(February 18 – March 20, ’18)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY & SOLAR RETURN!  You’re the star of the show this month!  You have a special allure & magnetism now, with the Sun, Mercury, Venus & Neptune (your planet) all in PISCES.  Come out from behind the scenes & soak up the attention!  Express yourself, polish your self-image and put your best foot forward, especially on 2/21, 25, 27-28, 3/1-2, 4, 11, 13 & 17.  It would be a good time to get a facial, makeover or new hairdo – give your appearance an uplift!  And what could better than a spa day, a good soak, massage or reflexology treatment?  Your social life could be particularly lively and emotionally rewarding, too.  Avoid controlling or competitive individuals on 2/25 & 28; you may be confronted with some partnership issues on 3/1 (Full Moon), so maintain your center, define your boundaries and strive for mutuality & equality in your one-on-one interactions.Related imageAfter 3/6, your financial situation will brighten up and improve; treat yourself to a luxury or two.  At the same time, put some creative thought into bringing in new sources of income — think prosperously!  Stock up on necessities, balance your checkbook and invest in yourself.  You may find yourself more impulsive than usual in your expenditures or your eating habits; try to restrain yourself on 3/10 & 13.  Clear the decks and recycle those possessions you no longer need or like in order to make way for the new (you’ll be well-rewarded on 3/19).

You’ve been putting lots of energy into your personal & professional goals lately; ambitious, energetic and empowered, you’ve been setting the stage for major accomplishment.  Manifest your desires!  You may experience leadership opportunities, increased public visibility or magical connections with those in position of power, especially on 2/19 and 3/11.  From 3/17 on, you’ll be redirecting your efforts into your social life.  It’s a time for developing solid friendships, collaborating with others and participating in meaningful group activities.  You’ll be drawn to strong, spicy & grounded individuals who share similar objectives and visions.  Parties, plays, art shows or concerts could be especially satisfying!

LONG-TERM FORECAST:  You can expect a major metamorphosis in your social life while Pluto is in CAPRICORN (1/25/081/20/24).  As this 16-year transit unfolds, you’ll be experiencing transformation & renewal in your friendships, alliances and group associations.  Outgrown relationships will periodically be purged from your life, opening the door for more stimulating companionship & pleasurable pursuits.  Intense, innovative & enterprising individuals will be showing up & stirring up new activities.  Friends from your past may re-enter your life, as well.  Opportunities for becoming involved in joint ventures, cooperative efforts & business collaborations will arise.  By aligning with those with whom you share common interests & ethics, many of your long-term hopes & wishes can be realized.  Nurture your artistic, aesthetic side – add some culture & creativity to your life!

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An enlightening 14-year cycle in underway as Neptune transits its own sign, PISCES (2/3/121/26/26).  You will be perceiving the world through an increasingly sensitive, compassionate and imaginative perspective during this period.  A subtle, yet significant shift in your personal identity and mode of self-expression is will be taking place – a heightened spirituality & psychic awareness is now developing in your everyday life. Outgrown attitudes, limiting viewpoints and self-judgments will be dissolving, resulting in a healthier, happier you.  Channel the natural escapism of this transit into positive avenues, like meditation, mysticism, music, dance, yoga, exercise, photography, film-making, dream analysis, healing or pets.

Uranus is transiting ARIES (20112019), awakening you to alternative ways of handling your emotional & financial security.  During this 7-year cycle you’ve being challenged to uplift your prosperity consciousness, to liberate yourself from dependencies or addictions – and to make positive changes in dietary & nutritional matters.  Nurture yourself on all levels!  Be open to new sources of income or investment opportunities, and explore alternative resources — aim for self-sufficiency.

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Once Uranus takes its first steps into TAURUS (5/1511/6/18),  you’ll be ready for a breath of fresh air.  Restless, inquisitive and mentally-alert, you’ll be open to brilliant flashes of insight, metaphysical concepts and enlightening ideas − expect many “ah-ha” moments ahead! Your mind will awaken to new concepts & perspectives, and your mode of communicating with others will shift in radical directions. You’ll be breaking loose from old thinking patterns, and stretching far beyond your current comfort zone.   It’s a good time to adopt progressive technologies, learn a new language or upgrade your phone, computer or vehicle.  Feeling at home on the road, you’ll be taking spontaneous trips and connecting with some unusual individuals as this new 7 year cycle unfolds.

You are in the process of restructuring your social alliances and activities while Saturn transits CAPRICORN (12/20/17−12/16/20); it’s time to shed outgrown relationships and to solidify those friendships that are meaningful & productive.  During this 3-year cycle, you’ll be drawn into collaborative projects and cooperative efforts with others who are committed to similar interests, values and visions.  Much can be accomplished when you are aligned with responsible, dependable individuals, particularly those who are older or authorities in their profession.  Great benefits can arise from mixing business with pleasure during this cycle!

With Jupiter now in SCORPIO (10/10/17−11/7/18), you will experience a major uplift during the upcoming year.  It will be time to stretch your legs & spread your wings − an expansive, optimistic and positive outlook will infuse your life!  You’ll be inspired to travel, learn, teach, write, publish or promote yourself & your ideas.   Adventure awaits you − shoot for the stars!  You may find it helpful to review what was going on in your life when this same cycle was in effect 12 years ago (10/25/0511/23/06).

Once Jupiter moves on to SAGITTARIUS on 11/8/18, you can look forward to professional opportunity and advancement.   You could assume on a leadership role or experience increased public visibility.

©2018  Diane Elizabeth Clarke