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Your fate and destiny according to the stars

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Have the stars deemed you and your partner uncompatible? Have no fear! Tips on how to make the most of your star-crossed relationship.

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Auragen’s very exclusive article about America’s most beloved astrologist Read more to discover how Miller became the zenmaster of zodiac

STAR CROSSED SURVIVAL

Have the stars deemed you and your partner uncompatible? Have no fear! Seven tips on how to make the most of your new relationship

classical numerology

Auragen’s very own exclusive article about America’s most beloved astrologist. Read more to discover how Miller became the zenmaster of the zodiac.


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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR Dear Readers, LONDON, United Kingdom — Happy new year! After a restful break, the Auragen team is gearing up for a productive 2013. But before we get started, we would love to hear from you. We want to continue to provoke the global discussion and debate at the intersection of fashion, business and technology and we need your help! Today, we are launching a survey to take the pulse of our community in order to learn how and why you read Auragen, and what we can do to make your Auragen experience even better. We would be grateful if you would take the time to fill out our short survey in the large numbers that you have done so in the past. As a thank you, our friends at Coach and Jawbone have kindly given us some amazing prizes which we will award to four randomly selected survey participants. Sincerely, Teresa Pesenti

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Alexandra Chauran FEBRUARY 2, 2014

In love with a mismatch? Your fate may not be sealed.

How to increase your odds of happily ever after...


Turn your weaknesses into strengths as a couple.

Maximize the positive aspects.

Have faith that the love that the two of you share can prevail.

ig more deeply to find out exact ly why the two of you aren't neces sarily compatible on paper. For example, are you two Fire Signs who tend to butt heads? Leave that passion in the bedroom where it belongs! Enjoy your fire when it leads to steamy sex and take a time-out when it's heading toward angry quarrels. If you're two Water Signs whose arguments result in teary meltdowns, learn to channel your emotions into heartfelt love letters instead of face-to-face manipulation. Perhaps the wandering eye of an Air Sign can be tamed with romantic vacations to new places! Use your imagination to make your worst side into your better half. Dig more deeply to find out exactly why the two of you aren't necessarily compatible on paper. For example, are you two Fire Signs who tend to butt heads?

When things get hard or you want things to go especially well, hope for (and work on) the best. For example, if you want to propose marriage to your partner, wait until Mercury is direct or the Moon sextiles Venus before you profess your deepest love and take your relationship to the next level. If you have any incompatibilities at all, and most couples do, you will want to have as many planets on your side as possible. Watch what the Moon is up to, and try not to have important relationship talks when it's waning or dark, lest its destructive energy lead to a breakup. When things get hard or you want things to go especially well, hope for (and work on) the best. For example, if you want to propose marriage to your partner, wait until Mercury is direct or the Moon sextiles Venus before you profess your deepest love and take your relationship to the next level. If you have any incom patibilities at all, and most couples do, you will want to have as many planets on your side as possible. Watch what the Moon is up to, and try not to have important relationship talks when it's waning or dark, lest its destructive energy lead to a breakup. When things get hard or you want things to go especially well, hope for (and work on) the best. For example, if you want to propose marriage to your partner, wait until Mercury is direct or the Moon sextiles Venus before you profess your deepest love and take your relationship to the next level. If you have any incompatibilities at all, and most couples do, you will want to have as many planets on your side as possible. Watch what the Moon is up to, and try not to have important relationship talks when it's waning or dark, lest its destructive energy lead to a breakup. When things get hard or you want things to go especially well, hope for (and work on) the best.

Even though love isn't always all you need, it can be the only thing required to overcome incredible odds. Understand that every relationship requires compromise and forgiveness. It has to grow and change as you experience your share of mistakes and hurt feelings. Nobody absolutely perfect for you will fall out of the sky. Even if you avoided every person you deemed incompatible, there's still the chance that you might not meet a compatible match for you. It's worth laughing off a few differences if you share the knowledge that those imperfections are what make the love between you so special. Even though love isn't always all you need, it can be the only thing required to overcome incredible odds. Understand that every relationship requires compromise and forgiveness. It has to grow and change as you experience your share of mistakes and hurt feelings. Nobody absolutely perfect for you will fall out of the sky. Even if you avoided every person you deemed incompatible, there's still the chance that you might not meet a compatible match for you. It's worth laughing off a few differences if you share the knowledge that those imperfections are what make the love between you so special.

