2023.10.12 new moon eclipse in virgo
[00:00:00] Here we are friends standing on the precipice of a new 18 month cycles. So if you've been listening to the Yogi scopes podcast, you've heard me talking about that this for probably a month. Now, if not longer, if you're brand new, welcome, we're going to talk today about the. A new moon, solar eclipse that is happening this weekend on Saturday, October 14th in Virgo. So we'll talk about everything, what it means, what to do your yoga practices and journal prompts, because that's what a yoga scope is, is how to. Sort of embody the astrological weather and bring it down to earth in your life, through your yoga practice and some journal prompts that will hopefully get you thinking about how these subtle energies are showing up in your life. So. Just a quick caveat. If you're brand new, we use this idea. Zodiac. I have. I try not to like give this whole spiel every time, because it feels redundant for the people that are not new. But, um, I still get like comments now that I'm posting my stuff on YouTube. People are like trying to correct me and say, no, it's in whatever the Western tropical sign it is. And I always like, forget it's, you know, it's like, whatever. Libra, I guess is where the Western folks are saying this eclipses. And that is so neither system is wrong is what I want to like. Communicate is that neither of us are wrong. I'm not wrong. You're not wrong. If you prefer to use the tropical Zodiac. Then fine then it's in tropical Libra or whatever, but in Vedic astrology, we use this idea aerial Zodiac because, um, and isn't it funny that this is an eclipse in. In Virgo. And it's the time that I'm feeling like I need to be pedantic about this, which is a big word. I didn't know what it meant until I was called it. Some years ago, probably a decade ago, but, um, Being like overly analytical and overly precise and overly. Specific. So that's, that's the deal? This idea, Ariel. Uh, that's what pedantic means. This idea, Ariel, and it might be a Virgo quality FYI. So this idea of Zodiac that Vedic astrology uses is more astronomically, accurate. I have a whole blog post about it. You can go to. To Yogi scopes.com and Yogi soaps, sorry. Excuse me. Yogi scopes.com and just click on articles at the top and you'll find it. It's an article called what is Vedic astrology or you can, and in that article, I linked a podcast episode. I'm pretty sure it's episode 11 of the science of light. My other podcast. Um, where I talked with, uh, somebody who has a master's degree in astronomy. About this, about these Zodiacs. And stuff. So if you want to get more into the weeds about it, you can go take out those resources. And eclipse and Virgo might be a good time to get into the nitty-gritty of. The details about the differences, but I also like want to bring that up because maybe you use the tropical Zodiac because you like it better. And that's fine, but maybe you use the tropical Zodiac because if you're in a Western country like the us Canada, um, also Australia, New Zealand, lots of Europe, you may have never heard that there were somebody just emailed me yesterday and said, I never heard that there were different Zodiacs. I never knew that.
[00:03:20] So maybe you're using the tropical Zodiac because you just didn't know that there was another thing. So, um, Yeah, this might be a good time to learn about the other thing. So if you like using the tropical Zodiac, cause you like using it, this is probably not the podcast for you. If you like using the tropical Zodiac because. You've never heard of this idea. Zodiac stick around and if you're not new and you're already sold on Vedic astrology in the side of your ILS Zodiac, sorry for wasting. Two minutes of your time. Um, Anyways, a quick housekeeping announcement. Um, oh, I didn't say this yet. Welcome to the yogis ghost podcast. I'm your host Rosemary Holbrook. And so if you're new or not new, I'm very glad that you're here. And with that, I. Put out every so often a listener survey, because I want to, um, you know, I'm really grateful that y'all spend so much time listening to me. Like I know that I listened to podcasts and I ended up feeling like I spent so much time with that person. And. In my ear that I feel like we're friends, but the thing is as a podcaster, um, I don't hear from y'all nearly as much as you hear from me, especially because I'm not very active. On