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  •   Cancer Info: Cancer the Crab | Compatibility | Relationships | Sexuality | Cancer Rising | Health
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    by Rob Tillett

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    CancerCancer Daily Forecast for May 2022
    (If you know your rising sign, read that too, for a balanced forecast. Go to Forecasts)

    Daily forecasts for May 2022 written by Rob Tillett.
    Click here for Moonbeam's
    Month in Brief.

    Go to TopTue May 1: May Day
    Are you the King or the Queen of May? Love is the flavor of the day, one of the traditional Cross-Quarter Days, marking the coming of summer to northern climes. Celebrations and love-linkings have been held since time immemorial on this day. Anciently known as Beltane, today marks a festival of new growth, when couples pair off for fun and fantasy. Read more on May Day. Fortunate colors are silver and red. Lucky numbers are 4 and 5.
    Go to TopWed May 2: Flash A Smile
    Try flashing a happy smile, even if you're gritting your teeth behind the scenes. You'll get your own way faster by being charming. Your feelings run deeper than usual, but that should be your secret. Looking after your body is a priority since you do feel pressured by demands on your time and energy. Constantly pushing against difficulties drains your energy reserves. Isn't there an easier way round certain work situations? Uplifting colors are sable and dark red. Lucky numbers are 3 and 26.
    Go to TopThu May 3: Look After You
    With the Moon in Libra this is a good day to be self-protective and retreat into a private place, preferably at home. So much the better if you can manage to take the day off, put your feet up and wrap yourself around a warm teddy bear. Even if you're at work, you need a protective niche where you push away awkward people, hassles and hustle. Relaxing colors are dusky rose and silvery grey. Lucky numbers are 11 and 2.
    Go to TopFri May 4: Different Values
    This is not a great day for self-confidence or taking direct action, so just let yourself slide around things. Watch you are not misled by vague hunches, or by information coming from others. Your life is changing slowly at a subtle level due to the influence of nebulous Neptune, so you may feel rather undermined. This is all part of the process of moving towards different values, better securities and more realistic commitments. Beneficial colors are sapphire and ruby. Lucky numbers are 5 and 22.
    Go to TopSat May 5: Full Moon
    Friends pull you one way and loved ones another, dear Cancer. Tonight's Full Moon in sexy Scorpio urges you to choose your alternatives so as to satisfy your own needs. Intimate companions may have been feeling excluded. Are you thinking more deeply than usual and communicating in a penetrating way? Don't come across as more forceful than you intend. Favorable colors are scarlet and silver. Lucky numbers are 5 and 23.
    Go to TopSun May 6: Wise Crabs
    Your ability to observe and your way with words make others see you as someone in the know. Your ideas on life are changing dramatically now and you find yourself open to unconventional even radical opinions. Your friends will be amazed at this change in your outlook. You may be taken aback by certain events that blow up suddenly, but at heart you really thrive on excitement. Just keep that highly-strung nervous system well in hand. Auspicious colors are bright red and snow white. Lucky numbers are 3 and 32.
    Go to TopMon May 7: Higher Gear
    As the Moon and Mars clash, your temper is not likely to be at its smoothest, but a blunt approach is what is needed to achieve your aims. Just watch that your impulsiveness doesn't lead you into trouble. Remember the old saying, 'fools rush in where angels fear to tread'. Harmonious colors are terracotta and cream. Lucky numbers are 15 and 1.
    Go to TopTue May 8: Boost Your Stamina
    The Moon in your house of work and health inclines you to work hard and attend to your duties. You love to travel, but need to boost your stamina, because your emotions are now tied up with your working situation, and indeed with your health. If you're feeling upset, take care of the old bod. Remember to eat well, rest, relax, exercise properly, and take better care of yourself. Healthy colors are buttercup and rose. Lucky numbers are 6 and 10.
    Go to TopWed May 9: Wit And Wisdom
    Influential people are impressed with your wit, wisdom and articulate way of expressing yourself, Cancer. So keep talking! As Mercury enters friendly Taurus, you need to be part of the crowd, both at work and in your leisure activities. See what you can do in however small a way to improve society as the planets urge you to throw your energy into helpful causes. Why not enjoy swapping your ideas with friends, challenging each other to discover new truths. Uplifting colors are marigold and red. Lucky numbers are 11 and 49.
    Go to TopThu May 10: Mend Fences
    The Moon in your opposite sign urges you to compromise a little, my lovely Crabs. Mend fences. If there have been arguments, this is the time to put the right word in the right ear. Suddenly everything will calm itself down. But your outlook is less than practical. Don't be swept up in your enthusiasms to the point where you lose touch with what is possible. Keep your feet on the ground and be realistic. Empowering colors are amethyst and pale lime. Lucky numbers are 19 and 46.
