Aries: The first half of this month is all about broadening your mind, questioning what you know, then questioning what you know again. That’s because Venus, the planet of love and pleasure, will enter Sagittarius; your zone of travel, education, and opportunity on December 1st – sparking your thirst for truth, knowledge, and adventure. A few days later, (December 3rd) Mercury goes retrograde in Sagittarius, which asks you to retrace your steps, picking up any clues or information you may have missed to assist you on your journey. Meanwhile, the Full Moon in Gemini that landed in your zone of ideas and communication may have shown you what kind of self-limiting thinking and perceptions you need to leave behind. Overall, what is your truth, Aries? The stars this month will be helping you to find it. By the 9th, Mars – your ruling planet – moves into the deep waters of Scorpio; your zone of intimacy, finances, and rebirth. With Mars at home in this zone, motivating you to face your fears and go after your deepest desires, expect to be driven by your passion and gut instincts. In other words, if you don’t feel it 100% - don’t even bother.
On the 18th, the New Moon in Sagittarius gives you the fire in your belly to pursue some of your biggest dreams. However, with this moon coming in close to Saturn in Sagittarius, you’re going to have to put in the dedication and commitment to see those dreams through. No leaving what you start unfinished. Speaking of Saturn, the planet of responsibility and hard work finally leaves Sagittarius on December 19th and moves home to Capricorn for a two-and-a-half-year stay in your zone of career and achievement. It’s time to boss up, Aries, and Saturn in Capricorn will be bringing you lessons in determination, pragmatism, and leadership; all the while helping you to rise up through the ranks and achieve your own version of world domination. A few days later (December 21st) the Sun moves into Capricorn, bringing the spotlight to your long-term goals and ambitions. Get ready to put in the work. On the 22nd, Mercury ends its retrograde in Sagittarius, which should give you clarity in terms of the direction you’re headed in. When Venus enters Capricorn on December 25th, you could be in line for a promotion, bonus, or widespread recognition for your work.
Taurus: As you gear up for the new year, much of December will be about doing a deep clean of sorts. That’s because Mercury, the planet of communication and details, will be retrograde in Sagittarius for most of the month (beginning December 3rd) in your zone of intimacy, finances, and rebirth. With Mercury spinning backwards in this zone, you’ll be asked to go back and look at the relationships in your life where you’ve given too much of your power away, so you can reclaim it. With Mercury moving so close to Saturn, the planet associated with boundaries, reclaiming your power will include setting yours. At the same time, the Full Moon that landed in your zone of income and self-worth ( also on December 3rd), you may have had an a-ha moment around where you may be selling yourself short, especially where it pertains to your friendships and pursuing your hopes and wishes. With Venus (beauty, pleasure, appreciation) in Sagittarius since December 1st, ramping up your cravings for the things that resonate with you most, this is not the month to allow yourself to continue settling for any old thing that’s thrown your way.
On the 9th, motivating Mars moves home to Scorpio and into your zone of partnerships. Between Mercury retrograde and Mars in Scorpio, you might find your patience thinning when it comes to dealing with the same old issues in your relationships. Keep this in mind as you go, Taurus. If others aren’t willing to grow with you or fuel you, it may be time to drop the dead weight. On the 18th, the New Moon in Sagittarius gives you a shot at a new life. You could improve your sense of stability, deepen the bond you have with a lover, or attract a soulful and supportive relationship. However, Saturn will ask that you cut the bullshit when it comes to your heart. Since we’re on the subject of Saturn, it moves home to Capricorn on December 19th for a two-and-a-half-year stay in your zone of travel, education, and opportunity, followed by the Sun entering Capricorn on the 21st. As a result, you could find yourself putting in the time and dedication when it comes to pursuing a degree, writing your book, becoming a certified teacher, or seeing a vision through from start to finish. On the 25th, Venus, your ruling planet, moves into Capricorn. Your mantra? Why settle for a slice when you can have the whole pie?
