Happy Birthday, Taurus friends!! This month brings a massive amount of energy for you to use however you want! With the Sun lighting up your 1st house, and in your own sign, the awesome possibilities burn bright. This is a time for rebirth and you can maximize your new chapters by taking the time to go within and figure out what you really want. Birthday wishes are real and you get 10 of them! Write them down, say them out loud, and most importantly, FEEL them as if they have already come true. You can phrase them something like this: I am so grateful that my desire for …… has been fulfilled in a magical way! This method employs the energy of desire that is true to the transit and focuses on the fulfillment, not the lack of, which is the absolute key to manifestation. You can see more about this in my video, Making Wishes Come True Using Astrological Power Periods.
The 1st house that is highlighted for you now is all about what you put out into the world/how the world sees you. Are you doing things that match how you want to be received? If not, how can you change aspects of your life where there is a disconnect to create coherence between what you want to be seen as and how you are showing up.
Often the Sun’s movement through this house brings attention to you. It could throw you into the limelight bringing in recognition and/or an increase in awareness of you and your work or other projects.
This house also rules your physical body so getting into or back into a daily physical routine is imperative. Balancing mental activity with physical movement is an important way to open up to inspiration and keep yourself healthy and mentally and emotionally clear.
At the same time as daily movement (walking, yoga, tai chi, etc.) is helpful for focus and reaching goals. Complementary stillness of mind and body through meditation is helps to use your actions most efficiently.
Even something simple like 20 minutes of physical exercise and 5-10 minutes of daily meditation can do a world of wondrous good 🙂
If you have physical ailments, the Sun’s placement in the 1st house could bring new insights. Feelings not felt, expressed with spiritual accountability, and cleared, turn into physical pain in your body. Finding the balance between getting things out that you are feeling, without talking too much about the same thing over and over or participating in avoidance behaviors is your mission 🙂 Symptoms from the past may resurface for further attention.
Having a daily way to cleanse your emotional field from things you tend to try to ‘work away’ is critical for your happiness and health. I love Marriage of Spirit by Leslie Temple Thurston exercises in Section 2 of the book for this (see below).
I also really love barefoot walking (which is also amazing for detoxifying) or holding your third eye and hands up on a tree (in colder weather that isn’t conducive to being barefoot) to help clear your field and balance your energy field. You will be surprised at the wonders this simple practice could bring when done consistently. The Earth frequency is very balancing to the human energy field and has been mitigated in more modern times because of the plastic and rubber shoe bottoms which block the energy from permeating the energy field in deeper ways.
Getting back to focusing on your breath will be another big piece for your best, happiest, and healthiest life 🙂
May brings us into the heat of eclipse season, which is known for radical changes, dramatic endings, and brilliant new beginnings. Eclipses in the Sagittarius/Gemini polarity, as we have this month with a Lunar Eclipse in Sagittarius at 5°, and next month, June 10 a Solar Eclipse at 19° of Gemini, tend to activate travel, move along publishing projects, bring focus to transportation and communication (and their devices or modes), and highlight topics of teaching and learning methods and plans of education. I will give you more details about the changes to expect for each sign in my Youtube videos and Astro Kisses with Annie Botticelli podcasts for May and June 2021.
The first half of May (like through May 15th) is very different than the second half. The first half is open from personal planet retrogrades and this period holds great promise for major decisions, oomph for launches, and zesty forward movement. From around May 16th on, we descend into Mercury retrograde energies which bring us more inward and backward. Things that seemed certain like plans and agreements, are more likely to get called into question as the month progresses. Things planned could still work out, but usually tests or uncertainty will come first. Adopting an attitude of flexibility and commitment to going along for the ride, can make for some surprisingly great experience or fun splashing in the puddles of rain that may fall on your planned parade.
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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 Gemini Horoscope is more relevant for you.
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