February pushes the humanitarian sign of Aquarius to the forefront, this sign is innovative and individualistic and strives for independence above all else. Connecting with your authentic self is the theme of the month and taskmaster Saturn, now in the last degrees of this sign, will enhance visionary and forward thinking for the good of all. The Chinese New Year arrived on the 22nd of January and lasts until February 2024. This year is the year of the Water Rabbit and according to tradition, hope, empathy and courage are strong themes; less anger and more relaxation is indicated. It also a year for major shifts in politics, watch out for a new wave of leaders to step up. Dynamic Mars picks up the pace during this month, ensuring that projects, Ideas and business matters should move along smoothly. The love planet Venus remains in soft and gentle Pisces until the 19th. Venus connects with Neptune on the 14th, suggesting that Valentine’s Day has the potential for a new romance or more spiritual bonding in an existing one. The full moon arrives in the regal and creative sign of Leo on the 5th and the new moon in Pisces falls on the 20th.
ARIES MARCH 21 – APRIL 20
Pioneering Mars in Gemini remains strong in your communication area all through February, suggesting that some excellent opportunities for innovative new ventures will be coming your way very soon. Love planet Venus arrives in your sign on the 20th, your social life should be on a roll now; there is much to be gained from group encounters and new friendships.
TAURUS APRIL 21 – MAY 21
Strong Aquarian energy is at the highpoint of your chart, indicating that now is the time for keeping an open mind on all your potential goals, including the previously dismissed ones. Venus, your ruling your ruling planet is in Pisces until the 19th, romantic matters are now also on a high – this could be a good time for taking time out with a partner to explore the world.
GEMINI MAY 22 – JUNE 21
Aquarian energy during February suggests that the pull to broaden your horizons and take up new lines of study becomes stronger than ever. Action planet Mars remains in your sign all month, this placement is quick and changeable, not so good for making long lasting decisions. The spiritual Pisces new moon on the 20th suggests a more intuitive approach to most things.
CANCER JUNE 22 – JULY 22
Finances, resources and investments are all under review this month as the independent minded Aquarian Sun illuminates this area of your chart. Take time out to make new plans concerning your career prospects, the time could soon be right to take the plunge and begin a brand new project. The powerful Leo full moon on the 5th offers a turning point – expect a creative development.
LEO JULY 23 – AUGUST 23
The radiant Aquarian Sun and task master Saturn both occupy your opposite sign during February. This powerful energy is emphasising the fact that you might need to address any difficulties in your relationships. The full moon in your sign on the 5th throws some light on an issue that’s been troubling you for a while, good communication helps as a creative solution comes into view.
VIRGO AUGUST 24 – SEPTEMBER 22
Mighty planet Jupiter, newly arrived in Aries, offers the potential for some big changes to your finances and resources; be on the lookout for some important new information related to better your financial plans. Planetary trends suggest that this is also a good time for restructuring a nutritional review, particularly around the new moon in your opposite sign on the 20th.
LIBRA SEPTEMBER 23 – OCTOBER 23
Some new and exciting creative opportunities are suggested during February as the Sun and Saturn both occupy this important area of your chart. Innovative new ideas can flourish and with Saturn’s disciplined and practical outlook. They can be long Lasting. Romantic encounters are also in strong focus, particularly around the 20th as Venus arrives in Passionate Aries.
SCORPIO OCTOBER 24 – NOVEMBER 22
The radiant Sun and stern Saturn in Aquarius are collectively illuminating your home and family life. Radical change could now be on the horizon, particularly around the Pisces new moon on the 20th. Mercury arrives in Aquarius on the 11th, good communication is essential as you look at new and innovate ways for moving forward, try to act with caution and deliberation.
SAGITTARIUS NOVEMBER 23 – DECEMBER 21
February’s powerful Leo full moon on the 5th highlights travel and all forms of further study. Pull out all the stops and get busy with major initiatives; your strong intuition now may prove to be spot on. Action planet Mars continues on through your opposite sign, enhancing your organisational skills and offering you the chance to view decisions in a very different light.
CAPRICORN DECEMBER 22 – JANUARY 20
Communication planet Mercury remains in your sign until the 10th, it’s a good time for initiating any sort of practical change. Transformational Pluto is now in the last degrees of your sign suggesting there are many lose ends to tie up before you embark on an entirely new life journey. The Pisces new moon on the 20th offers a creative new way of getting your message across.
AQUARIUS JANUARY 21 – FEBRUARY 18
February is your birthday month, Expansive planet Jupiter is strong and courageous in fiery Aries, indicating that you can communicate better now and get your ideas across to others – you have a store of mental energy which should be applied to good ideas. The Pisces new moon on the 20th highlights finances, use your analytical abilities and problem-solving skills to make important changes.
PISCES FEBRUARY 19 – MARCH 20
Power planet Mars in Gemini is strong in your domestic area this month; you should feel the urge to push ahead and review home and family matters with new found confidence and courage. Venus in your sign ensures that you are attractive to others and the new moon in your sign on the 20th enhances your intuitive ability, tuning in and trusting this will make the way ahead look so much clearer.
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