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In a world that programs us to be rational, left brained and guarded. In a materialistic society that enslaves the mind into believing that inner-peace is conditional and reliant upon how well we play the game of superficial “happiness”. In a state of mind that keeps us locked into a fear goaded roller coaster ride of recurrent needs and temporary fixes, of highs and lows because of our programmed sense of lack. It is in this world that our souls have chosen to forget, experience and evolve within an ocean of countless illusionary polarities.

As many of you reading this are aware of, a shift in consciousness is taking place on Planet Earth. More of us are awakening to what lies beyond the physical realm and can see through the ego-driven belief systems and structures controlling our world. As the winds of change sweep across our current reality, many individuals find themselves at a crossroad between the mind’s fears and the heart’s call. Challenging situations are arising, and a discomfort in our old routines is intensifying.

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The purging of old energies within the Earth -that are gradually lifting the veil over governmental corruption -are being sensed in our personal lives as well, bringing forth old emotional baggage and uneasiness in our conventional lives. Such emotions will build up as we keep on missing the point of our soul’s call to let go of what keeps us from expanding towards the wholeness of our potential. As much as collective and personal challenges may feel like turmoil at first, it is merely a sign of old structures/comfort zones breaking down to make room for the new.

“And we’re seeing a higher level of consciousness and many more opportunities for people to challenge their present ways of thinking and move into a grander and larger experience of who they really are.” – Neale Donald Walsch

The Awakening


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The corruption of our world’s control mechanism has reached an extent where it restrains our soul’s expansion of consciousness. It does so by perpetuating the fear of stepping outside the box of survival, collective perceptions, adopted belief systems and limitative archaic concepts.

The major media’s fear mongering and mind-numbing entertainment, the business of War, constricting and fear-based religious doctrines, the stringent education system, the pharmaceutical industry, society’s materialistic propaganda and over-emphasis on money and looks, the chemtrails in our air, the chemicals in our food, the fluoride in our water… all of the preceding are merely man-made concepts and profit-oriented maneuvers that are orchestrated to maintain the mass consciousness grid in a low vibratory level of stress, confusion, ignorance, anger and fear, keeping Humanity locked into a very boxed experience. It is easy for a few men to rule in the name of their own greed when human beings of limitless potential are being managed by the illusion of fear, division and dependency.

The very system we live in isn’t about human nature, but is instead about disconnecting us from all that IS natural -our hierarchical society itself is undoubtably ruled by greed-based interests rather than Love. As a result, we collectively adopted a mindset that perceives ourselves as separate from Nature. This disconnected level of consciousness isn’t in flow with the sustainability of the Earth’s eco-system. We act as if Nature is our possession and can be treated poorly for the sake of protecting the “vibrancy of the economy”, yet we have forgotten that the planet we live on isn’t a separate entity, but is in fact a part of who we are.

What about Mother Earth’s vibrancy?


It is time to become aware of the fact that the damage we inflict on Mother Earth is the damage we inflict on ourselves as well, for she is our Home. When we consciously choose to expand our awareness and look further than what our system stands for, we realize that all of these ego-driven structures are doing nothing but molding Humanity into “sheeple” with a herd mentality suited to maintain the functionality of this highly corrupted monetary system. It is simply erroneous to presume that our system endorses a forever-sustainable way of living that is harmonious and respectful of Nature, as well as of Human lives. (The power structure)

“Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money.” – Cree Indian Proverb

The agenda behind this is inherently an attempt at keeping Humanity dumbed-down, fearful and forgetful of our interconnectedness with all life forms. Therefore keeping us oblivious to the essence of who we really are: Spiritual beings of unlimited potential on a Human journey, all connected through the universal Source of Unconditional Love. This conspiracy is essentially aimed at enforcing an illusionary sense of separateness towards everything, which makes a population rather unconscious and susceptible to accepting tyrannical dictatorship and occurrences such as War profiteering. Our hierarchical control mechanism grants all Power to the few and enslaves the many. The belief that life has to remain this way is a myth.

“When the power of Love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” – Jimi Hendrix

Information about hidden truths and deceit within the political, religious and educational structures of our world are now being shared more than ever before, and more of us are waking up. This major “renewal” of consciousness is much anticipated at the soul level, hence why all the dirt is resurfacing on both a collective and personal level. It is unfolding at a rate and intensity that depends on how many are letting go of old mindsets that no longer serve our expansion of consciousness.

Why shouldn’t we fight for the peaceful reality we wish to create when faced with insanity and corruption all around?

