January 2018 Planetary Changes And Monthly Horoscope For Each Zodiac Sign

Astrology Monthly Horoscope For January 2018 For Each Zodiac Sign
Zodiac, Self

Plus, a 3 Tarots card spread for your sign.

Your monthly horoscope is IN! Here we are, ushering the old and opening the door to new. Let the freshness of a bright new year begin!

If you're not the melancholy type, don't worry, the first day of this month we begin with the Moon in Cancer and the Sun in Capricorn. Keep your feet on the ground and your heart on the sleeve while these two open the door to a day we associate with change.

Uranus, the largest planet in our solar system, finally goes direct. 

Here's what's happening in the universe that affects your zodiac sign and what you need to know. Changes for all signs mid-late January when the Sun enters Aquarius. Your horoscope improves early to mid-January when productivity peaks with more planets in Capricorn by this time.

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Here's a rundown of planetary changes for January 2018:

Note: These apply to everyone, however, if one of the planets is your planetary ruler it will have more of an effect on you.)

January 1st: Full 'Wolf' Moon in Cancer!

The Full 'Wolf' Moon rises in the Gemini star constellation but in the House of Cancer. Who we are and what we want to be come to light. Intuition, emotional connectivity, and some introspection couldn't come at a better time. In Cancer, the Moon draws our attention towards home life on a deeply personal level. There's a soulful aspect to our family time that we are aware of and thankful for. 

January 2nd: Uranus (*Aquarius) turns direct in Aries

Bye-bye Uranus retrograde! Hello, a return to normal. This is a great change for all signs of the zodiac who are looking for an opportunity to build, and we aren't talking houses (although we could be!). Uranus turned retrograde in August 2017. As the ruler of Aquarius, while in Aries, tension and some underhanded energy towards innovation existed. Now, things return to a forward progression which will be a relief to those wanting to do things that are extraordinary.

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January 11th: Mercury enters Capricorn

Communication doesn't come easy for Capricorn because they are too busy putting actions into words, not the other way around. This means all zodiac signs will be a little bit more action driven and less focused on small talk and words with shallow meanings. If ever there were a time to put your money where your mouth is to be true, it may be now. Many zodiac signs will turn to social media and online means of deriving income, and this could include blogging, video, and more. 

January 16th: New Moon in Capricorn

We get a fresh start with an opportunity to reset our beliefs and focus on areas that challenge us. We can recommit and in areas where we have messed up in the past improve and mature. 

January 17th: Venus enters Aquarius

Free-flowing Aquarius reminds us that love was meant to be unconditional. Restrictions on who to love and how may come up for questioning. We might re-evaluate our relationships for the purpose of seeing how we want to define tradition, not how others define it for us. 

January 19th: Sun enters Aquarius

The Sun in Aquarius is an opportunity for all signs of the zodiac to embrace their creative slants. The arts, music, a love of travel and people can be celebrated and enjoyed in a new way.

January 26th: Mars enters Sagittarius

When Mars enters Sagittarius, motivations take on a spiritual meaning for all zodiac signs. Now would be a great time to pull out those books you intended to read in 2017 on self-help and personal development and get to reading them again, highlighters and all!

January 31st: Super 'Blue Blood' Full Moon Total Eclipse in Leo

This is big celestial and energetic event where the Moon hides behind the shadow of Earth. Expect to see red as the Moon, in Leo fashion, gives us a glimpse of what it means to be a creative Leo. During this time our deep passions and need to be accepted can be known, and hopefully fulfilled. 

Here's how your zodiac sign will be affected this month:

ARIES (March 21 - April 19)


POWER CRYSTAL: Citrine or garnet

POWER DAYS: 3, 4, 12, 13, 14, 22, 23, 31

Aries, you win some and you lose some. Although not all Aries can be lucky in love, nearly every Ram can excel in career. This month, you get a real jump start on your career. You know how to work hard and be tenacious, so just be yourself, but don't expect luck to come without some elbow grease. You'll need to do the work. 

Sex & Love: You can't have it all, and right, those who love you most may have to take 2nd-string to career focus, especially if you're in a position that you've just started. Try to schedule your romantic interludes in (yes, so unromantic, but necessary). Creating pockets of time for going out will help you do something you've never done before — routine. 

Home: A relaxing home environment will be essential for you. Be sure to guard your rest this month. Sprinkle some lavender on your pillow to help you sleep. Fill the fridge with nourishing and nutritious foods and let's not underestimate the power of water! Kick your feet up after your (day or night) workout and give yourself the time you need to reset and unwind so you're in tip-top shape for the next day.

