slowing down under the retrograde, it’s a good time to look at your plans and make sure they make sense. Sometimes we come up with an idea and implement it without giving it proper consideration. Look at the moves you’re planning to make, and think through them carefully.

  4. Return. Since new places we visit under the retrograde can turn out to be not what we had expected, returning to where you’ve been before usually bodes better. If you have to take someone important out to dinner, for instance, or you’re not sure which hotel to choose, return to one you had been to before.

  5. Revise. Don’t start a new project; instead, revise an old one. We all have stuff we’ve started before that could use some fine-tuning, and Mercury Retrograde is the perfect time to rework old material. Dust off that old manuscript, proposal, or presentation and revise it now to make it better.

  6. Research. With communication slowed down, you are likely to find information that you had not been able to find before! Whether you love delineating your family tree, need source information for a project, or want to plan out a trip, Merc Retro will make your research revolutionary!

  7. Reschedule. If there’s anything important but not time sensitive, why not reschedule? This is most important regarding the signing of contracts or important events like weddings.

  8. Reword. It’s extremely easy for things to be taken out of context under retrograde, and mountains can be made out of molehills. Though being straight-forward (read: cut-throat) may give you momentary satisfaction, make diplomacy your watchword under the retrograde, and you’ll stay out of trouble.

  9. Replay. One of the coolest things to do under the retrograde is to fall in love again with songs, movies and TV shows you had forgotten about. You’ll find a new appreciation for these old things, discover new interpretations, and notice how your tastes have changed.

  10. Remember. Mercury Retrograde often brings us old lessons disguised in a different way, helping us to see how far we’ve come or what we have to learn — again. When it comes to any challenges, conflicts or even just things you care deeply about, remember your mis-steps before. Don’t berate yourself, but take measures to ensure you don’t do what you swore you’d never do again.

  11. Reflect. With communications slowed down, the retrograde is a great time to reflect on your thoughts, emotions, beliefs, and actions to ensure they match up with what you want in your life. A little bit of soul searching could make a big difference.

  12. Reaffirm. Though it’s not great to start new projects and relationships under the retrograde, reaffirming your commitments is a good idea. Look at your goals and reaffirm your commitment to them. And the people you care about, make sure to reaffirm your love for them. You never want to leave the important people in your life guessing how much they mean to you.

I’ll Be Your Mirror— Full Moon in Scorpio

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When you look into a body of water, you see your reflection. Such is the case, too, when conversing with a watery person — that is, someone who’s relatively emotional, like those with strong Cancer, Scorpio or Pisces in their astrological chart. Even if we don’t have much water in our astrological charts, our bodies are 60% water, so it’s really natural to reflect back to others what they’re showing us.

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In the tarot, the Queen of Cups represents such a watery energy. Kind, caring and supportive, she’s also sensitive, compassionate and a good listener. In the Rider-Waite tarot, she’s ruled by the sign of Scorpio. One thing that’s great about her is that she’s not the type to tell you, “I told you so,” should you fall on your face having not heeded her advice. She doesn’t do that because she’s ignored far worse warnings and put herself in much tighter corners. She knows how you feel, but more important, she feels how you feel. She can’t help but to: She’s empathic. While she can identify with you, because she’s not in your situation, she’s afforded the objectivity that allows her to see what you may be missing. Such qualities make Queen of Cups and Scorpio-type people amazing lovers and friends. They reflect back to us what we may not see, just like Nico does in the Velvet Underground song, “I’ll Be Your Mirror:”

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I find hard to believe you don’t know the beauty you are
But if you don’t let me be your eyes
A hand to your darkness, so you won’t be afraid
When you think the night has seen your mind
That inside you’re twisted and unkind
Let me stand to show that you are blind
Please put down your hands
‘Cause I see you
— The Velvet Underground, "I'll Be Your Mirror"

In the pretty little song, no matter how bad who she’s singing to is feeling, Nico still sees his beauty and worth. The song conveys how important it is to have a mirror — somebody to remind us that we’re good when we’re feeling terrible. That’s what Scorpio does best; she’s so honest and self-aware, she can be the best mirror. There’s nothing she hasn’t seen. She’s been through more than most. And representing the power of fixed (meaning consistent) water (representing emotion) her love is non-stop.

Those under the sign of Scorpio are notorious for going ballistic when mad, but it’s just because they feel so deeply and invest so much in those they love. It’s analogous to when a child screams, “I hate you!” to a parent. The child doesn’t really hate the parent; he just had his expectations dashed and “I hate you!” is an attempt to get back the love he was counting on and misses. In fact, when all emotions are expressed to the limit, they will lead us back to love: From that colleague you can’t stand, to your insufferable mother-in-law, the strife is likely rooted in disappointment and the resulting “hatred” from broken hopes and expectations. Therefore, like Scorpio, if we’re true to our emotions and express them fully, they will lead us back to love. Like Scorpio, however, we have to be fearless and express our feelings completely.

Thus, the best case scenario for this Full Moon in Scorpio is to really know the basis of all energy is love. In doing this, we become more mirror-like to each other. As cliche as it is, we’re all one. When we open our eyes, we can see we’re all the same. Those traits we admire in others we possess within ourselves, just like those qualities in others we can’t stand. But if we love every aspect of ourselves unconditionally, we’ll be more compassionate, tolerant and understanding of others. Loving ourselves fully let’s us love others fully.

If there’s one thing to do this Full Moon, it’s to release judgment of ourselves. Yes, we have standards, things to do, quotas to make, and obligations to fulfill. But if we just cast a more compassionate eye on ourselves, naturally we will be more compassionate to each other. If what the world needs now is “love, sweet love,” it must first start from within and flow out to others in the world.

Full Moons are great for releasing things no longer for our highest good. Anything from self-doubt to worry, to specific things like bad habits, relationships and jobs. The Full Moon, however, will be transiting a specific area of your chart, making that life area ideal for transformation. To find out which life area will be touched by this Full Moon, check to see which house 27 degrees of Scorpio falls in your astrological chart. Likewise, read your sign and/or rising sign below.

ARIES: Over the past two weeks, you’ve likely gotten a better idea of your value, helping you attract more abundance into your life. Speaking up and expressing yourself, you may have found, is key. Now, as the Full Moon in Scorpio transits your Eighth House of Rebirth, the topic of conversation is about how to manage your new-found self-worth: Should you set boundaries with others or join forces to become even stronger? In a nutshell, it’s a matter of deciding which alliances and joint enterprises will empower you versus those that will deplete you. Very instinctual, you’ll usually be able to imagine the new scenario — i.e., joining forces with another — and gauge whether it feels good or bad. As always, trust your intuition. Further, a Full Moon-8th House transit is most likely going to involve letting go of something not for your highest good. Sometimes the release is easy; other times, difficult. Over the next two weeks, be flexible, gentle with yourself, and go with the flow. You may feel like you’re going through a “death” of sorts, so make sure to give yourself the extra space needed to process any raw emotions. The good news is that this is a time of rebirth: Whatever changes now has the built-in potential to make you stronger — even when it doesn’t appear that way! Even when circumstances look problematic, know that every single situation can be leveraged to your greatest advantage. Enjoy the process of falling in love with a new version of yourself, Aries. Soon, the dust will settle and life will be bigger and brighter than ever!

TAURUS: Over the past two weeks, you’ve probably got a better understanding of who you want to be — which is who you really are! With a stronger sense of self, now’s the time to balance as the Full Moon in Scorpio transits your Seventh House of Partnerships. Who complements you is the question, Taurus, as you can’t be “you” without somebody else! If you’re already hitched, these next two weeks are great for deepening your union by being cognizant of the energy you’re flowing into the relationship. If you’re dissatisfied in your relationships, now’s the time to “trouble-shoot” and make adjustments. If you’re not in a relationship, you can use the next two weeks to release resistance to the ideal one you’d like to have. One of the easiest ways to do this is to get clear on how you want to feel in a relationship. Do your part to manifest it, recognizing what’s in your control and what’s not; all you can do is show up, be responsible for your energy, and give others the chance to rise to the occasion. This is still your season, Taurus! Drop anything weighing you down and enjoy those who can lift you up!

GEMINI: It’s Birthday time, Gemini! Hopefully over the past two weeks you’ve been resting up and taking good care of yourself in preparation for your Solar Return! Now, with the Full Moon in Scorpio transiting your Sixth House of Lifestyle, it’ll be important to consider how your day-to-day supports your ideals. Is there something you could be doing daily to get you closer to your goals? Or is there something you’re doing that’s thwarting your progress? Either way, you can use these next two weeks to start fresh! This is the perfect time to consider what you really want and create a lifestyle that fully supports it. Sometimes we say we want something, but don’t bother making room for it — well, this Full Moon can really fix that. This is a great time to release your old protocol for a new one, by doubling-down on a healthy diet and exercise regimen, for instance. This transit may also have to do with work: If you feel your job could use a reboot, start the process of researching new work opportunities. Consider what you’re doing now and what kind of new work situation would make you happier. Start your job search or keep at it, as success is highly likely when the sun is in your sign (in just a few days). Most important, over the next two weeks take good care of your body. We get one body in this lifetime and it’s meant to feel as perfect as possible, so make room in your life every single day to enjoy your senses and physicality.

CANCER: Over the past two weeks, you’ve likely achieved more clarity on your hopes and dreams, and hopefully received some extra support from your friends and community. Now, as the Full Moon in Scorpio transits your Fifth House of Creativity, it’s time to shine! What do YOU bring to the table, Cancer? How are you 100% perfectly you? Self-expression is the name of your game over the next two weeks, as the oceans wash away blocks to you experiencing of joy, fun, laughter and love. Over the next two weeks, ignite your inner spark that blazes when you’re doing things you really love. Consider what will help you experience ecstatic joy in your life: Is it a romance that sweeps you off your feet? Or is it good times with friends and family? Maybe it’s a creative project you’re over-the-moon excited about. Whatever makes you feel free and alive like a little kid inside, do it! This two-week transit is about letting go of anything heavy, as you move in the direction of things that make you feel good. Remember, everything is magical when you see it with your heart — and that now is the name of your game!

LEO: Over the past two weeks, you’ve been very visible and probably ambitious, climbing to the top of the heap and making good on your professional goals. Now, as the Full Moon transits your Fourth House of Home and Family, it’s time to get back to your roots and really nurture your foundation. Over the next two weeks, work on giving yourself 100% pure, unconditional love. Surround yourself with those who love and care about you — sop it all up! The more nurture you can experience these next two weeks, the stronger you’ll be! The deeper the soil, the richer the fruit: everything in your life — particularly your career — will flourish better with a strong foundation under your feet. Further, work on releasing anything that undermines your self-worth. Just take a look at anything you’ve been doing that’s been making you feel bad, and judge whether or not it’s sensible for your end game. Even if there’s nothing to say bye-bye to, make sure to bump up your self-care over the next 14 days. Sleep in, book a spa day or massage, binge watch your favorite shows — anything to nurture yourself. You want to feel really at home within the self now, so you feel at home no matter where you go. Nourish the fields within to create abundance in every area of your life.

VIRGO: You’ve likely expanded over the past two weeks — perhaps you’ve broadened your horizons or shared your message far and wide. Now, as the Full Moon in Scorpio transits your Third House of Communications, it’s time to bring your broader perspective into your day-to-day communications. Over the next two weeks, your daily interactions may go through changes. You may find you need to drop some stuff from your schedule. Consider what you do day-to-day that is an energy-suck, and realize there’s a better way! Even if you can’t drop certain responsibilities now, there’s opportunities for adjustments to make your life easier. Keep in mind, there’s bound to be a lot of buzz over the next two weeks: Phone calls, emails, errands to run, socializing and more. Give yourself permission to not say “yes” to everything, as that would leave you with far too much to do. Further, consider the overall view and what might benefit from some adjusting. Perhaps you’ll want to rest more often at home after work or — just the opposite — will want to be more social. Whatever the case, you’re now poised to perceive what’s working and what’s not in your daily life. Although this transit concerns your interactions with others, it’s very much also about the communications you have with yourself. Pay attention to your inner dialogue: if you notice your thoughts sometimes veer to the negative or that you’re quick to criticize yourself, this is the perfect time to release that. Be diligent about keeping self-praise top of mind.

LIBRA: You made it, Libra! The past two weeks may have been rough, as it was a time of rebirth, setting boundaries, and letting go of what you’ve outgrown. Now, as the Full Moon in Scorpio transits your Second House of Self-Worth, you get to revisit your values and acknowledge what you bring to the table. Take time over the next two weeks to really open your throat chakra by using your voice: sing, scream, chant, talk, etc. Your voice is key to your worth, and will help you increase your bank balance, which is part of what this Second House transit is all about. Money coincides with how much value you’re giving to the world — or how much you’re expressing yourself. By focusing on your self-worth and self-expression, you will be poised to provide more value to the world, which will increase your income. Over the next two weeks, too, let go of anything undermining your self-worth and keeping you from expressing yourself. Release any anger in a healthy way, maybe by talking or writing a letter that you send or don’t send, depending. Another shortcut to high self-worth and financial abundance is sensuality; use this transit to work out any kinks in your body — book a massage or take some hot baths. By releasing any physical tension, you’ll allow the universe to flow through you more easily. With divine energy flowing, you’ll easily express your most authentic self to reap more physical, spiritual, mental, and financial benefits.

SCORPIO: Over the past two weeks, you’ve likely been focusing on partnerships — both personal and professional. Now the main topic of discussion is you, as the Full Moon transits your First House of Identity. Over the next two weeks, the universe is cued up to help you make some changes to your outlook, body, and self-image. Thus, it’s the perfect time to release anything no longer for your highest good. Think about how you want to feel over the next several months, and consider what adjustments you might make. It may help to look at your life with a wide lens, and consider your end-goal: If you want to achieve something, do you see yourself as the type of person that would live that reality? In essence, it’s a matter of putting the cart before the horse: If you want to be a billionaire, develop the mindset of a billionaire now. If you want to find your soulmate, make time daily to mate with your soul. These next two weeks are great for making adjustments to the way you think, look, and behave so you’re energetically aligned with the end result you desire. Every moment we get to decide who we are, so don’t be afraid to say goodbye to a version of yourself that you’ve outgrown. Motion creates the self, so when you have an idea of who you want to be, just start acting like it. “All the world’s a stage,” Shakespeare said, so use this Full Moon to release anything “out of character” for the next role you want to play.

SAGITTARIUS: The last two weeks probably had you focusing on the practical and physical “real world.” Now, as the Full Moon in Scorpio transits your Twelfth House of the Subconscious, it’s time for quietude and reflection. This downtime is super important, because our subconscious determines so much of what we attract into our lives. You can make use of the next two weeks by entertaining only the most empowering thoughts. Even better, spend some time listening to subliminal hypnosis recordings, meditating, saying affirmations, and visualizing what you want your life to look like over the next several months. You’re so great at thinking big, Sagittarius, that if you can believe, there’s nothing you can’t accomplish. (Just think, Walt Disney was a Sagittarius!) You can shortcut your success by visualizing having achieved the results you desire. Conjure up and sustain the accompanying feelings. Bask in your glory and then, on a practical level, work your plan! This is also a letting-go time for you, so use this period to do some soul searching to find out what’s no longer “you.” You’ll want to feel as free and happy as possible this Spring, so drop the dead wood so you can be the firecracker you are!

CAPRICORN: Hopefully you’ve been having fun over the past two weeks, Capricorn — or at much fun as your busy schedule permits! Now it’s time to put some fun and excitement into your big picture, as the Full Moon in Scorpio highlights your Eleventh House of Hopes, Dreams, Friends and Community. Consider your greatest hopes and dreams, and how can you benefit the greater whole (your friends, community, even the masses). As you ponder your purpose, over the next two weeks you’ll be able to remove blocks and self-limiting beliefs that keep you from achieving your greatest desires. “Removing blocks” could be as simple as taking action, which proves to the universe your commitment to your ideals. As the Eleventh House pertains to your friends, community and contribution to society, use the next two weeks to spend more time with like-minded people, as they’ll empower you with thoughts, ideas, and inspiration. Do what you can over the next two weeks to make life light: Release what you need to feel good. This is a transit of “why not?” Why not get rid of anything that’s bringing you down? Why not feel on top of the world? After all, that is indeed where you belong.

AQUARIUS: Hopefully, you’ve given yourself some extra TLC over the past two weeks and now have a stronger sense of emotional security and self-trust. Such self-care will be your secret weapon now, as the Full Moon in Scorpio transits your Tenth House of Career. Over the next two weeks, you’ll have a leg up in removing blocks to your professional advancement. Go after your goals! Things may miraculously get out of your way, so eat right, get your rest, etc. so you are poised for opportunity! Now’s a great time to also make adjustments that support your career goals. Keep in mind that the spotlight is on you over the next two weeks; if you want to level up, this is the time to do so. Work on releasing energy no longer needed, which will make room for what you do want, specifically professionally. Finally, your legacy need not be confined to just professional endeavors; you might make your mark in the world as a powerful spouse, parent, good friend, or philanthropist. However you decide to make your contribution to society, if you follow your heart you’ll live on in the hearts of others and create a legacy that lasts forever.

PISCES: Over the past two weeks, you’ve probably been as busy as a bee with lots of buzz going on in multiple areas. Perhaps you’ve added some socializing or work projects into your life, and are acclimating now to a new normal. As the Full Moon in Scorpio transits your Ninth House of Expansion, however, you’re looking for more! You may experience “itchy feet,” as this transit incites you to get away from the ordinary and experience the unfamiliar. Taking or planning trip to foreign shores now would be ideal. You might also experience more of the world right where you are. Perhaps you’ll immerse yourself in a foreign culture by learning another language or reading foreign books and films. It’s your brain that’s looking to be galvanized now, so you could learn more about philosophy, spirituality, or anything that helps you perceive life’s limitless potential. In getting a better idea of what exists “out there,” you’ll gain insight into your place in the universe. In this vein, you may decide to share your perspective with a wide audience, perhaps by publishing or broadcasting your work. Most important over this two-week transit is to feel limitless. In the words of Auntie Mame, “Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death!” Don’t be one of them! Experience the world as vast, and allow others to experience your vastness.

Make It Real  -  New Moon in Taurus

The 1988 song Make It Real by The Jets may be about a girl wanting to get back with the guy she loves, but the New Moon in Taurus will help us make any desire real as well. 

Earth sign Taurus needs things that are real — things they can experience with their senses, e.g., plenty of money, a wedding ring, luxurious clothes, the fresh smell of an early morning rain, amazing music, sumptuous food, mind-blowing sex, another body she can experience, and somebody as loyal, honest and trustworthy as she. Whether you want a few or all of these things, key to getting them can be found in the song’s lyrics:

In a dream you are here
You smile and hold me near
And in my heart I’ll pretend
That you are here again
~The Jets, “Make It Real” 1988

These lyrics are really perfect for this New Moon. Luna will make a harmonious sextile to Neptune, which rules dreams, imagination, and visualization. Such imaginative elements, therefore, are key to making things real over the next two weeks. We will achieve our aims by assuming the feeling that they have already been achieved. In the song, it’s important to note that it’s in her heart where she’ll pretend that he is there again: The heart is where the “magic” happens, its electromagnetic field being way more powerful than the brain. It’s the emotion (which is energy in motion) behind our desires that make things real. From the heart, energy is sent out into the universe and is reflected back to us as our reality. With the New Moon being in sensual Taurus, it’s important to get our senses involved when we’re imagining. Feel, smell, taste, hear and touch what you desire as if you have it. Use your imagination and make it as real as possible in your heart. 

Neville Goddard quotes

One of the earliest new-thought leaders, Neville Goddard, calls using the imagination in such a way as “living from the end.” This means imagining the world the way you want it to be; picture your goals as though they were already your reality. This is how the Law of Attraction works: The universe matches the energy you’re emanating, reflecting back to you what you’re broadcasting. Maintain within yourself the feeling of the wish already having been fulfilled. Follow this up with inspired, practical action — follow your excitement like a breadcrumb trail! Rest in the knowledge the end result has already been achieved — that you’re just “going through the motions” to arrive again to where you’ve already been. It’s sort of like in math, when the teacher doesn’t want just the answer, but wants you to “show your work” to see how you’ve arrived at the solution. 

Though you can use this New Moon to make whatever you want real, the New Moon will be transiting a specific area of your chart, making a particular life area ripe for new beginnings. To see which area will be lit up, note which house 14 degrees of Taurus falls in your astrological chart. Likewise, read your sign and/or rising sign below. 

ARIES: The New Moon in Taurus will transit your Second House of Self-Worth and Finance. This is the perfect transit to create more abundance in your life. Abundance is a flow. To achieve physical evidence of it (i.e., prosperity), keep your energy flowing. You Aries have a leg up when it comes to creating wealth: “Just do it” is your motto; quick to follow your excitement, you don’t usually overthink things. There’s another thing you can use to increase your financial flow: Your voice! The throat is your center of self-worth, which relates to self-expression and correlates with your money-making potential. By expressing yourself more fully, you’ll increase the power of your outflow which will result in more inflow. Sometimes we have throat chakra/financial blocks because we’re not speaking up about something. Even if you can’t, for instance, tell your boss to take a hike, you could write him/her a letter that you don’t send, just to release the energy there. Further, even in the bible it says that to those who have, more will be given: like attracts like and what you appreciate appreciates, so be vigilant about perceiving all the abundance around you — oxygen, the food you eat, the people you know, the warmth of the sun, the sustenance of water, etc. In affirming that what you have is abundant, you negate the possibility of lack. Live fully and abundantly now, and you’ll be aligned with vitality and a surplus of money which you’ll very much enjoy! 

TAURUS: This is a very powerful New Moon for you, as it’s in your sign, transiting your First House of Identity. Everything you could ever want starts with the belief you can have it…that you’re the type of person who could have what you want. Thus, changing your self-image this new moon is the name of the game. When you “attract” more love, money, vitality, etc., it’s because you’ve released that energy within yourself and are expressing it more fully. Remember, Taurus, your key phrase is I HAVE. You contain it all, and have within yourself what you’re seeking. Just as a flower has a right to the sun and rain, you have a right to whatever nourishes you — all forms of abundance as yours, waiting to be claimed. Since the First House rules not only your perception but your physical body, do what you can over the next two weeks to feel better physically. Double down on your workout regimen or get yourself back into shape. Use your workouts to acclimate your cells to the new frequency you want to experience: Your thoughts and beliefs create your emotions; emotion is energy in motion and motion creates the self. Life, therefore, is an emotional game. To achieve what you want, practice the feeling of having it, retraining your cells to feel a different way consistently. While maintaining the feeling state of what you desire, if you exercise while doing it, you’ll speed up your manifestations. Further, the First House pertains to the package you present to the world. Treat yourself to a new look or some new threads to signal to you and the world the new role you want to play. Happy Birthday, Taurus. May you nourish the fields within and create flowers wherever you go. 

GEMINI: The Taurus New Moon will transit your Twelfth House of the Subconscious. This is an important transit for you, Gemini, as you gear up for your birthday, which will start a brand new cycle! Since in life we get what we subconsciously believe we are a match to, this is the perfect time to empower your inner dialogue. That’s what the universe hears — your inner conversations with yourself. Over the next two weeks, take time to meditate, rest, and turn inward. Dial into how you want your life to be. Tap into the feelings you want to experience. Use your imagination to visualize having what you want…perfect health, a surplus of money, an amazing mate, etc. The subconscious can’t differentiate between what’s being imagined and what’s actually happening, and when there’s a discrepancy between the two, the subconscious cannot rest until it makes them coincide. While moving through life from that space of fulfillment, take inspired, actionable steps toward the goal. Because you know how to direct your mind, you’re an ace at manifesting, Gemini; when determined, no one can stop you from achieving what you desire. Shortcut your manifestations by convincing yourself that what you want has already happened; pretend it’s in the past and give yourself a pat on the back that it’s all done: Sit back and bask in that reality and let yourself have the relief you desire. Start acclimating your cells to the new you you want to be. 

CANCER: The Taurus New Moon will transit your Eleventh House of Hopes, Dreams, Wishes and Friends! Over the next two weeks, take time to consider your greatest hopes, dreams, wishes and ideals. The 11th House is the house of “why not?” Why not achieve your lofty aims? It’s time to look at the limitless sky and give yourself the freedom to claim it as yours. Since we can’t imagine non-existence, anything you can imagine must exist somewhere, right?! So give yourself permission to go after your big dreams. Help along the way will be your friends or groups of like-minded people also inspired about life and all it has to offer. Put yourself out there and find people with whom you can relate. Spend time with friends you can support and can support you. Once you tap into your DESERVABILITY and WORTHINESS that allow you to believe your greatest hopes, dreams and wishes are possible, prove to the universe your belief by COMMITTING to actionable steps to make them happen. Even if a specific strategy doesn’t yield the results you desire, remember that the energy you put forth doesn’t just evaporate — it’s put toward your end-game in a way unbeknownst to you. Do everything you can to stay clear this month, keeping up with diet, exercise, and rest so the power of universe can easily run through you to help you manifest your miracles. All miracles are based on love, so love, love, love, love — love everyone and everything. Love as much as possible. Energy at its basis, is love.

LEO: The Taurus New Moon will transit your Tenth House of Career. Over the past few months, you may have experienced some shifts in consciousness. With your new awareness, you are now able to go further than you would have gone before. Use this New Moon to glean more understanding about what you want to achieve professionally. You’re in an advantageous position to make shifts happen, so plant seeds and take action over the next two weeks (the sooner, the better). Whether you want to rise in the ranks in the career you have now or embark on an exciting new trajectory, this is the month to do it! As a powerful and strong Leo, you have a leg up: The universe responds to vibration, so if you can dramatize the feelings of already having what you seek and sustain those feelings, you’ll achieve your aims speedily. Perceive in your mind the end result you desire, conjure up its feelings and pretend it’s already happened; then take inspired action as if you’re just “rewinding” to the beginning of the “movie.” Prove you believe that it’s going to happen by the actionable steps you take. Belief combined with practical action is all you need now to reach the top.

VIRGO: The Taurus New Moon will transit your Ninth House of Expansion. This is the time to let your spirit soar! You are likely to have “itchy feet” now, craving something fresh, new and unfamiliar for a reboot. During this time, you’ll want to identity with life itself — perhaps by being larger than it! One way to do this is to publish, broadcast or somehow share your perspective with the world, so you can experience your presence everywhere. With the world having access to you, by reading your work or hearing you speak, for instance, you experience yourself as you really are — truly infinite. Another way you can use this transit is to literally go across the world, by going (or planning) a trip to a far-off place. Or you can experience expansion by broadening your horizons right where you are: reading new literature or experiencing new art can transport you to a different world, just as learning philosophy and developing your spirituality can widen your perspective. Consider what you want to experience this month, as well as how you’d like the world to experience you. Gift yourself a sense of limitlessness now — go far and wide, the world is your oyster!

LIBRA: The New Moon in Taurus will transit your Eighth House of Rebirth. The only constant in the universe is change; change, therefore, is stability, and that’s what this transit for you is about this month. Do you want a brand new life? Or just some minor changes to the one you have now? The point of this transit is empowerment through transformation. Often, such a transit relates to boundaries: which ones will you set and which ones will you dissolve? Make the decision based on how you feel: if your resources combined with someone or something else empowers you, move in a little closer; if combining forces with someone or something else disempowers you, draw some lines in the sand or cut them loose. Empowerment is the name of your game this month and key to that now is letting go of what you have so you can have more. What might you release to make room for your heart’s deepest fulfillment? As you seek this answer, stay in flow, stay in your gratitude, and be flexible and gentle with yourself. Realize the unfamiliar could be better than the familiar. Everything and anything can be yours so long as there’s enough room and allowance for it to come in. Love is letting go of fear.

