In modern times and ancient history, the Summer solstice has always been important, it's the party no one wants to miss. Whether it's the beginning of Summer, Litha, or just a burst of energy, every civilization agrees it is a time to pay attention and treat yourself. If ever there was a day on which self-care magic is mandated it's on the Summer solstice. This energy is all about being your truest self and basking in it. However, as with all good things, this burst of energy can lead us a bit astray, so enjoy yourself but don't go lighting buildings or people on fire. You can have fun and not be destructive, whether it's to the outside world or your personal affairs. The Summer solstice arrives today and as we enter Cancer season, the zodiac signs will be highly affected. Here’s what to expect from the summer solstice and the beginning of Cancer season according to your zodiac sign.
Aries (March 21 – April 19)
This is a time of new beginnings for you, Aries. The summer solstice marks the start of a new solar cycle, so use this energy to set your intentions for the coming months. Cancer season is also a good time for you to focus on your home and family. Spend time with loved ones, tidy up your living space, and create a cozy nest for yourself. Just be wary of letting yourself get too into it, you don't have to barricade your family in just to be safe. Don't let fear overrule your logic.
Taurus (April 20 – May 20)
Today’s energy is all about abundance, Taurus. The summer solstice is a time of fertility and growth, so make the most of it. Cancer season is also a good time for you to focus on your finances. Review your budget, save money, and invest in your future. Are you focusing on yourself or the things around you? It's utterly impossible for you to care for anyone truly if you're ignoring yourself.
Gemini (May 21 – June 20)
The summer solstice brings forth a wave of communication for you, Gemini. Use this time to express your thoughts and feelings, share your ideas, and connect with others. Not that you normally don't, if anything you normally talk too much. During this time you'll find that you're able to communicate more clearly with others without causing friction. Wealth and abundance is coming towards you, focus on how to best manifest it and speak it into fruition. Cancer season is also a good time for you to focus on your health. Eat healthy foods, exercise, and take care of yourself.
Cancer (June 21 – July 22)
This is your time to shine, Cancer. The summer solstice falls in your sign, so make the most of it. Cancer season is a good time for you to focus on your career. Set your sights high, chase your dreams, and achieve success. Tis the time to be in your feels my dear. I know the world constantly looks down on you for doing so but honestly... fuck the world. Your vulnerability is your strength, follow that intuition!
Leo (July 23 – August 22)
The summer solstice brings forth a wave of creativity for you, Leo. Use this time to express your artistic side. Cancer season is also a good time for you to focus on your love life. If you’re single, put yourself out there and go on dates. If you’re in a relationship, work on strengthening your bond. Use this burst of energy inwards, what do you truly want and seek? It's always best to know why we're doing something than to simply rush to it.
Virgo (August 23 – September 22)
The summer solstice is a time of reflection for you, Virgo. Take this opportunity to look within yourself and assess what’s important to you. Cancer season is also a good time for you to focus on your education. If you’re a student, study hard and ace your exams. If you’re not in school, continue learning and expanding your knowledge. This is a time of completion for you, whether it's a previous project or even a relationship. You're closing a chapter and getting ready to commence a new one, give yourself time to digest what you've learned before you move on.
Libra (September 23 – October 22)
This is a time of cooperation for you, Libra. The summer solstice brings people together, so use this energy to build relationships and work towards common goals. Cancer season is also a good time for you to focus on your social life. Attend parties, go out with friends, and enjoy yourself. Your career life is at a specific crossroads and your advancement depends on whether you have the balls to go for it. Stop fucking around and figure out what you want, it's more than possible but you have to go for it to achieve it!
Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)
The summer solstice is a time of transformation for you, Scorpio. Use this energy to let go of what’s no longer serving you and make changes in your life. Cancer season is also a good time for you to focus on your spirituality. Meditate, pray, and connect with your higher power. Instead of reliving the same bullshit over and over again, splash some new views and ideas into your day-to-day. You're craving some transformation love and doing the same old same old just won't cut it. Use this energy to be you, you've always dreamt of being.
Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)
The summer solstice is a time of adventure for you, Sagittarius. Use this energy to explore new places, meet new people, and try new things. Cancer season is also a good time for you to focus on your personal goals. Set your sights high and go after what you want. But mainly set them within yourself. It's a time for reflection on your doll. Adventures are great but when they lack purpose they get quite pointless. Don't forget why you're on the adventure in the first place, all we do must have a reason or we'll be lost before we're ever found.
Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)
The summer solstice is a time of hard work for you, Capricorn. Use this energy to tackle your to-do list and get things done. Cancer season is also a good time for you to focus on your professional life. Pursue your career goals, advance in your job, and achieve success. Your romance life is heating up in the most unexpected ways. Be a little daring, jump out of that comfort zone. You'll be surprised to see who is and isn't noticing the difference and you'll absolutely love it when you do.
Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)
The summer solstice is a time of community for you, Aquarius. Use this energy to connect with others and work towards common goals. Cancer season is also a good time for you to focus on your humanitarian efforts. Volunteer, donate, and make the world a better place but don't forget to take care of yourself. That is unless you're feeding yourself, you won't be able to give 100 percent to relationships, you're a profession, or anything else. Being the sign of the people is great and all but don't nobody need a toxic helper. Help us by helping you boo boo!
Pisces (February 19 – March 20)
The summer solstice is a time of dreaming for you, Pisces. Use this energy to tap into your imagination and let your creativity flow. Cancer season is also a good time for you to focus on your love life. If you’re single, put yourself out there and go on dates. If you’re in a relationship, work on strengthening your bond.The high-emotions atmosphere of this solstice will only add to the enjoyment and lightheartedness that usually pervades you in early summer. Allow yourself time to enjoy life and reconnect with your inner child. It's not only in accordance with your energy, but it may also help strengthen the connections you have with your closest friends and family members.
Enjoy this Summer solsctice, regardless of your sign or craft. Let the positive energies of the season surround you and fill you with good vibes. Use it for spells, rituals, meditation or just to let fucking loose, this is definitely a summer to remember! Even though Cancer season may not be the most exciting time of year for everyone (apparently some people having issues being emotional), the summer solstice is a great opportunity to focus on your personal goals and make positive changes in your life (because that's what emotions are there for, idiots). Let this high energy do its work and bask in it bitchess!