MONTH OF September
Regroup with friends old and recent this month, Scorpio. September spotlights all varieties of relationships, from casual connections to intimate ties. With the Sun traveling through Virgo and your collaborative eleventh house until September 22, it’s an awesome time to hitch forces with kindred spirits socially and for a shared mission. Whether you’re registering voters for the upcoming midterm elections or dusting off your synthesizer to start out a jam band, the more is the merrier now.
With energizer Mars spending the following six months in Gemini and your intense eighth house of mergers, a strong partnership could heat up between now and March. There might be nothing light and breezy about this one. It is likely to be a business alliance that creates serious mutual gain. Or it may very well be a relationship that’s either deepening into official terrain or splitting up for good.
Warning: In case you’re dividing up any shared property or pursuing a legal battle, things could get contentious, especially when Mars turns retrograde from October 30 until January 12. Take that as a cue to hash things out sooner somewhat than later so it doesn’t must get ugly. Since Mars is the minor/classical ruler of Scorpio, you’ll feel its transits strongly.
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Speaking of retrogrades, there’s an entire bunch of them this month. All the slow-moving outer planets—Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune AND Pluto (your ruler)—are powered down in retrograde (backward) motion for the entire month. And on September 9, communication planet Mercury joins the retrograde brigade, foiling technology, schedules and day-to-day interactions until October 2.
Whew! You is likely to be ready for a break by the point the Sun downshifts into Libra and your restful twelfth house this September 22. Take one, Scorpio. Pull back from the fray as much as you possibly can. Give attention to tying up loose ends before your birthday—and Scorpio season, which incorporates one other game-changing eclipse in your sign this yr.
Come together! It’s Virgo season until September 22
September’s in full social swing, with friends and collaborators popping up at every turn. Because the Sun travels through Virgo and your eleventh house of networking until September 22, you’re in outgoing spirits, desirous to connect with like-minded individuals who have something interesting to say! With Mercury retrograde starting September 9 (more on that in a minute), you may get back in contact with some fascinating old friends.
Whilst you don’t at all times like to share your crayons, Virgo season highlights teamwork and technology. Use the primary three weeks of the month to shine your social media profiles, connect with kindred spirits and get your idealistic message out to the masses. A little bit “digital Feng Shui” will do a world of fine—and who knows what treasures you’ll find as you begin cleansing and sorting those old electronic files and photos?
Mercury is retrograde September 9 to October 2
Careful who slips between the cracks of your tightly-sealed chamber, Scorpio! On September 9, expressive Mercury, the planet of technology, communication and travel, turns retrograde. Back up your data and devices beforehand, since Mercury’s mayhem can impact your electronic files.
Until September 23, Mercury might be retrograde in Libra and your twelfth house of illusions, closure and healing. Have you ever been getting mixed signals or feeling uncertain about whether to remain or go in a certain situation? Decelerate and do a gut check before barreling ahead. Someone in your inner circle may not have your back. And when you needn’t jump to conclusions, don’t ignore any weird vibes.
While Mercury retrograde can scramble the signals, it’s also a fruitful time to work through your confusion by tuning in. Possibly there’s a reason that you just clench up around a coworker—but is it because they make you’re feeling unsafe, or do they remind you of somebody out of your past? This may very well be a strong moment to sort through some childhood fears. The twelfth house rules hidden agendas and, in some cases, secret enemies. Make sure that the people in your orbit have earned your trust before you only hand it over to them.
The twelfth house also governs the imagination, and yours may very well be enriched by Mercury’s reversal. Have you ever abandoned a creative project? Pick it up again! Fallen out of touch with beloved relatives? Reconnect. The mentally astute planet in your sensitive twelfth home is a prompt to trek down memory lane and get in contact with deeper emotions—including nostalgia, grief or pain you’ve disregarded for a very long time.
On September 23, Mercury will back into Virgo and your eleventh house of teamwork and technology. This might spell much more disruptions in group endeavors since wires are prone to get crossed and power struggles can ensue. Be extra mindful about what you email and post as you’re prone to be wildly misunderstood. An old friend or colleague could resurface, which may very well be a sweet reunion. Nonetheless, if there have been red flags the last time you saw them, clear the air and address it openly to make sure that bad history doesn’t repeat itself.
Fall romance? The September 10 Pisces full moon
Lights, camera, Scorpio! On September 10, the complete moon blooms in Pisces and your passionate fifth house. If there was ever a weekend to book a lusty getaway or an exciting adventure day trip, that is it. Your creativity can even be at peak levels, so answer the decision of the muse. Throwing paint on a canvas, rocking the karaoke mic or dancing like there’s no tomorrow: Whatever releases all of your pent-up energy will do!
