Juliana McCarthy

Curriculum Vitae Q&A with The Conservatory's Astrologer Juliana.

Astrological sign?
Virgo Sun, Aquarius Moon
Lucky number?
Favorite Color?
Midnight blue
Morning, Noon, or Night?
Uptown, Midtown, or Downtown?
Oscars, Tonys, or Grammys?
Met, MOMA, or Movies?
Depends on exhibitions!

Football, Baseball, or Basketball?
I don’t watch sports, but I used to love basketball
Green Tea, Black Tea, or Herbal Tea?
Herbal – Tulsi Rose
Sugar, Splenda, or Stevia?
None! Honey
Red, White, or Rosé?
Rosé and white
Spicy, Salty, or Sweet?
Sandwich, Soup, or Salad?

Black, white, or color?
Is your closet messy or neat?
What’s your favorite room?

What do you collect?
So many things! (I have a stellium in Libra in the 2nd house!) Crystals, art, antiques, books, ceramics.
Dream dinner guest?
Joseph Campbell, if he could come back to life.
Sunday ritual?
Sleep in, practice meditation and healing, stretch, eat a good brunch with friends, hike, read.
Favorite flower?
Cheat meal?
What does that mean? I really only eat good foods because I’m so sensitive! But I love vegan, gluten-free pancakes.

Do you have any rituals that you consider important to being your best self?
I practice energy healing on myself and lie on my infrared mat almost daily, and I visit the Korean spa almost every week.

Talent you’d like to have?
To magically help people open their hearts and minds from rigid beliefs and understand interconnection.
Quality you want to be remembered by?
Being loving.
Best thing about New York?
The humor, the history, the directness, the intelligence, the people… So many good things!
What does Considered Luxury mean to you?
It means to be mindful of our consumption, to care for ourselves with an eye toward our reasons why—the pure intention of being of greater benefit to all beings, and helping more, in large ways and small, to make the world a better, kinder, saner place.