Monthly Astrological Forecast : October 2020             

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ARIES 

The Full Moon in Aries on the 1st may test your expertise in leading others. Do not shirk from any managerial responsibilities, no matter how unpleasant they may seem at the time. Waves of over emotionalism may seem to overcome you. However, stand at the helm and navigate through the choppy waters with a calm demeanor.

Venus enters Virgo on the 2nd and you become less impulsive with matters of the heart and handling your finances. Your romantic choices will be based more on logic than passion. If the object of your desires doesn’t appear to be worthy of your affections, you’ll cut your losses and search for greener pastures. Expensive purchases and large investments will be judged on their true investment value.

Mighty Pluto turns direct on the 4th and you can now launch transformative changes to your career. Public approval will be forthcoming. You will be imbued with a greater passion to achieve success and obtain a greater position of power.

Your ruling planet Mars retrograding again forms a nasty square to Pluto. You may be in for a heated confrontation or disagreement with authority figures on the 9th. Try to avoid all explosive situations or suffer the consequences.

Impish Mercury decides to go retrograde on the 13th and throws a monkey wrench into obtaining additional funds. Steer clear of shopping for new loans for yourself or for a business. Better terms can be obtained next month when he goes direct. Investing in a new business will not meet with future success. Best to sit tight on all partnership decisions concerning joint monies or positions.

The New Moon in Libra on the 16th shows that your greatest successes can come through working with others, as opposed to acting as a lone wolf. Your skills at negotiating tricky deals and getting others to agree to your terms will be heightened. If you’ve toyed with the idea of going public on some matter, now is the time to set it all into motion.

Mercury retrogrades back into Libra on the 27th. Communications between yourself with both business and love partners might start to get fuddled up.

Security issues on both a personal and monetary level come to the fore with the Full Moon in Taurus on the 31st. Successfully seek financial assistance to pay off debt. Conversely steer clear of spending recklessly on expensive items for others or loaning them money. If someone really cares for you, it shouldn’t come with an expensive price tag.

TAURUS

The vibrations from the Full Moon in Aries on the 1st may hurl you into unpleasant memories and possibly people from your distant past. Don’t take this as a punishment from the cosmos. Instead use the reminiscences in a constructive manner. Face all past hurts and release yourself from their psychic and acquired subconscious bondage.

Your ruling planet Venus enters Virgo on the 2nd and you become emboldened in expressing your romantic feelings. “Nothing ventured is nothing gained “now. Unattached Bulls will find themselves ardently pursued by many suitors. Those with children will find much better and improved relationships with them.

Pluto turns direct on the 4th and an overpowering desire to travel and expand your consciousness takes hold. You may intensely feel the past months shackles of confinement quite acutely. If you can’t physically follow your dreams and journey to lands which hold a strong psychic pull, at least start to plan them for the future.

Retro Mars squares Pluto again on the 9th. With this planetary clash going on, don’t be tempted to be reckless when driving. Avoid road rage situations. Not the best time for court or legal matters either.

Use the energy of Mercury turning retrograde on the 13th to appraise your current love relationship. If they don’t measure up to your needs, a split may be the best course to take. However, wait until next month when Mercury goes direct to lower the boom. Retro Mercury may have a love from your past resurface in your life.

Dissatisfied with your present employment? If so, the New Moon in Libra on the 16th is an excellent time to start looking for a new job. Your talents and abilities will be much desired by more appreciative employers. Contact hungry headhunters and be prepared for an onslaught of interviews.

Mischievous Mercury retrogrades back into Libra on the 27th. He may mess the waters of communication between you and fellow employees. Operations won’t flow smoothly on the job.

The Full Moon in Taurus on the 31st puts you in the spotlight. Your usually calm demeanor is shed and you come across as a real live wire. However, since Uranus will be forming a conjunction to it, you do have to guard against coming across as being too eccentric.

 

GEMINI

The energies from the Full Moon in Aries on the 1st may have you reviewing your aspirations for the future. This is a good time to do some mental feng shui. Discard what goals and dreams are not important to you anymore and concentrate on what is pertinent. Also try sharing your ambitions with close friends. You may be happily surprised to find out that some of them may have the means to help you reach your targets.

Venus enters Virgo on the 2nd and you will want to glam up your home. Inspirational ideas dance through your head on how to redecorate and remodel your place into a one-of-a-kind showroom. Parties or social events hosted at your home should be a tremendous success. Money can be earned working at your house or through a homebased business.

Pluto turns direct on the 4th. Things which he might have dredged up during his months long retrograde, can now be dealt with calmly. Power struggles which might have been encountered over joint finances, taxes, or insurance matters can also be resolved in your favor.

