Your Weekly Horoscopes: May 21 to 26, 2023
Happy Gemini season! The sun connects with life-changing Pluto on the 21st and then hot-headed Mars on the 22nd. Things are getting intense! But in an exciting way! This influence boosts both our confidence and our strength. Then on the 23rd, Mars squares off with Jupiter—an aspect of initiative and courage. All those things that have desperately needed a jumpstart are finally taking off.
Unexpected romance is the theme of this weekend as love planet Venus connects with changeable Uranus on the 26th. What happens might seem random, but what if it’s meant to be? The only way to tell if it’s chaos or fate is to go with the flow and engage with what comes.
(Horoscopes follow for each sign. If you know your rising sign, reading for that sign too will provide further insight.)
Your Monthly Horoscopes: May 2023
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
That thing you’ve been putting off for weeks or even months? Well, now’s the time to rip off the Band-Aid and get it done. The energy you’ve needed to clear out that storage unit, sprint through quarterly reports or get the supplies to upgrade your deck has finally arrived! Seize the inspiration while it lasts!
This week’s mantra: “Go!”
Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
Gemini season is the time of year to focus on what you really need. What feeds your soul? Though you might want to skip it because you have so much work to do, follow the urge to take a trip to the farmer’s market this weekend. You never know who you might meet while browsing homemade jams and farm fresh produce.
This week’s mantra: “Fresh.”
Gemini (May 21 - June 20)
It’s your season, Gemini! It’s been a huge challenge for you to feel comfortable in your own skin over the past several weeks, but as the sun moves into your sign on the 21st, you feel much more grounded and embodied. You can get what you want in both the big picture and the immediate one if you’re willing to touch grass and get your hands a little dirty.
This week’s mantra: “Ground.”
Cancer (June 21 - July 22)
Gemini season is your annual invitation to take a step back and reflect. Meditate or go away for a few days if you can! This week, you also have money and influence on your mind. Are you pushing yourself to make an impression on people who are never going to help your cause? How can you cultivate more confidence so you can rely on your own intuition?
This week’s mantra: “Trust.”
Leo (July 23 - Aug 22)
It’s the most social time of year for you, Leo! And though you’d prefer to be spending these early summer days flirting by the pool, this year, you need to use your charm to network and find a new job. It’s hard to swallow your pride and ask for help but as soon as you inform your community about what you’re seeking, the opportunities start to flow.
This week’s mantra: “Inform.”
Virgo (August 23 - September 23)
Gemini season is the most visible time of year for you, Virgo. Whether you’re starting a new job or settling into some big responsibilities at home, you discover this week that—much to your chagrin—sometimes the details really don’t matter. Your assignment is to find a happy medium between taking control and learning when to let go.
This week’s mantra: “Balance.”
Libra (September 23 - October 21)
You’ve been hoping for a simple solution to a big problem and this week you just might get one. Whether it’s picking up a gig to pay off credit card debt, finding a discount for a flight to a friend’s wedding or a successful community fundraiser launch, you’re finding it easier than usual to work with what you’ve got! Don’t take these resources for granted!
This week’s mantra: “Share.”
Scorpio (October 22 - November 21)
So much is changing for you, Scorpio! And for someone who’s usually content to suffer the status quo to avoid a big change, this week is a wild rush of activity for you! Both your personal and professional lives are being refreshed and though it’s exciting, it’s very bittersweet. Don’t get so caught up in what you’re leaving behind that you forget to enjoy what’s happening in the moment.
This week’s mantra: “Present.”
Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21)
Gemini season is the time of year when you’re most focused on your closest relationships. How can you be a more supportive partner, coworker and friend? So many people in your life are dealing with big changes right now and your job is to be the jovial encouragement that they need! Showing up for others now assures that they’ll show up for you in the future.
This week’s mantra: “Together.”
Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)
As the sun enters Gemini this week, you go into hustle mode, Capricorn. So much about your lifestyle has changed since August 2022 whether you started a new job, switched up your diet or totally updated your fitness routines. Now’s the time for you to focus on the flow of your daily schedule. How can you find more balance so you don’t grind yourself into the ground?
This week’s mantra: “Calm.”
Aquarius (January 20 - February 18)
Gemini season is the perfect time for you to focus on the things that bring you joy. Whether that’s spending more time with your kids, digging into a creative project or going to see your favorite band in concert, it’s time to cultivate the things you love. Things are changing quickly both at home and in your closest relationships so make sure you’re taking time to unwind just for yourself.
This week’s mantra: “Joy.”
Pisces (February 19 - March 20)
The sun enters Gemini and your home sector on the 21st making this the time of year when you’re most inclined to be private and introverted. Instead of going to a big party, why not have a small BBQ with close friends at your house? Cultivating intimacy is important, especially during this turbulent time when a lot is changing at your job or in your day to day schedule. Enjoy the quiet moments!
This week’s mantra: “Peace.”
Jaime Wright is an astrologer based in New York. You can subscribe to her newsletter for more musings on the stars.