If it’s pure frustration you’ll want to unload, smacking a pillow or a punching bag may very well be your perfect full-moon rage-releaser ritual. This expressive full moon opens the floodgates. It will probably also attract major buzz on your talents, so put yourself on the market today and share your gifts with the world. For Scorpios of the childbearing set, the fifth house rules fertility, and a full moon here will be favorable for pregnancy. Consider yourself notified!
Libra season starts September 22, plus the September 25 Libra recent moon
Power down from September 22 on, when the Sun slips into Libra and your twelfth house of closure, healing and rest. You’ll be ready for a sweet escape now, and it is likely to be “destination: mattress” during this sleepy four-week cycle. Conserve your energy and give attention to tying up loose ends before your birthday—and Scorpio season!
The September 25 Libra recent moon will be an exquisite moment for creativity and fantasy as your whimsical twelfth house twinkles within the autumn light. Have you ever been holding a grudge that’s eating at YOU? This recent moon invites you to finish the forgiveness and amends-making process. Trade that resentment for radical acceptance. You may’t change the past, but you CAN make higher selections for the longer term. Protect your individual boundaries and let yourself be vulnerable and open again.
That’s to not say it’s best to sweep things under the rug or just “trust the universe.” This recent moon will oppose outspoken Jupiter in your analytical and precise sixth house. You could must make some crystal-clear agreements for the way you’ll go forward before you possibly can proceed with a certain relationship again.
Have you ever been ignoring a health matter or have you ever lapsed in your checkups? The Libra recent moon is a reminder to remain on top of your vitals and get knowledgeable opinion somewhat than self-diagnosing. You’ll feel a lot better whenever you cope with facts and data. Do concentrate to the mind-body-spirit connection, irrespective of what. If something feels “off,” it may very well be your subconscious telling you to concentrate to an emotional issue you’ve been ignoring.
Temperatures could also be dropping outside, but indoors, they’re just beginning to heat up! For the following six months, passion planet Mars is blazing through Gemini and your intimate, seductive eighth house. This slow burn, which began on August 20, continues until March 25, and can turn up your erotic appeal (and appetite), together with strong feelings like jealousy and possessiveness.
This prolonged stay isn’t all excellent news, though. Next month (on October 30), Mars will turn retrograde until January 12, which could bring back some issues from the past. You would be tempted by a clandestine affair or a dangerous attraction. Attached? You would possibly feel opposing forces at work: a rekindling of sexy sparks but additionally tension around shared funds or power struggles that arise from unexpressed resentment.
A method Mars could assistance is by inspiring you to be direct about addressing touchy topics, even in case you feel vulnerable in the method. Benefit from the daring and sexy energy of this assertive planet, which happens to be your cosmic co-ruler.
Although this Mars cycle could find you caught up in intense emotions or melodrama, Venus may have a balancing effect while it’s in Virgo from September 5 through 29. Virgo rules your eleventh house of friendship, group activity and technology. You would meet someone (or a couple of fun prospects) online and revel in some flirtatious, no-strings dates.
Friends could introduce you to their friends or you may meet someone whenever you’re “off-duty,” hanging out at a street fair or meeting friends for dinner. Stay open and make an additional effort to be present as a substitute of zoning out or obsessing. All of it starts with eye contact and a smile—and that shouldn’t be too hard to do now! For coupled Scorpios, time spent hanging along with your separate groups as a substitute of being attached on the hip could keep the spark burning.
Look ahead to tension on September 16, when Venus and Mars lock into an embattled 90-degree square, pulling you between desires for control and autonomy. One a part of you wants more respiration room, but your jealous impulses could interfere. As a substitute of acting such as you don’t care then privately obsessing, aim for greater transparency—and catch yourself whenever you’re blaming someone for “making” you’re feeling a certain way.
There’s power in numbers, Scorpio! With the Sun in Virgo and your eleventh house of teamwork and technology until September 22, collaborations are the important thing to success. Due to energizer Mars in Gemini and your eighth house of wealth and joint ventures, the following six months could bring opportunities to make major money through a collaboration. Do ALL your research and ensure that any potential partners can pull their weight and walk their talk.
Whilst you’re at it, leave the divas and drama queens off the roster. Mercury is retrograde from September 9 to October 2, which could find hidden agendas and flaky team members showing their hands whenever you least expect it.
When the September 10 Pisces full moon illuminates your fifth house of fame and creativity, your talents could draw major buzz. You’ll definitely want to go away the jealous haters who said you’d never do it OFF the guest list for any celebrations. To not be petty—but this month is not any time to permit anyone into your circle except those that 100% have your back!
Take a slower pace starting September 22, when the Sun slips into Libra and your twelfth house of rest and closure. Give attention to tying up loose ends for the following month—and preparing for a fresh start when Scorpio season begins in a month. Find time for creativity, meditation and a couple of much-needed breaks to refill your inspiration tanks.
Love Days: 10, 14
Money Days: 21, 3
Luck Days: 19, 28
Off Days: 12, 16, 25
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