Your Sun Sign's Home Decorating Style!
Create harmony between your spirit and your space by decorating your home according to the inherent qualities of your Sun sign. Enjoy these style must-haves -- inspired by the cosmos!
Large statement pieces that are also practical are key for you. You're not interested in fussy detailed touches; rather, you prefer keeping your home clear so plenty of action can happen!
Comfort is your top priority. You're partial to quality over quantity and will take your time to save -- and then splurge -- on key elements such as couches and bedding. Natural fabrics and earthy tones serve you well.
Your airy nature means light and height are key design features for you. Lots of windows and brightness are essential, and a view is ideal. Most important of all is a location conducive to socializing.
"Food is love" could be a Cancer motto, so a kitchen that allows you to cook and connect with loved ones at the same time is mandatory. An outdoor area for socializing is
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Flow with the Moon's Natural Rhythm!Read More »from Flow with the Moon's Natural Rhythm!
Before electric lights were invented, the increasing or decreasing light of the Moon set the rhythm for human activity. When the Moon was full and bright, nights were active, festive, and social. As the Moon decreased and the night plunged into shadow, people pulled back and planned ahead.
If you'd like to flow with the Moon's natural rhythm in your own life, mark these special Moon times on your calendar and consider them when planning your monthly activities.
Start by celebrating your accomplishments during the full Moon. Full Moons welcome relaxation and socializing, so reward yourself for work well done with a special feast, time at the spa, or simply a relaxing bath. The full Moon's bright light illuminates the sky a few days before and after the full Moon, so make the party last! (The next full Moon occurs on September 19 in the sign of Pisces.)
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Living a Green Life -- According to Your Sun SignRead More »from Living a Green Life -- According to Your Sun Sign
Are you naturally inclined to be green? Find your Sun sign's element (Fire, Earth, Air, or Water) below for tips on how you and your family can best live an environmentally conscious life!
Fire signs: Aries, Leo, Sagittarius
You're competitive and you love a good challenge, so if you get together with family members or work colleagues about who can recycle the most, you'll be more likely to get involved. Fire signs thrive on new initiatives, so your challenge will be to maintain interest after your initial enthusiasm dies down. Keep things simple to make it easy. Set up recycling boxes around the house and create challenges with your kids about who can collect the most waste to recycle. Get creative and offer rewards for family members who actively participate.
Try a free sample Go Green Reading and learn about your inner nature -- while appreciating the natural beauty that surrounds you!
Earth signs: Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn
Your practical nature loves a financial benefit, and you
Your Feng Shui Guidance for September!Read More »from Your Feng Shui Guidance for September!
Feng Shui is the area of Chinese medicine that helps you rest, relax, and restore your vital energies through healthful practices and a calm environment. Learn how Astrology.com's Ellen Whitehurst can help you create a peaceful home, landscape, and workplace by applying Feng Shui principles of balance and harmony to your everyday life!
See how your Chinese element and animal signs influence you with a free sample Elements of Feng Shui Reading!
Now that the lazy, hazy days of summer are coming to a close, all the hustle and bustle associated with autumn begins!
However, if you want to continually evoke the simplicity of your season in the sun, then get in the habit of removing your shoes before fully entering your living space. This will help you leave your job, new teachers/classes, complicated commutes, and daily stressors behind once you walk in the door of your home.
This is a purposeful way to make your home your very own sacred haven, allowing and inviting only peaceful and
- Astrology.com | Back To School – Wed, Aug 28, 2013 12:04 PM EDT
Let Astrology Help You Get Your Kids Back to School SmoothlyRead More »from Let Astrology Help You Get Your Kids Back to School Smoothly
Heading back to school can be a tricky transition for kids, with many having to deal with new friends, new teachers, and even new social dynamics. It's normal for your child to feel some anxiety about heading back to school, so based on your child's Sun sign qualities, here are some tips to help you support their transition!
Cardinal signs: Aries, Cancer, Libra, Capricorn
If your child is an Aries, Cancer, Libra, or Capricorn, they are a Cardinal sign, which means they like to initiate change. Paint the back-to-school experience as an adventure full for new possibilities, and your child will likely start to get excited about heading back. Helping your child understand that onward and upward change is a normal part of life will make it easier for them to navigate any changes they may initially resist. You'll see new maturity emerging in your child as the school year begins.