Career: This is a great month for you! Almost all the planets are powerfully placed for you. Your career house is activated. Whatever you do, Aries, do it out of the passion of your heart, not because you're looking for a title. Your hard work and grit are what's needed to set the foundation for a strong first quarter of this year. Finally! Yay, Aries!

Past/Present/Future: 3 Tarot card spread: Reversed, 4 of Cups / Ace of Pentacles / The Tower

In the past, you might have been three-feet from gold, but there were things you had to attend to and could not spare any energy to pursue what you thought you didn't want or need in the first place. This is an area of regret and you really didn't realize it until now. 

In the present, now you have a new opportunity with real physical benefits. You have to show up and do the work but your efforts will produce serious results with rewards in both money and perhaps gifts. 

In the future, remember all fairy tales come with their own version of a villain. You can be sure that someone may try to get in the way of your dreams and this will be a person or a thing you least anticipated. Don't let that stop you from starting, however, you have a great year. What's one tiny speed bump?

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TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)



POWER DAYS: 9, 10, 19, 14, 27, 28

Taurus, right now career takes center stage. Things will be more active for you at work and less at home. Of course, you'll be concerned with how people think of you. So appearances will be important for you, too. 

Sex & Love: If you have a partner, this person will need to understand your needs and wants as it concerns work. Setting a routine will work well for you. For one, you like things to be predictable. Two, you appreciate a man who can manage his time and make you a priority when you're ready. 

Home: Although you may not be as concerned about home, you will notice more of your attention turning in that direction towards the middle of January. But of course, only for the purpose of resting up so you can get back to work. 

Career: Again, big career gains for you this year and a great time for you to shine at work or to land the job you've been seeking. 

Past/Present/Future 3 Tarot card spread: 7 of Pentacles / Reversed, The Hanged Man / The Sun

In the past, you did the things you knew you had to do and waited, and waited, and waited... but to no avail. It seemed like you were never going to get ahead! There were times when you started to waver and wonder if maybe you shouldn't try at all, yet you stuck to your guns and stayed the course. 

In the present, something has come to the surface and revealed that it's an obstacle to your progress. This could be a possession, a routine or a mindset, but you'll need to let this go so that new positive energy came come into your life. 

In the future, once you've found the things that needed to go, the floodgates will open up for you and you'll not only receive the benefits of your hard earned efforts, you'll also feel a strong sense of joy and accomplishment. 

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GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)



POWER DAYS: 8, 9, 17, 18, 27, 28

Gemini, this month, you'll be truly focusing on relationships, love, and friendship. This is a great time for you to cultivate existing relationships and if you're dating or married, nurture a bond that could lead to lasting love. 

Sex & Love: This month your love house is activated. You will be more interested in your love life than usual and even willing to make commitments. To the men or ladies out there who want to play games, bye-bye. You won't have time for it, you're geared for more serious commitment. 

Home: If you're home, you'll be chatting online, talking on the phone or inviting friends over for dinner. This can be a happy time for you. Mercury moves into your 7th house which triggers your social butterfly side. 

Career: Networking will work out well for you. There are a lot of opportunities to get to know others at work and even meet someone who can help teach you a few things to improve the way you do things now. 

Past/Present/Future 3 Tarot card spread: 2 of Cups / 5 of Cups / Queen of Cups

In the past, you may have had a relationship that you thought would work and then it didn't. This could have been a friendship, marriage, or work relationship, and the ending made an impact on your heart. 

In the present, there's something that's holding you back emotionally but now you're getting a breakthrough in understanding why that is and how to change it. 

In the future, you're learning how to set clearer boundaries and where to and when to care about issues that really don't involve you but do affect you in some way. 

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CANCER (June 21 - July 22)



POWER DAYS: 1, 2, 10, 11, 20, 21, 29, 30

Cancer, work and career focus may feel muted this month, but your love life and social life are going to be more active. So in a sense, you'll hardly notice. 

Sex & Love: Your love life these days may seem a bit of a mix between crushes at work, happy hour dates, or just getting to know people you've just met with 'potential'. Others will find you more attractive and vice versa, but right now, love may not be at the top of your priority list. 

Home: Home life will be more active. Focusing on family and spending time with loved ones is always important, only more so this month. 

Career: You will be doing more talking and sharing ideas this month with others. Be sure to keep the details in memory for a later date should you need them. 

Past/Present/Future 3 Tarot card spread: 2 of Cups / 8 of Swords / Reversed, Knight of Wands

In the past, there was a situation that you worked on very hard and it didn't work out the way that you had planned. You may have had to talk about it with someone and this definitely has changed how you view things. 

In the present, you are becoming more aware and conscious of your choices and actions. When things go negative you are quick to notice it for yourself and try to make an improvement. 

