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 process whereby the contents of your own unconscious are … Read More Psychological projections – uncomfortable gifts for a more authentic you
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, you’ll need to manifest different behaviour that is fuelled … Read More Why not tell yourself a new & better story?
The first step in coaching practice is to create a holding container or space where clients feel safe and secure enough to explore themselves and their situation. In order to accomplish this, the coach must first feel safe and secure in his or her own container or space. Astrologically, the ability feel safe and secure is most aptly represented by one’s natal Moon. The … Read More Lunar Implications for 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 are our stories archetypal in nature (i.e. common to … Read More Attachment Theory & Narrative Coaching
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…
Each and every ‘story’ that you relate is a ‘fiction’ – at least in the sense that it is your interpretation of your experience of an external event or series of events. According to James Hillman (Healing Fiction), coming to grips with this process of fiction-making is healing. Not only does it promote self-acceptance but also self-understanding. This in turn gives you the chance to assert conscious … Read More The Moon & Healing Fictions
This brief analysis of Ms Conway’s THREE KEY natal aspects go a long way to explaining the person that we now see: SUN opposition JUPITER– although her intentions may be good, Ms Conway is prone to overdoing just about everything – including promising more than she could ever hope to deliver. The danger here is that because she truly believes that her heart is … Read More Kellyanne Conway – astrological realities you won’t want to miss