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Intersection Stories is a podcast about the connection between purpose and livelihood. While it’s already a heroic journey finding your purpose, it’s a whole other adventure making a living from it. Vanessa Couto is an archetypal astrologer, artist, and teacher. She believes that we can illuminate our journey towards purpose and livelihood by weaving astrology's symbolic language, myth, and depth psychology. For more go to www.vanessacouto.com

Intersection Stories is a podcast about the connection between purpose and livelihood. While it’s already a heroic journey finding your purpose, it’s a whole other adventure making a living from it. Vanessa Couto is an archetypal astrologer, artist, and teacher. She believes that we can illuminate our journey towards purpose and livelihood by weaving astrology's symbolic language, myth, and depth psychology. For more go to www.vanessacouto.com
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Intersection Stories is a podcast about the connection between purpose and livelihood. While it’s already a heroic journey finding your purpose, it’s a whole other adventure making a living from it. Vanessa Couto is an archetypal astrologer, artist, and teacher. She believes that we can illuminate our journey towards purpose and livelihood by weaving astrology's symbolic language, myth, and depth psychology. For more go to www.vanessacouto.com

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Episodes

Answering the Call - a conversation with Lindsay Pera

9/23/2018
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In this episode, modern mystic, business alchemist and strategist Lindsay Pera and I talk about our life wheel, purpose, meaning and livelihood. What it takes to make the leap and when its wise to do so. We also talked about Sacred Commerce and how all that is on our life's wheel is there for a reason. Lindsay Pera is the founder to the Mystics Society and the Modern Mystics Institute, and she's a dear friend and mentor. Also check out the conversation Lindsay and I had on The Alchemy of...

Duration:00:56:34

WordMagic with Laurel Airica

9/7/2018
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It all starts with an idea, and then words. The words we speak can invoke magic and elevate our consciousness. In this conversation with Laurel Airica, a communications consultant and the creator of WordMagic Global, a mind-bending, paradigm-shifting re-introduction to the English language, we discuss how purpose, livelihood and the importance of names illuminate our life journeys and how we share our gifts with the world. Check out Laurel Airica's work at WordMagicGlobal.com and...

Duration:01:00:46

What is Intersection Stories all about?

9/4/2018
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In this inaugural episode of season 3, Vanessa Couto speaks to the intention behind the name change and shift in focus of her podcast. Intersection Stories is a podcast about the heroic journey of finding your purpose and making a living from it. For more information, visit www.vanessacouto.com Intersection Stories is sponsored by Otterburn & Co. a design agency focused on taking your brand from the garage to the marketplace. To learn more about their services, please visit their website at...

Duration:00:38:39

Dangerous Women and Other Stories

8/15/2018
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In this conversation with astrologer Carol Ferris - www.carolferrisastrology.com - we cover what makes women dangerous, the myth of Lilith and her relevancy in our times, plus other stories and connections around purpose and the birth chart. For more episodes go to www.vanessacouto.com

Duration:00:56:54

Sliding Doors - Eclipses And Retrogrades

7/25/2018
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Eclipses and retrogrades invite us to go through different sliding doors and possibilities in our lives. This is a chaotically creative time, where it's best to use our imagination and wordcrafting to make the best of out of these times. Here's a like to the oracle deck mention: http://bit.ly/2LBBZzi For more information go to www.vanessacouto.com

Duration:00:38:20

On Groups - A Conversation With Steve Delaney

7/16/2018
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In this episode, I talk with Steve Delaney, a psychotherapy and group analyst in the UK on the psychology of groups. We talk about the gifts and challenges of being or running a group. We also cover the astrology of groups. For more on Steve's work, visit: http://www.stevedelaney.co.uk/ For more on my work: http://www.vanessacouto.com/

Duration:01:13:04

The Madwoman In The Attic - Cancer New Moon

7/9/2018
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When Sun and Moon meet in Cancer we are beckoned to journey through the emotional landscape around mothering, belonging and nurturing. Add Pluto to the mix and our journey takes a turn towards uncovering what has been hidden in the attic of our psyche - the Madwoman in the attic, the dark hungry mother of our psyche that instead of nurturing our creations, will suffocate it to death. This is a collective journey, so at least we are not doing this alone. For more information visit...

Duration:00:39:26

On Birthing a Spirit-led Business - a conversation with Laura Rowe

7/4/2018
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In this episode, Laura Rowe (The Vital Spirit) discuss the gifts and challenges of birthing a business that is anything but 'business as usual.' It's a wide-ranging conversation covering the juxtaposition of purpose, spirituality, livelihood and the heroic journey of birthing a business. For more information, visit www.vanessacouto.com and www.thevitalspirit.net

Duration:01:05:46

Cruel Summer - Navigating Mars Retrograde

6/26/2018
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This Summer will be marked by Mars retrograde dance, and we are called to review how we go after we desire. It's about reviewing our processes and how we navigate the ideological wars that influence the times we live. One way to navigate this is through inner inquiry to our own Mars - Whom does it serve? Another way will be to get our muscles moving, preferably on the dance floor with some peppy 80s music (Bananarama anyone?). Joking aside, this is will be one transformative summer. We will...

