Mayan day – 3 Oc (Dog)

January 31, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Teamwork – New Beginnings – Breakthrough – Collaboration 

QUALITIES:
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 – 2 Muluc (Water)

January 30, 2011

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

QUALITIES:
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.


January 29 – February 10: Mayan week of Lamat (Rabbit/Star)

January 29, 2011

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

QUALITIES:
A positive, productive period.
Being moved, or very enthusiastic about something.
Intense energy, that at times lacks a focus.
Competitive.  Enjoys taking on a challenge.
Pushing the limits.  Likes living on the edge.    

CHALLENGES:
Compulsion to resolve disharmonious situations.
Making mountains out of molehills.
Simplify.  Be willing to prune where necessary.
Over-identifying with the roles you play. 
Obsessive-compulsive, addictive, self-destructive.
Taking risks with your resources until your reserves are very low. 
When you have given too much, you are weakened, and may even collapse into a “Black Hole.”


Mayan day – 13 Manik (Deer)

January 28, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Community – Service – The Helping Hand

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

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


Mayan day – 12 Cimi (Death)

January 27, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Transformation – Sacrifice – Release – Surrender – Catharsis

QUALITIES:
Transformation and change.  
Achievement of goals.
Release and restructuring.  Letting go of past patterns.
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 – 11 Chicchan (Snake)

January 26, 2011

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

QUALITIES:
Strong will and emotions. 
Intent on realizing your goals.
Capable of operating under very stressful conditions.
Inner conflicts.  Spiritual desires vs. material desires.
Body wisdom.  Listen to your body’s signals. 
Adaptations will need to be made to accommodate changes. 

CHALLENGES: 
Suppressing and ignoring your body’s messages.
Explosive temper.  Upheavals.
Living your life on “automatic pilot.”
Over-scheduling the day, cramming in too much experience.
Making choices based on familiarity and security rather than on intuitive wisdom.
Not taking the proper steps, rushing to completion.
Indulging in excesses in the areas of food, sex, or work.
Shed old ideas and belief systems that no longer serve you.


Mayan day – 10 Kan (Seed)

January 25, 2011

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

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

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.”


Mayan day – 9 Akbal (Night/House)

January 24, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Night – House – Abyss – Void – Introspection

QUALITIES:
Deep introspection and focus on your foundations of personal security. 
A critical mass is reached energizing you to take a good subjective look at yourself and make changes. 
Good day to take on a difficult project.
The gift of focus, logic, organization and good judgment.
The state of readiness and a willingness to change.

CHALLENGES:

Overwhelming feelings of insecurity and doubt.
Depression.  Self-judgment.  Fear of change.
Viewpoint too internal and subjective.
Stalling.


Mayan day – 8 Ik (Wind)

January 23, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Wind – Breath of Spirit – Inspiration – Divine Communication – Changeability

QUALITIES:
Communications are all important now.  
Send communications of all kinds, verbal and written.   
Be spontaneous and adaptable. 
Act on inspiration as it comes to you. 
The need to communicate accurately and effectively.

CHALLENGES:
Fickle, inconsistent, scattered.  
Moving from place to place, and from idea to idea, like the wind.
Being indecisive or non-committal.
Fears about responsibility and obligations.
Miscommunication, disagreements and a need for compromise.
Anger and defensiveness.  You or others may feel superior or condescending.


Mayan day – 7 Imix (Crocodile)

January 22, 2011

KEYWORDS:
New beginnings – Energetic – Creative – Protective – Sensitive – Dominating

QUALITIES:
Enhanced creativity and inspiration.
An intense need to birth new projects and nurture them.
Starting new projects even when the current one is not yet finished.
Tendency to nurture others in a parental way, expecting the same treatment in return.  
Lying still for long periods of time, and then bursting into activity.
Biding your time.  Controlling a situation. 
Heightened reactivity to any changes taking place around you, frequently rushing in to “keep the dam from breaking.”

CHALLENGES:
Overprotective, dominating, territorial. 
Being overly attached to being a caretaker.
Making mountains out of molehills.
Feeling unsupported in life.  Struggle for security.  Lack of trust.
Oversupporting others, giving too much, abandoning your own needs for others.
Caught in the struggle created by expectations.
Critical and fussy.  Extremely touchy and sensitive. 
Difficulty taking criticism, reacting defensively when corrected.
Expecting others to intuitively know your feelings; you are responsible for communicating them.
Neediness and co-dependency.  Look at your own issues of basic security, self-worth, and the need for outside validation.