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Mars in Sagittarius: Eager, Optimistic, and Limitless

Driven and assertive Mars is quite happy in the energetic, fiery sign of Sagittarius. Mars is the planet of action. He represents our initiative and the ways in which we push ahead -- and while he moves through the sign of the aspiring Archer, the sky is the limit! Read More »


Mars in Scorpio: Intuitive, Persistent, and Driven

Mars feels very at home in Scorpio, because in traditional Astrology, Mars was the ruler of Scorpio. It shares an affinity with this sign, giving them the potential to work very well together. Scorpio is about getting to the bottom of things so they can be completely transformed, while action planet Mars is great at stimulating and provoking change. Read More »


Venus and Mars: The Relationship Dance

Being human is a group experience, which is why relationships are such an important subject. It takes two parents to make us and a community to supply the food, water, and shelter we need to survive. There's no such thing as a self-made man or woman Read More »


Mars in Leo: Confident, Playful, and Proud

The heat turns up when Mars enters fun and fiery Leo! Mars is the planet of motivation and action, and while he moves through this sign of expression and enjoyment, our personalities surge and we seek pleasure in all that we do. Leo is a take-charge sign who follows its heart and takes an active role in everything. We aren't willing to sit and watch the world go by while Mars is in Leo. We want to play a role, be active, and express our feelings in the most colorful ways! Read More »


Mars in Sagittarius

Action planet Mars moves into adventurous Sagittarius on August 2, 2016, and this fiery combination should bring plenty of excitement into our lives over the next few weeks. Mars is a very active and assertive planet, and is very comfortable in the risk-taking sign of Sagittarius. Read More »


Mars Direct

Action planet Mars is all about moving forward. However, Mars has been stuck in retrograde reverse since April 17, 2016. Finally, Mars will move direct again Read More »


Mars Retrograde: The Cosmic Chill Pill

Once every two years Mars, the planet that rules our motivation and ambition, turns retrograde for about a 2 1/2-month stretch. On April 17, 2016, Mars turns retrograde in adventurous Sagittarius Read More »


Mars in Virgo: Efficient, Productive, and Disciplined

Mars and Virgo seem very different on the surface. Mars is direct, impulsive, and impatient, while Virgo is careful, practical, and detail-oriented. However, these two share a certain sharpness that can be combined to enhance productivity. That's why this planetary alignment is such a great time for getting things done -- it's a unique combination of fire and foresight. Read More »


Mars in Capricorn: Realistic, Ambitious, and Hard-Working

Mars feels completely comfortable in Capricorn because this energetic planet is driven to succeed, just as Capricorn is all about working hard and achieving goals to get ahead. In fact, Mars' energies flow so powerfully and easily in Capricorn that astrologers say it is "exalted" in this sign. This period, then, is excellent for taking on big tasks and seeing them all the way through to the finish. Read More »


Mars in Cancer: Nurturing, Protective, and Emotional

Assertive Mars has an uphill battle ahead of him when he moves into the sensitive sign of Cancer. This warrior planet prefers to charge ahead, acting on instincts rather than weighing the consequences of its actions. Cancer is a Water sign concerned with emotional security and protection -- not exactly a natural fit for aggressive Martian energy. So when impulsive Mars moves into the sign of Cancer, she douses his fiery flame, forcing him to slow down and move more carefully. Read More »


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