Today’s New Moon can prompt the need (or desire) for a new approach to your career, business, responsibilities, or reputation, dear Aries. You have a strong desire for more authority over your own life! Unexpected professional opportunities can pop up, or this New Moon brings a sense of renewal or revival. It’s time for new or realigned goals and different ways of doing business. Mind you, a Mars-Saturn square can get you off to a slow or perhaps pessimistic start, but beyond it, you’re devising strategies to reach your goals. The challenge is to face up to reality or manage a delay or slowdown. Tension and blockages are likely to revolve around your social life or finances, or there can be a conflict between sticking with tried-and-true methods and going out on a limb. Consider putting a problem aside for a bit if it’s just not budging. You may think up a better way to go about it at a later time. Fortunately, tension breaks up as the day advances. Pleasure through your work and responsibilities or regarding a sense of your future opening up for you is likely. Bringing a fresh attitude, idea, or method to the table can figure strongly, and you’re especially open to making progress, moving on, and embracing different approaches. With money, responsibility, or work, you may have reason to breathe a sigh of relief, or there is a bit more freedom or leeway to enjoy now.
Today’s New Moon can prompt new approaches to home life, learning, publishing, and recreation in the week ahead, dear Taurus. New or revitalized interests, unusual studies, and different perspectives can lead you in different directions. With a Mars-Saturn square early today, it’s probably best to treat others with extra sensitivity and care. Instead, there can be a slowdown if you’ve been rushing ahead too fast, which is quite likely with energetic Mars currently transiting your sign. This could take the form of a delay, criticism, reality check, or discouraging moment. Aim to pick yourself back up and strengthen your plans so that you get back on course, better equipped to weather the storms. As the day advances, you’re ready to put problems behind you. You’re inclined to latch onto a vision that’s positive and inspiring. Letting go of negative feelings such as resentment feels great now.
Mercury moves into harmony with your sign after spending a few weeks in an awkward angle to it, dear Gemini, and it’s refreshing. You have a more relaxed than usual time of expressing yourself and getting your ideas across smoothly during this cycle. You enjoy positivity in your outlook, thoughts, and conversations until March 15th. You embrace new ways of looking at problems as you’re tired of old rules, routines, and information. You seek out new horizons on mental levels, and you might discover new and exciting interests. Later today, watch for rushing into a conversation or throwing something away too quickly as Mercury and Mars form a square. This transit is temporary, but it can generate some emotional or psychological frustration and tensions. Watch for impatience or restlessness that can lead to disruptions and unnecessary stress. Look for inspiration and avoid rushing things which can lead to waste. Allow mental unrest to motivate you to do something constructive.
Mercury heads into your solar eighth house today, dear Cancer, drawing you to more profound thought, study, thinking, and conversations until March 15th. It’s a good time to devise strategies and plans and dig deeply into a topic, although imperfect for straightforward communications and transportation. You bring more reason and objectivity to sensitive issues–you’re primarily interested in meaning and context. Conversations tend to be a little more intimate, or the topics on the table are not your usual fare. The mood later today can be a little excitable or tense with Mercury forming a square to Mars. Watch for off-the-cuff comments which may be a little too abrupt to do you much good. Restlessness can cause some inconveniences. The small problems of life tend to bother you more than usual, and it’s best to watch for hasty communications.
Enthusiasm runs high today, dear Leo, although you can feel somewhat in limbo. Mercury begins its transit of your opposite sign, and until March 15th, intellectual companionship is a fun theme. You seek out or attract people who help stimulate your thoughts and decisions. Input and feedback tend to jumpstart or rev up your thinking. Conversations can be particularly interesting, and ideas generated through these exchanges can be beneficial. It’s a good transit for helping to restore some balance in your life. Later today, there can be an edge to communications as Mercury forms a square to Mars, however. If others are pushy or pursuing you too adamantly today, you may need to draw some boundaries. Instead, you could feel pressure to do too much or to make everything perfect, which can also lead to problems. It may be that you’re a little too impatient to get something done or to achieve a goal, and everything else becomes a distraction as a result. Try not to overthink things. If you need a push to get going, tension generated now might do the trick, but do avoid hasty words and moves.
The Moon’s transit of your busy solar third house today stimulates your curiosity, dear Virgo. Mercury, your planetary ruler, moves into your work and health sector today. Until March 15th, you might frequently focus on and perhaps fret about the details of your life. Your thoughts and conversations often turn to work, health, and practical matters. It’s a decent time to learn new skills, particularly practical ones, and seek information that helps you improve your work, health, routines, and habits. Haste makes waste later today, as Mercury and Mars form a square. This transit might convince us we need to rush our actions or words when we may only need to think differently. Differences of opinion can escalate quickly, or disagreements can occupy too much space in your mind. On the other side of the coin, problem areas may be so glaring that you’re ready to do something about them and finally resolve a long-standing issue. Just be sure not to move so quickly that you trip over yourself. It’s best to avoid rushing conversations, trips, or projects.
