Many people are aware of the trials and tribulations that can come with Mercury retrograde periods. But what about surviving—and thriving—during periods of Venus retrograde and Mars retrograde? Bernie Ashman, author of the new How to Survive Mercury Retrograde (And Venus & Mars, Too), presents some survival tips.
Qi (or Chi) is the life force that travels through the human body along pathways known as meridians. While we can't see them, they connect to all of our major body organs. No wonder we can feel out of sync at times! Bernie Ashman, author of Intuition and Your Sun Sign, describes the benefits we receive when we work with our intuition and our meridians.
Mental clarity, physical tone, emotional balance, and spiritual
connection are all benefits of a regular yoga practice. Yoga is at least five thousand years old, yet it's a modern form of exercise and relaxation. In our technology-based world and fast-paced lives, yoga is restorative, working all the muscles and unifying mind, body, and spirit. Encompassing control and surrender, the...
Okay, for the sake of an open mind, try to forget everything you've ever thought about change. Accept one thing: it really does have a purpose, which is to get us to grow. Not just to upset our carefully laid plans or make us feel like we are perpetually living on a skateboard. The bottom line is change is inevitable. It's gift is to get you to step outside what you know and push yourself to new...
The Cardinal Cross is important to understand in evolutionary astrology. From an evolutionary perspective, the cardinal cross reflects the need to implement change and forward momentum in our lives. In other words, the cardinal archetype symbolizes the need to initiate change. However, the necessary change typically occurs as the famous "one step forward, two steps back." This is because of an...
Each of the twelve astrological signs symbolizes unique ways that intuition can weave its magic through them. In my opinion, no one sign has a monopoly on making use of intuition. The universe filters its magnificent collective waves of intelligence through the signs, which act as filters to manifest this energy into meaningful reality. The signs point the way for each of us to express our...
Not just a brilliant source of light and life, the Sun is a powerful
planet that influences our daily lives. Illuminating, inspiring,
and enlightening, it influences creativity and artistic achievement.
The wheel of the zodiac has twelve houses, and each one represents a different Sun sign; each sign and house represents a different
creative type and a distinct artistic personality....
Each of the twelve signs of the zodiac has the potential to carry us back into past life memories and patterns. In the course of our lifetime, each of us will be asked by the universe to understand the basic nature of each sign. Why? Because each sign can act as a catalyst to stimulate your past life awakenings so that we in this lifetime can convert past life negative patterns into winning creative life directions. Bernie Ashman, author of Sun Signs & Past Lives, explains.
Your higher destiny is to learn the secret of right human relations through finding the equilibrium point between the polarities of life. This midpoint is your key to the peace your soul craves: perfect balance through a tolerance for paradox. Learning to be decisive, ironically, is part of the journey toward achieving this tolerance. Your esoteric ruler is Uranus—ruler of the higher mind. You...
Aries on the Ascendant The Aries Ascendant gives an outgoing personality—one who is energetic and impulsive. If you have this cardinal fire sign on the Ascendant, you express enthusiasm, impatience, and a zest for life. You are not easily deterred, and when presented with a challenge, you rise to the occasion. Always seeking the next adventure, you are quick to lose interest once the excitement...
Anyone can use astrology in their daily lives, but it hasn’t always been that way. Once astrology was reserved for kings and nations, and only the court astrologer/ astronomer could cast and interpret the chart. Now anyone with a computer can obtain ...