In the future, there's a new founded energy and you are ready to channel it in the right direction. A part of you may get a tad bit frustrated by the process but given the opportunity to apply it in the right direction, you will be ready to go. 

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LEO (July 23 - August 22)



POWER DAYS: 3, 4, 12, 13, 14, 22, 23, 31

Leo, perhaps it was all the fun you had November to December that has you in a giving state of mind, but you will be turning your attention more towards loved ones and seeming to be more attentive, too. 

Sex & Love: Your relationships will get to enjoy a softer side to you. You could be more into pampering your partner and picking up more of the workload. It's definitely a time for giving, which will win big points for you in your love life. 

Home: The people you live with get a lucky break as you more than likely will be keeping your ego in check, no reminder required! There will be some times where you'll just want to be helpful. There's nothing wrong with that!

Career: You'll be best pursuing a more independent type of work this month and getting into educating yourself. You will benefit from reading leadership books and if you haven't already, participating in some type of coaching program to help you finetune your goals and hit them. 

Past/Present/Future 3 Tarot card spread: Ace of Cups / 5 of Cups / Reversed, The Hermit

In the past, you may have had a recent spiritual awakening that allowed you to become aware of things that you weren't aware of before. Now you've got a strong appreciation for things that you wish you recognized in the past, but are presently determined to no longer take advantage of. 

In the present, you've got a grateful heart and use that to help you see through whatever difficulties and challenges come your way.

In the future, you may be relating more to others and seeing things from a new perspective outside of your normal way of doing things. 

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VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)



POWER DAYS: 5, 6, 15, 16, 25, 26

Virgo, 'coasting' is the best way to describe the forecast for you this month. Perhaps you were so advanced in your prep that you did more than needed. You will notice that there's more time rest up and relax this month. You may need the energy for next month when things start to pick up with your houses.

Sex & Love: Love life is good this month. You can be more sensitive and attentive with time on your hands. If you're into romance, make a movie night and enjoy the time you get to spend with your loved ones and enjoy the company of others. 

Home: Home life will be stable this month. There will be things to get to toward the end of the month but for now, you may just be enjoying your space. 

Career: You may find money comes easier for you and you're able to spend it on things that bring you joy and entertainment more than just bills. 

Past/Present/Future 3 Tarot card spread10 of Cups / 3 of Pentacles / 6 of Pentacles

In the past, you've had a track record of success in some area of your life. You know what it's like to make a plan and follow it to completion. 

In the present, you're working on fulfilling a new goal and you have been working hard to repeat the same outcomes, but you're still only midway through your journey.

In the future, you may still face some struggles but you will have the resources you need to see the problems through to the end. 

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LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)



POWER DAYS: 8, 9, 17, 18, 19, 27, 28

Libra, of course, you're known for being all about relationships. This month isn't any different except that money may be involved in the most unusual ways.

Sex & Love: If you're single, you will be attracting people to you who either have money or know the people who do. Spending time out at happy hours and networking events will be the best place for you to hang out after work if you're single. If you're married, you could become more familiar with individuals who have their own businesses and befriend them. 

Home: You center your attention around home life with family but of course there will be some work-from-home opportunities too. 

Career: You could be in the making for your own business adventure or helping a partner who wants to start a business. Although you won't be drowning in money this month, later in the year you can see an upswing in financial gains. 

Past/Present/Future 3 Tarot card spread: 6 of Pentacles / 10 of Wands / The Moon

In the past, you've tried to keep a good relationship with finances. You've never been one to think that money was everything but you do understand that you need it to help others. This is what's fueled your desire to do better in life. 

In the present, you may be working on some type of project or goal that you hope will pay off in the end and it's challenging but you're sure hard work will pay off. 

In the future, it's important not to rush the process. Take your time until it's near perfect. Rushing may cause an error that was avoidable. 

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SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)



POWER DAYS: 1, 2, 10, 11, 20, 21, 29, 30

Scorpio, if last year you experienced slow gains in career and money, this year you will get to recoup some of those loses starting this month. 

Sex & Love: If you're single, love might be closer than you think. You may find that your friendships become a source of love and happiness. The same is true for marriage relationships. 

Home: Family will be exceptionally important to you and closeness will grow between family members. 

Career: Money matters and money-making career opportunities work for you as Jupiter has a positive aspect for your money-making house. If you're looking to pay things off or start saving, you'll be able to accomplish that this month if you are focused.

Past/Present/Future 3 Tarot card spread: 2 of Wands / Temperance / The Devil

In the past, for a brief moment of your life, you got caught up in the future and forgot to live in the now. It created a distraction but now that you recognize the problem you're ready to focus on enjoying life one day at a time. 

In the present, it's time to be patient as you work through some details in your life and make changes that will improve your overall situation. 

