May

2017
Aries Taurus Gemini Cancer Leo Virgo Libra Scorpio Sagittarius Capricorn Aquarius Pisces
The Stars, Above & Within

As long as the human race has walked the earth, we have looked above at the night sky and tried to explain the patterns we have found in the enigmatic night sky. Astrology is how we interpret the stars and their placement, and thus their impact on us.

At Enigma Life, I want you to be able to find all the ways to bring the power of the zodiac into your life.

Sun Signs, Moon Signs & Rising Signs

Most people only know the sign they were born under, and don’t realize that there are two more signs that help make up who they are. The actual name for the commonly known sign is actually the “Sun Sign”. The other two signs are your Moon Sign and your Rising Sign

Sun Sign The most easily identifiable of the three signs, the Sun sign is determined by your birthday. This particular aspect is the sign of your central, or core personality. They also describe, in very general terms, your essential qualities.

→ Table of the signs -- each links to a dedicated sign info page.

Capricorn Aquarius Pisces Aries Taurus Gemini Cancer Leo Virgo Libra Scorpio Sagittarius

Moon Sign The Moon Sign is the sign of one’s inner self. Associated closely with how you feelings and emotions, many people would identify more closely with their their moon sign than their sun sign.

→ Discovering your Moon Sign.

Rising Sign Describes your temperament, how you look on things in your the aspect of ourselves that we present to most people. Some would say the mask, but this particular mask is actually very connected to who you are.

→ Discovering your Rising Sign

Aries Monthly Overview for May 01, 2017
Posted on Monday May 01, 2017

Watch your reaction on May 1st and 2nd. You don't have to hold anything back, but you also don't want to scare people with your loud intensity. You've got the urge to get in shape (or better shape) on the 5th and 6th, and you'll want to pay special attention to stomach and digestion issues. If anything seems too far out of the norm, a doctor's visit wouldn't be out of line. You look forward to heading toward undiscovered territory on the 10th and 11th, and you aren't going to let a few warning signs turn you back. At least take a friend along for safety's sake, because there's definitely safety in numbers. The 20th and 21st could be frustrating, emotional days, and you might feel totally out of place and uncomfortable when someone insists on oversharing about a personal drama. You're a magnet for that kind of thing, Aries, so while you may not get used to it, you should expect it. You don't have any trouble getting your point across on May 26th and 27th, especially if you don't use your indoor voice. You don't set out to offend anybody, but being polite isn't exactly your top priority.

Taurus Monthly Overview for May 01, 2017
Posted on Monday May 01, 2017

There's virtually nothing you can't solve with a "let's talk it over" session on May 1st and 2nd. In fact, your rational, reasonable demeanor will have your friends scratching their heads wondering when your stubbornness will appear! You get more done in a group than on your own on the 7th, 8th, and 9th. And though you campaign for a leadership position, you might have to work in the trenches for a while before making your way to the top. Hanging out with the "little people" has its advantages. Your high standards are visible in everything you touch on the 15th and 16th. And disagreements over how to do things are short-lived once you're able to prove your point. You're willing to take both credit and blame, which helps. You have a lot of enthusiasm for causes that are near and dear to your heart on the 24th and 25th, and these are excellent days to get your way. As long as you keep up this pace, the next time you look up at the scoreboard you'll see you've won the game! Your egotistical side shows on May 30th and 31st, and you have a hard time downplaying your accomplishments. Do you need to, though?

Gemini Monthly Overview for May 01, 2017
Posted on Monday May 01, 2017

When you have a problem on May 3rd or 4th, take it to the people. Your people, that is. Your friends and family are the best options when it comes to seeking advice because they'll tell it to you straight, without any bull. And you honestly could use a good dose of reality right about now. You're feeling headstrong and confident on your own on the 10th and 11th, so getting second opinions is the last thing on your mind. You know those outstanding projects and assignments? This is a good time to apply the finishing touches and turn them in. You're attracted to the strange and unfamiliar on the 17th, 18th, and 19th, and some of your best ideas come from really out-there places. If it's been done before, you aren't interested in doing it again. An entrepreneurial spirit hits you on the 22nd and 23rd, and your intense drive takes you to new and fascinating places. This is the perfect time to change careers, start a business, or think of alternate or additional ways to make money. May 26th and 27th find you alert and agile, able to leap small problems in a single bound. Are you a superhero? Maybe not, but you're close.

