As the summer comes to an end, it’s time for you to learn to let go—of the things that are ending, of the people who are no longer good for you, of the situations that no longer serve you. This can often be hard for you, Aries—you are a passionate person, which is often a good things, but sometimes it drives you to hold too tightly, to refuse to relinquish the things you want. Unfortunately, life is often an exercise of learning to move on and trusting that everything will be okay.
As the summer comes to an end, it’s time to look back at your year so far and really think about the progress you’ve made. Have you accomplished the things you planned? Have you moved in the direction you wanted to? Don’t beat yourself up if you haven’t—things rarely go according to plan, and there’s still plenty of the year left. But as the season begins to transition, it’s a good time to try to reorient yourself to figure out how you want to spend the last few months of the year—and to readjust your game plan accordingly.
As the summer comes to an end, it’s important that you make sure to honor yourself for the ways you’ve grown in the last few months. It’s been a difficult year, and sometimes we get so lost in the hustle, in the stress of trying to figure out what we’re supposed to do next, that we forget to really take into account the progress we’ve already made. But you are here, Gemini, and that is inherently important. You’ve made it through. Whether you recognize it or not, you’ve been taking steps forward, and it’s time you start celebrating yourself for that.
As the summer comes to an end, it’s important to check in with yourself and make sure you’re giving yourself the nourishment and self-love that you require. Have you been taking the time to gauge your emotional well-being and the coinciding steps to maintain it? Have you taken the breaks required to keep you from burnout? If not, this might be a great time to start planning a vacation or, at the very least, a self-care day.
As the summer comes to an end, it’s important to keep your eye out for new opportunities that might come your way. Seasonal transitions are a great time to start looking for new ways we can change our lives for the better, whether that has to do with love, career, or even our own personal hobbies. There is so much going on out in the world all the time, and when you start paying attention, you realize there’s almost always a chance to try something new, to better yourself in some way, or even to switch up your routine completely. You never know how your life could change along the way.
As the summer comes to an end, it’s important to take stock of the people you choose to keep in your inner circle. Is there anyone you’ve been neglecting that deserves more of your time and attention? Are there people who you haven’t properly expressed your gratitude for or who you owe an apology? Or, on the flip side, is there anyone who has been draining you of your energy or has grown more hurtful than helpful? Sometimes you keep people close out of a sense of duty, but it’s important to remember that human relationships aren’t obligations. They’re about understanding, partnership, and joy—and if none of that is there, it’s time to ask yourself if it’s still worth it.
As the summer comes to an end, it’s important to look at where you are in life right now and ask yourself: Are the things you’re choosing to do right now making you happy? Or are you making choices that you feel are expected of you or that you know will make other people proud? There’s nothing wrong with a little compromise, but it’s another thing entirely to neglect your wants and needs completely. Remember, this is your life—it’s okay to put yourself first sometimes.
As the summer comes to an end, take some time to yourself to really reflect inwardly. Sometimes the rush of the world can make you feel disoriented, which can cause you to neglect the things that are important to you, like your spirituality, your well-being, and the ways in which you express yourself to the world. Have you been practicing mindfulness? Have you put any time toward your own artistry? Have you allowed yourself to just exist for a while without any requirements or responsibilities? Practice simply existing with yourself and listening to what your body and mind tells you.
As the summer comes to an end, take some time to indulge your inner adventurer. As the days begin to get shorter and cooler, it can be easy to squirrel away into your house or fall prey to low energy. Even if you don’t have the time or money to start planning your next trip, make an effort to make every day adventurous in its own way. Try taking a new route to work, check out a coffee shop you’ve never been to before, or go somewhere with the explicit goal to meet new people. When you can find the extraordinary in the mundane, every day becomes just a little more magical.
As the summer comes to an end, it’s important to really think about how far you’ve come—not just this year, but over all the seasons of your life. Sometimes you’re so focused on getting to what comes next that you forget that you’ve already gone the distance before, that you’ve made it intact and stronger than ever. You have healed when you never thought it was possible, and you have succeeded when no one thought you could, and you have grown farther than you’ll ever fully realize. These are no small feats, but they’re important to remember as you continue down your path.
As the summer comes to an end, it’s time to really start thinking about the things you want—not right now, not even tomorrow, but in a year, or five, or ten. Living in the moment is so important in so many ways, but it’s also just as important to have an idea of where you’d like to end up, even if that vision changes a hundred times over the years. Because if you have even the most vague idea of what you’d like out of your life, you can start taking small steps in that direction, and it won’t feel so overwhelming later on when you might otherwise feel like you have to start making too many changes all at once. It’s okay to not have everything figured out now—or ever, really—but it’s always nice to think that you have a goal you’re moving toward, even if it’s slowly.
As the summer comes to an end, it’s important that you check in with your own intuition. Has there been anything you’ve been overlooking or ignoring? Does the place you are right now in life feel right? You’re a deeply intuitive person, but you’re also deeply emotional, and sometimes deeply idealistic, and you have a way of overriding your gut feeling in favor of all those other parts of you. But before we move into the autumn, it’s time to push everything else aside and really listen to that voice in your head. It’s there for a reason—it’s guiding you to your deeper purpose, so long as you don’t keep ignoring it.