This Week in AstrologyAuthor: Benjamin Bernstein
17 Aug 2018

This Week in Astrology

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    August 16-31 2018: Mars & Mercury Direct (#476)

    Mars and Mercury Direct * Event Timing thru 2018 * Auspicious Jupiter-Neptune Trine *  Harmoniously Aspected Pisces Full Moon * More!

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    Mars and Mercury turn direct in the second half of August. This finally clears the deck for significant new beginnings after the September 9 New Moon.

    We also have a shiningly auspicious Jupiter-Neptune trine, the Sun entering Virgo, a harmoniously aspected Pisces Full Moon and nine new aspect patterns!

    Our special feature is "Event Timing for the Rest of 2018." The second half of 2018 is tricky for those hoping to start a significant new project or make a major purchase. An unusually high concentration of retrograde personal planets makes this period unusually challenging for new beginnings. I explain basic astrological timing principles as they show the best initiation windows for the rest of the year!

    Hear all about this and more by clicking the large link above, or go to ThisWeekInAstrology.com to learn about getting the show through iTunes. (I love it when you subscribe through iTunes!)
    • Overview: 1:36
    • 8/16: 2:22
    • 8/17: 3:22
    • 8/19: 5:03
    • 8/20: 9:03
    • 8/21: 9:45
    • 8/23: 10:39
    • 8/24: 12:06
    • 8/25: 12:17
    • 8/26: 12:58
    • 8/27: 16:23
    • 8/28: 18:09
    • 8/30: 19:57
    • 8/31: 20:41
                                    • Next Show's Highlights: 21:27
                                    • Listener Email / Announcement: 23:21
                                    • Special Feature: Event Timing for the Rest of 2018: 27:04
                                    • Special Feature P.S.: List of Event Timing Windows: 40:59
                                    • Index: 45:20
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                                    August 1-15 2018: “Hammered” Solar Eclipse (#475)

                                    "Hammered” Solar Eclipse * Quadruple Thor's Hammer! * Uranus Retrograde * Volatile Mars-Uranus Square * Listener Chart * Free Session Winner * More!

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                                    A “hammered” Solar Eclipse – which aspects a rare and challenging Quadruple Thor’s Hammer – highlights the first half of August. This is the third and final eclipse in an unusually intense eclipse season!

                                    We also have Uranus turning retrograde, a volatile Mars-Uranus square, and many potent aspect patterns. Listen in for the best ways to partner with these powerful energies!

                                    The 8/11 Solar Eclipse lands in the heart of Romy's listener chart, conjoining her Leonine Sun, Venus and Jupiter! It also squares three more natal planets. I tell Romy the broad range of opportunities this major eclipse stimulation gives her for the next 6 to 12 months!

                                    Hear all about this and more by clicking the large link above, or go to ThisWeekInAstrology.com to learn about getting the show through iTunes. (I love it when you subscribe through iTunes!)
                                    • Overview: 1:46
                                    • 8/1: 2:36
                                    • 8/3: 6:40
                                    • 8/4: 7:19
                                    • 8/5: 12:36
                                    • 8/6: 13:09
                                    • 8/7: 13:32
                                    • 8/8: 16:09
                                    • 8/9: 17:49
                                    • 8/10: 18:43
                                    • 8/11: 18:58
                                    • 8/12: 27:45
                                    • 8/13: 27:54
                                    • 8/15: 28:23
                                                                  • Next Show's Highlights: 28:43
                                                                  • Announcements: 30:20
                                                                  • Listener Chart (Romy, Aug 11 1979, 8:24 pm, San Francisco, CA): 31:54
                                                                  • Index: 53:00
                                                                  Hear This Week in Astrology on smartphones and tablets with Stitcher.

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                                                                  Benjamin Bernstein
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                                                                • Posted on 16 Aug 2018

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                                                                  July 16-31 2018: Total Lunar Eclipse! (#474)

                                                                  Total Lunar Eclipse! * Mercury Retrograde * Listener Chart * Sun enters Leo * Magical Saturn-Neptune quintile * New aspect patterns * More!

