Unlucky Horoscopes of 2012

2012 started with a perfect storm for most horoscopes in all parts of their lives. Some were lucky some were unlucky. Here are the unlucky ones until the end of this year, 2012. Aquarius, Libra, Cancer, Scorpio, Leo are five … Continue reading

New Moon Solar Eclipse in Cancer

solareclipse2009001Today’s New Moon Solar Eclipse at 10:34 pm EDT in hypersensitive Cancer reveals how easily our feelings can be hurt. Affectionate Venus squares austere Saturn, reminding us that it’s healthy to have boundaries even in a loving relationship. Unfortunately, we can inadvertently create isolation and dissatisfaction simply by making our limits known. Luckily, the energy shifts into a more positive pattern when the Moon enters lively Leo at 11:27 pm EDT.

Aries: You may be tired of acknowledging the feelings of other people who don’t even seem to notice yours. If you are angry, you may not be concerned about doing the right thing. You might overreact when taking care of your own needs, leaving a loved one sitting on the sidelines, wondering what happened. Be careful; expressing your frustration this way is not a path to happiness.

Taurus: Today’s eclipse activates your 3rd House of Communication, encouraging you to share your feelings, even if doing so has negative consequences. You are driven to express yourself in no uncertain terms when you realize that you haven’t been as clear as you thought. Perhaps an issue has lingered too long and now as you address it, other problems are stirred up too. Keep in mind that unseen forces are at work, so move through any conflict with extra care and flexibility.

Gemini: You may go through a period of self-doubt today as the New Moon Eclipse falls in your 2nd House of Values. Reconsider what’s most important to you, but don’t dismiss the needs of a partner or others in your family. Even if you aren’t particularly happy right now, don’t look to blame anyone else. Just make whatever adjustments you can and then move on. Things could improve rather quickly if you let them.

Cancer: Today’s Solar Eclipse is in your introspective sign, signifying big changes in your life. You are at the end of one cycle, but not quite ready to start the next one yet. You may not be able to see the good news that’s already coming your way. But don’t push it; give yourself sufficient time to process what’s happening before jumping into something new.

Leo: You may be feeling a bit on-edge as anxiety surfaces, even if you don’t know the source. There may be particular issues you are currently dealing with, but your worry might be blown out of proportion. Nevertheless, don’t try to deny your feelings or they will only grow stronger. Instead, watch them without resistance and let them ripple through you and float into the past. Tomorrow will surely be a new day.

Virgo: You want to be part of a larger group of like-minded people with today’s eclipse falling in your 11th House of Friends. But you might not agree with everyone else now, and even if you don’t share your differences you still may feel excluded. Paradoxically, you’ll be more accepted if you let your peers know exactly where you stand.

Libra: You may be in for some unexpected changes at work as today’s Solar Eclipse catalyzes your 10th House of Career. Tensions that have been building for a while could suddenly come out into the open and turn your life upside down. Instead of worrying about the unknown, embrace the upcoming shift. Even if there is a temporary loss, what happens now can ultimately help to put your life back into balance.

Scorpio: You can see far into your future now and are able to make adjustments that alter the course of your life. If you like what you see, just keep the current patterns going as best you can. But if you are dismayed by your vision, this is the time to set a long-term cycle into motion. Don’t be afraid to shake things up if that’s what it takes. If you don’t act preemptively, then something will likely occur anyhow to force the issue.

Sagittarius: It’s easy for you to make your life look good, yet you could be hurting deep inside where others cannot see. Today’s New Moon Eclipse in your 8th House of Intimacy can be like a stroke of lighting that awakens you to the truth. Once you understand why you hide your feelings, you’ll be able to share your realization with others. But don’t tell everyone; pick your confidants carefully before you trust them with your precious secrets.

Capricorn: The nurturing Cancer Solar Eclipse zaps your 7th House of Partnerships, presenting you with an urgent situation that needs your immediate attention. Don’t try to use logic in order to decide what to do. Follow your instincts today. If your immediate reaction is to help, then drop everything, even if it means setting aside a previous commitment, and show up where needed.

