All that is deeply personal comes into focus now. Intimate matters are especially important to you during this cycle. Just how well you are handling your life comes up for inspection. Your self-mastery skills and psychological predisposition matter to you more than usual. This is the time of year when you are most desirous of change on a deep level. Clearing out psychic "junk" or ridding yourself of bad habits may be part of the picture now. You are more willing than usual to explore life's secrets. This cycle brings greater in-depth understanding and an inclination to delve beneath the surface of matters to get to the bottom of them.
Research uncovers new material that allows you to develop a better overall picture of the year's events. This is an especially introspective cycle during which you have the chance to truly uncover your personal strengths and talents. On a more practical level, you may be dealing with joint finances and shared resources now more than usual. A partial Solar Eclipse occurs on January 5th: A general rule of thumb regarding eclipses is to avoid major decision-making in the week before and after an eclipse.
This is because new information that could change our perspective often is revealed in the week after the eclipse.
There is absolutely no need to suspend projects already in progress. Essentially, it's better to take in right now--to observe and get in touch with feelings. The Solar Eclipse marks a new beginning for you. Letting go of the past is necessary in order to move forward. This eclipse occurs in your solar seventh house, suggesting a new approach to dealing with others is in order.
A new set-up in existing partnerships or a new relationship altogether may be formed in the coming months, as well as a sense of renewal and reinvigoration with regards to your one-to-one relationship skills. This is a phase when you have an increased awareness of the need for someone significant to lean on or to rely on. You may also begin a consulting position or you could enjoy an increase in clients if you already work with people one-on-one.
A total Lunar Eclipse occurs on January 21st: A general rule of thumb regarding eclipses is to avoid major decision-making in the week before and after an eclipse. The Lunar Eclipse stimulates your solar second house. Surprises surrounding your personal finances and possessions are in store.
Something that has been "in hiding" or brewing under the surface of things comes to light, or there is a significant fruition or culmination. Your sector of personal finances is involved. This could manifest, for example, as the culmination or fruition of a financial project, an event involving personal possessions that holds your attention, a sudden money-making opportunity, a flurry of activity resulting from a financial matter, and other such possibilities. Until January 6th: 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 January 6th 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. This is an excellent cycle for improving your skills, objectively identifying your weaknesses so that you can work on them, and for finding flaws in your work methods or approach to daily activities so that you can make necessary changes.
You might be especially focused on list-making and to-do lists, as well as organizing things around you. The need to communicate about your work, health, and other daily affairs, or with co-workers, is especially strong now. Negative expression of this position is worrying about sixth house matters work, health, pets, and so forth rather than finding ways to improve these things. You tend to weigh the pros and cons of every issue during this cycle, taking into account others' needs as well as your own.
Some indecisiveness is possible now, simply because you naturally entertain opposing viewpoints. You have a strong desire to cooperate and communicate with others now. You feel most comfortable spending time with people on a one-to-one level, or with those with whom you share a personal history. Your own thoughts become clearer through dialogue with others. You may be doing public relations work, counseling, negotiating, or arbitration during this cycle.
There is a lot of emphasis on communications with partners and best friends at this time. You can use the power of words to advise others or to make peace with people in your life. You are more diplomatic than usual during this transit. You are more intuitive now than usual, picking up all of the hidden cues from people around you and reading between the lines. This is an excellent cycle in which to do some financial planning and strategizing. Research is also highly favored. It's also easier for you to approach sensitive, intimate, and personal matters with rationality and logic.
As such, this is a great time to open up conversations about topics that normally might cause waves, such as those revolving around the sharing of power, intimacy, and finances. This month: Mars continues to energize your solar tenth house now. You bring much energy, enthusiasm, and drive to your career or to directing activities in your life during this cycle. You may be quite competitive during this period, preferring to achieve and accomplish things on your own.
This attitude can, in some cases, be seen by others as an instigating or otherwise offensive energy, so be aware of that possibility. This is a strong time for directly pursuing your goals, and, if you need that extra push or oomph to get a plan going, particularly a professional one, or to assert your desires, then this is the time. You are self-motivated now and your enthusiasm can be harnessed if you so choose.
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See also general trends for Cancer in All month: The Sun illuminates your seventh house. At this time of year, you have a greater need than usual to be with a partner. Bouncing ideas off someone helps you to better understand yourself. A partner provides a mirror for your own self-discovery. Now is the time to realize your own potential through a significant other. During this cycle, you focus on balancing your personal interests and objectives with your social life, or with those of a partner. The emphasis is on "us" rather than "me". You need the energies, companionship, and support of other people, and they may also seek out your support and companionship.
It's important to include others rather than to go solo for the time being. However, bending too much to the will of another is not advised either. Domestic relationships and the home environment tend to be especially harmonious and peaceful during this cycle. You may have a desire to decorate your home with better quality items or more attention to aesthetics. An inner sense of peace and security tends to dominate now, or the desire for peace motivates you now. Your affections are strong but you don't wear your heart on your sleeve just now, preferring quiet moments with loved ones.
