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Monthly Astrological Forecast : May 2018

 

ARIES

Mercury entering Taurus on the 13th will endow you with some very brilliant almost off -the-wall ideas on how to increase your income and savings.  A big investment tip out of the blue from an extremely unlikely source could wind up generating sizeable profits for you.

The New Moon on the 15th induces you to actually sit yourself down and realistically review your future financial goals. Want to earn more money? Tap into your inborn Aries spunkiness. Be aggressive in seeking out a job on the side or extra gigs.

Uranus, the Bad Boy of the zodiac, enters Taurus on the 15th. He has a well-earned reputation for being restless and extremely changeable. However, if you use his energies correctly, you can realize great financial wealth during the next seven years with his tour of Taurus. Be forewarned though. He will take you on what may appear to be a wild roller coaster ride to achieve it, or even just holding on to what you have. Follow your hunches, and he’ll hit you with lightning bolts of unusual ideas on how to invest or earn more. But being the Bad Boy, he is, he may induce you to blow all your gains on worthless objects or fun times.

Your ruling planet Mars enters Aquarius on the 16th. He’ll make you want to socialize more. Don’t sit around waiting for others to invite you out. Take the lead and get your buddies to get together for some fun times. Opportunities can present themselves where you can step in and actively make a difference in someone’s life.

Venus enters Cancer on the 19th. If you want to attain true family harmony, you may have to be the one to bury the hatchet over past hurts. Doing this will enable everyone to move forward in a more healing direction. For unattached Rams, love may be found in their own backyard. Married Aries will be happy co-decorating their nests.

The Full Moon on the 29th covers you with wanderlust. The best way to satisfy your urges is to book a much-needed trip to an exotic locale. Even your dream state should be extraordinarily active. They will take you on many trips to unexplored realities.  

 

TAURUS

Mercury, the planet ruling communication, enters your sign on the 13th. He’ll make you break free of your normal mode of tending to speak only when you have something to say. Your chattiness will take people back a little bit. When you do open your mouth though, you will be poised, self-confident, and articulate.

The New Moon in Taurus on the 15th fills you with the gumption to initiate new beginnings. Bored with the pastures you’ve been grazing on, you want to seek greener fields.

Get ready to have your life shaken, rattled and rolled, when Uranus, the Great Awakener, enters Taurus on the 15th. He’s going to be transiting your sign until November 6, will retrograde back into Aries, and then return in March, 2019. Uranus, Bad Boy of the zodiac, will then stay in your sign for years to come. His dance thru Taurus is not to be feared. However, he does rule earthquakes. So, you may question at times if the very ground you’re standing on is secure. He just loves to shake things up. Many illusions will be shattered about yourself, the path you’ve been on, and your approach to life. However, after the dust settles, you’ll be glad. They will all be replaced with a more enlightened reality and you’ll feel reborn as a new entity.

With Mars entering Aquarius on the 16th, you may become too opinionated for your own good on the job. Stifle the overriding urge to point out to your superiors their mistakes in judgement. Instead use the Martian energy to revamp or revitalize the projects you are working on. Self-employed Bulls can confidently launch plans for their businesses’ expansion.

On the 19th Venus enters Cancer. If you’ve been itching to sit down and have a heart to heart with your beloved, now is the time to do it. You’ll have the right words at you ready disposal to get them to open up. As a result, a stronger bond of love and trust can be imbued with your relationship.

On the 29th, the Full Moon’s rays present opportunities to acquire needed funds or loans. Conversely, you can take a realistic stock of your assets and settle any outstanding debts.  

 

GEMINI

With Mercury entering Taurus on the 13th, you should exercise greater caution in speech. Things said may be easily misconstrued by the wrong party. Be forthright in what you have to say but temper it with discretion.

With the New Moon on the 15th, you will achieve the greatest results on projects if you tackle them alone. Soliciting assistance from others will only wind up weighing you down. Their ideas will be subpar to yours, and you’ll waste time defending your brilliant concepts to them.

