You are dealing with a week of contradictions. You will feel stuck because of struggling to find motivation in addition to feeling encouraged to work harder You know that is how money is made. That is because on September 9th, Mars goes into retrograde in Aries and it stays in retrograde until November 13th. 

Mars in retrograde can affect your energy and ambitions. This means libido is deceased as well, and you may feel more inclined to be a couch potato. You won’t have any desire to work out because it will feel like a chore.

However, the good news is that on September 13th, Jupiter heads into direct in Capricorn. That will help money start coming in if it was a struggle for you over the summer. You will start getting the incentives that you need to work more and you’ll want to hustle more as well. This can help with your motivation. Let’s take a look at how your sign does this week. 

Aries – Don’t be surprised if this week you begin to struggle with self-motivation and inertia. You won’t have any desire to hustle up if you have a business or do any workouts. Lying on the sofa and eating potato chips is what you will do.

Taurus – Prepare yourself to deal with competitors all around. You will see someone trying to one-up you in different situations. However, you have a strong personality and you will not allow them to get to you so just keep shining. 

Gemini – Standing up for yourself this week may be a struggle as you normally have something quit-witted to say if you are being challenged. You may not have a problem with being motivated to work, but you will want to keep your communication to a minimum if possible. 

Cancer – You are finding that your confidence is weaker this week. For instance, if you are a writer and you have some pitches to bring over to editors, you won’t feel confident to deliver them. The best thing to do is to get through it and you will be surprised how glad you did. 

Leo – Mars in retrograde may serve you a purpose as you can use the opportunity to deepen your relationships. This can go from learning more about your friendships that are not that deep, to begin with, or extended family members who you never knew too well. You will be surprised by what you learn. 

Virgo – You may feel as if you are hitting walls in general. That can go anywhere between writer’s block and business expansion. This will drain you and the best thing to do is to law low this week as much as you can. All you will end up with is further frustration. 

Libra – Mars retrograde will have the opposite effect on you as this planet rules your opposing sign, Aries. You may find yourself more motivated. You will work out more, hustle up business more, and find the time and energy to clean up your home. 

Scorpio – Like Aries, you will find yourself struggling with motivation and inertia. That big project that you have hanging over your head, you just don’t have the energy to do it. The best thing to do is to get things done in chunks. Get things done one day at a time and don’t put too much pressure on yourself. 

Sagittarius – You are not too phased by Mars in retrograde since your ruler is going direct. This pandemic won’t last forever and there are things to look forward to in the future, and places to visit, and other people to see. The focus will be on making more money and hustling, even more, this week. 

Capricorn – This is the week where you will be re-evaluating how you conduct yourself in professional and personal settings. And you are motivated to make improvements as Jupiter heads direct so you can make the improvements you need to do better in the end. 

Aquarius – You are struggling with impulsiveness this week as you want to take action on some things you have been planning to do. However, you will take action that may not be appropriate and maybe premature. Once you find that you had missed some important factors in it that is when you will realize you need to pull it back and correct it. There is a good chance it won’t be too late since the response is likely low. 

Pisces – This is not a good week to make any big investments or major decisions even though Jupiter goes direct. This point during the Mars retrograde can have a negative impact on your decision-making abilities. It is best to focus on your creativity and the work you have to do instead. 

This is a challenging week for many most definitely but other transits in the future will make the retrograde a little easier to handle as well. Just hang in there.

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