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MONQ Monthly Horoscope — Your April Blends


MONQ Monthly Horoscope — Your April Blends

We love to share our essential oil blends in ways that can boost your health and happiness and expand the joys in life. Here, we pair monthly predictions from talented astrologers with the unique powers of essential oil blends. Each sign gets its own recommended blend to help make the most of the exciting times ahead. Read on to see your April horoscope.  

April 2020 Horoscope

Although the current state of world affairs may pose a difficult time for many, according to the stars, it’s still a month of go, go, go—just while social distancing and finding a new routine when it comes to work, exercise, and relaxation. The energy is stronger than ever as we go from fiery Aries season into determined Taurus season. This month features the second out of three full super moons, so as the moon waxes, expect the entire zodiac to have a power surge.  Watch for conflicts. This month is not the time to become aggressive or react angrily. Give yourself some space when problems arise and watch the impact of that decision radically alter the quality of your life. Do be sure to get enough exercise and time outside to keep you healthy. Activities like yoga, martial arts, and dance in all forms are completely supported all month. 

Important Dates

April 7: Full Moon in Libra April 11: Mercury enters Aries April 20: Sun enters Taurus April 22: New Moon in Taurus April 25: Pluto turns retrograde in Capricorn April 27: Mercury enters Taurus

Aries the Ram: March 21 – April 19

It’s another exciting month for you, Aries. Big events are unfolding for you. You are natural-born leaders and no pressure, but the world really needs you now. The full moon in Libra revs your energetic engine and also makes you extra magnetic. All sorts of relationships blossom at this time and your ability to positively persuade others is at its strongest.  Mercury comes to your aid on the 11th when it enters your sign, blessing you with clarity and intellectual prowess. Mercury also rules over communications, so expect good interactions with others, even if mostly online for now. Later in the month, when Pluto turns retrograde in Capricorn on the 25th, you will have the ability to revise long-term plans. This is especially true in the areas of business and public life. Enjoy your April, Aries, it looks like a busy month for you. 

Taurus the Bull: April 20 – May 20

Happy birthday to April Taureans! Wow, what a time to be celebrating. Fortunately, your strength is being illuminated by the sun and reinforced by a new moon in your sign on the 22nd.  Your season and job right now is to experience and share connections with nature. It’s true, you love luxury and abundance. At its core, abundance is about richness in natural resources. So get your houseplant or garden on or spend some time out in nature. This is also a fabulous time for you to make adjustments to yourself, so go for that amazing new hair color or re-up your wardrobe for the coming warmer seasons. Try dying your hair at home or repurposing some of the old items in your wardrobe to be able to make these self-adjustments while still practicing social distancing. And of course, there’s always online shopping.  The Mountain blend will bring you that natural connectivity and inspiration that are in your stars this month.

Gemini the Twins: May 21 – June 20 

Hello, again twins. This month brings a couple of things to the limelight for you. First up, the full moon in a fellow air sign, Libra, highlights the creative sector of your life. This is the perfect complement to your chatty, social ways because, not only will you be talking to people, but people will be giving you their full attention. We don’t have to tell you twice to have fun with it because you are arguably one of the most fun-loving signs in the zodiac. That energy carries through strongly while Mercury takes a turn in Aries, highlighting the places in your life that you can make a real difference in society. It is a busy time, so expect your calendar to be full, though you will have a breather around new moon time on the 22nd. Your blend this month is Happy to bring uplifting actions and interactions your way. 

Cancer the Crab: June 21 – July 22

It looks like another good month to be a crab. At the beginning of the month, expect big changes during the full moon on the 7th, especially in your home and at work. Expect things to move into an equally busy but less change-oriented vibe when the sun moves into Taurus on the 20th.  As a water sign, this season is all about growth. Plant a garden, spend time with your family (especially children), or develop an artistic skill. Doing things that promote your growth and the growth of life around you will be the best way to channel this month’s energy.  Pluto turning retrograde in Capricorn on the 25th will bring big transformations to your love life. It may be in the form of a new relationship or a relationship ending. Because Pluto is slow-moving, it is more likely to be the development of a new feeling or mentality about love and relationships.  You are a deep thinker already—let your heart lead the way and trust the process. When Pluto turns direct again you will have an even stronger appreciation for yourself and the people in your life. Enjoy Peace this month to assist your growth to stay fresh as you begin a journey of transformation.

Leo the Lion: July 23 – August 22 

Spring greetings to our lions! This month starts with a lovely full moon in Libra. This energy is supercharged by the proximity of the moon to the earth. For you, this is fantastic because as the kings and queens of the zodiac, power is your middle name. Libra lights up your social life as well as intellectual developments. This is exciting because it has probably been a minute since you got to really flex those social muscles that put you where you like to be, in the limelight. Though it’s a bit of a difficult time for person-to-person interaction, luckily our devices are great for keeping us connected during this time. Whether it’s jumping on a phone or video call, this is still a time to stay connected to your friends and loved ones. When the sun enters Taurus on the 20th, you’re looking at some major changes to your work and public life. This will require a lot of energy, so it’s a good thing you have been supercharged. Take a lot of care of yourself at the end of the month as these changes happen.  The more time and space you give yourself to relax, reflect, and take care, the stronger and better these changes will be. “Going with the flow” is not exactly your mantra, but with a sudden shift in energy, it will serve you so you can keep your amazing glow and magnetism. This month, Ocean should be your top pick as you remember to “go with the flow.” 

