The summer retrograde planets offer an opportunity to re-evaluate what’s not working and practice discernment. Retrogrades mean plenty of second chances. It’ll all go smoother if you are willing to reconsider your prior commitments and promises. All of them. The ones you made to yourself, your partner, work, or art.
So many planets in retrograde though
Begins retrograding in Pisces June 23rd- January 14th is in charge of spirituality, the dreamtime, and compassion. It’s what makes you high, and blurs the lines on reality. So extra effort will be needed to maintain your bearings when there’s too much of a ‘crowded’ vibe from other people. Creating time for self-reflection, psychic practices and mysticism all by yourself is a kind thing to do.
Visible in the sky right now and retrograde until September 29th in Aquarius. It Messes with the status quo and how you relate to rebelliousness, as well as overcoming your weaknesses and fears..However it’s also about redefining all of this for humanity as a collective. Progressive change, and use of technology in an innovative way. This is where far-out ideas can come in to the fold that could really help the world right now..and while it’s retrograding, we can get some inspiration from the past too.
Uranus begins it’s retrograde in Taurus on August 15th through January of 2021. Now Uranus has been in Taurus since March…and the last time it was in Taurus was during the Great Depression..Ehhhh. Anyway, It may be an abrupt, forceful and extreme change that it takes your mind, heart and life in an entirely new path. Could be good, thrilling, wonderful or really disruptive and hard. This largely depends on your Natal chart and the choices you make. No matter what, it’ll help us all to free ourselves of our former methods of doing and thinking, creating great changes in our thinking and perspectives. Try out the ancient Egyptian duality exercise to learn more about the way you perceive the things in your life and how they affect the way you see yourself.
Jupiter & Pluto
Jupiter’s retrograding until September 13th and visible in the night sky now. It’s all about expansion and your luck. This is also the ways you want to grow and spread your wings. What you’re trying to develop and get going. As you journey forward, you’ll need to be patient while leaning into your new life and reality… Pluto is about unconscious functioning, power, strength and willpower. Retrograding until October 4th. It’s all happening in Capricorn for both of these planets. Capricorn loves structure. Now might be a good time to see if you can set up some kind of structure to help yourself succeed in a meaningful way . You may even want to revisit an old routine, ritual or habit that worked in the past..It could be the thing that’s effective again..at least for the next few months.
You totally have the strength to face the ups and downs during these retrograde cycles. If you want a guide for wonderful ways for managing anxiety, get the free guide scroll down to the bottom for 7 sacred ways to relieve stress.