This year, the Sun and Moon will meet twice in Cancer for an astrological double bill. Not unheard of – but still uncommon – this means we all get the chance to focus on home and family values, the ties that bind us and making sure our real needs are met.
Fall (or Autumn) is a season of change, perfect for either a gentle detox or just some self-care.
Detoxing can prepare your system for better health throughout winter. Good self-care habits set the foundation for a peaceful state of mind.
According the Ayurveda, the ancient science of mind/body wellness originating in India, seasonal cleansing is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle. It can greatly improve energy levels, strength, and immunity.
The best way to navigate a Mercury retrograde period is to develop your degree mindfulness. A tall order at times, this simply means becoming aware of your thoughts, and choosing to focus on the ones that serve you rather than pull you down.
From an astrological point of view, Mercury governs how we process and interpret information. It is closely associated with the functions of the central nervous system and all forms of communication. When retrograde, the Mercury effect is more noticeable. Retrograde periods are a chance to hone in on our degree of inner calm and ability to communicate clearly
1. Oprah Winfrey is a great example of a visionary Aquarian. With Sun, Mercury and Venus in Aquarius her committment to broad social change and capacity to electrify her audience shows she is living up to her full potential.