Are you ready for Eclipse season? For Mercury Retrograde? Yes, both of these astrological events are happening over May, so buckle up and enjoy the ride! Eclipse Seasons always herald major changes, accelerated change, for most of us. Happening on the Sagittarius/Gemini exist, these Eclipses highlight topics such as travel and education, beliefs and facts.
Eclipses are also times in which we may feel more exhausted than usual. Together with Mercury Retrograde, it may be best to take ea. step back and try to see the woods for the trees. It’s tempting, over Gemini Season, to juggle a hundred different balls, but we do need to calm our hyperactive nervous systems.
Fortunately, we can get the grounding we need from the New Moon in Taurus earlier in the month. This can nudge us to set routines and rituals that help to get us into our bodies. Habits that can make us feel safe in the cosmic storms!
We also can look forward to the move of Jupiter into his home sign of Pisces. This will ease much of the tension and give us a compassionate, spiritual perspective on the changes of May and June.
Aries May Horoscope (Aries Dates: March 21 – April 19)
Walk your talk, Aries! With Gemini season coming along, it’s time to make sure you’re putting muscle behind your words. Otherwise, it’s just a load of hot air, really. You’ll find yourself spinning with new ideas, Aries, and your challenge is to take moment to reflect. To pause. To sift through the dross to find the gold. This Mercury Retrograde can be positive for you when you do just that! Yes, communication will be awry – especially for you this time, Aries. But, as always, this is an opportunity to review all your communications. This month may also see many of you considering some kind of travel, even if it’s close by. Business trips may be likelier, and if you do have grander plans, don’t bank on them too much. Sometimes, it’s better to scale down instead of up, Aries, as initially revolting as that may seem to you risk takers!
Taurus May Horoscope (Taurus Dates: April 20 – May 20)
Isn’t money funny, Taurus? You’ll realize this month that it really is all transactional, that money comes, and money goes. With a New Moon in your sign early in the month, you’re all about setting up useful habits. These habits may help you feel grounded and anchored in the changes that are coming your way, Taurus. Not all change is bad, so don’t allow stress to take over. In fact, this is the perfect month to review some of your earnings, saving and spending habits. To change what needs to be changed, and to adapt! With bountiful Jupiter also moving into your money-earned zone, this can bring great financial rewards on a job well done. Saturn is making you sweat blood and tears, Taurus, and he does go Retrograde in your career zone this month. Along with Mercury Retrograde, you may experience slower progress. Luckily, you are the patient type.
Gemini May Horoscope (Gemini Dates: May 21 — June 20)
What a month you’re going to have, Gemini! It is your season, and for many of you, it’s your birthday! There’s a lot going on for you, as the Sun, Venus and Mercury enter Gemini, bringing you great new ideas. However, Gemini, you’ll have to be prepared to review these ventures as your ruler, Mercury, goes Retrograde. Yes, it’s frustrating, but you should know by now that it’s for your own good. It’s about containing your ideas, going within and testing your theories before implementation. Be aware, Gemini, that this upcoming Eclipse could be a big one for you. – and for your relationships – business or pleasure. Some of you may have a relationship “eclipsed” from your life, and others may welcome someone new. Either way, Gemini, be prepared for things to change, rather dramatically! As Jupiter heads into your career zone you’re keen to spread your wings and fly high!
Cancer May Horoscope (Cancer Dates: June 21 – July 22)
The inner work is huge this month, Cancer. As the planets all shift into the zone of your chart connected to releasing and healing, you’re going into hiding. You’re doing all the processing you needed to do, and shedding old skin. Don’t be surprised if some destructive habits rear their heads, Cancer. This is simply an opportunity to keep working. And don’t bother to make social plans, because that isn’t what is going to serve you right now. What will serve you is travelling, enrolling for a new course, or expanding your world in some other enriching way. This upcoming Eclipse will likely have you “eclipsing” certain habits out of your life, lifestyle habits. Some of you may even release jobs and work that just isn’t helping you progress anymore. Yes, on some level it may all feel like a lot, but you can feel the growth happening, Cancer.
Leo May Horoscope (Leo Dates: July 23 – August 22)
Is it love, or is it friendship, Leo? This is a question on your mind, and the upcoming Eclipses will highlight it this issue even more. It may be that the universe lends you a hand by removing certain friendships or love affairs from your life. And you know what, Leo? This doesn’t have to be a drama, unless you want it to be. In fact, maybe you can take control by finding the balance between all the people your love. Between giving and receiving care and affection, between doing your own creative thing and being part of a bigger community. You are just so much more reflective now, especially in the goals you’d like to achieve going forward. Earnings are a focus Leo, and you’re devising new plans for how to bring more abundance into your life. You can do it, if you take some time out to reflect.
