Recent studies show that the stories we tell ourselves become so enmeshed with our cognitive functions, that they – and not any accurate assessment of actual experience – underpin 80% of our actions. According to ‘attachment theory’, the majority of these stories are formed during infancy, when we are first bonding with ‘mother’. Not only are our stories archetypal in nature (i.e. common to … Read More Attachment Theory & Narrative Coaching
A friend of mine has a Mars/Neptune conjunction in a wide square aspect to his Sun. Most of the time, we get on very well and after many years, I can honestly say that he is a good man. However, in our more difficult moments, I’ve rightfully called him a bully – one who knows just when I’m feeling down or ill enough for … Read More Neptune/Mars = Angry Impotence?
Recently, a friend told me how she’d hurt her back after a difficult week. Not only had she been exasperated with her aging mother but she’d had a nasty argument with her partner. Playing the astrological angel, I relayed ‘important’ information about how transiting Neptune was setting off her natal T-Square – Saturn (backbone), Moon (mother), and Mars (anger). “All very interesting”, was her … Read More Apologies and T-Square…
The Solar Return chart gives a brief snapshot of a 12 month period (birthday-to-birthday). Such predictive techniques are necessarily short and sweet giving you, the client, the chance to fill in the details for yourself. The following is for Ms K’s – 2016-2017: You’ve been busy thinking not only about others but also how your life fits with theirs. But please be careful what … Read More Solar Return for Ms K 2016-17 / Be Careful!
Happy Birthday Ms N ! The Solar Return (SR) chart is an astrological map for the next 12 months and the Sun (SO) is the most significant planet in the chart. It’s position – by house and aspect – indicates where you’ll be spending your time and energy during the next year. With your SR SO in the 11th house, your focus will be in making your … Read More Happy Birthday Ms N!
Transiting Pluto (19 Capricorn) continues to hammer Ms K’s natal Mars (18 Cancer). Worse, her natal Saturn (14 Capricorn) is involved. It’s through Saturn that Ms K will find the strength and wisdom to get through life and with her strong Saturn (in ruler-ship and plugged into the angles) that should be fairly easy. But even the strongest Saturn will struggle with a transit … Read More Time for Ms K to consolidate Saturn
On 21 August 2017, a total solar eclipse (28 Leo 52) darkens the United States from Oregon to South Carolina. What might we expect to happen? Star lore associated with Leo offers interesting clues: Heroes (Gilgamesh, Oedipus, Orion) wrestling with lions, Courage, invincibility, command and power, Kings and leaders, Fire – hot/dry – fingers get burnt, Dramatic, craves attention, Quick anger, spare diplomacy. It … Read More Trump and this summer’s Solar Eclipse