Use your imagination to make your worst side into your better half. Dig more deeply to find out exactly why the two of you aren't necessarily compatible on paper. For example, are you two Fire Signs who tend to butt heads? Leave that passion in the bedroom where it belongs! Enjoy your fire when it leads to steamy sex and take a time-out when it's heading toward angry quarrels. If you're two Water Signs whose arguments result in teary meltdowns, learn to channel your emotions into heartfelt love letters.

It' is absolutely worth laughing off a few differences if you share the knowledge that those very imperfections are what make the love between you so special.

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the susan miller story Abby Starobin FEBRUARY, 2014

in her teens at the knee of her reluctant mother, who had to home-school her for much of the time. Forced to wear a leg brace at 14, she wanted to see into the future, wanted to know if she'd ever be able to wear heels again. She began doing readings for relatives, then friends and acquaintances. "I knew who I was because of astrology,"

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ne thing you quickly appreciate about Susan Miller, America's most popular astrologer, is how relentlessly upbeat she sounds, even (and perhaps especially) when delivering earth-shattering news. "We'll start at the beginning," she says with a bright rah-rah jolliness as I settle into a seat at her local Dunkin' Donuts on Manhattan's Upper West Side for our first meeting. "I was born with a terrible birth defect, and doctors thought I was making it up, that I was very clever and found a way to stay out of school for eight weeks at a time." This story – like all of the stories – is long and winding, but the upshot is that Miller spent great chunks of her childhood bedridden and in pain. It's hard to imagine anyone wringing anything positive from this tale of woe, but Miller does. "You know how people say: 'I want to get out of hospi-

“I am not trying to be Queen Bee. I’m trying to be the reader’s best friend.” She is also, according to her many, many fans, uncannily accurate. This first meeting occurs during the US government shutdown over the budget last October, and Miller is riding high after forecasting a diabolical month. Her reading for Leo, the birth sign of President Obama, began: "You may have already heard the rumours – October is not due to be an easy month in any which way" and continued: "The new moon may trigger contract negotiations, but talks are likely to hit snags. Don't try to rush things to closure. Delays will benefit you." The government impasse ground on before being finally broken in Obama's favour. Miller, a grocer's daughter from Manhattan, learned astrology

It used to be that 100% of my audience was in the US, but now it's between 42 and 47%," she says. "Now it's Brazil and Turkey who love astrology and who love the internet." Does she notice regional differences in what people want to know? "No – the more I study it the more I realise that the CEO and the janitor have the same questions: is my wife going to come back to me? Can we have children? Is my work going to be steady?" In her home city, the janitor and the CEO are joined by the fashion designer and the magazine editor, for whom Miller's extended monthly forecasts, available free of charge on her site, astrologyzone.com, are catnip.


scorpio Watch your wallet today -- it may try to leap out of your purse or pocket and buy everything in sight. That can be a serious drain, so do whatever you can to keep it on a tight leash.

sagittarius

capricorn

Your friends are closing in on you -- in a good way. Expect some good support from those who know you best, and your great energy is taking up any slack you need to have covered.

libra

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You can move through today's big changes with ease -- so make sure that you're doing just that! In fact, your energy is building up to something big, and it may be that you don't even realize it.

Your energy wants to rush, but your common sense gets in the way and slows you down to the right speed. You may have to correct your course while you're at it, so make sure that you're paying attention!

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Your expressive side is out in force today, so make sure that you're letting people know just what's on your mind. In fact, you may not be able to help it, as you're pretty easy to read.

Your sweetie fires up the passion -- or, if you're single, someone new takes strong interest. Now is the time to use all this great energy for something fun and life-affirming, so take the plunge into romance!

pisces

You need to deal with someone close who has overstepped their boundaries. That could mean that your best friend gets a talking-to or a colleague learns their lesson about TMI. It's up to you!

taurus

Things are looking up for you -- as long as you don't back down! Today may bring a few fights your way, but as long as you can stand your ground for a day or two, life should get better soon.

Your mind is concerned with security and the future -- so it may be a good time to reconsider your financial situation. Look into retirement or investment options until you feel better.

cancer Look around for opportunities to do right by people -- you are in a good position to improve your karma quite a bit! It shouldn't even take all that much out of you, so go for it with ease.

