You have the power
It’s hot and hairy, Aries, as a New Moon has you reevaluating your routines and confronting your bad habits. On top of that, Goddess Vesta is going into your relationship zone on the 18th, and Venus is in your pleasure zone trine radical Uranus in your sign. What does this mean? You might find yourself quite obsessed about relationships and want to have a good time whatever the cost. The Goddess Vesta is extreme in all her duties, so your full focus will be on your intimate relationships. Try to avoid going to extremes, as you might be accused of hyber-dating (disappearing from your mates and cocooned with a love interest) or dropping the ball at work. Venus is intent on bringing you to a spot of delicious delights, and Uranus slam dunks an unexpected experience. All-in-all, the beginning of the week holds tantalising personal opportunities.
Having said all that, make the most of it as the New Moon heralds a time of going within and reflecting on what to change. Have you been having too many Prosecco parties or eating chocolate muffins for breakfast? This month is all about clearing out destructive patterns to rocket ahead without the usual blips. You know you’re good; don’t get in your own way! It’s time to take the brilliant advice you are so fabulous at giving others. Venus is leaving your pleasure/creative zone and asking you to look at your relationship patterns. Do you feel lovable? Do you test people just to double check they are for real? Are you bossy to protect yourself? It’s time to nurture and love yourself! Massive intimate opportunities are heading your way in October, so do a life/love audit to make sure you prepare. You are a wise old Goddess and know what you have to change; just do it!
Remember – ‘If you do not love yourself, well, you cannot do anything well, that’s my philosophy.’ Nawal El Saadawi.
Luckily for you, you’re oozing charisma and power at work on the 22nd and know just what to say to move things along. Whatever the discussion, it could end up being permanent, so avoid throwing down any ultimatums. The Sun is warming your relationship zone from the 22nd as well, so if you’ve done the work, you’ll get the rewards. Sometimes less is more, and small tweaks can make a massive difference. You got this, Ares, and the prize will be well worth it.
Laughter is the best medicine
Venus, your ruler, is bringing you a soul gift on the 18th, are you ready to be enlightened? Your focus is very much on home and family, and you’d be wise to do the work now as you’re entering a time of freedom and pleasure. What is your spirit and inner wild woman trying to tell you about your tribe or house? A thunderbolt of understanding is coming your way: listen, reflect, and then act. Vesta, the Virgin Goddess, is giving you the power to change your routines and get your act together; in fact, she is encouraging you to go all out and transform your lifestyle. You know what you are like, you have the strength of a thousand Amazons when you put your mind to it, and you can achieve anything. What’s stopping you?
The New Moon is in a fabulous position for you, and she’s waving her magic wand at your soul mate, creativity, and pleasure zone! If you’re not happy at the moment, she allows you to let go of it and make the changes you need to. A cat does not need roller-skates or a giraffe glitter mittens (even if they seem a good idea at the time!), what unnecessary emotional baggage are you carrying around? The Moon allows you to dump it and to dive into a new cycle of soul fulfillment and joy and, most importantly, to be authentically you.
Venus is also changing signs on the same day and going into your happy house. Venus is enchanting here and gives you an aura of fabulous. Your soul is glowing and drawing love to you. You can heal relationships, bump into a soul connection, be a creative storm trooper, and indulge in all of life’s pleasures. Make the most of it as in the coming few weeks you’ll be all about eating clean and hill walking. The Sun is entering your health and well-being zone, making it easier to make the right choices for your mind and body.
Love or lust?
Cosy times, get hygge with it
Gemini, you are a natural wordsmith and have a sharp wit. When Venus trines Uranus the unpredictable on the 18th, you might find yourself in the spotlight— don’t sweat, dazzle! If you want to get your message across or to seek fabulous collaborators, you got it. Of course, it’s up to you to push yourself and dare to share.