Mars and Pluto are set to experience a repeat clashing on the 9th. You experienced their battling energies in August. So, like then avoid making any major investment moves. They will not be based on a sense of logic but on a feeling of compulsion. Discussions concerning joint finances should be put off. Otherwise, nasty confrontations may develop.

Mischievous Mercury turns retrograde on the 13th and in doing so causes some major mishaps and problems at the workplace. New procedures or systems started at work now are doomed to chaos and eventual failure. Best to put their launch off until next month when Mercury turns direct. If you’ve been planning on hiring someone to perform services, put them on hold too. Otherwise the work will be poorly done.

The New Moon in Libra on the 16th awakens in Geminis their creative essence. Your imagination will be a blaze now with inspired ideas wanting to be given birth. New love affairs are favored and sought. Attached Twins find happiness adding an extra dose of spice to their relationship. Those with children get involved with many new fun-filled projects with them.

Your ruling planet Mercury retrogrades back into Libra on the 27th. Avoid presenting new ideas at work or executing new procedures. Innocent mistakes made on the job can easily get past you.

The Full Moon in Taurus on the 31st lulls you into a state of heightened psychic sensitivity. Potent dreams had now can offer invaluable intuitive assistance about the months to come.

CANCER

On the 1st, the Aries Full Moon’s rays will have a big impact on your career. Nothing that you do now will escape the notice of others. On the job, step up and be the calm voice of reason under pressure. Higher management will appreciate your sterling leadership abilities in a new light. Those who are self-employed should be seeking out any and all ways of promoting their wares and services as the very best.

On the 2nd, Venus enters Virgo and things said and promises made by your lover take on increased importance. You will have the right words to say and write at this time. Unattached Virgos can meet their dream match through dating sites or through local community events.

Pluto turns direct on the 4th. As the planet of regeneration, he will give you the opportunity to breathe new life into close relationships and partnerships.

There may be another eruption with a close relationship when Mars squares Pluto again on the 9th. You experienced this stress aspect in August. If things with them have only been resolved on a superficial level, things might explode. Avoid a showdown or face the possibility of being shown the door.

With Mercury going into a retro tailspin on the 13th, you may start to second guess your usually superb artistic and creative talents. Instead of falling into this trap, try to rework and jazz up past creations. Crabs with children may feel like the lines of communication with them have gotten totally disconnected. An old love from the long ago past may resurface back into your life. Situations have changed dramatically for you both. But it’s still best to take it slow and easy before passing a final judgement. Brand new love affairs now however, have a poor chance at success.

The New Moon in Libra on the 16th brings in opportunities to mend fences with family members who you may not have been seeing eye-to-eye with over things. They will be more willing to lay aside differences and make peace. Crabs can do exceptionally well in the buying or selling of real estate and properties.

Mercury retros back into Libra on the 27th and you may find yourself again being loaded up with work to do from home. However, constant disruptions can prove to be too distracting to get much done.

The Full Moon in Taurus on the 31st fills you with unstoppable determination to bring a dream into reality against all odds. With a conjunction from Uranus in the mix, expect the unexpected in achieving your heart’s desire.

LEO

The Full Moon in Aries on the 1st will make many Leos hungry for adventure. To satisfy your cravings, why not fly off for a much needed vacation in an exotic locale? If your heart says yes, but your wallet says no, then at least try for an extended weekend getaway to an unusual place.

Venus enters Virgo on the 2nd and makes it easier for you to earn money. Others find they can negotiate exceedingly well with you. All parties walk away a winner with deals. Therefore, they will recommend your services to others and want to repeat business in the future.

The uber power planet Pluto turns direct on the 4th. He’ll help to reinstate your position of authority at work. If you have been experiencing challenges or underhanded tactics from co-workers or underlings, they will start to fall by the wayside. You will be all charged up and ready for any and all contenders.

Tempers may be ready to explode at the workplace on the 9th when Mars squares Pluto again. You experienced this aspect during August. Due to Mars retro, you may have a second round of confrontations and power plays.

Naughty Mercury goes retrograde on the 13th and turns your life into a state of confusion and mix-ups. Forgotten family and childhood issues buried long ago in the past can resurface now. Use the retro energy to clean up their cobwebs. Home repairs which you foolishly have ignored can turn into major projects. Getting across your inner feelings with family members will be almost impossible.

The New Moon in Libra on the 16th fills you with a lot of restless energy both mentally and physically. Try plunging yourself into a new study and taking some day trips to work off the energy. Time spent with siblings or people in your immediate community will be greatly enjoyed by all and build closer bonds.

