Madame Clairevoyant: Horoscopes for the Week of July 1

Frida Kahlo, a Cancer. Photo-Illustration: by Preeti Kinha; Photos Getty

On Monday, Mars — the planet of action and drive — enters dramatic, confident Leo, and you might feel yourself getting bolder, more direct, more straightforward with your desire. Then Tuesday brings one of the summer’s major astrological events: a total solar eclipse in Cancer. Eclipses can be powerful and intense; expect some doors to close and others to open. What desires have been quietly developing inside you? If you’ve been waiting for something to change, this might mark the start. Then on Wednesday, love planet Venus enters cautious, tender Cancer. You can treat your soft heart gently, and others’ hearts, too.

Weekly Horoscope Aries

Aries Weekly Horoscope

This week, other people might encourage you to work against your own real needs, against your community’s real needs, against the values you care about most. This can make it hard to know whom to trust. Your instincts are sharp and commanding, but even they can pick up the wrong frequency sometimes. So this week, if you’re faced with conflicting messages, if you’re asked to suddenly make a choice, just give yourself the chance to move with care. Don’t let yourself be rushed — not by other people, and not by your own roaring desires either.

Weekly Horoscope Taurus

Taurus Weekly Horoscope

This is a week for redrawing your boundaries, for reconsidering what you will and won’t accept. It’s so much easier to relent and let your boundaries become porous than it is to enforce them, to hold your space firm. It’s so much easier just to keep moving, to accept less than you’ve asked for and less than what you really want. If you’ve let your boundaries slide — either out of convenience or generosity or exhaustion — you’ll be able to snap them back into place this week. You can redraw the lines where they were supposed to be all along.

Weekly Horoscope Gemini

Gemini Weekly Horoscope

It might feel like everywhere you look, people are urging you to work toward order, toward calm, toward a carefully maintained stability. It might feel like everywhere you go, there’s someone telling you that these are the only values worth holding. This week, though, order isn’t going to protect you, and it’s not going to lead you to the world you want. Acting polite and holding your true self back won’t stem the world’s chaotic energy, so you might as well be demanding. You might as well be as weird as you want to be.

Weekly Horoscope Cancer

Cancer Weekly Horoscope

Your powers might feel suddenly unwieldy this week — your finely tuned emotional sensors may suddenly pick up unfamiliar frequencies, or your usually self-possessed mind energy could suddenly shoot off sparks. Don’t take this as a sign of weakness, an indication that you’ve lost some crucial control over yourself or your life. It isn’t that at all. If you surprise yourself this week, it’s not a sign of breakdown but of growth. Your heart is full and your mind is too, and you’re starting to exceed some of the limits that have been placed on you.

Weekly Horoscope Leo

Leo Weekly Horoscope

It can be an unnerving experience to feel your own desires changing shape — particularly when it’s the desires you thought you knew best, the ones you’ve lived with the longest, the ones that have informed so many of the choices you’ve made. Shifting desires can cast the entire life behind you in a new light and overshadow the future with sudden, unbearable doubt. This week, if your feelings start to bend, try to relax your limbs and move with them. It isn’t your job to be the one constant thing in a world full of motion. You can change without being erased.

Weekly Horoscope Virgo

Virgo Weekly Horoscope

Keeping your dreams small and contained can often feel like a way to insulate yourself from the possibility of failure and disappointment. Refusing to really try can feel like a way of beating a game that has always been rigged. This week, though, is for being real with yourself about how big your desires really are, about how powerfully you really do want a better world than this one. This is a week for letting yourself want even the things that might not be possible, even the things you don’t yet fully understand.

Weekly Horoscope Libra

Libra Weekly Horoscope

Not every problem you’ll deal with this week is one you can think your way out of. Not every question you’ll face is one that will, given enough consideration, eventually yield clarity and satisfaction. This can sound like a curse, but it’s not that at all. Think of it instead as permission: to move before you’ve reached perfect certainty, to put forward an argument that might end up being wrong, to finally make the choice you’ve been turning around in your mind all year long. Some problems can’t be unlocked by thought at all, only instinct, or power, or action.

Weekly Horoscope Scorpio

Scorpio Weekly Horoscope

One of the simplest ways of dealing with a dark and awful world is to turn your bad feelings against yourself; there’s a dark stability in hating yourself instead of the world. When you’re powerless over everything bad around you, at least you can reliably carry out judgment against yourself— this, at least, is something you can control. This week, though, you can be brave enough to turn some of that anger back where it really belongs. You can hold accountable the people who deserve it.

Weekly Horoscope Sagittarius

Sagittarius Weekly Horoscope

This is a week to resist the idea that the only way to do valuable work is to do something utterly new and strange, something that’s never been seen before. It’s a week to resist the idea that the only way to live meaningfully is to strike out on your own. There are other people who have done work like yours before, and other people who have dreamed and suffered and loved like you. You aren’t alone, and there’s no reason, not even one, to think that you should be.

Weekly Horoscope Capricorn

Capricorn Weekly Horoscope

This is a week to consider your own loyalties. Do the people and places you’ve been loyal to still deserve you? Have they treated your loyalty as the rare treasure that it is? You can see where your love has been valued, and where it’s been taken for granted. You can see where your loyalty has been reciprocated, and where it’s hardly been noticed at all. It’s not that this is a week for cutting ties and untangling yourself from every connection that’s ever been troublesome. It’s just about remembering that you’re allowed to want more.

Weekly Horoscope Aquarius

Aquarius Weekly Horoscope

When you’re alone with yourself, you have an unshakable belief in your knowledge of who you are and what you’re about; you know, with an uncommon clarity, what it is that you’re searching for. But it can be so much harder to explain all this to other people, to be persuasive, to share the vision that’s so crisp and so clear to you. It’s worth your time this week to keep trying to connect, but don’t let other people determine whether your ideas, your vision, your life are worthwhile or not. You already know that they are; don’t lose sight of that.

Weekly Horoscope Pisces

Pisces Weekly Horoscope

It makes sense to understand noisiness as a sign of danger, a sign that something is wrong. It makes sense to understand quiet as a sign of goodness and ease. This week, though, that might be the wrong message to take. Sometimes, disorder is just the sign of a fully lived life. You don’t have to avoid noise and commotion this week, and you don’t have to be afraid of raising your own voice in passion, or in frustration, or in joy.

Read the weekly horoscope for the week of June 24 here. The weekly horoscope for the week of July 8 will be here.

Madame Clairevoyant: Horoscopes for the Week of July 1