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein

Just as quantum physics are demonstrating, when we shift our awareness towards the fundamental construct of reality, we understand that everything we can possibly feel and think of is essentially a form and rate of vibration. Everything on Earth vibrates at certain frequencies, including our thoughts, beliefs and emotions, which are molding our experienced reality via the power of our personal and collective perceptions. As Einstein said, we cannot solve a problem with the same level of consciousness that created it. This shift in consciousness is but a leap beyond the old dualistic consciousness we chose to experience as souls, towards the consciousness of Oneness, which is of a higher vibrational frequency -one of Unconditional Love and understanding of who we really are beyond this physical realm. The angry, judgmental and reactive “truthers” actually attract and emanate through them the same lower frequencies that keep humanity boxed in this low vibrational “matrix” of control.

TO LIVE FROM THE HEART IS TO LIVE INTELLIGENTLY.


The truth becomes simple when you truly awaken to what lies beyond the surface of the material world. This global duality is, in essence, nothing but a war of vibrations. Therefore, it is not foolish to presume that we can become what we fight. The controlling elite of our world know of this, and will keep on controlling us through fear and hatred for this very reason: because their low-vibrational frequencies allow them to remain in control. Let’s not use the very “weapon” they feed themselves with.

Our natural state of Unconditional Peace emanates a frequency that is not only way more powerful than any form of negative energies, but is actually eternal, for it is the source of all that exists. To create in a state of inner-peace, is to create peace.

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Gandhi

From Duality to Oneness


Whether through personal mystical experiences or openness towards spirituality, many of us are becoming aware of the fact that we are all divine creators, interconnected through the same universal Source of Consciousness. We Are All One. This Source that some of us call “God” is not a separate, superior and judgmental entity as our society’s endorsed religious institutions want us to believe, but is in fact the core essence of Who We Are, which is an all-knowing consciousness that is of Unconditional Love. We, and even darker entities, are but fragments of this loving Source that has divided itself into beautiful souls to undergo their unique and multifaceted journey towards enlightenment. This wonderful dance of souls is allowing Source to become experientially rich and therefore forever expansive.

Because of a past collective soul agreement, we initially incarnated on earth into what is called the “experiential realm”. The purpose was of evolving as souls, lifetime after lifetime, while having no direct guidance and remembrance of our essence of Oneness/Source. All while being overruled by a thicker sense of individual identity, mind and ego, which altogether created a beautifully rich and highly polarized sensorial experience. We then agreed at the soul level to have our “game” altered with an additional challenge, which was to experience the intensity of a blinding control mechanism ruled by separation and egoistical purposes. Although it has been a highly rich and serving challenge, we now have become experientially rich enough through this fear-based illusion and are choosing to move on.

The new collective shift in consciousness stems from the fact that we have all agreed at the soul level to “shut down” the experiential realm and move beyond this collective “amnesia” to create a new, more conscious, expansive and harmonious experience, fully in touch with our natural state of Peace. All that is presently holding our unconscious and archaic ways of living is actually our minds holding on to old limitative beliefs of a lower vibrational frequency, whether adopted from our personal experiences or collective mindsets.

The path towards a world encompassing total harmony and wholeness, as much as it may seem like a lunacy-based fairy tail to the mind, begins simply with the shedding of our own layers of beliefs and emotions that keep us in judgment of our experience, and therefore not perceiving the wholeness, perfection and Love within ourselves and of all that is.

It is time to step free of fears and belief patterns that keep us boxed in our limitative perceptions and that mould our experienced reality. It is time to let go of any emotion or thought that keeps us from being authentic to the magnificence of who we truly are. As we set aside engrained beliefs we have picked up from external influences, we begin to uncover our limitless potential as spiritual beings on a human journey.

Since we are all interconnected beings that are fragments of One Consciousness, we uplift the whole by healing ourselves within.

“It’s just a ride and we can change it any time we want. It’s only a choice. No effort, no work, no job, no savings and money, a choice, right now, between fear and love. The eyes of fear want you to put bigger locks on your door, buy guns, close yourself off. The eyes of love instead see all of us as one.” – Bill Hicks

To Be Change begins with Healing Ourselves


Unconditional Love and Peace is our natural state. It is who we truly are beyond all layers within the mind. We have now chosen as souls to create and therefore experience, in this human physicality, a new world that is in sync with this very frequency of Oneness. Because of this shift in consciousness, we are now in “purging time”. This means that all old densities we carry are being pulled to the surface. It is all of the patterns of our “lower ego” that is keeping us trapped in a low frequency band, which perpetuates personal and collective disharmony.

If inner-peace is only conditional when the mind is holding on to limitative belief patterns of the lower ego, then what are these patterns? And how can we move beyond them?