“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.” Maya Angelou
Vesta, the Virgin Goddess, is going into your house of love and creativity, she’s an obsessive one addicted to her task, so you can get a flurry of stuff done. Vesta is a mixture of Virgo and Scorpio so anything can happen. Temptations are dangled but should you eat the forbidden fruit?
The New Moon on the 20th is giving you a clean slate around your home and family. You may let go of someone in your clan who you feel is destructive. Is someone drinking in the last chance saloon? Perhaps you decide it’s time to move or radically redecorate. Pay attention to your gut. Do you feel held back by responsibility? Ask the Moon to give you an intuitive way out; she is perfect for healing ancestral issues. Does your family have any problems which have gone through the generations? On the 22nd Mercury, your ruler (also in your family zone) is trine all powerful Pluto, making you fearless and assertive, and you will not let anyone drag you down the rabbit hole—you are standing in warrior mode.
A word of a caution though, Mercury, your ruler, is opposite Neptune the nebulous also on the 20th, so you might feel insecure or unclear. If you trust your psychic antenna, you should be fine, and, oh, there could be a magical cosmic conversation with a soul connection.
Venus, the lover, is also entering the same home space on the 20th. What a day! Love comes wrapped in a cozy duvet and snuggling up, romantic meals, or nurturing your tribe are your priorities. While you’re at it, examine how you parent yourself; the more you support yourself, the smoother things are. Get your twin selves to agree and hold hands and travel together in one direction. As the Sun enters Libra and your creative/love zone, you feel things lighten. Laughter and a general joyride are on the way!
A fresh beginning
Talk, talk, talk.
Show the world what you’re made of.
Cancer, it’s a crucial week for you as we have a new moon. Each time there is a new moon, you get to move on a notch and improve your vibe, especially wherever she is sitting. Your ruler gives you goddess energy to spin your destiny. Are you listening? This week, she’s in your communication zone and allows you to ditch negative thinking and believe in the power of your voice. Okay, there is a T-square, which means you might have to fight to be heard or stand firm in your convictions. meanwhile, there is great healing coming to you, so know that you deserve it and value yourself as much as you value those you admire.
Your spirit is set to soar as meaningful conversations bring change. You may be tempted to end communication with a friend or lover and commit to being free. Venus is also entering the same zone and is bursting with flirtation, soul connections, and sparks in your love life. If you have any problems with a lover with whom you cannot find the right words to express what you are feeling, you can also detach enough to deal with it. On the 22nd, Mercury is trine Pluto, the Lord of Transformation. You are willing to do whatever you need to do to move on. Trust in your power. You have overcome many obstacles, and you KNOW what your soul needs.
‘Even the most repressed woman has a secret life with secret thoughts and secret feelings which are lush and wild; that is natural. Even the most captured woman guards the place of the wildish self, for she knows intuitively that someday there will be a loophole, an aperture, a chance, and she will hightail it to escape.’ ~ Clarissa Pinkola Estés
Venus is trine Uranus on the 18th, bringing a surprise connected to your career. Luckily for you, you are in top form and can persuade influencers to give you a shot. If you handle it right, you could head towards making a success of doing what you love. The sun shifting signs on the 22nd warms up your home life, and you should start feeling much more optimistic about a house or family problem that’s been bothering you.
Shine like the star you are
Nestle, ground, potter
Building a fine future
Venus is in your sign for the next few days, but she waves you bye bye on the 20th, moving into your security house. As much as you’ll miss the magic of Venus in your sign, the next phase feels much more comfy and safe. Take advantage of Venus and work on self-love and self-acceptance; love bomb the hell out of yourself and pat yourself on the back for your courage and tenacity. Honour your wild spirit, but also, accept the side of you that is as vulnerable as a lost kitten; being aware of your needy side is not a weakness, but a strength. When Venus trines eccentric Uranus on the 18th, she may have one more adventure coming. You have more of the wilding in you than most, and others admire your bravado and bohemian spirit… live it!