SCORPIO: The New Moon in Taurus will transit your Seventh House of Partnerships. This month, you’ll have a great opportunity to strengthen the partnerships you’re in or find some new ones that will help make you stronger. Whether you want empowering personal or professional partners now, the universe is queued up to deliver, waiting for you to be ready. Life may have thrown you a few curve balls this past year, but like a phoenix, you always rise from the ashes, stronger and better than ever. Have those important talks that will allow your relationships to flourish; mend fences if you feel a partnership is salvageable and worth another go. If you want to attract into your life personal and professional partners who really get you, make a list of all the qualities you want, and start your search! Further, some great strides can be made with this transit if you spend some time in the shoes of others in your life: Consider what they need and how you can help. Focusing on the energy you’re flowing into your relationships is the best way to leverage this New Moon, especially over the next two weeks. Another thing to consider under this New Moon is your audience, another Seventh House theme. Consider the energy you’d like to exchange with your public: What do you want to give to them and what would you like them to give to you? You’re a star, Scorpio, and just by being you, you inspire and excite, which is super necessary in our everyday lives!

SAGITTARIUS: The New Moon in Taurus will transit your Sixth House of Lifestyle. This is a cool transit for you, Sagittarius, as you usually love switching things up to keep life fresh and exciting! This transit is typically about “health” and “work” — what we do day in and day out. With the New Moon transiting this area of your chart, you’re in the perfect position to improve your daily goings-on. It may help to consider what you want your days and weeks to look and feel like. Do you want more ease? More focus? More flow? If it’s a new job you think would make life easier, consider what that new job looks like and take action to find one over the next two weeks. If your current job could use some changes, implementing those now is also likely to be successful. Additionally, you may want to direct your attention to how you feel physically, using the new moon’s energy for more vitality and better health. This transit is ideal for starting a new exercise routine and/or diet so you feel as perfect as possible. Essentially, you can use this month to get your life running like a well-oiled machine. Figure out what combination of things would make you well and happy: What work would you do, how would your body feel, what recreational activities would restore your spirit on regular basis? With the right balance of things in place, you’ll find everything supports everything else. A game-night with friends on Wednesday, for instance, can lead to a magnificent Thursday at work; a great morning workout can give you the mental sharpness you need for a presentation, etc. Take some time to consider what would be ideal in your daily life and implement some changes, bit by bit, to make the most of this New Moon.

CAPRICORN: The New Moon in Taurus will transit your Fifth House of Pleasure! This life area encapsulates what you’re known for: Good times! Over the next few weeks, you’ll likely feel really creative, ready to laugh and have fun. What will make your heart happy, Capricorn? The energetic field around your heart is way more powerful than the brain, so the more you make your heart feel good, the more energy you’ll have to create your best life. Once you have an idea of what lights you up, go out there and experience it full tilt! These next two weeks are perfect for manifesting love, romance, good times, and whatever else brings a smile across your face. During this transit, you’ll get a chance to really get in touch with your inner child. By embodying the kid within, you’ll see how creative you can be in every life area: exercise and diet, achieving more wealth, having more fun in your relationships — the list goes on and on. By focusing on what makes you happy, you’ll be more alive and experience life more fully. Really use the next two weeks to enjoy your own being and spontaneity. Be joyful in your being! 

AQUARIUS: The New Moon in Taurus will transit your Fourth House of Emotional Security. Now’s the time to find your “happy place” inside yourself. Though this transit can pertain to your home and family, your true “home” you take around with you wherever you go. Thus, take some time to “nest and rest” over the next two weeks, really nurturing yourself. Once you feel good, consider what might make you feel even more comfortable: Is it a new home or simply a new comforter and pillows? Is it deeper relations with your friends and family, or do you want to dive deep into a relationship? Every relationship you have is reminiscent of the relationship you have with yourself, so start there! Soothe yourself and find your inner peace, and everything else will fall into place. Further, when it comes to “security,” realize that insecure feelings are about the fear of collapse. You can’t get true security from money or a relationship, for instance, as there are plenty of rich and partnered people who are insecure. High energy is what brings security, for when you have high energy, it’s a far cry from the vibration of collapse. Thus, do whatever you can to rest, exercise and eat right so you can experience your highest excitement. Having vitality will help you feel more emotionally secure — more at home within the self — which is what you’ll want to get out of this transit.

PISCES: The New Moon in Taurus will transit your Third House of Communication. Now’s the time to find your groove and let the good times roll! This should be an especially busy month for you, with work stuff to do and a full social calendar. Though it may be tempting to say “yes” to everything, be discriminating to make the best use of your time: If you sense attending an event is a bad idea, for instance, trust yourself, as you’ll want to make sure that all the stuff you do makes you happier! The same for work stuff: Decide what deserves your time and attention and what does not. Communications can also be made more efficient during this time: Be clear with what you say and make sure people are clear with you; since this period is so communication heavy, it wouldn’t hurt to write follow-up emails to ensure you and colleagues are on the same page. This transit is an opportunity to really strengthen your communication skills and build a better rapport with others. Remember, though, the most important person you communicate with is yourself, so make sure you’re focusing on how spectacular you are and how abundant life is! Your self-talk should be empowering, as the way you talk to yourself is what the universe hears and responds to. Make your inner voice your most supportive, inspiring friend for the most abundant spring ever! 

All That You Can't Leave Behind  -  Full Moon in Libra

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The Full Moon in Libra on Friday, April 19, 2019 will require what Libra is known for: Adjustments. With Luna opposite the planet of rebellion, Uranus, there’s a strong need to break free from something and reclaim freedom. Luna also creates a stressful quincunx (150° aspect) with Venus, suggesting we may break free, but it’s not necessarily a clean break: There may be stuff that we simply cannot leave behind. And maybe that’s for the best in some respects.

When we move on from something — like a relationship, job, lifestyle, etc. — there’s the propensity to break away from it completely. This is the Uranian way: completely detaching from something like it never existed. As if we don’t want to give it the satisfaction of recognizing it was important. Or not wanting to let it have any power. It’s like we pop it in a sealed-shut box never to be opened again. But that “box” contains energy. It contains experiences that have shaped us. And in denying its relevance, we are kept from loving ourselves completely. More important, in locking something away like that, we’re cutting ourselves off from its power — we’re cutting ourselves off from an aspect of ourselves. 

For instance, say you had fallen madly, deeply in love with someone. But that someone betrayed you. He did the unforgivable and you want absolutely nothing to do with him again. You dissolve the relationship and distance him from your life. You also quarantine everything you had ever experienced with this person. Not just the heartbreak, but the amazing times you had together, too: Your first kiss that took your breath away; the way he looked at you in the theater; funny moments that could still make you laugh. The desire to deny those memories are strong, because they’re overshadowed by the betrayal. But in resisting memories of such experiences, you block out the chance of experiencing the same over-the-moon feelings again. They become “triggers.” You become so vigilant about not thinking about it, that any opportunity that arrives for a similar experience, is also warded off. And, perhaps most important, in resisting the memories of the past, you are holding a part of yourself back. You don’t get to use 100% of your fully integrated, unconditionally loved self. 

I’m not suggesting that we live in the past or focus on our old experiences. Instead, I’m suggesting that we recognize that we are the sum total of our experiences and they can be leveraged to create the future — they have energy. By allowing ourselves to not deny but fully integrate our past experiences, we have more power at our disposal—even if it’s pain that can be transmuted into power. 

When we think of power, a person who comes to mind is Oprah Winfrey. If we think about it, Oprah has acquired fame and fortune through her voice—she hosted a talk show. Metaphysically, the voice/throat pertains to truth and self-expression; how much we express ourselves relates to the value we contribute to the world, which correlates to how much we’re valued. It’s unlikely Oprah would have had such an impact and amass such a following had she denied her truth all these years. (She’s very transparent about sadly having been raped at 9 and molested from the ages of 9 through 14.) Her empire came from somewhere: she acquired it because she expressed herself completely — she integrated and expressed fully what was inside herself. She let it flow. She owned it. In expressing herself fully, she was able to transmute her pain into power. 

Let’s look at it through another lens: If you were to get divorced, dismissed from your job, or someone died, and you were awarded a settlement, severance package, or bequeathment, you’d probably take it. You would use the money to finance the next stage of your journey. You’d integrate that money in with your own. You wouldn’t say, “Oh that’s dirty money, it comes from my rotten ex-husband” or “a job I despised” or “a person I wish were still alive.” You’d take the money and use it. Likewise, the richness of your emotional experiences can be leveraged and used for your greatest benefit. Don’t deny yourself the wealth of your emotional experiences. 

All the riches of the world — gold, minerals, diamonds — are underneath the earth’s surface. Similarly, within us we contain a great wealth of past experiences. To get to these, sometimes we have to drudge old stuff up, or integrate what’s beneath the surface. We must have access, conscious access to past experiences so we can use them to create the future we desire. 

Like all Full Moons, this one starts a two-week waning cycle, which is usually about letting go or walking away from something. It may be as simple as a cold, attitude, or a completed project you’re releasing, or it may be bigger, like a job, relationship or lifestyle. Whatever you’re leaving behind, don’t resist its integration into the new path you’re creating for yourself. Let the energy of the old situation — the associated thoughts, emotions, memories — flow through you, don’t try to resist or deny them. Own them and let them fuel the journey to your next destination. Focus on the future, but know that what you can’t leave behind might be the key to what’s ahead.

To see how this Full Moon in Libra is likely to affect you, see which astrological house 29 degrees of Libra falls in your astrological chart. Likewise, read your sign and/or rising sign below. 

ARIES: Over the past two weeks, you’ve probably got a better understanding of who you want to be — which is who you really are! With a stronger sense of self, now’s the time to balance as the Full Moon in Libra transits your Seventh House of Partnerships. Who complements you is the question, Aries, as you can’t be “you” without somebody else! If you’re already hitched, these next two weeks are great for deepening your union by being cognizant of the energy you’re flowing into the relationship. If you’re dissatisfied in your relationships, now’s the time to “trouble-shoot” and make adjustments. If you’re not in a relationship, you can use the next two weeks to release resistance to the ideal one you’d like to have. One of the easiest ways to do this is to get clear on how you want to feel in a relationship. Do what you got to do to manifest it, recognizing what’s in your control and what’s not; all you can do is show up, be responsible for your energy, and give others the chance to rise to the occasion. This is your season, Aries! Drop anything weighing you down and enjoy those who can help you feel like you want to feel.

TAURUS: You know what time it is, Taurus! It’s Birthday time! Hopefully over the past two weeks you’ve been resting up and taking good care of yourself in preparation for your Solar Return! Now, with the Full Moon in Libra transiting your Sixth House of Lifestyle, it’ll be important to consider how your day-to-day supports your ideals. Is there something you could be doing daily to get you closer to your goals? Or is there something you’re doing that’s thwarting your progress? Either way, you can use these next two weeks to start fresh! This is the perfect time to consider what you really want and create a lifestyle that fully supports it. Sometimes we say we want something, but don’t bother making room for it — well, this Full Moon can really fix that. This is a great time to release your old protocol for a new one, by doubling-down on a healthy diet and exercise regimen, for instance. This transit may also have to do with work: If you feel as if your job could use a reboot, start the process of researching new work opportunities. Consider what you’re doing now and what kind of new work situation would make you happier. Start your job search or keep at it, as success is highly likely when the sun is in your sign. Most important, over the next two weeks take good care of your body. We get one body in this lifetime and it’s meant to feel as perfect as possible, so make room in your life every single day to enjoy your senses and physicality. 

GEMINI: Over the past two weeks, you’ve likely achieved more clarity on your hopes and dreams, and hopefully received some extra support from your friends and community. Now, as the Full Moon in Libra transits your Fifth House of Creativity, it’s time to shine! What do YOU bring to the table, Gemini? How are you 100% perfectly you? Self-expression is the name of your game over the next two weeks, as the oceans wash away blocks to you experiencing of joy, fun, laughter and love. Over the next two weeks, ignite your inner spark that blazes when you’re doing things you really love. Consider what will help you experience ecstatic joy in your life: Is it a romance that sweeps you off your feet? Or is it good times with friends and family? Maybe it’s a creative project you’re over-the-moon excited about. Whatever makes you feel free and alive like a little kid inside, do it! This two-week transit is about letting go of anything heavy, as you move in the direction of things that make you feel good. Remember, everything is magical when you see it with your heart — and that now is the name of your game!

CANCER: Over the past two weeks, you’ve been very visible and probably ambitious, climbing to the top of the heap and making good on your professional goals. Now, as the Full Moon transits your Fourth House of Home and Family, it’s time to get back to your roots and really nurture your foundation. Over the next two weeks, work on giving yourself 100% pure, unconditional love. Surround yourself with those who love and care about you — sop it all up! The more nurture you can experience these next two weeks, the better: The deeper the soil, the richer the fruit: everything in your life — particularly your career — will flourish better with a strong foundation under your feet. Further, work on releasing anything that undermines your self-worth. Just take a look at anything you’ve been doing that’s been making you feel bad, and judge whether or not it’s sensible for your end game. Even if there’s nothing to say bye-bye to, make sure to bump up your self-care over the next 14 days. Sleep in, book a spa day or massage, binge watch your favorite shows — anything to nurture yourself. You want to feel really at home within the self now, so you feel at home no matter where you go. The world is your oyster, and your “oyster” is inside you. 

LEO: You’ve likely expanded over the past two weeks — perhaps you’ve broadened your horizons or shared your message far and wide. Now, as the Full Moon in Libra transits your Third House of Communications, it’s time to bring your broader perspective into your day-to-day communications. Over the next two weeks, your daily interactions may go through changes. You may find you need to drop some stuff from your schedule. Consider what you do day-to-day that is an energy-suck, and realize there’s a better way! Even if you can’t drop certain responsibilities now, there’s opportunities for adjustments to make your life easier. There’s bound to be a lot of buzz over the next two weeks: Phone calls, emails, errands to run, socializing and more. Give yourself permission to not say “yes” to everything, as that would leave you with far too much to do. Further, consider the overall view and what might benefit from some adjusting. Perhaps you’ll want to rest more often at home after work or — just the opposite — will want to be more social. Whatever the case, you’re now poised to perceive what’s working and what’s not in your daily life. Although this transit concerns your interactions with others, it’s very much also about the communications you have with yourself. Pay attention to your inner dialogue: if you notice your thoughts sometimes veer to the negative or that you’re quick to criticize yourself, this is the perfect time to release that. Be self-disciplined in keeping self-praise top of mind.

VIRGO: You made it, Virgo! The past two weeks may have been rough, as it was a time of rebirth, setting boundaries, and letting go of what you’ve outgrown. Now, as the Full Moon in Libra transits your Second House of Self-Worth, you get to revisit your values and acknowledge what you bring to the table. Take time over the next two weeks to really open your throat chakra by using your voice: sing, scream, chant, talk, etc. Your voice is key to your worth, and will help you increase your bank balance, which is part of what this Second House transit is all about. Money coincides with how much value you’re giving to the world — or how much you’re expressing yourself. By focusing on your self-worth and self-expression, you will be poised to provide more value to the world, which will increase your income. Over the next two weeks, too, let go of anything undermining your self-worth and keeping you from expressing yourself. Release any anger in a healthy way, maybe by talking or writing a letter that you don’t have to send. Another shortcut to high self-worth and financial abundance is sensuality; use this transit to work out any kinks in your body — book a massage or take some hot baths. By releasing any physical tension, you’ll allow the universe to flow through you more easily. With divine energy flowing, you’ll easily express your most authentic self to reap more physical, spiritual, mental, and financial benefits.

LIBRA: Over the past two weeks, you’ve likely been focusing on partnerships — but what else is new, Libra?! Seriously, though, the focus has been on your alliances (or maybe dalliances if you’re just getting your feet wet) and now the main topic of discussion is you, as the Full Moon transits your First House of Identity. Over the next two weeks, the universe is cued up to help you make some changes to your outlook, body, and self-image. Thus, it’s the perfect time to release anything that’s no longer for your highest good. Think about how you want to feel over the next several months, and consider what adjustments you can make. It may help to look at your life with a wide lens, and consider your end-goal: If you want to achieve something, do you see yourself as the type of person that would live that reality? In essence, it’s a matter of putting the cart before the horse: If you want to be a millionaire, develop the mindset of a millionaire now. If you want to find your soulmate, make time daily to mate with your soul. These next two weeks are great for making adjustments to the way you think, look, and behave so you’re energetically aligned with the end result you desire. Every moment we get to decide who we are, so don’t be afraid to say goodbye to a version of yourself that you’ve outgrown. Motion creates the self, so when you have an idea of who you want to be, just start acting like it. “All the world’s a stage,” Shakespeare said, so use this Full Moon to release anything “out of character” for the next role you want to play. 

SCORPIO: You Scorpios love your routine. And hopefully, over the past two weeks, you’ve made it even more efficient and effective based on the life you want to live. (If not, obviously there’s still time — we’re all eternal works-in-progress.) Now, however, the focus has shifted from work, health and lifestyle to the conversations you have with yourself, as the Full Moon in Libra transits your Twelfth House of the Subconscious. Thus, the next two weeks are ideal for reflective, quiet time. Since in life we get what we subconsciously believe we deserve, make use of the next two weeks by entertaining only the most empowering thoughts. What would be even better is spending some time listening to subliminal hypnosis recordings, meditating, saying affirmations, and visualizing what you want your life to look like over the next several months. One of your superpowers, Scorpio, is your imagination: Shortcut success by visualizing having achieved the results you desire and conjure up the accompanying feelings. Bask in your glory and then, on a practical level, work your plan! This is also a letting-go time for you, so use this period to do some soul searching to find what’s no longer “you.” You’ll want to feel as free and happy as possible this Spring, so drop the dead wood and weak links so you can shine like the bright star you are!

SAGITTARIUS: Hopefully you’ve been having fun over the past two weeks, Sagittarius — but when are you not?! Though pleasure and recreation may have been priority, now it’s time to see how your excitement fits into the big picture, as the Full Moon in Libra highlights your Eleventh House of Hopes, Dreams, Friends and Community. Based on your individuality, what are your greatest hopes and dreams, and how can you benefit the greater whole (your friends, community, even the masses)? As you ponder your purpose, over the next two weeks you’ll be able to remove blocks and self-limiting beliefs that keep you from achieving your greatest desires. “Removing blocks” could be as simple as taking action, which proves to the universe your commitment to your ideals. Additionally, since Full Moons are about letting go, you may decide that certain dreams no longer appeal to you, so it’ll be a matter of letting old ones go so new ones can form. “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end,” as the song goes, so don’t be afraid to re-calibrate if that feels right to you. Further, as the Eleventh House pertains to your friends, community and contribution to society, use the next two weeks to spend more time with like-minded people, as they’ll empower you with thoughts, ideas, and inspiration. Do what you can over the next two weeks to make life light: Release what you need to feel as perfect as possible. This is a transit of “why not?” Why not live life feeling on top of the world? Why not get rid of anything that’s bringing you down? After all, “up” is where your optimistic sign is meant to be!

CAPRICORN: Hopefully, you’ve given yourself some extra TLC over the past two weeks and now have a stronger sense of emotional security and self-trust. Such self-care will be your secret weapon now, as the Full Moon in Libra transits your Tenth House of Career. Over the next two weeks, you’ll have a leg up in removing blocks to your professional advancement. Go after your goals! Things may miraculous get out of your way, so eat right, get your rest, etc. so you are poised for action! Now’s a great time to also make adjustments that support your career goals. Keep in mind that the spotlight is on you over the next two weeks; if you want to level up, this is the time to do so. Work on releasing energy no longer needed, which will make room for what you do want, specifically professionally. Finally, your legacy need not be confined to just professional endeavors; you might make your mark in the world as a powerful spouse, parent, good friend, or philanthropist. However you decide to make your contribution to society, if you follow your heart you’ll live on in the hearts of others and create a legacy that lasts forever.

AQUARIUS: Over the past two weeks, you’ve probably been as busy as a bee with lots of buzz going on in multiple areas. Perhaps you’ve added some socializing or work projects into your life, and are acclimating now to a new normal. As the Full Moon in Libra transits your Ninth House of Expansion, however, you’re looking for more! You may experience “itchy feet,” as this transit incites you to get away from the ordinary and experience the unfamiliar. Taking or planning trip to foreign shores now would be ideal; if that’s not in the cards, there’s other ways for you is to experience more of the world. Perhaps you’ll immerse yourself in a foreign culture by learning another language or reading foreign books and films. It’s your brain that’s looking to be galvanized now, so you could learn more about philosophy, spirituality, or anything that helps you perceive life’s limitless potential. In getting a better idea of what exists “out there,” you’ll gain insight into your place in the universe. In this vein, you may decide to share your perspective with a wide audience, perhaps by publishing or broadcasting your work. Most important over this two-week transit is to feel limitless. In the words of Auntie Mame, “Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death!” Don’t be one of them! Experience the world as vast, and allow others to experience your vastness. 

PISCES: Over the past two weeks, you’ve likely gotten a better idea of your value, helping you attract more abundance into your life. Speaking up and expressing yourself, you may have found, is key. Now, as the Full Moon in Libra transits your Eighth House of Rebirth, the topic of conversation is about how to manage your new-found self-worth: Should you set boundaries with others or join forces to become even stronger? In a nutshell, it’s a matter of deciding which alliances and joint enterprises will empower you versus those that will deplete you. Very intuitive, you’ll usually be able to imagine the new scenario—i.e., joining forces with another — and gauge whether it feels good or bad. As always, trust your intuition. Further, a Full Moon-8th House transit is most likely going to involve letting go of something not for your highest good. Sometimes the release is easy; other times, difficult. Over the next two weeks, be flexible, gentle with yourself, and go with the flow. You may feel like you’re going through a “death” of sorts, so make sure to give yourself the extra space needed to process any raw emotions. The good news is that this is a time of rebirth: Whatever changes now has the built-in potential to make you stronger — even when it doesn’t appear that way! Even when circumstances look problematic, know that every single situation can be leveraged to your greatest advantage. Enjoy the process of falling in love with a new version of yourself, Pisces. Soon, the dust will settle and life will be brighter and better than ever if you allow it. 




Lights, Camera, Action! New Moon in Aries

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With the New Moon in Aries, the theme of identity reigns supreme. Ruler of the First House of Self-Assertion, Aries is all about identity. In any given moment, we express ourselves as who we prefer to be. Every single moment we decide. It may seem as if there’s continuity in our personalities, but that’s just because we make the same decisions repeatedly. If we want something new in life, therefore, we have express and assert ourselves in a new way.

Luckily, in contemplating an idea, you become that idea automatically. You cannot think love and not be love, for instance. Just as you can’t entertain thoughts of happiness, wealth, abundance, etc. without the energetic self taking on those qualities. Thus, in determining how you want to feel, and deciding who you are based on preference, you create your preferred reality. As the self you prefer to be, you’ll think thoughts from that perspective. The thoughts you keep thinking create your beliefs. Beliefs and thoughts create your emotions (energy in motion). Your thoughts, beliefs and emotions create the foundation for action, which creates reality. A process you can use to create your preferred reality is as follows:

  1. Decide who you want to be.

  2. Trust the decision.

  3. Act like you trust the decision.

If you find yourself regressing to the person you were previously, gently remind yourself that you’re this new person now — who’s abundant, in love, rich, successful, fit, adored — whatever you want. And then carry on, acting like that person. Might you be deluding yourself in doing this? No! You contain it all. Anything you want that you don’t have you’re simply not expressing. Just as you can’t think of non-existence, you can’t consider a concept without it existing somewhere, even if you’re not fully expressing that concept. Deciding who you want to be and thinking from that perspective is practical because what you think determines what you believe, what you believe determines how you feel, how you feel determines what actions you take, and your actions create your reality.

What’s important to remember is that all circumstances are inherently neutral — we are the assigners of meaning. For instance, if I should lose my job, spouse, best friend, etc., how I handle the situation will be based on who I decide to be. If I decide that I am a victim, I will interpret such losses as proof of that; I will bemoan my fate and wallow in self-pity — “oh woe is me.” However, if I decide that I am abundant, I will perceive any “losses” as proof that I can do better — that there’s now room in my life for a better job, spouse, best friend, etc. In being abundant, I’m going to look for opportunities that prove my belief; in not believing that I’m abundant, I may look for new opportunities, but my subconscious belief that I am a victim (and desire to prove that I’m right) will set the stage for further losses. In consciously deciding who you are based on preference (abundant, happy, in love, etc.) and believing you are it, you can leverage any situation to your greatest advantage.

For more clarity on who you should decide to be and how you can create your reality, you can use the Lights, Camera, Action technique below. (If you’re not in a good space, it’s better to wait before doing it; find something to soothe yourself — watch a show you like or do something you enjoy — until you get yourself in a better feeling place.)

LIGHTS: Think of the feeling of excitement. Then note what lights you up. Consider what you feel like doing. Your heart contains the spark of infinite creation. When you’re excited or lit up, that’s your heart syncing up with the universe and telling you who you are. Follow your excitement like a breadcrumb trail: it will light your path and lead you to where you want to go, even if the link between your excitement and your goals is not apparently clear.

CAMERA: Wherever we direct our focus grows; therefore, focus on what you want, not what you don’t. Focus on what you want to see, not what you don’t want to see. To take this to another level, focus from the perspective having what you want, i.e., from a place of fulfillment.

ACTION: Excited and focused on what you want to see (e.g., everything working out for you), take inspired action. Stay in a good space and follow your impulses — you’re now co-creating with the universe. Just do it, and before you know it, it’ll already be done.

To know where in your life it’s most auspicious to “just do it,” see where 15 degrees of Aries is in your astrological chart; this will be the life area activated by the new moon and where you can make the most amount of progress over the next two weeks. Likewise, read your sign and/or rising sign below.

