April 2, 2017: Venus in Pisces Rx

  On Sunday April 2nd, Venus drifted back into Pisces from Aries–all while retrograde. Retrogrades are intense periods for a planet ; and since Venus governs our romantic and, to some degree, financial interactions, these areas of our lives face some serious hurdles until Saturday April 15th. Pisces is considered the sign of exaltation for…

March 31, 2017: Mercury in Taurus and Mercury Retrograde

On Friday March 31st, the planet Mercury left Aries and entered Taurus. In this position, Mercury is realistic and sensible. Taurus is one of the “home signs” of Venus. Astrologers associate the Bull with the arts, music, luxury, sophistication, and all things related to “culture.” Naturally, with Mercury in Taurus, we may be inclined to…

Feb. 3rd-April 2nd: Venus in Aries ; Venus in Aries Rx

On Saturday March 4th, Venus in Aries drifted into a retrograde phase. In Aries, Venus is energetic, free and strong-willed. This Fire sign encourages us to be bold, dynamic and spontaneous in our love partnerships. The thrill of the hunt invigorates the Ram: influencing us to be fearless with our crushes/lovers/spouses. If you are interested…

February 25th: Mercury in Pisces

On February 25th, Mercury entered Pisces. Since Mercury governs the realm of intellect, learning, communication and short commutes, this astral change brings introspective, receptive and compassionate energy to our interactions. Water signs tend to be empathetic and intuitive. The hard logic astrologers ascribe to Mercury washes away into subjectivity and hypersensitivity under Pisces. There’s a…

February 18th: Sun in Pisces

Happy March !! On Saturday February 18th, the Sun rolled into Pisces. This transition marks the close of the zodiac year before resetting in Cardinal Aries next month. Since the Sun deals with our “true cores”  and psyche, under this transit, we all redirect our consciousness towards the “hidden parts” of ourselves and the ethereal qualities of…

Wednesday June 29th: Mercury in Cancer

Mercury represents the mind: observing, gathering information, processing information and sharing information. In general, Mercury is objective, rational and prefers to reason with individuals based on bare facts. As Mercury shifts through the 12 signs, the intellectual perception of the planet sharpens (say, as in Gemini or Virgo) or blurs (as in Sagittarius or Pisces).…

Tuesday June 21st: Sun in Cancer

Today is the first day of Summer! In astrology, Cardinal signs always mark the commencement of a new season. Generally, Cardinal signs point to new beginnings, fresh starts and an abundance of opportunity. There’s emphasis on taking acting and leading the way. This is a great time to start new projects and funnel any excess…

Sunday October 26th: Mars in Capricorn

On Sunday October 26th, the planet of energy and drive zips into Earth Capricorn. In astrology, the natal Mars represents how we express our aims and ambitions, the areas of our lives where we are most inclined to create goals and our overall life force: basically, how do we exert energy? When Mars travels through signs…

Thursday October 23rd: Venus in Scorpio

On Thursday October 23rd, Venus left one of its home constellations, Libra, and entered Scorpio. Venus, the planet governing romance, rules over romantic energy and values. Astrologers believe that the traits of Scorpio weaken the nature of Venus. Where Venus is open, compromising and approachable, Scorpio is cautious, controlling and closed-off. As a result, Venus…