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2017 Aries New Moon begins Dragon Month

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in Astrology, Chinese Astrology, New Moon | 0 comments

2017 Aries New Moon begins Dragon Month

  NEW MOON in ARIES March 27 2017 is a new Moon in Aries the ram. Fire sign Aries is courageous, a brave leader, and an independent spirit. The new Moon, Sun, Mercury, Venus, and Uranus are all in Aries. So take action and move forward as this new Moon waxes to full on April 10 because on April 9, Mercury goes retrograde for three weeks until May 3. During Mercury retrograde it’s good to redo, restructure, and reorganize.  Fortunately, Mars sextiles Neptune and trines Pluto bringing activities that can benefit the common good,...

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2017 FULL MOON in VIRGO March 12

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in Astrology, Full Moon | 0 comments

2017 FULL MOON in VIRGO March 12

March 12 2017 is a full Moon in Virgo. Earth sign Virgo rules the 6th house of health, service, and work. These activities are the focus of this full Moon energy, and the energy of the next two weeks as the lunar cycle wanes. Fortunately, the full Moon trines Pluto making emotions stronger with more sensitivity and empathy towards others. Pluto brings psychological insights that lead to growth and understanding. Relationships can be a source of self discovery. Connections are not superficial, and there is a desire for depth in all your...

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2017 Pisces Eclipse begins Rabbit Month

Posted by on Feb 22, 2017 in Astrology, Chinese Astrology, New Moon | 0 comments

2017 Pisces Eclipse begins Rabbit Month

NEW MOON IN PISCES February 26 2017 is new Moon solar eclipse in Pisces. Water sign Pisces is artistic, sensitive, and highly intuitive. An eclipse is an absence of light when the shadow is seen, so deep feelings and emotions can rise to the surface to be transformed. The new Moon conjuncts the Sun, Mercury, and Neptune in Pisces for integration of feelings. Moods are stronger than the rational mind, disposition can change quickly, and it’s easy to be overwhelmed by small matters. Therefore, this lunar month is ideal for meditation,...

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2017 Lucky Charms

Posted by on Feb 18, 2017 in Astrology, Chinese Astrology | 1 comment

2017 Lucky Charms

We are three weeks into Fire Phoenix (Rooster) year, and I’ve received questions about lucky charms so I’m sharing the info in this post. A popular charm is a Rooster (or Bird) with best friends Snake and Ox. These three signs together make a yin harmony trine of animals. Charms can be worn as jewelry, attached to a handbag, worn in your pocket, or placed in your clothing or wallet. HARMONY TRINES Phoenix correlates to Virgo, Snake to Taurus, and Ox to Capricorn just like an Earth trine in western astrology. The yin harmony...

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2017 Lunar Eclipse in Leo

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in Astrology, Full Moon | 1 comment

2017 Lunar Eclipse in Leo

  LUNAR NEW YEAR Please join me Saturday February 11 2017 at 1 pm at East West Books in Mt. View CA for my annual Chinese New Year talk 2017 Year of the Fire Phoenix (Rooster).   FULL MOON ECLIPSE The full Moon on February 10, 2017 is a lunar eclipse in Fire sign Leo. An eclipse is an absence of light when the shadow is seen, so this full Moon eclipse concerns Leo issues of creativity, courage, and self expression. Five planets are in Fire signs, and it’s still the month of the Tiger for the next two weeks, so pouncing on...

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2017 Feng Shui Tips for Fire Phoenix (Rooster) Year

Posted by on Feb 7, 2017 in Astrology, Chinese Astrology, Feng Shui | 1 comment

2017 Feng Shui Tips for Fire Phoenix (Rooster) Year

Please join me this coming Saturday February 11 2017 at East West Books in Mt. View CA for my annual Chinese New Year talk!  Fire Phoenix year 2017 is time for transformation. Read about the personality traits of the Phoenix. Phoenix correlates to the Western sign Virgo, the sign of health, healing, rebirth, and dedicated work that brings rewards. Chinese Medicine All eight limbs of Chinese medicine work together to create good health: feng shui, astrology, herbology, exercise (tai chi, chi kung), meditation, diet, massage and...

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New Moon begins Fire Phoenix (Rooster) Year

Posted by on Jan 25, 2017 in Astrology, Chinese Astrology, New Moon | 0 comments

New Moon begins Fire Phoenix (Rooster) Year

FIRE PHOENIX YEAR 2017 Happy Chinese New Year! January 27 2017 is a new Moon in Aquarius at 4:07 pm PST that begins the year of the Phoenix (Rooster). Some translations refer to 2017 as Rooster year or Chicken year, but I use the translation Phoenix because it brings opportunities for rebirth and transformation. Phoenix year is fortunate for all Phoenixes, and for Phoenix’s most compatible signs Ox, Snake, and Dragon. Phoenix energy can, at times, be challenging for Rabbit. Phoenix correlates to the Western sign Virgo. Feng shui tips...

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2017 Cancer Full Moon

Posted by on Jan 9, 2017 in Astrology, Chinese Astrology, Full Moon | 0 comments

2017 Cancer Full Moon

  FULL MOON in CANCER January 12 2017 is a full Moon in Cancer. Water sign Cancer is the mother figure and nurturer of the zodiac. So use the coming two weeks as the Moon wanes to take care of yourself, especially by eating healthy food. Plus Cancer rules the fourth house of family, home, and roots making the next two weeks ideal to clean your home and prepare for Chinese New Year that starts on the new Moon on January 27. People could feel frustrated by the configuration of a grand cardinal cross of the full Moon in cardinal Water sign...

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2017 MERCURY RETROGRADES

Posted by on Dec 29, 2016 in Astrology, Chinese Astrology | 0 comments

2017 MERCURY RETROGRADES

2017 MERCURY RETROGRADES Happy New Year! Mark your calendars!  Communication planet Mercury is retrograde for three weeks. Traditionally in astrology, Mercury retrograde is a time of miscommunication, technology problems, and items lost or misplaced. But Mercury retrogrades during 2017 Fire Phoenix (Rooster) year can be opportune times to focus on detailed tasks, and catch up on financial matters. December 19 2016 – January 8 2017 in Earth sign Capricorn. Time to review and organize finances, focus...

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Capricorn New Moon begins Ox Month

Posted by on Dec 26, 2016 in Astrology, Chinese Astrology, New Moon | 0 comments

Capricorn New Moon begins Ox Month

NEW MOON in CAPRICORN December 28 2016 is a new Moon in Capricorn. The new Moon, Sun, Mercury, and Pluto are all in Earth sign Capricorn, making this lunar month the time to focus on earthly matters such as health and finances. Fortunately, the new Moon, Sun, and Mercury make harmonious sextiles with Mars and Neptune in Pisces. The Mars sextiles bring good creative focus, courage, and energy to accomplish tasks. The Neptune sextiles bring increased empathy, and interest in spirituality. Yet there can be tension due to a cardinal T-square that...

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