Monthly Horoscopes

March 2018


March Highlights: March is a true once in a Blue Moon month, the second Blue Moon this year, and is very rare. When there are two Blue Moons in a year it usually occurs early in the year in months that have 31 days like January and March. The last time we had 2 Blue Moons occur in two calendar months was in January and March 1999. This won’t happen again until January and March, 2037. There are 3 lunations this month. The Full Moon in Virgo on March 1st, the New Moon in Pisces on St. Patrick’s Day, and the Full Moon in Libra on March 31st. A Blue Moon month gives you energy to start a project and see it all the way through but with Mercury retrograde you may want to implement and begin in mid-April. The Virgo Full Moon on the 1st focuses on work and organization. The second Full Moon is in Libra with the focus on relationships. All planets were in direct motion in February. Two planets will change direction this month, Jupiter’s yearly retrograde phase begins March 8th until July 10th. Mercury will go retrograde in Aries from March 22nd-April 15th. We’ll be shifting and changing directions but this is a good time to get organized and complete projects rather than initiating something new. The Full Moon in orderly Virgo triggers us to become productive even if it opposes Neptune conjoin the Sun and feels somewhat foggy. Venus conjoins Mercury and Chiron in Pisces and trines Jupiter on the 1st. Our desire to heal old emotional wounds and gain greater understanding is strong now. Communication expands as Mercury trines Jupiter on the 2nd. The Sun kisses Neptune and Mercury conjoins Venus on the 4th bringing more insight into how you can resolve misunderstandings. Mercury enters Aries on the 6th and remains in Aries over 2 months until May 14th due to the upcoming retrograde cycle. Venus follows and enters Aries later that day. Jupiter stations retrograde in Scorpio on the 8th reminding us that our inner journey will intensify over the next 4 months. Tides turn on the 11th as Mercury in Aries squares Saturn in Capricorn, watch what you say and how you say it.  Tempers can flare as fiery Mars in Sagittarius trines Uranus in Aries. We smooth things over on the 13th as Venus squares stern Saturn as the Sun trines Jupiter. We go within to find deeper meaning in our lives with the Pisces New Moon conjoin asteroid  Chiron, the Wounded Healer,   on the 17th.  We settle in and get serious about self-care as dynamic Mars enters practical Capricorn later that day. This is the time to prepare our bodies and spirits for attaining balance with the upcoming Vernal Equinox on the 20th as the Sun enters Aries. Spring begins in the Northern Hemisphere triggering our desires to take initiative and bring about positive change now. Mercury conjoins Venus further prompting us to take action. Make sure business matters are handled before Mercury goes retrograde on the 22nd. Energy feels stuck as Venus squares Pluto on the 23rd and the Sun squares Mars on the 24th. Squares are harsh 90 degree angles that make us smooth off the rough edges. Don’t assume or jump to conclusions on the 28th as gentle Venus conjoins erratic Uranus. Don’t push your luck as the Sun squares Saturn on the 29th. Relationships and healing old wounds are illuminated as Venus enters Taurus, her home sign, just after midnight to usher in the Blue Full Moon in balanced Libra on the 31st. The work we do to increase compassion and greater mutual understanding will help to heal relationships.

Aries (March 21-April 19): Two Full Moons in March place your attention on work and health on the 1st and on finding balance in relationships on the 31st. The Pisces New Moon brings in energy to research tasks that can benefit from creative thinking. The period before the next lunation is excellent for activities you can do on your own. Uranus in the last degrees of your sign prompts you to break free from anything impeding your progress. Mercury and Venus enter your sign on the 6th making you dynamic and charming. You will become more practical as Mars, your ruling planet begins an 8 week transit through Capricorn. Take care of details before Mercury in your sign retrogrades on the 22nd. The Libra Full Moon brings healing in a relationship, make this your focus over the next two weeks.


Taurus (April 20-May 20): Venus, your ruling planet transits your solar 11th house of friendships as the month begins. The Full Moon in Virgo transits your solar 5th house of pleasure and creativity. There could be issues to work out regarding a love affair or creative project. Be willing to compromise for. Be diplomatic. Take care of finishing projects before Mercury takes his station to go retrograde. You will feel energized and able to accomplish your goals this month. The Pisces New Moon triggers you to hit the reset button regarding your work or career. Visualize what you want to bring in and be patient until Mercury goes direct. The Libra Full Moon illuminates where your work, diet or health need assistance in gaining balance.

Gemini (May 21-June 20): The Virgo Full Moon illuminates your solar 4th house of home. This is a good time to reorganize and clear clutter. By putting energy into making things neat and tidy in your home, you will be working towards getting your life in order on many levels. When Mercury and Venus move into Aries, the focus shifts to career goals and social life. You can make some important connections this month. Set your intentions with the mystical Pisces New Moon, the fog will settle as Mars moves into Capricorn that day.  Work on harmony in your home while Mars is in Sagittarius, better to compromise and work together. Work on finances, there are opportunities for gain after Mars moves into Capricorn. The Libra Full Moon could bring disagreements to a head, be diplomatic.

Cancer (June 21-July 22): The Full Moon in Virgo illuminates an issue with a friend or co-worker. Be open to peaceful communication and resolve the situation. With the Sun in your solar 9th house of education and beliefs until the Equinox you feel empowered to take a break or learn something new. You resonate with the watery Pisces energy this month and feel empowered. You may decide to return to school or follow up on a plan to learn new career skills. Implement this before Mercury goes retrograde or research it and begin after mid-April. Your focus is on career after Mercury and Venus move into Aries. The New Moon in Pisces conjoins Chiron triggering you to heal old emotional wounds.  The Libra Full Moon helps to restore balance and harmony in your home.