Gemini: A good chunk of this month will be focused on your partnerships, thanks to Venus moving into Sagittarius – your zone of significant relationships on December 1st and Mercury (your ruling planet) going retrograde in Sagittarius. Under this combination, you may be asked to reevaluate an important relationship in your life. An old issue could come up for discussion between you and your partner or an ex-lover could pop back into the picture. Either way, it’s important that you pay attention to the facts first, and to try not to let the demands or expectations of others cloud your judgement. This also goes for agreements and contracts. You may have already experienced a taste of this at the December 3rd Full Moon in Gemini, which landed in your zone of self-image and confidence and may have given you an a-ha moment around the ways you may be trying to be everything to everyone. Hint it’s impossible. On the 9th, motivating Mars moves home to Scorpio – your zone of health, work, and routine; which means it’s time to kick your fitness and nutrition habits into high gear. Mars can also help you to be more proactive in managing your schedule and stress levels too.
On the 18th, the New Moon in Sagittarius joins forces with responsible and dedicated Saturn, to help you manifest a romantic relationship with lasting potential, take your current relationship to the next level, or establish a solid business partnership that could bring you some extra cash. Either way, Saturn will remind you to be selective about who you align yourself with. And now that we’re talking about Saturn, the planet of hard work and commitment, note that it will be moving into Capricorn on December 19th for a two-and-a-half-year stay in your zone of intimacy, finances, and rebirth; teaching you lessons on being more pragmatic with your money, establishing healthy boundaries, and breaking free from toxic emotions like guilt. On the 22nd the Sun enters Capricorn, shining a light on the things (and people) you need to purge from your life. Prepare to dig in and get to work. When Mercury begins moving forward again on the 22nd, you should have some clarity on how to better communicate in your relationships for mutual understanding and whether you still have room for a certain someone in your life. On the 25th, when Venus enters Capricorn, it’s time to work on getting your sexy back.
Cancer: How aligned do you feel with your purpose, Cancer? Most of this month will ask you focus on that alignment and make adjustments as necessary. That’s because Venus, the planet of pleasure and wealth moves to Sagittarius; your zone of health, work, and routine on December 1st. With Venus shining her golden rays down on you, your job will be to seek out ways that you can insert love into your everyday. With Mercury going retrograde in Sagittarius on December 3rd, it’ll be up to you to review ways to can cut down on distractions, unnecessary obligations, and unfulfilling work so you can get back to what you do love. With responsible Saturn in the mix, you’ll be reminded of the power of using the word “no”. You may have already caught a glimpse of this around the Full Moon in Gemini on December 3rd, which landed in your zone of rest, retreat, and dreams. This moon may have reminded you of what happens when you extend yourself too far. On the 9th, action-packed Mars moves into Scorpio, your zone of romance, adventure, and creativity. Mars will be helping you to go for the gusto when it comes to bringing a creative idea to life, all the while charging up your love life with some sexy fun.
On the 18th, the New Moon in Sagittarius pushes you to turn over a new leaf when it comes to taking care of your body, managing stress, and improving your work-life balance. With responsible Saturn tied in with this moon, you’ll see the most results when you remain realistic about what you can and cannot do when it comes to prioritizing your time. Since we’re talking about Saturn, make a note that the planet of hard work and commitment moves into Capricorn, your zone of partnerships and marriage for a two-and-a-half-year stay beginning on December 19th. With Saturn’s lessons, you’ll be learning the importance of seeing people clearly for who they are, setting boundaries, and committing to the growth of a relationship as necessary. Saturn in Capricorn will push you to stop settling for relationships with people that lack integrity and a backbone. On the 21st, the Sun moves into Capricorn; putting the spotlight on collaborations and teamwork. Joining forces with people worth their salt will get you far. Meanwhile, on the 22nd, Mercury begins moving forward again which should give you the green light to move forward with a plan or project. On the 25th, Venus enters Capricorn, which can be good for love and money.
