(June 21 – July 22)

Although you care about the comfort of others, life is telling you to start prioritizing yourself. Remember that it’s possible to be firm in your convictions while also being kind and empathetic. Take back control of your life and give yourself the right to change your plans for the future, no matter what others say.

Your Cancer-season read of the month, brought to you by Simon & Schuster Canada: What happens when a love expert who can’t find love has a hopeless crush on a girl who hates all things romance? Well, in Love Radio, Ebony LaDelle’s debut novel, he takes on a challenge: to make said girl fall for him within three dates. As a romantic, Cancer, this book will captivate you and keep you reading well into the night, while your emotionally intelligent and sensitive side will appreciate all the relationship wisdom.

(July 23 – August 22)

Whether or not you’re comfortable in the spotlight, summer is your season, and this year, it’s your time to shine. With Mars in Taurus, you’ll have to deal with the uncomfortable reactions your success generates. Your flame is precious, so make sure that your allies aren’t tempted to blow it out.

(August 23 – September 22)

Virgos find refuge in routine, so the next few months might be destabilizing. Be flexible and dare to momentarily lose your footing in order to cultivate a sense of wonder. Let your intuition take the wheel—important lessons await you on the next detour.

(September 23 – October 22)

This summer, you’re courageously seeking out sensitive parts of yourself. As the sun moves through your career and ambition sectors, you question your deepest motivations. The resulting clarity, while unsettling, will give you the strength to position yourself with composure.

(October 23 – November 21)

You’ve got quite a lot of nerve this summer—and that’s putting it mildly! Fortunately, the people around you want you to succeed. As a Scorpio, you need collaboration to grow, and you’re learning to reach out to others for help or accept a hand when it’s offered.

(November 22 – December 21)

You need a change of scenery to fuel your creativity and add a little colour to your daily life. Tasks are piling up and deadlines are approaching, but you feel the need to explore new horizons. One thing’s for sure: Staring at your office wall won’t inspire you.

(December 22 – January 19)

The past few years might not have been easy for you, but this summer you’re looking for fun. Intensity will be cranked up a notch when the Sun orbits in the sector related to sexuality. Intimacy—physical or emotional—will be an important theme to explore, whether you’re alone or in good company.

(January 20 – February 18)

Your tendency to rationalize your hesitations is making life difficult. Speak from the heart rather than the head to experience more nuanced emotions. Courageous conversations are vital if you want to see your relationships grow.

(February 19 – March 20)

You’re having experiences that challenge your beliefs and offer new perspectives. Rather than following a predetermined path, try something new when looking to solve your problems. Innovation will open doors and have positive repercussions in both your work and daily lives.

(March 21 – April 19)

Themes of self-esteem and finance are at the forefront this summer. Unexpected events encourage you to question your relationship with money and reconsider what you really value. Remember that pressure isn’t always bad—sometimes it leads to action.

(April 20 – May 20)

You are serene by nature, but now you’re craving spontaneity! The fate of the world does not rest on your shoulders, so free yourself from the constraints that are preventing you from enjoyment. You like to be counted on, but your recent need for novelty suggests that you should pass the torch and accept help.

(May 21 – June 20)

You know how to adapt to different situations, but in the process of being so accommodating, you run the risk of losing sight of who you are. You’re in a period of gestation and will soon give birth to a new version of yourself. Every social event is an opportunity to observe yourself in order to inform your personal reinvention.