Thursday May 29th: Mercury in Cancer

On Thursday May 29th, Mercury leaves Gemini (at least temporarily), and enters Cancer. In astrology, Mercury deals with all facets of the mind: information gathering, processing, sharing; learning and deductive reasoning; and overall conversational tones. Natal Mercury signs (in conjunction with other factors in the natal chart) reveal how the native tends to communicate with…

Wednesday May 21st: Venus in Taurus

On Wednesday May 21st, the planet of romance returns to its home constellation of Taurus (shared with Libra). Venus signs are linked to our love values: what sorts of characteristics do we value in a romantic partner and how do we express those values to our (potential) mates?¬†Ultimately,¬†our Venus sign also describes how we behave…

Tuesday May 20th: Sun in Gemini

On Tuesday May 20th, the Sun exited Taurus and entered Gemini. Controlling our psyche and ego, our Sun signs represent who we are at the core of our personality. As the Sun travels through the zodiac, it is believed that we temporarily take on the characteristics of that constellation. Thus, when the Sun passes through…

Wednesday May 7th: Mercury in Gemini

On Wednesday May 7th, Mercury exits steady Taurus and returns home to Gemini. In astrology, the planet Mercury symbolizes how we learn, how we engage in deductive reasoning and how we communicate with others. Natal Mercury signs reveal how we prefer to research, collect and dispense information with those in our immediate environment. When Mercury…

Lovescopes: Venus in Aries, Mars in Libra

From May 1st-May 28th, the opposition between Venus in Aries and Mars in Libra will shake up our romantic outlooks and create a “push-pull” energy within our partnerships. Mars moved into Libra in December 2013 for an (unusually long) eight month stay in the sign. Venus moved into Aries very recently, on May 2nd. When…

Friday May 2nd: Venus in Aries

  On Friday May 2nd, Venus left Pisces and moved into Aries. Venus is a “social” planet, governing our romances and finances; Venus signs reveal what we value in romantic partnerships and our overall love demeanor. When Venus ingresses (or transitions into) a constellation that is not complementary to our own natal Venus sign, it…