Free Will Astrology


Horoscopes by Rob Brezsny


Week of January 30th, 2014

♈ ARIES

(March 21-April 19)
On my fifteenth birthday, I finally figured out that eating dairy products was the cause of my chronic respiratory problems. From that day forward, I avoided foods made from cow's milk. My health improved. I kept up this regimen for years. But a month ago, I decided to see if my long-standing taboo still made sense. Just for the fun of it, I gave myself permission to gorge on a tub of organic vanilla yogurt. To my shock, there was no hell to pay. I was free of snot. In the last few weeks, I have feasted regularly on all the creamy goodies I've been missing. I bring this up, Aries, because I suspect an equally momentous shift is possible for you. Some taboo you have honored for a long time, some rule you have obeyed as if it were an axiom, is ripe to be broken.

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You can still listen to my three-part, in-depth explorations of your long-range destiny. Do you understand just how much power you have to create the life you want to live in 2014? Are you fully aware of just how much access you have to new resources?


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P.S.: I've gathered together all of the long-term, big-picture horoscopes I wrote for you in the past month, and bundled them in one place. Read a compendium of your forecasts for 2014.

♉ TAURUS

(April 20-May 20)
Psychologist Daniel Kahneman, who won a Nobel Prize in Economics, says that consulting experts may be useless. In his study of Wall Street traders, he found their advice was no better than information obtained by a chimpanzee flipping a coin. Meanwhile, psychologist Philip Tetlock did a 20-year study with similar results. He found that predictions made by political and financial professionals are inferior to wild guesses. So does this mean you should never trust any experts? No. But it's important to approach them with extra skepticism right now. The time has come for you to upgrade your trust in your own intuition.

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You can still listen to my three-part, in-depth explorations of your long-range destiny. Would you like some inspiration as you muse and wonder about your upcoming adventures in 2014? Do you long to slip out of your habitual thoughts about your life and get a more transcendent view?


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P.S.: I've gathered together all of the long-term, big-picture horoscopes I wrote for you in the past month, and bundled them in one place. Read a compendium of your forecasts for 2014.

♊ GEMINI

(May 21-June 20)
I'm a big fan of logic and reason, and I urge you to be, too. Using your rational mind to understand your experience is a very good thing. The less stock you put in superstitious head trips and fear-based beliefs, the smarter you will be. Having said that, I recommend that you also make playful use of your creative imagination. Relish the comically magical elements of your mysterious fate. Pay attention to your dreams, and indulge in the pleasure of wild fantasies, and see yourself as a mythic hero in life's divine drama. Moral of the story: Both the rational and the fantastical approaches are essential to your health. (P.S. But the fantastical needs extra exercise in the coming weeks.)

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You can still listen to my three-part, in-depth explorations of your long-range destiny. What hidden factors will be massaging your destiny in 2014? Could you use some hints about how to prepare for the adventures awaiting you in the next 12 months?


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P.S.: I've gathered together all of the long-term, big-picture horoscopes I wrote for you in the past month, and bundled them in one place. Read a compendium of your forecasts for 2014.

♋ CANCERIAN

(June 21-July 22)
Sorry, Cancerian, you won't be able to transform lead into gold anytime soon. You won't suddenly acquire the wizardly power to heal the sick minds of racists and homophobes and misogynists. Nor will you be able to cast an effective love spell on a sexy someone who has always resisted your charms. That's the bad news. The good news is this: If you focus on performing less spectacular magic, you could accomplish minor miracles. For example, you might diminish an adversary's ability to disturb you. You could welcome into your life a source of love you have ignored or underestimated. And you may be able to discover a secret you hid from yourself a long time ago.

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You can still listen to my three-part, in-depth explorations of your long-range destiny. What will be the story of your life in 2014? How can you exert your free will to create the adventures that'll bring out the best in you, even as you find graceful ways to cooperate with the tides of destiny?


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P.S.: I've gathered together all of the long-term, big-picture horoscopes I wrote for you in the past month, and bundled them in one place. Read a compendium of your forecasts for 2014.

