(March 21-April 19)
Reason For Summertime Sadness: You have set high standards for yourself this summer. Sadly, this summer is flying by and you are starting to feel like you have not done it all. In your mind, there are so many more places to explore and things to do!
How You Can Feel Better: Recognize that while you may not be able to accomplish everything, summer isn’t over. You still have time. Prioritize the adventures that excite you the most.
(April 20-May 20)
Reason For Summertime Sadness: You need balance and harmony in your life. With the end of summer just around the corner, the transition to fall poses new obstacles and stresses.
How You Can Feel Better: Let yourself enjoy every minute of summer. Don’t fret that fall is around the corner, as you will always find that balance and symmetry in the end.
(May 21-June 20)
Reason For Summertime Sadness: You worry that the end of summer may jeopardize your social calendar. While your social group is busy year round, your summer is usually full of fun vacations, late drinking nights, and day excursions.
How You Can Feel Better: Enjoy these summer social outings, but also recognize that you can still make these events a priority in the fall. The end of summer does not mean that your fun times are over. In fact, plan some fall activity right now. In the next couple of months, it will be amazing to have something fun already scheduled!
(June 21-July 22)
Reason For Summertime Sadness: The chaos and buzz of summer can at times make you feel lonely. You want things to slow down for a bit so you can settle down with those around you.
How You Can Feel Better: Despite the summer whirlwind, you can take steps to slow things down. Suggest a movie night instead of a night out or a staycation instead of a crazy trip. Recognize that your needs are important and you should voice your desires more often.
(July 23-August 24)
Reason For Summertime Sadness: You thrive when you are surrounded by your friends and loved ones. You brighten up a room and feed off the energy of others. However, summer constantly pulls your friends away from you. Your conflicting schedules can sometimes get you down.
How You Can Feel Better: Start to schedule long vacations or a weekend getaway with your group. Yes, you can thrive without your friends, but life is so much more enjoyable with them around.
(August 23-September 22)
Reason For Summertime Sadness: You are lacking a sense of purpose this summer. At times you feel lost and out of your element. Due to the whims of the summer, you have felt like your goals are a bit harder to achieve.
How You Can Feel Better: Try to find ways to bring back order into your life. Maybe it’s striving towards a promotion or taking time off to go on a trip. Whatever it is, let yourself get back into the methodology of planning.
(September 23-October 22)
Reason For Summertime Sadness: This summer is leading up to a lot of change in your life. You are embarking on a new chapter and with that comes various types of transitions. Your summertime sadness is caused by the pressure that you have put on yourself.
How You Can Feel Better: While it’s easy to get lost in your own expectations, train yourself to take unnecessary pressure out of your life. Focus on your own happiness, instead of weighing yourself down with outside pressures.
(October 23-November 21)
Reason For Summertime Sadness: Lately, you have felt like your life has been up in the air. You have had trouble making specific choices and that has brought you stress. Summer is short and you know you will have to start making decisions soon.
How You Can Feel Better: Take a break every now and then and cut yourself some slack. Remind yourself that you will figure things out. You still have time and things will work out in the end.
(November 22-December 21)
Reason For Summertime Sadness: Your summer has been a bit rigid and structured. You have been down because you crave spontaneity and adventure. This summer you have felt confined by external forces.
How You Can Feel Better: While it is important you fulfill your obligations, allow yourself to take time off as well. Focus on exploration and other things that will bring you flexibility and joy.
(December 22-January 19)
Reason For Summertime Sadness: You have felt very overwhelmed this summer. There are so many things on your plate and as a Capricorn you want to successfully attend to all of them.
How You Can Feel Better: Remind yourself that “you got this.” You are an ambitious and successful person and you will accomplish whatever is in sight. Don’t forget to give yourself a break every now and then too.
(January 20-February 18)
Reason For Summertime Sadness: You have felt underwhelmed this summer as your intellect has been hungry for some sort of challenge. Work has calmed down during the summer and you feel like something is missing in your life.
How You Can Feel Better: Start to look for a challenge in other areas of your life. Find something that you want to learn and commit your intellect to it. Try out joining a trivia team or learning a new language.
(February 19-March 20)
Reason For Summertime Sadness: You have felt like your creativity has not been a priority this summer. You love to express yourself through art and somehow this talent has been put off to the side.
How You Can Feel Better: Learn to embrace your creativity on a daily basis. Take time to focus on your art and take steps to make your passion a priority. You deserve “you time,” even during the summer chaos.