Chinese Astrology

2017 Lucky Charms

Posted by on Feb 18, 2017 in Astrology, Chinese Astrology | 0 comments

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 trine grouping of Rabbit, Sheep, and Pig correlate...

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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 acupuncture, and moxibustion. (Moxibustion uses heat to...

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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 for Fire Phoenix year! Please join me for my Year of...

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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 Cancer opposite Sun and Pluto in cardinal Earth...

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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 on earthly matters, and gather together whatever...

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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 lasts all of January of Jupiter in Libra opposite...

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