Your Weekly Horoscope for May 5 to 11, 2024

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Mercury retrograde may be over, but you’re revisiting important discussions and thoughts that surfaced during the retrograde in your weekly horoscope for May 5 to May 11, 2024. Communication planet Mercury and wounded healer Chiron, both in Aries, link up at the same point in the sky for the final time on May 6.

This puts a spotlight on your healing journey, old triggers, and helps you integrate new insight. You’re ready to release the past and reach a new level of healing. This will reactivate themes and topics from when these two celestial points met during Mercury’s retrograde journey on March 20 and April 15. This final pass helps you land on a conclusion and understand your vulnerable side and internal needs in a new way.

Thankfully, on the same day, there is grounding energy in the sky when the sun in Taurus mingles with Saturn in Pisces. You’re feeling stable and rooted in the decisions you make. This also lends you the necessary commitment to make progress on any tedious projects on your plate. Your maturity and responsible side might also be on display or the focus of your day.

A new beginning is around the corner under the new moon in Taurus on May 7. You might experience a shift in your resources–like how you support yourself or reworking your budget. This new moon is also an aligned time to do an inventory of your personal value system. How can you incorporate your beliefs and values into your daily action? Sitting next to unpredictable Uranus, this new moon will also ask you to take risks without second guessing yourself!

To get a closer look at what these cosmic shifts have in store for you, read on to find your zodiac sign’s weekly horoscope for May 5-11, 2024 (and be sure to read for your sun sign and your rising sign for the most accurate forecast—if you don't know your "big three", you can use a natal chart calculator to find out what they are).

Looking for even more cosmic insights? Check out your full May 2024 monthly horoscope, or take a look at your yearly 2024 horoscope

Key astrological events for your weekly horoscope from May 5-11, 2024

  • Monday, May 6: Moon enters Taurus
  • Monday, May 6: Mercury in Aries conjunct Chiron in Aries
  • Monday, May 6: Sun in Taurus sextile Saturn in Pisces
  • Tuesday, May 7: New moon in Taurus
  • Wednesday, May 8: Moon enters Gemini
  • Friday, May 10: Moon enters Cancer

Weekly horoscope by zodiac sign for May 5 to May 11, 2024


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You’re releasing any lingering fear of showing up fully and authentically, Aries! The week starts out with Mercury and Chiron, both in your sign, meeting at the same point in the sky on May 6. This is a powerful day for self-expression and sharing parts of your identity that you’ve kept under wraps. Today, you’re able to recognize if someone else triggers a desire within you to play small and people please. It’s time to put yourself first.

On the same day, your intuition is your strongest asset when the sun in Taurus links up with Saturn in Pisces. You’re making strategic decisions in your career and this energy helps you put a plan in place when it comes to taking ideas from your imagination and turning them into something tangible.

The new moon in Taurus on May 7 delivers a fresh start for your personal resources, confidence, and work. You might start a new job or role around this time, or consider venturing into a new type of work. This also brings a sudden burst of confidence in your own skills, gifts, and talents—you deserve to pat yourself on the back!


taurus horoscope

Your inner world is illuminated, Taurus, when Mercury and Chiron, both in Aries, meet on May 6. This can trigger sensitive and tender feelings from deep within. Revelations regarding your own healing journey occupy your mental energy today. You may suddenly recognize someone or something you’ve got to give up and see your own behaviors and patterns in a new way. Closure isn’t comfortable, but a new beginning is possible once you start to acknowledge what you’ve been ignoring.

Your dreams are starting to take shape in your reality thanks to the sun, in your sign, meeting with Saturn in Pisces on the same day. If potential collaborators have been waving a carrot or offer in your face, this energy delivers more stable energy. You might sign a contract or find a more consistent flow and plan when it comes to receiving support and going after one of your goals.

You’re ready to shock and surprise under the new moon, in your sign, on May 7. This is your cosmic yearly reset that invites you to wipe the slate clean and redefine yourself. You might also set new personal goals for yourself–from setting new PRs in the gym to picking up ceramics as a hobby.


gemini horoscope

Your friendships are under review, Gemini, when Mercury and Chiron, both in Aries, meet on May 6. Someone might trigger old wounds of feeling like an outsider and cause you to reflect on your relationship with belonging. Now is the time to reevaluate who in your social circle is genuinely rooting for you and appreciates you for who you are. Pour more energy into those connections.

