Mayan day – 4 Ben (Reed)

February 28, 2010

QUALITIES:
Crusader – Activist – Opinionated – Rigid – Self-Righteous – Extremist 

Masculine, forceful and initiating.
Powerful and crusading. 
Taking up a cause.  Fighting for principles.
Strong need to persuade others, to conquer our enemies, and to achieve our objectives.
Ability to excel at whatever we choose.

CHALLENGES:
Being opinionated and intellectually rigid. 
High expectations and inflexible views. 
Prone to argue.  Tendency to hold on to limited reference points.
Tendency to go to extremes. 
Capable of burning ourselves and others out when we get carried away.


Mayan day – 3 Eb (Road/Human)

February 27, 2010

QUALITIES:
False bravado – Self interest vs. Self-sacrifice -Issues of abundance – A Quickening

Sense of lack and insufficiency.
Busyness.  Ambitious and hard-working. 
Making compromises to please others.
Resentment.  Holding in of negative emotions.   
Using hard work to constructively ventilate those feelings.
Self-sacrificing in order to keep the peace.

CHALLENGES:
False bravado.  Others’ opinions matter too much. 
Taking out your suppressed anger in busywork.
Trying to figure it all out.  Difficulty expressing feelings.
Overusing the mind.  Over-intellectualizing.  Overvaluing the intellect.
Lack of self-nurturance. 
Belief code of lack, unworthinesss and ability to receive.
This holding in of negative emotions and unexpressed resentment can lead to chronic illness and self-inflicted wounds.


Mayan day – 2 Chuen (Monkey)

February 26, 2010

QUALITIES:
Chaos – Disruption –  Spontaneity – Be in the Moment – Think out of the Box

Chaos.   A sudden re-ordering of things.
Clever, constructive solutions. 
A breakdown of structures, patterns and beliefs. 
Letting go of what we thought we knew about a person or situation.
Open to innovation – a different way of doing things. 

CHALLENGES:
Short attention span.  Scatterdness.
Struggle.  Being too serious.  Lighten up!
Holding rigidly to specific belief systems and thought patterns.
Be cooperative and compromising.  Relax and learn how to play.
Insensitivity, sarcasm and misuse of humor.  Projection.
Personal sensitivities stemming from unresolved childhood wounds.


February 25 – March 9: Mayan week of Oc (Dog)

February 25, 2010

QUALITIES:
New Beginnings – Breakthrough – Teamwork – Collaboration 
 
Cooperation, loyalty and assistance from others.
Teamwork and dedication lead to creative success.
Sensual pleasures.  Love of luxury.
Personal sacrifices for community, group or family.

CHALLENGES: 
Addiction to excitement, intrigue, and drama.
Deep emotional patterns that come up in relationships from unhealed childhood wounds.
Charged emotional reactions due to emotional immaturity.
Relationship dramas.  Hissy fits.  Old tapes:  “Oh, woe is me.”
Anger and frustration.  Misunderstanding of loyalties and ties.
Overindulgence.


Mayan day – 13 Muluc (Water)

February 24, 2010

QUALITIES:
Emotional – Reactionary – Changeability – Purification – Portal of Transformation

Bottled up emotions that are hard to control or contain. 
Frustration and anger.  The need to vent.
Uncontrollable urges.  Impulsive actions. 
Not listening to your inner guidance, even though you are getting clear signs.
Making choices based primarily on the desires and needs of the ego.

CHALLENGES:
Overreaction to events.  Going to extremes.
Lack of self-control and responsibility.
Irrational behavior.  Abuse of power. 
Compulsive and addictive behaviors. 
Sensitivity to criticism.  Self-criticism. 
Repeat patterns based on unresolved issues from childhood.

SUGGESTIONS:  Examine your old fears and belief codes that keep you from moving forward in your life.  Try new things.  Explore other options in your life.


Mayan day – 12 Lamat (Star)

February 23, 2010

QUALITIES: 
Opposition – Risk – Daring – Energetic – Busy – Nervous – Paranoid

A positive, productive period. 
Being moved, or very enthusiastic about something.
Intense energy, that at times lacks a focus.
Competitive.  Enjoy taking on a challenge.
Pushing the limits.  Like living on the edge.    
Takes risks with their resources until their reserves are very low.  

CHALLENGES:
Compulsion to resolve disharmonious situations.
Over-identifying with the roles they play.
Obsessive-compulsive, addictive, self-destructive. 
Making mountains out of molehills.
Simplify.  Be willing to prune where necessary. 
Cultivate harmony.  Avoid extremes and excesses. 
Maintain control in order to finish things. 
When weakened, they may collapse into a “Black Hole.”


Mayan day – 11 (Manik) Deer

February 22, 2010

QUALITIES:
Community – Service – The Helping Hand

Participation in the community or with family.
Cooperation, generosity, and sharing.
A gateway from one understanding to another.
Shifting perspectives.  Be fluid, open to growth.
Set aside your usual framework and respond differently.

CHALLENGES: 
Conflict between freedom and responsibility.  The desire to roam.
Distractions.  Procrastination.  Difficulty in completing things.
Inability to focus on the task at hand. 
Taking on too much; feeling inadequate, pressured or scattered.
Overidentifying with external tools such as books, astrology charts, or tarot.
Need for healing and completion.


Mayan day – 10 Cimi (Death)

February 21, 2010

QUALITIES:
Transformation – Sacrifice – Release – Surrender – Catharsis

Transformation and change.   
Release and restructuring.  Letting go of past patterns.
Achievement of goals. 
Discipline and organizational skills.
Strong sense of duty and committment to community.  Making personal sacrifices for others.
Good day to tie up loose ends.

CHALLENGES:
Need to be in control. 
Pain through resistance.
Perfectionism.  Taking responsibilities too seriously.
Feeling obliged to make sacrifices for others. 
Surrender your ego and give up trying to control things.
Face whatever you are resisting.
Let go of how you think things should be.
Having faith in the universe and evolving past victimhood.


Mayan day – 9 Chicchan (Snake)

February 20, 2010

QUALITIES:
Body Wisdom – Powerful Will – Shedding Skin – Changing Habits – Transformation

Strong will and emotions. 
Intent on realizing your goals.
Capable of operating under very stressful conditions.
Body wisdom.  Listen to your body’s signals. 
Inner conflicts.   Spiritual desires vs. material desires.
Adaptations will need to be made to accommodate changes. 
Shed old ideas and belief systems that no longer serve you.

CHALLENGES: 
Suppressing and ignoring your body’s messages.
Explosive temper.  Upheavals.
Making choices based on familiarity and security rather than on intuitive wisdom.
Living your life on “automatic pilot.”
Over-scheduling the day, cramming in too much experience.
Not taking the proper steps, rushing to completion.
Indulging in excesses in the areas of food, sex, or work.


Mayan day – 8 Kan (Seed)

February 19, 2010

QUALITIES:
Fertility – Growth – New beginnings – Creation – Seeding manifestation

Driven by the awareness of a need for change.  Take a risk.  Try something new.
Experimental urges.
Desire to be free of old patterns and beliefs.
Plant a new seed of some intention, project, or dream.
Network.  Make new contacts, reconnect with others.

CHALLENGES:
Stagnation.  Doing things the way you’ve always done them.
Being overwhelmed with possibilities.
Feelings of insecurity.  “My world is fine the way it is,” or “I can’t do that,” or “I’m just fine the way I am,” or “I feel too inadequate.”
Choosing to remain safe at the expense of awakening and new growth.
Waiting for someone or something else to “do it for you.”