Is this the right book for me?
If you want to make better lifestyle, relationship and professional choices, Take Control with Astrology will give you the skills you need. It will show you how to correctly read your natal chart, so you can learn your strengths and weaknesses, and will help you to understand the connection between you, the sun and the stars - and what it means for your life. Even skeptics will be amazed by the enhanced self-awareness that an informed approach to astrology can offer, as this sensitive but practical book explains.
Take Control with Astrology: Teach Yourself includes:
Part one: The basics
Chapter 1: The components of the natal chart
Chapter 2: The Sun signs
Chapter 3: The houses
Chapter 4: The planets
Chapter 5: The aspects
Part two: Interpreting a natal chart
Chapter 6: Self-expression
Chapter 7: Possessions and earning power
Chapter 8: Communication
Chapter 9: The home and roots
Chapter 10: Recreation, romance and creativity
Chapter 11: Health and work
Chapter 12: Relationships and partnerships
Chapter 13: Financial matters and regenerative powers
Chapter 14: Further education and travel
Chapter 15: Goals and career
Chapter 16: Social success and group endeavors
Chapter 17: Your inner-life
Part three: Astrology and other systems
Chapter 18: Numerology
Chapter 19: Astrology and the tarot
Chapter 20: Astrology and cosmic ordering
Teach Yourself methods:
Not got much time?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.
Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.
Extend your knowledge
Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of astrology.
Five things to remember
Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.
Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Lisa Tenzin-Dolma is a journalist and author who specialises in holistic lifestyles, spiritual matters and the natural/ecological issues. She is an expert on the psychological relationship between astrology and the individual and a respected member of the Astrological Association.