Intensity Alert – The First Eclipse of 2017

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Is it just me or have things become a smidge more intense since that New Moon silently hung overhead last Saturday?

If you’re experiencing:

  • Out-of-left-field events
  • Sudden happenings that force you to go over old emotional ground (that you likely thought had been dealt with and left in the past)
  • The feeling of being pushed to the limit with all that’s being asked of you
  • A sense of anxiety and/or emotional anguish

… then I’m here to tell you that it’s okay.

You’re not going crazy.

You’re just being affected by the build up to next week’s Lunar Eclipse.

Something is being pushed to grow and emotionally this can indeed be a stressful time.

Partnership issues and family matters can come to the fore during Eclipses; owing to the symbolism of The Moon (Mother, Home, Family) and The Sun (Father),  and we are often asked to let go of something – a pattern, a belief system, a way of behaving…

Before we can let go, however, we need to become aware of what has been buried away in our subconscious; literally swept under the carpet.

It can be an emotionally potent time.

By becoming conscious of whatever this particular eclipse is highlighting within your life and by choosing to take responsibility for healing it, however, you are gifted with the chance to release old emotional wounds and issues.

This type of release clears space and with this Eclipse falling on the North Node, it is a harbinger for possible growth and expansion.

So, in short, it’s time for a clear out.

The type of clear out that allows the new to enter your life…

… But!! this will not happen without your awareness and your willingness to own the issue and to deal with it in the most conscious way that you can.

So, be brave and be honest with whatever appears to you at this time and also – be grateful, because by working through this, you may just make some room for something greater to enter your life.

Bernadette Brady writes in her book “The Eagle and The Lark” that this particular Eclipse belongs to “a family of eclipses that brings with it the element of pleasant surprise. Sudden happiness, a joyful event, the lucky break, the lucky win. The Events which will be occurring … can positively change the person’s life”.

If you’re having a week like mine then that may be difficult to see right now, but if my life experience to date is anything to go on then every cloud really does have a silver lining, so I’m hedging my bets and staying positive.

Especially so, as the eclipse chart holds a Yod, which can also be an indicator for powerful change.

Remember to look where this eclipse falls in your birth chart to see the area of your life that is likely to be affected.

Look for 22 degrees and 28 seconds of Aquarius (the Sun’s position) and 22 degrees and 28 seconds of Leo (the Moon’s position).

What are the themes of the houses that they fall across?

If you need help with understanding this, you can subscribe to my Newsletter and receive a free copy of my E-Book “Introductory Tips for Astrological Self Awareness”.

If the Eclipse falls within 2 degrees of a natal planet, then you are likely to be strongly affected by it. Look especially for 22 degrees and 28 seconds of the fixed signs (Leo, Aquarius, Taurus and Scorpio).

Wishing you illumination, healing, an upturn and a positive outcome.

Much Love, Toria xo

The Healing Power of Nature’s Remedies

mulla-mullaIn the early hours of yesterday morning my youngest boy awoke me.

He was burning up with a fever and sounded a little congested.

I did what I always do in these situations and by 2pm the same day he was bouncing on the trampoline and laughing, having burned off whatever was afflicting him.

My choice of remedies for this situation are the amazing Mulla Mulla Bush Flower Essence (applied regularly (7 drops to the mouth directly or in some water)), a cool face cloth (that’s a flannel for the English folk) placed onto the patient’s forehead and regularly re-wet/re-cooled to bring relief, plenty of water to drink for hydration and some Congest Ease to (well it’s in the name really!) ease the congestion 😉

I also regularly sponge down a fever with a cool (not freezing cold) facecloth, encourage lots of sleep and I also gave him 3 doses of Colloidal Silver throughout the day.

I love the gentle yet effective healing power of nature’s remedies and their ability to work with the body and not against it under such conditions.

I also thank my lucky stars that my youngest loves his sauerkraut, enjoys a diet high in fruits and vegetables and eats his honey and garlic making for a robust immune system that is able to quickly fight off disease and get him smiling again 🙂

A mother’s intuition is also one of the strongest allies you could possibly have when your little ones are ill, so always listen to your instincts, do what is right for you in the situation you find yourself and, if anything feels off or is troubling you, seek further guidance.

Yours in Health and Wellness,

Toria xo