HAPPY NEW YEAR, GEMINI!
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! Atop of the usual rules of thumb regarding extra preparations when it comes to communications and travelling, prepare again for possible water shortages, misunderstandings regarding joint finances and investments, and issues on intimacies! Double check your financial statements! Kung kulang na kulang ka sa closeness from your partner, expect these feelings to come up now!
During this time, you may experience unexpected developments or revelations related to 12th house themes. You may feel a sudden urge to reassess your spiritual beliefs and practices, or you may find yourself drawn towards solitude and introspection. Spiritual awakenings are likely to happen during this period. You may also encounter challenges or setbacks related to hidden enemies or self-undoing, so tread carefully! It is important to be open to change and to be prepared for the unexpected during this time!
1-3: VENUS conjuncts JUPITER in your 11th House (Friendships, Groups, Organizations, Gains).
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. Hanging out and socializing with peers may work very well, too! ❤
7 : SATURN enters your 10th House (Career, Profession, Reputation, Public Persona).
Saturn changes signs only every 2.5-3 years, so this change is quite the event. When the planet of structure, discipline, and responsibility, enters this house, it can bring a sense of focus and determination to your professional life. You may feel a strong sense of responsibility or obligation to fulfill certain duties or meet certain expectations in your career. You may feel a need to work harder or be more disciplined in order to achieve your goals, or reach certain milestones in your profession. On the other hand naman, you may feel pressure from demanding bosses and other authority figures. You may also experience delays or setbacks in your professional progress, which can be frustrating. However, this is ultimately helpful, as it can help you to build the discipline, focus, and determination you need to succeed in your career. It is a good time to focus on your long-term goals and to put in the hard work and effort necessary to achieve them!
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 9th House (Belief Systems, Higher Learning, Foreign Travel, Foreigners).
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. As Pluto transits through your 9th house, you may experience significant changes and transformation in your beliefs, values, and perspective on the world. This could involve a deepening or reevaluation of your spiritual or philosophical beliefs, or a change in the way you approach higher education or long-distance travel. You may feel a strong desire to explore new ideas and experiences, or you may be forced to confront issues related to your long standing belief systems. It’s also a good time to expand your horizons and learn more about different cultures and ways of life, as foreigners and travel become prominent in the next decade!
20: A SOLAR ECLIPSE happens in your 11th House (Friendships, Groups, Organizations, Gains).
The next 6 months from this eclipse can be a time of significant change or transformation in your goals, friendships, and sense of community. The 11th house is associated with goals, aspirations, and our sense of belonging in a larger community or social group. With a Solar Eclipse happening here, you may feel a need to reassess your goals and priorities, or you may be presented with opportunities to make changes to your goals or the way you pursue them. This could be a time to reflect on your relationships with friends and the larger community, and to consider how you can better align your goals and values with those of the people around you. It’s important to stay open to change and growth during this time, as it can help you navigate any challenges that may arise and help you make the most of any opportunities that come your way.
22 (until May 15): MERCURY turns RETROGRADE in your 12th House (Spirituality, Endings, Hidden Things).
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 again for possible water shortages, extra mood for reminiscing, and heightened emotion for all! This is not the time to embark on a new mental pursuit! Time to rest your mind, para hindi masyado sensitive.
2: PLUTO turns RETROGRADE in your 9th House (Belief Systems, Higher Learning, Foreign Travel, Foreigners).
Pluto is a powerful and intense planet that is associated with transformation, rebirth, and the uncovering of hidden truths. When Pluto is retrograde, it can be a time of deep personal growth and transformation, as you may be called to examine unresolved issues or past experiences that need to be addressed in order for you to move forward. This can be a challenging time, as you may need to confront difficult emotions or situations that come up for you. This happens annually, and lasts half a year, so take it in stride, it’s fairly common!
5: A LUNAR ECLIPSE happens in your 6th House (Day to Day Work, Routines, Health, Service).
