February really gets underway on the 4th with some powerful new moon energy coming to us from the individualistic and paradoxically team spirited constellation of Aquarius. This eccentric and humanitarian Aquarian moon urges us all to think for ourselves and be independent individuals but with a social conscience: contemplating what we can do to help the team, remembering that teams come in all shapes and guises. This new moon also ushers in the Chinese New Year – the year of the down-to-Earth Pig. On a personal level the ‘Pig’ is risk averse, usually only rational well-considered actions will reap rewards in the 12 months ahead. Whilst warrior Mars rushes into the proverbial Taurean China shop on the 15th . This placement is eminently pragmatic, adding value to your most practical projects providing you don’t drop any pots. The relationship planet and lover of peace and beauty, Venus, enters no-nonsense Capricorn on the 4th, suggesting that this is the year when romantic liaisons get serious. Find out on Valentine’s Day!
ARIES MARCH 21 – APRIL 20
Assertive Mars is strong in your star sign during the first half of February adding to your adventurous spirit and providing opportunities for innovative ventures. The Love planet, Venus, reaches the highest point of your cosmic chart on the 4th, bringing a dash of creativity and beauty to any career related initiatives.
TAURUS APRIL 21 – MAY 21
Opportunities for further education and travel are in the cards. The new moon on the 4th is particularly important as its powerful energy encourages you to broaden your horizons, in particular on the career front. There is a romantic full moon rising for you on the 19th .
GEMINI MAY 22 – JUNE 21
Venus, joining Saturn and Pluto in responsible Capricorn on the 4th, helps you make some practical strategic plans, after reviewing your finances that is. The individualistic Aquarian new moon on the 4th ensures that you have some big ideas to contemplate and think how best to apply.
CANCER JUNE 22 – JULY 22
You feel particularly energised in the first half of February as dynamic Mars hits the highest note in your cosmic chart – the time could be right to advance on the career front. The powerful Mars/Uranus conjunction around the 13th ups the ante – exciting times are at hand: be prepared for the unexpected!
LEO JULY 23 – AUGUST 23
The Sun and Mercury are strong in your opposite sign, Aquarius, this month drawing your attention to relationship issues – opposites attract and all that!. On the financial front the Virgo full moon on the 19th encourages you to do a detailed stock take and find a happy medium between income/expenditure.
VIRGO AUGUST 24 – SEPTEMBER 22
According to the sage of Ancient China, Confucius, Change is the one constant in this world. Be flexible this month and notice when the wind changes metaphorical direction. Some important new information may need your critical attention. A propitious time for initiating new ventures is on, or just after, the full moon on the 19th.
LIBRA SEPTEMBER 23 – OCTOBER 23
Creative endeavours are high on the agenda for February. Romance also features strongly, particularly around the time of the Aquarian new moon on the 4th. Finances come into focus on the 15th as daring Mars enters the monetary sector of your chart. You may be offered some practical advice mid-month that is worth considering.
SCORPIO OCTOBER 24 – NOVEMBER 22
As you strive to take on a more independent approach to life you may come across as more assertive than usual. Your intuitive antenna may be sensing the radical changes in the air accompanying the Aquarian new moon on the 4th. Larger-than-life Jupiter continues to activate the monetary sector of your chart: bigger ideas can lead to better results.
SAGITTARIUS NOVEMBER 23 – DECEMBER 21
February’s electrifying Aquarian new moon surges through the thinking and communicating sector of your chart affording extra powers of persuasion to help you reach your idealistic goals. Be bold in your decision making, particularly around the 15th, as dare-devil Mars lends his support to your enterprises.
CAPRICORN DECEMBER 22 – JANUARY 20
Warrior Mars charges into Taurus (Venus’ sign) on the 15th stirring up your emotional nature: a new love interest may be on the horizon. The electrifying Aquarian new moon on the 4th energises the monetary sector of your chart opening the doors of opportunity to matters of Value.
AQUARIUS JANUARY 21 – FEBRUARY 18
The favourable new moon on the 4th gives the month ahead lift-off especially in matters close to your heart: positive change is in your hands. The Virgoan full moon on the 19th shines favourably on your financial sector: use your analytical abilities and sense of proportion to shape your future.
PISCES FEBRUARY 19 – MARCH 20
Benevolent powerhouse Jupiter urges you to take full advantage of current circumstances and usher in a whole new era of confident achievement and self fulfilment. The new moon on the 4th stirs up emotions: it may be wise to think first and act later.