Monthly Astrological Forecast : January 2018 


The Full Moon’s rays on the 1st starts your New Year off with emotions running rampant at the home front. Family members may come across as being demanding and difficult to pacify. Best to keep quiet and just grin and bear it.

The Great Awakener, Uranus, turns direct on the 2nd in Aries. He will without warning, propel you into demanding more freedom of expression. Guard against allowing sudden impulses at impromptu moments to have you surrender to erratic behavior.

Mercury enters Capricorn on the 11th making you more pragmatic in your way of thinking and approaching career decisions. At work you will appear to be mentally disciplined and reasonable with handling all situations. Higher -ups will be impressed with your practical tactics in achieving solutions.

The New Moon on the 16th is a great time to start fresh plans for rapid success in your career. Recognition for your hard work will be forthcoming. Your strong leadership abilities will be the talk of much positive conversation at work.  Venus enters Aquarius on the 17th and a friend can turn magically into a lover under her rays. Rams attached in a relationship, can develop a closer bond of comradeship with their lover now.

Your ruling planet Mars enters Sagittarius on the 26th making it difficult for you to be content with the mundane. You will crave more excitement and mental stimulation in your life. To satisfy your cravings for freedom and adventure, a trip to an exotic locale may be in order. If travel is impossible, then sign-up for a course on a challenging subject to get your cerebral juices flowing.

The Lunar Eclipse on the 31st will ignite a fire with your creative abilities. Rams involved professionally in any of the arts, will experience a renaissance with their talents. There will be much praise and positive reviews for your new creations.  



The Full Moon’s rays on the 1st is an excellent time to be more open in speech. By expressing your inner feelings, you can build stronger bridges of mutual communication with others. They will now be able to truly appreciate your viewpoints and way of thinking.

The Great Awakener, Uranus, turns direct on the 2nd. Try as you may, some dark secrets may become exposed. Best not to reveal anything to anyone, no matter how much you trust them.

Mercury enters Capricorn on the 11th and you’re able to see the “big picture”. Overflowing with optimism and a true spirit of “can do”, you’ll tackle what was seen as impossible before. Taurus students will easily sail thru tests and complete papers due, with get ease and success.

The New Moon on the 16th may make you impatient with following regular routines. There is a strong desire now to break from preconceived ideas and beliefs. Expanding your mind by taking a stimulating course or workshop, may be the fix needed.

Your ruling planet Venus enters Aquarius on the 17th. Your diplomatic skills will be called upon and given high marks by management. Self-employed Bulls should not be hiding their light under a bushel. Try to get out in the public and reap as much positive PR as possible.

Mars enters Sagittarius on the 26th and you will find working on collaborative projects can lead to much success. However, working on joint finances can prove to be another matter. Your partner may see you as being too bossy with funds and not willing to even hear their side. Try to be more flexible to keep the peace.

The Lunar Eclipse on the 31st can shake things up where your home is concerned. You may start to seriously contemplate moving from where you’re living or desire to make radical changes to the home. Childhood memories may start to resurface and have to be dealt with.



The Full Moon on the 1st may make you overly indulgent with spending money to soothe feelings of personal inadequacies. Try to get a handle on it or risk breaking the bank. Do a re-evaluation of your needs and your wants before each purchase.

Uranus, the planet of revolution, turns direct on the 2nd. He’ll be shaking up ties which you have with friends.  Those who’ve been a limiting force in your life will fall suddenly by the wayside. New bonds will be established with those who provide a clearer vision and help in attaining your true potential.  Mercury enters Capricorn on the 11th and things keep hidden from you will be revealed. Intimate matters can be aired out with those close to you.

If you have sought after a loan or mortgage but were turned down, try reapplying with the New Moon on the 16th. Needed funds should tend to be readily available.  Make an appointment with your financial planner to go over the new tax structure to invest the additional money now coming to you.

Venus enters fellow air sign Aquarius on the 17th. She will make you want to spread your wings and establish some space in your love relationship. If you want to keep the affair going, try planning a trip together to calm your restless spirit.

If you’ve wanted to increase your clientele base, Mars entering Sagittarius on the 26th, will put a fire under you to aggressively get them.  Twins will be active in working on relationships, both business and personal.  Your partners will want to have more say at this time with decisions making.

