Get ready to power your way to pleasure! The Sun moves from the fiery zodiac sign Aries into laidback and comfort-conscious Taurus on Thursday, April 19 at 9:12 a.m. (PDT) / 12:12 p.m. (EDT). While Aries inspired action and new beginnings, with the sign of the Bull it's time to slow down, stabilize and build a solid foundation for what you started.
Ruled by Venus, the love goddess, in her earthy and fertile form, Taurus exudes abundance and sensuality. The Taurus season is the height of spring in the Northern Hemisphere -- when nature delights the senses and invites you to indulge in the beauty and pleasure of the physical world.
Do you know any Taureans? You can get a good idea of how they'll be affected by reading Real Life Astrology: Taurus by Maria Desimone.
The Taurus Sun invites you to build and to stabilize -- and reveals how you can channel the practical power of the Earth element into your everyday life. Read your Sun in Taurus horoscope below:
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
The Sun in your 2nd House of Resources supports you in strengthening your financial foundation. Take time to clarify what you have, what you need and what you want. With Mercury Retrograde in this arena, you may need to resolve money matters from the past before moving forward. The more you align your work with your values and passions, the easier it will be to create the prosperity you desire.
Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
Happy Birthday, Taurus! The Sun in your own sign and your 1st House of Self marks the start of your personal new year, and a time for getting in touch with your desires. Pay attention to what feels fun, exciting and expansive and take the risk of incorporating more of these elements into your life. When you value yourself enough to act on your deepest yearnings, you break through any blocks to abundance.
Gemini (May 21 - June 20)
The Sun eases into your 12th House of Dreams and Imagination, calling you to slow down your social life and turn your attention inward. Nurture your body and spirit through rest and retreat as your personal cycle comes to an end and you prepare for the start of a new birthday year. Pay attention to your dreams, feelings and intuition for practical guidance on how to strengthen and stabilize your inner world.
Cancer (June 21 - July 22)
In your 11th House of Groups and Friends, the Taurus Sun invites you to build a stronger social network by reaching out to people who share your values and ideals. This is an auspicious time for networking and attracting allies who support you in realizing your dreams. With Mercury Retrograde in this realm, friends from the past can help you remember what matters most and give you insights into your future.
Leo (July 23 - Aug. 22)
The Sun in your 10th House of Career helps you create a secure foundation for professional success. Make the most of this time by taking concrete steps toward achieving long-term goals, and be willing to take on greater power and responsibility in your work life. Reconsider what you love and value about your work to help you define your goals for the future.
Virgo (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22)
The Sun shines on your 9th House of Expansion, inspiring you to step outside your everyday life and view your world from a higher perspective. Broadening your physical, mental and spiritual horizons -- through travel, study or meditation -- gives you valuable new insights into how to create greater security and abundance. Take the risk of acting on your intuitive knowledge rather than relying on logic.
Libra (Sept. 23 - Oct. 22)
In your 8th House of Intimacy, the sensual Taurus Sun entices you to deepen your bond with a significant other. Build a solid foundation for intimate relationships by openly communicating your feelings, needs and values. And with opportunistic Jupiter also moving through Taurus and your 8th house, you should feel an extra boost of positivity that can help you further expand and deepen your connections.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 - Nov. 21)
The Sun lights up your 7th House of Partnership a time for fortifying your relationships by intentionally devoting time and energy to the people you love. Make a point of telling friends and partners what you appreciate about them to increase the flow of love. Partners from the past may reappear, helping you clarify what's most important to you in the present.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21)
The pragmatic Taurus Sun in your 6th House of Daily Routines invites you to simplify your schedule, get organized and become more efficient. Use this earthy influence to implement new and improved self-care habits and strengthen your overall sense of health and well-being. When you feel good in your body, it's easier to achieve your professional and financial goals.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19)
The Sun energizes your 5th House of Fun and Romance, signaling that the most practical thing you can do is take time to play. Having fun helps you open to new perspectives and possibilities, renewing inspiration for achieving long-term goals. Romance is also highlighted show your sweetie how much you care by planning a special date or buying flowers.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18)
In your 4th House of Foundations, the Taurus Sun offers opportunities for strengthening your base of support. Take time to go inward and clarify what you need to feel more secure, safe and comfortable. On a physical level, this could mean making changes in your home. On a deeper level, you can now become aware of and shift old emotional patterns that keep you from feeling supported.
Pisces (Feb. 19 - March 20)
Lighting up your 3rd House of Communication, the Sun stimulates you to speak your mind. Through communicating your thoughts, feelings and needs, you energize your relationships and increase opportunities for receiving support. This is also an auspicious time for fortifying your mental realm with new information and perspectives study up on practical subjects like money management.