May 2019 Horoscopes

PHOTO BY JESSICA FELICIO ON UNSPLASH

PHOTO BY JESSICA FELICIO ON UNSPLASH

With go-getter Mars entering tenderhearted Cancer (May 15th) this month and a Full Moon landing in all-or-nothing Scorpio (May 18th), we can expect emotions to be heightened this month. Though with all of the emo vibes that will be in the air, we’re called to pay close attention to what we feel and why, as our feelings will help to point us in the direction that we need to go, especially when it comes to our own happiness and pleasure. That said, pleasure will also be a theme this month with the New Moon in sensual Taurus on May 4th, followed by communicative Mercury entering Taurus on the 6th and love planet Venus moving home to Taurus on the 15th.

Simply put, the cosmos is encouraging us to focus on what matters most; the people, places, and the things that deeply resonate with us – mind, body, and soul. This will be especially true as the confident Sun and analytical Mercury move into curious and intellectual Gemini on May 21st confirming the need for intellectual fare, stimulating conversation, and fascinating discoveries. Happy Gemini Season!


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You should be feeling back on track this month as Mercury begins moving forward again in Aries, your zone of confidence and self-image, on May 3. With charming Venus (now in Aries) also back in this zone, you should have a better sense of what you want and where you want to go moving forward. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself wanting a makeover too as you’ll be wanting a new look that matches your new outlook on life. Meanwhile, hosting Venus and Mercury in your sign means that you have the power of persuasion now, especially with Mars in talkative Gemini camped out in your zone of communication. With the help of this cosmic combination, it won’t be hard to win friends, influence others, talk yourself into an opportunity, or attract love. If you have something you want to promote, launch, publish, screen, or build an audience for – May is your month to do it, especially as the Sun enters Gemini on the 20th, followed by a New Moon in Gemini on the 25th. Writing, media, networking, and gathering new experiences will be your source of strength and good energy.

Before Gemini season arrives though, there’s some unfinished business for you to handle first thanks to the Full Moon in Scorpio (May 10) landing in your zone of finances, intimacy, and rebirth. Under this full moon, you may be pushed to put the kibosh on an intimate relationship that’s become more controlling or manipulative than supportive and nurturing. Meanwhile when it comes to your finances, you could be making a big step towards your financial security like purchasing life insurance or your own house. Either way, look to this full moon to help you find the courage to grow up in some way. The theme of money and the things you value will continue as Mercury enters Taurus, your zone of income and possessions on May 16. With Mercury here, it’s time to go over your financials and pay closer attention to the money going in and out of your bank account, as well as your perceptions around scarcity and abundance. It’s time to see the glass as half full instead of the other way around.

 

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As your birthday season continues, you can consider this month to be a re-set of sorts, especially when it comes to your relationships, money, and the things you value. With Mercury moving forward again in Aries (your zone of rest, healing, and retreat) by May 3, you should be able to find the courage to let something you’ve been fearing go. With Mercury in one of the most sensitive zones of your chart, your intuition is spot now on, you just have to make sure you allow yourself to get quiet enough to hear it, especially with Venus in Aries calling you towards better self-care. Having Mercury in fearless Aries though, is like having that little voice in your head that tells you that you can do anything. It’s time to trust that voice, as it really means trusting yourself – especially as multiple planets begin lining up in Gemini, your zone of self-worth, income, and possessions. Mars in Gemini already kicked off the party last month, pushing you to be more demanding about getting the things that you’ve been working so hard for, while making sure others respect those demands.

And speaking of others, on May 10 a Full Moon in Scorpio lands in your zone of relationships, which may push you to end a bad relationship or force you to see someone close to you as they really are. If there’s been a drought in your love life, this full moon could also bring an end to that as well. By the 16th, when Mercury enters Taurus, your zone of self-confidence and self-image, your words will carry special power, so make sure you’re using them to speak what you want into existence. Be mindful of how you use phrases like “I can’t”, “I won’t”, “I don’t have”, “I am”, etc. On another note, you can use Mercury to meet and connect with others in a way that could lead to an opportunity or two. Prepare to sing your own praises. By the 20th, when the Sun enters Gemini, the spotlight turns back to your money and self-worth. It’s time to put yourself in spaces, working or not, that make you feel valued and productive. No more holding onto people or things out of fear. On the 25th, look to the New Moon in Gemini to help you with manifesting a new source of income.