Stock up on new sportswear for your Aries child; revamp an old favorite toy or piece of school equipment for your
- Astrology.com | Work + Money – Wed, Aug 28, 2013 12:01 PM EDT
How Your Sun Sign's Element Can Uncover Your Natural Career TalentRead More »from How Your Sun Sign's Element Can Uncover Your Natural Career Talent
Did you know your Sun sign's element (Fire, Earth, Air, or Water) provides you with unique talents that can help you excel at work? Learn how to tap into your special elemental gifts -- and improve your chances for career success!
Fire signs: Aries, Leo, Sagittarius
Your confidence and fearlessness set you apart. You're comfortable going boldly into new territory, and your fiery nature blesses you with leadership skills. Roles in which you have to take charge, be the boss, or pioneer new strategies are ideal. You're self-motivated, so maintaining as much autonomy as you can is best. Look for positions that focus on change to provide you with ongoing challenges. You thrive in tense situations and love the pressure of deadlines to fire up your adrenaline!
Unearth how your ambition, natural skills and sociability can get you on the fast track to success with a free sample Career Strengths Reading!
Earth signs: Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn
Your grounded nature means you can handle the
The Sun Enters Virgo: Purification and ProcessRead More »from The Sun Enters Virgo: Purification and Process
When the Sun leaves the playground of Leo on August 22 to head into the grounded, practical terrain of Virgo, your self-expression will shift from childlike enthusiasm to a more mature phase of planning and preparation. You can also expect the urge to detox and purify to kick in under Virgo's influence!
Virgo is famous for bringing chaos to otherwise pristine processes, so this solar transit will be all about refining and streamlining as you go about the daily pursuit of perfection. Virgo's critical and analytical energy is excellent for problem-solving and finding ways to make everything better and more efficient.
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Furthermore, Virgo is the sign of health and well-being, so you may find yourself focused on getting regular exercise and maintaining a healthier diet during the Sun's upcoming transit. This is a terrific time to make plans, work out
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Once every three years or so, we see two full Moons in a row in the same sign; in fact, the last time we had two consecutive full Moons in the sign of Aquarius was August 1983. With this month's second full Moon occurring in Aquarius on Tuesday, August 20, it's round two of the contest to remain emotionally objective in all situations. Do all you can to take the high road!
During full Moons, the tides of emotion and passion are at their peak. However, Aquarian Moons aren't known for unbounded emotional displays. Instead, they prefer a more cautious and reserved approach to self-expression.
Put the Moon's powerful energy to your advantage with a free sample Lunar Forecast!
Even if dramatic displays of affection won't be on tap this Tuesday, being true to yourself will be. You may find your desire to remain authentic in direct conflict with your desire for applause. Sometimes it may seem easier to take the safe route and please the crowd. But two Aquarian full Moons in a row are a
How to Speak to Your Man's Sun Sign!Read More »from How to Speak to Your Man's Sun Sign!
Do you get tongue-tied around a cute guy? Does it seem as if your partner isn't listening as actively as you'd like? Or perhaps you simply feel misunderstood?
Mercury, the cosmic minister of communication, is the fastest moving planet in the sky and loves to throw you off-balance with its quick-changing ways. But if you learn how to speak to your man's astrological sign -- which can strongly affect his style of communication -- you can effectively get your message across.
Youthful Aries sometimes childishly blurts out things most adults would agree shouldn't be said. However, these utterances come from an honest place and certainly aren't intended to harm. When communicating with an Aries man, a direct approach is best, rather than tiptoeing around with formalities. He can take the blunt truth.
Taurus responds well to sensory messages. Elaborating about the way things look, feel, taste, and sound will make your message come alive in the Bull's imagination. If your topic is dry, juice
Express Yourself Colorfully as Mercury Enters LeoRead More »from Express Yourself Colorfully as Mercury Enters Leo
Now that the communication planet, Mercury, has entered the fiery and fixed energy of Leo through August 24, talk has become direct and dramatic. Rather than analyze and dissect information, it's likely that you feel more compelled to simply speak from your heart.
Unless you want people to walk away from you in mid-sentence, now is the time to drop the drone-tone. For the next couple weeks, everyone will be more concerned with the potential excitement and showmanship of speech. After all, the Lion is in charge!
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If your conversation is colorful, fun, and entertaining, it won't have any trouble passing Leo's litmus test. There's a more childlike quality to speech now, with words seeming to spill directly from the heart in a pure, uncensored manner. This is the doing of rock-star Mercury, so expect spontaneous bursts of song and dramatic displays of impromptu theater and soliloquies