July 26 – August 7, 2014: Mayan week of Ik (Wind)

July 26, 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 – 13 Imix (Crocodile)

July 25, 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.


Mayan day – 12 Ahau (Sun/Flower)

July 24, 2014

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

QUALITIES:
Spiritual enlightenment. 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 – 11 Cauac (Storm)

July 23, 2014

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 – 10 Etznab (Knife/Mirror)

July 22, 2014

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 – 9 Caban (Earthquake)

July 21, 2014

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.
Extremely cerebral and logical, to the point of having poor judgment that’s based on logic alone.
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 – 8 Cib (Vulture/Owl)

July 20, 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.

 


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