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… Continue reading Psychological projections – uncomfortable gifts for a more authentic you

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… Continue reading Happy Birthday Aquarius

Solar Returns – a clever way to snapshot your upcoming year – thanks Bernadette & Darrelyn!

According to Bernadette Brady and Darrelyn Gunzburg (AstroLogos), when looking at Solar Return (SR) charts, look only to the tightest (Ptolemaic) aspects (2-3 degrees at most) made by your SR planets to the four SR angles as well as any SR planets falling in the exact degree of the SR nodal axis. Not only that,… Continue reading Solar Returns – a clever way to snapshot your upcoming year – thanks Bernadette & Darrelyn!

The Curious Case of Ms C (continued) & Her Fiery Mars

According to the Liber Hermetis, she not only will she be ‘skilled’ and ‘daring’, but she will ‘complete quickly’ what she undertakes. But because her Mars is in the terms of Mercury, she will be ‘hot-headed’ and her ‘reason is clouded’.

Composite Venus Conjunct Composite Uranus

  The composite chart is created by taking the midpoint between pairs of each of two person’s natal planets (in this case Venus and Uranus) and using them to create a third, new chart. The composite chart is not the same as synastry, which examines how one person impacts the other. Instead the composite chart… Continue reading Composite Venus Conjunct Composite Uranus

Making Money through the Part of Fortune – Case Study for Ms Y

Venus however is out of Sect and also combust (within 8 degrees of arc with the Sun) – this is not good – and suggests that whilst bring material pleasure to Ms Y, Venus will often struggle.

Making Money through your Part of Fortune – Part I – Case study for Ms X

ecause Mars is ‘at the bends’, it is also a strong significator of profession. Traditionally Mars is linked to the warrior classes. Today it might equate to anything connected arguments/disputes and/or sharp (knife/blade) things – such as being a butcher or surgeon or a judge who resolves disputes in a court of law.

The Makings of a Good Character – Motivation

Motivation = that ‘something’ (or bundle of ‘something’s’) that initiates, guides, and maintains goal-oriented behaviour – that which your character wants, needs, or fears that drives the action.

Astrologically, I believe motivation is primarily symbolised by the placement and connections of three natal planets: