Your Sun Sign

Your Sun Sign

Astrology is an aged old language that has served humanity since antiquity. The practice of Astrology is to capture the essence and expression of the planetary bodies, zodiac signs and houses together with how these energies communicate a unique cosmic signature within your natal chart.

Your natal chart shows the position of your ascendant, sun, moon, planets and other heavenly bodies at the exact moment and location of your birth. This intrinsic and unique framework provides valuable and enriching insights into your individual self.

Therefore, there is so much more to Astrology than just your Sun sign. Do you know your Ascendant sign (also known as rising sign), your Sun sign ruling planet, the element (fire, earth, air or water), mode (cardinal, fixed or mutual), and house placement (being one of twelve)? Learning the areas of your physical body your Sun sign governs and how to obtain and maintain optimal health? What zodiac sign rules the healing qualities of Chiron and the gift of self-healing? How to harness the energies of the New Moon to manifest your dreams, your desires and wishes when New Moon is in your Sun sign? Add this together with your personal experiences…there are many more subtle layers to your Sun sign personality and temperament.

Click your Sun sign symbol below to learn how to embrace the inherit characteristics of your sun sign, together with exploring and learning more about how to integrate qualities that support your personal development and living a fulfilling life.

Note: if you’re unsure what your Sun sign is, or you’re born on a day when the Sun changes from one sign to the next; known as the cusp you’ll need your accurate birth time and location to confirm. Dates provided here for each Sun sign are the traditional dates as set by the Northern Hemisphere, however for those born in the Southern Hemisphere some dates will be different. Example; if you’re born in the early morning hours of the 23rd of July, in the Southern Hemisphere – your Sun sign will be Cancer, not Leo. To check you can download a FREE copy of your natal chart here

You can also review information provided here to learn more about the house placement of your Sun sign. For example, if your Sun sign is in Libra in the 6th house, you would read both the interpretation for the Sun in Libra and Virgo (being the natural ruler of the sixth house). If your Sun is in Capricorn in the 1st house, you would read both the interpretation for your Sun in Capricorn and Aries (being the natural ruler of the first house). If you don’t have a copy of your natal chart (also known as horoscope), please download a FREE copy here

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Astrology - Your Sun Sign

Your Sun Sign

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aries - Sun Sign Temperament

Born as an Aries sun sign, your birthday falls on or between the dates of 21 March – 19 April (see introductory note if born on these dates in the Southern Hemisphere).

However, it’s equally important to know if you’re an Aries ascendant, regardless of the sun sign. The ascendant sign is the sign that was rising on the eastern horizon at the very moment you were born. The ascendant sign is the ruler of your first house and expresses your natural reaction to new people and new situations, and shows the essence of your inner and outer world.

When your sun sign is different to your ascendant, you may find that you don’t actually resonate with your sun sign characteristics.

You may appear more like your ascendant (although you still have your sun sign qualities). Your sun sign describes your basic ego and how others see you shine; your ascendant describes the face you show the rest of the world.

Sun Sign Elements-Modes

The Layers of Aries

Your Element

Aries is the first fire sign. The element shows how you experience, approach and interpret life. Fire signs ignite us to explore and express our ideas and plans. Fire is a masculine energy; an active, conscious and expressive energy that demonstrates more extroverted qualities.

Your Mode

Aries is one of the four “Cardinal” modes; and demonstrates your mode of creating, and bringing to life new ideas, doing, generating and leading. Cardinal signs are the initiators who create new beginnings with their ambitious directed and self driven drive.

Cardinal signs come at the beginning of the season (in this case – Aries, Taurus, Gemini). Your role is to forge ahead with goal oriented plans and attract those who can support your efforts.

On the positive side, being a creator of new beginnings, with strong survival instincts and lots of energy gives you the drive to get up and go. You don’t just dream big—you make things happen. You like to take action! A plan is sparked by a cardinal sign, built by a fixed sign, and then perfected with the discerning eye of a mutable sign.

On the negative side, you’re impatient and can deplete your own drive by being impulsive and reactive. Your dynamic nature can also be displayed as pushy and demanding as there may never be enough time in a day to complete your goals. 

Sun Sign Ruling Planets

Your Ruling Planet

You can think of the planets as archetype characters, each with different goals, interests and jobs that rule over different parts of your life.

Mars rules Aries

Mars symbolises your energy, drive, courage and ability to take action with achieving your goals and desires, including sexual desires. Mars is also known as the “God of War” and symbolises the survival instinct of humanity. Your passion, determination, drive, and energy are key aspects of your life that are shown through Mars.

When this energy is used productively, assertion and a willingness to try virtually anything is possible. Yet, when your will to achieve is being questioned or obstructed, it’s demonstrated negatively with aggression and anger.

Sun Sign Houses

Your House

The signs of the zodiac show “how” planets express themselves, whilst the astrological houses of your natal chart reveal “where”, being the area of your life these energies play out. For example, each house represents something completely unique and determines the different types of people, places and life circumstances you encounter.

Aries is the first sign of the zodiac; it’s represented by the 1st house. The first house is also the cusp (joining) and placement of the ascendant – Your Self Image, Confidence and Leadership.

The first house symbolises the image you project to others and the first impressions you make, your physical identity and personality. This house also symbolises how you start things and your relationship to your environment, including your spontaneity, action, vitality, your general outlook, and defensive practices.

The focus of this house is to attain clarity and decisiveness for your actions within your scope of influence and direction of your life and identity.

Our Two Selves: Higher self and Personality self

At this very moment, there are two “selves” living inside each of us.

The Personality Self: the primal self which is deeply ingrained in our being with its primary goal to survive and feel good.

The Higher Self: the evolved self that strives for growth and knowledge with its main purpose being to develop and to help fellow humans advance, and find peace and understanding. 

In different moments of our lives, one of the “selves” takes control. In a simple example, when the alarm goes off in the morning, the Personality Self will be the one to hit the snooze button and sleep for 10 more minutes, whereas the Higher Self would be proactive, prepared and work productively on the project of the day.

In a more complicated example, a divorce may easily lead the Personality Self to make emotionally and ego driven decisions that may hurt other people in an effort to “survive and feel good”. These actions are self defence mechanisms that can sometimes “stick” and be carried forward through life (i.e. “baggage”). The Higher Self would acknowledge the emotional pain, heal, learn, grow and use their experience to help others.

You may recognise or have recognised some of the Aries traits and expressions as noted in the below table.

Aries Higher Self Aries Personality Self
Assertive Aggressive/Bold
Courageous Argumentative
Confident Challenging
Determined Competitive
Doer Dependent
Energetic Egotistic/Selfish
Leading Flustered
Patient Impatient
Pioneer – action Thoughtless

 

If, by reading through your two “selves”, you find that your Personality Self often rules your life, personal development using Astrology can help reconnect you to your Higher Self. Together with bringing harmony back into your life and connecting you with your Soul’s purpose – what you came to learn during this lifetime; your gift to humanity that only you can share in a manner that is unique to you.

“If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there the whole while, waiting for you and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.”

Joseph Campbell

Sun Sign and Moon Meet

When your sun sign joins with the Moon

New Moon in Aries

Every year, during the Aries season from mid-March to mid-April, we collectively experience the energy of a New Moon in Aries that influences everybody, no matter their sun sign.

The energies of the lunar cycle provide us with greater support in manifesting the things we want in life, with each New Moon combining the energy associated with the sun/moon sign and house for the lunar month.

Aries energy symbolises ‘I am!’ I am here. I am alive. And, I carry the spark of life within me. Aries being the first sign of the zodiac represents the spirited warrior, knight and more so in today’s collective world; the ideas Man/Woman, entrepreneur, pioneer and leader.

Aries passionate and driven energy is providing you with an extra mindful focus on achieving your goals when setting your intentions at the New Moon during this period of the year.

In preparation for setting your New Moon intentions, set aside time to complete a New Moon Ritual and enhance your intentions with the New Moon Practice.

Essential oils that rejuvenate Aries during New Moon rituals: Eucalyptus, Black Pepper, Rose, and Sweet Orange.

When setting your Aries New Moon intentions, it’s important to be clear, to be specific, and to focus on Aries energy: as examples: “I want to easily find myself initiating action in regard to ________”. “I want to be filled with the courage and awareness to actively pursue my aims”.

Sun Sign Temperament - Health & Wellbeing

Health, Nutrition, Wellbeing and Healing

Within your natal chart there are astrological indicators that not only guide you to understand your inherent nature, but also how best to support your inherent nature on a physical, mental, healing and spiritual level. Offering you extra insight in regards to your health and wellbeing.

Medical astrology is a great tool for exploring your predispositions to health, illness and dis-ease. The use of herbal medicines, flower essences, seasonal foods and nutrients can all be applied using the planetary rulerships and associations. This gives you added insight into which treatments or foods may be helpful, depending on your unique astrological blueprint.

Chiron – the Wounded HealerYour Sun Sign Temperament - Chiron

Chiron is neither an astrological God, nor a member of the planetary pantheon. Chiron symbolises the bridge between the limitations, restrictions, and responsibilities enforced by the planet Saturn – the teacher of the planetary pantheon, and the higher intelligence, conscious, change maker, and giver of individual freedom, the planet Uranus – the Awakener. 

Chiron (in Greek mythology) was a gifted and wise centaur and a teacher of the healing arts, and his wisdom came from personal experience. Having been accidently wounded by his friend Hercules, he reclaimed his health and wellbeing through personal healing. Chiron’s’ story is symbolic of our own unique personal journey towards wholeness and healing.

Throughout your life Chiron will teach you the subtle gifts of self-healing. As you reach your late forties and through to your early fifties, any residual fears and restrictions carried by Saturn are met with Chiron to be addressed through a greater insight of self-healing that then guides you to accept and embrace the uniqueness that is you and provides ample opportunities for freedom and change.

The zodiac sign and house placement of Chiron in your natal chart describes the lens through which you experience chronic rejection, together with sensitivities and vulnerabilities that support your own self-healing and revealing your uniqueness.

It’s your inner being that adjusts to situations in order to ensure you don’t feel rejected or find your options, needs and contributions aren’t validated. It is these areas that we tend to overcompensate, because we don’t feel that we are good enough, or that we can ever be enough.

A Chiron in Aries shows your strengths through supporting and reminding others just how special and important they are. Guiding and helping others is a real unique gift, yet it is this strength and quality that can let you down. You may believe in your head, that you are special and important, however do you follow your own guidance? You likely face difficulties acknowledging and accepting this gift that you readily give to others; however, your self-healing will be to learn the joy of this gift.

Seasonal harvests:

With the abundance and choice of seasonal foods provided by nature, as an Aries sun sign you’re likely to enjoy hot and spicy ingredients, leeks, onions, shallots, and various species and aromatics; including mustard, capers, cayenne pepper and chillies.

Aries, within your physical body: the eyes, head, face, scalp and brain.

Needless to say, astrology has insights into every part of your life!

Your Next Steps

If you don’t already have you natal chart, you can download a free one here.

If you are relatively new to Astrology, and would like help understanding your natal chart click here.

To begin your journey and learn the practice of using the Moon’s energy to manifest your dreams, your desires, and your goals click here.

Self-care of your mental and physical health is often a low priority but it’s essential, not just for longevity but also spiritual healing. You can find out more about your own Health and Wellbeing here.

Spiritual healing, reconnecting with the ‘true self’ you were born as, together with unveiling your innate capabilities and rediscovering the things that truly feed your soul is the purpose behind A Soul Awakening. If you’re ready, let’s connect – click here

 

 

 

 

Taurus - Sun Sign Temperament

 

Born as a Taurus sun sign, your birthday falls on or between the dates of 20 April – 20 May (see introductory note if born on these dates in the Southern Hemisphere).

However, it’s equally important to know if you’re a Taurus ascendant, regardless of the sun sign. The ascendant sign is the sign that was rising on the eastern horizon at the very moment you were born. The ascendant sign is the ruler of your first house and expresses your natural reaction to new people and new situations, and shows the essence of your inner and outer world.

When your sun sign is different to your ascendant, you may find that you don’t actually resonate with your sun sign characteristics.

You may appear more like your ascendant (although you still have your sun sign qualities). Your sun sign describes your basic ego and how others see you shine; your ascendant describes the face you show the rest of the world.

Sun Sign Elements-Modes

The Layers of Taurus

Your Element

Taurus is the first earth sign. The element shows how you experience, approach and interpret life. Earth signs are the builders and create form. Earth signs are grounded, realistic and kinaesthetic, yet can also be unadventurous and overly materialistic.  Earth is a feminine energy; a reflective, instinctive and responsive energy that demonstrates more introverted qualities.

Your Mode

Taurus is one of the four “Fixed” modes; and demonstrates your mode of turning ideas into solid plans. Fixed signs are the consolidators of the zodiac who condense plans by creating order and form.

Fixed signs come along as the season is underway (in this case – Aries, Taurus, Gemini), your role is to go deeper in the pursuit of opening to the full realisation of what’s already begun. As a fixed sign you are one of the organiser of the zodiac, bringing together your strength of resilience and endurance. A plan can be sparked by a cardinal sign, build by a fixed sign, and then perfected with the discerning eye of a mutable sign.

Your positive qualities of being resilient and having great staying power and endurance, mean you finish the task and get things done. You’re a great organiser and often able to enjoy success in whatever you set your mind to.

Your negative traits of being a fixed sign show that while you stick with something to the end, it’s hard for you to let go, even when something appears to be a lost cause. You’re not known for flexibility and have a harder time with change, which can bring out self-interest and controlling behaviour.

Sun Sign Ruling Planets

Your Ruling Planet

You can think of the planets as archetype characters, each with different goals, interests and jobs that rule over different parts of your life.

Venus rules Taurus (and shares this rulership with Libra)

Venus symbolises your relationship with self and others. To experience beauty and harmony, attraction, pleasure, together with relaxation, friends and sex. Venus also symbolises money, your values and worth – self-worth. Venus is the feminine sexuality in contrast to the masculine sexuality of Mars.

Through Venus’ influence, you are able to explore and learn about your pleasures, tastes and inclinations. In short, things that bring you happiness. Venus’ influence is also shown in your aesthetic preferences, material desires, clothing and preference of partners. This may appear a materialistic pursuit, however Venus is here to remind you of the abundant beauty shown and offered in our shared world.

Sun Sign Houses

Your House

The signs of the zodiac show “how” planets express themselves, whilst the astrological houses of your natal chart reveal “where”, being the area of your life these energies play out. For example, each house represents something completely unique and determines the different types of people, places and life circumstances you encounter.

Taurus is the second sign of the zodiac; it’s represented by the 2nd house – Your Self Worth and Money.

The second house symbolises your sense of self-worth, security and basic values. This house also symbolises money and ways of earning, personal finances and possessions.  

The focus of this house is to acquire confidence and self-esteem based on concrete self-adjustment and self-development that enables worry free management of your resources.

Sun Sign TemperamentOur Two Selves: Higher self and Personality self

At this very moment, there are two “selves” living inside each of us.

The Personality Self: the primal self which is deeply ingrained in our being with its primary goal to survive and feel good.

The Higher Self: the evolved self that strives for growth and knowledge with its main purpose being to develop and to help fellow humans advance and find peace and understanding. 

In different moments of our lives, one of the “selves” takes control. In a simple example, when the alarm goes off in the morning, the Personality Self will be the one to hit the snooze button and sleep for 10 more minutes, whereas the Higher Self would be proactive, prepared and work productively on the project of the day.

In a more complicated example, a divorce may easily lead the Personality Self to make emotionally and ego driven decisions that may hurt other people in an effort to “survive and feel good”. These actions are self defence mechanisms that can sometimes “stick” and be carried forward through life (i.e. “baggage”). The Higher Self would acknowledge the emotional pain, heal, learn, grow and use their experience to help others.

You may recognise or have recognised some of the Taurus traits and expressions as noted in the below table.

Taurus Higher Self Taurus Personality Self
Dependable Boring
Generous  Feel worthless
Gentle Indulgent
Prosperous
Mean
Reliable Material
Self-worth Possessive of money
Senses Resistance to change
Sensual Self pleasure
Value Self Stubborn

 

If, by reading through your two “selves”, you find that your Personality Self often rules your life, personal development using Astrology can help reconnect you to your Higher Self. Together with bringing harmony back into your life and connecting you with your Soul’s purpose – what you came to learn during this lifetime; your gift to humanity that only you can share in a manner that is unique to you.

“If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there the whole while, waiting for you and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.”

Joseph Campbell

Sun Sign and Moon MeetWhen your sun sign joins with the Moon

New Moon in Taurus

Every year, during the Taurus season from mid-April to mid-May, we collectively experience the energy of a New Moon in Taurus that influences everybody, no matter their sun sign.

The energies of the lunar cycle provide us with greater support in manifesting the things we want in life, with each New Moon combining the energy associated with the sun/moon sign and house for the lunar month.

Taurus energy symbolises ‘Self- worth and Money’

Taurus represents your conscious connection to your body, self worth and the enjoyment of the simple pleasures of life – good food, nature, honouring self care and stability. Taurus’ gifts of the senses provide you with an extra mindful focus on creating and preserving the environment around you and your connection to it when setting your intentions at the New Moon during this period of the year.

The New Moon gives you a special chance to take a look at your assets and we’re not just talking about the financial ones. It’s deeper and it’s about you and your self-worth and self-esteem. Love thyself!

In preparation for setting your New Moon intentions, set aside time to complete a New Moon Ritual and enhance your intentions with the New Moon Practice.

Essential oils that rejuvenate Taurus during New Moon rituals: Melissa, Roman Chamomile, Rose, and Sweet Marjoram.

When setting your Taurus New Moon intentions, it’s important to be clear, to be specific, and to focus on Taurus energy: as examples: “I want to easily find myself slowing down and doing each task with thoroughness”. “I want the quality of loving patience and steady progress to enter every area of my life”.

Sun Sign Temperament - Health & WellbeingHealth, Nutrition, Wellbeing and Healing

Within your natal chart there are astrological indicators that not only guide you to understand your inherent nature, but also how best to support your inherent nature on a physical, mental, healing and spiritual level. Offering you extra insight in regards to your health and wellbeing

Medical astrology is a great tool for exploring your predispositions to health, illness and dis-ease. The use of herbal medicines, flower essences, seasonal foods and nutrients can all be applied using the planetary rulerships and associations. This gives you added insight into which treatments or foods may be helpful, depending on your unique astrological blueprint.

Chiron – the Wounded HealerYour Sun Sign Temperament - Chiron

Chiron is neither an astrological God, nor a member of the planetary pantheon. Chiron symbolises the bridge between the limitations, restrictions, and responsibilities enforced by the planet Saturn – the teacher of the planetary pantheon, and the higher intelligence, conscious, change maker, and giver of individual freedom, the planet Uranus – the Awakener. 

Chiron (in Greek mythology) was a gifted and wise centaur and a teacher of the healing arts, and his wisdom came from personal experience. Having been accidently wounded by his friend Hercules, he reclaimed his health and wellbeing through personal healing. Chiron’s’ story is symbolic of our own unique personal journey towards wholeness and healing.

Throughout your life Chiron will teach you the subtle gifts of self-healing. As you reach your late forties and through to your early fifties, any residual fears and restrictions carried by Saturn are met with Chiron to be addressed through a greater insight of self-healing that then guides you to accept and embrace the uniqueness that is you and provides ample opportunities for freedom and change.

The zodiac sign and house placement of Chiron in your natal chart describes the lens through which you experience chronic rejection, together with sensitivities and vulnerabilities that support your own self-healing and revealing your uniqueness.

It’s your inner being that adjusts to situations in order to ensure you don’t feel rejected or find your options, needs and contributions aren’t validated. It is these areas that we tend to overcompensate, because we don’t feel that we are good enough, or that we can ever be enough.

Chiron in Taurus shows how you relate to developing and expressing your value of self; your self-worth and how you want to live, together with enjoying material comforts and luxuries and the bounties found in nature. Chiron in Taurus is great with supporting others to recognise their worth and benefits of embracing nature’s harvests. Yet, it is these strengths and qualities that can lead to overindulgence in you as compensation for the fear and belief that you’re unworthy and therefore not deserving of such comforts. Acknowledging your physical body as your greatest resource brings comfort.

Seasonal harvests:

With the abundance and choice of seasonal foods provided by nature, as a Taurus you’re likely to enjoy apples, pears, berries, corn and other cereals, grapes, artichokes, asparagus and beans. You’re also likely to enjoy the tastes of cloves in cooking and a warm cup of spearmint tea.

Taurus, within your physical body: the throat, chin and neck, thyroid gland, voice and vocal cords.

Needless to say, astrology has insights into every part of your life!

Your Next Steps

If you don’t already have you natal chart, you can download a free one here.

If you are relatively new to Astrology, and would like help understanding your natal chart click here.

To begin your journey and learn the practice of using the Moon’s energy to Manifest your dreams, your desires, and your goals click here.

Self-care of your mental and physical health is often a low priority but it’s essential, not just for longevity but also spiritual healing. You can find out more about your own Health and Wellbeing here.

Spiritual healing, reconnecting with the ‘true self’ you were born as, together with unveiling your innate capabilities and rediscovering the things that truly feed your soul is the purpose behind A Soul Awakening. If you’re ready, let’s connect – click here

 

 

 

 

 

Gemini - Sun Sign TemperamentBorn as a Gemini sun sign, your birthday falls on or between the dates of 21 May – 20 June (see introductory note if born on these dates in the Southern Hemisphere).

However, it’s equally important to know if you’re a Gemini ascendant, regardless of the sun sign. The ascendant sign is the sign that was rising on the eastern horizon at the very moment you were born. The ascendant sign is the ruler of your first house and expresses your natural reaction to new people and new situations, and shows the essence of your inner and outer world.

When your sun sign is different to your ascendant, you may find that you don’t actually resonate with your sun sign characteristics.

You may appear more like your ascendant (although you still have your sun sign qualities). Your sun sign describes your basic ego and how others see you shine; your ascendant describes the face you show the rest of the world.

Sun Sign Elements-Modes

The Layers of Gemini

Your Element

Gemini is the first air sign. The element shows how you experience, approach and interpret life. Air signs are the thinkers, communicators and doers of the zodiac. Air is social, relating, connecting and objective; yet also known for being unfeeling, cool and detached. Air is a Masculine energy, an active, conscious and expressive energy that demonstrates more extroverted qualities.

Your Mode

Gemini is one of the four “Mutable” modes; and demonstrates your mode of turning ideas into plans. Mutable signs are the editors who take the near-finished product and do the final mastering and remixing.

Mutable signs come at the end of the season (in this case – Aries, Taurus, Gemini), your role is to prepare everyone for the changing of seasons. As a mutable sign you are one of the adapters of the zodiac. You bring together your strength of adaptability and a spark of sociability. A plan sparked by a cardinal sign, built by a fixed sign, is then perfected with the discerning eye of a mutable sign.

Your positive qualities of being flexible, changeable, adaptable, and suggestible shows you can go with the flow and build good relationships. You have an in the moment approach to love and an attention to detail, and are a lover of learning and variety.

Your negative traits of being a mutable sign show a tendency to struggle with distractions, scattering of energies, and lack of focus to move decisively toward a goal. Therefore, when trying to solve problems …slow done. 

Sun Sign Ruling Planets

Your Ruling Planet

You can think of the planets as archetype characters, each with different goals, interests and jobs that rule over different parts of your life.

Mercury rules Gemini (and shares this rulership with Virgo)

Mercury symbolises an extension of your personality, your intellect, mind and intelligence and communication style. You have a learning style and ability to see and understand reason, logic, adaptability and humour. Mercury is personified by siblings and friends, the thinkers, writers and talkers.

Unlike the Moon and Sun, Mercury is a neutral planet and is known for its trickster antics.

Sun Sign Houses

Your House

The signs of the zodiac show “how” planets express themselves, whilst the astrological houses of your natal chart reveal “where”, being the area of your life these energies play out. For example, each house represents something completely unique and determines the different types of people, places and life circumstances you encounter.

Gemini is the third sign of the zodiac; it’s represented by the 3rd house – Communicate, Gather and Disseminate.

The third house symbolises your mode of communication and interactions with our shared environment. This house also symbolises your siblings (or being an only child) and your early home environment, including neighbours. How you formulate your thoughts, your language skills (writing and speaking). This house is also symbolised by the short trips you make and the influence the media, social media plays.

The focus of this house is to navigate with a clear, accurate and unbiased perception of others and the world around you.

Sun Sign TemperamentOur Two Selves: Higher self and Personality self

At this very moment, there are two “selves” living inside each of us.

The Personality Self: the primal self which is deeply ingrained in our being with its primary goal being to survive and feel good.

The Higher Self: the evolved self that strives for growth and knowledge with its main purpose being to develop and to help fellow humans advance and find peace and understanding. 

In different moments of our lives, one of the “selves” takes control. In a simple example, when the alarm goes off in the morning, the Personality Self will be the one to hit the snooze button and sleep for 10 more minutes, whereas the Higher Self would be proactive, prepared and work productively on the project of the day.

In a more complicated example, a divorce may easily lead the Personality Self to make emotionally and ego driven decisions that may hurt other people in an effort to “survive and feel good”. These actions are self defence mechanisms that can sometimes “stick” and be carried forward through our life (i.e. “baggage”). The Higher Self would acknowledge the emotional pain, heal, learn, grow and use their experience to help others.

You may recognise or have recognised some of the Gemini traits and expressions as noted in the below table.

Gemini Higher Self Gemini Personality Self
Ability to ask and listen
Chatterbox
Alert / Bright  Flirtatious
Communicator Gossip
Connecting Inattentive
Friendly Liar
Humorous Mischievous
Quick Scattered mind
Versatile Superficial
Witty Unable to ask/listen

 

If, by reading through your two “selves”, you find that your Personality Self often rules your life, personal development using Astrology can help reconnect you to your Higher Self. Together with bringing harmony back into your life and connecting you with your Soul’s purpose – what you came to learn during this lifetime; your gift to humanity that only you can share in a manner that is unique to you.

“If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there the whole while, waiting for you and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.”

Joseph Campbell

Sun Sign and Moon Meet

When your sun sign joins with the Moon

New Moon in Gemini

Every year, during the Gemini season from mid-May to mid-June we collectively experience the energy of a New Moon in Gemini that influences everybody, no matter their sun sign.

The energies of the lunar cycle provide us with greater support in manifesting the things we want in life, with each New Moon combining the energy associated with the sun/moon sign and house for the lunar month.

Gemini energy symbolises ‘Mind and Community’

Gemini symbolises the building of relationships. Geminis’ agile, quick and circulating qualities link ideas and people together. Through the gathering of information via the five senses, and the processing in the mind; Gemini then shares the information as the messenger. 

During a Gemini New Moon you’re provided with an extra focus with being open to growth and learning. When setting your intentions, ask yourself, how do you form connections with others? Are you holding on to outdated beliefs? Do you feel connected to a community?

In preparation for setting your New Moon intentions, set aside time to complete a New Moon Ritual and enhance your intentions with the New Moon Practice.

Essential oils that rejuvenate Gemini during New Moon rituals: Eucalyptus, Grapefruit, Rose, and Thyme

When setting your Gemini New Moon intentions, it’s important to be clear, to be specific, and to focus on Gemini energy: as examples: “I want to easily attract, recognise and purchase the right ________ (subject) book or tool for me that empowers me to further my goal of _________!”. “I want to easily find myself asking the right questions that lead to my understanding how are people think”.

Sun Sign Temperament - Health & Wellbeing

Health, Nutrition, Wellbeing and Healing

Within your natal chart there are astrological indicators that not only guide you to understand your inherent nature, but also how best to support your inherent nature on a physical, mental, healing and spiritual level. Offering you extra insight in regards to your health and wellbeing.

Medical astrology is a great tool for exploring your predispositions to health, illness and dis-ease. The use of herbal medicines, flower essences, seasonal foods and nutrients can all be applied using the planetary rulerships and associations. This gives you added insight into which treatments or foods may be helpful, depending on your unique astrological blueprint.

Chiron – the Wounded HealerYour Sun Sign Temperament - Chiron

Chiron is neither an astrological God, nor a member of the planetary pantheon. Chiron symbolises the bridge between the limitations, restrictions, and responsibilities enforced by the planet Saturn – the teacher of the planetary pantheon, and the higher intelligence, conscious, change maker, and giver of individual freedom, the planet Uranus – the Awakener.

Chiron (in Greek mythology) was a gifted and wise centaur and a teacher of the healing arts, and his wisdom came from personal experience. Having been accidently wounded by his friend Hercules, he reclaimed his health and wellbeing through personal healing. Chiron’s’ story is also symbolic of our our own unique personal journey towards wholeness and healing.

Throughout your life Chiron will teach you the subtle gifts of self-healing. As you reach your late forties and through to your early fifties, any residual fears and restrictions carried by Saturn are met with Chiron to be addressed through a greater insight of self-healing that then guides you to accept and embrace the uniqueness that is you and provides ample opportunities for freedom and change.

The zodiac sign and house placement of Chiron in your natal chart describes the lens through which you experience chronic rejection and your uniqueness, together with sensitivities and vulnerabilities that support your own self-healing.

It’s your inner being that adjusts to situations in order to ensure you don’t feel rejected or find your options, needs and contributions aren’t validated. It is these areas that we tend to overcompensate, because we don’t feel that we are good enough, or that we can ever be enough.

Chiron in Gemini shows a strength and belief in the ability of the mind and the power of conversation and communication. That expressing oneself boldly through words is a wonderful gift. Yet, with your desire to genuinely help others quickly obtain information, this gift can be seen by others as speaking to much or too little, and switching between the extremes. Fear, rejection and the possibility of direct judgement then seeps into the mind of those with this placement and feelings of discomfort take hold and can hold you back.

Seasonal harvest:

With the abundance and choice of seasonal foods provided by nature, as a Gemini you’re likely to enjoy dried fruits, chestnuts, ground-level vegetables: peas, broad beans, etc. The herbal and aromatics of aniseed, marjoram, lemon and cumin are likely to appeal to your taste buds.

Gemini, within your physical body: the hands, wrists, arms and shoulders, lungs, breathing and the nervous system.

Needless to say, astrology has insights into every part of your life!

Your Next Steps

If you don’t already have you natal chart, you can download a free one here.

If you are relatively new to Astrology, and would like help understanding your natal chart click here.

To begin your journey and learn the practice of using the Moon’s energy to Manifest your dreams, your desires, and your goals click here.

Self-care of your mental and physical health is often a low priority but it’s essential, not just for longevity but also spiritual healing. You can find out more about your own Health and Wellbeing here.

Spiritual healing, reconnecting with the ‘true self’ you were born as, together with unveiling your innate capabilities and rediscovering the things that truly feed your soul is the purpose behind A Soul Awakening. If you’re ready, let’s connect – click here

 

 

 

 

Cancer - Sun Sign Temperament

Born as a Cancer sun sign, your birthday falls on or between the dates of 21 June – 22 July (see introductory note if born on these dates in the Southern Hemisphere).

However, it’s equally important to know if you’re a Cancer ascendant, regardless of the sun sign. The ascendant sign is the sign that was rising on the eastern horizon at the very moment you were born. The ascendant sign is the ruler of your first house and expresses your natural reaction to new people and new situations, and shows the essence of your inner and outer world.

When your sun sign is different to your ascendant, you may find that you don’t actually resonate with your sun sign characteristics.

You may appear more like your ascendant (although you still have your sun sign qualities). Your sun sign describes your basic ego and how others see you shine; your ascendant describes the face you show the rest of the world.

Sun Sign Elements-Modes

The Layers of Cancer

Your Element

Cancer is the first water sign. The element shows how you experience, approach and interpret life. Water signs are all about feelings. Water is a feminine energy; reflective, instinctive and responsive energy that demonstrates more introverted qualities. 

Your Mode

Cancer is one of the four “Cardinal” modes; and demonstrates your mode of creating, new ideas, doing, generating and leading. Cardinal signs are the initiators who create new beginnings with their ambitious directed and self-driven drive.

Cardinal signs come at the beginning of the season (in this case – Cancer, Leo, Virgo). Your role is to forge ahead with goal oriented plans and attract those who can support your efforts.

On the positive side, being a creator of new beginnings, with strong survival instincts and lots of energy gives you the drive to get up and go. You don’t just dream big—you make things happen. You like to take action! A plan is sparked by a cardinal sign, built by a fixed sign, and then perfected with the discerning eye of a mutable sign.

On the negative side, you’re impatient and can deplete your own drive by being impulsive and reactive. Your dynamic nature can also be displayed as pushy and demanding as there may never be enough time in a day to complete your goals. 

Sun Sign Ruling Planets

Your Ruling Planet

You can think of the planets as archetype characters, each with different goals, interests and jobs that rule over different parts of your life.

The Moon rules Cancer

The Moon symbolises your protective urges (for self and others), the unconscious mind, your external emotions and internal feelings. It also symbolises your sense of home, security and instinctual or habitual patterns; and your ability to relate to others, and to nurture ourselves and others.

Sun Sign Houses

Your House

The signs of the zodiac show “how” planets express themselves, whilst the astrological houses of your natal chart reveal “where”, being the area of your life these energies play out. For example, each house represents something completely unique and determines the different types of people, places and life circumstances you encounter.

Cancer is the fourth sign of the zodiac; it’s represented by the 4th house – Family, Home, Ancestral Roots and Security

The fourth house symbolises your psychological foundations and ancestral roots; family, home life and instinctual behaviours. Your Mother or the ‘maternal’ parent/caregiver and connection with your past, and sense of security and domestic life, together with real estate.

The focus of this house is that through attaining an understanding of your own motivates, needs and fears you will establish your own roots in the form of home, family and the attainment of inner self. 

Sun Sign TemperamentOur Two Selves: Higher self and Personality self

At this very moment, there are two “selves” living inside each of us.

The Personality Self: the primal self which is deeply ingrained in our being with its primary goal being to survive and feel good.

The Higher Self: the evolved self that strives for growth and knowledge with its main purpose being to develop and to help fellow humans advance and find peace and understanding. 

In different moments of our lives, one of the “selves” takes control. In a simple example, when the alarm goes off in the morning, the Personality Self will be the one to hit the snooze button and sleep for 10 more minutes, whereas the Higher Self would be proactive, prepared and work productively on the project of the day.

In a more complicated example, a divorce may easily lead the Personality Self to make emotionally and ego driven decisions that may hurt other people in an effort to “survive and feel good”. These actions are self defence mechanisms that can sometimes “stick” and be carried forward through our life (i.e. “baggage”). The Higher Self would acknowledge the emotional pain, heal, learn, grow and use their experience to help others.

You may recognise or have recognised some of the Cancer traits and expressions as noted in the below table.

Cancer Higher Self Cancer Personality Self
Belonging
Anxious
Caring Clingy
Helping Dependent
Imaginative Insecure
Instinctual Moody
Loyal Needy and depressed
Nurturing Oversensitive
Protective Rejected
Safe Unsafe 

 

If, by reading through your two “selves”, you find that your Personality Self often rules your life, personal development using Astrology can help reconnect you to your Higher Self. Together with bringing harmony back into your life and connecting you with your Soul’s purpose – what you came to learn during this lifetime; your gift to humanity that only you can share in a manner that is unique to you.

“If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there the whole while, waiting for you and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.”

Joseph Campbell

Sun Sign and Moon Meet

When your sun sign joins with the Moon

New Moon in Cancer

Every year, during the Cancer season from mid-June to mid-July we collectively experience the energy of a New Moon in Cancer that influences everybody, no matter their sun sign.

The energies of the lunar cycle provide us with greater support in manifesting the things we want in life, with each New Moon combining the energy associated with the sun/moon sign and house for the lunar month.

Cancer energy symbolises ‘Home and Family’

Cancer symbolises the realms and themes of nurturing, home and family. Ruled by the ephemeral Moon, it is the flowing and changeable qualities of Cancer that helps you to process and express your ever changing emotions. Cancer supports you to express your need to create a safe and nourishing home base and a family support system on which to build your life.

During a Cancer New Moon you’re provided with an extra focus with developing feelings of comfort and love. When setting your intentions, ask yourself, how do you nurture yourself? What can you do to make your home space more comforting? How would you like your relationship with your family members to develop?

In preparation for setting your New Moon intentions, set aside time to complete a New Moon Ritual and enhance your intentions with the New Moon Practice.

Essential oils that rejuvenate Cancer during New Moon rituals: Fennel, Geranium, Rose, and Ylang Ylang

When setting your Cancer New Moon intentions, it’s important to be clear, to be specific, and to focus on Cancer energy: as examples: “I want to easily experience the satisfaction of mutual emotional nourishment in all my relationships”. “I want to easily find myself interaction with __________ in a way that gives me a sense of happy belonging”.

Sun Sign Temperament - Health & Wellbeing

Health, Nutrition, Wellbeing and Healing

Within your natal chart there are astrological indicators that not only guide you to understand your inherent nature, but also how best to support your inherent nature on a physical, mental, healing and spiritual level. Offering you extra insight in regards to your health and wellbeing.

Medical astrology is a great tool for exploring your predispositions to health, illness and dis-ease. The use of herbal medicines, flower essences, seasonal foods and nutrients can all be applied using the planetary rulerships and associations. This gives you added insight into which treatments or foods may be helpful, depending on your unique astrological blueprint.

Chiron – the Wounded HealerYour Sun Sign Temperament - Chiron

Chiron is neither an astrological God, nor a member of the planetary pantheon. Chiron symbolises the bridge between the limitations, restrictions, and responsibilities enforced by the planet Saturn – the teacher of the planetary pantheon, and the higher intelligence, conscious, change maker, and giver of individual freedom, the planet Uranus – the Awakener.

Chiron (in Greek mythology) was a gifted and wise centaur and a teacher of the healing arts, and his wisdom came from personal experience. Having been accidently wounded by his friend Hercules, he reclaimed his health and wellbeing through personal healing. Chiron’s’ story is also symbolic of our own unique personal journey towards wholeness and healing.

Throughout your life Chiron will teach you the subtle gifts of self-healing. As you reach your late forties and through to your early fifties, any residual fears and restrictions carried by Saturn are met with Chiron to be addressed through a greater insight of self-healing that then guides you to accept and embrace the uniqueness that is you and provides ample opportunities for freedom and change.

The zodiac sign and house placement of Chiron in your natal chart describes the lens through which you experience chronic rejection and your uniqueness, together with sensitivities and vulnerabilities that support your own self-healing.

It’s your inner being that adjusts to situations in order to ensure you don’t feel rejected or find your options, needs and contributions aren’t validated. It is these areas that we tend to overcompensate, because we don’t feel that we are good enough, or that we can ever be enough.

Chiron in Cancer shows a genuine concern and warmth for others that are expressed openly with kindness. This placement also has a heightened sensitivity to the needs and emotions of others. The strength of this placement is to encourage others to enjoy themselves, rather than seeking external pastimes to find success. Yet, these strengths and personal qualities can inhibit their own success, and belief in themselves. Together with their right to experiencing and feeling the care, compassion and warmth from others, and feeling truly comfortable and at home within themselves; in other places that are not their home.

Seasonal harvest:

With the abundance and choice of seasonal foods provided by nature, as a Cancerian you’re likely to enjoy milk, fishes, watery fruits (like melons, watermelon) and vegetables, turnips, white and red cabbages. You’re likely to also enjoy herbal and aromatics of tarragon, watercress, seaweed and oregano.

Cancer, within your physical body: the stomach, stomach gas, ulcers and tumours; breasts and chest cavity.

Needless to say, astrology has insights into every part of your life!

Your Next Steps

If you don’t already have you natal chart, you can download a free one here.

If you are relatively new to Astrology, and would like help understanding your natal chart click here.

To begin your journey and learn the practice of using the Moon’s energy to Manifest your dreams, your desires, and your goals click here.

Self-care of your mental and physical health is often a low priority but it’s essential, not just for longevity but also spiritual healing. You can find out more about your own Health and Wellbeing here.

Spiritual healing, reconnecting with the ‘true self’ you were born as, together with unveiling your innate capabilities and rediscovering the things that truly feed your soul is the purpose behind A Soul Awakening. If you’re ready, let’s connect – click here

 

 

 

 

Leo - Sun Sign TemperamentBorn as a Leo sun sign, your birthday falls on or between the dates of 23 July – 22 August (see introductory note if born on these dates in the Southern Hemisphere).

However, it’s equally important to know if you’re a Leo ascendant, regardless of the sun sign. The ascendant sign is the sign that was rising on the eastern horizon at the very moment you were born. The ascendant sign is the ruler of your first house and expresses your natural reaction to new people and new situations, and shows the essence of your inner and outer world.

When your sun sign is different to your ascendant, you may find that you don’t actually resonate with your sun sign characteristics.

You may appear more like your ascendant (although you still have your sun sign qualities). Your sun sign describes your basic ego and how others see you shine; your ascendant describes the face you show the rest of the world.

Sun Sign Elements-Modes

The Layers of Leo

Your Element

Leo is the second fire sign. The element shows how you experience, approach and interpret life. Fire signs ignite us to explore and express our ideas and plans. Fire is a masculine energy; an active, conscious and expressive energy hat demonstrates more extroverted qualities.

Your Mode

Leo is one of the four “Fixed” modes; and demonstrates your mode of turning ideas into solid plans. Fixed signs are the consolidators of the zodiac who condense plans by creating order and form.

Fixed signs come along as the season is underway (in this case – Cancer, Leo, Virgo), your role is to go deeper in the pursuit of opening to the full realisation of what’s already begun. As a fixed sign you are one of the organiser of the zodiac, bringing together a strength of resilience and endurance. A plan can be sparked by a cardinal sign, build by a fixed sign, then perfected with the discerning eye of a mutable sign.

Your positive qualities of being resilient and having great staying power and endurance, means you finish the task and get things done. You’re a great organiser and often able to enjoy success in whatever you set your mind to.

Your negative traits of being a fixed sign show that while you stick with something to the end, it’s hard for you to let go, even when something appears to be a lost cause. You’re not known for flexibility and have a harder time with change, which can bring out self interest and controlling behaviour.

Sun Sign Ruling Planets

Your Ruling Planet

You can think of the planets as archetype characters, each with different goals, interests and jobs that rule over different parts of your life.

The Sun rules Leo

The Sun symbolises your individuality and essential self, your source of light and how you shine in the world. Just as the Sun is the centre of our solar system and feeds every living thing with its light, your creative centre and vitality are feed by the energy of the Sun through your sun sign.

The Sun symbolises the masculine principle in contrast to the Moon and your primary orientation towards life.

Sun Sign Houses

Your House

The signs of the zodiac show “how” planets express themselves, whilst the astrological houses of your natal chart reveal “where”, being the area of your life these energies play out. For example, each house represents something completely unique and determines the different types of people, places and life circumstances you encounter.

Leo is the fifth sign of the zodiac; it’s represented by the 5th house – Self-Expression, Pleasure, Play, Creativity and Romance.

The fifth house symbolises your creative self-expression and entertainment in all forms of ‘play’. This house also symbolises your inner child, hobbies, speculation and gambling, and pleasurable pastimes, together with your romantic relationships, lovers rather than partners and attitude towards romance, and generally towards having fun, adornments, costumes and drams.

The focus of this house is through experiencing joyous anticipation every day and developing a creative outlet through which tangible evidence of your own internal processes can be expresses. 

Sun Sign TemperamentOur Two Selves: Higher self and Personality self

At this very moment, there are two “selves” living inside each of us.

The Personality Self: the primal self which is deeply ingrained in our being with its primary goal being to survive and feel good.

The Higher Self: the evolved self that strives for growth and knowledge with its main purpose being to develop and to help fellow humans advance and find peace and understanding. 

In different moments of our lives, one of the “selves” takes control. In a simple example, when the alarm goes off in the morning, the Personality Self will be the one to hit the snooze button and sleep for 10 more minutes, whereas the Higher Self would be proactive, prepared and work productively on the project of the day.

In a more complicated example, a divorce may easily lead the Personality Self to make emotionally and ego driven decisions that may hurt other people in an effort to “survive and feel good”. These actions are self defence mechanisms that can sometimes “stick” and be carried forward through our life (i.e. “baggage”). The Higher Self would acknowledge the emotional pain, heal, learn, grow and use their experience to help others.

You may recognise or have recognised some of the Leo traits and expressions as noted in the below table.

Leo Higher Self Leo Personality Self
Affectionate
Arrogant
Childlike innocence  Bossy
Child, play – have fun Egotistical
Creative Overdramatise
Expressive Proud
Loving – joy Pushy
Loyal Seeks approval
Open Heart Seeks recognition
Vulnerable Vain

 

If, by reading through your two “selves”, you find that your Personality Self often rules your life, personal development using Astrology can help reconnect you to your Higher Self. Together with bringing harmony back into your life and connecting you with your Soul’s purpose – what you came to learn during this lifetime; your gift to humanity that only you can share in a manner that is unique to you.

“If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there the whole while, waiting for you and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.”

Joseph Campbell

Sun Sign and Moon Meet

When your sun sign joins with the Moon

New Moon in Leo

Every year, during the Leo season from mid-July to mid-August we collectively experience the energy of a New Moon in Leo that influences everybody, no matter their sun sign.

The energies of the lunar cycle provide us with greater support in manifesting the things we want in life, with each New Moon combining the energy associated with the sun/moon sign and house for the lunar month.

Leo energy symbolises ‘Creativity and Fun’

Leo symbolises your internal light and to let the internal light shine from your centre and share your inner light with the world. Leo teaches you that creativity is how you express your individual nature and expressing and sharing the full power of love from the heart as a magnanimous leader. This is the source of your creativity power and the gift that needs to be shared and used in service to making a better world.

During a Leo New Moon you’re provided with an extra focus to bravely express your creativity and to share your inner light with the world. When setting your intentions, ask yourself, how do you express your creativity? Where do you need to be a little more outgoing? Do you allow yourself to be playful and have fun?

In preparation for setting your New Moon intentions, set aside time to complete a New Moon Ritual and enhance your intentions with the New Moon Practice.

Essential oils that rejuvenate Leo during New Moon rituals: Ginger, Lemon, Rose, and Rosemary.

When setting your Leo New Moon intentions, it’s important to be clear, to be specific, and to focus on Leo energy: as examples: “I want to easily find myself doing at least one thing that brings me joy each day”. “I want to easily allow the radiance of my inner being to shine openly”.

Sun Sign Temperament - Health & Wellbeing

Health, Nutrition, Wellbeing and Healing

Within your natal chart there are astrological indicators that not only guide you to understand your inherent nature, but also how best to support your inherent nature on a physical, mental, healing and spiritual level. Offering you extra insight in regards to your health and wellbeing.

Medical astrology is a great tool for exploring your predispositions to health, illness and dis-ease. The use of herbal medicines, flower essences, seasonal foods and nutrients can all be applied using the planetary rulerships and associations. This gives you added insight into which treatments or foods may be helpful, depending on your unique astrological blueprint.

Chiron – the Wounded HealerYour Sun Sign Temperament - Chiron

Chiron is neither an astrological God, nor a member of the planetary pantheon. Chiron symbolises the bridge between the limitations, restrictions, and responsibilities enforced by the planet Saturn – the teacher of the planetary pantheon, and the higher intelligence, conscious, change maker, and giver of individual freedom, the planet Uranus – the Awakener.

Chiron (in Greek mythology) was a gifted and wise centaur and a teacher of the healing arts, and his wisdom came from personal experience. Having been accidently wounded by his friend Hercules, he reclaimed his health and wellbeing through personal healing. Chiron’s’ story is also symbolic of our own unique personal journey towards wholeness and healing.

Throughout your life Chiron will teach you the subtle gifts of self-healing. As you reach your late forties and through to your early fifties, any residual fears and restrictions carried by Saturn are met with Chiron to be addressed through a greater insight of self-healing that then guides you to accept and embrace the uniqueness that is you and provides ample opportunities for freedom and change.

The zodiac sign and house placement of Chiron in your natal chart describes the lens through which you experience chronic rejection and your uniqueness, together with sensitivities and vulnerabilities that support your own self-healing.

It’s your inner being that adjusts to situations in order to ensure you don’t feel rejected or find your options, needs and contributions aren’t validated. It is these areas that we tend to overcompensate, because we don’t feel that we are good enough, or that we can ever be enough.

Chiron in Leo shows a wonderfully skilled individual with strength in self expression, creativity, and ability to have fun and stand out in their own unique way. The placement skills support others to embrace these qualities in themselves and encourage others to shine; making you a great teacher. 

Seasonal harvest:

With the abundance and choice of seasonal foods provided by nature, as a Leo you’re likely to enjoy meat and especially red meat, rice, honey, cereals, grapes, iron-rich vegetables; like watercress, spinach etc… You’re also likely to enjoy the herbal and aromatics of saffron, mint and rosemary.

Leo, within your physical body: the heart, back and spine. Heat, heat exhaustion and inflammations may also be cause of consideration.

Needless to say, astrology has insights into every part of your life!

Your Next Steps

If you don’t already have you natal chart, you can download a free one here.

If you are relatively new to Astrology, and would like help understanding your natal chart click here.

To begin your journey and learn the practice of using the Moon’s energy to Manifest your dreams, your desires, and your goals click here.

Self-care of your mental and physical health is often a low priority but it’s essential, not just for longevity but also spiritual healing. You can find out more about your own Health and Wellbeing here.

Spiritual healing, reconnecting with the ‘true self’ you were born as, together with unveiling your innate capabilities and rediscovering the things that truly feed your soul is the purpose behind A Soul Awakening. If you’re ready, let’s connect – click here

 

 

 

 

 

Virgo - Sun Sign TemperamentBorn as a Virgo sun sign, your birthday falls on or between the dates of 23 August – 22 September (see introductory note if born on these dates in the Southern Hemisphere).

However, it’s equally important to know if you’re a Virgo ascendant, regardless of the sun sign. The ascendant sign is the sign that was rising on the eastern horizon at the very moment you were born. The ascendant sign is the ruler of your first house and expresses your natural reaction to new people and new situations, and shows the essence of your inner and outer world.

When your sun sign is different to your ascendant, you may find that you don’t actually resonate with your sun sign characteristics.

You may appear more like your ascendant (although you still have your sun sign qualities). Your sun sign describes your basic ego and how others see you shine; your ascendant describes the face you show the rest of the world.

Sun Sign Elements-Modes

The Layers of Virgo

Your Element

Virgo is the second earth sign. The element shows how you experience, approach and interpret life. Earth signs are the creators. Earth signs are grounded, realistic and kinaesthetic, yet can also be unadventurous and overly materialistic.  Earth is a feminine energy; a reflective, instinctive and responsive energy that demonstrates more introverted qualities.

Your Mode

Virgo is one of the four “Mutable” modes; and demonstrates your mode of turning ideas into plans. Mutable signs are the editors who take the near-finished product and do the final mastering and remixing.

Mutable signs come at the end of the season (in this case – Cancer, Leo, Virgo), your role is to prepare everyone for the changing of seasons. As a mutable sign you are one of the adapters of the zodiac. You bring together your strength of adaptability and a spark of sociability. A plan sparked by a cardinal sign, built by a fixed sign, is then perfected with the discerning eye of a mutable sign.

Your positive qualities of being flexible, changeable, adaptable, and suggestible shows you can go with the flow and build good relationships. You have an in the moment approach to love and an attention to detail, and are a lover of learning and variety.

Your negative traits of being a mutable sign show a tendency to struggle with distractions, scattering of energies, and lack of focus to move decisively toward a goal. Therefore, when trying to solve problems …slow done. 

Sun Sign Ruling Planets

Your Ruling Planet

You can think of the planets as archetype characters, each with different goals, interests and jobs that rule over different parts of your life.

Mercury rules Virgo (and shares this rulership with Gemini)

Mercury symbolises an extension of your personality, your intellect, mind and intelligence and communication style. You have a learning style and ability to see and understand reason, logic, adaptability and humour. It also is personified by siblings and friends, the thinkers, writers and talkers.

Unlike the Moon and Sun, Mercury is a neutral planet and is known for its trickster antics.

Sun Sign Houses

Your House

The signs of the zodiac show “how” planets express themselves, whilst the astrological houses of your natal chart reveal “where”, being the area of your life these energies play out. For example, each house represents something completely unique and determines the different types of people, places and life circumstances you encounter.

Virgo is the sixth sign of the zodiac; it’s represented by the 6th house – Health, Wellbeing, Organisation and Acts of Service.

The sixth house symbolises your work and job, as opposed to career and calling, together with your co-workers, employees and attitude towards routine and organisation. This house also symbolises your daily life and the methods and practices to maintain self-improvement, health, nutrition and wellbeing; as shown through food, service and attitude towards being of service and helpfulness to others.  And, one can’t forget the house of your beloved pets and all small creatures.

The focus of this house is the fulfilment of developing a meaningful ‘personal’ skill set that is of value to others, and to remove you from the endless busyness of tasks that have no personal meaning.

Sun Sign TemperamentOur Two Selves: Higher self and Personality self

At this very moment, there are two “selves” living inside each of us.

The Personality Self: the primal self which is deeply ingrained in our being with its primary goal being to survive and feel good.

The Higher Self: the evolved self that strives for growth and knowledge with its main purpose being to develop and to help fellow humans advance and find peace and understanding. 

In different moments of our lives, one of the “selves” takes control. In a simple example, when the alarm goes off in the morning, the Personality Self will be the one to hit the snooze button and sleep for 10 more minutes, whereas the Higher Self would be proactive, prepared and work productively on the project of the day.

In a more complicated example, a divorce may easily lead the Personality Self to make emotionally and ego driven decisions that may hurt other people in an effort to “survive and feel good”. These actions are self defence mechanisms that can sometimes “stick” and be carried forward through our life (i.e. “baggage”). The Higher Self would acknowledge the emotional pain, heal, learn, grow and use their experience to help others.

You may recognise or have recognised some of the Virgo traits and expressions as noted in the below table.

Virgo Higher Self Virgo Personality Self
Analytical
Critical
Approachable Dominating
Efficient High expectations of others
Healer Hypochondriac
Health Judgemental
Meticulous Low emotional level
Ordered Nic Picky
Organised Perfectionist
Serving lovingly Workaholic

 

If, by reading through your two “selves”, you find that your Personality Self often rules your life, personal development using Astrology can help reconnect you to your Higher Self. Together with bringing harmony back into your life and connecting you with your Soul’s purpose – what you came to learn during this lifetime; your gift to humanity that only you can share in a manner that is unique to you.

“If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there the whole while, waiting for you and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.”

Joseph Campbell

Sun Sign and Moon Meet

When your sun sign joins with the Moon

New Moon in Virgo

Every year, during the Virgo season from mid-August to mid-September we collectively experience the energy of a New Moon in Virgo that influences everybody, no matter their sun sign.

The energies of the lunar cycle provide us with greater support in manifesting the things we want in life, with each New Moon combining the energy associated with the sun/moon sign and house for the lunar month.

Virgo energy symbolises ‘Health and Habits’

Virgo symbolises bringing healing and wholeness to everyday situations and the opportunity to improve your health and habits. Virgos’ discriminating and analytical qualities provide you with a meticulous attention to details, together with a natural and industrious approach with a subtle and systemic sense of serving. Virgo makes the world a better place, one detail at a time and reminds you to use this energy to focus on refining your daily rituals, practices and general organisation.

During a Virgo New Moon you’re provided with an extra focus with being in tune with your body and the Goddess/God within and your role of devotion and service. When setting your intentions, ask yourself, what are your self-care practices? How do you fell called to assist? What routines and habits in your life could be improved? How does general organisation help you succeed?

In preparation for setting your New Moon intentions, set aside time to complete a New Moon Ritual and enhance your intentions with the New Moon Practice.

Essential oils that rejuvenate Virgo during New Moon rituals: Fennel, Grapefruit, Rose, and Roman Chamomile.

When setting your Virgo New Moon intentions, it’s important to be clear, to be specific, and to focus on Virgo energy: as examples: “I want to easily find myself attracted to and consuming only foods that are low fat, low calorie and healthy for my body”. “I want to easily find myself responding to disorder and confusion with an approach of practical helpfulness”.

Sun Sign Temperament - Health & Wellbeing

Health, Nutrition, Wellbeing and Healing

Within your natal chart there are astrological indicators that not only guide you to understand your inherent nature, but also how best to support your inherent nature on a physical, mental, healing and spiritual level. Offering you extra insight in regards to your health and wellbeing.

Medical astrology is a great tool for exploring your predispositions to health, illness and dis-ease. The use of herbal medicines, flower essences, seasonal foods and nutrients can all be applied using the planetary rulerships and associations. This gives you added insight into which treatments or foods may be helpful, depending on your unique astrological blueprint.

Chiron – the Wounded HealerYour Sun Sign Temperament - Chiron

Chiron is neither an astrological God, nor a member of the planetary pantheon. Chiron symbolises the bridge between the limitations, restrictions, and responsibilities enforced by the planet Saturn – the teacher of the planetary pantheon, and the higher intelligence, conscious, change maker, and giver of individual freedom, the planet Uranus – the Awakener.

Chiron (in Greek mythology) was a gifted and wise centaur and a teacher of the healing arts, and his wisdom came from personal experience. Having been accidently wounded by his friend Hercules, he reclaimed his health and wellbeing through personal healing. Chiron’s’ story is also symbolic of our own unique personal journey towards wholeness and healing.

Throughout your life Chiron will teach you the subtle gifts of self-healing. As you reach your late forties and through to your early fifties, any residual fears and restrictions carried by Saturn are met with Chiron to be addressed through a greater insight of self-healing that then guides you to accept and embrace the uniqueness that is you and provides ample opportunities for freedom and change.

The zodiac sign and house placement of Chiron in your natal chart describes the lens through which you experience chronic rejection and your uniqueness, together with sensitivities and vulnerabilities that support your own self-healing.

It’s your inner being that adjusts to situations in order to ensure you don’t feel rejected or find your options, needs and contributions aren’t validated. It is these areas that we tend to overcompensate, because we don’t feel that we are good enough, or that we can ever be enough.

Chiron in Virgo shows a wonderfully skilled individual with strengths in supporting others to improve and create healthy practices and to embrace the gifts of service to others that make the world a better place of all. The strength and perfectionism of the placement, can also be its downfall with fearing rejection from others that may not see them as being perfect. Or that less attention is given to paying attention to these strengths within them. High expectations bring insecurities of being unhealthy, disorganised and generally not having it together.

Seasonal harvest:

With the abundance and choice of seasonal foods provided by nature, as a Virgo you’re likely to enjoy root vegetables: carrots, or other bulb type vegetables, potatoes etc., and dried fruits. You’re also likely to enjoy herbal and aromatic delights of lilies of the valley, myrtles, ferns – Venus-hair-ferns, bittersweets, cloves and lavenders.

Virgo, within your physical body: the bowels and intestines, constipation and diarrhoea, digestion and assimilation, solar plexus. 

Needless to say, astrology has insights into every part of your life!

Your Next Steps

If you don’t already have you natal chart, you can download a free one here.

If you are relatively new to Astrology, and would like help understanding your natal chart click here.

To begin your journey and learn the practice of using the Moon’s energy to Manifest your dreams, your desires, and your goals click here.

Self-care of your mental and physical health is often a low priority but it’s essential, not just for longevity but also spiritual healing. You can find out more about your own Health and Wellbeing here.

Spiritual healing, reconnecting with the ‘true self’ you were born as, together with unveiling your innate capabilities and rediscovering the things that truly feed your soul is the purpose behind A Soul Awakening. If you’re ready, let’s connect – click here

 

 

 

 

 

Libra - Sun Sign Temperament

Born as a Libra sun sign, your birthday falls on or between the dates of 23 September – 22 October (see introductory note if born on these dates in the Southern Hemisphere).

However, it’s equally important to know if you’re a Libra ascendant, regardless of the sun sign. The ascendant sign is the sign that was rising on the eastern horizon at the very moment you were born. The ascendant sign is the ruler of your first house and expresses your natural reaction to new people and new situations, and shows the essence of your inner and outer world.

When your sun sign is different to your ascendant, you may find that you don’t actually resonate with your sun sign characteristics.

You may appear more like your ascendant (although you still have your sun sign qualities). Your sun sign describes your basic ego and how others see you shine; your ascendant describes the face you show the rest of the world.

Sun Sign Elements-Modes

The Layers of Libra

Your Element

Libra is the second air sign. The element shows how you experience, approach and interpret life. Air signs are the thinkers, communicators and doers of the zodiac. Air is social, relating, connecting and objective; yet also known for being unfeeling, cool and detached. Air is a Masculine energy, an active, conscious and expressive energy that demonstrates more extroverted qualities.

Your Mode

Libra is one of the four “Cardinal” modes; and demonstrates your mode of creating, new ideas, doing, generating and leading. Cardinal signs are the initiators who create new beginnings with their ambitious directed and self-driven drive.

Cardinal signs come at the beginning of the season (in this case – Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius). Your role is to forge ahead with goal oriented plans and attract those who can support your efforts.

On the positive side, being a creator of new beginnings, with strong survival instincts and lots of energy gives you the drive to get up and go. You don’t just dream big—you also make things happen. You like to take action! A plan is sparked by a cardinal sign, built by a fixed sign, and then perfected with the discerning eye of a mutable sign.

On the negative side, you’re impatient and can deplete your own drive by being impulsive and reactive. Your dynamic nature can also be displayed as pushy and demanding as there may never be enough time in a day to complete your goals.

Sun Sign Ruling Planets

Your Ruling Planet

You can think of the planets as archetype characters, each with different goals, interests and jobs that rule over different parts of your life.

Venus rules Libra (and shares this rulership with Taurus)

Venus symbolises your relationship with self and others. To experience beauty and harmony, attraction, pleasure, together with relaxation, friends and sex. Venus also symbolises money, your values and worth – self-worth. Venus is the feminine sexuality in contrast to the masculine sexuality of Mars.

Through Venus’ influence, you are able to explore and learn about your pleasures, tastes and inclinations. In short, things that brings you happiness. Venus’ influence is also shown in your aesthetic preferences, material desires, clothing and preference of partners. This may appear a materialistic pursuit, however Venus is here to remind you of the abundant beauty shown and offered in our shared world.

Sun Sign Houses

Your House

The signs of the zodiac show “how” planets express themselves, whilst the astrological houses of your natal chart reveal “where”, being the area of your life these energies play out. For example, each house represents something completely unique and determines the different types of people, places and life circumstances you encounter.

Libra is the seventh sign of the zodiac; it’s represented by the 7th house – Relationships, Partnerships and Marriage, Mutuality and Sharing.

The seventh house symbolises your partnerships, one-on-one relationships, including marriage and significant other, business partnerships, including competitors, corporations and open enemies, mediators, counsellors, lawyers and contracts. This house also symbolises your relationship with self, mirrored awareness and the ‘shadow self’. 

The focus of this house is your relationships and the act of cooperation and compromise that are characterised by ‘equality between partners’, special rapport and the magic you have with another; together with your willingness to change, accept and allow the others point of view that support the survival of the relationship.

Sun Sign TemperamentOur Two Selves: Higher self and Personality self

At this very moment, there are two “selves” living inside each of us.

The Personality Self: the primal self which is deeply ingrained in our being with its primary goal being to survive and feel good.

The Higher Self: the evolved self that strives for growth and knowledge with its main purpose being to develop and to help fellow humans advance and find peace and understanding. 

In different moments of our lives, one of the “selves” takes control. In a simple example, when the alarm goes off in the morning, the Personality Self will be the one to hit the snooze button and sleep for 10 more minutes, whereas the Higher Self would be proactive, prepared and work productively on the project of the day.

In a more complicated example, a divorce may easily lead the Personality Self to make emotionally and ego driven decisions that may hurt other people in an effort to “survive and feel good”. These actions are self defence mechanisms that can sometimes “stick” and be carried forward through our life (i.e. “baggage”). The Higher Self would acknowledge the emotional pain, heal, learn, grow and use their experience to help others.

You may recognise or have recognised some of the Libra traits and expressions as noted in the below table.

Libra Higher Self Libra Personality Self
Able to choose
Co-dependent
Balanced Doormat
Consideration Fence sitter
Cooperation Impartial
Diplomatic Shallow
Fair Superficial
Just Unaware of choice
Peaceful Unbalanced
Share – equality Vain

 

If, by reading through your two “selves”, you find that your Personality Self often rules your life, personal development using Astrology can help reconnect you to your Higher Self. Together with bringing harmony back into your life and connecting you with your Soul’s purpose – what you came to learn during this lifetime; your gift to humanity that only you can share in a manner that is unique to you.

“If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there the whole while, waiting for you and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.”

Joseph Campbell

Sun Sign and Moon Meet

When your sun sign joins with the Moon

New Moon in Libra

Every year, during the Libra season from mid-September to mid-October we collectively experience the energy of a New Moon in Libra that influences everybody, no matter their sun sign.

The energies of the lunar cycle provide us with greater support in manifesting the things we want in life, with each New Moon combining the energy associated with the sun/moon sign and house for the lunar month.

Libra energy symbolises ‘Relationships and Equality’.

Libra is the peacemaker as symbolises by the scales and balancing equality. It is Libra energy that supports you with seeking and learning to find balance with yourself, your environment and your relationships, together with seeking harmony, to bring justice and fairness amidst opposites and embrace beauty. Libras’ gift is to grasp and understand the concept of diplomacy that teaches you to find compromise.

Remind yourself of your capacity to love, to share and to understand the reality of another when setting your intentions at the New Moon during this period of the year.

During a Libra New Moon you’re provided with an extra focus creating peace, harmony and beauty in your life and the world. When setting your intentions, ask yourself, am I truly listening? Can I communicate without putting the other person on the defensive? What area of my life could benefit from more balance?

In preparation for setting your New Moon intentions, set aside time to complete a New Moon Ritual and enhance your intentions with the New Moon Practice.

Essential oils that rejuvenate Libra during New Moon rituals: Juniper Berry, Ravintsara, Rose, and Sweet Marjoram.

When setting your Libra New Moon intentions, it’s important to be clear, to be specific, and to focus on Libra energy: as examples: “I want to easily find myself adding those decorating touches to my environment that create a feeling of peace, happiness and serenity”. “I want to consciously be aware that we are ‘all in this together’ and easily lend my support to others”.

Sun Sign Temperament - Health & Wellbeing

Health, Nutrition, Wellbeing and Healing

Within your natal chart there are astrological indicators that not only guide you to understand your inherent nature, but also how best to support your inherent nature on a physical, mental, healing and spiritual level. Offering you extra insight in regards to your health and wellbeing.

Medical astrology is a great tool for exploring your predispositions to health, illness and dis-ease. The use of herbal medicines, flower essences, seasonal foods and nutrients can all be applied using the planetary rulerships and associations. This gives you added insight into which treatments or foods may be helpful, depending on your unique astrological blueprint.

Chiron – the Wounded HealerYour Sun Sign Temperament - Chiron

Chiron is neither an astrological God, nor a member of the planetary pantheon. Chiron symbolises the bridge between the limitations, restrictions, and responsibilities enforced by the planet Saturn – the teacher of the planetary pantheon, and the higher intelligence, conscious, change maker, and giver of individual freedom, the planet Uranus – the Awakener.

Chiron (in Greek mythology) was a gifted and wise centaur and a teacher of the healing arts, and his wisdom came from personal experience. Having been accidently wounded by his friend Hercules, he reclaimed his health and wellbeing through personal healing. Chiron’s’ story is also symbolic of our own unique personal journey towards wholeness and healing.

Throughout your life Chiron will teach you the subtle gifts of self-healing. As you reach your late forties and through to your early fifties, any residual fears and restrictions carried by Saturn are met with Chiron to be addressed through a greater insight of self-healing that then guides you to accept and embrace the uniqueness that is you and provides ample opportunities for freedom and change.

The zodiac sign and house placement of Chiron in your natal chart describes the lens through which you experience chronic rejection and your uniqueness, together with sensitivities and vulnerabilities that support your own self-healing.

It’s your inner being that adjusts to situations in order to ensure you don’t feel rejected or find your options, needs and contributions aren’t validated. It is these areas that we tend to overcompensate, because we don’t feel that we are good enough, or that we can ever be enough.

Chiron in Libra shows strength of wisdom within relationships, and a advocate for believing and seeing both sides of the story, mediating and providing avenues to meet others halfway. Yet this placement also shows that even with such strengths, fortitude and strong beliefs in equality that feely applying these philosophies can be a challenging practice in their own life. Bringing internal and interpersonal conflict that causes anxiety and guilt.

Seasonal harvest:

With the abundance and choice of seasonal foods provided by nature, as a Libra you’re likely to enjoy some of the sweet treats and a sprinkling of spice, berries, apples, pears, grapes, artichokes, asparagus, beans, spices, corn and a selection of other cereals. Herbs and aromatics: mint and cayenne pepper.

Libra, within your physical body: adrenal glands, buttocks, kidneys and diabetes (associated with sugar imbalance).

Needless to say, astrology has insights into every part of your life!

Your Next Steps

If you don’t already have you natal chart, you can download a free one here.

If you are relatively new to Astrology, and would like help understanding your natal chart click here.

To begin your journey and learn the practice of using the Moon’s energy to Manifest your dreams, your desires, and your goals click here.

Self-care of your mental and physical health is often a low priority but it’s essential, not just for longevity but also spiritual healing. You can find out more about your own Health and Wellbeing here.

Spiritual healing, reconnecting with the ‘true self’ you were born as, together with unveiling your innate capabilities and rediscovering the things that truly feed your soul is the purpose behind A Soul Awakening. If you’re ready, let’s connect – click here

 

 

 

 

 

Scorpio - Sun Sign TemperamentBorn as a Scorpio sun sign, your birthday falls on or between the dates of 23 October – 21 November (see introductory note if born on these dates in the Southern Hemisphere).

However, it’s equally important to know if you’re a Scorpio ascendant, regardless of the sun sign. The ascendant sign is the sign that was rising on the eastern horizon at the very moment you were born. The ascendant sign is the ruler of your first house and expresses your natural reaction to new people and new situations, and shows the essence of your inner and outer world.

When your sun sign is different to your ascendant, you may find that you don’t actually resonate with your sun sign characteristics.

You may appear more like your ascendant (although you still have your sun sign qualities). Your sun sign describes your basic ego and how others see you shine; your ascendant describes the face you show the rest of the world.

Sun Sign Elements-Modes

The Layers of Scorpio

Your Element

Scorpio is the second water sign. The element shows how you experience, approach and interpret life. Water signs are all about feelings. Water is a feminine energy; reflective, instinctive and responsive energy that demonstrates more introverted qualities. 

Your Mode

Scorpio is one of the four “Fixed” modes; and demonstrates your mode of turning ideas into solid plans. Fixed signs are the consolidators of the zodiac who condense plans by creating order and form.

Fixed signs come along as the season is underway (in this case – Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius), your role is to go deeper in the pursuit of opening to the full realisation of what’s already begun. As a fixed sign you are one of the organiser of the zodiac, bringing together strength of resilience and endurance. A plan can be sparked by a cardinal sign, build by a fixed sign, then perfected with the discerning eye of a mutable sign.

Your positive qualities of being resilient and having great staying power and endurance, mean you finish the task and get things done. You’re a great organiser and often able to enjoy success in whatever you set your mind to.

Your negative traits of being a fixed sign show that while you stick with something to the end, it’s hard for you to let go, even when something appears to be a lost cause. You’re not known for flexibility and have a harder time with change, which can bring out self-interest and controlling behaviour.

Sun Sign Ruling Planets

Your Ruling Planet

You can think of the planets as archetype characters, each with different goals, interests and jobs that rule over different parts of your life.

Pluto rules Scorpio

Pluto is the furthest planet in our solar system, and is known as the God of the Underworld. It’s within Pluto’s territory that you find the notion of ‘Life, Death and Rebirth’. It’s this small outer planets job to transform the inner and outer realms, through destruction and breakdowns and to test your will for survival, on both a personal and collective level.

It is through traumatic experiences, that you discover your deepest strengths, and your deepest fears. Yet, when you learn to flow within the depths of the change that is outside your control, you’ll also discover that beneath the surface a new way of life emerges. 

Sun Sign Houses

Your House

The signs of the zodiac show “how” planets express themselves, whilst the astrological houses of your natal chart reveal “where”, being the area of your life these energies play out. For example, each house represents something completely unique and determines the different types of people, places and life circumstances you encounter.

Scorpio is the eighth sign of the zodiac; it’s represented by the 8th house – Sex, Deepened Intimacy and Bonding, Shared Resources (Money and Property).

The eighth house symbolises an internal transformation resulting from a crisis and significant change. This house also symbolises your sexuality and feelings towards sex, death and rebirth, addictions, others’ money, taxes, divorce, alimony and inheritance; together with personal development and growth, bringing transformation and regeneration. 

The focus of this house is to navigate the realms of seeking and finding a healthy, flowing and spontaneous sexuality. To accept that death is an integration of its reality into daily life, together with a sense of the immortality of your own consciousness.

Sun Sign Temperament

Our Two Selves: Higher self and Personality self

At this very moment, there are two “selves” living inside each of us.

The Personality Self: the primal self which is deeply ingrained in our being with its primary goal being to survive and feel good.

The Higher Self: the evolved self that strives for growth and knowledge with its main purpose being to develop and to help fellow humans advance and find peace and understanding. 

In different moments of our lives, one of the “selves” takes control. In a simple example, when the alarm goes off in the morning, the Personality Self will be the one to hit the snooze button and sleep for 10 more minutes, whereas the Higher Self would be proactive, prepared and work productively on the project of the day.

In a more complicated example, a divorce may easily lead the Personality Self to make emotionally and ego driven decisions that may hurt other people in an effort to “survive and feel good”. These actions are self defence mechanisms that can sometimes “stick” and be carried forward through our life (i.e. “baggage”). The Higher Self would acknowledge the emotional pain, heal, learn, grow and use their experience to help others.

You may recognise or have recognised some of the Scorpio traits and expressions as noted in the below table.

Scorpio Higher Self Scorpio Personality Self
Depth
Betray
Emotional strength Controlling
Focused Destructive
Investigative Envious
Passionate Intense
Perceptive Jealous
Powerful Manipulative
Regenerative Possessive
Sensitive Resentment

 

If, by reading through your two “selves”, you find that your Personality Self often rules your life, personal development using Astrology can help reconnect you to your Higher Self. Together with bringing harmony back into your life and connecting you with your Soul’s purpose – what you came to learn during this lifetime; your gift to humanity that only you can share in a manner that is unique to you.

“If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there the whole while, waiting for you and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.”

Joseph Campbell

Sun Sign and Moon Meet

When your sun sign joins with the Moon

New Moon in Scorpio

Every year, during the Scorpio season from mid-September to mid-November we collectively experience the energy of a New Moon in Scorpio that influences everybody, no matter their sun sign.

The energies of the lunar cycle provide us with greater support in manifesting the things we want in life, with each New Moon combining the energy associated with the sun/moon sign and house for the lunar month.

Scorpio energy symbolises ‘Transformation and Forgiveness’.

Scorpio guides you through the ever evolving cycle of life, teaching you how to transition. Showing you how to let go, forgive and move on. Scorpio also inspires you to not only join but merge, physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually with another. 

Scorpios’ emotional depths as a water sign can make you feel vulnerable, yet this is the gift of Scorpio. To feel your vulnerability and sense of needing control…and let go, together with opening yourself to understanding the energies of transformation, through facing death on all levels. Scorpio is here to teach and guide you through the darkness. 

During a Scorpio New Moon you’re provided with an extra focus with seeking new understandings of releasing control and letting go. When setting your intentions, ask yourself what are you trying to control? With whom can you safely feel vulnerable? Who are you ready to forgive?

In preparation for setting your New Moon intentions, set aside time to complete a New Moon Ritual and enhance your intentions with the New Moon Practice.

Essential oils that rejuvenate Scorpio during New Moon rituals: Helichrysum, Lemongrass, Rose, and Sage.

When setting your Scorpio New Moon intentions, it’s important to be clear, to be specific, and to focus on Scorpio energy: as examples: “I want to easily find myself fully committed to success in __________”. “I want positive transformation to occur in the area of ___________”.

Sun Sign Temperament - Health & Wellbeing

Health, Nutrition, Wellbeing and Healing

Within your natal chart there are astrological indicators that not only guide you to understand your inherent nature, but also how best to support your inherent nature on a physical, mental, healing and spiritual level. Offering you extra insight in regards to your health and wellbeing.

Medical astrology is a great tool for exploring your predispositions to health, illness and dis-ease. The use of herbal medicines, flower essences, seasonal foods and nutrients can all be applied using the planetary rulerships and associations. This gives you added insight into which treatments or foods may be helpful, depending on your unique astrological blueprint.

Chiron – the Wounded HealerYour Sun Sign Temperament - Chiron

Chiron is neither an astrological God, nor a member of the planetary pantheon. Chiron symbolises the bridge between the limitations, restrictions, and responsibilities enforced by the planet Saturn – the teacher of the planetary pantheon, and the higher intelligence, conscious, change maker, and giver of individual freedom, the planet Uranus – the Awakener.

Chiron (in Greek mythology) was a gifted and wise centaur and a teacher of the healing arts, and his wisdom came from personal experience. Having been accidently wounded by his friend Hercules, he reclaimed his health and wellbeing through personal healing. Chiron’s’ story is also symbolic of our own unique personal journey towards wholeness and healing.

Throughout your life Chiron will teach you the subtle gifts of self-healing. As you reach your late forties and through to your early fifties, any residual fears and restrictions carried by Saturn are met with Chiron to be addressed through a greater insight of self-healing that then guides you to accept and embrace the uniqueness that is you and provides ample opportunities for freedom and change.

The zodiac sign and house placement of Chiron in your natal chart describes the lens through which you experience chronic rejection and your uniqueness, together with sensitivities and vulnerabilities that support your own self-healing.

It’s your inner being that adjusts to situations in order to ensure you don’t feel rejected or find your options, needs and contributions aren’t validated. It is these areas that we tend to overcompensate, because we don’t feel that we are good enough, or that we can ever be enough.

Chiron in Scorpio reveals opening deeply to the vulnerable sides of self, and trusting the darker sides, together with recognising and understanding the power of individual dynamics; particularly jealousies, motivations, intense emotions and personal psychology through loss and recovery. There is an awareness of attachment to the dark sides that perhaps limits deeper connections within their own relationships, together with a fear of loss of self.

Seasonal harvest:

With the abundance and choice of seasonal foods provided by nature, as a Scorpio you’re likely to enjoy the seasonal harvest of green salads, beets, lentils, almonds and walnuts, citrus fruit, berries, apples, bananas and pineapples. You’re likely to also enjoy herbs and aromatics, including hot spices, mustard, capers, cayenne pepper and chillies.

Scorpio, within your physical body: sexual organs, rectum, colon, bladder and organs of elimination.

Needless to say, astrology has insights into every part of your life!

Your Next Steps

If you don’t already have you natal chart, you can download a free one here.

If you are relatively new to Astrology, and would like help understanding your natal chart click here.

To begin your journey and learn the practice of using the Moon’s energy to Manifest your dreams, your desires, and your goals click here.

Self-care of your mental and physical health is often a low priority but it’s essential, not just for longevity but also spiritual healing. You can find out more about your own Health and Wellbeing here.

Spiritual healing, reconnecting with the ‘true self’ you were born as, together with unveiling your innate capabilities and rediscovering the things that truly feed your soul is the purpose behind A Soul Awakening. If you’re ready, let’s connect – click here

 

 

 

 

Sagittarius - Sun Sign Temperament

Born as a Sagittarius sun sign, your birthday falls on or between the dates of 22 November – 21 December (see introductory note if born on these dates in the Southern Hemisphere).

However, it’s equally important to know if you’re a Sagittarius ascendant, regardless of the sun sign. The ascendant sign is the sign that was rising on the eastern horizon at the very moment you were born. The ascendant sign is the ruler of your first house and expresses your natural reaction to new people and new situations, and shows the essence of your inner and outer world.

When your sun sign is different to your ascendant, you may find that you don’t actually resonate with your sun sign characteristics.

You may appear more like your ascendant (although you still have your sun sign qualities). Your sun sign describes your basic ego and how others see you shine; your ascendant describes the face you show the rest of the world.

Sun Sign Elements-Modes

The Layers of Sagittarius

Your Element

Sagittarius is the third and last fire sign. The element shows how you experience, approach and interpret life. Fire signs ignite us to explore and express our creation. Fire is a masculine energy; an active, conscious and expressive energy hat demonstrates more extroverted qualities.

Your Mode

Sagittarius is one of the four “Mutable” modes; and demonstrates your mode of turning ideas into plans. Mutable signs are the editors who take the near-finished product and do the final mastering and remixing.

Mutable signs come at the end of the season (in this case – Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius), your role is to prepare everyone for the changing of seasons. As a mutable sign you are one of the adapters of the zodiac. You bring together your strength of adaptability and a spark of sociability. A plan sparked by a cardinal sign, built by a fixed sign, is then perfected with the discerning eye of a mutable sign.

Your positive qualities of being flexible, changeable, adaptable, and suggestible shows you can go with the flow and build good relationships. You have an in the moment approach to love and an attention to detail, and are a lover of learning and variety.

Your negative traits of being a mutable sign show a tendency to struggle with distractions, scattering of energies, and lack of focus to move decisively toward a goal. Therefore, when trying to solve problems …slow done. 

Sun Sign Ruling Planets

Your Ruling Planet

You can think of the planets as archetype characters, each with different goals, interests and jobs that rule over different parts of your life.

Jupiter rules Sagittarius

Jupiter symbolises your abilities to recognise opportunities for expansion, growth and optimism; seeing and taking opportunities and seeking a higher understanding of life. Through growth and understanding, comes liberation and freedom and an inner knowing you are a confident and competent teacher in your field.

Feelings of bliss, gratitude, liberation and contentment, together with triumph are the gifts that Jupiter offers, and are within your reach.

Sun Sign Houses

Your House

The signs of the zodiac show “how” planets express themselves, whilst the astrological houses of your natal chart reveal “where”, being the area of your life these energies play out. For example, each house represents something completely unique and determines the different types of people, places and life circumstances you encounter.

Sagittarius is the ninth sign of the zodiac; it’s represented by the 9th house – Meaning and Truth; Teaching, Philosophy, Cultural symbolism, Expansion and Oversea Travel.

The ninth house symbolises your personal belief system, including religious belief and cross cultural awareness; quest for truth and travel to foreign lands, your sense of adventure, freedom and exploration of new ideas. This house also symbolises your personal philosophy of human values and ideals, and legal codes and ethics, together with higher education, publishing and commerce.

The focus of this house is your ability to break up your routines and create new patterns of behaviour. To clear your individual sense of life’s evolving meaning and purpose and your capacity to absorb unexpected perceptions.

Sun Sign TemperamentOur Two Selves: Higher self and Personality self

At this very moment, there are two “selves” living inside each of us.

The Personality Self: the primal self which is deeply ingrained in our being with its primary goal being to survive and feel good.

The Higher Self: the evolved self that strives for growth and knowledge with its main purpose being to develop and to help fellow humans advance and find peace and understanding. 

In different moments of our lives, one of the “selves” takes control. In a simple example, when the alarm goes off in the morning, the Personality Self will be the one to hit the snooze button and sleep for 10 more minutes, whereas the Higher Self would be proactive, prepared and work productively on the project of the day.

In a more complicated example, a divorce may easily lead the Personality Self to make emotionally and ego driven decisions that may hurt other people in an effort to “survive and feel good”. These actions are self defence mechanisms that can sometimes “stick” and be carried forward through our life (i.e. “baggage”). The Higher Self would acknowledge the emotional pain, heal, learn, grow and use their experience to help others.

You may recognise or have recognised some of the Sagittarius traits and expressions as noted in the below table.

Sagittarius Higher Self Sagittarius Personality Self
Carefree
Bigot
Ethical – honest Careless
Intuitive + learned to trust Exaggerate
Optimistic Extravagant
Philosophical Moralistic
Questing Over the top
Symbols – Teach Preach (rather than teach)
Truth Prejudice
Wise Right/righteous

 

If, by reading through your two “selves”, you find that your Personality Self often rules your life, personal development using Astrology can help reconnect you to your Higher Self. Together with bringing harmony back into your life and connecting you with your Soul’s purpose – what you came to learn during this lifetime; your gift to humanity that only you can share in a manner that is unique to you.

“If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there the whole while, waiting for you and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.”

Joseph Campbell

Sun Sign and Moon Meet

When your sun sign joins with the Moon

New Moon in Sagittarius

Every year, during the Sagittarius season from mid-November to mid-December we collectively experience the energy of a New Moon in Sagittarius that influences everybody, no matter their sun sign.

The energies of the lunar cycle provide us with greater support in manifesting the things we want in life, with each New Moon combining the energy associated with the sun/moon sign and house for the lunar month.

Sagittarius energy symbolises ‘Wisdom and (overseas) Travel’.

Sagittarius represents the Philosopher, an adventurous and jovial being; aspiring and expansive, yet extravagant and outspoken with an inspiring, intuitive and intelligent approach to life. The sign of the archer, who shoots the arrow, then follows it, seeking higher levels of wisdom. Sagittarius’ gift is to expand your learning and understanding of the human experience and to guide and teach others directly from your own broad experience of life and your philosophical searching, when setting your intentions at the New Moon during this period of the year.

During a Sagittarius New Moon you’re provided with an extra focus on seeking new understandings. To develop a higher intellect and to expand your philosophical and ethical system of thought that reflects your own inquiry, together with uplifting and inspiring others. When setting your intentions during this period of the year, ask yourself what do you believe is the nature of the human experience? How do people in different cultures define their humanity? Do you feel truly free?

In preparation for setting your New Moon intentions, set aside time to complete a New Moon Ritual and enhance your intentions with the New Moon Practice.

Essential oils that rejuvenate Sagittarius during New Moon rituals: Cinnamon, Clove, Rose, and Sweet Orange.

When setting your Sagittarius New Moon intentions, it’s important to be clear, to be specific, and to focus on Sagittarius energy: as examples: “I want to regularly find myself enlisting the help of a higher power, in directing my life”. “I want easily find myself actively seeking answers to my dilemma of ___________”.

Sun Sign Temperament - Health & Wellbeing

Health, Nutrition, Wellbeing and Healing

Within your natal chart there are astrological indicators that not only guide you to understand your inherent nature, but also how best to support your inherent nature on a physical, mental, healing and spiritual level. Offering you extra insight in regards to your health and wellbeing.

Medical astrology is a great tool for exploring your predispositions to health, illness and dis-ease. The use of herbal medicines, flower essences, seasonal foods and nutrients can all be applied using the planetary rulerships and associations. This gives you added insight into which treatments or foods may be helpful, depending on your unique astrological blueprint.

Chiron – the Wounded HealerYour Sun Sign Temperament - Chiron

Chiron is neither an astrological God, nor a member of the planetary pantheon. Chiron symbolises the bridge between the limitations, restrictions, and responsibilities enforced by the planet Saturn – the teacher of the planetary pantheon, and the higher intelligence, conscious, change maker, and giver of individual freedom, the planet Uranus – the Awakener.

Chiron (in Greek mythology) was a gifted and wise centaur and a teacher of the healing arts, and his wisdom came from personal experience. Having been accidently wounded by his friend Hercules, he reclaimed his health and wellbeing through personal healing. Chiron’s’ story is also symbolic of our own unique personal journey towards wholeness and healing.

Throughout your life Chiron will teach you the subtle gifts of self-healing. As you reach your late forties and through to your early fifties, any residual fears and restrictions carried by Saturn are met with Chiron to be addressed through a greater insight of self-healing that then guides you to accept and embrace the uniqueness that is you and provides ample opportunities for freedom and change.

The zodiac sign and house placement of Chiron in your natal chart describes the lens through which you experience chronic rejection and your uniqueness, together with sensitivities and vulnerabilities that support your own self-healing.

It’s your inner being that adjusts to situations in order to ensure you don’t feel rejected or find your options, needs and contributions aren’t validated. It is these areas that we tend to overcompensate, because we don’t feel that we are good enough, or that we can ever be enough.

Chiron in Sagittarius shows a yearning for meaning and belief that there is something greater than self and takes responsibility for supporting others to embrace free thinking and find their own personal philosophies. Positive thinking and the power of manifestation is a true gift. Yet, even with many brilliant ideas, this placement can struggle to find and follow their own inner guidance to achieve their own path of meaning, purpose and personal philosophies.

Seasonal harvest:

With the abundance and choice of seasonal foods provided by nature, as a Sagittarius you’re likely to enjoy grapefruits, raisins, onions, leeks, bulb vegetables. Herbs and aromatics: aniseed, sage, cinnamon, borage, mosses, sage, blueberry, balsam.

Gemini, within your physical body: hips, liver, sciatica, thighs and upper legs.

Needless to say, astrology has insights into every part of your life!

Your Next Steps

If you don’t already have you natal chart, you can download a free one here.

If you are relatively new to Astrology, and would like help understanding your natal chart click here.

To begin your journey and learn the practice of using the Moon’s energy to Manifest your dreams, your desires, and your goals click here.

Self-care of your mental and physical health is often a low priority but it’s essential, not just for longevity but also spiritual healing. You can find out more about your own Health and Wellbeing here.

Spiritual healing, reconnecting with the ‘true self’ you were born as, together with unveiling your innate capabilities and rediscovering the things that truly feed your soul is the purpose behind A Soul Awakening. If you’re ready, let’s connect – click here

 

 

 

 

Capricorn - Sun Sign Temperament

Born as a Capricorn sun sign, your birthday falls on or between the dates of 22 December – 19 January (see introductory note if born on these dates in the Southern Hemisphere).

However, it’s equally important to know if you’re a Capricorn ascendant, regardless of the sun sign. The ascendant sign is the sign that was rising on the eastern horizon at the very moment you were born. The ascendant sign is the ruler of your first house and expresses your natural reaction to new people and new situations, and shows the essence of your inner and outer world.

When your sun sign is different to your ascendant, you may find that you don’t actually resonate with your sun sign characteristics.

You may appear more like your ascendant (although you still have your sun sign qualities). Your sun sign describes your basic ego and how others see you shine; your ascendant describes the face you show the rest of the world.

Sun Sign Elements-Modes

The Layers of Capricorn

Your Element

Capricorn is the third (and last) earth sign. The element shows how you experience, approach and interpret life. Earth signs are the creators. Earth signs are grounded, realistic and kinaesthetic, yet can also be unadventurous and overly materialistic.  Earth is a feminine energy; a reflective, instinctive and responsive energy that demonstrates more introverted qualities.

Your Mode

Capricorn is one of the four “Cardinal” modes; and demonstrates your mode of creating, new ideas, doing, generating and leading. Cardinal signs are the initiators who create new beginnings with their ambitious directed and self-driven drive.

Cardinal signs come at the beginning of the season (in this case – Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces). Your role is to forge ahead with goal oriented plans and attract those who can support your efforts.

On the positive side, being a creator of new beginnings, with strong survival instincts and lots of energy gives you the drive to get up and go. You don’t just dream big—you also make things happen. You like to take action! A plan is sparked by a cardinal sign, built by a fixed sign, and then perfected with the discerning eye of a mutable sign.

On the negative side, you’re impatient and can deplete your own drive by being impulsive and reactive. Your dynamic nature can also be displayed as pushy and demanding as there may never be enough time in a day to complete your goals.

Sun Sign Ruling Planets

Your Ruling Planet

You can think of the planets as archetype characters, each with different goals, interests and jobs that rule over different parts of your life.

Saturn rules Capricorn

Saturn symbolises restrictions, limitations and lessons; authority and discipline. With discipline comes hard work and commitment, bringing an outcome of your labour. When you fight against the restrictions, resistance prevails as does delays.

Saturn is also known as the Lord of Karma and teacher of the planetary pantheon, providing the lessons that you must learn to overcome the limitations, to attain wisdom and to potentially clear past karma.

Sun Sign Houses

Your House

The signs of the zodiac show “how” planets express themselves, whilst the astrological houses of your natal chart reveal “where”, being the area of your life these energies play out. For example, each house represents something completely unique and determines the different types of people, places and life circumstances you encounter.

Capricorn is the tenth sign of the zodiac; it’s represented by the 10th house – Career and Long Term Goals, Vocation/Calling, Responsibility, Reputation and Standing

The tenth house symbolises your career and profession, vocation – Destiny, your calling; your position in society and social standing, reputation, together with material success and position. How you carve out your identity, desire for achievement and your legacy. This house also symbolises authority figures, paternal figures, and bosses, governments, together with your attitude towards responsibilities and towards abiding by the law.

The focus of this house is to successfully find and allow yourself self-expression that personally satisfies your status in the community and supports you with a sense of fulfilling one’s destiny. 

Sun Sign TemperamentOur Two Selves: Higher self and Personality self

At this very moment, there are two “selves” living inside each of us.

The Personality Self: the primal self which is deeply ingrained in our being with its primary goal being to survive and feel good.

The Higher Self: the evolved self that strives for growth and knowledge with its main purpose being to develop and to help fellow humans advance and find peace and understanding. 

In different moments of our lives, one of the “selves” takes control. In a simple example, when the alarm goes off in the morning, the Personality Self will be the one to hit the snooze button and sleep for 10 more minutes, whereas the Higher Self would be proactive, prepared and work productively on the project of the day.

In a more complicated example, a divorce may easily lead the Personality Self to make emotionally and ego driven decisions that may hurt other people in an effort to “survive and feel good”. These actions are self defence mechanisms that can sometimes “stick” and be carried forward through our life (ie: “baggage”). The Higher Self would acknowledge the emotional pain, heal, learn, grow and use their experience to help others.

You may recognise or have recognised some of the Capricorn traits and expressions as noted in the below table.

Capricorn Higher Self Capricorn Personality Self
Ambitious
Authoritarian
Authority Bossy (tell, not ask)
Discipline Defensive/blame
Goals (able to set own) Demanding
Grounded Dictatorial
Practical Fearful
Professional Pessimistic
Responsibility Punish
Success Restrict/rigid

 

If, by reading through your two “selves”, you find that your Personality Self often rules your life, personal development using Astrology can help reconnect you to your Higher Self. Together with bringing harmony back into your life and connecting you with your Soul’s purpose – what you came to learn during this lifetime; your gift to humanity that only you can share in a manner that is unique to you.

“If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there the whole while, waiting for you and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.”

Joseph Campbell

Sun Sign and Moon Meet

When your sun sign joins with the Moon

New Moon in Capricorn

Every year, during the Capricorn season from mid-December to mid-January we collectively experience the energy of a New Moon in Capricorn that influences everybody, no matter their sun sign.

The energies of the lunar cycle provide us with greater support in manifesting the things we want in life, with each New Moon combining the energy associated with the sun/moon sign and house for the lunar month.

Capricorn energy symbolises ‘Career and Goals’.

Capricorn represents ambition, endurance and enterprising. A professional, punctual, yet conservative and traditional approach to achieving goals, sprinkled with wisdom, respect and responsibility. Capricorns’ gift is to teach you about offering your experience and wisdom to a higher purpose in the world, rather than your personal material advancement when setting your intentions at the New Moon during his time of the year.

During a Capricorn New Moon you’re provided with an extra focus with defining your career goals; your Souls’ calling and personal goals when. When setting your intentions ask yourself, what are your career goals/what is your Souls’ calling? What are your plans? What structures and systems do you need to streamline your work? .

In preparation for setting your New Moon intentions, set aside time to complete a New Moon Ritual and enhance your intentions with the New Moon Practice.

Essential oils that rejuvenate Capricorn during New Moon rituals: Cedarwood, Rose, Vetiver, and Wintergreen.

When setting your Capricorn New Moon intentions, it’s important to be clear, to be specific, and to focus on Capricorn energy: as examples: “I want to easily find myself handling my money in a way that allows me to retire at age _________”. “I want easily find myself using existing opportunities to reach my goal of ___________”.

Sun Sign Temperament - Health & Wellbeing

Health, Nutrition, Wellbeing and Healing

Within your natal chart there are astrological indicators that not only guide you to understand your inherent nature, but also how best to support your inherent nature on a physical, mental, healing and spiritual level. Offering you extra insight in regards to your health and wellbeing.

Medical astrology is a great tool for exploring your predispositions to health, illness and dis-ease. The use of herbal medicines, flower essences, seasonal foods and nutrients can all be applied using the planetary rulerships and associations. This gives you added insight into which treatments or foods may be helpful, depending on your unique astrological blueprint.

Chiron – the Wounded HealerYour Sun Sign Temperament - Chiron

Chiron is neither an astrological God, nor a member of the planetary pantheon. Chiron symbolises the bridge between the limitations, restrictions, and responsibilities enforced by the planet Saturn – the teacher of the planetary pantheon, and the higher intelligence, conscious, change maker, and giver of individual freedom, the planet Uranus – the Awakener.

Chiron (in Greek mythology) was a gifted and wise centaur and a teacher of the healing arts, and his wisdom came from personal experience. Having been accidently wounded by his friend Hercules, he reclaimed his health and wellbeing through personal healing. Chiron’s’ story is also symbolic of our own unique personal journey towards wholeness and healing.

Throughout your life Chiron will teach you the subtle gifts of self-healing. As you reach your late forties and through to your early fifties, any residual fears and restrictions carried by Saturn are met with Chiron to be addressed through a greater insight of self-healing that then guides you to accept and embrace the uniqueness that is you and provides ample opportunities for freedom and change.

The zodiac sign and house placement of Chiron in your natal chart describes the lens through which you experience chronic rejection and your uniqueness, together with sensitivities and vulnerabilities that support your own self-healing.

It’s your inner being that adjusts to situations in order to ensure you don’t feel rejected or find your options, needs and contributions aren’t validated. It is these areas that we tend to overcompensate, because we don’t feel that we are good enough, or that we can ever be enough.

Chiron in Capricorn shows strength of boundaries, direction, rules and structure, together with a wonderful ability to guide others with building structure in their lives, and a gift of motivating others to reach their goals. Yet, it is these very strengths that you may be unable to show or give yourself.

Seasonal harvest:

With the abundance and choice of seasonal foods provided by nature, as a Capricorn you’re likely to enjoy the seasonal harvest of potatoes, barley, spinach, onions, quince, meat, flour and starchy food in general. Herbs and aromatics, that include; Indian hemp, comfreys and pines.

Capricorn, within your physical body: bones, skeleton, ligaments, teeth, skin, pituitary gland (major endocrine gland controls growth and development function), arthritis, joints, hair and nails.

Needless to say, astrology has insights into every part of your life!

Your Next Steps

If you don’t already have you natal chart, you can download a free one here.

If you are relatively new to Astrology, and would like help understanding your natal chart click here.

To begin your journey and learn the practice of using the Moon’s energy to Manifest your dreams, your desires, and your goals click here.

Self-care of your mental and physical health is often a low priority but it’s essential, not just for longevity but also spiritual healing. You can find out more about your own Health and Wellbeing here.

Spiritual healing, reconnecting with the ‘true self’ you were born as, together with unveiling your innate capabilities and rediscovering the things that truly feed your soul is the purpose behind A Soul Awakening. If you’re ready, let’s connect – click here

 

 

 

 

 

Aquarius - Sun Sign Temperament

Born as an Aquarius sun sign, your birthday falls on or between the dates of 20 January – 18 February (see introductory note if born on these dates in the Southern Hemisphere).

However, it’s equally important to know if you’re a Aquarius ascendant, regardless of the sun sign. The ascendant sign is the sign that was rising on the eastern horizon at the very moment you were born. The ascendant sign is the ruler of your first house and expresses your natural reaction to new people and new situations, and shows the essence of your inner and outer world.

When your sun sign is different to your ascendant, you may find that you don’t actually resonate with your sun sign characteristics.

You may appear more like your ascendant (although you still have your sun sign qualities). Your sun sign describes your basic ego and how others see you shine; your ascendant describes the face you show the rest of the world.

Sun Sign Elements-Modes

The Layers of Aquarius

Your Element

Aquarius is the third and last air sign. The element shows how you experience, approach and interpret life. Air signs are the thinkers, communicators and doers of the zodiac. Air is social, relating, connecting and objective; yet also known for being unfeeling, cool and detached. Air is a Masculine energy, an active, conscious and expressive energy that demonstrates more extroverted qualities.

Your Mode

Aquarius is one of the four “Fixed” modes; and demonstrates your mode of of turning ideas into solid plans. Fixed signs are the consolidators of the zodiac who condense plans by creating order and form.

Fixed signs come along as the season is underway (in this case – Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces), your role is to go deeper in the pursuit of opening to the full realisation of what’s already begun. As a fixed sign you are one of the organiser of the zodiac, bringing together strength of resilience and endurance. A plan can be sparked by a cardinal sign, build by a fixed sign, then perfected with the discerning eye of a mutable sign.

Your positive qualities of being resilient and having great staying power and endurance, mean you finish the task and get things done. You’re a great organiser and often able to enjoy success in whatever you set your mind to.

Your negative traits of being a fixed sign show that while you stick with something to the end, it’s hard for you to let go, even when something appears to be a lost cause. You’re not known for flexibility and have a harder time with change, which can bring out self-interest and controlling behaviour.

Sun Sign Ruling Planets

Your Ruling Planet

You can think of the planets as archetype characters, each with different goals, interests and jobs that rule over different parts of your life.

Uranus rules Aquarius

Uranus is the planet of originality, awakenings, progressiveness, revelations, and letting your unique flag fly while marching to the beat of your own drum.

Expect the unexpected with Uranus, as his planet is all about shaking up the norms, balking at tradition, and challenging the status quo. It’s progressive, forward-thinking and hyper creative; but also prone to abrupt shifts and changes – with Uranus, you never know what to will happen next or when. Expect the unexpected!

Sun Sign Houses

Your House

The signs of the zodiac show “how” planets express themselves, whilst the astrological houses of your natal chart reveal “where”, being the area of your life these energies play out. For example, each house represents something completely unique and determines the different types of people, places and life circumstances you encounter.

Aquarius is the eleventh sign of the zodiac; it’s represented by the 11th house – Aspirations, Activism, Friendships, Groups and Group Consciousness.

The eleventh house symbolises your friendships, acquaintances, groups and organisations; together with your aspiration, personal goals, and hopes and wishes for the future and social causes. This house also symbolises your sense of your true inner purpose and your sense of he group, the collective and humanity.

The focus of this house is to create a concrete and specific sense of direction in life that is realistic, yet holds inspiring goals grounded in self-knowledge and guidance through your network of relationships and friendships that enhance and support the realisation of personal goals. As it is through our friendships we find strength in numbers – we see the power of the collective, the power of the group!

Sun Sign TemperamentOur Two Selves: Higher self and Personality self

At this very moment, there are two “selves” living inside each of us.

The Personality Self: the primal self which is deeply ingrained in our being with its primary goal being to survive and feel good.

The Higher Self: the evolved self that strives for growth and knowledge with its main purpose being to develop and to help fellow humans advance and find peace and understanding. 

In different moments of our lives, one of the “selves” takes control. In a simple example, when the alarm goes off in the morning, the Personality Self will be the one to hit the snooze button and sleep for 10 more minutes, whereas the Higher Self would be proactive, prepared and work productively on the project of the day.

In a more complicated example, a divorce may easily lead the Personality Self to make emotionally and ego driven decisions that may hurt other people in an effort to “survive and feel good”. These actions are self defence mechanisms that can sometimes “stick” and be carried forward through our life (i.e. “baggage”). The Higher Self would acknowledge the emotional pain, heal, learn, grow and use their experience to help others.

You may recognise or have recognised some of the Aquarius traits and expressions as noted in the below table.

Aquarius Higher Self Aquarius Personality Self
Brilliant
Detached
Futuristic Disconnected
Higher Consciousness Disruptive
Humanitarian Inconsistent
Innovation Irrational
Inventive Rebellious
Original  Shocking
Reform Unreliable
Unique Unpredictable 

 

If, by reading through your two “selves”, you find that your Personality Self often rules your life, personal development using Astrology can help reconnect you to your Higher Self. Together with bringing harmony back into your life and connecting you with your Soul’s purpose – what you came to learn during this lifetime; your gift to humanity that only you can share in a manner that is unique to you.

“If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there the whole while, waiting for you and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.”

Joseph Campbell

Sun Sign and Moon Meet

When your sun sign joins with the Moon

New Moon in Aquarius

Every year, during the Aquarius season from mid-January to mid-February we collectively experience the energy of a New Moon in Aquarius that influences everybody, no matter their sun sign.

The energies of the lunar cycle provide us with greater support in manifesting the things we want in life, with each New Moon combining the energy associated with the sun/moon sign and house for the lunar month.

Aquarius energy symbolises ‘Hope and Progress’.

Aquarius represents friends, personal relationships and your communities, together with charitable actions upon the world. Aquarius’ gift is to teach you about clarifying your vision for the future and to connect with your vision when setting your intentions at the New Moon during this period of the year.

During an Aquarius New Moon you’re provided with an extra focus innovative time and special opportunity to broaden your horizons. When setting your intentions, ask yourself what is your vision? How can you open your mind to new possibilities? 

In preparation for setting your New Moon intentions, set aside time to complete a New Moon Ritual and enhance your intentions with the New Moon Practice.

Essential oils that rejuvenate Capricorn during New Moon rituals: Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, and Tea Tree.

When setting your Aquarius New Moon intentions, it’s important to be clear, to be specific, and to focus on Aquarius energy: as examples: “I want to greet unexpected events as positive opportunities for growth”. “I want easily find myself networking with my peers, and successfully cooperating for the fulfilment of commonly held goals”.

Sun Sign Temperament - Health & Wellbeing

Health, Nutrition, Wellbeing and Healing

Within your natal chart there are astrological indicators that not only guide you to understand your inherent nature, but also how best to support your inherent nature on a physical, mental, healing and spiritual level. Offering you extra insight in regards to your health and wellbeing.

Medical astrology is a great tool for exploring your predispositions to health, illness and dis-ease. The use of herbal medicines, flower essences, seasonal foods and nutrients can all be applied using the planetary rulerships and associations. This gives you added insight into which treatments or foods may be helpful, depending on your unique astrological blueprint.

Chiron – the Wounded HealerYour Sun Sign Temperament - Chiron

Chiron is neither an astrological God, nor a member of the planetary pantheon. Chiron symbolises the bridge between the limitations, restrictions, and responsibilities enforced by the planet Saturn – the teacher of the planetary pantheon, and the higher intelligence, conscious, change maker, and giver of individual freedom, the planet Uranus – the Awakener.

Chiron (in Greek mythology) was a gifted and wise centaur and a teacher of the healing arts, and his wisdom came from personal experience. Having been accidently wounded by his friend Hercules, he reclaimed his health and wellbeing through personal healing. Chiron’s’ story is also symbolic of our own unique personal journey towards wholeness and healing.

Throughout your life Chiron will teach you the subtle gifts of self-healing. As you reach your late forties and through to your early fifties, any residual fears and restrictions carried by Saturn are met with Chiron to be addressed through a greater insight of self-healing that then guides you to accept and embrace the uniqueness that is you and provides ample opportunities for freedom and change.

The zodiac sign and house placement of Chiron in your natal chart describes the lens through which you experience chronic rejection and your uniqueness, together with sensitivities and vulnerabilities that support your own self-healing.

It’s your inner being that adjusts to situations in order to ensure you don’t feel rejected or find your options, needs and contributions aren’t validated. It is these areas that we tend to overcompensate, because we don’t feel that we are good enough, or that we can ever be enough.

Chiron in Aquarius shows a belief in people and the strength of the group, a true humanitarian and great supporter of individuality. Yet this strength also shows someone who often feels disconnected or self-conscious with group settings or with friends; together with the feeling of not belonging.

Seasonal harvest:

With the abundance and choice of seasonal foods provided by nature, as an Aquarius you’re likely to enjoy citrus fruits of all kinds, apples, limes, friend fruits and easily preserved food. Herbs and aromatics: peppers, hot red peppers, star fruits, and generally herbs that are spicy or with an unusual flavour.

Aquarius, within your physical body: the ankles and calves, circulation, cramps and spasms, and varicose veins.

Needless to say, astrology has insights into every part of your life!

Your Next Steps

If you don’t already have you natal chart, you can download a free one here.

If you are relatively new to Astrology, and would like help understanding your natal chart click here.

To begin your journey and learn the practice of using the Moon’s energy to Manifest your dreams, your desires, and your goals click here.

Self-care of your mental and physical health is often a low priority but it’s essential, not just for longevity but also spiritual healing. You can find out more about your own Health and Wellbeing here.

Spiritual healing, reconnecting with the ‘true self’ you were born as, together with unveiling your innate capabilities and rediscovering the things that truly feed your soul is the purpose behind A Soul Awakening. If you’re ready, let’s connect – click here

 

 

 

 

 

Pisces - Sun Sign Temperament

Born as a Pisces sun sign, your birthday falls on or between the dates of 19 February – 20 March (see introductory note if born on these dates in the Southern Hemisphere).

However, it’s equally important to know if you’re a Pisces ascendant, regardless of the sun sign. The ascendant sign is the sign that was rising on the eastern horizon at the very moment you were born. The ascendant sign is the ruler of your first house and expresses your natural reaction to new people and new situations, and shows the essence of your inner and outer world.

When your sun sign is different to your ascendant, you may find that you don’t actually resonate with your sun sign characteristics.

You may appear more like your ascendant (although you still have your sun sign qualities). Your sun sign describes your basic ego and how others see you shine; your ascendant describes the face you show the rest of the world.

Sun Sign Elements-Modes

The Layers of Pisces

Your Element

Pisces is the third and last water sign. The element shows how you experience, approach and interpret life. Water signs are all about feelings. Water is a feminine energy; reflective, instinctive and responsive energy that demonstrates more introverted qualities. 

Your Mode

Pisces is one of the four “Mutable” modes; and demonstrates your mode of turning ideas into plans. Mutable signs are the editors who take the near-finished product and do the final mastering and remixing.

Mutable signs come at the end of the season (in this case – Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces), your role is to prepare everyone for the changing of seasons. As a mutable sign you are one of the adapters of the zodiac. You bring together your strength of adaptability and a spark of sociability. A plan sparked by a cardinal sign, built by a fixed sign, is then perfected with the discerning eye of a mutable sign.

Your positive qualities of being flexible, changeable, adaptable, and suggestible shows you can go with the flow and build good relationships. You have an in the moment approach to love and an attention to detail, and are a lover of learning and variety.

Your negative traits of being a mutable sign show a tendency to struggle with distractions, scattering of energies, and lack of focus to move decisively toward a goal. Therefore, when trying to solve problems …slow done. 

Sun Sign Ruling Planets

Your Ruling Planet

You can think of the planets as archetype characters, each with different goals, interests and jobs that rule over different parts of your life.

Neptune rules Pisces

The planet Neptune and how it expresses itself is symbolised through the realms of the imagination, the soul and your unconscious mind. The confusion, illusions, delusions and anything in between that comes from suffering; or the crutch of drinking and /or prescription/non-prescription drugs.

It is through creativity and spirituality that Neptune’s gift present and transcends you from the confines of your limited ego, together with seeking connection with the unbounded and the sacred union with the divine. Your desire is to merge with something greater than yourself. Neptune also shows you that you are collectively an integral part of an infinite and ultimately mysterious whole.    

Sun Sign Houses

Your House

The signs of the zodiac show “how” planets express themselves, whilst the astrological houses of your natal chart reveal “where”, being the area of your life these energies play out. For example, each house represents something completely unique and determines the different types of people, places and life circumstances you encounter.

Pisces is the twelfth and last sign of the zodiac; it’s represented by the 12th house – Soul Growth and Undoing, Retreats and Spiritual Quests.

The twelfth house symbolises that which is hidden, or below the surface. Karma, self-undoing and soul growth found through hidden strengths and weaknesses; together with dreams and spiritual studies and quests.

The focus of this house is self-transcendence and freedom from worrying about the ups and downs of your life, together with the spiritual and psychic experiences that you find through meditation and a sense of connectedness to higher realms of consciousness.

Sun Sign TemperamentOur Two Selves: Higher self and Personality self

At this very moment, there are two “selves” living inside each of us.

The Personality Self: the primal self which is deeply ingrained in our being with its primary goal being to survive and feel good.

The Higher Self: the evolved self that strives for growth and knowledge with its main purpose being to develop and to help fellow humans advance and find peace and understanding. 

In different moments of our lives, one of the “selves” takes control. In a simple example, when the alarm goes off in the morning, the Personality Self will be the one to hit the snooze button and sleep for 10 more minutes, whereas the Higher Self would be proactive, prepared and work productively on the project of the day.

In a more complicated example, a divorce may easily lead the Personality Self to make emotionally and ego driven decisions that may hurt other people in an effort to “survive and feel good”. These actions are self defence mechanisms that can sometimes “stick” and be carried forward through our life (i.e. “baggage”). The Higher Self would acknowledge the emotional pain, heal, learn, grow and use their experience to help others.

You may recognise or have recognised some of the Pisces traits and expressions as noted in the below table.

Pisces Higher Self Pisces Personality Self
Caring
Addictive
Compassionate Co-dependent
Dreams Confusing (poor me)
Faith Daydreaming/Fantasize
Gentle Hypersensitive
Imagination Lost – deceit
Intuitive Martyr – weak
Mystic Self-sabotage
Psychic Vague 

 

If, by reading through your two “selves”, you find that your Personality Self often rules your life, personal development using Astrology can help reconnect you to your Higher Self. Together with bringing harmony back into your life and connecting you with your Soul’s purpose – what you came to learn during this lifetime; your gift to humanity that only you can share in a manner that is unique to you.

“If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there the whole while, waiting for you and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.”

Joseph Campbell

Sun Sign and Moon MeetWhen your sun sign joins with the Moon

New Moon in Pisces

Every year, during the Pisces season from mid-February to mid-March we collectively experience the energy of a New Moon in Pisces that influences everybody, no matter their sun sign.

The energies of the lunar cycle provide us with greater support in manifesting the things we want in life, with each New Moon combining the energy associated with the sun/moon sign and house for the lunar month.

Pisces energy symbolises ‘Intuition and Spirituality’.

Pisces represents the end of the astrological year, together with holding the wisdom of all twelve zodiac signs and is ready to ascend to the next phase; having a full understanding of the earthy realms. Pisces’ gift is to teach you about the other realms; the mystical, emotional, creative and intuitive and your connection to them when setting your intentions at the New Moon during this period of the year.

During a Pisces New Moon you’re provided with a special opportunity to take a look within. When setting your New Moon intentions, ask yourself what you believe in? Do you give your physical body time to restore? Do you feel connected to your intuition? 

In preparation for setting your New Moon intentions, set aside time to complete a New Moon Ritual and enhance your intentions with the New Moon Practice.

Essential oils that rejuvenate Pisces during New Moon rituals: Juniper berry, Peppermint, Rose, and Ylang Ylang.

When setting your Pisces New Moon intentions, it’s important to be clear, to be specific, and to focus on Pisces energy: as examples: “I want to easily find myself trusting a Higher Power to successfully guide my life”. “I want easily find myself creating regular quiet time for myself, a minimum of ________ days a week, a minimum of ________ minutes each time”.

Sun Sign Temperament - Health & Wellbeing

Health, Nutrition, Wellbeing and Healing

Within your natal chart there are astrological indicators that not only guide you to understand your inherent nature, but also how best to support your inherent nature on a physical, mental, healing and spiritual level. Offering you extra insight in regards to your health and wellbeing.

Medical astrology is a great tool for exploring your predispositions to health, illness and dis-ease. The use of herbal medicines, flower essences, seasonal foods and nutrients can all be applied using the planetary rulerships and associations. This gives you added insight into which treatments or foods may be helpful, depending on your unique astrological blueprint.

Chiron – the Wounded HealerYour Sun Sign Temperament - Chiron

Chiron is neither an astrological God, nor a member of the planetary pantheon. Chiron symbolises the bridge between the limitations, restrictions, and responsibilities enforced by the planet Saturn – the teacher of the planetary pantheon, and the higher intelligence, conscious, change maker, and giver of individual freedom, the planet Uranus – the Awakener.

Chiron (in Greek mythology) was a gifted and wise centaur and a teacher of the healing arts, and his wisdom came from personal experience. Having been accidently wounded by his friend Hercules, he reclaimed his health and wellbeing through personal healing. Chiron’s’ story is also symbolic of our own unique personal journey towards wholeness and healing.

Throughout your life Chiron will teach you the subtle gifts of self-healing. As you reach your late forties and through to your early fifties, any residual fears and restrictions carried by Saturn are met with Chiron to be addressed through a greater insight of self-healing that then guides you to accept and embrace the uniqueness that is you and provides ample opportunities for freedom and change.

The zodiac sign and house placement of Chiron in your natal chart describes the lens through which you experience chronic rejection and your uniqueness, together with sensitivities and vulnerabilities that support your own self-healing.

It’s your inner being that adjusts to situations in order to ensure you don’t feel rejected or find your options, needs and contributions aren’t validated. It is these areas that we tend to overcompensate, because we don’t feel that we are good enough, or that we can ever be enough.

Chiron in Pisces shows the distinctly softer side, opening you to considering others and the stories they hold. Whilst forgiveness is a compassionate strength, consideration and mindfulness supports those with this placement with forgiving others too quickly. Being a considerate listener can make you a good counsellor, those with this placement tend to give more than they get.

Seasonal harvest:

With the abundance and choice of seasonal foods provided by nature, as a Pisces you’re likely to enjoy the seasonal harvest of melons, cucumbers, lettuces and pumpkins. Herbs and aromatics you’re likely to enjoy, include: lemons, chicory, limes and edible mosses.

Pisces, within your physical body: the feet, immune system (last line of defence), and mucus membranes. 

Needless to say, astrology has insights into every part of your life!

Your Next Steps

If you don’t already have you natal chart, you can download a free one here.

If you are relatively new to Astrology, and would like help understanding your natal chart click here.

To begin your journey and learn the practice of using the Moon’s energy to Manifest your dreams, your desires, and your goals click here.

Self-care of your mental and physical health is often a low priority but it’s essential, not just for longevity but also spiritual healing. You can find out more about your own Health and Wellbeing here.

Spiritual healing, reconnecting with the ‘true self’ you were born as, together with unveiling your innate capabilities and rediscovering the things that truly feed your soul is the purpose behind A Soul Awakening. If you’re ready, let’s connect – click here.

 

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