Horoscopes: May 27 – June 2, 2022

Illustration by Ash Cheshire

Aries: Mars in your solar first house can make it tempting for you to push your agenda onto others or to commandeer a conversation that should be 50/50. Channel this energy into something positive, it’s great to be assertive and know who you are, but don’t get combative with unsuspecting friends or peers who dont deserve it; save that for your real enemy! Venus moves out of your sign and into its home sign of Taurus on the 28th, and this Venus transit embraces harmony and beauty and boosts creativity and quality time with yourself and others. It is an ideal time to get more in touch with what soothes you, inspires you, and makes you feel beautiful. 

Taurus: Your ruling planet Venus moves into your first house and has you radiating gentleness and romance. Let your instincts guide you as to where your love and energy are best suited, during this transit you have a knack for naturally finding things that work and are comfortable for you. Your groove is in motion. A Mars and Jupiter transit in your completion sector on the 28th and 29th moves you to resolve an issue, finish a project, or lend a hand to someone who is seeking their own closure.The new moon in Gemini on the 30th is a clean slate, and the start of June kicks off with a waxing Cancer moon that stirs emotions and dreams.

Gemini: Your solar season has just begun and you have an influential aura that has a way of shifting the vibe of a whole room. You have a need to speak your mind and really put yourself out there; you are building confidence in what you have to offer to the world. Mars and Jupiter meet in your community sector on the 28th and 29th; this awakens your desire to make impactful changes and connect with like minded individuals. You are feeling more comfortable being part of a team, and you gain great insight and inspiration from those around you. The new moon in Gemini on the 30th speaks of new beginnings, but Mercury’s retrograde reminds us to hold steady and proceed with a touch of caution. The right time is coming but has not arrived yet.

Cancer: Mars in your business and enterprise sector has you feeling more motivated to fill your cup with gratifying work that feels worth your time and effort and is in line with your passions, joys and values. It doesn’t necessarily mean a “job” in a traditional sense but perhaps a community role, or being a good neighbor, or being part of a support network. The new moon in Gemini on the 30th frees up your mind and makes you realize that there are no rules on how to live your life, how to dress, or how to love. You feel more relaxed and confident and less hung up on comparing yourself with others.

Leo: Even though Mercury retrograde has you repeating steps, backtracking, and seemingly stuck in one place; you may come to eventually find that all this reviewing is quite helpful and you are actually learning quite a bit about yourself and your process. A Mars and Juptier transit on the 28th and 29th re-inspires you to engage in learning and gaining experience. If your mind has been feeling under stimulated, this is just the thing to get you mentally engaged again. The new moon in Gemini on the 30th is a fresh start. It’s an ideal time to try something new.

Virgo: Your ruling planet Mercury will be retrograde until June 3rd, when it enters its shadow period. While it’s easy to get caught up in the media frenzy that surrounds such an event, it is a natural part of the cosmos. It can serve as many things, including a time of reassessment that can cultivate self awareness. A Mars and Jupter transit on the 28th to 29th emboldens you to pursue more long term goals and lifestyle changes concerning work and relationships. The new moon in Gemini on the 30th is a breath of fresh air that inspires you to let go and simply be yourself.

Libra: Your ruling Venus moves into your fellow Venusian ruled sign of Taurus and also into your solar 8th house. This placement highlights the more secretive, sacred, or intimate aspects of your life. You may be reflecting deeply on your personal philosophy, your faith, or your desires. There is a sense of quiet intensity to this transit. Relationships are particularly emotionally charged. A Mars and Jupiter transit on the 28th to 29th motivates you to invest in your long term goals and dreams and to bolster your financial pursuits. The new moon in Gemini on the 30th signifies new beginnings and increases your curiosity in what is truly possible. 

Scorpio: Mercury is still in retrograde until June 3rd, and as long as you keep a cool head you realize that you are used to the chaos. In fact you may even enjoy it sometimes, it can be practice in going with the flow. Venus moves into its ruling sign which is also your sister sign of Taurus.This placement reminds you to soften the sharp edges of your heart, to be sweeter with yourself, and to share out loud more of the nice things that you think about your friends and loves. A Mars and Jupiter transit on the 28th and 29th can motivate you to break down some old barriers, pursue long term goals and chase success. Just beware of putting too much on our plate; you know how you get!

Sagittarius: Your ruling planet Jupiter transits Mars on the 28th and 29th and inspires you to be more passionate, outgoing and ready to commit to plans, projects and people. Since this planetary interaction occurs in your entertainment, romance, and self expression sector you are seeking to enjoy yourself and relax via your hobbies and relationships. You are open and available to romance as June begins. The new moon in Gemini on the 30th is a fresh start in existing partnerships, and if you are currently single that means that maybe someone new is on the horizon. Mercury is still retrograde until June 3rd so you can still expect a curveball or two. 

Capricorn: Since Mercury will still be in retrograde until June 3rd you can expect a mix up or two, but in those moments you may also find that breaking away from the ordinary and the predictable has its upsides. Sometimes you make something delicious and one of a kind when you improvise part of the recipe. A Mars and Jupiter transit on the 28th to 29th pushes you to overcome an emotional blockage and make a breakthrough in self acceptance and awareness. The new moon in Gemini on the 30th closes out the month and begins the new one with an influx of inventive and creative energy. Your sense of humor is what carries you through the tribulations this week.

Aquarius: The sun is still in your romance and creativity sector, but Mercury is also still retrograde until June 3rd! There can be some confusion, some faux-pas and some blunders concerning dating, creative endeavors, or socializing. Exercise more discernment in your choices this week. Getting swept up in excitement or chasing after your latest muse can trip you up. The new moon in Gemini on the 30th puts you in a peaceful and open minded mood. Go with the flow.

Pisces: This week a Mars and Jupiter interaction on the 28th and 29th boosts your more enterprising endeavors. If business or income has been stagnant, you can expect a boost in motivation as well as attention from others. Don’t give up, because it takes time and dedication! Venus is at home in earthy Taurus and you are feeling more excited about your relationships, as you have a desire to share kind words and give and receive comfort and support. The new moon in Gemini on the 30th is a fresh start and a good time to make peace with the past. You may be moving on from something at this time, hopefully without bitterness. 

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