If a lunar here can indicate a time of change and transition in your daily routines, work, and health. You may be called upon to let go of old patterns, habits, and ways of doing things in order to make room for new growth and development. It is a good time to reassess your work and health routines and to consider making any necessary changes in order to live a more authentic and fulfilling life. The sixth house is also associated with the ways in which we serve and contribute to the world around us. With a lunar eclipse in this house, you may be called upon to let go of old ways of contributing and serving and to embrace new approaches.
17: JUPITER enters your 12th House (Spirituality, Endings, Hidden Things).
The grand event this year happens now, when Jupiter, the planet of expansion and luck, enters the area of your sky that represents rest and reflection. This happens once every 12 years, making this a very auspicious period for reconnecting with your spirituality and recharging your batteries. You are extra intuitive and spiritual for now so it’s a wonderful period to do deep shadow work. This is a period where you may feel a deep sense of inner peace, allowing you to mentally slow down and rest. Great energy now is directed inwards, and you may discover important information about yourself and your capabilities that serve you greatly in the long run.
11: PLUTO re-enters your 8th House (Transformation, Intimacy, Joint Finances/Ventures).
Pluto’s re-entry into Capricorn in your 8th house can be a time of significant growth and transformation. Urong-sulong muna and Pluto, before it finally moves forward for good. You may find that your financial situation and the way you handle shared resources become a greater focus, and that you are more attuned to your sense of authority and control in these areas. 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 10th House (Career, Profession, Reputation, Public Persona).
Saturn starts its annual 5-month Retrograde, adding a layer of reflection and introspection in the way that you deal with your career, your co-workers and bosses. A deep reassessment of your general life direction may take place. 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 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 10th House (Career, Profession, Reputation, Public Persona).
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 3rd House (Communication, Immediate Environment, Siblings, Short-term Travel).
When Venus turns retrograde in your 3rd house, it could indicate a time of reassessment and review in your communication, learning, and relationships with neighbors and siblings. The 3rd house is associated with communication, learning, and our relationships with those in our immediate environment, such as neighbors and siblings. During this time, you may find that you are reevaluating your relationships and communication style, or that you are revisiting past experiences or conversations. It’s possible to feel challenges or disruptions to your communication and relationships with others, especially with your siblings, extended relatives or neighbors. Local travel may seem tricky for the meanwhile, so make sure vehicles are well calibrated before going on a trip!
18: The North Node enters your 11th House (Friendships, Groups, Organizations, Gains).
This can indicate a time of new beginnings and a renewed focus on one’s goals and aspirations. The eleventh house is associated with friendships, social connections, and one’s hopes and wishes for the future. With the North Node in this position, you may feel a strong desire to assert your identity and to take charge of your own direction, instead of depending on your peers for guidance. You may also feel a need to be more independent and less entwined with your social network. This can be a time of increased confidence, ambition, and a desire to take risks and make bold moves. Overall, the North Node entering the eleventh house in Aries can be a powerful and transformative time, you are called to embrace your true identity and to take charge of your own individual path.
18: The South Node enters your 5th House (Creativity, Romance, Pleasure, Children!).
The South Node here could indicate a need to focus on finding balance and harmony in your creative pursuits and self-expression. The 5th house is associated with creativity, playfulness, and self-expression, and the South Node represents where we have a natural tendency to gravitate towards and where we have a sense of familiarity. With the South Node in here, you may feel drawn to seek out partnerships and collaborations that help you achieve a sense of balance and harmony in your creative endeavors. It may be helpful to consider how you can bring more balance and fairness into your relationships and how you can be more open to hearing and valuing the perspectives of others. It may also be a good time to focus on finding ways to express yourself authentically and creatively, perhaps by trying out new hobbies or activities that allow you to tap into your artistic side.
25 (until September 16): MERCURY turns RETROGRADE in your 4th House (Home, Family, Roots, Land).
