As the week begins, we have the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Saturn and Pluto all in Capricorn. This stellium is making you take life quite seriously — just make sure you’re not taking things so seriously that you forget to lighten up and go with the flow. All this Capricorn energy symbolizes a major restructuring in the way you live your life. You may feel the urge to create new systems this week, but you understand the importance of taking your time and not cutting corners in the process. This week, the Sun will spend its final four days in Capricorn before entering airy Aquarius. You’ll feel a blend of practicality and innovation — a blend between the old and the new. This is an ideal contrast to create magic.
But as with all New Moon periods, before opening your arms to the new, you must assess what you no longer are in need of, and consciously let go of whatever you’ve been holding on to. That’s the best way to make room for what’s about to come. This New Moon is taking place in Scorpio’s communication sector, meaning that the way you present yourself to the world and share your ideas, concepts and visions is all radically changing. You’re emerging from your cocoon, and people are increasingly looking at you as an expert in your field. This week, whatever initiations you make around communication will pay off incredibly. Write a blog post, spruce up your social media, reach out to someone on a networking page, send an email to someone who can open doors for you. This is the ideal week for taking a calculated leap of faith. Do something that others didn’t necessarily see coming, but that you know is for the good of all. You don’t really have to explain yourself to others either. It’s best to make your move without too many big flashes or splashes. Your consistent work will make the most noise.
Romantically, Venus, the Planet of Love, enters Aquarius on the 17th, a few days before Aquarius Season begins. If you’ve been a bit too critical of both yourself and your partner(s) in love, you’ll start to notice a shift on Wednesday. Venus in Aquarius energy will help you feel more emotionally detached about situations in your life that would have previously driven you crazy. You’re evolving as a lover, and casting less blame onto others when things aren’t necessarily going your way. Venus in Capricorn energy made you more serious and sometimes even dictatorial in your relationships. You may have kept up your guard and been super cautious in love, even if everything was going fine. You were focused on your emotional and financial security, so you invested much time in screening potential candidates or ensuring that your current love interest(s) were worth it. But Venus in Aquarius energy helps you loosen your grip on the way your love life unravels. By being more passive about it all, what you desire is likely to come to you with ease. Be patient with yourself in the process of manifesting your dream life. Use my free New Moon Guide to create intentions about what that life looks and feels like.
All in all, with Mars in Scorpio until the 26th, and Jupiter being well-settled into Scorpio too, this week you may be focused on building your empire more than ever. But remember that kingdoms and queendoms take time to build, and you’ll want to make sure the seeds you plant this New Moon week are planted in fertile, sustainable, healthy soil. You want to grow beautiful plants that bloom and harvest incredible fruits, rather than weeds. So be careful about what you pay attention to this week and what (or whom) you give your attention to… The way you focus your energy will be key to how successful you are this week. It’s okay to take periodic breaks, especially if you fill them with self-care activities, such as reading a book, getting a massage or facial, drinking water, resting, bathing, etc… But ultimately, take time to create more structure in your life by removing all the fluff, the busy work, the things that purposefully distract you from focusing on the bigger picture and making your dreams come true. Jupiter in Scorpio’s energy will propel you to greatness, but you have to surrender to its magical flow, and trust the process.