First off, when we hear the word “ego”, most will relate it exclusively to the definition of selfishness or pride, but the human ego is actually the impressive “software” that is our Mind. It is the tool that our soul has chosen to incarnate and evolve with. By “lower ego”, I am speaking of the layers that often cover a great deal of ground in the human psyche. The ones that encompass our cultural mentality, acquired beliefs, judgmental thought processes and therefore emotional responses. It is these very belief patterns and our narrowed perception of “what should and shouldn’t be” that stem from the conditioning of the mind through external influences. They are the ones that are taking control over our experience and are slowing our expansion of consciousness.

Does letting go of these patterns means letting go of our personality?

Absolutely not. The human ego is a magnificent gift that is allowing our souls to experience life on earth with unique personalities and talents. Therefore, it would be irrelevant for our soul to desire its total suppression. This shift in consciousness is not about dissolving the multi-facets of our world, human passions, unique flavors and blissful impulses of our Heart. These do not stem from the lower ego, but of our utmost natural and creative potential as spiritual beings having a human experience. It is about dissolving all the illusionary beliefs and man-made concepts that compromise their Freedom.

What the lower ego does, whether in a very subtle or forward manner, is bring fear, shame, judgment, rationalization and therefore control over these very things that uplift our Soul and make our Heart sing.


In these unique times of healing transformation, our souls are choosing to move beyond all “mind stories”, in order to reclaim our limitless creative potential. The lower ego’s patterns encompass all thoughts that stem from a belief of not being whole, and therefore creating illusionary needs and conditions in order to feel “good”.

Patterns of the Lower Ego:

“I lack, therefore I need.”

  • I need him/her with me to be happy.
  • Relationships are all about give-and-take.
  • I need you to be faithful or else I will feel ripped.
  • I own my children, I own my partner.
  • I need proof of love from others to feel loved.
  • I need money to feel safe, work to feel productive, material to feel content.
  • I need outer-beauty to feel beautiful.
  • I am a victim of my experience.
  • There is such a thing as “good” and “bad” experiences.
  • I judge myself and others.
  • I am better/worst than everybody else.
  • I feel unworthy.
  • I need respect, acknowledgment, and approval of me and of my choices in order to feel on track.
  • I have expectations.
  • I need everything to be stable around me if I am to feel whole and at peace.

“To truly be Free, is to be whole. To truly be whole, is to remember that we already are.”

True inner-peace starts with recognizing the Love and wholeness within all individuals, including ourselves. And therefore dissolving, as our journey unfolds, all mind “stories” that stem from a belief of lack and neediness. It is to let go of our sense of victimhood, for in truth, we are the creator of our experience, bringing forth or perpetuating situations that shed light on unresolved turmoil andemotional baggage.

Even when certain individuals in our lives give us a hard time, the interactions between souls is always very different, and the same goes for when we are challenging others. We have been sold on the idea that we can actually harm someone, and that it is unworthy to do so. What if being truthful to ourselves and others could never really hurt anyone even when it appears that way? What if “coming clean” with who we are and being authentic with those around us, no matter how much judgement and challenges we may receive from doing so, is actually the greatest service we could possibly offer to ourselves as well as every souls in our lives? Even if it means breaking a relationship, leaving our job, disappointing loved ones or receiving hate and criticism, letting go of all mind chatter that is holding us back from evolving beyond our ego’s fears and needs is also the best way of assisting the growth of those around you. Every negative emotional reactions and judgement we may trigger in some individuals are actually coming from their own ego’s belief patterns that are being challenged and threatened. No matter how their minds may react, these emotional challenges are exactly what their beautiful souls are asking for, and if their reactions are challenging to you, then it is exactly what your beautiful soul is asking for.

Truth is, all situations that arise in our lives, as challenging as they may seem, are being brought forth by nothing and no one else but our soul, for our soul.


This is why judgment is delusional. There is no such thing as a “good” or a “bad” experience, for they all serve our growth. And as long as we judge and categorize them, we are missing the point and our struggle persists. The more we let go of our attachment to old emotional baggage and shed illusionary layers of victimhood and judgment of our experience, the less our soul needs to create certain situations of disharmony for us to transcend and expand from.

Every Soul incarnates on the Earth plane wanting to achieve a specific series of goals. The Soul incarnates with a purposes – that of expanding in consciousness- and before incarnating it will set up the perfect circumstances and tasks through which such expansion is most likely to occur. These tasks are recorded at the soul level as “Soul Contracts”. They are called contracts since these are goals that the Soul chose to do in a binding manner i.e. the Soul is very committed to getting these tasks done and has set up many opportunities during the lifetime to allow for their unfolding on the Earth plane.” Excerpt from Katie Gallanti’s article

Certain emotional baggage we push aside could even present themselves as a forms of illnesses, which are but energetic densities that are often times manifestations of unresolved issues we still carry.

