Valerie Tejeda is the author and narrator of Self Care by the Signs, a #1 Audible bestseller, a #1 Amazon bestseller, an AP bestseller, and an Editor's Pick for Best of the Month, and Self Care by the Moon, an Audible Top 10 Listen and Editor's Pick for a 2021 favorite in self-development. Both published by Audible Originals, these uplifting productions work together to help attune self-care practices to the natural cycles of the moon and the astrological signs and seasons.

In addition, she writes fiction novels: the adult contemporary romance Good on Paper (more links to purchase can be found here), a #1 Amazon bestseller published by Hachette's Imprint Headline Eternal in 2022, and the satirical young adult urban fantasy, Hollywood Witch Hunter, published by Bloomsbury in 2015. Valerie's author work is represented by The Bent Agency

As a journalist, she wrote stories about mental health, well-being, astrology, and pop culture. Her bylines have appeared in publications such as Self MagazineVanity Fair, MTVTeen Vogue, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Huffington Post, Latina, and more. She's had multiple articles cited in scholarly journals, including Oxford University Press. Her story highlighting the Latino bullying epidemic in schools (published in 2013) earned her national acclaim.

She is also the astrologer and creator of the digital pop astrology brand Big Cosmic Energy. Val has spent over a decade studying astrology. She has BA in psychology and certifications in astrology, tarot, and music therapy and meditation. To book a one-on-one reading with Val, you can schedule it here, and you can also book her for live text readings on the Sanctuary Astrology app.

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