    Go to TopFri May 11: Troublesome Blips
    There will be some blips at work and in friendships today, dear Cancer. Get down into the depths to investigate and find the long-term solutions. It may be to do with financial or emotional matters. Or perhaps the more fundamental questions you are asking of yourself at this time. Propitious colors are blueberry and peach. Lucky numbers are 11 and 42.
    Go to TopSat May 12: More Competitive And Energetic
    The planetary influences help the Crab on two levels. Mars makes you more competitive and energetic than usual, so take pleasure in the hard work you will be capable of for a while. Allow yourself to do what timidity has prevented in the past. Plus, you will be able to find a good balance between feelings and duty, as you gain control of one particular practical situation. Profitable colors are steely grey and red coral. Lucky numbers are 9 and 56.
    Go to TopSun May 13: Mothers Day
    The delightful Pisces Moon is shining on Mothers Day this year, creating some truly wonderful aspects. It's the perfect day to contact her, especially if she lives abroad or far away. The Moon stands for mother and is the planetary ruler of your sign, so when the lunar orb is well disposed, beautiful things can happen! More on Mothers Day. Favorable colors are sea green and pale violet. Lucky numbers are 9 and 11.
    Go to TopMon May 14: Touch Of Tact
    Straight ahead is your motto, so if obstacles get in your way, sweep them to one side. Try adding a touch of tact, since that can be a faster method of getting your own way. Why ruffle feathers and arouse resistance? OK, socially it's not your best time. But don't feel isolated or under-appreciated. Just enjoy the quiet moments, it will soon start getting busy. Stabilizing colors are carmine and cream. Lucky numbers are 6 and 7.
    Go to TopTue May 15: Venus Retrograde
    As Venus turns in your twelfth house, you are sensitive to the unspoken needs of those close. This phase tests your relationships, and you'll feel less sociable and more sensitive. One of the best things you can do now is work behind the scenes to help others, as the twelfth house also rules hospitals and institutions. Watch that you do not become emotionally overloaded, soaking in too much of their problems. Practice meditation or other means of naturally calming and centering yourself. A secret love may resurface. Positive colors are grey blue and chrysoberyl. Lucky numbers are 7 and 12.
    Go to TopWed May 16: Fast Moving Mind
    Such a sharp, fast-moving mind, dear Cancer! Remember to write things down, since you can be absent-minded and forget your brilliant inspirations as soon as you have them. If you are more emotional in public than usual it may feel strange, but it lets other people see your more human side. You can attract more sympathy, and at the same time be more sensitive to what is going on around you at work. Favorable colors are sand and red velvet. Lucky numbers are 28 and 35.
    Go to TopThu May 17: Highly Strung
    If you can avoid falling out with the authority figures in your life, you will be much better off, as Saturn battles the Moon. Your ideas on life are changing dramatically and you find yourself open to unconventional, radical opinions. Friends and family will be amazed at the change in your outlook. You may be taken aback by certain events which blow up suddenly -- just keep your rather highly-strung nervous system in hand. Auspicious colors are gold and silver. Lucky numbers are 3 and 70.
    Go to TopFri May 18: Ebb And Flow
    Don't be jealous if a friend pays more attention to someone else because it will pass very quickly. The mood is rather fickle now as things tend to be good one moment and not so good the next. Just let it ebb and flow. You may be yearning for wonderful relationships, or a financial windfall to end all your problems, but you need to be more realistic and practical, and avoid the tendency to live in a dream world. Balancing colors are jade and bronze. Lucky numbers are 8 and 3.
    Go to TopSat May 19: Quiet Backwaters
    Not at your most outgoing and sociable, you will be happiest in the quiet backwaters for the time being. Even your own company will not be a hardship for short periods, though obviously not all the time. However, you do seem to know a little about a great many things. Your versatility will astonish even you, and is a tremendous strength used correctly -- as a wonderfully stimulating conversationalist! Ideal colors are avocado and apricot. Lucky numbers are 26 and 73.
    Go to TopSun May 20: Solar Eclipse
    Don't expect anything major today. The Moon is your cosmic ruler, so the New Moon, a solar eclipse in your twelfth house of secrets, urges you to put your wholehearted attention behind the scenes into whatever you want to put into place over the next year. At work, you have to watch a tendency to act erratically. You crave excitement, so if you get into a situation which feels too secure, you'll rock the boat. The trick is to find positive outlets for your energy. Beneficial colors are mother of pearl and pale violet. Lucky numbers are 12 and 21.