Aquarius: Your regular routine may be disrupted by the Solar Eclipse that falls in your 6th House of Habits. Instead of doing the same things you do every other day, think about why you are doing them first. Breaking out of a rut can be liberating, yet it also could makes others worry about you. Don’t succumb to the peer pressure; initiate changes to improve your life instead of trying to ameliorate anyone else’s guilt trip.

Pisces: Others don’t know much about your inner process, so their expectations of you can be quite unrealistic. In fact, as Uranus in your 1st House of Personality trines today’s Solar Eclipse, your actions may seem totally outrageous to those closest to you. Nevertheless, radical behavior may be necessary if you are trying to revitalize your creativity or energize a romance that feels stuck.

Cancerian Cruise, Tyler, Hanks

livtyler_tomhanks001Sign of the month, Cancer, the Crab, a feminine sign in the zodiac. The Sun in astrology stands for the inner nature, person’s essential character. The fourth sign of the Zodiac, Cancer is ruled by the restless Moon. A cardinal (creative and original) sign, Cancer governs home life, matters to do with women (especially the mother), as well as sensitivity and emotional intensity. It is a water sign, so Cancerian people are emotionally intense and deeper than they appear on the surface, while quite sensitive and understanding once you get through that tough exterior.

The Sun, ruler of our inner nature, is somewhat dimmed in Cancer, the home of the Moon. Creative and romantic, with a strong love of home, family and tradition, a good communicator and a strong provider. Cancerians’ deep sensitivity presents them with valuable and illuminating intuitions, especially regarding those they care for.

Paradoxically combining a love of travel with a deep need for security, Cancerians surround themselves with sentimental objects from the past, including souvenirs, hand-me-downs and keepsakes. Cancerians are remarkably good at accumulating things; indeed, they can be unwilling to throw anything out, even relationships that have passed their use-by date.

Cancerians make good business people, combining artistry, originality and drive with an understanding of financial matters, marketing and the needs of the public. They can trust their intuitions, but they do need to generate a faith in themselves which will not be dampened by gloom or depression over what, in retrospect, may appear to be relatively insignificant problems. Cancerians have the natural ability to be diplomatic and to speak out when necessary or keep their mouth shut. Home and family ties will be significant in Cancer’s life and developing a secure, comfortable home environment will be a boon to Cancer’s state of mind, irrespective of her/his marital state.

Cancerians are creative. Even those among them who may not have any particular talent can use some involvement with art, music, or writing as another method of emotional release, rather than indulging in eating binges or other destructive habits. Living or spending time near the water is a relaxing, as well as creatively stimulating environment for Cancerians.

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Cancerian Tom Cruise
Born on July 3, 1962, Syracuse, New York, USA. The road to stardom wasnt an easy one for Tom Cruise, despite his disarming good looks and megawatt smile. When a knee injury dashed his hopes of competitive wrestling (yes, really!), he turned to acting. After bouncing around between the stages of New York and L.A., Cruise finally got hot with his winning portrayal of the oversexed teen in Risky Business. More roles followed, with action flicks like Top Gun and Days of Thunder paving the way for bigger paydays ahead. As one of Hollywoods most bankable leading men, Cruise has turned heads in films such as Rain Man, Jerry McGuire and the Mission: Impossible series. Cruises ten-plus-year marriage to lovely actress Nicole Kidman (his costar in the Stanley Kubrick thriller Eyes Wide Shut) finally came to an end, and rumors certainly fly surrounding his love life. Whats up next for this brightest of stars? Lets see what the stars have to say!

