Solar Return Reading $70

A solar return reading is a forecast for the year ahead based on your birthday chart. My interpretation uses planetary aspects but not fixed stars because they only apply to your birth chart. Your solar return will be precession corrected and reloaded for greatest accuracy.

Date, Time, Place of Birth
Year and Location of Birthday

Example Solar Return Reading

Uranus sextile Ascendant (3°56′) gives an urge to find more freedom in your friendships and partnerships. Good opportunities for positive change are available through these people. Instant attraction is possible and new relationships will take off very quickly, You will meet people vastly different from those you normally meet, more eccentric and unorthodox. You should stay open-minded this year and let new people show you a new way of living, less structured than you are used to.

The tempo of your life will increase to a level you may find uncomfortable or unstable. Old friends may begin to bore you. They will probably think you are being weird and think your new friends or groups are nuts. You will also want to assert your individuality more in relationships. It is better to loosen up and go with your instinct on this because if you restrain yourself this electric energy will burst out in uncontrolled ways.

Moon square Jupiter (5°46′) is the weakest influence in your solar return chart and gives a general feeling of well-being and ease, but rarely results in any dramatic events. Socializing in favored but you may have to watch a tendency toward excess when it comes to food, alcohol and drugs. Your may experience changeable moods, and changing tastes can present difficulties if you have wandering eyes.

There is a tendency with this aspect to lower your standards in relationships. Disloyalty now would nearly always lead to embarrassment or scandal when exposed. It is normal to feel upbeat and optimistic now but overconfidence would lead to unwanted repercussions.

A good way to avoid any moral decay is to spend some time-sharing your good will. Charitable work would be fulfilling but make sure to leave yourself enough for yourself. This tendency toward overdoing things also needs to be watched when shopping. You emotional reactions and impulses are much stronger now and can lead you astray.

Religion or other forms of spirituality would appeal to you. This year would also be a good time to look into further education, particularly in the humanities and social sciences.

Mercury sextile Neptune (0°26′) is good for relaxation, creativity, communication and spiritual pursuits. You words become soothing and can actually be healing to others. All of your senses become acute, enabling you to pick up a lot of extra information through your intuition. You may even receive spiritual information through dreams, meditation, your spirit guide or through chance encounters.

This would be a good year for artwork or anything creative. You could write a romance or fantasy novel, but this aspect is not so good for study or writing on technical subjects. You are more attuned to the larger picture and not focusing on intricate detail.

Relationships will benefit from your compassionate and spiritual nature. In fact, this would be a good year to learn more about astrology or other similar subjects. You should have vivid dreams and may even pick up psychic impression when awake. If so, you can count on such spiritual information being fairly accurate. Other good things to do this year include socializing, going to the theatre or movies, listening to music and generally relaxing.

Venus sextile Mars (3°41′) is one of the best solar return aspects for romance and socializing. The perfect blend of sexuality and affection make you look and feel sexy. You will be confident and assertive in chasing your desires without being at all threatening. This balance also means you are ready to give and receive love and adoration.

This is an ideal year for dating because of your suave and playful nature. Your are likely to attract someone as sensual and sexy as you feel. This kind of attraction is not at all superficial, but based on intense mutual attraction and chemistry. This is also a good year for self promotion and initiating a pet project. Your creative talents are highlighted and your charm and increased popularity make gaining support easier than at other times.

Venus trine Saturn (4°35′) is ideal for committing to a relationship and making long-term investments. All relationships can benefit from your sensible approach and steady affections. New love found this year may be with someone from a different age group and would likely be a long-lasting, soul mate union.

Existing relationships will enjoy closer bonding and stability. If a relationship has been stressful lately then this is a good chance to work through the problem and find a solution. There will be a feeling of mutual respect and an eye to practical outcomes.

Shopping for party need, fashion, cosmetics, jewelry and art will benefit from your eye for a bargain. This is a good influence to propose or marry; or to invest in property, cash and blue chip stocks. Business deals are favored so long as they are low risk.

Venus conjunct Uranus (5°37′) brings change and excitement with love or money, or both. Your increased need for stimulation can lead to sudden changes, or you may be subject to unexpected changes around you.

If things have become stagnant and routine with a partner, then you are more likely to rebel or do something to put the relationship at risk. If this does not produce the desired result, that is, more attention and fun, then you may call it quits. Healthy stimulation can be found in amusements parks or with sex toys.

If single then you have an increased chance of scoring, and internet dating suits this aspect. Thrills can also be found through investing and you can go with your instincts when investing or shopping. A good time for impulse buying on fashion, cosmetics and jewelry. Do remember to spend within your budget because financial losses are just as likely as financial windfalls.

Your creative talent is easy to tap into now and you can develop your own unique style. Surprises may also come in the form of invitations, gifts, compliments, or curious and kinky offers.

Venus square Pluto (2°06′) can have a profound effect on your love life. Power and control issues may arise in existing relationships. Simmering tension may come to the surface as some manipulative behavior like jealousy or obsessiveness. At the root of such behaviors would be a deeply buried fear or insecurity about not feeling loved or valued. Of course, it may be you who is subject to such behaviors from a partner.

Threats and ultimatums are possible if either partner feels smothered or controlled. An unhealthy relationship may breakdown which would be very painful or dramatic. A well based relationship will withstand the intensity of this influence. In this case, there would still be a transformation undertaken within the relationships dynamics.