Duration:00:46:08

What's Love Got To Do With It? - A conversation with Sarah Love

6/19/2018
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As the Solstice arrives to remind us of the power of the Sun as a creative force, I have the pleasure of having a conversation with artist Sarah Love. We talked about the creation of her calendar and her latest co-creation of the Mystics Oracle Deck. We cover many topics, one of them being how an idea for a Christmas gift can become the vehicle not just of your business, but also for a bigger life purpose. This is a conversation about finding one's purpose, astrology and how love has...

Duration:01:28:49

The Cosmic Tango of Change - Uranus in Taurus

5/15/2018
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When a planet shifts signs, especially when it will be spending many years in one sign, we are about to watch a new story unfold, in this case, it's a story of resistance, change, and transformation that will have long-term repercussions. In today's episode, I talk about Pluto, Saturn as foundation setting for Uranus' arrival in Taurus in the Cosmic Tango of Change. Book a session or contact me at www.vanessacouto.com

Duration:00:52:33

On Heroes - New Moon Aries

4/14/2018
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In today's episode, we explore the archetypal figure of the hero as it relates to Aries. We talk about the tempering of Mars, our Inner Hero and how we can explore these themes in our own lives and in the collective. For more, visit www.vanessacouto.com

Duration:00:51:26

On Purpose - a conversation with Laura Rowe

4/7/2018
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In this conversation with Laura Rowe, a spiritual teacher, and healer, we discuss the heroic journey of finding our purpose and weaving it into our livelihood through birthing a business. For more go to www.vanessacouto.com and visit Laura's website www.thevitalspirit.net.

Duration:00:53:46

Ceres Gets A Promotion - A Conversation With Faye Blake

3/27/2018
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In this conversation with astrologer Faye Blake, we explore through our archetypal and astrological lens the lessons and gifts that Ceres is giving us. From agriculture, ecology and the rise of older women speaking out their truth, Ceres has much to teach and gift us. Find out more about Faye's work at www.fayeblake.nl For more information on my work, go to www.vanessacouto.com

Duration:01:00:52

The Gift of Purpose in our Wounds - Pisces New Moon

3/16/2018
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'To sleep, perchance to dream' - This Pisces New Moon offers us an opportunity to ask for healing dreams, but also to approach our life's wounds and issues from a perspective of empowerment, because they are actually clues to our purpose and meaning in this life. To work with me, visit www.vanessacouto.com.

Duration:00:40:40

Coming of Age with Saturn - A conversation with Sarrah Christensen

2/26/2018
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Today's episode is about Saturn's role as a threshold guardian into adulthood. In a rich conversation with fellow astrologer Sarrah Christensen we discuss Saturn in Capricorn and how coming of age under this tutelage is not for the faint of heart. For her work around Saturn check out: www.onesagesview.com. For more of my work, visit: www.vanessacouto.com

Duration:01:05:38

Everyone wants to save the world - New Moon in Aquarius

2/10/2018
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As we journey through the liminal space of Eclipse Season we are invited to release some old ideas (and ideals) that will no longer serve us on the journey. In this episode we explore the polarity of Leo and Aquarius, creativity and the shadow dance of hero and martyr. Visit www.vanessacouto.com for more information.

Duration:00:48:55

Tasting the Timeless - A Conversation with Adam Sommer

1/24/2018
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This episode is a rich conversation with astrologer Adam Sommer about a myriad of topics: flow states, mythic imagination, liminality and how do we surf the creative wave? Visit his website:http://www.holestoheavens.com/ For more on my Sovereignty course: http://www.vanessacouto.com/sovereigntycourse/

Duration:00:58:36

Sovereignty and Liminality - New Moon Capricorn

1/16/2018
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In today's episode, we explore the meaning of liminality and the link between Capricorn and sovereignty. We also explore the true meaning of 'hag', and how it is linked to Capricorn. www.vanessacouto.com

Duration:00:32:26

The Elegance of Mastery - Saturn comes home to Capricorn

12/20/2017
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Saturn's arrival in Capricorn, its home turf sets the tone for the next three years, both individually and collective. It's a time for mastery, due diligence, focus, priority and to embrace Saturn as our master teacher. There's elegance in Saturn's way of pruning and weeding out that which no longer serves. This is a time for us to step back, take stock and focus on practical ways of climbing the mountain before us. For more information: www.vanessacouto.com

Duration:00:50:05