Born with his Sun in Cancer, Cruise is a charming mix of sentimentality and good instincts; hes sure to remember birthdays and anniversaries and always shows up with just the right gift. The actor also likely carries the flag as a true patriot. Born on the Fourth of July probably really hit home for Cruise. On the flip side, Cruises emotionally sensitive Cancer Sun casts him as a man who is easily hurt and prone to brooding. With his Moon in Leo, Cruise has a real flair for the dramatic. This placement pegs him as a larger-than-life guy who is quite at home on the big screen. The combination of a Cancer Sun and Leo Moon signals someone who isnt afraid to show his emotions. In general, though, Cruise is likely to embrace a sunny disposition and feels most at ease around family and close friends. Since the actors Moon is making a wide Opposition to Saturn, the Planet of Hard Work, its easy to see where he gets his considerable determination. Although he is warm and loving at home, its someone else who shows up at the office: a focused, disciplined individual who lives for achievement and success.

With his Mercury in Gemini, Cruise is articulate and quick-witted. Expect him to learn his lines quickly and to have a lot to say about a production in general. His agile mind also craves knowledge and learning, which is likely to influence his choices of film roles. He is likely to bore quickly and cant risk being typecast, preferring instead to play a wide range of roles in a similarly wide range of genres. Cruise’s Venus in Leo is the real reason behind his raw sexual magnetism. This Lion presence makes him especially attractive and charismatic; hes likely to be a true romantic and a demonstrative lover who showers his partner with gifts. Cruise is not only ardent in love, he worships his lover, but he also wants to be the dominant partner in the bedroom.

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Cancerian Liv Tyler
Born Liv Rundgren, on July 1, 1977 at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, New York) is an American actress most famous for her roles of Grace Stamper in Armageddon and Arwen in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy trilogy (2001–2003).

 Liv is the first born daughter of Steven Tyler, the lead singer of Aerosmith; and Bebe Buell, a model and singer. Having grown up with the understanding that rock star Todd Rundgren was her biological father, she only found out the truth about her parentage at age 9, after noticing that Steven Tyler’s daughter Mia Tyler looked like her twin. She then changed her name from Liv Rundgren to Liv Tyler but kept Rundgren as a middle name. Liv’s mother named her after Norwegian actress Liv Ullmann.

After starting a career as a model (with a height of 5′ 10″), she quickly moved into acting. She first became known to TV audiences when she starred alongside Alicia Silverstone in the Aerosmith music video “Crazy” in 1993. Later, she was cast almost simultaneously for Silent Fall and Heavy; the filming of Heavy was delayed until she became available. By the age of 20, she had already starred in several successful movies, including Stealing Beauty, That Thing You Do! and Inventing the Abbotts.Tyler was chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World in 1997. She was also voted the 6th Sexiest Female Movie Star in the Australian Empire Magazine in September 2002, and #2 in TheAge.com’s Top 100: Natural Beauties of all time in 2004.

Although it was her appearance in Armageddon (which was released on her 21st birthday, and included the song “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” by her father’s band) that made her known to a very wide public, she has proven herself in more sophisticated acting challenges such as Onegin (based on the 19th century Russian novel by Alexander Pushkin), in which she convincingly portrayed the character of Tatyana Larina, and two movies directed by Robert Altman: Cookie’s Fortune and Dr. T & the Women. Her most successful role came in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, in which she played Arwen Undómiel.

On March 25, 2003, she married British musician Royston Langdon of the band Spacehog. On December 14, 2004, she gave birth to a son, Milo William Langdon, in a New York hospital. Tyler’s ancestry is a combination of Italian, German, Russian and Cherokee Indian on her father’s side. She dated actor Joaquin Phoenix from 1995 to November 1998. The couple met on the set of Inventing the Abbotts.

Birth time: 6:08 am. With her sun sign in Cancer, Liv Tyler has her moon sign in Capricorn. While her sun and moon signs are in Cancer and Capricorn, Tyler’s ascendant sign is Cancer.