social media, which I'm trying to change. I'm trying to like Instagram, but I just don't like Instagram y'all, but I'm trying, I'm trying to be there, but if you want to connect, um, my personal Facebook profile is probably a better place. I'm way more active there, but that's not the point. The point is I put out a listener survey. I sent it out. If you're on my email list, I already sent you an email. So that would be an easy way to just go in your email. And find the survey email is the most recent one. I sent it on Tuesday. Uh, of this week, but I will also link it in the show notes. It's just a Google form. And I just want to hear. More for me all I want to know about y'all. I want to know about what, how I could serve you better. I want to know about you. And so part of the survey is just like, you know, W tell me about you in the form of short little questions. And then there is an incentive to filling out the survey. It should take five to 10, maybe 15 minutes of your time. If you're really long-winded like I am. Um, which is fine. I celebrate it. If you are long-winded, if you want to put short answers, that's also fine, but, um, I shouldn't take very long, but for doing it, I'm going to offer. Everybody that fills it out and includes their email address. So it's not required. There's a question at the end. You don't have to put your email address if you want to remain anonymous. But if you do put your email address on next Friday, October 20th, I will email you a link to sign up for a two week trial for the membership, which is just in time for. Um, on October 22nd, which is a Sunday, we're having a. Event for the eclipses for RA. And K2 moving into new signs. Um, the event is called something like stepping into new cycles or navigating new cycles. I can't even remember what I titled it, but it's, it's, it's an, a members only event and it is too. Um, have some guided yoga practice and journaling practice and time to just connect and share around, um, this big change that we're undergoing right now with the eclipses and with Raho and K2 moving signs. Um, and so it's an event for that. It'll be a yoga practice and guided journaling practice because, um, And you also get some time, like it's a zoom or it's not on zoom, but it's like a zoom meeting, um, virtual meeting. Where you can ask me questions about your chart and how it might be playing out for you specifically think mini reading style. Um, And just be nourished and do a practice together for these eclipses it's right in smack in the middle between the two eclipses perfect time for it. And to set yourself up for most intentional success. So, if you complete the survey, you can get a free trial to the membership, which I have never before offered, never do I give free trials because also you meet, you get a bunch of immediate downloads that I'm like, I don't want people to just sign up for the trial and like, Download the shit and leave, you know, so that's the thing, but I'm also, I'm working on the 20, 24. Planner this weekend. And it will get released to the members as soon as I'm done with it. So that might even be before. Um, Before the trial even goes out. So fill out the survey, you will get a free trial and three of the respondents with the most. Thoughtful answers get, um, we'll get a reading with me because I it'll be a 90 minute session where the first 20, 30 minutes I will ask you about. You know your answers to the survey. Cause I'm just trying to understand. How I can serve you all better. And then the last hour or two hour, 10, 15 minutes, we will just dive completely into your chart, free reading, um, for filling out the survey. It's really important. So please do it. And that's a very. Virgo thing. Of me to do. So let's talk about what a new moon solar eclipse in Virgo means. I'm not a Virgo, by the way. I don't have any placements. In Virgo in my chart, but, um, The Virgo energy is getting ready to be a little bit higher because we have K2 moving to Virgo at the end of the month, which I talked about on its own separate episode. Um, A couple of weeks ago, you can go back and look for that one. But, um, That's getting ready to heighten the Virgo energy and this new moon solar eclipse is basically. The doorway, the entrance into that. So let's talk about how you can set yourself up for the most intentional success over that next 18 month cycle. Beginning with this eclipse.
