September is a big month, ushering in a small dose of winter weather for most and the steadiness of a school year for many. As Mercury finally finishes its retrograde on the fifth, we are asked to regain responsibility. The missed deadlines, dropped calls and major miscommunications again become our burdens to bear and it becomes high time to tighten up! This is the re-ground, the time to find your balance and get focused on the tasks at hand. This month is packed with new beginnings from Mercury’s station direct to the New Moon in Virgo and an Autumnal Equinox that kicks of Libra season. If you have been fighting to find your rhythm, the time is now!

Find the horoscope for your Sun and Rising sign below to figure out how best to cope with all of the commotion!

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Happy Birthday, Virgo! Your celebration is much deserved. Use this month to dream big and get out of your own way. We are all rooting for your success in the same ways you tirelessly support ours and there is strength in understanding your own limits. Push yourself to reach out, this month. If your visions are as big and bright as they have the opportunity to be, you will need the support to help you sustain them!

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Give yourself space to come home to yourself. Your birthday is just around the corner and it is a reminder that your life is about no one else but you. Make some birthday intentions that center your desires to learn and grow beyond the boundaries of what you have told yourself is possible. You do not need permission to grow. Define the divide between you and your success and bridge the gap by making concrete moves to honor your independence.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Try stepping into the spotlight this month. Whether this is through self-care or public exposure, you deserve some fun in the sun. Know that your home in the shadows has prepared you for whatever may come and do not let the unknown scare you. Keep breathing and keep pushing yourself and you may just find your fire.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

It is time to find your target. Anyone would gladly take a fragment of your fire because the type of passion you possess is sacred; it is up to you to set the boundary. Pursue purpose and not just potential. When you learn to ground your ambition and find what really works is when you will start to see a return on your investments.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

This month your emotions will be what rule your world, Capricorn. You have always been good at putting your head down and powering-through but it is time to assess if that is actually what’s working. This month your only control will come from confronting the tough-stuff. Take some time to reset, refresh and then revisit. Making time to reconnect with yourself will only make your work that much better.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Aquarius, let this September teach you how to shine. Accept any opportunities that showcase your strengths and make an effort to center yourself. You spend so much time curating visions but how will you manifest them? It is time to lay the groundwork for your next big break. Have faith in the strength of your abilities and continue to push through.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

September brings a Full Moon into your home sign on the sixth in an attempt to bring you out of hiding. You are not responsible for the weight of the world, Pisces, but you must resist the urge to escape. The world needs your unique vision. Honor the strength of your sensitivity by being present with it and showing up only for what you know you can.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

This month is all about sustainability. Your possibilities are endless but don’t let that send you in a million different directions. You need a vision, a plan. This month your success will require focus, stamina and calculation. Draw out all the details before you make any moves. The power is in your hands but it is up to you to find the best way to use it.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

My sweet bull; your slow and stubborn nature may end up stunting your full potential this month. You are being given the space to graze in new pastures and expand your horizons but you have to be willing to take the leap. Staying true to your values is your best asset, but only when you begin to walk your talk. Define your driving force and let it move you forward with confidence and grace.

Gemini (May 21-June 21)

Your ruling planet, Mercury, ceases its retrograde on the 5th leaving you no more excuses to stave off putting you and your brightest visions to the forefront. It is time to take a risk. The universe supports your endeavors when you begin to support yourself. So, secure your support systems but make sure you commit to taking the leap.

Cancer (June 22-July 22)

It is time to make a change. Explore the possibilities that lay before you when you step outside of your comfort zone. You have what it takes to transform the world around you but you have to make peace with your own potential. If you have been ruminating on some new ideas now is the time to come out with it, Cancer!

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Your unending willingness to offer your talents to the world is what we all love about you, Leo, but you may be spreading yourself too thin. Try to take inventory of your output, this month. You can’t fill other’s cups with an empty vessel. Take time to re-invest in the things that fuel you but remember that your most crucial commitment is the one that you make to yourself.

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