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About ohioastrology

I'm just another soul trying to make sense of the world. As I've grown, so has my understanding of astrology. I'd like to communicate that astrology is not occult and not fortune-telling but that it is a fluid, creative description of the life we choose to live.

Female power and creative partnerships

How many female creative partnerships can you name? McFey and Pohler Stanton and Anthony Laverne and Shirley Thelma and Louise Cagney and Lacey Romy and Michele Who else? How about five famous male partnerships? Lennon and McCartney Jobs and Wozniak … Continue reading

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The Cat on the Mat

By Angela Slezak “Just keep returning to the mat,” my meditation teacher often says. “Just keep returning.” Over time, I’ve come to understand this. It’s not about a “good” or “bad” meditation experience. It’s about returning which trains us to … Continue reading

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Real, Fake or Marketing?

By Angela Slezak There’s a lot of discussion today about “fake” news and how to acquire “real” news. Fake and real are binary suggesting “news” is either one or the other. Yet there seems to me to be at least … Continue reading

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Brevity of Thought

By Angela Slezak Classical Chinese texts can be quite difficult for the non-native speaker to learn. There is no punctuation and it lacks many of the connecting words we’re used to in English – and, then, but, if, as a … Continue reading

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Mind Lies, Presidential Lies

By Angela Slezak One of my meditation teachers often says, “The mind lies.” In her example, the mind tells you that you can’t stand another minute of sitting still but then you do. The average anxiety attack, she once told … Continue reading

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Adena Qi Gong

By Angela Slezak After returning from Taiwan long ago and having recently learned qi gong, a practice involving postures and breath locks, I was stunned to see in Pre-Columbian art qi gong postures I had just learned. Take Ohio’s State … Continue reading

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Own Won Now

By Angela Slezak Mindfulness stresses the now and being present. Early on in this learning I wondered if that meant I should take all my money and travel around the world, which is what I really wanted to be doing … Continue reading

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