As you cross items off your holiday shopping list, don’t forget to reflect on what the season of giving is really about. In the midst of a busy work week and the first of many seasonal get-togethers, set aside some personal time to relax and remember your blessings. In the meantime, turn on some festive holiday tunes (Mariah Carey all the way!) + scroll on for the best parts of your AstroStyle horoscope.
Sagittarius: November 22 – December 21
Get ready for a mini celebration + some serious goal setting: This Friday marks your sign’s cosmic New Year. Be it fitness goals, career aspirations or exciting new commitments, now’s the time to start mapping out where you want to be this time next year.
Capricorn: December 22 – January 19
Why blend in when you were born to stand out, Cap? The coming weeks bring a slew of holiday parties and networking events your way. Embrace your outgoing side — witty remarks and all — and throw on your ugliest Christmas sweater or sparkliest sequin getup for a night of drunken shenanigans.
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Aquarius: January 20 – February 18
Seek solace and channel positive energy into the things that you love. Don’t let certain people (hello, annoying coworker!) push your buttons and mess with your psyche. There’s no time like right now to hit the ground running if you have an idea for an innovative new app, blog or Kickstarter project.
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Pisces: February 19 – March 20
Haters, begone! This week, stick with those who have your best interests at heart. Come happy hour, it won’t be long before you’re making a beeline for the movers and shakers in the crowd. Play your cards right and some vital contacts won’t be too far behind.
Aries: March 21 – April 19
It’s now or never, Aries. Take a crazy, wild chance and there’s no telling what your future may hold. Your inner globetrotter is calling for you as exciting opportunities (work! pleasure!) are just a plane ticket away. A spontaneous getaway could be just the thing to beat the holiday rush.
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Taurus: April 20 – May 20
While a staycation is fine and dandy now, it won’t be long before you’re itching for a getaway to the Alps (or the Caribbean). In fact, come January 1, you’ll be more than ready to get outta town. Start checking those airline prices and bookmarking any last-minute deals as you see them. They won’t be up for grabs for very long!
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Gemini: May 21 – June 20
‘Tis the season to couple up and be merry. With mistletoe officially in the equation, it won’t be long before things start heating up between you and your potential S.O. If you’re already coupled up, joint holiday Christmas cards (and matching holiday sweaters) are obvs obligatory.
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Cancer: June 21 – July 22
This week is all about workin’ on your fitness and feeling stronger than ever. Hit the gym (or the dance floor) and it won’t be long before you’re racking up those miles on your Fitbit. Embrace an “all things in moderation” mentality by treating yourself to the occasional chocolate chip cookie or holiday blend latte.
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Leo: July 23 – August 22
Don’t be a Scrooge! Unleash your charitable side all this month by volunteering at a local toy drive, baking cookies for the less fortunate or running a holiday half-marathon that benefits a cause close to your heart.
Virgo: August 23 – September 22
Get ready for your close-up: This week is going to be one for the books. Equipped with a sequin dress (or two) and sparkly party heels in tow, you’ll be ready for this weekend, which marks the first of many shindigs to come. Steer clear of any holiday drama by sticking close to your squad and opting for more intimate gatherings.
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Libra: September 23 – October 22
It’s not too late to transform your humble abode into a winter wonderland. Start scrolling through Pinterest for tablescape ideas, printable decorations and DIY Christmas ornaments that would put Martha Stewart to shame.
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Scorpio: October 23 – November 21
Your shy tendencies take a backseat all this month as your extrovert side is finally ready to come out and play. Branch out from your usual hangout spots by inviting coworkers to go ice skating or check out your town’s holiday market. Family time also reigns supreme as you arrange a secret Santa exchange with all of your siblings and cousins.
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