When we do not feel at peace with an aspect of our life, this very aspect consequently becomes our focal point and will intensify as we continue to ignore or judge it. We all have the free choice to either stay caught up in duality, or to allow ourselves to heal and embody the pure Love and Freedom that we are. The more we unleash our Heart’s consciousness, the very frequency we emanate will have a ripple effect on our surroundings, creating openings towards freedom for all souls around. If we would perceive all challenges, whether personally or collectively experienced, as wakeup calls to heal what has been ignored, how beneficial would that be to facilitate the change we wish to see in the world.

It would only require 1/3 of humanity to live from the Heart, in order to shift the whole collective consciousness and therefore create a new reality.

It is time to let go of all forms of judgment, for even if we have been led to believe we have no control over our experienced reality, this claim has never been farther from Truth. Our own consciousness affects everything around us -it literally mirrors our reality. The realization of this is what reclaiming our true Creator essence means, and it is only achieved through inner-peace, through truly understanding the perfection and unconditionally loving consciousness behind all enfoldments, despite how the ego may perceive things to be.

To follow our heart’s calling, to be the pure reflection of that which we truly are without any strings attached, without any expectations and need of approval, is really all that is required of us. It is how we raise our own vibrational frequency towards the one of pure Love. No spiritual dogma, religious doctrine, warrior mentality or fixed step-by-step procedure needed. It is this simple Truth that will change the face of our vibrational reality as more awaken to their higher purpose, which is to be anchors of light, of who they really are.

Letting of all that keeps us from emanating the Love that we are is the path towards Freedom, yet we should remember that the path of the Heart is never set in stone, it is a natural flow. The moment we try to control outcomes and make it a rule, the rule obstructs the flow. Therefore, I feel it is important to mention that the purpose of identifying our own limitative fears and beliefs is not to judge and resist them. There is no mistake and nothing to be shameful of, for all is but an experience. Transcending duality cannot be achieved with the mind fighting against itself to reach the Heart consciousness, just as peace cannot be created with war. Smiling at our ego, understanding the perfection in ourselves at all moment and embracing the human experience -all while trusting our higher awareness -is what consciously evolving means.

“We must let ourselves feel in order to heal.”

No more beating ourselves up. It is time to allow our fearless intuition to guide us, and to trust the flow.

Let’s have integrity and compassion towards ourselves and others, for it matters not how long we have struggled and worn masks of fear, but how much expansion will occur as we let them fall off. It matters not how it may stun at first, for the healing process is what our souls have chosen to undergo, in order to become the change that is needed to shift our world.

“All along this ride, we have fought against and avoided a mirror. What looked like our opponent was but a reflexion of our own mask, and the moment we drop our own mask, the “foe” will drop it’s own. What we will see, is the reflexion of ourselves.”

WE ARE ALL ONE

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New Moon In Taurus: Steady & Serene

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We are having a New Moon in Taurus on May 11th in most of the world and in the morning hours of the 12th everywhere east of the Middle East. This is initiating a 29.5 day lunar cycle and new wave of energy for the coming month; however, the astrological configurations mentioned throughout this article will be more prominent over the following two weeks.

We are approaching eclipse season as we are having Total Lunar Eclipse in Sagittarius in this same Lunar Cycle, a few weeks after this New Moon. This will be followed by a Solar Eclipse in Gemini on June 10th. Eclipses can reflect shifts and evolutionary developments pertaining to the sign it is in and in the specific areas of our lives based on our individual astrological blueprints.

The effects of eclipses don’t always fully play out when they are occurring although you may experience things connected to them on these dates or in the weeks before and after. In this case Mercury will also be going retrograde in Gemini at the end of May which is the same sign as one of the eclipses. This can also highlight significant adjustments and shifts pertaining to Gemini energy playing out in the period between late May to mid-July. I will be writing separate articles on these Eclipses and Mercury Retrograde, you can join my mailing list here to ensure that you receive them.

New Moon In Taurus

Although Taurus season began on April 19th/20th, this New Moon emphasizes its energy even more so. Ruled by Venus, it is associated with values, sensuality, beauty, worth, money, possessions, food, and pleasures of life. As an Earth sign, it is practical, realistic, and very much invested in the physical world.

Taurus is one of four fixed signs with the others being Leo, Scorpio, and Aquarius, which are all the middle signs of each quarterly season. However, being an Earth Fixed sign, it is as fixed as it gets. It is slow, steady, solid, grounded, routine oriented, and thorough.