Mercury retros back into Libra on the 27th and turns you into somewhat of a scatter brain. Also, avoid chewing other people’s ears off with non-stop, endless, mindless chatter. Dominating conversations isn’t the way to get a point across.

The Full Moon in Taurus on the 31st spotlights career. Your reputation takes on added significance and a bold move may be in order. With Uranus in the mix, surprising people or events can materialize and change your fate in the wink of an eye.

VIRGO

The Full Moon’s rays in Aries on the 1st may have you extend your Fall cleaning to not only items owned but also the inner you. Discard any long held on to personal resentments or anger issues. The inner transformation will wind up benefiting your outer self. You may be called upon to pay up on a debt owed now. It may not be a financial one but a personal favor.

It would be an understatement to say when Venus enters Vigo on the 2nd, others will be attracted to you like flies to honey. Your attraction potential will be off the charts. Accept all invitations to be out and about and meeting people. Love will be in the air all around you.

Pluto turns direct on the 4th. Be bold and allow yourself to experience the metamorphosis he will offer you with your creative talents. Virgos with children may find they are transforming into the people you have wanted them to become.

Mars retrogrades back to form a square to Pluto on the 9th. If you experienced confrontations with your lover in August, there may be a rematch. Avoid getting into any arguments with them. Virgos with children may experience fiery outbursts from them and a total resistance to following set family rules.

Your ruling planet Mercury turns retrograde on the 13th. Take your car to the mechanic and have it checked out for any potential problems before Mercury turns retrograde. Travel plans will all be up in the air and go through many revisions. Getting your thoughts and ideas across to others will become a challenge. Promises either made by you or given to you from others may not be able to be kept.

The New Moon’s rays in Libra on the 16th will propel you into investigating unique ways to increase your finances. Ideas will be brimming on starting either a new business on the side or expanding into a new area for an existing one. Investments will come under more scrutiny. What hasn’t been bringing in enough of a return will be scrapped and a new fiscal direction taken.

Naughty Mercury retrogrades back into Libra on the 27th and brings a state of confusion where money is concerned. Make sure of the price when checking out with an item is correct. Otherwise, you may be shocked when the credit card bill arrives.

The Full Taurus Moon on the 31st dares you to step out on faith and put your spiritual beliefs into practice. If you’ve delayed or put off taking a much needed vacation, now is the time to finally fly to an exotic locale. Can’t travel due to lockdowns? Then sign up for an online course and experience new frontiers of knowledge.

LIBRA

Attempt to keep the emotional energies from The Full Moon in Aries on the 1st from tipping your scales off balance. Your partner may tend to be very vocal in complaints or criticisms on how you have been treating them. Be as fair as possible and try to see things from their prospective. Unless mutually beneficial terms can be reached, the tie might be broken.

Your ruling planet Venus transits into Virgo on the 2nd and renders you more shy than usual. Don’t be drawn to a candidate for your heart who has a bucketful of problems. Instead look for someone who freely helps others. Seek to meet a future lover who is generous in spirit instead of looking to benefit from your generosity.

Pluto turns direct on the 4th. He’ll fill you with the fortitude and guts to correctly deal with existing conflicts involving family members or real estate matters. Use his power of x-ray vision to see through any and all manipulative tactics utilized against you.

Retro Mars squares Pluto again on the 9th. This could set off a chain of dynamics with family members similar to what you may have encountered in August. Avoid getting into any heated arguments or discussions with them. Things won’t get resolved with this celestial conflict going on in the heavens. Sudden plumbing or sewerage breakdowns may develop too.

Mercury turns retrograde on the 13th and brings some chaos to your finances in the process. Prepare to hear refrains like “the check is in the mail.” Try to have clients and vendors either pay up front or in cash for goods and services. Not the best time to purchase big ticket items.

The New Moon on the 16th in Libra places a bright lunar spotlight on you. Without even trying, you will become the center of attention. Others will see you as someone who is very up and coming. As a result, they will want to open doors of opportunity for you.

Mercury retrogrades back into Libra on the 27th. You’ll feel his power making you less realistic and objective in reaching clear decisions. You can find yourself sitting on the fence, weighing and measuring every little thing before proceeding. Even then, you still might agonize over, if it was the right course to take.

The Full Moon in Taurus on the 31st issues an alarming wakeup call to get a better handle on your finances. Since Uranus is in the mix, you may experience a startling monetary reversal or be blessed with an unexpected windfall.

 

SCORPIO

A depleting habit, which you’ve been swearing to end, may be conquered using the lunar rays of the Full Aries Moon on the 1st. You will be infused with unrelenting determination to right the wrongs of your health regime. An unwarranted criticism of your work performance may be the sign needed to start looking for other employment.

