your guide to finding motivation and drive as mars transit cancer for the next three months
On 25th March, Mars transits Cancer after being in Gemini for the past seven months. Mars is going to stay here until the 20th of May 2023 when it moves into the sign of Leo.
Mars is the planet of action, drive, motivation and passion. It is what drives us to fulfill our destiny through our masculine embodied actions. Mars is the masculine energy in us. In cancer’s volatile waters, mars is uncomfortable. Mars doesn’t know how to quite handle than emotional intensity without flaring up. Cue: angry crying. Make sure during this time, you prioritize healing wounds or any emotional spaces which need tending – even if you’re all grown up and it’s been a decade since you witnessed that traumatic event. Be your own mother. How does your inner child crave to be mothered? Fill in that space as suppressed pain or anger shows up. Practice listening to your inner voice, tone up on your self care and eat some fulfilling nourishing foods.
Now also know when mars transits a particular sign in our chart, it transits in a particular place too. This is the place where it most impacts us personally. So while generally speaking, mars in cancer would be an energy where our motivation is on an emotional roller coaster ride, personally, it could come across in very different ways for each one of us.
Here is a horoscope for each rising sign to help you find and balance that motivation even in the midst of these Cancerian waters:
Mars is bringing in your focus to your home life. It’ s time to go back home or start a new home life. You could also feel like re-doing your space to inspire yourself. As you cultivate. a strong relationship with your family or whoever is family, you will feel immense support in the place you once felt the void. Maybe you’d want to have a conversation with your parents – or if not possible with your inner child. Mars is asking you to put out the past so that you can feel the drive to start a new chapter in your life peacefully.
Now that seven months have been spent on planning your financial security and standing in your self worth, how about we start talking and communicating our lessons and learnings? There is an energy which is encouraging clear, honest communication for you. If you are not great at it, practice it. Heal what stops you from being seen in your truth or gifts. Did you crave your mother’s affirmations? Affirm to your inner child to fill in that void. Speak to yourself with words of kindness and presence as you start sharing your needs, your gifts, your wants out there unapologetically. Right now you are being driven to truly express yourself!
gemini/ Gemini rising
Okay, you have been spending a lot of your time over the past seven months, honing that self-confidence. We see it. It’s time to use that confidence to be a money magnet. These three months, mars will be bringing you opportunities to take action in your wealth segment. Instead of reacting and taking hasty decisions, how can you use this mars energy to respond? How can you work on that money mindset and financial management skills? Are there money wounds making you feel anxious and nervous? Well, they will be up and about exposed these three months. Instead of running from them, look at them. The more you heal that insecurity around resources, money and your worth, the more driven you’d feel to take actions to support yourself in the way you want to.
Cancer, the past three months, you have spent listening to your intuition lying low. With mars moving in your first house of self image and identity, this is the time to start pouring on your self in action. Sign up for that self development class, go on a shopping trip, have a makeover, spend time loving up your body – this is your time to go on a date with yourself. Once you pour this energy on taking real time care of your self, you will feel motivated and inspired to take on the world.
Hello Leos! Mars is driving you to go all in to explore your spiritual connection, your past life your subconscious belief systems which stop you from owning all of your big energy. This is a great time to sign up for a retreat or to take some time off to connect to your intuition. The Universe would be speaking to you in many ways so make sure you make space with meditation time, solo tripping, or doing your spiritual rituals or practices like tarot.
Team work, collaborations and friendships are finally seeing their time of the day. I know at this point you might have given up on this area of your life as the last few months and even years go you extremely independent and self absorbed. Well, mars comes in right now and shows you the power of your connectiosn and your deep shared bonds of love and nurture. Open your heart and be willing to give connections a time of your day. You will not regret it. And, mm, open uo your calendar to hang out and experience this deep shares!
The next three months, mars is transiting your tenth house of career and public recognition. This means that you will be driven to put your energy in doing the work and in enjoying the recognition that comes iwth it. Now ofcourse it’s a journey in itself which may not start as recognition but as a building block. Don’t be afraid of hard work. don’t be afraid to put that energy in yoru career. Go in! The recognition will come!
Mars is asking you take up that course, to go deep in studying, to explore a subject deeply. Don’t be afraid of taking your learning seriiusly at this time. In fact, the more you allow yourself to study things you like or to exlore subjects or places you like, the more clearer your direction will become, the more confident you will find yourself – ready to take in the new phase of being recognized when mars transits your tenth house by May.
For the next three months, mars is asking you to face your fears heads on. These are vulnerable, unhealed or unresolved parts of you that maybe exposed or come to the surface for healing. It could actually be an emotionally intense time where you could unknowingly project your own wounds on another person. take responsibility and see this transit as an opportunity to heal old wounds and create more intimacy in your connections.
For the next three months, mars will bring you time to make amends in your personal relationships. It will drive you to have that difficult conversation, to spend quality time, to do things for them. Depending on how deeply you feel one with yourself, you may enjoy this time or it may trigger you. If it triggers you, explore deeper how can you first honour yourself to have these needs? Do you hold shame for them – and why? Oh, yes, these three months will really be a wonderful opportunity to deepen your relationship – or to know if it’ s time to exit. Eiether ways, know mars is not the kind of energy with which you’d want to make long term decisions.
Aquarius/ Aquarius Rising
For the last 7 months, you learnt how to live a creative life oozing with romance and pleasure. Now as mars transits cancer, and your sixth house, you are being advised to switch up your routines, have a healthcare review, and take actions to go for that walk or work on your mental health. How’s your nervous system tackling the pressure? Mars is bringing you the time to incorporate practices in your life that can bring the perfect work-life-home balance for you. Don’t ignore the drive to do your routine overhaul!
For the last seven months, Mars in Gemini was bringing you lessons and experiences to fulfill your inner child’s needs and expectations. Maybe you were spending time with family or maybe tending to old inner child wounds, either way this is the time to enjoy the space you have created. this is the time to play with art, hobbies and pleasures of life. have fun! mars will inspire you to do things which add beauty and leisure to your life. Maybe have a cathartic healing experience as you paint the canvas with colours. This is the part where you embody your healing. Let your inner child play!
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