Stretch your magic muscle towards the lollipop lickable light of day, astro babes. April’s invitations are lean, vital, and in-your-face earnest: a zippered jumpsuit fit for rocking out in streamlined style. ‘Tis the time to hone in like a huntress on your hot-blooded hopes and dreams, yelling “yes, yes, yes” to the heavens.
The cosmic charge is led by the very first baby chick sign of them all — Aries — and while this fierce firestarter sometimes gets a rep for brute power moves, when harnessed at a higher octave, this is life itself at its most raw and ready. Drama-free and close range, it’s a month for staring stripped-down truths straight in the eyes with equal parts bravado and innocence, and simply acting accordingly.
You know who you are and who you are is what you need to do, says Aries season — your noun self synonymous with the vitality of the verb. With one life to live and every last breath to give, April wants your foot on the pedal and your finger on the pulse. So show up, start it up, and flame on.
Read on for your sign’s fresh start for April and hatch your heated-up magic anew …
ARIES OR ARIES RISING
March was an open field of empty ecstasies, here to remind you of your role as a wild and free filler of possible outcomes. Now, your birthday season calls for an even more radical sloughing off of the extraneous, as you practice finally packing up what no longer has a perfect place in your pack. There doesn’t need to be one bit of equivocation or editorializing about it, Aries. Just press delete and make more room for Divine.
Fresh Start: Let the Finances Flow. Whatever your inner tales about your outer resources, April’s your month to face the specter of lack head-on, and no longer let shifting bank balances be your mood meter.
TAURUS OR TAURUS RISING
March was a dance with life/death/life, as you widened those hips to the whole shebang and learned to “let” it all bloom and compost through and around you. April finds you even more juicily organic, and you’re invited to just go ahead and do your thing, whatever that thing is. A month for settling into the sovereign seat you’re already perched upon, it’s an unapologetic opportunity to be as you are, like never before. Notice wherever you’re trying to shapeshift yourself out of existence, and come on home to your customized contours.
Fresh Start: Know Your Body. April’s invites come straight from your flesh and bones, and you’re urged to get in touch with your glorious gut as you pave the path to glory.
GEMINI OR GEMINI RISING
March was fit for claiming your castle, as you re-seated yourself at the center of all the party planning. April’s energies ask for even more of this personal power, connecting you with your capacity to “save” yourself from whatever creepy crawlies seem to be clinging to your ankles. What do you believe is deciding your destiny right now? Whatever external gatekeepers appear to be holding the key to your happiness are actually opportunities for you to tap your lock-picking potential.
Fresh Start: Ex the Excuses. While there are certain circumstances that exist beyond our control, April asks you to slough off the mental gymnastics and give your all to what you can.
CANCER OR CANCER RISING
March invited you to dance out of your so-called depth, as you learned to spontaneously splash in whatever seas arose. Now, April’s landscape finds you ready to incarnate on solid ground, exploring what it would mean to walk each and every part of your path with no part of you left behind. Consider where you’ve been compartmentalizing — doling out only tiny bits and managing appearances. Drop the curtains and let it all be for so much more than just show.
Fresh Start: Truth Tell. Consider any mini fibs or stored secrets that have been creating fumes, and set ‘em out to dry like sun tea leaves.
LEO OR LEO RISING
March was your heat map, little love cat, as you checked the temperature on what was most meaningful. April’s energies ask for even more of this instinctive wayfinding, and you’re invited to consider your mastery of a particular terrain. Where are you a seasoned professional? What skillset feels like a second skin? This month is made for capitalizing on your natural resources rather than having to get schooled in hard knocks. Though you likely know exactly what these goddess-given gifts are, should you need extra championing, don’t be afraid to ask around.
Fresh Start: Claim Credit. April’s new moves are borne from sheer celebration; pet your already-existing powers on the back with an open paw.
