A Sydney lady who ditched the company world to grow to be a full-time astrologist now lets the moon govern her life as a substitute of an alarm clock.
Katherine Gillies, 37, who is called Moon Muse, has been practising astrology as a pastime for 15 years, however it’s solely extra just lately that she has turned it into knowledgeable profession.
The astrologist admits she went from ‘probably not’ believing in astrology to understanding the idea and the way it may be used as a life device.
Katherine now even schedules her week in accordance with its steerage, refusing to work on Mondays as a result of it’s ‘dominated by the moon’.
Katherine Gillies is a Sydney-based astrologist who left the company world behind to comply with her ardour for astrology. She now works as a full-time astrologist beneath the identify Moon Muse, and lives her life by following her instinct and letting astrology information her
Katherine now creates astrology content material on-line, does readings, hosts occasions and has just lately launched a day by day astrology podcast with LiSTNR
Katherine, who lives in Newcastle together with her accomplice, admits she has had a ‘fairly winding’ expertise in life as she did not know what she wished to do after learning at Sydney College.
After spending time travelling, she labored within the style trade in New York with massive names like Vogue earlier than deciding to review graduate regulation and work within the company sector.
‘After the primary semester of regulation I knew I wasn’t going to be a lawyer,’ Katherine stated, nevertheless she went on to work with a nationwide regulation agency for years.
When ‘company life kicked in’, she realised it was not for her and took a vitality therapeutic diploma on the aspect.
After working as a digital content material supervisor, she determined to give up her 9 to five and grow to be a full-time astrologist.
Katherine had been practising astrology as a pastime for 15 years by the point she determined the company world wasn’t for her
The totally different solar indicators and their key traits:
Aries (March 21 – April 19) – Unbiased, Uninhibited, Charming, Protector, Impatient, Unfiltered, Revolutionary, Fierce
Taurus (April 20 – Might 20) – Affected person, Loyal, Sensual, Productive, Decided, Constant, Robust-minded
Gemini (Might 21 – June 20) – Inventive, Mental, Heady, Curious, Flighty, Means to see either side, Fast-witted
Most cancers (June 21 – July 22) – Nurturing, Empathic, Emotional, Flowing, Biz Savvy, Loyal, Intuitive, Susceptible
Leo (July 23 – August 22) – Loving, Domineering, Potent, Self-Expressed, Effervescent, Flamboyant, right here to be seen
Virgo (August 23 – September 22) – Environment friendly, Purification, Productive, Element Oriented, Considerate, Earth Goddess
Libra (September 23 – October 22) – Aesthetic, Seeks Steadiness, Cooperative, Indecisive, Studying by extremes, Co-dependence
Scorpio (October 23 – November 21) – Highly effective, Passionate, Discriminate, Intuitive, Deep, Transformative, Protecting
Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21) – Optimistic, Fact Looking for, Open Minded, Intense, Targeted, Dichotomous
Capricorn (December 22 – January 19) – Loyal, Targeted, Mature, Religious, Success pushed, Integrity, Disciplined, Dedicated, Formidable
Aquarius (January 20 – February 18) – Distinctive, Visionary, Insurgent, Emotionally indifferent, Progressive, Aloof, Humanitarian, Revolutionary
Pisces (February 19 – March 20) – Empathic, Delicate, Spirit realm. Emotional, Intuitive, Escapist Tendencies, Collective Unconscious
Katherine had been a part of the paranormal world for years by that time, she would usually learn tarot for buddies, and was sharing astrology content material on-line.
‘No day seems to be the identical,’ she stated about her life as a full-time astrologist, including that she lets her instinct information her.
Her days embody doing readings, creating content material, recording her podcast and generally internet hosting occasions akin to moon ceremonies.
In addition to following her instinct, she lets astrology dictate her day after day life.
‘I do not work on Mondays as they’re dominated by the moon so I let the artistic juices circulation,’ she stated, explaining that every day of the week is dominated by a special planet and due to this fact has a special vitality.
An astrologer’s information to the times of the week:
* Mondays are dominated by the moon. The Moon guidelines your feelings which is why you possibly can really feel extra delicate on Mondays so it is a day for self-care quite than working
* Tuesdays are dominated by Mars so they’re motivated days good for getting duties accomplished
* Wednesday is dominated by Mercury, making it day to community, collaborate and attain out to folks
* Thursday is dominated by Jupiter, so it is the time to faucet into massive visions and desires and perform analysis
* Friday is dominated by Venus which is why it is such a well-loved day. It is the day for love, magnificence and connection
* Saturday is dominated by Saturn day, it’s a tremendous day to get errands carried out and be productive
* Sunday is dominated by the Solar so it’s a peaceable day to be with household and loosen up
(Supply: Katherine Gillies)
‘I truly did not consider in [astrology] once I was younger,’ the astrologist admitted.
She defined that studying about start charts helped her perceive the idea, after not ‘resonating’ with the everyday horoscope.
Every individual has a novel start chart, which is predicated on the place, time and date of start.
‘Your start chart is screenshot of second you have been born, it exhibits the souls potential,’ she stated.
The astrologer did not consider in astrology till she discovered extra concerning the idea and commenced to grasp her start chart
Katherine is an intuitive astrologist, which means she helps folks interpret their astrology and reply life questions utilizing their very own instinct. Since 2018 she has additionally practiced life teaching.
She believes that many individuals ‘dismiss’ astrology as a result of they’re solely used to studying horoscopes, however she says it may be used as a ‘device for self-discovery.’
‘Astrology is a wonderful device to take a look at somebody’s soul blue print or cosmic blue print,’ she stated.
She is just not attempting to vary sceptic’s minds however simply providing her recommendation for those who have an interest.
What’s a start chart and the way do I learn it?
*Ready for Katherine to get again to me*
Her favorite a part of the job is ‘serving to folks reside out their potential,’ and step into their ‘dream actuality.’
‘Everybody’s dream actuality is totally different. It is actually about attending to know what peoples true actuality is and what they want,’ she stated.
The astrologist stated she does not have a least favorite a part of the job as a result of she resides her dream.
‘It’s financially viable, however it’s a dedication, with the intention to be financially profitable and have a viable enterprise you must present up on a regular basis,’ she stated.
‘In saying that lots of alternatives appear to magically come my approach,’ she added, explaining that she balances the road between going out to get what she desires and trusting the method.
Katherine’s new astrology podcast ‘It is a Signal’ with LiSTNR is a 90-second astrology snippet that runs Monday to Friday.
In response to Katherine the podcast can ‘assist folks demystify astrology,’ she charts moon and planetary transits and explains to listeners how these modifications translate to their day-to-day lives.
‘It gives a day by day look into what’s taking place within the skies and the way we are able to take small sensible steps to be extra in alignment with the cosmic rhythm,’ she stated.
‘By studying to align your week with the cosmos, you possibly can step right into a rhythm and circulation which is in any other case untapped. Astrological info distilled and delivered through easy sensible ideas can have a profound impact on folks’s lives.’
‘We train folks that there is extra to astrology than common solar signal horoscopes and that they themselves are extremely distinctive, identical to their start chart. With a shift in consciousness [the listener] can take motion in direction of residing out their finest, most aligned, life.’