Almost 40 and NOT an Astrologer
I swear I must be the most immature almost 40 year old there ever lived because I was reading this morning about Uranus and giggled. I sat here in my chair at the shop and giggled over a planetary body’s name. Yup, I’m a grownup. But my maturity level isn’t why I wanted to pop in and add an extra entry to the blog this week. There are some pretty important astrological events happening this week and I thought it was important to go over those. I’d like to also point out that I am not a professional astrologer and get my information from reading a lot and feeling the energy during readings and meditations. So, if I don’t include something that you feel is pertinent or are a professional astrologer and you think I just plain got this wrong then email me and set me straight at email@example.com.
Mercury Retrograde can be a Bitch
First we have Mercury Retrograde starting on March 5th. Mercury in Retrograde is a term that is pretty well known and all over the internet and social media when those cycles come around. In a nutshell, planets have slower and speedier orbits than others, and when another planet comes around Earth and has a slower orbit it looks like the other planet is moving backwards, or retrograding. During this time, things like technology and communications seem to go awry. It isn’t surprising since Mercury rules communication. It’s a good idea to slow down and practice the pause during this time. Doing lots of self-care, meditating more often, and thinking before you speak is helpful in surviving this cycle unscathed. It’s well known that you should stay away from entering new contracts, buying big items (as this is essentially a contract), and/or making life-changing decisions during Mercury Retrograde. Sometimes this just can’t be helped, so do your due diligence and tread lightly when conducting business and making big personal life changes. Crystals to carry can include black tourmaline, tiger’s eye, blue lace agate, blue calcite, black onyx, black obsidian, smoky quartz, and really whatever feels right for you. But those are a handful of crystals that can help make this retrograde a bit smoother for you.
New Moon in Pisces, Let’s all Hug
On March 6th we have two things happening, a new moon in Pisces and Uranus re-enters Taurus. Let’s talk first about the new moon. This new moon is in a sign that will make a lot of us feel withdrawn and very reflective. This water sign will bring out all the feels, make you look within for more answers, and allow your spirituality to take it up to the next notch. It will also help creativity flow and allow yourself to forgo that second guessing nonsense. So plant your seeds of intention on this day! I always include some sort of gratitude practice when asking the Universe for things, so that it creates a balance. I also let go of something to make room for whatever I’m intending on adding to my life. If it is for prosperity, then I need to let go of something that is no longer serving me. I might pick out a bunch of things from my closet and give them away, throw away clutter, or just give my space a good cleaning to get rid/let go of any stagnant energy that is lingering around.
Uranus Enters Taurus (Giggling as I type that)
Next is THE most significant celestial event of this year; Uranus entering Taurus on the 6th. This energy signifies financial and technological revolution! So think BIG! GLOBAL! This energy is here for the next seven years, so be very mindful when setting your intentions on the 6th! Taurus craves order and security so don’t let this hold you back. Use the energy from Uranus that wants to be free and unchained! Use this energy to let your creativity flow to build your financial future! To me, the combination of this energy can either be financially liberating or it could be destructive. This energy will drive passions! It will bring about important speeches, debates, and create social change like we haven’t seen in years! Pick your battles and make sure you are passionate for the right reasons, not just to be right. So buckle up it’s going to be a wild ride!
Crystals to Cling To
I’ve picked out some crystals to help work with Uranus in Taurus and this new moon in Pisces cycle. I think working with crystals associated with Uranus, prosperity, creativity, balance, and spirituality will be helpful, as well as some that help keep up that fire in your belly! Here is my short list: labradorite, blue calcite, fire agate, rutilated quartz, celestite, azurite, amethyst, lapis lazuli, malachite, and rhodonite.
This is just this week’s activity! So be prepared for this month to be a pretty full month! I plan on setting some serious intentions with this New Moon in Pisces and Uranus in Taurus event! If you are too, be mindful of your intentions when doing so, Mercury is just sitting here waiting for us to slip up! So have fun, practice gratitude, self-care, and don’t dwell on imaginary impending doom! Embrace this energy and make it work for YOU!
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