MERCURY IN LIBRA: OCTOBER 5 - 22
Mercury enters Libra on October 4, moving the planet of communication into the Venusian sign of Libra. The energy shifts to diplomacy, intellectual pursuits, and poetic elegance. Libra has an artistic flare for language, words, discussions, and writing. Persuasive and charming, this placement is ideal for diplomatic negotiations that aim for fairness and harmonious solutions. Many writers, diplomats, journalists, and heads of state are born with this placement. Let's use this energy wisely and mindfully to communicate with kindness, fairness, and consideration for other's opinions. Move with balance, and take care of those around you.
Venus enters Virgo on October 9, ending a four-and-a-half-month stay with Venus in Leo. It is a critical change as Venus in Leo is finally over; we can welcome simplicity as we process the lessons she brought. Venus in Virgo is the synthesis and the service. She focuses on practical rituals and routines while having an intellectual and analytic approach to relationships and pleasure. The energy is calmer, cooler, and slower-paced. It's all about asking questions and reflecting before making decisions. Venus in Virgo asks you to specify what brings you harmony and pleasure. She loves precision and ritual and derives pleasure from simplicity. Our appreciation, attention to beauty, and satisfaction are from the simple day-to-day pleasures. Life is short — ask for what you want!
NEW MOON ECLIPSE IN LIBRA: OCTOBER 14
Eclipses come around twice per year and they are catalysts for change — unpredictable, disruptive, exciting game-changers. This time around, it is a New Moon Solar eclipse on the South Node, which signifies endings, releases, or letting go. We are ready to close the door or complete something that no longer serves us. It can be a relationship or partnership or letting go of habitual patterns detrimental to our relationships. This eclipse gifts us with profound insight. It is igniting a response within to shift entrenched habitual patterns around relating. The issues we may be working through can be overly compromising, people-pleasing, and not communicating our needs. Venus in Virgo rules the eclipse; she's the queen of specificity. In our relationship needs, being detailed and specific while staying in the present moment brings healing and authenticity to how we relate. There is an alchemical quality to South Nodal eclipses — this time gives us the opportunity for a cathartic and profound clearing and releasing of negative patterns. View it as a sacred gift, no matter how challenging; we can love others by honoring ourselves.
The South to Node has a spiritual essence; it is nourishing if we tap into our innate wisdom through meditation, music, and stillness. It is a reflective time, not one to be out and about. Eclipses are highly unpredictable, and our vitality can be lower for the next 24 to 48 hours. If being still is complicated, clean out closets, get rid of things, and create more space, literally and figuratively. For the following weeks, between the New Moon and Full Moon Eclipse, it is an energic portal where habitual patterns are released; it can feel disruptive, but stay flexible as things are in flux. May this eclipse gift us the courage to release what no longer serves us and usher in a new era of self-confidence.
October is eclipse season and it's bringing drama and, sometimes, significant change. They demand you break free of complacency—the aim is to evolve. Aries, you thrive on change, so drop into your warrior mode and face the challenges that may come up. A temporary window is only available to us during eclipses, where you can gain profound insight. A New Moon Solar Eclipse in Libra arrives on October 14—a South nodal eclipse signifies endings and releases. You cannot move forward until you let go of entrenched habitual patterns detrimental to relating. The eclipse is illuminating your house of personal and professional relationships. Venus rules both eclipses this season and in Virgo, she is the queen of specificity. It is wise to stay in the present moment and be detailed regarding your needs. First, you've got to take inventory of your patterns and what you need to let go of, perhaps a relationship or a way of being that no longer serves you. A Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Taurus arrives on October 28 in your house of money. It is North Nodal, which signifies new opportunities and has a positive alignment with Venus and Jupiter. There is a window of opportunity for progress and growth; you must walk through it. Cheers to all of the evolution you're about to experience, Aries.
