The Astrology of October 2018 – Part 1 (video)

In this video we explore and unpack the astrology of the first half of October 2018, looking at major transits and significant configurations of energy. We examine their deeper collective meanings as well as their personal implications.

In the first half of October we have:

Mercury in Libra squaring Pluto in Capricorn

Venus entering her retrograde period, spanning the signs of Scorpio and Libra

Venus in Scorpio squaring Mars in Aquarius

-A Libra new moon on October 8

Mercury entering Scorpio and opposing Uranus

A series of Mercury aspects: Mercury sextile Saturn, Mercury conjunct Venus, Mercury trine Neptune, Mercury square Mars, and Mercury sextile Pluto.

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The Astrology of September 2018 – Part 2 | Chiron re-enters Pisces, Pluto Direct & More (video)

In this video we unpack the astrology of the second half of September 2018, looking at major transits significant configurations. As usual, we look at their personal and collective implications. We discuss politicized anger – signified by the ongoing series of Mars/Uranus squares – and we take a look at Chiron re-entering Pisces, examining some historical events to put things in context. We end by looking at the collective significance of Pluto going direct in Capricorn.

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Solar & Lunar Eclipses of Summer 2018 (video)

Unpacking the solar and lunar eclipses of the summer of 2018: the solar eclipse new moon in Cancer happening on July 12, the full moon lunar eclipse in Aquarius happening on July 27, and the solar eclipse new moon happening on August 11. We also examine the relationship between the first solar eclipse and Donald Trump’s birth chart.

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The Astrology of July 2018 – Part 1 (video)

A breakdown of the planetary-energetic activity of July 2018. This video covers the significant astrological transits up until July 15.

We examine the water trines happening in the first 10 days, Jupiter going direct again as Mercury engages it in a square, Chiron going retrograde until 2019, Venus entering Virgo and trining Uranus and Saturn, the Sun-Pluto opposition, and the solar eclipse in Cancer – the first eclipse of the summer.

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Ethics & Conduct For Astrologers | Relationship Astrology (video)

Ethics and conduct for astrologers - Tara Nikita

A huge part of astrological counseling or delivering astrological readings is understanding appropriate conduct and ethics.

In this video, I share a personal story highlighting the need for a sensitive, intelligent and appropriate understanding of ethics in astrology when conducting astrological counseling. Being a professional astrologer, especially in the therapeutic setting, involves not directly or indirectly telling a client what to do, nor encouraging the client to abdicate his or her sense of personal responsibility.

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The Astrology of APRIL 2018 (video)

Astrology of April 2018 - Tara Nikita

A comprehensive breakdown of the astrology of April 2018. April is quite a significant month: Saturn and Pluto both go retrograde for the same period of time, Chiron changes signs, Mars ignites Pluto as they form a conjunction in Capricorn, and the month culminates in a Scorpio full moon. Join me as I take you through April’s energetic unfoldment – in astrological terms. We look at the personal psychological and collective significance of April’s transits.

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Approaching the New Moon in Pisces on March 17, 2018

New moon in Pisces - March 17 2018 - Tara Nikita

Approaching the new moon in Pisces on Saturday, March 17. The Sun and Moon join Chiron in Pisces. Sun-Moon squares Mars and trines Jupiter.

For the last few weeks we have been under the influence of a strong Pisces signature. The Virgo moon at the beginning of the month had a strong Pisces subtone, with its ruler, Mercury, in Pisces. The Sun and Neptune, both in Pisces, opposed the full Moon.

We spoke back then of that Virgo full moon, representing the collective mood, being motivated to fix and solve problems out of deep feelings of dissatisfaction, hurt, sadness, loss and wounding. We spoke about this in relation to the latest school shootings/resurgence of gun-control discourse in the United States.

This new moon in Pisces invites us into a fresh new understanding. Joining up with Chiron and trining Jupiter in Scorpio, the new moon asks us to reflect on Chiron’s message: wounds, hurt, sadness and loss (Pisces-Scorpio) are the KEYS TO HIGHER SPIRITUAL CONSCIOUSNESS (Pisces).

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The Astrology of MARCH 2018 (Video)

The Astrology of March 2018 - Tara Nikita

March 2018: another long month, much like January – with so much going on, including a full Moon in Virgo on March 1, and culminating in a blue moon on the the 31st.

In this video I outline the astrological/energetic unfoldment and profile of the month, looking at at all the significant highlights: two full moons, Jupiter retrograde in Scorpio, Mercury retrograde in Aries, important ingresses and peaks of energy by aspect.

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