May Horoscopes 2018
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May Horoscope 2018 – Overview
Uranus enters Taurus on May 16, 2018. It isn’t going anywhere soon! The planet remains in Taurus until until April 2026! With an axis of rotation on its side, the outer planet brings a new “slant” or perspective to every area of life. Taurus is a sign of stability while Uranus’ energies are disruptive and chaotic. But, this is something resulting in huge, positive, and lifelong changes on every scale!
On May 13th, Mercury transits through grounded and sensible Taurus. It’s a period where “street smarts,” common sense, and age-old words of wisdom reign. This is a time where it’s smooth sailing if dealing with projects.
May 2018 is also fantastic for making dreams into a tangible reality. Calm and deliberate movement and strategic planning are ideal now. Taurus can take stubbornness and funnel it into determination and unwavering direction.
The New moon occurs on May 15th. It paves the way to a new beginning with projects, but it is a start that’s not without a few surprises.
Taurus can give thanks to Uranus for the element of surprise and the unexpected. Not to worry! With Mars entering Aquarius on May 16th, there’s help tapping into one’s creative nature. This benefit allows one to rise to any occasion with poise and grace.
On May 19th and 21, the Sun enters Cancer and Gemini respectively. It brings one full swing from homebody to social bug. Now is the time for spending quality family time together. It’s also a great time for expanding social circles.
There’s a Jupiter trine Neptune aspect on May 25th, heralding a time highlighting spiritual pursuits. Synchronistic encounters with spiritual guides and teachers are likely. It’s a time to pay close attention to dream messages, meditation, and vision quests.
The end of the month rounds out with Mercury entering Gemini and the Full Moon in Sagittarius on May 29th. Gemini’s ruling planet is Mercury and thank goodness the planet has been direct since April 16th! All forms of travel and communication are excellent now.
The Full Moon is one of the best days this month for strategizing or making long term plans. The Full Moon promises new and life-changing spiritual experiences.
May Horoscope 2018 – All 12 Zodiac Signs
Uranus transits out of Aries and into Taurus this month. The planet entered Aries in 2011, and its influence wasn’t always pleasant. As such, Aries may feel an energetic change: One offering a sigh of relief. The seven years Uranus spent in your sign brought with it unbridled times. It also brings fluctuations, shocks, and setbacks. As the planet transitions into Taurus, Aries can go forward with fewer difficulties.
The outer planet takes so long to move from one sign to another. Because of this, Aries witnesses changes on a worldwide scale. The economy and how people handle basic resources will change in big ways over the next seven years. Expansion of consciousness and spiritual growth come with Uranus’ transition.
With the Sun in Taurus, it’s a time where emotions become a bit more turbulent. Be careful here! Taking on the wrong attitude might have you moving through May with a chip on your shoulder. Even in the face of success, Aries dons on the mindset that everything they have doesn’t come easy. They must work for their personal belongings and successes twice as hard as anyone else. Pluto and Mars allow Aries to push through work projects. Those born under this sign will also plod through difficult times to find career success. Aries the Ram, pushes through obstacles with the unbeatable warrior attitude intact.
On May 20th, Aries will focus more on relationships and relaxation. Quiet time and stillness are something Aries craves on the 20th. It will help restore the Aries soul and increase one’s energy levels. Some downtime is necessary for Aries’ general well-being as well. Now’s a time for exploring your ethics and the energies you want to draw into your life.
The Sun remains in the sign of Aries until the 21st of May. Here it is shining light on love, career, finances, and health sectors. It’s easy to move ahead in all areas of your life, with few challenges or obstacles impeding success. There’s plenty of hard work in the month ahead. Mars and the fire element ensure Aries has enough motivation to complete projects. and succeed at whatever they start.
When tackling projects, Aries does well focusing the most important tasks first. It’s even better taking one project at a time and avoid multitasking. It will diminish stress levels and make it easy to streamline the steps of any undertaking. The end of the month makes for an ideal time for learning new things. On the 29th with entry of the full moon highlighting illumination. It’s also a time bringing an interest in learning new things.
