Energetic Mars spends the better part of the month in your creative and romantic sector. Pleasure, self-expression, and entertainment can be areas of life that are stimulating, energizing, and animated. From the 4th, you're in a vigorous, stimulating period, particularly for competitive activities, games, hobbies, dating, children, romance, and creative pursuits. This transit can support your efforts to pursue your heart's desire, particularly if you've needed more courage to go after what you want confidently.
You're more confident, involved, and spirited. You more often seize opportunities as they arise this month. Romance can become heated, and this can be stimulating or challenging. Still, you're likely to enjoy warm, happy exchanges with others that lift your spirits.
You want to start fresh or breathe new life into your creative or romantic world, and your interactions are positive and focused on a bright future. Someone in your life can boost your confidence or inspire you to improve.
You seem to come to solutions instinctively and not necessarily in logical ways, applying your creativity to practical matters. You have a stronger desire to make and produce beautiful things, and you may be thinking about ways to turn dreams into products, systems, or plans. You are motivated to be more productive and useful in your communications, and others tend to appreciate your insight, particularly people with whom you work or spend frequent time.
Until October 23rd: The Sun continues to put a spotlight on your solar fifth house. This is a time when pleasure-seeking and creative activities come into focus and grab much of your attention. You are particularly personally charming in a spontaneous, natural way during this solar cycle. This is the time of year when you are ready to perform and to express yourself creatively. This is a very playful cycle, when you are inspired creatively and emotionally. It's a good time for recreation, romance, connecting with children, and enjoying and performing the arts.
Your ego is tied up in your children, romantic relationships, and creative output now, so that you can be especially proud of these people and things. You can also be over-sensitive about these matters if you feel you are not getting enough appreciation. From October 23rd forward: The Sun illuminates your solar sixth house. During this cycle, you take more pride in the work you do and in your health routines than any other time of the year.
You are sorting through the experiences of the last several months, separating the worthwhile from the worthless. This is a good time to build your skills, to get organized, and to attend to your health and wellbeing. It's a great time to make improvements to your regular routines. Your self-esteem and your ego are tied up in the work you do and in the services you give.
Details are more important to you now. It's time to bring order to your life by focusing on the little things that make up the whole. This cycle presents an opportunity to get rid of what doesn't work in your life, while also discovering what does. You could seek distinction and strive towards perfection in your work. Efficiency should be your goal now.
Your physical health, as well as the relationship between your body and your mind, are in focus. Until October 8th: Venus continues to transit your solar fifth house.
Your popularity is on an upward trend during this cycle as others find you especially attractive and friendly. You may have the desire to dress well and in good taste. There is strength in your feelings of love and the power of attraction, which may open the door to new romantic relationships.
Yet, you are not aggressive in your approach to love. Instead, you attract more if you allow yourself to be pursued during this cycle. Conditions are highlighted in connection with young people, and quite possibly a female child--a stronger bond could be formed during this period. You are feeling inspired creatively and romantically and you express your loving feelings quite openly now.
Creative self-expression of any kind is favored at this time. You will also thoroughly enjoy artistic, musical, or cultural events and activities, especially in the company of a loved one. At this time, you instinctively know how to place yourself in the best light in order to make a good impression on others. Any love affair begun now will be characterized by good cheer, having fun, and a fair share of emotional drama!
From October 8th forward: Venus graces your solar sixth house now. Establishing a happy and harmonious work environment through friendly relations with co-workers or tidying up your work area comes into focus now. Romantic and social activities may revolve around your working environment. You are generally well liked and respected socially on the job right now. Some laziness is possible now, as you tend to associate pleasure with work! Perhaps you are socializing more than usual on the job. You have good team spirit during this cycle, and you are more tactful and obliging with your co-workers.
You are less inclined to fall in love for the sake of love itself during this cycle. Your tendency is to consider whether it is clever to do so! You're most successful doing tasks that involve cooperation and team harmony. You could find that your talents or skills are especially appreciated. Until October 2nd: Mercury continues to transit your solar fifth house. Increased communication with children, romantic partners, and people who share the same hobbies as you can occur now.
Mental exercises and competitions can be particularly enjoyable now. You express yourself with warmth and creativity, and you have an appreciative "audience" for your ideas now.
From October 3rd forward: Mercury transits your solar sixth house. This is a good placement for Mercury, as it is the natural ruler of the sixth house. It's an excellent period for sorting out the details of your daily existence. You are inclined to make to-do lists, pay bills and sort out clutter, and to do detail work on the job.
Health matters are most certainly on your brain as well, and you could be thinking of scheduling check-ups or busy researching ways to improve your health. You may also show a keener interest in improving your basic skills. Your approach to work during this cycle is pleasant, happy, and logical for the most part, unless you allow worry or scattered energy to enter the picture. You are inclined to want to learn new work skills, or to improve your skills and output in terms of work. There is likely to be more activity, movement, contact, and communications with co-workers now. You tend to take more interest in organizing your working environment--and this is an excellent time to do so, as you are especially objective and intelligent when it comes to getting a handle on your daily affairs and all of the "little things" that contribute to a feeling of efficiency and competency.
