Author name: Midara

Midara has been a consulting astrologer for over a decade. Whether you’re struggling with relationships, personal growth, tough transits, or whatever else, she’s here to help.

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Planetary Joys – Mercury in the First House

Mercury – planet of communication and information. In modern astrology, he is often associated with the third house, which certainly makes sense. The third house is about short trips, communication, and siblings. But in traditional astrology, Mercury is said to rejoice in the first house, not the third. It might not seem immediately intuitive, but […]

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Introduction to Planetary Joys

We all know that planets have their favorite spots in the zodiac. The Sun has its home in Leo, Venus exalts in Pisces, and Mars has a terrible time hanging out in Libra. The signs have the power to strengthen or weaken a planet while the planets give meaning to the signs. But did you


Why Does Venus Fall in Virgo?

Venus is entering Virgo, the sign of her fall. This is Venus’s least favorite place to be, the place where she must accomplish her Venusian tasks using Mercury’s tools. When Venus is in Virgo, we are driven by the need to discern, serve, and perfect. And while that has its merits, it can also be


Effects of Neptune Retrograde in the Natal Chart

Neptune is the great unknown. Like all outer planets, Neptune forces us to shed the confines of our ego and flow with the larger forces of the universe. Neptune creates fog and confusion, but it also creates beauty and bliss. And even though nearly half of us have Neptune retrograde in our charts, it can

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