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Something shifts late in the day and you see new opportunities opening up all around you. Of course, you can't move in all directions at once, so make up your mind and get on with it!

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Try to let your people come to their own conclusions -- just like you did! It's a great day for pushing ahead with your own plans, and your energy should help you move past obstacles with ease.


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an introduction

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The idea of a magical nature of each number is probably as old as the concept of numbers. The fact that they have a number of mathematical properties (for example, they can be simple or compound, odd and even, positive and negative, and so on), is well known to all. But what is meant by the magical properties of numbers? According to the ancient sages, the numbers have a special relationship with the objects around us and the events of real life. In addition, in certain combinations they are able to bring good luck. Such a doctrine of “magic” number is called numerology. Practically, all culture’s “magic” and what tooday we mean by “science” existed as a single science. Many centuries past before chemistry separated from alchemy, astronomy – from astrology, and mathematics – from numerology. However, such a clear separation was only for Western civilization. Path of magic and science divided with the Reformation: is was “green light” given to the academic disciplines, and the “magic” was banned and gradually became obscured. That’s why today’s scientists are studying the history of the great Pythagoras separately from mathe-

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sing the letters of your name and the numbers of your birthday, cosmic numerology interprets the emotional and psychological characteristics you chose to experience in this lifetime and identifies your personal challenges and their solutions.

Start with Your Name The name to be used for figuring all of your information is the name that appears on your birth certificate, unless you were adopted or went to court to legally change your name for a reason other than marriage. This is the name chosen by your soul to activate all events for this lifetime. Letter-to-Number Conversion The classical conversion chart used to transpose letters into their numeric equivalents is shown here. The letters of an alphabet are arranged in horizontal rows under the numbers 1 to 9.

In classical numerology, the letters of a name and the birth numbers represent the patterns and timing of events to be experienced. In cosmic numerology, the soul consciously selects these letters and numbers. Focus is placed on the psychological and emotional characteristics that result from combining the letters and numbers of a name. Once the numeric sequence of someone's name and birth data is plotted and the soul-chosen challenges and solutions are overlaid, a picture of life-long behavior patterns emerges. These patterns can be the triggers for illnesses, diseases, physical injuries and the activators of genetic predispositions such as diabetes or heart disease. Using the letters of your name and the numbers of your birthday, cosmic numerology interprets the emotional and psychological characteristics you chose to experience in this lifetime and identifies your personal challenges and their solutions.When you add the numeric total of all the letters in a word or series of words, you will usually get a multi-digit number. You will also often get a two-digit number

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The Math When you add the numeric total of all the letters in a word or series of words, you will usually get a multi-digit number. You will also often get a two-digit number when adding the numbers of a birth date. This individual numbers that make up a two- or three-digit number identify the underlying energies of a name, behavior, illness or injury. The numbers are always reduced to a single digit but are written with the twoand/or three-digit number as well. Let's look at an example: The numeric total for the word indigestion is 62. To reduce the word to a single digit, we add the 6 + 2 to get a sum of 8. The numbers for indigestion are written as 62/8. When you add the numeric total of all the letters in a word or series of words, you will usually get a multi-digit number. You will also often get a two-digit number when adding the numbers of a birth date. This individual numbers that make up a two- or three-digit number

the word indigestion is 62. To reduce the word to a single digit, we add the 6 + 2 to get a sum of 8. The numbers for indigestion are written as 62/8.is the name chosen by your soul to activate all events for this lifetime. Illness by the Numbers Reflect on the relevance of the positive and negative qualities of the numbers for the illnesses below, and analyze the relationship between the disease numbers and your personal numbers. Infection (50/5): Infection is the movement or spreading of negative energy into adjoining areas. An infection calls attention to what has been ignored. It calls for attentiveness and being present (5) in the moment. It also calls for self-confidence and being able to "let go" and move on. Positive and Negative Numbers Virus (26/8): Viruses are agents for change. They deal with issues of group sensitivity (2), personal responsibility (6) and individual consequences (8). Whether electronic or organic, viruses always affect groups. The appearance of a virus is a direct result of poor communication and shirking personal responsibility. As an agent for change, one of the functions performed by the virus is to strengthen an organism by terminating those life-forms that cannot change. Take the time to learn the positive and negative. When you add the numeric total of all the letters in a word or series of words, you will usually get a multi-digit number. You will also often get a two-digit number when adding the numbers of a birth date. This individual numbers that make up a two- or three-digit number identify the underlying energies of a name, behavior, illness or injury. The numbers are always reduced to a single digit but are written with the two-