 

Happy Birthday, Gemini! With a brand new year ahead of you and nearly half the cosmos behind you this month, you may feel like you can’t be stopped. This feeling is a good thing, Gemini as it may have felt like you’ve been swimming in molasses lately. Though the slow progress helped you to figure out where your energy is best spent. With Mercury moving forward again in Aries (your zone of friendship and future goals) on May 3, you succeed by paying closer attention to the company you keep both on and offline. With Venus back in Aries and in this area of your chart as well, there may have been some changes in your circle of friends, but you should be clearer on what friendship means to you. Simply put: if the people you know aren’t adding value to your life in some way, then what are they doing? With aggressive Mars currently in Gemini, your zone of confidence and self-image, you should be feeling assured and energized in a way that you haven’t felt for some time. You should also be feeling less tolerant of other people’s nonsense, so don’t be surprised if you find yourself quicker to set boundaries with others.

On the 10th, a Full Moon in Scorpio illuminates your zone of health, routine, and work. Under the influence of this full moon your personal boundaries continue to be an opportunity for growth for you as you may decide to call it quits on a job within a toxic or abusive work environment. Another way this full moon may show up for you is by pushing you to detox your body or break a bad habit. When Mercury enters Taurus on the 16th, it’s time for a mental sabbatical of sorts as your creativity and intuition only shine through when you give yourself enough quiet and solitude. As such, stay off the social media for a little while. Consider this time a chance to clear things off your plate before your birthday rolls in as when the Sun arrives in Gemini on the 20th, joining Mars, it’s full steam ahead. With the Sun and Mars on your team, May is your month to make major progress and take chances on things that you may have been afraid to do in the past. Look to the New Moon in Gemini on the 25th, to turn over a new leaf when it comes to your style and approach.

 

It’s time to move past your fears this month, especially when it comes to your creativity and your career aspirations. With Mercury moving forward again (May 3) in Aries, your zone of success, career, and fame; you should be receiving some clarity on the steps that you want to take to get ahead which may mean a career switch or change. With Venus back in Aries and in this same zone, your focus is making sure that whatever you choose to do, it allows you a sense of fulfillment and creative freedom alongside making money. Is it possible to do what you love and live on it too? The universe seems to think so. It’s time you got your head in that same space. With passionate Mars currently in Gemini and in your zone of rest, retreat, and dreams; you may be feeling both divinely inspired and wildly afraid to leave your current situation behind. Though this is the perfect time to strategize behind the scenes and engage activities that help you reduce anxiety and overcome fear. Therapy or working with a reputable spiritual healer could help.

On the 10th, the Full Moon in Scorpio lights up your zone of creativity, adventure, and romance. As Scorpio is a sign that pushes us to recognize our personal power, this full moon may push you to stop doubting yourself or playing yourself small. Whether it comes to love or something you love doing, it’s all about putting yourself in spaces and living experiences that allow you to be your authentic self without reserve. On the 16th, when Mercury enters Taurus, your zone of friendship and future goals, it’s time to take your hopes and wishes seriously by taking tangible steps to make them come true. Part of this work will involve connecting and conversing with others that you can collaborate with in a professional capacity or those that can at the very least point you in the right direction when it comes to opportunity. Since social media is associated with this area, make sure to use it as your digital resume. A personal website could even help. On the 20th, the Sun enters Gemini, followed by a New Moon in Gemini on the 25th. Giving yourself space to dream, heal, and create will be the best gift you can give yourself. Take care of you.

 

New experiences, places, and faces are the theme for you this month as curious Mercury moves forward again in Aries (May 3), your zone of travel, opportunity, and education. During Mercury retrograde, your job was to reconnect with your sense of adventure and enterprising spirit. This month, it’s all about taking those ideas and inspiration that Mercury retrograde stirred up and using them to expand your horizons. Publishing, media, travel, teaching, or learning are all areas that may present opportunities that can help to catapult you forward. With lovely Venus back in Aries as well; money, love, and your overall fulfillment will be found by taking a few creative risks – so don’t second guess yourself. With go-getter Mars in Gemini, your zone of friendship and future goals, the push to pursue your ideas while building the network of people around you will be felt even stronger. With Mars here, you’ll find that you have less tolerance for the naysayers in your life. This is a good thing as you don’t need anyone projecting their fears onto you.

