May 2012 Horoscopes
5.1.12

Aries, The Ram

It’s a big month for your finances, Aries! The last new moon fell in Taurus, your 2nd house of earned income. It’s all about building your resources this month and making your hard earned cash work for you. What makes this month even more special is lucky Jupiter is also in Taurus now, creating some very lucrative opportunities for you. Start creating budgets that you can live with. Depriving yourself won’t work; you need to enjoy life, too. Your ruler Mars was retrograde most of 2012, but all that changes this month as Mars is direct speed in Virgo, your 6th house of health and work. It’s almost swimsuit season, Aries, and you are pumped full of energy to hit the gym or yoga studio and get your physique looking its best. It’s not a bad idea to cleanse with raw foods or juice, as they will help you shed the pounds and get a glow. A full moon arrives in Scorpio on May 5th in your 8th house of other people’s money. You might receive a large check at this time or have to satisfy a bill. The 8th house also rules perks, so your job may offer an outstanding benefits package. See what comes up. Either way, your financial picture is very bright! Venus is touring Gemini, your 3rd house of communication, giving you the ability to connect with people in your neighborhood. Venus turns retrograde on May 15th, so an ex may pop back into the picture. If it didn’t work the first time, chances are a second time wont either. Send off your resume this month if you’re looking for a new job or ask your boss for a raise; no one can say no to you this month, Aries.

Taurus, The Bull

Happy Birthday, Taurus! What an outstanding month you have. May feels like a breath of fresh air compared to April. The sun is shining brightly in your sign until the 19th of the month. It’s a fresh start for you, and with lucky Jupiter cruising through your 1st house of self, your life is changing for the better. Whether you are looking for a new job or relocating, your optimism is at an all-time high this month. Mars has been retrograde most of 2012 in your 5th house of creativity and romance, causing some confusion in love or a delay in launching a creative project. This month, Mars is in fine position to the sun and Jupiter in Taurus. If you are single, get out there in mingle. A full moon arrives on the 5th of the month in Scorpio, your 7th house of partnerships. You may decide to sign a contract or take an existing relationship to the next level by making things official. Venus is gliding through your 2nd house of earned income, allowing you to generate more cash. Venus turns retrograde on the 15th, when an ex may pop back into the picture. If it didn’t work out the first time around, then chances are the second time won’t, either. Everyone wishes they were you this month, Taurus!

Gemini, The Twins

This month is all about cleaning out your cosmic closet, Gemini, since the sun is shining in your 12th house of closure. You are in the final stages of clearing out areas of your life that no longer serve you. Hit the gym or yoga this month and you could see some nice results when it comes to your health and fitness at the full moon in Scorpio on May 5th. When your mind and body are clear, it’s always easier to create a solid vision of want you want for the future. Beautifying Venus turns retrograde in your sign on the 15th. Hold off on making any major plans until the sun goes into your sign on the 19th.  There is a new moon solar eclipse in your sign on the 21st. Solar eclipses bring major changes and are as powerful as 3 new moons. You could be embarking on a whole new you, Gemini! You will feel revitalized and ready to start fresh at month’s end. Energizer Mars is direct speed this month in your 4th house of home and family. Have you been thinking about moving? Maybe just adding some furniture or fresh paint to your current digs? There is a lot of activity surrounding your home between now and July, so see what pops up. You are on the brink of a new beginning, Gemini, with so many bright possibilities ahead.

Cancer, The Crab

What a fun filled month full of romance and friends you have in store this month, Cancer. The sun is in your 11th house of friends and goals until the 19th of the month. If you have not had the time to catch up with close friends, this month will allow you to do so! The month starts out on a highly romantic note with a full moon on May 5th in Scorpio, your romance and creative house. It’s a perfect month to get out an socialize with friends and you might just meet a special someone if you’re single. Venus is hanging out in Gemini, your 12th house, until July. It’s the perfect time to cleanse or get your body in great shape. Mars is finally out of retrograde this month in your 4th house. If Real Estate matters were held up, all of that will change this month. Many Cancers may be moving or redecorating their current homes. Jupiter is moving swiftly through your 11th house of friends. It’s the perfect time to socialize and meet as many people as you can, dear Cancer! Try joining groups or other social interactions that put you in contact with other like-minded people. Later in the month, the sun drifts into Gemini, your 12th house, and you will get a nice break from all the activity you have had going on.

