- The Moon is in Aries.
- The Moon is waxing and in its Waxing Crescent phase.
- We are in between the New Moon, which occurred on the 4th in the sign of Aquarius, and the First Quarter Moon, which will happen on the 12th.
- Current retrogrades: No major ones.
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
This is a fine time for playing with ideas before putting them into motion, dear Aries, and for paying particular attention to ideas that appear to come to you out of the blue. This can be a day of interesting synchronicity or surprise. Inventive new ideas, dreams, and possibilities can figure strongly now. Look to friends and group activities for opportunities to mingle with someone special. Favored now are activities that help you detox and release accumulated stress. Creative thinking can emerge as you let your mind go. A helpful conversation, invitation, or piece of news may be involved now, and it can be a pleasant surprise! Friends and networks can be the source of inspiration, or you might inspire others today, and it feels terrific.
This can be an exciting day for insight in a relationship, dear Taurus, and for taking a good look at the hidden layers of a situation, project, or person. You might choose to tackle resentments as you view issues from a somewhat detached perspective with a Mercury-Uranus influence today. It’s also a good time to become better informed since your mind is open wide and exciting ideas are circulating. Listen to your gut instincts when approaching decisions, particularly those related to career, life direction, or public relations. You can come up with great ideas, or you might solve a long-standing problem. You’re bringing inventiveness and unique insight to the day, and you may very well get credit for it. In the coming days, you’ll want to break out of a bad habit or a frustrating circumstance, and the desire begins to build now.
This can be a week of surprises and sudden discoveries or actions, dear Gemini, and today, your mind is particularly investigative. You’re likely to come up with inventive solutions to problems and ideas for future projects. Friendships are stimulating and lively, and perhaps quite surprising now. Networking can lead to useful discoveries or opportunities. You may need to make changes on the fly, but you’re especially adaptable, and others appreciate that quality. Expressing your affections and interest comes very naturally today. The need to effect change relates to the sector of your solar chart that rules your friendships and group associations, as well as your hopes and wishes for the future. Today is good for playing with ideas along these lines as you build toward wanting to take action on them in the coming days.
There can be good opportunities to communicate and connect with others now, dear Cancer. You are more intuitive these days, and today is an especially strong time for opening up conversations that may not typically take place, as you are very rational about tricky or sensitive topics right now. Business and career matters can improve with research and discoveries. Focusing on forward-moving issues can keep you in good spirits. There can be surprising events and feelings stimulated today, as well as sudden urges to break free from restrictive circumstances, which can be very positive if they’re paired with the courage to make constructive changes. Reacting to conditions and acting from the heart are vastly different things, and you’ll be more successful if you honor your instincts. This energy continues and intensifies in the coming days.
It’s a powerful week for entertaining new ideas and considering different angles, dear Leo. Interactions and ideas generated can be exciting and inspiring today. You might decide to look into clubs or groups that might be of interest to you, although today, one-on-one interactions may provide the most stimulating experiences. It’s a time for learning or teaching something new, and for gaining some inspiration through experimenting with alternative or out-of-the-ordinary activities. There can be a pleasing level of emotional detachment experienced that allows for open and honest conversations, and this is wonderfully useful from time to time! This is an excellent day for consulting others, increasing your understanding of a particular person in your life, and coming up with bold new ideas for the future. Energies now and in the next few days tend to nudge you towards a critical discovery or an exciting new interest.
You may want to clear something up or get rid of excess baggage now, dear Virgo. New insights or discoveries might center around health, work, habits, and routine matters. Your thinking is ahead of the times, and your mind can take you to unusual places! You might readily shrug off life’s minor inconveniences and challenges, and it feels great to do so. Positive vibes while pursuing your daily routines or in your work are likely now, and quite possibly, social opportunities can result. There is innovative or surprising energy with you now, particularly surrounding intimate relationships or debts to others, either emotional or material. The desire to make meaningful changes and to put certain limiting conditions behind you can be empowering. This energy will be with you for several more days, and it’s likely to build and grow.
