There are certainly benefits to working with a coach or therapist. Both make it easier to catch blind spots in one’s thinking and can help hold us to accountability.

That said, the Socratic Method can be used to facilitate self-coaching through journaling; helping brainstorm through challenges, correct for errant thinking…

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Dreamwork is a lot more than wrestling esoteric meanings from random symbols. While it can help us cultivate greater self-knowledge, it is a visceral experience that unlocks psychological energy, potential, and creativity. In essence, it unlocks parts of the self that lie dormant or splintered away from the conscious mind.

Libra’s New Moon was intense. Many people reached out to say how difficult it was — they weren’t sleeping, they felt drained, restless, like life was imploding.

These are not the usual vibes for New Moons but with so many of the slower planets in the collective signs of Capricorn…

Truth! Which is what I find so interesting about Jung's story. He publishes all this work on the unconscious, the shadow & essentially what we would call today "social conditioning."

He does so as a doctor but is a mystic at heart & processes most of his theories through mythology…

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The Pisces Full Moon was powerful. People reached out to say just how tired or drained they felt, emotions were strong & insights were pouring in.

Pisces is water mutable. It’s all about adaptations, processing emotions & then dreaming up other ways of being. …

The Virgo New Moon was intense — which is unusual for New Moons. Usually, the Sun & Moon being conjunct means an easy flow with our subconscious. It’s the perfect time for introspection, internal commitment, planting the seeds we want to grow.

But the last New Moon saw an opposition…

Joshua Burkhart

Transformation coach specializing in mental health, spirituality & relationships — the way we connect to self, society & cosmos.

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