Astrological terms used in my horoscopes and daily astrology pages.
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Chiron Rx [ retrograde ]In 2021, Chiron is retrograde from July 15 to December 19.
Jupiter Rx [ retrograde ]In 2022, Jupiter is retrograde from July 28 to November 23. It's not unusual for Jupiter to be retrograde--in fact, it's retrograde approximately 32% of the time. Jupiter transits Aries and Pisces during its retrograde cycle this year. During this period, we might explore different or unusual perspectives, belief systems, or sets of morals. Temporarily, we may not feel as lucky in an outward sense or optimistic. Our enthusiasm for current projects may wane a little as we slow down and re-examine things. This can naturally help us pace ourselves.
Mars is retrograde [ retrograde ]When Mars is in its retrograde cycle, we are forced to re-assess our current projects, our approach to getting what we want, and our desire nature. Rather than directly assert our desires, we tend towards introspection. We can be hesitant about taking action, second-guessing our instincts or our natural impulses rather than acting upon them.
Neptune Rx [ retrograde ]Neptune is often retrograde--approximately 43% of the time! In 2022, Neptune retrogrades from June 28th to December 3rd.
Pluto Rx [ retrograde ]Pluto is retrograde approximately 45% of the time. In 2022, Pluto is retrograde from April 29th to October 8th.
Uranus Rx [ retrograde ]Uranus is retrograde approximately 40% of the time! This year, Uranus is retrograde from August 24th, 2022, to January 22nd, 2023. During the retrograde Uranus cycle, we're less overt with our crusades, rebellions, or freedom-seeking. We might get in touch with has prevented us from living more spontaneously and authentically.