Astrology GIFs for the Week of June 2, 2014

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The Sun shines in Gemini, the protector of all travelers and patron of journeys. Venus (the celestial lady of love, beauty, friendship, and sex) is in Taurus, so capacities for earthly pleasures have peaked. A getaway or summer holiday — even a day trip — will prove most enjoyable.

The influence of these aspects will last throughout most of June. If you plan to vacation at the end of the summer, fine-tune travel arrangements now. Make sure that your accommodations are the best that you can afford; your investment will be rewarded with great joy and pleasure.

If attached, you are guaranteed a romantic retreat. If not, your chances of meeting someone are likely. Be social and don’t hide your emotions (read: don’t stay inside of your house) while Mercury resides in Cancer, the reclusive crustacean. Relax and have a good time in order to attract a complementary companion. The moon aspects well enough this week, so emotions will remain steady and attitudes remain optimistic.

Aries (March 21–April 19)

You have the power to increase your finances, so make decisions accordingly. With the Sun in Gemini, your communications will be swift and financial partnerships rewarding. Home life is going well; if you plan to sign on a property or to refurbish your home, do so now.  Although relationships may be confusing, things will improve by July when Mars exits Libra (which is currently your sector of romance).

Taurus (April 20–May 20)

Celebrate all acts of pleasure, joy, and love. Lounge in the splendor of nature and spend time with pets. Interacting with the animal world is always helpful to you, Taurus, as the integrity and majestic qualities reflect your appreciation for earthiness. Also, money is available to you now, if you communicate effectively.

Gemini (May 21–June 20)

You have the ability to advance your career. Money is available, if you explore unusual ways of making it. If there is a special, secret project that you have been craving to begin, act now. Your ideas are energetic and it’s your responsibility to express them. Follow your dreams; it’s possible that these aspirations will prove emotionally and monetarily fulfilling.

Cancer (June 21–July 22)

With Mercury and Jupiter both in your sign, you can make financial changes and bolster your confidence to achieve goals. Speak up and make your thoughts known, because your eloquence will be influential now. If you are up for an important job, good news is on the way.

Leo (July 23–August 22)

Appeal to your superiors and make more money. Venus is in your tenth house of fame and honors; she will deliver charm and eloquence to you, which will make a lasting impression on those who have authority over your career or finances. Find solace in the success of your career if home life has you feeling underwhelmed lately.

Virgo (August 23–September 22)

Although money matters may be off kilter, the scales will realign in July. Don’t make any important financial moves until then, if possible. With Venus in your ninth house of spirituality in Taurus, you may express yourself emotionally with great ease. The sun resides in your tenth house of fame and honors and both Jupiter and Mercury are in your eleventh house of friendships; be sure to attend as many social gatherings as possible. A chance meeting could improve your life significantly.

Libra (September 23–October 22)

Partner up with someone at work and speak with a superior about collaborating on an important project. As long as you are both passionate about this task, you will succeed. If there is not reciprocity though, things will not work. Communicate with honesty and diplomacy, and you will amaze your boss and colleagues.

Scorpio (October 23–November 21)

Invest in changes you have wanted to make for a while. You have the blessings of Jupiter and Mercury. Business pairings and romantic partnerships are doing well, with loving Venus in your sector of couplings. You may leave one job for another, or have to make a choice regarding a new employment opportunity.

Sagittarius (November 22–December 21)

This is an excellent time for your health. Lingering illnesses, annoying coughs, or whatever ails you is ultimately soothed as Venus resides in your sector of well-being. This transit also influences your daily interactions, adding a pleasant loveliness to mundane life and polite conversation. It’s a good time for relationships and unions in general, so look to partner up with someone who will help you figure out how to escape from a domestic situation that must end.

Capricorn (December 22–January 19)

Despite circumstances, take a moment to enjoy well-deserved leisure time. Although work is stressful, find relief in friendships, lovers, and social outings. Don’t let simple worries have an ill effect on your health or mental state. Positive distractions are helpful now. Remember to be gentle with yourself during times of stress and divulge feelings to your companion, if applicable.

Aquarius (January 20–February 18)

Pillows, blankets, pets, and uplifting home-cooked meals will heal wounded spirits this week. Venus sits in your home sector in Taurus (a wonderful place for her). Enjoy the material amusements of the lazy bull and get the recuperation you need to tackle your highest ambitions this summer.

Pisces (February 19–March 20)

Communicate with those you love and appeal to them for help, especially if you need a loan. Your relationships with close family and siblings will go well, especially if you invite them over this week — with the Sun in your sector of home and domesticity in Gemini, the sign of the divine twins. You are sure to share a wonderful exchange. With Jupiter and Mercury both in Cancer (the home-oriented sign of the crab), your home is your palace. Relax and enjoy.

David Scoroposki is a professional astrologer working in New York City. GIF reporting by Maggie Lange.

Astrology GIFs for the Week of June 2, 2014