ARIES: This is a very powerful New Moon for you, as it’s in your sign, transiting your First House of Identity. Everything you could ever want starts with the belief you can have it…that you’re the type of person who could have what you want. Thus, changing your self-construct this new moon is the name of the game. When you “attract” more love, money, vitality, etc., it’s because you’ve released that energy within yourself and are expressing it more fully. This New Moon, remember that you contain it all. Your key phrase is I AM. You are the entire universe and are entitled to whatever your heart desires because you are already it; you contain it all. Asserting aloud, “I want X and I am entitled to it because I AM,” may be very empowering and help you achieve whatever you want. If you’re good at directing your mind, this moon can be leveraged quite well, helping you to manifest whatever you desire. Since the First House rules not only your perception but your physical body, do what you can over the next two weeks to feel better physically. Double down on your workout regimen or get yourself back into shape. Use your workouts to acclimate your cells to the new frequency you want to experience: Your thoughts and beliefs create your emotions; emotion is energy in motion and motion creates the self. Life, therefore, is an emotional game. To achieve what you want, practice the feeling of having it, retraining your cells to feel a different way consistently. While maintaining the feeling state of what you desire, if you exercise while doing it, you’ll speed up your manifestations. Further, the First House pertains to the package you present to the world. Treat yourself to a new look or some new threads to signal to you and the world there’s a new sheriff in town! Happy Birthday, Aries. May this year be a bright one for you — for if this year is bright for you, it will be bright for the world.🌞

TAURUS: The Aries New Moon will transit your Twelfth House of the Subconscious. This is an important transit for you, Taurus, as you gear up for your next birthday year. Since in life we get what we subconsciously believe we are a match to, this is the perfect time to empower your inner dialogue. That’s what the universe hears — your inner conversations with yourself. Over the next two weeks, take time to meditate, rest, and turn inward. Dial into how you want your life to be. Tap into the feelings you want to experience. Use your imagination to visualize having what you want…perfect health, a surplus of money, an amazing mate, etc. The subconscious can’t differentiate between what’s being imagined and what’s actually happening, and when there’s a discrepancy between the two, the subconscious cannot rest until it makes them coincide. While moving through life from that space of fulfillment, take inspired, actionable steps toward the goal. You’re an ace manifester, Taurus, and when determined, no one can stop you from achieving what you desire. Shortcut your manifestations by convincing yourself that what you want has already happened; pretend it’s in the past and give yourself a pat on the back that it’s all done. Most important, give yourself the relief you desire. Relax, sooth yourself and take it easy. With Uranus transiting your sign, the last year probably hasn’t been easy. Never forget that there’s a reason for everything, and that once you handle the changes, you’re going to be stronger, happier and more fulfilled than ever before.💪

GEMINI: The Aries New Moon will transit your Eleventh House of Hopes, Dreams, Wishes and Friends! Over the next two weeks, take time to consider your greatest hopes, dreams, wishes and ideals. The 11th House is the house of “why not?” Why not achieve your lofty aims? It’s time to look at the limitless sky and give yourself the freedom to claim it as yours. Since we can’t imagine non-existence, anything you can imagine must exist somewhere, right?! So give yourself permission to go after your big dreams. Help along the way will be your friends or groups of like-minded people also inspired about life and all it has to offer. Put yourself out there and find people with whom you can relate. Spend time with friends you can support and can support you. Once you tap into your DESERVABILITY and WORTHINESS that allow you to believe your greatest hopes, dreams and wishes are possible, prove to the universe your belief by COMMITTING to actionable steps to make them happen. Even if a specific strategy doesn’t yield the results you desire, remember that the energy you put forth doesn’t just evaporate — it’s put toward your end-game in a way unbeknownst to you. Do everything you can to stay clear this month, keeping up with diet, exercise, and rest so the power of universe can easily run through you to help you manifest your miracles. All miracles are based on love, so love, love, love, love — love everyone and everything. Love as much as possible. Energy at its basis, is love.♥️

CANCER: The Aries New Moon will transit your Tenth House of Career. Over the past few months, you may have experienced some shifts in consciousness. With your new awareness, you are now able to go further than you would have gone before. Use this New Moon to glean more understanding about what you want to achieve professionally. You’re in an advantageous position to make shifts happen, so plant seeds and take action over the next two weeks (the sooner, the better). Whether you want to rise in the ranks in the career you have now or embark on an exciting new trajectory, this is the month to do it! As an emotional Cancer, you have a leg up: The universe responds to vibration which is emotional, so if you can conjure up the feelings of having what you seek and sustain those feelings, you’ll achieve your aims speedily. Perceive in your mind the end result you desire, conjure up its feelings and pretend it’s already happened; then take inspired action as if you’re just “rewinding” to the beginning of the movie. Prove you believe that it’s going to happen by the actionable steps you take. Belief combined with practical action is all you need now to reach the top.🥇

LEO: The Aries New Moon will transit your Ninth House of Expansion. This is the time to let your spirit to soar! You are likely to have “itchy feet” now, craving something fresh, new and unfamiliar for a reboot. During this time, you’ll want to identity with life itself — perhaps by being larger than it! One way to do this is to publish, broadcast or somehow share your perspective with the world, so you can experience your presence everywhere. With the world having access to you, by reading your work or hearing you speak, for instance, you experience yourself as you really are — truly infinite. Another way you can use this transit is to literally go across the world, by going (or planning) a trip to a far-off place. Or you can experience expansion by broadening your horizons right where you are: reading new literature or experiencing new art can transport you to a different world, just as learning philosophy and developing your spirituality can widen your perspective. Consider what you want to experience this month, as well as how you’d like the world to experience you. Gift yourself a sense of limitlessness now — go far and wide, the world is your oyster! 🌎 💫

VIRGO: The New Moon in Aries will transit your Eighth House of Rebirth. The only constant in the universe is change; change, therefore, is stability, and that’s what this transit for you is about this month. Do you want a brand new life? Or just some minor changes to the one you have now? The point of this transit is empowerment through transformation. Often, such a transit relates to boundaries: which ones will you set and which ones will you dissolve? Make the decision based on how you feel: if your resources combined with someone or something else empowers you, move in a little closer; if combining forces with someone or something else disempowers you, draw some lines in the sand or cut them loose. Empowerment is the name of your game this month and key to that now is letting go of what you have so you can have more. What might you release to make room for your heart’s deepest fulfillment? As you seek this answer, stay in flow, stay in your gratitude, and be flexible and gentle with yourself. Realize the unfamiliar could be better than the familiar. Everything and anything can be yours so long as there’s enough room and allowance for it to come in. Love is letting go of fear.🌈

LIBRA: The New Moon in Aries will transit your Seventh House of Partnerships. This month, you’ll have a great opportunity to strengthen the partnerships you’re in or find some new ones that will help make you stronger. Whether you want empowering personal or professional partners now, the universe is queued up to deliver, waiting for you to be ready. Life may have thrown you a few curve balls earlier this year, but now you’re poised for what you like best: balance! Have those important talks that will allow your relationships to flourish; mend fences if you feel a partnership is salvageable and worth another go. If you want to attract into your life personal and professional partners who really get you, make a list of all the qualities you want, and start your search! Further, some great strides can be made with this transit if you spend some time in the shoes of others in your life: Consider what they need and how you can help. Focusing on the energy you’re flowing into your relationships is the best way to leverage this New Moon, especially over the next two weeks.💞

SCORPIO: The New Moon in Aries will transit your Sixth House of Lifestyle. This is a cool transit for you, Scorpio, as you all tend to love your routine! This transit is typically about “health” and “work” — what we do day in and day out. With the New Moon transiting this area of your chart, you’re in the perfect position to really improve your daily goings-on. It may help to consider what you want your days and weeks to look and feel like. Do you want more ease? More focus? More flow? If it’s a new job you think would make life easier, consider what that new job looks like and take action to find one over the next two weeks. If your current job could use some changes, implementing those now is also likely to be successful. Additionally, you may want to direct your attention to how you feel physically, using the new moon’s energy for more vitality and better health. This transit is ideal for starting a new exercise routine and/or diet so you feel as perfect as possible. Essentially, you can use this month to get your life running like a well-oiled machine. Figure out what combination of things would make you well and happy: What work would you do, how would your body feel, what recreational activities would restore your spirit on regular basis? With the right balance of things in place, you’ll find everything supports everything else. A game-night with friends on Wednesday, for instance, can lead to a magnificent Thursday at work; a great morning workout can give you the mental sharpness you need for a presentation, etc. Your imagination is unparalleled, so take some time to consider what would be ideal in your daily life and implement some changes, bit by bit, to make the most of this New Moon.🧘‍♀️🧖‍♀️🏋️‍♀️

SAGITTARIUS: The New Moon in Aries will transit your Fifth House of Pleasure! This life area encapsulates what you’re known for: Good times! Over the next few weeks, you’ll likely feel really creative, ready to laugh and have fun. What will make your heart happy, Sadge? The energetic field around your heart is way more powerful than the brain, so the more you make your heart feel good, the more energy you’ll have to create your best life. Once you have an idea of what lights you up, go out there and experience it full tilt! Now that Mercury Retrograde is over, these next two weeks are perfect for manifesting love, romance, good times, and whatever else brings a smile across your face. During this transit, you’ll get a chance to really get in touch with your inner child. By embodying the kid within, you’ll see how creative you can be in every life area: exercise and diet, achieving more wealth, having more fun in your relationships — the list goes on and on. By focusing on what makes you happy, you’ll be more alive and experience life more fully. Really use the next two weeks to discover what lights you up. Your excitement for experience may be the secret to your luck!☘️

CAPRICORN: The New Moon in Aries will transit your Fourth House of Emotional Security. Now’s the time to find your “happy place” inside yourself. Though this transit can pertain to your home and family, your true “home” you take around with you wherever you go. Thus, take some time to “nest and rest” over the next two weeks, really nurturing yourself. Once you feel good, consider what might make you feel even more comfortable: Is it a new home or simply a new comforter and pillows? Is it deeper relations with your friends and family, or do you want to dive deep into a relationship? Every relationship you have is reminiscent of the relationship you have with yourself, so start there! Soothe yourself and find your inner peace, and everything else will fall into place. Further, when it comes to “security,” realize that insecure feelings are about the fear of collapse. You can’t get true security from money or a relationship, for instance, as there are plenty of rich and partnered people who are insecure. High energy is what brings security, for when you have high energy, it’s a far cry from the vibration of collapse. Thus, do whatever you can to rest, exercise and eat right so you can express your highest energy. Having vitality will help you feel more emotionally secure — more at home within the self — which is what you’ll want to get out of this transit.🏡

AQUARIUS: The New Moon in Aries will transit your Third House of Communication. Now that Mercury Retrograde is over, you have the ability to find your groove and let the good times roll! This should be an especially busy month for you, with work stuff to do and a full social calendar. Though it may be tempting to say “yes” to everything, be discriminating to make the best use of your time: If you sense attending an event is a bad idea, for instance, trust yourself, as you’ll want to make sure that all the stuff you do makes you happier! The same for work stuff: Decide what deserves your time and attention and what does not. Communications can also be made more efficient during this time: Be clear with what you say and make sure people are clear with you; since this period is so communication heavy, it wouldn’t hurt to write follow-up emails to ensure you and colleagues are on the same page. This transit is an opportunity to really strengthen your communication skills and build a better rapport with others. Remember, though, the most important person you communicate with is yourself, so make sure you’re focusing on how spectacular you are and how abundant life is! Your self-talk should be empowering, as the way you talk to yourself is what the universe hears and responds to. Make your inner voice your most supportive, inspiring friend ever, and you’ll experience more abundance ahead.🌊

PISCES: The New Moon in Aries will transit your Second House of Self-Worth and Finance. This is the perfect transit to create more abundance in your life. Abundance is a flow. To achieve physical evidence of it (i.e., prosperity), keep your energy flowing. You Pisces have a leg up when it comes to creating wealth: You often experience life as a dream, and if you can make it a lucid dream — one in which you’re the director — you can have whatever you wish. There’s another thing you can use to increase your financial flow: Your voice! The throat is your center of self-worth, which relates to self-expression and correlates with your money-making potential. By expressing yourself more fully, you’ll increase the power of your outflow which will result in more inflow. Sometimes we have throat chakra/financial blocks because we’re not speaking up about something. Even if you can’t, for instance, tell your boss to take a hike, you could write him/her a letter that you don’t send, just to release the energy there. Further, even in the bible it says that to those who have, more will be given: like attracts like, what you appreciate appreciates, so be vigilant about perceiving all the abundance around you — oxygen, the food you eat, the people you know, the warmth of the sun, the sustenance of water, etc. In affirming that what you have is abundant, you negate the possibility of lack. Live fully and abundantly now, and you’ll be aligned with vitality and a surplus of money which you’ll very much like!💰

An Attempt To Tip the Scales - Super Full Moon in Libra

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On March 20, 2019 we have a Super Full Moon in Libra at a critical 0 degrees, giving this lunar cycle ultimate potential. This Full Moon comes on the same day as the Spring Equinox and first day of Aries — the beginning of a new astrological year. With Full Moons being about completion, releasing and letting things go, and the spring being a time of new beginnings, the notion that every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end is called to mind: As we end, so shall we begin. 

With Mercury having been retrograde this past month, communications and our minds have slowed down. Just like traffic may be frustrating but forces us to pause, Mercury Retrograde affords us the luxury of retrospection: It’s a time for us to reflect, revise, redo, relearn, and re-strategize to make the most amount of progress: Just as a slingshot must go back to go forward, so too must we. We enter Spring, therefore, with a better understanding of the lessons we still have to learn and what we must do to make the most of our lives. 

The Full Moon is in the sign of Libra, the only sign of the zodiac symbolized by an inanimate object: The scales, referring to our attempts to solve problems quantitatively, through logic and rationalization. Our little measurements chase us every day as we pursue balance and harmony in our lives. On this Full Moon, like Libra, we will attempt to tip the scales and make adjustments. If you’ve ever been with a Libra, you may notice they’re constantly adjusting things, regardless of necessity: The lighting, the temperature, the seasoning of the food, the volume of the music or TV, etc. They simply cannot help themselves and can’t leave well enough alone. Perhaps the volume would be better lower, more saffron does need to be added to the chicken, etc. — they have a good sense for such things. But as the Full Moon looms with Mercury still retrograde, be cautious in your adjustments: Sometimes just a little more on one scale is enough, and there’s no need to go to the opposite extreme. Creating some distance from any problems now may also bring more harmony, balance, and peace — sometimes tipping the scales is a matter of just seeing things differently. 

When it comes to manifesting our goals, the Libra moon and its gift for logic is helpful, as it makes it easier to tip the scales: To drop a few pounds, one must burn more calories, either by cutting them out of their diet or burning them off through exercise. For more money, one must either make more or spend less. To be madly, happily in love, one must create the space and atmosphere to allow it in. In each attempt to tip the scales, we’ll save ourselves strife and frustration by concerning ourselves with only what’s in our realm of control. We can’t do much about other forces outside of ourselves; we can send the email, for instance, but can’t control the other person’s response. Perhaps Libras have a better grasp of this notion, but sometimes we get in the way of our manifestations by driving ourselves bonkers with what’s outside of our control. The cool logic of Libra, therefore, may come in handy this Full Moon, helping us to clearly define what we can do, versus what is outside of our jurisdiction. In the following chart, we can see how we can use the four elements to manifest whatever we want and where we have to acquiesce to maintain equilibrium — i.e., what we can do versus what we cannot: 

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With a clear idea of exactly what is within our realm of control and what is not, we can focus our energies most advantageously, and let the universe (or others if they’re involved) fill in the blanks. In the words of Kris Jenner, “If somebody says ‘no’, you’re asking the wrong person.” Thus, should we hit a road block, it’s just a matter of re-positioning ourselves and continuing the course via an alternative angle. Use this Full Moon to determine what’s within your control, and work all four elements to totally bring yourself 100% to your endeavor. 

To find out which life area is where you’ll be able to best “tip the scales” in your favor, find out where 0 degrees of Libra is in your astrological chart. Likewise, read your sign and/or rising sign below. 

ARIES: With Mercury Retrograde, your mind may have slowed down enough for you to come to some conclusions — or at least further understanding — about where you are now, where you want to go, and what you need to do to get there. You may have gained a better understanding of how you need to think to achieve the results you desire. Now that you’ve gone through this contemplative time, as the Full Moon in Libra transits your Seventh House of Partnerships, you may be clearer, too, on what you need from a partner. If you’re already hitched, these next two weeks are great for deepening your union by being cognizant of the energy you’re flowing into the relationship. If you’re dissatisfied in your relationships, now’s the time to “trouble-shoot” and make adjustments. If you’re not in a relationship, you can use the next two weeks to release resistance to the ideal one you’d like to have. One of the easiest ways to do this is to get crystal clear on what’s in your control and what’s not; by having the wisdom to know when you should control and let go, you’re able to apply your energy most effectively. This Full Moon is on the first day of spring — YOUR SEASON! You should be feeling light and renewed, so bask in all that you are and all that you’ve done, and let go of anything heavy so you can fly! 

TAURUS: With Mercury Retrograde, the past two weeks probably had you reflecting on your greatest hopes, dreams, wishes and goals — those in the past and those you have now. As we edge toward April, you’ll gain greater clarity on what’s next for you to pursue. Now, with the Full Moon in Libra transiting your Sixth House of Lifestyle, it’ll be important to consider how your lifestyle supports your ideals. Is there something you could be doing daily to get you closer to your goals? Or is there something you’re doing that’s thwarting your progress? Either way, you can use these next two weeks to start fresh! This is the perfect time to consider what you really want and create a lifestyle that fully supports that. Sometimes we say we want something, but don’t bother making room for it — well, this Full Moon can really fix that. This is a great time to release your old protocol for a new one, by doubling-down on a healthy diet and exercise regimen, for instance. This transit may also have to do with work: If you feel as if your job could use a reboot, start the process of researching new work opportunities. At the same time, make sure to be extra cautious in your current job — Mercury Retrograde requires we check and double check the details! Still, consider what you’re doing now and what kind of new work situation would make you happier. If you’ve already started your job search process, keep on keeping on. If you’ve started under the retrograde (March 6) a job you had before (or had considered before) will be your best bet. When Mercury goes direct on March 28, you’ll be just about ready to embark on new projects — including a job search. The most important thing to do during this transit is to take good care of yourself, day-in and day-out. There will be plenty of time to go all out; for now, do what you must, but make taking care yourself your #1 priority. 

GEMINI: Over the past two weeks, you’ve probably been focused on your professional life and working toward advancing your career. It’s tough when it’s Mercury Retrograde (especially when you’re Mercury-ruled) so give yourself a break if it’s been hard to make significant strides. Now, however, it’s a time to balance out all your hard work with some fun, as the Full Moon in Libra transits your Fifth House of Pleasure. Sure, you can still pursue your ambitions, just make sure you do so in a fun and enjoyable way! This Full Moon is washing away blocks to experiencing joy, fun, laughter and love, so meet the universe half way and giddy up to enjoy your life! Over the next two weeks, ignite your inner spark that blazes when you’re doing things you really love. Consider what will help you experience ecstatic joy in your life: Is it a romance that sweeps you off your feet? Is it good times with friends and family? Or is it a creative project that you’re over-the-moon excited about? Whatever makes you feel free and alive like a little kid inside, do it! This two-week transit is about letting go of anything heavy, as you move in the direction of things that make you feel good. Remember, everything is magical when you see it with your heart — and that now is the name of your Springtime game! 

CANCER: Over the past two weeks as Mercury has been retrograde, you may have been reflecting on what you can do to make life more exciting! You’ve been going through a 9th House transit, too, which typically makes one have itchy feet. The need to expand is real, and you probably have a better idea now of what’s calling your name: Perhaps it’s a trip to a foreign land or a deep dive into a study that galvanizes your brain. Now, however, as the Full Moon transits your Fourth House of Home and Family, it’s time to get back to your roots and really nurture your foundation. Over the next two weeks, work on giving yourself 100% pure, unconditional love. Meanwhile, surround yourself with those who love and care about you — sop it all up! The more nurture you can accept these next two weeks, the better: The deeper the soil, the richer the fruit! Further, work on releasing anything that undermines your self-worth. Just take a look at anything you’ve been doing that’s been making you feel bad, and judge whether or not it’s sensible for your end game. Even if there’s nothing to say bye-bye to, make sure to bump up your self-care over the next 14 days. Sleep in, book a spa day or massage, binge watch your favorite shows — anything to nurture yourself. You want to feel really at home within the self now, so you feel at home no matter where you go. 

LEO: The past two weeks may have been a bit heavy for you, as the New Moon and retrograde Mercury have been transiting your Eighth House of Rebirth. Typically, this is a time of metamorphosis and reflection, and things are about to lighten as you achieve a new normal, integrating the new “you” into a life that’s different in some way. As the Full Moon in Libra transits your Third House of Communications now, your day-to-day interactions (even the one’s you have with yourself) may go through changes: You may find you need to drop some stuff from your schedule. Because Mercury is still retrograde, try to stay clear of any momentous decisions that don’t have a back-peddling strategy built-in. Further, there’s bound to be a lot of buzz over the next two weeks with this transit: Phone calls, emails, errands to run, socializing and more. While managing your schedule, consider what daily activities may benefit from some adjusting. Perhaps you’ll want to rest more often at home after work or — just the opposite — will want to be more social. Whatever the case, you’re now poised to perceive what’s working and what’s not in your daily life now. Although this transit concerns your interactions with others, it’s very much also about the communications you have with yourself. Pay attention to your inner dialogue: if you notice your thoughts sometimes veer to the negative or that you’re quick to criticize yourself, this is the perfect time to release that. Be self-disciplined in keeping self-praise top of mind. Finally, make sure your body feels great (rest, massage, good diet and exercise) so you’re able to handle a busy schedule well over the next two weeks.

VIRGO: Partnerships were likely the focus over the past two weeks with the New Moon and Mercury retrograding through your 7th House. You have likely come to some conclusions about the partners you have in your life now, and the ones you want in the future. Now, as the Full Moon in Libra transits your Second House of Self-Worth, it’s about acknowledging your value and what you bring to the table. This is important in light of relationships, as to ensure things are balanced. Though important in relationships, this Second House transit may have more to do with money, which coincides with how much value we’re giving to the world — or how much we’re expressing ourselves. By focusing on your self-worth and self-expression, you will be poised to provide more value to the world, which will increase your income. Over the next two weeks, let go of anything undermining your self-worth and keeping you from expressing yourself. Pay extra close attention to your throat — your self-worth center — and ensure it feels good; if not, release any anger in a healthy way, maybe by talking or writing a letter that you don’t have to send. Another shortcut to high self-worth and a thriving bank balance is sensuality; use this transit to work out any kinks in your body — book a massage or take some hot baths. By releasing any physical tension, you’ll allow the universe to flow through you more easily. With divine energy flowing, you’ll easily express your most authentic self to reap more physical and financial benefits.

LIBRA: Over the past two weeks, you’ve likely been focusing on work and health with the New Moon and Mercury retrograding through this area of your chart. The time is still ripe for reinvigorating these areas of your life, as you implement the right combination of things that make you feel well and happy. As the Full Moon now transits your First House of Identity, the universe is helping you start fresh and make some changes to your body, perception and self-image. This Full Moon is the perfect time to release anything that’s no longer for your highest good. Think about how you want to feel over the next several months, and consider what adjustments you can make. It may help to look at your life with a wide lens, and consider your end-goal: If you want to achieve something, do you see yourself as the type of person that would live that reality? In essence, it’s a matter of putting the cart before the horse: If you want to be a millionaire, do you have the mindset of one now? If you want to find your soulmate, are you making time daily to mate with your soul? These next two weeks are great for making adjustments to the way you think, look, and behave so that you’re energetically aligned with the end result you desire. Every moment we get to decide who we are, so don’t be afraid to say goodbye to a version of yourself that you’ve outgrown. Motion creates the self, so when you have an idea of who you want to be, just start acting like it. “All the world’s a stage,” Shakespeare said, so use this Full Moon to release anything “out of character” for the person you want to become. 

SCORPIO: Hopefully you’ve really been enjoying yourself over the past two weeks, as the New Moon transited your Fifth House of Pleasure. Mercury has also been retrograding through this area of your chart, calling up past things that really gave yourself joy. Maybe past loves have been on your mind (or showed up!) or you got reacquainted with a hobby you really enjoyed before. There’s more fun to be had and more joy to experience, so stay tuned! But if there’s any way you can give yourself some downtime now, you’ll be serving yourself well: This week’s Full Moon in Libra will transit your Twelfth House of the Subconscious; thus, the next two weeks is ideal for reflective, quiet time. Since in life we get what we subconsciously believe we deserve, make use of the next two weeks by entertaining only the most empowering thoughts. What would be even better is spending some time listening to subliminal hypnosis recordings, meditating, saying affirmations, and visualizing what you want your life to look like over the next several months. Shortcut success by getting excited about the life you want to live, and conjure up and sustain the feeling that it’s already happened. Bask in all the glory that you deserve and work your plan! This is also a letting go time for you, so use this period to do some soul searching to find out what you’re really looking for. You’ll want to enter the spring feeling as free and happy as possible, so drop the dead wood and weak links so you can shine like the bright star you are.

SAGITTARIUS: Over the past two weeks, your attention has likely been on personal matters like home, family, and emotional security. Mercury has also been transiting this area of your chart, calling attention to past situations that relate to your sense of security. As a result, you may now feel a deeper level of self-trust, complete with stronger connections that make you feel secure. With this deeper level of inner security, you’re in the perfect position to make the best use of the Full Moon in Libra, which will highlight your Eleventh House of Hopes, Dreams, and Ideals. Over the next two weeks, you’ll be able to remove blocks and self-limiting beliefs that keep you from achieving your greatest desires. “Removing blocks” could be as simple as taking action, which proves to the universe your commitment to your ideals. Additionally, since Full Moons are about letting go, you may decide that certain dreams don’t appeal to you any longer, so it’ll be a matter of letting old ones go so new ones can materialize. “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end,” as the song goes, so don’t be afraid to recalibrate if that feels right to you. Further, the Eleventh House also pertains to your friends and community — those people who help you achieve your aims. You can find or lean on your tribe now and be empowered by their collective energy. Likewise, do what you can over the next two weeks to make space in your life for inspiration: Release what you need to in order feel your best — with those people who bring out your best. This is a transit of “why not?” Why not live a life in which you’re feeling on top of the world? Why not get rid of anything that’s bringing you down, because “up” is where your pathologically optimistic sign ought to be!

CAPRICORN: The last two weeks were probably busy for you, as the New Moon had transited your Third House of Communication. Mercury’s been retrograding through this area of your chart, too, so it’s likely you’ve been hearing from people from the past. Through these interactions, you’ve hopefully achieved more clarity on how you express your mental energy. Hopefully, too, you’ve improved your self-talk so that it’s more empowering. Now, as the Full Moon in Libra transits your Tenth House of Career, the emphasis for the next two weeks will be on your professional life. Since the Full Moon is great for releasing energy no longer needed, it may be helpful to figure out what you don’t want professionally for yourself, which will inform what you do want. If you have an idea of what you want to achieve career-wise, you can make some great strides over the next two weeks. Keep in mind that the spotlight is on you and your work over the next two weeks; if you want to level up, this is the time to do so because people are watching! Remember that oftentimes careers are made on “no’s” not “yes’es,” so be discriminating in what you agree to. Finally, your legacy need not be confined to just professional endeavors; you might make your mark in the world as a powerful spouse, parent, good friend, or philanthropist. However you decide to make a contribution to society, if you follow your heart you’ll live on in the hearts of others and create a legacy that lasts forever.

AQUARIUS: Over the past two weeks, you’ve probably been flowing more in your self-expression, which has resulted in more abundance in your life. With Mercury Retrograding through this area of your chart, however, some past lessons pertaining to self-expression may have come up. Take measures to ensure the energy in your throat feels good, as open energy there will facilitate the outflow of value you’re able to give the world. Now, as the Full Moon in Libra transits your Ninth House of Expansion, the theme of expressing yourself continues. Over the next two weeks, you’ll have an opportunity to widen your worldview and broaden your horizons. You may experience “itchy feet,” wanting to get away from the ordinary and experience more of what life has to offer. If you have the opportunity to get away, that’d be grand! Maybe a trip to foreign shores is what the doctor orders now, or something else that broadens your horizons. Perhaps you’ll decide to learn more about philosophy, spirituality, or anything that helps you perceive life’s limitless potential. In getting a better idea of what exists “out there,” you’ll gain insight into how you might help the universe. In this vein, you may decide to share your perspective with a wide audience, perhaps by publishing or broadcasting your work. Most important over this two-week transit is walking away from limiting circumstances; you’ll want to experience the world as vast, and allow others to experience YOU as vast, too. Whether you use this transit to see different things, learn different things, or teach others different things, you can expect to feel freer and BIGGER than you had before. Go big to make this spring one for the books!

PISCES: Hope you had the happiest birthday in the history of birthdays, Pisces! The past two weeks were probably very eye-opening, you having gained a better understanding of who you are and who you want to become (which are the same thing, really). Mercury has been retrograding through this self-identity area of your chart, too, so you may have had to re-assert to yourself if you’ve found yourself playing a role you thought you had outgrown. Now, as the Full Moon in Libra flows through your Eighth House of Rebirth, you’re called to live out a different life based on your re-affirmed identity. Over the next two weeks, you’ll better understand what you need to do differently, and where you will set and dissolve boundaries. It’s likely you have a better sense of what exactly will make you stronger, so now comes the actual changes that affirm your re-established self. Make adjustments as you see fit over the next two weeks while being flexible and going with the flow. Mercury is still retrograding in your sign, so go easy as you fall in love with this new version of you.

The Sea of Love  - or Black Lane Marker Technique: New Moon in Pisces

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“Come with me, my love
To the sea, the sea of love
I want to tell you
How much I love you”

The song Sea of Love describes a real awesome way to tell someone how much you love them. But why is it that we don’t do this all the time, with all the things we love? With all the things we want in this world, why don’t we go to the sea of love? That is, why don’t we become one with the people, places and things we love, like the way the singer does in the song? When we give love it’s never lost; it’s just an extension of ourselves anyway: We are what we love.

The New Moon in Pisces on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in its proximity to boundless, fathomless Neptune, comes with constant reminders. Mercury, you see, is also a day into retrograde, and with that comes reminiscing. This four-week retrograde period, which most consider a colossal pain in the ass, is part of a perfect universe, helping us maximize our potential. Though not a good time for starting new things (or signing contracts, starting new ventures, and buying electronics) Mercury’s slower pace, which from our perspective makes it appear as if it’s going in reverse, gives us a chance to catch up with ourselves — a chance to slow down and look at our lives to see what the hell we’re doing. Without this somewhat forced pause, we wouldn’t have the chance to remember what our past experiences have taught us. The first time we make a bad move, it’s a mistake; the second time, it’s a choice and likely already a pattern. So let’s use this Mercury Retrograde to consider what we love and how we sabotaged it before so we don’t make the same mistakes again. 