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                                                                  A potent Total Lunar Eclipse, the second of three summer eclipses, highlights the second half of July. We also have Mercury turning retrograde, the Sun entering Leo, and a magical Saturn-Neptune quintile – not to mention a new crop of aspect patterns!

                                                                  Our super-juicy Listener Chart features Carla, who is having the Lunar Eclipse conjoin or oppose her Sun, Venus, Mars, Midheaven and Nadir! The fact that each of these personal planets also rules one of Carla's angles creates even more possibilities for this eclipse to catalyze wonderful outcomes. Learn about these myriad opportunities for life-affirming release and adjustment!

                                                                  Hear all about this and more by clicking the large link above, or go to ThisWeekInAstrology.com to learn about getting the show through iTunes. (I love it when you subscribe through iTunes!)
                                                                  • Overview: 1:30
                                                                  • 7/16: 2:17
                                                                  • 7/17: 2:55
                                                                  • 7/18:3:22
                                                                  • 7/20: 4:05
                                                                  • 7/22: 7:54
                                                                  • 7/24: 8:40
                                                                  • 7/25: 9:53
                                                                  • 7/26: 10:23
                                                                  • 7/27: 12:39
                                                                  • 7/30: 20:44
                                                                  • 7/31: 21:38
                                                                                              • Next Show's Highlights: 22:26
                                                                                              • Announcements: 24:03
                                                                                              • Listener Chart (Carla, 1/23/78, 12:52 PM, Hollywood, FL): 24:54
                                                                                              • Index: 51:00
                                                                                              Hear This Week in Astrology on smartphones and tablets with Stitcher.

                                                                                              Subscribe to the FREE AstroShaman News. It features my forecast, enlightening articles on astrology and spirituality, and much more!

                                                                                              Let EASE (Embodied Awakening Support Experience) help you experience or deepen your spiritual awakening. It's free!

                                                                                              Try an Astrology+ or Shamanic Healing session -- just as effective long-distance or in person.

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                                                                                              May the stars light your way,

                                                                                              Benjamin Bernstein
                                                                                              AstroShaman.com

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                                                                                              "Benjamin displayed deep expertise and limitless compassion. I consider our session a turning point in my life ... I am provided with a lasting sense of peace and purpose that will remain and grow with me forever."

                                                                                            • Posted on 16 Jul 2018

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                                                                                              July 1-15 2018: Plutonian Solar Eclipse (#473)

                                                                                              Plutonian Solar Eclipse in Cancer * Jupiter Direct * Chiron Retrograde * Free Session Winner * Listener Chart * "Pseudo-Grand Cross" * More!

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                                                                                              The first of three summer eclipses radiates its life-transforming energy during the first half of July. This Cancer Solar Eclipse features a tight Pluto opposition that can potently catalyze releasing, wealth and power!

                                                                                              We also have Jupiter turning direct, Chiron turning retrograde, a “Pseudo-Grand Cross” and several other powerful aspect patterns. Very juicy!

                                                                                              Our Listener Chart features Mo, whose chart is being powerfully catalyzed by the Plutonian Solar Eclipse! Learn how he can capitalize on this intense stimulation of his natal T-square, which includes his Sun, lunar nodes, Ascendant, Descendant, and Saturn. And that's before we get into the eclipse's soft-aspect stimulation of his Midheaven, Nadir and Chiron!

                                                                                              Hear all about this and more by clicking the large link above, or go to ThisWeekInAstrology.com to learn about getting the show through iTunes. (I love it when you subscribe through iTunes!)
                                                                                              • Overview: 1:24
                                                                                              • 7/1: 2:15
                                                                                              • 7/3: 3:14
                                                                                              • 7/5: 4:35
                                                                                              • 7/6: 8:27
                                                                                              • 7/8: 8:43
                                                                                              • 7/9: 11:20
                                                                                              • 7/10: 11:53
                                                                                              • 7/11: 13:56
                                                                                              • 7/12: 16:45
                                                                                              • 7/14: 28:35
                                                                                              • 7/15: 28:55
                                                                                                                        • Next Show's Highlights: 29:46
                                                                                                                        • Announcements: 31:30
                                                                                                                        • Listener Chart (Mo, Jan 8 1982, 7:46 am, Fall River, MA): 33:31
                                                                                                                        • Index: 57:21
                                                                                                                        Hear This Week in Astrology on smartphones and tablets with Stitcher.