Healing Crystals & Stones: Red Jasper is the perfect stone for the warrior-minded Aries. They can use its energies when looking to conquer any obstacles standing in the way of success.
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Pluto and Mars join to push Taurus toward a new life direction. May is the month when Taurus reconsiders the lens in which they view life and develop a new life vision as a result. You may feel a big shift this month when Uranus enters your sign. May 2018 rides in on the waves of change and Taurus is surfing like a pro!
The Cosmos hits the reset button while shouting, “Ready, set, go! It’s time to renew the spirit!” Taurus may find the changes following alter them from head to toe. A renewal of the spirit is accompanied by revitalization on a mundane plane. A change in wardrobe, hair, one’s sense of style, and even how one presents themselves is in the offing!
This month is perfect for Taurus to reevaluate the past and to reshape the future. It may have felt as if life was lacking in meaning for the last few months. Now is the time for Taurus to pursue their greatest passions and to live life with intensity! May 2018 is a time for awakening. Taurus has been in a slumber spiritually. But, this month it’s time to emerge from hibernation—it’s long overdue too!
But, there’s a catch here. To make the most of this awakening, Taurus will have to embrace change. Of course, everyone knows just how much the bull abhors change! Still, to make the most of this growth spurt, Taurus needs to step beyond what makes them comfortable. It’s time to sweep away all the old, including residual energies holding you back from being your very best.
A physical spring clean can prove the first step in ridding yourself of what you don’t need in your life. As the new moon rises on May 15, Taurus can use this time to think about all the new things they want to bring into their life. Clearing out clutter, reorganizing things, and living in simplicity will help draw positive energies into Taurus’ life, all of which can contribute to life improvements and spiritual growth.
Mid-May is the ideal time for Taurus to engage in career pursuits. Changes may come in the career sector as well, whether one takes on a new job or pursues an existing career with a new sense of passion. May 21st has the Sun shining on the money sector, so it’s an ideal time for Taurus to let those entrepreneurial ideas loose and to tighten up one’s personal budget.
Healing Crystals & Stones: Unakite Jasper is perfect for bridging the gap between heart and mind and re-centering. Unakite will facilitate Taurus’ renewal and rebirthing process. Taurus can wear it or carry it to conquer subconscious blocks and to ensure emotional harmony.
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After seven years in Aries, Uranus moves into Taurus. With this transit comes a huge awakening of the consciousness. Gemini gets a chance to rebuild their life from the bottom up. Whatever has been dormant for a long time will be brought to life in the month of May.
Mars, Pluto and Sun influences bring the chance at dealing with old wounds. Such wounds include emotional injuries and fears holding Gemini back. The first few weeks of the month is like a cleansing, allowing you to deal with blocks once and for all.
The entire month of May is all about transformation and exchange. Gemini, of all signs, can handle the sense of extremes with grace and poise. Look to this month as an energetic and emotional cleansing in all parts of life. During the first few weeks, Gemini’s career sector gets highlighted. Here is a chance on getting in on a new partnership or contract of some kind.
There’s a special concentration on the House of the Self, this month. It heralds a time for meditation, thoughtful reflection, and silence. It’s through such avenues chatty Gemini will find the answers to life’s direction. It allows for reexamination, revaluation, and study of one’s life. Now, Gemini can finally find their life mission and meaning.
About mid-May, Gemini will find interest in fringe metaphysical subjects. It is here one will discover a balance between the physical and esoteric worlds. At the same time, Gemini will find balance between the heart and intellect. The latter is true especially when nearing the 20th and Venus’ influence. Full Moon on the 29th paves the path forward for wonderful love connections. Those relationships no longer serving you will fall away.
Healing Crystals & Stones: Jade is a stone linking the mundane and spiritual: Gemini can also use it to find balance between intellect and emotion.
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As Uranus transits into Taurus this month, Cancer doesn’t escape its influence. Not to worry, Cancer, the upheaval and change it brings in its wake is for the better! Uranus influences the Higher Mind and as such, it brings with it a time for spiritual awakenings. The effect of the planet will occur on a personal and global scale.
