Here's your April horoscope

In April, as you enter the heart of eclipse season, proceed with caution. Mercury goes retrograde in combative Aries on the first day of the month, challenging you to pay more attention to your hasty decisions. When Venus moves through Aries on April 5, your impulsiveness can lead to risky purchases and dangerous love affairs. Control your outbursts of passion.

On April 8, the total solar eclipse in Aries presents a dazzling scene, allowing you to dare to overcome your fears and become a better version of yourself. While you're in charge of your own destiny, don't let the luxuries in other people's lives fuel unnecessary competition, especially after materialistic Taurus season begins on April 20.

The Full Moon in Scorpio on April 23 promises to release some of your heavy emotional baggage. This intense psychological moon phase reveals what has been holding you back. Clear your mind and let go of the past, and you'll have no trouble making straightforward decisions when Mercury's retrograde in Aries ends on April 25.

On April 29, Venus moves through Taurus again, amplifying your sensual and romantic energy. The next day, Mars returns to firecracker Aries. Remember how good it feels to be alive. Do what you love with new comfort and energy.

Happy birthday, Taurus!

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Struggling and punishing yourself for not reaching your imagined goals will not pave the way to sustainable success. Reconsider your life path and the commitments you have made to yourself. The Solar Eclipse on April 8 will ensure that you move forward with confidence to meet your expectations.

On April 30, action Mars will push you in a new direction in life, and the energy and motivation you've been waiting for will kick in. Trust your gut.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

The Solar Eclipse on April 8 will test your resilience and challenge you to break self-depressing habits. Stop working against your best interests by resisting measures that would set you free. Taurus season arrives on April 20, putting you in the spotlight.

However, growing tension in relationships brings with it lessons about forgiveness. Let your loved ones off the hook and free yourself from lingering regrets. Your mistakes are behind you.

Gemini (May 21 to June 20)

Make your competitors your most valuable collaborators. Get inspiration from those you perceive as threats. Magic happens when you let go of the burden of trying to create something yourself. Draw strength from a community that wants to see you succeed, and your ambitions will soar under the April 8 Solar Eclipse.

Not all ideas need to be shared. Reserve your strong opinions, or you might end up in a heated online debate at the end of the month.

Cancer (June 21 to July 22)

Get back on your feet and get a new start in your career. On April 5, if you've lost sight of your goals, let Venus in Aries remind you where your passion lies. When you find the courage to forge your own path and stop looking for the approval of others, you will be unstoppable.

Standing up for what is right will enhance your glorious reputation, but engaging in heated public disputes will damage it. Choose your battles wisely.

Leo (July 23-August 22)

Mercury retrograde begins on April Fools' Day, bringing an opportunity to reflect on conversations with those who don't share your values ​​or beliefs. Improve your ability to communicate with people from all walks of life, and you'll be able to avoid tense and opinionated arguments in the future.

On April 23, the Full Moon in Scorpio brings your childhood memories into focus, and a chapter of deep healing is about to begin. It's time to release your resentment towards your family and free yourself from the past.

Virgo (August 23 to September 22)

Virgo, you deserve to be loved—even if you're not "perfect." Don’t deny yourself the affection and support you know deep down you need. Viewing the world through skeptical eyes can undermine your intuition and optimism. Thankfully, the Full Moon in Scorpio on April 23 will help you overcome your instinct to look for mistakes, flaws, and problems in your environment.

As the month approaches, avoid taking physical and financial risks. Taking shortcuts to achieve success is not worth the trouble.

Libra (September 23 to October 22)

Your experiences do not determine your worth. Free yourself from the burden of pain that shapes your self-worth. Lead with patience, kindness, and reassuring physical contact to ease disputes that arise in relationships. Reach beyond your experiences to become a better listener and attentive lover.

The dominoes are falling into place, bringing magnificent results to reward your initiative. Ask someone on a date. Share your deepest fears with a trusted friend. Forgive those who have wronged you.

Scorpio (October 23 to November 21)

Take care of yourself, Scorpio, even if it means changing your priorities to meet your needs. Improve your lifestyle choices and you'll see rapid progress in your health. When you feel refreshed and energized, you can easily create meaningful change in your work life.

You'll also see your romantic relationships strengthen when Venus enters Taurus on April 19. As the month draws to a close, avoid acting rashly. Unexpected injuries can disrupt your plans.

Sagittarius (November 22 to December 21)

The planets are aligning to infuse you with passion and inspiration. Life can change in an instant. Expect a sudden romantic encounter or the start of a new, fulfilling creative project. Starting on April 5, Venus encourages you to open your heart to love and reminds you of the importance of expressing your love to the right people.

When you work on your career goals, be diligent even if progress is slow. Pursue your interests fearlessly and enjoy the moments when good things fall into place.

Capricorn (December 22 to January 19)

Do you have short patience and a short temper? Repairing your relationships by easing tensions with family members will get the month off to a restorative start. On April 13, let the healing spirit of the Scorpio full moon inspire you to release long-held grudges. Don't let the behavior of previous friends stop you from opening up to new people and experiences.

A date, creative project, new hobby or luxury treat may be just what you need to spark your passion again.

Aquarius (January 20 to February 18)

Change your perspective to change your life. The big shifts happening in April will help you discover where you're reacting too early. Admit your mistakes; don't be too stubborn. When you gain a deeper understanding of your core values, you'll rise above other people's inaccurate judgments of you.

However, as the end of the month approaches, expect to get pushback for just being yourself and speaking your mind. Don't be too hasty or too aggressive to prove your mettle.

Pisces (February 19 to March 20)

Pisces, you are more self-sufficient than you realize. Express your desires, but love yourself enough to avoid being influenced by external approval. On April 8, a powerful solar eclipse will remind you of your worth.

You may be tempted to give up on a great idea because others don’t believe in your vision. Let Taurus season, which begins on April 20, inspire you to stick to your plans. Work hard to achieve your financial goals and maintain a confident attitude. What's the worst that could happen?