The Lunar Eclipse on the 31st shines a spotlight on your siblings or neighbors. You may find they need your assistance very unexpectedly. Extending a helping hand now or well thought out advice can help them immensely and not be forgotten.



Full Moons are usually an emotionally charged time for most Crabs. However, it will be even more so on the 1st because it will be in your sign. Your shell may feel like it’s doing a melt down with all the feelings welling up inside. This is a good time to seek sensitive and caring support from others.

Uranus, the Great Awakener, will turn direct on the 2nd. Thinking outside the box in ways to achieve new career goals will pave the path to success. A lot of surprising and totally unexpected twists and turns await you. Taking an innovate direction is the only course to follow. With Mercury entering Capricorn on the 11th, being more compromising will help you achieve a greater sense of unity in all partnerships. If they feel you value their ideas and judgments, they will be more receptive to your concepts.

The New Moon on the 16th finds you busy with an abundance of new clients. The energy which you pour into establishing solid relationships with them, will pay off with many future business referrals.

Venus, the planet of love, enters Aquarius on the 17th, rendering you simply irresistible to others. They will become almost mesmerized by your off the charts sex appeal.  Mars enters Sagittarius on the 26th and you become like the Energizer Bunny at the workplace. The more work you do, the more energized you become. Tackle projects which seemed impossible to complete before with relish and determination.

The Lunar Eclipse on the 31st is judgement time with finances. If you’ve been very good sticking to a budget, rewards will be forthcoming. If you haven’t, you may be shocked by forgotten charges placed on your credit accounts. Time to get your finances in working order.



The Full Moon on the 1st brings back buried memories from the past to the surface. Try not to get caught up in the sticky vibes from the painful ones. Let go of them and move on.

Uranus, the Great Awakener, stops his backward spin and turns direct on the 2nd. As a result, you may go thru a transformative altering of strongly held beliefs. What you espouse as dogma, will now go thru some intense metamorphosis. Lions who are in school may suddenly decide to change majors. Long distance trips will be packed full of totally unexpected happenings and people.

Mercury enters Capricorn on the 11th and makes you more detailed oriented at the workplace. You’ll easily spot potential mistakes and be able to correct them before they can do any damage. Management will be impressed by your quick actions. Needed improvements to your health regime or diet, will be faithfully followed.

The New Moon on the 16th is timely for implementing new procedures on the job. Co-workers will be able to readily grasp the innovative systems and utilize them easily.

Venus enters Aquarius on the 17th and helps you make needed improvements in close relationships. If things have been somewhat strained between you and your partner, successful compromises can be made. Be the one who initiates the peace process. Your mate will respond with great warmth and a willingness to make changes.

Mars entering Sagittarius on the 26th gives you the needed boost to start new creative projects. Be daring and bold in your artistic expressions to receive the greatest reviews. Others will react favorably to your courage to express yourself in such dramatic fashion. Lions with children should set aside extra time to spend with them. 

The Lunar Eclipse in Leo on the 31st shines a bright spotlight on your leadership abilities. Others will be seeking your advice and guidance. A whole new life path may be revealed to you.



The Full Moon on the 1st may find you bailing a friend out of a difficult situation. Your no-nonsense advice to them, may be the needed push for them to make needed life changes.

Uranus, the Great Awakener, turns direct on the 2nd. In the process he will cause quite a bit of havoc for you with joint monies, retirement funds, taxes, and insurance matters. Look twice before you leap and make any radial changes in these areas.

Your ruling planet Mercury enters fellow earth sign Capricorn on the 11th. You will be in a comfort zone when tapping into your creativity. As a result, your imagination can be easily expressed in original works. Speculative ventures now be turn out to be lucrative. However, doing some extra homework on them first, will help you make the best decisions.

The New Moon’s rays on the 16th will turn your thoughts to love and romance. Single Virgos, not happy with the status quo, will make a concerted effort to go out and meet potential matches. Attached Virgos will demand more affection and passion from their lover.  When Venus enters Aquarius on the 17th, you will become involved with establishing better relationships with co-workers. By creating a greater sense of camaraderie in the office, all will benefit. Projects can now be tackled with true team spirit.

Mars entering Sagittarius on the 26th generates a burning desire to make changes with your living space. If you’ve had moving on your mind, Mars may propel you into doing it. If you’ve been putting off DIY projects, he will give you the energy to complete them. Family members may tend to be more argumentative and demanding.

