Mayan day – 3 Akbal (Night/House)

October 31, 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.
A need to go deep into the abyss and free the stuckness and fixed patterns.
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 – 2 Ik (Wind)

October 30, 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.


October 29 – November 10, 2011: Mayan week of Imix (Crocodile)

October 29, 2011

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

QUALITIES:
Enhanced creativity and inspiration.
An intense need to birth new projects and nurture them.
The importance of timing. 
Sudden bursts of energy.  Lying still for long periods of time, and then bursting into activity.
Hanging in suspense.  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. 
Caught in the struggle created by expectations.
Being overly attached to being a caretaker.
Tendency to nurture others in a parental way, expecting the same treatment in return. 
Feeling unsupported in life.  Struggle for security.  Lack of trust.
Oversupporting others, giving too much, abandoning your own needs for others.
Starting new projects even when the current one is not yet finished.
Making mountains out of molehills.
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.


Mayan day – 13 Ahau (Sun/Flower)

October 28, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Artistic – Idealistic – Dreamy – Devoted Persistent – Stubborn

QUALITIES:
Revelations.  Change of plans. 
Passion for creativity, such as that of an artist or writer.
Considerable devotion and dedication to a cause or crusade.
Taking on great responsibility in your work. 
Committment to an ideal.
Obsession with the future and perfection.

CHALLENGES:
Handling disappointments due to unrealistic expectations. 
Rigid belief systems.  Unwillingness to compromise your ideals.
Indifference, apathy, low standards.
Socially awkward, but well-intentioned.  
Giving up your own better sense to accommodate others.
Unrealistic choices, leading to unbalanced personal lives. 
Stress related to self-imposed deadlines.  Keeping yourself locked into busyness as a way to avoid emotions or undesirable tasks.
Not being able to accept yourself with unconditional love.
Prolonged grieving or unresolved anger that cause emotional disease and eventually physical disease.


Mayan day – 12 Cauac (Storm)

October 27, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Inner storm – Crisis point – Illness – Breakdown -Healing – Transformation

QUALITIES:
Intensity of concern about your health.
A crisis point.  Emotional storm.
Separation between mind and body is intensified.
Clearing old patterns that are not working anymore.
The need for healing and purification.
Your feelings are magnified so you will effect a transformation. 

CHALlENGES:
Feeling overwhelmed. 
Feeling the need to “hurry” to “get there.”
Denials and addictions.  Desire to escape.
Unconsciously trying to nurture yourself through food or drink.
Greed and selfishness, thinking that if “one is good, three must be better.”


Mayan day – 11 Etznab (Knife/Mirror)

October 26, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Mirror – Knife – Sacrifice – Facing shadows – Cooperation vs. self-interest

QUALITIES:
Sacrifice, pain and suffering.  
Seeing your problems clearly now. 
Feeling stuck in an old pattern, a repetitive cycle of some kind.
A period of indecision when there are not enough elements in place to make a decision.
Importance of good judgment and the correct timing of one’s actions.
Finding solutions to longstanding problems.

CHALLENGES:
Problems choosing between self and others.  Obligations cause strain.
Failure to seize the moment can mean a loss of opportunity.
Charged reactions.  Blowing up with stored up rage.
Holding to a fixed position, convinced that only you are “right.”
Illusions.  Need to see the other’s viewpoint.
Look at the mirrors provided by other people.


Mayan day – 10 Caban (Earthquake)

October 25, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Earth Force – Creativity surges – Overzealous – Need for grounding

QUALITIES:
Rapid transfer of information.
Synchronistic events.  Unusual coincidences.
Synergistic meetings of people. 
Intense mental activity.  Rationalizing.
Inability to accept your circumstances.
Wanting to make a radical change. 

CHALLENGES:

Overzealous.  Rationalizing.  Jumping to conclusions.   
Pushing the limits.  Violent reactions. 
Mind-body disconnection.  Denial.
Difficulty being in the present moment.
Making shopping lists, living in the past and the future.
Need to be more patient and flexible. 
Observe and digest the data without drawing conclusions.


Mayan day – 9 Cib (Owl)

October 24, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Inner Voice –  Highly Sensitive – Serious -Status Conscious – Rejection Complex

QUALITIES:
Sense of limitation and fatalism. 
Taking life very seriously, or even gravely.   
Self-consciousness and personal insecurities. 
Status conscious.  Being extremely self-conscious when around people who can judge you in some way.
Imbalance in relationships.  Being authoritative and dominating, or being dominated by others.

CHALLENGES:
The inner voice of wisdom is being ignored.
Race-mind clouding intelligence.
Giving in to whims, emotions, and personal wishes.  
Fear, guilt and self-doubt.  Lacking trust in your connection to Spirit.
A rejection-complex, probably brought on by authority issues with a parent.
Be comfortable with authority within yourself and with others.


Mayan day – 8 Men (Eagle)

October 23, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Higher vision – Expanded perspective – Global consciousness – Compassionate service

QUALITIES:
Extremely high aspirations. 
Focused on achieving your most cherished goals.
Clarity, achievement.  Keen intelligence.
Tendency to create challenging situations.
Very detail-oriented, striving for perfection.
Messages in dreams. 

CHALLENGES:
Feeling discouraged and overwhelmed by your current state of affairs.
Rash decisions and actions.
Escapist.  Denying the reality of your situation. 
Giving in to indulgences and obsessions.
Being obsessed with service to others.
Taking on too much.  Addiction to perfection. 
Hopelessness, loss of joy, futility, despair.


Mayan day – 7 Ix (Jaguar)

October 22, 2011

KEYWORDS:
Ego – Integrity – Willfullness – Secrecy – Strategy –  Shadow self – Spiritual insights

QUALITIES:
Feelings of competition.  The desire for power and control.
Controlling information.   Communications may be aggressive, but indirect, and even passive-aggressive.
Need for approval, recognition or status.
Quick decisions are required testing our ability to stay in integrity.
Good day for introspection, planning, investigation, and strategy. 

CHALLENGES:
Ego, lack of integrity.
Willfullness.  Reckless and prideful behaviors.
Acting from fears and insecurities, perhaps from deep wounds of pain, anger or betrayal.
Shirking responsibilities or taking on too many.
Giving your power away by looking for approval outside yourself.
Learn to commit to a relationship or project, but don’t be taken over by it either.