New Year’s Resolutions – but why now?

Capricorn 2008 Resolutions – things we think we should have, but love to hate. We have reached Capricorn again – that sign of ‘shoulds’ and goals and missions. Getting serious about things and achieving that ideal – the thing we think we should be – thinner, a non-smoker, a moderate drinker, an exerciser. We will have more time for ourselves. There are …

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Evidence based belief? Is science a religion?

Sagittarius 2007 Professor Richard Dawkins, Enemies of Reason: “In Ayurveda or clairvoyance, homeopathy or astrology, we’re confronted by those who deny evidence of the real world and instead bend reality around a dogmatic belief system handed down by tradition. Sceptical, rational enquiry is always the best approach. We don’t have to follow the herd and buy into trendy untested health …

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Power and Passion – Why do we give them up?

Scorpio 2007 “In every corner of the world people find fulfilment in their area of passion. If you’re still looking for an answer to the question “what do you want to be when you grow up,” it’s probably time to identify your own passion.” This is a quote from an article by Dan Bobinski “The Power of Passion” (see website …

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Saturn, scapegoats and the blame game

Capricorn 2007 Some time ago a friend of mine and I were discussing the structure of a book she was writing. One of her topics of expertise is patient rights, and we ended up discussing the responsibilities of the different parties involved and how this is seen by different groups in society.  As soon as I hear the words ‘structure’ …

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Sagittarius – the visionary or the judge?

Sagittarius 2006 According to astrologers, Sagittarius is ruled by the planet Jupiter. This means, among other things, that there are similarities between the planet and the sign and that the symbol of the archer (half human, half horse) has something to say about both of them. The sign in astrology has more to do with the manner in which something …

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