Positions of Planets
Sun 9°27′ Cancer
Moon 13°24′ Capricorn
Mercury 11°10′ Cancer
Venus 24°31′ Taurus
Mars 18°31′ Taurus

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Cancerian Tom Hanks
Born on July 9, 1956, Concord, California, USA. With his earnest nature, non-threateningly handsome physique and almost goofy sensibility, its almost impossible for women or men to dislike Tom Hanks. Hes smart, too, he turned a middling acting career into a singular success thanks to a few well-chosen roles. While starring opposite Meg Ryan in Sleepless in Seattle endeared him to many, its his Academy Award-winning turns in Big (directed by Penny Marshall), Philadelphia and Forrest Gump that put him over the top. After Saving Private Ryan during the summer of 1998, Hanks moved on to new romantic-comic adventures with Ms. Ryan in Youve Got Mail. Cast Away proved another break-away hit and garnered the actor another Best Actor nomination, and Road to Perdition featured him in a gorgeously filmed period piece. What do the stars have in store for this sweet, smart and funny guy?

For Hanks, family is the most important thing in his life. Born under a Cancer Sun, its no wonder this sweetie pie cant stop gushing about his lovely wife, actress Rita Wilson. Hanks is likely to have a good grasp on his past and what hes all about. He may be a bit moody at times but in general is an emotionally attuned partner who loves staying in with the fam far more than going out on the town like most of his Hollywood-insider counterparts.

With a Leo Moon, Hanks has plenty of presence and the dramatic flair it takes to be a great actor. He knows how to make other people laugh and feel entertained. In terms of life with Rita, Hanks is a dramatic and romantic partner who likes to take the dominant role in his relationship, showering his wife with gifts and other sweet indulgences to make her happy and adoringly appreciative of his efforts. His Mercury, the Planet of Communication, lies in sensitive Cancer as well; this may mean Hanks simply loves to talk about his family, but more likely it points to his way of appealing to others emotions. This may be the Planetary placement that explains his choices of such sweet, homespun characters in films that appeal to peoples sense of family, of love and duty and honor.

His Venus in Gemini signals that Hanks needs a relationship that challenges him intellectually. It took him two marriages to get it right, but with Rita, Hanks seems to have found relationship bliss. Though they tend to conduct their relationship outside the periphery of paparazzi and rumor, its safe to assume Rita is as quick-witted as Hanks is. His Mars in Pisces indicates that Hanks has the makings of a creative, compassionate and caring soul. With a confluence of Water Signs (Cancer, Pisces) in his chart, the Oscar-winning actor is highly intuitive and emotive as well. With the dramatics of his Leo Moon and the intuition of his Mars in Pisces, Hanks has great actor written all over his chart!

Some Famous Cancerians
Jun 24 Anna Paquin
Jun 25 Carly Simon
Jun 25 Cheryl Tiegs
Jun 26 Chris Isaak
Jun 26 Chris O’Donnell
Jun 22 Cyndi Lauper
Jun 25 George Michael
Jun 27 Isabelle Adjani
Jun 29 John Bradshaw

Jun 28 John Cusack
Jun 28 Kathy Bates
Jun 22 Kris Kristofferson
Jun 22 Meryl Streep
Jun 29 Richard Lewis
Jun 28 Ross Perot
Jun 23 Ted Shackelford
Jun 27 Tobey Maguire
Jun 30 Vincent D’Onofrio

Jul 08 Anjelica Huston
Jul 12 Anna Friel
Jul 19 Anthony Edwards
Jul 12 Bill Cosby
Jul 08 Billy Crudup
Jul 20 Carlos Santana
Jul 09 Chris Cooper
Jul 06 Dalai Lama
Jul 01 Dan Aykroyd
Jul 17 David Hasselhoff
Jul 22 David Spade
Jul 18 Elizabeth McGovern
Jul 15 Forest Whitaker
Jul 09 Fred Savage
Jul 06 George W. Bush
Jul 04 Geraldo Rivera
Jul 11 Giorgio Armani
Jul 03 Gloria Allred
Jul 13 Harrison Ford
Jul 05 Huey Lewis
Jul 18 James Brolin
Jul 02 Jerry Hall

