Happy Birthday, Libra 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 🙂

October 2021 continues our trek into the inward and backward focus of Mercury retrograde, whose pre-transit shadow period began around September 7. Mercury goes direct around October 18 and the post-transit shadow period clears around November 3. The time from around September 7 through early November brings focus to re-doing, re-vising, re-visiting, and anything that involves energies from the past. It is a fantastic time to wrap up unfinished projects to make room for the next open stars phase which begins in early November. You may notice the energy start clearing for the open phase for forward movement and clarity as we move through the second half of October.

Strong Libra influences bring the topic of partnerships and giving and receiving help, into the forefront. Mercury retrograde in Libra will bring up questions about relationships and/or things from the past coming up to be dealt with or enjoy.

Strong Scorpio energies add deeper dimensions to the relationship stories evolving now and also bring focus to shared finances, loans, debt, taxes, government or other support. The water sign brings high emotion and potentials for major psychological discoveries and healing.

Mercury retrograde dominating the month increases the likelihood of changes to plans, things that seemed set being called into question, miscommunications and electrical items breaking down but also opens great possibilities cleaning up unfinished business, fun blasts from the past, enhanced creativity, and surprise opportunities for fun. Try to leave some time unscheduled to make room for last-minute magic.

See my blog on the topicMaximizing Personal Planet Retrogrades. Also check out my video on Mercury Retrograde. Additionally, I devote lots of energy to helping you understand and utilized retrograde and direct planetary movement in my book, Planetology.

Jupiter turns direct this month and along with it, new information about and zest for international travel or other connections, languages, teaching, learning, writing, publishing and speaking may start to gain momentum. Jupiter moving direct can also facilitate finding solutions and can bring renewed hope and optimism.

Saturn also turns direct this month. Lots of factors, including this one this month, open up a time for great progress and advancement.

Eclipse rumblings begin in October as the eclipse ‘season’ of major change starts 4-6 weeks before the actual eclipses. The ending of the Sagittarius/Gemini eclipse cycle that started around March 2020 and runs through early January 2021 will bring a great wrap-up of the energies that started at that time. The new cycle of Taurus/Scorpio eclipses will start to show their trends and this runs from now through the end of 2023.

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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 Scorpio Horoscope is more relevant for you.

Great reads for Libra this month:

Don’t have enough time to read?  Then you will love Audible, where you can listen to awesome books while you other things 🙂

Life After Life ~ Kate Atkinson
Your Word is Your Wand by Florence Scovel Shinn
Marriage of Spirit by Leslie Temple Thurston and Brad Laughlin
The AutoImmune Breakthrough ~ Kenneth Wingrove DC

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