HAPPY NEW YEAR, ARIES!
Welcome to your ★ANNUAL FORECAST★ for 2023!
Another year means another set of exciting planetary transits. To help you understand the cosmic energies that may impact you in the year ahead, here is a general overview of your astrological forecast. Remember that we’ll be discussing in detail monthly alignments as they happen, so do check back for time to time! For now, here’s a broad overview of what you can expect in the coming year. Sit back, grab a snack, relax, game na!
For the whole year, Mercury will be conducting it’s retrograde cycles in Earth signs! On top of the usual rules of thumb regarding extra preparations when it comes to communications and traveling, prepare for malfunctioning office machines, misunderstandings with people in authority, and the re-emergence of past career opportunities na akala mo eh napalagpas mo na!
Uranus turns direct in your 2nd house, possibly bring about significant changes and sudden developments in your material possessions, financial resources, and sense of self-worth. This could involve unexpected changes in your financial situation or sudden shifts in your values and priorities. You may feel a strong desire for freedom and independence in your relationship with money and possessions, or you may be forced to confront issues related to your values and personal identity. It’s possible to encounter unexpected shifts or sudden changes related to your material possessions or financial resources during this time.
1-3: VENUS conjuncts JUPITER in your 1st House (SELF, Physical Body, First Impressions, Self-Projection).
The most romantic period of the year happens here, so take advantage of this by doing something nice with your loved ones! Great period to go do happy, lighthearted things, like go on dates, take photos/do photoshoots, and create art, to name a few ❤
7: SATURN enters your 12th House (Spirituality, Endings, Hidden Things).
Saturn changes signs only every 2.5-3 years, so this change is quite the event. When Saturn, the planet of structure, discipline, and responsibility, enters this house, it can bring a sense of heaviness and isolation. The general mood may be a bit somber, but it doesn’t have to mean depressed ka ha, it’s just more of the background vibe for the next couple of years. During this transit, you may feel a strong desire to retreat from the outside world and spend more time in solitude. This can be a time of deep reflection and introspection, as you explore your innermost thoughts and feelings. You may also feel a greater sense of responsibility towards your spiritual or emotional growth and development, and may be more inclined to seek out spiritual practices or therapies that help you to connect with your inner self.
21: Vernal (Spring) Equinox
The spring equinox is the point in the zodiac when the Sun enters the sign of Aries, marking the beginning of the astrological year. This is a time of new beginnings and fresh starts, as the energy of Aries inspires us to take action and pursue our goals with enthusiasm and determination. It is the time to plant the seeds of our intentions and watch them grow throughout the year. It is also a time to let go of the past and embrace the present, as the balance of light and darkness becomes equal at the equinox. Happy New Year everyone!
23: PLUTO enters your 11th House (Friendships, Groups, Organizations, Gains).
Pluto is the planet of transformation and rebirth, moving to a specific house in your chart only once in a lifetime! It stays there for about 15-20 years, which makes this transit an era, almost. When it transits your 11th house, it can bring about profound changes and transformations in your social connections, friendships, and goals. During this transit, you may feel a strong desire to explore and transform your social connections and friendships, and you may be more inclined to seek out deeper, more meaningful relationships with others. Kaya lang, Pluto’s transit here can also bring challenges and difficulties. You may experience conflicts or power struggles with others, particularly if you are not able to let go of certain expectations or roles that no longer serve you. You may also feel a sense of fear or insecurity as you confront your deeper desires and motivations!
20: A SOLAR ECLIPSE happens in your 1st House (SELF, Physical Body, First Impressions, Self-Projection).
Eclipses signal in periods that bring in unexpected, wildcard events, in the areas of life that it touches. For Aries Risings: during the next 6 months, new beginnings when it comes to improving your physical vitality and physical appearance may pop up, allowing you to update what you feel may be outdated about you. Certain fated events may happen that may change the way that you view the world, and life in general, helping you to embrace the world more, instead of choosing to be isolated from it.
22 (until May 15): MERCURY turns RETROGRADE in your 2nd House (Personal Income/Finances, Possessions, Self-Worth).
Mercury continues it’s retrograde cycles in EARTH signs! On top of the usual rules of thumb regarding extra preparations with communication and travel, take extra care with anything that has to do with your finances! Quadruple check account numbers, and if using mobile payment systems, make sure you settle your bills before this period. Avoid impulse buying, and expensive purchases! Double check ATMs for skimming, and make sure not to leave your valuables unattended anywhere!
2 (until Oct. 27): PLUTO turns RETROGRADE in your 11th House (Friendships, Groups, Organizations, Gains).