Jul 10 Jessica Ann Simpson
Jul 09 Jimmy Smits
Jul 21 Josh Hartnett
Jul 21 Kenneth Starr
Jul 08 Kevin Bacon
Jul 11 Kimberly “Lil Kim” Jones
Jul 15 Linda Ronstadt
Jul 12 Lisa Nicole Carson
Jul 01 Liv Tyler
Jul 14 Matthew Fox
Jul 07 Michelle Kwan
Jul 10 Neil Tennant
Jul 18 Nelson Mandela
Jul 01 Pamela Anderson Lee
Jul 16 Phoebe Cates
Jul 01 Princess Diana
Jul 07 Ringo Starr
Jul 22 Robin Williams
Jul 06 Sylvester Stallone
Jul 03 Tom Cruise
Jul 09 Tom Hanks
Jul 03 Tom Stoppard

Moon Enters Sagittarius

moon002It’s tough to manage our feelings when the Moon enters cavalier Sagittarius at 10:10 am EDT. We need to express ourselves in a big way without regard for the consequences, yet in our haste to be heard we could miss something important. We may believe that we are running out of time as clever Mercury ends his visit to witty Gemini and enters the kinder and gentler world of Cancer the Crab today. However, a speedy response doesn’t make it the right one.

Aries: You are still not receiving the mandatory memo of self-restraint and the fiery Sagittarius Moon won’t likely help you out today. In fact, you may feel as if the signs are encouraging you to do it all when you really don’t have the energy to sustain so much activity. Do yourself a favor and just say no, rather than spreading yourself too thin and disappointing everyone involved.

Taurus: It’s tempting for you to overspend on something today and then regret it. You might feel like you’ll lose your chance if you don’t make your purchase right away. But this is an illusion; the sense of urgency you feel is more self-imposed than based on real circumstances. You will make a better decision if you take more time to consider your options before buying anything now.

Gemini: Your key planet Mercury has been dancing in your interactive sign for the past few weeks, encouraging you to be even more sociable than usual. But now, even if another party sounds like fun, you don’t have as much to say with the communication planet in quiet Cancer. Friends or family may urge you to get back in the game, but you don’t need to succumb to their pressure. Follow the guidance of your inner voice.

Cancer: You may have big ideas today about what you intend to do at work, but even your best-laid plans could be set aside if you get distracted by something else. It’s not that your energy is scattered; it’s just that you can grow bored of doing what’s on your list. Give yourself permission to draw outside of the lines today, but make sure you follow through on whatever you start.

Leo: You are of two minds today. On one hand, you’re enthusiastic about playing with your friends. Fun and games are high on your list of things to do. But you are also weary of always being the one who makes things happen. You need some downtime and the idea of going off by yourself for a while sounds delightful. Fortunately, it’s not an either/or situation, so schedule some time for both.

Virgo: You may be at odds with yourself today because you cannot find a comfortable position between too much and not enough. Although you are usually skilled at handling details, your current optimism makes it easy for you to take on more than you can deliver because you are missing crucial pieces of information. It’s okay to let your mind run away with the possibilities, but keep reminding yourself that common sense is your biggest asset.

Libra: The way you seek balance today may seem strange to others. For the first part of the day, you tend toward expansive and opportunistic thinking. Everything appears better than it actually is. But then you become concerned that you took something too far and may overcompensate by seeing potential problems everywhere you look. Naturally, the truth is somewhere in the middle, and it may be healthier in the long run to temper both extremes from the start.

Scorpio: Although you may be more positive about where things are going in your life, you aren’t ready to let go of all your concerns. You know that your success depends upon moving carefully now; if you proceed too fast, you could jeopardize what you have already gained. Keep your attention focused on the ultimate goal, but watch where you walk as you take one cautious step after another.

Sagittarius: The Moon’s return to your sign today reminds you how important your feelings are, even if you sometimes override them when they get in the way of your excitement. Now, however, you cannot avoid your emotions by simply choosing to ignore them. The volatility of your mood swings are a vital indicator of your emotional well-being. Your greatest strength is a deep connection to your heart.

Capricorn: You may feel quite talkative today, yet still want to be left alone. You aren’t up for the noise of too much social interaction and would do well to avoid parties and other gatherings of large groups of people. You would do better now in a meaningful one-on-one conversation with someone who seeks you out, rather than trying to be accepted by a club or a clique.

