This year, Saturn brings you a chance to streamline your life, while Jupiter promises huge strides in self-development. However, Pluto’s dramatic change of sign could lead to power struggles with your children, or obsessive, potentially poisonous, love affairs.
The year begins on a happy note, with your ruling planet Venus arriving in the joy zone of your natal birth chart on January 2nd. Just a few days later on January 6th, a Full Moon right at the top of your chart suggests congratulations and success at work. So far, so good!
A major shift occurs on March 7th, when Saturn moves into the personal organization zone of your chart, for the first time since 1996. Better time management and stronger discipline about wasting time will have you reaping the rewards, with more chances to do the things you love.
A lovely New Moon in your opposite sign on March 21st is just two days before Pluto changes sign. For the next 19 years or so, Pluto will direct your relationship with your children, as well as any short-term love affairs you have. Obsessions and power struggles in these areas are highly likely - although when times are good, they will be very, very good.
On April 6th, the Libra Full Moon may mark an emotional turning point, as you begin to come to terms with the changes that are afoot. Later this month, the Solar Eclipse on April 20th could rock your relationship to the core, especially since just one day later Mercury turns retrograde in your passion zone. The Lunar Eclipse on May 5th warns against financial mismanagement, but it can also suggest that a conflict of values is at the root of love-related discord.
The mood will change much for the better on May 16th, however, when Jupiter moves into the self-development zone of your natal birth chart. This is extremely empowering - the following twelve months are superb for therapy, counseling, or any efforts to better understand yourself. You will emerge from this a much stronger, happier, and more rounded person.
July may see some very happy family news during the Full Moon on July 3rd, and there’s an opportunity for a new job or new business during the New Moon on July 17th. August brings plenty of opportunities too, especially once motivation planet Mars arrives in Libra on August 27th.
The second half of the year, however, is defined largely by the potent Libra Solar Eclipse on October 14th. This may prompt a dramatic case of self-doubt, but this will be the catalyst you need to step fully and truly into your identity. The Lunar Eclipse on October 28th highlights the dangers of love obsessions or romantic risk-taking, but with Venus moving into Libra on November 8th, peace should be restored relatively easily.
As the year rounds out, December looks set to be a financially lucrative month. Venus, this time acting in its capacity as a wealth planet, enters your money zone on December 4th, while the Full Moon in your career zone on December 26th suggests that great success is on the way.
Love and Romance
With your ruling planet Venus moving into your dating zone on January 2nd, the very start of the New Year is a wonderful time for dating, if you’re single. By the time Venus moves into your opposite sign on February 20th, you may have made a very significant connection.
March brings a New Moon in your opposite sign on the 21st, but notice that just two days later, Pluto moves into your dating and joy zone for the first time in your life. This very long-lasting influence can create intense attractions and red-hot liaisons, but there’s an element of obsession here, and a manipulative, power-gaming streak too - try to be sure that you keep to the moral high ground, right from the start.
The Libra Full Moon on April 6th is emotional, although the tears could equally be of joy or sadness. Certainly, the Solar Eclipse in your opposite sign on April 20th is intensely dramatic and could be a make-or-break turning point in a relationship. Honesty will be vital, as demonstrated by Mercury turning retrograde the very next day.
The signs are good, however, that any relationship worth keeping can withstand the storm. Jovial Jupiter is still in your opposite sign at this point - and when this gentle giant changes signs on May 16th, it’s to move into the passion zone of your chart, which seems like excellent news for your love life.
There could be some important family news around the time of the Full Moon on July 3rd. This might involve a celebration of some kind, but it could also hint at showdowns and ultimatums driven by Pluto’s new influence over your relationship with your children. When Mars moves into Libra on August 27th, your passion will increase, but so will your temper - it could be a volatile month ahead of the Full Moon in your opposite sign on September 29th.
All of this leads into arguably the most significant moment in your year - the Libra Solar Eclipse on October 14th. This brings drama around your personal relationships, as well as internal conflict and self-doubt. The twin Lunar Eclipse on October 28th hits the passion and obsession area of your chart, in yet another warning against dangerous liaisons.
The good news is that the dust will settle. Venus moves into Libra on November 8th, calming your mood, boosting your charism, and settling your mind. As the year draws towards its end, however, look out for Mercury turning retrograde in the family zone of your natal birth chart on December 13th. Salvage the festive season by being sure that every family member can have their say if something is upsetting them.
Money and Career
The first half of your 2023 is dominated by the major sign changes of Saturn, Pluto, and Jupiter, in that order. Each of these has a potential impact on your money and your career, but Saturn takes the lead here.
When Saturn changes signs on March 7th, you will be able to bring order to chaos, wherever you work. This is a signal that respect for you is growing, and colleagues are willing to back you because you are seen as a serious, capable professional. With Mars moving right to the top of your chart on March 25th, the time is ripe to push for a promotion or to further your ambitions before the Libra Full Moon on April 6th sounds a congratulatory note.
Meanwhile, Pluto’s sign change on March 23rd is relevant because this is the area of your chart that deals with risk, among other things. You may feel compelled to take more - or fewer - risks moving forward, and that will have a knock-on effect on how well you succeed.
Look out for a potential financial shock on May 5th when the Lunar Eclipse activates the money zone of your natal birth chart. Something hidden comes to light here, so be scrupulously honest in your dealings. A couple of weeks later, prosperity planet Jupiter changes signs and should make handling your debt much easier. This transit points to lucrative potential in the self-development sphere - but it also suggests that other people will be very generous to you. It’s fantastic news if you’re seeking investment.
The following four months are relatively stable for your career, although the New Moon at the top of your chart on July 17th could mark a high point - or a change of heart. Mars arrives in Libra on August 27th, setting your ambitions alight, but you will succeed best by doing more of the same - you’re on the right path.
You’ll see even more progress when Mars moves into the money zone of your chart on October 12th, driving your ambition to accumulate wealth and luxury. Be aware, however, that the Libra Solar Eclipse is just two days later on the 14th. Too much arrogance or self-confidence could be disastrous now in business or finance. The Lunar Eclipse on October 28th also points to shocks around who owes what to whom - and the possibility of deceit or deception coming to light.
The good news is that a New Moon in your money zone on November 13th will help to restore stability. What’s more, your ruling planet Venus arrives in your money zone on December 4th, pointing towards a luxurious and content festive season. To round out 2023, the Full Moon on December 26th occurs in your career zone - you will have every reason to be proud.