When the Full Moon in Scorpio lands in your zone of home and family on May 10, it’s time to clean up shop. This full moon could highlight issues around your sense of stability, relationship to your mom, or your need for an improved quality of living. Use this moon to help you with releasing the past, drawing better boundaries, or to detox your living space. On the 16th, when Mercury arrives in Taurus, your zone of fame, career, and achievement; it’s time to step up to the mic. It’s time to tell people what you do and how you do it. With the right people listening, you could talk yourself into a promotion or another money-making opportunity.  A press kit, website, or a speaking engagement could get the ball rolling. When the Sun arrives in Gemini on the 20th, your source of warmth, strength, and good vibes comes by soaking up the company of good people. Look to the New Moon in Gemini on May 25 to help you with making your hopes and wishes come true. 

 

Now that Mercury, your ruling planet, is beginning to move forward again in Aries (May 3), your zone of finances, intimacy, and rebirth; you should have a clear idea on how to move forward with getting your money on track, especially when it comes to getting out of debt. With money-loving Venus back in Aries as well, your financial picture could also improve with the help of your partner, as your partner may be in line to receive some extra cash by way of a bonus or commission. Hosting Venus and Mercury in this zone of your chart could also get you thinking about how you can stop giving away your energy, skills, and resources for free. Think about ways you can monetize or better charge for your expertise. With confident Mars in Gemini – your zone of career, fame, and achievement – it’s time to grab the bull by the horns when it comes to your goals and ambitions. Simply put: go hard or go home. Mars in Gemini will be giving you the right amount of confidence, charisma, and wit to help you create your own opportunities.

On the 10th, the Full Moon in Scorpio illuminates your zone of communication. Under this full moon, a creative project or idea could come to fruition, landing you on the map while the right conversation or exchange could blow your mind in a way that positively shifts your perspective. And speaking of your perspective, when Mercury enters Taurus (your zone of education, travel, and opportunity) on the 16th, it’s time to push past your immediate environment and look towards activities and information that helps you to broaden your mind and experience. When the Sun enters Gemini on the 20th, you’re back in the spotlight again. Between the Sun and Mars charging up your career zone, it shouldn’t take long for you to land a prominent position or receive noteworthy praise around the work that you do. Look to the New Moon in Gemini on the 25th, to go after a new position or title. This moon could also be helpful for impressing/meeting VIPs or helping you to make a successful name for yourself.

 

Lessons in partnership are the theme during the first half of the month as Mercury begins moving forward again in Aries (May 3), your zone of marriage and significant others. During Mercury retrograde, you may have had the opportunity to gain insight around a relationship, which may have helped you to solve an issue within the relationship or see the other person in a new light. As Mercury moves forward, you should be able to have a clearer idea on how to proceed forward too. Some Libras may decide to move on from a relationship, especially if they find it lacking in growth or direction. Meanwhile, with Venus back in Aries, some Libras may find themselves with a new lease on love. Since this area of your chart also deals with professional partnerships, Mercury and Venus could also be helpful for signing papers or negotiating an agreement. With go-getter Mars currently in Gemini; your zone of education, travel, and opportunity, your personal growth and direction will be a theme as well, as Mars will be pushing you to put an end to anything that’s become boring or rote in your life.

When the Full Moon in Scorpio lands in your zone of income, self-worth, and possessions on May 10, your finances come into the spotlight. Under this moon, you could experience a financial crisis that motivates you to get better with how you handle your money or to value yourself enough to find a better paying or raise your prices. If you’ve adopted a poverty consciousness for far too long, this full moon could help you with facing your fears around security. On the 16th, when Mercury enters Taurus – your zone of intimacy, debt, and rebirth – it’s time to come up with a plan to help you improve your sense of stability. Working with a financial advisor or within a budget could help. Though when it comes to relationships, you’re not exactly out of the clear as Mercury in Taurus will be stirring up issues around intimacy and trust. Guard your psychic space. On the 20th, when the Sun enters Gemini, followed by the New Moon in Gemini on the 25th, it’s time to get out and see the world and reconnect to your sense of adventure. Feed your spirit.

