Faraway Pluto’s retrograde returns to direct this week. This icy planet has been retrograde since spring. It encourages us to look at ways we can internalize change or transformation. As it returns direct, this energy returns to the external—how can we enact change on a grander scale? What can we do to make a difference?
A full Moon is currently passing through three powerful retrogrades: Neptune (Jupiter) and Uranus (Uranus). These transits take place under the 8th House of Reincarnation and mental health, 7th House of Relationships, 6th House of Work. It doesn’t get much more tangible than our routines, love lives, and inner voice.
What will the celestial energie reveal to your sign this week?
There’s a reason so many people avoid accountability: it’s uncomfortable. Even worse is the feeling of being held accountable when you don’t have external motivation. Since there’s no direct confrontation holding you to it, it’s far more tempting to slack on your personal growth. But, waiting for someone to get involved is not the right thing. It is reallyThe better choice?
You’ve always been a self-starter, Aries. Why should it be any other? Changes you want to see can happen. However, you must take the steps necessary to reach your goals. You are the only one who can accomplish that.
You’re a natural homebody, so it doesn’t take much for you to retreat further into your shell. As far as you’re concerned, your comfort zone is just fine, thank you very much. Could that nagging feeling actually be a hunger for something?
You should consider this temporary change as an option, and not a permanent move. If you don’t like what you find outside of your comfort zone, you still have the option to return. It’s possible to be surprised by the things you find while on your journey.
You’ve been stuck in your head for a while now, but the stars are finally offering some clarity this week. It’s time to direct your efforts toward something more productive. If you can’t make it through the mental roadblocks, then reroute.
After all, it’s clear that ruminating on this problem hasn’t made you feel any better. This tension can be eased by shifting your attention to a greater cause. The solution you’re looking for will reveal itself after some time away.
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You are urged by the stars to be thoughtful and reflective this week, Cancer. Your intuition is at its highest during the full Moon—be sure to listen to it. While this doesn’t mean acting on every gut reaction, it does mean paying attention to your body.
How do you feel about people and situations? These observations can reveal more than what you might expect. Keep your eyes, ears, and heart open for what’s to come. If anyone can handle this extra dose of emotionality, it’s you.
No one is above becoming a better version of themselves—not even you, Leo. In fact, you’d be wise to let your pride motivate you to evolve and improve as much as you can. This means that you should use your vulnerability to help you grow, and not suppress.
People look up to you for inspiration and guidance. It can be hard to admit that you need change, but it can also be very empowering. All of us have the potential to learn. And YouYou can encourage others to do the exact same.
You pride yourself on being a problem-solver, yet there’s one dilemma you can’t seem to solve. Despite all your efforts, it seems like your need for solutions has turned into a problem. To figure out why, consider the other party’s perspective.
Other people can’t read your mind, which means they don’t always understand your intentions. Even though it may seem like you are receiving helpful advice, it could end up being harsh criticism. It is admirable that you want to help others, but it is important to learn how to ask first.
It is tempting to see these setbacks in isolation as your failures. But you should resist this temptation. This type of thinking is not productive and even more important, it’s false. Things go wrong regardless of who deserves it, and that’s just the way it goes.
There are, however, some limitations. Is a silver lining. You are naturally compassionate, empathic and kind. You have the potential to help others when you combine your past experiences with wisdom. Get over the dirt on your shoulders and keep going.
This time of emotional transition is ending. Now, it’s time to adjust to your new normal, Scorpio. While some things might seem unfamiliar in this new light, it’s important that you take the time to reacquaint yourself with them.
Avoid making assumptions and using indirect communication. These old wounds can fester if you don’t speak your truth. It might feel uncomfortable and a little scary, but aren’t you a thrill-seeker at heart? This could be the most important one.
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It can be difficult to balance work and family life. But if you stop communication between them, it can make it impossible. You may be amazed at how much more flexibility you have if only you were open about your needs.
The right people in your life won’t want to see you fail. If they do, it’s a good time to reconsider whether or not they are worthy to be part of your life. As long as your motivations are good, you’ll make it out of this snag unscathed.
An emotionally intense experience is on the horizon, but it’s nothing you can’t handle. There’s a reason you’ve gotten this far, Cap. You are capable and intelligent. If you need some reassurance, don’t be afraid to reach out to those around you.
The lessons you’ll learn have incredibly transformative power, so resist the urge to shy away from them. You’ll be glad you stuck it out once you’ve reached the other side. In the meantime, keep your heart and mind open to the possibility of what’s to come.
After a certain point, you’ll have to stop pining for change and start enacting it. It’s always easier to stay behind the starting line. It’s easier to stay behind the starting line if you don’t race. Is it really better to not compete?
The stars urge you to focus on the necessary personal obligations you’ve been putting off for weeks. Your mental health won’t improve simply because you will it to—you’ll have to take measurable action to get there, like it or not.
You’re always so preoccupied with whether people like you. Are you able to see if you like people? That’s just as important, Pisces. Don’t discredit that for the sake of people-pleasing. You’re far too empathetic to be around people who drain your energy.
You are very tuned in to your environment. Thus, it’s all the more critical that you maintain and protect it as best you can. While goodbyes are difficult, they’re a little easier when they’re justified. You should enjoy your life, and not suffer through it.
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Madame Miranda posts were written by M. Davis McAfee. They are based on M. Davis McAfee’s explanations for each star sign and on the position of celestial bodies as mapped by theplanetstoday.com. Our horoscopes can be used for entertainment purposes, although we value the opportunity to reflect on our lives through astrology.