March 21 to April 19
Look forward to success, praise, and pleasure, Aries! Settle down and work relentlessly toward career and self-improvement goals. The year 2018 starts with your planet Mars conjoined with regal Jupiter in no-nonsense Scorpio. Prepare to rule!
Mercury is retrograde in Aries from late March to mid-April. Look in the mirror and see what changes can improve your appearance, self-image, or self-projection. Everyone can benefit from some improvement. Emerge as a better, brighter, stronger you.
Your planet Mars is retrograde from late June through late August. Life won't slow down. Mars retro in Aquarius and Capricorn encourages you to pace yourself and make more solid strategies for your social life and work.
When the sun enters Aries, Mercury conjoins Venus in Aries. If you develop a heightened champagne taste in life, you'll have the energy and smarts to satisfy it. With Uranus in the closing degrees of Aries, chances are that you still have some sharp, startling ideas or plans to fulfill those desires.
April 20 – May 20
Rock your world in 2018! Your ruling planet Venus is one of the best connected and most powerful forces in the sky this year.
Venus is supercharged on New Year's Day, and so are you. Having just conjoined pragmatic Saturn in Capricorn, Venus now conjoins the sun. Your goals and aspirations will not be denied. Make them big and noble.
Venus is also approaching Pluto in Capricorn. Don't be reluctant to make a big change or upset the status quo if needed.
When the sun enters Taurus, Venus is already there. Surround yourself with beautiful thoughts in beautiful settings, don't compromise, and don't be rushed. Mother Nature is definitely on your side this year.
In October, Venus goes retrograde in Scorpio and direct in Libra in November. Relationships get serious and benefit from extra attention.
Have success in the material world as well. Take a good, hard look at the world you've built around you. Keep what works well and what pleases best. Be more constructive and comfortable.
May 21 – June 21
Welcome to bustling, beautiful 2018, Gemini! You'll have the chance to connect with more people and engage in more new situations as never before.
It's also a year for you to start many new projects and begin exploring new avenues in life. On the day before the sun enters Gemini, Venus enters charming, popular Cancer. Mars has just entered big-thinking, clear-headed Aquarius, and Uranus has just entered methodical, materialistic Taurus. Expect 2018 to bring you improvements and some changes of direction in your social life and career. You could step into a new world.
All three Mercury retrogrades this year occur in fire signs. Life should barely slow down at all. Promote yourself a bit less in the spring, and refine your presentation. Take fewer risks in the summer, and have more fun. In late autumn, ponder some recent big lessons and apply them more wisely.
Just after Venus turns direct in November, your planet Mercury conjoins generous Jupiter. Your love life need not slow down or lose focus. What a sizzling year!
June 21 – July 22
The year 2018 is an open book for you, Cancer. You have access to all that the stars have to offer. If it's work, family, finances, love, or anything else, there will be a planet ready to give you a hand.
On New Year's Day, the moon leaves Gemini and enters Cancer. The moon also opposes responsible Saturn. You'll always have the skills and instincts to keep everything in balance and working smoothly.
A lunar eclipse in January with the moon in Leo could thrust you further into the spotlight than you'd like. No matter. It's a growing experience that shows you how to better take charge and act with authority.
Another lunar eclipse in late July has the moon in Aquarius. Have a clearer view of the world and think in bigger terms about bigger problems.
Jupiter retrograde in emotional Scorpio from March through early July makes you even more psychic. Afterward, see through obstacles to happier, more successful conclusions.
July 23 -August 22
The year 2018 blazes with energy, challenges, and opportunities of the most practical and far-reaching kind. You're looking at a golden year, Leo!
When the sun enters Leo, there is a grand earth trine, with Uranus in well-anchored Taurus, Venus in methodical Virgo, and Saturn and Pluto in pragmatic Capricorn. What you achieve in 2018 can be made to last. Plan and proceed wisely.
The lunar North Node is in Leo now. Events in your life may feel more karmic and have more far-reaching consequences, too.
The lunar eclipse in January has the moon in Leo, which could touch off emotional issues from the past. The lunar eclipse in July has the sun in Leo. Feel more emotionally grounded now. A partial solar eclipse in August could affect your social or professional status. Make it good!
Mercury is retrograde in Leo during July and August. Mars will be retrograde, too, in Aquarius. Push slightly less hard now, give more thought before taking action, and come out far ahead of the game.
August 23 – September 22
Virgo, 2018 is your year to get intense! Intensity has its ups and downs, and you can make the most of the ups while coping skillfully with any downs.
When the sun enters Virgo, the moon conjoins go-for-broke Pluto in the most pragmatic of signs, Capricorn. This intensity colors your whole year.
Your planet Mercury has three retrogrades this year, all of them in fire signs (Aries in April, Leo in August, Sagittarius in November). After each retrograde, feel impassioned about yourself and your life, and watch everything fall into place for you.
Earth signs empower you, too. Uranus enters Taurus to keep finances and sensual pleasures reliable, as well as electrifying.
Saturn is retrograde in Capricorn from April until early September. Late August and early September will be powerful times for you.
