2018 Calendar of Astrological Events

2018 Astrology Events Calendar

Below is a list of astrological events occurring in 2018, broken down by month. Retrograde periods for the planets shown first, including retrograde shadow period times for Mercury to Jupiter. All times Central Standard Time (CST). Mercury Retrogrades: March 22 (16° Aries 54′) to April 15 (04° Aries 46′) (shadow period from 8 March to 3 May 2018) July 26 (23° Leo

Astrology books on my bookshelf

Astrology Books on my Bookshelf

Below are some of the astrology books I own. I was fortunate enough to be gifted many of them by an old friend, and some I bought myself. Some have been read many times, cover to cover, many have been thumbed through or skimmed to some degree. Doing this article took a lot longer than it should have specifically because

Retrograde Shadow Periods - Just when you thought it was safe to make decisions.

Retrograde Shadow Periods

If you have even a passing interest in astrology you have no doubt heard of retrograde planets and Mercury retrograde in particular. When, from our perspective on earth, a planet looks to be going backward, it is said to be retrograde. All the planets (but not the sun and moon) are capable of retrograde motion for various amounts of time.

The Zodiac Signs and New Year's Eve

The Zodiac Signs on New Year’s Eve

It’s usually not difficult to spot the various zodiac signs if you have a little knowledge of astrology. Next time you are out at an event or celebration, have a look around and see if you can spot the different astrological archetypes on display. ARIES You’ll quite possibly hear an Aries before you see them. Regardless of what sort of

Zodiac Gift Guide

Zodiac Gift Giving Guide

The holidays are just around the corner, and in case you are in need of some inspiration, here are some ideas on what to buy each astrological sign. In the spirit of full disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. This means I may earn a commission (at no extra cost to you) if you purchase something using one of my

Jupiter, sometimes the good luck is hard to see.

Jupiter – Sometimes the Good Luck is Hard to See

Jupiter is known as the planet of good luck. In traditional astrology, Jupiter was called the greater benefic (bringer of good fortune) and Venus was known as the lesser benefic (also bringing good fortune, but on a smaller scale). However, Jupiter is also related to excess and can enlarge and exacerbate a situation. Sometimes it comes down to how you

How to spot the zodiac signs while out shopping.

Black Friday Shopping and the Zodiac Signs

The different signs of the zodiac have different attitudes and qualities they bring to the fore when bargain shopping on Black Friday. While Black Friday is celebrated the day after Thanksgiving in the United States, this list applies to any major shopping frenzy worldwide.  In the U.K., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand for example, Boxing Day (the day after Christmas)

Motherhood and the zodiac signs.

What Kind Of Mom You Are According To Your Zodiac Sign

Each astrology sign has their own way of approaching life and others, including motherhood. While the position of the Moon in your chart tells you a lot more about how you go about mothering and being nurtured yourself, it is fun to have a generalized look at how the different signs go about this. ARIES Aries is a fire sign

Funny Zodiac Themed T-Shirts

Below are some astrology themed t-shirts and mugs that I found amusing and thought you might too. They make great gifts! In the spirit of full disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. This means I may earn a commission (at no extra cost to you) if you purchase something using one of my links. This helps cover the expense of

The best way to read your Sun sign horoscope

The Best Way To Read Your Sun Sign Horoscope

Most people read their star sign (also known as your Sun sign) when reading their horoscope.  You are usually better off reading your Ascendant sign when reading your horoscope though, as the way that horoscopes are written usually uses your star sign as your Ascendant. If you read your star sign horoscope, that will give you some information about what events