Virgo the Maiden: August 23 – September 22

Welcome back, Virgo! Springtime is perfect for you as you are the ultimate healer. In fact, you are the undertone of what the world needs at this time. The full moon in Libra brings opportunities to cash in on projects and work you have done. The change from Aries into Taurus slows the world down to a speed at which you are much more comfortable. Taurus season is all about adventures and cultivating a rich life philosophy. If you are enrolled in classes, expect your learning to soar not just at the level of the mind but at the level of the heart. This month, you will have an abundance of resources, as well as an open mind to all that life has to offer. 

Libra the Scales: September 23 – October 22

This month, Libra, you get to focus on the thing you love best: your love life. You also get to focus on yourself. This is an amazing time to charge your love batteries. Revamp your love nest, put on your favorite perfume, grab some chocolate, and get ready for some romantic fun. Though this might not be an easy time for starting new relationships, staying at home with your loved one while social distancing is the perfect time to work on yourselves and your relationship. Toward the end of the month, around the new moon on the 22nd, your focus shifts to your taxes and other obligations/responsibilities. This is a great time to contact your financial planner or simply edit your budget. Enjoy this fantastic month of love and money. Try Sexy this month to match your mojo. 

Scorpio the Scorpion: October 23 – November 21

April brings big things to you, Scorpio, starting with the full moon in Libra. You may receive a financial gift around this time, especially from someone who has owed you for awhile.  Pluto, your planetary ruler, turns retrograde in Capricorn at the end of the month. Pluto is a powerful energy, so take extra care to review your goals, plans, and deeper thoughts about your mentalities and communications. Reflect on how they serve you and those around you.  When Pluto goes direct again on October 4th, expect some big manifestations in these areas. You are no stranger to preparation and a long-game, so enjoy your plans and watch the magic happen. FOCUS was practically made for you this month. Enjoy enhanced clarity, productivity, and vision as you go into a thoughtful time.

Sagittarius the Archer: November 22 –December 21 

Welcome archers to another month! First, there will be a full super moon in Libra. As a fire sign, you are all about the light, and the light of the full moon falls on the humanitarian parts of you. Feel free to use technology, as that is very supported with this energy—and especially important given everything that is happening in the world. Though you may feel like a bit of an outsider around this time, you are certainly in a leadership role.  When the sun moves on to Taurus on the 20th, expect some big changes to your daily routines, especially related to health and wellness. We know you hate hearing this, but slowing down even just a little bit will keep you fresh and most importantly, healthy. If you have a habit you have been wanting to ditch, like sugar, or a new healthy lifestyle you’ve been wanting to dabble with, like Whole 30, give it a test run this month. Not only will you experience success, but you will also have entirely new ways of feeling, thinking, and experiencing yourself and life. That sounds like a win to us! Try out Zen this month to keep you heart-centered and relaxed. 

Capricorn the Mountain Goat: December 22 – January 19  

Hello, Capricorns! It’s a big month for you with important changes headed your way around full moon time on the 7th. These will take place in an uncomfortable spot for you: your public life.  We know you are all about an aggressively pragmatic approach to your career and all aspects of your public self, but this month is asking you to try on a different hat for size. The more situations you can soften into, the more growth you will experience. It may be a good time for social and emotional distancing for you, as any conflict you encounter will best be resolved by taking the space and time to formulate an appropriate response as opposed to the first response that comes to your mind.  Your instincts are spot on again when the Sun enters Taurus on the 20th and illuminates your creative side. Get that inspirational playlist going and take on that art project you have been wanting to try. A small note about Pluto turning retrograde in your sign on the 25th: take the rest of this year very easy. Pluto is working on your self-image and identity. You may find yourself saying things like, “I don’t even know who I am anymore!” This is a really important and good thing. Challenge yourself to accept your responsibilities lovingly and open your heart to taking on new and deeper forms of identity. 

Aquarius the Water Bearer: January 20 – February 18 

It’s a great month to be an Aquarian! The full moon on the 7th in fellow air sign, Libra, brings adventure and excitement your way.  When the sun moves into Taurus on the 20th, you will have a chance to snuggle up at home and make your spring cleaning plans. Your biggest challenge is staying organized, so make sure to get those to-do lists done at the beginning, and you’re well on your way. At the end of the month, on the 27th, Mercury also enters Taurus, so you will have many fantastic new ideas about how to fill your spring-cleaned pad! Taurus is all about luxury, so expect a bit of a splurge. Use Relieve this month to take you from excitement into nesting, while boosting creativity and productivity. 

Pisces the Fish: February 19 – March 21 

It’s April, Pisces! The month opens with a lot of deep thinking about spiritual matters on your part right around the full moon on the 7th. You are more comfortable here than most signs, so take your time and you may receive important insight. When the sun, moon, and Mercury move into Taurus, you will many interesting communications happening. Stay well-rested because your words and ideas are extra in-demand and you will need your energy nonstop all month long.  Your work at this time is very fruitful, so enjoy the journey and expect rewards to come back in droves for the rest of the year. This month, try Sleepy to keep you relaxed and well-rested during this time.   Photo credits: ViacheslavLopatin/, Allexxandar/

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