Strip it down to light it up, astro babes. April’s astrology is lean and aerodynamic, asking us to liberate the excess and hone what is absolutely essential, harnessing our inherent natures without editorializing.
Like a plant through the pavement or the crack of a peppercorn, the energy is vibrantly alive and spicy fresh. Wherever you hunkered down during this current collective crisis and however you have been feeling, this month wants to remind you that we are all precious ingredients in the biodiverse experience of life on earth. Whatever your state of reaction and attraction right now, let it rip, allowing the fullness of your response to become a vital resource for us all.
Dominated by the Aries Sun, this is the starting gate of the astral year. And while Aries energy out of alignment can sometimes polarize towards martial conflict and unchecked libido, at its most essential, it is the gift of the life force itself. The rallying cry that fights “for” rather than against. The heat of the heartbeat and the relentless capacity to begin again and again. Coupled with engine-revving Mars and world-shaper Saturn moving through the cool futurism of Aquarius, it’s a month for being emboldened enough leaving behind the b.s. without even having to flex for bravado.
What saturates your color palette? What fuels your tank and brings you alive? Whether it is absolutely epic or seemingly every day, trust that your turn-ons are a love letter to the whole wide world. And we need every kind of hero under the sun.
Read on for your sign’s passion project for April and ignite some social distancing friendly creative inspo from the inside out…
ARIES OR ARIES RISING
Passion Project: Indoor Garden. This month is here to remind you that releasing into your own composting and growing cycles can be a creative liberator. Embrace the organic with everything from a kitchen herb starter kit to a bathroom tropical plant hothouse.
TAURUS OR TAURUS RISING
Passion Project: Stargazing. Even if it sounds silly at first, take this time of potentially being housebound to just stare out the window. Watch the cloud patterns shift. Close your eyes and listen to the rush of whatever life is outside. Let this exercise in “non-doing” remind you that you have every right to a time-out.
GEMINI OR GEMINI RISING
Passion Project: Signature Style. Whether it is curating a social feed, plastering your walls with mood board images or picking out your new power color, April wants you to reauthor your life according to your very own tastes.
CANCER OR CANCER RISING
Passion Project: Yearbooking. Like a list of high school superlatives that can feel like superpowers, April is fit for connecting with your core self’s acts of courage. Scrapbook and collage your latest and greatest, resting easy in your own pages.
LEO OR LEO RISING
Passion Project: Virtual Volunteering. Let April be an experiment in generously gifting your time to uncover unexpected space, whether it is spearheading a weekly friend check-in or executing a more elaborate effort to rally the troops.
VIRGO OR VIRGO RISING
Passion Project: Body Worship. Leave any naked shame behind and let April be a dedication to the deity that is you — whether it is a sweat-drenched workout or a simple act of self-adornment, bow at the altar of your sweet physical form.
LIBRA OR LIBRA RISING
Passion Project: Self Tests. April is here to remind you that all your angles are worthy of fascination and celebration. Plunge heart-first into modern psychology’s array of personality quizzes, diving into your own infinite complexity with verve and vigor.
SCORPIO OR SCORPIO RISING
Passion Project: Home Sanctuary. April wants you to create space that sustains you from the ground up. Think petals in the bathtub, a bedside altar or a full-blown DIY overhaul of a room that is dedicated just for you.
SAGITTARIUS OR SAGITTARIUS RISING
Passion Project: Letter Writing. Take a break from socially distanced virtual contact burnout and put pen to paper, letting an old-fashioned epistolary correspondence with loved ones drop you into the emotions that are built to last.
CAPRICORN OR CAPRICORN RISING
Passion Project: Kitchen Witchery. Find comfort inside the cabinets this month with everything from organizing your spice rack, to homebrewing, pickling, composting systems and 5-course feasts.
AQUARIUS OR AQUARIUS RISING
Passion Project: Storytelling. Immerse yourself in the book stacks, start a blog, or chat it up with a crew of besties, taking April as your invitation to find expansion in the narrative, infusing your everyday life with a little Greek mythology.
PISCES OR PISCES RISING
Passion Project: Teaching. Whether it is a totally tricked-out online course offering or a 2-minute video tutorial, April asks you to evidence your organic mastery over some facet of existence, no matter how seemingly small.
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