Taurus is also associated with nature and it is very fitting and reflective for Earth Day to occur during this time. It is the second sign of the zodiac and therefore is more self-oriented as is all the earlier signs. Negatively, Taurus can be too rigid, lazy, habitual, overly self-indulgent, greedy, possessive, stubborn, materialistic, and very slow.

New Moon Sextile Neptune, Trine Pluto, & Square Jupiter

This New Moon is in a tight sextile with Neptune in Pisces. Although this isn’t a very strong type of aspect, this brings an energy that can be spiritual, compassionate, creative, and soothing. It can trigger intuition and inspiration. With the Taurus influence, it can be a ‘chilled out’ combination. This energy will be more present from the New Moon until May 13th.

The New Moon is also in a trine with Pluto in Capricorn which will be strongest on May 16th/17th. We may feel more determined, strategic, or resourceful. Some people may feel empowered or experience financial benefits. This can also be good for uncovering things, making positive changes, and emphasizing what’s important and real.

The furthest applying aspect to this New Moon is a square with Jupiter which will be strongest from May 19th-21st (and somewhat on the 22nd in the countries furthest East). Although this can feel expansive, we can more easily overextend ourselves, get scattered, have blind spots, and be excessive. However if we stay focused and cautious, this energy can be great for learning and education.

Mars Sextile Uranus & Square Chiron, Mercury Trine Saturn

Mars in Cancer is in a very tight sextile with Uranus and square with Chiron at the time of this New Moon. This can be good for applying ourselves in a new, unusual, experimental, stimulating, progressive, technological, rebellious, healing, or liberating way. Issues or conflicts around blockages, wounds, negative patterns, anger, sexuality, or holism can come up.

On May 12th/13th, Mercury in Gemini will be in an exact trine with Saturn in Aquarius. This is good for practical, disciplined, and realistic thinking. Discussions or thoughts may involve long term goals, commitments, or what we are building towards. This can also reflect putting things or structures in place that involve communication or delivery of information.

Jupiter Going Into Pisces, Mercury Entering Pre-Retrograde Shadow Period

Jupiter had recently gone into Aquarius in December and has been quickly making its way towards entering Pisces on May 13th/14th. It later returns to Aquarius this summer after it goes retrograde, and then re-enters Pisces late December of this year. We are going to be getting a taste of Jupiter in Pisces until July 28th, yet will still be somewhat of a mix of Pisces/Aquarius until the end of the year.

Jupiter is the planet of expansion, growth, learning, beliefs, exploration, travel, abundance and therefore it will affect Piscean areas and qualities in those ways. Pisces is associated with spirituality, mysticism, retreats, compassion, energy healing, psychedelics, dreams, creativity, divine inspiration, imagination, idealism, and psychic abilities. It is also associated with escapism, intoxication, delusion, disease, and lack of boundaries. Jupiter can have an excessive effect as well when it comes to these Piscean expressions.

Pisces is one of Jupiter’s homes as it is the traditional ruler of this sign. It gets to express itself in ways that it wants to and is more free and limitless in the eternal sign of Pisces. Since late 2019 Jupiter has been in Saturn ruled signs with Saturn also present which has been very restricting for a boundless planet.

This will be a big shift for Jupiter, but keep in mind that this is a just taste. It will still be returning to Aquarius which is traditionally Saturn ruled with Saturn also present there. From now until the end of the year it will be like Jupiter is having one foot in each sign, however, once it re-enters Pisces in late December, it will be more free from the restrictive Saturnian domain.

Mercury is going retrograde at the end of the month and will be entering its pre-retrograde shadow phase on May 14th/15th. It entered Gemini, the sign it will be retrograde in, on May 4th/5th. Some of the things that have been coming up recently, and especially after mid-May, will contribute to a process of adjustments and shifts that will occur in June and July.

As we get closer towards the end of May, Mercury will be slowing down and the complications that Mercury retrograde is known for can occur before it actually changes motion. I will be writing a separate article on this, join my mailing list here to ensure that you receive it.

Taurus Ruler Venus Conjunct North Node, Sextile Chiron, & Trine Saturn

Venus, the ruler of Taurus, is moving towards a conjunction with the Lunar North Node in Gemini and a sextile with Chiron which will be exact from May 17th-18th. New relations, or developments around past relations, could have a fated quality that can bring growth and help us to move forward in a better or constructive way.

Our perception or approach to Venus ruled areas, such as relationships, values, finances, art, may evolve in a helpful manner. It can also reflect healing, expressions of wholeness, bridging, integration, or solutions around Venus areas or connected to communication with others.

