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Due to last week’s intense Cancer full moon, chaos reigned. Three fortunate zodiac signs will enjoy the best week. January 9 to 15, proving that good things *can* happen.
If you’re struggling with your New Year’s resolutions, it’s due in large part to Mercury retrograde and Mars retrograde, but the cosmos is bringing everything back to speed slowly but surely. Don’t worry if you’ve been dealing with delays, writer’s block and/or petty misunderstandings, because you are most definitely not alone.
The week begins on a light-hearted note, as Venus will dance with Mars—her divine counterpart—while moving through through cutting-edge Aquarius. When transiting this fixed air sign, Venus—the planet of love, beauty, money and relationships—prioritizes freedom, independence social collaboration and electric foresight. Aquarius is visionary and this Venusian transit is likely to be more romantic than platonic. There is still the possibility for experimentation and goal setting as well as camaraderie. Mars is still retrograde in curious Gemini but the trine of Venus with Venus makes it more likely to have an unplanned and unexpected encounter with the past. You might be able to reunite with old friends or find ex-coworkers with work opportunities. This can prove to be very fruitful, as long as you are discerning.
The Moon will be in Virgo meticulously on January 10. Then, meet freedom-loving Uranus and have an informative trine. Don’t be afraid to step outside of your comfort zone on January 11 is especially important when it comes down to your daily routines and healthy habits. You might find that novelty can bring unexpected results and increase your ability to remove stagnant energies. The week’s highlight? Mars is now direct after almost three months retrograde. You are ready for action? Wait until Mercury directs on January 18!
ItYour sun sign or rising sign happens to fall under any of The below zodiac signs, here’s why you’re getting the ball rolling this week:
These 3 Zodiac Signs Will Have the Best Week
First, thing’s first, Gemini: if this Mars retrograde transit felt like an eternity, you’re in luck this week! Although Mercury is still your celestial ruler and continues to spin through the eighth house for joint ventures and mergers, this planet of energy will end its retrograde tour through your sign. January 12. That in itself gives you so much to look forward to this week, but it doesn’t end there.
Despite having the messenger planet reviewing and reassessing things, you have the upperhand in the sense that you’re gaining clarity, and reading between the lines. Mercury retrograde is a slowing down of Mercury, which can be helpful for personal or contractual matters. Also, while sashaying through Aquarius—your adventurous ninth house of expansion—Venus will dance with Mars in your sign this week, and present you with glimmering hope for the future.
Libra, show off your sparkle charms. After all, it’s not everyday your celestial ruler, Venus, transits through your sister-sign, Aquarius, let alone your expressive fifth house of love, passion and creativity. The best part? You can find it here January 9, your goddess ruler will dance with red-hot Mars—celestial ruler of your relationship sector—amidst its retrograde in Gemini, and your ninth house of adventure, publishing and self-promotion.
How about posting that cool selfie? If you’re not indulging in flirtatious banter with someone at a distance from you, or perhaps reconnecting with your highschool sweetheart, this stimulating synergy could serve as a muse for your personal branding, and/or presence via social media. Luna will shift into Scorpio and the money sector. January 15. These themes are related to financial and personal self-worth.
Have you ever enjoyed a bit of relaxation? Doing what you love doesn’t have to be less active than your usual M.O., but with Venus dazzling through your sign, you’re not only prone to being more persuasive, but also all the more indulgent. Venus will harmonize with Mars retrograde—via your fifth house of love, passion projects and self-expression—on January 9. This is an excellent opportunity to revisit your hobby or exchange flirty text messages with an ex.
Others of you might’ve been harnessing this past Mars retrograde in a creative way, but to each their own. The Good news! Mars’ retro-journey through Gemini will be completed on January 12. This means that if you feel more stale than usual, delays or confusion will end soon.