Mercury turns retrograde from 5th-25th January. This will affect all travel, post, new contracts, technology and communications. And not in a good way! When Mercury is retrograde, people tend to feel rushed and hurried, and that is when mistakes happen. You arrive at the airport or train station at the wrong time and miss your train/plane. That important meeting you’ve been preparing for…you end up in the wrong building! The email you send to a friend, criticizing your brother…ends up in your brother’s in-box!
Double check EVERYTHING THAT YOU DO! Back up your laptop, re-read emails and texts before you send them and check recipients. Try to delay signing a new contract (house, job, financial) and don’t buy or set up any new technology during this time, as glitches may occur. Cancerians, Capricorns, Ariens and Librans may be more affected than other Zodiac signs.
Mars moves into Scorpio on 3rd January. You Scorpios may feel invigorated and determined to achieve your goals during January, SO MAKE THE MOST OF THIS!! Taureans may find their colleagues, spouses and competitors are feisty, tough and may run roughshod over you Bulls throughout January. But all Zodiac signs will feel more energised after January 3rd as prior to this date, Mars was in poor condition in Libra.
Sagittarians and Geminians may be affected by Venus (love) and Saturn (commitment, separation) between 5-15 January. Sagittarians are in the driving seat as you Centaurs may propose to a loved one, or you may decide that it is time to end a relationship as your lover is unreliable. Geminis are having to react to their lover’s decision; you may receive a proposal of a commitment, or be told that your loved one wants to end the relationship.
Jupiter in Virgo moves retrograde from 8th January-8th May affecting everyone, especially in late January when it hits a positive karmic point, the North Node. You may be given an opportunity to travel or move overseas, or pursue a further education course, get that book published, or follow your spiritual path. However, worrying about details, or people’s opinions may pull you away from your true calling. It’s time to REALLY LISTEN to your inner voice, and pursue what makes you happy!
The full moon on 24th January is in Leo, indicating some of you will receive recognition or even an award for your work, or service to others, or simply win a competition you have entered! If you haven’t entered a competition…MAYBE YOU SHOULD!!
With the Sun, Mercury (albeit in poor condition) and Saturn all in your 9th house, you Rams may be focussed on an overseas move, long haul flight, new college course, or spiritual seminar this month. But you may struggle to finalise decisions and details as your mind swings from one idea to another.
Between 7th-18th Dec Mars in poor condition in Libra opposes a retrograde Uranus in Aries. Your lover/spouse/colleagues/peers may be opposing your change of image, appearance, character around this time, and it may cause conflict. You may desire to change the way others see you, and they are being passive-aggressive in their reactions. Or your new relationship may have you panicked about commitment, so you are being unpredictable, independent and upsetting your partner.
The new moon on 11th Dec is in Sagittarius and indicates possible news about an overseas move, holiday, a new college course, or a spiritual retreat/seminar.
Between 11th -19th Dec the Sun squares Jupiter in poor condition in Virgo. Tensions abound as a possible health issue may upset travel plans. Or issues around responsibilities and duties means that you may be asked to re-consider your college course, spiritual retreat, holiday etc.
Between 17th -23rd Dec Mercury and Pluto both in Capricorn are next to each other. You may give an influential talk at work around this time, or your writings may demonstrate you are eloquent and knowledgeable about your specialised subject. Or a superior may attempt to dominate you at work and misrepresents what you have said or written to show you in a bad light.
Venus in poor condition in Scorpio opposes the moon in Taurus (nearly full) around 21st-23rd Dec. You may be in a better financial position than a female in your life, and she is NOT HAPPY and behaves jealously and moodily.
The full moon on 25th Dec is in Cancer and in your 4th house, so a house move, renovation or news relating your dad may happen around this time for you Rams.
Since 26th July Uranus has been moving retrograde in your 1st house. From 26th Dec it will start to move forward, so we may see less erraticism and rebelliousness in your attitude and behaviour..THANK GOODNESS!!
With the Sun, Mercury and Saturn all in your 8th house in early December, you Bulls may find you are experiencing change, crisis and financial re-jigging in December. You may also receive a tax rebate/financial windfall, or want to re-structure your existing debt.
