In the month of February 2024, the planetary alignment presents an interesting dynamic. All the planets are currently in direct motion, indicating a favorable period for progress and initiating new endeavors without delays. However, there is a challenge arising from the influence of Saturn, the ruler of the fast-moving everyday planets such as Mercury, Venus, the Sun, and Mars. Saturn, currently in Pisces, finds itself in an uncomfortable position.
Pisces, being adaptable and emotionally inclined towards universal healing and idealism, does not adhere to the boundaries and structures that Saturn represents. This clash creates a discordant energy, as the disciplined and responsible nature of Saturn tries to find its place in a fluid and flexible environment.
With the majority of our active daily planets in Aquarius, which is also ruled by Saturn, the need for understanding one’s role within a collective group becomes significant. Aquarius, being a fixed air sign, prioritizes the search for personal freedom through comprehending the dynamics of the group. However, the uncertainty and lack of clear boundaries caused by Saturn’s discomfort in Pisces make it challenging to maintain focus and establish structure. Consequently, starting the year and achieving set deadlines may prove difficult. Instead, this month encourages embracing flexibility within existing structures, allowing creativity and intuition to guide actions. It is important to note that some individuals may bend the rules to progress, as long as it does not lead to negative outcomes.
Additionally, the fluctuating position of the Moon within the ecliptic can contribute to heightened emotions and a sense of distorted needs. From February 4th to 7th, there may be a desire to escape and take emotional downtime, acknowledging and processing feelings of sadness if they arise. During this period, others may also require more nurturing, so awareness of their emotions is essential. Similarly, from the 17th to the 21st, an excessive emotional need may be observed. On the positive side, this can fuel determined efforts in networking and pursuing personal goals.
In terms of health, taking care of our sinus passages is often overlooked but vital. The nose serves as an entry point for germs and allergens, making it crucial to prioritize nasal health to prevent infections and allergies. Nasal irrigation is a recommended method to relieve and prevent such issues. For a homemade solution, combine half a teaspoon of salt and bicarbonate soda in two cups of warm water that has been boiled. This solution can be applied using a bulb syringe, neti pot, or a regular syringe, by gently squirting it into each nostril over a sink. Adjust the salt ratio if any discomfort occurs. Nasal irrigation can be done once a day to maintain healthy sinus passages.
In conclusion, the energetic dynamics of February 2024 call for adaptability within existing structures, as Saturn’s discomfort in Pisces challenges the notion of responsibility and focus. Embracing creativity, intuition, and flexibility can help navigate this period. Additionally, prioritizing nasal health through regular nasal irrigation can prevent sinus-related issues and contribute to overall well-being.
Note: The content above is a rephrased version, based on the original post by Laurie Naughtin, found on the Sublunar site at: https://www.sublunar.co.za/sublunar-news-february-2024/
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