Clear skies ahead: Starting November 3 (yes, election day), Mercury stations direct in Libra, after being in retrograde since October 13. It’ll become easier to communicate — but we’re not out of the woods just yet. The messenger planet will remain in his shadow period for two weeks, until November 19. During this period, also known as Mercury retroshade, we may feel as though we're still stuck in the mud and confusion of Mercury retrograde. Our best bet is to take it slow. Luckily, starting November 10, the messenger planet re-enters Scorpio for the second time, helping us think more critically. We can use this transit to pull ourselves back together.
On November 13, action planet Mars stations direct in Aries. Its
retrograde was a chaotic mess, and we still may find it tricky to find our footing throughout Mars' shadow period, which persists until January 2, 2021. But starting mid-month, we’ll be able to use this transit to reignite our passions and reconnect with our intuition.
Moon begins a new cycle in strategic Scorpio just past midnight on November 15, helping us pivot our thinking outward. As the Moon creates a sextile with warmhearted Jupiter and a sextile with transformative Pluto, we’ll be inspired to put away our selfish desires and focus on caring for our communities.
Passions run high starting November 21, as romantic Venus makes her way into sensual Scorpio. This powerful energy inspires us to seek deeper meaning in our relationships, as we increasingly find superficial interactions less satisfying. It's essential to embrace vulnerability, whether we’re building a relationship with someone new or strengthening a long-term bond. The Sun also enters knowledge-hungry Sagittarius on November 21. This is another outward-focused transit, a time when we may find ourselves rethinking our place in the universe.
On November 28, dreamy Neptune stations direct in sensitive Pisces, offering us a respite from the abrasive reality of 2020. We’ll feel encouraged to submerge into the escape of a fantasy life. But Neptune’s shadow period lasts until March 19, 2021; we’ll need to stay alert and aware until then.
Moon waxes full in perceptive Gemini on November 30 and begins a partial Lunar Eclipse at 4:29 a.m. EST. Like all full moons, this is the ideal time to reflect on our lives, our goals, and our habits. What’s no longer working for us? What can we shift? If we use this time wisely, we’ll be able to walk into December stronger than ever. 1 of 12 Aries March 21 to April 19
It's important to trust yourself, Aries. You're feeling more secure in your decisions starting November 3, as
routine-loving Mercury stations direct
in easy-going Libra. Be especially wary of biting off more than you can chew while Mercury inhabits his shadow period through November 19. Enjoy a burst of energy on November 13, as ruling Mars stations direct in fiery Aries. Pacing yourself also applies here, as the warrior planet's retroshade period lasts until January 2, 2021. It's all about baby steps — conserve your ambition and plan accordingly. Romantic- and money-minded Venus makes her way into analytical Scorpio on November 21, encouraging you to be conservative with your emotions and resources. You're drawn to people who can hand your fire and aren't interested in wasting money on frivolous things. If you're craving a break from routine, you could find some exciting inspiration starting November 21, as the pleasure-seeking Sun highlights your 9th house of exploration, adventure, and belief. Allow yourself to experiment and challenge yourself to expand your thinking during this favorable transit.
2 of 12 Taurus April 20 to May 20
Are you ready to embrace a new attitude toward your finances, Taurus? Money-minded Mercury stations direct in luxurious Libra on November 3, helping you enjoy simple pleasures and budget for enjoyment. You're ready to forgo your spartan attitude towards spending starting November 19, when
Mercury leaves his post-retrograde shadow
period in indulgent Scorpio. Learn to lean on your intuition beginning November 13 when inner growth-governing Mars stations direct in courageous Aries. Use this transit to reflect on how you've grown as the warrior planet moved in reverse, and pay attention to where you can build inner strength. Be kind to yourself during Mars' retroshade period, which lasts until January 2, 2021. You may find yourself feeling more intensely starting November 21, when ruling Venus makes her way into passionate Scorpio. This transit could raise your standards, but make sure that you're not missing out on new opportunities because they're not 100% ideal. Have you been dreaming about how you can change up your space? Take the opportunity to reshape your brain by switching up your surroundings beginning November 21, as the domestic Sun moves into your 8th house of transformation, mystery, and dramatic change.
