Astrology by Lisa Stardust
Mercury retrograde in Capricorn aligns with the Nodes of Destiny on January 26th and connects with Pluto on January 28th. Although this may seem like a time when we are getting clarity, it can also create confusion because we are bent on getting to the bottom of issues that aren’t problems. Basically, we are allowing ourselves to overthink on the 26th and 28th. Venus ends the retrograde journey on January 29th that began on December 19th in Capricorn. The post-retrograde zone will last until March 1st, clearing up problems and matters that occurred during the retrograde. The Aquarius Sun squares Uranus in Taurus on January 30th, which takes us right into the same energy that sets off the New Moon in Aquarius, which occurs on February 1st. Embrace your individuality and let go of the past. Allow yourself to embrace life to its fullest, without remorse or fear.
*All horoscopes are written for Eastern Time.
It’s time for us all to have an emotional reset. A bath with Epsom salt, a dash of rum and Florida water, and baby’s breath flowers. You can also add milk if desired to make the body feel silky smooth. This will restore, reinvigorate, and cleanse the energy around us to ensure that we are all detoxing our auras and orb.
The cosmos are allowing you to manifest your dreams into reality. Channel your inner warrior and don’t let fear hold you back. The only one who stands in your way, is you, which is why it’s extremely important to put your best foot forward into attaining your desires and goals.
It’s time for you to put yourself first. If this means ignoring the texts, emails, and information that you receive then so be it. The bottom line is that you don’t need outside noise interfering with your serenity. Focus on your needs and what makes you happy to fly high.
You don’t have to be a dominant force in order to make your points hard. Consider thinking things through before you assert yourself in situations to avoid drama with others. Conserve your energy for when it’s needed and don’t use it for matters that are out of your control.
Don’t be afraid to be direct with others this week. Your sweet charm will save you from unnecessary arguments, as long as you present certain issues in a kind way. Remember, life is one big balancing act. Now, you can act as the ringmaster in maintaining and balancing different personalities.
Mundane activities may be bringing you down, which is why it’s time to add some excitement into your life. Plan an activity or take a class to escape the drudgery that you’re feeling and to exercise your mind more. It’ll get you out of your current funk.
Rather than focus about what could have, should have, and would have been — use your energy to create a better life for yourself in the present. You will find that you were able to manifest a vision that allows you to grow and transcend into the person you want to be.
You feel more inclined to connect to the world on a personal and deep basis that will bring transformation. You might even find yourself being a shoulder that others cry on, delving into very intense psychological conversations, or having encounters that will leave a lasting impression on you and others.
You’re finding that you don’t have to be dramatic in order to get your points known. People are always listening to what you have to say. Your words have power and demand attention. Use this to your advantage and express your feelings and to take a stand in your beliefs.
Before you make blanket statements, try to be more concise in the wording that you pick. It’ll be beneficial to your concerns if you are direct in the statements rather than unclear. This will help avoid arguments, confusion, and miscommunications due to the planetary backspins that are causing chaos now.
You are more powerful than you know, which is why it’s important to use your strength and vigor for good. Try to help out the local community or a humanitarian cause that speaks to you. Before you know it, you will be able to make a difference in the world.
Healing can take place this week, as long as you are prepared to face your shadow self. By allowing yourself to acknowledge the parts of you that have been repressed, it will prove to be a cathartic experience that can give light to the darker sides that aren’t regularly acknowledged.
Some of your friends aren’t looking out for your best interests and are out for themselves, which is why it’s important to focus on your needs before anything else. Make sure that you are being taken care of and you are getting acclaim first, before helping them attain their desires.