In a chart reading, an astrologer doesn’t predict the future; she describes the client to herself. Expressing characteristics in the language of astrology is easier for many people to hear, or admit unpleasant things about their personalities. It is also easier to accept those qualities in others.
Whereas previously, drawing an astrological chart required some knowledge of astronomy and geometry, today it can be generated instantly on the Internet and opened with mobile apps.
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Having this in mind, individuals turn to astrology whenever they feel overwhelmed, whether it is about personal or professional stress. In return, they expect astrology to provide them with better perspectives and positive mindset.
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