MARCH IS AN EMOTIONAL MONTH, BUT THERE’S OPPORTUNITY FOR HEALING AND CLEARING OF BLOCKS

With many planets in Pisces in March, it can shape up to be a very emotional and intuitive month. On March 6th, Mars enters Sagittarius and we find ourselves handling numerous projects at once. This is a good time for studying, particularly on an academic level. On the 8th a new super moon has a total solar eclipse. This new moon in Pisces (the only total solar eclipse in 2016 and visible in East Asia, Australia and The Pacific) will have many of us seeking time alone with our feelings. Solar eclipses force us to contemplate options we would never usually explore. Although this can cause a passing disorder, it’s wise to remember that eclipses are there to bring positives into our lives!

Mercury conjuncts Neptune in Pisces on the 11th and this is a very cognitive time. On March 16th expansive Jupiter makes a trine to Pluto. This mixture of energies sets up an outstanding three-week period when we should reach for conclusive outcomes in healing, travel, legal matters, and even find that perfect partner for support. March 23rd sees the full moon in Libra and we naturally put a good deal of energy into our relationships.

New moon: On the 8th a new super moon in Pisces has a total solar eclipse. This moon heralds a time for spirituality to come to the fore.

Full moon: March 23rd sees a full moon in Libra. This is a good time to work on clearing relationship blocks and focus on communication.

YOUR HOROSCOPE + MONTHLY MEDITATION FOCUS

ARIES

This is a great time to attain your desires and to reach your goals. You know what you want and how to get it. Increased charisma will auger well for relationships. Your fast thinking and decisiveness this month means that making plans is ideal, and being more adventurous and taking risks ought to lead to positive outcomes.

February meditation focus: “Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!” – Dr Seuss

Write your own affirmations. Think about what you love, desire and wish to reflect in your life and then write positive affirmations that encourage these in your life. Practice making these affirmations a part of your everyday speech!

TAURUS

You have particularly good social skills now so making new friends is easy as people appreciate your friendly attitude and agreeableness. This is an excellent time to make real progress with the things in life that mean a lot to you – work, relationships and longer term objectives.

February meditation focus: “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci

Keep things simple and uncomplicated in your life. Practice sharing with others in the most natural of ways – picnics, long conversations, cooking together, walks and long lazy days on the beach.

GEMINI

On March 21st, Mercury leaves Pisces and enters Aries. This allows you to think about things in a new way, coming up with original ideas and thinking outside the box. You can think about your future dreams and how you can make them a reality now. Now you can make good impressions that benefit you, and you can come up with long-term plans that are realistic.

February meditation focus: “A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.” – Bob Dylan

Write down the traits you value most in others and yourself. Make your own inspiration cards using these. You can draw, collage or decorate them however you like to make them even more beautiful. Use these cards by randomly selecting one each day and more intimate with what it represents. Use this to be more expressive of your values and thus yourself!

CANCER

Some of you may be giving intimate advice and perhaps “sensing” more than thinking, as your gut knowing will be stronger during this period. You will be taking your direction more seriously, or be more aware of how you present yourself and the impression you are making on others. Traditions or social conventions can have more of your attention.

February meditation focus: “Having a place to go – is a home. Having someone to love – is a family. Having both – is a blessing.” – Donna Hedges

Get into the habit of mindfully breathing each morning! Spend time just being aware of your breath. Open your arms and inhale, relax and exhale. Say thank you for being alive on this day!

LEO

This month is about tying up loose ends and getting what has been a chaotic life back on track. Your energy levels are back up again and your feel as if you can finally get things done! Others are receptive and helpful. Just remember to pace yourself, as it’s too easy to overdo things.

February meditation focus: “Patience is the ability to count down before you blast off.” – Author unknown.

Create an alter. Place things on it that represent what you are grateful for in your life and things that remind you of the dreams you wish to fulfil. Add and take away things as you see fit throughout the month of March. Think about your choices and what they reflect back to you.

