TOP astrologer RUSSELL GRANT takes a look at what the spring stars have in store for you . . .
ARIES (March 21st-April 20th)
An energetic pursuit of knowledge will characterise the opening days of March. This is a great time to attend an online class in a subject that has always fascinated you. Watching documentaries will also be informative. The New Moon on the 13th will be a time of profound introspection. It’s possible you’ll adopt a spiritual practice during the middle of the month, which can keep material concerns in proper perspective. Your charisma will shoot through the roof during the second half of the month; use it to open doors and win favours. An argument with your business or romantic partner could erupt on the 28th, due to a contentious Full Moon. It’s time to decide whether you want to make up or break up.
Railing against cancelled plans will be a waste of valuable energy in early April. Instead of trying to put things back on track, move in a different direction. You’re brimming with great ideas and can easily attract a loyal audience for them during the first half of the month. On the 12th, the New Moon will find you adopting a fashionable look that turns heads. Don’t be surprised when people who were once indifferent to your charms become passionate interested in you. Clashes with authority could occur in the middle of April; don’t overestimate your power. The Full Moon on the 26th could put strain on an intimate relationship. Resist the urge to put so much emphasis on the physical part of your union.
TAURUS (April 21st-May 21st)
In the opening days of the month, you’ll be a virtual love magnet. Being the object of desire will boost your ego in a healthy way. Joining an online group is a distinct possibility on the 13th, when the New Moon stimulates your social side. Talking regularly with fellow artists could get your creative juices flowing like a mighty river. Neither a lender nor a borrower be during the second half of March; mixing friendship with finance could be disastrous. The Full Moon on the 28th could bring an end to a job. Secretly, you might be delighted. Although you’ll miss the regular income, it will be a relief to escape the company of odious colleagues. Onward and upward.
Solitude is bliss during the opening days of the month. Take this opportunity to daydream, develop creative projects and connect with your spiritual side. The New Moon on the 12th will heighten your intuition; pay careful attention to your dreams. A fabulous concept for a business, service or product could occur to you while sleeping; it would be wise to develop this brainstorm. Your charisma will skyrocket in mid-April; use it to attract romantic, financial and creative opportunities. On the 26th, the Full Moon warns against making whimsical demands on your partner, or a breakup could be imminent. The final days of April are ideal for getting a radical makeover that turns heads and heightens your allure.
GEMINI (May 22nd-June 21st)
Your drive and determination will be especially powerful at the beginning of the month. This is the best time of the entire year to pursue a lofty goal. Pouring all your energy into this venture will yield success. If you can conceive something, you will achieve it. A fabulous career offer will be made near the 13th, courtesy of a lucky New Moon. Getting a high-profile position at an artistic, cultural, or charitable organisation is a distinct possibility. Instead of pitching a lot of ideas to your boss in mid-March, it’s best to watch, listen and learn. Beware of losing your heart to an irreverent charmer on the 28th, when the Full Moon could tempt you to steer a friendship into romantic waters.
Your social side will be in full evidence at the start of April. It’s important to keep in continual, even if you can’t meet with loved ones personally. Video conferences and online chats will keep your spirits high and creativity flowing. Don’t feel compelled to convert other people to your belief system, though; it’s best to adopt a live and let live approach to work relationships. On the 12th, you may decide to join a support group or artists’ collective, thanks to the outgoing New Moon. Covering expenses can be challenging during the middle of the month; don’t beat yourself up if you’re struggling. Like the ocean, finances ebb and flow. The Full Moon on the 26th may prompt you to leave a job that bothers your conscience.
CANCER (June 22nd-July 23rd)
Working behind the scenes is the best strategy in early March. Drawing attention will just slow your progress; it’s best to fly beneath the radar. The New Moon on the 13th could find you gaining admittance to an academic, cultural, or spiritual institution. Take this opportunity to expand your horizons. Promoting your professional interests is strongly advised during the middle of the month. Go on as many job interviews as possible during this period, as it could be very lucky for you. Domestic troubles could prompt you to relocate on or around the 28th. That’s when the Full Moon will nudge you to find a place that feeds your needs instead of saps your energy. Moving to a culturally diverse neighbourhood could be lots of fun.
Occupying the spotlight will be a good use of your charisma at the start of the month. It’s a great time to go on auditions and job interviews. Stop worrying so much about making a good impression and just be yourself. You’ll get a warm reception for your quirky humour and emotional intelligence. The New Moon on the 12th could drop a fabulous career opportunity in your lap; don’t hesitate to accept a leadership role. Your social life should sparkle during the middle of the month; if you can’t meet in person, it will be fun connecting with friends via Zoom or FaceTime. On the 26th, the Full Moon will prompt you to abandon a romance or creative project that no longer thrills you.