♌ LEO

(July 23-August 22)
Cosmopolitan magazine is famous for offering tips on how to spice up one's sex life. Here's an example: "Take a few of your favorite erotically appealing flavor combinations, like peanut butter and honey or whipped cream and chocolate sauce, and mix up yummy treats all over your lover's body." That sounds crazy to me, and not in a good way. In any case, I recommend that you don't follow advice like that, especially in the coming days. It's true that on some occasions, silliness and messiness have a role to play in building intimacy. But they aren't advisable right now. For best results, be smooth and polished and dashing and deft. Togetherness will thrive on elegant experiments and graceful risks.

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You can still listen to my three-part, in-depth explorations of your long-range destiny. Do you really know how much power you have to create the life you want to live in 2014? Probably not. But I'd like to help you know about that power, and tap into it.


To access the Expanded Audio Horoscopes, register and/or sign in on the main page, and then click on the link "Long Range Prediction. A new short-term forecast for this week is also available.

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P.S.: I've gathered together all of the long-term, big-picture horoscopes I wrote for you in the past month, and bundled them in one place. Read a compendium of your forecasts for 2014.

♍ VIRGO

(August 23-September 22)
You are not as broken as you may think you are. Your wounds aren't as debilitating as you have imagined. And life will prove it to you this week. Or rather, let me put it this way: Life will attempt to prove it to you -- and not just in some mild, half-hearted way, either. The evidence it offers will be robust and unimpeachable. But here's my question, Virgo: Will you be so attached to your pain that you refuse to even see, let alone explore, the dramatic proof you are offered? I hope not!

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You can still listen to my three-part, in-depth explorations of your long-range destiny. What are your plans for the coming year? Could you use some more help mapping out your dreams and schemes in 2014?


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P.S.: I've gathered together all of the long-term, big-picture horoscopes I wrote for you in the past month, and bundled them in one place. Read a compendium of your forecasts for 2014.

♎ LIBRA

(September 23-October 22)
Kenneth Rexroth wrote a poem called "A Sword in a Cloud of Light." I want to borrow that image. According to my astrological analysis and poetic intuition, you will generate the exact power you need in the coming weeks by imprinting your imagination with a vision of a sword in a cloud of light. I don't want to get too intellectual about the reasons why, but I will say this: The cloud of light represents your noble purpose or your sacred aspiration. The sword is a metaphor to symbolize the new ferocity you will invoke as you implement the next step of your noble purpose or sacred aspiration.

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You can still listen to my three-part, in-depth explorations of your long-range destiny. Who do you want to become in 2014? Where do you want to go and what do you want to do? I'm ready to help you muse about the interesting possibilities.


To access the Expanded Audio Horoscopes, register and/or sign in on the main page, and then click on the link "Long Range Prediction. A new short-term forecast for this week is also available.

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P.S.: I've gathered together all of the long-term, big-picture horoscopes I wrote for you in the past month, and bundled them in one place. Read a compendium of your forecasts for 2014.

♏ SCORPIO

(October 23-November 21)
Every autumn, the bird species known as the Clark's Nutcracker prepares for its winter food needs by burying 30,000 pine nuts in 5,000 places over a 15-square-mile area. The amazing thing is that it remembers where almost all of them are. Your memory isn't as prodigious as that, but it's far better than you realize. And I hope you will use it to the hilt in the coming days. Your upcoming decisions will be highly effective if you draw on the wisdom gained from past events -- especially those events that foreshadowed the transition you will soon be going through.

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You can still listen to my three-part, in-depth explorations of your long-range destiny. What new influences will be headed your way in 2014? What fresh resources will you be able to draw on? Would you like some guidance as you figure out how to make best use of those influences and resources?


To access the Expanded Audio Horoscopes, register and/or sign in on the main page, and then click on the link "Long Range Prediction. A new short-term forecast for this week is also available.

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P.S.: I've gathered together all of the long-term, big-picture horoscopes I wrote for you in the past month, and bundled them in one place. Read a compendium of your forecasts for 2014.

