Mayan day – 7 Cimi (Death)

January 31, 2014

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 – 6 Chicchan (Snake)

January 30, 2014

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 – 5 Kan (Lizard/Seed)

January 29, 2014

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

QUALITIES:
Experimental urges.
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.

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 – 4 Akbal (Night/House)

January 28, 2014

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 – 3 Ik (Wind)

January 27, 2014

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 – 2 Imix (Crocodile)

January 26, 2014

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.  Hanging in suspense.  Biding your time.  Controlling a situation.
Sudden bursts of energy.  Lying still for long periods of time, and then bursting into activity.
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.
Neediness and co-dependency.  Look at your own issues of basic security, self-worth, and the need for outside validation.


January 25 – February 6, 2014: Mayan week of Ahau (Flower/Sun)

January 25, 2014

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

QUALITIES:
Revelations.   Spiritual enlightenment.
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 – 10 Cib (Owl/Vulture)

January 21, 2014

KEYWORDS:
Atonement – Clearing out the past – Imbalance in relationships – Authority issues

QUALITIES:
Wisdom, clarity, fearlessness.
The mind in a state of forgiveness and illumination.
Releasing old patterns which no longer serve you.
Imbalance in relationships.  Being authoritative and dominating, or being dominated by others.
Time to atone for our sins, avoid confrontation, and achieve harmony with Mother Earth.
The summing up of our lives in general as a way to find balance.

CHALLENGES:
The inner voice of wisdom is being ignored.
Sense of limitation and fatalism.
Taking life very seriously, or even gravely.
Race-mind clouding intelligence.
Giving in to whims, emotions, and personal wishes.
Status conscious.  Being extremely self-conscious when around people who can judge us in some way.
A rejection-complex, probably brought on by authority issues with a parent.
Become comfortable with authority within yourself and with others.


Mayan day – 9 Men (Eagle)

January 20, 2014

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

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

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


Mayan day – 8 Ix (Jaguar)

January 19, 2014

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.
Giving your power away by looking for approval outside yourself.
Shirking responsibilities or taking on too many.
Learn to commit to a relationship or project, but don’t be taken over by it either.