Tag: John Grove

The Astrological Neptunian Character 2

This is the continuation of John Grove’s explorations into his Neptune, following on from the previous post. A complex is an inner state of opposition between these two contrasting energies within the psyche; based on my personal psychological past of early attachments. The way a complex works in the outer world is that a bipolar

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The Astrological Neptunian Character 1

This is the first of two posts on John Grove’s explorations into his Neptune. What is written here is an example of my life-long project to understand the effect and siren call of the planet Neptune in my natal horoscope. The struggle I have had is nothing less than a battle with my own ego,

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Colour Charts in Books

We all know that colour is an essential feature of astrological psychology, and it gives immediate meaning to the Huber-style birth chart. In the early days of the English Huber School, charts were hand-drawn with coloured pens. Then along came computers to help the process, and many charts were of necessity black-and-white. Of course, this

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The Authors: John Grove

What motivates people to write books about astrological psychology? Joyce Hopewell devised a questionnaire to find out. Here are the answers from John Grove, author of the books Dreams and Astrological Psychology and Life Passages. 1) What inspired you to write this book? As I was finishing my course for my APA diploma in 2015

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The Saturn impulse towards conservative reaction and repression

As we move into 2018-2019 we can see now the increase in anti-scientific bias on the part of the Trump administration evidenced in their recent censoring in the Center for Disease Control (CDC)of certain words like science- based, fetus, transgender, and diversity.   One can see where this is going. Science- based evolution is a theory

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Why me?

Questioning why life can be so difficult and why we experience so many problems, crises and traumas is something we all face, especially at difficult times in our lives. Trying to understand this has troubled humanity since time began. Fear of the unknown, of upsetting gods or goddesses and the concept of divine punishment has

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Dreams and Self Actualisation

Sigmund Freud as  the father of the theory of the unconscious  wrote the first description of dreaming and dreamwork in his series of lectures to the University of Vienna from 1915-1917, A General Introduction to Psycho-analysis.   In it he explained that dreams are the “means of removing, by hallucinatory satisfaction, mental stimuli that disturb sleep”

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Dreams and Age Progression Research

I have been enthusiastic about aspect pattern astrology but what really struck me was the relationship between the Age Point Progression and developmental crises and opportunities and their correlation with dreams. In my book Dreams and Astrological Psychology I highlighted the fact that at certain points I had significant dreams that corresponded with the Age

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Donald J. Trump

A subjective analysis of the natal chart of the controversial Donald J. Trump; some considerations using the theory of Astrological Psychology as applied through the Huber Method The image of his chart reminds me of a kite with a tether from the two bottom sides to the upper side holding it back as sit tries

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Confessions of an American Huber Astrological Psychologist

The transcendent planetary influences of Uranus and Pluto can have a collective effect on us , pushing the archetypal energies they represent, clashing like ignorant armies in the night. They are square in Capricorn and Aries; challenging our basic needs for action on the national stage as we look to politicians who like the rest

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Critical times of life and dreamwork

Why do we use the horoscope to decide on timing of critical events in our lives? According to the Huber method, there are 12 houses each with an area of life in the outside world that it governs. At birth the Age Point starts to progress through each of these 12 houses. It takes 6

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