When Pluto undergoes its annual retrograde, now in your 11th house, it can bring about a period of introspection and review in regards to your social connections, friendships, and goals. The 11th house represents our hopes, dreams, and goals, as well as our connections with friends, community, and society. During this time, you may feel a strong desire to reassess and reevaluate your relationships with others and your long-term goals. You may find that you are more introspective and reflective, and you may be more inclined to spend time alone or to spend time with close friends and family.
5: A LUNAR ECLIPSE happens in your 8th House (Transformation, Intimacy, Joint Finances/Ventures).
A lunar eclipse in the 8th house can bring significant changes and transformations to your shared resources, intimacy, and psychological processes. You may find that you are more introspective and reflective during this time, and may be more attuned to your emotional and psychological needs. You may also be more open to exploring your deeper fears, desires, and motivations, and may be more willing to confront and work through any emotional issues that may have been holding you back.
17: JUPITER CHANGES SIGNS, entering your 2nd House (Personal Income/Finances, Possessions, Self-Worth).
The grand event this year happens as Jupiter, the planet of expansion and luck, enters your house of Money! When Jupiter enters the 2nd house, it can bring positive influences to your financial resources, material possessions, and self-worth. You may find that you are more optimistic and confident during this time, and may be more open to taking risks and pursuing new opportunities for financial growth and success. You may also find that you are more generous and expansive in your spending habits, and may be more willing to invest in your personal growth and development. This can be a time of great abundance and prosperity, as you focus on building your financial security and increasing your material wealth. You may also be more confident and assertive in your personal and professional relationships, and may be more able to assert your needs and boundaries.
11: PLUTO re-enters your 10th House (Career, Profession, Reputation, Public Persona).
Pluto’s re-entry into Capricorn in your 10th house can be a time of significant growth and transformation as you work to build a solid foundation for your future and embrace your personal power. Urong-sulong muna, before it finally moves forward for good. This period may indicate a return to themes of authority, structure and responsibility that were previously addressed during the first transit.
19 (until Nov. 10): SATURN turns RETROGRADE in your 12th House (Spirituality, Endings, Hidden Things).
Saturn starts its annual 5-month Retrograde, adding a layer of reflection and introspection in the way that you deal with spirituality and themes of letting go, and in the ability to rest and slow down. Life lessons in terms of discipline and “showing up and stepping up” are to be learned for these months. Difficulties may be experienced, but setbacks allow for the development of strength, and eventually, wisdom.
21: Summer Solstice
During the summer solstice, which is the longest day of the year, the sun is at its highest point in the sky. Traditionally, this is a time of heightened energy potential for growth and renewal. It is a time when the sun is at its most powerful and is seen as a symbol of strength, vitality, and creativity. The Sun’s energy encourages us to explore new ideas and pursue our goals with confidence and determination. This day is also associated with the themes of nurturing, caretaking, and family, as the sun is in the astrological sign of Cancer, which is known for its focus on domestic life and emotional security. This can be a time to focus on building strong, supportive relationships and creating a sense of security and stability in your personal and domestic life. ❤
2: NEPTUNE turns RETROGRADE in your 12th House (Spirituality, Endings, Hidden Things).
Neptune is associated with the spiritual and intangible aspects of life, such as creativity, imagination, and inspiration. It is also associated with illusion, confusion, and deception. During a Neptune retrograde period, these themes may be more prominent in your life. You may feel more attuned to your creative side and have a stronger connection to your intuition and spiritual beliefs. However, you may also be more prone to illusion, confusion, and deception, and you may need to be more mindful of these tendencies! Mag-ingat sa fake news!
4: VENUS turns RETROGRADE in your 5th House (Creativity, Romance, Pleasure, Children!).
Venus retrograde in the fifth house can also bring up issues related to romance, dating, and self-esteem. You may find that you are more sensitive to criticism or rejection during this time, and you may need to work on strengthening your self-confidence and self-acceptance. This is not a good period for romance, instead, this can be a good time to focus on self-care. Prioritize your own needs and desires first, so you can avoid unhealthy codependency with another. This can also be a time of reassessment and reevaluation of your creative expression, self-expression, and relationships with children. This is a time to reflect on what brings you joy and fulfillment, and to consider whether your actions are aligned with your passions and desires. Past loves can show up out of the blue too, either granting or asking for closure that is long overdue!
18: The North Node enters your 1st House (SELF, Physical Body, First Impressions, Self-Projection).
When the North Node enters the first house in the sign of Aries, it can indicate a time of new beginnings and a renewed focus on the self. The first house is associated with the self, personal identity, and the way that you present yourself to the world. With the North Node here, you may feel a strong desire to assert their identity and take charge of your own life. You may feel a need to be more independent and to take charge of your own direction. This can be a time of increased confidence, ambition, and a desire to take risks and make bold moves. It may also be a time of inner turmoil and the need to let go of old patterns and habits that no longer serve you. You are called to embrace your true identity and take charge of your own path, so this can be a powerful and transformative time!