Uranus, the Great Awakener, will enter Taurus on the 15th. Be prepared to have your unconscious go through a deep metamorphosis. His trip will open you up with bursts of contact to your Higher Self and visions of spiritual realms. Uranus may force you to face and eliminate unhealthy “ghosts” from the past which have been keeping you in bondage. You will be driven to face negative hang-ups or ingrained habits, which you are not aware of, that have been holding you back. The veil hiding others’ deceptions to you will be ripped away. However, it may prove to be painful at times. You may find trusted allies were really secret foes all along planning your undoing.

On the 16th, Mars enters Aquarius filling you with bursts of expansive energy. Those attending courses in school will be fired up to complete all projects successfully. Twins who write will find their Muse readily available to inspire and guide their creative talents. Though it may be tempting at times, try to keep your opinions to yourself. Others will not take kindly to your adamant defense of radical views.

When Venus enters Cancer on the 19th, your income gets a pleasant boost. New ways of making money can materialize in the form of a new job or some hot investment tips. With matters of the heart, you will be in a romantic comfort zone. Things will hum along smoothly with you both feeling content with the relationship.

The Full Moon on the 29th challenges you to seek a greater sense of balance in all partnerships. You’ll have to examine if your needs, or if your partner’s needs, have become too one-sided. If they have, then changes will have to be made.

 

CANCER

Mercury enters Cancer on the 13th. Expect your friends to give you the honest inside track on if you’re approaching career goals correctly. In case you’re not, they’ll gladly point out some useful tips to get you in the right direction.

The New Moon on the 15th brings with it a multitude of opportunities to network. Expanding your base of contacts can bring in a flurry of new business. Be alert to take advantage of acquiring new prestigious accounts.

Uranus, the Great Awakener, will enter Taurus on the 15th. His electrifying energies will transform your friendships. Sudden but needed breaks will happen regarding close ties you’ve quite frankly outgrown but were afraid to admit it. New ties will be established with some really “colorful”, off the wall, or totally unique individuals. You will be attracting people who can open your eyes to new ways of thinking and approaching life. Uranus’s rebel spirit will chide you into becoming much more independent. You’ll be demanding space and the freedom to circulate among others who allow you to fully express your unique individuality. Total strangers will unexpectedly appear in your life at the 11th hour and offer assistance. Then, in the blink of an eye, disappear.

Mars enters Aquarius on the 16th.  If you’re not careful, his fiery rays may tempt you into blowing big bucks on impulse buying. Your partner may also be bitten by the spending bug. Discussions over spending with them can turn into heated arguments for fiscal control.

Venus enters your sign on the 19th sprinkling love dust all over you. Others will be immediately attracted to your grace and charm. Unhooked Crabs will have their choice of suitors.

The Full Moon on the 29th stirs up a sense of restlessness within you. The desire to socialize is very overpowering. New alliances can be formed now with very future oriented individuals.

 

LEO

Mercury entering Taurus on the 13th helps you appear to be a big shot at work. Whatever you have to say will come across with authority. Management will be blown away by your innovative suggestions. As a result, others may seek your advice on getting a better handle on their teams.

The New Moon on the 15th may bring in seductive job offers. Leos desiring to start their own businesses should start to put the wheels into motion.

The Great Awakener, Uranus, will enter Taurus on the 15th and rock the very foundations of your life. He will dare you to make sweeping changes with your career. If you don’t take him up on it, he may throw you a curve ball or two and just have your job disappear. Essentially, he’s the planet of revolution and radical change. Dreamed of having the guts to get out from under of the yoke of authoritative rules and regulations? He’ll give them to you. A sense of inner dissatisfaction over your career may propel you to try doing something totally different for a livelihood. Weird twists of fate with your profession will be set into motion by Uranus out of the blue. Leos involved in the entertainment fields can soar to the heights of stardom under his auspicious energies.

The Warrior planet Mars enters Aquarius on the 16th. He may make your partner cranky. So, avoid getting into arguments with them. Part of their dissatisfaction will be that they want to have more of a say in decisions. To keep the peace, let them feel they are calling the shots for a while.

With Venus’s entrance into Cancer on the 19th, you may be called upon to offer assistance to someone you care for deeply. Your needs may have to be put aside in order to fully concentrate on theirs. In doing so, you will be creating a stronger bond of unselfish love.

The Full Moon on the 29th stirs up a deep desire to just kick up your heels and have some fun. Plan to socialize as much as possible. Lions with children will have an extremely active time with them.

