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203 – Astrology for 2022 with Dena DeCastro – Big Seance

Astrology for 2022 with Astrologer Dena DeCastro - Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World

 

After most recently giving us the whopping “WTF” forecast for the Summer of 2020, our favorite astrologer Dena DeCastro prepares us for what every one of us wants to know – the astrology for 2022! Will the year bring relief? What do the planets have to say about the year ahead? Other topics include “The Great Resignation”, Mercury/Venus/Mars Retrogrades, avoiding escapism, new beginnings, leaps of faith, the shadow, relationships, the economy, and the US Pluto Return!

 

 

 

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In this episode:

Episode Teaser :00

Intro :38

Would you consider sharing an episode of the Big Seance with a friend? 1:19

Dena DeCastro’s Bio 2:30

Forecast for 2016, Summer of 2016, 2018, 2019, and the “WTF” forecast for the Summer of 20203:20

Something about the Venus Retrograde wants to follow us when Dena visits! 4:21

Dena took a “brave leap into the unknown” for this episode! 5:45

An “Astrological Traffic Jam in Capricorn.” 2020 and 2021 were years with lots of astrological weather going on. Astrologers knew something major was going to happen, but no one could have predicted a worldwide pandemic. 7:14

2021 brought friction with themes of unrest, government structure, rules, and rebellion, leading us to January 6th, 2021 in the US, for example. 8:55

But what does astrology have to say about the year ahead? 10:03

The ripples in the pond. 10:30

Jupiter/Neptune Conjunction coming up in April. Work on empathy and compassion. 11:40

“We received a collective trauma in 2020. We’re still having various levels of PTSD from it.” 14:08

Avoid Escapism 15:57

A listener question about astrology and depression. 18:30

More on escapism and Patrick’s addiction to food. 21:18

Jupiter, new beginnings, and taking risks or leaps of faith. 23:44

The shadow side of Aries. 26:23

Pisces, endings, and “The Great Resignation” 28:04

Right now is not exactly the time to launch your new thing, but planning for it is okay. 30:05

Uh oh! What happens if you just started a new job? 30:50

Mercury Retrogrades happening this year. Learn more at DenaDeCastro.com32:35

“Stop buying into all the hype.” Some of us create our own static during Mercury Retrogrades. 35:28

Venus Retrograde, getting serious about finances, and reconnecting. 37:34

Some of us are introverts and have enjoyed the lockdown and slowing down. 40:04

Is this a good time for new relationships? 41:49

The United States Pluto Return and the economy. 43:20

Rest and Retreat. Mars Retrograde coming up at the end of the year. 48:00

A summary. 50:03

Check out The Inner Sky by Steven Forrest, Everyone Has What it Takes by William Kenower, and the podcast, This Jungian Life50:43

What’s coming up on the Let’s Get Real Astrology podcast? 53:15

A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 55:29

Outro 57:40

 

For more on Dena DeCastro

DenaDeCastro.com

Dena’s Blog Post: The Astrology of 2022

Let’s Get Real Astrology Podcast

Facebook: Dena DeCastro Astrology

Twitter: @DenaDeCastro

Previous Big Seance Podcast episodes with Dena: 53, 6165, 112, 134, and 166.

 

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200 – Dr. Callum E. Cooper on Parapsychology – Big Seance

Dr. Callum E. Cooper on Parapsychology, EVP, Telephone Calls from the Dead, the Truth about the Estes Method, and After Death Communication (ADC) - Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World #200

 

In this special 200th episode, Patrick finally got to talk to UK parapsychologist, Dr. Callum E. Cooper. Topics include Parapsychology as a study and a career, Dr. Cooper’s research and book on Telephone Calls from the Dead, three must-read books, bereavement and recovery, clearing up misinformation on the discovery of EVP, inducing After Death Communication, and the truth about the “Estes Method.” Plus the second installment of the return of Tim Prasil’s Spectral Edition.