    Go to TopMon May 21: High Voltage
    You're in high gear because Uranus' influence has a wonderful, electrical quality. Life is more stimulating and fascinating, and everyone you meet seems rather interesting. Good news is in the air, but you're a bit scattered as Uranus stirs up your house of career and public standing. Colleagues may want to stick to the status quo, so power struggles are almost inevitable. Fortunate colors are sapphire blue and emerald green. Lucky numbers are 6 and 57.
    Go to TopTue May 22: Lady Luck
    If you're normally timid, the planetary influences will make you more confident. You suddenly find the courage to try things which normally you would not attempt. Lady Luck is on your side, but actually your dynamic approach is also helping to make things happen. Cut through the red tape and get straight to the point. Don't bear grudges; move on. Put these temporary squalls behind you Favorable colors are primrose and silvery grey. Lucky numbers are 3 and 31.
    Go to TopWed May 23: Spot On
    It is important that you are not left on your own or pushed to one side for a day or two, as the Moon moves through your sign. You will be very tuned into the subtle undercurrents of the atmosphere around you. You could become overwhelmed by other people's feelings so you need to protect yourself by standing back. Your hunches are likely to be spot on. Favorable colors are pale green and moonstone. Lucky numbers are 1 and 6.
    Go to TopThu May 24: Flexible Crustaceans
    With the Moon in your sign it's the time to be flexible and meet new, stimulating people. This is a morale-boosting time for you. Can you see see that what has held you back in the past has been your own narrow outlook? It wasn't down to ill luck or life being difficult (as you thought). Your confidence in your ability to communicate well is growing. Your everyday life and contacts are easier as a result. You will be pleasantly surprised by your new tolerance. Favorable colors are ochre and silvery green. Lucky numbers are 45 and 4.
    Go to TopFri May 25: Road Block
    Fuming, fretting and complaining isn't getting you anywhere fast; there is a temporary road block ahead and you have to wait for it to clear, or alternatively, you could chip away at whatever stands in your path. All you need is determination and perseverance and you'll win through eventually. You may find your energy levels are low so you don't have the inclination to work quite as hard as usual. Positive colors are champagne and dark blue. Lucky numbers are 5 and 13.
    Go to TopSat May 26: Emotional Insights
    The morning is full of emotional insights, and warm feeling, dear Cancer. Don't let a mood get the better of you, because communication is better than tantrums. As the day draws on the Moon moves on, so get boring things like paperwork and housework out of the way. Once you have that organized, you'll feel a lot better. Regenerate your body with exercise, good food and enough sleep. Ignoring ailments and warning signs and hoping for the best just won't work. Favorable colors are aubergine and silver. Lucky numbers are 37 and 11.
    Go to TopSun May 27: Expect The Unexpected
    It's a pretty mixed day with a few mood swings, especially when cash is concerned. It would be good for life to settle down to its normal pace again. Make sure you don't ruffle too many feathers in the process! Long distance travel is likely to be both exciting and rather disruptive, whether you are on the move or just in the planning stages. Expect the unexpected and try not to take risks or become too impatient. Auspicious colors are pistachio and dark brown. Lucky numbers are 11 and 47.
    Go to TopMon May 28: Emotional Crabs
    If your emotions get in the way of reason, it's because you can't think as clearly as usual, especially about money. Resist the urge to babble on about trivia, or people won't be able to follow your drift. There are days when making a determined push is the right approach. Then there are days when you can end up in the right place at the right time, saying the right thing, without making too much of an effort. This is one of those days. Beneficial colors are mango and pineapple. Lucky numbers are 7 and 61.
    Go to TopTue May 29: New Projects
    This is a good time to start new projects since you have lots of initiative, imagination and determination now. There is a slight danger that you could be better at starting things than finishing them, but if you concentrate you'll be able to sort out some problems that have been bugging you for days. This is a great time for cleaning out and re- organizing things generally. At the end of it all you'll feel back in control. Ideal colors are aqua and peach. Lucky numbers are 16 and 78.
    Go to TopWed May 30: Hide In Your Shell
    It's time to retreat and find a place where you can have some peace and quiet. You need privacy so get away from the outside world. If you are feeling self-protective and sensitive, it's good to cling to loved ones and familiar surroundings. Draw back from the hustle and hassles at work. You'll be happiest with your feet up. Propitious colors are dusky pink and silvery blue. Lucky numbers are 2 and 33.
    Go to TopThu May 31: Recharge Your Batteries
    There aren't too many obstacles today with other people.. or with yourself. The only downside could be that you spend too much money or think that you are right about absolutely everything. You will also be feeling rather retiring and not at all pushy with the planetary emphasis on Gemini. This is your time to step back and take stock. Take time off if you can to recharge your batteries and if you can't, delegate. Let others do the running around. Fortunate colors are walnut brown and deep purple. Lucky numbers are 26 and 52.
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