HAPPY NEW YEAR, TAURUS!
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, prepare for misunderstandings with foreigners, and miscommunications regarding ticket sales, bookings, and yes, a lot of delays in travel. School might be a bit confusing too, lalo na yung mga kumukuha ng double degree, or long term studies, like medicine and law. Quadruple check everything before you submit any kind of requirement! Haste makes waste, is a saying that will be very helpful for now!
When Uranus turns direct in your 1st house, it may bring about significant changes and sudden developments in your personal identity, appearance, and way of expressing yourself to the world. This could involve unexpected changes in the way you present yourself or sudden shifts in your personal goals and aspirations. You may feel a strong desire for freedom and independence in your personal expression or a desire to break free from limiting beliefs or patterns. You may also be forced to confront issues related to your self-image and self-expression. It’s possible that to encounter unexpected or sudden changes related to your personal identity or self-expression during this time, or you may feel a sense of instability or unpredictability in these areas. It’s important to remember that Uranus is known for bringing about sudden changes and developments, so expect the unexpected and be safe at all times!
1-3: VENUS conjuncts JUPITER in your 12th House (Spirituality, Endings, Hidden Things).
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. Vacations or staycations may work well, too! ❤
7: SATURN enters your 11th House (Friendships, Groups, Organizations, Gains).
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, you may find that you are more interested in building long-term, meaningful relationships with others, and you may be more selective in choosing your friends and social groups. You might downgrade your social network, cutting of those that are less genuine and more “ornamental”. You may also be more inclined to work towards achieving your long-term goals, as Saturn’s energy can help you to focus on what is important and necessary to achieve your dreams. However, you may also feel a sense of responsibility or burden to achieve certain goals or meet certain expectations, and you may struggle to balance your desire for independence with your need for social support and connection.
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 10th House (Career, Profession, Reputation, Public Persona).
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 Pluto transits through your 10th house, there may be significant changes and transformation in your career or public image. This could involve a significant shift in your professional goals or the way you present yourself to the world. You may feel a strong drive to assert your power and authority, or you may be forced to confront issues of power and control in your professional life. It’s possible that you will experience challenges or conflicts with authority figures or people in positions of power.
20: A SOLAR ECLIPSE happens in your 12th House (Spirituality, Endings, Hidden Things).
A solar eclipse ushers in great endings or great beginnings, in the area of your life where it happens . You may feel a strong need to reassess your spiritual beliefs and practices, or you may find yourself drawn towards the past, solitude and deep introspection. You may also experience challenges or setbacks related to hidden enemies or self-undoing/self-sabotage. It is important to get ample rest, and to be as aligned with your truth, as possible. Be mindful of these potential influences and try to stay grounded and focused during this time!
22 (until May 15): MERCURY turns RETROGRADE in your 1st House (SELF, Physical Body, First Impressions, Self-Projection).
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 how you say things during this time, prone ka kasi sa mis-interpretation! Make sure you quadruple check correspondences, before sending anything. If there are important meetings that you need to schedule, do so before this period! Best not to sign any kind of contract too, if possible! Kung hindi, make sure you check the fineprint!
2 (until Oct. 27): PLUTO turns RETROGRADE in your 10th House (Career, Profession, Reputation, Public Persona).
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 1st House (SELF, Physical Body, First Impressions, Self-Projection).
Expect this year to be life changing, a year where you focus on self improvement and most importantly, self-authenticity. What doesn’t resonate with your truth will need to find its way out now, whether you are ready for it, or not. The next 6 months will find you stepping up, and really holding your end, more than ever. In a lot of ways this is a period of ‘intense adulting’. This lunation can also bring about new beginnings and a renewed focus on the self, as well as an increased desire to assert your rights. You may feel a sense of turmoil or upheaval as you are called to let go of old patterns and habits that no longer serve you. 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! Keep your eyes and ears open! ❤
17: JUPITER CHANGES SIGNS, entering your 1st House (SELF, Physical Body, First Impressions, Self-Projection).
The grand event this year happens from now until May next year, as Jupiter, the planet of expansion and luck, enters and travels through YOUR sign. This happens only every 12 years, making this a very auspicious period for new beginnings! With Jupiter in this position, you may feel a heightened sense of confidence and a desire to take on new challenges and opportunities. This can be a time of increased ambition and a willingness to take risks in order to achieve one’s goals. Jupiter here can also bring about a sense of optimism and a belief in one’s own abilities. It may also bring about a desire to improve one’s appearance and to make a good impression on others. Overall, Jupiter entering the first house can be a positive and influential time, when you are called to embrace new opportunities and to take charge of your own path! Take advantage of this!
11: PLUTO re-enters your 9th House (Belief Systems, Higher Learning, Foreign Travel, Foreigners).
Pluto’s re-entry into Capricorn in your 9th 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 philosophical beliefs and sense of purpose 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 11th House (Friendships, Groups, Organizations, Gains).
Saturn starts its annual 5-month Retrograde, adding a layer of reflection and introspection in the way that you deal with friendships, groups and gains you receive from your greater social network. 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 11th House (Friendships, Groups, Organizations, Gains).