[00:08:54] So that was a little bit more long-winded housekeeping person than I usually do. But here we are, the eclipse is happening on Saturday. October 14th, which is like two days from now as I'm recording this at 1:55 PM Eastern time. And so here's the thing it's happening in Virgo. K2. So you may know this. You may not know this. If you're new RA who and K2 are responsible for eclipses, they are shadow planets that are, they're not like real physical. Objects and space, but they are mathematical points in space. That we track the movement of these mathematical points throughout the year. Um, And so that's what I've been talking about. RA who's moving to Pisces. K2 is moving to Virgo. Um, where they will spend the next year and a half, but the only time they really, um, I mean, I think. I fully wholeheartedly believe that. Like we see the effects of Roku and K2 in charts, in transit, because that's what, honestly, when people come to readings with me and they're like struggling with something on like 80% of the time. Roku and K2 are. Related to whatever people are like presenting. To me in a reading with like, this is what I need help with. Um, it's like almost always related to Roham K2. So. Even though they're not physical bodies in space. I do like wholeheartedly believe in their movements and like what it means in our lives. Um, but out eclipses. They're they're considered eclipse points. Like they're the mathematical points in space. Where, um, Basically the shadow of either the sun on or sorry, earth on. The moon at a new moon, which is what happens. Um, or, sorry, I had a full moon, which is what happens out of lunar eclipse or the shadow. Of the moon on the sun at a solar eclipse, which is what's happening now. So. Let's sort of talk about the astronomy of a solar eclipse, because FYI, if you didn't know how we get the meaning of anything in astrology is a mix of the actual astronomy and sort of the patterns and movements of. The planets. And then also these sort of like mythological archetypes that were, um, Shared by the Sears, the rushees. That passed down Vedic astrology a very long time ago, before it was ever written down. These were people that were just sitting around, paying a whole heck of a lot of attention, a lot more attention than anybody pays to anything ever these days. Um, and sort of just making up stories to try and make this stuff feel useful in people's lives. So that's, that's where we get the meaning from astrology is based on those things. And so these. At a, the astronomy of an eclipse what's happening. Is. The other solar eclipse is it's a new moon. And as I tell you what every new moon, a new moon is where the moon and sun are on the same. Side as earth. And so the moon and sun don't, um, Go on the exact same line, like from our viewpoint in the, in the sky. They, so that's why even when they're at the same degree. Which makes a new moon when they're at the same degree from our viewpoint. That's what constitutes the peak of the new moon. When I'm telling you the new moon is happening at this time, that's when the moon and the sun are at the same degree, from our perspective on earth. And so at a solar eclipse. New moon. The moon and sun are on the same side of earth in the same sign, if you will, in the same astrological sign. Um, but in an astronomical viewpoint there at the same degree, and then they're at the same sort of like level in the sky. If that makes sense. Um, so that the moon is blocking literally from our view, like with our eyeballs, the moon is blocking. The sun. And it makes that nice little ring. Around, you know, you've seen an eclipse before a solar eclipse. And so the moon comes to like the exact same point in the sky as the sun. And that's the solar eclipse. That's the new moon, solar eclipse. They are both in the sign of Virgo. And. Um, Then also at a solar eclipse, the astrology side of it is the moon. Represents our. Our mind. So the moon and mercury in astrology are both the mind to a degree. The moon is more like, um, I just was talking to somebody about this yesterday. I don't really know his right brain is like the creative side. Right. And left brain is like the, the logical side, whatever they're there like that right. Brain left brain, the moon and mercury, the moon is like the creative, um, intuitive. Uh, maybe less organized side. And mercury is like the logical thinking reasoning. And so the moon and mercury together make this like left brain, right. Brain, um, archetype sort of thing. And so they're both involved in this eclipse because Virgo. Is a ruled. Um, By mercury. And it's also Mercury's mold your cone sign. Am. And. Mercury is there in. Virgo with the sun and the moon at this eclipse, which is typical by the way, like the sun and mercury largely moved together. So when that's why, when people talk about mercury being combust, I'm like, okay, like, Mercury spends a lot of the time being combust, which means being close to the sun. So it's like not that big of a deal. Um, but I do think mercury being combust, it it's just really common. Mercury being combust kind of gives results similar to. Mercury retrograde and actually the like worst. Times of mercury retrograde our wind Mercury's combust. So. I'm just kind of like tech challenges, traffic delays, these kinds of things. Um, it's