Remember – “She was like the sun,
She knew her place in the world –
She would shine again regardless
of all the storms and changeable weather
She wouldn’t adjust her purpose
for things that pass.”
― Nikki Rowe, It’s your Leo soul!
The cosmic winds are shifting, and you are wandering into a time of bolstering your security.The New Moon is also delivering a fresh cycle of change where you feel you can plant roots. There’s the temptation for earthly delights, feasting, sensual experiences, and spending. Your cash flow can become more grounded as you think about your future and take care of you, so avoid the temptation to buy anything extravagant or flashy until you’ve slept on it for 28 days! OK, the New Moon is caught up in a T square, and a tussle with Saturn has you reevaluating what makes you happy and safe. If anything has tipped into an addiction (including a love interest), Saturn is demanding that you address it.
The Sun enters Libra on the 22nd and brings the dazzle back to your communication. Your ruler is reassuring you that when you talk, people listen. The Sun is giving you a chance to believe in that brilliant idea and gets stuck into creating your destiny. Oh and hey, avoid a ridiculous conversation about money and power on the 24th as Neptune could hoodwink or confuse you.
Strong and confident
Sexy as hell
Yay! The new moon makes this the start of your very own new year! The new moon in your sign offers you many gifts. It’s a brand-spanking-fresh start. It’s time to release the past and catapult into the next dimension. Before we get to that, be cautious on the 18th as you might find yourself falling into an intense soul connection that feels irresistible. Sure, you might have a past life connection, and, yes, there is intense chemistry, but there may also be consequences. You can turn this cosmic energy around and look at the times you’ve given your power away to love or what you thought was love and, finally, reclaim your spirit. The good news is that you are opening up to letting go, to rebooting your wild woman and throwing yourself into the fray. Full-on Goddess Vesta is leaving your sign, making you less obsessive about a love interest and determined to create security.
“I want to think again of dangerous and noble things. I want to be light and frolicsome. I want to be improbable, beautiful, and afraid of nothing as though I had wings.” —Mary Oliver
The new moon, on the 20th, is celebrating you and bringing you back to yourself. OK, there is a pesky T square, so you might find it hard to break away from loved ones who insist on seeing you in a limiting way. Perhaps it’s about their love for you? You are blossoming, changing, and opening. Venus is also in your sign, on the same day, making you a love magnet, the universe is sprinkling you with Love Potion Number 9. Make peace with yourself, heal love dilemmas, and know your worth.
With Mercury, your ruler, trine passionate Pluto on the 22nd, you have a lot to say. You are at a charismatic peak, and your words have fire. Virgo’s are one of the funniest signs; your humour is very alluring, and it’s in excellent form this week! Work it Goddess, work it!
Past life meetings
Finding your truth
It’s a massive week for you Libra! The winds of change are blowing through your bright spirit. Interest from other like-minded souls is swirling around you, Venus is in your social zone until the 20th, and she could bring you a delightful surprise on the 18th when you’re out and about. Venus is your ruler, so when she changes signs, you feel it in your heart. Vesta is another Goddess concerned with relationships; she’s named after the Vestal Virgins, and her energy is a sultry mix between Scorpio and Virgo. Vesta helps us stay determined and focused. Vesta is a Goddess of sexuality, passion, and worship, and she is diligent and strong. The Romans turned her into a non-sexual being who just focused on keeping the flames alive, although she still belonged to no man. Vesta goes into your sign, tuning your energy into your relationships with others but also giving you a golden opportunity to put your drive into you. What flames of passion can you attend to?
The New Moon ramps up your psychic ability so use your intuition about what you need to let go of to be able to follow your calling. She’s encouraging you to take some time out, to go within, and also to examine any addictions, fears, or obsessions that are holding you back. However, don’t let anyone try to tame your belief system or poo-poo your dreams.
“Baby, I’m not afraid. I’ve been to hell and back. I’m a free spirit, a wild child, and a renegade.” Michi Mcoy.
