The Sun makes its movement through Gemini every year from around May 20th through around June 20th.
By focusing on key energies of Gemini during the time of the Sun’s transit, we can better use the energetic potentials available to us.
A powerful theme for Gemini is COMMUNICATION. Words spoken or written, as well as the dynamic within ourselves and between people expressing to one another, are all under the Mercury/Gemini domain.
Remembering that words have an effect on the brain, nervous system, self-esteem, relationships, finances, (and more) are important things to hold in close awareness at this time.
Also, remember that LANGUAGE IS A MAJOR SOURCE OF OUR POWER and we can choose to use this infinite power source in new and better ways.
There are so many things in this world and our personal experience that feels out of our hands but there is a major way we can influence our experience that IS in our control and that is our word choice.
Words Affect the Nervous System
The study of General Semantics, which is a system of linguistic philosophy developed by Alfred Korzybski (1879-1950), that explores the arbitrary nature of words and symbols and attempts to refine ways of using language, is a fascinating way to understand more about how language effects us on so many levels.
Our word choice sends off a cascade of biochemical reactions in our bodies! Check out this awesome Psychology Today blog that goes more into this, “The Most Dangerous Word In The World”.
Words Can Change Your Brain
This can be summarized by this brilliant quote by Margie Meacham – Adult Learning Expert,
“We now know that our choice of words has a direct and immediate effect on our emotional response and makes our brains inclined to respond in specific ways. This is true whether we are reacting to spoken words delivered by someone else, or to the inner self-talk that we hear ourselves “saying” inside our heads.”
Words Can Heal and Improve Relationships
One of my favorite teachers of the important truth that words can either divide or bring closer together is Marshall Rosenberg, author of “Non-Violent Communication” (and countless other books on this topic). He travels around the world teaching his technique. He often will bring into the same room people or groups who are at war with each other and use the technique to create healing and mediate win-win outcomes.
What We Believe, We Create, and the Words We Hear from Others and Ourselves Creates Our Belief Systems
Self-talk, childhood and other programming (including TV and other marketing), people close to us, society in general, all influence what we believe.
Moving along the path of minimizing external and internal negative influences, can bring us closer to more joy and fulfillment.
Reprogramming Language Choice is a Long-Term Venture
There are so many words programmed into our habitual communication that when we make the decision to be more mindful of word choice we find words slip out before we can stop them that hold the old paradigms. It takes time to shift deeply ingrained habitual ways of expressing but over time we can make an impact on how we use language.
When this happens we can help reprogram ourselves by saying something like, “Cancel/Clear! What I meant to say was…”. Taking the time to acknowledge and re-say things in a better way can help the default language to be adjusted 🙂
I hope that this focus on using Golden Words (words that heal), during this magical time of the Sun in Gemini and beyond, brings healing and major improvements to your life 🙂
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Annie Botticelli is a Radical Self-Development Mentor, Founder/Teacher at Luminous Life Multiversity www.LumeLife.com and Astaria School of Practical Magic, Inspirational Speaker, YouTube Personality, Astrologer, Author, Blogger, Founder/Alchemist at Consciousness Blossoms (Organic Bath & Body Products), and Founder/Hostess at and AstrologyKissedTravelBliss.com.
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