The way to get what we want this New Moon is to love it. Unconditional, pure, deep, transcendental love. “If you really love someone, set them free,” they say. “If they were meant to be yours, they’ll come back.” Why not do this for everything we love? If love flows in the direction of giving, what you love will likely make its way back to you. And if doesn’t, it wasn’t right. And why would you want something that’s not right? But it probably is right — whatever, whomever you want — so love what you love completely and see what happens. At the end of the day, what else are we here for anyway? 

With Neptune’s powerful influence this New Moon, we have the need to transcend mental comprehension, completely surrender and let go. How we choose to play with Neptune is up to us: We can get lost in our work or get lost in another’s eyes; we can suspend disbelief and watch movies, or suspend judgment with drugs or alcohol. Whichever method chosen, it all comes down to a need to let go, surrender and leave reality as we know it. But if we can surrender to what we love and truly love it without condition, we have a really good chance of experiencing that love more fully in our lives, starting now. 

Luckily, there are some more down-to-earth aspects this New Moon, helping us to clarify and advance toward our goals: The sun and the moon form harmonious sextiles with both Mars and Saturn. Mars’ energy is focused on existence, correlating with passion, drive and action. Saturn is the authority of the zodiac, focused on controlling the structural patterns of mental energy (to make things real). Thus, Saturn relates to discipline, responsibility and groundedness. With Saturn and Mars harmonizing with the New Moon, we have the gusto and grit to make moves and keep on track.

As I see it, the formula for success this New Moon is to combine discipline and drive with surrender to achieve a state of flow (abundance is a flow). So it’s disciplining ourselves (Saturn) and driving forward (Mars) while surrendering (Neptune) to the course. It takes discipline and drive to pursue what we want, but it requires surrender to maintain the pursuit. 

Just as competitive swimmers don’t look at their times when racing, we can’t be anxious about our results without our performance suffering. We have to stay the course and keep our eyes on the prize, just as the swimmer keeps his eyes fixed on the black lane marker at the bottom of the pool. If we should hit a wall, we too can flip-turn and take another approach. We have to do everything in our power to make it happen, calling upon our drive and discipline, and then we have to surrender to the process to make it happen. In surrendering to our process, we can achieve a state of flow in which we perform best. And just like swimmers are often put in a trance-like state by that black lane marker, we can become captivated by our process, which will put us in flow. The more in flow we are, the faster we’ll derive results.

Just as a swimmer dives in and follows the black marker at the bottom of the pool, we too can enter the “lane” of what we want, following the practical trajectory toward its ends, focusing on our process in the flow state or  “in the zone.”

Just as a swimmer dives in and follows the black marker at the bottom of the pool, we too can enter the “lane” of what we want, following the practical trajectory toward its ends, focusing on our process in the flow state or “in the zone.”

To work this “Black Lane Marker Technique,”  to help manifest your goals, follow the following steps:

Step 1: Pick a lane. Choose what you want to experience. Abundance? Happiness? Wealth? Ease? Identify what you want.

Step 2: Dive in. Love what you want. What is it that you love about what you want? 
a.) If it’s a person, whether someone you know or someone you want to meet, consider what you love about them. Is it their energy? Their style? Smell? Smile? Their hugs? Witticisms? Humor? Love all these things about the person. Think of them and love them.

b.) If it’s more money, consider what you love about having more money. Is it the freedom you get with money? Power? The experiences it affords? The nice things money can buy? Think of these things and love them.

c.) If it’s more worldly success, consider what you love about having more success/recognition. Is it the influence you’ll have that you’ll love? The power? The platform you’ll have to change the world? Think of all the things you love about more success, and love the idea of them.

d.) If it’s more fitness you want, consider what you love about being fit. Is it being able to run a 7-minute mile? Feeling amazing? Looking great in jeans? Having confidence? Being healthy? Consider what you love about being fit, and love these ideas.

Step 3: Follow the black lane marker. Create a practical path to the goal, a trajectory you can follow that you can foresee leading to your ends. Follow this path; if you hit a wall, take another angle and commit to the process again. Get absorbed in your process, hypnotized and in flow, like the swimmer with his eyes fixed on the black lane marker. 

Step 4. Go deep. Don’t bring your head above water to glance at the scoreboard or you’ll get out of flow and your performance will suffer. You want to lose yourself to the process. You want to be so caught up in your process and desired end result, that the scoreboard doesn’t even enter your mind. 

Step 5. Let go. Not only do you want to surrender to your goal and your process, but surrender to the outcome. Expect to get what you want, but don’t care too, too much. “It would be nice, but I don’t NEED it to happen,” is a good vibrational stance, keeping you open but not needy or desperate. 


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Often the healthiest, most productive way to lose ourselves is to get into a state of flow — “in the zone” with something worthwhile. With the discipline to surrender to our process, flow can be achieved. Like an ice cream sandwich, the good stuff is in the middle, but the two cookies are what keep it together. Being in flow with what you want feels amazing and creates momentum, flowing your desires toward you. The path is the way. The flow state then becomes an end unto itself: You’ll start to enjoy your process, not just for the results it yields, but because it keeps you in the moment and not in your head. It gets you living and your blood flowing. It’s freedom from reactivity and anxious, clingy feelings. There will always be stuff we can control and stuff we cannot; by being in flow having surrendered to our process, we are already vibrationally aligned with what we want. If problems occur, like water we can move around them and find an alternate course. 

This New Moon in Pisces during Mercury Retrograde invites us to give up the struggle but don’t give up the love. Go to the sea — the sea of what you love — and let it have its way with you. Become one with your desire. Lose yourself in the getting of it. Care, but don’t care too much, because you’re doing all you can do. In this state of surrender, you’ll allow things to unfold in miraculous, magical ways. What more could you ask for on a Pisces New Moon? 

To see which life area the New Moon in Pisces will activate, find out which house is occupied by 15 degrees of Pisces is in your chart. Likewise, read your sign and/or rising sign below. 

ARIES: The New Moon in Pisces will transit your Twelfth House of the Subconscious, and Mercury will be retrograding there, too! Especially with unpredictable Uranus now out of your sign, this is perfect time to take it down a notch and get in touch with your inner being: reflecting, meditating, and implementing positive subconscious beliefs will be time well spent! This is an important transit for you, Aries, as it’s the precursor to your next birthday year. Just as a diver steadies himself before taking the plunge, you too should take the next few weeks to poise yourself and be subconsciously prepared. We get what we subconsciously believe we are, so use this time to empower your inner dialogue. That’s what the universe hears — your inner conversations with yourself. In addition to resting and reflecting, reconsider how you want your life to be and what you’d like it to look like. Tap into the feelings you want to experience, using your imagination to visualize having what you want…perfect health, a surplus of money, an amazing mate, etc. The subconscious can’t differentiate between what’s being imagined and what’s actually happening, so in doing this, you’ll be aligning your vibration with your desires for your next birthday year. While moving through life from that place of fulfillment, take inspired, actionable steps toward the goal. You’re a powerhouse, Aries: Shortcut your manifestations by feeling relief and embodying/surrendering to the dream. Everything you want wants you, too.

TAURUS: The Pisces New Moon will transit your Eleventh House of Hopes, Dreams, Wishes and Friends, and Mercury will be retrograding here, too. Over the next two weeks, take time to reconsider your greatest hopes, dreams, wishes and ideals. With radical Uranus having re-entered your sign, anything can happen! Remember, the 11th House is the house of “why not?” Why not give yourself permission to go after your big dreams? Help along the way will be your friends or groups of like-minded people also inspired about life and all it has to offer. Because Mercury’s retrograding through this area of your chart, this is the perfect time to reconnect with people from the past. You’ll get a chance to revive old friendships, old flames, and old professional relationships — networking now with people from the past could be game-changing. As always, first tap into your DESERVABILITY and WORTHINESS and then take actionable steps to materialize your goals. Even if a specific strategy doesn’t yield the results you desire, remember that the energy you put forth doesn’t just evaporate — it’s put toward your end-game in a way unbeknownst to you. Make sure to stay clear this month, keeping up with diet, exercise, and rest so the power of universe can easily run through you to help you manifest your miracles. All miracles are based on love, and the more friends, dreams and communities you can love now, the better! 

GEMINI: The New Moon in Pisces will transit your Tenth House of Career, and Retrograde Mercury will be hanging out there, too! Because you’re Mercury ruled, you’re much better at communicating than most of us, but when the winged messenger retrogrades, you also take quite the hit! Use the next four weeks to rest, replenish and reconsider that email before you click “send!” With the New Moon and Mercury transiting the career sector of your chart, this is a game-changing time, but it’s not a race! Reconsider your career goals this month, and don’t make any sudden moves unless they’ve been in the works for some time. You’re in an advantageous position now professionally, but advance endeavors that have been started before, as opposed to brand-spanking new ideas that have “come up out of the blue.” While using the New Moon’s energy to manifest, it never hurts to keep things general. How you want to feel is not likely to change: You probably want to feel more appreciated career-wise…rewarded, esteemed, respected, applauded. How about just focusing on these emotions you want to experience for the time being, and see what comes up? Sure, take inspired action — even under retrograde — just make sure what you do is not risky business. Additionally, former VIPS (think CEOs, bosses, etc.) could be important for you now. Though the retrograde is not great for brand new relationships, it’s great for those that were established before. If you’re looking for a recommendation, referral, or a business opportunity, put people from the past at the top of your list this month. Cheers to your career, Gemini! Just take it slow and know that all that glitters may not be gold and that silence can be golden. 

CANCER: The Pisces New Moon will transit your Ninth House of Expansion, and Mercury Retrograde will be in this area of your chart, too! Though it’s not the best time to launch a new project (unless it’s been started before), it’s a great time for planning one! Same thing with long-distance travels. You may have itchy feet this month, wanting to bust out of the familiar. Though planning a trip now is better than actually going on one, if that doesn’t relieve you, consider returning someplace you’ve been before (a little Mercury Retrograde trick to avoid snafus!). Since this area of your chart also rules publishing and getting your message out, this is a great time to dust off that old manuscript and revise it! Same thing with old blog posts, résumés, and other marketing collateral: Revise what’s been done instead of starting from scratch. This New Moon is all about expansion, but because it’s retrograde, it’ll be easiest to expand through stuff that’s been started before. If you’re looking to light up your brain, reviewing old notebooks or reading books you’ve read before will be very helpful — you’ll grasp concepts in a much better way and gain a deeper sense of appreciation. Most important, use this period to consider where you want to go in the world — literally and figuratively. Embrace your limitless potential and start planning for Spring. If you can perceive it, you can achieve it — you just have to expand enough to get it. 

LEO: The Pisces New Moon will transit your Eighth House of Rebirth, and Mercury will be retrograding through this area of your chart, too. The only constant in the universe is change; change, therefore, is stability which is this month’s theme. Do you want a brand new life? Or just some adjustments to your daily goings-on? The point of this transit is empowerment through transformation. Because of the retrograde, it may be best to tap into an aspect of yourself you had experienced before, as it’s better to return to things now as opposed to starting from scratch. For instance, consider when you were most happy — what were you doing? Whether it’s a hobby, idea, vocation, diet, or fitness regimen, consider what’s empowered you in the past that you may want to return to again. Even a relationship, if you feel you and the other person have matured. Since this transit also pertains to boundaries, remember those lessons that may show up again — those times when you were too restrictive or too loose with your boundaries. The theme of letting go is also strong this month, even if you have to let go because of a significant gain: Starting a new job relates to the ending of the old one, for instance, just as starting a new relationship means the ending of single life. Whatever is ending now should be mourned and fully released for a fresh, new start.

VIRGO: The New Moon in Pisces will transit your Seventh House of Partnerships, and Mercury will be retrograding through this area of your chart, too. This month, you’ll have an opportunity to strengthen the partnerships you’re in and revitalize some old alliances, should you feel that’s a good idea. In fact, people from the past may be popping up through March due to the retrograde, and it’s with people from the past now with whom you can make the most gains. Take it slow with new relationships that come about, as it is retrograde, and that Prince/Princess charming may not be what they seem! Keep in mind your old lessons in relationships, as you may be tested. Further, try to hold off on signing any contracts; if you have to sign, make sure you go through the legalese with a fine-tooth comb or — even better — have a lawyer take a look. What’s great about this period is that you’ll have the chance to really examine your relationships — what and how you contribute and what you’d like to get back. Make sure to be extra clear in your communications with partners now, and don’t jump to conclusions as things may not be as they seem! While you can double-down on your commitment to your partner now, if you’re not in a relationship, use the next four weeks to get clear on what you want in one. Think back to your past loves and what you loved about each one; this may help you create a “composite sketch” that clarifies exactly what you’re looking for. Some purposeful reflection about all your partnerships — past, present and the ones you want in the future — will be a brilliant way to spend Mercury Retrograde (until March 28). 

LIBRA: The New Moon in Pisces will transit your Sixth House of Lifestyle, and this area of your chart will also be affected by Mercury Retrograde. This transit is typically about “health” and “work” — what we do day-in, day-out. Thus, you’re in the perfect position to really improve your daily goings-on. Reflect on what you want your life to be like. If it’s a new job you’re looking for, consider companies/clients with whom you have a history, as that would be most advantageous under the retrograde. For instance, a job you had thought about before, had applied to in the past, or even held down previously. And if you’ve started your job search already and want a brand new one, no worries: Mercury Retrograde won’t thwart efforts already begun (although you’ll still have to consider the fine print!). Likewise, this month is great for fine-tuning your health and fitness. Consider returning to a regimen you had results with in the past, as opposed to starting a completely different one. Consider what adjustments will make your body feel as perfect as possible. Essentially, you can use this month to get your life running like a well-oiled machine. Reflect on the combination of things that would make you feel well and happy: What work would you do, how would your body feel, what recreational activities would you enjoy? With the right balance of things in place, you’ll find everything supports everything else. 

SCORPIO: The New Moon in Pisces will transit your Fifth House of Pleasure, and Mercury Retrograde will be affecting this area of your life, too! Now this “pleasure” isn’t the deep, transformational kind your sign may be used to; instead, it’s less intense, more about fun, joy — those things that really light you up. This could be romance, for sure, but it’s a time to play and enjoy your inner child more than anything else. With Mercury’s retrograde, you may find old passions from the past coming up; for instance, old lovers and things you used to like to do, like hobbies and creative pursuits. In fact, this is a great time to revitalize an old passion you have, like writing, painting, etc. If an ex love should come back into your life, it could be good, if previously it was a “right-person-wrong-time” scenario. If you’ve been on the hunt for new love, you’ll get to double-down on your efforts now, even if it’s retrograde because your search had been started before. Still, take new love connections now with a grain of salt, as things may not be as they seem under the retrograde! Most important this month is to reflect on what gives your heart joy. This is a great time to re-experience stuff that you really enjoyed before, so think about about the good times you’ve had and do those things again! The energetic field around your heart is way more powerful than your brain, so the more clarity you get on what makes your heart happy, the better you’ll be able to generate energy and create your best life. Use this month to rediscover what lights you up, you’ll get to use April and beyond to experience life most fully!

SAGITTARIUS: The Pisces New Moon will transit your Fourth House of Emotional Security, and Mercury Retrograde will be affecting this area of your chart, too. Now’s the time to find your “happy place” — i.e., what makes you feel yummy inside and emotionally at peace. Though this transit can pertain to your physical home, your true “home” you take around with you wherever you go. Thus, take some time this month to really nurture yourself and understand what self-care does you the most good. If you’re looking to move and have already started house-hunting process, continue— just take an extra look to ensure it’s the right place for you, and read your lease thoroughly before signing. If you haven’t started your search for a new home yet, now’s great for reflecting on what you want it to be like. Mercury Retrograde is also ideal for researching, so you may find lots of information that will help your search. Finally, family may be important this month, and those you haven’t heard from in awhile may come back around. This is a great period to re-establish deep connections. In fact, this is the perfect time for a reunion: Under retrograde, it’ll be like you never left and y’all can pick up right where you had left off. All in all, this transit is about you getting a better understanding of what makes you feel good. You may be extra touchy this month, so give people the benefit of the doubt before going off like a rocket. In deepening your understanding of what you need emotionally, you’ll have an emotional foundation on which your best, most amazing life can be built.

CAPRICORN: The New Moon in Pisces will transit your Third House of Communication; this is also the area Mercury will be retrograding through your chart. Because Mercury rules communication, and communication is your theme now, you’ll have to be extra cognizant of your Miranda rights over the retrograde until March 28, as anything you say can and may be used against you. When in doubt, leave it out. You work so hard, that you don’t need an ill-considered email, phone conversation, or social media post to tarnish your reputation. To balance this, make sure (in a sound-proof room) to express yourself fully so you don’t implode. Even amping up your fitness regimen to release your frustrations could be a good idea. Still, this is a New Moon and you’ll have the opportunity to improve your communication skills and your social life. The most important communications you have, of course, are with yourself, so use this month to ensure you’re giving yourself empowering self-talk. Also give yourself some buffer room this month — prepare for traffic and things taking longer than they should. Your social life should be abuzz this month, just know that events probably won’t turn out the way you had expected — they could turn out even better, but still, manage your expectations. If possible, aim to attend gatherings and places you’ve been to before, as that will lessen the likelihood of events going awry. This is a great month to clarify the things you like to do socially, and some events under the retrograde are actually “destined,” so don’t hide under the covers. This New Moon promises stronger social ties for you, but due to the retrograde, it’s likely to be among those you have met previously. All in all, use this month to slow down and be clear —  have fun and don’t bite!

AQUARIUS: The New Moon in Pisces will transit your Second House of Self-Worth and Finance, and this is also where Mercury will be retrograding in your chart this month. New Moons pertain to new beginnings, but because Mercury’s retrograde, there’s a better chance for successful new beginnings with anything that’s been started before. Consider the states of flow you’ve experienced before, as this transit is about creating more abundance in your life. In the past, reflect back to when you were expressing yourself most fully, felt physically most amazing, or were flourishing financially. If you can’t recall times like these, pull from your imagination what these things would feel like, setting the framework for them to flow into your life. Now that you’ve grown wiser, you know better what you want, what you can do to get it, and hold onto it; another aspect of the 2nd House is staying true to your values, which will allow you to flow more value into the universe. This month, you’ll have the opportunity to ground yourself to what feels right. Start with the throat chakra, as your power center this new moon is your voice, and expressing the energy in your throat will be what allows your goals to materialize. In doing this, you may come to certain conclusions about your self-worth, and how you might be disenfranchising yourself. When you start expressing yourself and opening up the throat chakra, you’ll come to conclusions, so express yourself: Create art, speak openly with others, or even just write out what you have to “get off your chest” so that your heart is open; with an open heart, you can flow with who you are and what you need to feel abundant will flow as well.

PISCES: This is a very powerful New Moon for you, as it transits your First House of Identity; this is the area that Mercury is retrograding through your chart, too. Lately, you may be feeling like you’re swimming in different waters, sensing you want something different than what you’ve been experiencing. This is a rite of passage now, as you feel your way through life and experience things that click — “Yes, this is it, this is what I want!” you say. In experiencing your highest excitement, you know you’re most in touch with who you really are. Being so fluid, you don’t have to work hard to achieve higher happiness this New Moon. Just as when water enters a cup, it becomes the cup, as you experience the emotions you want to experience more of, you become the embodiment of those emotions — the personification of them — which will result in attracting the correlating experiences. With Mercury Retrograde, you may get a glimpse of what in past had helped shape who you are. Even better, with more perspective now, in looking back, you can “cherry pick” and conceive what feelings and experiences you’d like to experience again — but this time in a much more full, rich and informed way now, helping you avoid repeating past mistakes. Know that stuff from the past may come up this month: People from the past, songs from the past, movies you loved, creative expression you enjoyed. This is all happening so you can clarify what you want to now incorporate into your life for a new normal. Reflect on those things that had made you happy and reacquaint yourself with them, since you’re different now. In terms of manifesting what you want this new moon, it’s a no-brainer for you. “I would feel overjoyed if this happened!” you say. Well, then, feel overjoyed! Think about when you had felt overjoyed before or imagine what it will feel like to be overjoyed when you get what you desire. This journey to your highest joy, your most exalted self, will help you invent a new self that you and others will fall in love with all over again. 


Make Mercury Retrograde Your Bitch: 12 Tips To Thrive Under the Retrograde

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It’s that time of the year again, folks! Mercury, the planet of communication, will slow down from March 5–28 and appear from our standpoint here on earth to be going backwards. During this transit, communications tend to suffer, making Mercury Retrograde famous for unexpected snafus, computer and technology glitches, heavier traffic, mix-ups and misunderstandings. But it’s a perfect universe, remember, so there’s even a point to Mercury Retrograde! Really, it forces us to slow down which can be very beneficial in the grand scheme of things. To make the most of the transit, do anything that starts with the prefix “re,” Latin for “again” or “back.” Here’s ten great “re” things to do to not just survive but thrive under Mercury Retrograde.

  1. Reconvene. Since new projects probably won’t turn out that hot, it’s best during Mercury Retrograde to just keep working on what you already have on your plate. And if you’re all caught up and have time to twiddle your thumbs (yeah, right!) great, as resting is a fantastic use of the cycle.

  2. Reconnect. Though it’s not ideal to start a new relationship under the retrograde, it’s a good time to reconnect with people from your past (depending on the person). Because from our standpoint Mercury is going in reverse motion, you can usually pick up right where you had left off, and your past relationship is more easily revitalized.

  3. Reconsider. Since communication is slowing down under the retrograde, it’s a good time to look at your plans and make sure they make sense. Sometimes we come up with an idea and implement it without giving it proper consideration. Look at the moves you’re planning to make, and think through them carefully.

  4. Return. Since new places we visit under the retrograde can turn out to be not what we had expected, returning to where you’ve been before usually bodes better. If you have to take someone important out to dinner, for instance, or you’re not sure which hotel to choose, return to one you had been to before.

  5. Revise. Don’t start a new project; instead, revise an old one. We all have stuff we’ve started before that could use some fine-tuning, and Mercury Retrograde is the perfect time to rework old material. Dust off that old manuscript, proposal, or presentation and revise it now to make it better.

  6. Research. With communication slowed down, you are likely to find information that you had not been able to find before! Whether you love delineating your family tree, need source information for a project, or want to plan out a trip, Merc Retro will make your research revolutionary!

  7. Reschedule. If there’s anything important but not time sensitive, why not reschedule? This is most important regarding the signing of contracts or important events like weddings.

  8. Reword. It’s extremely easy for things to be taken out of context under retrograde, and mountains can be made out of molehills. Though being straight-forward (read: cut-throat) may give you momentary satisfaction, make diplomacy your watchword under the retrograde, and you’ll stay out of trouble.

  9. Replay. One of the coolest things to do under the retrograde is to fall in love again with songs, movies and TV shows you had forgotten about. You’ll find a new appreciation for these old things, discover new interpretations, and notice how your tastes have changed.

  10. Remember. Mercury Retrograde often brings us old lessons disguised in a different way, helping us to see how far we’ve come or what we have to learn — again. When it comes to any challenges, conflicts or even just things you care deeply about, remember your mis-steps before. Don’t berate yourself, but take measures to ensure you don’t do what you swore you’d never do again.

  11. Reflect. With communications slowed down, the retrograde is a great time to reflect on your thoughts, emotions, beliefs, and actions to ensure they match up with what you want in your life. A little bit of soul searching could make a big difference.

  12. Reaffirm. Though it’s not great to start new projects and relationships under the retrograde, reaffirming your commitments is a good idea. Look at your goals and reaffirm your commitment to them. And the people you care about, make sure to reaffirm your love for them. You never want to leave the important people in your life guessing how much they mean to you.

Far From the Shallow: Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's Astrology Prove They Belong Together

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Few things get astrologers more excited than seeing extreme chemistry between two people, and then proving with the astroLOGIC of numerical proof that two people are connected beyond the surface of what is seen. 

People don’t realize, astrology is as much a science as it is an art. Math people tend not to like astrology because they think it doesn’t give definitive answers. Well, here it does. [I hope you’re reading this, my brother, Michael.]

When looking to see if two people belong together (in some capacity) the numbers don’t lie. We erect the charts for each person and look at the numbers — the degrees of the planets, stars and asteroids. There are certain tell-tale signs that show us whether a connection is “written in the stars” i.e., karmic, fated, destined. If a connection is not “fated,” the pair’s astrological charts can still inform the couple’s compatibility. But when it is fated, whether they’re compatible or not, they will be drawn together irrespective of their styles, looks and tastes — i.e., far from the shallow. 

When looking for fate between two people/charts, there are three main things I look for: 

1.) The South and North nodes, which correlate with past lives and destiny, respectively.

2.) Saturn, which pertains to karma.

3.) The 12th House, which relates to past lives, karma, and reincarnation.

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga have a trifecta: All three karmic points are relevant between them. 

Lady Gaga’s Saturn, which depicts karma, is at 9 degrees of Sagittarius. Cooper’s North Node, depicting his destiny, is ALSO at 9 degrees Sagittarius. This has a 3.333333333% of happening between two charts. Her karma and his destiny are linked up: What she has reaped/become (karma) is where Cooper is destined to go (North Node).

Meanwhile, Bradley’s Uranus, the planet that “shocks,” is at 2 degrees of Scorpio, which is conjunct Lady’s Gaga’s South Node, which depicts her past lives. With this aspect, Cooper galvanizes Gaga’s past life memories; like lightning, he sparks what’s within her that’s deep, buried, something that she most likely can’t explain but deeply feels in some way. In connecting with this sensitive part of her chart, Cooper activates her past life memories, giving her access to the deeper parts of her soul. (The soul is the essence which is around for many incarnations, as compared with one’s spirit, which is singular to each specific lifetime.)

If that wasn’t enough, Lady Gaga’s Part of Fortune, which indicates what she needs to fulfill her destiny, is activated by Bradley’s Venus, the planet of love, at 28 degrees of Capricorn. This is exact. There are 30 degrees, so this too has a 1 in 30 chance of happening between two people. She needs the energy his Venus — his love—provides to achieve peace and fulfill her destiny. 

Finally, in terms of karma, Bradley’s South Node, depicting his past lives, is conjunct Lady Gaga’s Chiron, planet of the wounded healer. This indicates that in their past lifetime, Gaga was a wounded healer to Cooper. Pluto, perhaps the most powerful planet, also indicative of karma, creates a harmonious trine here. With Pluto’s powerful energy entwined, their connection was perhaps unavoidable. Doing their movie was the easiest way they could come together — the path of least resistance. Had they not made the movie, it’s likely they would have united in some other way. Luckily for us, through the magic of cinema their star was born. 

Make the Hills Come Alive! Super Full Moon in Virgo

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On February 19, 2019, we have the biggest and brightest moon of the year — a Super Full Moon in the sign of Virgo! Supermoons occur when the moon looms much closer to the Earth than usual. Like all Full Moons, the Sun in its opposite sign offers an opportunity to link our conscious and subconscious minds, which is key to creating our preferred reality. This phenomenal Luna cycle is a powerful time to make things happen! And like everything, it all starts in the mind…

When the conscious and subconscious are aligned, life works out quite well. Should there be a discrepancy between what we consciously want and what we subconsciously believe we can have, however, there’s strife and frustration. All battles are within ourselves, though we tend to think it’s external people, places and things that create our conditions. Thus, it’s important to consciously give our subconscious mind directives that coincide with our wishes, for only what we believe can we achieve.

The concept of our beliefs creating our reality is a major theme this Full Moon in Virgo on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. With the Sun in dreamy, idealistic Pisces and the Moon in hardworking, down-to-earth Virgo, we can put the two together to create reality. The key is to see what you want from the perspective of having it. You can create reality with the feeling that the reality you desire exists. You can believe what you want into being. You can make the hills come alive with the sound of music. But you have to feel the song in your heart and persist in playing it on repeat. You have to trust the power of that song as you proceed in a practical fashion en route to your goals. If you’re lacking in belief and this is not possible now, check out this blog post on how you can change your beliefs and make your desired reality more realizable.

