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The Antidote - Your Weekly Remedy
Nothing is better for your mental health than bringing a bit of order into your daily routine! And while spring is still a little ways away, it’s never too early to start on your emotional and mental spring cleaning journey! For me, that includes new forms of meditation, long walks in fresh air, and keeping a journal to document my thoughts. The easiest way to start your own journey would be to find something that calms the chaos in your every day, whether that’s tuning out, or taking a bath- whatever works for you, channel that and incorporate it daily!
A journal is a great way to keep checking how you’re progressing, and then, slowly, you’ll notice your perspective naturally shifting, making a positive, calm way of life habitual. Below, a few of my favourite new meditations that are helping me spring clean and reprogram my mental health into a calm, breezy melody of love and light!
Your Monday Mantra to start this week is:
“There is always light. If only we're brave enough to see it. If only we're brave enough to be it.”
Your Week in Astrology: Feb 20th - Feb 27th
Like all reasonable and rational people everywhere, the only way to properly kick off your week is with a horoscope to predict your trials, tribulations, mishaps, and successes! Have an important meeting this week? Gunning for a promotion? Going to profess your love to your crush? Fear not, as we’ve got you covered on all fronts with our weekly astrology reading. Enter our mystical world of stars and astros…
This week, Aries will have a good sense of balance and will be able to tackle any challenges that come their way. However, the stars suggest that it might be necessary to resolve some conflicts between family members, co-workers, or neighbors.
As the week comes to an end, Aries should try to rein in their spending a little bit. It's a good idea to consider more budget-friendly alternatives for the things you want to buy, and don't be afraid to seek advice from online shopping experts. On the weekend, you may hear from someone you knew in your childhood, which could bring back some fond memories. Sunday is likely to be a particularly enjoyable day.
It looks like this week won't be too eventful for Taurus, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. The horoscope suggests that this could be an excellent time for personal growth and self-improvement, both inside and out. It might be best to hold off on making any significant decisions until next week.
As the week draws to a close, Taurus should be careful not to downplay the importance of their words during personal conversations. It's a good idea to take a moment to think before speaking. Also, the horoscope recommends that Taurus should be cautious not to be too trusting during this time. There's a chance that someone might try to manipulate you by presenting information in a biased or misleading way that benefits them. Stay alert and focused to avoid falling into such traps.
Gemini, the stars are aligning in your favor this week. This is an excellent time to take a decisive step forward in your romantic relationship or to form a new business partnership that can bring you greater prosperity. Avoid getting lost in daydreams or unrealistic fantasies, as the current astrological climate is better suited for practical, realistic action.
For those who are single, the latter half of the week might bring a crucial decision about a recent romantic encounter. Meanwhile, for married Gemini, it's an opportunity to evaluate and re-evaluate your current approach to your relationship. If things haven't been going well, it may be time to explore new approaches and communication strategies with your partner in order to achieve the results you want. Overall, trust your instincts and make the most of this auspicious time.
Cancer, the astrological outlook for this week is favorable for accomplishing your plans. Take some time to review your current situation, and identify which circumstances are working in your favor and which require some changes. Don't be caught off guard if you encounter some resistance from the other party during negotiations. Stand up for yourself and use strong arguments to defend your interests.
On the personal front, the horoscope suggests that it's an excellent time to rejuvenate your relationships. If you express your desires, you may find that they are fulfilled. Keep an open mind and consider fresh ideas that could help improve different areas of your life. This is an opportunity to gain a new perspective and approach things in a unique and creative way.
Leo, it's your lucky week! The stars are aligned in your favor, and you might be surprised to find that even the most challenging goals are now within reach. Take advantage of this opportunity to build on your successes and move forward with confidence. Multitasking might seem daunting, but it can help you create a bright future. Embrace every opportunity and jump from one activity to another without interruption.
As the week draws to a close, take a well-deserved break and unwind. The stars suggest that it's time to disconnect from the constant stream of information that bombards us daily. Instead, take some time for yourself to meditate, indulge in your favorite hobbies, or spend time with your furry friends. These activities will help restore your physical and emotional balance, leaving you feeling refreshed and ready to tackle whatever comes next. Remember to take care of yourself, dear Leo, and keep shining bright!