Leo: Look to this month to help you with reconnecting with the things that you love. One reason is because Venus will be moving into Sagittarius (December 1st), your zone of creativity, adventure, and romance. As a result, Venus will have you hungry for all things fun, fast, and free – things that may have seemed elusive to you up until now thanks to responsible Saturn being in this zone for the last two and a half years. Another reason is Mercury’s retrograde in Sagittarius (December 3rd), which will ask that you go back and revisit creative projects or endeavors that you may have let fall by the wayside. At the same time, with Saturn in the mix, Venus and Mercury retro will be asking you to drop anything that you’re not 100% passionate about as you can’t afford to put your energy into anything half-heartedly, that goes for love affairs too. With the Full Moon in Gemini that landed in your zone of friendship and future plans on December 3rd, you may have learned a lesson as to what happens when you spread yourself too thin. With motivating Mars moving into Scorpio; your zone of home and family on December 9th, your energy will be best spent behind the scenes anyway, perhaps working at home or working on improving your home.
On December 18th, the New Moon in Sagittarius helps you to make a renewed commitment to yourself when it comes to pushing out a creative work, taking your creative work seriously, or finding the healthy kind of love that you desire. This moon can help you to manifest a worthwhile kind of love that could have long term potential while those of you already seeing someone could find yourselves ready to move on to the next step with your lover. Going back to the subject of Saturn for a sec – the planet of pragmatism and hard work moves home to Capricorn; your zone of health, work, and routine, where it will stay for the next two and a half years. With the cosmic taskmaster here, your goals will revolve around protecting your health, improving your time management skills, and putting an end to working in toxic environments. On the 21st, when the Sun enters Capricorn, expect to channel your energy in getting your shit together. On the 22nd, when Mercury begins moving forward again, you may experience clarity on how to best turn a hobby into a moneymaker. Venus enters Capricorn on December 25th, making work fun again.
Virgo: True to the holiday season, home and family will be strong on your mind this month, thanks to Venus moving into Sagittarius (your home zone) on December 1st. With the planet of love and beauty here, you might be happiest entertaining family and friends at your place or attending gatherings hosted by the people you love. With Mercury (your patron saint) going retrograde in Sagittarius on December 3rd, catching up with people you haven’t seen in a while will do your spirit good. Still, with Mercury spinning backwards in this zone, you may want to watch out for disagreements with family or someone you live with. However, if you need to get something long overdue off of your chest, no-nonsense Saturn in Sagittarius will be assisting Mercury to help you to say what’s on your heart with clarity and authority, so you don’t have to worry about not being heard. Overall, you may find that being clear and setting boundaries with others will be necessary this month, which you may have already seen around the December 3rd Full Moon in Gemini that landed in your zone of success and achievement. Under that moon you have had to push back on other people’s demands or expectations of you.
On the 9th, warrior planet Mars moves into Scorpio, your zone of communication. With go-getter Mars in this zone, you’ll find your attention and your wit to be laser sharp which could be good for research projects or anything that requires concentration and fresh ideas. You might be feeling more argumentative too but be mindful with how you use your words. Not everything needs to be said. Come the 18th when the New Moon in Sagittarius lands in your home zone, you could manifest an opportunity to move into a new home, purchase property, or move past a toxic family dynamic. On the 19th, a big shift takes place when Saturn the planet of hard work and responsibility, moves into Capricorn – your zone of fun, creativity, and romance. Over the next two and a half years Saturn will be teaching you important lessons around valuing your craft and creativity, being your authentic self, and how not to settle in love. When the Sun enters Capricorn on December 21st, the focus turns to making your enjoyment a priority – especially when Venus joins the Cap party on December 25th. Before Venus makes her move though, Mercury going direct on the 22nd will help you to better see what means the most to you.