Mercury continues it’s retrograde cycles in Water signs! Atop of the usual rules of thumb regarding extra preparations when it comes to communications and travelling, prepare again for possible misunderstandings and dramatic encounters in the homefront especially with the parents! Not a good time to change residences, or to buy or sell property. Status quo lang muna for now, if possible!
30: URANUS turns Retrograde in your 12th House (Spirituality, Endings, Hidden Things).
When Uranus turns retrograde in your 12th house, it could indicate a period of introspection and reflection on your unconscious beliefs and patterns. The 12th house is associated with the unconscious mind, spirituality, and isolation, and Uranus is a planet of innovation and change. With Uranus retrograde in this house, you may find yourself questioning some of the underlying assumptions and beliefs that have shaped your worldview and behavior. You may feel a sense of liberation and freedom as you shed old patterns and make space for new ways of thinking and being. This could be a good time to explore your spirituality and connect with your inner self through meditation, yoga, or other practices that allow you to tap into your inner wisdom. It may also be a good time to work on releasing any negative thought patterns or behaviors that are holding you back from living your best life.
5 (until Dec 31): JUPITER turns RETROGRADE in your 12th House (Spirituality, Endings, Hidden Things).
When Jupiter turns retrograde in your 12th house, it could indicate a period of introspection and inner exploration. The 12th house is associated with the unconscious mind, spirituality, and isolation, and Jupiter is a planet of expansion and growth. With Jupiter retrograde in this house, you may find yourself drawn to delve deeper into your unconscious mind and explore your inner world. This could be a good time to engage in practices that help you tap into your inner wisdom, such as meditation, journaling, or spiritual exploration. During this period, you may feel a desire to retreat from the outer world and spend more time in solitude, as you seek to gain a greater understanding of yourself and your place in the world. It may be a good time to let go of any limiting beliefs or negative thought patterns that are holding you back, and to focus on cultivating a sense of inner peace and harmony. You may also find that you are more open to new perspectives and ways of thinking, and that you are able to see the world in a more expansive and inclusive way!
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 5th House (Creativity, Romance, Pleasure, Children!).
A Solar Eclipse is like a New Moon on steroids, the energy for new beginnings is massive. The next 6 months will find you rediscovering your creativity. Madami kang mga artistic ideas na lalabas during this time! May ilan dun, pwedeng-pwede mo pa pagkakitaan! This time will find you rediscovering your heart center, as you reconnect with forgotten hobbies or attitudes that truly make you happy. Romance might be on the air this time, too, as you reacquaint yourself with your love nature, single or not. This is also the house of children, so if nag susubok magka-baby, baka makajackpot na ngayon. Kung hindi naman nasa plans, eh alam na, mag-ingat nalang, fertile time kasi ngayon. All in all, this is a good time to have fun, so enjoy life and embrace your inner child.
29: A LUNAR ECLIPSE happens in your 12th House (Spirituality, Endings, Hidden Things).
During a lunar eclipse in the 12th house, you may feel a need to reassess your spiritual beliefs and practices, or you may be presented with opportunities to explore spirituality and your inner world more deeply. This could be a time to reflect on your unconscious thoughts, feelings, and patterns, and to consider how they are influencing your experience of the world. You may need to adapt to new circumstances or make adjustments to the way you connect with your inner self. It’s important to stay open and receptive to change during this time, as it can help you navigate any challenges that may arise and make the most of any opportunities that come your way ❤
13: MERCURY turns RETROGRADE in your 8th House (Transformation, Intimacy, Joint Finances/Ventures).
Finally, the year’s last Mercury Retrograde! Atop of the usual rules of thumb regarding extra preparations when it comes to communications and travelling, prepare again for possible water shortages, misunderstandings regarding joint finances and investments, and issues on intimacies! Double check your financial statements! Kung kulang na kulang ka sa closeness from your partner, expect these feelings to come up now!
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, GEMINI! Cheers to the New Year!★