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Anne Nordhaus-Bike is president of ANB Communications. The author of the award-winning Living in Harmony astrology column for the Gazette newspaper in Chicago, she has won several journalism awards and in 1997 was added to the "Wall of Fame" of the National Women's Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, NY.

In 2011, Anne's astrology and art book, Follow the Sun: A Simple Way to Use Astrology for Living in Harmony, was published.

She began her career as a business and technical writer, working at companies such as Ameritech and Dental Products Report. Later, she joined a major healthcare consulting firm, where she earned recognition as a national leader in communication and training and was one of the authors of Fundamentals of Flexible Compensation (John Wiley & Sons, 1992). She founded ANB Communications in 1993 as a business communications consulting firm, serving clients such as Accenture and Philips Medical Systems.

During these years, she also helped establish the Gazette, a Chicago community newspaper, where she served as fine arts editor for two decades. In 2006, she launched Living in Harmony, a monthly astrology column that ran for two years. She remains involved with the paper as assistant editor, member of the board of directors, and contributing writer.

Since 2002, Anne has dedicated most of her efforts to writing, astrology, art, and performance. She frequently combines her talents to create multimedia works. In recent years, Anne has focused on themes inspired by nature and by spiritual and mystical subjects.

Today, ANB Communications offers writing, astrology, art, and music videos and short films inspired by nature and by spiritual and mystical subjects. These products are designed to help clients live in harmony physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually.

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Friday, July 11, 2014 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Astrology July 2014: Out of Darkness, Into Light For two weeks, starting at the full Moon on July 12, life will feel intense and filled with change, as if we're passing through an emotional or spiritual tunnel. In this period we will see many planets change signs and change direction, helping us tie up loose ends and finish projects so we're ready for new adventures. In the end, this time will bring us out of lunar darkness and into solar light.
Series: Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)

Thursday, May 1, 2014 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Astrology May 2014: Come On-A My House Rosemary Clooney scored a monster hit in 1951 with "Come On-A My House." This month, Venus and Mars ask us to "come on-a my house" for big fun as each planet visits the other's cosmic house, turning things upside down with their passionate energies. Get all the key dates for May 2014--along with helpful tips on preparing and ideas for making the most of these opportunities--in this article.
Series: Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)

Saturday, April 12, 2014 (19 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Age of Aquarius Arrives (Finally!) On April 12, 1969, the singing group the Fifth Dimension's recording of "The Age of Aquarius" reached number one on Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart. Exactly 45 years later, this month the astrological conditions the group sang about will be happening in the sky, along with several other alignments that will give us the 'rocket fuel' we need to leap into the new age of Aquarius.
Series: Age of Aquarius (2 Articles, 5424 views)

Thursday, April 10, 2014 (7 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Astrology April 2014: Ready for Your Breakthrough? From April 15 - 29, we'll undergo some of the most intense energy of this era in human history. And we got a preview of what it will be like on April 8, when you may have seen clashes between people or felt extreme impatience with the status quo. Or maybe you were affected by the Heartbleed technology issue. Whatever you experienced, you saw first hand the power of Mars and Aries--and their potential for helping us change.
Series: Uranus Square Pluto (5 Articles, 41777 views)

Friday, November 1, 2013 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Uranus Square Pluto Part Four: How Are You Feeling? The next Uranus-Pluto square happens Friday, November 1. It's the fourth out of seven squares from 2012 through 2015, which means we're at the halfway mark of a three-year period of highly challenging astrological energies. That makes this a great time to stop, take stock of how we're feeing, and look ahead to the rest of this cycle and figure out what we still need to change and what we want to accomplish.
Series: Uranus Square Pluto (5 Articles, 41777 views)

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 (7 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Get Insight on Scorpio Hillary Rodham Clinton at 'Scorpios for Hillary' website With the Sun's move into Scorpio at 1:11 a.m. CDT on October 23, this is a great time to take stock of Hillary Rodham Clinton, a Scorpio born October 26, 1947. The Scorpios-for-Hillary website provides numerous resources for investigating Clinton's astrological side. It also includes a page listing all U.S. presidents by Sun sign.
Series: Astrology and Politics (2 Articles, 2490 views), Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)