Between 7th-18th Dec Naris in Libra opposes a retrograde Uranus in Aries. Pent up anger around your increasing duties and responsibilities may lead to a blowout with someone, as you are feeling stressed and anxious. Or a possible health issue may arise to do with you or your pet. It may be related to blood issues (i.e. anaemia) or kidneys or a possible surgery, so you may be worried about it.
The new moon on 11th Dec is in Sagittarius and you may initiate changes to your savings, investments, joint accounts etc to re-structure your finances.
Between 11th-19th Dec the Sun is square Jupiter in poor condition in Virgo. Your kids, your lover or a new creative passion may require funding. Your dad may give you his wise advice on what to do, but you feel he isn’t looking at the bigger picture. You feel compelled to make some financial changes that may cause tension and crisis.
Between 17th-23rd Dec Mercury and Pluto are both in Capricorn and both next to each other. You may decide to move overseas, book a long haul trip, book a college course or a spiritual seminar based on compelling and intense conversations with someone. Or something you have written, or a speech you have given, leads to travel/educational/spiritual opportunities.
Between 21st-23rd Dec Venus in poor condition in Scorpio opposes a nearly full moon in Taurus. A female colleague is offended and jealous at you getting recognition, and causes problems, but you may come out on top. Or your spouse, peer, business partner is being controlling and possessive and despite conflicting beliefs, you win them over.
The full moon on 25th Dec is in Cancer so you may hear some big news from your siblings, cousins, uncles, aunties or neighbours around this time.
On 26th Dec Uranus moves direct after moving backwards in your chart since 26th July. Your fears and anxieties may settle down a wee bit, and not suddenly swamp you as they have been doing in recent months.
With the Sun, your ruler Mercury (in poor condition!) and Saturn all in Sagittarius, your spouse, romantic partners, peers, colleagues or competitors are a focus for you in December.
With Mars in Libra opposite a retrograde Uranus in Aries between 7th-18th Dec, your kids may be all passive-aggressive with you, causing an about turn in your beliefs about them. Or a new lover’s sudden angry outburst leads your friends to unexpectedly oppose your union. Or someone from your past confronts you over a creative project you are working on and you feel your dream is turning into chaos.
The new moon on 11th Dec is in your 7th house, so you Geminians maybe planning on making/accepting a marriage proposal or initiating a joint business venture with a peer or even a competitor.
Between 11th-19th Dec the Sun squares Jupiter in poor condition in Virgo. There may be tension between you and your romantic partner/spouse regarding either your home, family or your dad (OR ALL THREE!) around this time. Someone may feel they do not get the praise they deserve for their efforts.
Between 17th-23rd Dec your ruler Mercury is right next to Pluto, both in Capricorn. You may find this is a time of intensity as decisions have to be made, documents may have to be signed related to joint finances, savings and investments, debts, inheritances or a financial windfall. Or you may just decide to make a BIG DECISION to transform your life, leading to big changes and chaos!!
Between 21st-23rd Dec Venus in poor condition in Scorpio opposes a nearly full moon in Taurus. A vengeful jealous female may cause problems around duties, responsibilities and commitments, leading you to feel stressed and anxious. Or a possible urinary tract infection/inflamed prostate makes you feel sad and isolated as you may have to rest and take antibiotics.
The full moon on 25th Dec is in Cancer indicating some positive changes to your earnings, or an increase in wealth. Maybe you’ll receive a very expensive gift on Xmas Day!!!
Uranus has been moving backwards in your chart since 26th July and on 26th Dec it will move forwards. You may find your social life smooths out and is les erratic, or you may get some innovative ideas on how to make your dreams come true.
With the Sun, Mercury (in poor condition) and Saturn all in your 6th house in Dec, you Crabs may find your ‘To Do List’ is a BIG FOCUS for you in December. Or you may be focussed on combating a health issue. Or a new pet may be taking up a lot of your energy, mind and restricting your life a little bit over the ‘Silly season’.
Mars in poor condition in Libra is opposing a retrograde Uranus in Aries between 7th-18th Dec. Changes in your career may result in changes in your home, or family life and someone is behaving passive-aggressively about it. Or your dad is kicking off and getting angry with your sudden change in status (i.e. promotion/demotion/marriage/engagement/divorce/pregnancy). It may be an explosive week!
