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Can These Pictures Of Adorable Baby Animals Help You Lose Weight Fast?

posted by Matthew Currie

Would you like to lose weight as if by magic? Wouldn’t it be great to control your diabetes by adding more cupcakes to your diet? Would you love to save hundreds on car insurance with one quick phone call?  Yeah. […]

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Astrology: A New Moon In Capricorn Helps You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

posted by Matthew Currie

I’ve been going over the major astrological events of 2014, and boy… what a powerhouse of potential and peril. And furthermore, the first warning shot is fired on New Year’s Day. January 1st features a New Moon in Capricorn. New […]

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Astrologers Doing Business In A Manger

posted by Matthew Currie

(Sometimes you’ll see astrological services advertised with the legally-mandatory disclaimer of “For Entertainment Purposes Only. This is one of those rare times when I heartily embrace that statement. Merry Christmas! Also, CLICK HERE to check out my article on The […]

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Ask An Astrologer: Can Astrology Spot Mental Illness?

posted by Matthew Currie

BD writes: “How can your mental health be affected by your birth sign?  Can mental health problems be a life long problem for some as a result of their sign?” The short answer is: “Well, kind of.” At first, that […]

Duck Dynasty Astrology: Phil Robertson’s Jupiter Square

posted by Matthew Currie

There are a lot of people writing about the current controversy involving Phil Robertson’s suspension from his A&E reality series, Duck Dynasty, who are starting out with some variation of “I haven’t watched the show, but…” In order to be […]

Uranus, Pluto, And The Re-Paving Of Kim Kardashian

posted by Matthew Currie

As I have written here before, the long and grinding Uranus-Pluto square is having a distinct effect on the world and on the unique pressures being brought to bear on its people. When it comes to larger societal effects, I’ve […]

Astrology Of Love And Compatibility: Mercury (Please Don’t Mention Spiders)

posted by Matthew Currie

Forget about Sun Signs. In astrology, the Sun represents the Ego, and although it is impossible to be in a relationship without each of you bringing one of those to the table, an Ego is by definition always at least […]

Dear Skeptic, Part Three: The Matthew Currie Astrological Foundation Ten Dollar Challenge!

posted by Matthew Currie

(Part One is HERE, Part Two is HERE. Please read both carefully before you settle on what name you’d like to call me, because that’s what a scientist would do.) I’ve had a lot of responses to my two-part series, […]

Ask An Astrologer: Are We Compatible?

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of the “Astrology Of Love And Compatibility” series) LR asks: (after a reading about her relationship) So, how compatible are X and I? *** Astrology can be fantastically useful when it comes to describing how a […]

Uranus Direct: Predicting The Unpredictable, Bearing The Unbearable (Plus Celebrity Updates!)

posted by Matthew Currie

Uranus stops its retrograde motion and goes forward next week, grinding to a halt and going the right way on the 17th.  Any astrologer can tell you that Uranus rules eccentricity and sudden, unexpected events. If David Bowie was an […]

Dear Skeptic, Part Two: Please Curb Your Dogma

posted by Matthew Currie

(Part One is HERE) Last time, I voiced some objections to the James Randi Educational Foundation’s booklet “Astrology: Superstition Or Science?” For those of you who have an appetite for extensive detail, here are my notes on it. If you […]

Dear Skeptic: An Open Letter To The James Randi Educational Foundation

posted by Matthew Currie

Dear JREF: I really love some of the work that professional skeptics like you do. Your take-down of phony faith healer Peter Popoff was an absolute classic. There’s no question that there is good money to be made in fleecing […]

Ask An Astrologer: Empty (But Not Abandoned) Houses

posted by Matthew Currie

(Every once in a while I’ll be using my space here to answer questions from readers about astrology. If you have any questions you’d like to ask, read on and I’ll have contact information for you.)   The birth chart […]

Mars, Mandela And Gandhi: Use Your Weapons Wisely

posted by Matthew Currie

Mars is the place in your birth chart that gives you your drive and aggression — but as I noted last time in my article on Nelson Mandela, a highly-charged Mars doesn’t necessarily manifest itself in destructive ways. It is […]

Nelson Mandela And The Lessons Of Mars

posted by Matthew Currie

Nelson Mandela (born July 18, 1918, time unknown but probably in the afternoon, Umtata, South Africa) has died at the age of 95. He, like millions of others, lived with a system that treated the majority of its people with […]

The Astrology Of Neptune In Pisces, Elan Gale, And The Diane Who Wasn’t There

posted by Matthew Currie

Although the long and ongoing Uranus-Pluto square gets the most press among astrologers — nothing gets your attention like a good revolution or two — it’s easy to overlook Neptune’s long trip through the Sign it rules: Pisces.  Any planet […]

Paul Walker And The Astrology Of Death

posted by Matthew Currie

An important part of any astrologer’s job is to forecast the future. The psychological element of astrology may be important, but one of the advantages astrology has over mainstream psychology is that it can also predict future events. You may […]

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Saturn In Sagittarius: Don't Be Afraid Of Your Freedom!
So: what will happen to you when Saturn re-enters Sagittarius on September 17th and stays there until December 2017? Astrologers have an understandable tendency to generalize when it comes to the nature of a given planet in a given Sign. ...

posted 9:55:44pm Aug. 25, 2015 | read full post »

Is Astrology Hopeless?
I speak to a lot of clients who are in the middle of a crisis, and that is to be expected. I'm at least as much a counselor as a "fortune teller" (ugh, how I hate that term!), and just as a doctor tends to see more people who are ill than ...

posted 5:37:14pm Aug. 24, 2015 | read full post »

Discount Ascension© Part 2: Frequently Asked Questions
LAST TIME ON THIS BLOG: Your friendly neighborhood astrologer Matthew Currie was griping at length about New Age practitioners who tack "astrologer" onto their job description without really knowing much astrology, when he was suddenly struck on ...

posted 8:57:15pm Aug. 19, 2015 | read full post »

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