The Sun flows through your 12th house this month bringing great opportunities for finding inner riches, but there is also a catch … The same house that rules this place of hidden power, also  holds your deepest fears.  What sits as a potential for you at this time is nothing short of pure alchemy ~ taking the deepest and darkest muck in your being, coming from your ancestry, past-life, and this life time, and converting it into shiny, and very valuable, gold is the mission 🙂

Any psychological or spiritual work done at this time holds even more power than usual.  Hypnosis, affirmations, subliminal messaging audio’s, and meditation are all amazing ways to use this energy.

Shamanic work is also extra powerful at this time.  Anything you can do to gather lost soul pieces from people, places, and experiences will be even more profound and effective now.

The 12th house is also the house of dream-time.  Your dreams may be more active now.  Valuable insights about patterns, programs, and future trajectories may be more readily available now.  Consciously using the subconscious space for problem-solving and manifesting is especially potent now.  Posing a problem that needs solution to your subconscious mind before going to bed can help you to use the dream space to effectively work things out, helping you wake up with solutions.  Lucid dreaming (where you become aware that you are dreaming as you are dreaming) may be more active now and if you would like to foster this experience, intentionally working on this now may be very fruitful.

The 12th house is like your attic:  there is a lot to clear out and go through in this space but there is also things there that you will re-find that you will be happy to have back, and other treasures yet to explore.

This placement is a preparation for your birthday/rebirth time coming soon.  It can be tempting to engage in avoidance behaviors as the 12th house is activated but consciously and gratefully greeting these things swept under the rug can make for an even more powerful birthday/rebirth/manifestation period.

Often in the weeks before birthday time, the things you DON’T want make themselves more apparent to better prepare you to make your birthday wishes to create the things you DO want 🙂  Do the work now and reap the rewards soon.

This month is also chock full of artistic opportunities.  Magical, flowing, creativity is very common during 12th house transits so if you can get time alone to process and create it will likely be very productive.  Also, if you already are working in the arts, opportunities for your craft to go to a bigger level could come now.  You may feel drawn to bring your hobbies into the professional arena. If you are drawn to push some things out into the world that are ready to be seen proceed cautiously as the energies are more focused on turning inward and backward.  June still could hold some launch possibilities but with the impending Mars retrograde energy, be aware that momentum may wane and anything launched now may quickly lose attention or focus and be heavily tested.  Working in the backdrop has strong support all month and beyond.

Conducting business as usual is fine during the Mars retrograde just take note if something isn’t flowing that taking a breather and not pushing against the tides may be indicated.

June 1st (and 2nd)  are my favorite days in the whole month (and for a while) for taking important actions, especially that involve spending money (or anything else involving money/making important purchases or commitments, etc.), love/romance/relationships, beauty/appearance, and most other things.

It is an amazing time for retreats, rest, and unplugging from technology.

Mars will be retrograde from June 26, 2018 ~ August 27, 2018.  The pre-transit shadow period starts May 11 and the post-retrograde shadow transit runs through October 10, 2018.

To understand Mars retrograde energies better as you move through the long influence of this transit, check out my video on the topic. Also, here is a blog version of my Mars Retrograde Do’s & Donts.

To see an extensive list of things I love for May through Mid-December 2018 when the personal planet retrogrades dominate see my blog, Maximizing Personal Planet Retrogrades.

One important note about this time is that it may not be the best time to pick a fight or start a war.  The early part of the month (especially around June 1) may be ok for taking action on things that involve disagreements with others but there is also the increased chance of fights picked not being won, especially as June progresses. There are always exceptions to this tendency so follow your flow/intuition in these situations.

If your birthday is late in the sign (or if you are reading for your rising sign and have a late degree) this report will start to be relevant for you towards the end of the month, for earlier in the month you many find that the Leo Horoscope is more relevant for you.

Great reads for Cancer this month:

Don’t have enough time to read?  Then you will love Audible, where you can listen to awesome books while you other things 🙂

Mend the Past, Heal the Future by Alberto Villoldo, PhD
A Field Guide to Lucid Dreaming ~ Mastering the Art of Oneironautics by Tony Cucillo …
The Dream Dictionary ~ an A to Z Guide for Understanding Your Subconscious Mind by Tony Crisp
The Book of Shamanic Healing by Kristin Madden

If you would love to learn to read Natal, Progressed, Solar, Solar Return and Transit charts plus so much more for your personal study and self-development or to do astrology professionally, check out my Astrology Apprenticeship Program!

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