Mars in Leo: Sign by Sign
Mars, the planet of action and determination, arrives in Leo and stokes the fires of creativity and passion. Mars in Leo is bold. It knows what it wants and knows how to get it. Over the next six weeks, it's all about upping our self confidence game, showcasing our talents, and reveling in art and performance.
That said, depending on where Leo is in your chart, Mars will heat up a specific area of your life. Mars will be in Leo from May 20 to July 10, 2023.
Read for your Sun and rising sign.
Aries or Aries Rising -- Creativity, self expression, fun. Mars is your ruling planet and what better place for it to be than the sign of fun and romance. This will be a great time to put yourself out there, get up on stage, show off your talents, and play. If you're involved in the arts at all, this will be a creatively fertile time for you. Children will also be highlighted.
Taurus or Taurus Rising -- Home and family. Mars will turn up the volume in your home environment. And seeing how Mars is anything but peaceful, you may feel inspired to move or make a change in the home. Family will be highlighted as will the past, emotions, and connection. If you are in a relationship, you may be hunkering down at home with a loved one.
Gemini or Gemini Rising -- Thinking, writing, speaking, travel, school, siblings. Let's be honest, Gemini. You're not known for your silence. And with Mars lighting fires in Leo, you'll surely have something to say. If you are a writer, this will be a time to pound out your ideas on the keyboard. Mars will also inspire you to take classes, surround yourself with books, and travel. Your phone or email may be more active than usual.
Cancer or Cancer Rising -- Income, money, material security. Mars is your career planet, Cancer. It motivates you to find direction in life. But worldly ambitions need solid ground and over the coming weeks you'll feel motivated to work on creating more stability in your life. You may demand a raise or work hard to bring in extra money. Mars may inspire you to spend money as well.
Leo or Leo Rising -- The self, personality, vitality. Mars in Leo will be a spark of confidence and inspiration to take charge! You only get this opportunity once every two years, so use this energy wisely. Be creative, bold, and fearless. Take mind that you will not be short of opinions with Mars in Leo and you may ruffle feathers.
Virgo or Virgo Rising -- Retreat, recuperation, letting go. Time to go behind the scenes, Virgo. The next six weeks will be about rest as well as the sense that you're coming to the end of a journey. Your dreams will be highly active so keep a journal or pen and paper near your bed. Mars may inspire you to meditate and go within for meaning and connection.
Libra or Libra Rising -- Friends, community, humanity, your hopes for the future. Mars is your relationship planet and over the coming weeks you will feel inspired to connect with your tribe, community, and friends. This will be a very social time for you or at least spent making concrete plans for the future. As Mars has a tendency to be argumentative, use your Libra power to find middle ground.
Scorpio or Scorpio Rising -- Career, status, ambitions, direction in life. With Leo as the highest sign in your chart, you will be reaching a two year career peak over the coming six weeks. And Mars is your ruling planet so this will be a very public time for you or a time where you will be extra motivated to achieve status and worldly success.
Sagittarius or Sagittarius Rising -- Journeys, travel, philosophy, higher education, law. Mars in Leo will feel right at home for you, Sagittarius. You will feel inspired to take a long distance journey and take action with your education. This will also be a time spent pondering life's bigger philosophical questions and publishing your ideas.
Capricorn or Capricorn Rising -- Finance, wealth, shared income, legacies, secrets, mysteries. Over the coming weeks you'll work hard to increase your wealth and stability or make a stab at debt and spending. And seeing how Mars is your home and family planet, you may uncover a family legacy or dive deep into ancestral secrets. This will be a very psychologically focused time as well, highlighting themes of intimacy, trust, and vulnerability.
Aquarius or Aquarius Rising -- Relationships, other people. Mars moving into your relationship sign of Leo will put the heat on your one-on-one connections in life. You may feel motivated to connect with a partner or meet someone new or you may find yourself having to go on the defensive with someone you know. Mars will inspired action and change.
Pisces or Pisces Rising -- Health, nutrition, daily rituals and routines. Get ready to work hard. With Mars adding fuel to work and the daily grind, your to-do list may be a bit longer than usual. Mars will also help you focus on getting healthy, eating right, and making strides toward better health, wellness, and vitality.
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