A new development with a special person in your life can prompt a detour or a change, dear Libra, but can also be most welcome! This is a week for coming up with new ideas, or for coming to an agreement or an exciting new plan/idea with someone. A conversation can solve a lot of problems as minds open to new possibilities, or can awaken some excitement about the future. Recent predicaments now seem to be only small hiccups in a bigger plan, and with this perspective, you’re happier and more confident. Your enemy this week is impatience, but you can rise above it now with rational, inspirational conversation. Someone might help you see that you’ve been stressing for no reason, and it feels good to let go of tension now. In some manner, you might symbolically break the chains that have bound you to repetitive and restrictive behaviors. Welcome the courage that’s building now when it comes to making connections or doing something independently.
Work and habits require an innovative approach now, dear Scorpio, and the desire to make changes is strong. Ideas for doing so can come on today, and they’re wonderfully unique. Being open and forthcoming with family can be rewarding now, or you’re approaching your interactions in a new, fresh way. Your tastes are a little out of the ordinary and daring. Reasoning things out comes more easily than usual today with a Mercury-Uranus connection, and creative, progressive thinking is stimulated. You’re letting go and moving forward, at least on a mental level. Through honest conversations and reflection, you can get to a place of far greater understanding. You might discover a new method, gadget, or even recipe that changes things up. As the week moves forward, you’ll feel especially inspired to take action to improve your work, home life, or health.
This can be a time of inspiration, dear Sagittarius, and while not all desires emerging now are likely to stick, it can be an important week for discovering needs or wants that you haven’t fully acknowledged. People are attracted to your unique perspective, and you may be providing some guidance to others. Open and honest conversations with others, particularly a partner, lover, or child, can be in focus today. There can be much enjoyment derived through your learning endeavors. Channels for communication can open up in general, through updated technology, for example, as you discover new, improved, or especially interesting ways to make connections. News from a love interest could be pleasantly unexpected. Alternatively, you can be filled with a desire to express your talents, artistic abilities, or even your feelings for someone, and this is set to build even further over the next several days.
Mercury’s sextile to Uranus today is excellent for coming to interesting conclusions, dear Capricorn, and for dreaming up new ideas. Let your mind go, and it’s likely to take you to some creative places now! Progressive ideas about how to make yourself feel more secure or comfortable can emerge now. An open and honest atmosphere with loved ones can promote healthy conversations, cooperation, and solutions to problems. You’re in fine shape for home improvement, interesting purchases, and for discovering new tastes and interests. The need to break free of a restriction is strong this week, and it’s set to build even further over the next few days. Today is good for doing some of the vital thinking behind these changes. Detaching yourself from a situation for a spell can help you gain a new perspective.
There can be exciting new avenues opening up for expressing yourself, getting around, or connecting this week, dear Aquarius, and today’s energies are pleasingly positive and forward-looking. Information or news coming in could steer you toward making fun changes. Your ruler, Uranus, is powerful this week and especially influences our thinking and communications today. Whether they’re personal or business, matters can grow today with an open mind and progressive approach. There is more respect for one another’s individuality, improving your relationships. You’re in an especially good position to get your message across effectively. The chance to enjoy conversations with the things that genuinely interest you can emerge. While you may want to watch for impulsive communications this week in general, this can be a fun time for discovery.
Desires that come on a little too suddenly should probably be examined further this week, dear Pisces, but today is strong for distinguishing between pure intuition and restless stirrings. You’re now in a favorable position to communicate and work out problems with others — your mind tunes into progressive ideas and possible areas for improvement. You can be privy to some exciting news or revelations today, possibly about business or money. Today, rewards come to open minds. This can be a time of new developments or unusual events surrounding business or financial matters, and of innovative new insights. Your direction may shift a little now as the result of ideas or news coming to you today.
Astrology of Today – The Details:
If you’re astrologically inclined and interested in the details of the Astrology of today, here are some of the factors considered in the forecasts (for the astrology of the week, see This Week in Astrology):
Planet Color Key: The longer the bar, the slower the aspecting planet and the longer the duration of the planet’s transit.
The purple marker above shows where we are in the current moon phase cycle.