Mercury may be retrograde, but this week is still ambitious and productive.
It begins with a steady Taurus moon, which helps us focus on achievement. Thursday’s trine between Saturn and Mars inspires us to be proactive about all our responsibilities. If it comes down to delaying or doing—do! Finally, the weekend’s energy is lighter, dreamier, and more soulful.
Get grounded, Aries! This week wants you to center yourself, slow down, and focus on your long-term goals. On Thursday, your responsibility—not your reactivity—is a major problem-solver at work. Get creative this weekend! Be inspired to try new, innovative things and find soulful healing wherever you need it.
It’s all about you, Taurus! The moon shines from your constellation at the beginning of the week, so show off your best qualities like loyalty, follow-through, and sensuality. Thursday gives you an “a-ha!” moment. Trust the realization, and make plans around it. This weekend, get out and socialize by reuniting with old friends.
Self-care, thy name is Gemini! Your week begins with tenderness. Go easy on yourself, and plan healing activities that recharge your energy. Thursday could help you think differently about emotional labor and intimacy. Seek authenticity, not perfection. Focus on work this weekend by getting a head start on time management, responsibilities, and personal growth.
Call your girls, Cancer! This week showcases your extroverted side, where you’ll have fun, wonderful conversations and enjoy your BFFs. On Thursday, try blurring the lines between romance and friendship—don’t the best relationships often start that way? Finally, plan a short trip and get away this weekend.
Work it, Leo! Your professional life is your main focus this week, and you’re the star of the office. Showcase your confidence, leadership, and emotional intelligence. Don’t forget the micro details on Thursday—be proactive about smaller tasks. The weekend is sultry and intimate, so pursue pleasure for pleasure’s sake with the right partners, and enjoy it.
Optimism is practical, Virgo! Your week inspires you to live out of vision, not circumstances, which is the only way things begin to change. Thursday furthers this goal when it gives you a confidence boost to pursue your wildest dreams. The weekend is a romantic one, motivating you to connect to partners with an “opposites attract” chemistry.
Keep it authentic, Libra. This week, choose honesty over striving for perfection or people-pleasing, especially when it comes to dealing with family members on Thursday. You have helpful knowledge that can help them, so speak your truth. Then help yourself on the weekend! Be proactive about overdue tasks and catching up on your goals.
Chemistry’s in the contrast, Scorpio! You’re attracted to those who are different from you. Thursday helps you find words for romantic compromise, and you’ll find yourself attracted to bookish types. The weekend is full of joy and confidence—go out of your way to experience happiness and personal security with others who make you feel good.
Concentrate, Sagittarius! Your big-picture thinking needs to be focused a bit more on the details. Make sure you’re paying attention to your own life. Thursday helps you focus on finances—discipline your spending habits just a bit so you can splurge more on home. The weekend inspires you to focus on emotional safety and family.
Courage, Capricorn! Tell the story of your heart this week, particularly on Thursday. It’ll be vulnerable and scary, but you’re brave for doing so. Express a need that’s not being met, and offer a solution to move forward. The weekend helps you flex your vocal muscles—you’ll be the most analytical and articulate you’ve been!
Joy of missing out? Definitely this week, water-bearer! You’re feeling inspired to stay home and tend to your emotional health. Thursday could give you a helpful strategy to protect your heart. Prioritize your financial health this weekend by auditing your spending and setting more responsible budgets.
Happy birthday, Pisces! You’re a wordy one this week, and your language skills will inspire many people—your friends especially—on Thursday. Be sure to journal your thoughts and dreams this weekend. You’ll be visited by the muses, so remember what you wonder!
This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan US
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