In this week’s horoscope, Mercury mercifully takes his foot off the planetary brake and the wheels of commerce and communication ease into gear again. Critical feedback becomes more diplomatic, hair splitting and nitpicking seem less irritating, efficiency and clarity take a turn around the j-curve. Here’s your weekly Horoscope.
Aries, Mar 21 – Apr 21
Aries don’t tend to let herd mentality limit their thinking. But with the sun and Mars activating your opposite and complementary sign on the astro-wheel, being diplomatic and receptive to other peoples’ ideas this week could help you broker more equitable deals at the negotiating table.
Taurus, Apr 22 – May 21
It’s sometimes said that too much is only just enough for robust Taurans. With balance this week’s celestial imperative, you might find it worth exploring the concept that less may actually be preferable to more: as in easier to manage, healthier, and possibly more attractive.
Gemini, May 22 – Jun 22
Some astrologers consider that it’s easier for a camel to dance through the eye of a needle than a Gemini to focus on just one thing. But you are the sign of twins, so decide which two things are most important this week, and focus on giving them both the highest priority.
Cancer, Jun 23 – Jul 23
Been guarding that tender part of your heart lately? This week encourages you to speak up on the subject of love. Romantic love, family love, everyday love, unrequited love, tough love, unconditional love, love in its many-splendored manifestations, contradictions and practical applications.
Leo, Jul 24 – Aug 23
You know that slight problem your majesties sometimes have trying to synchronise those two archetypes, the lover and the fighter? This week they both delightfully combine into one dynamic superpower as vivacious Venus in Leo offers you some juicy opportunities to fight for love.
Virgo, Aug 24 – Sep 23
As planetary peristalsis relaxes from contraction into expansion, from lean and clean to why not enjoy more of life’s pleasures, this week’s star map recommends adding a little vino to the bean curd, a little social syncopation to your to-do list. Even, dare we say, a little artistic disarray.
Libra, Sep 24 – Oct 23
Spring equinox ushering in Libra’s birthday month is your cue to reset that sweet spot between business and pleasure, beauty and economy, efficiency and quality, discipline and spontaneity. Use this week’s celestial energetics to make whatever adjustments will enrich your life.
Scorpio, Oct 24 – Nov 22
If this week’s trivial pursuits seem a touch lightweight for your Scorpionic intensity, Mars in the sign of giving things a fair go recommends keeping an open mind to different types of people you might not ordinarily consider. Take the time to listen and you might be surprised.
Sagittarius, Nov 23 – Dec 21
Had enough of culling and decluttering? Now Mercury’s out of retrograde and the sun’s moving from organisational to creative mode, this week’s moon in Sagittarius suggests you could be successful by approaching a knotty problem from a fresh perspective or entirely different angle.
Capricorn, Dec 22 – Jan 20
It’s an old astrological joke that Capricorns don’t really enjoy social intercourse, and only fake it till they can get home to their own hermit company. Untrue of course, especially this week when you’ll want to forsake the lure of the lone comfort zone for some simply irresistible socialising.
Aquarius, Jan 21 – Feb 19
The current astrological constellation suggests it’s time to carpe diem, to seize the day and make it pay. Even better, take it out to play. To enjoy the inviting entertainments on offer this week, and set more taxing, less appealing problems in the too hard basket for now.
Pisces, Feb 20 – Mar 20
Some times are better for review and revision, others for shifting gear. In recent weeks minimalism reigned supreme, now the celestial pendulum swings towards elegance, artistry and beauty. This week asks how might you bring more style and grace into your working day, your personal life?