Something is stirring behind the scenes in your professional life on the same day when the sun in Taurus connects with Saturn in Pisces. Your name may be in rooms you’re unaware of and people of importance may be speaking about your talent or throwing your name in the running for a promotion.

You’ve come to terms with your need to slow down and rest under the new moon in Taurus on May 7. This is an important time to connect with your intuition and to tune into the synchronicities that show up in both your dreams and waking life. The universe is trying to reveal something from deep within you.


cancer horoscope

You’re wearing your vulnerability on your sleeves, Cancer, when Mercury in Aries and Chiron in Aries meet on May 6. Your deepest insecurities might be on display or perhaps you choose to share some of your own stories and old wounds to inspire healing for others. While your emotions might be strong today, they are your superpower.

Good news is on the way to you once the sun in Taurus meets with Saturn in Pisces on the same day. An opportunity that was presented to you might become more solid today. You’re also feeling more confident and encouraged about your current goals, path, and know you have the determination to see the fruits of your labor manifest.

New connections enter your life under the new moon in Taurus on May 7. You might find yourself spending time with some unexpected people today or doing an activity that is outside of your typical comfort zone. This is also a cosmically aligned time to take a risk in the name of love or to make a bold networking move and ask someone for support.


leo horoscope

Conversations feel cathartic, Leo, thanks to Mercury and Chiron, both in Aries, joining together on May 6. Spending time reflecting on your past pain and old wounds can lead you to new insight and perspectives. You might be more vulnerable with others or perhaps someone else extends an apology. News you learn today can also feel healing and transformative.

Someone is ready to invest in you and your work when the sun in Taurus links up with Saturn in Pisces on the same day. This bodes well for your career and professional trajectory—from new contract opportunities to a potential raise. An important relationship might also deepen or perhaps you’re ready to take the next step in that relationship.

New energy is infused into your career under the new moon in Taurus on May 7. You’re ready to show up confidently and boldly in a new way. Surprising opportunities might present themselves, and you could also consider a new career path altogether. You want to make sure what you’re contributing to the world feels purposeful and leaves a lasting mark.


virgo horoscope

You’re ready to go deep, Virgo, once Mercury in Aries and Chiron in Aries conjoin in the sky on May 6. Today’s energy can feel triggering as you’re wading through deep emotional waters and facing old fears and feelings of guilt and shame that you’ve buried deep. Spending time with your shadow side can feel taxing, but ultimately can help you extend compassion and forgiveness to old versions of yourself.

It’s time to take your relationships to the next level when the sun in Taurus syncs up with Saturn in Pisces on the same day. You’re ready to discuss the future and get on the same page as someone special. You might even book some international trips or make honeymoon plans!

The new moon in Taurus on May 7 gives you a new wave of optimism. You’re feeling encouraged about what the future holds and are ready to put yourself in new situations and try new things. This is also an aligned time to start studying something new or perhaps a new important conversation or negotiation begins.


libra horoscope

Watch out for slipping back into old and unhealthy relationship patterns, Libra, when Mercury and Chiron, both in Aries, meet on May 6. Someone close to you might trigger you and kick up old survival instincts and coping mechanisms. This is an important day for you to lean into your self-awareness. You can choose to move forward and cope with challenging feelings in a new, constructive way.

You’re feeling more stability in your everyday life when the sun in Taurus nestles up with Saturn in Pisces on the same day. This is supportive energy for getting the most tedious of tasks on your to-do list done. You can also feel like you’re in more of a groove and like you’ve finally kicked an old habit you’ve outgrown.

The past is in the past for a reason and you’re ready to move on from it under the new moon in Taurus on May 7. Emotional breakthroughs might take place. You’re also reflecting on your resources—both personal and financial. You’re starting fresh when it comes to who you pour your energy into and what you invest your money into.


scorpio horoscope

Boundaries are your friend, Scorpio, once Mercury in Aries and Chiron in Aries connect on May 6. You might have the urge to act like a martyr and take on more than you can handle. This is an important day to ask for support and let others know when you’ve reached your limit. Even if your conversations feel a little tense, your relationships will benefit from it in the long run.

