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Welcome to the start of the astrological new year, pals. Here’s what’s in store
Happy New Year, Rebels! Aries season is the official start of the astrological new year, so if you’ve been feeling the renewed energy along with the onset of spring, we’re here to tell you it’s here to stay. Well, at least for now. Run with it!
Below are your horoscopes for April. Check your sun, moon, and rising signs for full effect.
Happy New Year, Aries! We’re kicking off the official start of the astrological new year in your sign, and we’re all feeling the shift. If you’re feeling called to lean into what you enjoy, here’s your sign to go for it with gusto! While you’re living it up in your indulgences, why not take some time to focus on the smaller things around you too? Are tiny annoyances bothering you? Is there something you need to say to someone, but you feel like it isn’t a big deal? Are you meaning to clean out your junk drawer in your kitchen but putting it off? Whatever it is, tackle it, but be sure you’re ready! If this ‘tiny annoyance’ isn’t remedied with love at its center, things could backfire. So, take heed. However, partnerships are at the forefront with you this month, so we have a feeling you’ll navigate this with flying colors, as per usual.
We love a stubborn queen, Taurus, but sometimes you truly get in your own way. And others’ way, as well. Sometimes, it’s easy for you to fall into habits. Why change course if something is working out for you? Well, as the bull of the zodiac, sometimes you need to be more flexible or you’ll notice people start charging at you and not the other way around. Lean into shifting this month. Approach everything from all sides. At the same time, pay attention to your inner voice. What’s it telling you? Do you need alone time? Are you having an identity crisis? Do you need to apologize to anyone for anything? Clear your conscious. This is the start of the new year. Don’t bring the same bullshit with you into a new beginning.
Feeling like being in the spotlight this month, Gemini? The stars support you putting yourself out there, so step into the sun. If you’re not accustomed to being the center of attention, all we can say is try to get used to it, because sinking into the shadows could do more harm than good in April. If you’ve been feeling a little lackluster as far as your motivation is concerned, we’re here to tell you to pay attention to those feelings. If you need a motivating boost, spend some time outdoors or connecting with people who understand you. That’ll be a surefire way to get the creative juices flowing again and reinvigorate your sharp mind. Keep your eyes peeled toward the end of the month, however. You just might need to think quick on your feet.
You might start the month off slowly, Cancer, but that’s just kind of how it goes for you. First, you assess and then you make your moves. If April comes trudging in and you’re wondering where your spark went, fear not, for it is en route. Good things come to those who wait (and also work their butts off), and your time is coming. Stress less and let it flow. Your Virgo pals could use this advice too. Don’t be surprised if you receive some attention this month. It’s positive, so enjoy it! And if you feel yourself getting fatigued and you need to retreat inside your shell, go for it. We’ll be here when you remerge.
The teacher becomes the student this month, Leo, as we are sure you’re bound to learn something new. The main question here is are you willing to reverse the roles? You’re a natural born leader—we love this about you—but before you make any decisions, we advise consulting with your trusted community first. This could be on anything from a haircut to a cross-country move. And if you stumble into some words of advice, before turning your back to it, maybe let it linger. What could you learn from someone else’s perspective? What could you challenge?
Does something feel off, Virgo? As one of the more intuitive signs in the zodiac, you just know when people aren’t speaking their truth or when they’re keeping something from you. As a natural-born detective, you’ll feel compelled to piece it all together and figure it out, but some information just isn’t for you to know. Towards the end of the month, don’t be surprised if something sends you over the edge. We all know you’re a spitfire deep down but ask yourself if flying off the handles will serve you during this time. Keep your cool. Channel water and let it flow.
Libra, this month you’re all about shining a light on your kickass friends! After coming off of a self-love March, we aren’t surprised that the justice-seekers of the zodiac are keeping the balance between giving and receiving. Because of your praise, your friends will be even more willing to help you when you need it. Have some ideas you need to bounce back and forth? Now’s the time. You’ll waffle between staying within your comfort zone and expanding your comfort zone just a little bit farther. As always, we embrace coloring outside the lines, so try that this month, too. See where it takes you.
What do you think you’re made of? Money? If you’ve been overindulging in life’s pleasures lately, your pocketbook is begging you to take a seat. It’s all good and well to treat yourself, but you’re focused on maintaining stability in 2021, and we kind of need money to do that (thanks, capitalism). If you’re in your feelings and that’s been the root of your wild money habits lately, might we suggest making something instead? Try painting or drawing or even singing out loud while you make yourself a delicious meal. There are all sorts of ways to care for yourself and nurture your water sign emotions without breaking the bank. Try them. If you need inspiration, rely on your earth sign friends for advice. They’ll keep you grounded (and adhering to a budget).
Life has been way too serious for you lately, Sag. It’s time to embrace your inner child and let you freak flag fly. What have you been dying to do but won’t let yourself? Ride on the back of shopping carts? Have a solo dance party in your living room? Sing loudly and proudly with your windows rolled down? Do it. We beg of thee. If you’re struggling with a project or working with someone who is a bit difficult, take a minute and trust the process. We know your fiery energy will want to take control, but slow and steady wins the race. You’ll find your groove in most areas of your life towards the end of the month. Hang on until then.
Are you having family issues this month, Capricorn? Ugh, the worst. But, hey, it’s not for nothing! You’re guaranteed to learn something from hearing someone else’s perspective, even if you don’t necessarily agree with them all of the time. Perhaps, they’ll even learn something from you. This month, we want you to put your self-care tips to the test. Instead of just thinking about what it’d be like to relax in a hot bath with a bottle of wine, we want you to try doing it. Make it even better and bring your laptop in the bathroom and put on a juicy movie. De-stress in all of the ways you know how (and some you don’t). You’re gonna need it.
It’s been a year of introspection for you, Aquarius, and now it’s time to reintroduce yourself to the world. Isn’t that exciting? We think so! You’re so inspired by your newfound freedom that you’re even looking to get out of town. And we say do it (safely, of course). Perhaps a road trip to a nearby town is in order? Book an Airbnb and dare to live differently. Don’t look at it as scary but view it as a treat instead. It’s time to lift yourself up, just like you’ve been practicing this year. Put it all to the test and say hello to your new beginning.
Like Virgo, you’re quite intuitive, dear Pisces, and there is something (or some things) on your mind this month. Follow through with them. Is there a dream that’s been weighing on your heart that keeps getting pushed down? Revisit it. Is there a friend who might be in need of some tender loving care? Contact them. Perhaps you just need a complete makeover: mind, body, spirit. That’s okay, too. Don’t think of these downloads as a burden, but as gifts preparing you for what’s to come. And our sources say that it’s your dreams. They’re en route to you. Will you be ready?