By Aluna Michaels, M.A.
Leo (July 23 – Aug. 22)
Happy birthday Leo! Energetic Mars brings financial empowerment and strong self-worth. The planet Uranus joins with Mars for an even greater chance for independence and inventiveness in your career! Meditate and be open to cool ideas flowing into your mind, or that people say to you that give you a positive “zing” in your gut! Relationships also improve greatly with a new sense of appreciation, forgiveness, and a fresh pathway toward the future.
Virgo (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22)
Mars is in your sign, energizing you to take action on your dreams and thoughts! Allow yourself to meditate and desire the life you want. Then follow your inner guidance to accomplish those goals and have the fulfillment you deserve! You often get bogged down in everyone else's needs, and forget to also honor yourself as a valuable human! Also re-commit to health, wellness, and stress reduction practices. You are worth it!
Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22)
Meditate on hurts and disappointments you’ve had the past two years. Mars is working with you, and it’s actually good to rustle up feelings of suppressed anger or sadness. Offer yourself compassion so stored emotions can be processed and fully released from your body and mind. You’ll be able to trust others more easily (with healthy discernment and boundaries in place, of course!) You’ll also be open to the joy and abundance in all the areas that life wants to bring you! Please seek out a trained trauma therapist for intense issues.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21)
Both Jupiter and Uranus are working to break old patterns in relationships. These can be from childhood, even at a time when you were pre-verbal! Ask for insights during meditation, or even from your dreams. If partnered, find new activities to do together that allow you to see each other in different ways for a fresh perspective. Let each other out of the boxes you’ve put each other in. If single, you can meet a cool partner at a fun activity or through an interesting friend!
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 – Dec. 21)
You can have huge breakthroughs at work! These could even be things you strived for but gave up on quite a while ago. As you meditate and develop your intuition, make sure you don’t give up or lose focus too quickly. Cultivate friendships with people who continue to “hold the light” for your dreams, so they can re-inspire you when your passion wanes. You can also have similar healing with issues of health or anxiety. This can include reviewing your diet for hidden stimulants, especially hidden types of MSG in foods — google it!
Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19
Jupiter brings renewed avenues of prosperity! Get back in touch with the spirituality of money. Meditating on love and abundance gets all sorts of channels open and flowing again! Relationships also revitalize. Make time for fun activities. In fact, you’ll be more efficient and successful at work if you balance your duties with play. If you enjoy yoga, tai chi, or qigong, recommit to those practices. Other forms of exercise like running or dance can also bring a meditative state of mind!
Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18)
Jupiter is back in your sign helping you feel more aligned with your authentic self. Meditate on your desires and the sacredness of those desires. You can heal from the burden of years of shame! This can mean releasing ambivalence about sexuality, prosperity/debt, and being able to confront and heal old resentments. You’ll feel revitalized! Relationships can go to a more intimate level without the Aquarian anxiety of losing your individuality. You’ll also be a money magnet!
Pisces (Feb. 19 – March 20)
So many planets are lined up for you to deepen your meditation and intuition! This can lead to better communication in relationships since you often speak in a veiled way. You’ll be able to stand in your truth and expose yourself more fearlessly. This can make changes in partnerships, but you’ll be more authentic and will feel relieved. Trust your instincts even if ideas seem peculiar or “out of the blue”. You’re likely receiving divine inspiration!
Aries (March 21 – April 19)
Amazing opportunities with work can pop up! Your efforts have made an impact and you’re being noticed. You can also have deep healing in self-esteem and can even attract a new partner who resonates with your “higher frequency”! A current relationship improves due to your positive mindset. Respect your body with organic food and enough rest. Aries can go crazy with exercise, so balance all that out with some gentleness!
Taurus (April 20 – May 20)
Uranus is the planet of individuality and unique genius. It’s reminding you about your personal spiritual gifts, talents, and vision! Stay true to your authentic self! Daily meditation helps you bond with your inner voice. Cultivate and nurture relationships that encourage you to free your self-expression. You can have a career breakthrough related to your increased faith in yourself and your abilities! Also, have fun and be silly. There’s a sacredness to the wisdom of your inner child or inner goofball!
Gemini (May 21 – June 20)
You’ll enjoy good relationship energy this month! You can even create a spiritual practice together, be it yoga, meditation, or nature walks. If single, you can meet a wonderful partner through such activities! Insights through dreams or meditations can illuminate issues with family and bring a surprisingly effective harmonious solution. If you’ve been having trouble sleeping, even though it seems counterintuitive, try a few minutes of vigorous exercise in the evening.
Cancer (June 21 – July 22)
You can really make your dreams come true right now! Believe in the strength of your desires. Meditate with the clarity in your heart that you deserve to have fulfillment in your life! In this way, you’ll open doors to receive your blessings. Surround yourself with people who reinforce the image of your inner strength! Use affirmations of self-love and self-compassion. Those energies provide the fuel to move you into a stratosphere of joy!
Aluna Michaels is a second-generation astrologer. She also holds a Masters in Spiritual Counseling and has been teaching and consulting for more than three decades. Her book, Spiritual Gifts of the 12 Astrological Signs, is now on Amazon in Kindle version and as an E-book on her website. Aluna is available for appointments in her home, by phone or Skype. Call or text (248) 583-1663 or visit www.alunamichaels.com