I have just started my new business as an astrologer. And here is the advice I got from a few well-meaning acquaintances: “Don’t say you’re doing astrology, you’re going to scare people away. Say you’re doing coaching, it’s more comforting.”
I understand why I got that advice, I really do. There have been quite a few fortune-tellers in the past who have damaged the image of astrology, and that’s a shame. Now, most people who think of consulting an astrologer systematically have two thoughts popping in their mind:
Yes, I understand the fear, I’ve been confronted to it too when I asked an astrologer to read my birth chart for the first time. But my entire being immediately rejected the idea of hiding my astrology behind the term coaching. It was a reflex, and as I thought about it, I realized it was driven by a few factors:
I am truly optimistic that humanity is leaving behind its attachment to appearances, and embracing genuine self-expression. Everywhere around me, I see men and women loosening the grip of the politically correct and the socially appropriate. Because it’s boring and stifling our growth.
What about you? Have you ever been asked to hide your true self behind a veneer of normalcy? Do you also feel the urge to re-connect to your authentic self? I really want to hear your story, please reach out!