VIRGO

You enjoy your time spent with the people in your life, and during March you may want to spend more time with others, especially one-on-one. You are likely to focus on improving your relationships, wanting to make sure you have true guarantees in all of them. You’ll be rewarded for the hard work you’ve done to improve your financial wellbeing.

February meditation focus: “Learn to smile at every situation. See it as an opportunity to prove your strength and ability.” – Joe Brown

Keeping a half smile on your face all the time relaxes your jaw, eases tension in your shoulders and genuinely makes you feel better. Try it, especially when you least feel like it!

LIBRA

This can be a good month for creative work, especially writing. You will likely be presented with new work opportunities that excite you, or you will create new openings for yourself. Focus on the little things, make lists and get organized, and you will enjoy being productive and resourceful once again.

February meditation focus: “Colours are the smiles of nature.” – Leigh Hunt

Get creative. Draw, colour in, create, and do it with real purpose. Make a collage of your dreams and frame it, so you never forget or give them up!

SCORPIO

Mars enters your money sector on the March 2nd, and this could be what spurs you on to focus more on your work. You’re motivated to be in a better position financially, and you can do what it takes to create some order. This can be a great time for a creative project or endeavour, and you are likely to be praised or recognized for something you’ve done.

February meditation focus: “There is a wisdom of the head, and … a wisdom of the heart.” – Charles Dickens

Feeling connected to the earth allows us to feel present in the moment. Stand with your feet hip-width apart. Stand tall. Breathe deeply. With each in, breath feel the spine lift a little more. Imagine your feet growing roots into the ground like a tree and allow this sense of presence to fill you.

SAGITARIUS

This March, you want to have fun and to be with the people you find fun, who make you laugh and make you feel positive. This can be good time to begin something that you’ll focus on for the next couple of years and you can be excited about it. After this eclipse you should have a better understanding of how you can create the future you’ve always wanted.

February meditation focus: “The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.” – Mark Twain

Make a point of praising others this month. Find something good, special, fun or just plain positive about the people you interact with and be sure to tell them! Their smiles will be worth your efforts. Happiness is like a pebble in a stream – its ripples grow.

CAPRICORN

The lunar eclipse on the 23rd is the third in a series of three lunar eclipses over the past three years in your career and life path sector. If you’ve been experiencing a period of challenge and growth, this could be why. With this being the final chapter, you can now move on from the chaos, and get rewarded for hard work to attain your goals.

February meditation focus: “We acquire the strength we have overcome.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Before acting on a decision, ask yourself, “Why?” Follow up your answer with another “Why?” And then a third. If you can find three good reasons to pursue something, you’ll have lucidity and be more confident in your actions. Being self-aware means knowing your motives and determining whether they’re realistic and beneficial to your higher good.

AQUARIUS

You take more time to enjoy the moment and experience life this month, being more in tune with your body and nature. You seem to be ultra-charming, charismatic and attractive to others during this time. However, you tend to question yourself and your connection to others and the future with more intensity now.

February meditation focus: “What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.” – Ralph Marston

Meditation is a foundational practice for improving self-awareness. For beginners, start with ten-minute sessions. Find a quiet place to sit, breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth. Count your breaths silently, pulling your mind back to your breath when it wanders. See how many breaths you can string together without getting distracted.

PISCES

The solar eclipse occurs on March 8th in your own sign of Pisces. You may begin a new professional or personal endeavour that will culminate with the equivalent lunar eclipse in your sign on September 16th. You could get more money from your job. Alternatively, you could see a spouse or family member come into some funds.

February meditation focus: “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” – Theodore Roosevelt

Try mindful listening. Much of what we see and hear every day is influenced by our past experiences, but when we listen mindfully, we achieve an impartial, present awareness that lets us hear sound without prejudice. The idea is to just listen, to become fully entwined with the sounds and their composition without preconception or judgment.

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