In essence, this Full Moon is about making moves to get you where you want to go. But set the atmosphere first. Don’t just look toward where you want to go, look from the perspective of where you want to be. Believe you’re on your way there, and commit to action that proves you believe it. In doing this, you create reality. Even if your actions don’t directly get you the results you desire, it doesn’t matter — your results will be delivered in some other fashion; it’s the action that creates energy that you’re going for. Just be general about your desire — don’t say you want a specific job, person, house — say instead you want a job with happy co-workers, a partner who adores you, a house with bay windows etc. Always go for the feeling you want to achieve, creating a “template” that the universe will fill in with the most compatible, appropriate means. Take lots of action based on your new belief and enjoy the process. Virgo is extremely process-oriented, so if you can focus on the process and enjoy it, you’ll achieve results faster.

To find out which life area the Full Moon in Virgo will activate and how you can make the most of it, see which house 0 degrees of Virgo falls in your astrological chart. Likewise, read your sign and/or rising sign below.

ARIES: The past two weeks probably had you thinking about your greatest hopes, dreams, wishes and goals. In fact, you may have achieved a level of clarity on your ideals, if not some tangible results that prove your power! Now that the Full Moon in Virgo is transiting your Sixth House of Lifestyle, it’ll be important to consider how your day-to-day supports your big dreams. Is there something you do on a regular basis that’s thwarting your progress? If there’s anything in the way of keeping you from feeling your very best, you can use these next two weeks to let it go. Further, when you think about your big dreams, consider your lifestyle: For instance, if you want to have it all — love, career, family — does the way you budget your time and energy support this? If not, now’s the time to think about what you can do (and not do) daily to give your big dreams feet! This is a great time to release bad habits, and start a new regimen of health and wellness with the right diet, exercise regimen, and mindfulness habits you need to succeed. Further, this transit may also have to do with work: If you’re feeling as if you need a reboot in your job, start the process of psychologically moving away from what you’re doing now. Consider what kind of job/work situation would make you happy, and execute a plan to make it happen. Most important during this transit is to move away from what’s not working, so you can move freely toward what will. You’re well on your way to an amazing year, so release or repair any weak links so your life is operating like a well-oiled machine.

TAURUS: Over the past two weeks, you’ve probably been focused on your professional life and have made some strides in your career. Now, you’re about to balance this out with some FUN! As the Full Moon in Virgo transits your Fifth House of Pleasure, you can still go after your professional ambitions, but in a much more enjoyable way! This Full Moon is washing away blocks to experiencing joy, fun, laughter and love. Over the next two weeks, work on igniting that spark within that blazes when you’re doing things you really love. Consider what you need now to experience ecstatic joy in your life: Is it a romance that sweeps you off your feet? Is it good times with friends and family? Or is it a creative project that you’re over-the-moon excited about? Whatever makes you feel free and alive like a little kid inside, do it! This two-week transit is about letting go of anything heavy, as you move in the direction of things that make you feel good. Remember, everything is magical when you see it with your heart — and that now is the name of your game!

GEMINI: You probably expanded in some capacity over the past two weeks, as the New Moon transited your Ninth House of the Higher Mind. Perhaps you learned some really cool stuff or shared your message with the world. Now, as the Full Moon transits your Fourth House of Home and Family, it’s time to get back to basics: Over the next two weeks, your objective is to strengthen your self-trust and sense of emotional security. To this end, work on giving yourself 100% unconditional love and acceptance. In doing so, you will allow yourself to be loved just because you’re you. Work on releasing the notion that you have to do or be something in order to be special. Being you is enough. When you know this, others will appreciate you for being you. To acclimate to this concept, make life more comfortable and cozy for yourself over the next 14 days. Sleep in, book a spa day or massage, binge watch your favorite shows — anything to nurture yourself. You want to create a surplus of love energy around you, some of which you will then give to the world. The next New Moon in March will jump-start your career goals, so use this time now to get really rooted in your self-love, which will allow you to climb great heights.

CANCER: You probably had to do some letting go over the past two weeks, as the New Moon transited your Eighth House of Rebirth. As you continue the process of freeing yourself up, you’ll get to refine your daily interactions as the Full Moon in Virgo transits your Third House of Communications. There’s bound to be a lot of buzz over the next two weeks: Phone calls, emails, errands to run, socializing and more. Wrap up as much as possible now, as you’ll enjoy a much more adventurous phase in March. While you’re managing your schedule, consider how your daily activities may benefit from some adjusting. Perhaps you’ll want to rest more often at home after work or — just the opposite — will want to be more social. Whatever the case, you’re now poised to perceive what’s working and what’s not in your daily life. Although this transit concerns your interactions with others, it’s very much also about the communications you have with yourself. Pay attention to your inner dialogue: if you notice your thoughts sometimes veer to the negative or that you’re quick to criticize yourself, this is the perfect time to release any disparaging self-talk. Be self-disciplined in keeping self-praise top of mind. Since you’re such spry, ready-to-go sign, making sure your body feels great (rest, massage, good diet and exercise) will help you jump on impromptu invitations and unexpected opportunities without missing a beat!

LEO: Partnerships were likely the focus over the past two weeks, the ones you have and the ones you’re wishing for! Now, as the Full Moon in Virgo transits your Second House of Self-Worth, it’s about taking a step back, noticing your value and what you bring to the table. In the world, the value we bring to the lives of others is often measured by how much money we make. By focusing on your self-worth and self-expression, you will be poised to provide more value to the world, which will increase your income. Over the next two weeks, let go of anything that’s undermining your self-worth and keeping you from expressing yourself. Pay extra close attention to your throat — your self-worth center — and ensure it feels good; if not, release any anger in a healthy way, maybe by talking or writing a letter that you don’t have to send. Another shortcut to high self-worth and a thriving bank balance is sensuality; use this transit to work out any kinks in your body — book a massage or take some hot baths. By releasing any physical tension, you’ll allow the universe to flow through you more easily. With divine energy flowing through you more, you’ll reap the physical and financial benefits that you deserve.

VIRGO: Over the past two weeks, you’ve likely been focusing on work and health, and the time is still ripe for reinvigorating these areas of your life. Soon, you’ll be well on your way to experiencing the right combination of things that make you feel well and happy. As the Full Moon transits your First House of Identity now, the universe is conspiring to help you start fresh and new, releasing anything that’s no longer for your highest good. Think about how you want to feel over the next several months, and consider what adjustments may be needed. This First House transit is very much about your self-image, which dictates so much of what we get in life: If you see yourself as someone who could be be madly in love, networthing over a million, feeling amazing physically, etc., you’re already half way there. These next two weeks are great for releasing self-perceived limitations; counter every negative thought with a positive one that asserts, “Yes, I will!” Every moment we get to decide who we are, so don’t be afraid to say goodbye to a version of yourself that you’ve outgrown. Motion creates the self, so when you have an idea of who you want to be, just start acting like it. You’re a cardinal, initiating sign, and you have the Full Moon on your side to release anything old now, so that nothing’s holding you back. Feel fresh, alive and free, as that’s how you’ll create the most abundance in 2019, for yourself, others and the world at large. Remember, the greatest gift you can give to anyone is your own happiness.

LIBRA: Hopefully you’ve really been enjoying yourself over the past two weeks, as the New Moon transited your Fifth House of Pleasure. There’s more fun to be had and more joy to experience, so stay tuned! But if there’s any way you can give yourself some downtime now, you’ll be serving yourself well: This week’s Full Moon in Virgo will transit your Twelfth House of the Subconscious; thus, the next two weeks is ideal for reflective, quiet time. Since in life we get what we subconsciously believe we deserve and are worthy of, make use of the next two weeks by entertaining only the most empowering thoughts. What would be even better is spending some time listening to subliminal hypnosis recordings, meditating, saying affirmations, and visualizing what you want your life to look like over the next several months. Shortcut success by getting excited about the life you want to live, and conjure up and sustain the feeling that it’s already happened. Bask in all the glory that you deserve and work your plan!

SCORPIO: Your attention has likely been put toward personal matters over the past two weeks, like home, family, and emotional security. As a result, you probably have achieved a stronger feeling of being at home within the self. With this deeper sense of inner security, you’re in the perfect position to make the best use of the Full Moon in Virgo, which will highlight your Eleventh House of Hopes, Dreams, and Ideals. Over the next two weeks, you’ll be able to remove blocks and self-limiting beliefs that keep you from achieving your greatest desires. “Removing blocks” could be as simple as taking action, which proves to the universe your commitment to your ideals. Additionally, since Full Moons are about letting go, you may decide that certain dreams don’t appeal to you any longer, so it’ll be a matter of letting old dreams go so new ones can materialize. Further, the Eleventh House also pertains to your friends and community — those people who help you achieve your aims. You may have found your tribe and will be inspired and supported by their collective energy. If you haven’t found your people yet, consider walking away from those groups that are not you. By making space in your life for the right people, places and things, you’ll be able to gain the most from the next several months.

SAGITTARIUS: The last two weeks were probably busy for you, as the new moon transited your Third House of Communication. You probably clarified how you can best spend your mental energy, and engaged in more empowering self-talk. Now, as the Full Moon in Virgo transits your Tenth House of Career, the emphasis for the next two weeks will be on your professional life. Since the Full Moon is great for releasing energy no longer needed, it may be helpful to figure out what you don’t want professionally for yourself, which will inform what you do want. If you have an idea of what you want to achieve career-wise, you can make some great strides over the next two weeks. Keep in mind that the spotlight is on you and your work over the next two weeks; if you want to level up, this is the time to do so because people are watching! Remember that oftentimes careers are made on “no’s” not “yes’es,” so be discriminating in what you agree to. Finally, your legacy need not be isolated to just your professional endeavors; you might make your incredibly strong contribution as a spouse, parent, good friend, or philanthropist. However you decide to make your mark, if you follow your heart you’ll live on in the hearts of others and create a legacy that lasts forever.

CAPRICORN: Over the past two weeks, you’ve probably been flowing more in your self-expression, which has resulted in more abundance in your life. The theme of expressing yourself continues, as the Full Moon in Virgo transits your Ninth House of Expansion. Over the next two weeks, you’ll have an opportunity to widen your worldview and broaden your horizons. You may experience “itchy feet,” wanting to get away from the ordinary and experience more of what life has to offer. If you have the opportunity to get away, that’d be grand! Maybe a trip to foreign shores is what the doctor orders now, or something else that broadens your horizons. Perhaps you’ll decide to learn more about philosophy, spirituality, or anything that helps you perceive life’s limitless potential. In getting a better idea of what exists “out there,” you’ll gain insight into how you might help the universe. In this vein, you may decide to share your perspective with a wide audience, perhaps by publishing or broadcasting your work. Most important over this two-week transit is walking away from limiting circumstances; you’ll want to experience the world as vast, and allow others to experience YOU as vast, too. Whether you use this transit to see different things, learn different things, or teach others different things, you can expect to feel freer and BIGGER than you had before.

AQUARIUS: Hope you had the happiest birthday in the history of birthdays, Aquarius! Your new year is ripe with lots of amazing opportunities with the planet of luck, Jupiter, transiting your house of hopes, dreams, wishes and ideals! The past two weeks were probably very eye-opening, you having gained a better understanding of who you are and who you want to become (which are the same thing, really). Now, as the Full Moon in Virgo flows through your Eighth House of Rebirth, you’re called to put your money where your mouth is: In light of your new identity, what needs to change? Over the next two weeks, you’ll better understand where you need to set boundaries; conversely, you may discover where you need to dissolve boundaries and join forces with other people or entities. The question you’ll be figuring out is where you end and others begin. When you combine your resources with others’ resources, you can either be made stronger or weaker. So, essentially, this transit is about judgment calls: Are you stronger with this person, place or thing in your life? If so, stay; if not, go. Or maybe it’s a matter of not throwing the baby out with the bathwater, but making adjustments to these relationships so they’re more beneficial and less draining for you. This can be an intense, transformative time; stay flexible, go with the flow, and let go. Remember that change is the only stability, and that in moving on from what no longer serves you, you are creating space for the ecstatic experiences that will make this year one for the books!

PISCES: Over the past two weeks, you may have come to some really cool conclusions about where you are now, where you want to go, and what you need to do to get there. You may have also gained a better understanding of how you need to think in order to achieve the results you desire. Now that you’ve gone through this contemplative time, as the Full Moon in Virgo transits your Seventh House of Partnerships, you may be clearer on what you need from a partner. If you’re already hitched, these next two weeks are great for deepening your relationship by rising above pettiness and focusing on the love that really matters. If you’re dissatisfied relationship-wise, now’s the time to “trouble-shoot” your relationship and make adjustments with your partner for more love and understanding. If you’re not in a romantic relationship and you want to be, use the next two weeks to release anything that might be keeping love at bay. Do you believe you could be in a mutually loving relationship? Are you prepared to create the space for a healthy relationship to thrive? If you find the reality of your current situation is at odds with your ideal, this is the perfect time to make adjustments. Remember to consider all of your partnerships, not just romantic ones. This is a great opportunity to strengthen, trouble-shoot or let go of any partnerships you have. The Full Moon cycle is very much about letting go of what no longer matters, so your year is bursting with abundance, full of what has heart and meaning!

Burst the Clouds! New Moon in Aquarius

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When I see you sky as I kite
As high as I might
I can’t get that high
The how you move
The way you burst the clouds
It makes me want to try
~The Cure “High” Wish

On Monday, February 4, we had a New Moon in the sign of Aquarius which gives you the chance to burst the clouds.

With last month’s Solar Eclipse in Capricorn, we got serious about our goals. Now, with the Aquarius New Moon, we get to fly when it comes to their implementation. Achievement is accelerated with brilliant, out-of-the-box ideas; ascending and expanding in tandem with our feet on the ground will make shift happen! Gone are the days we have to suffer to achieve our ends: Success now comes from being inspired and KNOWING you are the author of your life and, if you dare, can make the dream come true.

All New Moons in Aquarius put the spotlight on hopes, dreams, wishes, ideals, and expectations. This is 11th House territory — the house of “Why not?” Why not have the vitality, happiness, peace of mind and unlimited abundance you want? Why not have the love of your life, the fortune, the amazing career, the house? If you can imagine it, it must exist somewhere; line up with it energetically, feeling like you already have it, and follow your excitement, taking inspired action on the way to your goals. This New Moon, give yourself the permission slip to have what you want, and know that you deserve it.

Aquarius New Moons also pertain to friends and community — your family of choice and your tribe. The feeling of sisterhood and brotherhood is cooler than romantic relationships, but provides the crowdsurfing-like energy to catapult you toward your goals. Don’t underestimate the power of collective energy! Find your friends and find your tribe to fuel your flight.

The Sun and Moon harmoniously sextile Jupiter, the planet of luck, this new moon. With your dreams in place, follow your excitement and impulses. Make sure to SHOW UP — i.e., go where you need to go and do what you need to do! Help God help you! There are ecstatic coincidences around the corner if you come with an open and light heart. Remember, all miracles are based on love, so stay in your appreciation and notice the abundance all around you. Be grounded (practical, reliable, trustworthy) while allowing yourself to fly.

To see which life area this new moon will affect, look to where 15 degrees of Aquarius appears in your astrological chart; likewise, read your sign and/or rising sign below. For a deeper look at your current astrological transits and what the upcoming months look like for you, check out my website and book a reading. I would love to show you what I see to help make your dreams come true.

ARIES: The Aquarius New Moon will transit your Eleventh House of Hopes, Dreams, Wishes and Friends! Over the next two weeks, take time to consider your greatest hopes, dreams, wishes and ideals. Remember, the 11th House is the house of “why not?” Why not achieve your lofty aims? It’s time to look at the limitless sky and give yourself the freedom to claim it as yours. Since we can’t imagine non-existence, anything you can imagine must exist somewhere, right?! So give yourself permission to go after your big dreams. Help along the way will be your friends or groups of like-minded people also inspired about life and all it has to offer. Put yourself out there and find people with whom you can relate. Spend time with friends you can support and can support you. Once you tap into your DESERVABILITY and WORTHINESS that allow you to believe your greatest hopes, dreams and wishes are possible, prove to the universe your belief by COMMITTING to actionable steps to make them happen. Even if a specific strategy doesn’t yield the results you desire, remember that the energy you put forth doesn’t just evaporate — it’s put toward your end-game in a way unbeknownst to you. Do everything you can to stay clear this month, keeping up with diet, exercise, and rest so the power of universe can easily run through you to help you manifest your miracles. All miracles are based on love, so love, love, love, love — love everyone and everything. Love as much as possible.

TAURUS: The Aquarius New Moon will transit your Tenth House of Career! Over the past month’s eclipses, you may have experienced some shifts in consciousness. Remember that new awareness gives you the wherewithal to bring you further than you would have gone before. Use this New Moon to glean more understanding about how you want to be perceived by your public and what you want to achieve professionally. You’re in an advantageous position to make shift happen, so plant seeds and take action over the next two weeks (the sooner, the better). Whether you want to rise in the ranks in the career you have now, or embark on an exciting new trajectory, this is the month to do it! As a Taurus, you can be extremely practical, but being imaginative, too, is key to how far you can go. Perceive in your mind the end result of what you desire, conjure up its feelings and pretend that it’s already happened; then take inspired action as if you’re just “rewinding” to the beginning of the movie. Prove you believe that it’s going to happen by the actionable steps you take. Belief combined with practical action based on your belief is all you need to do to reach the top.

GEMINI: The Aquarius New Moon will transit your Ninth House of Expansion. This is the time to allow your spirit to soar across the universe! You are likely to have “itchy feet” now, craving something fresh, new and unfamiliar for a reboot. During this time, you’ll want to identity with life itself — perhaps by being larger than it! One way to do this is to publish, broadcast or somehow share your perspective with the world, so you can experience your presence everywhere. With the world having access to you, by reading your work or hearing you speak, for instance, you experience yourself as you really are — truly infinite. Another way you can use this transit is to literally go across the world, by planning a trip to a far-off place that’s unfamiliar. Or you can experience expansion by broadening your horizons right where you are: reading new literature or experiencing new art can transport you to a different world, just as learning philosophy and developing your spirituality can widen your perspective. Consider what you want to experience this month, as well as how you’d like the world to experience you. Gift yourself a sense of limitlessness now, and you’ll go far and wide.

CANCER: The New Moon in Aquarius will transit your Eighth House of Rebirth. The only constant in the universe is change; change, therefore, is stability, and that’s what this transit for you is about this month. Do you want a brand new life? Or just some minor changes to the one you have now? The point of this transit is empowerment through transformation. Often, such a transit relates to boundaries: which ones will you set and which ones will you dissolve? Make the decision based on how you feel: if your resources combined with someone or something else empowers you, move in a little closer; if your joint resources with someone or something else disempowers you, draw some lines in the sand. Empowerment is the name of your game this month and key to that now is letting go of what you have to have more. What might you release to make room for your heart’s deepest fulfillment? As you seek this answer, stay in your gratitude, stay in flow, be flexible and gentle with yourself. Realize the unfamiliar could be better than the familiar. Everything and anything can be yours so long as there’s enough room for you to let it in. Keep top of mind that love is letting go of fear.

LEO: The New Moon in Aquarius will transit your Seventh House of Partnerships. This month, you’ll have a great opportunity to strengthen the partnerships you’re in, or find some new ones that will help make you stronger. Whether you want empowering personal or professional partners now, the universe is queued up to deliver, waiting for you to be ready. Life may have been shaken up a little last month with the eclipses; now you’re given the green light to get things in order in a much stronger way: Have those important talks that will allow your relationships to flourish; mend fences if you feel a partnership is salvageable and worth another go. If you want to attract into your life personal and professional partners who really get you, make a list of all the qualities you want, and start your search! Further, some great strides can be made with this transit if you spend some time in the shoes of others in your life: Consider what they need and how you can help. Focusing on the energy you’re flowing into your relationships is the best way to leverage this New Moon, especially over the next two weeks.

VIRGO: The New Moon in Aquarius will transit your Sixth House of Lifestyle. Welcome to “This Is Your Life,” Virgo! This transit is typically about “health” and “work” — what we do day in and day out. With the New Moon transiting this area of your chart, you’re in the perfect position to really improve your daily goings-on. If it’s a new job you think would make life easier, consider what that looks like and take action over the next two weeks. If your current job could use some changes, implementing those now is also likely to be successful. Additionally, you may want to direct your attention to how you feel physically, using the new moon’s energy for more vitality and better health. This transit is ideal for starting a new exercise routine and/or diet so you feel as perfect as possible. Essentially, you can use this month to get your life running like a well-oiled machine. Figure out the combination of things that would make you well and happy: What work would you do, how would your body feel, what recreational activities would restore your spirit on regular basis? With the right balance of things in place, you’ll find everything supports everything else. A game-night with friends on Wednesday, for instance, can lead to a magnificent Thursday at work; a great morning workout can give you the mental sharpness you need for a presentation, etc. Everything is all connected, so start implementing into your day-to-day those things that make your heart happy to gain the most from this New Moon.

LIBRA: The New Moon in Aquarius will transit your Fifth House of Pleasure! This life area encapsulates so much of what you really love: romance, good times, and creative endeavors. Over the next few weeks, you’ll likely feel really creative, ready to laugh and have fun. What will make your heart happy, Libra? The energetic field around your heart is way more powerful than the brain, so the more you make your heart feel good, the more energy you’ll have to create your best life. Once you have an idea of what lights you up, go out there and experience it full tilt! Now that eclipse season is over, these two weeks are perfect for manifesting love, romance, good times, and whatever else brings a smile across your face. During this transit, you’ll get a chance to really get in touch with your inner child. By embodying the kid within, you’ll see how creative you can be in every life area: exercise and diet, achieving more wealth, having more fun in your relationships — the list goes on and on. By focusing on what makes you happy, you’ll be more alive and experience life more fully. Really use the next two weeks to discover what makes your heart happy and gets your lights on.

SCORPIO: The New Moon in Aquarius will transit your Fourth House of Emotional Security. Now’s the time to find your “happy place” inside yourself. Though this transit can pertain to your home and family, your true “home” you take around with you wherever you go. Thus, take some time to “nest and rest” over the next two weeks, really nurturing yourself. Once you feel good, consider what might make you feel even more comfortable: Is it a new home or simply a new comforter and pillows? Is it deeper relations with your friends and family, or do you want to deep dive into a relationship? Every relationship you have is reminiscent of the relationship you have with yourself, so start there! Soothe yourself and find your inner peace, and everything else will fall into place. Further, when it comes to “security,” a relevant topic during this transit, realize that insecure feelings are about the fear of collapse. You can’t get true security from money or a relationship, for instance, as there are plenty of rich and partnered people who are insecure. High energy is what brings security, for when you have high energy, it’s a far cry from the vibration of collapse. Thus, do whatever you can to rest, exercise and eat right so you can express your highest energy. Having vitality will help you feel more emotionally secure, which is what you’ll want to get out of this transit.

SAGITTARIUS: The New Moon in Aquarius will transit your Third House of Communication. Now that eclipse season is over, you have the ability to find your groove and let the good times roll! This should be an especially busy month for you, with work stuff to do and a full social calendar. Though it may be tempting to say “yes” to everything, be discriminating to make the best use of your time: If you sense attending an event is a bad idea, for instance, trust yourself, as you’ll want to make sure that all the stuff you do makes you happier! The same for work stuff: Decide what deserves your time and attention and what does not. Communications can also be made more efficient during this time: Be clear with what you say and make sure people are clear with you; since this period is so communication heavy, it wouldn’t hurt to write follow-up emails to ensure you and colleagues are on the same page. This transit is an opportunity to really strengthen your communication skills and build a better rapport with others. Remember, though, the most important person you communicate with is yourself, so make sure you’re focusing on how spectacular you are and how abundant life is! Your self-talk should be empowering, as the way you talk to yourself is what the universe hears and responds to. Make your inner voice your most supportive, inspiring friend ever, and you’ll experience more abundance ahead.

CAPRICORN: The New Moon in Aquarius will transit your Second House of Self-Worth and Finance. This is the perfect transit to create more abundance in your life. Abundance is a flow. To achieve physical evidence of it (i.e., prosperity), keep your energy flowing. You Capricorns have a leg up when it comes to creating wealth: You’re practical, strategic, hard working and not easily deterred! But there’s another thing you can use to increase your financial flow: Your voice! The throat is your center of self-worth, which relates to self-expression and correlates with your money-making potential. By expressing yourself more fully, you’ll increase the power of your outflow which results in more inflow. Sometimes we have throat chakra/financial blocks because we’re not speaking up about something. Even if you can’t, for instance, tell your boss to take a hike, you could write him/her a letter that you don’t send, just to release the energy there. Further, even in the bible it says that those who have, more will be given: like attracts like and abundance begets abundance, so be vigilant about perceiving all the abundance around you— oxygen, the food you eat, the people you know, the warmth of the sun, the sustenance of water, etc. In affirming that what you have is abundant, you negate the possibility of lack. Live fully and abundantly now, and you’ll be aligned with vitality and a surplus of money which you’ll very much like!

AQUARIUS: This is a very powerful New Moon for you, as it transits your First House of Identity. Everything you want in the world starts with the subconscious belief that you already have it. Thus, changing your self-construct this new moon is the name of the game. When you “attract” more love, money, vitality, etc., you’re really just embodying and expressing those aspects within yourself already. And this is the gift you’ve been given this New Moon: the ability to tap into who you want to be to change your life. Your sign represents the power of fixed, consistent thought, so think thoughts that put you in the state of having what you desire. If you want more love, focus on how loved you are already; if you want more money, focus on the ways you are already rich. If you stray from such empowering thoughts, redirect your focus. Be disciplined. Rule your mind, don’t let it rule you. Since the First House rules not only your perception but your physical body, take measures to feel better physically over the next two weeks. Use workout time to acclimate your cells to the new you. Treat yourself to new clothes or a new look, styling yourself to “look the part” of the new you you’re wanting to play. Motion creates the self, so as you start to embody Version 2.0 of you, act like it! Take action from this state of new awareness — live the dream!

PISCES: The Aquarius New Moon will transit your Twelfth House of the Subconscious. This is an important transit for you, Pisces, as you gear up for your next birthday year! Since in life we get what we subconsciously believe we are, this is the perfect time to empower your inner dialogue. That’s what the universe hears — your inner conversations with yourself. Over the next two weeks, take time to meditate, rest, and turn inward. Dial into how you want your life to be. Tap into the feelings you want to experience. Use your imagination to visualize having what you want…perfect health, a surplus of money, an amazing mate, etc. The subconscious can’t differentiate between what’s being imagined and what’s actually happening, and when there’s a discrepancy between the two, the subconscious cannot rest until it makes them coincide. While moving through life from that space of fulfillment, take inspired, actionable steps toward the goal. You’re magical, Pisces, and can tap into the divine (and your subconscious) like no other, so try it: Shortcut your manifestations by convincing yourself that what you want has already happened. Give yourself the relief you desire — surrender to the dream and the dream will surrender to you.

Living In a Powder Keg and Giving Off Sparks: Super Blood Wolf Full Moon Lunar Eclipse

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Forever’s gonna start tonight, folks! This Total Lunar Eclipse is of the heart, as it’s in the sign of Leo which rules the organ that pumps blood through the system. Full Moons occur when the Sun (now in Aquarius) is in the opposite sign of the Moon (Leo), creating a much-needed dialogue between the two energies. Full Moons help us harmonize the dichotomous views within ourselves that lead to a new understanding. Because it’s an eclipse, the new understanding heralds a new trajectory over the next six months in which our contradictory needs can be successfully fused and expressed more fully, resulting in wholeness.

To understand the Leo-Aquarius energy of the eclipse, think of the heart and the body: The heart pumps blood throughout the body. We need the heart for the body, just as the body needs the heart. Like the heart needs to pump and circulate, the individual (symbolized by Leo, which rules the heart) needs to express itself in society (symbolized by Aquarius, associated with the network). The overarching theme for all of us, therefore, is self-expression in ways that serve society. Point blank, how can our selfishness become selfless? Consider two examples: If Madonna (Leo) hadn’t gone mainstream she might have stayed at Dunkin’ Donuts and invariably get your coffee wrong. If Oprah (Aquarius) hadn’t taken the spotlight on the world stage, we’d look for book clubs to join that she wasn’t in — she’d be too much to deal with in a smaller context. Thus, we need egocentric self-expression to fuel society. And because we are part of society (“we are the world”) the circle is complete: what we give to the world we give to ourselves, which hearkens to the Full Moon’s themes of completion, fullness, unity, and the circle of life.

