Your January Horoscope, Revealed

Isabel Castillo
The new year is a time for new beginnings, and there’s nothing like a set of eclipses to wipe the slate clean. January 5 brings a solar eclipse with a new moon in Capricorn. We’ll collectively be zeroing in on what we need to change in our work and professional lives to break new ground. On January 6, Uranus will move direct in Aries helping us to create the momentum we’ll need. Don’t believe everything that you think or hear on the 13th, when Jupiter and Neptune square each other. Aquarius season also begins on the 20th, helping us to examine the future. Venus and Mars will trine on the 18th, making it the perfect time for collaboration. We move into our first lunar eclipse of the year on the 21st, during a full moon in Leo. This lunar eclipse will stir up our feelings as the moon will square with Uranus. Changes that cannot be ignored will be brought to light. How will you wrestle with those emotions? On the 25th, Mars will trine with Jupiter, imbuing our actions with luck! Dreams have the opportunity to become a reality on the 31st when Saturn and Neptune form a sextile!
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illustrated by Celia Jacobs.
Aries

You’re going to be making some career changes this month, thanks to the solar eclipse on January 5 which will occur in your 10th house. The moon who rules your home and family life will oppose the Sun, your planet of fun and entertainment. You may realize you need to buckle down at your job after the holidays, as this eclipse occurs in Capricorn. Capricorn is the sign of grounding your desires for expansion in work. This first eclipse will help you define how you see yourself succeeding this 2019. On January 6th, Uranus will end his retrograde and move direct in Aries. These are the last few months that he will spend in your sign, so put his transformative energy to use. On January 18, your ruling planet Mars will trine with Venus, your planet of love and money. A trine is a favorable positioning of planets that help them relate to each other. The 21st of January brings our first lunar eclipse, combined with a full supermoon in Leo. Again, your home and family life will mingle with your sense of enjoyment. The lunar eclipse may reveal something in your personal life that needs adjustment. Begin fine-tuning your own schedule and check in with family members. Mars will trine with Jupiter, the planetary ruler of travel, education and higher thinking on the 25th. These two planets will boost your self worth and confidence!
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Cachetejack.
Taurus

We enter the new year with a solar eclipse in your ninth house of adventure and education on the 5th of January. The sun, your planetary ruler of home and family life will be undergoing a movement that could create some powerful changes. Tauruses who are traveling or in school need to pay attention. Eclipses are meant to help reveal flaws that need fixing, so don’t hide under your blankets! Uranus, your planet of career moves direct on the 6th in Aries, creeping slowly towards your own sign. This planet is helping to build you up! Jupiter and Neptune will form their first square of the year on the 13th, bringing up illusions of grandeur. Be careful not to oversell anything on this day, as ideas are big but without substance. Take the seeds of ideas from this day and build them up on the 18th when Mars and Venus trine. When these planets are in a favorable position, they can help bring life to brilliant concepts! The Sun will enter your 10th house of career on the 20th, giving you the juice to conquer your field. On the 21st, a full moon in Leo will enter a lunar eclipse in your fourth house of home and family. Lay low this week and remember to recharge. On the 25th, you’ll feel some clarity as Mars trines with Jupiter. The action planet is your ruler of spirituality.
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illustrated by Amber Vittoria.
Gemini

It’s always good to be ahead of the game, Gemini. January 5th’s solar eclipse in your eighth house will bring your attention to your taxes and outstanding debts at the beginning of the year. Rip it off like a band-aid, and you’ll be able to sail into the new year in style. This solar eclipse also occurs with a new moon, which signals new beginnings. Think positively - the moon is your personal planet of cash so any eclipse will bring financial changes with it. On the 7th, Venus moves into your seventh house of love with lucky Jupiter. If you’re single, this placement will help open up your romantic opportunities. In a relationship? Cuddle up with your partner during these chilly winter nights. The lunar eclipse of the 21st will help you to catch any money matters that you may have missed this month.
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Ariel Davis.
Cancer

