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Healing from Patterns of Codependency and Love Addiction

Love addiction (codependency) holds us in a pattern of trying to change or fix people as a way to prove our worth in the world. Many people resist the word “codependency” because it brings up discomfort and doesn’t feel so good, but neither does being caught in a cycle of self-betrayal. If you fall into […]

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Why I Vowed to Demonize My Husband on Our Wedding Day

photo: Sara Rogers Photography When my husband Ben and I met, we had been respectively doing our own inner-work for many years. I was on the tail end of a tumultuous yet profoundly awakening divorce, and he had been testing the waters without ever getting very far in short term relationships. We both had our […]

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How to Get Over Your Ex When it Feels Impossible to Let Go

Moving on from a relationship we weren’t ready to release takes time. As humans, we bond primally to others, and the separation “come down” can feel akin to coming down from drugs. This, while painful, is on the spectrum of normal when it comes to breaking up. Your feelings of despair and hopelessness are in […]

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New Moon in Gemini ~ Friday May 22, 2020 @ 10:39am PT~ Theme: Light Heart

New Moon in Gemini Friday May 22, 2020 @ 10:39am PT This week we have a lovely light bright and optimistic New moon in Gemini. It’s a nice relief after many months of challenges. We can all sigh a breath of relief and enjoy the lighthearted energy of a Gemini New Moon.  The ruler of […]

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Venus Retrograde and 6 planets retrograde in the next 6 months ~ Wednesday May 13, 2020

Venus Retrograde in Gemini & 6 planets are retrograde in the next 6 months!  Venus, the planet of love, money and pleasure goes retrograde today, kicking off a season of retrogrades lasting for the next six months.  Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, Pluto, Mars and Mercury will all be retrograde between now and November 2020 (at various […]

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Full Moon in Scorpio ~ Thursday May 7, 2020 @ 3:45am PST~ Theme: Deep Emotions

Full Moon in Scorpio Thursday May 7th @ 3:45am PST  A Scorpio Full Moon is anything but subtle.  This week the Full Moon occurs in the sign of Scorpio, just a week after it’s modern ruler, Pluto went retrograde at the end of April . This combo brings all of our deepest darkest shadowy emotions […]

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New Moon in Taurus ~ Wednesday April 22, 2020 @ 7:26pm PST~ Theme: Abundance & Enjoyment

New Moon in Taurus Wednesday April 22, 2020 @ 7:26pm PST This week we have a New Moon in the sign of Taurus. The Moon loves to be in Taurus, it’s natural exaltation point. A place it feels at home, peaceful and comfortable.  As much as the Moon loves it here, it’s receiving many hard […]

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Full Moon in Libra ~ Tuesday April 7th, 7:35 pm PST ~ Theme: Relationship Balance

Full Moon at 1° of Libra, Tuesday April 7th @  7:35 pm PST This week we have an airy Full Moon in the sign of Libra. In Greek mythology Libra is connected to the goddess Themis. She is shown holding the scales with a blindfold on. Libra energy is very much about balancing the scales, […]

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New Moon in Aries & Saturn Ingress into Aquarius ~ Tuesday March 24th, 2020 ~ Theme: Fiery New Start

New Moon at 4° Aries Tuesday March 24, 2020 @ 2:28am PST On Tuesday we’ll have a New Moon in the sign of Aries, signalling a fiery NEW start.  On the positive side, an Aries New Moon brings forth something fresh, pioneering and exciting. This is very good news as we can expect something new […]

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Full Moon in Virgo ~ Monday March 9th, 2020 ~ Theme: Cleanse & Purify

Full Moon in Virgo Monday March 9th @ 19° 10:48am PST Collectively let’s sigh a big sigh of relief this month as the moon travels into the sign of Virgo, where we’ll have a beautiful Full Moon.  The sign of Virgo is often thought of as people who are super organized and clean freaks. The […]

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Full Moon in Leo ~ February 8th ~ Theme: Gentle Strength

Full Moon at 20° of Leo Saturday February 8th @ 11:33pm PT   This month the Full Moon moves into the sign of Leo at the 20th degree. The sign of Leo is one of the more prized and well looked upon signs in the zodiac. Everyone knows Leo as the Lion – prideful, happy, […]

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8 Signs it Might Be Time to Let that Relationship Go

By the time we turn 7, our brains and nervous systems have already wired what it means to be in relationship with other people. Our attachment style and associations to love, connection, conflict, and intimacy have been established. How willing we are to be vulnerable is greatly influenced by our upbringing, and whether or not […]

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7 Books for Healing Trauma and Recovering from a Painful Past

Just ten years ago, trauma was not part of the mainstream conversation. When we heard the word “trauma”, most people imagined a serious car accident, or something “catastrophic”. Fast forward to the present day, and our understanding of trauma is much more nuanced. And fortunately for our generation, there are endless resources on how to […]

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How to Do Inner-Child Work for Healing Trauma and Self-Acceptance

Inner-child work is a powerful tool for healing from psychological trauma, dysfunctional patterns, and self-harming behaviors. The inner-child is not a literal child, it is a metaphorical “little you”. The part of your psyche that is still childlike, innocent, and full of wonder. World-renowned psychologist Carl Jung is originated the “Divine Child” archetype, while Art […]

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Solar Eclipse in Capricorn ~ December 25th ~ THEME: Personal Rising

New Moon Solar Eclipse @ 4° of Capricorn, 9:13pm PT on Wednesday, December 25, 2019 Today is the Solar Eclipse in the sign of Capricorn at 4° – the first of two concurrent eclipses. One on the New Moon, and the other, a Solar Eclipse on the Full Moon at 20° of Cancer on January […]

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New Moon in Sagittarius ~ November 25 ~ Theme: Love & Money

NEW MOON Report for November 25 @ 4° Sagittarius  This Tuesday we are graced with a lovely New Moon in the sign of Sagittarius, just days after the conjunction of Venus and Jupiter (the two great benefics!) on Sunday.  This brings sweetness to all of us. The ruler of Sagittarius is Jupiter, and when the […]

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NEW MOON in Libra ~ September 28, 2019 ~ Theme: Love & Relationships

NEW MOON in Libra Report ♎ Saturday Sept 28th @ 11:26 am PT @ 5°  Libra season is upon us, and for those with strong Libra in their chart (or a lot of Air element), this is a welcome reprieve from the heavier and slower energies the past few months. You may notice that you […]

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