Venus enters Virgo on the 2nd and you can experience some interesting turn arounds with matters of the heart. A close friendship may evolve unexpectedly into a torrid romance. Also, someone whom you have never been attracted to before may suddenly start to make your heart go aflutter.

Your co-ruling planet Pluto finally ends his retrograde spin and turns direct on the 4th. He infuses you with the power to sway others to your way of thinking. If you’ve encountered problems in relationships with siblings or neighbors, you can now get to the real root of what’s been disturbing them.

Your two ruling planets Mars and Pluto squared off with one another in August. Now with Mars retro, they’re planning a rematch on the 9th. As a result, you may feel virtually at war within yourself. Do not resort to taking frustrations out on the world by driving erratically or being snappy to co-workers. Remember, whoever starts the fight with Mars retro is usually the loser.

Mercury turns retrograde in your sign on the 13th. He will try to mess up your best laid plans. Don’t give in to the trap he may set of having you second guess yourself and even question your very self-confidence. This retrograde will have a bigger impact for you than the usual ones. There may be some difficulty in expressing yourself clearly to others.

The New Moon in Libra on the 16th signals a time when working behind the scenes will bring you the greatest rewards. You can get more accomplished by toiling alone. Plus, there may be a wolf in sheep’s clothing offering to help, but is really looking to undermine your efforts.

Mischievous Mercury retrogrades back into Libra on the 27th. Try to keep your famous stinger in check and avoid coming out with nasty zingers. Sarcastic remarks can turn a friend into a foe. Even some of your dreams can be misinterpreted and result in wrong decision making.

The Full Moon in Taurus on the 31st brings up startling issues concerning commitment and trust in both romantic and business partnerships. Since Uranus is forming a conjunction, expect the unexpected.

SAGITTARIUS

The Full Moon in Aries on the 1st awakens the desire within you to kick up your hooves and gallop into having more fun in life. The past month found you toiling away at completing one goal after another. Now with the ending of Summer and the beginning of Fall, Sags want to start to enjoy the harvest of their accomplishments. Invitations to events should be abundant. Those who are artists and performers will find audiences appreciative of their talents.

Your public image will get the highest mark when Venus enters Virgo on the 2nd. Self-employed Sags should seek as much publicity as they can get. An all out promotional campaign for your goods and services will render tremendous financial rewards. Those seeking a mentor to help them navigate through the corporate world will be taken under the wing by the perfect advisor.

Pluto turns direct on the 4th. He may test your ability to handle large sums of money coming in or going out. Decisions concerning monies with partners may have some karmic or dharmic undertones to them. If you are “creative” with taxes, the government will not share your vision. Best to pay all that is legally due.

Retrograde Mars is going to square your Pluto again on the 9th. This can present a repeat performance of financial entanglements like you may have had in August. Steer clear of spending binges, compulsive expensive purchases, or new investments. All these activities can lead to large future debt. Things obtained under these rays will be difficult to pay off.

Mercury turns retrograde on the 13th and issues, people, and memories from the past all come up for you to deal with. Use the time constructively to clean up forgotten events which have been holding you back subconsciously. Your dreams may take on added dimensions to help guide you to future attainments.

The New Moon in Libra on the 16th brings benefits through actively networking and broadening your personal and professional ties. Contacts established now will help you in unexpected ways in the near future.

Mercury retrogrades back into Libra on the 27th.You may not get the right type of advice from friends that you need. Goals may not be seen clearly. As a result, you may be tempted to aim for the wrong target.

The Full Moon in Taurus on the 31st brings unexpected acknowledgement and recognition from management for all the hard work you have poured in projects.

CAPRICORN

The Full Moon in Aries on the 1st may rile up family members. They can become incredibly vocal in their complaints about the lack of time you have been spending with them. While taking care of business is a top priority for Goats, you have to learn to balance professional and personal areas of life better.

Venus enters Virgo on the 2nd and single Goats can meet their dream lover on a trip. If it would break the bank to fly off to another locale now, try going to foreign restaurants or ethnic fairs. Those from different cultures will be intensely drawn to you. Married Goats should plan a romantic second honeymoon to get the fires of passion burning brightly again.

Pluto stops his backward spin on the 4th and turns direct. You are now able to do a total overhaul of your self-image and release your personal power to the world.

Mars retrogrades back to form a square to Pluto on the 9th. You may have found in August, when you had the square before, others placing roadblocks in your path. Prepare for a repeat performance, though there may be different actors involved in the drama this time. Avoid all disagreements because they can quickly turn confrontational.