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A Q U A R I U S There is a very strong urban myth So we should not expect that the Age that the Aquarian Age will be some of Aquarius is going to be a better kind of utopian period for the world. age than other ages – but it should be Instead of stupidity being the fundadifferent! All ages are different mental principle dominating because all signs are different. “If Aquarius is the supreme sign, those Aquarians amongst of the world, it will be replaThe Aquarian Age however us should stand out with ced by clarity and even cons- halos, auras or some other should be even more different ciousness. People and comm qualities that would make the than other ages as Aquarius is other eleven signs of the zodiac unities oriented towards all slink away with their tails the eccentric sign that goes between their legs. ” that is good and positive. against the norm. But even No more war, pollution, crime and this approach is too simplistic as it all the entrenched vices of human implies that each age is ruled by one beings. Unfortunately this is not sign in isolation, then moving onto based on astrology – it is based on the next sign and age. For example myth or bucket loads of wishful following the Aries Age is the Pisces Auragen Magazine FEBRUARY Issue


A fake psychic will be more interested in telling you what they think you want to hear, rather than being completely blunt and telling you your situation or problem like it is. For example, say you go to a psychic wanting to know if the guy/girl you are with is the one for you. A fake psychic, through a series of manipulative questioning, will have you tell them what you hope the answer will be without you realizing it. Then answer your question exactly how you want it to be. For the fake psychic, it is not about caring for others, or trying to help others, but more about getting you hooked for more readings.

Many fake psychics on-line ask for your date of birth or your star sign. This is so that they can check their local newspaper for that days astrology reading, then they just type it up differently

Fake psychic online will ask for the country or city you live in and sometimes your age, this is because where you live can say a lot about the kind of life, education and your social status

Fake feedback is a big problem in finding a genuine psychic among the fakes. If you go to an online psychic site, where the psychics are reviewed and find hundreds of glowing reviews and no average or bad reviews that there is a good chance that this psychic is a fake. All psychics have good and bad days and no psychic is 100% accurate, so if the reviews do not reflect that, and the psychics profile is filled with 100% worth of completely glowing reviews, then you will know that this fake psychic has been doctoring his/her reviews. Some psychic sites allow the psychics to use only certain reviews in psychics.


fate is in your hands the basics to palm reading

GIRDLE OF VENUS Tells how fluctuative the emotions of a person can be and also indicate the type of temperament a person may or may not have.

WILL AND LOGIC Tells the willpower and logic sense of a person. Need to compare to the two section, which ever that is bigger in surface area will be dominant.

LINE OF HEART Tells the emotions of a person. What is the inclination in terms of physical or mental love. It also tells how high a person set a standard for their ideal partner. It can also show if a person is attention seeking from the opposite sex.

LINE OF HEAD Tells the mentality of a person, whether if a person is imaginative or practical. It also shows how deeply a person analyzes things and how good your concentration is.

LINE OF HEALTH Tells the health status of a person and which party of the body is weaker and has more problems. It can also indicate signs of fertility issues.

LINE OF LIFE Tells the vitality of a person and shows health status. It also tells if a person is more concerned about his lifestyle as compared to other areas of his life (career, knowledge, love...etc) LINE OF FATE Tells the importance of the career in a person’s life. It also tells you when there is a change in your job scope. This line is also a good reference for financial status.

LINE OF SUCCESS Tells how successful a person will be in his life endeavors. It also shows the type of inclination towards love of the art and the talents within a person.


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ur natal chart is very much like a snapshot of the sky at the moment we took our first breath. We carry our natal chart with us through the entire course of our lives, even though the planets and luminaries continue their movement and cycles. However, as the planets and points move ahead, they form special relationships to the planets and points in our individual natal charts.

So, for example, if my Sun in my natal chart is at 25 degrees Virgo, and Saturn is moving towards that same degree of Gemini (25 degrees of Gemini), Saturn is said to be transiting square my natal Sun. Similarly, if Saturn is in 25 degrees Gemini, I can look in my natal chart to see where Saturn would fall in terms of house position. If that position is found in my 3rd house, then I would know that Saturn is transiting through my 3rd house.

