Comfort In, Dump Out • Mars in Cancer • April 23 – June 11, 2021

mars in cancer

What does Mars in Cancer mean? “Mars in Cancer” on an astrology calendar means that from our perspective here on Earth, Mars is moving through the part of the sky we call Cancer– the same part that the Sun enters into on the Solstice. It reflects a general atmosphere that is sensitive, emotional, and sometimes […]

Mars in Gemini • March 3 – April 23, 2021

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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 atmosphere that is active, and busy, with information flowing fast and coming in from many directions. In a […]

Astrology of the 2021 Inauguration

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Update on the 2021 Inauguration and the events leading up to it. The Capitol Insurrection On January 6, around 3:30, I posted this on my Facebook page: The run-up to the 2021 Inauguration promises to be dicey AF, as Mars activates– for the first time– the Saturn-Uranus square that is one of the predominant influences […]

Mars in Taurus • January 6 – March 3, 2021

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When Mars enters Taurus, the slowdown in the energy is almost a relief after the activity of the Mars in Aries period that precedes it. By the end, you’re getting tired of feeling tired, tired of being patient, and ready for Mars to move into Gemini and get things moving again. Stubborn attitudes may be […]

Mars Direct and the WHOOSH effect

Mars direct - what it means for you - how it filled my house with kittens

After so many months of trainwreck after horrifying trainwreck in the news, worry and anxiety became the new normal for just about everyone I know. But now we know the outcome of the much anticipated USA presidential election. We saw the dancing in the streets. Maybe we danced ourselves. We’re not in the new reality yet, […]

Fall 2020 forecast

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Mars will activate, motivate, and inspire you to fight the good fight. But when we see Mars making some difficult connections to other planets, like we are seeing this Fall, crises and emotions spin up quickly. Mars in Aries boosts the irritability factor and makes you more acutely aware of your drives, desires, and self-interest.

Mars Retrograde – September 9-November 13, 2020

Around mid-late August, you may begin to feel a subtle (or not so subtle) slowdown, a drain on your energies. That’s because Mars retrograde is coming starting in September. Mars goes retrograde every other year for approximately 70 to 80 days. What does Mars retrograde mean? Planets in retrograde lose steam, clarity, and direction. Mars represents […]

Mars in Pisces: a moving target

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Mars in Pisces: May 13 – June 27, 2020 Mars in Pisces lends a passive, free form, unpredictable quality to human activity, actions, and attitudes. Efforts to grow in compassion and understanding should be fruitful, as well as creative, artistic, or musical pursuits. Work Emotion, compassion, and intuition motivate and drive people to action. New […]

Mercury and Mars retrograde, 2018: Here’s how it winds down

Look up in the sky. What do you see? Not much of a Moon these days… because just a few days ago the Moon was new – a Solar Eclipse in Leo, to be exact. You might see Mars extra bright in the night sky as we pass by in our orbit, making Mars appear […]

Mercury retrograde, Mars retrograde, Eclipses, oh my! 2018

This is temporary This is temporary This is temporary Some time ago, I attended a meditation course where the main technique consisted of sitting still with eyes closed, carefully witnessing the sensations that arose, and keeping in mind that it’s all temporary. Good sensations, bad sensations. What they all have in common is that they […]

Mars is soooo retrograde

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Are you feeling this Mars retrograde? That heavy, tired, out-of-gas feeling? Mars is sooooo retrograde right now. Retrograde Mars is closing in on the South Node this week, which drains things away from us, like our energy (Mars). This draining effect can help us let go of karmic attachments, old anger. It’s a difficult time for teams […]

The AstroWellbeing guide to Mars Retrograde

Mars rx composite photo from NASA

Is this thing still on? Hi, folks! I’m back with new mojo and a new website. What do you think? The header image makes me laugh and think of the friend who made it for me. Have you all been feeling a drain on your energies lately? Since about Mid-June? That’s because Mars is about […]