Mars is retrograde from late June to late August, concluding in the final degrees of work-oriented Capricorn. Take your time and make no mistakes in your career and social lives.
And yes, it's a socially busy year. Enjoy it all!
September 23 – October 22
The focus is on you for 2018, Libra. Be prepared for people to look to you for advice and leadership. It will be easy and it will come naturally, so relax and enjoy the attention.
On New Year's Day, your planet Venus is empowered through a conjunction with the noble sun and with an applying conjunction with powerful Pluto. Exercise your authority with grace and generosity. This gives people more reasons to respect and love you.
The three Mercury retrogrades are all in fire signs. This may slow down a hectic daily life and then conclude with a great burst of energy, and more. In August, get creative and more elegant. In November and December, pace yourself and prepare for a sizzling holiday season.
The Mars retrograde from late June through late August could delay or redirect career plans, but it will end with a more stable career trajectory.
The Venus retrograde from October through the first half of November, ending in Libra, impacts you more. Love will reign supreme!
October 23 – November 21
You're a powerful person and a force of nature in 2018, Scorpio! The year begins with your planet Mars conjoined with influential Jupiter in Scorpio. Once you decide on a plan of action, nothing and no one will be able to slow you down.
On New Year's Day, the sun conjoins your modern ruling planet, Pluto. Your intensity could scare people away.
To ease this, pleasant Venus also conjoins the sun, all in earth sign Capricorn. Big success and popularity are readily available this year.
This year's Mercury retrogrades are all in fire signs. The third retrograde, in November and early December, is mostly in Sagittarius but ends in the late degrees of Scorpio. This might affect you more, probably in your social or educational life.
Mars is retrograde from late June through late August, all in Capricorn. Be more thoughtful in your career efforts, and emerge in September ready to set the world back on fire!
November 22 – December 21
Enter 2018 moving in high speed, Sagittarius, and accelerate from there. Your planet Jupiter is powerful and ambitious and will keep you going full blast in the direction that moves you forward.
On New Year's Day, Jupiter is in an applying conjunction with single-minded Mars in “no fooling around” Scorpio. There is no time to waste in 2018. You have big things to do, people to see, and places to go.
The sun, Venus, and Pluto are all together in Capricorn as 2018 starts, with Jupiter and Pluto in a cooperative sextile. You want to see results, results that will last.
Jupiter is retrograde in Scorpio from March until early July. This buys you time to make careful observations and calculations that advance your professional and social goals.
On November 8, Jupiter leaves Scorpio and enters its home sign of Sagittarius. From that point until the end of the year, you may feel that nothing can stop or slow you down.
December 22 – January 19
Life makes more and better sense in 2018, Capricorn. A clearer perspective will make it much easier to achieve your goals and dreams.
On New Year's Day, idealistic Neptune is in a cooperative if loose sextile with the sun and Venus. This isn't superficial charm. It's grace that draws allies and good fortune to you.
Also, Mars and Jupiter are still in a productive sextile with the sun and Pluto. You can play for keeps and do it in the most constructive way.
Your planet Saturn is now at home in Capricorn, and this greatly empowers you. In the summer, Mars is retrograde in early Aquarius and then Capricorn. Refocus and redirect great energy now.
Saturn is retrograde from the middle of April until early September. You may be the most impatient and perhaps anxious then. Don't dwell on difficulties or obstacles. Methodically work your way through them and emerge better organized and more respected than ever.
January 20 – February 18
The year 2018 is full of changes, Aquarius, and they all make you more influential and important. You may not always take yourself seriously, but please take what you do seriously, and see great progress and success this year.
Your planet Uranus is making a slow transition back and forth from Aries into Taurus in May, then moving retrograde back into Aries in November. The most fundamental changes to your daily life could begin to happen this year.
Saturn, your other planet, is now securely in its home sign of Capricorn. Saturn can provide grounding and stability when Uranus is voting for the experimental and risky option.
The summer Mars retrograde also provides calm should the outside world get beyond complicated.
Venus is retrograde from October until the middle of November. This can cool an overheated love life and give you and your loved ones time to make practical improvements in your relationships.
Fixed sign Aquarius resonates well with the applying Mars-Jupiter conjunction that opens the year. “Passion,” “power,” and “popularity” are keywords for you this year.
February 19- March 20
The year 2018 is one for hard work, Pisces, and the stars are working hard for you. On New Year's Day, the moon, Mars, Jupiter, and Neptune are all in water signs. You have keen sensitivities and sharp insights and intuition all year long.
Earth signs keep things real with the sun, Venus, Saturn, and Pluto all in Capricorn on New Year's Day. In May, Uranus makes its long-awaited entry into Taurus. Practical, material concerns are highlighted all year, but with Uranus in the mix, nothing should be boring or taken for granted.
Your planet Neptune remains in the heart of Pisces. No matter how the material world tries to push its agenda, you won't lose sight of your dreams.
Your other planet, Jupiter, spends most the year in Scorpio, being retrograde from March until early September. Fundamental daily life issues will be handled promptly and easily.
In November, Jupiter leaves Scorpio and enters its home sign of Sagittarius. Let the parties begin!