Pleasant surprises mark the beginning of July, providing a welcome break to our routines. This switch comes courtesy of a sweet sextile between the fun-loving Sun and astonishing Uranus. We are feeling things more powerfully than normal as the Scorpio Moon makes positive aspects to Neptune, Jupiter, Pluto, and Saturn throughout the day. Feeling this invested in life makes us optimistic about looking forward. At 7:37 pm EDT, structured Saturn retrogrades into ambitious Capricorn, prompting us to make powerful plans. Instead of approaching the future with trepidation, we’ll welcome its endless opportunities.
Your presence is captivating. When it comes to landing a job or other coveted position today, who you are is just as important as what you know. Your bold persona sets you apart and could earn you a prominent role. With corporate Saturn moving back into your 10th House of Career, you have an extra opportunity to move up the professional ladder, so do whatever you can to showcase your talent in the public sphere. Getting paid a handsome salary for enjoyable work will be its own reward.
April 20-May 20
Putting an end to self-limiting beliefs can turn you into a luck magnet. As the Sun in caring Cancer forms a supportive angle to Uranus in your 1st House of Identity, cut out all self-criticism and replace it with praise. When you fall short of your goals, give yourself credit for trying. It may be that the only thing standing between you and success is a little extra knowledge. Studying with an expert will take time, but it will greatly improve your prospects, so stay diligent and patient. There are no limits to your potential.
May 21-June 20
You may be dealt some extra financial responsibilities today that dampen your normally high spirits. Try to find an outlet for your frustrations. While the ardent Sun is moving through your 2nd House of Earned Income and forming a beneficial angle to inspired Uranus, brilliant moneymaking ideas may strike. Finding work that you love can be enormously therapeutic, so consider opportunities that involve creative expression or caring for others. Just avoid any role that goes against your conscience -- a little extra spending money isn't worth your integrity.
June 21-July 22
Your unique sense of humor makes your personality magnetic as the Sun in your 1st House of Self sextiles brilliant Uranus today. Consequently, this is a great time to promote your personal agenda. Whether you're applying for a loan, interviewing for a job, or auditioning for a role, you’ll make a great impression on the decision committee. Don’t hesitate to ask an influential friend to set up a meeting or write a recommendation for you. Thanks to their connections and support, some heavy doors could swing open.
July 23-August 22
Usually a superstar like you likes to occupy center stage. Today, however, while the Sun in your 12th House of Privacy receives beams of support from unorthodox Uranus, you’re able to do your best work behind the scenes and away from scrutiny. Your willingness to perform thankless but necessary jobs can put you in line for a plum new assignment or position. Or, if you work for yourself, be humble enough to hire an assistant who is more talented than you. They'll be so self-sufficient that you'll be able to devote your attention elsewhere.
August 23-September 22
An opportunity to develop one of your talents could fall in your lap today. Although classes with a gifted instructor may be expensive, they will be worth it. With the help of a teacher, you’ll learn to replace old or unsuccessful methods with more effective techniques. Once you re-learn or master the basics, you'll start to develop a distinctive style that's all your own. You could find great success by putting an innovative spin on something people find sacred. While it may cause a commotion, your work will be the center of attention.
September 23-October 22
Stepping gracefully into a leadership role today will inspire support from your team. You’re a born leader that people love to serve. By treating everyone beneath you with care and respect, they are happy to go along with your plans. Instead of giving out orders, simply urge everyone to do their best. If someone surpasses your expectations, reward them. The more you do to sustain goodwill among this group, the more productive you will be together. When the workday is done, though, turn your attention toward family and loved ones. They thrive off your kind and caring presence, too.
October 23-November 21
Your quiet resilience gives you an edge on the competition today. If you're vying for a coveted position or prize, don't let yourself get caught up in the fervor. While everyone else bends over backward to impress the people in charge, just sit back and exude your natural confidence. Even if you don't end up in the winner's seat, your calm and capable approach may attract the attention of someone else who is looking for a person with these qualities. As a result, an opportunity to teach or travel could end up being the ultimate prize.
November 22-December 21
Fiscal responsibility is the name of the game again as Saturn, the planet of restriction, re-enters your 2nd House of Earned Income today. If your paycheck has been suspended or you’ve recently lost your job, stay calm. The universe is poised to give you a much better earning opportunity, but you must be open to it. A position that involves caring for others could be both emotionally and economically fulfilling. Be diligent about maintaining a positive mindset and keep your eyes open. There is a silver lining to this cloud.
December 22-January 19
You've always been self-reliant. While everyone else awaits instructions, you jump right in and figure out the best way to complete a task or plan. Now that Saturn, your ruling planet, is moving into your 1st House of Identity, it will be especially easy to project an air of authority, no matter what role you officially occupy. You'll also have the support of a best friend or romantic partner to keep your confidence high. Their faith in you can encourage you to take chances you would ordinarily avoid. In fact, a financial or emotional gamble could pay off handsomely today.
January 20-February 18
A conventional life has never appealed to you. While you may regularly experiment with your appearance, ideas, or network of friends, bring your unique style home today. When your living space reflects your genuine tastes and lifestyle, it can be an incredible source of comfort and energy. Whether you move in an unusual roommate or add some avant garde decor, make your home an extension of yourself. Regardless of what's happening on the home front, though, don’t discuss the details of your personal life with coworkers. Even if they ask, keep these parts of your life separate for now.
February 19-March 20
Having friends in high places could be very helpful for you. Although you don’t like asking people for favors, it may be the most effective course of action right now. Whether you're working toward a personal dream or trying to land a job, it's important you have the right connections. With the help of someone you know, you could land a great assignment that gets your foot in the door now. Don’t worry if this position doesn’t pay much at first. What begins as a labor of love could turn into a high-paid position.