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A Full Moon and Mercury Retrograde Ask Us to Let Go of Toxic Leadership

The astrology of January 25 — January 31


Word for the week

You are different now. Expect your thoughts to follow suit.

Three things

  • Are you willing to redefine your sense of ego and pride?
  • Overthinking is not good, but thinking too little isn’t great either.
  • Reimagine your definition and pursuit of opportunity.

Moons of the week

Don’t forget to record how you feel as the moon changes signs. In a month or two, you will see a pattern. Take note!

  • Moon enters Gemini — Since 1/23 @ 1:43 a.m. CT
  • Moon enters Cancer — 1/25 @ 12:52 p.m. CT
  • Moon enters Leo — 1/27 @ 8:54 p.m. CT
  • Moon in Virgo — 1/30 @ 2:02 a.m. CT

Summary of the week

On Monday, the sun (in Aquarius) collaborates with Chiron (in Aries) and shows us a unique way to work with our anger, individuality, and initiative. Collectively, we’ve been encouraged (read: aggressively marketed) to be passive participants in our lives. This is a…



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