January Horoscopes


Another year begins and you are full of energy and enthusiasm. This month Jupiter, planet of good fortune and expanded horizons moves into your life, swiftly brushing aside any residual negativity or limited thinking. Think big and for best results keep a level head. Don’t look this gift horse in the mouth, but harness this opportunity and make it work for you.


Venus your ruling planet reaches her greatest elevation in the morning sky signifying a quantum leap and major breakthrough. Taking risks pays dividends as Venus enters your karmic zone and tells you it’s time to let go of the past. Set your sights on the future. Review your finances and build a firm foundation for your long range plans.


After the mania of the pre-Christmas rush with everyone whipped into a lather of activity and frenzied shopping, hopefully Mercury retrograde has shown you that you can take another road, less travelled, and more relaxed. Try moving at this slower pace for a while and see how much more you can actually achieve when you don’t rush. Remember the story of the hare and the tortoise?


The solar eclipse on the 4th January is a significant milestone for you. Events occurring now may have important ramifications down the line. You might be facing some relationships decisions now. You will see things in a new light and this will bring about a change in consciousness. These fresh insights may well alter your plans. The Full Moon on the 19th will show you the way forward.


The Earth makes its annual close encounter with the Sun in January each year and this year it coincides with a solar eclipse. When the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun, solar radiance is temporarily eclipsed. Your attention may likewise be diverted this month, but this will help you see things in a new light and raise some important matters you would otherwise overlook.


Expansive Jupiter is about to leave your relationship zone. Though you are still surrounded by positive vibrations, you are moving into a more empowered phase where good deeds will be rewarded and misdemeanours held up for scrutiny. Don’t allow your sense of power go to your head by overstepping the mark. Give credit where it’s due before you point out that things need to change in the future.


Saturn’s annual retrograde cycle kicks off late January, as you focus your attention on your goals and your methods. Meanwhile Jupiter ushers in a positive change in circumstances especially relationships. Venus your ruling planet is high in the morning sky, be clear about what you know what you want, for your wish is likely to be granted.


Pluto and Mars are transforming your approach and methods. This process may not be straightforward however so you may feel ambivalent as to the merits of several viable options. Change and reform is never simple, even for a Scorpio. Ensure you clearly communicate and explain your feelings. While you are establishing yourself in this new domain you will keep others on side.


Jupiter shifts into Aries this month and with it comes a fantastic journey. Whether this is a holiday, or part of a spiritual exploration, or both, you are in your element now. As you set your sights on new horizons and fresh experiences, this year looks set to take you in exciting directions. The pace will be fast, so strap yourself in and get ready for the ride of your life.


Saturn pauses for its annual pit stop this month heralding a breakthrough in your professional life. The year begins with a fresh challenge, a new job, or even new career path, and with comes it a different culture, new contacts and relationships. As you bed yourself down into this new role, you will develop new skills that will serve you well.


Mars is activating providing a much needed energy boost, making the start to the year a productive time when you can achieve a great deal without having to extend yourself. This is a great time to adopt a new exercise plan, or take up a new sport or activity. Physical work and adopting an attitude of ‘me first’ might seem at odds with your usual methods, but new circumstances require a new approach.


Jupiter has been travelling through Pisces for the past 12 months, but will now shift into Aries. The bad news is that you might feel that you have lost some of your momentum, but you can really capitalise on your position now. The good news is that you will be able to move onto the next stage where your finances and self esteem will receive a substantial boost.