Saturn turns retrograde until September 29 and talkative Mercury enters its home sign of Gemini.
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Who are the people in your neighborhood? It’s probably been a while since you’ve REALLY asked that question, but as Mercury grooves into Gemini until May 27, it’s time to find creative ways of connecting to the locals. Make a conscious effort to become more involved in the goings-on of your building, block or community. Shop local when you need supplies; start a private page on social media to stay in touch with like-minded souls in your area. Entrepreneurial Rams might offer an affordably priced service that would be helpful in your ‘hood, even if it’s just a short-term side hustle. See the full week >
Simmer down now, Taurus. You’ve had bubbly Mercury in your sign for the past three weeks, which had you buzzing with big ideas. Today, the speedy messenger planet moves on to Gemini’s turf until May 27, giving your vocal cords and active mind a much-needed breather. Slow down and shift into project manager mode. You’ve had many a million-dollar idea since April 27, but which ones are feasible (not to mention enjoyable to pull off)? Crunch numbers, run the metrics, research production costs. When you have the facts before you, the answer will be clear. See the full week >
Filters: off! Messenger Mercury zips through Gemini until May 27, a time for unleashing some big plans. New ideas flood in, and you just can’t shut up about them. Nor should you, Gemini! Your gift of gab is at its strongest when Mercury (your ruler) tours your sign. Own your role as an influencer and trendsetter by speaking up and sharing on social media. What would you like to become the queen or king of in the days ahead? Dive into a solo project, sign up for a personal growth workshop that’s being offered online, build room into your schedule to explore your passions. See the full week >
Stop taking everything so literally, Cancer, and give your imagination the wheel. Mercury, the planet that governs your thought processes, slips into your dreamy twelfth house until May 27. The muse will be your constant companion, so carve out time for visionary brainstorming and creative pursuits. Feeling blocked? Start, or ramp up, a meditation practice. Quieting the “monkey chatter” in your mind allows your higher self to get a word in edgewise. Expect many white-light realizations and healing conversations in the days ahead. PS: They could pop up in your dreams, so keep a capture tool on the nightstand. See the full week >
Let the collaborations commence! Joining forces with an ensemble cast is the recipe for success as social Mercury zips into your eleventh house of groups until May 27. The challenge? Sending your inner control freak on hiatus. Step down from the throne and let another member of the squad play the lead. Feeling stuck on a personal project? Start or join a mastermind group where you can inspire and support each other to victory. This is also a great time to brush up on your digital skills, learning the finer points of hosting a web conference or plowing through a software tutorial that could boost your income. See the full week >
Time to level up, Virgo. With your heavenly ruler, Mercury, speeding through your career corner until May 27, your ambitious nature is back at the wheel. You may have to cut out some of your favorite distractions for a few weeks since direct action is required to capitalize on this energy. Circle the next two weeks for some extreme productivity jam sessions. Momentum picks up quickly once you get in motion. Starting may be the hardest part, even if you have to force yourself to sit down and focus. Keep the coffee brewing! See the full week >
Wanderlust: unlocked. Messenger Mercury glides into Gemini and your travel sector until May 27, whetting your appetite for far-flung locales and foreign accents. Even though you can’t pack up and go exploring at the moment, you can still diversify your friendship portfolio. Long-distance and cross-cultural relationships are ripe with potential. If you’re using a dating app, expand your search radius from “five miles from my hometown” to ten, 100, or more! And where DO you want to go…eventually? If Cuba is calling, sign up for a Spanish class or start practicing daily with your Duolingo app. See the full week >
Ready, set, seduce. Minxy Mercury moves into Gemini and your enchanting eighth house until May 27, putting you squarely in your wheelhouse. Unleash those magnetic charms, Scorpio, but don’t underestimate the power of your pull. The people you draw in will be in no hurry to leave. Cast a spell selectively, saving your best stuff for the keepers, even if that means leaving a vacancy in your heart until the right person (or people) show up. This intimate spell could bring proposals, contracts and other official deals. Put a ring—or some ink—on it! See the full week >
Knock, knock, o’ independent one. With expressive Mercury cruising through Gemini and your partnership zone until May 27, it’s time to turn those solo missions into tag team efforts. Relationships deepen, which can bring a peaceful sense of security. But you’ll also grapple with your commitment issues, wondering at times exactly what you were thinking when you agreed to join forces with certain people. Hang in there, Archer. Rather than curse the conflicts, use them as an opportunity to strengthen your most important bonds by learning more about what each other needs. See the full week >
Spring training is well underway, even if it’s taking place on your living room floor instead of the posh gym of your dreams. No matter where you’re lunging and squatting, with Mercury moving into Gemini and your healthy-living sector today, you could see major improvement in your vitality levels. With the digitally savvy planet here until May 27, explore new apps or try out a session with a trainer who offers sessions via FaceTime or Skype. Set up more efficient systems for getting work done. A massive spring cleaning of your Inbox and saved files helps you sail through tasks faster. See the full week >
Farewell, messy topknot, hello quarantine chic. Social Mercury exits Taurus and your cozy fourth house and moves on to glamorous Gemini until May 27. Time to put your best foot forward again (or at least your best from-the-waist-up style) because you will command any Zoom room you log into. Romantically, the next few weeks could prove to be a surprising renaissance. To get yourself in the mood, pamper yourself with some home spa moments and make time for the muse. Creative visions flow in a mile a minute, inspiring a Pantone rainbow of colorful ideas. Try not to turn them ALL into projects at once! See the full week >
Pisces (February 19 – March 20)
Home sweet home? Nomadic Mercury nestles into Gemini and your cozy fourth house until May 27, bringing another wave of inspiration for sprucing up Chateau Pisces. If you already organized every shelf, closet and cupboard since “all this” began, start thinking of ways to make your space more functional for your summer projects. For some Pisces, this nesting spell could herald a move to a more suitable location. Are you butting heads with the people who live under your roof or simply avoiding them altogether? Clearing the air is a must over the coming few weeks, and the communication planet can help. Just remember, this will involve equal parts talking AND listening. See the full week >
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