Friday, May 17, 2013 (9 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Uranus Square Pluto Round Three: Fight Your Own Fight, KO What Needs to Go In this corner: Uranus in Aries! In this corner: Pluto in Capricorn! Squaring off May 20 in the third round of their historic seven-round bout, these two titlists are punching for change and battling for dominance until their final round in early 2015. It's the barnburner of the century, with no way to know who will walk away as champ after the final round.
Series: Uranus Square Pluto (5 Articles, 41777 views)

Friday, February 1, 2013 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Aquarian Age Is Here: An Aquarian Manifesto The Age of Aquarius, a new Golden Age for humanity, is here. We're moving NOW from the Piscean Age to the Aquarian Age of peace, wisdom, and true harmony. Read "An Aquarian Manifesto" for details on why the Age of Aquarius is beginning now, what that means for humanity, and how to live Aquarius's most noble expressions.
Series: Age of Aquarius (2 Articles, 5424 views), Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)

Tuesday, January 1, 2013 (9 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Astrological Year Ahead 2013: Sun, Moon, Mercury Welcome to 2013! Prepare now for the astrological year ahead with the tips featured in this article. Use the special Sun, Moon, and Mercury charts to mark your calendar for all important dates, and use the artwork included to harmonize with 2013's major astro energies. This article also includes a detailed list of tools and resources to see you through every zodiac sign in 2013.
Series: Astrology Forecasts (1 Articles, 4515 views)

Monday, December 17, 2012 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Art & Astrology: Capricorn Solstice Video and the 2012 Winter Solstice The mystical art video Capricorn: A Meditation for the Solstice has just been released in time for this year's long awaited Solstice, which arrives this Friday, December 21, when the Sun enters the astrological sign Capricorn. This article gives details on the 10.5-minute HD video, which offers a peaceful, uplifting mix of narration and music along with photography, painting, and motion graphics.
Series: Art & Astrology (4 Articles, 7982 views), Astrology: Winter Solstice, Holiday Stress (2 Articles, 2877 views)

Friday, September 21, 2012 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Sun into Libra: Time to Seek Peace The Sun leaves Virgo for Libra on Saturday, September 22, bringing us the equinox and a new season. The Sun's month in this peace-loving sign can help us find calm and beauty in the face of several exceptionally challenging energies that will come our way in the next few weeks. This sign's symbol, the Scales, can help everyone remember the importance of balance and stillness for achieving peace, justice, and love.
Series: Astrology: Sun Signs (10 Articles, 21583 views), Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)

Thursday, August 30, 2012 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Uranus and Pluto's Transformation Timetable: Sept. 19 Square Forces Issues Around Virgo, Health The Uranus-Pluto square is THE astrology for 2012--and beyond, as these planets will make seven squares through 2015. Squares bring difficult energy that forces change. This article talks about the upcoming second square on Sept. 19, which will highlight Virgo themes of health and purity and our great need for balance.
Series: Uranus Square Pluto (5 Articles, 41777 views)

Monday, August 20, 2012 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Sun into Virgo: Time to See Details and Reap a Helpful Harvest The Sun leaves fiery, dramatic Leo for earthy, hard-working Virgo on Wednesday, August 22. This article reviews the astrological sign Virgo and offers tips for harmonizing yourself with its practical, helpful, purifying energies. The article also explains the many astrological happenings this month as planets shift signs and intense "2012 energy" returns toward the end of September.
Series: Astrology: Sun Signs (10 Articles, 21583 views), Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)

Friday, August 10, 2012 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Art & Astrology: Leo, Deer Skull, and the Cycles of Life This article in the Art & Astrology series looks at the watercolor painting Deer Skull and explores its symbolism related to the astrological sign Leo as well as the Sun (Leo's ruler) and the mysteries of life's cycles of birth, death, and renewal.
Series: Art & Astrology (4 Articles, 7982 views)