 

VIRGO

Mercury’s transit into Taurus on the 13th makes you hungry to increase your knowledge about the world. Broaden your horizons by signing up for a class or two at the local community college. Your mind will readily soak up new concepts and ideas.

The New Moon on the 15th fills you with a restlessness to travel. Why not combine your desire to stretch your wings and your soul at the same time? Look into travel packages which will take you on a spiritual pilgrimage to sacred places.

Uranus, the Great Awakener, will enter Taurus on the 15th. He’s going to push you into taking giant evolutionary leaps with your mind. He’ll make you question everything you currently believe to be right or wrong. Sudden insights will be zapped into your consciousness, probably when you least expect them. When you call upon Uranus’s aid in psychically figuring something out, he’ll turn a deaf ear to you. This is because he’s all about being spontaneous. He’ll be transiting through your travel zone astrologically. So, you better keep your passport up to date.  He revels in the exotic and weird. You may find yourself booking trips to places most people would think are off the wall. Going to school? Well, he may have you change your major a couple of times or you can get the most bizarre professors on earth.

Mars enters Aquarius on the 16th and will make you extra energetic at the workplace. Tasks seen as impossible can now be tackled with tremendous can-do gusto. Take care not to get on your co-workers’ nerves though. They may interpret your zest as threatening to their positions.

Venus starts to transit Cancer on the 19th. You’ll be able to make new friends with the right type of people easily under her loving rays. Group activities now are favorable for meeting the love of your life.

The Full Moon on the 29th will require you to achieve a balance between your professional life and home life. Virgo is one of the hardest working signs of the zodiac. As a result, your home and family at times may feel neglected. Spend some quality time with them and all will be forgiven.

 

LIBRA

Mercury entering Taurus on the 13th fine tunes your negotiation skills with handling money matters. Flashes of intuitive insights can help you get a better grasp on increasing business. Some extra strategic planning with professional decisions may be in order.

The New Moon on the 15th is a great time to go after those who owe you money. They’ll be more likely to pay you back now. If in the past you were turned down for a loan or mortgage, try again now. Get going with spring cleaning. Ruthlessly throw out all junk and worthless objects you’ve amassed. Donate the good items to appropriate charities.

When Uranus enters Taurus on the 15th, he will rip off the “private, do NOT enter” sign which you have affixed to the door to most intimate areas of your life. He hates secrets. Be forewarned he will display them for all to see. This door leads to the area of your chart which governs sex, power games, other people’s money (both business and marriage partners), and taxes--all things we strive to keep a tight lid on. Oh, how he does enjoy to shake things up. Kinky sexual fantasies lurking in your imagination may demand to be acted upon or revealed for the whole world to see. Are you, or is your partner, a greedy taker rather than a giver? Uranus won’t allow that scenario to continue for too long--same with manipulative neediness being used as a tool.

 

Money issues can make or break a relationship now. Those divorced can experience the wrath of their ex-spouse when they may withhold settlement payments as revenge. If you want to start up a new business, this is the worst time to seek capital from several different sources. Investors may leave you high and dry footing the bills. Keep all financial negotiations as simple as possible. Don’t get “creative” with the IRS.

Mars enters Aquarius on the 16th and he’ll get your creativity to cry out to be utilized. You can now add that extra touch which makes your work stand out from the crowd. Libras involved in the arts and entertainment fields will wow their audiences.

On the 19th Venus enters Cancer. She’ll have you shinning in the eyes of the public. Somehow your career aspirations and love life might intersect in romantic ways.

The Full Moon on the 29th makes you want to get out more in the neighborhood. There may be some chaos with trying to keep appointments on schedule.

 

SCORPIO

Mercury enters Taurus on the 13th and you can get worrisome issues out in the open with your partner. They’ll be relieved you’re being frank with them. Decisions reached mutually with them will be the best course of action.

The New Moon on the 15th offers healing vibes to your relationship. A fresh start will soothe over any hurt feelings. Where business is concerned, offering a special promotion to clients will stimulate sales.

