It is time to slow down, to take time for ourselves before taking action on the outside world. While Mercury and Jupiter went Retrograde in March, Saturn and Pluto will follow and will go backwards from April, onwards. These are the signs where you must question everything before rising to a new challenge.
Mercury will be Direct in Aries again, on April 16, communication will flow more easily after this day. Don’t rush and don’t commit yourself, you might change your mind, soon after. It would be better to avoid conflicts and disputes as there is a risk of over-reacting. Try to handle your mood swings and balance, as much as possible.
Jupiter has been retrograde in Scorpio since March 10 and this will last until July 10, this is a suitable time for research and investigations. Try not to be too critical or too hard while dealing with others. Perfection doesn’t exist, don’t put any pressure on your loved ones. Avoid being paranoid and don’t have negative thoughts, let go of your worries and fears.
Saturn in Capricorn will be in retrograde from April 18 to September 6, bringing deep concerns about security and value. Career and social position will have more importance then, there is a need for recognition. It could therefore be a tie of challenges as everything will be tested before being adopted or rejected. Don’t expect facility and lightness, everything will be serious and every choice shall lead to consequences.
Pluto in Capricorn will be going backwards from April 22 until October 1st, this is a time for intense transformations, nothing will be the same ever after. It is crucial to adapt and accept what is coming your way. You have to release the fear of the unknown and find your own place in the middle of this chaotic period. Changes that will take place will involve long-term commitment, try to make the right choices.
There is a good reason for all this happening, this is an important time to re-assess what you have, what you want and how much work you are ready to do, to get what you have been longing for. When aspects between planets are easy, we become lazy as everything falls into place without special effort. When there are challenging aspects or when planets are retrograding, it is the perfect time to make the appropriate changes. Go ahead, put a big smile on your face and go for it, you won’t regret it!