Venus is also entering your spiritual/illusion/soulful space. Look out for deep connections or soul unions and swim in self-reflection. You are very sensitive at the moment, and you don’t want the hurly-burly but rather quiet times with candles, crystals, cats (unless you’re allergic, in which case imaginary Unicorns), being close to nature, and conjuring magic. Use this time to deepen your psychic side and trust your instincts when you meet people.
Weave a fresh dream
Love in a crowd
Winner! You’re a mover and shaker, Scorpio. You put the sizzle in social this week. The new moon is clearing the decks and showing you who and what is working for you. You have the power to be an influencer right now and find the right tribe to make your visions a reality; you embrace joining forces and have luck with groups. What do you want to achieve? The new moon is reminding you that it’s OK to let go and start again—hey, it’s your nature. Life, death, and rebirth are your forte. Surrender a plan that’s finished and be fearless in sharing your new vision. You are never short of creativity, let it flourish!
“Though fairy tales end after ten pages, our lives do not. We are multi-volume sets. In our lives, even though one episode amounts to a crash and burn, there is always another episode awaiting us and then another. There are always more opportunities to get it right, to fashion our lives in the ways we deserve to have them. Don’t waste your time hating a failure. Failure is a greater teacher than success.”
―Clarissa Pinkola Estés
On the same day, Venus is also entering the same energy making your tribe find you even more adorable than usual. If you’ve been having problems in a group, you can charm your way to resolution. Single? You have such a strong link to the whole “KNOW,” visualise yourself as a magnet for love and ask the cosmos to connect you with the right partner/s for you. If you’re in a relationship, it’s the perfect time to talk about your shared ideals and goals and get out into the universe together. Mercury is trine your magnificent ruler, Pluto, on the 22nd when an offer or conversation could transform everything. Believe in your power!
You’re quite the influencer
Sagittarius, you’re wild and wanton on the 18th as you’re famous Saggy passion stirs. Venus, the planet of love, is trine eccentric and surprising Uranus in your pleasure, lust, and love zone. An amorous adventure might pop up, or a creative idea springs into your consciousness. You want to grab life by the lapels and kiss her full on the mouth. When you feel like this, everything seems easier, and you can handle even challenging problems. Could this have been written about you? You remember it this week.
“Wild women are an unexplainable spark of life. They ooze freedom and seek awareness, they belong to nobody but themselves yet give a piece of who they are to everyone they meet.
If you have met one, hold on to her, she’ll allow you into her chaos but she’ll also show you her magic.”
― Nikki Rowe
The New Moon delivers radiant cosmic energy to your career. Yes, you may have to shed old habits, release a way of being, or dump one job and leap into another. Even if it’s just a subtle shift, you sense things moving in your direction. Venus La Amore is also joining the party, and that gives you ease, charm, and swagger. Luckily, work colleagues find you compelling and delightful. You are not usually stubborn, but this new moon has you potentially tussling with a family member or lover over your independence. Take time to explain that you have a soul calling at the moment, and it doesn’t mean you’re deserting anyone (unless you are, in which case let ’em down gently). You have a gipsy vagabond soul and love to be free. Venus and the new moon are showing you a way to commit to your career path but by being authentic and unchained. What do you need at this moment? What would make your work life perfect? How can you shapeshift to get what you want?
On the 22nd, when Mercury goes into your money house and dances with Pluto in your work zone, they will give you a jolt of power. Believe in yourself, trust your journey, and make things happen.
Capricorn, you are released from the dark vibes of the past month! Yippee! A New Moon helps you leap into a quest for the yet unknown and daring soul exploration. You have struggled with all sorts of intense emotions in the past month and perhaps found yourself wrestling past shadowy experiences that would not back down. Like “Ground Hog Day” or the film “Naked,” your shadows appeared on a loop and just kept coming back at you. This spiritual zombie apocalypse is now coming to an end! Allow the New Moon to refresh and invigorate you. It’s time to travel towards bold new frontiers. Boy, are you ready! Okay, as there’s a bit of a struggle with Saturn, you might find yourself slightly unclear about where you are heading. Trust your intuition, but pepper it with a healthy dose of your impressive practicality.