Virgo, this week may feel slow and uneventful, and you might have to wait longer than expected for an answer to a question or a resolution to a problem. Instead of getting frustrated, try to see the positive side. Use this extra time for reflection and analysis. Take a closer look at the goals you've set for yourself and consider if they're too complicated or if the sacrifices involved are too great. Perhaps it's time to shift your attention to something else that's more achievable and fulfilling.
On the personal front, there's a positive trend towards strengthening your relationship with someone close to you. However, don't assume that everything will be perfect immediately. It's essential to make an effort and take action to get your relationship back on track. If you're married, be aware of the potential for jealousy to arise in your partner, and take steps to address any concerns or doubts they may have.
Libra, it's time to defend the success you've already achieved. Don't let anyone take away what you've worked so hard for. This week, you'll face some challenges, but that's okay. These hurdles will teach you valuable lessons, and you'll come out stronger and wiser.
On the personal front, the stars are aligning in your favor. This is an excellent time for romance, so don't be afraid to let your guard down and show your true colors. Be sincere and authentic, and you'll be surprised at how powerful those qualities can be. Remember that even sky-high goals are achievable when you approach them with honesty and sincerity. So go out there and seize the day, dear Libra!
Scorpios, this week is all about transformations in your relationships. The stars are predicting two possible scenarios. First, a former opponent may reach out to you for negotiations. In this case, don't hesitate to use this opportunity to your advantage. Alternatively, you might realize that recent events have left your relationship completely exhausted.
In the second half of the week, your energy levels will be high. Don't be afraid to take on a challenging home project or physical workout. It's crucial to protect yourself from the negative news background to maintain your well-being. By cultivating calmness and harmony, you'll be better equipped to handle any stressful situations that may arise. Remember that self-care is essential, and a healthy mind and body are the best defense against stress.
Sagittarius, this week may be challenging, and you might feel hurt and resentful at times. Try not to label or judge others, as the person who has hurt you might provide you with valuable lessons. Be philosophical and compassionate, and remember to avoid radicalism in your communication, feelings, and decision-making processes.
The good news is that the latter half of the week brings positive energy and some delightful moments. While these might not fulfill all of your ambitions, they will be an excellent foundation for future victories. As the week draws to a close, show more tact and understanding towards those whom you consider your allies. This is a great opportunity to strengthen your relationships and build a strong support system for the future. Remember to keep your head up, dear Sagittarius, and stay focused on the potential successes that lie ahead.
Capricorns, this week, you will find that you can handle any task with ease, and there will be no obstacles in your path. Your energy levels will be high, but it might not be enough to tackle something truly significant. Use your energy wisely, and remember to take adequate rest breaks.
The positive energy of the week will extend to your personal life as well. Your happiness and harmony at home depend on your attitude, dear Capricorns. Avoid finding fault with your family members and allow them to express their opinions. For single Capricorns, this is an excellent week to meet new people, as you will be charming and very attractive. Keep an open mind and enjoy the opportunity to connect with new individuals.
Aquarius, this week, you might be required to take direct action in several areas of your life. Remember to be patient and avoid putting pressure on those with whom you interact, even if they seem disoriented. Show more humanity towards your opponents, and you'll be surprised how quickly the situation can improve.
The stars are aligned in your favor this week, and you have every right to success, dear Aquarius. As the week progresses, you'll start seeing positive results from your efforts. However, remember to keep your success to yourself and not share it with strangers. Aquarians often face a high risk of encountering envious people or having their ideas stolen. Protect your ideas and guard your successes carefully. With patience and hard work, you'll continue to achieve great things, Aquarius!
Pisces, this week brings hope for financial improvement. While some unclear issues might become more apparent, it's essential to remain cautious in all areas of your life. When it comes to personal conversations, avoid half-hints and be direct about your main ideas. By being clear and concise, you'll have a better chance of receiving support from others.
As the week progresses, it's crucial to take time to rest and relax in a stress-free environment. Try to reduce the number of calls and messages you receive, and don't be afraid to politely decline any communication that may cause stress. However, remember to make time for those who are closest to you, as maintaining these relationships is crucial for your well-being. By taking care of yourself and your relationships, you'll be better equipped to handle any challenges that come your way, Pisces.
Song of the Week: Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Podcast Of The Week: Celebs Are In Their Revenge Era, While RHOSLC Is In It's Flop Era
Join us as we discuss why we were underwhelmed by the RHOSLC finale and why we never want RHOM to end. Plus, we fill you in on all the celebrity gossip from this week including Britney’s meltdown, Miley’s shade at Liam and the details on Kim K's clone.