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How Each Of The Zodiac Signs Detox

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How The Zodiac Signs Detox

Detox is loosely defined as quitting or ridding the body of toxic or unhealthy substances. For some people, this includes things that are toxic for the mind and the emotions. It’s about resting, cleansing, and giving the body what it needs from the inside out.

When we remove and get rid of the toxins in our bodies and the stress in our lives, we are better protected from disease and stay healthier, longer. Since there are so many methods for how to detox, it can feel overwhelming. But when we are faced with choices, it’s a good idea to look to astrology and our zodiac signs to see what it says on the subject.

There are many ways to detox and it’s easy to personalize a way that works best for you. It can also be a question of time; you might not have the time or energy to do a 28-day detox, so you want something that may only take a few hours.

You do what’s best for you. Sometimes the things we do to detox become a beneficial habit, like staying hydrated, eating clean, or taking supplements. But you don’t need to feel like you must do something you're uncomfortable with; instead, focus on what you need to do for your own well-being.

ARIES (March 21 - April 19)

Aries detox by going to a boot camp. That way, they can exercise until they're exhausted. and change their diet and bad habits at the same time. At a boot camp, there are enough scheduled things to keep Aries on task and enough variety to keep them from getting bored.

Plus, a boot camp is good for Aries because of their competitive spirit; they're going to want to do their best, even when it's sweating out toxins.

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TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)

Taurus detox by going to a fancy spa so they can indulge themselves but still feel good about it. They love sensory experiences, so massages, yoga, delicious but healthy food (beautifully plated), and calming surroundings are perfect.

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GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)

If Gemini is going to detox, they're going to work on a few things at once. They may start seeing a therapist so they can get rid of their toxic thinking, do a cleanse, start a new exercise class, and do whatever they need to lighten their load.

They may not finish everything they start, but they'll still see some benefits.

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CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

One of the key elements to Cancer's detoxing is to de-stress, and the best way to do that is by taking some time to be by themselves in nature. Taking hikes, going to the beach, and stargazing at night can help Cancer to decompress and detox from a hectic lifestyle.

On the surface, it may seem as if Cancer is having a staycation, but it's actually something they're doing for their health and well-being.

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LEO (July 23 - August 22)

Leos have great focus and strength, and if they know they need to do something for themselves, they have the discipline to do it. However, if Leo wants to make the process more enjoyable and make it seem less like something they have to do rather than something they want to do, they get someone to do it with them.

If it's exercising more or quitting bad habits and making new healthy habits, the buddy system is what will work the best.

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VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)

No matter how clean and organized someone is, they still can have clutter. One of the best ways for Virgo to detox is to get rid of anything in their house that doesn't spark joy and declutter.

When Virgo feels surrounded by possessions, even when it's organized, it can affect their cognitive abilities in a negative way. In order to clear their brain, they must clear their space.

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LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

The best detox for Libra is to remove the toxic people from their lives. This isn't an easy thing for Libra to do as they tend to be extremely loyal and are people pleasers.

Like having too much stuff, having too many people, especially people who don't treat you well, will affect how you physically, mentally, and emotionally feel. Not everybody has to like you, Libra, nor do you have to stay friends with everybody you meet. 

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SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)

Scorpios are very private and intense, and the best detox for them is to go on a retreat or sabbatical. Getting away from their responsibilities to somewhere they can just focus on themselves, their passion, or their spirit is the best thing.

If Scorpio wants, they can use the time away from their regularly scheduled life to create some healthy habits.

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SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)

Water is an important part of detoxing for Sagittarius. They need to make a special effort to drink as much water as possible to flush out the toxins. They can practice hydrotherapy by taking an extremely hot shower for five minutes while letting the water run down their back. This is followed by cold water for 30 seconds.

This cycle is repeated three times and then Sagittarius should get into bed for 30 minutes. it's kind of the sweat lodge experience but less sweat and fainting.

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CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)

Laughter is the best detox for Capricorn. In order to feel better, they should make themselves smile at others and themselves in a mirror, stream funny movies and TV shows, and do whatever they want that makes them happy without being unhealthy.

Capricorn should consider taking a real vacation — not a staycation, but somewhere they can feel like a kid again, and not be tense and wound up all the time.

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AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)

Aquarians tend to be very intellectual, so when they're detoxing, it's best for them to get out of their head. Meditation is a great way for Aquarians to detox.

Instead of focusing on everything they have to do or reflecting on things that happened in the past, meditation will help to cleanse their mind and improve their ability to handle stress. 

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PISCES (February 19 - March 20)

The best cleanse for Pisces is an emotional cleanse. An emotional cleanse will help them to deal with the negative feelings they've been holding onto that hurt them.

If Pisces is angry with someone, they need to have a calm and compassionate conversation with them where they can clear the air. If Pisces is jealous of someone, they should turn those feelings around and tell the person how much they admire them or give them a compliment. Lastly, if Pisces is feeling regret, the best thing for them to do is ask for forgiveness. 

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Christine Schoenwald is a writer, performer, and astrology lover. She has written over 500 articles on the zodiac signs and how the stars influence us. She's had articles in The Los Angeles Times, Salon, Woman's Day, and is a contributing writer to Ravishly, I AM & CO, and YourTango. Check out her website, her Facebook writer's page, and her Instagram.