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We start the astrological new year on March 20 with the beginning of Aries season and the spring equinox. This time stirs up both our inner and outer lives by awakening courageous energy that affirms our truest selves. As Aries’ fiery energy builds, it enables us to live increasingly authentic lives through more enjoyment and less expectation. This is a time for deep commitment to living your life for your highest good and the good of all.
Hey baby, there ain’t no easy way out,
But I won’t back down
Aries season commences
The mantra associated with Aries, a fire sign is, “I am.” Aries energy holds the power to manifest. As we transition through Aries season, we’ll be able to bring a boogie to our step and make things happen. The confident spirit of the first sign of the zodiac helps us release fear and self-doubt, making faith the focus for our new direction. Take the time to listen in the quiet and be very open to what you hear. Ask yourself, what is it that I really want? What is blocking me from getting it? Finding these answers will help you hold your vision for a better life with clarity and trust. We are ready to forge a new way with self-confidence, self-love, self-assurance, and self-trust.
Aries reorganizes our mental faculties to believe in our abilities. This helps us make positive changes in our lives, giving us the opportunity to put our head and heart in the same direction, endowing us with the ability to make good choices for our lives. A passion for unity and a healthy curiosity are what leads Aries to become leaders and protectors, always inspiring and guiding those around them to the correct action to enhance our lives.
When a ram, or Aries, is defensive, it will butt heads and become almost singularly focused on getting the obstacle out of the way. Instead, open your heart and lean into your experience. Sometimes we would rather push away the facts and keep the old wounds fresh by telling the same story. We experience both peace and grace from our willingness to be vulnerable to the truth and stay present, letting things naturally move in and out of our lives. Ultimately, what truly liberates us is the decision to give up the old way of being.
Well I know what’s right
I got just one life
In a world that keeps on pushin’ me around
But I’ll stand my ground
Mars and Uranus square
Mars squares Uranus on March 22, which brings even more cosmic support for putting our ideas into action.
Mars is the ruling planet of Aries and represents motivation, stamina, and survival instinct. Mars energy lends us the push we need to overcome obstacles, assert our strength in creative ways to get what we want, and remain determined to create the life we want.
Uranian energy gets us to take risks in our self-awakening. It liberates us by removing the old to make room for progress and deepening our trust in our connection to our inner knowing. Let there be less forcing. If it comes, let it. If it goes, let it.
See yourself as you are right now. Where can you make some adjustments? To thy own self be true. Stand your ground. Give yourself a way out by not getting caught in the trap of someone else’s idea of how you should be living.
How to navigate your astrology forecast this week
Turn your focus to the things that make you feel light, at ease, and joyful. Keep the faith in your ability to achieve greatness. Choose peace over perfection.
Practice gratitude in the moment and allow for that feeling of “thank you” to take over. Gratitude changes the dynamic of any situation from war or pain to peace and love. Live in appreciation of what you have and more will come your way. May every step you take be a step toward peace, both internally and externally. Let your love be shared and expressed. May your choices ease someone’s day and heal Mother Earth.
Don’t back down from life. Decide here and now, you are the creator. Trust yourself that you are capable and keep your best interest at heart. Take the torch of burning desire and use this time to live this life on purpose, every single day, every single moment.
Affirmation: Every day is a gift. I take action toward my goals and align with my destiny.
About our contributor
Tara Martell is a believer, spiritual mentor, energy medicine woman, intuitive, visionary, life coach, writer, master teacher, mom, yoga teacher, and yoga teacher-trainer. She has mentored numerous yoga students and teachers, co-wrote a yoga teacher training manual, and led international yoga retreats. She has spent the last two decades seeking, finding, and healing herself through yoga, spiritual work, and self-study. Follow her on Instagram @tt_1love.