Libra: The big focus for you this month is on what you say, how you say it, and what’s going on in that mind of yours. That’s because Mercury goes retrograde in Sagittarius, your communication zone, on December 3rd. As such, be wary of misunderstandings and miscommunication, especially when it comes to your virtual world. Try not to be so quick to agreeing to things, like plans or projects with others, especially if you’re not 100% interested or have the availability needed to see things through. With responsible Saturn spending time with Mercury, it’s time to take a clear, no-nonsense approach when it comes to how you communicate with others. You may have already learned a bit of this lesson around the December 3rd Full Moon in Gemini which landed in your zone of travel, opportunities, and big ideas. You may have seen what happens when you bite off more than you can chew and over extend yourself. With Venus, your ruling planet, in Sagittarius since December 1st, you may also be thinking about ways to bring some of your creative ideas to life. With Mercury retrograde, consider this a time for fine tuning and revising anything you’ve come up with, rather than moving full steam ahead. Back up your files!
On the 9th, aggressive Mars moves into Scorpio and into your zone of income and self-worth. With Mars turning up the steam here, your mission is to be more demanding about your money. This is especially the case when it comes to the money you earn. It’s time to stop underselling yourself and be unapologetic about what you’re worth. One thing to note though: be mindful of sudden or unnecessary expenses while Mars is here. On the 18th, the New Moon in Sagittarius stops by to help you with getting an article, podcast, website, etc. off the ground. At the same time, this moon asks that you approach the world around with new eyes and stop allowing negative or limiting thinking get in your way. On the 19th, Saturn – the planet of duty and determination – moves into Capricorn, your zone of home and family. Over the next two and a half years, Saturn will be testing your mettle when it comes to breaking free of old family dynamics, achieving stability, and the possibility of settling down and making a home with someone you love. When the Sun moves into Capricorn on the 21st, your attention turns inward as you’re called to get grounded and find the emotional nourishment you need. On the 25th, Venus moves into Capricorn, helping you to make your home happy. Redecorating could do wonders to help keep yourself in good spirits.
Scorpio: The focus is on your money and values for a good chunk of this month, thanks to Venus moving into Sagittarius on December 1st (your zone of income and self-worth) and Mercury going retrograde in this zone too on December 3rd. As a result, you’ll be asked to revise or redraft your budget and to track down any money owed to you. This is also a good time to go over bank and credit card statements to make sure debits and credits are legit, as well as reaching out to old clients to draw in some cash for your end of the year goals. Overall, the main theme will focus on you getting your worth, especially with Saturn in Sagittarius pushing you to be accountable to yourself and your bottom line. You may have already experienced this around the Full Moon in Gemini that landed in your zone of intimacy and finances on December 3rd, which highlighted the need for you to break free of draining and imbalanced relationships. On the 9th, the energy of the month shifts as Mars moves home to Scorpio, your zone of self-image and confidence. With Mars turning your energy and your swagger up, there will be very little that gets in your way. Use this energy to overcome roadblocks and to set some healthy boundaries with others.
On the 18th, the New Moon in Sagittarius teams up with Saturn to help you with manifesting a new job or financial opportunity that can lead to long term security or improve the sense of security you already have. If you have plans to stay put where you are, this new moon could also motivate you to negotiate a raise or increases your fees. With Saturn moving out of your money zone (finally!) on December 19th and moving into Capricorn for a two-and-a-half-year stay in your zone of communication, people are going to want to pay you and pay you well for your expertise. Whatever skills you lack or want to improve, Saturn will push you to make yourself more marketable through study or training. When the Sun enters Capricorn on the 21st, the spotlight shines on your connections to others. How can you maximize your connections on and offline in way that can help you to get your story, message, or ideas across to a wider audience? Hint: it’s time to get out and socialize. This should be easier to do once Venus, the social butterfly of the zodiac, moves into Capricorn on December 25th; helping you to easily influence people and win them over.
