It’s action stations from the get-go as the week kicks off with a serious bang. Mars faces off with Pluto, inspiring a wave of tenacity and encouraging you to roll up your sleeves and get involved. It’s great weather for facing a fear but potentially atomic if you accidentally pick a fight. Seize the momentum and do something that requires extra motivation, or advocate for yourself in a tricky social situation. Courage, creativity and perseverance are on your side!
ARIES AND ARIES RISING
Dust off your Agent Provocateur because Mars has entered the chat, and your sexual charisma is literally on fire this week. With Pluto and Jupiter activated, it’s glorious cosmic weather to experiment with alfresco escapades or raunchy roleplay. Capitalise on the rush of confidence and try something on top of your sexual bucket list.
TAURUS AND TAURUS RISING
Brace yourself for a moment of truth this week as Mars, Pluto and Jupiter join forces to set the scene for a dramatic reveal. With a flurry of energy igniting around your career, the knock-on effect could be significant. Look for developments that could change the way (or where) you’re living, especially around Thursday.
GEMINI AND GEMINI RISING
With the sun blazing through your home sign, there’s a rush of much-needed vitality, inspiration and joie de vivre this week. It’s the kind of weather where you’ll feel moved to start a new creative project… or a book club, or both. Be aware of the potential to overcommit yourself in the middle of the week.
CANCER AND CANCER RISING
With Mars moving into your money sector, don’t be surprised if you get the urge to make it rain this week. Signing the dotted line on a huge investment could make it a week to remember, but be aware if you’re not currently in the market to buy a new apartment, your credit card could cop a battering, especially mid-week.
LEO AND LEO RISING
There’s a fresh burst of fiery motivation coming your way from the get-go this week, and it feels damn fine. Expect your energy and overall confidence levels to feel healthier than it has in months with Mars moving into your home sign. As a nice bonus, underlying worries that have been keeping you up at night should feel a lot less scary.
VIRGO AND VIRGO RISING
As the Sun casts a spotlight on your work life, finding flow, energy and inspiration on the job will feel easier than it has in months. Focusing on professional projects will be a nice distraction from the otherwise intense vibes of the week. With Mars potentially triggering anxiety, it’s a good time to increase self-care and take a proactive approach to your sleep and well-being.
LIBRA AND LIBRA RISING
The buoyancy of Gemini season will stand you in good stead as you navigate potentially tricky waters with a friend or colleague this week. Despite your automatic response to try and smooth things over, take a moment to consider whether it might be more appropriate to stand your ground. If anyone can do it nicely, it’s you!
SCORPIO AND SCORPIO RISING
Big decisions around your work, your home, your relationship or all three could come to a head this week as the skies set the scene for a dramatic turning point. Finding the courage to say “yes” – or let go of something that’s been on your mind for weeks (possibly months), will come more easily, especially around Thursday when the moon gives you the extra nudge you need to just do it.
SAGITTARIUS AND SAGITTARIUS RISING
Like someone throwing open the drapes and sliding open a window, there’s a burst of freshness coming to your love life this week. As the sun illuminates your closest bonds, checking in with your main squeeze (or what you’re looking for in a relationship) is a good way to work with the energy. If you find feelings hard to talk about, Wednesday is the sweet spot to broach a D&Ms.
CAPRICORN AND CAPRICORN RISING
A big financial issue comes to a head this week as the planets align to force your hand and make a call one way or another. Whether you move forward or decide to pull the plug, Mars is in your corner, bringing plenty of grit to help you stay cool under pressure, even if you’re quietly freaking out.
AQUARIUS AND AQUARIUS RISING
Hold onto your bumper stickers, this week is all about feeling the fear and doing it anyway. With Mars igniting action around a relationship issue that’s been weighing heavily since March, it’s now or never. With Jupiter on your side, don’t be afraid to lean on your family to help give you the nudge you need.
PISCES AND PISCES RISING
The key change couldn’t come sooner for Pisces folks as Gemini season illuminates your home life and activates domestic goddess mode. Immersing yourself in nesting activities will feel even sweeter than usual and offer the perfect escape from the potentially hectic crossfire buzzing around outside. Capitalise on the momentum by tackling a big bathroom cabinet purge.
This article first appeared on GRAZIA International.