3 of 12 Gemini May 21 to June 20
Take your time to regain your composure, Gemini. It's all about taking small challenges slowly starting November 3, when ruling Mercury stations direct in idealistic Libra. Avoid rushing yourself as
Mercury still inhabits his post-retrograde shadow period
until November 19 in complex Scorpio. After that, you'll be feeling as right as rain. Your focus settles on your relationships beginning November 21, as the Sun enters your 7th house of partnerships, contracts, and business. Reach out to colleagues, mentors, and friends within your network and determine what people are working on. If you've got free time, you could find yourself in an exciting new collaboration. Let yourself be inspired and tap into your creative side starting November 28, when career-overseeing Neptune stations direct in imaginative Pisces. Allow yourself to embrace failure and learn from your mistakes. You have a really beautiful chance to forge a new path for yourself, during Neptune's post-retrograde shadow period, which lasts until March 19, 2021. On November 30, your money-minded Moon waxes full in Gemini, beginning a Lunar Eclipse at 4:29 a.m. EST. Reflect on how you manage your time and money: Have you noticed emotional patterns that are contributing to wasting your resources? Use this transit to become more self-aware and course-correct.
4 of 12 Cancer June 21 to July 22 Keep your chin up, Cancer. You're about to be blessed with a positive new perspective starting November 3 as Mercury, which rules inner growth, stations direct in optimistic Libra. Take time to care for your hidden self and practice mindfulness as we navigate the messenger planet's post-retrograde shadow period, which ends on November 19. On November 13, status-minded Mars stations direct in ambitious Aries, giving you a boost of confidence that really kicks into gear on January 2, 2021, once the warrior planet completes his retroshade period. On November 21, domestic Venus makes her way into sensuous Scorpio, pulling your focus toward your home. Focus on designing a safe space that allows you to feel comfortable and protected. Starting November 21, the money Sun lights up your 6th house of health, order, and service. You'll be interested in taking care of necessities over luxury items during this practical transit. 5 of 12 Leo July 23 to August 22 Keep your eyes on your cash, Leo. You've got the chance to adopt new ways to care for your finances starting November 3, as money-minded Mercury stations direct in clever Libra. Be cautious with money through to November 19, when Mercury's post-retrograde shadow period concludes. Working on a plan to level up at work? Let career-governing Venus help you out as she makes her way into analytical Scorpio on November 21. You may notice that your raw intensity increases when discussing your passions, so make sure to keep a level head as you navigate this transit. Remember to share your workload and collaborate with your team to avoid getting burnt out. It's easier for you to get in touch with your artistic side starting November 21, as the ruling Sun brightens your 5th house of creativity, pleasure, and romance. Make time to relax and recharge your zest for life during this sweet transit. You could be in for a reality check on November 30, upon the arrival of the Lunar Eclipse in thoughtful Gemini. Consider how your larger goals are being held back by disorganization, and aim to simplify your life during this revealing transit. 6 of 12 Virgo August 23 to September 22
Teamwork makes dream work, Virgo. Learn to rely on others starting November 3, as status-minded Mercury stations direct in friendly Libra. Build up your professional relationships and do your best to help others during this social transit. You'll be ready to stand on your own two feet once Mercury's retroshade period ends on November 19 in strategic Scorpio. Are you ready to get your libido back? Starting November 13, sensual Mars stations direct in energetic Aries. Take your time as you find your way back to your fire. You've got time to build steam as Mars inhabits his post-retrograde shadow period until January 2, 2021. Build up your confidence, and be gentle with yourself during this powerful transit. On November 21, the Sun illuminates your 4th house of family, instincts, and foundations. Prioritize your boundaries and reach out to loved ones for support while the Sun lights up this important house. Listen to your gut when considering matters of the heart starting November 28, as passionate Neptune stations direct in intuitive Pisces. You've got time to flex these emotional muscles until March 19, 2021, when
Neptune leaves his retroshade period
7 of 12 Libra September 23 to October 22
Have you been searching for your inner voice, Libra? Take time to meditate on November 3 as spiritual Mercury stations direct in idealistic Libra. Create a practice that helps you ground yourself to support you through Mercury's retroshade period, which ends on November 19. On November 13, romantic Mars stations direct in flirtatious Aries, putting you in the moon to spice things up with your boo. Use this transit to build up your self-confidence, as sensual Mars inhabits his post-retrograde shadow period until January 2, 2021. It's easier for you to make your feelings understood starting November 21, as the Sun lights up your 3rd house of communication, thought, and community. You've got the opportunity to sharpen your mind and reach out to like-minded people during this quick-witted transit. It could feel as though you've got more time to spend starting November 28, as routine-loving Neptune stations direct in Pisces. This creative transit allows you to enhance your schedule, giving you a chance to live spontaneously. Embrace the unexpected and explore during
Neptune's retroshade period
, which lasts until March 19, 2021.
