Astrology is a divination tool that seeks to understand what is going on in a person’s life by looking for correspondences between the events and emotions they are experiencing and the movements of the planets in the sky. It goes back at least as far as the Babylonians, and probably earlier.
But while most people know Astrology as a means for predicting the future, perhaps less well known is its ability to help us understand ourselves. We are all born with a natal chart, which is like a soul map. It tells us about our evolutionary potential and gives us clues to the challenges we have set ourselves, the things we want to do and the style in which we might want to do them. Planets are archetypal energies we can work with. An Astrology chart helps us to understand how we can work with the astrological forces at any given time and exercise our free will to the maximum. So Astrology is without a shadow of a doubt a wonderful tool and gift.
As part of the TURNING POINT retreat experience, clients have the option to receive an Astrological reading from Jamie Carroll, who is one of the therapists for Turning Point but also an Astrologer. Whether the subject is love, money, career, family, health, legal issues or self-development, people want to know “What is going to happen?” Clients feel more confident when they know what the potential opportunities and challenges are ahead. “Forewarned is forearmed” as they say. The hypnotherapists can also make use of a client’s natal chart to better understand the areas of strength, which can be maximised, and areas of challenge that can be worked with.