Virgo May Horoscope (Virgo Dates: August 23 – September 22)
You’ve got good things coming, Virgo! Jupiter is entering your relationship zone, albeit just for a brief while. He only settles here around October, but you can get a taste of his gifts now! These gifts will include coming across exactly the right people at exactly the right time who will help you grow. These can take the form of teachers, gurus, friends, business partners – or even romantic partners. What you’ll have to keep in mind, Virgo, is that you’re not in the mood to be suffocated. Any relationship in your life that denies you growth and freedom may be challenged. But any relationship that brings a sense of expansion will bring you huge joy and happiness! With the Eclipses and your ruler, Mercury, Retrograde, some of you may be reflecting on changing your domestic situation. Take your time in those decisions, Virgo. Things aren’t all that clear right now.
Libra May Horoscope (Libra Dates: September 23 – October 22)
Where are you going, Libra? Who are you taking with you? How much more can you grow and shift beliefs to help you live more freely? These are some of the questions on your mind during May, and you’re eager to step out of your comfort zone. This may be by literally booking a flight and going somewhere anew, or embracing studies. Or, you’re just in the mood to have a good time, to meet new, interesting people and learn from them. This can be a very enjoyable month, though on some level, you may feel rather mentally foggy with Mercury Retrograde. Indecisive, even. You don’t know which direction to go, so just follow your intuition. Jupiter is helping you by throwing a few projects your way, making work more enjoyable and freeing your time. When it comes to love, you could have a couple challenges as Saturn goes Retrograde.
Scorpio May Horoscope (Scorpio Dates: October 23 – November 21)
What does intimacy and sharing mean to you, Scorpio? As the planets shift into this zone of your astrology chart, you are seeing into the nitty-gritty. You may need to draw closer to you sweetheart and really talk things out. Deep communication is absolutely key right now. The New Moon in Taurus happens in your commitment sign, bringing in some great new starts in your love life! You’re also being faced with certain financial decision, which you may share with another – your partner or business associate. Be careful, Scorpio, of making a decision in haste. In fact, with Mercury Retrograde, the advice is to not enter any financial agreement just yet, as the facts are changing. You don’t want to look back with any regret, Scorpio, so proceed with caution. This is especially relevant in your domestic area, where you may experience a lack of progress as Saturn turns Retrograde.
Sagittarius May Horoscope (Sagittarius Dates: November 22 – December 21)
Get ready to roll, Sagittarius! The upcoming Eclipse is in your very own sign, which spells all kinds of rapid change for you! You may pick up and move countries, or get married, break off a relationship or some such other major shift. Jupiter entering your home zone seems to enforce this desire to expand your living situation. 26 May is the date to mark in your diary, but truthfully, it can happen up to three months before or after this date. It’s a period, Sagittarius, where certain things may be suddenly removed from your life, freeing you up. It can feel intense, and you may feel more tired than usual, so get rest! Your significant relationships may also receive an overhaul, and you may be really thinking about what the future holds. Negotiations seem to be absolutely key, and learning to really listen to each other as Mercury Retrogrades.
Capricorn May Horoscope (Capricorn Dates: December 22 – January 19)
The little things all add up, Capricorn. You just have to keep the faith. Sometimes, it’s the small tasks that you complete, the miniscule steps that you take to create the bigger picture. This month, it’s mainly about the little things. It’s all about celebrating the seemingly minor achievements that can make up the whole. And, Capricorn, it’s maybe a time to “eclipse” some work projects out of your life completely, and to let go. To make room to plant new things, although what, you can’t say right now. Mercury does goes Retrograde in you work sector, which raises some questions. It’s a time to reflect and review, not to push ahead just yet. Your ruler, Saturn, does go Retrograde, which can delay circumstances so that you can learn a few lessons, especially money-wise. It’s time to tighten up, Capricorn, and to be even wiser about your finances and resources.
Aquarius May Horoscope (Aquarius Dates: January 20 – February 18)
Expect delays, Aquarius. At least when it comes to what it is that you personally want to achieve. Saturn is in your sign, and going Retrograde, spelling big personal lessons. This lesson may even lie in the area of your health, Aquarius. What lifestyle habits do you need to get control of, and what do you need to cut out? This can be an excellent transit for shedding weight, getting fit and sorting out skin, teeth and joint issue. Yes, you’re slightly gloomy and serious, more so in the next few months, but you’re also wiser and more mature. People can be looking to you for guidance, Aquarius, so go ahead and step into that authority! Jupiter will also bless you with financial gifts as he enters your money sector. As for romance, it looks bright and shiny, Aquarius, and an air of playfulness and curiosity is available to you.
Pisces May Horoscope (Pisces Dates: February 19 – March 20)
Your time is arriving, Pisces! Jupiter, your co-ruler, enters your sign, giving you a taste of what’s to come! Although he only enters Pisces properly to stay in October this year, these next few weeks will feel special. You’re going to be experiencing joy, hope, optimism and expansion, and welcoming new creative opportunities. This can extend to your career or other areas, Pisces – the world becomes your oyster! Sure, you may overdo it in some way, but on the whole, this is a great period for you. The Eclipse also highlights potentially positive professional shifts for you in the right direction. It can feel as if Lady Luck really is on your side which she is, in many ways. The Gemini energy is all about your domestic situation, which looks set to change and be quite beneficial. Sure, you are dealing with some deep, inner work, but that’s manageable, Pisces.