The new moon on 11th Dec is in Sagittarius and you may start a new health and fitness regime round this time. Or you may delegate some duties and responsibilities to others as you may feel burdened.
The Sun squares Jupiter in poor condition in Virgo between 11th-19th Dec, indicating tensions around duties and responsibilities with your siblings, cousins, uncles, aunties or neighbours. Something has to change to prevent a big falling out!
Mercury and Pluto both in Capricorn are next to each other between 17th-23rd Dec. You may feel that your spouse, colleague, peer or business partner is influencing you to go with their ideas/decisions around this time. Or you are the one trying to persuade them that your ideas/decisions are superior to theirs!
Between 21st-23rd Dec Venus in poor condition in Scorpio is opposing a nearly full moon in Taurus. Your kids may be moody, petulant and jealous, opposing your time spent doing charity work. Or your new lover is jealous and possessive around you when you are both out socialising with your friends. Or your idea to get a club/association/charity to help you with a creative project causes a female to oppose the proposal.
The full moon on 25th Dec is in Cancer, so you may be the light and soul of the Xmas festivities and everything will flow beautifully for you!
Uranus has been moving backwards in your chart since 26th July, but moves forward from 26th Dec onwards. You Crabs may feel less restless and erratic about your career after this time….thank goodness eh?!
With your ruler the Sun, Mercury and Saturn all in your 5th house for most of December, you Lions are focussed on love & romance, children and creative projects this month. Single Lions MUST BE OUT SOCIALISING to make the most of this celestial help. The planets do indicate commitment tussles regarding these 3 areas. You are not really sure what you want, eh Leos? Some days you want children, other days you don’t. Some days you want a partner, other days you enjoy your single life.
With Mars in Libra opposing a retrograde Uranus in Aries between 7th-18th Dec, there may be confrontation with siblings, cousins, uncles and aunties around this time, possibly related to an overseas move, a holiday, a college course or a spiritual belief or seminar. Someone is behaving erratically…it may even be YOU!
The new moon on 11th Dec is in your 5th house, so you may start that creative project, meet a new lover or begin ‘officially’ to try to conceive a baby around this time.
The Sun squares Jupiter in poor condition in Virgo between 11th-19th Dec. There is a need for you to act and move forward regarding your money, your possession and how you earn your money around this time, related to children, your lover and a creative project. Perhaps you want to resign from your job & throw yourself into a creative project but your new lover isn’t keen. Or you may need to move jobs to earn more money for your children’s future. Or maybe tensions are caused due to the big difference in your earnings and your lovers salary.
Mercury and Pluto are both in Capricorn and next to each other between 17th-23rd Dec. You may give a talk on a health issue, or write about your experiences so the public can benefit from your knowledge. Or you may feel compelled to negotiate a big change in your daily tasks at work, or someone at work may try to bully you to conform to their ideas and beliefs around this time.
The moon (nearly a full one) in Taurus opposes Venus in Scorpio in poor condition between 21st-23rd Dec. You desire a proper work/home balance, possibly triggered by a female family member being jealous and upset about the amount of time you spend at work. You may be emotional around this time, but your Boss may be open to flexibility with your working hours/location etc
The full moon on 25th Dec is in Cancer and in your 12th house, so your emotions may be heightened around this time, as someone appears out of nowhere and really pushes your buttons!
Uranus has been moving backwards in your chart since 26th July. From 26th Dec onwards it will move forwards, indicating more stable progress related to an overseas move, long haul holiday, a further education course or spiritual development.
With the Sun, your ruler Mercury and Saturn all in your 4th house for most of December, you Virgoans will be focussing your energies, responsibilities and decisions around your dad, your family and your home.
With Mars in Libra opposing a retrograde Uranus in Aries from 7th-18th Dec, you are motivated to make changes to your finances and increase your earnings but you may be worried about rocking the boat and causing unexpected upset and chaos. You want to do something sudden and feel restless but someone is opposing your ideas and putting up arguments and resistance.
The new moon on 11th Dec is in Sagittarius, so you may initiate some new changes related to your home and your immediate family. Your dad may also have some news for you around this time.
The Sun is square Jupiter in detriment in Virgo from 11th-19th Dec. You are feeling you have to make some changes in your physical home, or change where you live, or make changes in your family life. You can see the wider goals and final outcome, but the details are causing you tension around this time.
