There are two significant events to note this October 2018! First of all, on the 2nd, Mars turns to retrograde motion, in Taurus and will not return to direct motion until the second week of December.
Depending on where you have Mars in your chart, this could have the effect of easing some of the tension in your life. And then on the October 3rd, the Sun is eclipsed by the New Moon in Libra, heralding a time of new beginnings.
Where those opportunities for a new start will depend upon your Sun sign. So to see what this means for you, read on…
Aries (March 21st – April 20th)
You’ll certainly be fulfilling your need to be independent and develop self-awareness, especially within partnership/ relationships. Conversations, debates and finding a mentor all figure in. The work scene is pleasant. Watch the tendency to overindulge in food and drink.
By months’ end, you could find a partnership/relationship turning romantic. After the 15th, your mind will want to probe subjects intensely and penetrate deep spiritual truths. After the 22nd, you may experience the “death” and then rebirth of some personal aspect.
After the 24th, make sure groups and friends you are involved with are worth your time and effort. Be sure you are associating with like-minded others! The 27th brings awareness to address your finances and/or current set of values.
Taurus (April 20th – May 21st)
Your ability to be resourceful and productive is being tested on the work front. Your workload has probably doubled. Keep on the lookout for increased opportunities for advancement through October 2018. Health should be excellent through this period.
Romantic and creative pursuits get a loving boost but by months’ end, the emphasis shifts to increased cooperation from co-workers and superiors. After the 13th would be a good time to begin new projects that either enhance your work environment or improve your health.
The 15th brings the beginning of intense and probing communications in partnership/ relationships. After the 24th, you may become involved with spiritual or occult matters within your career, or you could decide your present calling is not adequate. The 27th brings illumination to some personal issue.
Gemini (May 21st – June 21st)
This month you’ll find yourself in the mood to play. Your inner cruise director is working overtime to choose between romance, creativity or pleasurable pursuits. You’ll be busy enhancing the appearance of your home or perhaps entertaining guests.
By the end of the month, you’ll really be in the mood for having a good time. The new moon on the 13th would be good for starting new creative projects that use your artistic ability. After the 15th, you’ll be more involved with mental work and be paying more attention to detail.
Communications increase with employers and employees. New health regimens will be considered. A good time to start a sensible diet. After the 24th, your interests may be stimulated to connect with higher consciousness and spiritual truths. The 27th brings awareness to some mystical or spiritual discipline or emotional issue.
Cancer (June 21st – July 23rd)
The home front becomes your strategic command center! You might as well have a revolving door with all the comings and goings. Numerous visitors, nostalgic conversations, lively debates, renovations, and expansion are all part of the scenario.
Precise, well thought out communications give way to the tendency to overindulge in food and drink. Family disputes begin to be settled. The new moon on the 13th would be a good time to begin a project involving family or strengthening your security and/or foundation.
After the 15th, you’ll begin to express your thoughts and communicate them with others emotionally. Mental activities will appeal to you.
After the 24th, you’ll be drawn once again to exploring the hidden aspects of the universe. The 27th brings enlightenment to personal goals/dreams and/or to some group activity or cause you are involved in.
Leo (July 23rd – August 23rd)
The universe is asking you to use your inborn need to creatively express yourself and be appreciated by others in your everyday environment. The pace of your daily routine has surely gone into warp speed! Your plans for the future are becoming larger and more expansive.
Examining your personal values, being drawn to things of beauty and the urge to shop ’til you drop give way to discovering the considerate amount of love in your everyday world. Which one of you will receive a special “proposal”?
After the 15th, thoughts turn toward the home front, family, and considering the strength of your personal security and foundation. After the 24th, you may find yourself having to look more realistically at partnerships/relationships. Some may take on a higher spiritual quality. The 27th brings awareness to issues concerning career or projecting the public image you desire.
Virgo (August 23rd – September 23rd)
You’ll be using your inborn talent to meticulously analyze your finances, your ability to make money, and your self-worth. You’ll undoubtedly discover ways to function more efficiently. Be sure and set aside some money for sudden unexpected expenses.
Personal Venusian pursuits give way to the ability to attract material possessions, money and people. Financial opportunities may arise. Guard against overspending. The new moon on the 13th is a good time to start a project to increase your net worth.
After the 15th, you’ll pursue communications in your everyday environment in a more powerful and cathartic manner. After the 24th, you may realize the need to heighten your awareness and sensitivity to your physical self, or perhaps fellow employees may not clearly understand your actions. The 27th illuminates the need to take a break from your daily life on some level.