“Transits act to stimulate what is already there! In other words, they highlight and trigger parts of our own psychological make-up.” With transits, it is generally best to first look at the outer planet (slower-moving) transits and cycles in order to get an overview and a real context before refining our predictions with inner planet cycles and transits. Here are some general guidelines:

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Determine "where a person is at" in an overall achievement sense by looking to where transiting Saturn is by house.

Determine Saturn's transits by aspect to natal planets. Look to the Jupiter cycle—where is transiting Jupiter by house, and what aspects does it make to natal planets? Outer planet transits affect us in large chunks—they can be active before the transit is exact by aspect, but we have seen the following: Many times an outer planet transits our natal point once by direct motion, moves forward and then retrogrades back over that point, only to turn direct again and pass that same natal point for the final time in that cycle. Generally, the seeds of the transit are being sown in the first part of this cycle (when the transiting planet first "hits" our natal point), and the "problem" or crisis reaches a head during the middle part of this cycle (when the transiting planet retrogrades back over the point). Finally, the situation is resolved around the time the transiting planet moves over our natal point for the final time in the cycle. Note: we often "see" or "feel" some sense of imminent resolution when the transiting planet goes direct after its

retrograde period, before it passes again over our transited point. If our experience of the transit has been a crisis, then we feel marked release at this point. This is likely because a planet going direct after a period of retrogradation is symbolic, in general, of resolve. When transiting Moon conjuncts the natal Sun (monthly): These days are considered "power days".

The 2-Year Mars Cycle -- Energy/Boredom Cycle. When transiting Mars nears the sign of your natal Mars, your personal energy increases. Energy wanes as Mars moves away from the sign of your natal Mars and is at its lowest when it transits the opposing sign. For example, if your Mars is in Sagittarius, as transiting Mars moves from Gemini through to Sagittarius, your personal energy increases until it reaches a peak at Sagittarius. When Mars transits the signs following Sagittarius, personal energy decreases until it reaches a low when Mars is in Gemini. When the New Moon contacts a natal planet or point: This suggests a renewed focus in that area of life for a period of


with romantic vacations to new places! Use your imagination to make your worst side into your better half. Dig more deeply to find out exactly why the two of you aren't necessarily compatible on paper. For example, are you two Fire Signs who tend to butt heads? Use your imagination to make your worst side into your better half. Dig more deeply to find out exactly why the two of you aren't necessarily compatible on paper. For example, are you two Fire Signs who tend to butt heads? Leave that passion in the bedroom where it belongs! Enjoy your fire when it leads to steamy sex and take a time-out when it's heading toward angry quarrels. If you're two Water Signs whose

arguments result in teary meltdowns, learn to channel your emotions into heartfelt love letters. If you want to propose marriage to your partner, wait until Mercury is direct or the Moon sextiles Venus before you profess your deepest love and take your relationship to the next level. If you have any incompatibilities at all, and most couples do, you will want to have as many planets on your side as possible. Watch what the Moon is up to, and try not to have important relationship talks when it's waning or dark, lest its destructive energy lead to a breakup. When things get hard or you want things to go especially well, hope for (and work on) the best. For example, if you want to propose marriage to your partner, wait until Mercury is direct or the Moon sextiles Venus before you profess your deepest love and take your relationship to the next level. If you have any incompatibilities at all, and most couples do, you will want to have as many planets on your side as possible. Watch what the Moon is up to, and try not to have important relationship talks when it's waning or dark, lest its destructive energy lead to a breakup. When things get hard or you want things to go especially well, hope for (and work on) the best. For example, if you want to propose marriage to your partner, wait until Mercury is direct or the Moon sextiles Venus before you profess your deepest love and take your relationship to the next level. If you have any incompatibilities at all, and most couples do, you will want to have as many planets on your side as possible. Watch what the Moon is up to, and try not to have important relationship talks when it's waning or dark, lest its destructive energy lead to a breakup.

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Leave that passion in the bedroom where it belongs! Enjoy your fire when it leads to steamy sex and take a time-out when it's heading toward angry quarrels. If you're two Water Signs whose arguments result in teary meltdowns, learn to channel your emotions into heartfelt love letters instead of face-to-face manipulation. Perhaps the wandering eye of an Air Sign can be tamed


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