In the future, there may be some things you'll need to clear up in order to be where you need to be but it will still take a bit to have everything exactly the way you want it to be. 

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SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)



POWER DAYS: 3, 4, 12, 13, 22, 23, 31

Sagittarius, this will be an interesting month where a part of you will be more in tune with the natural energy of the universe and its shifts. You might be more inclined to sense when things are coming and also experience more vivid dreams. Keep a dream journal to record yours to see what they mean!

Sex & Love: After this month's Moon eclipse you'll be more sensitive and in tune with the raw feelings of others. 

Home: Your personal relationships are prime for healing and reconnecting on a soul level. There's an opportunity to have a center focus that you can all work towards accomplishing. 

Career: If you've been thinking about starting up your own app or maybe trying your hand at selling things, this month's energy is ideal for business starts. 

Past/Present/Future 3 Tarot card spread: Knight of Swords/ The Lovers, Reversed / Death

In the past, you've confronted some challenges but somehow along the way, there were lessons you missed learning and you realize that now. 

In the present, you may feel like a situation has affected you on a personal level and you'd like to see this area improve. 

In the future, you get the opportunity to try over again as you've been wishing to have. 

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CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)



POWER DAYS: 5, 6, 15, 16, 25, 26

Capricorn, with so much energy in your house, you'll be having quite a productive month starting in January! Expect your good qualities to enhance (but with that also comes the negative ones). 

Sex & Love: You may find that a good month for you may not mean a good month for your partner. You may be in a position to play a supportive role. If you're single, a love interest will come with a set of challenges that may want to help out with.

Home: Things settle in at home and your productivity and work allow your home life to benefit. This will be a time to store up hidden treasure. If you have extra money coming in, be sure to save and use it wisely.

Career: You will be productive and work will come to you in different areas. You may find projects that pay or a second job if you're looking for one. 

Past/Present/Future 3 Tarot card spread: 3 of Pentacles / Ten of Swords / Death

In the past, you were given a green light to do or pursue something either at work or at home that you really wanted. 

In the present, right now, you may feel as though you've bitten off more than you can chew as far as what you can accomplish in the amount of time you need to do it in. 

In the future, something that's in the way will be lifted so you're able to have a sense of relief in this area. 

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AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)

POWER COLOR: Blue-green


POWER DAYS: 8, 9, 17, 18, 19, 27, 28

Aquarius, you are still on the same spiritual journey that you began last year, but now the benefits impact love and career. 

Sex & Love: Your love life will be happy and beneficial for you the more you focus on genuinely relating to others and loving people unconditionally. 

Home: At home, you'll want to make things peaceful and welcoming so that you can have the right space to meditate, pray, read, and have a peaceful state of being. 

Career: Career won't be your primary focus but as all other things are in balance, so will career. Prioritize your life and you'll find yourself both happy at work and at home. 

Past/Present/Future 3 Tarot card spread: 5 of Cups, Reversed / Queen of Swords / The Fool

In the past, you held on to a hurt, but now you're starting to let go and heal. You're ready to move on to the life you know you can have. 

In the present, you're learning to stand on your own two feet and hold your own. Confidence is increasing for you.

In the future, it's easy to get distracted and not recognize a blessing when it's in front of you, especially when you're busy. Be sure to pay attention to the little things in your life that may have big meaning.

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PISCES (February 19 - March 20)


POWER CRYSTAL: Chrysocolla

POWER DAYS: 1, 2, 10, 11, 20, 21, 29, 30

Pisces, you will have the most use of your time focusing on two things that are important to you right now: health and career. 

Sex & Love: Your love life and family relationships will need to be supportive towards you as you are completing a chapter in your life where your career is really starting to grow. The more supported you feel, the more you'll feel connected with those who love you and vice versa. 

Home: Your home life will not be as prominent this month. Schedule time with family as you can and stick to those commitments. You can do little things like leave kind notes to show you care even when you're busy.

Career: Your career is truly growing right now. You can meet people who are successful, believe in you and support you. They might even introduce you to others like themselves. Keep your professionalism strong and always remember you never know who you are meeting that might help you down the road. 

Past/Present/Future 3 Tarot card spread: 6 of Swords / 6 of Wands / 8 of Wands

In the past, you've had to make some tough decisions and although you were unsure what the outcome would be you're glad you made them. 

In the present, in a sense, you're still working through the changes and it's made life a bit busy and complicated. 

In the future, if you prioritize you have the energy to see your goals through.

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When Aria Gmitter isn’t exploring the meaning of life with help from the universe, she can be found stargazing or in search of the next great cup of tea. Follow Aria on social media. You can ask Aria any question about astrology, horoscopes, zodiac, relationships, and love on Mondays at 10:20 pm on Facebook Live.