October eclipses initiate a new cycle while wrapping up a pivot two-year cycle. A New Moon Solar Eclipse in Libra, the first in a decade, arrives on October 14. This South Node eclipse brings attention to the past; habitual patterns that no longer serve you must be broken before you can move forward. Your house of health, self-care and daily rituals is activated. South Nodal eclipses gift you the opportunity for a cathartic and profound clearing or releasing of negative patterns. Taurus, you are prone to indulge, but this can be problematic if it is detrimental to your health. View it as a sacred gift and prioritize your health, as your life is precious. Fortunately, Venus in Virgo is the ruler of the eclipse—she is health-oriented, detailed and disciplined. A Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Taurus arrives on October 28, the final eclipse in a two-year series in your sign. This eclipse is a pivot opening to take a risk and forge a new path forward. The harmonious alignments between the eclipse ruler Venus and expansive Jupiter can give you insight that leads to growth. A portal will open, so seize it! Congratulations, you've gotten through so much transformational change—now is your time to soar!
October eclipses bring creative self-expression and a time to retreat, Gemini. Eclipses are unpredictable wildcards of change, inspiring us to become better versions of ourselves. For the first in a decade, A New Moon Solar Eclipse in Libra arrives on October 14. This South Node eclipse brings attention to the past to let go of entrenched habitual patterns around relating and the 5th house of romance, creativity and self-expression is activated. Have you overly acquiesced or not communicated your needs in creative collaborations or romances? Gemini, this is the time to liberate yourself as this powerful eclipse allows you to break habitual patterns of relating that no longer serve. Venus in Virgo rules the eclipse and boy, is she precise! Be specific with your needs—there is no need to dim your light. A Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Taurus arrives on October 28, the final eclipse in a two-year series. It is illuminating your 12th house of seclusion, self-sacrifice and self-undoing. You'll experience many layers: drama, clarity, endings or opportunity. Release those inner psychic closets that sabotage you and come out of the closet! Cheers to a brand new you—lighter, wiser and most importantly, free.
Cancer, your eclipse is all about friends and family—a topic you obviously could dote on for hours or even days. This South Nodal Solar Eclipse arrives on October 14 in Libra (which is also a New Moon) and brings your attention to the past, unresolved emotional hurts or habitual patterns detrimental to relationships. They need to be released. It is a New Moon, yet you cannot move forward until you face unfinished issues. Activating your 4th house of home, family and inner sanctuary, reminds you that harmony at home is essential to your wellbeing. Do you overly compromise? Avoid your needs or a problem to keep the peace? Be honest with yourself. This Eclipse is ruled by Venus in Virgo and she is the queen of specificity. Be detailed when it comes to your needs. South Nodal eclipses create an opening for profound clearing and releasing of negative patterns. It's a gift, no matter how challenging. Because you're a homebody; your inner sanctuary is where you nurture and recharge. It is a reflective time so stay in, beautify your home and spend time alone. This eclipse cycle occurs every 18.5 years—don't waste this precious opportunity to heal. At the same time, a Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Taurus arrives on October 28, illuminating your house of friends and aspirations. Venus in Virgo is the ruler and both eclipse themes relate to relationships. It will bring growth and opportunity, but you've got to seize them. Cheers to harmony with family and friends, everything you've ever dreamed of!
Our dear lion, our Leo—you'll be a star this eclipse season when it comes to career. On October 14, A New Moon Solar Eclipse in Libra arrives on October 14. Eclipses are catalysts for change, unpredictable, disruptive—exciting game changers, to say the least. It is on the South Node, which signifies endings, releases or letting go. You are not exempt. The eclipse ignites your 3rd house of communication, mentality, learning and community, basically how you engage with others. Do you communicate your needs clearly or overly compromise or do you people please or charm others to get your way? Venus in Virgo rules the eclipse and she is crystal clear and precise. Be detailed and specific in communicating your relationship needs and be real with yourself. South nodal eclipses are potent for clearing and releasing negative thinking, truly a gift from the heavens. Later in the month, a Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Taurus arrives on October 28, illuminating your house of career—the final eclipse in a two-year series that challenged you professionally. This eclipse is a pivot opening to take a risk and forge a new path forward. The harmonious alignments between the eclipse ruler, Venus in Virgo and expansive Jupiter can give you insight that leads to growth. Take the risk; it's your time to shine, Leo!