A creative venture is taking off once the sun in Taurus shares a kiss with Saturn in Pisces on the same day. You might finally sit down and commit to writing your manuscript or decide to incorporate an old hobby that you enjoy into your everyday life. This also reawakens your desire for more passion in your relationships. Maybe you’re committing to someone new or agreeing to a weekly date night to spark more romance in your connection.

The new moon in Taurus puts your relationships under the spotlight on May 7. Couples that feel bored might make a sudden decision to end their relationship and singles who haven’t dated in decades could find their forever someone! Major changes are afoot in your love life.


sagittarius horoscope

You're using your past pain as creative inspiration, Sagittarius, when Mercury and Chiron, both in Aries, team up on May 6. Tapping into old wounds can help reignite a creative spark and help you push through any blocks. Your fear of being seen or sharing your gifts with the world might also be triggered in some way. Today, you can heal by sharing your work and what you enjoy confidently. This is also a great day to do some inner child healing work.

Your day-to-day routine feels more stable and like you’ve got habits in place that will lead you to success when the sun in Taurus joins forces with Saturn in Pisces on the same day. You know that consistency is key and you’re starting to see your hard effort pay off. Stay the course!

You might take on a new personal or professional responsibility or project under the new moon in Taurus on May 7. Watch out for others trying to throw more on your plate and ditch their obligations in the process. This is also a great day to kick a bad habit. Your routine and plans for the day might be disrupted, so try to go with the flow as much as possible.


capricorn horoscope

Your feelings run deep, Capricorn, when Mercury and Chiron, both in Aries, connect on May 6. Don’t overbook yourself because a good cry might be just what the doctor ordered. You might spend time sifting through old memories and reflecting on patterns in your family that you’re ready to break. You’re ready to move forward in a new way.

Recognition for your hard work finally arrives once the sun in Taurus links up with Saturn in Pisces on the same day. Someone might be ready to offer you a contract or raise! This is also supportive energy for discussing the future in your romantic relationships. If you’re single and dating around, you might realize you're ready to find a connection with more stability or make something official.

Fortunately, the new moon in Taurus on May 7 breathes new air into your love life! You could meet someone with potential out of the blue. This is also a powerful time to experiment with your pleasure and joy—from testing new things out in the bedroom to trying new hobbies and activities that push you outside of your comfort zone.


aquarius horoscope

Being vulnerable isn’t exactly your favorite thing, Aquarius, but you’re choosing to embrace it on May 6 when Mercury and Chiron both sync up in Aries. Old wounds from childhood might reemerge and inspire you to share those experiences with someone you trust. Choosing to share what you’re feeling might feel scary, but can bring you closer to someone and help you heal in the process.

You’re feeling a new level of emotional and financial security thanks to the sun in Taurus bumping into Saturn in Pisces on the same day. If you’ve recently taken on a new role or promotion, you might feel like you’ve finally found your footing. Your personal life also feels satisfying and you're experiencing a new level of safety and trust.

Foundational changes are around the corner thanks to the new moon in Taurus on May 7. You might have decided to pick up and move on a whim or perhaps you quit your job and decided to pursue something new. This is also an aligned time to release the past and any baggage that’s weighing you down.


pisces horoscope

Try not to be too hard on yourself, Pisces, when Mercury in Aries and Chiron in Aries meet on May 6. Triggers that relate to your self-confidence and worthiness can pop up—even if you thought you’d already moved on from those old stories and wounds. Be gentle with yourself and prioritize self-care if and when possible. This too shall pass and this old pain might reappear to show you how much you’ve actually grown!

Your personal goals are taking off once the sun in Taurus syncs up with Saturn in Pisces on the same day. You’re starting to see your hard work pay off and others might even dole out a few compliments. This is also a great time to negotiate contracts and make new commitments.

The new moon in Taurus on May 7 encourages you to follow your curiosity. This is a great time to sign up for a new class or learn a new skill or language. Conversations that begin around this time can feel unconventional but also inspiring, and surprising opportunities might present themselves.

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