This eclipse, aspected by electric Uranus, could make tempers flare or give us scintillating flashes of insight. Things may come together or fall apart. Consider any friction as a temporary right of passage: When Leo and Aquarius unite, there’s sparks: They can make a volatile pair, but when harmonized, they can be bosom buddies or a most exciting, charismatic couple.

To see which life area the Full Moon is likely to affect, check where 0 degrees of Leo is in your chart; likewise, read your sign and/or rising sign below.

ARIES: French mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal once said, “The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.” Such is the theme for you this Lunar Eclipse which transits your 5th House of Pleasure. If you’ve been bogged down with obligations and what you should do, this eclipse will set in motion opportunities for a reprieve and doing what’s fun! In exploring what (or who!) you really love and abandoning yourself to it, you can make your greatest contribution to society. What you love doesn’t have to directly correlate with your contribution, as your full heart will empower all of your endeavors. However, if what brings you joy can indeed be applied to galvanize society, all the better! Further, letting your heart lead over the next six months is one of the most practical things you can do: The heart energizes the entire body, and is way more powerful than the brain. By surrendering to what you love, you’ll be stronger, and your ideals are going to flow into your life with less resistance. So forget now what seems most reasonable — what’s really most reasonable is that your heart soars and that you feel more alive than ever before. The world needs you full of life, and this is your curtain call.

TAURUS: It’s often said that “Home is where the heart is.” Another way of understanding this is that we take our home around with us wherever we go. This concept of emotional security is front and center for you as the Lunar Eclipse transits your 4th House of Home, Family and Inner Security. This eclipse will help you figure out what makes you feel safe, secure and comfortable. Though on the surface feeling internally at peace may not seem to correlate with your professional endeavors, it’s actually exactly what you need to reach the next rung professionally in your career. The deeper the roots, the higher the branches and the richer the fruit, so make feeling deeply secure your number one priority over the next six months. Using your imagination, consider how you want to feel and move toward situations that allow those feelings to surface. You may find in doing this that you move closer to some things and away from others. Anything that undermines your confidence, therefore, may need to be let go; this could be a matter of leaving some stressful people and situations behind. Be gentle with yourself during this period, taking the time to “nest and rest” for extra peace and comfort — then you’ll know your next move.

GEMINI: You Geminis are an amazing asset to any environment you’re in, adding a fresh perspective and keeping things light. When keeping upbeat becomes a challenge, however, it’s likely that it’s time for a change. As the Lunar Eclipse transits your 3rd House of Communications, you’re ready to jazz up your everyday experiences. Keep in mind the smaller environments you’re in act as microcosms for the world at large. It’s a matter now of making sure your contributions go beyond your community, contributing to your expansion and the world at large. To this end, over the next six months you may decide to change up your life by engaging with new people socially, learning something new, or even moving. A short trip (or a series of short-trips) may be exactly what you need to freshen your perspective. Likewise, flowing water never grows stale, so you owe it to yourself to see what else is out there — it’s likely there’s cool stuff right in your backyard! Still, this eclipse may also have you considering a bigger change — a new job, neighborhood or community. Follow your excitement and keep that brain of yours actively engaged! In keeping your curiosity alive, you’ll gather new information and energy that will make you thrive. The world needs your brain galvanized, so let the eclipse bring you new insights, environs and experiences.

CANCER: Abundance is a flow. When you’re connected to Source and allowing it to fuse with your personality, you are able to create unlimited abundance. Such is the theme as the Lunar Eclipse transits your 2nd House of Self-Worth and Finance. In staying grounded in your worthiness and deservability, self-expression becomes the means of attaining financial riches. To this end, this eclipse will urge you to release anything that undermines your self-worth, helping you manifest more money over the next six months. Additionally, look for ways to express yourself more fully in your current job, and you may get a raise. If your current job doesn’t allow you to express yourself the way you’d like, this eclipse can help you find money-making opportunities that better align with your talent. The word “talent” in biblical times meant “a unit of measure” — you would use “two talents” as currency, for instance, in exchange for something else. Nowadays, to make money we exchange our talents for profit. In essence, for more monetary gains, use your talents more fully, or even develop a talent that you can use in exchange for money. The more enjoyable you find your work — the more flow you experience doing it — the more money you can make. Once you start flowing with your talent (expressing your soul and yourself) other areas of your life will flourish as well. Even if you’re not making money using the talents you’re expressing, your stronger life flow will lead you toward more financial abundance. Finally, mind your throat, making sure it feels good; throat chakra tension denotes not speaking up about things; this relates to self-worth, which relates back to how much money you’re able to manifest. Closed mouths don’t get fed.

LEO: When you change yourself, everything you look at changes. Such is the theme as the Lunar Eclipse in your sign transits your 1st House of Identity. We’re constantly choosing who we are all the time; if we appear to be consistent, it’s because we’re consistently choosing the same self-construct. You could be a life-long lover of chocolate ice cream and then decide to be someone who favors strawberry ice cream more. Even with just that small change, you may notice the world is a different place. Likewise, today you could decide to be someone rich, healthy, in love — whatever you want. This eclipse is an opportunity for you to change your self-construct: Who you decide to be is 100% your prerogative — just make the decision, trust the decision and act like you trust the decision. You can always go back to who you were or choose another identity. This eclipse may make it difficult for you to be the person you’ve always been. Over the next six months, you’ll be urged to step into a new identity that aligns with your greater ideals. Whatever you want isn’t outside of yourself; everything is within you, waiting to be expressed. Thus, whatever you’re not getting is what you’re not giving. This concept is likely to show up strongly in your partnerships now, which is the perfect space to express your new self more fully. In giving to your partner and new partners what you want, you’ll realize that you had it all along: it was always inside you, waiting to be activated and expressed at your command.

VIRGO: As a sign who enjoys process, you appreciate “tying up loose ends” and finalizing one thing before starting another. Such is the theme as the Lunar Eclipse transits your 12th House of Endings. A “letting go” transit for you, the eclipse will allow you meld your experiences over the past six months and make sense of it all. Be particular in your interpretations, as they count for a lot. Though it’s tempting to focus on shortcomings and what has not yet been achieved, being positive now and believing it’s all been part of your process will benefit you a great deal. All situations are inherently neutral; we’re the ones who assign meaning to everything. In perceiving the past six months as having been a “rite of passage” en route to your goal, you’ll be better positioned to catapult yourself to where you want to go. Your subconscious is a sponge right now, giving you the perfect opportunity to re-frame your beliefs, which determine your actions and therefore your results. Use your discerning mind to start seeing every situation — exactly as it is — as having the ability to serve you. Practice, too, directing your attention to good-feeling thoughts and dwell upon them every day. With your subconscious so porous now, self-hypnosis, meditation, and anything that helps you reprogram yourself will be time well spent. This transit is about letting go of the limitations of the past as you embark on a brighter future. Get extra sleep if possible, and surround yourself with positive influences. Make mindfulness a part of your lifestyle, and follow your excitement when it comes to health, fitness and being amazing at work, which you always are.

LIBRA: “Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become,” John Ruskin once said. “Your vision is the promise of what you shall at last unveil.” Your highest dreams and aspirations are the hot topic this week, as the Lunar Eclipse transits your 11th House of Ideals. Over the next six months, you may get that big break you deserve, so go after what you want. Remember, that whatever you get is a byproduct of who you are: Decide who you want to be, trust the decision, and act like you trust the decision. Acting like you trust the decision is committing to your vision and proving your belief — as what you believe creates your reality. Further, you may be reaching a critical point with a community or a group of friends. You may feel the power of the group now, and will be able to leverage it to achieve your highest ideals. If you feel your vibe no longer suits your tribe, use the next six months to find a group of friends who really get you. In making space for your dreams to flourish, your heart will soar — which is the best gift you can give yourself and the world. Remember that the sky is yours, and the stars are aligned for you to shine.

SCORPIO: Enda Kenney once said, “I think — whether it’s music, literature, sport, art, whatever you want — there’s nobody who can stop us if we only apply ourselves with the singular objective of being the best in the world.” The idea of being the best is what’s on your mind now, as the Lunar Eclipse transits your 10th House of Status. This eclipse heralds a turning point over the next six months in which you’ll be poised to allow more success to flow into your life. To this end, you’ll want to make sure you’re emotionally rooted enough so you can climb high and not be biting your fingernails at the top. Nixon, for instance, reached the top, but because he didn’t have emotional security, he was paranoid and power hungry, and toppled from the heights. Thus, during this eclipse and over the next six months, stand strong in your sense of self; feel at home within the self and create an emotional foundation that makes you feel secure. The deeper the roots, the higher the branches and the richer the fruit. Feeling secure within the self emotionally, too, will help you win the attention of high-power VIPs, which is an effect of how this Lunar Eclipse could manifest. Feeling good emotionally will connect you with Source, and you’ll get the nudges you need to make all the right moves.

SAGITTARIUS: This is a special time for you, as the Lunar Eclipse will transit the astrological house your sign rules, the 9th House of Expansion. During this eclipse (and over the next six months, really) you may find yourself wondering, “What else is there?” You need to feel as if you’re growing and this eclipse is going to give you the chance to expand. Foreign travel may come about, as well as new mind-expanding opportunities like learning something new. Since the 9th House rules the disbursement of information, you may also find ripe publishing or broadcasting opportunities that allow you to share your message with the masses. To this end, leverage where you’re at now: Find the joy in your current environment and in what you’re having to tackle — there’s always ways to freshen your perspective. Remember that every journey you take starts in the mind, so use your mind to see yourself going where you want to go and doing what you want to do. See the world as your oyster — it’s yours, 100% of it. Embrace the adventure and advantage this Lunar Eclipse will give you over the next six months.

CAPRICORN: “Ch-ch-changes,” as fellow Capricorn David Bowie sang. That’s the tune as the Lunar Eclipse transits your 8th House of Rebirth. As such a responsible, public sign, changes for you aren’t easy, as they tend to impact others and be visible to many. Remember that what’s real is what matters, so that’s all that needs to remain. If you can use this transit to hold on to your highest values (what matters most to you) you can rest easy about those things you need to change. In doing so, you’ll see what needed to be released was really inconsequential in the grand scheme of things, and the things you really value remain the same. People will still see you as the stand-up person you’ve always been, just more distilled without the excess noise around. From now into the next six months, there may be some endings. To get you through this emotional transition, be grounded: Build a secure financial foundation for yourself. Consider what you value that you want to hold on to. Take a close look at those people in your life to gauge which ones are going to be there for you no matter what. By being grounded and feeling secure financially and emotionally, the changes you make will lead you to more abundance and a richer life than you could have ever imagined. Be easy on yourself and go with the flow — change is the only constant after all.

AQUARIUS: “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.” Such is the theme of this Lunar Eclipse for you, which transits your 7th House of Partnerships. With the Sun now in your sign, you’ll be feeling the push-pull between yourself and “other” strong now. It’s important to keep your gaze skyward, resting in the knowledge that everyone in your life is yourself “pushed out.” What’s meant here is that in our partnerships, we connect with other aspects of ourselves, usually the “unlived self.” So in focusing on others in your life right now and the perfect partnerships for you, you’ll be becoming more fully yourself. You cannot be you without others! In this vein, this eclipse marks a turning point in your relationships from now into the next six months. You may decide to call it quits and leave a partnership in favor of unifying with someone or something else. You may also decide to go “all in,” really committing yourself to a partner or finding one that helps balance you. Independent to a fault, you should keep in mind what Beatles sang to us in 1969: “And in the end / The love you take / Is equal to the love you make.” Sometimes, ironically, supporting other rests on allowing yourself to be supported.

PISCES: Stephen Covey wrote, “We become what we repeatedly do,” espousing on the importance of how our habits shape our destiny. Such is the theme as the Lunar Eclipse transits your 6th House of Lifestyle. Pertaining to health and work, the 6th House describes our day-to-day life, whether it’s plotted out hour-by-hour or just haphazardly comes together. As a Pisces, your domain is the 12th House, the dreamy, foggy area of the chart where everything blends together. Thus, during this transit, it’ll be important to develop the more earthy, Virgoan, 6th House side of things which embody protocol and efficient systems. You don’t have to be pedantic about it, not at all: Consider the overall feel or theme you want in your life right now: Is it romance? Being the best at your job? Enjoying amazing friends and hobbies that make your heart sing? Allow the vibe you want to permeate your day-to-day regimen. If health is the theme you want, you’ll make sure you’re getting enough sleep, rest and relaxation; if it’s love, you’ll skip on your way to work, listening to songs that make your heart feel light. While embodying the theme you desire, structure your life with the right balance of things that make you feel well and happy. It’s not what you do, so much as how you do it, and you do things with a certain magic that can create miracles at record speed. Enjoy the eclipse and the magic in your day-to-day life that it brings.

Cut a Fine 2019: Capricorn New Moon Solar Eclipse

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Icy. Cold. Clear. Bright. Clean. That’s the energy of the Capricorn Solar Eclipse 2019 on January 5. While making an easy aspect to dreamy Neptune, the Sun and the Moon are being flanked by Saturn which cuts and Pluto which transforms. We have an intuitive sense of the amazingly magical possibilities ahead (Neptune) but realize it will require a clean break from the past (Saturn) and an evolution of our innermost selves (Pluto), resulting in an unfamiliar new world. The intensity is increased because this is not your ordinary New Moon — it’s a Partial Solar Eclipse which ups the ante.

Like all Capricorn New Moons, this one is good for new beginnings in career, discipline, leadership, and results-driven hard work. During Solar Eclipses, however, the Moon is directly between the Earth and Sun. During this time, the Moon can block the sun, temporarily making it go dark. It’s like you’re in an auditorium and watching a play: If the curtain should drop mid-performance, even when it opens again and the actors restart, it’s not the same play. Something feels different. A character may have left the stage or a new one was brought on; a scene element may have been switched or a important prop discarded. 

Not all eclipses bring dramatic change, but through the cosmic power outage, life is just not the same. Major growth can happen because we’re forced to face new circumstances. Sometimes we experience eclipse changes straight away; other times their effects are felt six months, to up to a year later. 

To make the most of this energy, we should ground ourselves to the moment and use what we have to work with. What we have now will transport us to where we want to go. Think of it like ice-skating: When gliding across the ice, our bodies exert pressure on the ice skate’s blade; ice forms and melts, creating a small layer of water under the blade. It’s the water between the blade and the ice that we actually glide across. Similarly, we must use the emotional richness of our current experience to move toward where we want to go. We must “push off” our current reality, for if we stop exerting pressure, our progress (the water in the blade) will freeze. Thus, what we have now will be what transforms and transitions us into a new future. We must push off from where we stand and glide toward where we wish to go.

To see how the Capricorn New Moon Solar Eclipse will affect you, see where 15 degrees of Capricorn appears in your astrological chart. Likewise, read your sign and/or rising sign below.

ARIES: The Capricorn New Moon Solar Eclipse will transit your Tenth House of Career. Professional changes are imminent! As you let go of what’s not right for you professionally, you’ll get clear on the contribution you want to make to the world over the next year. New career opportunities are on the horizon, complete with new responsibilities and more acclaim. This is a year of expansion for you: You may decide to go deep into a course of study, or get on the world map by spreading your message via all the publishing and broadcasting opportunities available.

TAURUS: The Capricorn New Moon Solar Eclipse will transit your Ninth House of the Higher Mind. This eclipse is likely to give you “itchy feet,” wanting to explore life beyond the same-old-same-old. This year, there will be a strong need to expand your horizons: You may decide to take a trip outside of the country (and maybe even stay!) or embark on a new course of study — like philosophy, religion, spirituality or even law. Likewise, the Ninth House rules the dissemination of information, so if you have a message to broadcast or publish, this New Moon will give you the mojo to get on the world map. This is a year of transformation; letting go will put you on the fast track to success. Embrace relationships that empower you for a banner year.

GEMINI: The Capricorn New Moon Solar Eclipse will transit your Eight House of Rebirth. This area of your chart rules other people’s resources and intimacy, suggesting new beginnings in these areas. You’re also likely to find new income-generating opportunities over the next year. The big lessons for you this eclipse are all about boundaries: In 2019, it’s likely you’ll reach a turning point, either deciding to set boundaries with a person or entity (e.g., ending or adjusting a relationship) or dissolve boundaries by going “all in.” Keep flexible and go with the flow, as some things will end and others will begin. In 2019, the stage is set for your fulfillment through one-on-one partnerships, both personal and professional. This is your ace this year, so if you’re looking for the perfect spouse, business partner, etc. do you part and let the magic begin.

CANCER: The Capricorn New Moon Solar Eclipse will transit your Seventh House of Partnerships, putting your focus on personal or professional partners. As you ride out the eclipse energy over the next year, you may decide to “seal the deal” and take a partnership to the next level — or, conversely, you may decide to part ways. If you don’t have a personal or professional partnership, this is the New Moon to make room for one to enter. Your work and health are especially blessed in 2019: If you’re looking for the perfect job or want to get in terrific shape, this is the year to make it happen.

LEO: The Capricorn New Moon Solar Eclipse will transit your Sixth House of Work and Health. There will be a lot of duties to tend to this transit; the better you take care of your health, the better will be your performance. Thus, you may feel a strong desire to step up your fitness regimen, and the new moon energy will help you reach your physical goals. If you’re looking for new fulfilling work, this is the New Moon to plant the seeds for success this year. Things that you really love — romance, self-expression and children if you have any — are keys to your fulfillment in 2019. Moving from the heart and doing what you love will bring more rewards than usual. Keep your heart open and there’s nothing you won’t be able to do! 

VIRGO: The Capricorn New Moon Solar Eclipse will transit your Fifth House of Pleasure, covering all things you really love: romance, creative expression and children if you have any. If you’re on the hunt for love, this is the New Moon that could catalyze Prince or Princess Charming’s entry into your life. Likewise, you can leverage this heart-full-of-love energy however you wish: The stage is set for your joie de vivre, so go out on a limb to play, have fun, and laugh. If ever that feels like a challenge, simply focus on soothing yourself. Feeling emotionally secure and at home within the self is your ace in the hole this year, as the universe is ready to help you experience more inner peace. To this end, you’ll have a lot of luck in finding a new home or making your abode more comfortable. Make feeling good your highest priority, as self-trust is your ticket for triumph. 

LIBRA: The Capricorn New Moon Solar Eclipse will transit your Fourth House of Emotional Security. The stage is set for a strong emotional foundation in 2019, from which all other areas of your life will flourish. This new emotional beginning will allow you to feel really at home within the self. To this end, you may decide to make changes to your home — either moving or redecorating to improve your space. Further, this cycle may have you focusing on your family or a loved-one in particular; do what you can to clear the air, paving the way to nurture and be nurtured more. Peace within yourself will create peace with others. Your communication skills this year are your secret weapon for success. Writing, speaking, teaching and learning are keys to creating a banner year. 

SCORPIO: The Capricorn New Moon Solar Eclipse will transit your Third House of Communication. An important assignment may be taking up a lot of your time and attention now, foreshadowing your information-packed year ahead. A lot may come at you from different directions, so keep mindful of your priorities and what warrants your attention. Implementing mindfulness tactics this year (e.g., meditation, exercise) will help keep your head clear. Further, if you have communication goals — e.g., art, writing, teaching, or learning — your efforts will be catalyzed by the eclipse, setting the stage for a very productive year. You’ll find your greatest rewards in 2019 come from speaking up and ensuring your voice is heard. Since your voice correlates with your value, you’ll also find this year brings you handsome financial rewards: You’ll attract prosperous financial opportunities through your increased sense of worthiness and deservability. 

SAGITTARIUS: The Capricorn New Moon Solar Eclipse will transit your Second House of Finances and Self-Worth. You’ll likely find a prosperous new financial opportunity this year — and potentially soon since you’re so swift. The area of your chart being activated by the eclipse pertains to your self-worth and self-expression that, when enhanced, leads to financial gains. New ways of expressing yourself are on the horizon, and these too can lead to more income. Eclipses sometimes help us get out of a rut; if you’re in a lackluster job or relationship that undermines your self-worth, the universe may shake up the status quo in your favor. If you can save a few bucks by end of year, you’ll feel good with more freedom of choice. Remember that you’re the celestial favorite this year, as Jupiter transits your sign. This is the year to make moves that catalyze your happiness like never before. You’ll have an opportunity to go beyond your stretch professionally and personally—doing work you love and enjoying people you adore. 

CAPRICORN: The Capricorn New Moon Solar Eclipse will transit your First House of Self-Assertion. Because the eclipse is in your sign, this transit is all about your identity and how you assert yourself in the world — so the changes could be virtually anywhere. One area primed for change is the way you present yourself to the world: Your new self-image is likely to catalyze a new look, inspiring you to change your style and wardrobe, or get into really good shape. Though shallow it may seem, the outer changes will reflect the deeper inner ones. The universe is pushing you this year to release the weak links in your life and decide who you want to be, versus who you’ve felt the need to be before. This is likely to be a very freeing transit, in which you discover a new “you” with redefined priorities. You’ll make the most strides this year behind the scenes. This privacy is advantageous to you because you’re changing what you believe about yourself, which determines what you manifest in every area of your life. Be the person you need to be to get what you want. This isn’t the easiest time, with transformative Pluto and challenging Saturn in your sign, but you got this. Give yourself a break and take good care of you. 

AQUARIUS: The Capricorn New Moon Solar Eclipse will transit your Twelfth House of the Subconscious. Since in life we get what we subconsciously believe we are by virtue of like attracting like, this eclipse may have you realizing how you’ve been holding yourself back. You may be ready to say goodbye to patterns of hamster-on-a-wheel behavior, the eclipse helping you create and catalyze a new story that aligns with your ideals. This eclipse, therefore, can work in your favor for whatever your heart desires; you just got to work on creating the beliefs that you can have what you want. Self-hypnosis, affirmations, meditations and more can help you change your subconscious; YouTube is rich with such material. Remember, with Jupiter blessing your ideals, this is the year to make your dreams come true. Friends and community are just what you need to see your best case scenarios play out before your very eyes. 

PISCES: The Capricorn New Moon Solar Eclipse will transit your Eleventh House of Hopes, Wishes and Friends. A big dream of yours has a very good chance of materializing in 2019. This is the time to ask yourself, “Why not?” Why not have your heart’s desire? If you believe you can make it happen, you will with your commitment to your ideals. Further, this eclipse will bring your relationships with friends and groups to the forefront. If you need some new friends or a new tribe to inspire you, this is the new moon to create an amazing support system. This year, remember that you have a leg-up professionally. With Jupiter blessing the career sector of your chart, you’ll be able to shine and rise to the top. If you’re not doing every day what truly feels fulfilling, don’t think you have to settle: The universe wants you front and center, visibly enjoying yourself and living life out loud.


You Are Home - Full Moon in Cancer

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Many of us go “home” for the holidays, referring to where we grew up and learned to ride our first bicycles. Yet, saying we’re going “home” for the holidays can create a mental “jump-cut” that stems from the split notion of where “home” actually is: Isn’t home where you have your bed? Where the DVR has your stored programs and your fridge has your favorite food? Isn’t home that feeling when you’re with the one you love, or that relief when you laugh with friends after a long day? Home. Going there is a theme this weekend. Not just because of the holiday, but because of Saturday’s Full Moon in Cancer—the sign associated with home, family, and emotional security.

We actually take our “home” around with us wherever we go. The warm feeling in the heart chakra that connects with our center, that’s our home—it’s “where the heart is.” When we are grounded in the here and now, we can draw upon this warm feeling within. But if we are cut off from the present moment, it will seem we are not at home, even though we really are then, too. We can always re-establish our connection with home by grounding ourselves in any given moment. If we can just “forget” the past and the future, we’ll find ourselves at home no matter where we are.

It’s in the present moment where we have the most power. By not lamenting about the past or worrying about the future, we can stop the mind and exist from our center. From this space, we have access to our truest selves and can experience excitement, which tells of our purpose, identity, and the fastest route to the achievement of our desires. That’s why it’s important under this Full Moon two-week cycle to feel more at home within the self. Wherever we go and whomever we’re with, we should be in the moment and capable of experiencing excitement. Not that we need to be excited 100% of the time, but that high-as-a-kite feeling when your spirit soars should be accessible, just as a candle has a wick ready to be lit.

We often forget ecstatic experience is our birthright. “Life,” ironically gets in the way of truly living. The moon and her cycles represent the ebb and flow of life, their beginnings and endings. Full moons represent completion. They’re great for releasing what’s no longer needed—from internals like fear, sadness, and self-limiting beliefs, to externals like people, places and things that no longer serve us. This Full Moon is especially good for releasing the outdated: Uranus’ sextile with Luna will make closing a new chapter and starting fresh relatively easy. Over the next two weeks, the Full Moon waning energy can help wash away anything that’s holding us back from living our best lives in 2019. We’ll have 365 days in the new year, and deserve to spend each one of them feeling at home.

To find out how the Full Moon in Cancer will likely affect you and how you might use it for best effect, check out where 0 degrees of Cancer appears in your astrological chart; likewise, read your sign and or rising sign below.

Aries: You probably expanded in some capacity over the past two weeks, as the New Moon transited your Ninth House of the Higher Mind. Perhaps you learned some really cool stuff or shared your message with the world. Now, as the Full Moon transits your Fourth House of Home and Family, it’s time to get back to basics: Over the next two weeks, your objective is to strengthen your self-trust and sense of emotional security. To this end, work on giving yourself 100% unconditional love and acceptance. In doing this, you will allow yourself to be loved just because you’re you. Work on releasing the notion that you have to do or be something in order to be special. Being you is enough. When you know this, others will appreciate you for being you. To acclimate to this concept, make life more comfortable and cozy for yourself over the next 14 days. Sleep in, book a spa day or massage, binge watch your favorite shows—anything to nurture yourself. You want to create a surplus of love energy around you, some of which you will then give to the world. The New Moon we have in January will jump-start your career goals, so use your time now to get really rooted in your self-love, which will allow you to climb great heights in 2019.

Taurus: You probably had to do some letting go over the past two weeks, as the New Moon transited your Eighth House of Rebirth. As you continue the process of freeing yourself up, you’ll get to refine your daily interactions as the Full Moon in Cancer transits your Third House. There’s bound to be a lot of buzz over the next two weeks: Phone calls, emails, errands to run, holiday merry making, and more. Wrap up as much as possible (and not just presents!) now, as you’ll enjoy a much more adventurous phase in January. While you’re managing your schedule, consider how your daily activities may benefit from some adjusting. Perhaps in the new year, you’ll want to more often rest at home after work or— just the opposite—will want to be more social. Whatever the case, you’ll now have some good perspective on what’s working and what’s not in your daily life. Although this transit concerns your interactions with others, it’s very much too about your communications with yourself. Pay attention to your inner dialogue: if you notice your thoughts sometimes veer to the negative or that you’re quick to criticize yourself, this is the perfect time to release any disparaging self-talk. Be self-disciplined in keeping self-praise top of mind. Since you’re such a physical sign, making sure your body feels great (rest, massage, good diet and exercise) will help you see the world through a stronger lens, which will allow you to leverage 2019 like no other year!

Gemini: Partnerships were likely the focus over the past two weeks, the ones you have and the ones on your wish list! Now, as the Full Moon in Cancer transits your Second House of Self-Worth, it’s about taking a step back, noticing your value and what you bring to the table. In the world, the value we bring to the lives of others is often measured by how much money we make. By focusing on your self-worth and self-expression, you will be poised to provide more value to the world, which will increase your income. Over the next two weeks, let go of anything that’s undermining your self-worth and keeping you from expressing yourself. Pay extra close attention to your throat—your self-worth center—and ensure it feels good; if not, release any anger in a healthy way, maybe by talking it out or even writing a letter you never send. Another shortcut to high self-worth and a thriving bank balance is sensuality; use this transit to work out any kinks in your body—book a massage or take some hot baths. By releasing any physical tension, you’ll allow the universe to flow through you more easily. With divine energy flowing through you more, you’re sure to reap physical and financial benefits for a banner year.