Aquarius: You are buzzing again today, but for different reasons than yesterday. Instead of being drawn to do something new, now you want to be among your peers. You need the support and feedback of your friends and will do what’s necessary to feel connected to your tribe. In the meantime, don’t forget about your obligations; you don’t have to make a bunch of noise or receive tons of attention to get the job done right.

Pisces: Your vision seems to capture the imagination of others now, which can lead you into a position of authority. You aren’t necessarily yearning to be the boss, yet you may be among the few who actually know what’s going on. So, as a member of the community you cannot say no when asked to assume a leadership role. Step up to the plate and play out your part as the person in charge.

Sun Enters Into Cancer

sun001The Summer Solstice at 1:45 am EDT is marked by the Sun’s entry into nurturing Cancer. In the Northern latitudes long hours of daylight create warmth that speeds the growth of vegetation and sends us, crablike, to swimming pools and beaches to absorb solar energy. Additional sweetness comes from the exact conjunction of Venus and Mars, the cosmic lovers who have been traveling close together these past days, increasing our desire for romance and fun.

Aries: Delightful Venus finally catches up with your key planet Mars today, after chasing him for weeks and you may find yourself smitten by the muse. Even if this is supposed to be a relaxing day, you are ready to work hard if it seems like pleasure is the destination. But you may be like the moth lured by the flame; it looks good until you get too close to avoid being burned. Don’t be in such a hurry; getting there is half the fun.

Taurus: Kick back and soak in the wonderful sensations and good vibrations as assertive Mars joins your key planet Venus in earthy Taurus today. Others may see an easygoing side of you as you lazily move through the day, but they cannot perceive your inner dissatisfaction. As much as you enjoy yourself, you are also experiencing a bit of restlessness. Nevertheless, for now, focus on the present moment instead of thinking about the future.

Gemini: In true Gemini fashion, you are simultaneously being pulled in two distinct directions today. You are all fired up and excited about the current potential in your life. Yet you are also bored now with your current obligations. Instead of attempting to temper these two extremes and find a middle ground, try holding on to the opposite feelings until you are ready to resolve the energy creatively.

Cancer: The Sun’s entry into your self-protective sign is a reminder that you don’t need to be outgoing unless you feel so inclined. There’s nothing wrong with wanting some peace and quiet, but it may take extra effort to find your desired level of solitude now, especially when others pursue you and try to cheer you up. Be clear with them and let them know that there’s nothing wrong with how you feel; you just need some time alone.

Leo: You may feel a bit stifled today as prior obligations prevent you from doing exactly what you want. But don’t be too quick to judge the situation. Slow down and ask yourself how you can benefit now from fulfilling your responsibilities. Although your mental agility has you jumping all over the playing field, you’ll be happier if you can stay in one place long enough to make it feel like your own.

Virgo: It’s challenging to follow through and do what should be very simple today. The problem is that the Moon’s conjunction to quicksilver Mercury in restless Gemini is able to tempt you with one distraction after another. Fortunately, trines to stabilizing Saturn in your sign help you to exercise your free will. But making one tough decision is not enough. You’ll need to be vigilant and continue to put yourself back on track again and again throughout the day.

Libra: You may appear easygoing, but you have an agenda and you won’t let much get in your way. Your key planet Venus is in determined Taurus now and is conjunct combative Mars. Normally, you would choose peace over conflict, but today you’re willing to take on a serious adversary if he or she tries to mess with your plans. Pick your battles carefully or you’ll waste energy fighting for something that doesn’t really matter.

Scorpio: Your stubbornness can be so intense today that you’ll win an argument even if you’re wrong. You might choose to disengage from a conflict because you have the ability now to wait out your opponent and can be successful even without direct confrontation. But this kind of victory isn’t satisfying and could create an unresolved power dynamic that quickly becomes a real problem unless you are willing to face the issues out in the open.

