Mercury’s retrograde period ends this week and will end in December. Meanwhile, the Moon continues its journey towards its fullest phase. These celestial shifts will help lift the murky fog of misunderstanding we’ve been wandering through over the last couple of weeks. Motivational sparks will likely return—and so, too, will our self-assertiveness.
It can be tempting to get too excited by all the newfound energy and rush into things. But the stars encourage you to take it slow. You’ll be able to return to full speed in due time. You don’t want to move too quickly, or you could cause damage before the boat can make it back out on the sea. You can proceed but be careful.
What will your sign do this week?
Swimming against the tide might satiate your need to assert yourself, but it’s not always the most productive approach. The stars urge you to dig deeper this week to understand why you’re trying to stir the pot. Is it because you’re uncomfortable with this newfound vulnerability?
This kind of honest openness can seem scary at first. But what’s worse, Aries: the temporary discomfort of being seen or preventing it from ever happening by alienating everyone around you? It doesn’t have to be all about dominance.
Taurus, time, money, and energy are finite resources. Your loyalty to your family and friends can be admirable. However, the stars remind you to be careful. Giving outside your means will benefit no one in the long run—least of all you. You don’t have to quit lending a helping hand altogether, but discretion would be wise.
Be aware of how you spend these resources. Are they in line with your values? Are you happy with the investment? If either answer is shaky, then it’s time to reprioritize.
The struggles you’ve been grappling with for the past week or so are finally starting to subside. Now you can benefit from the wisdom and insight of experience. These are your assets. As tempting as it might be to lick your wounds, now is the time to act on what you’ve learned.
And all that misery is just the beginning. This wasIt was all for nothing. Wouldn’t you rather have something positive to show for all that struggle? Get over your fears and move on. You’re more capable now than you were before.
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When we find ourselves in an indecisive spiral, it’s often because we know the decision we must make—we just don’t like which one it is. Whether for comfort or out of sheer disinterest, you’ve been dragging your feet toward this much-needed change.
To overcome this obstacle, the stars are aligning in favor of you. It will be awkward. But eventually, you’d have to face this roadblock one way or another. Wouldn’t you rather have a say in how it goes?
Your loyalty and hopeless romanticism keep your feet on the line between codependence or devotion. There’s nothing wrong with wanting to invest your time and energy into your closest relationships. This is an important task.
The stars warn you against putting too much into a relationship and losing sight of your own identity. You need to be able to stand firm in your own beliefs, not a shared couple’s persona. This week, take some time alone to reevaluate your life.
It’s tempting to try to speed up your recovery from tech glitches or miscommunications. Wanting to make up for time lost is understandable, but it’s not that easy. Things are only getting better. SimplyYou can start to realign. You could lose all your progress if you move too fast.
Ease back into your duties—both interpersonal and professional. This has been an extremely difficult time. Show it the respect that it deserves. Allow yourself to relax and enjoy your surroundings, and show kindness to others.
Libra, the universe presents you with an opportunity to exercise your philanthropic muscles. Indeed, you live for the chance to stand up for what’s right. Although the stars indicate many opportunities, they also serve as a subtle warning: Don’t lose sight of the fight.
It is important to resist the urge not to support this cause. You can help without sacrificing your mental, emotional, or financial resources. It doesn’t matter if you have to step away from the cause in order to remember your core values.
Vulnerability is not your strongest suit. Consequently, you’ve developed a habit of navigating life as a mirror. Rather than presenting your true self, you mimic and reflect others’ behavior, mannerisms, and beliefs. However, don’t be fooled by others’ openness to this tactic; this is merely a defense mechanism.
By copying those around you, you basically guarantee they’ll take a liking to you. You shirk all accountability—and the risk of incompatibility. However, the stars encourage you to look in the mirror this week. You can help those around. Seeing is believing! you.
You are the Zodiac’s go-getter, so you need relationships that can endure a little bit of stagnancy. Your busy schedule doesn’t always allow you to take extra time out for dates or hang-out seshes. While it’s important you don’t take advantage of others’ patience, there ArePeople who can understand your lack of time.
Still, you don’t get to forgo responsibility completely. It’s Youryour feelings and communicate them directly. You have every right to pursue your life path as you see fit, but you can’t leave people in the dark while you do it.
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If the reaction to you setting a healthy boundary is negative, then that’s a good sign that boundary needed to be set. No matter what your insecurity and people-pleasing tendencies may tell you, standing up for yourself can be very important. Not rude. It is not your responsibility to sacrifice mental health for the sake of someone else.
Those who believe it is Don’t have your best interest in mind, anyway. Those who doYour best interests will be respected and you can have an emotional well-being. Don’t let others convince you not to advocate for yourself.
Differences in opinion are not an insult. It’s normal to disagree with someone, even if it’s someone with whom you’re particularly close. They don’t have to change your life path. Sometimes two roads can diverge.
This type of transition is not for everyone. However, it requires open communication in order to avoid hurt feelings. While you can always change your mind, it is important to inform other parties of your intentions. Both of your happiness is important.
Your emotional state can make it difficult to manage your daily tasks. While compartmentalization is a useful tool, it’s not always the most accessible. In times like these, it’s essential to listen to your gut.
Our subconscious can untangle mental knots before we realize what it’s doing. If you’re unsure of where to go or what problem to focus on, start with the ones that feel the most pertinent. What’s calling to you the loudest? That’s where your journey should begin.
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Madame Miranda posts are written by M. Davis McAfee. They were based on M. Davis McAfee’s descriptions of the motivations behind each sign as well as the positioning of celestial body mapped by Theplanetstoday.com. We appreciate the ability to self-reflect through astrology, but our horoscopes serve entertainment purposes only.