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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | February 15, 2017 at 1:25 am | No comments

Week of February 16 © Copyright 2017  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): By my estimates, 72 percent of you Aries are in unusually good moods. The world seems friendlier, more cooperative. Fifty-six percent of you feel more in love with life than you have in a long...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | February 8, 2017 at 3:10 am | No comments

Week of February 9 © Copyright 2017  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Your reputation is in a state of fermentation. Will this process ultimately produce the metaphorical equivalent of fine wine or else something more like pungent cheese? The answer to that...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology, Week 02/09 - 02/15 2017

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | February 1, 2017 at 1:15 am | No comments

Week of February 2 © Copyright 2017  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Once upon a time, Calvin of the Calvin and Hobbes comic strip made this bold declaration: "Happiness isn't good enough for me! I demand euphoria!" Given your current astrological aspects,...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology, Week 02/02 - 02/08 2017

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | January 25, 2017 at 11:15 am | No comments

Week of January 26 © Copyright 2017  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Westward Ho! is the name of a village in southwestern England. Its name is impressive because of the exclamation point. But it's not as dramatic as that of the only town on earth with two...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology, Week 01/26 - 02/01 2017

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | January 18, 2017 at 11:15 am | No comments

Week of January 19 © Copyright 2017  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Are you more attracted to honing group dynamics or liberating group dynamics? Do you have more aptitude as a director who organizes people or as a sparkplug who inspires people? Would you...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology, Week 01/19 - 01/25 2017

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | January 11, 2017 at 10:15 am | No comments

Week of January 12 © Copyright 2016, 2017  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): In Norse mythology, Yggdrasil is a huge holy tree that links all of the nine worlds to each other. Perched on its uppermost branch is an eagle with a hawk sitting on its head. Far below,...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology, Week 01/12 - 01/18 2017

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | January 4, 2017 at 8:15 am | No comments

Week of January 5 © Copyright 2016, 2017  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Light, electricity, and magnetism are different expressions of a single phenomenon. Scottish scientist and mathematician James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879) was the first to formulate a theory...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology, Week 01/05 - 01/11 2017

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | December 28, 2016 at 5:05 am | No comments

Week of December 29 © Copyright 2016  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Donatello was a renowned Italian sculptor. His favorite piece was "Lo Zuccone," a marble statue of the Biblical prophet Habakkuk. As Donatello carved his work-in-progress, he addressed it....

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology, Week 12/29 2016 - 01/04 2017

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | December 22, 2016 at 10:20 am | No comments

Week of December 22 © Copyright 2016  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): NPR's Scott Simon interviewed jazz pianist and songwriter Robert Glasper, who has created nine albums, won a Grammy, and collaborated with a range of great musicians. Simon asked him if he had...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology, Week 12/22 - 12/28 2016

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | December 14, 2016 at 7:30 am | No comments

Week of December 15 © Copyright 2016  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): "Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next or how," said dancer Agnes De Mille. "We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark." As true as her words might...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology, Week 12/15 - 12/21 2016

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | November 30, 2016 at 3:20 am | No comments

Week of December 1 © Copyright 2016  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): "I frequently tramped eight or ten miles through the deepest snow," wrote naturalist Henry David Thoreau in Walden, "to keep an appointment with a beech-tree, or a yellow birch, or an old...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | November 22, 2016 at 4:15 am | No comments

Week of November 24 © Copyright 2016  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): "Creative people are at greater risk," said psychiatrist R. D. Laing, "just as one who climbs a mountain is more at risk than one who walks along a village lane." I bring this to your...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | November 16, 2016 at 8:20 am | No comments

Week of November 17 © Copyright 2016  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): There is a 97 percent chance that you will NOT engage in the following activities within the next 30 days: naked skydiving, tight-rope walking between two skyscrapers, getting drunk on a...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | November 9, 2016 at 8:39 am | No comments

Week of November 10 © Copyright 2016  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Now and then you display an excessive egotism that pushes people away. But during the next six weeks you will have an excellent chance to shed some of that tendency, even as you build more of...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | November 2, 2016 at 10:50 am | No comments

Week of November 3 © Copyright 2016  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): I am in awe of your headfirst, charge-forward, no-distractions approach. In fact, I aspire to incorporate more of the Aries-style directness into my own repertoire. But I also love it when, on...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | October 28, 2016 at 12:20 am | No comments

Week of October 27 © Copyright 2016  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): I invite you to fantasize about what your four great-grandmothers and four great-grandfathers may have been doing on November 1, 1930. What? You have no idea how to begin? You don't even know...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | October 20, 2016 at 8:05 am | No comments

Week of October 20 © Copyright 2016  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): In the 1980s, two performance artists did a project entitled A Year Tied Together at the Waist. For 12 months, Linda Montano and Tehching Hsieh were never farther than eight feet away from each...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | October 6, 2016 at 10:31 am | No comments

