Nurture yourself and live your potential with this practical and accessible guide to your unique blend of fire, earth, air, and water from goop's resident psychological astrologer “Jennifer Freed is one of my favorite spiritual teachers.”—GLENNON DOYLE “Dr. Jen provides a clear map to realizing your innate gifts and how to best share them with the world.”—MILA KUNIS
There are four elements—fire, earth, air, and water—that exist in nature and within us all. Knowing your personal map of these four elements offers a way to personalize your self-care rituals and design your best life: one that fully expresses your special gifts.
With a PhD in psychology in addition to her expertise as an astrologer, Dr. Jennifer Freed is here to show you to how to decode and tap into your gifts in this practical guide to life. She explains how your astrological birth chart can point you to the life you want and offers self-assessments to pinpoint your most effective strategies. A Map to Your Soul offers practical exercises for topics ranging from communication styles to creativity, home styles to psychic development, health habits to belief systems. Some of the advice is as simple as the color scheme that will make you feel most at peace in your bedroom. Other advice is as nuanced as how to better listen to your loved ones and how to fulfill your soul’s purpose.
To get a sense of how the four elements manifest for you, think of a time when you felt:
• Mentally clear: that's air • Grounded and centered: that's earth • Flowing and feeling: that's water • Creative and Dynamic: that's fire
Written with the beginner in mind but offering insight to the experienced student of astrology, A Map to Your Soul is a 12-part journey through the way the elements express themselves in your life. By balancing and supporting the elements within us, we can finally truly flourish.
About the Author
Jennifer Freed, PhD, is a renowned psychological astrologer and social and emotional education trainer. She has spent over thirty-five years consulting clients and businesses worldwide on psychological, spiritual, and educational topics. A regular contributor to goop and Maria Shriver's newsletter The Sunday Paper, Jennifer has penned ten books relating to personal growth, and she has been interviewed for her expertise by the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, People Magazine, and Vogue.
“Jennifer Freed is one of my favorite spiritual teachers and her fresh wisdom in A Map to Your Soul is a North Star.”—Glennon Doyle, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Untamed, founder of Together Rising
“Here’s a book for all of us who seek a life that is aligned with our values and purpose. It will help you to both deepen your relationship to yourself and to others.”—Jay Shetty, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Think Like a Monk, host of On Purpose, former monk and purpose coach
“While journeying through the pages of A Map to Your Soul, it is wholly evident that Jennifer Freed truly cares about the lives of her readers. She wants your life to feel good and be meaningful. Whether you are interested in astrology or not, this book is filled with wise and practical offerings that I have no doubt will either help you find the path you’ve been looking for, or continue on your current path more confidently.”—Cleo Wade, New York Times bestselling author of Heart Talk
“Jennifer Freed is a profoundly gifted, wise, and generous guide. To understand how we work elementally is one of the most clarifying tools we have to work with in astrology. This book is accessible and deep and will help anyone who reads it.”—Chani Nicholas, New York Times bestselling author of You Were Born for This
“I’ve learned so much from Jennifer Freed over the years. And this book is made up of her most insightful lessons. It’s a guide to rediscovering yourself, to finding beauty and resonance everywhere, and to living a truly vibrant life.”—Gwyneth Paltrow, founder and CEO of goop
“Dr. Jen is an incredibly intuitive guide who help folks recognize their strengths and potential. She provides a clear map to realizing your innate gifts and how to best share them with the world.”—Mila Kunis
“Dr. Jennifer Freed is a true voice and vision for a fully expressed life of love, creativity, and the celebration of our differences with dignity.”—Van Jones, author of Beyond the Messy Truth
“Dr. Jen speaks to the soul. She is a trustworthy guide on the most important subjects in our lives. Her book is a must-read!”—Emily Morse, PhD, host of Sex With Emily
“Jennifer’s work is thoughtful, illuminating, and powerful. She is a true master in her field.”—Stephanie Allynne & Tig Notaro
“Readers will enjoy this bountiful offering.”—Publishers Weekly