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October 2018

By Aluna Michaels


Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22)

Happy birthday Libra! It’s easy to get caught up in other people’s ideas and opinions in order to please everyone and to not rock the boat. But give yourself a birthday present of self-esteem by meditating on your deepest values. Make a list of your core qualities and read it each day. Don’t get swayed from your center for romantic relationships, friendships, family struggles, or your changing moods. Being true to yourself improves all your connections and gives you inner power and vitality that will amaze and empower you!

Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21)

Venus turns retrograde in your sign! This is an eight-year cycle about relationships, finances, and self-worth. Meditate and contemplate about these topics from 2010 until now. How have your goals and values changed? Can you open your heart to forgive yourself and others? What changes can make a more fulfilling future? Also, family issues that created patterns in your life might seem permanent, but can actually be shifted and healed. You’re never stuck and love is always the answer that forges a path to greater freedom!


Sagittarius (Nov. 22 – Dec. 21)

You have many incredible ideas, but how many do you act upon? Meditate on where you’d like to be in life; then contemplate how to get there. Mars and Venus are working in such a way that you’ll be inspired to take actions that quickly lead to goals in whatever area you choose. Then you’ll want to take even bigger steps toward more success! Just remember when you create a dream, ask your inner guidance for a direct step to take to make the concept a reality. Your self-esteem will improve and you’ll also inspire people around you!


Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19)

It’s a powerful financial month. Meditate on prosperity and see if any beliefs block you from abundance. Do you feel you have to work hard for money, rather than allowing it to flow into your life in an effortless, graceful way? What would life be like if you didn’t stress about work, success, or finances?! Part of getting in the flow includes having fun, being playful, and cultivating friends and hobbies. Put energy in those areas to create balance in your life and you’ll be amazed with the results!


Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18)

Energetic Mars is empowering you! You’ll gain motivation that you may not have had since the summer. Meditate on your goals and your commitment to them. Check in with yourself many times a day to keep your thoughts and mood in alignment with your desired future outcome. Since Venus is turning retrograde, you might feel anxious that relationships will interfere with your plans. But don’t make hasty decisions based upon fear or tension. By late December you’ll likely see that you can have it all!


Pisces (Feb. 19 – March 20)

On any spiritual path, it’s essential to practice forgiveness. Work on forgiving yourself, others, and challenging circumstances. Reflect upon ways you deplete your energy by feeling victimized. Seek answers within so that you live from your empowering beliefs. It’s good to remember you always have power over your attitude. That sounds basic, but is profound. From this place of healing, you’ll feel a renewed sense of spirituality, and even a flow of money and abundance!


Aries (March 21 – April 19)

As Venus turns retrograde, look at your finances and see where you overspend on things you don’t really need. It’s also a great time to consolidate debt. If you create a new budget, be sure to make allowance for a bit of “mad money” so you don’t rebel against tight constraints. Meditate on what’s really valuable to you, be it things, people, spiritual beliefs, or whatever. Live from your core integrity, yet also make time to have fun and play! Spend time with friends and doing activities you enjoy.


Taurus (April 20 – May 20) 

Venus turns retrograde, bringing crisis and healing to relationships. It’s vital to get in touch with your inner truth through meditation or quiet reflection time. You’ll intuitively sense the timing to bring up challenging topics in a clear, yet cooperative way. This “gentle conflict” enhances your partnership since it shakes out old tensions and builds strength for the future. If single, you can attract a whole new type of person. Also, this is a high career point—so you’ll have great business success this month and next!


Gemini (May 21 – June 20) 

Meditate on your inner conversations. Throughout the day make it a spiritual practice to say, “Is this thought loving to me?” Negative, critical thoughts cause you so much unconscious stress! You can have anxiety, insomnia, or hard to diagnose health issues. Breaking your habitual dialog patterns will empower your mental and physical health. Keep this commitment to yourself! You can also have cool job offers that unfold over the next few months. 


Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

Even though relationships are challenging, it’s possible to balance your needs with those of others. Observe your patterns of outer anger or internal grumpiness. Maybe you assume if your partner is happy, then you have to suffer? Meditate on how things can be win/win. Let the win/lose belief fall away, even if your family lived that way and you’ve repeated it until now. Your inner guidance can reveal wonderful solutions that keep everyone happy. Be open to have “brainstorming” conversations where you figure out answers together. Your heart will open to deeper trust and joy. Also, more prosperity comes your way!


Leo (July 23 – Aug. 22)

Watch for a tendency to create arguments with loved ones. Do you use anger or irritability as a way to distance from intimacy? Meditate on your family upbringing to see if this is a pattern you learned. Venus retrograde helps you break these unconscious habits by making them conscious! Clearing these issues creates more passion and fun in your partnership. If single, you can attract a sexy new love! Set up a quiet, lovely place for your daily meditation in your home and carry the serenity throughout your day.


Virgo (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22)

Meditate to be able to discriminate between your intuition and your fears. When your mind is still, you can connect with your inner guide. You’ll have the courage to make work changes if needed. You can also stick with health disciplines; small, constant actions that bring major healing results. If you have uncertainties, instead of spinning your wheels with anxiety, you’ll be able to take actions that lead to clarity. You are not alone; you have the love of the Universe with you at all times!



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Aluna Michaels is a second-generation astrologer and soul evolutionist practitioner. She also holds a Masters in Spiritual Counseling and has been teaching and consulting for more than three decades. Her book “Spiritual Gifts of the 12 Astrological Signs” is now on Amazon in Kindle version and as an E-book on her website. Aluna is available for appointments in her home, by phone or Skype.


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