 

 

 

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197 – Cold Spell: The Halloween Curse of Winterhill with Jeff C. Carter – Big Seance

Cold Spell: The Halloween Curse of Winterhill with Jeff C. Carter - Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World

 

Jeff C. Carter, author and lover of all things Halloween, returns to the show to once again nerd out about his favorite holiday, but also to show off his brand new book for middle grades and adults, Cold Spell: The Halloween Curse of Winterhill. This coming of age tale is a fun, fast-paced story of friendship and supernatural adventure that will appeal to fans of Hocus Pocus, Goosebumps, and anyone who believes there is magic just beyond the red and orange veiled woods.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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194 – Marla Martenson and The Magic Seeker – Big Seance

Marla Martenson and "The Magic Seeker" - Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World

 

Psychic readings, distance healing, and life coaching are just some of the things Marla Martenson has added to her life since her last appearance on the show in 2016. Her latest book and memoir, The Magic Seeker, tells of her latest adventure, which which has been the most magical experience of her life.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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192 – How Witchcraft Saved My Life with Vincent Higginbotham – Big Seance

How Witchcraft Saved My Life with Vincent Higginbotham - Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World

 

Author Vincent Higginbotham faced abuse, homelessness, illness, and abandonment. But from the depths of these personal tragedies, a practice emerged, focusing on developing the psychic senses, reading tarot, understanding the elements, and drawing in magic for positive change. It’s all in his first book, How Witchcraft Saved My Life: Practical Advice for Transformative Magick. In this episode, we discuss that and more!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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191 – Carole J. Obley and Wisdom from the Spirit World – Big Seance

Spiritual Medium Carole J. Obley on her latest book, Wisdom from the Spirit World - Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World

 

Back by popular demand, spiritual medium Carole J. Obley returns to discuss her most recent book, “Wisdom from the Spirit World: Life Teachings on Love, Forgiveness, Purpose and Finding Peace”. What are akashic files and soul maps? Plus tips on forgiveness and finding peace, and the touching letter that Carole’s mother left for her at the time of her death. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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190 – Signs from Spirit with Mitchell Coombes – Big Seance

Signs from Spirit, and Interview with Spiritual Medium Mitchell Coombes on the Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World

 

Mitchell Coombes, Australia’s most trusted spiritual medium, returns to discuss his most recent book, Signs from Spirit: Inspiring True Stories from the Afterlife. Topics include spirits communicating through technology, the pain of losing a child, grief, and many stories of signs from the afterlife. Plus, Mitchell has a super awesome vintage crystal ball and aura goggles!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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183 – Rituals, Customs, and Funerary Etiquette for Modern Pagans with Mortellus – Big Seance

Rituals, Customs, and Funerary Etiquette for Modern Pagans with Mortellus, author of "Do I Have to Wear Black?" - Big Seance Podcast - My Paranormal World

 

Mortellus, who is a Mortician, Necromancer, and High Priestex, joins Patrick to talk about their new book, Do I Have to Wear Black?: Rituals, Customs, and Funerary Etiquette for Modern Pagans. Discussion also includes what you need to do to prepare for your death NOW, misconceptions about embalming, and the fascinating alternatives to traditional burial, including body farms. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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182 – Hypnosis and Hellier with Lonnie Scott – Big Seance

Hypnosis and Hellier, a return interview with Lonnie Scott - Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World

 

Lonnie Scott, host of Weird Web Radio, also studies hypnosis and is a professional hypnotist. In this episode he shares some of his hypnosis success stories, and behind the scenes of his work with Karl Pfeiffer, Connor Randall, and Greg and Dana Newkirk on the hit documentary series, Hellier.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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180 – Lonnie Scott and Heathenry – Big Seance

An Interview with Lonnie Scott on Heathenry - Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World #180

 

In this episode, Patrick shares part one of a conversation with Lonnie Scott, who is an Occultist, Pagan, Strategic Sorcerer, Chaonimist, and Heathen. He’s also the producer and host of Weird Web Radio. What is Heathenry? Listen to find out!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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