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Venus and Neptune Want You to Escape Reality for a While

The influences of Venus and Neptune make today a good day for lighthearted pursuits, but not so much for buckling down and facing reality. If you’re able to take it easy today, good for you. For the rest of us, this might be a tough Monday at work.

Venus is Square Jupiter at 12:57 AM

A bit after midnight, Venus in Libra formed a square with Jupiter in Capricorn. This transit is great for fun, but not so ideal for productivity. Our mood is light and sociable, but that could change if we’re confronted with actual work to be done.

This is a great time to spend with friends if you’re able, but be aware of a tendency to lower your standards in order to experience something new and exciting. If you’re in a committed relationship, that could mean the possibility of a wandering eye.

You might also need to stay vigilant when it comes to over-indulgence in food, drink, or other substances. “Eat, drink, and be merry…” is a lovely sentiment of celebration, but not so practical for a Monday. Just remember — everything in moderation.

Along the same lines, watch out for overspending on fun, but frivolous, items. The holidays are just around the corner, after all.

The Moon is Trine Mars at 10:30 AM

Later this morning, the moon in Sagittarius forms a trine with Mars in Aries, bringing with it some seriously spicy energy. This aspect has us feeling daring, sexy, and charismatic, and urges us to make the first move and take the lead.

You’ll find you intuitively know what you want and how to get it, especially in your relationships. It’s OK to be direct and assertive; there’s no reason to fear being bossy or taken the wrong way. Even if you’re typically shy, take advantage of this bout of uncharacteristic boldness.

This is also a time when you’ll find it easier than normal to stand up for yourself and your loved ones in challenging situations. Your energy and enthusiasm will draw people in, and quite honestly will be contagious. You’re a force to be reckoned with. Do something productive with that.

The Moon is Square Neptune at 3:10 PM

This afternoon, the moon squares off with Neptune in dreamy Pisces. This might have us feeling a bit raw and sensitive, even questioning reality. You’re incredibly susceptible to outside influences right now, and it can be hard to tell what opinions are yours and what you’ve picked up from others. The same thing goes for emotions, and that can be downright exhausting.

Your psychic urges could be heightened. There might even be a pull to deal your tarot deck or grab another divination tool. Just keep in mind that messages won’t be super clear right now, so write everything down to interpret later.

All aspects mentioned here are calculated in Eastern Standard Time. For greater accuracy, convert to your own time zone.