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April 3 in the stars: Messenger planet Mercury enters Taurus, the sign of practicality. What does that mean for you? Find out below in your daily horoscope for Monday April 3.
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Your daily horoscope for Monday April 3, 2023
Aries (March 21-April 19) daily horoscope for Monday April 3
Mental Mercury leaves your sign today and downshifts into Taurus and your second house of practical magic until June 11—an extra-long time due to an upcoming Mercury retrograde from April 21 to May 14. Keep your mind on your money and get ready for some downloads! You may be struck with a vision for a profitable business venture or you come up with new ways to enhance your “value proposition” during these fluctuating economic times. Calculate the costs of any projects and prepare to be surprised by the results! It’s like playing Shark Tank from the comfort of your own home.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) daily horoscope for Monday April 3
Speak your mind and don’t hold back! Chatty Mercury traverses your sign until June 11, passing you the mic and giving your voice a platform. You’re emerging from a quieter stage and ready for more attention to be focused your way. Better yet? You have the green light to express your most grandiose ideas. Ask for what you want with the confidence that you’ll get it. Head’s up: Your communication style will run toward the “raw and real,” which you’ll need to monitor, especially during the upcoming Mercury retrograde from April 21 to May 14.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) daily horoscope for Monday April 3
Unleash your creativity, Twin! With clever Mercury, your ruling planet, takes a long trip through Taurus and your twelfth house of musing until June 11, take a break from your chatty and analytical side and allow your imagination to roam off-leash. Reflect through journaling, meditation, drawing, or painting. Make sleep time sacred, as your dreams will be rich with symbolism and meaning. When Mercury deep-dives into a retrograde from April 21 to April 14, you’ll have added incentive to confront and release old wounds and find much-needed forgiveness—even for yourself.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) daily horoscope for Monday April 3
Time for a virtual overhaul! Scrutinize your social media profiles and do a Google search for your name. Are you projecting the same image online as you do in person? Expressive Mercury logs into Taurus and your tech-savvy eleventh house until June 11—an extended cycle that includes an April 21 to May 14 retrograde. Consider this the perfect opportunity to give your online persona a makeover (or makeunder). Set up a posting schedule, upgrade your LinkedIn profile, and snap profile photos that reveal your personality and professionalism. Potential connections will searching for someone like you!
Leo (July 23-August 22) daily horoscope for Monday April 3
Your high-pro glow shines at a brighter wattage starting today, as expressive Mercury soar into Taurus and your sector of success until June 11. This is an excellent opportunity to lay the groundwork for long-term success, especially before Mercury turns retrograde for three weeks on April 21. (You’ve been warned.) Make time in your calendar for VIP events that can benefit your career. With social Mercury as your guide, consider expanding your network by adding influential names to your contact list or getting certified in a skill that helps you rise to the next level.
Virgo (August 23-September 22) daily horoscope for Monday April 3
Starting today, you’re free to focus on the bigger picture instead of reading between every line. Your ruler, chatty Mercury, shifts into Taurus and your visionary ninth house until June 11, an extended circuit that includes a retrograde from April 21 to May 14. Use this opportunity to broaden your horizons with interesting online seminars, lectures, and TED talks. This expansive and forward-thinking cycle has you feeling refreshed and worldly. Don’t limit yourself to your usual routines; think outside the box and try something new. Who knows? You may find your summer obsession halfway around the globe!
Libra (September 23-October 22) daily horoscope for Monday April 3
Don your Nancy Drew chapeau and let the sleuthing begin. Detail-obsessed Mercury slips into Taurus and your investigative eighth house until June 11, sounding the call for detective work. Use this cycle—which includes a retrograde from April 21 to May 14—to dig into your finances. You may discover hidden charges that need canceling or funds that can be flowed into your investment accounts. Meanwhile, your love life heats up under this seductive spell, and coupled Libras might create a little more distance just to rev up the sparks. As fellow Libra Oscar Wilde quipped, “Uncertainty is the very essence of romance.”
Scorpio (October 23-November 21) daily horoscope for Monday April 3
Just because you CAN finish people’s sentences for them, doesn’t mean that you should. With communicative Mercury roving into Taurus and your partnership zone until June 11, you’re totally tuned in to your intuition. But this cycle also includes a signal-scrambling retrograde from April 21 to May 14, soooo…while you often know what’s coming next in a conversation, let people say it in their own words. Practice “mirroring,” an active listening technique that lets the other person know they’re being heard. Simply reflect back your takeaway before adding your personal commentary. By using this respectful communication style, you can strengthen even the most casual connection.
Sagittarius (November 22-December 21) daily horoscope for Monday April 3
With meticulous Mercury in Taurus until June 11, it’s time to dive into the details of even the most mundane tasks. And that goes double, since this extended stretch includes a Mercury retrograde from April 21 to May 14. If administrative affairs have piled up, streamline and systematize while the data-driven planet sharpens your focus. Update your wellness routines and search for inspiration online. (Don’t limit yourself to studios in your country!) Geeky Mercury loves digital devices, so accessorize with your fitness tracker and check out apps that inspire you to take great care of yourself.
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Capricorn (December 22-January 18) daily horoscope for Monday April 3
Let your creative side out to play, Capricorn! Expressive Mercury zips into Taurus and your flamboyant fifth house until June 11, encouraging you to live—and speak—with passion. Even if it feels out of character for your reserved sign, let your mic-dropping commentaries get everyone thinking outside the box. This Mercury cycle can embolden your romantic pitches, so take the lead with some vigorous right-swiping. But remember, back up your words with action so you don’t get dubbed a player—especially while Mercury spins back into a retrograde from April 21 to May 14.
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Aquarius (January 20-February 18) daily horoscope for Monday April 3
Ground control to Aquarius, it’s time to touch base. With communication planet Mercury in Taurus and your domestic zone until June 11, you’ll find greater enjoyment nesting and entertaining at home. Reach out to your family or childhood friend group and set up some reunions, especially during the April 21 to May 14 retrograde. Over the coming weeks, collaborating with women could lead to fruitful outcomes. Scout out the powerful ladies in your radius and attend (or organize!) a gathering where you can brainstorm and connect.
Pisces (February 19-March 20) daily horoscope for Monday April 3
Stop, drop and check all those unread messages, Pisces! Garrulous Mercury is in Taurus and your third house of communication until June 11, turning you into a shameless social butterfly. While it’s tempting to RSVP to every intriguing event, there are only 24 hours in day and one of you to go around. Organize group hangs so you can spend quality time with as many of your people as possible. Choose a few connections you’d like to nurture with more private chat time. A kindred spirit could evolve from acquaintance to legit friend over the next few weeks.
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