This is a lush month ahead, with our energy finally grounded in the earth sign Taurus to bring some stability after the hectic fire of Aries season. The energy this month is stable, yet dynamic with a few eclipses thrown into the mix. We start the month off with a new moon in Taurus on the 30th of April, which is a partial solar eclipse as well. Eclipses at a new moon are about big shifts of energy, both in a positive and a disruptive way. So, with this new moon you need to look at what needs to be brought into your life, what changes need to be made in your physical environment and how you value yourself and your surroundings. Taurus is about what we value, on both a material level but also with our physical body. This is a fabulous month to make lasting and large changes to your health and attitude towards your body. The full moon on the 15th in Scorpio (also an eclipse) is about what we need to release, it’s a detoxification moon in a very big way! What we resist to release will likely be taken away so best to spend this month doing a ‘life reset’ or detox both on a food and mood level. It can be a powerful month ahead, just make sure to take some action so that you are the one choosing what you are changing and releasing. We also have another Mercury retrograde starting on the 10th of May and lasting till the 2nd of June. I am trying to think of this as the added energy to review and renew within our lives be it mental, emotional, or physical. The retrograde is happening in the sign of Aries which gives it an added energy of being about the self and the physical body.
This month see’s the dynamic fire signs on a come down from your hectic April which may have left you feeling ready to hibernate after so much action. This is a great month to locate some good down time, reflect on what you want to bring into your life and what old habits and thoughts regarding your physical body you want to release. The new moon is asking you to create a new vision about how you value your health and then to do a big purge of outdated ideals. A physical detox can do wonders for your health, so investigate a new version of a cleanse that works for you be it a juicing day or two, a no sugar and alcohol month or something more creative. The foundations you lay down can have amazing results. Your adrenals need some extra love too, so don’t forget your B vitamins, magnesium and herbal adaptogens such as ginseng or ashwaghanda.
Wow, this is a big month for you, with energy popping all over the place and making you feel a bit frazzled and pulled in too many directions. Know that what you start and create now with your health can have long-lasting effects so make some great changes and choices this month. With the new moon activating your personal health and physical body its time to make a few shifts rather than think about what you want to change. With the eclipses activating the Taurus/Scorpio axis if you don’t make a few moves the universe will make them for you. That’s not to say you can’t have an amazing, lush birthday month but you need to make some healthy plans as well as the restaurant reservations. Fluid and hydration are important so treat yourself to a new water bottle or water filter. Focus on alkaline foods such as leafy greens, red and purple berries as well as root vegetables. Support your physical with some great movement too. Is it time to reactivate that gym membership or treat yourself to some new running shoes? Enjoy this month but keep grounded in the reality of what the body really needs not what your taste buds are asking for.
This is an interesting month for my Gemini peeps. The weeks before one’s birthday are actually a low point energy wise, and one needs to reinforce their immune and adrenal systems. I like to think of it as a reset time, a period where we need to hibernate and consider what we want the next year to be about in both work, friendship, and health. Now is the time to create the wish list of what the next year is going to look like, but its not time to act just yet. Review to renew I would say. The new and full moon are activating the routine and ritual part of your chart so its best to find some sacred solo time to connect with yourself and the universe. It is also important that you examine the details and daily routine that you gift your body and make some plans as to how you will change this for the better. Your digestion is asking for some extra support as is your immune system so make sure to be including some fermented foods, probiotics, extra fibre, and green veggies into the mix. Herbal teas such as echinacea, ginger and lemon can all be of great support.
This month see’s a focus on the creative side to your life as well as how you do ‘social’ in this new world. There is action to be taken in the groups and friends you want to have around you. The detox that needs to happen for you is about how you spend your time with people and who is worthy of your presence? Research on stress and women tells us that when things get intense, we are best to connect with others rather than isolate ourselves. With the last 2 years making it hard to socialize, this month is asking you to reconnect and rejuvenate with others. Dancing, music, and creative hobbies are all a great way to connect. Make sure it's an equal exchange of good vibes. Your nervous system needs a bit of a boost as well, fish oils, olive oil, walnuts, linseed, and avocado can be of support. Magnesium to keep the energy levels high and some added chill out teas for once you get home from the party. Passionflower, valerian, and hops are all great to help you wind down.
I like the feel of this month for the Lionesses. It is a bountiful energy for you with good juju happening in the work/career sector of your chart. It’s a great month to plant the seeds of future projects and success that you want to create. With all this focus on future career it will pull energy away form the home front, this is not a bad thing but will need some adjustment and attention. It’s a good time to look at and detox your home environment so that it is not weighing you down. A good fridge and pantry clean out or a month without sugar, alcohol or gluten may be on the cards. Its also important to detox your living environment of possessions and people that are taking up too much of your home space so be aware of who’s energy you allow into your castle. Your stomach needs some gentle support with all this change, add in some extra fibre, probiotics and magnesium and things will flow better through your system.
This month’s energy see’s you needing to focus on your nervous system even more than usual. The new and full moon are highlighting your communication, connection, and travel sectors of your chart and likely you will be busier than normal be it with study or adventures. May is asking you to assess what information comes into your life and how you use it. Do you need to reassess how many things you are trying to do/study and embody? A digital detox and a deep dive into your time management will see you feeling like you have 2 extra days in each week. Consistent mealtimes, focusing on protein at each meal and some digestive bitter, enzymes and probiotics will help your system feel like it is finding a better rhythm. Oils in the form of avocado, olive oil, raw seeds and nuts as well as fish oil can all help to coat and soothe those frazzled nerves. Make sure your iron and B12 levels are not deficient, so that your body can oxygenate at optimum levels and thus produce more energy.
