Psychological projections – uncomfortable gifts for a more authentic you

It’s only natural to assume that the world is as we see it and that people are as we imagine them to be. But the reality is a bit more complicated than that and part of the reason is because of the psychological phenomena known as ‘projection’. According to psychology folks, projection is an automatic…Read more »

Why not tell yourself a new & better story?

You’ve worked hard. But to date, your actions have not delivered the desired results. More likely than not, this is because of undesirable (i.e. outgrown) behaviours, which in turn, have been driven by undesirable (i.e. outgrown) stories about yourself to which, over time, you’ve become attached. It only makes sense that to get desired results,…Read more »

Happy Birthday Aquarius

What might those with Sun in Aquarius expect this year? Goals and values serve each other. With Venus and the Sun conjunct (in Aquarius), you can look forward to a harmonious period. Enjoy music, the arts, anything and everything that not only makes you feel good, but also that is in keeping with your personal…Read more »

Attachment Theory & Narrative Coaching

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…Read more »

Neptune/Mars = Angry Impotence?

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…Read more »

Apologies and T-Square…

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…Read more »

Solar Return for Ms K 2016-17 / Be Careful!

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…Read more »

Happy Birthday Ms N!

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…Read more »

Time for Ms K to consolidate Saturn

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…Read more »

Trump and this summer’s Solar Eclipse

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…Read more »