Early in the month Pluto and Mars work together to influence relationships. This month, it brings focus on personal direction. It also highlights relationship changes based on desires. Cancer will take on greater independence in May. It is a significant change for security-seeking Cancers. The month calls for a deep assessment of the self and a realistic look at where one is in life.
Now is the time to look at the walls built around one’s heart and emotions. The upheaval Uranus brings will allow for conquering deep-rooted fears. With the removal of emotional blockages, Cancer sees growth all relationships.
The 14th through the 17th when the Sun, Mercury, the Moon, and Uranus join forces, there’s a big influence on the House of Friendship. Cancer will see the birth of new friendships and the renewal of existing connections. All the energies in the eleventh house brings upheaval and change in the creative aspects of Cancer’s life. If the past seven years have seemed stagnate, this month brings and intense highly on creativity and originality.
This is a period of organizing finances, and if problems exist in one’s financial condition, solutions are at hand. The 20th of the month brings Venus’ influence on The House of the Self. This day is one where self-love is the focus, so a whole lot of pampering is in order. Cancer should find their passion and pursue it or have a spa day! Relaxation and fun are highlighted here.
The Full Moon on the 29th brings in a focus on the home. Being a natural homebody, Cancer might have creative ideas involving a complete renovation of the home. If renovations aren’t brewing in the imagination, Cancer may consider a move into a new environment.
Healing Crystals & Stones: Moonstone is the most ideal stone for emotional moon-ruled Cancer to carry. It’s suitable for spiritual growth and exploration. It will help Cancer open up their heart and mind.
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The most independent of zodiac signs, May has Leo seeking even more autonomy. The first two weeks of May 2018 make Leo even more charismatic. Leo’s pursuit of what makes them most passionate intensifies. There’s steady progress in relationships of all kinds, including social and business.
The 15th of the month brings the new moon and new friendships for social and noble Leo. A natural leader, people flock to you for guidance and leadership.
The 16th has Uranus transit to Taurus, spinning everything you know on its head. This transit might bring Leo’s energies down a bit, so they can ground and center. Rather than the continual conquest, a refocusing on family and friendships rules now.
The week following the new moon has Leo exploring new social connections. It’s also a period for tightening family bonds. A nice balance between the two allows Leo to move forward with greater strength. It’s a strength they haven’t had in the last seven years.
The Full Moon on the 29th has Leo looking to new connections in work and completing projects to tie up loose ends. Venus in Leo’s sign makes all the connections one needs easy to make. Leo gets support from the community and family in career endeavors.
Healing Crystals & Stones: Peridot is a superior stone for Leo who can take advantage of its purifying and balancing energies this month.
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With Virgo wanting all things perfect, May 2018 may prove most unsettling. Virgo might feel they have everything in perfect order. But, the transit of Uranus promises change. When Uranus enters Taurus, it brings upheaval of all things Virgo is so certain of. This is a good thing whether Virgo wants to admit it or not.
Adaptation is the keyword for May 2018 and the Virgo personality. They will have to adjust as the cosmic forces test everything they know to be true. May is the month Virgo will come to understand the philosophy of Socrates, “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”
On the 15th, the new moon encourages Virgo to discover novel ways of viewing the world. Mercury’s movement is slow this month and continues to remain in slower motion until the 21st of the month. It leads to uncertainty of one’s life path. But, from the 17th onward, Virgo can once again regain balance. The new perspectives they start to form on the 15th pave the way for the transformation. The changes occur in both the inner and outer worlds.
From the 21st onward, the usually solo Virgo who prefers to work alone will find the need to call on others. Friends, family, and the community come to Virgo’s aid. The Full Moon encourages Virgo to explore mysteries and to seek answers from the Higher Mind.
Healing Crystals & Stones: Snowflake Obsidian is an ideal stone for Virgo this period. In a month where discovery of self is foremost, this stone helps Virgo identify the division between the ego and spirit.
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It seems these days Libra spends so much of their time living in the past. Recovering from the April-March’s Mercury retrograde, they enter Jupiter and Pluto retrograde. The time had them looking at old emotional wounds. The first few weeks of May continue with this energy. Libra looks to work out past issues, so all can be in balance and harmonious.