LEO (July 24th-August 23rd)
Your allure is very strong throughout the first half of March. Use it to win favours and influence people. If you’re looking for romance, you could find it by working for a humanitarian organisation. Meeting a fellow philanthropist will be exciting, even if the early days of your courtship are conducted via phone, Skype and e-mail. Money from a partnership or business alliance could arrive on the 13th, courtesy of an enriching New Moon. Spend this windfall on some luxury items that are near and dear to your heart. Mid-month is good for attending to legal matters; you can settle a contentious matter out of court. The Full Moon on the 28th warns against posting angry responses on social media.
April begins with a powerful desire to expand your horizons. Scheduling a long-distance trip or enrolling in an advanced course will fill you with excitement. It’s possible your business or romantic partner won’t approve of your plans, fearing they will be a distraction from your relationship. Do your best to reassure your other half of your loyalty. On the 12th, the New Moon could prompt you to embark on a spiritual journey. You could adopt a belief system or take up a sacred practice. Attending a family reunion in mid-April will be lots more fun than expected. Don’t despair of a career path dries up on the 26th; the Full Moon will connect you with bigger and better professional opportunities.
VIRGO (August 24th-September 23rd)
Be aggressive about pursuing career opportunities during the first half of March. The early bird will get the worm. Landing a position that involves education, publishing or travel will be especially sweet. The New Moon on the 13th could mark the beginning of a beautiful friendship. If you’re single, you may meet someone special through a spiritual or cultural organisation. Are you already in a relationship? You and your amour may decide to launch a creative venture together. Striking a healthy work/life balance may be challenging during the middle of the month. On the 28th, the Full Moon could mark the end of a source of income. A financial windfall from an insurance refund, inheritance, or legal settlement could arrive in the final days of March.
Passions will be running high at the beginning of the month. If you’re in love, you’ll want to spend every second with your amour. Are you single? You could meet someone special through a competition. Don’t let an authoritarians break your spirit with petty criticism; they’re just threatened by your talent. The New Moon on the 12th could attract a financial windfall. Use this money to buy a car, computer, or electronic device that makes life easier. A wonderful chance to expand your horizons will arrive soon; let an accomplished teacher take you under their wing. Disappointing news about a family or community matter could reach your ears on the 26th, due to a tense Full Moon.
LIBRA (September 24th-October 23rd)
Promoting a political or social cause could make the opening days of March highly stimulating. You might be communicating with a wide variety of people, possibly via video conferences. The New Moon on the 13th could prompt you to embark on a health regimen. Making more time for rest and relaxation can improve your wellbeing. An intimate relationship will assume increasing importance during the middle of the month. If you’re single, give yourself permission to fall in love. Do you have a partner? You may do something special to celebrate your union. Resist the temptation to alter your appearance on the 28th. The Full Moon could make you yearn for a change, but you won’t be happy with the result. Wait until April for a makeover.
A close relationship will be a profound source of pleasure at the start of April. If you’re single, you could meet someone special through a cultural, religious, or educational organisation. Do you have a partner? Undertaking an advanced course of study together could draw you closer. The New Moon on the 12th is ideal for signing a contract, exchanging vows, or entering a creative collaboration. Your finances could pick up during the second half of the month, thanks to an inheritance or legal settlement. Don’t hesitate to spend your additional income on luxury items that appeal to your sensual side. A crisis of conscience could occur on the 26th, due to a conflicted Full Moon. Take the high road in all matters.
SCORPIO (October 24th-November 22nd)
Romance will play a big part in your life during the first half of the month. Whether an existing relationship is burning red hot or you’ve recently met someone special, you could be continually checking your phone for spicy messages. The New Moon on the 13th is ideal for enjoying a candlelit dinner with your amour or having a first online date with someone who makes your pulse pound. Work matters will command your attention for most of the month. If you’re looking for a new job, you could find a good one during this period. The Full Moon on the 28th could bring a shocking secret to light. It’s possible you’ll discover that a loved one has been struggling with an addiction.
Pouring your energy into a fitness regimen will be a great use of your time at the beginning of the month. Having an outlet for your restless energy will be good for you. Without it, you might put too much emphasis on the physical aspect of a romantic relationship. A demanding but rewarding job will be offered to you near the 12th, thanks to an upbeat New Moon. Not only will you enjoy your duties, but the perks will be great, too. You could find yourself enjoyably immersed in a romantic relationship. If you’re single, ignore your family’s input and pursue the object of your desire. Follow a selfish impulse on the 26th, when the Full Moon shines its light on you.