From October 8th forward: Venus warms your solar fifth house. This is an expressive period for the goddess of love!
It's natural for you to turn on the charm without even lifting a finger. You are especially attracted to aesthetic forms of recreation. You feel a little more playful now, and love matters tend to be laced with a touch of drama. That shouldn't be a problem--in fact, you kind of like it that way for the time being.
More loving and appreciative relationships with your children may also figure now. Your powers of attraction skyrocket during this cycle. Yet, you are not aggressive in your approach to love. Instead, you attract more if you allow yourself to be pursued during this cycle. Creative self-expression of any kind is favored at this time.
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! Until October 2nd: Mercury continues to transit your solar fourth house. Your thoughts tend to revolve around personal matters, especially family, home, and domestic issues. You enjoy, more than usual, discussions and stories about the past and about family. You are more rational and objective when it comes to your relationships with those close to you, so it is, in fact, a good time to open up discussions with family.
There can be increased activities in and around the home during this cycle. You are not as interested in worldly matters and career as you are in your personal life for the time being. From October 3rd forward: Mercury transits your solar fifth house. During this cycle, there is a powerful mental connection with your creative self-expression. You are proud of your ideas, and very good at expressing them to others smoothly now.
Your thinking is more creative than usual. You tend to entertain others with your conversation; and your sense of humor and of mischief! Your thoughts turn to children, pleasures, or romance during this expressive cycle. You might enjoy researching speculative ventures now. You especially enjoy games that involve competing with others on a mental level.
You have a stronger need than usual for intellectual stimulation. Therefore, your friends and romantic partner are best appreciated now if they are intellectual types. You're more willing to take risks on a mental level now, so take advantage of the increased spontaneity and creativity that comes with this position. Until October 3rd: Mars continues to activate and energize your solar third house now. You may be especially busy running errands and tending to daily activities during this cycle.
It's a strong time for putting your energy into intellectual projects or studies. You tend to communicate in a more direct manner now, and you might want to be careful that you don't come across as insensitive or abrasive. You may find it too easy to become impatient with others if they seem to be taking up too much of your time, such as with other drivers or with people who are not speaking as directly as you are. Channel your extra energy into mental tasks so that this transit can be highly stimulating instead of stressful.
From October 4th onward: Mars activates and energizes your solar fourth house. You have more energy at your disposal for domestic projects or activities. Because your actions are governed by your instincts during this period, you may be especially defensive and protective. You may work hard at making yourself feel more secure, and you may be called upon to take charge on the home and family front.
You may have more energy to invest in homemaking, house repairs, redecorating, or family activities. In fact, if you are feeling very restless, moody, or defensive during this period, it would be a good idea to do any of these things! You may have an increased desire to rule the roost, and if this transit stimulates conflict or disputes, it is likely to be family-related--you may have arguments with them, about them, or on their behalf. You may also encounter opposition from career-related matters or people. You may get worked up about old angers or regarding emotional issues from the past that are resurfacing now.
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See also general trends for Cancer in All month: With the Sun spotlighting your house of family and home, these areas are your instinctive focus during this period. Your family, home, property concerns, roots, and heritage come into focus and become a source of pride. You are likely quite preoccupied with feelings of security and your inner experiences. This is a time when you send down roots and seek a feeling of belonging. You could be thrust into a position of leadership on the home front.
Ego confrontations with family members are possible now, but the best way to handle this energy is to do your best to strengthen your relationship with your family and your home base. This is a time to do what you can to build trust in your family life and a strong foundation within yourself so that regardless of what you meet in the outside world over the next months, you have a secure place to return to.
Besides spending more time tending to domestic affairs, the focus can be on cultivating and nourishing the inner foundations that support you and your growth. This is a time to collect yourself--to fill your well, so to speak. Until October 16th: Venus continues to transit your solar fourth house now. From October 16th forward: Venus warms your solar fifth house. Until October 10th: Mercury continues to transit your solar fourth house. From October 11th forward: Mercury transits your solar fifth house.
Until October 19th: Mars continues to activate and energize your solar third house now. From October 20th forward: Mars activates and energizes your solar fourth house.
See also detailed Yearly Horoscope for Cancer. Until October 13th: The Sun continues to highlight your solar third house--a time of the year in which you are most likely to be a "busy bee". Communications, short trips, errand-running, and general busy-ness feature now. You could have a finger in many pies, so to speak, as your curiosity is piqued by a larger variety of things than usual.
Used well, this could be a period in which you come up with solutions to a number of problems. From October 13th forward: With the Sun spotlighting your house of family and home, these areas are your instinctive focus during this period. Until October 24th: Venus warms your solar fourth house now. During this cycle, you are especially fond of the life of the home and family. You are more receptive and gentle on a romantic level, and tend to be sentimental or nostalgic now.
You may particularly value the aesthetics in and around your home during this period. If things are out of whack on the home front, you will do whatever you can to create a peaceful and stable atmosphere. Loyalty and sensitivity in your relationships are more important to you than typically.
You might focus on ways to earn money in or from your home.