Mercury moves into harmony with your sign after spending time tucked away in your home sector, dear Libra, and it can feel quite liberating as you become less guarded. With Mercury now in your entertainment, romance, and pleasure sector, it’s more comfortable and natural to express your ideas and opinions. You’re more communicative and friendly during this cycle that lasts until March 15th, and you’re inclined to seek intellectual entertainment or mental stimulation. There can be a stronger need for communications and movement in a romantic relationship. Later today, a theme of impatience or disagreement can emerge, although it’s rather quick to evaporate. It’s best not to speak too soon or without thinking while it lasts, as what you say may not represent how you feel. Disruptions now can stir up new ideas, but it’s best to watch for abrupt moves to avoid complications. If you are impatient with others instead of assertive and direct, then you run the risk of unnecessary stress.
Mercury begins its transit of the sector of your solar chart that rules heart, home, and family, dear Scorpio. Thought processes are inward and intuitive during this cycle that lasts until March 15th. There can be a lot to learn about (or through) family and close loved ones in the weeks ahead. Thoughts and conversations often turn to domestic affairs, family concerns, or the past. You are not as communicative in the outside world, and you may not feel quite as understood or “heard” at this time. You may be a little more guarded than usual with your thoughts and ideas. However, it’s another story in your personal life, which is far busier. Later today, there can be some tensions if you give in to pressures to push a matter or to rush through things. There can be some abruptness in communications or actions, which might lead to unnecessary complications. Kept under check, you may find ways to break out along a new path of expression. Try not to rush things, and don’t let others boss you around, and you’ll have a better chance of resolving problems.
Mercury completes its transit of your resources sector, dear Sagittarius, and now enters your communications sector. As the planet of communications, it feels right at home there! This cycle that lasts until March 15th helps you make sharper assessments and gain some mental clarity. It encourages reaching out, making connections, picking up new interests and skills, and sharing your ideas. Learning, teaching, studying, and conversations flow naturally now. Later today, Mercury forms a hard aspect to Mars, which can generate some tension if you give in to pressures to rush something through. Impatience can be a problem, particularly with ideas. Simplifying or focusing on one thing at a time may help. Watch for hasty moves and jumping too quickly to conclusions. Slowing down just a little can ultimately get you where you want to go, if not faster, more smoothly.
Mercury moves out of your sign and into your resources sector today, dear Capricorn, where it will stay until March 15th. This influence is beneficial for your practical affairs–you’re bringing more intelligence and attention to matters related to finances, valuables, possessions, and security or comfort. These very things can also be strongly on your mind in the weeks ahead! You can pick up useful, practical information, mainly because this is the kind of information you seek most. Later today, Mercury and Mars form a challenging square aspect, and it’s best not to rush conclusions or statements. It’s far easy to say something you later regret under this influence. It may not be easy to relax temporarily, but tension might push you to take care of something you’ve let go. Taking something as an intellectual challenge may be your best bet. Moderation and patience are key, even if they’re difficult to put into practice.
The Moon spends the day at the top of your solar chart, inclining you to nurture your ambitions today, dear Aquarius. You’re especially aware of your influence and reputation now. Also today, Mercury enters your sign, and until March 15th, you’re finding your voice and making snappier decisions. It’s a self-starting and sometimes restless cycle. You may need to put a little extra effort into making time to relax. Otherwise, it’s a strong period for mental clarity. You prefer to take the lead when it comes to mental or intellectual tasks rather than consult others or collaborate. While Mercury transiting your sign is a mostly helpful influence, it forms a square to Mars today, and you should watch for the tendency to jump the gun. It’s best not to rush now — problems may result from pushing something too quickly. Try not to give in to pressures to say or do something in haste. It’s also possible that family or home matters can conflict with your plans, or people close to you may be annoyed by your attention to other things. There may be a disagreement that requires putting egos aside to resolve.
Mercury begins its transit of your privacy sector today, dear Pisces. Until March 15th, your decision-making skills and thought processes tend to be more intuitive, inward, or solitary. It’s a good cycle for processing recent experiences, as well as for reasoning your way through issues that you’ve left unfinished or pushed to the side. You can arrive at a greater understanding of your life, and you might help others with words of advice and wisdom. You’re looking at the past from a new perspective and paying more attention to your private life. Even so, Mercury forms a challenging aspect to Mars later today, and it can fire you up to take care of a problem area. However, it’s better to avoid rushing words or actions now. Unresolved matters can weigh on your mind, which can distract you or incline you to rush through communications. Tense or rushed speech can, in turn, lead to unnecessary complications or misunderstandings. There might also be competitiveness with others that irritates rather than motivates. Try not to put plans into motion because you’re impatient–wait until you’re confident and have time to put more thought into them.