Update 2022 on Life Purpose w/Humanistic Astrologer, Brian Hill

February 4, 2022
Hosted by Diane Dewey

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Update and Refresh for 2022: What is your life's purpose? Wouldn't you like to know what makes relationships work according to the stars -- in a way that enables us to know ourselves better? Ahead of Valentine's Day, we talk with Brian Hill, Humanistic Astrologer, about finding love within ourselves and in the world, and making relationships work. Most traditional seekers have historically wanted to know "what will happen and how it can be avoided if it's unpleasant." Isn't it more meaningful and sustainable long-term, and in-depth, to understand our essential characteristics? The goal is to discover our innate potential and life purpose. That is the essence of Humanistic Astrology and the core of the work that Brian delves into with us. It's a big picture view and Brian Hill will break it down for us. We'll talk about the effects of the pandemic, our changing sense of destiny, our need to make meaning out of life, and the more pressing issue of discovering our life purpose. With so many people re-examining their work, their careers and its rewards, their worldly contributions and innermost desires, this is a conversation that you won't want to miss. Find your peace and purpose now. Drop in with Brian Hill, and drop us a line with any questions or comments on your mind!

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Diane Dewey

My most pressing question has always been about identity: Who am I? Growing up near Philadelphia with my adoptive family, my genetic identity was hidden. Then, my Swiss biological father, Otto, contacted me when I was age forty-seven in 2002. I’d been told by my adoptive parents that my biological parents were dead, supposedly to protect me. Meeting Otto upended my life. Through him, I met my German biological mother’s family to discover that her story too, had been changed; that she’d not wanted to surrender me and she’d searched for me all her life. Finding my truth was essential.

Based on my experience I am excited to talk to people about their own search for identity. My education includes a BA from Villanova University, a certificate from the Art Institute of Philadelphia and a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University. I’ve worked for The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The SoHo Partnership and the National Academy of Design and have studied writing through New York University’s Continuing Education program. As an entrepreneur, I founded my art appraisal business, The Realization of Art in 2006. My non-fiction writing has been published in Shared Space, a monograph, and in Artes online magazine. Writing workshops worldwide have given me the chance to learn and hone my craft. My first book, “Fixing the Fates,” was awarded the National Non-Fiction Author’s Association Silver Medal and the Living Now Award.

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