Your ruler Mercury is right next to Pluto in Capricorn from 17th-23rd Dec. Single female Virgoans may meet a younger man romantically around this time who is an influential speaker. Those in a relationship may find their lover is trying to sway them over a big decision, and you may feel intellectually brow-beaten. Or a creative project is suddenly transformed by some new decisions or ideas around this time.
Venus in poor condition in Scorpio is opposite a nearly full moon in Taurus from 21st-23rd Dec. A sibling, cousin, uncle, aunty or neighbour is moody, jealous and feeling betrayed around this time, related to an overseas move, or a long haul trip, college course or spiritual development that you may wish to pursue. Or YOU may be the one behaving badly when you hear about a relative or sibling debating one of those 4 opportunities.
The full moon on 25th Dec is in Cancer and indicates a dream coming to fruition around this time. Or a charitable project you have worked on will get some attention, or your friends may be a focus for you around this time.
Uranus has been moving backwards in your chart since July 26th. It will move forward from Dec 26th, seeing less financial erraticism in your life and possibly fewer chaotic, unexpected events.
With the Sun, Mercury and Saturn all in Sagittarius for most of December, you Librans may find your siblings, cousins, uncles and aunties and neighbours are a focus for you in December. One of them may receive an award or recognition, or make a big decision they wish to announce, or desire to be seen as more of an authority figure within your extended family.
With Mars in poor condition in Libra and opposing a retrograde Uranus in Aries from 7th-18 Dec, you may be behaving passive-aggressively towards your spouse, a colleague, business partner or competitor around this time, and they may be behaving erratically. Or they may be coming up with innovative/quirky ideas and you are opposing them…possibly wounding them with your comments.
The new moon on 11th Dec is in Sagittarius and so you may hear news from a sibling, cousin, uncle aunty or neighbour around this time. It may relate to a court case, a book that may be published, or a long haul trip/move, or a spiritual pursuit.
The Sun is squaring Jupiter in poor condition in Virgo 11th-19th Dec. You may feel sad as regards a sibling, relative, uncle, aunty, cousin or neighbour around this time. Or, they may be pushing your buttons and behaving inappropriately towards you, causing you stress and anxiety.
Mercury and Pluto are both in Capricorn and next to each other 17th-23rd Dec, so you may make big transformational decisions about your home or your family around this time. Or your dad may be trying to sway you/influence you on a matter regarding your family or the family home.
Venus in poor condition in Scorpio is opposing a nearly new moon in Taurus 21st-23rd Dec. You may be feeling jealous and miffed over money as you hear of someone having a significant financial windfall or inheritance around this time. Or YOU may receive a tax refund/inheritance/windfall and become possessive and controlling over this money.
The full moon on 25th Dec is in Cancer, indicating you may receive an award, or recognition at work, or you may move jobs or be promoted around this period.
Uranus has been moving backwards in your chart since 26th July and starts to move forward from 26th Dec. You may find your spouse, colleagues, business partner or competitors behave less erratically and unexpectedly from now on!
With the Sun, Mercury and Saturn all in Sagittarius, you Scorpions will find that your money, your possessions and how you earn your money will be a BIG FOCUS for you in December. You may want to exert more control over your finances, sign some papers, make some decisions and be seen as someone who has a lot of money!
Your ruler Mars is in poor condition in Libra and opposing a retrograde Uranus in Aries from 7th-18th Dec. You may find you are anxious as you do not feel motivated to get through your tasks and activities at work, and yet out of the blue you get more duties and responsibilities! Or an unexpected health issue is worrying you. Or something unexpected happens to your pet, making you feel sad.
The new moon is in Sagittarius on 11th Dec, so you may receive some new about your finances, or get delivery of an expensive piece of furniture, jewellery or art, possibly from overseas.
The Sun is squaring Jupiter in poor condition in Virgo from 11th-19th Dec, indicating some tensions between you and a good friend around money. Or you realise you must take action to improve your earnings, but are feeling lost regarding the details. Or you want to make a significant charitable donation but are hesitant.
