Get a Jump on Tomorrow,
Your Horoscopes for Wednesday, April 18
The Sun and Uranus align in your sign, and this brings strong personal energy into your world, dear Aries. In fact, it’s the last time they will meet in Aries before Uranus moves into the sign of Taurus in May. You’re intolerant of limitations and restrictions right now, as you try to break free from those things that are holding you back from growing. You can be excitable and perhaps a little impatient, particularly with rules or impositions. While you can be feeling rebellious now, you put yourself in the very best position if you answer to a genuine need to make progress rather than merely react to what others are doing. Your individuality, uniqueness, and free spirit are all in the spotlight today. You can use this time to make meaningful changes or to break free from a limiting attitude or other such liability. The Moon moves into your communications zone today, stimulating your desire to connect, learn, and chat.
The Sun and Uranus align in the sign of Aries for the last time before Uranus moves into your sign, dear Taurus. This transit shines a light on what inspires and excites you. Things can happen that feel predestined, out of the blue, or entirely uncanny. Surprises and secrets surfacing now are meant to detach you from elements of your past that have been limiting your growth. If you’re not in touch with your need for change, you might grapple with inner restlessness or touchiness today, and this is a sign to pay attention! Your intuition is trying to tell you something. An awakening or sudden awareness is figuring strongly now, and it’s meant to get you past an obstacle. A private matter might open the doors to a healing process or a new beginning. There can be coincidences or sudden meetings now, and these can change your entire focus. The Moon moves out of your sign today and into your resources sector, and you can feel a strong desire to build or produce something tangible. You crave results!
There can be some excitement or surprises today, dear Gemini, and fresh energy is with you for new ideas, insights, and friendships. You might see an association or project in an entirely different light today, and this can be disruptive or exciting, or perhaps a bit of both! The Sun and Uranus meet for the last time in your solar eleventh house, and changes or even radical developments in relationships that occur at this time are likely necessary. Curveballs thrown at you tend to nudge you into new directions. Events can happen now that stimulate new goals, hopes, and ideals. A chance meeting, a new friend, or an epiphany that occurs in a group setting can be catalysts. Disruptions of plans can steer you on a new path and stimulate you to make essential changes. You feel refreshed, even if there is initial disorientation or disruption of plans. You can detach yourself from situations enough to make bold moves or to enjoy yourself more thoroughly without overthinking things today. The Moon moves into your sign, also encouraging a fresh approach and the need for spontaneity.
Unexpected changes today can lead you in new directions, dear Cancer, as the Sun aligns with Uranus at the top of your solar chart for the last time before Uranus moves on from this area of your chart. This yearly alignment is designed to shake things up. You can be hungering for a fresh start or increased freedom. You are slightly more detached than usual when it comes to your work and reputation, and this can lead to bolder moves! Inner stirrings that leave you feeling rebellious against the path you’re currently taking or against authority figures can be intense now. Some of you could be facing a matter that has your reputation going through changes. You don’t want to feel pinned down or restricted today, and your unique approach can stimulate progressive ideas about your life’s direction or goals. You’re reminded of the need to change along with changing times rather than resist those things that help you grow and improve. The Moon moves into your privacy zone today, however, and as the day progresses, you can feel the need to take a break from the routine.
The Sun-Uranus alignment today harmonizes with your sign, dear Leo, and this helps you to work with its progressive energy rather than against it. It’s a highly stimulating influence, and it’s the last yearly Sun-Uranus conjunction in your solar ninth house (Uranus is moving on to your sector of career and reputation starting next month). Today, you’re likely to be feeling both enthusiastic and hopeful about the future. Your belief system is changing, and events that occur now can be catalysts for exploring new ideas. Educational plans might shift, or a sudden opportunity for adventures, travel, or new experiences can arise. For some of you, this can be about meeting a significant other. For others, it’s a mind-opening experience occurring now, or a time of finding inspiration through branching out and exploring places or topics you wouldn’t explore on a regular day. Your enthusiasm is also attracting support or positive attention from others, or your unique ideas, approach, or guidance can be in the spotlight. The Moon moves into your social sector today, also prompting you to reach out and seek the company of others.
Uranus is set to move into your adventure sector next month, dear Virgo, but today, is aligning with the Sun in your intimacy sector, where it’s been transiting for seven years. There can be an eagerness to make profound and long-lasting changes in your personality or lifestyle now. Alternatively, if you’re not in touch with this need for change, you can receive a wake-up call or experience an unexpected event that stimulates the need to change your dependencies or your approach, particularly to people in your life and with money matters. If you’ve been feeling at the mercy of others who seem to be pulling your strings, this is a time you’ll want to break free. It’s an excellent time to overturn expectations and perhaps break some of your usual routines so that you can grow and thrive. Use this energy for a boost of courage to make a change that’s meaningful to you. The Moon moves to the top of your solar chart today, and you are more inclined to take into account your long-term goals and concern yourself with your performance or reputation.