The Lunar Eclipse on the 31st has some potent issues from the past resurface. Some of them have become over time roadblocks impeding your progress. Use the eclipse’s powerful energies to clean up the cobwebs in your memories and subconscious.



Career concerns take center stage due to the Full Moon on the 1st. A crisis may develop on the job, which no one else has a clue on how to handle. With your inborn ability to bring balance, you will successfully defuse the situation.

The Great Awakener, Uranus, turns direct on the 2nd. He’ll be shaking-up your close inter-personal relations and partnerships. They can’t be depended upon now and will be acting quite erratic at unexpected times. Those which you feel have been a limiting influence, will end without warning. New ties will be established with unique individuals.

Mercury enters Capricorn on the 11th and you may be working more from home. You will have the ability to stay calm and focused when discussing important emotional concerns with family members. Unexpected guests may be dropping in at impromptu moments. The New Moon on the 16th presents an opportunity to mend some fences with family. Try to put your inner emotional needs ahead of other’s. It is not being selfish. If you don’t have a self, you can’t give it.

Your ruling planet Venus enters Aquarius on the 17th. She will make it almost effortless for you to show your feelings. Others will be taken aback by your display of warmth and affection. Her transit now will bring success in starting a new love affair.

Mars enters Sagittarius on the 26th. Brilliant brainstorms and concepts shower upon you. While some of your ideas may be extremely beneficial, you may lack the necessary discipline to fully implement them all. Steer clear of getting into disputes with siblings and neighbors.

The Lunar Eclipse on the 31st can bring a much-needed overhaul with friends. The ones who have been acting as deadweights will be severed. New people, who share your interests, will be entering your life.



The Full Moon on January 1st may make you overly passionate about your beliefs.  As a result, you may feel you have the right to steam roll over anyone else’s opinions on sensitive topics. Tread lightly or your philosophies may become a turn-off to others.

Uranus, known astrologically as the Great Awakener, turns direct on the 2nd. He’ll be causing some totally unexpected upheavals at the job and with co-workers. Schedules will be almost impossible to keep to. A total transformation at work may take place during the next few months. Your company may restructure and as a result shift positions around or eliminate some.

Mercury enters Capricorn on the 11th and you can become very scattered with appointments, ideas, and sticking to projects. A sense of intellectual restlessness takes hold. Taking some short trips can work off some of the excess mental anxiety.

The New Moon on the 16th is an excellent time to signup for some classes or workshops. You will be able to pick-up and comprehend new concepts with greater ease.  With Venus entering Aquarius on the 17th, you’ll be more content staying home with your lover than going out. You will be desiring more stability and peace in relationships. If you throw a party at your place, it will be the social event of the season.

Your co-ruling planet Mars enters Sagittarius on the 26th. Others around you may be at their wit’s end on trying to figure out how to pay off Christmas bills. Smart Scorpios however, will be fired up with exciting ideas on how to turn a quick buck. Fast a decisive action on your part with investments will reap tremendous financial rewards.

The Lunar Eclipse on the 31st shines her bright light on your position at work. You will be seen in a very complimentary light by management. Besides praise, a promotion may be in store for you. Self-employed Scorpios will be getting some first-rate PR by the media.



The Full Moon on the 1st may bring with it unexpected debts incurred by your partner. Best to keep calm as possible and formulate a payment strategy you both can live with.

Uranus, the Great Awakener, turns direct on the 2nd. Your many creative talents will go through a virtual renaissance. However, your artistic creations run the risk of being too much ahead of the times for others to truly appreciate. Archers with children can expect the totally unexpected from them in the months to come. Uranus can also bring in an unexpected pregnancy.

Mercury enters Capricorn on the 11th and makes you extraordinarily practical minded with finances and investments.  Feeling like your head is truly screwed on straight with money management, you can make some excellent investment choices. The New Moon on the 16th shines positive lunar vibes for either expanding an existing business or starting a new one. Offers come in for extra work on the side, overtime, or new gigs. Take advantage of as many of the opportunities as you can.

Venus enters Aquarius on the 17th. Siblings and neighbors can be of great help and assistance to you with a multitude of things and projects. You’ll have the right words to say now to soothe over any situation. Those desiring to purchase a new car can find the best deal.

Mars enters Sagittarius on the 26th and gives you a cosmic vitamin shot. You’ll be running on all systems go. A whole new path will be revealed to you. If you start the journey now, much success will meet you at every turn.

