The Astrologer Daily: Action, July 23rd, 2014

mars trine mars The Astrologer Daily: Action, July 23rd, 2014The emotional Moon makes a trine with action-oriented Mars today. After a long period of indecision, we may feel compelled to put plans into action. Anyone born under the sign Gemini, Libra or Aquarius may be especially anxious to pitch an idea or make a presentation. The more impassioned the talk, the more enthusiastic the reception may be.

Increased energy and vitality help boost productivity. It’s a good idea to push the envelope, as the results may be impressive. Even the most daunting tasks could seem relatively simple under this dynamic influence. Inspiration could strike at the critical moment, putting an end to creative blocks.

The Astrologer Daily: Sun in Leo, July 22nd, 2014

sun in leo 19 300x225 The Astrologer Daily: Sun in Leo, July 22nd, 2014The expressive Sun moves into creative Leo today. It’s a wonderful time to channel our inner artists. Painting, writing and playing music are all favored. Throw all standards of perfection out the window. The point is to have fun, not create a masterpiece. Flexing our imaginations helps relieve stress and cultivate happiness.

Romantic pursuits are also favored. Take this opportunity to confess a crush, plan a candlelit dinner for two or make a special gift. People born under the signs Aries, Leo and Sagittarius may have especially loving encounters. This is not the time to keep our feelings hidden.

The Astrologer Daily: Uranus Retrograde, July 21st, 2014

uranus1.jpg The Astrologer Daily: Uranus Retrograde, July 21st, 2014Impulsive Uranus goes retrograde today. This would be a good time to reconsider rash decisions that have been a source of regret. Adopting a more conservative attitude can offset some of the risks we’ve taken in the past. It would also be an opportune moment to apologize to anyone who has been hurt by angry outbursts and irresponsible behavior.

In addition, Mercury opposes Pluto. Getting drawn into a power struggle would probably be a terrible mistake. It’s better to toe the line than try to assert our independence. People born under the signs of Cancer and Capricorn have to be especially cautious of flouting authority.

The Astrologer Daily: Saturn turns Direct, July 20th, 2014

Saturn in Scorpio The Astrologer Daily: Saturn turns Direct, July 20th, 2014Ambitious Saturn moves direct in passionate Scorpio today. There’s never been a better time to make long-range career plans. Our potential is unlimited under this influence, so reach for the stars. This could mean changing fields for some people, while others will strive for promotions. People born under the signs Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces can experience tremendous growth in their desired industry.

This is also a good time to get serious about finances. Opening a retirement, savings or college fund is strongly advised. We should also put pressure on employers and debtors who owe us money. Paying off debts could result in a feeling of tremendous liberation.