18: The South Node enters your 7th House (One-on-one interaction, Relationships, Committed Partnerships).
When the South Node enters the seventh house in the sign of Libra, it can indicate a time of letting go of old relationships and patterns of relating to others. The seventh house is associated with partnerships, both romantic and platonic, and with the way that a person relates to others. With the South Node in this position, you may be called to let go of old ways of relating. You may even need to release unhealthy or unbalanced relationships. This can be a time of endings and transitions in relationships, and you may need to let go of the past in order to move forward and create healthier connections with others. This can also indicate a need to work on finding balance and harmony in relationships, as well as to cultivate a sense of fairness and cooperation. Overall, this can bring a challenging but ultimately fulfilling and transformative time.
25 (until September 16): MERCURY turns RETROGRADE in your 6th House (Day to Day Work, Routines, Health, Service).
Mercury continues it’s retrograde cycles in EARTH signs! On top of the usual rules of thumb regarding extra preparations when it comes to communications and travelling, prepare for possible water shortages, hassles in your daily routine, choosing roads kung saan mas traffic, forgetting things at home and needing to come back for them. Preparation is the key here, anything done in a hurry will tend to be faulty in one way or another! Also, take care of your health, and if having check-ups, consider second opinions!
30: URANUS turns Retrograde in your 2nd House (Personal Income/Finances, Possessions, Self-Worth).
Once more, Uranus turns retrograde in your second house, which is associated with personal resources and values. This may indicate a need to reassess your financial situation or to reconsider your personal goals and priorities. You may also be called upon to be more adaptable and flexible in your approach to these matters. It is a good time to review your finances and consider making changes or adjustments in order to align your resources with your values and long-term goals.
5 (until Dec. 31): JUPITER turns RETROGRADE in your 2nd House (Personal Income/Finances, Possessions, Self-Worth).
This may indicate a time when you are called upon to reassess your financial situation and your personal goals and priorities. You may need to take a step back and reflect on what is most important to you and what you truly value. This is a good time to reassess your financial situation and consider making changes or adjustments in order to align your resources with your values and long-term goals. Jupiter’s retrograde motion can also bring opportunities for inner growth and self-reflection. You may find that you are more introspective and inclined to spend time exploring your own beliefs, values, and motivations. This can be a valuable opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of yourself and to make any necessary changes in order to live a more authentic and fulfilling life!
23: Autumn Equinox
This is a time of balance and harmony, as it marks the point at which the energies of the Sun and the Earth are in perfect alignment. It’s a good time to assess your life and make sure that you are in balance in all areas, including your work, relationships, and personal well-being. The autumn equinox is often associated with the astrological sign of Libra, which is known for its focus on balance, harmony, and relationships. This time of year can be a good time to focus on creating balance in your life and finding harmony in your relationships with others.
15: A SOLAR ECLIPSE happens in your 7th House (One-on-one interaction, Relationships, Committed Partnerships).
Eclipses signal in periods that bring in unexpected, wildcard events, in the areas of life that it touches. For Aries Risings: during the next 6 months, a process of new beginnings may unfold, allowing to improve your partnership sector either by forging new ones or upgrading old ones. Sudden encounters and fateful meetings may prove to be life changing, so keep your eyes and ears open!
29: Another LUNAR ECLIPSE happens in your 2nd House (Personal Income/Finances, Possessions, Self-Worth).
Lunar Eclipses in general are Full Moons on steroids. Some kind of project or process regarding your cashflow, and your earning capacity, may be wrapping up within the next 6 months. This is usually a period that brings in a clearer picture of what works, and what doesn ‘t, allowing you to make more informed choices when it comes to how you earn your money. Regardless of what happens, always look at the glass as half full – whatever ends, ends because it gave you the lesson you need already, and because you need more room to hold space for better opportunities coming your way! Again, keep your eyes and ears open! ❤
13: MERCURY turns RETROGRADE in your 10th House (Career, Profession, Reputation, Public Persona).
Finally, the year’s last Mercury Retrograde! On top of the usual rules of thumb regarding extra preparations when it comes to communications and travelling, prepare for possible water shortages, malfunctioning office machines, misunderstandings with people in authority, and the re-emergence of past career opportunities na akala mo eh napalagpas mo na!
22: Winter Solstice
The winter solstice is a time of transformation, renewal, introspection and reflection as we move from the darkest time of the year towards the return of the light. It’s a time to focus on our inner selves and to nourish and care for ourselves, as we prepare for the new year ahead. This period is often associated with the sign of Capricorn, which is known for its practicality, discipline, and ambition. This time of year can be a good time to set goals and work towards them, as well as to focus on building a strong foundation for the future.
★GOOD LUCK, ARIES! Cheers to the New Year!★