Mercury and Pluto are both in Capricorn and next to each other between 17th-23rd Dec. You may see a sibling, aunty, cousin, uncle or neighbour give an influential speech, or write a persuasive article around this time. Or one of these people is trying to push and bully you into taking on board their ideas/decision.
The full moon on 25th Dec is in Cancer and in your 9th house, indicating an overseas move, or long haul trip, a college course, or a spiritual retreat may happen.
Uranus has been moving backwards in your chart since 26th July, but begins to move forward from 26th Dec. You may see your daily routine at work become less unstable, and recent health issues may settle down and rebellious pets may unexpectedly become obedient!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY DEAR CENTAURS! You start the month with Mercury, Saturn and the Sun all in your 1st house. Your focus is upon your needs, your appearance, your character, and how others see you. You Centaurs are full of ideas and energy and you want to change YOU! You may also wish to be seen as an Authority figure by your circle of friends and family. But as Mercury is in poor condition, don’t take any action, sign up for courses etc until AFTER 11th Dec. Saturn in your 1st house may lead to health issues related to your skin, teeth, joints and tendons.
From 7th Dec-18th Dec Mars in poor condition in Libra opposes a retrograde Uranus in Aries. There may be squabbles and passive aggressive behaviour from your friends, lovers and kids around this time. Someone is rebelling, wanting to be independent & seen differently, and this causes conflict and verbal sparring.
The new moon on 11th Dec is in your 1st house, so again, YOU are focussing on yourself, your needs, your appearance etc
The Sun in Sagittarius squares your ruler Jupiter in poor condition in Virgo between 11th-19th Dec. You may need to take action and move forward with your career around this time. Or there may be a change in how you are seen by your ‘public’ i.e. a marriage, divorce, new baby, new career etc. Or your Mum may be critical or judgemental of your appearance, your personality or your beliefs about a certain situation and this may create a bit of tension.
Between 21st-23rd Dec Venus in poor condition in Scorpio opposes the moon in Taurus. A female appears out of nowhere and challenges your responsibilities, day to day duties, your health or even a situation related to your pets.
The full moon on Dec 25th is in your 8th house, indicating some BIG CHANGES happening to you Centaurs in the next 4 weeks.
Uranus in Aries has been retrograde since 26th July in your 5th house, intensifying your rebellious and erratic streak related to your kids, lovers and creative pursuits. You may be more stable after 26th Dec when Uranus moves direct in your chart.
You goats may be feeling melancholy and tired the first few weeks of Dec, with the Sun, your ruler Saturn and Mercury all in your 12th house. You may also find people appearing out of nowhere causing you problems, possibly your dad or a younger man….OR BOTH!! You may be spending time remembering who has wronged you in the past, or how you should have done ‘such and such’ better and achieved more the past few months. You goats have achieved LOTS, so stop being so hard on yourself, focus on the positive and you’ll feel better. Look at your savings account, that’ll cheer you up!!
Between 7th Dec-18th Dec Mars in poor condition in Libra is opposing a retrograde Uranus in Aries. Someone at work is opposing you and making you want to rebel against any perceived restrictions at work, and behave erratically, push forward your innovative ideas. Or you may feel driven to make sudden unexpected career changes that may cause disturbance in your home or family (i.e. house move/relocation/working from home).
The new moon on 11th Dec is in your 12th house, so you may decide to finally deal with your hidden anxieties, depression or addictions and have counselling or psychotherapy.
Between 11th Dec-19th Dec the Sun squares Jupiter in poor condition in Virgo. You may feel motivated to move overseas, go on a long haul trip, book a college course or a Spiritual seminar and this is causing tension and anxiety.
Between 17th Dec and 23rd Dec Mercury and Pluto are right next to each other in Capricorn in your 1st house. You may make some transformation decisions around this time, or have to speak as an Authority figure, or be verbally forceful/domineering around this time.
Between 21st-23rd Dec a female friend who you have helped may behave inappropriately, making you feel conflicting emotions. Or there may be opposition regarding your mum joining a Club/Society/Association which upsets her.
The full moon on 25th Dec is in Cancer in your 7th house so Capricorns already in a relationship may receive an engagement or marriage proposal, or do the proposing. Or you may finalise details of a joint business venture.