On the 13th, Mercury reverses his spin and starts to retrograde. As tempting as it might be, don’t get involved with spreading petty gossip. Your witty remarks will come back to bite you. Instead use the retrograde in a positive way and look-up old friends on Face Book and reestablish ties with them. Friends whom you normally count on may not be able to come to your aid. They haven’t deserted you. It’s just that they have too many problems of their own now to handle.

The New Moon in Libra on the 16th has you setting higher work quotas to achieve further career advancement. Starting either a new job or a new work project is favored under these lunar rays. Keep yourself open to changes and go with the flow.

Mercury retrogrades back into Libra on the 27th. It may become increasingly difficult not to get overwhelmed by all the excessive data coming in at work. If you try to take shortcuts with handling things, you’ll mess up.

The Full Moon in Taurus on the 31st forces you to fully examine the relationship with your lover. If you feel they are not 100% invested in you both body and soul, it might be the time to move on. Those with children will be involved in a whirlwind of activities with them.

AQUARIUS

The Full Moon in Aries on the 1st may make your siblings or neighbors very temperamental. They will also demand instant assistance in messes they helped to create. Getting your ideas across to others may pose challenges. You may be too entangled emotionally to be as coherent as you would like to be.

Venus enters Virgo on the 2nd and you demand intense soul to soul commitment from your lover. Unattached Aquarians will be attracted to those who emit an air of provocative mystery. Those with partners will find that they are more generous with spending money on you.

Pluto turns direct on the 4th. During his long retrograde, he may have revealed your acquired limiting behaviors. Now that you have a much clearer perspective of them, he will imbue you with strength to renounce them.

On the 9th, Mars retrograde squares Pluto again. You had this stress aspect in August. Avoid getting involved in anything unethical, regardless of the urge or pressure from others. Keep all confidences entrusted to you under lock and key. You may be sorely tempted to spill the beans on someone. However, if you do, you’ll regret the repercussions.

When Mercury turns retrograde on the 13th, you may become confused with your career goals. Put off all thoughts of making drastic changes with your job. If you wait until next month when he goes direct, you’ll be thinking clearer and more realistically. If you actively seek publicity, you may get it. However, it may not be the type you wanted.

The New Moon in Libra on the 16th generates a strong yearning within to expand both your mind and soul. Consider broadening your education by taking a course or two on some unique off the wall subjects. Also, enlarge your spiritual essence by exploring new philosophies and religious writings.

Mercury retrogrades back into Libra on the 27th and throws uncertainty into educational pursuits. You may begin to question if you’re even studying the right subjects. Calm down and don’t make any radical changes. Next month when he turns direct, you’ll be glad you stayed in the course.

The Full Moon in Taurus on the 31st can make you quite dissatisfied with certain features of your home. Painting or sprucing up might be a cheaper course to take than moving or selling in haste. Family gatherings can prove to be quite emotionally dramatic at this time.

PISCES

The Full Moon’s rays in Aries on the 1st may have Fish trying to escape gloomy waters by going wild with their credit cards. Take care not to trade one predicament by creating an even worse one. The temptation to spend big will be very prominent now.

Venus enters Virgo on the 2nd. If you have been seeking a new business partner, one with the right amount of capital and talents will appear. Unattached Fish will be setting out the right bait to land a great romantic catch. Those who are in a committed relationship will find their mate generous with love and attention.

Pluto stops his backward spin and turns direct on the 4th. You’ve learned who your true friends are when he was retrograde. Now you can release to the oceans of life those who are unworthy of the title.

Mars retrogrades and forms a stressful square to Pluto on the 9th again. You last experienced this aspect in August. Try to avoid at all cost discussions concerning politics or other explosive topics with friends. They won’t be on the same page as you and will attempt to force their viewpoints down your throat. Take care too with aligning with power hungry groups in sheep’s clothing.

Mercury goes retrograde on the 13th and plays total havoc with any and all travel plans. It would better to delay trips until next month when he turns direct. If that’s not an option then double check all your reservations, tickets, and insure your luggage. Writing projects will demand to be edited and then edited again.

The New Moon in Libra on the 16th should help to stimulate finances in a positive way. “Checks in the mail” will finally be delivered by the postman. Your business or marriage partner may have some fresh insightful ideas on how to increase cash flow.

Mercury retrogrades back into Libra on the 27th. Avoid discussions over alimony, child support, joint investments, and the handling of resources. If you don’t, you may be taken to the cleaners and back. Your psychic sixth sense in making business decisions will be off kilter until he goes direct next month.

The bright light of the Full Moon on the 31st emboldens you to give passionate sales pitches. Accounts deemed impossible for others to land are now yours for the taking.

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