not that big of a deal. Like it's just a thing to deal with in life. It's not something to get all into tizzy over. So I guess that's what I'm trying to communicate is that Mercury's frequently combust. It will be combust at this eclipse. Um, And it's not unusual. For mercury to be with a. Uh, with the sun and moon at a new moon, that's it's common. And so, but also. What's a little bit different about this eclipse is that it's in. Virgo, which is ruled by mercury. So that's why I'm just trying to communicate. The mercury is playing a big role here. Um, but it's also not like that's not. Um, Unusual. That mercury is involved. And so it's just a little bit extra poignant because the sign where it's happening is ruled by mercury. If that makes sense. So. We have this sort of dynamic. Going on at this eclipse between the right brain left brain, intuitive mind, creative mind and logical reasoning minds. So that's kind of being brought up. But then also out in eclipse. So that's the moon and mercury the other big player. There's. Are big players, I should say are sun, Mars and K2. And so let's talk about the sun first. The sun at any. Um, new moon in general is so at an eclipse. If the moon is blocking out the sun, like in the sky, astronomy, like that is what's happening and in astrology. The sun is the soul. It's also. So in Vedic astrology, the sun is more approached as like the sole sort of like your higher, um, like, aha Carra. If you're familiar with that term in yoga. Your soul, that's also sort of informed by your ego a little bit, like your personhood. Like your, what your Dharma, like what makes you you in this life and in Western astrology, the sun is approached more as, um, How we approach the rising sign in Vedic astrology as like your personality, like how you show up in the world. So that's one kind of difference between the two systems, but, um, in Vedic astrology, the sun is known as the Atma Karaka. Your soul's planet, like for everybody and. And if that's not confusing because I'm a cargoes, it means something else. But the Altima. The sun is the Atma Karaka for everybody. In general, it's the soul's planet. And so what's happening at a solar eclipse is the moon, the mind. And, um, the intuitive mind, the emotional mind is. Blocking out the sort of like soul's expression, if you will. So in general, A new moon and especially a solar eclipse new moon is a time to. Um, Lay low and not be really outwardly expressive. And be more in tune in touch with that. Emotional mind and how perhaps your emotional mind is directing your outward expression. Like is it getting in the way of that outward expression? Is, is there stuff going on in your sort of. Emotional mind. Um, That affects your outward expression. Is it in general? A good thing. To consider out an eclipse. And then at this. Eclipse. Especially. So then also like K2 is involved, as you may know, as I've been talking about K2 is. Archetypally a body without a head. So K2 is sort of like the epitome of embodiment. And embodiment in the sense that. Um, Like this sort of intuitive knowing this, like where you experience emotions in your body, that sort of archetype is being brought up at this eclipse or at eclipses in general too. And so what's happening at this eclipse that makes it a little extra special too. Is that. K2 hasn't moved yet. K2 is in Libra. But the sun and the moon will be in Virgo in the sign of Virgo at the time of the new moon. So that's why we say it's in Virgo, but K2 is still in Libra. And, but the thing is they're within degrees of each other. So the eclipses. Oops. Sorry. I been forgetting to put my stuff on, do not disturb lately, whatever. Um, so the.
[00:19:10] Eclipse the sun and the moon will be at 26 degrees and 56 minutes of Virgo, which means they're in the last like four degrees. There's 30 degrees to assign and K2 is at zero degrees and 50 minutes of Libra. So these. Things are like four degrees away from each other in the sign, in the sky. If you were to look at, through a telescope at the night sky, Um, But they're technically in different signs, but in Vedic astrology, we have, um, not Shatris. and they are all within the same knock shot tra. Lunar mansion. And knockoffs. Roger's matter a little bit more for things that are happening with the moon. There's mythology behind that. Um, I've done enough rambling about other stuff on this podcast episodes. I'm not going to go into it. I do have an article about Natasha is as well. On my blog. If you go to Yogi scopes.com/blog, or just go to Yogi scopes.com and click articles, you'll find it. Um, like how do you kind of approach using in your astrology study and practice in your life. Anyway, they're in the same Natia lunar mansion, which is Chitra. And Chitra the knock Shasha bridges over. Libra and Virgo. It's in both signs. And so we see this frequently when we're at the, the final or beginning eclipses. Around the time RA who and K2 changed signs. And so that happens every 18 months. So basically every three or a year and a half, every three sets of eclipses because there's two sets of two eclipses every single year. It's how it works. Um, So every third, third one. We're near a time when Roku and K2 changed signs so frequently. One of those eclipses will be happening. Where the sun and moon or whatever are in the same.
