Good morrow loves, today we're diving into the intoxicating transit of Venus in Leo! From June 5 to October 8, Venus will be in Leo and also retrograding in it. With a retrograde period from July to September, this celestial dance is here to shake things up and bring both excitement and introspection. Leo's are known for their main character energy, combine that with Venus seductiveness and over the topness...we are bound for some gossip gold this summer. Darlings, the TEA will be astronomical! Venus in Leo will be in direct opposition with Pluto retrograde in Aquarius, which can have us feeling either super inspired and motivated or anxious and overwhelmed. It will also be squared with Jupiter, Uranus, & North Node, focusing on the areas in our lives where we've yet to accomplish our destiny's.
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Aries: This celestial event is focusing on your 5th house, enjoy the inspiration and get creative; this is what you've been craving! Mars is also being enhanced by this placement, amplifying your motivation and taking your creativity to the next level. While the past transits have brought about some inspiration, this will be the transit that forces momentum into your creations. Question is, will you get it done or let your fears control you? Don't forget to take a step back and reflect on what you’ve created during the retrograde seasons. That's what they are there for.
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Taurus: With Venus as you ruling planet, you’ll be feeling this transition tremendously Taurus, tis the hosting season darling! Have fun and get out there, you've been to inward that you've forgotten how to let loose. Just remember to keep the retrograde in mind, your friends and family dynamic will come into question during. Are your surroundings aligning with your highest self and your destiny or are they holding yo back?
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Gemini: Dear Gemi’s…feeling chatty lately? lol that’s because both Mars and Venus are in Leo and we can’t seem to stop smiling. Leo's and Gemini's have a lot in common, mostly their childlike humor and love of socializing. Where a gemini is a curious butterfly, Leo is the king of the jungle, so fins your inner roar dear Gemi's and take advantage of this strong energy! A summer full of Leo placements means there’s bound to be a ton of DRAMA…and us precious Gemi’s are simply here to help spread awareness 😇 of said tea. For us the retrograde will focus on our flakiness dear Gemi’s, stay strong lol and fight the will to bail. Remember that retrogrades are there to help us not hold us back, what have you overlooked?
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Cancer: For you lovely Cancer’s, this transition will be happening in your 2nd house and focusing on your stability and financial self-worth. The need to treat yourself will be high! Just remember, there’s treating yourself and theres breaking your bank…learn the difference or life will teach you. Thankfully that what retrogrades are for, if you over indulge, the retrograde will remind you of it. So have fun just be aware of what's self-care vs. self-destruction.
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Leo: well well Leo’s, aren't you in your Main character energy, as you should be! Enjoy the energy loves, just remember not to step over others to get to your truths. This summer will be all yours and you'll finally get the recognition you've known was yours all along. When the retrograde occurs, it’ll help you reflect over your relationships and your part within them. So don’t go breaking too many hearts if you fear yours being hurt…just saying 🤷🏻♀️.
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Virgo: Darling Virgo’s for you this transit will affect your 12th house, you’ll be feeling this transition differently. While everyone else is in the front line, you'll be thinking behind the scenes. You’ll find yourself analyzing and questioning the things and people in your life, as an outsider looking in. When the retrograde occurs, you’ll notice patterns within the relationships you’ve decided to have in your life and whether they are worth staying for not. Remember Virgo, its main character energy time and for you that means looking at your life, overall and organizing it to its full potential; you've got this love!!
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Libra: For you Venus and Mars transit are occurring in your 11th house so your bound to be feeling social and seductive! Enjoy it while it lasts love, while jumping from human to human can be quite entertaining it also means you never get any depth from your experiences. These interaction will cue brief and superficial, which is what your retrograde will focus on. Has this been helping you or holding you back? What relationships are you keeping that should’ve been disposed of season ago…
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Scorpio: Dear Scorpios, for you this transit will be all business, with tons of play! This transit will affect your 10th house of legal and reputation and it'll have you feeling like one hell of a CEO. Venus in Leo will bring the needed energy to make you a boss ass bitch, finally. SO whatever it is you've been pinning for but just couldn't figure out how to get it...tis the season bitch! Venus' retrograde will be quite positive for you, you’ll finally understand what your path is!
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Sagittarius: This transit will have you under a spotlight Sag, stand up for your beliefs, they will be tested. Not that you have any problem being super deep and though provoking. However, an opportunity will come during this transit that helps you align to your path, are you truly ready to take it or was it all talk? Just keep the retrograde in mind and stay humble. No easier way to loose our path than to be controlled by our Ego’s.
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Capricorn: For you Cap, this transit will center on your 8th house. It’s time to face the shadows within your love life dear Caps. i know, I know, no one truly enjoys shadow work but it's necessary to get to the next stage in life. Are you speaking your truth, is this truly the love you want in life. Take the retrograde as time to reflect and healing your self-love. It’s easier to understand another’s love language, once you’ve learned to love and values yours. Figure out what you want Caps, or don't settle for less!
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Aquarius: This transit will focus on your 7th house of compromise, deals and relationships. Bask in that energy Boo and enjoy it, your relationships will be blooming during this time, both friends and partners. The community around you will quite literally blossom and you'll feel right at home. Tis time to be your true self loves, regardless of the options of others. Sometimes, the thing holding us back, is our very own fear and not those around us.
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Pisces: Venus will be shining upon your 6th house dear Pisces, focusing or your daily self-care love and health. You’ll feel newly inspired and creative, thrive in that energy loves! During the retrograde, don’t forget to nourish yourself with self-care, the more relaxed you are the more in tune and aligned you will become. Dear dreamers, with Venus shining upon your 6th house, nurturing your daily self-care and well-being is absolutely crucial. Feel the newfound inspiration and creativity, and thrive in that energy. But remember, during the retrograde, prioritize self-nourishment to align yourself with your true self.
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