What will Year of the Rat bring you? Lunar New Year always falls on the second New Moon after the Winter Solstice. That means the date shifts between the middle of January and February, so if you were born in the first two months of the year, always double-check your Asian sign.(more…)
It’s been a long time since THIS many rare planetary transits happened in one year! There’s a lot of impactful Astrology happening in 2020 that you’ll want to be ready for — some will bring opportunities but others will bring struggles! Ease your way through the year with a heads-up on all this cosmic energy…(more…)
In Astrology, the Full Moon signals a time each month when we are able to take a clear look at what is happening in our lives so we can decide if we need to make changes. But culturally and historically speaking, the Full Moon has additional meanings that change from month to month throughout the year.(more…)
This weekend, the Year of the Rat begins. January 25 is the Lunar New Year, aka Chinese New Year. It marks the beginning of the lunisolar Chinese calendar, which is based on the phases of the moon and the sun’s longitude, and has been in use since the 14th-century B.C.E. Although the modern Gregorian calendar is the go-to for day-to-day life, the lunisolar calendar is used to calculate festival dates, and some special occasions, such as weddings.(more…)
Mercury retrograde is never too far away. In 2020, the phenomenon will happen three separate times. And if you want to save yourself a headache, you’ll start preparing yourself now.
When a planet is in retrograde, that means that it’s appearing to move backward in its orbit from our perspective on Earth. All the planets are in retrograde at some point, but Mercury goes in and out of retrograde more frequently than the others — and in astrology, the planets that are closer to the sun have a stronger influence on our day-to-day lives than the outer planets.(more…)
Gemstones are more than just pretty ornaments. These natural, Earth-based beauties also have the power to heal, protect, relax and clarify. Certain gemstones are particularly beneficial for each zodiac sign. When thinking about which gem is appropriate for you, a friend or a loved one, consider not only Sun signs, but the Moon and Rising signs as well.(more…)
We are halfway through the month of December and the year 2020 is upon us. This week is the perfect week to plan and brainstorm in order to take your ideas to the next level.
On Tuesday, the Moon will enter Virgo. Even though it is only for a short period of time, the moon in Virgo is usually a favorable time to work skillfully and precisely. This is a time to pay attention to details and be organized.(more…)