[00:21:03] but a different sign. So basically how that works out, like what you need to know about that, how that plays out in your life is. That it's really like we're walking through the doorway and you can think of it as like a really big doorway. So the way anything in astrology works is it's not like you're going to wake up on Saturday. Or Sunday because the eclipse is happening at like two in the afternoon, depending on your time zone. Um, You know, you're not going to wake up this weekend and your whole life is going to be different. You might wake up and feel different. But. The way it works with any of this stuff is this is a slow burn change that's trickling in right now. And you're either. Being intentional about that, which if you're here listening to an astrology podcast, odds are, you're being intentional about that. And you're consuming these resources and trying to do the things. To be intentional about the subtle energies that you're experiencing life. Or I see lots of people in my life that I know that are like not into astrology and they're not being intentional about it. And so things are getting harder. Like the universe is kind of slapping them in the face. Like I've been trying to make you learn this lesson, right. Um, And so to a degree like that happens, even those of us that are being intentional and being very spiritual and whatever. Um, but now it's like, things are heating up. Like we are in the midst of this transition between, um, What I've been talking about Roku and K2 on the Aries and Libra access, moving to the Pisces and Virgo access. So you can go back and listen to that. Podcast episode about Roku and K2 changing signs, but just know that this eclipse is the beginning of a new cycle. Of this new 18 months cycle. And things are really heating up now. So this eclipse is time to be intentional about it. So let's talk about how you can do that, right? So I've already, I've already explained how the moon and mercury are sort of at play with this right brain left brain balance thing. Um, And K2 bringing the embodiment piece. And then so Mars, this isn't always true. Um, frequently is, but Mars is with K2. In Libra right now. And so that's the sort of other. Big player happening with this eclipse and because Mars is in. Uh, Libra with K2 actually very close to, well, Mars is in Swati. So Mars has moved on at the time of the eclipse. So Mars is another. but still only about. Six seven degrees away from K2. So, um, Basically, that's just serving to heat things up even more. And so when Mars moved to Kate or to Libra with K2 earlier this month, it was like the second or third, fifth, something like that. It was like a week ago. Um, And so FYI, this is why I make the planner because even I don't keep all of this stuff in my head. Why would you let all this stuff rent space in your head when you can just look it up? Right. So that's why I make the planner FYI. Um, because it's better to just have it written down where you can refer back to it when you need it, rather than just try to memorize all this stuff. So Mars has been. They're heating things up since last week. And we'll continue to heat things up for the rest of the month until Ramu and K2. Move away from K2, we'll move to Virgo from Libra. And so what all of those things are like putting together to mean to like how it plays out in your life is that we have this. Um, Heightened energy around. The masculine feminine balance because that's, um, coming up a lot with Libra. With Mars being in a Venus ruled sign. Right. And then, um, Libra is a sign of like balance and stuff. And then Virgo is all about like embodied wellness. And Virgo being an earth sign ruled by mercury Virgo is all about, um, Like embodied wellness, your daily habits and how those lead or detract. From lead to or detract from your embodied wellness, like your habits. Determine your wellness, like your, your habits are either. Making you better or they're making you sicker, right? Um, And I, I personally wholeheartedly believe that that you're like the con you're the culmination of your habits. Right. And so Virgo has a lot to do with that. That's a lot of what Virgo, like, sort of stands for, but then there's also this sort of quality to Virgo. As a sign that's like, um, Because of being an earth sign ruled by mercury. That's very analytical, very, um, principled, very like these are my principles and these are my standards and very like firmly rooted in those things, which is a good thing. But on the sort of downside with Virgo is that. Um, Virgo. I can be a little bit like pedantic, like I was saying, and this is, I have to qualify that because I. Uh, was called that like 10 years ago. And it was totally an example of projection. Like maybe I, like, I am a little bit. Nitpicky. And that's like a thing that I've had to work through in my life. Of being less, so, less attached to like, Things being a certain way. Um, But in the case where somebody called me that it was like, This person was way worse about it than me. Um, but anyway, I didn't know what it meant. I had to look it up after this. I was like, oh, pedantic. Like I could tell it was an insult, but so I looked it up and it basically means like, um, Being so particular that it's like annoying. Right. And so that's kind of the, the potential shadow side of Virgo. Right. And so we'll talk about, uh, it's actually the journal prompts I have for you are