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Beyond the Reading: Empowered & Assertive

Today's reading brought a message of self-empowerment. We are to be more confident, stronger in our convictions, willing to do what it takes to get our voice heard. We need to step into our own power, believe in ourselves, and finally break free from what is holding us back. But Warrell (2015) says it best,… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Empowered & Assertive

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Lunar Lore: Sagittarius First Quarter Moon – September 2021

The First Quarter Moon is a time to recommit ourselves to the intentions we set in motion during the New Moon. We are doubling-down and promising to take action on the things that we want to happen, the things that we are wanting to manifest. Sitting by and waiting on life isn’t going to get… Continue reading Lunar Lore: Sagittarius First Quarter Moon – September 2021

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Beyond the Reading: How Confidence Leads to Success

Today's reading brings with it an intoxicating confidence sure to lift anyone's energy. The King of Pentacles not only represents achieving the type of success everyone wants, but also encourages the type of confidence that allows you to offer advice to others. You know these people. These are the people that seem to always have… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: How Confidence Leads to Success

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Beyond the Reading: Learning to Compromise

In today's reading, we catch a glimpse of a fairly common situation when it comes to relationships - one person is focused more on their own wants and needs, unfortunately going against what is best for the relationship as a whole. This person isn't being completely honest about their feelings, instead choosing to be manipulative… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Learning to Compromise

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Lunar Lore: Sagittarius Super Blood Flower Full Moon – May 2021

We have been feeling the effects of the Super Flower/Blood Full Moon in Sagittarius for a couple days now and things have finally reached their fever peak. Let’s start with the facts: This Full Moon is a Super Moon which means it is bigger and brighter than any other full moons this year. The last… Continue reading Lunar Lore: Sagittarius Super Blood Flower Full Moon – May 2021

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Lunar Lore: Taurus New Moon – May 2021

New moons are synonymous with new beginnings, fresh starts, harnessing energy to reach goals. It’s a time to pick affirmations that support a fresh set of intentions. During this lunar phase, some people feel more energized, sleeping less and waking up earlier. Today’s new moon is in Taurus, which brings with it an indulgent energy… Continue reading Lunar Lore: Taurus New Moon – May 2021

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Beyond the Reading: Setting Boundaries

In today's reading, we are asked to not only mentally prepare for the hard work in front of us, but to also recognize the need for healthy boundaries. There are times when we find ourselves in a situation where we are giving more than receiving. It's draining. It's emotionally difficult and makes us want to… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Setting Boundaries

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Beyond the Reading: Empathy & Self-Expression

In yesterday's reading, we were provided the simple (yet difficult to execute) message of using empathy as an opportunity for our own self-expression. In Raise Self Esteem with the Lifeblood of Empathy, Bolton (2009) refers to empathy as lifeblood. When someone takes the time and effort to understand our emotions, to understand our side of… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Empathy & Self-Expression

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Beyond the Reading: Manifesting Money

For all of you that find this manifestation business all a little too woo-woo – hear us out. We know (just like everyone else) that you make money through determination, perseverance, and hard work. It’s simple. It’s straightforward. It’s common sense. Those that truly make it, don’t get there with only luck (or magic). If… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Manifesting Money

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Beyond the Reading: Lifelong Friendships

Ask about lifelong friendships and we get: "It's rare. It's a blessing. It's something to cherish." What is it about these friendships that make us feel the people who have them are so lucky? In today's reading we are told to step forward and embrace the new things coming our way, to not be afraid… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Lifelong Friendships