As we enter the new millennium, both astrology and psychology have come of age. They are both valid paradigms for understanding the human condition and the individual mind. As such, they support each other and can amplify each other for consultation over mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual concerns.
Noel Tyl has brought psychological methodology into astrological symbolism and analysis. His classic texts on astrology have shaped two generations of astrologers. Now he crowns his combination of counseling and astrology with The Creative Astrologer, a master volume that places particular emphasis on creative and concise techniques of counseling.
The purpose of this book is to go beyond psychological descriptions, to give ways of dealing with challenges. It shares the information you need to be able to combine astrology and counseling, including how to prepare, how to present information, and how to get your client to do things beneficial to his or her future.
Although the focus is clearly on astrologers, anyone who does counseling—including Tarot readers, palmists, etc.—will find this book helpful. You will want The Creative Astrologer to make your counseling even better.
Almanac devotees are familiar with the formidable list of agricultural and farm husbandry chores that can be done successfully under the right Moon phase. These include planting potatoes, making cheese curds, and cutting hay. I keep my Moon Sign Book handy just in case that five-pound bag of potatoes under my sink begins sprouting and demands to... read this article