The words for Libra this month should be release, declutter, and decompress. It is well past time for you to make some hard decisions about what should stay and what should go in your life. Yes, I am talking on all levels, mind, body and spirit. This month’s energy will make it feel easier to let go and make those decisions about what is and isn’t important anymore. The best question to ask yourself is, ‘is this of value to my life and who I am becoming?’ Food choices, exercise and emotions all need to be considered. Bowel, reproductive and thyroid/metabolism all need some love this month as well. Extra fibre, dark green veggies, the cruciferous family of foods and plenty of filtered water to help flush away the debris. Water with lemon slices, a decrease of alcohol intake and some good physical exercise will all bring a balance to your life that has been missing for the last few months.
This month’s energy should feel like it is vibrating at your speed. Its an intense month with the juju all focused on Scorpio and Taurus vibes. The planets are asking you to consider how you spend your energy balance between helping others vs yourself. The new moon in your opposite sign of Taurus is asking you to find balance with yourself, friends, relationships and how you support your physical health. Is it time to create some better health routines and relationships with your body and your food choices? The full moon on the 15th in your home sign is asking you to release your old patterns and ideas about yourself. Its time to release some old stories and call in the energy you want. Detox your dietary choices, keep a food and mood diary, and see what is making you feel fabulous and what is pulling you down. Fibre, plenty of fluids and some liver work will all come in handy to assist this process. Dandelion, nettle, and valerian tea can aid this process as can a good magnesium boost and some probiotic foods. This is not a month to ignore what your body is asking you to change, go with it and enjoy the reinvention.
This is a fascinating month for you if you put in the work, there can be some amazing changes and shifts in regard to health and spirit. Its not fun and exciting but its time to look at your daily routine and how you nourish yourself. The new moon at the beginning of the month is asking you to initiate some big changes, think of it as an inner journey to uncover your true health and wellbeing. How can you make daily health habits into a sacred routine that supports you consistently? That is where the real gift will be. By mid-month the changes you have made will be quite tangible and the energy will be there to release all that is not serving you on a physical and personal level. Your digestive and immune system both need a boost, so be sure to include some fermented foods, good probiotics, extra fibre and green leafy veg. Fennel, olives, bitter greens, and a bit of dark chocolate should also be on the cards. The food you chose to eat, gets broken down and becomes part of your every cell so pick wisely and you will be greatly rewarded.
A fascinating month ahead for you as the universe is asking you to focus on creativity and play rather than work and career. Do you need to take yourself out to a new art or dance class? The new moon at the start of the month wants you to let loose and live in the moment of joy and sensuality. Maybe spend some of your hard-earned money on a luxury item be it clothing or a night out. Your physical body is asking for more movement be it dance, running or bedroom antics. The full moon by mid-month will see you shifting your focus on to the friends and community front. Get rid of the dead weight that is no longer serving your higher needs be it outdated friends or projects. Lighten your load and your emotions and mental health will be glowing once these changes have been made. Saffron, turmeric and hypericum are all fabulous herbs to lift the spirits (just check any contraindications with prescription drugs first). Citrus fruits, berries and bright colored vegetables will help to cleanse and lift the system into its next level of being. Enjoy the glow up, you have earned it.
This month see’s some big decisions and changes on the cards if you are willing to accept the assignment. The new moon is focusing on your home and what that means to you. Its time to take a realistic look at the roots you are laying down and if this is where you want them to be. Your digestion and emotional eating habits are also needing some love and attention. Keep a food and mood journal for a few weeks to see how you are processing both your emotions and your food choices. The planets are asking you to check in with your whole physical body not just your brilliant brain and mind. By mid-month the awareness and shifts you make will start to show and you will be full steam ahead with projects and visible results. Digestive enzymes, bitter foods, or hot water and lemon can all help to ground you at the start of the day. Slowing down to be present with your foods at mealtimes and turning off the computer of putting down the phone. Vagal nerve exercises such as alternate nostril breathing, humming, singing, and gargling can teach your ever high wired nervous system that it is time to relax and digest. Herbal teas such as lemon balm, licorice and peppermint can also do the same.
May brings with it a chance to reassess where you spend your precious energy reserves and to make changes that will have far reaching benefits. The new moon is asking you to analyse how you spend your daily energy bank account on projects and communication channels. Are you spreading yourself too thin and not getting anything finished? Its time to look at the details of your daily life and reorganize yourself. Saying NO to projects and people will have an expansive shift on your energy levels and free time that you need to use for your own dreams and visions. Your nervous system is also asking for a rest and reboot. Making sure to get 8 hours of quality sleep, decreasing your caffeine and alcohol intake for the month as well as a digital detox can do wonders. Nourishing your nerves with some extra B vitamins, magnesium and healthy oils will help to rejuvenate your overworked nervosa system. Making sure you are getting enough protein at each meal will help to stabilize your erratic energy levels. By mid-month the changes you make will feel like you are on the right track and can initiate some of those bigger plans you have been wanting to get to but have not had the time or energy to do.