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Jupiter in Gemini • May 2024 – June 2025

Jupiter, the planet of adventure and optimism, navigated into the realm of Gemini on May 25, 2024. Let’s delve into what Jupiter in Gemini in today’s skies means for us all and how we can lean in

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Mars in Pisces • March 22 – April 30, 2024

Moving target Mars in Pisces fires up and activates one of the most emotional, spiritual, and sensitive areas of the Zodiac. This infuses these weeks with a passive, free-form quality that lends itself to anxiety and confusion–

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Mars in Scorpio 🟢 October 13 – November 23, 2023

Mars in Scorpio The red planet, Mars, energizes the intense and transformative sign of Scorpio from October 12  to November 23, 2023. This is part of the astrological “weather” that affects everybody, regardless of your birth sign or

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Venus Retrograde 😍 July 22 – September 3, 2023

Venus Retrograde basics Venus retrograde occurs about every 18 months and lasts about six weeks. Venus is the planet that represents love, attraction, and money, as well as our aesthetic tastes and basic beliefs about the value of

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AstroWellbeing Case Study: Fibromyalgia

Here’s an oldie but goodie from my files, back when I was in nutrition school, starting to make sense of medical astrology, and starting to recover from severe Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, a.k.a. MCS. I am thinking about

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The Solar Eclipse on 4/20 is gonna be lit!

Happy 4/20! Across the land, April 20 is the day we celebrate our medicinal ally, the wonderful cannabis flower. From her unmatched ability to lift our minds and spirits, her beautiful leaves and flowers, to her relaxing

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Contradicting info in the birth chart

I am an Aries with Virgo Rising and Moon. Isn’t this like a contradiction?? Aries is said to be aggressive and impulsive, while Virgo is over critical and conservative. Aries is impatient and Virgo is the perfectionist.

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Mercury retrograde • August 23 – September 15, 2023

2023 Mercury retrograde Survival Guide It’s almost that time of year again– the often-dreaded Mercury retrograde. Dreaded why? Read on for a full exploration of what it means when the planet of communication appears to move backward. But

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Gardening by the Moon • A free class • April 27

Gardening by the Moon – a free class Even though I have not always been good at it, I have always loved growing things. I have been experimenting with Lunar timing in the house, yard, garden, and

What the Heart Wants • Venus in the 12 signs

In astrology, every planet and object in the Solar system— the Sun, the Moon, the planets, and even asteroids— relates to some aspect of our lives. This month, let’s take a closer look at Venus. Why Venus?

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Mars Direct and the WHOOSH effect

Mars Direct– the WHOOSH effect There is a phenomenon that I call the WHOOSH time at the end of Mars retrograde. Mars is the planet of speed, action, and activity. When retrograde, all of this slows as

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Eclipse Season • October-November 2022

Eclipses are commonplace enough that we all know about them, but they are rare enough to still be quite special. Intuitively, many folks know there is something significant about their appearance in our skies twice a year.

Solar Eclipses and Lunar Eclipses

What is the astrological significance of Solar Eclipses and Lunar Eclipses? A Solar Eclipse is a very special New Moon. Projects you start between the eclipse and the next Full Moon (about 2 weeks), take on added significance

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Mars in Gemini • August 20, 2022 – March 25, 2023

What does Mars in Gemini mean? “Mars in Gemini” on an astrology calendar means that from our perspective here on Earth, Mars is moving through the part of the sky we call Gemini. It reflects a general

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Mars in Taurus • July 5 – August 20, 2022

When Mars enters Taurus, the slowdown in the energy is almost a relief after the high-level activity of the Mars in Aries period that precedes it. By the end of Mars in Taurus, you’re probably getting tired

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Mercury retrograde • September 10 – October 1, 2022

2022 Mercury retrograde Survival Guide It’s almost that time of year again– the often-dreaded Mercury retrograde. Dreaded why? Read on for a full exploration of what it means when the planet of communication appears to move backward.

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