The January 5th new moon and solar eclipse will affect partnered Cancers a bit stronger than their single counterparts. This eclipse occurs in your house of relationships, but don’t fear! It coincides with a new moon so you may find yourself taking your connection to the next level. On the 7th, Venus your personal planet of home and family links up with Jupiter, your planet of health and work. You’re in the mood to pick up a new healthy habit. Don’t set yourself a resolution - try out a few different options before committing to anything! On the 18th, sweet Venus trines with fiery Mars, lifting your energy at work. Venus is responsible for elevating your home while Mars is in charge of moving things along in your work. Make sure that you have a pen ready! The Sun, your personal planet of cash moves into your eighth house of taxation, and other people’s money on the 20th. Put that credit card down and pay off any outstanding bills you have - you’ll feel freer. The lunar eclipse on the 21st will reveal more money matters to you.
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Lynnie Z
Leo

It’s time to take on a new lease on life, Leo! The January 5th solar eclipse in your sixth house of health and work will help you create habits that you can follow through with! This eclipse will coincide with a new moon which is wonderful for establishing new routines. When Leos encounter eclipses, they go through a rebirth. How will you redefine yourself? If you’re looking for a new job, Venus, your career planet will help when she trines with Mars on the 18th. The Sun, your planetary ruler moves into your 7th house of love and relationships on the 20th. If you’re single or in a relationship, you’ll get a little more pep in your step!
On the 21st, your feelings of change from the first eclipse will rise to the surface as the first lunar eclipse of the year arrives in your sign! You may find yourself struggling with creating changes to your lifestyle. Trust that you can make a happier and healthier life for yourself!
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Simone Noronha.
Virgo

Welcome to a new year of fresh beginnings, Virgo. As the zodiac’s most organized sign, you’re ready to welcome the January 5 solar eclipse in your fifth house of creativity and children. This new moon eclipse occurs in Capricorn, helping you to find new inspiration in your world of work. If you’re in a relationship, both you and your partner may cross your wires on the 13th when Jupiter and Neptune form their first square of the year. Jupiter is the planetary ruler of your home life, while Neptune is your personal planet of love. Single Virgos may have big ideas about what they want their love life to look like. Watch your expectations. When these two planets oppose each other, it’s easy to fall out of touch with reality. Be careful how you come across on the 18th. The Sun and Uranus will square against each other creating tension and an urge for change. Whatever is irking you, remember that if it isn’t meant to be, you can find another solution down the road. The Sun moves into your sixth house of health on the 20th, illuminating new routines and wellness practices. Try thinking out of the box with a sound bath or acupuncture treatment.
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Sarah Mazzeti.
Libra

You’re a natural born peacemaker, Libra, and your family may need you to help restore balance on the 5th. This first solar eclipse occurs in your fourth house of home and family, exposing obstacles that you’ll have to overcome together. There’s nothing that you can’t tackle as a team! On the 13th, you may feel like people aren’t able to “get” your ideas in the office. Neptune, your planet of health and work squares against Jupiter, your planetary ruler of communication. Shake it off and move forward with the essence of your grand scheme, until after this square passes. Brighter days lie ahead when the Sun highlights your fifth house of pleasure on the 20th. The 21st’s lunar eclipse in Leo illuminates your job, as the moon is your planetary ruler of career. Have you been considering making a change to your business or work path? You could find clarity on how to create a more efficient schedule or profitable business!
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Kelsey Wrotten.
Scorpio

You enter 2019 looking at the world through rose-colored glasses, Scorpio. Your love planet Venus will inhabit your sign until the 7th of the month. But the solar eclipse in Capricorn that happens on the 5h will affect your third house of communication and short-term travel. You may notice some large-scale changes at work that you were not prepared for, as the Sun rules your career zone. Take notes and get ready to go with the flow, now is not the time to make a stand. On the 13th, Neptune and Jupiter square, and this may have people making huge promises that they can’t keep. Use your judgment and hold your cards close to your chest as Jupiter is your personal planet of cash. Relax on the 20th when the Sun enters Aquarius and your fourth house of home and family. Everyone will be ready to explore the future, so let your hair down and get into the conversation! The moon wanes in your sign from the 27th to the 28th. Take this weekend off to get deep into your feelings and be kind to yourself.
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Kissi Ussuki.
Sagittarius