SAGITTARIUS (November 23rd-December 21st)
An energetic partnership will bring a smile to your face early in the month. Your other half will push you to new heights of excellence. Prepare to discover some hidden talents. On the 13th, the New Moon could inspire you to find a better place to live. A home near the water can soothe your fiery energy and develop a stronger affection for domesticity. Mid-March has romance written all over it. If you’re looking for love, you could find it with a competitor. Dating a rival will be lots of fun. Are you already in a relationship? It may feel like you’re enjoying a second honeymoon. The Full Moon on the 28th may prompt you to leave a group that no longer interests you.
Love, romance and adventure will characterise the first half of April. Put responsibility on the back burner and take a few risks; you could use a few thrills. Your best friend, romantic partner or business contact won’t be happy with your wild behaviour, but that shouldn’t stop you from having fun. On the 12th, the New Moon will urge you to start a creative project that speaks to your heart. Don’t worry about rendering a perfect performance on the first try; just let your ideas flow unchecked. You might attract a lucrative job during the second part of the month; take this opportunity to save some cash. The Full Moon on the 26th may bring a shocking secret to light; brace yourself.
CAPRICORN (December 22nd-January 20th)
A fitness regimen will be your focus at the start of March. Keeping active will allow you to release stress and remain productive. That will be helpful on the 13th, when the New Moon heaps additional responsibilities on your plate. You might be working hard on a writing project or running a series of errands throughout the middle of the month. Family matters may demand your attention during the second half of March. If you’ve been thinking of moving, this would be a good time to do so. You could find a wonderful place in an up and coming neighbourhood. The Full Moon on the 28th warns against accepting a career opportunity that sounds too good to be true. Avoid start-up companies like the plague.
Sticking close to home will make you feel grounded at the beginning of April. Resist the temptation to work overtime during this period; your nearest and dearest need you more. The New Moon on the 12th could prompt you to launch a renovation project; it’s a good time to upgrade your kitchen, bathroom or both. Alternatively, you might find a better place to live. Love could find you during the middle of the month. If you’re single, your dating profile could get lots of hits. Are you in a relationship? Your amour will have difficulty keeping their hands off you. By the time the Full Moon rises on the 26th, you may grow tired of a social group and leave its ranks.
AQUARIUS (January 21st-February 19th)
Working on a creative project could consume most of your time at the beginning of March. Time is of the essence. Put off mundane chores for another time; it’s more important to complete this project while you’re inspired. The New Moon on the 13th could drop a financial opportunity in your lap. Getting a job that is both financially and emotionally rewarding will make you glow with happiness. Mid-month will find you spending more time on the domestic front; this is a great time to get some repairs done. On the 28th, the Full Moon will bring an end to a legal matter. You might not be happy with the decision, but you will be relieved this situation has come to an end.
Don’t be so quick to turn a casual romance into a serious commitment at the start of the month. It’s best to develop this relationship slowly. The more you know each other, the stronger your bond will become. The New Moon on the 12th could prompt you take a class or begin a writing project; exercising your intellect will be the priority. Turn a deaf ear to your inner critic during the middle of the month; you don’t want to talk yourself out of a marvellous plan. Moving to a beautiful part of the world is a distinct possibility during the second half of April. On the 26th, the Full Moon may make you question your career path. Be ready to try something different.
PISCES (February 20th-March 20th)
Your ability to blend in with the crowd will serve you well in the early days of the month. Keep your eyes and ears open, especially for new forms of entertainment. Being the first to discover a show, movie, or book will cause your social stature to rise. If you’ve ever wanted to become a social influencer, this is your time to try. The New Moon on the 13th is ideal for launching a blog or podcast; you’re sure to cultivate a big fan base. It will be necessary to set firm boundaries with a pushy relative in mid-March. The Full Moon on the 28th could put strain on your bank account. Paying off a big bill might be challenging.
Opportunities to increase your income will abound at the beginning of April. Landing a job or contract with a university, hospital, or government agency is a strong possibility. If you’d like to start your own business, the New Moon on the 12th is an ideal time to do so. You could get some start-up cash from a generous relative. Don’t let peer pressure prompt you to take an undesirable path during the middle of the month; it’s critical to listen to your heart. During the second half of April, you’ll be busy running errands and conducting meetings. The Full Moon on the 26th may bring disappointing news about an application, test, or legal decision; look for the silver lining to this cloud.