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 4th House (Home, Family, Roots, Land).
When Venus retrogrades in the 4th house, it can indicate a time of revisiting and reassessing issues related to the home, domestic life, and emotional foundations. This may be a time when you feel more inwardly focused and inclined to spend more time at home, or when issues from the past related to your home or family life come to the surface for review and resolution. You may also find yourself reconsidering your emotional needs and how well they are being met in your current domestic situation. Selling or Purchasing real estate is not advisable for now, its best to wait until after the retrograde!
18: The North Node enters your 12th House (Spirituality, Endings, Hidden Things).
The north node here can indicate a time of inner transformation and the need to let go of old patterns and habits that no longer serve you. The twelfth house is associated with the unconscious mind, spirituality, and the areas of life that are hidden or unconscious. With the North Node in this position, you may feel a strong desire to explore your own inner world and to gain a deeper understanding of their unconscious motivations and desires. This can be a time of self-discovery and a need to confront and heal any emotional wounds or negative patterns that may be holding you back from living your best life. The North Node in the twelfth house can also indicate a need to let go of the past and to release any old grudges or resentment that may be weighing you down. Overall, this can be a challenging but ultimately transformative time!
18: The South Node enters your 6th House (Day to Day Work, Routines, Health, Service).
The sixth house is associated with daily routines, work, and health, and it can also represent the ways in which we serve and contribute to the world around us. With the South Node in this house, you may find that you are called upon to let go of past habits and patterns related to these areas of your life. You may need to let go of old ways of doing things and embrace new approaches. The sign of Libra is associated with balance, harmony, and relationships, so the South Node transit through this sign may bring opportunities to learn more about these themes. You may find that you are more inclined to seek balance and harmony in your relationships and daily life. You may also be called upon to let go of past patterns or habits that are no longer serving you and to embrace new ways of relating to others.
25 (until September 16): MERCURY turns RETROGRADE in your 5th House (Creativity, Romance, Pleasure, Children!).
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 the season of LQ (Lover’s Quarrel). Panahon ng tampuhan ngayon, kaya be kind and understanding towards each other! Not a good time to start courtship, or to ask kung pwede na ba kayo maging official! Misunderstandings with children may also happen now, kasi parang bata ka rin ngayon. Also, old lovers, or old romantic prospects may suddenly appear out of the blue!
30: URANUS turns Retrograde in your 1st House (SELF, Physical Body, First Impressions, Self-Projection).
Uranus retrogrades in your first house, which is associated with your identity, appearance, and how you present yourself to the world. This may be a time of reassessment and review for you, as you consider your personal goals and priorities. You may feel a need to be more adaptable and flexible in order to navigate the changes and challenges that come your way. Uranus’s retrograde motion in your first house may also bring opportunities for inner growth and self-discovery. You may find that you are more introspective and inclined to explore 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.
5: JUPITER turns RETROGRADE in your 1st House (SELF, Physical Body, First Impressions, Self-Projection).
Jupiter’s retrograde motion in your first house can bring opportunities for inner growth and self-discovery. You may find that you are more introspective and inclined to explore 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. You may feel a need to take a step back and reflect on what is most important to you and what you truly value!
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 6th House (Day to Day Work, Routines, Health, Service).
A solar eclipse in the 6th house can bring significant changes or transformations to your daily routine, work, or health. For the next 6 months, you may feel a strong urge to make changes to your daily habits or routines, or you may be presented with opportunities to do so. This could be a time to reassess your priorities and make sure that you are taking care of yourself in a healthy way. Challenges or disruptions can also be experienced in your daily routine or work life. You may need to adapt to new circumstances or make adjustments to your schedule. It’s important to stay flexible and open 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!
29: A LUNAR ECLIPSE happens in your 1st House (SELF, Physical Body, First Impressions, Self-Projection).
This could indicate a time of significant change or transformation in your personal identity, appearance, or self-image. The 1st house is associated with the self, the way we present ourselves to the world, and our personal identity. When a lunar eclipse happens here, you may feel a need to make changes to the way you present yourself to the world, or you may be presented with opportunities to do so. This could be a time to reassess your personal goals and values, and to consider how you can better align your identity with who you want to be. It’s also possible that the lunar eclipse could bring challenges or disruptions to your personal life or relationships. You may need to adapt to new circumstances or make adjustments to the way you interact with others.
13: MERCURY turns RETROGRADE in your your 9th House (Belief Systems, Higher Learning, Foreign Travel, Foreigners).
Finally, the year’s last Mercury Retrograde! On top of the usual rules of thumb regarding extra preparations when it comes to communications, prepare for possible water shortages, misunderstandings with foreigners, and miscommunications regarding ticket sales, bookings, and yes, a lot of delays in travel. School might be a bit confusing too, lalo na yung mga kumukuha ng double degree, or long term studies, like medicine and law. Quadruple check everything before you submit any kind of requirement! Haste makes waste, is a saying that will be very helpful for 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, TAURUS! Cheers to the New Year!★