The first half of the month encourages the social connections Libra craves. The time for self-reflection enters the sign once Uranus enters Taurus on the 16th. Until then, the time should be spent on collaborative efforts at work and in the home environment. Early May stresses connection versus autonomy.
Libra will reevaluate the past while keeping emotions out of the equation. It allows for an unbiased approach to your assessment. Mid-month, at new moon brings in energies where you can let go of the past and pursue a new perspective. After the 16th, Libra will find the greatest balance spending time in silence. Meditating allows one to contemplate the past and future. Now is the time to bring reflection back into balance.
Romantic connects go from emotional to physical this month right around the 17th. The focus on the heart connection shifts into the physical expression of love. The Full Moon on the 29th sheds a luminous light on love. Libra and their love will emerge from emotional waters and find progress in romance.
Healing Crystals & Stones: Turquoise is a stone long-held as a natural source of protection against negativity. Libra can use it to find balance of emotions and to encourage love of the self.
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Scorpio will find May highlights the career sector and projects. The pursuit of desires, if they are work or money related, are successful. May brings concentration on successes in the mundane realm. A focus on first appearances and one’s appearance in general is also highlighted.
The energies Jupiter brings into the equation in May promise financial successes. Now is the time to assess that nest egg one’s been building to ensure the diversity of one’s portfolio. The entrance of Uranus in Taurus, has Scorpio focusing on well-being and health. Meditation soothes the mind. Deep massage and stretching exercises can help loosen up tense muscles.
To release all tensions, Scorpio should calm the mind. They should also look toward pursuits allowing a bit of self-love and pampering. The 20th of the month encourages more focus on loving the self. It’s a time for rebuilding and changing the view one has of both the public and private self. The Full Moon on the 29th has Scorpio exploring mundane and metaphysical pursuits.
Healing Crystals & Stones: Rose Quartz is a stone Scorpio can carry to cool down excessive energies and to find a positive perspective. This stone encourages self-love and personal peace.
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The first few months of May 2018 turn everything topsy-turvy for self-assured Sagittarians. Instead of ambitions and career, Sagittarius focuses on family, friends, and home life. Mercury moves slow during this month. It brings with it a lesser focus on the career sector, at least until the 21st of the month.
So, the first two weeks of the month have Scorpio focusing on group ambitions or the pursuit of others. It’s a good time for an assessment of one’s strategic approach. The evaluation leads to enlightenment or new ways of thinking. This is especially true on the 15th’s new moon.
Once Uranus enters Taurus, Sagittarius puts more emphasis on social events. Later, these connections might become excellent networking options too. The concentration on one’s profession will take a back seat for once. Now, love of family and love relationships continue to take the fore.
Sagittarius might be craving some big changes in the career sector. But, such changes are not recommended now. The best time to consider new or novel approaches to career come in at the end of the month. The Full Moon on the 29th opens the door to an illuminated focus on career and the right direction to take.
Healing Crystals & Stones: Herkimer Diamond is a perfect amulet for Saggittarians in May! Sagittarius can use the Dream Stone for exploring their innermost dreams along with nighttime visions.
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Mars conjuncts Pluto during the first two weeks of May. Saturn’s energies add more to the energetic mix. It brings with it the chance for new prospects, projects, relationships, and self-understanding. May 2018 introduces changes big and small. But, changes occur particularly when Uranus enters Taurus on the 16th.
Capricorn has had a long haul the last few years, which may have tarnished their viewpoint. Things are taking a major shift in May. It gives Capricorn a new perspective on life and relationships. Even the career will see improvements including an opportunity to form profitable partnerships.
After the 16th, Capricorn will find a chance to pursue their greatest passion. Creativity is at its best during this time. Whether artistic ambitions or pursuing long-held desires, Capricorn finds fulfillment.
Following the 20th, new love may come into Capricorn’s life if they are not in a relationship already. If tied to someone, Capricorn will discover how easy the relationship intensifies. It grows deeper than it ever has. It will continue to remain an emotionally-intense pairing. So, May 2018 brings Capricorn full circle from focus on self-love to loving others. It’s a journey Uranus’ transit triggers through positive upheaval and up rise.
