Archives for January 2016

The Mechanics of Trauma & Healing Through Uranus-Pluto

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Have you ever experienced trauma? If you’ve ever felt: 1) powerless, 2) alone 3) threatened and 4) surprised by the unexpected, you have. Physiologically, when trauma occurs, our body goes into a state of emergency and the “freeze response” gets activated (if we can fight or flight, generally we have a sense of power).  This freeze response must then be either discharged or repressed. [Read more…]

Leo Full Moon: A Celebration of Life

People have been exiting the Earth in record numbers, lately. If there’s a welcome home party in the afterlife, there’s surely going to be some great music and conversation. Naturally, the question of the hour is, why is everyone dying? This isn’t a new phenomenon. [Read more…]

David Bowie: The King of Cool

 

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Today Moonkissd.com features another guest post from astrologer Lindsay Conover. Enjoy!

I woke up the other morning to the saddening news about the passing of David Bowie after an 18 month battle with cancer. Remembering him has brought back many memories of moments in my life of appreciating his creative work. [Read more…]

Capricorn New Moon: Year of the Hermit

Hot tea or coffee in mug, book and candles on vintage wood table. Fireplace as background

I started an ambitious project over the holidays, one of those that knee-deep into it your awareness startles, “If I would’ve known how much work this would take, I don’t know I’d have ever begun…” Yet I was grateful for my inspired enthusiasm, sorely missing in the past months. The creative solitude was delicious. I found myself pouring forth from a well I hadn’t known was there, deepening into myself, the quiet hush of winter, the wet stay-indoors weather proving itself a great container for generating inner light. As I contemplated the transit of Mercury, then the Sun, over my Capricorn IC, that point of our private, innermost self, I realised I had been serendipitously connecting with my inner hermit, the archetype of creative, spiritual-contemplative folk, and writers. [Read more…]