Week of October 6 © Copyright 2016  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): At a recent party, a guy I hardly know questioned my authenticity. "You seem to have had an easy life," he jabbed. "I bet you haven't suffered enough to be a truly passionate person." I didn't...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | September 28, 2016 at 9:02 am | No comments

Week of September 29 © Copyright 2016 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): What's the difference between a love warrior and a love worrier? Love warriors work diligently to keep enhancing their empathy, compassion, and emotional intelligence. Love worriers fret so much...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | September 21, 2016 at 11:10 am | No comments

Week of September 22 © Copyright 2016 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Even if you are a wild-eyed adventure-seeker with extremist views and melodramatic yearnings, you'll benefit from taking a moderate approach to life in the coming weeks. In fact, you're most likely...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | September 15, 2016 at 2:36 pm | No comments

Week of September 15 © Copyright 2016 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): What should you do if your allies get bogged down by excess caution or lazy procrastination? Here's what I advise: Don't confront them or berate them. Instead, cheerfully do what must be done...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | September 8, 2016 at 12:15 am | No comments

Week of September 8 © Copyright 2016 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Two seven-year-old girls showed me three tricks I could use to avoid taking myself too seriously and getting too attached to my dignity. I'm offering these tricks to you just in time for the...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | September 1, 2016 at 1:06 pm | No comments

Week of September 1 © Copyright 2016 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Truth decay is in its early stages. If you take action soon, you can prevent a full-scale decomposition. But be forewarned: Things could get messy, especially if you intervene with the relentless...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | August 18, 2016 at 4:06 pm | No comments

Week of August 18 © Copyright 2016 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Can you imagine feeling at home in the world no matter where you are? If you eventually master this art, outer circumstances won't distort your relationship with yourself. No matter how crazy or...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | August 11, 2016 at 11:15 am | No comments

Week of August 11 © Copyright 2016 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Using scissors, snip off a strand of your hair. As you do, sing a beloved song with uplifting lyrics. Seal the hair in an envelope on which you have written the following: "I am attracting divine...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | August 3, 2016 at 8:40 pm | No comments

Week of August 4 © Copyright 2016 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): I apologize in advance for the seemingly excessive abundance of good news I'm about to report. If you find it hard to believe, I won't hold your skepticism against you. But I do want you to know that...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | July 28, 2016 at 2:29 am | No comments

Week of July 28 © Copyright 2016 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Free your body. Don't ruminate and agonize about it. FREE YOUR BODY! Be brave and forceful. Do it simply and easily. Free your gorgeously imperfect, wildly intelligent body. Allow it to be itself in all...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | July 14, 2016 at 6:42 pm | No comments

Week of July 14 © Copyright 2016 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Upcoming adventures might make you more manly if you are a woman. If you are a man, the coming escapades could make you more womanly. How about if you're trans? Odds are that you'll become even more...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | July 7, 2016 at 1:47 pm | No comments

Week of July 7 © Copyright 2016  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Events in the coming week may trick your mind and tweak your heart. They might mess with your messiah complex and wreak havoc on your habits. But I bet they will also energize your muses and add...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | June 30, 2016 at 3:22 am | No comments

Week of June 30 © Copyright 2016  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): During winter, some bears spend months hibernating. Their body temperatures and heart rates drop. They breathe drowsily. Their movements are minimal. Many hummingbirds engage in a similar slow-down --...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | June 24, 2016 at 12:22 am | No comments

Week of June 23 © Copyright 2016  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): "The past lives on in art and memory," writes author Margaret Drabble, "but it is not static: it shifts and changes as the present throws its shadow backwards." That's a fertile thought for you to...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | June 16, 2016 at 11:39 pm | No comments

Week of June 16 © Copyright 2016  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): The coming months will be a favorable time to boost your skills as a cagey warrior. I don't mean you should push people around and get into lots of fights. Rather, the goal is for you to harness your...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | June 12, 2016 at 12:08 am | No comments

Week of June 9 © Copyright 2016 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Mythologist Joseph Campbell analyzed fairy tales for clues about how the human psyche works. For example, he said that a fairy tale character who's riding a horse is a representation of our relationship...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | June 2, 2016 at 4:18 pm | No comments

Week of June 2 © Copyright 2016  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): The voices in our heads are our constant companions. They fill our inner sanctuary with streams of manic commentary. Often we're not fully cognizant of the bedlam, since the outer world dominates our...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | May 28, 2016 at 12:47 am | No comments

Week of May 26 © Copyright 2016  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): To convey the best strategy for you to employ in the coming weeks, I have drawn inspiration from a set of instructions composed by aphorist Alex Stein: Scribble, scribble, erase. Scribble, erase,...

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