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Last week, we opened to a new two-year cycle with the help of the zodiac changing the game in the sign of Aquarius. The last of the air signs, Aquarius awakens us to our inner mystic, our inner self. From January 20 to February 18, Aquarius lifts the veils on our shadowed lens so we can see clearly again with curious eyes. It redirects our life from a riddle we can’t solve to a clear message about our path, our purpose, and our truest intentions.
See also: What is the Aquarian Age?
The influence of Aquarius
Aquarius, known as the water-bearer, allows us to get closer to our center, closer to a steady flow state. Give yourself permission to quiet the noise, to put down and step away from the distractions.
Aquarian energy shakes up our foundations and gets our mental energy curious about everything. While under the influence of Aquarius, we are getting more connected with our authenticity. Aquarians walk their talk. They beat to their own drums. They are the innovators, the geniuses, the rebels. They take their crazy ideas and turn them into lasting change. Authenticity is their superpower.
Think outside the box. What did you dream of becoming when you were young? The time is right, don’t hold back. Take yourself back to the words of Aerosmith in “Sweet Emotion:”
You talk about things that nobody cares
Wearing out things that nobody wears
You’re calling my name but I gotta make clear
I can’t say, baby, where I’ll be in a year.
How to navigate your astrology forecast this week
Notice when you are immediately looking for the exit door. Let any faulty foundations fade out of sight. Reorganize all the drawers of your mind. Clear away any leftover or reminiscent clutter. Change shakes us awake. It drives us to proceed in a new direction. Lean into your inner woke navigation system and fire it up. Sometimes you have to give yourself a little push to get going. Push yourself, but not past what keeps you peaceful.
As we begin to move toward our new visions, as we begin to settle into all the changes, we are still in a time of transition. Trust that transitions are a part of the dance. Right now it is time for a slow dance. An inner sway. What melody is your heart dancing to? Take time to reprioritize your life. Say yes to what energizes you and brings you joy. Know without a doubt what diminishes your energy. Know what makes you feel alive.
Gravity is a force of nature that either pulls you to earth or to a body. Ground your energy. Sink into stability. Make inner growth and healing a priority. Tell yourself, I am ready to break new ground and put my ideas into action. Recreate. Reorient. Reshape.
Ask yourself, am I designing the life I really want to create? The flow of life depends on your inner frequency. Where do you want to be in a year? Feel into it. Let your cup overflow.
Affirmation: My authenticity is my superpower.
About our contributor
Tara Martell is a believer, spiritual mentor, energy medicine woman, intuitive, visionary, life coach, writer, master teacher, mom, yoga teacher, and yoga teacher-trainer. She has mentored numerous yoga students and teachers, co-wrote a yoga teacher training manual, and led international yoga retreats. She has spent the last two decades seeking, finding, and healing herself through yoga, spiritual work, and self-study. Follow her on Instagram @tt_1love.