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Astrology and free will: How to use Astrology in empowering ways



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Astrology & anxiety


Many people often experience anxiety when faced with their natal chart, unsure of what the stars may hold.


If you've ever found yourself in this situation, you're not alone. I, too, have pondered the mysteries of my natal chart and transit chart. Ideally, Astrology is used to help you with anxiety, and not be the source of it.


Astrology can become a source of anxiety when you approach it from a disempowered perspective, which is neither helpful nor true. Astrology and free will: Can they coexist?

Using Astrology the helpful way


It's essential to remember that no planet in your natal chart is a curse, and no aspect holds the same meaning for everyone. Astrology should never make you feel as though a specific aspect dooms you to a life of misery. Ultimately, the decisions you make in your life are in your hands and your free will.


Astrologers, myself included, sometimes take shortcuts in explaining astrology aspects, which can lead to confusion. Aspects, planets, and positions do not dictate your actions as you do have free will; they merely reflect your unique characteristics and represent a container you have been given. If you have several placements in Aries, you will necessarily display the good & more challenging traits of Aries. You will have certain limitations, and certain paths, pre-written for you. What you do with these potential paths and limitations is entirely up to you.


Hard aspects in the birth chart


Challenging positions and aspects in your natal chart highlight the lessons you need to learn. When you come into this world, you bring strengths, weaknesses, and challenges. Your natal chart showcases patterns, not predetermined outcomes.

If an astrologer ever tells you that a specific aspect guarantees a particular event or non-event, be cautious. Astrology should be accompanied by wisdom, as it's of no use without it.


Your natal chart doesn't speak; it's an interpreter who should guide you, not dictate your fate. When someone tries to reduce your potential and take away your power, they hinder your opportunity to grow, evolve, and overcome your challenges.


Astrology and free will


While certain placements tend to lead to specific events and behaviours, it doesn't mean you will inevitably follow the same path. Your life is ultimately in your hands, offering endless possibilities for personal growth.


When discussing aspects in your natal chart, I aim to reveal the patterns that may manifest in your life. Each aspect represents different facets of your character, and my goal is to help you comprehend their essence. While certain events and behaviors are associated with these aspects, they are by no means automatic or mandatory.


In my articles, I use various examples and possibilities to illustrate the essence of each aspect. However, it's important to note that I do not cover every potential outcome, nor do I intend to. Astrology is a tool for self-discovery, and it empowers you to take an active role in your own life.


In summary, astrology can be a powerful means of self-discovery and personal growth. It offers insights into your unique characteristics and life patterns, but it's ultimately up to you to make choices that shape your destiny. Use astrology as a tool to empower yourself and seize control of your life's journey.

Find out your birth chart placements



Discover your birth chart placements by generating your free natal chart. You can do so with our free astrology chart calculator. You will also receive a free birth chart report.


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