Madame Clairevoyant: Horoscopes for the Week of March 30

Tracy Chapman, an Aries. Photo-Illustration: by Preeti Kinha; Photos Getty

On Monday, action planet Mars enters idealistic Aquarius, ushering in days of strange and heady potential. Your strategies might become less conventional and more unique; your ambitions might telescope outward, focusing less on personal advancement, and more on saving the world. Then, on Friday, love planet Venus enters communicative Gemini. Though the intimacy you crave might feel far away, communication and connection, sharing your strange ideas with one another, can still bring us all together.

Weekly Horoscope Aries

Aries Weekly Horoscope

Even in the best of times, you sometimes have trouble with authority — you might be unwilling to be bossed around, unwilling to be told what to do. You may have been taught that this is a flaw or a problem; you may have been warned to cage and shrink your rebellious confidence. This week, however, you can reclaim your fire. You can reclaim your unyielding courage. You can follow your own heart, your instinctive refusal to bow to those in charge. You don’t have to tone down your anger, or your confidence, or your desire for more. These are the things that will save you.

Weekly Horoscope Taurus

Taurus Weekly Horoscope

Given the choice, you might prefer for nothing to ever really change — for life to continue in steady motion, its rhythms sweet and consistent. This week, though, change is already happening, and no matter how hard you try, you can’t pull it all to a halt. You won’t be successful if you try to resist it, or if you endeavor to keep life exactly the way it was before. Some things will shift or fade or change, and that isn’t your fault. Your job isn’t to preserve everything in the world just as it is; focus, instead, on using your energy to protect the things that matter most.

Weekly Horoscope Gemini

Gemini Weekly Horoscope

This is a week to think about how you might practice generosity in a time of scarcity, how you might practice care in an age of cruelty. Generosity seems like such a basic thing, but don’t beat yourself up if it takes a little extra effort to summon it right now. There are so many people encouraging you to be selfish, to harden your heart, and it takes some defiance to refuse. Real generosity and real care sometimes require you to stop being agreeable, to move against the currents of the world.

Weekly Horoscope Cancer

Cancer Weekly Horoscope

This week’s going to require you to look to the future while still being aware of your feet on the ground. It’s going to ask that you keep dreaming about radical, almost unimaginable change, while still engaging with the world as it exists in this moment. Living in both of these modes at once isn’t an easy feat. It requires intention and care and some magic, but you can do it. The future is vast and full of possibility, but if it ever starts to make you dizzy, you can remember that you’re just a person, responsible for your one life.

Weekly Horoscope Leo

Leo Weekly Horoscope

Your true goal might be to tend your inner fire until it’s bright and undeniable — to create a source of inner energy that’s bright enough to light up whole cities, and so stable that it will never burn out. This is a wise and worthy goal, but don’t be hard on yourself if steady growth just isn’t possible right now. Even in the best of times, constant growth is impossible, and right now, the conditions are rougher than ever. You don’t have to aim for undeniable power; you just have to work to keep the fire lit, and to keep going.

Weekly Horoscope Virgo

Virgo Weekly Horoscope

When loneliness descends upon you, there’s plenty of technology offering to help you connect across distance, but sometimes this just isn’t enough to stave off the sense of solitude, the creeping feeling that you’re the only person left on earth. Your problem isn’t a technical one; rather, it’s a matter of reorienting yourself to the world in a deeper way. This is a week for relearning how to see yourself: Remember that you’re both an individual and a part of an ecosystem. Even when you’re alone, you’re connected — visibly and invisibly, through networks of labor and care and magic.

Weekly Horoscope Libra

Libra Weekly Horoscope

This is a week to focus on what you can see, on what you can touch, on what’s happening in your real life, at this moment in time. Though unseen worlds of dreams and imagination can be as real as the physical world, it’s just too easy right now to get lost in fear and speculation. The scale of everything that might be lost is just too great to bear; so, too, is the scale of all that we can achieve. So this week, when you start to feel overwhelmed, keep returning to what you know and what you can see. Keep returning to what your body can do right now.

Weekly Horoscope Scorpio

Scorpio Weekly Horoscope

It can be tempting, when things get as dark as this, to look for a deeper order to the world. It can be tempting to believe that if you just keep digging, you’ll eventually find the secret key or the buried truth that’ll make it all make sense. And while all this digging is immensely valuable, it’s important this week to remember that some things really are what they appear. Some situations are just wrong, simple as that. And conversely, some small actions are simply kind and pure, as sweet as they seem.

Weekly Horoscope Sagittarius

Sagittarius Weekly Horoscope

Right now, you may feel surrounded by people living in wrong or unhelpful or unethical ways. It’s so easy to look around you and despair. This week, your job is to resist that sense of despair by focusing on your own work. If the authorities aren’t going to care for you or the people you love, you’ll have to defy them. You’ll have to do the building, the caring, the support yourself. You don’t need their approval. You can gather your people and do the work together.

Weekly Horoscope Capricorn

Capricorn Weekly Horoscope

This week, you might find it necessary, even natural, to prioritize in different ways than you would normally. What felt desperately important a month ago might suddenly feel misguided, or wholly insignificant, or like an unwanted burden. And what felt, before, like an unimportant detail might suddenly reveal itself to be the only thing that matters to you at all. Try to accept that your priorities can shift, and know that this isn’t a sign of defeat. It’s just a sign that you’re receptive to the changing world.

Weekly Horoscope Aquarius

Aquarius Weekly Horoscope

This is a week for focusing on others. It’s a week to stop imagining allies or adversaries for yourself, and to think instead of all the real people who fill up the world, with bodies and hearts and minds buzzing with their own strange ideas. From inside your own head, it’s easy to forget all this — easy to relate to people as generalities, easy to discount how human other people are. But this week, you can remember that you’re a person among people: all of you equally real, and none of you alone.

Weekly Horoscope Pisces

Pisces Weekly Horoscope

This week, try not to lose your belief that you deserve better than this, because you do: better working conditions, better living conditions, a better and sweeter future. When things are as grim as this, it’s easy to start telling yourself stories to explain it — that you deserve what’s happening, maybe, or that it’s all happening for a reason, that there’s a greater purpose for it all. Whether these stories are true or not, though, they serve as a distraction from the larger point, which is that none of this is right, and that you deserve more. You’re not being punished; you’re being asked to fight.

Read the weekly horoscopes for the week of March 23. The weekly horoscopes for the week of April 6 will be online next Sunday.

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Madame Clairevoyant: Horoscopes for the Week of March 30