Healing Crystals & Stones: Citrine will benefit Capricorn this month. They can carry this stone to stimulate the awakening of the Higher Mind.
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The transit of Uranus has an extraordinary influence on Aquarius this month. Already interested in fringe subjects, Aquarius sees a massive increase in such interests. It’s a month leading into a new sense of consciousness and a spiritual awakening. This is especially true around the 6th of May with the Sun sextile Neptune transit. Aquarius’ interests in hands-on healing, reflexology, meditation, and metaphysics intensifies. The month also brings a heightened sense for one’s innate psychic abilities.
The Mars conjunct Uranus transit on May 13th, triggers out-of-the-box thinking. Here, Aquarius feels the creativity flowing! Any projects that have been stuck in a rut will break free with the innovative solutions coming to you now. Emphasis on metaphysics and occult are further enhanced during this period.
May 2018 is time for Aquarius to complete unfinished projects. This month they seek out answers to life’s deep questions. Meditation is highly advised sudden strikes of inspiration. The New Moon arrives on the 15th, bringing with it a potential move into a new home. Aquarius will also find this a time to seek greater independence and personal space.
May 17th sees the entry of Mars. Here, Aquarius becomes more enthusiastic, driven, and energetic than the norm. On the 20th, From the 17 onward to the 25th, there’s a big focus on well-being, health improvements, self-help, and diet. The end of the month brings desire for adventure and success in risk taking endeavors.
Healing Crystals & Stones: Azurite is perfect for all Aquarians in May 2018. Since May brings in a time where Aquarius can tune into psychic abilities with greater intensity, azurite is the ideal amulet or talisman.
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The objectives for Pisces in May are opening awareness and finding personal peace. Emotional Pisces is not the usual wallflower this month! Uranus enters Taurus shaking things up and turning everything upside down! This beneficial chaos leads to growth and expansion of consciousness. Pisces sees progress in the areas of finance, work, and love!
Exciting changes come this month. The planet takes 84 months to make it through all 12 zodiac signs. It spends about seven years in every sign. The outer planet Uranus puts disruption and upheaval in direct opposition with Taurus’ INERTIA. What is stuck in a rut or refusing to budge, finds freedom.
If Pisces has “damned up” emotions, Uranus makes the damn come crashing down! The result: the emotional slate gets wiped clean. Pisces engages in new relationships without negative energetic residue casting shadows on new connections. It’s as if the Cosmos comes in with a giant broom and sweeps away emotional hang ups and doubts. With this clean sweep comes enlightenment, clarity, and understanding.
The Pisces personality is like an evolved Aquarius personality. Much of the Aquarian attitudes Pisces maintains come to the fore in May 2018. There’s a sudden increase in fringe subjects. These unique interests will emerge following the New Moon’s appearance on the 15th.
Pisces will discover or intensify existing interests in numerology, astrology, meditation, and metaphysics. The changes Pisces initiates this month will have lifelong effects, resulting in a change of personal and spiritual pursuits. May 2018 is a time for awakening, enlightenment, and the discovery of peace in one’s inner world.
This month Mars enters House of Self Undoing. It opens the doors to exploring one’s inner realm and personal rebirth. The inner realms are a place where Pisces finds the greatest comfort. Exploring consciousness helps in improving one’s inner realm. May welcomes a re-connection with the outer world and the Divine through nature. Attuning to the earth’s natural cycles helps Pisces ground, center, and get in touch with Spirit in new ways.
From the 20th onward, Venus in the House of Pleasure highlights pleasurable pursuits. The Full Moon on the 29th promises insight stemming from mysteries revealed. Pisces should look to synchronicities as the signposts on the map the Cosmos provides.
Healing Crystals & Stones: Lepidolite will serve Pisces well. There’s a reason why Lepidolite gets its name from the Greek word lepis meaning “scale.” It is also the “Stone of Transition.” The stone is perfect for spiritual pursuits, no matter what color Pisces chooses to carry.
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