New love is possible now and it could seem like instant attraction. However, you must also realize that such an infatuation may lead to an abusive or even violent attachment.

Mars opposite Saturn (0°57′) is the most difficult aspect in your solar return chart, and it is quite strong at under one degree orb. It brings frustration, disappointment and anger. Frustration is due to other people standing in your way. Disappointment comes from unfulfilled desires. The resulting anger is difficult to express therefore requires patience and self-discipline.

Even without having to contend with adversaries, you can be your own worst enemy. This is a low, or slow energy transit which can make you feel weak, inadequate, unattractive and even impotent. This is a marathon not a sprint. Don’t beat yourself up as there may be a tendency to substance abuse.

Personal attacks at this time can be very painful and bring out a mean streak in you. Others may maliciously try to damage your reputation or career. There may be karmic undertones behind their envy, hatred or jealousy.

As mentioned earlier, you may initially find it hard to show your anger. You might need time to understand what just happened or recover from shock. However, it is important for you to get the anger out of your body. Otherwise this hot and destructive energy would stay trapped deep inside, harming your body, mind and spirit.

Once you regain your composure you must tell people how hurt you feel from the bullying. It that is pointless then strenuous physical activity will burn up the anger. Controlled release of energy through sustained effort is best. Examples of such exercise are a long workout, swim or jog.

It is possible to avoid conflict altogether by working out this energy in a productive activity. Self discipline, patience and steely determination can lead to satisfying results. Sharpen your knives don’t use them.

This harsh aspect has the opposite influence to everything in your solar return chart. Saturn trine Uranus mentioned below will take much of the aggression and frustration out of this aspect. Then there is Venus sextile Mars, and all the other positive Saturn and Uranus aspects to counteract the limiting influence of this aspect. These positive associated aspects will help you channel bottled up anger and frustration into productive and safe energy. You can use your hot energy to fuel your ambitions and it will be easy to do this with Uranus trine Pluto.

Mars sextile Uranus (1°56′) is the perfect example of how to channel frustration and anger into pleasure and adventure. It increases your desire for fun and excitement. Use this stimulating, electric and sexy energy to make changes in your life because it will happen quickly and fairly smoothly.

Extra initiative, inspiration and motivation is ideal for making a start on difficult tasks or things you have put off. You may not finish them now but you can get the ball rolling. Often getting started is the hardest step so do take advantage of this impulsive energy.

Relationships can also benefit in a similar fashion. You have the daring and sex appeal to make the first move with someone you have desires for. You will attract people who are somehow different. They may be from a different race or culture, or be eccentric or stunning. Above all they will be sexually stimulating and spice up your life.

Experimentation and kinkiness in the bedroom can reinvigorate an existing romance. If you have experienced relationship problems and you value that relationships then take this opportunity. You may even find that your partner has a surprise in store for you.

On the other hand, this is also a good year to break away from relationships which you feel limit your self-expression or freedom. This also applies to jobs or other things holding you back from success and happiness. Trust your instincts and don’t be afraid to take a risk. Fortune favors the brave.

Saturn trine Uranus (0°59′) makes this a transition year. This is the ideal time to make positive changes in your life because they should run smoothly. Change will not be upsetting or erratic as it sometimes can. You will stay calm and patient, planning every step methodically.

This is also a good year for experimentation and creative self-expression. You can find new ways of doing old things without rocking the boat. You could take the lead in your career to start needed changes and gain respect and recognition from your boss.

You may be given more responsibility but also be allowed enough freedom to tackle the work in your own way. You can break down complex tasks into ordered segments to effectively instruct others. You would do well at learning or teaching technical subjects. Even occult subjects like astrology would be more easily understood now.

This is also a good year for group activity. You can bring people together from very different backgrounds and keep them interested in a common long-term goals.

Jupiter sextile Midheaven (0°55′) makes you confident, kind and generous. It makes you secure in your knowledge of yourself and in the direction your life is taking. Yet you will still be eager to keep learning more and more, and there will be opportunities to do just that.

Your home and career should be working well together and personal advancement is very likely, perhaps a leadership role or self employment. Relationships with superiors will go well anyway. Expect to grow in wisdom and maturity but as already mentioned, further education will be attractive to you such as law, philosophy, education, religion and spirituality. Long distance travel is possible for your career or to visit family.

You can get in touch with your feelings and attitudes and how these have been moulded by your past. Increased spiritual self-awareness will lead to increased self-knowledge. Use this to control parts of yourself that used to control you.

Neptune square Midheaven (0°12′) will make you a little more insecure about the new or changing career, goals, direction or relationships that are occurring. Self confidence may cause some problems unless you do receive a lot of support from loved ones. When encountering obstacles or resistance from others you may have a tendency to retreat and not argue your case.

It is also important to remove yourself from negative people and environments as they will have a rather weakening effect on you. You need to be around optimistic and positive people and avoid angry and resentful people.

This return aspect can cause some confusion in understanding body language and the subtle signals that people send out. You should also take care not to be taken advantage of by people who see your generosity as a weakness.

There may be some spiritual battles but you have amazing protection so you need not worry. Self doubt is to be expected to some extent and you may feel weak but I can’t see this being too much of a problem. Neptune square Midheaven is probably just a side effect of the amazing changes and growth you are going through this year.

Solar Return Reading

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