Monthly Astrological Forecast May 2018


Mercury entering Taurus on the 13th will endow you with some very brilliant almost off -the-wall ideas on how to increase your income and savings. A big investment tip out of the blue from an extremely unlikely source could wind up generating sizeable profits for you.

The New Moon on the 15th induces you to actually sit yourself down and realistically review your future financial goals. Want to earn more money? Tap into your inborn Aries spunkiness. Be aggressive in seeking out a job on the side or extra gigs.

Uranus, the Bad Boy of the zodiac, enters Taurus on the 15th. He has a well-earned reputation for being restless and extremely changeable. However, if you use his energies correctly, you can realize great financial wealth during the next seven years with his tour of Taurus. Be forewarned though. He will take you on what may appear to be a wild roller coaster ride to achieve it, or even just holding on to what you have. Follow your hunches, and he’ll hit you with lightning bolts of unusual ideas on how to invest or earn more. But being the Bad Boy, he is, he may induce you to blow all your gains on worthless objects or fun times.

Your ruling planet Mars enters Aquarius on the 16th. He’ll make you want to socialize more. Don’t sit around waiting for others to invite you out. Take the lead and get your buddies to get together for some fun times. Opportunities can present themselves where you can step in and actively make a difference in someone’s life.

Venus enters Cancer on the 19th. If you want to attain true family harmony, you may have to be the one to bury the hatchet over past hurts. Doing this will enable everyone to move forward in a more healing direction. For unattached Rams, love may be found in their own backyard. Married Aries will be happy co-decorating their nests.

The Full Moon on the 29th covers you with wanderlust. The best way to satisfy your urges is to book a much-needed trip to an exotic locale. Even your dream state should be extraordinarily active. They will take you on many trips to unexplored realities.


Mercury, the planet ruling communication, enters your sign on the 13th. He’ll make you break free of your normal mode of tending to speak only when you have something to say. Your chattiness will take people back a little bit. When you do open your mouth though, you will be poised, self-confident, and articulate.

The New Moon in Taurus on the 15th fills you with the gumption to initiate new beginnings. Bored with the pastures you’ve been grazing on, you want to seek greener fields.

Get ready to have your life shaken, rattled and rolled, when Uranus, the Great Awakener, enters Taurus on the 15th. He’s going to be transiting your sign until November 6, will retrograde back into Aries, and then return in March, 2019. Uranus, Bad Boy of the zodiac, will then stay in your sign for years to come. His dance thru Taurus is not to be feared. However, he does rule earthquakes. So, you may question at times if the very ground you’re standing on is secure. He just loves to shake things up. Many illusions will be shattered about yourself, the path you’ve been on, and your approach to life. However, after the dust settles, you’ll be glad. They will all be replaced with a more enlightened reality and you’ll feel reborn as a new entity.

With Mars entering Aquarius on the 16th, you may become too opinionated for your own good on the job. Stifle the overriding urge to point out to your superiors their mistakes in judgement. Instead use the Martian energy to revamp or revitalize the projects you are working on. Self-employed Bulls can confidently launch plans for their businesses’ expansion.

On the 19th Venus enters Cancer. If you’ve been itching to sit down and have a heart to heart with your beloved, now is the time to do it. You’ll have the right words at you ready disposal to get them to open up. As a result, a stronger bond of love and trust can be imbued with your relationship.

On the 29th, the Full Moon’s rays present opportunities to acquire needed funds or loans. Conversely, you can take a realistic stock of your assets and settle any outstanding debts.


With Mercury entering Taurus on the 13th, you should exercise greater caution in speech. Things said may be easily misconstrued by the wrong party. Be forthright in what you have to say but temper it with discretion.

With the New Moon on the 15th, you will achieve the greatest results on projects if you tackle them alone. Soliciting assistance from others will only wind up weighing you down. Their ideas will be subpar to yours, and you’ll waste time defending your brilliant concepts to them.

Uranus, the Great Awakener, will enter Taurus on the 15th. Be prepared to have your unconscious go through a deep metamorphosis. His trip will open you up with bursts of contact to your Higher Self and visions of spiritual realms. Uranus may force you to face and eliminate unhealthy “ghosts” from the past which have been keeping you in bondage. You will be driven to face negative hang-ups or ingrained habits, which you are not aware of, that have been holding you back. The veil hiding others’ deceptions to you will be ripped away. However, it may prove to be painful at times. You may find trusted allies were really secret foes all along planning your undoing.

On the 16th, Mars enters Aquarius filling you with bursts of expansive energy. Those attending courses in school will be fired up to complete all projects successfully. Twins who write will find their Muse readily available to inspire and guide their creative talents. Though it may be tempting at times, try to keep your opinions to yourself. Others will not take kindly to your adamant defense of radical views.

When Venus enters Cancer on the 19th, your income gets a pleasant boost. New ways of making money can materialize in the form of a new job or some hot investment tips. With matters of the heart, you will be in a romantic comfort zone. Things will hum along smoothly with you both feeling content with the relationship.