Following this aspect, Venus will then be in a trine with Saturn which is exact on May 19th/20th, but may be felt in the days prior as well. This can reflect commitments, practical approaches, discipline, structure, constructive efforts,  or some sort of stabilization pertaining to friends, lovers, financial matters, artistic endeavours, or things that are aesthetically related.

Making Intentions & Things To Consider

Is there anything that you are currently doing that requires you to be more practical or thorough? Do you need to incorporate some sort of routine or structure? Are there aspects of your diet that you need to change? Is there anything that you’d like to experiment or take new approaches with? How can you be more proactive when it comes to healing or addressing personal blockages? How can you make your life more beautiful? Are you spending enough time in nature? What ways do you feel are best for you to grow spiritually?

These are just some examples of what to consider or focus your intentions on at this time. However, it is good to reflect on anything else that is coming up for you. It is generally best to make any intentions within the first 24 hours following a New Moon. The exact moment it will occur is 7:00pm Universal Time on May 11th. You can click here to see what that is in your time zone.

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Super Moon In Scorpio: Realism & Depth

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We are having a Full Moon in Scorpio on April 26th/27th, which will appear the brightest on the night of the 26th for the majority of the world and on the night of the 27th in the countries furthest East. This is the peak of the Lunar cycle that began with a New Moon in Aries on April 11th/12th. It will also be a ‘Supermoon’, which is when the Moon appears larger and brighter due to its closer proximity to the Earth.

The energies of a Full Moon are strongest in the days surrounding it yet its astrological configurations also play a part over the following two weeks. You may start to see its themes slowly build up after the New Moon prior.

They are a period in which we feel a push-pull between two opposing signs, in this case being the Moon in Scorpio and the Sun in Taurus. It can play out as either a conflict, an integration, or some sort of dynamic between the energies of both signs. The Moon reflects the expression of feeling and emotion while the Sun reflects the expression of ego and conscious self.

We may feel this opposition happening individually within us and/or we can also experience it play out around us with some people (or circumstances) expressing the Scorpio side and others expressing the Taurus side. In some cases, Full Moons can also reflect/trigger some sort of change or release.

Sun In Taurus Opposite Moon In Scorpio

Taurus season began on April 19th/20th and will last until May 20th/21st. It is about practicality, thoroughness, pleasures, food, possessions, beauty, and nature. It is a sensual, tangible, and grounded energy. As a ‘Fixed Earth’ sign, it is like a rock, and is the most invested in the physical/material world in comparison to the rest of the signs. It can also be slow, rigid, habitual, and lazy.

This Full Moon is in its opposite sign of Scorpio, triggering a push-pull or integration effect between both of these signs. Scorpio energy is deep, complex, investigative, passionate, intuitive, driven, powerful, calculated, observant, primal, purging, regenerating, transformational, mysterious, intense, desiring, and sexual. It is associated with fears, shadows, death, secrets, hidden matters, conspiracies, and the extremes of Love and Hate. Scorpio energy can also be controlling, obsessive, jealous, aggressive, savage, vengeful, and manipulative.

While Taurus is more concerned about what is tangible, pleasant, and what’s on the surface, Scorpio likes to dive deep even if it gets ugly, scary, or uncomfortable. Both signs are associated with money, resources, values, and worth; with Taurus’ expression of these things being more ‘self-oriented’ and Scorpio being more ‘relationship/shared oriented.’ Scorpio is associated with taxes, debt, credit, investments, inheritance, which all include more then one party to be involved. Both signs also share qualities of being loyal, stubborn, and possessive.

Pluto Is Stationary, Going Retrograde Shortly After Full Moon

Pluto is going retrograde less than 12 hours following the peak of this Full Moon. It is nearly stopped in the sky (from our geocentric perspective) which is referred to as being ‘stationary’, as it transitions from moving forward to backward. Whenever a planet is in the process of changing motion, its energies become very strong and concentrated. This has been building up in the weeks prior to this Full Moon and will wane in the weeks following.

Some astrologers observe Pluto as the ruler of Scorpio and I personally view it as a sub-ruler or representative of Scorpio energy. Therefore having it stationary at this time amplifies the themes of that sign, mentioned in the above section. This can also be a time of changes pertaining to these themes or perhaps to do with power dynamics, control, hidden matters, obsessions, or things involving sexuality.

Pluto also rules fears, viruses, psychoanalysis, and shadows. The combination of this Scorpio Full Moon combined with Pluto stationary retrograde can be good for initiating a process of deep inner healing, purging, release, or transformation.