Sagittarius: You may try to blame your current uneasiness on others, but it’s not really about them. Your friends and family might not be in the same frame of mind as you are today. You could allow them the freedom to be as they are, yet their unwillingness to settle down pushes your buttons as you seek more stability now. Keep in mind that your security comes from within and is not as dependent on anyone else as you might believe.

Capricorn: Confronting someone who seems to be attempting to control you is a strategy that won’t likely pay off today. Others could be very subtle now with their manipulative behavior and could probably justify any action while also defending their innocence. Instead of trying to change anyone else, a workable solution can be found by adjusting how you respond to the current circumstances.

Aquarius: You may try to be light and easy today, but you fall short of your own expectations as you get pulled into a melodrama that might not even involve you. But it doesn’t matter what your intentions are, for engaging in a conversation is enough to make you a participant and not an observer. You can be of the most help by listening, clearly stating your position and then not wandering too far from what you say. It’s not about being right or wrong; it’s just about offering others a different perspective.

Pisces: Your romantic interests may be piqued today, but that doesn’t mean you’ll get exactly what you want. In fact, you’ll likely face disappointment if you set your goals too high. Fortunately, your willingness to show up with an open but not needy heart can win you the love you seek if you are willing to wait. If, however, you are in too much of a hurry, nothing lasting can come of the attraction.

Venus Hooks Up With Pluto

astrology006The fiery Aries Moon is totally pumped up today, for it joins energetic Mars to align our actions with our feelings. Additionally, quicksilver Mercury creates an exciting sextile with out-of-the-box Uranus, spicing the day with interesting conversations, unexpected wit and clever repartee. But something else is pulling us into weird places now as sexy Venus hooks up with passionate Pluto in a complex septile that defies rational understanding.

Aries: You need to be on guard today against your own tendency to respond too quickly when someone interacts with you. Your intensity might be mistaken for anger, but then again, you could actually be angry and not even know it. Either way, take a few deep breaths to check in with your inner world before unconsciously spewing your unresolved emotions onto friends and family.

Taurus: You may wake up from one of those really strange dreams where everything appears so vivid, yet it seems to make no sense, however you try to interpret it. If you are reminded of the nonsensical symbols during the day when something odd happens, it instantaneously brings the entire sequence back into awareness. Don’t try to force meaning onto the mysterious messages from your subconscious. They will work their magic if you simply remember them.

Gemini: Your key planet Mercury is stimulated today by erratic Uranus, challenging you to find an even pace to your day. Thoughts and activities come in spurts; you’re busy one moment and then nothing’s happening the next. Nevertheless, you might not have a problem with this kind of energetic flow because you believe there’s a satisfying surprise for you lurking just beyond the horizon.

Cancer: Others may see you as playing the role of a mother hen, but that’s just because you know what to do and are annoyed that no one else seems to have a clue today. You are willing to jump right in and help, but first it’s wise to make sure that everyone really wants your assistance. If you act out of obligation, your good deeds will only be seen as meddling. But if you act out of love, your presence can be a healing force.

Leo: Today you may find yourself dealing with an unresolved issue at work that already crossed your desk once before in the past week or two. You might be irritated that this pesky situation has resurfaced, but rest assured that it’s a blessing in disguise. Take this second chance to reconsider your previous actions. If, however, you cannot change your plans, they still may need a bit of revision later on.

Virgo: Your key planet Mercury is wired for sound today as its sextile to ingenious Uranus fills your head with the freeing music of radical thoughts. It’s difficult for you to sing along on a traditional song; you’d rather go it alone so you can make up something new and different. Don’t compromise for the sake of maintaining harmony. If a group needs to fall apart; let it. Your relationships with others will be reestablished on a much firmer footing after you have some time on your own.

Libra: Your key planet Venus is in touch with strange tales from the shadows of Pluto’s underworld today, but it’s difficult to know what to do with your stories. The best of your recent experiences may not be appropriate for sharing in all social circumstances. Before you start telling tales consider your audience to make sure that you’re not opening your mouth and inserting your foot.