Leo, The Lion

Leo, it’s a big month in the stars when it comes to your career! With the sun and lucky Jupiter in your 10th house of career, you should be on tap for some really good news when it comes to your professional life. VIPs will recognize you for all the hard work you have been doing, dear Leo. A full moon in Scorpio arrives on May 5th, putting a spotlight on domestic matters. If you have been thinking about moving/buying or selling property, this could be your moment to make big decisions. Moreover, you could just be making plans to redecorate your house with fresh paint or you may purchase a piece of new furniture. Venus, the planet of love and harmony, is hanging out in Gemini, your 11th house of groups, all month due to Venus’ retrograde on the 15th.  A flood of new friends could be pouring into your life, dear Leo. Get out there and socialize as you have the best aspects to have a spectacular time. Mars is finally direct speed this month in your 2nd house of earned income. All the headaches you have been dealing with concerning your income can finally flow in the right direction. You may have had a few unexpected bills pop up into your life that caught you off guard during the Mars retrograde. A solar eclipse at month’s end will activate your 11th house of friends and groups, creating an even bigger springboard for getting together with new groups of people. Leo, start thinking about the types of people you want in your life that share common goals and interests. Get ready to step into the spotlight this month when it comes to your job as you are on fire.

Virgo, The Virgin

May is a breath of fresh air, Virgo. After Mars and Mercury (your ruler) were retrograde last month, you would be happy to see a lot of progress this month. The sun is beaming its light into your optimistic 9th house. There has never been a better time for you to head back to school, write a blog, launch a major media endeavor or travel to foreign lands. With lucky Jupiter also in this house until June, you may be surprised at how unexpectedly wonderful everything works out for you. The first week begins with a full moon in Scorpio on May 5th, falling in your 3rd house of communication and short trips. You may have to jet out of town for work, you may give a speech or be busy working on a writing assignment. Venus will be hanging out in your 10th house of career and honors, paving your way to a nice lofty space in your industry. With Mars powering forward in your sign this month, you will be going after your goals more than ever. Mars in your sign is a very energizing effect, so amp up your exercise routine and incorporate some weights, as you will have plenty of energy to spare. A new moon solar eclipse in Gemini later in the month will be a pivotal moment when it comes to your career. You may get a raise or change jobs altogether. Whatever comes up looks quite positive, so be on the look out, Virgo – you have a busy and exciting month ahead.

Libra, The Scales

You have money on the mind this month, Libra. The sun and lucky Jupiter are hanging out in your house of other people’s money until the end of the month. If you are trying to get a mortgage, lower a credit card interest rate or you have been waiting on a check that hasn’t arrived yet, you can finally see some nice results. It’s also the perfect time to receive monetary gifts.  A full moon on May 5th in Scorpio sheds light on your 2nd house of earned income. You may land another source of money or make a large payment at this time. Venus is bubbling through your optimistic 9th house all month due to Mercury’s retrograde on the 15th.  Perhaps you have been thinking about taking a trip or heading back to school; this is your big moment. This will be an even stronger influence at month’s end with the new moon solar eclipse in Gemini on the 20th. Travel, school, media and marketing endeavors all shine brightly for you now, Libra. Mars is direct speed in Virgo, your 12th house, allowing you to work behind the scenes in some capacity. This summer, when Mars enters Libra, you will be ready to show off what you have been working on. Finances look great this month, Libra – enjoy!

Scorpio, The Scorpion

Scorpio, everything is done better in pairs this month. The sun and lucky Jupiter are hanging out in your 7th house of relationships all month. Many Scorpios may be tying the knot, getting engaged or making formal business agreements. All of these areas shine brightly for you this month. Whatever commitment you make now is sure to take you well into the future. A full moon arrives in your sign on May 5th. This is a pivotal moment for you; look back to what you started near your birthday. This is your moment to really shine and show the world who you are. Venus is cruising through Gemini all month in your 8th house of shared resources, making it the perfect time to apply for a loan or mortgage – or perhaps moving in with someone. It looks like financially, you will benefit through whatever you negotiate this month. Mars is in Virgo, heading through your 11th house of groups and goals, until July. You could be busy making new friends between now and the summer, and it looks as though you’re having a blast while your doing it. Get ready,  Scorpio – you’re not riding solo any more!