Full Moon Part of a T-Square With Saturn, Uranus, Venus, and Mercury

In February, Saturn in Aquarius and Uranus in Taurus made their first of three exact squares with each other, which will be followed by another in June and the final one in December. However, this energy will be an important part of the astrological backdrop throughout all of 2021 and somewhat in 2022 as they will still be close.

This Full Moon will be triggering this aspect as the Sun will be close to Uranus and this along with the Moon will be in a T-square with Saturn. Saturn themes of restrictions, limitations, tradition, caution, contraction, structure, responsibilities, delays, seriousness, are at odds with Uranus themes of freedom, surprises, progressiveness, rebellion, innovation, science, technology, and metaphysics.

Mercury and Venus are also in Taurus ahead of the Sun in which the Moon will also be opposing and tying in all of these planets together. This configuration can play out as struggles, complications, or restrictions between emotional needs, social life, relationship dynamics, sexual matters, communication, shared values, financial matters, and other ways as well. However, with Saturn serving as the apex of this t-square it could also point to a solution that involves responsibility, discipline, structure, caution, or implementing boundaries.

Things To Consider

Are there any aspects of your life calling for transformation? What do you need to purge? Do you feel like you need to do some shadow work or psychoanalysis? What makes you fearful and why? In what ways do you need to be more responsible, disciplined, structured or cautious? Do you have any attachments or habits getting in the way of feeling free or being your best self? Do you have any financial matters that need to be addressed?

Scorpio Full Moons, and the weeks following during the waning moon, are a great time to initiate different types of cleansing. It can be cleansing of the physical body, clearing/overcoming negative patterns or habits, or purging aspects of our external environment. Scorpio is associated with the colon, excretory system, and reproductive areas of the body, so it can also be good to approach healing modalities connected to those areas.

These are just some examples of themes that could come up or ways to approach this period; however, there may be other variations of this energy playing out as well.  If you wish to do any sort of intentional release, it is best to do so after it begins to wane following the peak or during the two weeks afterwards when it is waning before the next New Moon. The exact peak of this Full Moon is at 3:32am Universal Time on April 27th which is the night of the 26th in much of the world. You can click here to see what that is in your time zone.

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A New Media Approach For Improved Sense-Making Through Physiological Coherence

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Take a moment and breathe. Place your hand over your chest area, near your heart. Breathe slowly into the area for about a minute, focusing on a sense of ease entering your mind and body. Click here to learn why we suggest this.

The simple exercise you were just introduced to is designed to help create a physiological heart brain connection that has been shown to improve memory, learning, problem-solving and discernment.

Since 2009, Collective Evolution has been committed to forging a radically new approach to media and the discussion of current events. Over the years scientific research has come to support the approach we have been taking to help improve the way people consume and synthesize information in order to make meaningful choices in their lives and in society.

Since part of our mission at CE is to observe what is happening in our world from a more neutral point of view, asking what about us and our current human story creates our world, society, ideas, day to day choices, and policies to be the way they are, it was important to us to develop a style that encourages people to be in a state of mind and being where they’re more open to exploring new ideas without bias, cognitive distortions, and immediate resistance.

This discussion is worthy of consideration as most platforms either focus on simple ‘feel good’ or ‘well being’ based content, or focus on news from a purely journalistic sense, often with a political bias. Since our content focus is on both personal transformation and news/current events from a new approach, we have chosen to actually measure whether or not people are having a more positive experience consuming current event information. A recent research survey that will be publicized in March 2021 will show the positive results of CEs approach on audiences well being, emotional state, and development of critical thinking over the 12 years CE has been doing this work.

Coherence & Optimal Function

Decades of research shows that our hearts send more information to our brains than our brains send to our hearts. When our body’s heart is beating in what is called an ‘incoherent rhythm’, it sends a message to our brains and nervous system that produces suboptimal function that leads to a reduction in our ability to learn, make effective decisions, problem-solve, critically think, and self regulate our emotions.

When our heart is beating in a coherent rhythm, it sends coherent signals to the brain and nervous system that then brings each of these systems into synchronization physiologically. The result is opposite of that of incoherent signals. Research shows an improvement in our ability to think clearly, navigate information, make decisions, remember things, and communicate. All of this can come from as little as 60 – 90 seconds of practices like the one we place at the top of each of our articles. Over time, these practices also helps to build self-awareness which helps us see our own bias’ more clearly.

Further research has shown that a connection between thoughtful breathing and the production of a compound in the cerebrum called noradrenaline. This compound goes about as a “mind compost” that is delivered when we are feeling tested, inquisitive, or centered.

