Weekly horoscopes: April 6 – April 12


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Zodiac signs including Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces.

By Abigail Lamoreaux, Copy Editor

This week, we may be driven by impulse, playing at life fast and loose. This is common, especially in periods right after a new moon. If you find yourself suddenly with the urge to indulge in a favorite food or pastime, allow it! However, be conscientious of when it all may become too much.

Aries (March 20 to April 19)

Happy birth season! Do something kind for a loved one. You obviously care about them, but it might be hard for you to express this to them. This makes sense — you are a fire sign, after all. You likely have a temperament and/or an inability to access more tender emotions. Your loved ones deserve to know that you care.

Taurus (April 20 to May 20)

Don’t stress over what you can’t control. You’re a stubborn sign, and you really like things to happen your way, but that’s not always how life works. Let this week remind you that if you can’t control something, there may be a reason for it. Try to enjoy whatever ride life puts you on in the coming days.

Gemini (May 21 to June 20)

Does life feel unpredictable? Often, you can thrive in chaos and are able to quickly adapt when the circumstances call for it. Lately, though, you may find yourself craving a schedule, a structure. Welcome any form of structure that presents itself this week. It will only help soothe your anxieties over life’s crazy ups and downs.

Cancer (June 21 to July 21)

Stop crying over spilled milk. Your problems today cannot be solved by obsessing over them. It’s of course valid to be upset by things, but know when to be serious and when to lighten up. Not everything is so much of a catastrophe that the world will stop turning, that the stars will stop shining.

Leo (July 22 to Aug. 22)

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. You already know what’s best for you, and you don’t need others to tell you what that is. However, if you are struggling, know that it’s OK to ask for help. If it is in fact “broke,” absolutely try to fix it before you become overwhelmed by it. Don’t let your pride get in the way of your own needs.

Virgo (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22)

Envy isn’t worth it. You often compare your life to others’ when it’s really in your best interest to focus on yourself. You will only become disappointed in yourself and your progress by comparing, despite all of the wonderful accomplishments you’ve made so far in life. Have faith that you’re on the right track.

Libra (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22)

Practice confidence. You often doubt yourself, which can cause you anxiety when around others whom you look up to. It can even make you appear awkward when you stumble over yourself because you don’t believe you deserve to be wherever you are. Give yourself more credit. Everyone deserves to feel confident.

Scorpio (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21)

Wallowing is a slippery slope. While it may seem like a good idea to revisit your past traumas and steep yourself in angst, it makes for a truly bitter brew that nobody will want to be around. Not to mention, when done too much, the practice is entirely unhealthy. Your loved ones want better for you than that.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22 to Dec. 20)

How do you have yet to improve? You may be pushing yourself harder than usual, but this doesn’t mean you can’t continue growing. Figure out where in life you struggle and how you can do better in those areas. Celebrate your achievements, but don’t think that one single win is reason enough to stop.

Capricorn (Dec. 21 to Jan. 19)

Know when to turn off “work mode.” Life is so enjoyable and exciting once you’re out of a productivity mindset. Yes, duties are important, and they can even be fun at times, but you’re here on earth for more than just that. It’s important to relax, and even play, whatever that means to you. Find a time to do so this week.

Aquarius (Jan. 20 to Feb. 17) 

Grieve how you need to. Perhaps you’ve experienced a loss recently. If you haven’t fully processed what’s happened yet, that’s OK. Reach out to your loved ones when you need their support, take a bubble bath, read poems — however you mourn, if you need to mourn, know that your pain is valid.

Pisces (Feb. 18 to March 19)

Advocate for yourself! It might be second nature for you to be the one who sends back their shy friend’s food order or leads a group presentation, but when it comes to standing up for yourself, you falter. This is nothing to be ashamed of. However, you deserve to be respected, so learn to speak up on your own behalf.