When Uranus, the “Great Awakener,” enters Taurus on the 15th, he begins his seven-year shake-up of your business and marriage partnerships. Anyone seen as your other half or significant other falls into this category too. Since this Bad Boy of the zodiac delights in overthrowing the status quo, expect your relationship to go through some radical transformations. Your other half may start to demand total independence and freedom to do their own thing. Conversely, you may be struck with the boredom blues and seek more excitement elsewhere. His trek through Taurus doesn’t promise a divorce. It does promise, however, a complete revamping of the relationship. Single Scorpios may find themselves awe struck by candidates their mother won’t approve of and probably for good cause. This is not a good time to get married, but it can work out if you’re not looking for stability or the normal cookie-cutter, ideal union.

With Mars going into Aquarius on the 16th you won’t be able to plead any more excuses to avoid fixing things in the home. He’ll infuse you with enough energy to accomplish the most daunting DIY tasks.

Venus enters Cancer on the 19th and there may be some extra long-distance trips required for you to take for your job. Single Scorpios can readily find romance under the stars by a distant shore. Those who want to get their work published should be sending out their masterpieces.

The Full Moon on the 29th reveals you have to start taking care of your personal needs. Too much giving may have left you emotionally drained. Try not to seek instant gratification by crazy impulse spending.

 

SAGITTARIUS

Mercury entering Taurus on the 13th makes you want to roll up your sleeves and get to work. Detail work which seemed to be too tiresome to even start before, can now be attacked with new vigor. Co-workers and subordinates all want to lend a hand to help one another with projects.

The New Moon on the 15th helps kick start a new total health regime. The temptation to indulge on forbidden, fat laden food is diminished. You’re able to make a vowed commitment to achieve your perfect weight and stick to it.

Uranus, the rebel planet of the zodiac, enters Taurus on the 15th. Since he loves to cause upheaval wherever he goes, expect your job and workplace to experience quite a bit of chaos. If your job discourages individualism and independent thought, he’ll get you out of that stifling environment via a promotion or land you in a new place of employment. If you’ve been harboring secret yearnings to try something totally different and off the wall with an occupation, Uranus will make your wish come true. It might not come about in the way you’ve imagined it.  It might be something even weirder than you’ve imagined, but it will be unique. Maybe you’ll experiment with having a couple of part-time jobs instead of one full time one. He’ll get you interested in many New Age healing modalities. Before his seven-year stint is done in Taurus, you might even become a certified healing practitioner.

Mars blazes into Aquarius on the 16th. Better keep your first impulse of coming back with a snappy little retort if someone says something you don’t like. It could escalate into a full-blown argument.  Restlessness will overcome you and get you going on many unnecessary short trips to alleviate the stress.

On the 19th, Venus will amp up your sex appeal when she enters Cancer. It will be difficult, if not impossible, for your sweetie to deny you anything your heart desires.

The Full Moon on the 29th in Sagittarius turns a bright lunar spotlight on you. Everything you do will be noticed by all and talked about for some time. Others may try to test your leadership abilities.

 

CAPRICORN

With Mercury, the planet in charge of communication, entering Taurus on the 13th, you will be able to give full expression to your feelings to others. They will develop closer bonds with you as a result. New avenues for speculation will capture your interest. Doing some research on them may reap a hefty profit.

The New Moon on the 15th reveals that you have to concentrate more on your love life. If you’re devoid of one, get out and circulate. A potential lover won’t come down your chimney. Take active steps correct your single status.

When Uranus, the Great Awakener, enters Taurus on the 15th, he will turn your love life upside down in a lot of crazy ways. However, if you buckle up your seat belt and don’t panic, love can be found during the ride. Uranus rules electricity. He’ll zap you with so much extra wattage that you’ll cast aside a lot of your inhibitions and indulge in bold flirting. You’ll want to have constantly exciting things happen and as a result can attract many dynamic lovers. They may come in and out of your life--Uranus doesn’t promise permanency. Married Goats should steer this energy into revitalizing their relationships if it’s gone stale over the years. Otherwise the temptation to taste some passionate outside goody can result in a poorly thought out extra-marital affair.

 

Since Uranus rules revolutions, be prepared for one if you have kids. He’ll set up some tremendous clashes of wills between you and them. On the plus side, he might surprise you by revealing your kid is graced with special talents or maybe is a genius. If you don’t want to conceive, use protected measures. Uranus, the god of surprises, can shock you with an unplanned little bundle of joy. Where speculation is concerned, go in with your eyes open. He never promises a smooth ride.