Our Unique & Research Backed Style

At CE we have found that the pathway to meaningful and sustainable change in our lives and society comes from being able to self-regulate our emotions, understand and change our habits and patterns, and also from learning how to navigate information in our world in such a way that allows us to carry our personal transformation into the realm of societal change.

In other words, sometimes people can have a spiritual practice or work on personal transformation, but don’t often apply their transformation to questioning or re-imagining things like current events, society, or politics. We are at a critical time in humanity’s history where faith in existing institutions is deteriorating rapidly, typically based on a right intuition people have that these institutions don’t work in their favor. We must begin exploring why our world is in need of change, and at the same time be able to shift our consciousness and thinking enough that we can make societal changes from a new way of thinking and being.

In 2009, we chose to focus our journalistic, video and education content in alignment with these findings. Focusing on a sense of ease, curiosity, and playfulness in our style. We don’t intend on trying to convince people to believe what we are reporting on, instead we encourage them to openly explore and question. This has had a dramatic affect on how people feel when consuming our content, and how they understand what we’re producing.

Commonly reported feedback from our audience includes things like feeling more grounded, hopeful, inspired, clear, and empowered to take action in their personal lives and society. Our readers also report that they tend not to feel a notion of ‘us vs. them’ and division that often occurs when consuming media about current events. Interestingly, readers have also commonly reported that after repeated consumption of our articles, videos, podcasts or courses, they notice a stark difference in how they feel when they consume content from more traditional alternative or mainstream media. This was also a huge discovery for us as it suggests that people’s relationship with other forms of alternative media can bring them new information but does not necessarily help their well being and sense of inspiration to act.

To us, all these suggest that our style not only informs but helps to create a noticeable shift in our audiences state of being. We don’t feel that it is us doing this for our reader, we feel the style and platform invites the reader to, by nature, build their self-awareness, practice emotional regulation, and think more clearly. Imagine how this will ripple out into the world as a result. Imagine how different conversations would be about current events if more had access to this approach.

Controversial Topics & Meaningful Change

At CE, we sometimes cover ‘controversial’ topics that as a society we are often resistant to explore, whether we have a spiritual practice or not. Many of our colleagues and friends in the personal transformation space have chosen not to explore some of these subjects much as they don’t quite align with their brand messaging or line of work, we respect and agree with their choices. However, we saw this as an important challenge to take on in our work as these ‘tough’ conversations need to be had, and we believe they can be done in a way that inspires change and well being.

Culture today is often uncomfortable with uncertainty and thus open inquiry and examination of new evidence has shut off around certain subjects. In our minds, this is causing a very societally impactful sense-making crisis in which we have become divided, distressed, emotional, and unclear as to what is actually going on around us. With this, we are quick to react and are often living on edge. As research shows, when we make decisions within our lives and society based on this state of being, they are often ineffective, suboptimal, and create further disharmony.

Our research has shown that 63% of our audience feels that CE helps them explore tough or controversial subjects while feeling less emotionally charged when compared to when others report on it, whether it’s a mainstream or alternative media source. This was a very inspiring statistic for us as we feel this makes a meaningful contribution towards shifting the way media is told to bring about a better society, without being limited to only focusing on ‘good news’ which has many limitations and, we feel, does not lead to deep societal change.

In our work we have found that combining personal transformation and emotional regulation with the openness to re-imagine society and explore new ideas, even when they are controversial, has created the greater sense of empowerment, clarity and well-being amongst our readers.

In short, our work has helped to provide a path to self-awareness, practice, and the skills to tackle information openly and coherently, thus readers are not triggered by disagreements and different perspectives, and are able to synthesize information into meaningful practice, solutions, and actions steps.

We’re at a critical time for developing a greater sense of self awareness, openness, and increased critical thinking so that we can better explore information without our emotions, biases, and pre-conceived notions getting in the way and shutting down our inquiry.

At Collective Evolution we feel that the journey to creating collective change is one founded upon personal transformation, what might be called a shift in consciousness, which is to say: we must generate a greater conscious awareness of ourselves, how we function, how to regulate our emotions, and think more clearly about what is going on around us. When we make this shift, our perception about life, society and what is possible dramatically shifts, and we begin to tap into a new story about humanity and what we want to create.

With this new story, coherence, and connection to self, we have found that people are inspired to work towards creating a greater sense of harmony and coherence in their lives and society as well. Effectively being able to see how new and emerging ideas can build a new foundation for society, instead of making small adjustments to our current society that’s built on an old and outdated story.

To more fully explore our work, participate in practical courses and engage with a like minded community, consider becoming a member of CETV. Your participation not only helps to empower change in your personal life and society, but also helps support the continuation of our unique and impactful work.

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