January 2012 Forecast

January is when the Sun transits through the Earth element of Capricorn and the Air element of Aquarius.  January has started off with all cylinders blazing!  All the planets are moving forward.  This hasn’t happened since last January!  Great possibilities are at your finger tips as 2012 begins!  The best analogy I could give for the start of this month would be that you are driving down an open road and there are no red lights or stop signs for miles and miles but of course there are tight curves and other cars on the road to be aware of.  So, yes the road blocks are removed until January 23rd and it’s a great time to take action and make progress but you still have to pay attention to who’s on the road with you and where the twists and turns will lead you…  Mars the planet of passion, energy, and anger will be the first to turn retrograde and slow down the party but that will give you time to catch your breath and regroup.  See what comes up during this time, the week of January 23rd, there may be important clues as to what needs to be sorted out in regards to passions, repressed anger, or you may even feel your energy level drop.  Don’t be alarmed.  Just know it’s a time to reassess where you are putting your energy and maybe a time to re-evaluate where you want to invest your energy more conciously…

2012 will be a very interesting year!  We will experience four Eclipses (2 Solar Eclipses & 2 Lunar Eclipses) of karmic happenings in the signs of Gemini, Sagittarius, Taurus and Scorpio.  And then of course we all want to know where Jupiter the planet of good luck, expansion, abundance, and beliefs will be…  The beneficiaries of Jupiter for 2012 will be Taurus for half the year and then Gemini for the other half.   Uranus, the planet of innovation, rebellion, surprise, separation & freedom is still in Aries creating all kinds of shifts for people with birthdays March 19th – 31st and Sept 21st – Oct 3rd.  For Aries and Libras the best you can do is breathe and not get too overwhelmed.  Very powerful shifts are taking place.  What in your life are you ready to break free from…  Are you living your life from a place of truth and authenticity…  If yes, this year can be one of expansion and adventure and if not this year can be a test in your commitment to a life that is not working…  Uranus is the great awakener and in Aries the fire is bright and brings light to where it is dark.  Get ready world, we are in for another exciting ride!

Check out the following important dates to put on your calendar:

January 23rd   – New Moon in Aquarius (rebel, intellectual, inventive)  – A New Moon represents new beginnings, planting seeds, and setting intentions for the coming month. This is also a time when you may need to let something go to make room for the new and improved coming into your life.  For Aquarius, this is your one new moon of the year so you may want to set time aside to make a plan for the coming year. What do you want to see in 2012? Write it down and then take action during the coming months to make it happen. Signs most affected by this new moon will be Aquarius, Leo, Taurus, Scorpio.

January 23rd   – Mars (passion, drive, anger & action) retrogrades in Virgo (modest, health minded, meticulous & practical)

January 28th   – Mercury (communication, thought, transportation & travel) moves into Aquarius (rebel, intellectual, inventive)

February 4th  –    Neptune (illusion, delusion, intuition, creativity, music) moves into her natural sign of  Pisces.  Neptune has not been in Pisces for 164 years.

February 7th      Full Moon in Leo (courageous, playful, & opinionated).  A Full Moon represents energy for releasing, letting go, endings and completions.  A Full Moon can also mean a culmination of hard work which ends in celebration and maybe even moving into a totally unexpected direction.   Signs most affected by this Full Moon will be Leo, Aquarius, Taurus & Scorpio.

February 7th   –  Saturn (discipline, lessons, tradition, & karma) retrogrades at the last degree of Libra (beauty, diplomacy & relationships) until June 24th.

February 9th   –  Venus (love, money & beauty) enters Aries (passion, drive, anger)

Provided below are the horoscopes for each sign, if you know your Rising/Ascendant sign, read that sign, as well as your Sun sign.  To be clear, the Sun Sign forecast below is a generality.  If you want specific information based on your birth chart, I am available for readings to help you have the best possible year ahead.

Aquarius January 20 – February 18:

2012 is the year to get your finances and home life in order.  By November the Universe wants everything cleaned up so you can reap the rewards of all of your hard work.  Saturn, the planet of discipline, lessons, tradition, & karma, is the planet that is pushing you to get things together.  And you don’t want to mess with Saturn because there is ALWAYS a consequence!  So, take care of business so you can enjoy!