Menial tasks become more prominent. Watch, however, for tension or idle chit-chat interfering with your work output during this cycle. Until October 3rd: Mars continues to activate your solar fourth house. More energy and enthusiasm is brought to your home life, but there can also be a tendency to stir up trouble if you are not careful to channel any excess energy into constructive and productive pursuits around the home. You desire to take the lead, but you should do so in a respectful way so as not to get anyone's goat. From October 4th onward: Mars animates and energizes your solar fifth house.
This is a very self-expressive time when you have lots of energy, but not necessarily self-discipline to match. You have more energy at your disposal to express yourself creatively, through activities with children, romantic activities, hobbies, or sports. Your love life may step up a notch, and this could be an especially passionate time.
You tend to put more energy into play and pleasure! Be careful not to burn the candle at both ends. Also, watch out for a tendency to want to gamble.
You are more playful than usual, and especially magnetic. You have a likeably competitive, more energetic, and pleasingly assertive temperament during this transit. However, in some cases, you may be coming on too strong or aggressively, or meeting with aggressiveness in romantic relationships.
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These lunar beams mark an important day for any collaborative endeavors, so make sure you get out and mingle proactively. You could meet some amazing people who SEEM to be on the same page as you. But with shadowy Pluto in the mix, be careful how much you reveal right off the bat since not everything will be out in the open.
Keep confidential intel under wraps until you learn more about how and if! Take precautions with anyone you meet online as well as this moon-Pluto conflict could set the stage for catfishing, identity theft or another kind of digital scam. Steer clear of borrowing and lending money with friends or getting involved in anything involving finances or assets. Have you been on the fence about a certain friendship and whether it can go the distance? This full moon could bring a decisive moment. You can address those issues at their root and move forward, or you might wind up severing ties or the time being and shift to a new crew.
The raw and primal energy of the Aries full moon—mixed with Pluto in the erotic eighth house—can stir up strong sexual chemistry. Some order can be restored to the Gemini court beginning October 23, when the Sun shifts into Scorpio and your sensible sixth house of health, systems and efficiency. The Scorpio new moon on October 27 signals an excellent moment to start your fitness kick, clean-eating plan or major decluttering project one room at a time, Gem!
This could dovetail with the release of a major stress source as the new moon directly opposes turbulent Uranus in your twelfth house of healing and endings. If a crying meltdown happens, let it! You may also decide to incorporate some spiritual practices into your wellness routines. Have you been spending lavishly and beyond your budget?
Mercury will reverse through Scorpio and your orderly sixth house, which could make it tough to stay on top of the details and manage stress. Be careful not to take on more tasks than you can humanly handle. Instead of scarfing down Halloween candy by the handful, take stronger steps to bolster your immune system.
Welcome to Libra season, dear Gemini! Monthly Horoscope: Gemini, October Oct 1 , am . Scorpio season begins on October 23, finding you fully focused on your day job, wellness routine, and responsibilities. Oct 1, Gemini Weekly Horoscope the year as the Sun takes its annual voyage through Libra until October 23, heating up your festive.
Ramp up your self-care during the retrograde and get enough sleep. Your rest periods are as important as—if not more important than—your hours of productivity. Make a point of adding more passion and glamour to your life the first week of the month. Both love planets are orbiting Libra and your amorous, flamboyant fifth house, with Mars here from October 3 to November 19 and Venus riding shotgun until October 8.
The cosmic lovebirds only harmonize like this every other year, making this is a wonderful opportunity to balance your own yin-yang energy or restore equilibrium to a teetering relationship. Go ahead and primp and get dressed up for dates—anything that dials up the sense of old-Hollywood romance will do you a world of good. The fifth house rules playfulness and creativity, meaning not every activity has to revolve around relationships. This is also your fertility sector, so keep that in mind when you are in amorous spirits—i.
When Venus relocates to Scorpio and your organized sixth house on October 8, you may be summoned to come down from the cloud or exit the drama and return your focus to more practical matters. Just remember to give equal weight to YOUR needs, especially for good food, stimulating movement and self-care. This Venus transit could spark a connection with someone you meet through outdoorsy or healthy pursuits or while volunteering.
Lead with your creativity, Gemini! While the Sun is in Libra until October 23, your expressive fifth house is on fire. And with action-planet Mars visiting Libra from October 3 until November 19, some of those clever nuggets might just be worth their weight in side-splitting gold. This is a brilliant transit for you, Twin, one that feels both playful and purposeful. Forget about fitting in and just be the provocateur you are! Your serious side is also making an appearance. Mental Mercury starts an extended visit to Scorpio on October 3, sharpening your wits as it marches through your sixth house of wellness and organization.
Success is often a culmination of body, mind and spirit. Need a primer on how creativity and work ethic align? Then, take just a drop of that inspo and up your self-care game with whole foods, ample rest and daily movement. But get everything sorted quickly! This heart-centric angle can dial up your compassion without distracting you from what needs to get done.
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