♐ SAGITTARIUS

(November 22-December 21)
Can you imagine what it would be like to live without any hiding and pretending? How would you feel if you could relax into total honesty? What if you were free to say exactly what you mean, unburdened by the fear that telling the truth might lead to awkward complications? Such a pure and exalted condition is impossible for anyone to accomplish, of course. But you have a shot at accomplishing the next best thing in the coming week. For best results, don't try to be perfectly candid and utterly uninhibited. Aim for 75 percent.

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You can still listen to my three-part, in-depth explorations of your long-range destiny. How can you conspire with life in 2014 to create the best possible future for yourself? What well-informed and ingenious approaches can you use to get the most out of the raw materials you're presented with?


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P.S.: I've gathered together all of the long-term, big-picture horoscopes I wrote for you in the past month, and bundled them in one place. Read a compendium of your forecasts for 2014.

♑ CAPRICORN

(December 22-January 19)
It's a favorable time to gather up resources and amass bounty and solicit help and collect lots of inside information. I won't call you greedy if you focus on getting exactly what you need in order to feel comfortable and strong. In fact, I think it's fine if you store up far more than what you can immediately use -- because right now is also a favorable time to prepare for future adventures when you will want to call on extraordinary levels of resources, bounty, help, and inside information.

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You can still listen to my three-part, in-depth explorations of your long-range destiny. As you dive in to 2014, would you like to clarify your purpose? Are there fantasies playing at the back of your mind that you'd like to bring fully into your awareness?


To access the Expanded Audio Horoscopes, register and/or sign in on the main page, and then click on the link "Long Range Prediction. A new short-term forecast for this week is also available.

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P.S.: I've gathered together all of the long-term, big-picture horoscopes I wrote for you in the past month, and bundled them in one place. Read a compendium of your forecasts for 2014.

♒ AQUARIUS

(January 20- February 18)
Extravagant wigs became fashionable for a while in 18th-century England. They could soar as high as four feet above a woman's head. Collections of fruit might be arrayed in the mass of hair, along with small replicas of gardens, taxidermically stuffed birds, and model ships. I would love to see you wear something like that in the coming week. But if this seems too extreme, here's a second-best option: Make your face and head and hair as sexy as possible. Use your alluring gaze and confident bearing to attract more of the attention and resources you need. You have a poetic license to be shinier and more charismatic than usual.

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You can still listen to my three-part, in-depth explorations of your long-range destiny. What will be the story of your life in 2014? Are you ready to shed your superstitious fears about the future? Would you like to slip into the coming year armed with an influx of confidence and poise?


To access the Expanded Audio Horoscopes, register and/or sign in on the main page, and then click on the link "Long Range Prediction. A new short-term forecast for this week is also available.

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P.S.: I've gathered together all of the long-term, big-picture horoscopes I wrote for you in the past month, and bundled them in one place. Read a compendium of your forecasts for 2014.

♓ PISCES

(February 19-March 20)
One of your anti-role models in the coming weeks is the character that Piscean diva Rihanna portrays when she sings in Eminem's tune "Love the Way You Lie." Study the following lyrics, mouthed by Rihanna, and make sure that in every way you can imagine, on psychological, spiritual, and interpersonal levels, you embody the exact opposite of the attitude they express: "You're just gonna stand there and watch me burn / But that's all right because I like the way it hurts / You're just gonna stand there and hear me cry / But that's all right, because I love the way you lie." To reiterate, Pisces, avoid all situations that would tempt you to feel and act like that.

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You can still listen to my three-part, in-depth explorations of your long-range destiny. What new influences will be headed your way in 2014? What fresh resources will you be able to draw on? How can you make best use of these influences and resources?


To access the Expanded Audio Horoscopes, register and/or sign in on the main page, and then click on the link "Long Range Prediction. A new short-term forecast for this week is also available.

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P.S.: I've gathered together all of the long-term, big-picture horoscopes I wrote for you in the past month, and bundled them in one place. Read a compendium of your forecasts for 2014.

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