Happy Birthday, Cancer friends!! This month brings a massive amount of energy for you to use however you want! With the Sun lighting up your 1st house, and in your own sign, the awesome possibilities burn bright. This is a time for rebirth and you can maximize your new chapters by taking the time to go within and figure out what you really want. Birthday wishes are real and you get 10 of them! Write them down, say them out loud, and most importantly, FEEL them as if they have already come true. You can phrase them something like this: I am so grateful that my desire for …… has been fulfilled in a magical way! This method employs the energy of desire that is true to the transit and focuses on the fulfillment, not the lack of, which is the absolute key to manifestation. You can see more about this in my video, Making Wishes Come True Using Astrological Power Periods.
The 1st house that is highlighted for you now is all about what you put out into the world/how the world sees you. Are you doing things that match how you want to be received? If not, how can you change aspects of your life where there is a disconnect to create coherence between what you want to be seen as and how you are showing up.
Often the Sun’s movement through this house brings attention to you. It could throw you into the limelight bringing in recognition and/or an increase in awareness of you and your work or other projects.
This house also rules your physical body so getting into or back into a daily physical routine is imperative. Balancing mental activity with physical movement is an important way to open up to inspiration and keep yourself healthy and mentally and emotionally clear.
At the same time as daily movement (walking, yoga, tai chi, etc.) is helpful for focus and reaching goals. Complementary stillness of mind and body through meditation is helps to use your actions most efficiently.
Even something simple like 20 minutes of physical exercise and 5-10 minutes of daily meditation can do a world of wondrous good 🙂
If you have physical ailments, the Sun’s placement in the 1st house could bring new insights. Feelings not felt, expressed with spiritual accountability, and cleared, turn into physical pain in your body. Finding the balance between getting things out that you are feeling, without talking too much about the same thing over and over or participating in avoidance behaviors is your mission 🙂 Symptoms from the past may resurface for further attention.
Having a daily way to cleanse your emotional field from things you tend to try to ‘work away’ is critical for your happiness and health. I love Marriage of Spirit by Leslie Temple Thurston exercises in Section 2 of the book for this (see below).
I also really love barefoot walking (which is also amazing for detoxifying) or holding your third eye and hands up on a tree (in colder weather that isn’t conducive to being barefoot) to help clear your field and balance your energy field. You will be surprised at the wonders this simple practice could bring when done consistently. The Earth frequency is very balancing to the human energy field and has been mitigated in more modern times because of the plastic and rubber shoe bottoms which block the energy from permeating the energy field in deeper ways.
Getting back to focusing on your breath will be another big piece for your best, happiest, and healthiest life 🙂
July 2022 is finally out of the heat of eclipse season and is still in the awesome last open window of 2022 that is free from personal planetary retrogrades that started June 19 and lasts through August 21.
Take advantage of the momentum and more clear skies ripe with forward movement as this time won’t last long.
While we do have more salty aspects compared to sweet ones this month, we still have an abundance of wonderful aspects, including 5 trines – one water, two in air, and three in fire.
Watch out in the early part of the month for a challenged aspect between Mars in Aries and Pluto in Capricorn (on July 1st but will be felt strongly for 4-5 days before and after that date). This aspect can be volatile and stressful. Follow your intuition and avoid bringing up touchy topics. If someone comes to you with fire, try to douse it with the waters of understanding and patience. If it is yourself that is feeling the flames of anger or resentment, consider writing a letter (that you never send) to vent the feelings instead of dumping energetically on someone else. You are more likely to be heard if you work the charge off of the issue BEFORE you try to interact with the person you are mad at.
Lingering Gemini energy, especially in the earlier part of the month, will continue the busy-ness and possibly scatterdness that has been present in the stars for a while. Vacillation between options, prolific communication (with others directly or through writing or other projects), travel, and social opportunities that this sign tends to bring.
Cancer energies bring your attention to your and other peoples emotions, home, family, housing, real estate, and other home or home business based topics.
The Leo energies that start in the last third of the month shift from emotion to creativity and feeling to manifestation. Romance, children, passion projects, bucket list experiences all move center stage at this time.
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If your birthday is late in the sign (or if you are reading for your rising sign and have a late degree) this report will start to be relevant for you towards the end of the month, for earlier in the month you many find that the Leo Horoscope is more relevant for you.
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