Virgo, October will bring an awakening in your financial life—and stimulate your inner explorer. A New Moon Solar Eclipse in Libra arrives October 14, activating your house of finances. This lunar event in the South Node signifies endings…and the need to let go before you can move forward. Take an honest assessment of how you communicate your needs about money. You’ll find that tricky (but essential) in business and personal partnerships. It’s also time to take a look at how you spend your money—prepare for your values to shift in a positive way. You’ll find yourself wasting less (on what doesn’t add meaning) and investing more in what really matters. Venus in Virgo rules this eclipse: Be specific, analyze your budget, set your financial goals, communicate your needs clearly and know your worth, Virgo!
A full moon lunar eclipse in Taurus arrives on October 28—the final eclipse in a two-year series. You've been on a quest through spiritual pursuits, travel and learning for your highest potential and growth. This lunar eclipse offers one more adventure: Stay calm within the chaos. You’ll discover insight, which leads to progress. This eclipse is a portal that provides you the opportunity to evolve. Cheers to your highest potential!
October is yours, Libra. Own your power and seize it! The first eclipse in your sign since 2016 arrives on October 14. This New Moon Solar Eclipse on the South Node signifies endings, releases and letting go. For you, that’s an invitation to gain profound insight and to let go of parts of yourself that no longer serve you. Your nature is to seek harmony, yet it can be detrimental if you overly compromise and do not communicate your needs. Now is your chance to release and break free from entrenched patterns. What will you do with this gift? Let go of the things that dim your light and you’ll begin a transformation. Venus in Virgo rules this eclipse and she’s the queen of specificity. Being detailed and precise in communicating your needs brings healing and authenticity to how you relate. Be sure to nurture yourself during this reflective time, even if that means turning down an invitation or two. Don’t be surprised if you spend a few days feeling less vital…that means the profound shift is starting. How exciting! A full moon lunar eclipse in Taurus arrives on October 28, the finale of an eclipse series that’s rippled over the Taurus-Scorpio axis for the past two years. The alignment between Venus and Jupiter will revolutionize your approach to money and shared property, presenting new opportunities if you take that risk. Cheers to transformation!
Happy Birthday, Scorpio! The cosmos is gifting you a splendid pivot when Mars enters your sign on October 12—restoring your mojo. Mars only comes around every two years to ignite your fierce determination and power. A solar eclipse in Libra arrives on October 14—the first in a decade—activating your 12th house of seclusion and retreat. This New Moon Solar Eclipse on the South Node signifies endings, releases and letting go. South Nodal eclipses have an alchemical quality and catalyze profound transformations. The 12th house is your psychic closet filled with emotional hurts, self-sabotage and baggage. With this eclipse, the universe is giving you a gift to purge those closets, whatever is submerged there. Venus in Virgo rules the eclipse, taking a detailed inventory of what needs to be released. Eclipses are pattern-breakers, catalysts for change and liberators—another birthday gift. The Full moon lunar eclipse in Taurus arrives on October 28, wrapping up the Taurus-Scorpio eclipse series that began in November 2021. Over the past two years, these eclipses have transformed your approach to both personal identity and relationships. This lunar eclipse stimulates progress. Ruled by Venus, it is relational with Venus and Jupiter in harmony. When surprising opportunity appears, go for it! Cheers to profound transformations!
October is eclipse season, and you’re always up for an adventure. Buckle up for an unpredictable, game-changing time of transformation. The Solar New Moon Eclipse in Libra on October 14 will ignite your house of friends and aspirations. Because this eclipse is on the South Node, it signifies endings and releases. Think about what drags down your relationships—poor communication, bad habits, patterns of dysfunction. This eclipse is your chance to release those areas of tension. Sag, where have you compromised too much or neglected your own needs? Venus in Virgo rules the eclipse, and she’s the queen of specificity. Take her lead and be detailed in communicating your relationship needs. This may spell the end of some friendships and new, rich appreciation for others. New beginnings inherently mean letting go of the past, and trust me—exciting possibilities lie ahead. The full moon lunar eclipse in Taurus arrives on October 28, the final eclipse in a two-year series. It illuminates your house of health and well-being. You've been on a health initiative for the past two years, mildly obsessing over creating healthier habits and rituals for dealing with illness. This eclipse brings breakthroughs to forge a new path forward. Eclipses are portals that offer us the opportunity to evolve. Seize it. Cheers to friends and well-being!
