February 18th: Sun in Pisces

Happy March !! On Saturday February 18th, the Sun rolled into Pisces. This transition marks the close of the zodiac year before resetting in Cardinal Aries next month. Since the Sun deals with our “true cores”  and psyche, under this transit, we all redirect our consciousness towards the “hidden parts” of ourselves and the ethereal qualities of…

Happy New Year! : Part II

This is part 2 of 3. Mercury The New Year opened on the tail end of a Mercury Rx (retrograde) in Capricorn. For astronomers, when a planet is considered retrograde, it merely means that it appears to be moving in reverse in the sky. Of course that is impossible, it is merely an illusion. Conversely,…

Happy New Year!: Part I

Happy New Year! I have taken a very long hiatus from astrology blogging to finish school ( I recently received two Master’s degrees 🙂 ) and establishing myself professionally; I’ve decided to return to my favorite hobby and look forward to putting out new articles in the coming weeks! This particular article is part one…

Wednesday June 29th: Mercury in Cancer

Mercury represents the mind: observing, gathering information, processing information and sharing information. In general, Mercury is objective, rational and prefers to reason with individuals based on bare facts. As Mercury shifts through the 12 signs, the intellectual perception of the planet sharpens (say, as in Gemini or Virgo) or blurs (as in Sagittarius or Pisces).…

Tuesday June 21st: Sun in Cancer

Today is the first day of Summer! In astrology, Cardinal signs always mark the commencement of a new season. Generally, Cardinal signs point to new beginnings, fresh starts and an abundance of opportunity. There’s emphasis on taking acting and leading the way. This is a great time to start new projects and funnel any excess…

Sunday October 26th: Mars in Capricorn

On Sunday October 26th, the planet of energy and drive zips into Earth Capricorn. In astrology, the natal Mars represents how we express our aims and ambitions, the areas of our lives where we are most inclined to create goals and our overall life force: basically, how do we exert energy? When Mars travels through signs…

Thursday October 23rd: Venus in Scorpio

On Thursday October 23rd, Venus left one of its home constellations, Libra, and entered Scorpio. Venus, the planet governing romance, rules over romantic energy and values. Astrologers believe that the traits of Scorpio weaken the nature of Venus. Where Venus is open, compromising and approachable, Scorpio is cautious, controlling and closed-off. As a result, Venus…