“Nothing is as satisfying as those moments of breakthrough when you discover something about yourself and the universe that adds another piece to the jigsaw puzzle. The joy of discovery is delicious.”
― Susan Jeffers
Venus is also entering a realm of expansion, so you might find yourself attracted to a love interest or a new compadre who comes from a different background or culture. The Sun shifts signs on the 22nd, renewing your confidence in what you do best. Look out for a career opportunity, or even better, create one.
Emotional hail storms
Stand up for your rights
Aquarius you are about to enter the unknown but not the unknowable. There is a distinction. If you feel confronted with a hidden feeling that rises to the surface, pay rapt attention. The New Moon on the 20th wants to release you from secretly buried fears that may be unconsciously holding you back. The funny thing is, what we fear is often an illusion, a protection mechanism that is counterproductive.
A good tip to remember is “Pushing through fear is less frightening than living with the underlying fear that comes from a feeling of helplessness.”
― Susan Jeffers, Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway
The New Moon is helping your soul cast out concerns that you are powerless or “not enough” and helping you embrace your power. Write a list of what you feel is holding you back and ask the Universe and your own warrior heart how you can deal with it. You are the future seer, the innovator of the zodiac and have all the skills you need to shine a light on any problems that are bothering you. If anyone has the answer, you do! The New Moon can also indicate a cycle of important partnerships and an increase in finances. Who knows, you might meet the Ben to your Jerry, the Shaggy to your Scooby Doo?
On the 18th, your eccentric and genius ruler is dancing with Venus, the planet of Love, who happens to be in your relationship zone. A fabulous new lover may pop up and it’s a cunning linguist. This soul has a way with words. Be a little cautious though, as Venus goes into your house of all or nothing, obsession and very naughty desires. Whatever happens, don’t give your power away and most importantly, KNOW YOUR WORTH! In a relationship? Hows it going? What are the power dynamics? Venus wants to relight your sensual fire.
Love has no bonds
Precious Pisces, you have been working so hard recently to handle things from your core strength. You have been quite the Amazon and focused on what you needed to do to move forward. Of course, you have had your moments of insecurity and uncertainty, but fingers crossed, you have been on a path toward liberating yourself from self-doubt. The Universe is patting you on the back and still cheering you on. The New Moon is shifting the energy, but before we get to that, pay attention on the 18th as Venus is trine Uranus and is helping you seal a deal. If you’ve been trying to secure a deeper level of commitment or promotion etc., then there’s a window of opportunity at the start of the week.
Having said that there are all sorts of connections that could be important coming in as the Cosmos is switching her energy toward your intimate ties. The New Moon is bringing you a fresh start in all of your personal relationships. It’s time to kiss the past goodbye (including the Facebook stalking/fantasising about the inappropriate ex-lover or illusive crush). The New Moon is drawing in a different cycle. You are attracted towards harmony and finding solutions. On top of that, Venus is joining the love revolution on the same day! Love is circling.
OK, The New Moon has a bit of a tricky T square which may have you doubting yourself or feeling overwhelmed. Oh, and Mercury is opposing your ruler Neptune, so you are feeling pretty emotional about things.There may be some job stuff that you could think is blocking your emotional transition, but all in all, you’re on your way to a grand healing of your heart.
‘Today expect something good to happen to you no matter what occurred yesterday. Realize the past no longer holds you captive. It can only continue to hurt you if you hold on to it. Let the past go. A simply abundant world awaits.’ – Sarah Ban Breathnach
If you find yourself thrust into the spotlight on the 22nd, GO GET IT! You have a magnetic connection to a tribe/group or even the internet. What you say could go viral so make sure it’s coming from an authentic space.
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