Cancer: Over the past two weeks, you’ve likely been focusing on work and health, and the time is still ripe for reinvigorating these areas of your life. Soon, you’ll be well on your way to experiencing the right combination of things to make you feel well and happy. As the Full Moon transits your First House of Identity, the universe is conspiring to help you start fresh and new, releasing anything that’s no longer for your highest good. Consider how you want to feel in 2019, and what adjustments may be needed. This First House transit is very much about your self-image, which dictates so much of what we get in life: If you see yourself as someone who could be be madly in love, networthing over a million, feeling amazing physically, etc., you’re already half way there. These next two weeks are great for releasing self-perceived limitations; counter every negative thought with a positive one that asserts, “Yes, I can.” Every moment we get to decide who we are, so don’t be afraid to say goodbye to a version of yourself that you’ve outgrown. Motion creates the self, so when you have an idea of who you want to be, just start acting like it. You’re a cardinal, initiating sign, and you have the Full Moon on your side to release anything old now, so that nothing’s holding you back. Feel fresh, alive and free, as that’s how you’ll create the most abundance in 2019, for yourself, others and the world at large. Remember, the greatest gift you can give to anyone is your own happiness.

Leo: Hopefully you’ve really been enjoying yourself over the past two weeks, as the New Moon transited your Fifth House of Pleasure. There’s more fun to be had and more joy to experience, so stay tuned! But if there’s any way you can give yourself some downtime in between all the merry-making, you’ll be serving yourself well: This weekend’s Full Moon in Cancer will transit your Twelfth House of the Subconscious, so the next two weeks is ideal for reflective, quiet time. Since in life we get what we subconsciously believe we deserve, make use of the next two weeks by entertaining only the most empowering thoughts. What would be even better is spending some time listening to subliminal hypnosis recordings, meditating, saying affirmations, and visualizing what you want your new year to look like. Shortcut success by getting excited about the life you want to live in 2019, and trick yourself into believing that it already happened. Bask in all the glory that you deserve, work your plan, and 2019 will be a year for the books!

Virgo: Your attention has likely been put toward personal matters over the past two weeks, like home, family, and emotional security. As a result, you probably have achieved a stronger feeling of being at home within the self. With this deeper sense of inner security, you’re in the perfect position to make the best use of the Full Moon in Cancer, which will highlight your Eleventh House of Hopes, Dreams, and Ideals. Over the next two weeks, you’ll be able to remove blocks and self-limiting beliefs that keep you from achieving your greatest desires. “Removing blocks” could be as simple as taking action, which proves to the universe your commitment to your ideals. Additionally, since Full Moons are about letting go, you may decide that certain dreams don’t appeal to you any longer, so it’ll be a matter of letting old dreams go so that new ones can materialize. Further, the Eleventh House also pertains to your friends and community—those people who help you achieve your aims. You may have found your tribe and will be inspired by the energy of the group. If you haven’t found your people yet, let go of those groups that are not you. By making space in your life for the right people, places and things, you’ll be able to make 2019 a banner year.

Libra: The last two weeks were probably busy for you, as the new moon transited your Third House of Communication. You probably clarified how you can best spend your mental energy, and engaged in more empowering self-talk. Now, as the Full Moon transits your Tenth House of Career, the emphasis for the next two weeks will be on your professional life. Since the Full Moon is great for releasing energy no longer needed, it may be helpful to figure out what you don’t want professionally for yourself, which will inform what you do want. If you have an idea of what you want to achieve career-wise, these next two weeks are great for making strides toward your goals. Keep in mind that the spotlight is on you and your work over the next two weeks; if you want to level up, this is the time to do it because people are watching! Remember that oftentimes careers are made on “no’s” not “yes’es,” so be judicious in what you give the green light to. Finally, your legacy need not be isolated to just your professional endeavors; you may make an incredibly strong contribution as a spouse, parent, good friend, or philanthropist. However you decide to make your mark, if you follow your heart you’ll live on in the hearts of others—throughout 2019 and until the end of time.

Scorpio: Over the past two weeks, you’ve probably been flowing more in your self-expression, which has resulted in more abundance in your life. The theme of expressing yourself continues, as the Full Moon in Cancer transits your Ninth House of Expansion. Over the next two weeks, you’ll have an opportunity to widen your worldview and broaden your horizons. You may experience “itchy feet,” wanting to get away from the ordinary and experience more of what life has to offer. If you have the opportunity to get away, that’d be grand! Maybe a trip to foreign shores is what the doctor orders now, or something else that broadens your horizons: Perhaps you’ll decide to learn more about philosophy, spirituality, or anything that helps you perceive life’s limitless potential. In getting a better idea of what exists “out there,” you gain a better idea of how you might expand in the universe. In this vein, you may decide to share your perspective with a wide audience, perhaps by publishing or broadcasting your work. Most important over this two-week transit is walking away from any sense of limitation; you’ll want to experience the world as vast, and allow others to experience YOU within its vastness. Whether you use this transit to see different things, learn different things, or teach others different things, you can expect to feel freer and BIGGER than you had before.

Sagittarius: Hope you had the happiest birthday in the history of birthdays, Sagittarius! The new year is ripe with lots of amazing opportunities with the planet of luck in your sign! The past two weeks were probably very eye-opening, you having gained a better understanding of who you are and who you want to become (which are the same thing, really). Now, as the Full Moon in Cancer flows through your Eighth House of Rebirth, you’re called to put your money where your mouth is: In light of your new identity, what needs to change? Over the next two weeks, you’ll better understand where you need to set boundaries; conversely, you may discover where you need to dissolve boundaries and join forces with other people or entities. The question you’ll be figuring out is where you end and others begin. When you combine your resources with others’ resources, you can either be made stronger or weaker. So, essentially, this transit is about you making judgment calls: Are you stronger with this person, place or thing in your life? If so, stay; if not, go. Or maybe it’s a matter of not throwing the baby out with the bathwater, but making adjustments to these relationships so they’re more beneficial and less draining for you. This can be an intense, transformative time; stay flexible, go with the flow, and let go. Remember that change is the only stability, and that in moving on from what no longer serves you, you are creating space for the ecstatic experiences that will make your new year one for the books!

Capricorn: Over the past two weeks, you may have come to some really cool conclusions about where you are now, where you want to go, and what you need to do to get there. You may have also gained a better understanding of how you need to think in order to achieve the results you desire. Now that you’ve gone through this contemplative time, as the Full Moon in Cancer transits your Seventh House of Partnerships, you may be clearer on what you need from a partner. If you’re already hitched, these next two weeks are great for deepening your relationship by rising above pettiness and focusing on the love that really matters. If you’re dissatisfied relationship-wise, now’s the time to “trouble-shoot” your relationship and make adjustments with your partner for more love and understanding. If you’re not in a romantic relationship and you want to be, use the next two weeks to release anything that might be keeping love at bay. Do you believe you could be in a mutually loving relationship? Are you prepared to create the space for a healthy relationship to thrive? If you find the reality of your current situation is at odds with your ideal, this is the perfect time to make adjustments. Remember to consider all of your partnerships, not just romantic ones, too. This is a great opportunity to strengthen, trouble-shoot or let go of any partnerships you have. The Full Moon cycle is very much about letting go of what no longer matters, so that you can have a year full of what does.

Aquarius: The past two weeks may have had you thinking about your greatest hopes, dreams, wishes and goals. In fact, you may have achieved a level of clarity on your ideals, if not some tangible results that prove your merit. Now that the Full Moon in Cancer is transiting your Sixth House of Lifestyle, it’ll be important to consider how your day-to-day supports your big dreams. Is there something you do on a regular basis that’s thwarting your progress? If there’s anything in the way of keeping you from feeling your very best, you can use these next two weeks to let it go. Further, when you think about your big dreams, consider your lifestyle: For instance, if you are want to have it all—love, career, family— does the way you budget your energy support this? If not, now’s the time to think about what you can do (and not do) daily to make your big dreams realistic. This is a great time to release bad habits, and start a new regimen of health and wellness with the right diet, exercise regimen, and mindfulness habits you need to succeed. Further, this transit may also have to do with work: If you’re feeling as if you need a reboot in your job, start the process of psychologically moving away from what you’re doing now. Consider what kind of job/work situation would make you happy, and execute a plan to make it happen. The most important thing over this transit is to move away from what’s not working, so you can move freely toward what does. You want to have an amazing 2019, so rid yourself of or repair any weak links so that your life’s operating like a well-oiled machine.

Pisces: Over the past two weeks, it’s likely you’ve been professionally focused. You’ve probably made some strides in your career, and now are about to reap the benefits! As the Full Moon in Cancer transits your Fifth House of Pleasure, you can still go after your professional ambitions, but in a much more fun way! This Full Moon is washing away blocks to experiencing joy, fun, laughter and love. Over the next two weeks, work on igniting that spark within that blazes when you’re doing things that you really love. Consider what you need now to experience ecstatic joy in your life: Is it a romance that sweeps you off your feet? Is it good times with friends and family? Or is it a cool creative project that you’re over-the-moon excited about? Whatever makes you feel free and alive like a little kid inside, do it! This two-week transit is about letting go of anything heavy, as you move in the direction of things that make your heart feel light. A happy and light heart in 2019. Perfect and well-deserved!

The Astrology and Psychology of Jim Morrison

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“GET THAT COMB AWAY FROM ME!” Jim Morrison once exclaimed. The front-man of The Doors was not to be groomed, harnessed, or told what to do. And good thing, for our sake: When great but gooey songs like “I’m a Believer,” “Happy Together,” and “Penny Lane” were topping the charts, Jim really did “break on through to the other side” with dangerous music that spoke to dangerous times.

Vietnam-War bloodshed was surging in 1967, while 159 race riots had erupted across the nation. As youth was breaking away from the establishment and embracing hedonism, revolt and chaos, Jim Morrison echoed the protest of the nation. Unafraid to epitomize the zeitgeist of the times, he was able to broaden our perspective beyond it: “If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, Infinite,” William Blake (another Sagittarius) wrote, inspiring Morrison’s name of The Doors. In looking at just a few aspects of Jim Morrison’s astrological chart, we gain a deeper understanding of why he was able to do what he did so well.

Rider on the Storm
Sun in Sagittarius
Like a lot of fire signs, Jim had a penchant for alcohol. Sagittarius, especially, with Jupiter being its ruler, doesn’t always know when to get off the bus: “more” is its mantra and it can be extremely prone to excess. Alcohol and Sagittarius tend to go very well together due to the Sagittarian plight: thinking too much, for when you think too much you lose choice. By drinking alcoholically, Jim was able to shut off his brain and express himself more fully—it’s been said that he loved not being in control.

Like every curse, Morrison’s strong Sagittarian intellect was also a gift. Despite his legendary antics as a youngster, he was highly well read and, per his teachers, an extremely intelligent student. When most kids upon graduating high school wanted a car, he requested from his parents The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche. Jim, in fact, wanted to be perceived as a philosopher, a common archetype associated with the sign of Sagittarius.

When You’re Strange
Aquarius Rising
Aquarius is the rebel of the zodiac. They love to shock. Teachers recount his “puzzling,” “startling,” “unusual” ideas. He and his friends would cut out clippings of the funnies and paste Dennis the Menace and Charlie Brown in fowl configurations with vulgar dialogue. Friends say that as an adolescent Jim had an obsession with sex and defecation. Anything to shock.

Anti-authoritarian, Aquarius really likes pushing the limits, irrespective of consequences. At the beginning of his career, when The Doors got a regular gig at the Whiskey a Go Go on Sunset Strip, he made an Oedipal reference in his song “The End,” which got him fired. He even said the line, “Mother, I want to f*** you,” while his mother was sitting in the front row of the audience. They didn’t speak after that.

And of course there was The Ed Sullivan Show in 1967. He and his band were asked to change the Light My Fire lyric from “Girl, we couldn’t get much higher,” to “Girl, we couldn’t get much better.” The band agreed, but when they went live, Jim sang the original lyric. They were supposed to have six more coveted spots on the Sullivan show, but they were never asked back. It was this moment in time — defying the stuffy, stone-faced Ed Sullivan — that helped define Jim Morrison and what he stood for.

This is the End
Saturn Retrograde
Saturn rules discipline, structure, order, and the father. When Saturn is retrograde in one’s chart, the native must carve out for himself a path: Usually the father is absent on some level, or just doesn’t understand the best life trajectory for the child. After completing undergrad at UCLA and failing to get a job, he wrote his father of his new plans to start a band with some guys he had met. Mr. Morrison wrote back, calling his plans “a crock” and rebuking him for throwing away four years of college when he had “no musical skills.” Jim did not take kindly to criticism. He never wrote him again. Later, after Mr. Morrison heard Jim’s debut album, he told Jim in a letter “to give up any idea of singing or any connection with a music group because of what I consider to be a complete lack of talent in this direction.” If it wasn’t for Saturn Retrograde — i.e., his father’s limited vision — perhaps Jim wouldn’t have had a reason to succeed.

Growing up, Jim’s parents were strict. His father’s punishment style for his children was to “dress them down,” a military phrase/tactic which involves telling the child what they had done wrong repeatedly until he was all out of tears. Per Jim’s younger brother, Jim never broke down. A case could be made that having to sublimate his emotions made Jim callous and unfeeling, as it’s been said that he liked to torment people.

Love me two times / I’m goin’ away
Chart Ruler (Uranus) in the 4th House
Since Jim was an Aquarius rising, his ruling planet was Uranus. To understand more about him, we can note that his Uranus is in Gemini and in the Fourth House. The Fourth House is often called “The House of Home and Family.” Though his Fourth House is ruled by Taurus, with iconoclastic Uranus in the Fourth, the native is likely to break away from the home, and it’s clear that’s what he did: When his first album came out and they had to write his bio, Jim told the writer that his family was dead. He told other people this, too.

The Fourth House relates to home and family, yes, but it’s really the house of emotional security; it’s where we go to collapse, feel safe and nurtured. With rebellious, unpredictable, detached Uranus in his Fourth, it’s possible Jim made himself feel safe by ejecting himself out of situations. This could have been a defense mechanism, as to avoid being ejected by someone else: Growing up, Jim’s father was in the military, so they had to move around a lot due to his father’s assignments. Having to move a lot unpredictably must have been difficult for Jim who had stability-loving Taurus moon and fixed Aquarius as his rising. In such a situation, one might become the monster of unpredictability himself, in order to survive and sustain.

I’m going to love you / Till the stars fall from the sky
Taurus Moon
If you listen to Morrison’s slower songs or even listen to his voice in interviews, you’ll notice he has an incredibly soothing, melodious voice, one you’d think could only come forth from a secure, comfortable place. “Secure and comfortable” doesn’t describe Morrison on the surface, but one’s moon depicts one’s most vulnerable and hidden aspects; it also shows their needs. Taurus rules music and the voice, which may account for Jim’s gifts. Additionally, Taurus is an earth sign, very connected to the body. Taurus rules the senses, thus his hedonism may be attributable to his moon.

But what Taurus is known for — more than their stubbornness, musicality or appetite — is their loyalty. Jim considered Pam his cosmic mate. Their charts together have “past life connection” written all over them, and their charts together go quite well. Jim was able to have his Taurus moon fed by loving Pam, and having her as a stable presence in his life. Sure, there were lots of fights and infidelity. One time, in fact, Jim set fire to the room she had locked herself in. But they always got back together. They profoundly loved each other. Pam probably gave Jim a love so strong that he could feel it in every fiber of his being, literally in his body. Grounded. Rich. True.

Yes, The River Knows
Taurus Moon Square Pluto
Jim’s Taurus moon makes an awkward square (90 degree angle) to deep Pluto. This often makes the native emotionally intense, prone to dark emotions and self-destructive behaviors. Emotional reactions come from a hidden place (Pluto), which makes self-control difficult. Plutonian pain is often related to past emotional trauma.

When Pluto connects with the Moon, taboo sexual behavior can be expressed, which may be why Jim’s six arrests include lewd lascivious behavior and indecency. It also may also explain Jim’s apparent interest in the story of Oedipal, which he referenced at Whiskey a Go Go when his mother was in the audience, sitting in the front row: “Father, ‘yes son’, I want to kill you. Mother, I want to, f*** you all night long.” The song (The End) having once been about saying goodbye to an old girlfriend, was now given new meaning. The Doors’ drummer John Densmore explained that Jim was being symbolic: killing the father was killing all those things that are instilled and not one’s real self; sleeping with the mother meant getting back to the essence, what is reality, nature.

It’s interesting. Perhaps Jim knew that the Oedipal story, like all stories, are not about others, but about the battles we wage with ourselves. Perhaps he hoped to convey that when we clean up our perceptions and return to the home within, that we too will see ourselves as infinite as we really are.

New Moon in Sagittarius: Something Just Like This

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Something just like…what?! That’s the question for the Sagittarius New Moon we have on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 at 2:20am EST. New Moons are great for attracting new things into your life. When you want to manifest something, it helps to identify a target — “I want something just like this!” Note that it’s not “I want this;” it’s “something just like this.” For instance, instead of telling the universe you want that specific house, person, job, etc., ask for something reminiscent of it. Ask for something that makes you feel the way you feel when you think of the target. What you’re looking to do is identify and familiarize yourself with the feeling you want, which will allow the universe to match it for you in the most compatible way. One of the coolest things is when the universe brings you something you didn’t even know you needed.

Each moon cycle comes with astrological aspects that can be leveraged for best effect. This New Moon connects with action-oriented Mars and spiritual Neptune, both in nebulous Pisces via a square aspect (a 90 degree angle). Pisces’ key phrase is “I believe.” Believe in what you imagine (Neptune) and prove that you believe it through action (Mars). Strong belief backed by strong action is the winning formula. When it comes to what actions to take to achieve your aims, create a plan but be flexible if you get inspired to do something else. Always follow your highest excitement, as that’s your higher self giving you the path of least resistance for swifter manifestations.

Sagittarius is all about aspiration. Look for inspiration. Look for things, that when you see them make you say, “Yes, something just like this!” Things that get you excited. Latch on to those things because they make you feel good, as how you feel broadcasts a signal to which the universe responds.

To see what area in your life will be activated by the New Moon in Sagittarius — where you may find “something just like this” that you can manifest — check where 15 degrees of Sagittarius is in your astrological chart. Likewise, read your sign and/or rising sign below.

Aries: The Sagittarius New Moon will transit your Ninth House of Expansion. This is the time to allow your spirit to soar across the universe! You are likely to have “itchy feet,” craving something fresh, new and unfamiliar for a reboot. During this time, you’ll want to identity with life itself — perhaps by being larger than it! One way to do this is to publish, broadcast or somehow share your perspective with the world, so you can experience your presence everywhere. With the world having access to you, by reading your work or hearing you speak, for instance, you experience yourself as the world — truly infinite. Another way you can use this transit is to literally go across the world, by planning a trip to a far-off place that’s unfamiliar. Additionally, you can experience expansion by broadening your horizons right where you are: reading new literature or experiencing new art can transport you to a different world, just as learning philosophy and developing your spirituality can really widen your perspective. Consider what you want to experience this month, as well as how you’d like the world to experience you. Gift yourself a sense of limitlessness now, and you’ll be poised to go far and wide in 2019.

Taurus: The New Moon in Sagittarius will transit your Eighth House of Rebirth. The only constant in the universe is change. Change, therefore, is stability, and that’s what this transit for you is about this month. Do you want a brand new life? Or just some minor changes to the one you have now? In any case, the point of this transit is empowerment through transformation. Often, such a transit relates to boundaries: which ones will you set and which ones will you dissolve. Make the decision based on how you feel: if your resources combined with someone or something else empowers you, stay; if your joint resources with someone or something else disempowers you, leave. Or maybe there’s just adjustments needed with some lines drawn in sand. In any case, you can expect change this month. Often an 8th House transit is about having to let go of what we have so that we can have more. What might you release to make room for your heart’s deepest fulfillment? As you seek this answer, stay in your gratitude, stay in flow, be flexible and gentle with yourself. Give yourself permission to let go and realize that what you don’t know could be better than what you do. Everything and anything can be yours so long as there’s enough room for it to enter.

Gemini: The New Moon in Sagittarius will transit your Seventh House of Partnerships. This month, you’ll have a great opportunity to strengthen the partnerships you’re in, or find some new ones that will help make you stronger. Whether you want empowering personal or professional partners now, the universe is queued up to deliver, waiting for you to be ready. Over Mercury’s retrograde for the past few weeks, you may have had some glitches in communication, which had you scratching your head about your level of fulfillment. Now that Mercury is direct, you’re given the green light to make things right: Have those important talks that will allow your relationships to flourish; mend fences if you feel a partnership is salvageable and worth another go. If you want to attract into your life personal and professional partners who really suit you, make a list of all the qualities you want, and start your search! Additionally, some great strides can be made with this transit if you spend some time in the shoes of others in your life: Consider what they need and how you can help. Focusing on the energy you’re bringing to any relationship is the best way to empower the union.

Cancer: The New Moon in Sagittarius will transit your Sixth House of Lifestyle. Welcome to your life, Cancer! This transit is typically about “health” and “work” — what we do day in and day out. With the New Moon transiting this area of your chart, you’re in the perfect position to really improve your daily goings-on. If it’s a new job you think would make life easier, consider what would make you happy and take action over the next two weeks. If your current job could use some changes, implementing those now is also likely to be successful. Additionally, you may want to direct your attention to how you feel physically, using the new moon’s energy for more vitality and better health. This transit is ideal for starting a new exercise routine and/or diet so you feel as perfect as possible. Essentially, you can use this month to get your life running like a well-oiled machine. Figure out the combination of things that would make you well and happy: What work would you do, how would your body feel, what recreational activities would restore your spirit on regular basis? With the right balance of things in place, you’ll find everything supports everything else. A game-night with friends on Wednesday, for instance, can lead to a magnificent Thursday at work; a great morning workout can give you the mental sharpness you need for a presentation, etc. Everything is all connected, so start implementing into your day-to-day those things that make your heart happy.

Leo: The New Moon in Sagittarius will transit your Fifth House of Pleasure! This is the house that rules your sign, Leo, encapsulating everything you really love: romance, good times, creative endeavors and children if you have any. Over the next few weeks, you’ll likely feel really creative and ready to laugh and have fun. What will make your heart happy, Leo? Your heart is your superpower, and the more steps you take to make it feel good, the better everything will be. Once you have an idea of what will make you feel ecstatic, go out and get it! Mercury is now direct and the next two weeks are perfect for manifesting love, romance, good times, and whatever else brings a smile across your face. Over the past several months we’ve had lots of retrogrades that may have put a damper on your plans. Now that those planets that affect us most personally (Mars, Venus, Mercury) are direct, you’ll likely find a light at the end of the tunnel — and that light is of course YOU. Shine, shine, shine!

Virgo: The New Moon in Sagittarius will transit your Fourth House of Home and Family. Now’s the time to find your “happy place” inside yourself. Though this transit can pertain to your actual home and family, your true “home” you take around with you wherever you go. Thus, take some time to rest and nest over the next two weeks, really nurturing yourself. Once you feel good, consider what might make you feel even more comfy and cozy: Is it a new home or simply a new comforter and pillows? Do you want to deepen your connections with friends and family, or find some new people with whom you can relate? Every relationship you have starts with the relationship you have with yourself, so start there! Soothe yourself and find your inner peace, and everything else will fall into place. Further, when it comes to “security,” a relevant topic during this transit, realize that insecure feelings are about the fear of collapse. You can’t get true security from money or a job; there are plenty of rich and gainfully employed people who are insecure. High energy brings security, for when you have high energy, there’s no fear of collapse. Thus, do whatever you can to rest, exercise and eat right so you can express your highest energy which will remind you that you weren’t built to break.

Libra: The New Moon in Sagittarius will transit your Third House of Communication. Now that Mercury is direct, communications across the board should run much more smoothly. It will be especially busy for you, though, with work stuff and festivities! Do what you can to feel certain situations out: If attending an event feels like a bad idea, it probably is. Likewise, since communications will be aplenty, allow yourself to differentiate between what deserves your time and attention and what does not. Communications can also be made more efficient during this time: be clear with what you say and make sure people are clear with you; you can really strengthen your communication skills and develop a better rapport with others. Remember, the most important person you communicate with is yourself, so make sure you’re focusing your thoughts on what you want more than what you do not! Further, make sure your self-talk is empowering, as the way you talk to yourself is what the universe hears and helps determine your lot in life. Make your inner voice your most supportive, inspiring friend ever, and you’ll experience more abundance this holiday season and in the new year.

Scorpio: The New Moon in Sagittarius will transit your Second House of Self-Worth and Finance. This is the perfect transit to create more abundance in your life. Abundance is a flow. To achieve physical evidence of the abundance in your life, keep your energy flowing. You Scorpios have a leg up when it comes to creating wealth. That’s because your planetary ruler, Pluto, is the god of wealth. By keeping your feet firmly on the ground (being practical, taking actionable steps toward abundance) you naturally tap into all of the riches that are beneath the earth’s surface (gold, diamonds, minerals). The trick is to allow the rich energy of the earth to flow up from your feet, throughout your whole body, and through your throat chakra — the energy center of self-expression. Thus, by feeling good and allowing the earth’s energy to flow through your self-expression, you tap into the natural flow of abundance. The more you naturally flow with your energy, the more easily abundance will manifest. Gratitude is the energy most conducive to this flow. Be grateful for your gifts, your life, and your experience, and you’ll flow and achieve even more abundance this holiday and into the new year.

Sagittarius: This is a very powerful New Moon for you, as it transits your First House of Identity. We are all constantly changing; we have no “set” personality. At every moment, we get to decide who we are. The cool thing is that we are who we want to become. Over the next two weeks, you’ll get an opportunity to tap into another version of yourself. To decide what you want that version to be like, consider how you’ve been feeling lately. If there’s certain things you don’t want to feel, say frustration for instance, tap into its opposite (e.g., fulfillment) which exists by virtue of its polarity. Then start to identify with the energy of fulfillment, noticing the ways in which you are fulfilled. Everything in your life comes from you and thus your self-image. If you can imagine yourself as fulfilled, feel this way, and take action from that state of fulfillment, more fulfillment will come. Do this for anything you want. For more money, focus on how you are already rich in knowledge, experience, love, etc., tapping into the richer version of yourself. If you want more love, focus on all the love you’ve received and have given. For everything that you want in the world, it starts with the belief that you have it already. Since the First House rules not only your perception but your physical body, take measures to feel better physically. Motion creates the self, so you can get comfortable with the new feelings you want to experience while working out, listening to inspiring tunes. Using workout time to visualize your goals is a great way to maximize the benefits of this transit! Think about your holiday, your new year: How do you want it to feel differently than before? You got this, Sagittarius. Oh, and have the happiest birthday ever!

Capricorn: The Sagittarius New Moon will transit your Twelfth House of the Subconscious. This is an important transit for you, Capricorn, as you gear up for your next birthday year! Since in life we get what we subconsciously believe we are, this is the perfect time to empower your inner dialogue. That’s what the universe hears — your inner conversations with yourself. Though it’s the holiday season, take time to meditate, rest, and turn inward over the next two weeks. Dial into how you want your life to be in 2019. Say you want your new year to be exhilarating and joyful across the board in terms of health, relationships, career, finance etc. It starts now! Tap into the feelings you want to experience. Maybe you want to feel really loved, vindicated, on top of the world. The subconscious can’t differentiate between what’s being imagined and what’s actually happening. And when there’s a dichotomy between what’s believed to be true and what’s actually happened, the subconscious cannot rest until it makes the two coincide; thus, you’ll move through life from that space of fulfillment and take the inspired, actionable steps that will get you what you desire. Indeed, action creates results, but if you can take some time over the next two weeks to empower your mind, you’ll get results faster. Try it: Convince yourself that what you want has already materialized (on some level). This will shortcut all your manifestations. This takes discipline, but really, who has more discipline than you, Capricorn?!

