Astrology

A (QUICK) GUIDE TO: THE PLANETS

Whether your having your chart read, or just seeking to learn a little more about what those daily transits mean, understanding how the planets affect different areas of your life is an important tool in your astro arsenal. Check out our quick guide to the life spheres each planet rules: Read more…

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A GUIDE TO: YOUR VENUS RETURN

Like Saturn Returns and Solar Returns, a Venus Return marks the moment Venus returns to the position in the sky it was in at the time of your birth. While your Solar Return occurs predictably, Venus’ transit isn’t quite as reliable, and may happen within a period of several months. Read more…

By Sanctuary, ago
Astrology

A GUIDE TO: YOUR SOLAR RETURN

You’ve heard about the life changing effects of a Saturn Return, but did you know that other planets also return home to your chart, affecting your life in different ways? Looking at a chart for your Solar Return marks the moment the Sun returns to the same position it was Read more…

By Sanctuary, ago
Astrology

STARSTRUCK: YOUR MAY HOROSCOPE

We’re blooming into spring, and that means a chances to stop and smell the roses. As we progress into Taurus season, a series of aspects and several planets ingressing into new signs (including Uranus, the disruptor and awakener) promises that this time will have plenty of excitement and opportunities for Read more…

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A GUIDE TO: THE TWELVE HOUSES

One of the fundamental pillars of delineating an astrological chart includes interpreting the planetary placements among the various twelve houses that make up a chart. In modern Western astrology, a chart is a circular-shaped diagram (not to be confused with the zodiac wheel) divided into 12 segments (houses)—each which designates Read more…

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A GUIDE TO: NODES

As the the moon crosses the path of the sun, it tilts to a high and low point, marking two opposite lunar nodes. When the moon reaches one of these points, we have an eclipse. The north and south nodes have a lot to tell us about both our future Read more…

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A GUIDE TO: SATURN RETURN

It’s one of the most influential astrological events you can go through, but Saturn return still remains a mystery for most. Often referred to as a “rite of passage,” Saturn return will shake up your life—and though it may not feel like it at first, it’s alwaysfor the better! As Read more…

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A GUIDE TO: ASPECTS

In astrology, an aspect refers to the distance between the exact positions (referred to as “angles”) of the planets. The categories are split into “soft” aspects (which connote positive relationships between the planets) and “hard” aspects (which connote challenging planetary relationships). These positions determine how energy is generated and reflected. Read more…

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A GUIDE TO: MODALITIES

Each element is manifested into one of three modalities: Cardinal, Fixed and Mutable. When we combine the four elements (Air, Water, Fire, and Earth) with three distinct modalities, we are presented with the twelve signs of the zodiac. Cardinal: Cardinal energy incites change. This mode is action-oriented, and cardinal signs can Read more…

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A GUIDE TO YOUR ELEMENTS

The twelve astrological signs are divided into the four elements of air, fire, water and earth. Each element carries a distinct energy that is represented through its associated sign. While it’s easy to assume that as the Water Bearer, Aquarius might be a water sign, these signs and elements are Read more…

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A GUIDE TO YOUR ASTEROIDS

We know that the position of the planets in our natal charts determine the broad themes of our lives and how we approach issues like love, communication, and creativity, but what about those little wild cards of the solar system–asteroids. Think of asteroids as an astrological bonus round, a chance Read more…

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A GUIDE TO: CHIRON

Alternate name: Wounded Warrior, Wounded Healer Why is it important? Orbiting between Saturn and Uranus, Chiron is a comet that astrologers believe is responsible for determining our deepest spiritual wounds and darkest insecurities. Oftentimes, this corresponds to patterns developed early in childhood. Mythology: In Greek mythology, Chiron was a centaur Read more…