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Author: Janette Dalgliesh

Astrology: surrender with clear boundaries

Reading Time: 4 minutesThere’s a school of thought which says before each of us arrives on planet Earth to live our human adventure, we’re part of a great swirling soup of pure positive energy, connected to every other spark of energy in the Universe. 

At birth, we become separate, unique, bounded by the skin-bag which keeps us physically distinct from one another, a complex biological and neurological symphony of subtle and sophisticated systems and networks. 

And so, while the journey of life is the journey of individuation and self-expression, there’s a part of us which yearns to fully surrender to the collective, to lose ourselves in deep connection. 

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Astrology: breezing through change

Reading Time: 4 minutesBut Mercury isn’t just about the intellect. He’s also the trickster energy, so it’s smart to be prepared for the unexpected, in a Good Way.

If things have begun to feel like they’re loosening up, getting ready to shift, but not yet fully clear – don’t be surprised to find flashes of crystal clarity and an increased capacity to decide, seemingly coming out of left field.

And, by corollary, get ready to let new ideas replace sludgy outmoded ones.

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Astrology: the news is good!

Reading Time: 6 minutesSaturn gives us drive and a sense of purpose, solidly based in a foundation of logistical mastery, all of which provide fuel to help us move forward and make our own unique mission real. And that’s crucial for self-actualisation, individuation, and living an authentic life.

The slightly less helpful news?

His standards and expectations have to be high, because we need that strong internal ambitio

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Astrology: all is well, and all manner of things will be well

Reading Time: 6 minutesFor your own life, ask yourself ‘what do I want to create over the next 24 months?’, plan out the magical and mundane steps you’ll need in order to build a solid foundation for that, and embed the plans into your life in a way that supports your capacity to commit.

Even if you’re not sure what you want to make yet, you can start to embed the habits which support a solid foundation. Think daily meditation, body movement that you like, good relationships with a team of health practitioners and checkups planned out, regular magic practice, a good to-do list management strategy.

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Astrology: time to shake up some old ideas

Reading Time: 5 minutesAnd it’s especially good for amping up a firestorm of intellectual rigour – in other words, not believing everything you think, whether that’s to do with your opinion of self, or the wider world of politics.

On the personal, for the next few weeks don’t be surprised if you catch sparks of new thoughts such as ‘oooh, what if I could…?’ or ‘wouldn’t it be amazing if….?’ – especially in areas which might previously have felt permanently and impossibly closed in or hopeless.

You might even notice new elements of your own identity – aka your brain’s opinion of who you are and what’s possible for you.

‘oooh, I could totally ditch this crappy job and go somewhere I’m appreciated!’
‘hey, I’m smarter than I think I am!’
‘raaooowrrr, I’m a sexy beast with an amazing body!’
‘huh, I’m way more potent than I gave myself credit for!’
The trick is to notice these sparks and fan them gently into flame.

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