 

Your habits and routines are your focus as the month opens, with Mercury moving forward again in Aries (your zone of health, work, and routine) on May 3. Over the past few weeks it may have felt like you were spinning your wheels a bit as you were asked to slow down and assess what happens when you take on entirely too much at one time. Mercury retrograde may have pushed you to see your doctor or find improved ways to deal with stress. Now that Mercury is going forward the pace will pick up significantly, but your mission will be making sure that you’re using your time and energy as effectively as possible, while engaging activities that boost your health. If you’re in a soul sucking job or work environment, Mercury may also motivate you to begin looking for something new, while Venus (also back in Aries) will have you craving work that makes you happy and wealthy. With Mars in Gemini moving through your zone of intimacy, finances, and rebirth; you can tap into Mars’ confidence to help you with attracting the right opportunity at the right time.

Speaking of confidence, on the 10th, the Full Moon in Scorpio illuminates your zone of self-image. Under the influence of this moon, you may decide to break free of anything or anyone that you may feel is holding you back. Since this full moon will also be drawing public attention to you, use it to show off your work, talent, or personal style as you never know whose eye you might catch. Above all else, this moon will call you to put your needs first. On the 16th, Mercury enters Taurus – your zone of partnership and marriage. Having Mercury here should be good news for single Scorpios looking for love as Mercury will be helping you to meet new and interesting people. For Scorpios already in relationships Mercury can help you to keep things interesting by getting the conversation going along with an appetite to try something new together. On the 20th, the Sun enters Gemini and it’s time to delve into the depths. Look to Gemini season to help you with healing old wounds or finding your sense of empowerment. On the 25th, the New Moon in Gemini will feel like a rebirthing period of sorts. Are you ready for the new you?

 

Fulfillment is the theme for you for most of May, namely as Mercury starts to move forward again in Aries (May 3), your zone of romance, adventure, and creativity. Over the past few weeks, you may have been pushed to reassess what turns you on, both literally and figuratively. Mercury will be on your side encouraging you to feed your passions and sense of adventure while inviting in a little romance. With pleasure-loving Venus also back in Aries; love, fulfillment, and money come when you dare to take some risks and remember your joie de vivre. Look to Mercury to help you with launching a creative project while you tap into to what authentically makes you who you are. With aggressive Mars currently in Gemini, your zone or partnership and marriage, it will be important for you to connect with others (whether romantically or professionally) that inspire your adventurous side. If you’re currently in a relationship that offers little spark or fun, Mars could have you looking for the exit or actively working to liven things up.

On the 10th, the Full Moon in Scorpio lands in your zone of healing, rest, and retreat. This moon could have a rather cathartic effect on you, helping you to do a clean sweep of sorts when it comes to your emotional/psychic space. Look to this moon to highlight old feelings or fears that you need to release. Think of this moon as helping you to shed some dead skin. On the 16th, Mercury moves into Taurus, your zone of health, work, and routine. With busy Mercury in this zone, you can expect things to pick up inside the office and out. Though with Mercury being in grounded Taurus, this won’t be about taking on more than you can handle or scattering your energy on too many things. Use Mercury in Taurus to help you make smarter choices as to what you choose to take on or agree to doing. On the 20th, the Sun enters Gemini and it’s all about partnerships and collaborations. Use Gemini season to establish genuine connections and build your clientele. The New Moon in Gemini on the 25th could bring you a new romantic relationship or your current relationship to a brand new chapter.

 

Home is where the heart is during the first half of this month as Mercury begins moving forward again in Aries (May 3), your zone of home and family. While Mercury was moving backwards over the last few weeks, you may have had some thoughts around moving to a new space or reassessing your connection to your past/family roots. As May unfolds, you should find yourself ready to release old thought patterns and perspectives that you may have inherited from your familial legacy with the intent of seeing the world with your own perspective. With Venus back in Aries as well, you could also be thinking about upgrading or redecorating your living space. Mercury and Venus will be working together to assist you with this renovation project on your interior life. Now that active Mars is in Gemini and transiting your zone of work, health, and routine; it’s time to pick up the pace and ditch the dull and boring. If you’re feeling particularly antsy – hit the gym.

