This week starts off strong with a full moon lunar eclipse on Monday, in the sign of Aquarius. An eclipse brings a destined time where life steps in to help you evolve. The effects of an eclipse can last for at least six months, so read below to see which area of your life the eclipse is emphasizing for you, courtesy of astrologer Katrina Montgomery.
Aries (March 21–April 19)
The sun in your 5th house shows that this is a time of refocusing on the ways you can creatively express your unique essence. Liberate yourself from the need to fit in with everyone else. You are a natural leader and inspire others with your passion for what you love. It is time to stop overthinking things and let your passion lead the way.
Taurus (April 20–May 20)
This eclipse takes place in your 10th house, wanting you to detach from the pressures of work, goals, and your public image while refocusing on your home, family, and emotional wellbeing. Spend these next six months focusing on what makes you feel good, while freeing yourself from what does not truly bring you happiness. Push yourself to go after the dreams your heart deeply desires.
Gemini (May 21–June 20)
The sun in your 3rd house is wanting you to focus on your creative self-expression. You are a natural teacher and inspire others through your unique thoughts and ideas. This is time to liberate yourself from the beliefs that prevent your ability to shine. Surround your everyday life with what you love while teaching others how to do the same.
Cancer (June 21–July 22)
This may be a very emotional time with this lunar eclipse in your 8th house, bringing to the surface the effects that painful experiences from your past have had on your self-worth. The sun in your 2nd house is wanting to strengthen your security within while helping you to see the value in your natural gifts, creative talents, and big heart.
Leo (July 23–August 22)
This eclipse takes place in your 7th house, wanting you to free yourself from the ways you let other people dim your light. With the sun in your 1st house wanting you to shine, this is not the time to try to fit in or worry about the approval of others. This is challenges you to use your natural gifts to be of service, while inspiring others in your own unique way. Refocus on what you love and allow yourself to become the person you were meant to be.
Virgo (August 23–September 22)
This full moon eclipse is helping you to liberate yourself from the mental patterns that make you feel as if something is missing, imperfect, or needing to be fixed. The sun illuminating your 12th house of spirituality wants you to retreat, and to spend time alone and reconnect within. Bring healing to your heart as you let go of the ways you sacrifice your own happiness. Create new daily routines that include your hobbies, creativity, and your imagination.
Libra (September 23–October 22)
With the sun shining in your 11th house of gains, luck, and good fortune, this is the time to go after your highest aspirations. Spend the next six months detaching from the ways you put other people’s needs over your own. This is a time to work hard to achieve what you desire while fated connections help you to make those desires a reality.
Scorpio (October 23–November 21)
With the sun illuminating your 10th house of career, achievements, and public image, this is a great time to push past your comfort zone while ambitiously pursuing your goals. Challenge yourself to find a balance between your love of nurturing others and the focus needed to achieve the things your heart desires. Spend the next six months freeing yourself from the ways you have falsely identified with who you are that negatively affect how you feel about yourself. Step into the spotlight while allowing your true self to shine.
Sagittarius (November 22–December 21)
This full moon takes place in your 3rd house, asking you to liberate yourself from the thought patterns that are no longer serving you. Let go of the beliefs that negatively affect how you feel about yourself. Nurture your emotional security while bringing great healing to your close relationships. The sun in your 9th house says it’s time to adopt a brighter outlook while sharing your unique insight with others.
Capricorn (December 22–January 19)
The Sun is illuminating your 8th house, wanting you to recommit to what your heart deeply desires. Have the courage to confront your current limitations, while liberating yourself from the ways you are too detached or self-contained. Form deeper relationships with the people you love, bringing a time of intimacy, creativity, and renewal.
Aquarius (January 20–February 18)
With this Lunar Eclipse happening in your 1st house, spend this next six months detaching from the ways you present yourself that are not in line with who you really are. This is a fated time for your relationships, helping you to connect more deeply with the ones you love. Challenge yourself to move your focus from your mind and into your heart. Spend more time doing what you enjoy while connecting with people who inspire you.
Pisces (February 18–March 20)
This full moon eclipse takes place in your 12th house, wanting to liberate you from the self-destructive ways of your past. Refocus on the productivity of your daily routine by creating new healthy habits that simplify your life. Allow yourself to be instinctually led to ways your unique self-expression could be used to help others. This is not the time to escape, retreat, or get stuck feeling hurt. This is time to put in the work, creating the reality your heart truly desires to experience.