The Full Moon on the 29th challenges you to seek a greater sense of balance in all partnerships. You’ll have to examine if your needs, or if your partner’s needs, have become too one-sided. If they have, then changes will have to be made.


Mercury enters Cancer on the 13th. Expect your friends to give you the honest inside track on if you’re approaching career goals correctly. In case you’re not, they’ll gladly point out some useful tips to get you in the right direction.

The New Moon on the 15th brings with it a multitude of opportunities to network. Expanding your base of contacts can bring in a flurry of new business. Be alert to take advantage of acquiring new prestigious accounts.

Uranus, the Great Awakener, will enter Taurus on the 15th. His electrifying energies will transform your friendships. Sudden but needed breaks will happen regarding close ties you’ve quite frankly outgrown but were afraid to admit it. New ties will be established with some really “colorful”, off the wall, or totally unique individuals. You will be attracting people who can open your eyes to new ways of thinking and approaching life. Uranus’s rebel spirit will chide you into becoming much more independent. You’ll be demanding space and the freedom to circulate among others who allow you to fully express your unique individuality. Total strangers will unexpectedly appear in your life at the 11th hour and offer assistance. Then, in the blink of an eye, disappear.

Mars enters Aquarius on the 16th. If you’re not careful, his fiery rays may tempt you into blowing big bucks on impulse buying. Your partner may also be bitten by the spending bug. Discussions over spending with them can turn into heated arguments for fiscal control.

Venus enters your sign on the 19th sprinkling love dust all over you. Others will be immediately attracted to your grace and charm. Unhooked Crabs will have their choice of suitors.

The Full Moon on the 29th stirs up a sense of restlessness within you. The desire to socialize is very overpowering. New alliances can be formed now with very future oriented individuals.


Mercury entering Taurus on the 13th helps you appear to be a big shot at work. Whatever you have to say will come across with authority. Management will be blown away by your innovative suggestions. As a result, others may seek your advice on getting a better handle on their teams.

The New Moon on the 15th may bring in seductive job offers. Leos desiring to start their own businesses should start to put the wheels into motion.

The Great Awakener, Uranus, will enter Taurus on the 15th and rock the very foundations of your life. He will dare you to make sweeping changes with your career. If you don’t take him up on it, he may throw you a curve ball or two and just have your job disappear. Essentially, he’s the planet of revolution and radical change. Dreamed of having the guts to get out from under of the yoke of authoritative rules and regulations? He’ll give them to you. A sense of inner dissatisfaction over your career may propel you to try doing something totally different for a livelihood. Weird twists of fate with your profession will be set into motion by Uranus out of the blue. Leos involved in the entertainment fields can soar to the heights of stardom under his auspicious energies.

The Warrior planet Mars enters Aquarius on the 16th. He may make your partner cranky. So, avoid getting into arguments with them. Part of their dissatisfaction will be that they want to have more of a say in decisions. To keep the peace, let them feel they are calling the shots for a while.

With Venus’s entrance into Cancer on the 19th, you may be called upon to offer assistance to someone you care for deeply. Your needs may have to be put aside in order to fully concentrate on theirs. In doing so, you will be creating a stronger bond of unselfish love.

The Full Moon on the 29th stirs up a deep desire to just kick up your heels and have some fun. Plan to socialize as much as possible. Lions with children will have an extremely active time with them.


Mercury’s transit into Taurus on the 13th makes you hungry to increase your knowledge about the world. Broaden your horizons by signing up for a class or two at the local community college. Your mind will readily soak up new concepts and ideas.

The New Moon on the 15th fills you with a restlessness to travel. Why not combine your desire to stretch your wings and your soul at the same time? Look into travel packages which will take you on a spiritual pilgrimage to sacred places.

Uranus, the Great Awakener, will enter Taurus on the 15th. He’s going to push you into taking giant evolutionary leaps with your mind. He’ll make you question everything you currently believe to be right or wrong. Sudden insights will be zapped into your consciousness, probably when you least expect them. When you call upon Uranus’s aid in psychically figuring something out, he’ll turn a deaf ear to you. This is because he’s all about being spontaneous. He’ll be transiting through your travel zone astrologically. So, you better keep your passport up to date. He revels in the exotic and weird. You may find yourself booking trips to places most people would think are off the wall. Going to school? Well, he may have you change your major a couple of times or you can get the most bizarre professors on earth.

Mars enters Aquarius on the 16th and will make you extra energetic at the workplace. Tasks seen as impossible can now be tackled with tremendous can-do gusto. Take care not to get on your co-workers’ nerves though. They may interpret your zest as threatening to their positions.

Venus starts to transit Cancer on the 19th. You’ll be able to make new friends with the right type of people easily under her loving rays. Group activities now are favorable for meeting the love of your life.

The Full Moon on the 29th will require you to achieve a balance between your professional life and home life. Virgo is one of the hardest working signs of the zodiac. As a result, your home and family at times may feel neglected. Spend some quality time with them and all will be forgiven.

Author's Bio: 

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