With the Sun, Mercury and your ruler Saturn all in your 11th house at the start of the month, you Water-Bearers may find your focus is on socialising with friends, or working on charitable causes, or making your dreams come true. You may have the energy, drive and mind-set TO DO ALL THREE! However around this time either you or a friend may blurt out a secret that sets the cat amongst the pigeons! Blame Mercury in poor condition in Sagittarius! It also causes lots of changes last minute changes in social plans!
Between 7th Dec-18th Dec Mars in Libra is opposing Uranus in Aries in your chart. You may feel driven to do overseas travelling, a move overseas, a college course, or a Spiritual seminar and this causes opposition from your siblings, neighbours or relatives. Or YOU are the one opposed to someone else’s plans.
The new moon on 11th Dec is in your 11th house, continuing your focus on socialising with friends, working with disenfranchised people or your making your dreams/wishes come true.
Between 11th Dec-19th Dec the Sun is square Jupiter in poor condition in Virgo. Making your dreams come true requires action, but this may lead to a re-arrangement of your savings/investments. Or you may receive an inheritance/tax refund and a friend may beg you for a short-term loan. Or you may decide to transform your life and dedicate it to helping those less fortunate than yourself, so creating crisis and chaos in your life.
Between 17th-23rd Dec Mercury is next to Pluto, so you may conquer your fears of public speaking/writing and wield some influence around this time. Or someone may appear out of nowhere and misrepresent or plagiarise your words/ideas, which causes you anxiety and sadness.
The full moon on 25th Dec is in your 6th house, so you may have resolved a health issue by this time, or got through a massive ‘To Do List’ or your hopes for a pet may manifest around this time.
Between 21st-23rd Dec a woman at work may desire stealing the limelight from you, but despite intense emotions you should win through. Or your mum may push your buttons around this time desiring attention and recognition.
On 26th Dec Uranus turns direct after being retrograde since 26th July. You may see your ability to communicate with siblings, relatives and neighbours improve, and you won’t bottle things up and then ‘blow up’ at them…which you may have been doing since late July!
With the Sun, Mercury and Saturn all beginning the month in your 10th house, you Fishes are focussed on your career and how your ‘public’ see you. You may have a bit of an ‘inferiority complex’ in early Dec at work, or you may find your mum or dad (OR BOTH!) are moaning at your lack of career progress. There may be career decisions to be made in Dec for you Fishes!
Between 7th-18th Dec Mars in Libra in poor condition opposes a retrograde Uranus in Aries. You may receive a financial windfall (inheritance/tax refund etc) and decide to use it to purchase an expensive piece of furniture or art and this creates HUGE OPPOSITION from people. Or a dramatic change in your earning power causes change & crisis in your life and you Fishes maybe rebellious and not listen to any financial advice.
The new moon on 11th Dec is in your 10th house, indicating possible changes in your career or a change in your ‘public status’ via engagement, marriage, divorce, pregnancy etc
Between 11th-19th Dec the Sun squares Jupiter in poor condition in Virgo. Perhaps your marriage partner is pushing you to make career changes, and this is causing tension between you both. Or perhaps recent changes in your career have upset your spouse. Or within your business partnership there are tensions around who is the ‘Boss’ or a lack of attention to detail is causing legal issues.
Between 17th-23rd Dec Mercury and Pluto in Capricorn are next to each other. You may be called to speak or write for a charitable cause and may be seen as an influential speaker/communicator. Or a friend may speak fanatically about their ideas and beliefs, making you feel intense emotions but be unsure about contradicting them. Or you may speak out about your hopes, wishes and dreams to your friends and you are surprised at the intensity of their views.
Between 21st—23rd Dec Venus in poor condition in Scorpio is opposite the moon in Taurus (nearly full). You may desire an overseas trip, or a college course, or a Spiritual retreat and your siblings, relatives, neighbours and mum may hotly oppose your desires. Or a sibling/cousin/auntie/uncle’s new lover from a different culture/religion/country causes emotional reactions from those close to you, especially your mum.
The full moon on 25th Dec is in Cancer and in your 5th house, so single Pisceans may find love in a few weeks. Or that pregnancy may be announced, or a new creative pursuit.
Uranus has been moving backwards in your chart since 26th July and from 26th Dec it begins to move forward for 6 months. You may find your erratic spending may settle down now, and your earnings may not peak and trough as intensely.