Sagittarius: Your birthday season is well under way, though before you embark on this new chapter in your life, there’s some unfinished business that you need to take care of before you move full steam ahead, especially as the calendar new year approaches. That’s because Mercury, the planet of communication, goes retrograde on December 3rd in your zone of self-image and confidence. As such, your job will be to reflect on where you’ve been thus far and where you see yourself heading. With Mercury traveling so close to clearheaded Saturn, part of this review process may involve harnessing the ability to see yourself through a new pair of eyes (your eyes), free of the expectations, demands, or other kinds of stuff that people project on to you. With Venus in Sagittarius since December 1st, consider December the chance to write a love letter to yourself. Do you see the beauty in your own eyes, Sagittarius? Do you make your own heart flutter? The December 3rd Full Moon in Gemini that landed in your zone of partnership may have illuminated ways in which you need to find your way back to you. Venus in Sagittarius will be helping to light the way.
On the 9th, Mars moves into Scorpio and into your zone of rest, healing, and retreat. With angry Mars in one of the most sensitive places in your chart, you may find yourself looking at how you deal with your own anger. Hint: don’t let resentment build up. You don’t always have to be the nice guy, Sag. What you need to be is authentic – to yourself and others. On the 18th, the New Moon in Sagittarius sweeps through to help you start fresh when it comes to your wardrobe or image. If your look could use an update, or you find yourself ready to drop a few pounds or improve how you feel in your body; the new moon can help. With serious Saturn finally leaving Sagittarius on December 19th, you might find yourself feeling like Stella when she got her groove back. In other words, you’ve dug in, got serious, and did the work, Sagittarius; now it’s time to reap the rewards. Saturn will be moving into Capricorn, your money zone, bringing major lessons over the next two and a half years on money management, knowing your worth, and evaluating the things that truly matter to you. On the 21st, when the Sun moves into Capricorn, followed by Venus on the 25th, your attention turns to how you earn your cash. Don’t settle. You won’t have to anyway.
Capricorn: With nearly half the cosmos traveling through Capricorn by the month’s end; there’s a lot of ground for you to cover in December, even if we are starting the month out with a Mercury retrograde. As a matter of fact, with the ton of planets still camped out in Sagittarius – your zone of rest, healing and retreat; your job for the first few weeks will be working on releasing the emotional junk you’ve accumulated over the last year (and perhaps a bit longer than that, since heavy Saturn has been in this zone for the last two and a half years). Consider December your time for replenishing your spirit, cleansing the toxic energy in your life, and releasing your attachment to the past. With pleasure loving Venus in Sagittarius and in this zone since December 1st, know that this work doesn’t necessarily have to be tough. Venus will be nudging you to find the pleasure and beauty in self-care. Maybe this might mean going on a retreat, immersing yourself in art or music, or getting tons and tons of restful sleep. With Mercury going retrograde in this zone (December 3rd), use the days that follow to find peace in solitude and unplugging from The Matrix. Thanks to the Full Moon in Gemini that landed in your zone of health and routine on December 3rd, you may have caught a glimpse at what happens when you neglect your self-care.
On the 9th, go-getter Mars moves into Scorpio and into your zone of friendship and future plans; motivating you to go after some of your biggest hopes and wishes. You’ll feel the most energized being out and about socializing and networking with others that share your vision. On the 18th, the New Moon in Sagittarius shows you where you your heart could use some healing. Some Caps may enlist the help of a therapist of healer to help with challenges around letting go or having faith in something bigger. By the 19th, a huge shift takes place as Saturn finally leaves Sagittarius and comes home to Capricorn, your zone of self-identity. Under Saturn’s keep over the next two and a half years, you could become a true force to be reckoned with as the planet of hard work and responsibility pushes you to come into your own, helping you to build your confidence, a better body, and a healthier self-image. On the 21st, the Sun moves into your sign which should feel like a rebirth, pushing you to greet the new year with excitement and a fresh approach. When Venus joins your birthday party on the 25th, you’ll be hard to resist, so don’t deprive yourself of the attention, or the craving to revamp or update your look. It’s time to level up. Let’s go!