October eclipse season will change your world! The first solar eclipse in a decade, in Libra, arrives on October 14. This mighty event highlights your professional life, inviting new opportunities and beginnings. First, you have to release the past before forging ahead into the exciting unknown. Since this eclipse is in the South Node, it represents letting go of past identities and expectations. Venus rules the eclipse, so it’s about relationships. Let’s talk about work relationships, though: Your career is essential to who you are, you’re a commanding force, you strive for harmony on the job. However—how have you put yourself last amid all the compromise and maneuvering at work? It’s time to communicate your needs, and Venus is here to help. She rules the eclipse and is all about specificity, so be precise expressing what you need and expect moving forward. Now (during this South Nodal eclipse) is the time to clear and release those negative patterns, and the sky will be the limit. When the new beginning starts you’ll be in it to win it. A Full Moon Eclipse in Taurus arrives on October 28, the final eclipse in a two-year series. It illuminates your house of creativity, romance and joy! Prepare for breakthroughs and opportunities as Venus and expansive Jupiter align. Stay calm within the chaos and you’ll gain insight into a dream or goal you've neglected or not acknowledged. Eclipses are portals that offer you the opportunity to evolve. So, take the risk and go for it. Cheers to your career and creativity!
This October eclipse season is time to expand your mind, Aquarius! The solar eclipse in Libra arrives October 14, the first in a decade. This event will activate your thirst for adventure, wisdom and spiritual pursuits. It’s time to take the trip, read the book, dive into the spiritual practice you’ve had your eye on. A solar eclipse on the South Node signifies endings and releases, so as you experience this mental expansion, make room for the new by purging the old, unhelpful, entrenched patterns. Since Venus (Miss Specificity) in Virgo rules this eclipse, be detailed and precise about how you move forward. Take the opportunity to relate your needs with travel partners, gurus and life mentors. The South Nodal quality of this eclipse will allow you to break harmful cycles (like overly compromising to keep the peace) and create new ones. South Nodal eclipses have a spiritual, reflective, introspective essence, challenging you to assess your innate wisdom. Glean the insight this eclipse offers as you embark on a new adventure for spiritual and personal growth. The last full moon lunar eclipse in Taurus arrives on October 28, illuminating your house of home, roots and family. This is the final eclipse series in Taurus-Scorpio that began in 2021. You may feel pulled between work and home on this lunation. It will bring drama, clarity and opportunity. Take a risk, go for it and envision the home life you seek. Cheers to wisdom and tending your roots!
Eclipse season is here—ready to break some patterns? Eclipses disrupt the cosmos and jar us into becoming better versions of ourselves, if we let them. A solar eclipse in Libra arrives on October 14 (the first in a decade) igniting your house of finances, shared resources and intimacy. It is a South Nodal eclipse, which signifies endings and releases. This celestial event gifts you with profound insight, inspiring you to to shift entrenched, habitual patterns around money and relationships. Pisces, where do you compromise, people-please or skirt the issue to avoid conflict over money or intimacy? It's been 19 years since this exact eclipse brought its alchemical quality to Earth, allowing us to clear and release our negative patterns. It’s a rare and profound gift, so make the most of it! Venus (the queen of specificity) in Virgo rules the eclipse, so follow her lead with detailed and precise communication about your needs. You should lie low during the eclipse, Pisces. It’s a reflective time, providing ready access your innate wisdom for guidance. You have a direct antenna to the cosmos: Tap into it! Amazing possibilities and exciting new opportunities will present themselves. Take note that between eclipses, you’ll find an energetic portal into which your worst habits and patterns can dissolve. Cheers to positive new beginnings.