meant to sort of help with that, to examine where you fall on that and, um, decide are you pedantic or could you maybe raise your. Um, standards a little bit higher for yourself, or, you know what I mean? Like the journal prompt will help. And so Chitra being a knock Shandra. The bridges over Libra and Virgo. Um, it's actually the brightest star in the constellation of Virgo is one star. Sometimes lunar mansions are knocked out. Chairs are like three to five stars. This one's just one. And so it's the brightest star. And so Chitra translates to the brilliant, which is also like a quality of Virgo. This like being smart, being very analytical and. Just like smart. Uh, quality of mercury is. Wittiness. Right. So like just being smart, like smart as a whip kind of thing. And so Chitra is the brilliant. And because it incorporates these qualities of Libra and Virgo. Which is sort of the shift we're experiencing right now from. Libra to Virgo in a big way with K2 moving from LIBOR to Virgo. Um,
[00:28:13] Chitra incorporates both of those qualities. And so when you combine the sort of Venus rules, like artsy, Um, relationship oriented. Qualities of Libra with the more earthy, like particular, um, Qualities of Virgo. You get these qualities that are. Think of like an architect. So in fact, the ruling deity of Chitra is Vish of a karma, which is the celestial architect. And so if you think about architecture, it's kind of like engineering plus art. So they have architects as a profession have to be very. Particular like Virgo qualities, these mercury particular, um, organized. Qualities of. Engineering of Virgo. Mixed with art. So there's like designers where it's just art, they're just artistic. Right. And then there's engineers where they're like, this is just super functional. And then there's architects that are like, They're concerned with function and form. They want it to be beautiful and practical. Right. And so that is. Chitra like those are the qualities of. Chitra where this. New moon is happening. So that brings an overall energy of this. This, um, new moon eclipse of like considering what is the function and form of your life is your life super practical right now? You. Is it practical? And is it beautiful? Right. Can you bridge the gap between those two things between Libra and Virgo? Is it beautiful? Is it functional? Is it practical? And, um, Can you sort of temper the Virgo? Side of perfectionism. Can you lean a little bit more into the penis rule? Libra side of like, Um, Just letting things be beautiful and nice and good. Feel good. Over the maybe pedantic, perfectionist, Virgo side. Can you. Incorporate those things in an embodied way. At this. New moon. And can you consider over the next 18 months cycle, how you're going to work with that in your life? That's basically. What this new moon. Eclipse is about. So just to recap, the overall energies are perhaps an intensity in relationships. With Mars. They're in. Libra with K2. Um, and oh, I forgot to even mentioned this, this. Chitra is ruled by Mars. So that's why these Mars, K2, moon, and mercury and the sun to a degree. But, but those things are all like, The biggest players. So if I could just give you a list of keywords for that, Mars is like, Passion and motivation. K two is like spiritual embodiment. Moon is like the intuitive, emotional mind. And mercury is like the practical logical mind. And so can you sort of integrate all of those things? In a K2 like way in a spiritually embodied way at this eclipse and set your intentions to do so for the next 18 months cycle basically is like what it boils down to. And so hopefully the yoga practices. We'll help with that. And the journal prompts. So can you sort of temper. That desire for perfection, right? Um, Oh, and also this eclipse is with the architect. It's like, there's this. What do architects do, but bill like dream homes, right? So can you make your life like your dream home? There is a big energy around this eclipse with, um, creating and manifesting new things. Basically. And so can you be discerning like Virgo and mercury? Can you be logical and practical while also being intuitive and embodied? And can you merge those things into a spark to. Make your dream life to build your dream home in your life to make. Your. Existence a dream home for your soul, basically. Right? So that's like what this eclipse is about. And hopefully the journal prompts will help. We'll get there in just a second. The yoga practices are core strengthening. So Virgo is like the lower. Um, Abdomen. In the body, like that's the body part at rules over. So you want to think about like lower abs, not quite pelvis. Second chakra. Not quite third chakra. It's like Laura is like core strengthening. Can you do core strengthening work? Um, And so how we explore that in our yoga practice this week, what we were working with was. Balancing poses because balance is a big overall theme of October in general, as I talked about on the October, um, podcast episode. But balancing poses. Thinking about instead. Uh, like your legs and your feet, thinking about your core engagement and how specifically the dynamic between your hip flexors and your glutes work to balance your pelvis. Too. So think hip flexors, glute core engagement and how that stuff contributes to you being a functional. Human being in your daily life. Like how did you know, how does the, um, the form, the function