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    In it together

    The first stage of grief is denial, and some people are still grappling with this. The degree to which we cling to our comforts, our routines, our prestige, our stuff, is the degree to which we will struggle with change. Getting from stage one of grief - denial - to stage 6 - acceptance - can be a slow and…

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    3 Steps to Calm your Mind Fast – it’s all in your hands!

    Most of us are so hyper-stimulated these days it’s hard to stop the compulsive thinking stirred up by the hectic pace of modern life. At times, over-thinking might simply create a minor distraction from what we should be doing, so it’s not such a big deal. But there are other times when the thoughts are endlessly racing and it just…

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    Fear is the Pandemic. Stay Immune!

    Every full moon reflects the culmination point of what was inspired, planted, or instigated at the new moon two weeks earlier. The Pisces new moon of the 23rd of February symbolises living in harmony and unity for the greater benefit of all beings. How can we live inclusively with the higher good of everyone in mind. Monday evening’s full moon…

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    And now, for something completely different…

    A new moon in Pisces heralds a new phase emerging from the debris of these past months and years. This new moon phase is the beginning of the new year across Asia – Losar in the Tibetan tradition, Tet for the Vietnamese, and so on. It’s also the beginning of the zodiac cycle in the Asian tradition, so there is…

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    Worrying is negative goal-setting

    As a species, we humans are unique in our capacity to ignore life. We are singularly, pathologically, capable of destroying the environment that sustains us, of inventing worries and stresses that do not exist, of causing disruption and hatred because of the appearance and customs of other human beings... and then wonder why we are suffering.

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    WTF life? (bis)

    Following on from Friday's lunar eclipse, Saturn and Pluto are perfecting their conjunction today, a long, slow dance that has been building up to for the past year. We’re in the crucible now, and unable to know or even imagine the results of our current life experiment for months to come. This is the end of a cycle begun in…

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    20/20 Vision – Eclipsing the old

    We have a chance to restore some order from the chaos, as long as we keep the long view. The next six months shows the direction things will take in our personal and collective experience. It will depend on our concrete actions whether we establish something constructive and of lasting importance - there is a big message of renewal and…

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    What a fool believes…

    Today’s new moon in Sagittarius is likely to trigger some sense of moving on from whatever started in the summer. Pull your proverbial socks up and start planning ahead for the next lunar cycle, which will be solar eclipse in the sign of Capricorn on December 26th, followed two weeks later by a lunar eclipse in Cancer on January 10th.…

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    Perception & Deception

    It used to be, everyone was entitled to their own opinion, but not their own facts. But that’s not the case anymore. Facts matter not at all. Perception is everything. ~ Stephen Colbert, Host of The Late Show Perception has ALWAYS been everything, dear Stephen. For people who are convinced that there is something fixed in time and space called a…

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    Changing ways

    The world is feeling pretty crowded these days with the tensions and prickliness that seem to have become the default mode of relating to each other. (I know that some of you dear readers are a bit tetchy about the astrology stuff, so I won’t refer much to it here, but for the rest of you, bear in mind that…