Your astrological guide to the coming year


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Nov 22 – Dec 21
Change is in the air. Expect to receive flickers of interest on the career front, though it will take a while until the storm of opportunity breaks. The solar eclipse intensifies both the desire to start a serious relationship, and your financial savvy. Is there such a thing as love at first Tweet? You’ll find out, but remember to run a credit check before you give him a key.

Dec 22 – Jan 19
Time to reclaim some lost ground at work. Best strategy: be proactive and cultivate new opportunities. Accept only those that move you towards your goals, and not just away from something thorny—you’ll come up roses. The solar eclipse brings double doses of sweet lovin’. This could be the start of a six-month affectionate tug-of-war where you give as good as you get.

Jan 20 – Feb 18
Ahead lies a month of dramatic big reveals. A solar eclipse helps shed light on what your heart most desires. Turns out it’s not what (or who) you expected. On the downside, snap decisions—your specialty—just won’t turn out the way you want. Although it’s not a good month for travel, a lively social scene makes life seem like one big cruise ship.

Feb 19 – Mar 20
Heed the need to ‘re-create.’ Down-time is when the best ideas to restructure your life will strike, so be sure to play under the sun and sing outloud when someone is listening. The solar eclipse blurs the line between friendship and romance in an interesting way. Don’t overthink this one; just go with what feels good.

Mar 21 – Apr 19
Don’t donate that power suit just yet, rather consider it a test of your perseverance. Stand firm while you quietly network behind the scenes. Knowing the right people will get you on that A-list. Meanwhile, ditch the corporate warrior gear when you get back home; the solar eclipse is charging your sexual side, so bust out that lacy bustier.

Apr 20 – May 20
Rev up your thumbs as the solar eclipse impels you to text and Tweet up a storm. Work may be a challenge, but stay the course. When the dust settles you’ll find out what you’re made of. As you get to know that new beau, remember that actions speak much louder than words.

May 21 – Jun 20
The solar eclipse brings a wake-up call in your financial affairs. Don’t just hit the snooze button; you could be sitting pretty within six months if you get to work ASAP. Meanwhile, it’s been exhausting juggling the need to try something completely different, with doing the sensible thing. Opt for the former now, it will help get you out of a rut. So will throwing caution to the summer winds and giving that new romance a whirl.

Jun 21 – Jul 22
What’s behind those new designer shades? A new attitude. With an eclipse in your sign it pays to advertise, so get out there and strut your stuff. You’ll attract good things, especially in your career. Venture into the unexpected and believe it will turn out for the best. In relationships, remembering the importance of communication is crucial, starting with your main squeeze.

Jul 23 – Aug 22
Lions may love to loll, but its time to pull yourself together. First, an eclipse in your zone of dreams could help you resurrect a goal that’s larger than life. Then the planets conspire to fast track your big break, and more opportunities will be waiting in the wings by the end of the month. Risk backed up with research could prove to be your ticket to bigger things.

Aug 23 – Sep 22
With Venus helping you vamp it up, there’s no time to waste. Kick off your sensible shoes and take a walk on the hedonistic side. Opt for a sensual hook up here, a solo retreat there, whatever works. With the solar eclipse, friends will prove (surprisingly) better allies than lovers. Escape and bond whenever possible, but do get out of the Jacuzzi long enough to make a slick presentation or two.

Sep 23 – Oct 22
With a solar eclipse in your career zone you could either be up for Employee of the Month, or abandoning ship. Ride out the current turbulence and you will be considered for even higher honours very soon. What’s the catch? You’ll have to endure some emotional squalls—yours and others—before things get on an even keel. It’s also your optimum vacation month, so cast off as often as possible with your best mate.

Oct 23 – Nov 21
A volatile work environment challenges your famous self-control. Don’t worry, your career is due to take off like a missile. Do your best to keep a cool head and ensure your decisions are guided. The solar eclipse brings a reset to your world view, a process that could take six months. Staying open-minded will blow the lid off your thinking—and possibly your love life. Venturing through international departure gates is likely part of the process.