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Astro: Why Mercury Retrograde just might be your best deliberate-creating buddy

Reading Time: 5 minutesIf you’re hanging out in social media over the next month or so, you’ll probably see people losing their shit about Mercury Retrograde.

This planetary phenomenon has an undeserved reputation for being Trouble with a capital T, but that’s because it’s often wildly misunderstood. 

Why all the fuss?

Retrograde describes the motion of a planet as seen from the perspective of Earth, where it appears to turn around and go backwards in the sky for a time. Of course, it’s not really going backwards around the Sun, it just seems that way to us. 

Astrologically, any retrograde offers us an opportunity to reflect on, reassess, rethink, review anything to do with that planet’s area of expertise.

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Hate Crimes, Jemel Roberson, Ruth Bader Ginsburg: 3 Stories You Should Read 11/13/2018

Reading Time: 2 minutesConfluence Daily is your daily news source for women in the know. In the category of:  There is a reason she’s notorious. Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s incredible ability to bounce back She’s back at work despite three broken ribs and a range of other health setbacks. Panic spread among liberals last week when word got out that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had been hospitalized after falling in her office and breaking three ribs. Ginsburg, who was appointed in 1993 by then-President Bill Clinton, is one of four liberals in the now 5-4 majority conservative Supreme Court. She’s also the oldest serving...

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The Easy Path Back to Good Vibes

Reading Time: 5 minutesWhen thoughts arise that make you feel rotten, do what you can to kick those suckers to the curb and start right now – in this moment – to look for and do anything that feels good. Start with slightly better, and work your way up, one wee bit at a time.

 Our natural state is one of ease, wellness, and love.

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Inquiring Minds Want to Know: Why Do Some People Like to Refer to their Sexual Partners as “Daddy”?

Reading Time: 4 minutesPeople use “daddy” as a term of endearment or arousal for various reasons that have to do with their attitudes around provider roles, masculinity and tenderness of men or masculine folks. People also use daddy as a way of experimenting in power roles and dynamics that are shaped by society and our histories. Additionally, it is important to acknowledge that some folks utilize the word as a means to rework their relationships after trauma. The choice to use “daddy” is a complex one for some, and a very popular one; I’ve never received so much feedback as when I solicited this answer to my readers.

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