Life gets hard for everyone, no matter what sign we belong to. That's why it's so important for each of us to take a moment to relax, recharge and practice self-care to live our best lives. Using the stars as our guide, we've found the single most important way to unwind based on our unique astrology. Get ready to achieve total zen.
March 21 - April 19
Due to Aries' fiery nature, they have a tendency to burn out when life gets too chaotic. While their unending passion for life can take them to great places, they also need to work on the fine art of being chill. The quickest way to achieve that is through water. Whether it's swimming at sunset or soaking in the tub, floating in water can help douse their unchecked wildfire and give them a chance to just go with the flow.
April 20 - May 20
For steadfast Taurus, it's easy to get weighed down by all the demands of life. Since these patient bulls tend to bear the brunt of life's responsibilities, they also suffer the consequences in terms of their mental health. The best release for their heads and hearts comes in the form of laughter with close friends. It's crucial for Taurus to spend time with their besties, laughing until it hurts to help recenter their balance and keep them sane.
May 21 - June 20
As Gemini becomes more and more stressed, their speech gets faster and their patience lowers. Before this twin sign has a nuclear meltdown, it's important for them to take a break to recover their composure. Since Gemini is naturally energetic, their time off needs to include physical activity, like yoga or hiking. Movement will help get their blood pumping and clear their heads so they can come back renewed and ready to slay.
June 21 - July 22
While Cancer may look as if they've got their issh together, these crabs are often navigating personal minefields of stress in an effort to avoid self-detonation. It's crucial that Cancer leave their mental battlefield and enjoy a few minutes of serenity each day. For them, ritual is key. Whether it's a daily cup of tea or a favorite cocktail on the deck, having a habit for self-indulgence will do wonders for their well-being.
July 23 - August 22
These lions are known to question themselves and their choices, which can leave them feeling flustered and insecure. A surefire way for Leo to let go of the nagging self-doubt is to spend time beautifying. This sign gains peace of mind by looking their personal best. By putting on their hottest outfit, styling their hair and applying a little makeup, they can relax and remind themselves of how fierce they truly are.
August 23 - September 22
Anxiety is common for Virgo, which can have devastating effects on their physical health. To ward off medical problems, this maiden sign needs a daily self-care intervention. As natural nurturers, one of the easiest ways for them to decompress is to spend time with small children. Their innocence and trust will help Virgo tap into their higher self and live in the moment, letting go of the fears and stresses that can wreak havoc on their health.
September 23 - October 22
It's common for Libra to get lost in their heads. This sign is deeply philosophical and tends to look for signs and meaning in their lives—which isn't necessarily a bad thing. However, their tendency to be super deep can cause them to miss the easy moments of pure joy in their lives. The best way for Libra to tap into the present is through music. By listening to their favorite songs, they can step outside their mental forest and enjoy just being alive.
October 23 - November 22
Scorpio loves exploring new ideas and trying out new paths. While an open mind is healthy, this sign often overthinks itself into a state of personal discontent. It's crucial that these scorpions commit to actualizing their thoughts instead of just imagining them. By using their unparalleled creativity, they'll find a renewal of their passion and a sense of satisfaction that will carry them through to the next great idea.
November 23 - December 21
Sagittarius is often working toward the greater good, which is the driving force behind their success. One area they sometimes ignore is their personal fulfillment. For these high-aiming archers, a simple way to remedy this imbalance is to read books and listen to podcasts geared toward honoring individual happiness. Just a few minutes of personal reflection each day can help them feel happier and more attuned to their higher self.
December 22 - January 18
This sea-goat sign is always on the move, conquering their daily tasks with savage intensity. Capricorn gives so much energy to getting the job done that they can miss out on much-needed sleep. The fastest way to slow their frenetic pace and give them a clearer head is to take a nap. Just 20-30 minutes of blissful sleep in the afternoon can help these day-slayers de-stress and meet their next challenge with renewed vigor.
January 19 - February 18
Aquarius can be many things, but a "people person" is not one of them. This ecclectic sign gets easily overwhelmed by too many personalities in the room. Animals, however, are a different story. Spending time snuggling or playing with a favorite pet can help this water-bearing sign empty their cup, relax and be more open to new people, ideas and experiences.
February 19 - March 20
Sensitive Pisces is an emotional sponge, absorbing the feelings of others. Their deep sense of empathy overwhelms this fish sign, leaving them exhausted and overstimulated. To cut the intensity of the energy coming their way, they need to retreat into nature and allow their minds and hearts to settle into a soothing rhythm. This will help Pisces be more mentally balanced and less weighed down by the needs of others.
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