Your Weekly Overview:
Hitch your wagon to a vintage VW bus! (Then go and hitch THAT baby to a star.) The week will be one long, fantastic voyage, and it begins this Monday, June 17, as the year's only full moon in Sagittarius lights up the skies. If you could go anywhere on the planet, where would you drop your next pin? Search a few new hashtags on Insta and follow travel bloggers. Over the coming two weeks, you could gather enough compelling evidence to reserve a room—or a whole damn villa! (The Sagittarius full moon likes to live large.)
If traveling isn’t an immediate option, become a “staycationer” in your own zip code. Mingle multiculturally, check out the cultural activities that only tourists usually frequent. Hey, you might even score a discount for being a local resident. If crowds aren’t your thing, you can always journey in the figurative sense near Monday. Get tickets to a mind-blowing lecture, sign up for an online workshop (with an overseas teacher, even!) or meet friends for a kundalini yoga class and sound bath. This full moon also blesses teachers and entrepreneurs. Time to launch that workshop or beta-test your latest product! You may get those genius ideas to market sooner than you think. Just temper impulsivity on Wednesday, June 19, when feisty Mars in Cancer faces off with volcanic Pluto in Capricorn. Things won’t be what they seem that day and you don’t want to end up with a non-refundable ticket to a place you don’t REALLY want to go.
On Friday, June 21, numinous Neptune spins into its annual retrograde. This year (and from 2012 to 2025, the celestial soothsayer is backstroking through its native waters of Pisces, which plunges the world into an introspective groove until November 27. If you’re still ruminating on travel plans, think “retreat.” This is the perfect window for slipping off for a long weekend of yoga and meditation; or maybe for an artist’s workshop in a far-flung vineyard. (Just go easy on those vintage bottles with escapist Neptune off course.) Both Neptune and Pisces are associated with fantasy and the subconscious. Any trips down the rabbit hole will be more mystifying, which is worthy of a caution flag. Choose your “healers” wisely, be they therapists or plant medicine shamans. With Neptune in reverse, we’re all more susceptible to the power of suggestion—not to mention the energy of a room. If you’re already a psychic sponge on the average day, be extra vigilant about shielding your field. (Hello crystal jewelry and wands of sage!) Implement firm boundaries and trust your intuition when it tells you that it’s time to leave…or turn down that not-so-random street. Since Neptune is the god of the seas, refillable water bottles are the must-have summer accessory for vibrant health. More filtered H2O, please!
Also on Friday, the summer solstice beams in to herald the first day of Cancer season. With these solar flares shooting into the softest, most sentimental parts of our hearts until July 22, get cozy with your innermost circle. There’s no better time of year to (re)connect with relatives and BFFs. Meet for a family-reunion picnic in the park, enjoy long beach days. Take "home" wherever you go, soften up workspaces with cozy touches. Who says an office can't be designed to look like a vintage parlor or plant-filled sun porch? Since Friday is the longest, lightest day of the year, consider it a powerful moment of personal illumination. Have a sit-down with your journal and dedicate the solstice to tracking the wisdom of your heart. Creative bursts might evoke transcendent works of art, especially on Sunday when creatrix Venus faces off with broad-minded Jupiter. Plant yourself somewhere that inspires you, making that a vessel for the muse!
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