DIY Astro Guide: What Your Horoscope Means This Week, 1/4/2016
As you recover from the holidays and slowly start getting back into the swing of things, don’t forget to take a pause and just breathe. Pencil in some valuable “me” time and create a game plan for accomplishing all of your New Year’s resolutions. Make a vow to venture outside of your comfort zone at least once, and 2016 is guaranteed to be your best year yet! Embrace positive living all this week + scroll on for the best parts of your AstroStyle horoscope.
Capricorn: December 22 – January 19
The new year has you feeling anxious and more than ready to get the ball rolling on a few passion projects. Not so fast! With retrograde going into effect this Tuesday, it would be best to hold off on any potential launches until after the 25th. Use this time to clean up your social media profiles and hire a graphic designer to create some fancy-schmancy calling cards.
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Aquarius: January 20 – February 18
Learn to forgive and forget in 2016. There’s no time like *right now* to patch up old friendships and arrange meet + greets with those you may have lost touch with over the years. Who knows, an old flame could even make a reappearance.
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Pisces: February 19 – March 20
Steer clear of any potential technical snafus these next few weeks by saving your work regularly and backing up your hard drive STAT. Keep all of your passwords on the DL and be wary of any suspicious emails that could result in an office-wide virus. It’s better to be safe than sorry.
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Aries: March 21 – April 19
We’re talking about personal goals, baby! Come this weekend, you’ll be feeling more inspired than ever to turn ALL of your dreams into a reality. Set up shop at your favorite neighborhood coffee shop and start making a list of all your major to-dos for the year. Put any collaborations on hold until post-retrograde to prevent any negotiations from falling through the cracks.
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Taurus: April 20 – May 20
Your inner explorer is ready to come out and play, and any tropical getaway is sounding pretty enticing right about now. Put any immediate travel plans on hold (blame it on retrograde) and enjoying the planning. Start by plot your next trip or permanent move vicariously through Pinterest and travel blogs alike.
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Gemini: May 21 – June 20
Cue the investments and Kickstarter projects: It won’t be long before the Benjamins start rolling in. With the new moon governing all things money + finances, now’s the time to save rather than splurge. Allow your entrepreneurship side to kick in as a potential project down the road could rack up even more cash in the near future. #Winning
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Cancer: June 21 – July 22
Whatever you do, be extra cautious before tweeting, e-mailing or saying anything out loud that may come back to haunt you later on. Channel all of your energy instead into creative projects that will keep the January blues at bay.
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Leo: July 23 – August 22
Major lifestyle changes are on the way, and there’s nothing standing between you and the gym all this week. With all of your fitness resolutions in check, some morning yoga or a mid-day SoulCycle sesh is just the thing to get you ready to hit the ground running. Celebratory green smoothies are obligatory.
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Virgo: August 23 – September 22
Call up your personal stylist: This is going to be your most fashionable year yet. Shop smarter by foregoing overly trendy pieces for a handful of tried-and-true wardrobe essentials that will always do you right. That, and some Man Repeller-esque styling, will have you fashion week-ready in no time.
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Libra: September 23 – October 22
Do less all this week by kicking back and relaxing with a much-needed glass of vino after a long day at work. Come the weekend, a staycation at Chateau Libra is just what the doctor ordered. Not feeling your space? Start dreaming up renovation ideas, so that you can hit up Home Depot for supplies once retrograde is outta here.
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Scorpio: October 23 – November 21
Practice living more in the moment by unplugging from your various devices for 24 hours and devoting more time to your IRL relationships. Make a date with your hometown by exploring all that it has to offer. Who knows, you may even stumble upon a new favorite coffee shop in the process!
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Sagittarius: November 22 – December 21
Brace yourself: The first retrograde of the year is always a doozy. Put the splurges on hold (thank goodness for post-holiday sales!) and start budgeting up a storm. Hire a life coach or seek a mentor to help you achieve a plan of action for the coming months.
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What are you planning to do this week? Let us know in the comments below, and don’t forget to check out your full AstroStyle horoscope!