Aquarius: The Sagittarius New Moon will transit your Eleventh House of Hopes, Dreams, Wishes and Friends! This is the house your sign rules, Aquarius, so this is one of the best transits you could have. Over the next two weeks, take time to consider your greatest hopes, dreams, wishes and ideals. The 11th House is the house of “why not?” Why not achieve your lofty aims? It’s time to look at the limitless sky and give yourself the freedom to claim it as yours. Since we can’t imagine non-existence, anything you can imagine must exist somewhere, right?! So give yourself permission to go after your big dreams. Help along the way will be your friends or groups of like-minded people also inspired about life and all it has to offer. Put yourself out there and find people with whom you can relate. Spend time with friends you can support and can support you. Once you believe your greatest hopes, dreams and wishes are possible, prove to the universe that you believe by taking the actionable steps to make what you want happen. Even if some endeavor you pursue doesn’t directly yield the results you desire, remember that the energy you put forth doesn’t just evaporate — it’s put toward your end-game in a way unbeknownst to you. Do everything you can to stay clear this month, keeping up with diet, exercise, and rest so the universe can easily run through you to help you manifest your dreams.

Pisces: The Sagittarius New Moon will transit your Tenth House of Career! Over the past month with Mercury’s retrograde, you may have had learned some professional lessons, as Mercury spent some time in this area of your chart. Remember that mistakes can be your greatest teacher, and can bring you further than you would have gone before. With more understanding now about how you want to be perceived by your public and what you want to achieve professionally, you’re in an advantageous position to make stuff happen. Whether you want to kick ass at the job you’re in now, start a different one, or embark on a new, exciting career, this is the month to make it happen! As a Pisces, if you can balance the imaginative with the practical, there’s nothing you can’t create. Perceive in your mind the end result you desire and pretend that it’s already happened; then take action based on the belief that it’s already happened, that you’re just “going through the motions” to show how it’s done. Prove you believe that it’s going to happen by the actionable steps you take. Your key phrase, Pisces, is “I believe,” and combined with practical action, that’s all you have to do to reach the top.

Six Lessons from Bruce Lee’s Astrology and Philosophy

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As the catalyst who brought martial arts into the mainstream, Bruce Lee resides in our hearts as a legend whose physical prowess was only matched by his philosophical wisdom. In examining his life and ideas, we’re motivated to achieve the fullest expression of ourselves, too. In gleaning Bruce Lee’s astrological chart, we can gain deeper understanding of his greatness, and are inspired to seek such greatness within ourselves.

BE OPTIMISTIC!
Sagittarius Sun, Sagittarius Rising
Both Bruce Lee’s sun and rising were in the happy-go-lucky sign of Sagittarius. He often spoke of the importance of optimism: “Choose the positive,” he advised. “You have choice, you are master of your attitude, choose the positive, the constructive. Optimism is a faith that leads to success.” The optimistic lens through which he viewed life allowed him to not be a victim, but to leverage whatever happened to him: “To hell with circumstances, he said. “I create opportunities!”

Even when he hurt his back which put him out of commission — a devastating fate to a devout martial artist — he was able to turn such a negative into a positive: “Sure, my back screwed me up good for a year, but with every adversity comes a blessing because a shock acts as a reminder to oneself that we must not get stale in routine. Look at a rainstorm; after its departure everything grows!”

Further, he kept negative thoughts at bay, never allowing circumstances to damage his self-image or determine his fate: “Defeat is a state of mind; no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality,” he said, asserting that no matter what blows we get in life, we cannot be defeated unless we deem ourselves so. It would seem Lee perceived difficulties as par for the course — a necessary ingredient in building one’s character. He once said, “I treasure the memory of the past misfortunes. It has added more to my bank of fortitude.” Here, we see that Lee was so optimistic, that he was able to view even the tragedies of his past as stepping stones for his future.

Additionally, Bruce Lee’s optimistic Sagittarian mindset kept him from dwelling on misfortune or any other unhelpful thoughts; he kept in motion, moving toward his goals: “So, action! Action! Never wasting energy on worries and negative thoughts.” Here, we see that action is the antidote to discouragement; before a worry or negative thought has a chance to take hold, if we can just take action to move us forward, we’ll move past the problem and into the realm of the solution.

It was perhaps his optimistic belief in himself that allowed him to achieve all he did in just 32 years. He encourages us to not only be optimistic, but to maintain an optimistic view of ourselves: “One will never get any more than he thinks he can get,” he said. Here, we see how belief in one’s self is prerequisite to making anything possible.

IT’S ALL IN YOUR [SUBCONSCIOUS] MIND
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With his sun in the 12th House of the Subconscious, Bruce Lee knew the power of the mind to create reality. He probably trained his mind just as well as he trained his body, making it automatically react the way he wanted it to. He once said, “The mind is like a fertile garden — it will grow anything you wish to plant — beautiful flowers or weeds. And so it is with successful, healthy thoughts or negative ones that will, like weeds, strangle and crowd the others. Do not allow negative thoughts to enter your mind for they are the weeds that strangle confidence.” We, too, can create a gorgeous reality for ourselves — beautiful flowers that bloom — if we can train our minds to only entertain compatible thoughts. If we consistently keep our focus on what we want to see, optimism will become an automatic response, as quick as a block that comes when an opponent strikes.

With his sun in the 12th House, he was able use his conscious mind to inform his subconscious and implement the thoughts he wanted to think, and he did this religiously. Taking a note from Napoleon Hill’s Think and Grow Rich, in his notes he wrote, “Reorganizing the influence of my subconscious mind over my power of will, I shall take care to submit to it a clear and definite picture of my major purpose in life and all minor purposes leading to my major purpose, and I shall keep this picture constantly before my subconscious mind by repeating it daily!” By submitting (another 12th house theme) to his “clear and definite purpose,” Lee made familiar to his subconscious mind what he wanted to accomplish, so that his thoughts, feelings, and behaviors created an automatic response aligned with his vision. We, too, can commit to the daily practice of impregnating our subconscious minds with our ideals, helping us to believe they are possible. “If you think a thing is impossible,” he said, “you’ll only make it impossible.” The inverse is also true: if we think a thing is possible, we will make it possible.

Further, it would seem he took 100% responsibility for all of his circumstances, reaffirming his ability to create his reality. He believed that whatever happens in life is a result of one’s thoughts. In an interview when asked about raising his son, he said, “I will also teach Brandon that everyone — no matter who he is or where — must know from childhood that whatever occurs, does not happen if the occurrence isn’t allowed to come into the mind.” Lee understood that anything that happens corresponds to one’s thinking, wanting to incentivize his son to entertain only the best thoughts.

FOLLOW THE PATH OF LEAST RESISTANCE
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Bruce Lee fans are familiar with his “Be Like Water” quote, so it shouldn’t be any surprise that he had more water in his astrological chart than any other element. What’s interesting is that the water in Bruce Lee’s chart comes from his stellium (3+ planets) in the sign of Scorpio. Scorpio is “fixed” water — consistent and solid, akin to the quality of ice; it’s not flowing, yielding and flexible, as Lee told us to be. His teaching, “be like water,” may be testament of how we can only teach the lessons we need to learn: With so much Scorpio in his chart, it’s likely that he was naturally resistant and stubborn, a my-way-or-the-highway control freak like anyone [most likely] with four planets in Scorpio. He even admitted, “I have a sure-fire temper, man.” He understood that his emotions, if not properly harnessed, would not serve him: “Recognizing that my positive and negative emotions may be dangerous if they are not controlled and guided to desirable ends, I will submit all my desires, aims, and purposes to my faculty of reason, and I will be guided by it in giving expression to these.” Further, Bruce Lee deliberately ensured his carnal Scorpionic impulses were controlled because he knew they were not always reasonable and therefore wouldn’t lead him to his aims.

His Scorpio stellium notwithstanding, Bruce Lee’s ability to “be like water” is more reminiscent of his watery 12th House sun, which is about surrendering, letting go, and the dissolving of the ego. “The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be,” he said. In learning how to succeed as a martial artist, he learned how to succeed in life: “Everything you do, if not in a relaxed state will be done at a lesser level than you are proficient. Thus the tensed expert marksman will aim at a level less than his/her student.” It was this yielding that Lee mastered that, like water itself, permeated most of his teachings. It may have been his watery essence, too, which allowed him to achieve his goals — he was like water, able to go anywhere: “Water may seem to move in contradiction, even uphill, but it chooses any way open to it so that it may reach the sea,” he said. “It may flow swiftly, or it may flow slowly, but its purpose is inexorable, its destiny sure.” In being like water, Lee was able to attain his ends and maximize his potential.

THERE IS NO OPPONENT
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Scorpio is the most intense sign of the zodiac, ruling the life areas of sex, death, and transformation. Scorpio is such a formidable, fierce sign because they’ve been through hell and back, and very little could be as severe as from whence they came. With Lee’s moon in Scorpio, it’s likely he experienced intensity from birth. It would seem so, his parents fearing his death. Fearful of spirits killing their son, Lee’s parents tried to confuse the spirits by originally giving him a girl’s name (the spirits only attacked males).

Further, Scorpio relates to emotional trauma, and emotion is symbolized by water. In his youth, after Lee jokingly pushed his sister Phoebe’s head under water, she retaliated by doing the same — except she held his head under the water longer. After this traumatic experience, it’s said that Lee never went into a swimming pool again. It’s interesting how this would indicate Lee had a fear of water, which he overcame by being like water.

This notion of becoming like the adversary is not only reflected in Lee’s relationship with water, but with those he fought, too. When describing his fighting he once said, “When the opponent expands I contract and when he contracts, I expand.” Here, we see how Bruce Lee became one with his opponent — his other half, the yin to his opponent’s yang.

In becoming one with water and one with his opponent, Lee sheds light on another truth: We are one with everything and therefore, there is nothing to fight but that which is within ourselves. Plainly, “There is no opponent,” he once said. Thus, fear of water is fear of one’s emotion, just as fear of an opponent is fear of one’s self. By dissolving the ego and perceiving ourselves as one with everything, we find that all of life’s battles are within; therefore, if all battles are within ourselves they are within our realm of control. Life, therefore, becomes an exercise of self-mastery; it’s about killing off the fearful aspects of ourselves and surrendering to our at-one-ness with everyone and everything — the universe.

STAY TRUE TO YOUR VISION
Mars Opposite Jupiter
Mars is how we fight and Jupiter is the biggest planet in our solar system. Though Jupiter rules luck, expansion, wisdom, and wealth, it’s named after the king of the gods, and can also denote forces bigger than ourselves. The configuration of Lee’s Mars opposing Jupiter shows his destiny to be pitted against forces much larger than himself. This proved itself to true throughout his whole life, whether he was fighting men twice his size or contending with high-power entities like Warner Brothers.

Lee had a very strong vision for Enter the Dragon. He wanted the movie to be a vehicle for his philosophy and the producers tried to ignore his ideas. Once shooting was supposed to begin in Hong Kong, Lee was unhappy; he didn’t want to shoot the film until the script was right. He insisted on a finished script before shooting, while the producers didn’t want to wait, thinking the script was fine. He felt that if they didn’t get the script right, it wouldn’t lead to the results he had envisioned. The producers wouldn’t even listen to him.

Lee knew that he was an essential part of the movie — the star and choreographer — so he held up production, refusing to come to set. Having a Warner Brothers’ crew and A-list actors hanging around not shooting was extremely costly and must have put producers in a tailspin. But Lee didn’t care. Even though the stakes were high, even though he had been waiting his whole life for this opportunity, he didn’t buckle to the powers much greater than himself. According to his wife, Linda, he was prepared to walk away: “Bruce was saying if they’re not even going to consider what I’ve done, well, sayonara. We’re done here.” The impasse went on for a couple of weeks, until finally the producers budged and listened to Bruce, and production got underway. The producers then objected to Bruce’s desired name for the movie, “Enter the Dragon,” but Bruce got his way with that, too. This “David and Goliath” story should inspire us all: “Life’s battles don’t always go to the stronger or faster man,” he once said. “But sooner or later the man who wins, is the man who thinks he can.” Through this anecdote, we see no matter how big the forces against us may be, victory is possible with the right mindset.

EXCELLENCE
Virgo Midheaven
The midheaven in astrology shows one’s pinnacle of success — the greatest contribution one can make to the world. With Bruce Lee’s midheaven in Virgo, his legacy shows us the importance of hard work, simplicity and excellence. He created Jeet Kune Do, a system of martial arts not fixed, patterned, or complicated but guided by philosophical ideas. His Jeet Kune Do allowed practitioners to fully express themselves through their bodies; Virgo, an earth sign, is very much concerned with the efficient functioning and health of the human body. Further, Virgo finds themselves in the work they do, and Jeet Kune do fully supports the exploring and understanding of one’s truest self.

Typical of Virgo is neatness and order — having nothing around that doesn’t serve some practical purpose. Bruce Lee encourages us to “hack away at the unessential” —that “it’s not the daily increase but daily decrease” that’s important. Through Bruce’s influence, we can fine-tune our lives, Virgo-like, editing out the unessential thoughts, behaviors and activities that don’t serve us in some practical way. In daily decrease, we are able to find our truest selves. He once said, “In building a statue, a sculptor doesn’t keep adding clay to his subject. Actually, he keeps chiseling away at the nonessentials until the truth of his creation is revealed without obstruction.”

In addition to being ambitious, Bruce Lee saw the work he did as an end unto itself. It was important for him to have a purpose as to maximize his potential. He once said, “A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.” This alludes to another Virgo attribute: focusing on the process — focusing on the work — and committing to it without lust for result. Process-oriented and patient, Virgos don’t rush to the finish line; they enjoy their process, which often is what makes their work so good. In this vein, Bruce teaches us to stay in the now and focus on the process: “The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.” Here, Lee reminds us to not focus on the result but to stay in the now, allowing the universe to orchestrate the rest. He relieves pressure on his predecessors, advising them to simply do their best: “Success means doing something sincerely and wholeheartedly.”

Finally, when it comes to Virgo, producing quality work is what they’re known for. They don’t take shortcuts; they’re prudent, dedicated and meticulous. Bruce cared much about such things: “What I honestly value more than anything else is quality: doing one’s best in the manner of the responsibility and craftsmanship of a Number One.” Here, Bruce asserts that one should act like the best — be responsible like the best and act like a craftsman of the highest caliber. Clearly, he did this: He acted like a Number One, and in the world he was Number One.

Commitment to Ideals - Gemini Full Moon

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Right on the heels of Thanksgiving in the United States, we have a Full Moon on Friday, November 23 at 12:39am ET. When the moon is full, our hidden emotions become conscious and we become aware of how we feel. Though these emotions can be intense, they help us know where we stand on different life areas. With our emotions “full,” the path of least resistance is to release them; thus, the Full Moon is the perfect time to flow with our emotions, letting them wash away any obstacles blocking our ideals.

All Full Moons arrive with different aspects that can be leveraged for success. During this Full Moon, the Sun’s conjunction with Jupiter urges us to experience all that life has to offer. But the Moon’s opposition to Jupiter may make us feel thwarted in the attainment of what we seek. Mars is all over this Full Moon: The warrior planet awkwardly squares Luna, potentially resulting in emotional outbursts; he’s also squaring Jupiter, setting the stage for impulsive, rash decision-making. This doesn’t have to be so. It’s not that we should ignore Mars (the energy could hurt us by keeping it in) but instead give Mars some healthy place to go, channeling it into physical activity or some constructive outlet to keep us out of trouble. Once the intensity of these energies are harnessed or die down, we’re in a great position to move past any barriers, leaving any sense of frustration and discouragement in the past.

Now that the Sun is in Sagittarius (and right next to Jupiter), we’re likely to have a better sense of our greatest ideals in the different areas of our lives. Whatever “lights us up” and excites us is evidence of our ability to achieve it; there are no “dangling carrots” in the universe, except for those we choose to create for ourselves.

One huge Gemini theme is the mind — how we think and the interplay between our conscious and subconscious processes. One mental manifestation trick is to be grateful in advance of achieving what you desire. When the subconscious firmly believes we already have what we want, it becomes confused by the fact that it’s not already in our lives and does everything in its power to make it manifest. It may not be easy at first to feel gratitude for what you want before it arrives, but with practice using your imagination and surrendering to the desire, it will become easier.

The bridge between our desires and their manifestations is of course action, as motion creates the self. We have to “plan our work and work our plan” to see results. The important thing to remember is that what you’re doing may not be what gets you the results you’re after — it may come in a different way. Still, we have to commit to a logical course of action as a way of proving to the universe that we’re committed to our ideals. With action that shows our commitment, we create the vibrational atmosphere that allows in what we are seeking. What’s more, is that in taking action to achieve our ideals, we become the fullest version of ourselves — mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually — which helps us to achieve our soul’s purpose.

Over the next two weeks, consider your ideals in one or more life area. Think of what really excites you. Believe that it’s possible. Know that you wouldn’t have such desires if they weren’t realizable. Trick your subconscious by being grateful for having already achieved your ideal. Then take logical action to achieve your desire — just don’t be too stuck on your method. Focus on the process, staying committed to your ideal with the actions you take every day, and allow the universe to let things fall into place.

To see what life area is lit up for you during this Gemini Full Moon — where it may be easiest for you to achieve an ideal — see where 0 degrees of Gemini is in your astrological chart; likewise, read your sign and/or rising sign below.

ARIES: The Full Moon in Gemini will transit your 3rd House of Communication. When you think about your communications every day, what would be ideal? What do you like doing currently, what would you rather not do, and what do you wish you could do? Be grateful in advance for the ideal interactions in your day-to-day life, and commit to the actionable steps to make it a reality. Emails, phone calls, and other messages will be aplenty over the next two weeks; with Mercury Retrograde, check yourself twice before blasting through communications. Your social life will also be abuzz — just remember that plans made under the Mercury’s retrograde don’t always pan out the way we expect — sometimes they can go even better! People from the past may also show up under the retrograde; reflect on the communication lessons you learned in those relationships as to not repeat them. Most important now, however, is how you communicate with yourself: Don’t give yourself the luxury of a negative thought; focus on how great you are, all the things you like about yourself, and what you’re excited about.

TAURUS: The Full Moon in Gemini will transit your 2nd House of Self-Worth and Finances. Use the next two weeks to consider your ideal financial situation. Ideally, how much money do you have, how much do you make and how do you make it? Speaking your truth, singing, talking, and all self-expression will help open your throat chakra and increase your self-worth. Additionally, you can cultivate abundance over the next two weeks by focusing on sensuality — by physically feeling as perfect as possible. To this end, get in some really good workouts, schedule massages, take aromatic bubble baths— anything to appease your senses. Once you feel as perfect as possible, practice gratitude in advance for having achieved your financial ideal; do this until it feels natural and true. Then concoct a plan to achieve more financial happiness — go for the new job, role, client etc. Commit to achieving your ideal financial state, all the while experiencing gratitude that it’s been done. By feeling as amazing as you can physically, the universe has a better chance of running through you unobstructed, nudging you to take the actionable steps needed for success.

GEMINI: The Full Moon in Gemini will transit your 1st House of Identity. Consider what personal reality you want to experience. How does that new reality affect your personality? That’s the issue this Full Moon for you — your identity. To get whatever you want, you have to have a self-image that supports it. Conjure up your ideal reality in all respects, and imagine your adjusted personality. Be grateful for all you have and who you are. In doing this, you’ll gain a strong surge in self-confidence over the next two weeks, the waning moon helping to remove anything in the way of you feeling as fantastic as possible. Whatever is keeping you from feeling your best, let it go — be it fears, negativity, anyone or anything. By the end of the next two weeks, you should have freed yourself of some dead weight, so that you’re able to celebrate your life more. Once you’re feeling good, consider what excites you. Do you want to get into a relationship? Make a major career move? Whatever makes your heart sing, be grateful in advance for having achieved it, and commit to the actionable steps to make it real.

CANCER: The Full Moon in Gemini will transit your 12th House of the Subconscious. Consider your ideal mental state. For instance, when you lie down to sleep, wouldn’t it be nice to be in a state of serene bliss? Imagine how this feels, and be grateful in advance for having already achieved it. To this end, the next two weeks will be a great time to lie low, and get the rest and sleep you need to process your experiences over the past year. Release any subconscious garbage — e.g., limiting beliefs, negative feelings about yourself, any unworthiness, fear, etc. To release them, it’s a matter of surrendering to them and then crowding them out by focusing on empowering beliefs and feelings that serve you. Self-hypnosis, affirmations and visualizations can be very helpful. This is also a time of completion: You may decide that certain things have to end — maybe it’s a relationship, job, friendship etc. — that are no longer beneficial. Let go and go with the flow. Imagine that serene mental state, not just at night but imagine having it every day. Note the calm, poise and tranquility you have, be grateful for it, and commit to the self-work necessary (meditations, affirmations, etc.) to make it yours every day.

LEO: The Full Moon in Gemini will transit your 11th House of Hopes, Wishes and Friends. Oh boy, Leo, this transit is a big deal! It’s urging you to ask “why not?” Why not make your wildest hopes, dreams and wishes come true? If you can imagine it, it must exist somewhere, since we can’t imagine non-existence. Over the next two weeks, consider the end-all-be-all of what your life could be. What excites you the absolute most? Trick your subconscious by being grateful for having already achieved it, come up with an actionable plan, and commit to it. Over the next two weeks, too, you may want to connect with a group or community. The Eleventh House is about the love you receive from others, so go where you can be showered with collective attention to help make your big dreams come true. This house also rules big monetary gains that come in one lump sum, so maybe be grateful for that in advance, too ;-). Take some time to identify with the big blue sky. That’s you this Full Moon — completely limitless. Be grateful for it all and get cracking!

VIRGO: The Full Moon in Gemini will transit your 10th House of Status. If you could be at the top of the heap in any career, what would it be? What would you be doing? What would you be known for? These are the hot topics this Full Moon! Use your imagination and be grateful in advance for having achieved your highest ambitions. Then, over the next two weeks, commit to an actionable plan to make it real. Over this period, you may find yourself in the limelight; people are watching, and you’re predisposed to come across as highly competent (but what else is new?!). You can use the next two weeks to climb up the ladder at work, or score a new job that highlights your best skills and abilities. Even if what you’re currently working on isn’t the “end all and be all,” climbing now will help determine your course in the future: Virgo finds themselves in the work they do, so if you’re not sure what your end-goal is, focus on the tasks at hand to discover where you want to go. In addition to career, this transit can help you become more responsible and disciplined — eating right and being healthy will only help your performance. Use this extra discipline to be consistently grateful in advance for having achieved your desires, and staying committed to your plan to make it a reality.

LIBRA: The Full Moon in Gemini will transit your 9th House of the Higher Mind. The next two weeks is about expanding yourself: What’s the most exciting way you’d like to expand? Is it sharing yourself and your message across the world? What about traveling and experiencing foreign cultures? Consider how you’d love your spirit to soar far and wide. Once you find your highest excitement, know that it’s realizable and be grateful in advance for having achieved it. Then launch and commit to a plan to make it a reality. To this end, over the next two weeks, go out on a limb to experience adventure — take chances! By stepping outside your comfort-zone, you’ll broaden your perspective. With a more-open mind, your beliefs will surely change — about yourself, your world, and how you fit into the “big picture.” Do things you’ve never done before: explore spiritual topics, foreign cultures, publishing or broadcasting opportunities; visit a museum, see a foreign film, read philosophy — anything to broaden your mind. Stay grateful for your ever-expanding self, and chart a course that promotes your expansion.

SCORPIO: The Full Moon in Gemini will transit your 8th House of Rebirth. Over the next two weeks, nothing external may change, everything external may change, or some external things will change while others remain the same. What will change is you, and when we’re talking about you, we’re talking about emotions. Consider the emotions you would love to experience on a regular basis. Note how they feel, and what circumstances would make you feel that way. Be grateful in advance for having achieved the emotional state desired, and then formulate a logical plan to achieve them in reality. The next two weeks are a time of transformation — an opportunity for you to evolve and get stronger. Allow yourself to let go and go with the flow…to a certain extent: A major theme that will arise is boundaries. What boundaries do you want to set, and which ones do you want to dissolve? You may have to make a decision about joining resources with another person or entity, or removing yourself from an equation. You can make the best decisions by determining how you want to feel. When you make decisions based on how you want to feel, you’re bound to feel better. What’s key is releasing your attachment to those things that have gotten comfortable but no longer feel good. Use your imagination as much as possible over the next two weeks to acclimate to the new desired emotions; conjure them up, and as if living in a lucid dream, act from that state of emotional awareness. Commit 100% to feeling the way you want to feel, and be grateful in advance for having already achieved the emotional state desired.

SAGITTARIUS: The Full Moon in Gemini will transit your 7th House of Partnerships, setting the stage for a reboot in this area. Consider your ideal partnerships. Maybe your ideal pertains to someone you’re with, or someone you’d like to be with in the future. Consider how the new partnership state feels, and be grateful in advance for having already achieved it; then commit to the actionable steps to make it a reality. For instance, communicate your needs to make sure they’re met, or put yourself out there to find the love of your life. The same thing goes for non-romantic partnerships: communicate your needs or conduct your search. If your partnerships are all set, these next two weeks may have to do with your “audience”—the group of people you serve. Consider your relationship with them, and how the energy exchange would be more pleasing. During this time, it’s advantageous see from others’ perspectives, which will help you make the right adjustments for success. In all of your partnerships, be grateful in advance for the outcome desired, and commit to your process of making it real.

CAPRICORN: The Full Moon in Gemini will transit your 6th House of Work & Health. What would make every day amazing? This is the time to consider your best possible lifestyle. Ideally, what would you do every day? Where would you go? How would you feel? This includes your daily protocol, like your morning regimen, your work day, workouts, etc. Once you have an idea of what your ideal lifestyle looks like, trick your subconscious by being grateful in advance for having achieved it; then commit to the actionable steps to make it real. This is the perfect time to architect a lifestyle conducive to your health and wealth. If you want to make changes to your job by improving your schedule or find a new job altogether, this Full Moon’s energy will help. This transit is also likely to help you to take better care of your body. Eating cleaner, working out more, and limiting late nights will make a big difference. Since the Full Moon is about releasing old energy, this is the perfect time to drop bad habits, anything that wastes your time, or anything you’re sick of doing. Consider implementing more self-care, like meditation, recreation, fitness and just plain relaxation. Be grateful in advance for having manifested your ideal lifestyle, and commit to the actionable steps to make it real. Aim for progress, not perfection. Small, simple changes each day will create an amazing life.

AQUARIUS: The Full Moon in Gemini will transit your 5th House of Pleasure, encapsulating anything that gets you excited and fills your heart with joy. This is the time to consider what you really love. What do you love to do? What makes you laugh and feel like a kid again? Start thinking about the things you really love, and be grateful in advance for having them more often in your life; then commit to the actionable steps to bring those things into your life more and more. This is the time for fun, romance, creative projects and your children if you have any. Romance has a high likelihood of being ignited over the next two weeks, too, either with your significant other or someone new. Make sure to take every party invitation you get, and take the spotlight if you’re so inclined. If you’re not much of a “ham,” enjoy the next two weeks by working behind the scenes on creative projects that light you up. If you have children, there may be a whirlwind of activity around them over the next two weeks that inspires the inner kid in you. In any case, this is the time to let your heart light up with joy. Be committed to love and laughter just as you would a practical project. Really, having fun, being joyful, and living from the heart is one of the most practical things you could ever do.

PISCES: The Full Moon in Gemini will transit your 4th House of Emotional Security. This is the part of your chart that makes you feel safe, secure, connected and loved. Over the next two weeks, consider what would make you feel emotionally at peace and secure. Is it extra money set aside? Someone to love and take care of you? Is it more time and space to do what you want? Or perhaps it’s connection — spending more time with the people you love. Whatever it is that would make you feel more emotionally secure, be grateful in advance for having already achieved it; then commit to the actionable steps to make that emotional security a reality. One area that may come into focus over the next two weeks is home. The home is a metaphor for “mother,” so make sure your home is doing its job to nurture and nourish you. Maybe you’d like to make your home more comfortable, or look for a place that’s more “you.” Remember, however, that your real home is within yourself, and feeling at home within yourself will allow you to make a home for yourself wherever you go. Be grateful in advance for feeling “at home” within yourself, and commit to the actionable steps to make that sense of comfort and security stronger and deeper every day.