Although the mood of the day is still a bit somber, the heaviness of the earthy Capricorn Moon and Mars is eased today. Impulsive Mars forms a cooperative sextile with dreamy Neptune, luring us to temporarily escape into fantasies. Meanwhile, the complex Scorpio Sun joins retrograde Mercury to turn our thinking inward. Setting aside time for contemplation helps us resolve the tension between Neptune’s intuitive path and Mercury’s need for logic.
(Mar 21 – Apr 19)
Recent promises become more pressing today, requiring you to do the right thing, but your desires may distort your sense of reality. You think you know what to do, but your thoughts could be so overrun with irrational fears and desires that you head off in the wrong direction. Ask for advice and listen to it before you set your course.
(Apr 20 – May 20)
You may believe that your mastery of detail is on point today, but it’s easy to skip over a critical piece of data. Others will appreciate your sincerity even in the most casual interactions. Thankfully, you don’t have to sell your ideas; instead, just imagine yourself as teaching people to better understand your vision of tomorrow. Keep an open mind so you can incorporate what you learn as you go.
(May 21 – Jun 20)
You like having enough freedom to improvise, but you may not have this luxury today. You might possibly push back against authority, but you could wear yourself out in the process. This is like a training exercise that helps you develop your talents through a concentrated effort. A little self-discipline now enables you to grow more than you expect.
(Jun 21 – Jul 22)
Balancing your needs with those of others can be a major issue today. You want to be caring and compassionate, but you also must establish clear limits. Unfortunately, this process isn’t as straightforward as a simple yes or no. Exploring the full range of possibilities between the extremes makes relationships easier to manage now.
(Jul 23 – Aug 22)
Although you are tempted to run off and play, you may have to roll up your sleeves and get ready for hard work today. Organizing your schedule in advance is a more a more successful strategy. Be as resourceful as possible, for this is not a time to act like a diva. What’s most important when facing your chores now is to be humble and just do the best you can.
(Aug 23 – Sep 22)
Your natural sense of discrimination allows you to be very creative today by screening out extraneous distractions. The ambitious Capricorn Moon’s presence in your 5th House of Play enables you to enjoy expressing yourself while still being productive. Go ahead and proudly demonstrate your skills. Even if you don’t achieve your goal, you can still learn a valuable lesson by taking a risk.
(Sep 23 – Oct 22)
Take care of your basic needs today before doing anything else because this gives you a sense of much-needed security. Pay close attention to your family, as outsiders might distract you from what’s most important. You may be able to impress others now, but don’t make that your primary goal. Instead, stick to the essentials to get the most out of this day.
(Oct 23 – Nov 21)
Relying on your common sense is your best bet now, since it gives you the ability to see patterns where others see chaos. However, you might find it difficult to get anyone else to understand your intentions, so take your time and cover the details step by step. Fortunately, the Sun’s conjunction with retrograde Mercury in your sign enables you to communicate your position effectively as long as you don’t rush the process of telling your story.
(Nov 22 – Dec 21)
The Moon’s visit to your 2nd House of Resources reminds you that managing your money is actually a matter of self-respect. You may prefer to have the freedom to ignore your financial responsibilities at times. Nevertheless, when you take control of your budget, you might actually wind up having more cash to spend. Be patient; doing less is better now than doing too much.
(Dec 22 – Jan 19)
The receptive Moon in your hardworking sign prompts you to feel extra sensitive today. However, it also brings on feelings of heightened responsibility, possibly based on guilt. Although you’re not immune to experiencing low self-esteem, an honest show of emotions could be helpful. Remember, revealing your vulnerability to someone you trust is actually a sign of inner strength.
(Jan 20 – Feb 18)
Your powers of observation are quite strong today, as long as you trust your instincts. However, there’s no need to worry about every little thing down to the tiniest detail. Instead, back away from your regular routines so that you can gain a wider perspective on your life. Ask for help; wisdom might come from someone who you consider to be a valuable mentor.
(Feb 19 – Mar 20)
Sometimes you exhibit more compassion for others than you do for yourself. Fortunately, you can be a great friend for someone you want to get to know better by offering calm and practical advice today. Remember, some of the difficulties you’ve recently had are now your most powerful sources of insight. Integrating your own experiences into the present moment empowers you to communicate with more conviction.