Mars enters Aquarius on the 16th and you might uncharacteristically fall prey to impulse spending. He doesn’t care if you burn a hole in your wallet or not.

Goats start to seek greater commitment in relationships when Venus enters Cancer on the 19th. Playing the field now just seems like a big waste of time. Potential suitors who aren’t shopping for a lasting tie will be cast aside.

The Full Moon on the 29th has you drawing back somewhat from the spotlight. Use the lunar rays to recoup and get reintroduced to your own inner needs.

 

AQUARIUS

On the 13th Mercury enters Taurus. He’ll open the lines of communication between yourself and family members. This is an excellent time for everyone concerned to get deep-seated resentments off their chests. Voicing your opinions on how to run things less chaotically will be met with greater reception.

The New Moon on the 15th is an excellent time for Aquarians who want to sell their homes to put it on the market. You’ll get many attractive offers and without having to go through a lot of haggling. Your intuitive abilities will be finely honed on picking up on other’s intentions.

Your ruling planet Uranus enters Taurus on the 15th and turns your focus for about the next seven years on your physical home and family relations. The Great Awakener demands that we free ourselves of unnecessary baggage in order to experience total liberation. When you’re discussing the very roof over your head, well, that is a biggie. A growing restlessness may take hold. You may want to relocate from your current digs to some place previously unexplored by you. All you may know is that where you are now is intolerable and you want to start a new life. Aquarians who don’t get bitten by the moving bug may decide instead to radically alter their current residence.  Since Uranus is known for his utterly weird and off-the-wall tastes, your home will be “different” --to put it in a polite way. Since Uranus rules electricity, he may throw in a couple power outages or two for the sheer fun of it. You may decide to radically modernize all your appliances or electronic equipment. Family responsibilities and commitments thrust upon you may cause you to revolt and break some ties.

Mars blazes into your sign on the 16th and starts a fire burning inside you. Vast amounts of energy are now at your command. Use it wisely to start projects but be careful of not getting into needless accidents through haste.

Venus’s entrance into Cancer on the 19th wins you some appreciation at the workplace. Your hard work is recognized and acknowledged even by co-workers. Asking for a bonus or a raise would not be seen as being out of line.

The Full Moon on the 29th brings in opportunities for you to spend some quality time with friends. Catching up and reconnecting to the life lines they provide will be invigorating and fun.

 

PISCES

On the 13th, Mercury’s passage through Taurus indicates you should not jump to conclusions or make any snap decisions. It’s more favorable for you to gather as much info as possible before making commitments.

The New Moon on the 15th brings in many opportunities for taking stimulating short trips. They will help you get a better focus on solving current problems by getting away from them for a time. Your social media presence can experience a big boost of popularity.

The Great Awakener, Uranus, enters Taurus on the 15th. He will totally shake up and revolutionize the way you comprehend life and see things. If you’ve been stuck in mental ruts, his electrifying zaps will break them up quite dramatically. You’ll be exposed to new and provocative concepts. He’ll make you feel almost like you have ants in your pants and have to get “out and about” constantly on short trips. Your car may need repairs at the most inopportune times. He does love to do in batteries and the electrical system of things. Always lock your auto or the mischievous Uranus may have someone take off with it. Expect to have some strange goings-on in the neighborhood. It can go through a total revitalization for the better, or it may deteriorate almost overnight.

Oddballs neighbors who annoy you may move in thinking it’s okay to blast music 24-7. Pisces with siblings can have Uranus cause sudden break-ups or out of the blue reconciliations with them. You may have an overwhelming urge to return to school and study topics which are unconventional or futuristic.

When Venus enters Cancer on the 19th, Fish with children will find it’s easier getting along with them. They’ll pose less resistance to following your lead. Unattached Pisces can discover romance by attending some art exhibits or going to places where others let their creative light shine.

The Full Moon on the 29th shines a bright light on your career aspirations. Accolades for your superb job performance should be forthcoming from management. An impressive job offer can make you decide to jump ship and take them up on their offer.