                                                                                                                        Subscribe to the FREE AstroShaman News. It features my forecast, enlightening articles on astrology and spirituality, and much more!

                                                                                                                        Let EASE (Embodied Awakening Support Experience) help you experience or deepen your spiritual awakening. It's free!

                                                                                                                        Try an Astrology+ or Shamanic Healing session -- just as effective long-distance or in person.

                                                                                                                        Visit our FREE show archive -- an astrological education awaits you!

                                                                                                                        May the stars light your way,

                                                                                                                        Benjamin Bernstein
                                                                                                                        AstroShaman.com

                                                                                                                        Contact me

                                                                                                                        "Benjamin displayed deep expertise and limitless compassion. I consider our session a turning point in my life ... I am provided with a lasting sense of peace and purpose that will remain and grow with me forever."

                                                                                                                      • Posted on 30 Jun 2018

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                                                                                                                        June 16-30 2018: Mars Retrograde (#472)

                                                                                                                        Mars retrograde * In-depth Summer Solstice chart interpretation * Eclipse special! * Neptune retrograde * Capricorn Full Moon *  5 new aspect patterns * More!

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                                                                                                                        The start of a two-month Mars retrograde highlights the second half of June. We also have Neptune turning retrograde, a Capricorn Full Moon, and an in-depth interpretation of the Summer Solstice chart. This extra-long forecast also interprets five new aspect patterns and much more!

                                                                                                                        Hear all about this and more by clicking the large link above, or go to ThisWeekInAstrology.com to learn about getting the show through iTunes. (I love it when you subscribe through iTunes!)
                                                                                                                        • Overview: 1:29
                                                                                                                        • 6/16: 2:07
                                                                                                                        • 6/17: 4:00
                                                                                                                        • 6/18: 5:11
                                                                                                                        • 6/19: 7:39
                                                                                                                        • 6/20: 9:03
                                                                                                                        • 6/21: 9:18
                                                                                                                        • 6/22: 19:40
                                                                                                                        • 6/23: 21:33
                                                                                                                        • 6/25: 23:53
                                                                                                                        • 6/26: 24:48
                                                                                                                        • 6/27: 27:57
                                                                                                                        • 6/28: 30:06
                                                                                                                        • 6/29: 33:45
                                                                                                                        • 6/30: 33:57
                                                                                                                                                • Next Show's Highlights: 35:22
                                                                                                                                                • Announcements / Listener Email: 35:59
                                                                                                                                                • Index: 48:35
                                                                                                                                                Hear This Week in Astrology on smartphones and tablets with Stitcher.

                                                                                                                                                Subscribe to the FREE AstroShaman News. It features my forecast, enlightening articles on astrology and spirituality, and much more!

                                                                                                                                                Let EASE (Embodied Awakening Support Experience) help you experience or deepen your spiritual awakening. It's free!

                                                                                                                                                Try an Astrology+ or Shamanic Healing session -- just as effective long-distance or in person.

                                                                                                                                                Visit our FREE show archive -- an astrological education awaits you!

                                                                                                                                                May the stars light your way,

                                                                                                                                                Benjamin Bernstein
                                                                                                                                                AstroShaman.com

                                                                                                                                                Contact me

                                                                                                                                                "Benjamin displayed deep expertise and limitless compassion. I consider our session a turning point in my life ... I am provided with a lasting sense of peace and purpose that will remain and grow with me forever."

                                                                                                                                              • Posted on 17 Jun 2018

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