8 of 12 Scorpio October 23 to November 21
Up and at-em, Scorpio. You're feeling motivated to get things done starting November 13, as routine-minded Mars stations direct in ambitious Aries. Remember to pace yourself and avoid biting off more than you can chew, as Mars's post-retrograde shadow period lasts until January 2, 2021. Think of this period as a chance to become more organized and optimize your time. Practice setting an intention towards self-discovery on November 15, as the Moon begins a new cycle in Scorpio. Use this day to consider how you can better support yourself, and strengthen your character. On November 21,
romantic Venus makes her way into Scorpio
. Use this transit to build trust in your relationships and open your heart to new bonds. On this day, your career-governing Sun also highlights your 2nd house of finances, values, and possessions. It’s a good time to prepare your elevator pitch or dust off your portfolio. With a plan, you'll be unstoppable.
9 of 12 Sagittarius November 22 to December 21
You've got a whole new attitude, Sagittarius. You're feeling as cool as a cucumber starting November 3, as passionate Mercury stations direct in diplomatic Libra. It's easier for you to look at the bigger picture regarding personal and professional relationships. Focus on maintaining this serene mentality until it becomes a habit on November 19, when Mercury completes his retroshade period in Scorpio. You're ready to get organized beginning November 21, as routine-loving Venus sashays into calculated Scorpio. Time is a valuable resource — make sure that you're using it wisely. Starting November 21, the Sun celebrates your 1st house of self, first impressions, and appearance, urging you into the spotlight. Enjoy brightening every room you enter during this transit, and take in the attention. People are drawn towards your natural warmth and are interested in what you have to say. Use this transit to help create new relationships and share heartfelt moments. On November 28, domestic-overseeing Neptune stations direct in
. Let yourself think outside of the box when it comes to home decor, and make a space that inspires you. You'll be feeling settled again when Neptune exits his retroshade period on March 19, 2021.
10 of 12 Capricorn December 22 to January 19
You're drawn towards creating order in your life, Capricorn. Starting November 3, routine-loving Mercury stations direct in idealistic Libra. Organizing and reorganizing your schedule will bring you joy during this time; it feels good to be in control, especially through November 19, when
Mercury's retroshade period
concludes. On November 13, domestic-minded Mars stations direct in enthusiastic Aries, gifting you the willpower to take care of your outstanding to-do list and build up momentum to bring harmony to your home. Think critically about how you can transform your career starting November 21, as status-minded Venus speeds into shrewd Scorpio. Use your influence to build strategic relationships, and offer your services to people who complement your working style. The Sun shines on your 12th house of inner growth, vulnerability, and conclusion on November 21, igniting your spiritual side. Take time away from external distractions, and allow yourself to speak your mind as you enjoy the benefits of communication-ruling Neptune's forward movement in Pisces. The planet of dreams and illusions encourages you to bring new thoughts to life and helps you to find new confidence through to March 19, 2021, when Neptune's retroshade period ends.
11 of 12 Aquarius January 20 to February 18
Are you ready to do things differently, Aquarius? You've got a golden opportunity to start fresh on November 15, when the routine-loving Moon begins a new cycle in determined Scorpio. Consider setting an intention that allows you more free time, so you can focus on what's important. You may feel that your home needs some restructuring beginning November 21, when domestic-minded Venus makes her way into analytical Scorpio. Use this helpful transit to consider creating a new flow in your space and getting rid of unnecessary junk. On November 21, your relationships take priority, as the romantic Sun brightens your
11th house of groups, friendships, and goals
. Find safe ways to connect with your nearest and dearest during this social transit. Starting November 28, money-conscious Neptune stations direct in empathetic Pisces, drawing your attention — and your cash — toward humanitarian efforts. Research worthwhile causes and budget accordingly during Neptune's post-retrograde shadow period, lasting until March 19, 2021.
12 of 12 Pisces February 19 to March 20
You're getting your mojo back, Pisces. Affectionate Mercury stations direct in charming Libra on November 3. Be kind to yourself and take small steps towards letting people into your life, but protect your gentle heart until November 19, when Mercury's retroshade period concludes. Money-minded Mars stations direct in brave Aries on November 13, helping you be bolder with your financial decisions. Use the time between now and January 2, 2021 to learn more about your savings and to plan for future goals. But be cautious with your cash until January 2, 2021, when
Mars’s post-retrograde shadow
ends. Your influence spreads starting November 21, as the wellness-minded Sun illuminates your 10th house of career, structure, and public image. You may notice that people ask for your advice and secrets — contemplate how you can create a lucrative opportunity from your newfound talents. On November 28, ruling Neptune stations direct in intuitive Pisces. You’ll find it easier to trust yourself. Lean into that energy with self-affirmations and other intuition-building spiritual practices, especially during Neptune's retroshade, which lasts until March 19, 2021.