Pisces February 19 – March 20:

2012 will be a year of tying up loose ends that were activated in 2011.  Finances will be top on the list.  Relationships may need your full attention during the first quarter of 2012 as well.  Try to be patient and express to your partner where you are feeling unhappy.  This is a good time to seek out support in your relationships and don’t strike out in anger.  If you’re willing to do the work this can be the year you’ve been waiting for to finally move forward unencumbered.

Aries March 21 – April 19:

2012 is not a year to put don’t roots!  You need to flexible and loose in the coming months.  Uranus is in your sign and may be causing you to think fast and make decisions quickly.  This is mostly affecting Aries with birthdays March 19th – 31st.  If you are open you will be able to experience things you thought only happened in dreams.  If you are closed or in fear this can be a very challenging time because the Universe is wanting you to get out of your comfort zone and expand and grown your soul.

Taurus April 20 – May 20:

2012 still have Jupiter gifts to share with you until June 11th!  What opportunities await you are limitless!  You just need to get out there and know the Universe is on your side to open those doors that may have been previously closed.  Try and get things in order by October because Saturn is going to move into Scorpio and throw a little wrench in your party.

Gemini May 21 – June 21:

2012 will bring on more eclipses in your sign but that can be a really good thing.  Eclipses can bring in amazing things in one’s life but you also have to let go of what is no longer serving you and that is where most people miss the boat…  Know that when you release old energy, people, situations, you allow bigger and better things to fill that space.  Clean house now because good luck Jupiter will be in your sign starting in June and you want to make sure you have room for the blessing that Jupiter will share.

Cancer June 22 – July 22:

2011 was a tough year for the cardinal signs (Cancer, Capricorn, Aries, Libra).  There was so much planetary activity creating lots of tension.  2012 will still have its challenges for you Cancers but you will get more planetary support.  This month concentrate on your relationships and everything from there should start to fall into place.

Leo July 23 – August 22:

2012 will have you dealing with financial responsibilities.  You need to be flexible and keep a plan A, B, & C readily available as a go to.  There may be some stops and starts at the beginning of 2012 but don’t be discouraged.  Keep your eye and on the prize and remember being focused and determined wins the race.

Virgo August 23 – September 22:

2012 hosts Mars to your sign until July 3rd.  Mars has a tendancy to be impulsive and quick to act but with it going retrograde starting Jan 23rd – Apr 13th you may want to double check your impulsive behavior before you jump.  Also, when Mars is retrograde in your sign you may not have the energy to do all you want to do.  Make sure you get your rest during this time and take it easy.

Libra September 23 – October 23:

Libras, Saturn will FINALLY leave your sign Oct 5th this year!  Now I know you still have some months to go but you are at the home stretch.  It has been a tough transit.  When you look back the last couple of years you probably don’t even recognize your life…  Some things definitely needed to be released but other situations were for you to grow, expand and KNOW who you really are in those experiences!  Did you learn Saturn’s lessons?  I hope you did!

Scorpio October 24 – November 21:

Scorpios 2012 still has some financial lessons to teach you.  Did you learn what needed to be changed in 2011.  If you did 2012 should be much easier.  It will be about refinement and even building financial wealth.  Take your time and don’t get a head of yourself.  Remember, as the old adage goes, if it sounds too good to be true it probably is!  Listen to your intuitive Scorpio self  before you jump into any financial situation this year.  Good luck!

Sagittarius November 22 – December 21:

2012 is a year to take life step by step.  This isn’t a time to jump steps and move too fast.  When you see you’re hitting a brick wall, stop, reassess and take the delay in stride.  There is a reason for the delay and it can be to your benefit.  The eclipse energy is still working for you so know that opening can happen when you least expect.  No pushing this year.  If a plan is not working push yourself away from the table and allow the time for inspiration to come in and take form.  This can be an amazing year Sag!

Capricorn December 22 – January 19:

In 2012 Pluto is still in Capricorn pushing you to deconstruct what is not working in your life.  Whether it’s career, relationships, friendships, or financial issues, this is an important time to take look at key areas of your life with a fresh eye.  Capricorns with birthdays of Dec 28th – Jan 5th will feel this energy the most.  Don’t resist what is inevitable!  Make the hard decisions so they’re not made for you.  Empower your life by taking charge and knowing that you have everything you need to be successful no matter what is taken away from you!

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