Aquarius: This month is all about maximizing the connections that you have both on and offline. One reason for this is because Venus, the planet of relationships, moved into Sagittarius; your zone of friendship and future plans on December 1st, followed by Mercury going retrograde in Sagittarius on December 3rd. With Venus’ help, your goal is to socialize and connect with people that not only share your interests and your vision but may also have the influence or clout to open doors for you and connect you with new opportunities. Now that Mercury is spinning backwards here, this may mean reconnecting with people from your past or rethinking some of your friendships, especially if they haven’t really led to positive growth in your life. This may have been a bit of a theme for you around the December 3rd Full Moon in Gemini, which landed in your zone of self-expression. Under this moon you may have had a thudding realization around the importance of being in the company of those where you don’t have to try too hard to win acceptance or be something you’re not. Between Venus in Sagittarius and Mercury retrograde, this theme continues.
On the 9th, go-getter Mars moves into Scorpio, your zone of career and achievement; putting you in the driver’s seat when it comes to your professional goals and ambitions. If you’ve been thinking about making a split from your current job, Mars will give you the courage to do so while ramping up your courage to go after what you want (like a promotion). On the 18th, the New Moon in Sagittarius teams up with no nonsense Saturn to motivate you to take your hopes and wishes more seriously. It’s not enough to want something Aquarius, you have to be willing to put in the work to get it. Speaking of putting in the work, Saturn moves home to Capricorn, your zone of rest, retreat, and healing on December 19th. Over the next two and a half years, Saturn will be teaching you some important spiritual lessons. Some of those lessons may include the importance of keeping the faith, having a regular spiritual practice, and facing your fears head on. When the Sun moves into Capricorn on the 21st, get ready to have a light shone on those more tender pieces of your that need attention and maintenance. Consider this your time to heal and regroup. On the 25th, Venus moves into Capricorn, inviting you to ramp up your self-care and pleasure. Beauty heals.
Pisces: Your goals and career continue to be a focus for you as this month opens, thanks to Venus moving into Sagittarius, your zone of fame and achievement on December 1st, followed by Mercury going retrograde in Sagittarius on December 3rd. Under this cosmic combination, your job will be to make sure you feel a sense of fulfillment with what you do. At the same time, Mercury will have you working to make sure that how you see yourself and how you want others to see you are one in the same. This may mean being more authentic with how you present yourself to world around you. With Venus in the mix, people will find it hard not to love you, so it only makes sense to give them the best version of you (not the perfect version). When the Full Moon in Gemini landed in your zone of home and family on December 3rd, you may have received a reminder on the importance of being true to yourself over going above and beyond to make others happy. On the 9th, passionate Mars moves home to Scorpio; your zone of travel, education, and opportunity. As a result, you should find yourself craving new experiences that broaden and stimulate your mind and fill up your soul. Taking a trip or a class over the next few weeks could be inspiring.
On the 18th, the New Moon in Sagittarius teams up with hard working Saturn to help you with manifesting a promising job offer, promotion, or project that thrusts you into the spotlight. This moon is an auspicious one too as Saturn won’t be back in this zone of your chart for another 30 years. Consider this moon to be a reward of sorts for all the hard work you’ve been putting in for the last two and a half years. Meanwhile, on the 19th, Saturn moves into Capricorn – your zone of friendship and future plans; focusing your energy on setting healthier boundaries, maximizing your friendships, fulfilling your hopes and wishes, and capitalizing on the professional reputation you’ve built. When the Sun moves into Capricorn on the 21st, followed by Venus on the 25th, it’s time to bring out the social butterfly in you. Networking and connecting with others could be a source of fun and opportunity. Since this zone of your chart is also connected to philanthropy and giving back, getting involved with a worthwhile cause or event could be rewarding.