The energies for May are much more stable as we appreciate the grounding energy of the earth sign of Taurus and bathe in the glory and abundance that nature has to offer us. Venus arrives in versatile Gemini on the 9th, offering the perfect opportunity for plenty of outdoor socialising and reconnecting with friends and family. Mighty Jupiter arrives in Pisces on the 14th, but only for a short while before going back into Aquarius at the end of July. Jupiter in Pisces is deeply compassionate, prioritising selflessness and brotherly love to all who are in need. The new moon is in practical Taurus on the 11th; new moons are always about new beginnings and a time when things take root. This new moon is the perfect time to connect with what gives you pleasure and discover what it is that truly makes you happy and fulfilled. The full moon is in adventurous Sagittarius on the 26th. Full moons are always about energetic intensity and illumination; it’s time to check out your life’s direction – do you have a goal, a mission or a philosophy that needs your attention?
ARIES MARCH 21 – APRIL 20
The Taurus Sun starts the month in a unique aspect to Uranus. This exceptional combination illuminates the way you value yourself and how you come across to others. Change is long overdue and Venus arriving in chatty Gemini on the 9th expands your social circle and assists with communicating your ideas.
TAURUS APRIL 21 – MAY 21
The Sun is in your sign and starts the month in exact aspect to the rebel planet Uranus. This month will not be dull and you’ll start to see plenty of unexpected change. Dynamic Mars is in the sensitive and intuitive sign of Cancer, offering you a chance to clear up some emotional matters.
GEMINI MAY 22 – JUNE 21
Dynamic Mars in sensitive Cancer is stirring up the financial area of your chart. Use your intuition to make some necessary changes, you’ll be well rewarded as new opportunities open up. Practical matters also look encouraging and you’ll see the need to put in lots of hard work, particularly around the full moon on the 26th.
CANCER JUNE 22 – JULY 22
Energetic Mars is busy in your sign all month, giving you the courage, self-confidence and determination to stand firm on a recent issue. The Sun and Venus illuminate the social area of your chart offering plenty of opportunities to make new friendships and renew some old ones.
LEO JULY 23 – AUGUST 23
The Sun, your ruler is close to the maverick planet Uranus at the highest point of your chart. This illuminates the way for bigger and brighter career prospects, you need to believe in yourself and claim what is rightfully yours. The Sagittarian full moon on the 26th brings a romantic situation to your attention.
VIRGO AUGUST 24 – SEPTEMBER 22
This month brings a sense of adventure and exciting new possibilities as the Sun and love planet Venus offer brilliant opportunities to broaden your horizons. Communicative Mercury arrives in Gemini on the 4th, ensuring that you get the very best out of your social endeavours.
LIBRA SEPTEMBER 23 – OCTOBER 23
The new moon in Taurus on the 11th illuminates the important decisions that you have taken in recent months, Venus is favourable and success looks almost certain. Improved communications show that you can make a powerful impact on others as your newfound optimism makes all the difference.
SCORPIO OCTOBER 24 – NOVEMBER 22
Your opposite sign of Taurus is crowded with four planets at the start of this important month. In due course you will determine who you really are, what matters most and what your ultimate goal is. The Sagittarius full moon on the 26th brings a financial challenge to the surface.
SAGITTARIUS NOVEMBER 23 – DECEMBER 21
Jupiter, your ruler, arrives in Pisces on the 14th, illuminating your home and family life. Jupiter is all about expanding and broadening horizons. Now is the perfect time to let go of outmoded ideas and discover inspirational new ways forward. The full moon in your sign on the 26th will certainly be a turning point.
CAPRICORN DECEMBER 22 – JANUARY 20
Energetic Mars is in your opposite sign of Cancer all month, paving the way for determination and success on many levels. The Sun and the maverick planet Uranus are working together, setting the scene for the winds of change to blow away any cobwebs in your social and romantic life.
AQUARIUS JANUARY 21 – FEBRUARY 18
Mars is travelling through a pivotal area of your chart all month; this is a powerful opportunity for reviewing your daily life and clearing out anything that is not essential. Jupiter leaves your sign for a few months as finances are highlighted and a dynamic phase of change and self-determination begins.
PISCES FEBRUARY 19 – MARCH 20
Expansive Jupiter arrives in your sign on the 14th, although only for a short stay. How you relate to others is about to be challenged and a new plan of action is on the cards. Inspirational new ideas start to form with the powerful new moon in Taurus on the 11th.
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