Cancer Monthly Overview for May 01, 2017
Posted on Monday May 01, 2017

The spotlight is on you even if you don't want it to be on the 1st and 2nd, so why not use it for something good? Get up on stage and tell the world your deepest wishes. Some of them just might come true! You like to stick close to home on the 7th, 8th, and 9th, and you are at your happiest in your jammies cuddled up on the couch with loved ones. Try one of those nifty new food delivery services so you don't have to leave the house if you don't want to. Your stability wavers on the 15th and 16th, and you have a hard time regaining your footing once you lose it. Try to focus on what is working instead of what isn't, because negative thinking can lead you down a very bad path. You want to do it your own way on May 26th and 27th, which means you could clash with group leaders, teachers, parents, and anyone else who tries to tell you what to do. You know you can do it on your own, but it never hurts to get input from people who are trying to help.

Leo Monthly Overview for May 01, 2017
Posted on Monday May 01, 2017

You love to run with the rich and famous crowd, and on May 3rd and 4th you actually feel like you've made it. Whether or not you really belong there, you feel like you do and that's half the battle. Fake it 'til you make it, baby! There are many things going on behind the scenes on the 10th and 11th that you may be too busy to think about. Make sure you have good people around you who have your back once those carefully laid plans start to crumble. You have good reasons for doing what you do on the 17th, 18th, and 19th, but do they make sense to anyone else? Get your ego under control before you're accused of having major delusions of grandeur. You feel in tune with nature, animals, and your fellow humans on the 20th and 21st, making it a great time to pursue charitable causes. Doing work isn't difficult when it's for the greater good. You've got fire in your eyes when it comes to accomplishing things on May 22nd and 23rd, and very little stands in your way once you set your mind on a goal. Get ready to cross some major things off your bucket list.

Virgo Monthly Overview for May 01, 2017
Posted on Monday May 01, 2017

Your triumphs, both big and small, deserve to be celebrated on May 5th and 6th. If no one else notices your accomplishments, be sure to make a note of them for yourself. Even if the world isn't keeping score, you are. You run out of patience fast on the 12th, 13th, and 14th, but it's hard to get to the root of your restlessness. Did you not sleep well? Is someone trying to provoke you? Is an issue that used to be in your subconscious bubbling up to the surface? You'd be better off addressing the root of the problem instead of putting so much energy into covering it up. If you're in charge of any money (your own or someone else's) on the 22nd and 23rd, be sure to make slow, calculated decisions. The more you try to hurry, the more mistakes you make, which could end up being really costly (in a very literal sense). Your orderly ways are popular with the females in your life on May 28th and 29th, especially if you spend your free time helping them organize or clean their space. Putting things where they belong and scouring away dirt are two of your favorite things.

Libra Monthly Overview for May 01, 2017
Posted on Monday May 01, 2017

You might be concerned with minor character flaws on the 1st and 2nd, but to others you seem flawless. Take advantage of this brief, sparkling time to get your ideas heard and your projects green-lighted. There might even be a raise or promotion in your near future. Your energy is elevated on May 7th, 8th, and 9th, making your personal possibilities too numerous to count. What do you want to do with your life? What's the most difficult thing you're trying to achieve? Ask yourself the toughest questions you can think of because right now the answers come easily. You don't feel like you're getting treated fairly on the 15th and 16th, but justice can be objective. Do your best to follow all posted rules and regulations and remember that ignorance isn't an excuse to break the law. You enjoy a flexible schedule on the 22nd and 23rd, and your "roll with the waves" attitude lets you have more fun than some of your friends and peers. This may cause you to be the target of a lot of jealousy, but you can't help that you're enjoying the heck out of life. Don't let the haters ruin your party.