You’re built to weather any storm, Sagittarius. The upcoming solar eclipse on January 5th will occur in your second house of finances. This new moon in Capricorn will reveal the changes that you need to make to improve your finances in the long run — make your money work for you. On the 7th, Venus your planetary ruler of health and work enters your sign, helping to elevate your energy! Manage your expectations from people who promise the world too quickly. Your ruling planet Jupiter squares with Neptune, your personal planet of home and family on the 13th. It seems as though everyone is building each other up but on zero substance. On the 20th, the Sun enters your 3rd house of communication helping you to connect with others. The first lunar eclipse of the year opens your 9th house of travel and education on the 21st. If you’re in school, you could make a startling realization - start course correcting now. If you’re traveling, make sure to double up on travel insurance and prepare a contingency plan.
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Loveis Wise.
Capricorn

You will begin a metamorphosis during the solar eclipse on the 5th of the month. Your personal planet of love will start a new cycle in your sign aka your first house of self. This day will mark a change in you that you can no longer ignore. Spend the weekend getting to know who you want to become in 2019. Conversations about idealism could become tangled when two of your major planets square against one another. On the 13th, Neptune, your planet of communications will square with Jupiter, your planetary ruler of spirituality. If you’re feeling inspired, focus on listening rather than speaking so that you can reflect on your thoughts later on in the week. The Sun will move into your second house of money and finances on the 20th, bringing your attention to your income. Only a day later, the Lunar eclipse arrives in your eighth house of debt and other people’s money. If you’re going through your paperwork, you may notice that you overlooked a bill or your partner needs help managing their finances. Together, you can get through anything! The Sun is lending his luck to help you all through Aquarius season with money matters.
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illustrated by Hilda Palafox.
Aquarius

The upcoming solar eclipse on the 5th will occur in your twelfth house of spirituality. If you’re in a relationship, you could be faced with some realizations about your partner and yourself. The sun is your personal planetary ruler of love, while the moon is responsible for your health and work. When these aspects of your life oppose each other, you will be unable to ignore the revisions that you need to make. You can handle a little criticism, but be sure to speak with love. Uranus, your planetary ruler, is ending his retrograde on the 6th and going direct in Aries. You can feel your energy building as we move closer towards your season, Aquarius. Jupiter and Neptune will square each other on the 13th, creating weird conversations about money. The planet of dreams is your personal ruler of cash. When he is at odds with luck, people tend to assume that they have a higher chance of winning the lottery than being struck by lightning. Stay grounded, and you’ll get through it. The Sun enters your first house of self on the 20th and that kicks off your time in the spotlight!
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Rachel Jo.
Pisces

The upcoming Solar eclipse on the 5th may tighten your circle of friendship, Pisces. The Sun and Moon will oppose each other while in your 11th house, bringing inequalities to the surface. If you’ve been giving too much of yourself to someone else, the eclipse will help you take off your blinders. You can approach the problem one of two ways: mend broken bridges, or gracefully guard your time. The sun rules your health and work, while the Moon rules love affairs and creativity. Singles may see a new side of a potential partner. Where you go is up to you. Watch out what you say at work on the 13th, Pisces. Your planetary ruler Neptune will form a square with Jupiter, your personal career planet. You’ve worked hard to get where you are, don’t let twisted words get in your way! Neptune and Jupiter are a little tricky when they square with each other, they tend to over-promise. It’s always better to over-deliver. On the 20th, the Sun enters your sixth house of health and work. Are you sacrificing your wellbeing for your art? Wherever the imbalance is, you will find it. If you’re pursuing your ambition, don’t let it eat you alive.
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