The value of astrology is to understand the energetic calendar of each year, month, and day and how it interacts and affects your personal unique energy and life cycle. In Chinese astrology, the system of Five Elements is used to describe both the energy calendar of the cosmos and that of the individual. Your core element is your operating system, how you interact with the world, your personality traits, and your health vulnerabilities.
Take full advantage of this ancient wisdom and discover how this upcoming month may impact your Five Healths—body, mind, relationship, work, and finances. According to the Chinese horoscope, May 2023 is Ding 丁 Stem and Si 巳 Branch or Fire and Fire Elements, respectively.
Elementally, May 2023 is a favorable month for people with a dominant or core Element of Wood as Water nourishes Wood and Wood supports Fire; therefore, you’ll benefit from the support that will allow you to execute your vision with less resistance. For Fire people, the double fire is insufficient to overcome the dampening effects of water which may obscure your ability to shine this month.
The Earth person is a beneficiary of Fire, so will be helped in your endeavors with positive momentum. When it comes to the Metal Element, the Fire may disrupt your order and method increasing your stress. Finally, Water people may be negatively influenced by too much Water, which means caution and fear, and possibly becomes withdrawn.
How does this month affect your core element and impact the “five healths” of your body, mind, relationship, work, and finance? If you don’t know your core element, take a short quiz here to find out. Read on for your personalized horoscope here.
The conflict between Water and Fire in May means that you will similarly experience tension in your nervous system in the form of frustration, impatience, and high blood pressure, as well as imbalances related to the liver or the gallbladder manifesting in symptoms of abdominal bloating distention and pain.
Tip: Do not consume excessive amounts of alcohol and maintain a healthy diet low in rich, greasy, and fatty foods. Emphasize leafy greens now that spring has arrived, specifically with bitter greens like arugula, dandelions, endive, radicchio, and mustard greens. Lemon is a liver-supportive food and is very appropriate in an olive oil-based salad dressing.
Detox Tea containing dandelions, peppermint, and chrysanthemum blossoms, plus Liver Support with artichoke, milk thistle, and beetroot, are essential to keep your liver/gall bladder network healthy.
You may experience imbalances related to your sense of purpose or direction. Wood Element is associated with growth and development, and imbalanced Wood energy this month can lead to feelings of restlessness or frustration, leading to potential conflicts and stress.
Tip: It is advisable for you to reflect on and prioritize your goals and priorities and seek support or guidance if needed. Practice self-care and personal and spiritual growth through nature walks and Dao-In Yoga.
You may experience some relationship challenges related to assertiveness or dominance in May. Wood is associated with growth and assertiveness, and imbalanced Wood energy can lead to conflicts with partners who also have strong personalities.
Tip: It is advisable for you to practice compromise and seek mutual understanding in your relationships.
You may experience some financial challenges related to career or business ventures in May. Wood is associated with growth and development, and imbalanced Wood energy can lead to overextending oneself financially.
Tip: It is advised for you to be cautious in your financial decisions and to seek advice from trusted colleagues or mentors.
You may experience some career challenges related to competition or assertiveness in May. Wood is associated with growth and progress, and imbalanced Wood energy can lead to conflicts with colleagues or superiors.
Tip: It is advisable for you to practice collaboration and to seek opportunities for growth and development within your workplace.
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