Key Themes: Self-expression, home, routine, self-care.
Capricorn, the month of May will be a time of creativity, play and romance. As the month begins, you’ll still be feeling the effects of the Partial Solar Eclipse New Moon in Taurus on April 30th. Be present with all of the changes that are emerging within your self-expression.
On May 2nd, Venus enters Aries, activating your area of home and family until the 28th. It’ll be a nice time to bring more balance, beauty, harmony, and peace into your home, domestic life, and the relationship with your family members. Take good care of yourself, be with your loved ones, and make more space for rest.
On May 10th, Mercury goes retrograde in Gemini until June 3rd, and it starts its backwards journey in your area of routine and health. It may become impossible for you to organize your schedule and follow it out. So, it’s not the best time to plan important meetings. Take this time to feel into how you’d like to rearrange your time in a way that’s healthier for you. On the 22nd, Mercury retrogrades back into Taurus, bringing themes from the previous Eclipse.
Also on May 10th, Jupiter starts a new cycle as it enters Aries until October 28th, joining Venus in activating your area of ancestry and foundations. You’ll have more clarity when it comes to the patterns that keep you stuck. Jupiter, traditionally known as the great benefactor, offers you the opportunity to begin to take the steps to let go of these limitations and take up healthier habits.
On May 16th, the Full Moon Total Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio is happening at 12:14am EST, illuminating your area of friendships and community. Your need for a sense of belonging will be heightened. Move closer towards the people that see you, and accept you for who you are, and that embrace your changes and your complexities.
Gemini Season comes rolling in on the 20th, shining a light on your wellness practices until June 21st. As Mercury retrograde moves out of Gemini on the 22nd, it’ll be a great time to clean out the clutter and to activate all of the things you reviewed and reassessed concerning the kind of routines, practices and order you want more of in your life in order to create a healthier day-to-day.
On May 24th, Mars enters Aries, joining Jupiter in your area of home and family until July 4th. You’ll have more energy for your domestic needs and activities. So, if there’s something you’ve been meaning to repair or rearrange within your home, this is the perfect time.
On May 28th, Venus enters Taurus, joining Mercury in your area of creative expressions until July 17th. Venus will help you connect with something very intimate and very honest that you want to express. Allow yourself to connect with a craft or a practice through which you can allow this to come out into the world. Sing, dance, write, paint.
May comes to an end with the New Moon in Gemini on the 30th at 7:30am EST, helping you tap into the emotions that keep you from connecting with and resting within your natural rhythm. In order to walk to the beat of your own drum, you’ve first got to recognize its tempo.