Sagittarius, The Archer

Dear Sag, this month is all about treating your body like a temple. Go for a juice cleanse, check out reflexology or sign up at a yoga studio. The connection between the physical and mental body is powerful now. Notice how good you feel on all levels when you cleanse or increase your oxygen intake through exercise. A full moon culminates in Scorpio on May 5th. Scorpio rules your solar 12th house of transitions; perhaps you are working on a project in solitude. You might even hear of some top-secret news at this time, as well. Since your ruler, lucky Jupiter, is hanging out in Taurus, your 6th house of work and service, your ability to get your body and health in top form has never looked better. Summer is just around the corner and you’re ready to hit the pool or beach! Finally, this month, energetic Mars is out of retrograde in Virgo and moving full speed ahead in your 10th house of career! Get ready to see your name in lights when it comes to all the hard work you have been putting in. It hasn’t gone unnoticed, Sag! Venus is gliding through Gemini, your 7th house of relationships, all month due to Venus’ retrograde on the 15th. A commitment that you made in a partnership might need to be revised now. You’re looking good and feeling even better this month!

Capricorn, The Goat

May is chock full of fun romance and creativity, Capricorn. You’re usually such a hard worker that you forget to have a little extra fun in your life. Lucky Jupiter has been dancing through your house of creation for the past year and now, as May arrives, the sun is in Taurus, your romance house. Get out there and mingle if single; you have the magnetic force to attract admirers to you. Many Capricorns could become parents this year as the 5th house, which is so brilliantly lit up rules children, is looking good. If you are in a committed relationship, you could find the perfect way to have just a little more fun with your special someone. A full moon beams into your 11th house of friends and group associations on May 5th. You might be invited to a spectacular event with your friends within a few days of this date. Moreover, you could just be busy meeting new people at this time. Energizer Mars is direct speed in your optimistic 9th house this month. If your plans to travel, head back to school or a media project were delayed, all of that moves forward this month! Let’s not forget – Venus moves retrograde in Gemini, your 6th house of health and wellness. You might not be as motivated to hit the gym after the 15th, or perhaps you’re not seeing the results you’re looking for when it comes to fitness. Be patient until Venus speeds direct at the end of June; you will see improvement then. Everyone wishes they were you this month, Cap!

Aquarius, The Water Bearer

It’s a big month when it comes to your career and home life, Aquarius. The sun and lucky Jupiter are hanging out in your domestic 4th house. There has never been a better time to make your home a sanctuary. Many Aquarians may move or spruce up their current home. A full moon culminates in Scorpio, your 10th house of career and recognition, on May 5th. You could be ready to move up the ladder when it comes to your career. VIPs have been watching all the hard working you have been putting in and it’s time and you are getting just the recognition you deserve. Energizer Mars has been heading through your 8th house of other people’s money. Careful with spending while Mars is heading through this house. On the other hand, if you need to take out a loan, this a very dynamic phase! Venus is hanging out in your 5th house of fun and romance all month due to Venus’ retrograde in Gemini on the 15th of May. Get out there and mingle, Aquarius – you have the powers of attraction this month. An old flame may pop back into the picture after Venus retrogrades. Chances are if you let them go the first time around, a second time won’t be any different. Things will definitely work in your favor when it comes to the Gemini eclipse at month’s end. It’s a happy month for you on the job and home front, so soak it up!

Pisces, The Fishes

Communication overload? You have the gift to articulate and communicate your ideas this month, with lucky Jupiter and the Sun hanging out in your 3rd house of communication. If you’re a writer or speaker, you are going to have extra magic this month, Pisces! A full moon culminates in your optimistic 9th house on May 5th! You may decide to plan a trip or launch a major media endeavor at this time. You’re so creative, Pisces, that you have plenty of brilliant innovative ideas that no one else thinks of!  This can really give you an edge in your industry. Mars is barreling through your 7th house of relationships until July. You could be busy forging alliances both personally and professionally. Many Pisces perhaps are even tying the knot or becoming engaged. You’re normally comfortable doing everything solo, but this month, you are ready to pair up. Venus is hanging out in your domestic 4th house all month, dear Pisces. You have an edge to spruce your habitat up or find an even better living situation between now and July. Get ready to be a flurry of activity this month… but you’ll love every minute of it!

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  1. Loving May!

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