March 2018 Planetary Overview:
The month kicks off with the Virgo full Moon on the 1st, the first of two full Moons in March. And as it combines with a Venus-Jupiter interaction on the same day, it’s a perfect time to get clear about what you want to achieve and make plans to head in that direction. The Sun and Neptune connect on the 4th, boosting your imagination, inspiration and opens doors of opportunity. As this energy is in the sign of Pisces, love is also very much on astral radar.
During the second week of March both Mercury (on the 5th) and Venus (on the 6th) will move into Aries, with communication becoming more urgent and love more passionate. However, relationships can also experience irritable interactions. Jupiter will go retrograde on the 8th, for a four-month period, which will turn our attention inwards, with much soul searching.
As Mars trines Uranus on the 11th, unusual options and opportunities can be presented. Be prepared to step out of your comfort zone. When you feel a little uncomfortable, things are changing in your life. Venus will square Saturn on the 13th, further adding some brutal reality to situations. But there is some softening and good fortune on the way with a Sun-Jupiter interaction and new Moon in Pisces on the 17th. Mars will also enter Capricorn and fire up your ambition for the next two months.
This year the Sun will move to Aries on the 20th, the spring equinox, a great tim3 to recheck your goal and clean out anything not working. Mercury will go retrograde on 22nd, which means it will stay in the sign of Aries through till May. Venus and Pluto will square off on the 23rd, beard if power struggles, particularly with love and money. And a Sun-Mars square on 24th can add more fuel to an already irritable situation - beware what you do and say.
The month closes with Venus in the spotlight. Venus-Uranus have an unpredictable connection on the 28th. On the 31st, Venus moves to Taurus, one of the signs it rules and is at home - good for love and finances. And the full Moon on the 31st is in Libra, the other sign Venus rules, signifying the start if something new and beautiful and the letting go of something no longer needed.
MARCH 2018 SUN SIGNS:
This is a dynamic month for Aries! The influence of planets in your sign interacting with other planets, makes this an action filled month. As Mars moves to your career zone an opportunity at work makes you stand up and take notice. And as Venus moves to your sign, the energy intensifies your love life. Your intuitive and creative senses are heightened, which makes this a time of transformation. Mercury also in your sign goes retrograde on the 22nd, making it a good time to get organized. Be prepared to say goodbye to the past while you plant new seeds for the future.
Your instincts are hot this month, and you will want time just for yourself to sort out how you feel about certain situations before making final decisions. Be mindful that not all information is meant for all people but be careful of keeping secrets from those who need to know. A breakthrough with friends can occur on some level and the support of friends is important and welcomed. A door opens and with a new attitude on life itself, you can walk in a new direction. The full Moon sends light and attention to your love life – pay attention to what’s happening with relationships.
You are a social person at the best of times, and with so much activity in your solar eleventh house, your popularity is off the charts. However, with Mercury going retrograde later this month, be careful of how you approach what could be a sensitive topic. Your career gets a positive boost, too. There will be opportunities for you to stand on center stage, take advantage of them. Be prepared to be your own PR manager and promote yourself. Not everyone will be on your side, but those who count, will. Passionate Mars is still in your love zone for the first half of the month creating excitement. Don’t neglect family.
It’s an excitement plus month! No shortage of things to do, think about or deal with, Cancer. You need to be on alert with your thoughts and feelings as to not overreact, especially as the first full moon of the month is in your area of communication. The second full moon at the end of the month will focus your attention on family and home matters. Your career can get a magnificent boost of energy. But at the same time, don’t take your focus off relationships who are near and dear to you. A boost to the bank balance is also possible, perhaps through a friend who can come through for you.
Your wildest and grandest dreams can make headway this month with a sense of attainment, but most likely not without some careful maneuvering. With business, be prepared to sell yourself; you are a natural negotiator and now is the time to use this skill. As Mars moves to your area of productivity on the 17th, the energy will force you be more organized. Sudden financial developments can work in your favor – don’t assume anything until all is revealed. Partnerships are favored, too, as are dealings abroad and new studies. If family or Love plans get delayed; don’t worry, think long term.
The full Moon in your sign at the start of the month gets your attention and heightens your senses, which will very much be needed this month. With the energy of the new moon your relationship can move into the next stage, singles can meet someone amazing, or have a breakthrough in regard to relationships, in some way. And remember, there is always room to compromise. Partnerships and collaboration in regard to business can boost your financial situation, but make sure it is what you want, especially as Mercury, your ruler, goes retrograde on the 22nd. Aim for win-win outcomes.
You are in for a crazy ride his month. Everything you have worked towards over the past few years can come through for you now and gets a boost of energy to build on what you already have. The half of the month is about work, starting afresh and getting organized. The second half, with the Sun, Mercury and Venus all moving to your love zone, focuses your attention on relationships. Be mindful that Mercury will go retrograde in the 22nd. Family or home matters can come to a conclusion. You can communicate with people from the past. With the full moon in your sign at the end of the month, be prepared for some soul searching.
Your productivity gets a boost! It’s a great month to set new disciplines and goals for work and your overall health and wellbeing. With a positive attitude you can achieve anything you want. An opportunity through someone you know can set you on a different journey. Friends are likely to want to give you their advice; you can listen but don’t feel obliged to follow. Your love life is also hot on the radar; a new beginning is in the stars. Be prepared to step into a bright new future. And as Jupiter in your sign goes retrograde on the 8th for a four-month period, you have plenty of time to plan and strategize.
A creative concept can get the green light and have the capacity to boost your bank account. Not everyone may agree with how you manage your money, but that’s your business, not theirs. However, with Mars moving to your money zone, be careful not to be impulsive with decisions or purchases. It may appear that friends are reluctant about your plans, but in fact, it could be that they are just giving you space to follow your heart. A heartfelt discussion can take love to the next stage, be open to what can happen next. Jupiter, your ruler, goes retrograde for four months, giving you time to think and reflect.
A development can change things around in regard to family or your home environment. What happens next could be surprising but welcomed. Friends can come through for you in a big way. Business aboard or a fascination with different cultures can take place this month. Love is heightened. A new love affair can commence with romance highlighted. Learning a new skill can enhance your career prospects. A new opportunity can come through now, or progress can change things in some way.
Love and money are both hot in your star-chart now. The new moon in your financial area can indicate your finances get a healthy injection of cash, and mostly from your own hard work. Your self-esteem also gets a boost and gives you more confidence on the love scene. Communication with someone special can move love to the next stage. People in official positions can be changeable but it can work out. Wait for the energy to settle before you do or say anything.
This is a huge month for Pisces! The new moon and an abundance of planets in your sign can be intense, with its fair share of highs and lows. One thing for sure, it’s a new start. The energy will move you from one place to the next. Certain things will take place regardless of what you do, so don’t try to control too much; there is such a thing as getting out of your own way. Business partnerships that are financially viable are positive. However, with Mercury going retrograde on the 22nd, be careful with your money management. Your love life is directly in focus now and can be unconventional and unpredictable. Love can enhance, commence or renew.
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