Mars, which is usually known as the "warrior planet" of action, toned down in the calm and balanced zodiac sign of Libra starting in early December 2013, and now he's ready to turn retrograde on March 1.
Mars in Libra is a very fair and balanced transit, during which we're more friendly and thoughtful of others and less inclined to pick fights or act impulsively.
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Mars will be in Libra for an especially long period -- until July 25, 2014 -- because of his retrograde from March 1 - May 19, 2014. You can use this lovely extended Mars-Libra energy to forge lasting relationships and find a healthy life balance.
Here's how you can make the most of this transit:
Dos and don'ts for making the most of Mars in Libra:
DO seek new opportunities - Most people become more friendly and sociable when Mars is in loving Libra, which makes it a great time to do almost anything new. You'll have plenty of support for all your new endeavors now, so go for it!
DON'T withhold - Sometimes we can become too peaceful and passive when Mars is in Libra. You won't want to rock the boat now, but try not to withhold your true feelings just to avoid causing any trouble.
DO fight for what's right - If you see an injustice in the world, now is the time to fight it! Mars wants you to take action and Libra wants everyone to fight fair, so stick up for the underdog while the universe has your back.
DON'T procrastinate - Mars in Libra wants to think things through carefully before taking action, which could lead to some procrastination.
DO make up - If you've had a fight with someone, Mars in Libra is a great time to take action and apologize or forgive and make up!
DON'T be passive aggressive - Mars in Libra wants everyone to get along, so sometimes we're more inclinded to be passive aggressive during this time. That may seem a natural way to get what you want while avoiding conflict, but it's far better to be direct. Try to be straightforward -- Libra will help deliver your direct needs gently.