Mars, the planet of action, ambition and desires has moved into the fixed, grounded sign of Taurus. After Mars had its chaotic run in Aries, the energy of Taurus will cause a shift — forcing us to slow down. We can’t talk about how Mars moving into Taurus will impact us all without noting Taurus’ planetary ruler — Venus. The planet, which I like to associate with our level of self-love and self-awareness. Venus also assesses our self-worth.