and form of those muscles? Play out to your stability and balance and body mechanics and lack of low back pain. Hopefully. In your daily life. That's what we explored in our plaque practice this week. That's what you could work into. Your practice. Um, and if you need ideas, Ask me. You know, and hopefully I'll, I'm going to try to share. The practice on YouTube, but I've just been an, I've been an undergoing big changes in my life with like how. My recording schedule works. I got this new cool building. And the internet doesn't reach down there. So I can't record from there. And so it's just, that's in the works for me to figure that stuff out. It's in the works. Um, and then I'll be able to offer some more times for y'all to join me for these yoga scopes flow classes. And then, so one more. Yoga practice. I like to offer. I am not a fan of affirmations personally. I did a whole episode on the science of light about it a long time ago. I don't even remember. Um, what it was called or what number it was, but it was something, the title was something to the effect of like, make your body believe your positive affirmations, because I just. Positive affirmations are like not very embodied. Like I think you need to embody something. Before you can make your brain believe it. I think I just, I, the positive affirmations never worked for me. Except for this one. This is one that I like, because the, so here's the affirmation. I am the embodiment of wellness. And that's a very, that's a perfect affirmation. 4k two in Virgo. That's like K2 and Virgo. How over the next 18 months, can you be the embodiment of wellness? And so if you say that affirmation to yourself, and then you like. Are doing something that's not very embodiment of wellness of you. You know, you might think twice kind of thing. Um, and so what that also plays out to mean is that sometimes the embodiment of wellness is eating the dang cookie and not being so strict on yourself or whatever. You know what I mean? So just sit with that. Think about it. Maybe go find that episode on the science of light. If you want to hear what I'm more about what I mean. About the positive affirmation thing. And then here are your journal prompts. So number one, what are you manifesting in your life? What spiritual truth. Can you ground down into reality into your daily life through habits? So think about manifesting from this, like, what is your spiritual path? And how can you bring that into your daily life through habits? Over the next 18 months really is what we're setting intentions about at this. Eclipse. And then number two, journal prompt is how left brain, right brain integrated are you, could you incorporate. Uh, how could you incorporate tasks that challenge and grow both parts during this next 18 months? So that's what, um, this eclipse cycle is taking off for the next 18 months. And so I often hear people they're like, well, I'm a logical person. No, I'm a creative person. And they're just like enforcing that for themselves.
[00:36:39] And I'd encourage you over this next 18 months to think about how you can integrate both things. That's going to be the move for the next 18 months, honestly. And so think about it right now is how could you incorporate tasks into your daily life that. Challenging grow both your organization and analytical and practical skills and also your intuitive. Um, emotional intelligence, if you will like to be a balanced human, we should have both. Right. And then lastly, how are you with setting goals and standards for yourself? Are you always sending the bar too high and then beating yourself up being overly critical of yourself or maybe others, but mostly yourself is what we're considering in the journal prompt.
[00:37:17] Um, and that, or do you. Our fall to the other end where you kind of stay well within your comfort zone. For fear of failure or maybe for fear of success. So can you set reasonable standards for yourself and uphold these principles is a very Virgo thing. Now and for the next 18 months. So all of that said, I hope you will join us for the eclipse. Practice on October 22nd, Sunday, October 22nd. I think it's at 11:00 AM. It could be 10:00 AM. We'll just say 11:00 AM. And if it says 10:00 AM in the membership thing, I'm going to change it right now. Um, so 11:00 AM Eastern time, Sunday, October 22nd. We can come together and do a practice and talk specifically about how does that these intentions, um, in more depth, For the next 18 months cycle. And all you have to do to get in literally for free is fill out the survey, take a few minutes of your time, go to the show notes, fill out the survey right now. And you have to add your email address. I can't send you the link if you don't put your email address, but you can fill it out anonymously.
[00:38:18] If you want to, if you want to join us. And then three of those respondents that put nice and thoughtful answers, if there's a ton of thoughtful answers, I'll have to just do a drawing between the ones that I want to. Um, hear more about basically. It, and you will get a reading with me in exchange for talking more about your answers for a few minutes. So thanks for being here. Happy eclipse season. Uh, I hope you join us for the practice. All you have to do is fill out the survey. And please remember to keep your feet on the ground. You're heading the stars and stay in the light until next time friends take care.