Your essential guide to the week ahead from Citizen Femme’s resident astrologer, Zana Wilberforce.
Mercury retrograde finally comes to an end this week, though a ‘shadow period’ will linger until 7 July. Think of the shadow period as the ‘dregs’ of Mercury’s three-week planetary backspin, causing typical retrograde delays and tech mishaps. A full moon in Capricorn on 24 June is all about embracing back-to-nature weekends and harnessing Capricorn’s admirable wisdom.
December 22 – January 19
You could be delving into work errands with added flair and finesse when the full moon coasts through your sign on 24 June. Remember to check in on your wellbeing – even if it means investing in a new workout ensemble for an added dose of motivation.
January 20 – February 18
Any creative projects that were derailed during Mercury retrograde could begin to re-emerge this week when meddlesome Mercury stations direct, though a shadow period remains until 7 July. When the full moon arrives in sensible Capricorn on 24 June, consider signing up to a newsletter to satiate your need for new knowledge.
February 19 – March 20
This week’s full moon in Capricorn is a grounding lunation, focusing on themes of commitment and steady progress. Tuning into nature is one of the best ways for you to channel the full moon as you recalibrate your mind and body. Could a solo wellness retreat be on the cards? Birch Community in Hertfordshire ticks all the boxes for a creative mid-week reset.
March 21 – April 19
This week’s full moon in industrious Capricorn, sometimes referred to as the Strawberry Moon, contradicts your impulsive nature. There’s no time like the present for journaling your mid-year resolutions as a means to solidify your next steps.
April 20 – May 20
Your loftiest ambitions return to the forefront of your mind during this week’s full moon in hardworking Capricorn. Speak them into existence in an earthy environment, or somewhere nature-inspired. CF recommends Pantechnicon Roof Garden, a planty rooftop retreat and Nordic garden.
May 21 – June 20
Things get serious during this week’s full moon in hardworking Capricorn. You could benefit from a spot of alone time during this potent lunation to harness the prevailing earth-centric energy. Refrain from existential overthinking and maybe look into a solo exhibition trip as a distraction.
June 21 – July 22
Family matters are in the spotlight for you under this week’s Capricorn full moon. With Mercury stationing direct on 22 June, you can finally get a family outing in the diary minus the mixed signals and delays in communication. Consider visiting an unexplored farmers’ market and meander around the vegetable stalls for hours on end.
July 23 – August 22
Themes of longevity and durability could crop up this week relating to your everyday wardrobe. The Strawberry Moon is in Capricorn, a sign that represents investments and finances. If you’re considering an investment piece, head east for a shopping spree at Rixo pop-up to hunt down sweet-yet-sophisticated ensembles for summer events.
August 23 – September 22
You could be delivering some weighty words of wisdom under the Capricorn full moon, though be mindful of the Mercury retrograde shadow period which lingers until 7 July. If you’re feeling a tad depleted from the potent full moon, consider these essentials for a comfortable night’s sleep.
September 23 – October 22
Your financial ambitions become tip-top priority this week during a Capricorn full moon. If you’re looking to inject a little colour and contemporaneity into your summer wardrobe, consider a sensible investment like these Bottega Veneta hoops.
October 23 – November 21
This week’s full moon in sensible Capricorn inspires you to address your basic needs. You can channel this grounded lunation by sprucing your home and workspace with some low-maintenance houseplants for nourishment, warmth, and their healing properties.
November 22 – December 21
Your productivity levels will be amplified under this week’s potent full moon in ambitious Capricorn. Remember to take some time out in the great outdoors to keep your eternal wanderlust at bay. The Picnic festival in Holkham Hall, plotted on the imposing Holkham Estate in Norfolk, has a range of outdoorsy events on offer.