On the 10th, the Full Moon in Scorpio illuminates your zone of friendship and future goals. Under the influence of this moon, you could decide to cut ties with a less than stellar friend or find that a group or association with whom you once identified, no longer aligns with the person you’re becoming. With regards to future plans, the Scorpio Moon could deliver a light bulb moment that helps you to correct your course. On the 16th, when Mercury moves to Taurus, your zone of creativity, romance, and adventure – it’s time to open yourself up to fun, learning experiences. Meanwhile a creative, media, or writing gig could help you earn some extra cash. Romance is on the table too, as you could meet some new and interesting matches. Even if you’re in a relationship already, you and your bae will also be inspired by love. On the 20th, the Sun enters Gemini which may motivate you to take better care of your health and look to ways that you can cut back on stress. The New Moon in Gemini on May 25 could help you turn over a new leaf when it comes to fitness or employment.

 

As Mercury begins moving forward again in Aries (May 3), your zone of communication, it should be easier for you to express yourself, which means if you have anything to promote, share, launch, publish, or discuss – especially on a public platform – May is your month to wow the crowd. Networking should also be smoother too, as following up with people and having them follow up with you won’t feel like a wild goose chase. Plus, with charming Venus back in Aries too, you’ll have the opportunity to establish authentic connections with others that could have an almost immediate pay off. With Mars hanging out in chatty Gemini; your zone of romance, creativity, and adventure – a love connection could also be in your future. Either way, with your creative energy riding high, your goal this month is to get out and mix, mingle, and flirt as much as you can. This is not the month for playing it safe, but for indulging in the people, places, and things that light you up!

Speaking of being lit, the Full Moon in Scorpio illuminating your zone of career and achievement on May 10 may help you to put yourself and your reputation on everyone’s radar. If you’ve been busy putting in that work, you could be rewarded with a distinguished award or position. If you’ve been getting the itch to leave where you currently are, this moon could also have you making an abrupt exit. Either way, it’s time to step up and be the leader you were born to be. On the 16th, Mercury enters Taurus, your zone of home and family. With busy Mercury here you may be called to play a supportive role to a parent or you may find that your living space could use an upgrade. When it comes to relationships with your family, Mercury could help improve the communication between you if things have been strained in the past. On the 20th, the Sun enters Gemini and your source of warmth and energy comes through being yourself. Being authentic and unafraid to shine will get you far. The New Moon in Gemini on May 25 could bring love, a creative opportunity, or a baby – plan accordingly.

 

Your finances are on your mind for a good chunk of this month as Mercury begins moving forward again in Aries (your zone of income, self-worth, and possessions) on May 3. During the retrograde you were asked to reassess how you earned and handled your cash. If you’ve been feeling undervalued or underpaid at your current job, Mercury will help you in shifting your perspective around money. As such, you may decide to leave where you are for something better or raise your fees to better accommodate your needs and reflect your value. Now that Venus is also in Aries, she will be working alongside Mercury to help you with attracting and manifesting the things that you desire. First things first though, you have to believe that you deserve such things before you go about getting them. Mars is currently in Gemini, your zone of home and family, helping you to re-center yourself and find your inner strength. Meanwhile have Mars stirring around at the bottom of your chart could bring up anger – a lot of it. Find a therapeutic way to release it.

On the 10th, the Full Moon in Scorpio lands in your zone of travel, adventure, and education. Under the influence of this moon you could find yourself ready to jump on the next plane or train headed out of town as your craving for new experiences. Consider this moon to be your call to follow your heart as this is a time when you should be hyper focused on your sense of fulfillment. Since this area of your chart also rules publishing - you could put yourself on the map with a good story to tell. On the 16th, Mercury enters Taurus, your zone of friendship and future goals. While Mercury is here, use its power to help you meet and connect with people that can help you to find new opportunities or streams of income. Since this area of your chart deals with mass communication, social media could be an incredible tool for networking, especially on the days when you don’t have an event to attend or don’t feel like leaving the house. On the 20th, the Sun enters Gemini, followed by the New Moon in Gemini on the 25th. Work with the energy of Gemini season to help you decompress, re-group, connect with family, and find new tools to deal with old feelings. A move or relocation could be in the near future.