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Jupiter enters Virgo: The Party’s Over

August 13, 2015
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Despite its reputation as astrology's most generous benefactor, Jupiter's gifts are often best enjoyed in hindsight. When Jupiter is moving through a sign, a house, or in aspect to one of your natal planets, you can actually feel quite a lot of pressure - to live bigger, be more daring, and challenge your limitations..

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Leo New Moon: Guided by Desire

August 10, 2015
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The world conspires to tell us how to be beautiful and where to seek pleasure. And if you find that your own preferences lie outside the mainstream, it takes awareness, confidence, and a strong sense of self to embrace them. Fortunately, Leo wrote the book on confidence, or at least the dogged pursuit of...
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Finding Your Transits

August 4, 2015
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My new book, "Astrological Transits," gives you lots of ways to think about and work with transits. But if you need a little trouble finding your transits to begin with, this video will show you how...

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Aquarius Full Moon: Born Free

July 29, 2015
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Are you a restless lion, born free but now pacing in a cage of your own design? Without the Aquarian insistence on freedom, without the willingness to walk away from what isn’t working, without the innate sense of connection with our fellow humans, the creative heart collapses under the weight of insatiable longing for...
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Cancer New Moon: Tidying Up

July 13, 2015
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When you decide at this Cancer New Moon to spend quality time with your heart, it will be the unpleasant stockpile of emotional refuse that you feel compelled to tackle. The old grudges, the ancient hurts and embarrassments, the terrifying vulnerabilities that you've lived with for years because you just couldn't face them, because...
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Dissociate (out-of-sign) aspects

July 10, 2015
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Sometimes planets can be in aspect to each other even when they are in the "wrong" signs. It has to do with aspect orbs, the amount of "wiggle room" you allow between two planets that are close to, but not quite in exact aspect to each other.

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Progressions: Making Progress

June 30, 2015
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It's the rare person who really changes much, at a core level. We all do change a little - but it's not the transits we face that tell that story. It's the secondary progressions that demonstrate whether or not we are evolving, reaching for our full potential, and making real progress.

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Capricorn Full Moon: Slowing Down, Turning Around

June 29, 2015
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Like crabs skittering down the beach under a pale summer moon, we move in erratic ways, not along linear paths, zigging and zagging, revisiting old missteps. In nostalgia, we long to reclaim and embrace our abandoned childhood shells. Maybe, we think, that's when we had it exactly right about who we were and what...
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