TaurusApril 20 - May 20
Taurus, you might feel a little sensitive over the next few days due to tensions between your ruling planet (Venus) coming into opposition with the planet of action, Mars. This kind of cosmic dynamic reveals how (and why) we get in our own ways. In other words, you might be noticing where your own self-doubt holds you back from truly embodying your power. Taurus, so much of your sign’s energy is about independence and self-sufficiency. You’re incredibly grounded and resilient – which is amazing. Yet, even our best traits can create blind spots. Even though your identity is built around being strong, it’s important to notice where you do feel weak, scared, in need of love or support. Blind refusal of the fact will only cut you off from the abundance that the universe seeks to give you. Gently open up Taurus – you deserve to be wholly seen, by yourself and those around you.
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Key Themes: Identifying your priorities, simple pleasures, loosening up a sense of ‘control,’ and cultivating adventure
Taurus, the month of December, invites you to wrap up the year with a deepened connection to yourself, community, spirit and adventure. It asks you to shake free any sense of obligation, weight, and pressure, as well as the ‘striving for achievement’ that may have characterized so much of this year.
Magically, you’re invited to instead connect with the elements of life that you know to be truly real. If you lean into your intuition, inner child energies and sense of play this month, it can be your best. This, and it’ll set you up perfectly for 2023.
The month kicks off with Neptune going direct in Pisces on December 3rd. Neptune rules Pisces, and together they govern the realms of spirit. This shift could feel like a fog has lifted rendering you able to see the world’s beauty, connection and love more clearly again.
This shift could feel disorienting, as it loosens your grip on more mundane matters such as finances and career. If you feel resistance to this, lean into your trust in the universe. This doesn’t mean totally neglecting your responsibilities, but it does mean recognizing that your priority is your health and happiness – and from there all good things will spring.
On December 7th the Gemini Full Moon further highlights this idea. It activates your sector of physical health and earthly beauty. This will be the perfect time to switch off your phone, obligations, and to head into nature. Find some time to be barefoot on the earth and remind yourself that first and foremost, you are human. Your sign is ruled by Venus, a planet all about enjoyment of the earthly senses. This is in some ways, the core of who you are – enjoy it!
On December 20th, Jupiter enters Aries, meaning the planet of luck and expansion supports our individual journeys even more so. This will be a time for breaking out of your comfort zone, through relaxing. You are carried, supported and loved by the universe Taurus, and December wants to remind you of that. Rather than trying to figure it all out yourself, begging for the universe to fix things, or swinging between the two… it’s time to enter a space of co-creation. Listen when you’re being prompted by your gut to move; act when the universe tells you the time is right; and surrender when you’ve done your part and it’s truly time to just receive.
On December 21st Capricorn season begins, and the Capricorn New Moon (Dec 23rd) activates your sector of adventure and life purpose. This light and playful energy can catalyze some movement in your life, if you allow it.
It’s a time to say yes to opportunities, step outside your norms, be spontaneous and let the cosmos take you on a journey. Traveling (even locally) will be particularly expansive right now.
Taurus it’s been an intense year for you, and December is the gift of lightness that breaks up any stagnancy. This month can create a beautiful foundation to enter the New year.
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Ruling Planet: Venus, the Planet of Love & Beauty
Where You’ll Find Them: Planting an epic garden, reading a novel, searching for food somewhere
What They Avoid: Small talk, unnecessary outings, and unexpected change
Taurus, the second sign of the zodiac, is symbolized by The Bull. True to its symbol, Taurus is stubborn and inflexible, but also very loyal and self-aware. Taurus is all about security and practicality. They’re the type of person who can remain grounded and solution-oriented. Taurus is ruled by Venus, the Planet of Connection, and is therefore prone to seeking comfort and indulgence. Since Taurus is a sign of extremes — they vacillate between feeling very motivated and productive to feeling sluggish or complacent. As an Earth sign, Taurus benefits from spending time in nature and connecting with the world around them rather than getting lost in the material world.
Taurus is independent and loves their solitude. Professionally, they’d like a career that allows them to call the shots from behind-the-scenes. Taurus prefers working on their own rather than in a big group — they don’t like having to take direction from others. Many Taurus will end up owning their own business or working from home for this reason. Taurus is also a natural artist, but they sometimes hesitate to fully tap into that side of them because they don’t think it will be as financially secure. The ironic part is that if Taurus invests their self wholeheartedly in what they’re truly passionate about, the money and success often follows.
Taurus must learn to control their anger, because while it takes them a while to really get angry, when they do it’s not pretty. Taurus tends to hold a lot of their true self in, and this can make them hard to get to know. But once a Taurus lets you into their life, you see a side of them they rarely show anyone else. Stay on a Taurus’ good side and you’ll have a loyal friend for life. Taurus cares deeply about their friends and family and will go above and beyond for their well-being, but you have to be deserving of that energy first. Taurus has exceptionally high standards and expectations.
Being ruled by Venus makes Taurus one of the most sensual, romantic signs of the zodiac. But you wouldn’t necessarily know that upon first glance because there is a deeply guarded side to Taurus. They’re cautious of letting new people into their lives, so it will take a very patient and special person to unlock the key to Taurus’ heart and have them let down their guard. Taurus commits to those they love in an intense, often possessive way, so getting in a relationship with a Taurus is not for the faint of heart. You’re either in or you’re out with Taurus — no in-between.