Scorpio: The Moon aligns with your traditional ruling planet warrior Mars in your 6th House of Work, suggesting that you might need to lose your temper in order to establish or reestablish an important boundary. It may be difficult to know when your job is finished, because you are not following a play-by-play instruction book. Take your time and remember that it’s harder to end an old pattern than it is to start a new one.

Sagittarius: Hope may have been the guiding factor for you recently, but you’re entering a phase where the present moment is more significant than any future possibility. Nevertheless, your utopian dreams don’t need to be shelved; they just need to be moved into the here and now. Instead of compartmentalizing everything, it’s crucial now to keep your life from becoming overly complex.

Capricorn: You might not need to follow all the rules to the letter today since it feels as if you are answering to a higher authority. This is not cosmic permission to perpetuate destructive or reckless behavior; it’s just an invitation to be wickedly ingenious. No matter what you do now, remember that it’s still not a good idea to get caught.

Aquarius: Quick-footed Mercury is zapped by your ruling planet Uranus, the Awakener. There’s no reason to attempt to control this thrilling joyride for the mind. Just fasten your seat belt and let your thoughts take you wherever they will. Although it may feel as if nothing useful will come from this exciting little junket, you could return with an altered perspective that can help you deal with a situation that’s in your real life.

Pisces: It’s challenging for you to make choices today, for reality is peppered with ideas and concepts that have leaked through from your imagination. The bad news is that you may not be able to distinguish the truth from fiction. The good news is that this overflow from your dreams surely makes your life more interesting. Don’t force an issue now; if possible wait until tomorrow to decide.

We may Feel Uneasy

astrology005The Aries Moon ushers in a day filled with variety as the Sun enters restless Gemini to begin the new astrological month. But we may feel uneasy for another reason as friendly Venus forms an irritating quincunx with austere Saturn. We are uncertain about expressing our feelings for fear of reprimand. Meanwhile, our imaginations run wild as mental Mercury dynamically squares the approaching triple conjunction of Jupiter, Chiron and Neptune.

Aries (March 21 – April 19): Sometimes you have to speak first, even if someone else has the floor or otherwise thinks they own the conversation. Your energy demands action, and it’s up to you to make it happen quickly.

Taurus (April 20 – May 20): Someone is frustrated with you, but they are the ones who are wrong this time. You are doing things your way (that is, the right way) and they need to have a little patience if they want it done right.

Gemini (May 21 -June 21): There may be a few too many large personalities in your family or work group for anything to get done today, unless you take the initiative and ensure that everyone works for the common good.

Cancer (June 22 – July 22): You may offend someone in a fit of passion, but you can walk it back pretty quickly if you think it’s important enough. Don’t hold back, that only guarantees an explosion later on!

Leo (July 23 – August 22): You can have fun clipping your nails or filling out online forms, your energy is so good! It’s one of those days when you ought to be able to take care of all sorts of backlogged tasks and errands.

Virgo (August 23 – September 22): Try not to let your coworkers or neighbors mooch too much off of you today, you need to marshal your resources much more carefully! You can go back to being everyone’s helper in a few days.

Libra (September 23 – October 22): Even if you’re in the middle of a really intense fling, you need to pull yourself away from romance temporarily today, or integrate it into the rest of your life. You’ve got too much going on to neglect!

Scorpio (October 23 – November 21): You should try to get your friends to join in your latest cause, whatever that may be. Even if you have to go it alone, you feel that this is something that has to happen for the greater good.

Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21): Your new ideas are hotter and hotter today, so much so that you may have to blow off some old projects to get blazing on the new ones! Your creative side is all-powerful when it takes over.

Capricorn (December 22 – January 19): You need to rearrange your schedule somewhat, if you can’t see why right now, it becomes clear shortly. It’s a great day to ask for a rain check or to postpone inessential appointments.

Aquarius (January 20 – February 18): Push the boundaries of your latest project, you need to really get out there if you want to get noticed! The good news is that you can maintain a certain level of accessability no matter what.

Pisces (February 19 – March 20): Life is better for you if you hide out for a bit, preferably in plain sight! All you need to do is bury yourself in work, or in a role that very few people take notice of. You should learn a lot!