Thursday, July 19, 2012 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Sun into Leo: Time to Open Your Heart and Shine Your Light The Sun leaves emotional Cancer for sunny, dramatic Leo on Sunday, July 22. This article reviews the astrological sign Leo and offers tips for harmonizing yourself with its fiery, exuberant energies. It also explains the many astrological happenings this month as planets shift signs and undergo retrogrades.
Series: Astrology: Sun Signs (10 Articles, 21583 views), Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)

Friday, July 13, 2012 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Art & Astrology: Cancer, Blue Moonrise, and the Art of Illumination This article explores a single painting: Blue Moonrise. The text brings out this work's deeply symbolic and spiritual meaning by analyzing it from many perspectives: symbolism, artistic analysis, astrology, spirituality, and mysticism. This approach demonstrates how art not only inspires us through beauty of color and form but through content and meaning that uplift our souls and help us make progress on the spiritual path.
Series: Art & Astrology (4 Articles, 7982 views)

Monday, June 25, 2012 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Uranus and Pluto 2012: Mid-'60s come of age, demand "report card" As of June 24, some of the most powerful astrology of the mid-1960s has begun to come of age. How has the world changed since then? What do we need to do now to fulfill the promise seeded in 1965 and 1966?
Series: Uranus Square Pluto (5 Articles, 41777 views)

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Sun into Cancer: Time to Feel, and Time to Change The Sun leaves curious Gemini for emotional Cancer on Wednesday, June 20, bringing a new sign, a new season, and the Solstice. This article reviews the astrological sign Cancer and offers tips on how to harmonize yourself with its watery, tender energies. It also explains the powerful astrological happenings this month that are bringing a time of increasing intensity--and tremendous opportunity for constructive change.
Series: Astrology: Sun Signs (10 Articles, 21583 views), Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Art and Astrology: Gemini and the Story of Ma'at Like astrology, art provides a powerful way to connect with our inner selves. It communicates through symbols which constitute the language of the soul. This article explores the oil painting titled Ma'at's Feather and its symbolic meaning and association with astrology and the ancient Egyptian story of Ma'at, the goddess of truth, balance, justice and order.
Series: Art & Astrology (4 Articles, 7982 views)

Thursday, May 17, 2012 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Sun into Gemini: Time to be Curious and Think Higher Thoughts This article reviews the astrological sign Gemini and offers tips on how to harmonize yourself with its airy, curious energies. It also reviews the major astrological happenings during late May and most of June--critical information as we gear up for the Solstice and many major energies bringing changes on all planes.
Series: Astrology: Sun Signs (10 Articles, 21583 views), Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)

Tuesday, May 15, 2012 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Venus Retrograde: Beautiful Minds, Loving Thoughts While Venus is retrograde in Gemini, from May 15 through June 27, we have opportunities to think about what we find beautiful, pleasant, harmonious, and just. We also have a wonderful opportunity to use our minds (Gemini) in beautiful ways, to express loving thoughts that help uplift our world.
Series: Astrology: Venus (2 Articles, 4980 views), Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)

Thursday, May 3, 2012 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Mercury into Taurus: Fertile Thoughts and Renewed Creativity Mercury in Aries has made our minds race and brought challenges in communication and technology. Fortunately, that's about to change: Mercury leaves brash and irritated Aries for placid, arts-loving Taurus on May 9. With this shift, all the sudden thoughts and fiery inspirations we've had since April 16 can ground themselves in fertile thoughts and new forms of creativity.
Series: Astrology: Mercury and Mercury Retrograde (4 Articles, 5555 views), Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)

Thursday, April 19, 2012 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Sun into Taurus: Time to Ground Yourself as the World Girds Itself for Change The Sun leaves fiery Aries for earthy Taurus on Thursday, April 19. During the month the Sun occupies Taurus, we have great opportunities for harmonizing our lives, especially on the physical plane. Thanks to several other earthy planetary placements this month, this also is a powerful time to harmonize ourselves with the planet we call home and to give thanks for the material abundance nature provides for us.
Series: Astrology: Sun Signs (10 Articles, 21583 views), Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)