People may be bringing surprises into your life today, dear Libra, or you may awaken to relationship needs as the Sun and Uranus form their yearly alignment in your partnership sector. Either way, you tend to begin fresh on some level in your relationships. You may have a hard time accepting rules and limitations now, or you could find that a partner or special friend is rebelling against you. Unpredictability may be disorienting, but it can also lead to a new understanding of what you need from others and what you’re capable of on your own. Alternatively, through someone else’s input or unpredictability, you may arrive at an exciting new perspective. Outdated ways of relating to others are falling to the side, paving the way for exciting new experiences. Different and unique ways to approach people in your life can emerge. The Moon’s move into harmony with your sign today is a further push towards experiencing new things and enjoying a change of pace.
The long-term transit of routine-bucking Uranus through your sector of routines has been an unusual one, dear Scorpio, and it’s nearing an end. In fact, today’s yearly Sun-Uranus alignment is the last in this area of your chart, and you can feel particularly compelled to make changes. You might consider which elements of your daily life or work and habits are no longer serving you well and put them behind you. Changes in plans today can lead you on the path to discovery of new methods to improve wellness, work, health, and other systems in your life. If you’ve been stifled or confined in your work or restricted from getting out and about, then now is a time for breaking free, being mindful, of course, that you’re not merely reacting or acting on whims. Certainly, if you feel you’ve been slaving away yet enjoying few benefits or little recognition, you might take steps to change these conditions. The Moon moves into your intimacy sector, and as the day advances, you could find that withdrawing or pouring much of your energy into a special pursuit suits you just fine.
A Sun-Uranus alignment occurring today can awaken you to the need to make changes, grow, and improve, dear Sagittarius. It’s a yearly event, and in the past seven years, this conjunction has occurred in your sector of romance and creativity. Next year, it will center on themes related to work and health, but for now, disruptions, detours, and excitement are directed to matters related to your loves, passions, hobbies, and feelings. You may want to create something new, meet new people, or do something different with a loved one now. Plans seem to change at the very last minute, and this allows for more freeform and inspirational experiences. It’s easier for you than usual to identify where change is necessary instead of resisting it and letting it mess with your life! Romantic and creative matters can be surprising, changeful, and stimulating. You stand out for your unique creations or personality. This is not the time to do the same old things or to approach others in the usual way since opportunities open up as you make changes and breathe fresh life into your projects and relationships.
The desire to grow, improve, and change can be intense today, dear Capricorn, as the Sun and Uranus form their yearly alliance. Today and in the past seven years, this conjunction has been happening in your sector of home and family, and disruptions have been par for the course in your personal and domestic life. This is the last time the Sun and Uranus meet in this area of your chart, and revelations occurring now can be quite significant and hard to dismiss. Disruptions to routines may be necessary in order for your life to move forward in a positive way. This is a time when you find it easier than usual to step outside of your comfort zone, and as you do, you boost your confidence. Falling back on the same old conditioned approaches in relationships will only frustrate you today, so aim to make progress with a new style or plan. This way, you may be breaking out of the mold that others have created for you! The Moon moves into your work and health sector today, turning your attention to the details of your life that need your attention.
Your ruler, Uranus, will be moving into the sign of Taurus in less than a month, dear Aquarius, and this will be a significant shift for you. Today, the Sun and Uranus form their yearly conjunction, the last of which occurring in your communications sector before Uranus makes its big move in May, and there can be some mental excitement now. Partnership matters can be very favorable today and this week, particularly if independence and individuality are emphasized and honored. The focus is on growing and encouraging one another. News you hear or ideas you arrive at now can bring about a new direction or change of plans. Your ideas, advice, or guidance might stand out as particularly unique. This is a wonderful time for new beginnings and fresh starts. You can feel quite inspired to make improvements or to branch out into new projects or making interesting connections. The Moon moves into your creativity sector today, further exciting your senses and stimulating your desire to enjoy life more fully. You’re especially attractive to others now, to boot!
The Sun forms its yearly alignment with Uranus in your resources sector today, dear Pisces. This influence activates the need for innovation and inspiration with your business, finances, work, health, and/or talents. It’s a day for embracing change and accepting that unpredictability can sometimes bring exciting new possibilities into your life. Your thinking is progressive and enterprising, and you’re exploring your more unique qualities and talents. The sudden desire for a fancy new item or for new technology in your everyday life that changes your methods or mood is likely. You probably shouldn’t expect things to go as planned today, and while this can be unsettling at first, it can also lead to essential realizations and detours. For some, there can be the desire to unburden yourself of excess possessions or clutter. Circumstances are such that you become especially aware of what you’ve been holding onto both emotionally and physically and how some of this may be holding you back. The Moon’s descent to the bottom of your solar chart today suggests a need to center yourself and draw comfort from familiar faces and places.