The Lunar Eclipse on the 31st may make you determined to make a dramatic return to school. Even those with a degree will not be immune to the Eclipse’s rays. You’ll be fully resolved to pursue greater academic achievements.



The Full Moon on the 1st can bring a lot of buried emotions to the surface from your partner. In an honest review, you will find they would have been obvious to anyone else. Listen to your partner’s concerns and start to make genuine amends.

Uranus, the Great Awakener, turns direct on the 4th and in the process, rattles the very foundations of your life. Matters at home become extremely chaotic. Unexpected company may just drop-in at the worst possible moments. You may become so unsettled with your current surroundings that you decide out of the blue to move.

When Mercury enters your sign on the 11th, you will feel surges of mental prowess electrifying your very being. Be open and share your innovative ideas with others. They are very timely and be received thankfully. The New Moon on the 16th is a time of new beginnings for Capricorns. Plan on setting a new course into action. Changes which you have contemplated doing for months, should now be launched. Time to spiff-up your appearance too and maybe update your current look.

Venus enters Aquarius on the 17th and additional ways to increase your income can present themselves. People, who you meet at this time, can prove to be in the future valuable business contacts.

When Mars enters Sagittarius on the 26th, you may start to feel your energy level lowering. A lot of this may be due to helping someone out of a difficult situation.  Lend a hand, but do not get pulled into their mess. Don’t rush into doing presentations. They will need some additional tweaking before they are given.

The Lunar Eclipse on the 31st brings unexpected decisions to be made concerning joint funds, taxes, and retirement funds. Don’t allow yourself to be rushed into doing things you don’t feel comfortable with.



The Full Moon on the 11th can transform the workplace into a power keg of emotion. Avoid getting caught up in co-workers’ dramas. Best to stay neutral, if you want to stay in good standing with management.

Uranus, the Great Awakener, turns direct on the 2nd. Your thinking boarders on the brilliant, but totally unconventional. Ideas pop in and may even appear to be eccentric or quirky to others. However, if they’re put to use, their results will amaze all. Your social media presence takes on a totally new exciting vibe.

When Mercury enters Capricorn on the 11th, keep your ideas to yourself.  Otherwise unscrupulous people may profit from them and you’ll be left out in the cold. Do not let others drain you by dumping all their problems on you.

The New Moon on the 16th increases your psychic abilities. Dreams will take on an added potent dimension offering sound advice. You will be able to decipher other’s body language for your advantage.

Venus enters your sign on the 17th making the world your oyster. Others will find it almost impossible not to submit to your wishes. You will be virtually oozing irresistible charm.

Mars enters Sagittarius on the 26th and you should be actively pursuing ways to increase your social circle of friends and business contacts. By being the first to extend a hand for friendship or to help, you will be creating unbreakable ties.

The Lunar Eclipse on the 31st may expose some of the cracks which are present in close partnerships. If you use the rays correctly, you can mend them successfully. If you feel it’s not worth the bother, you can end it all.



The Full Moon on the 1st makes you realize that you’ve been neglecting your social life. Swim to waters promising some fun and recreation for your weary soul.  Fish with children can embark on a journey of enjoyable action-packed activities with them.

Uranus, the Great Awakener, turns direct on the 2nd. He’ll egg you on to take some tremendous gambles with finances. Use extreme caution before you take any risky plunges with investments. His urgings have a way of either bringing in a ton of money or losing it all in a dramatic matter.

Mercury enters Capricorn on the 11th compelling you to share more readily your innovative ideas and opinions with friends. They will be happy to find out that you have similar beliefs. You’ll possess an uncanny intuitive understanding of their thinking processes.

The New Moon on the 16th presents opportunities for you to join groups or organizations. By testing the waters, you will expand your friendship base with like-minded souls. When Venus enters Aquarius on the 17th, you may be strongly drawn to a new love. There may be some past life ties between you two. However, it may difficult to distinguish if the pull if dharma or karma.

Mars enters Sagittarius on the 26th firing you up with career goals. No matter how hard the challenges are to succeed, you are determined to burn a pathway to success. Those desiring to start a new business, should do it now. Splashy self-promotional schemes bring in tons of new business.

The Lunar Eclipse on the 31st brings unexpected changes to the workplace. Positions may be shifted around and duties switched. If you’ve wanted to hire some new people, best to put it off at this time.

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