Leo (July 23-August 22): The Virgo Full Moon crosses your financial axis with the Moon in your solar 2nd house of personal money and the Sun in your sector of shared resources. Get your taxes and important paperwork done before Mercury goes retrograde. Double check your facts, figures and dates to insure nothing was missed. With the Sun and Neptune in Pisces until the 20th, you can learn better ways to manage your money and resources. Have fun and socialize while Mars is in Sagittarius transiting your house of pleasure and creativity. You will be busy with work and health needs after Mars enters Capricorn on the 17th. The New Moon in Pisces helps you make financial decisions about the future. The Libra Full Moon is a great time to network and regain contact with helpful friends or associates.

Virgo (August 23-September 22):  Relationships and your personal goals are illuminated by the Full Moon in your sign. With Mercury, Venus, the Sun and Neptune in Pisces you can get closer to the one you love. This is a good time to work through your differences, listen to each other and come to a new level of understanding. The New Moon in Pisces shows what needs to change in your home and family in order for your relationship to continue to transform in a positive way When Mercury, Venus and later the Sun move into Aries, the work you do to mend fences early in the month will help with getting closer. Get business matters taken care of before Mercury, your ruling planet, goes retrograde. The Libra Blue Moon will bring relationship and financial issues to a head over the next two weeks. Things settle down after Mercury goes direct.

Libra (September 23-October 22):  Focus on what is essential while the Sun, Mercury and Venus are in Pisces. Take care of your health and organize financial paperwork. After Mercury and Venus move into Aries your attention will be on relationships and creating greater harmony. The Virgo Full Moon illuminates the need for more rest and exercise, your personal balance is important now as you have felt overwhelmed. Be careful while driving or operating machinery this month, distraction could lead to a mishap. The New Moon in Pisces is a good time to read, meditate and go within. Mercury retrograde can be troublesome for you if you are careless about details. Keep your wits about you and watch what you are doing. The Blue Moon in your sign on the 31st makes you assertive about being heard and getting your needs met too.

Scorpio (October 23-November 21): The Full Moon in Virgo invites you to socialize. You have been sensitive and a bit reclusive, it is time to get out there and challenge yourself to have some fun. Jupiter in your sign goes retrograde on the 8th, the next few months are a good time to study, travel and gain clarity on your desired next steps. Review your goals and plans for the future as Jupiter brings opportunities this year. The Pisces New Moon transits your solar 5th house of romance, creativity and children. There can be some oppositional energy that needs to be resolved so that everyone is on the same page emotionally. Make a wish list and work with these energies to manifest your goals after Mercury goes direct. The Libra Blue Moon can bring important decisions regarding your health or future career.

Sagittarius (November 22-December 20): Your home, family and self-care are on your mind with four planets in Pisces. The Full Moon in Virgo transits your career zone along with a trine that can bring positive opportunities your way. Work on getting your home together and clear clutter this month. Jupiter, your ruling planet, goes retrograde on the 8th in your solar 12th house of secrets. Your love life can become more exciting during this transit. The Pisces New Moon offers a new sense of direction in your home. Be willing to communicate rather than pontificate about where you’d like to see your home life go. The Libra Full Moon can bring new friends into your life, be willing to network as you may meet important people now who can help you later.

Capricorn (December 21-January 19): Saturn, your ruling planet, is moving forward in your sign bringing you inner strength as he moves closer to Pluto in 2020. You may feel challenged with 2 strong planets in your sign but you are moving forward and learning a lot about yourself. The Full Moon in Virgo transits your solar 9th house of education and beliefs. Jupiter trines Venus, Mercury and the Sun making you feel creative and imaginative. Your focus turns to your home as Venus and Mercury enter Aries, you will be busy with spring cleaning and organizing. Mercury retrograde is a good time to complete projects and clear clutter rather than initiating something new. Avoid overspending. The New Moon in Pisces can help you to make peace with the past and bolster your self-esteem. The Libra Full Moon makes you get ready to resolve business issues after Mercury goes direct.

Aquarius (January 20-February 18): March is good for financial reorganization and growth as the Sun, Venus, Mercury and Neptune transit your solar 2nd house. The Full Moon in Virgo transits your 8th house of shared resources as the Sun is in your 2nd house of personal finance. The Sun trines Jupiter in your solar 10th house of career mid-month so opportunity can present itself in the form of a new job or promotion. Work with the energy of the New Moon in Pisces to help you bring in prosperity and career advancement. Venus enters your solar 4th house of home at month’s end, this is a good time to finish up projects around the house. The Libra Full Moon illuminates your house of higher education and travel. Stick to your budget and save money for travel in the summer.

Pisces (February 19-March 20): The first week of March is your time to shine with the Sun, Neptune, Mercury and Venus in your sign. The Virgo Full Moon transits your solar 7th house of relationships helping you to take a stand about what you need from those closest to you. Jupiter retrograde in Scorpio can slow things down for you regarding travel, with Mercury getting ready to move retrograde, double check plans for travel and make them before the 22nd if possible. The New Moon in your sign pushes you forward with your plans to take better care of your health. The changes you make now can have long-term positive impact. The Libra Full Moon transits your solar 8th house of shared resources, double check that bills are paid and tax documents are correct before submission.