We’re in October, despite the persistent heat from where I type. The leaves are turning orange, scary movies are playing, and those evening porch joints should be accompanied by a sweater. In this tenth month of 2019, what are the stars suggesting you think about?
Aries’ themes: A serious talk with someone you care about is overdue. It helps to plan out exactly what you want to say, and even practice, because avoiding a problem is only going to create a bigger one. Be respectful of yourself, and the other person, and be heard.
Cannabis to try: Strains for discussion, open mindedness, receptive attitude. G13 Haze is popular amongst ADD and ADHD patients, and might bring you the emotional focus you need.
Taurus’ themes: Have you been feeling self doubt about a skill you’ve been wanting to try on? Set those questions aside, Bull, and take the advice and mentorship that will allow you to pursue a dream.
Cannabis to try: Strains for confidence, bravery, creativity. Crimea Blue a a prizewinning strain known for its complexity, popular for inspiration and muscular pain.
Gemini’s themes: You’ve been working hard and staying busy, but are you running yourself ragged, Gemini? Even before all the celebration and parties kick into gear, set aside personal time for you. You hard work means you deserve to play as hard!
Cannabis to try: Strains for fun, enjoyment, indulgence. Nigerian is a super peppy high that should only be lightly dosed for amateurs, but will have you in giggles at the right level.
Cancer’s themes: There’s some tension bubbling below the surface in your relationship, or with your desired partner. You can’t get hung up on the past, even if it hurts. It’s important to stay immediate and not dwell on something that bears no mark on you or your partner’s life now.
Cannabis to try: Strains for calming needless worries, troubling paranoia. Satori isn’t quite what you’d expect, but this sativa calms anxiety without any slowness of thought.
Leo’s themes: People can be such a bother, and if it’s happening to you with one whom you consider yourself close to, Leo, it’s even worse. Remember the balance in discussion, and not losing your cool. It’s hard to be the bigger person, but compromising may help you out here.
Cannabis to try: Strains for better communication, calming anger, increasing productivity. SAGE is a popular strain for balancing a mood and treating trauma- great to keep handy!
Virgo’s themes: Feeling anxious and nervous about some big questions in life? We all get hit with the out-of-body creepies sometimes, and October would be the time to have them. Don’t future trip, but instead meditate on these deep questions.
Cannabis to try: Strains for introspection, quieting the mind. Good ol’ classic Purple Kush is one of my favorites for a calm, gentle meditation and a mute on my stress.