June Fire Element Horoscope


For thousands of years the I Ching has provided guidance for decisions about our health, relationships, finances, work, and play. Predictions from the I Ching follow the lunar year and are based on multiple, overlapping cycles that govern the heavens and earth. A variety of stems, branches, directions, and phases also have their say, each creating a trail of portents, probabilities, and possibilities, so let us begin …

In the Chinese horoscope, June occurs in a phase called , a time of robust, hot, male yang Fire Element energy. It is no surprise that the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, occurs in a Fire Element month like June. Dragons, the Fire Element, and the solstice are all related―they embody activity, brightness, sunshine, daylight, and heat, all apt descriptions of .

If you happen to live near a lake or the ocean, be on the lookout for dragon boat races; they are fun and exciting to watch! In China, the Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu, is an important three-day holiday that begins on June 3rd. Dragon boat racing is a 2,000-year-old tradition; in Chinese culture, a dragon represents good fortune—it is the strongest, the luckiest, and the most yang of all the animals in the Chinese horoscope.

Before the festival begins, parents prepare fragrant herb-filled silk pouches strung on silken threads. During the festival, the pouches are hung around children’s necks or tied to their garments as a charm to protect them against evil. Steamed rice dumplings, or zongzi, are a traditional Dragon Festival food; they are filled with meat or red beans and wrapped in bamboo leaves.

In the west, both Father’s Day and Juneteenth be celebrated on the 19th. Juneteenth is believed to be the oldest African-American festival; it is a blend of two words: “June” and “nineteenth,” and honors the emancipation of enslaved peoples and dates back to 1866 in many parts of the US.

This year summer officially begins with the solstice on June 21st. June’s luxuriant Fire influence is a constructive, creative, and positive force that creates many possibilities for development and success. Remember, however, that excessive Fire can also burn and consume, so we must do our best to channel this powerful energy wisely. In the meantime, be on the lookout for interesting new possibilities because who knows what exciting things could happen!

Polish up your dragon boat, hug dad on his day and check out Juneteenth street fairs, parades, and concerts. Read this month’s horoscope to find out what Fire energy is bringing your way in this, the very beginning of summer.


Physical Health

Cool yourself in this strong double-Fire month by eating plenty of cool summer fruits and light, refreshing salads. Cool down your overheated energy and take some time off to enjoy life. Get in a little early morning exercise to keep your energy flowing smoothly. When you sleep well and are relaxed and rested, you will feel fantastic, and your natural exuberance will shine.

 mind-health-icon.jpgEmotional Health

As a Fire person, you are social and articulate, but your ego could make it difficult to get along with others in a double-Fire month. If you feel especially sensitive or experience hurt feelings, slow down and let go of unrealistic expectations for yourself and others. Practice the art of gratitude and learn to meditate to stimulate the flow of your own natural happiness.


Relationships Health

Your relationships may make you feel as if you were on an emotional rollercoaster in June. Fire energy is forceful, and it tends to engender conflict, so be on the lookout for misunderstandings. It’s fine to communicate your feelings and expectations but remember that you also need to cultivate tolerance and forgiveness so you can be more loving and accepting of the quirks of others.


Financial Health

In a double Fire month, you may find it challenging to get a grip on your finances. Whether you are just starting to build a credit profile or you are more established but wondering if you are on the right track, credit counseling could be beneficial. A good counselor will identify your financial strengths and weakness and help you develop a plan to harness or address them.


Career Health

Your optimism will soar to new heights this month, and you’ve got what it takes to achieve the impossible. In order of importance, the first is to focus and channel your excitement and figure out the steps that will bring you success. Establish your priorities, so you spend your energy wisely. Take a deep breath and begin with step one, followed by step two … and the rest. 



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