Thursday, April 5, 2012 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Venus in Gemini: Mental hugs Venus, the beautiful planet named for the ancient goddess of love, left earthy Taurus and entered airy Gemini on April 3. This shift is helping us become more social, enjoy lighter forms of fun, and engage in playful exchanges with others. Best of all, this lovely energy will continue for four months, giving us a welcome relief from some of t
Series: Astrology: Venus (2 Articles, 4980 views), Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)

Friday, March 30, 2012 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Mercury retrograde in Pisces: Think spiritually When Mercury went retrograde March 12, it began moving backward through Aries and on March 23 slipped back into Pisces. Before the retrograde ends April 4, we have a few more days to make the most of this energy by "thinking spiritually."
Series: Astrology: Mercury and Mercury Retrograde (4 Articles, 5555 views), Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)

Sunday, March 18, 2012 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Astrology: Sun into Aries: Time to Face Who You Really Are This week brings big changes when the Sun enters fiery Aries on March 20 (or the 19th in some time zones). This shift brings us a new astrological year--plus the equinox, the start of a new season, and a new astrological month. Find out what all this means and get tips for making the most of it. See what other astro energies are active right now--and get practical ideas for thriving in this powerful time of new beginnings.
Series: Astrology: Sun Signs (10 Articles, 21583 views), Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)

Sunday, February 19, 2012 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Sun into Pisces: Time to Trust Your Intuition Find out how to make the most of the Sun's time in Pisces this year. The Sun enters this watery, intuitive sign on February 19 and remains there until the spring equinox on March 20. Taking a spiritual--yet practical--approach, this article also shows how to work well with the other major planetary placements during the month.
Series: Astrology: Sun Signs (10 Articles, 21583 views), Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)

Monday, January 30, 2012 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Planetary Politics: Astrological Analysis of GOP Presidential Race An astrological analysis of the four major contenders for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, based on their Sun signs. This article offers a nonpartisan astrological look at Newt Gingrich (Gemini), Ron Paul (Leo), Mitt Romney (Pisces), and Rick Santorum (Taurus).
Series: Astrology and Politics (2 Articles, 2490 views)

Monday, January 23, 2012 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Sun into Aquarius: Time to Awaken to Inner Wisdom The Sun entered Aquarius January 20 and remains there until February 19. Here are tips for understanding Aquarius and for making the make the most of its energy this month, especially in your spiritual life. This article also shows how to work well with the other major planetary placements during the month.
Series: Astrology: Sun Signs (10 Articles, 21583 views), Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)

Monday, December 5, 2011 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Handle Holiday Stress by Harmonizing with the Season If the holidays are supposed to be so happy, why do I feel so terrible? If ever you have felt that way, be assured you are not alone. With some knowledge of the underlying astrological energies of this time of year, however, it is possible to reclaim the wonder and joy of winter's feasts and festivals by harmonizing yourself with this season's natural rhythms and deeper purpose.
Series: Astrology: Winter Solstice, Holiday Stress (2 Articles, 2877 views)

Monday, November 28, 2011      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Sun Into Sagittarius: Time to Seek the Meaning of Life The shift to Sagittarius time is bringing all of us new opportunities to expand our lives and ourselves. Along the way, we can gain new insights about why we are here and what comes next in our continuing quest for understanding and meaning.
Series: Astrology: Sun Signs (10 Articles, 21583 views), Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)

Sunday, June 14, 2009 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Art Institute of Chicago ushers in new era with Modern Wing A description of the new Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago, and the significance of its donors remaining anonymous and not feeding their egos by naming the wing after themselves.

Thursday, May 21, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Sacred Conversation An astrological shift of the Sun from Taurus to Gemini puts emphasis on the Devine Feminine and "sacra conversazione" (sacred conversation).
Series: Astrology: Mercury and Mercury Retrograde (4 Articles, 5555 views), Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)

Wednesday, March 25, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Double Courage, Double Fire The Moon joins the Sun in Aries, providing a special opportunity to launch new spiritual beginnings.
Series: Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Spiritual Thoughts and Deeds An astrological look at the equinox, 2009.
Series: Astrology: Mercury and Mercury Retrograde (4 Articles, 5555 views), Monthly Astrology (21 Articles, 55551 views)