Scorpio Monthly Overview for May 01, 2017
Posted on Monday May 01, 2017

You'll have to be brave to make it through the many storms that come your way on May 3rd and 4th, but you're lucky to have some incredibly determined willpower. You can't control the things happening around you, but you can definitely control how you react to them. Don't let your enemies get the last laugh. The 10th and 11th are days of renewal and regeneration, and you may recognize something that has come full circle in your life. Times haven't been easy, but you can now appreciate the good things having gone through the bad. Your timing is off on the 17th, 18th, and 19th, so saying the wrong thing at the wrong time or showing up late to an important meeting is inevitable. If you can't get a do-over, apologize profusely and assure everyone that it won't happen again. You're very direct and straightforward when dealing with people on the 24th and 25th, which earns you the reputation of being honest and reliable. Your success is limitless now that the important people know they can count on you! Your imagination is the key to great adventures on May 28th and 29th, so let your thoughts wander. Daydreaming is a marvelous way to spend some of your downtime.

Sagittarius Monthly Overview for May 01, 2017
Posted on Monday May 01, 2017

The rewards are many when you see a project through to fruition on the 3rd and 4th. It's tempting to give up, especially when everyone else around you has finished and gone home, but committing to a goal and reaching it is very satisfying, even if you're the only one who knows about it. You're able to take in the facts of what's happening around you on the 12th, 13th, and 14th, but you're unable to process the "why" of it all. You could be in shock, or maybe you're just not ready to understand the full implication of what's really going on. Either way, it could be a rough couple of days while you try to sort through the wreckage. You can't keep track of much on the 20th and 21st, so keep all of your valuables in close range. If losing something isn't an option, you might want to ask someone to hold on to it for you so the worst-case scenario doesn't happen. You're all smiles when congratulations come your way on May 30th and 31st. Whether the kudos you're getting are well deserved or not, you know you've got what it takes to make it to the top!

Capricorn Monthly Overview for May 01, 2017
Posted on Monday May 01, 2017

Your analytical and practical skills are on point on May 5th and 6th, so these are the best days to get down to the basics of a frustrating situation. Once you break a problem down into incremental pieces, you can divide and conquer it! Things are much less intimidating when they don't loom quite so large. You get a sense of what it might be like without someone you care about on the 10th and 11th, and it isn't a pretty picture. Never take your loved ones for granted, Capricorn, because life really can be fleeting. You get encouragement from unexpected sources on the 15th and 16th, but you aren't complaining cuz you'll take all of the positive feedback you can get. You take a lot of precautions to keep yourself and/or your loves ones safe on the 22nd and 23rd, which isn't a bad thing. Listen to your intuition when it comes to perceived danger. Your past experiences are at the front of your mind on May 26th and 27th, but somehow you aren't jaded. Keeping a positive outlook even when things look bleak sets you apart from the rest of the negative-leaning crowd.

Aquarius Monthly Overview for May 01, 2017
Posted on Monday May 01, 2017

May 1st and 2nd aren't days free of trouble, but you have the skills it takes to get you though most crises unscathed. Rely on your uncanny ability to focus on the logical side of things when all else fails. Your open mind opens even wider on the 7th, 8th, and 9th, so you can have some amazing experiences that other people can only dream of. You aren't about setting limits or putting labels on things. Leave that restricted viewpoint to the humdrum masses. You find both comfort and inspiration in groups on the 12th, 13th, and 14th, and your worst option would be working on something solo. You like to be part of the scene and contributing to global consciousness more than fading into the background. The 17th, 18th, and 19th are wonderfully productive days, and it's surprising to find that something you thought was doomed is actually working out. Pleasant and unplanned progression is just a side effect of the fabulous work you're doing. Pursue a romantic spark that ignites on May 26th and 27th. It could develop into a roaring fire if you gather enough kindling to feed it.

Pisces Monthly Overview for May 01, 2017
Posted on Monday May 01, 2017

You're in a typical Pisces dreamy mood on May 1st and 2nd, which means procrastination could be your worst nightmare. Get a few friends to help you out if you fall behind. There's strength and unity in numbers, and it makes the time pass by a lot more quickly! Partnerships need special attention on the 7th, 8th, and 9th, so if there's a friendship you've been ignoring or a family bond that needs strengthening, make that your main priority. You're the go-to person on the 15th and 16th, but you don't do well when you're kept in the dark. Ask upfront about the details so that you can do whatever job you're assigned to the best of your ability. You're a hero for all those who have given up on romance on the 24th and 25th, and everyone can learn from your loving ways. Even if you don't have anyone special in your life, you exude hope when it comes to all things love related. Your talents are on display on May 30th and 31st, but you're shy when it comes to self-promotion. Let other people do the work. Your only job right now is to shine in the spotlight.