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Virgo Full Moon: To Serve Man

February 18, 2016
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Virgo Full Moon: To Serve Man

I'll bet it's easier to think of half a dozen people who've recently given you poor service than it is to name even half as many who've offered help with a smile. Why does it seem so many people are unhappy in their work? Apart from things like sustenance wages and job insecurity, I...
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Aquarius New Moon: Alone, Together

February 4, 2016
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Aquarius New Moon: Alone, Together

Aquarius-style friendships are the mesh tank tops of relationships - loosely-knit alliances that keep us covered but let us breathe. They let us feel like a part of society without losing our independence.

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Leo Full Moon: The Gift of Boredom

January 21, 2016
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We're all busy people. But we're all creative spirits, too. And while it can seem daunting to carve out enough space in your life to become really proficient at a creative pastime, in the end the tools matter very little anyway. The key is to master the tools just enough that they cease to...
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Capricorn New Moon: Starting with Why

January 8, 2016
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Once we know why we’re doing something, the road forward is usually clearer. And though Capricorn is a pragmatic, "what" and "how" kind of sign, this particular Capricorn New Moon is a little different. This is a New Moon, and a new year, that demand we get to know our own motivations, the impalpable...
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Cancer Full Moon: Mother Christmas

December 21, 2015
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There comes a moment during each holiday season when I reflect on the boisterous, colorful, exciting Christmases of my youth, and I wonder whether my modest version of Christmas doesn't mark me a Scrooge. But in my heart, I know that all I really want of the Christmases I remember is to be a...
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Sagittarius New Moon: Think Big

December 8, 2015
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Navigating the Sagittarius experience requires that we keep feeding our brains with other ideas and perspectives, to keep ourselves flexible and lively. But for the sake of innovation, it's equally important to know when to escape into our own imaginations and retrieve the treasures we find there.

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Gemini Full Moon: Let Us Give Thanks

November 23, 2015
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An excess of Saturn makes for a chilling sort of social Darwinist view of life, where only the toughest deserve to survive. And too much Neptune makes it impossible to accomplish anything worthwhile, because you’re preoccupied with avoiding painful reality and keep forgetting to pay the electric bill. But here’s the good news: we’re...
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Scorpio New Moon: On the Road to a Foreign Country

November 10, 2015
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Scorpio New Moon: On the Road to a Foreign Country

Once, there was so much road ahead of me that I could afford to make some wrong turns along the way. It doesn’t feel that way now. Like a mountain that was once a distant speck on the horizon and is now coming into view, I can see that there is an end point...
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