VIRGO OR VIRGO RISING
March was a reminder of your radiant impact, beckoning you to behold the trail of glitter you leave in your wake. Armed with this creative cauldron, April asks you to become a traffic conductor — turning the green light and red light on and off at will. No matter how far “gone” a certain situation seems to be, or how unlikely it feels that another area might kick-off, you are the mistress of movement at this moment. Speak “stop” and “go” cleanly and revel in what you can catalyze.
Fresh Start: Commit to the Action. Whole-body yeses and nos are your tickets to freedom this month; whether springing forward, standing still or backing up, execute the move completely.
LIBRA OR LIBRA RISING
After March invited you to get down with downtime, April’s energies find you packing your lunchbox for labor once again. But the “work” is about simply allowing yourself to be a person “in process.” Notice when you feel like you’ve got to spring from neophyte to full-blown expert in seconds flat. You are a little luminary who’s changing and growing and learning constantly. Practice getting “low” and letting this strange old world reveal its secrets to you one at a time.
Fresh Start: Begin at the Very Beginning. Whether it’s a new language or an untried corner of your heart, April is your time to let yourself feel the luxury of untouched turf.
SCORPIO OR SCORPIO RISING
March was fit for laying hands-on, and learning that self-love doesn’t have to feel icky sticky. Now, April’s energies find you ready to assess reality, equipped with the empathy to look upon what needs to change without having to critique it. What if you were able to evolve a situation without expending any extra “heat” in the process? Make like a maker this month — looking upon your raw materials with a steady gaze and simply deciding whether something is useful or expendable.
Fresh Start: Keep it Simple. Notice the extraneous explanations and the added agitations and commit to containing your energy so it can build towards inner ecstasy.
SAGITTARIUS OR SAGITTARIUS RISING
March was your bungalow of inner beauty — fit for soft touches and careful tending. With this month’s astral new year kicking off in a fellow fire, your system starts to sizzle. As you begin to expose yourself to the sun, stay aware of your rhythm of “rest and digest.” Even if it’s a quick retreat into a backroom before a call or the closing of eyes before opening them upon a new scene, your capacity to turn in to turn it out will make the debuts all the more delicious.
Fresh Start: Know Your Rhythms. This month’s new starts spring from understanding your circadian cycles; sense into your subtle ins and outs, and build power without pushing.
CAPRICORN OR CAPRICORN RISING
March was all about the loving lunacy, as you danced with deviations from the known course and wandered into the woo woo. April’s energies, by contrast, are rock solid and regal — an invite to lock it down and seal it up without any apology. While you’re one of the zodiac’s premiere badasses, sometimes you let the world make you feel bad about your boundaried bravado. No more, Cappy. Mark the territory, shut the back gate, and settle into your sovereignty.
Fresh Start: Stand Your Ground. It’s a month made for feeling your weight and getting good with gravity, as you stick to your soul knowings no matter the storm.
AQUARIUS OR AQUARIUS RISING
March was made for roulette wheeling and dealing with the divine, as you released from anticipated outcomes and found forgiveness in the fun free-for-all of it all. April’s energies ask for your continued dice rolling, as you get good with the unknowable ripples of the choices you make. Let your evolutions feel easy-breezy without fearing any hardcore “effects.” When you commit to the belief that there are no wrong moves, the “right” move will magically move you.
Fresh Start: Choose Ease. What if the simplest, most straightforward option was the truthiest truth of them all? Save the elaborate equations and slip into your comfy clothes.
PISCES OR PISCES RISING
March was your body-con birthday month: a chance to nourish your most beautifully basic needs. Now, April asks you to steady on and savor stability — remembering that being “in time” is no reason for terror. Consider yourself as a weathered stone or ancient tree. What remains, no matter what? How can you self-create the constancy you sometimes secretly crave? No one and nothing outside of you can be this safety net, and this is cause for celebration. Find your own north star, and pop your own parachute.
Fresh Start: Become Your Soul Provider. Take April to tap your creative competence and ruggedly resource yourself from the inside out.