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As summer is fast approaching, the season of “oh, I did that? I don’t remember” is too, and that means all your bad decisions will be washed away with the tidal waves.
These precious months before all the summer craziness, though, are best spent getting our mental health to its best and healthiest place so we can enjoy the year and reap the rewards of our journey, both big and small.
The best way, I’ve always said, is to get a routine going; a habitual practice of something meditative, something soothing, or something altogether calming- whatever gets you to that place of zen.
That could be spending every day, at 3 pm, having a living room dance party and blowing off whatever steam you need to get rid of. Or it may be a weekly therapy session, discussing even the most mundane details of your life so that there is no confusion as to where your thoughts are.
Clearing our minds is just as important as taking care of our bodies and all that comes with it- so whatever routine best suits you and your sensibilities, this newsletter is to remind you that it takes 30 days to fully implement a new routine into your day to day. And no step is too small to take!
Your Monday Mantra to start this week is:
This week can be anything I want it to be.
Your Week in Astrology: April 23rd - April 30th
Like all reasonable and rational people everywhere, the only way to properly kick off your week is with a horoscope to predict your trials, tribulations, mishaps, and successes!
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Have an important meeting this week? Gunning for a promotion? Going to profess your love to your crush? Fear not, as we’ve got you covered on all fronts with our weekly astrology reading. Enter our mystical world of stars and astros, and get your weekly scoop!
Aries, this week's looking brighter than your future! But, seriously, don't try juggling a million things at once, or you'll miss the good stuff. Also, be extra careful when it comes to understanding your loved ones' intentions – we don't need any unnecessary drama, right?
As the week unfolds, get ready to tackle that long-standing issue that's been driving you nuts. But don't let the sweet taste of success mess with your judgment. Lock down that win before moving forward. As for new adventures, you might hit a few bumps along the way, but you're an Aries – you'll handle it like a pro! #AriesVibes #StayFocused
Taurus, brace yourself for a chill week where self-care and reflection are the name of the game. But don't go drifting off into La La Land – keep those feet on the ground. Early on, you might struggle with some tough choices, but remember to lean on your past wisdom and maybe tone down that gut feeling just a tad.
As the week wraps up, the universe is giving you a high-five for all things practical. Why not spice up your day-to-day and give your closet a little love? You might also find yourself drawn to artsy stuff or creative projects. But remember, now's not the time for those deep, soul-baring convos.
Gemini, heads up – this week's gonna be filled with sweet talk and some not-so-genuine compliments. Keep your wits about you and read between the lines when people shower you with praise. In the midst of all the chatter, you might just discover a gem of an idea.
This week, let your inner creative genius loose and think outside the box when solving problems. Trust us, it's gonna work like a charm, even in situations you know like the back of your hand. Ditch the humdrum routine and let your mind fly free. And as the week winds down, get ready to turn on the charm, because your magnetism will be off the charts – hello, smooth conversations!
Cancers, prepare for a week where you might bump into a Debbie Downer who could throw a wrench in your plans. Put yourself in their shoes, and you could learn something valuable. Channel your inner psychologist and know that sometimes, holding back is the best move.
When it comes to love, tensions might flare up, but being willing to meet halfway can make all the difference. For the most part, taking a step back and letting things unfold naturally is the way to go. Keep in mind that true happiness and balance come from within, not just from what's going on around you. Give meditation a try to help you stay centered and find that inner zen.
Leos, watch out – this week's astro vibes might bring some sneaky plots your way. Be extra cautious when talking, especially about money matters. On the bright side, your energy levels are on the rise! It's the perfect time to start working out or kick a bad habit to the curb.
In your personal life, dear Leos, you can expect some positive shifts. Maybe your relationship with your significant other will heat up, family conflicts will fade, or your kids will bring a smile to your face. Just be sure to steer clear of touchy subjects and don't get too caught up in planning for the future.
Virgos, brace yourselves for a week where your peace of mind might take a hit. You could find yourself dealing with lingering issues or unwelcome responsibilities. Remember, don't rush to say "yes" to everything that comes your way – there might be a hidden catch. Agreeing to something without fully understanding it could lead to some headaches.
This week's astro vibe is much more in tune with your usual routine tasks. Dear Virgo, it's a good time to focus on your finances and brainstorm ways to improve your situation. As the week wraps up, look forward to feeling uplifted by spending time with kids, cuddling with your furry friend, catching a great TV show, or browsing your go-to online sites.
This week, Libras, you'll find yourself prioritizing friendships and family matters. You might even feel compelled to help everyone, even those who don't ask for it. But, dear Libra, don't forget to take care of yourself. Your energy levels might be high, but they still need regular replenishing.
An intriguing opportunity may come your way as the week draws to a close. To properly evaluate its potential, take your time and seek advice from those with a wealth of life experience. As for the weekend, avoid making any major plans, as they're likely not meant to pan out.
Scorpios, this week brings favorable changes in your personal life, so make the most of every moment. Focus on the little things that create a comfortable and harmonious atmosphere. Once you've found that balance, you'll notice a decrease in family squabbles and an improvement in your overall mood.
As the week comes to an end, dear Scorpios, try to contain your excitement. Steer clear of risky endeavors, as they're likely to backfire. Instead, focus on smaller projects, evaluate your accomplishments, and plan for the future. Keep an eye out for small blessings from fate, such as a long-lost item resurfacing or receiving some uplifting news.
This week, Sagittarius, the stars offer you a chance to succeed where others might only see obstacles. Short-term endeavors are likely to go well during this time. Embrace communication, as enlightening conversations or enticing offers may come your way.
Personal relationships, however, may be a bit more complicated. If you need to address a concern with a loved one, choose your words wisely to positively influence their mindset. A strong motivation to succeed and self-confidence are key ingredients for Sagittarius to thrive. As the week concludes, it's a great time to start a new diet or engage in other wellness activities.
Capricorns, this week you might face a sort of challenge. You could find yourself dealing with the fallout from past relationships or feeling the impact of a previous oversight. The best approach is to adapt to the circumstances – having a rigid plan isn't always the answer, as situations beyond our control can change things.
Don't hesitate to accept help from someone offering a hand – their gesture is genuine and doesn't necessarily require a favor in return. You might experience an unusual desire during this time; before taking action, carefully consider the potential consequences. Dear Capricorns, patience is key this week – wait for the right moment to make your move.
Aquarius, this week is brimming with joy and harmony for you. Embrace your good fortune and make the most of this time. It's the perfect opportunity to tackle pressing matters and excel in all areas of life. Inactivity, dear Aquarius, is like losing ground – so keep moving forward.
As the week winds down, you may encounter someone trying to undermine your natural confidence. Stand your ground and be resolute in your actions and words. This might be the right moment to make changes in your life, but remember to approach these transformations with caution.
This week, the stars are aligning to fill Pisces' life with delightful experiences. During this time, you'll be able to find a creative solution to a long-standing issue. Favorable circumstances will encourage a positive mindset and a confident outlook on the future.
If you're single, an inspired mood will follow you, and you might make an intriguing connection on social media or receive increased attention from someone you're interested in. For Pisces in committed relationships, be aware of possible tension when communicating with your loved ones. Make an effort to identify and address any issues that could disrupt your harmony.