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The L.A. Taco Horoscope for January, 2020

9:26 AM PST on January 2, 2020

Mercury. Image via NASA.

[dropcap size=big]T[/dropcap]his month, the stars are your career coach, Angels. January highlights professional advancement for all signs. The Earth, Sun, and smarty-pants Mercury align on the 10th, energizing realistic goals. Saturn aligns with the Sun on the 13th, supporting organization over self-expression. Focus your energy. Strategize in secret and don’t overshare. Career opportunities culminate with a New Moon in Capricorn, supporting ambition, status, and personal finance (January 24th). Capricorn is a workhorse, but a bit emotionally austere. A cold-hearted approach to the year will pay off. Get your shit together in January and make career progress all year long.

Aries (March 21 – April 20)

Dissatisfied with your job, Ram? The New Year brings professional opportunities. Channel dissatisfaction into strategic growth when your ruling Mars aligns with the Moon in your House of Transformation (January 20th). Keep your head down and get to work; a solid start to the New Year will keep you in good stead as you move toward a career pivot. This alignment triggers emotional outbursts, so be careful with those horns. On the 24th, the New moon lands in Capricorn. This lunations supports—you guessed it—career change. Find more meaningful work. Isolate, if you can. Some alone time will give you space to focus your ambition.

Taurus (April 21 – May 21)

Slow and Steady, Bull. Make progress in your unerring methodical way, especially in the workplace, in 2020. January begins with a triple alignment in your House of Transformation when the Earth, Sun, and Mercury generate achievable ideas. You will know what to do and how to do it. That same day the Full Wolf Moon brightens your Income House. Respect money and shepherd it accordingly. Gain new skills on the 24th when the New Moon lands in your House of Higher Education. And Venus and Neptune hug it out in your Career House January 27th. Feel the love at work all month long.

Neptune. Image via NASA.

Gemini (May 22 – June 21)

The twins find their team this month, Gemini, when your ruling Mercury forms a triple alignment with the Earth and Sun, energizing your Partnership House (January 10th). Creativity abounds when you find someone to match your energy, smarts, and vision. Stick with them. You host the Full Moon that same night. You will have even more charisma than usual. People love to listen to you! Start that ambitious new project on the 24th. With the New Moon energizing your Joint Income House, and Capricorn lending its business smarts, you are onto something. This moon is associated with personal finance, so organize your accounts and make an economic plan for the new year. January closes with a triple alignment (Moon-Venus-Neptune) in your House of Higher law. Stay human in 2020 and don’t let success corrupt you (January 28th).

Cancer (June 22 – July 22)

January’s Wolf Moon has the Zodiac howling, Crab. It activates your Karma House.  January 10th. For best results, tidy up some unpleasant business. Only then can you release your wild spirit. Also on the 10th, your ruling Moon aligns with Mars in your Health House. Adrenaline surges are best spent at the gym, not in a screaming match, so channel that rage into physical fitness. The New Moon (January 24th) brightens your Partnership House. Projects are assisted by like-minded friends. The month ends with a triple alignment. When the Moon, Venus and Neptune line up in your House of Transformation, January 28th, feel utterly connected to others. Let the love light in this January.

Leo (July 23 – August 22)

Feel a little extra this month, Lion, when your ruling Sun kicks off January with Perihelion, a.k.a. its closest distance to Earth, on January 4th. It activates your Health House, recharging your solar plexus and giving you stamina for the New Year. The Sun then aligns with both Earth and brainy Mercury in the same house, January 10th. Expect creative strategies to get what you want this year. That same day, the Full Wolf Moon shines in your Community Sector. Group classes, personal trainers, nutritionists - seek them out to achieve your goals! Mid-month, Saturn aligns with the Sun in your Health House. Get serious about improving your wellness. The month ends with a New Moon in Capricorn (January 24th). For Leos, this moon supports ambition.

Full Moon
Full moon as seen from the International Space Station. Image via NASA.

Virgo (August 23 – September 22)

Pucker up, Virgo. Your ruling Mercury aligns with the Sun and Earth this month, activating your House of Love (January 10th). The Full Wolf Moon lands in your Career and Status House that same day. Expect beautiful ideas to flow. Virgos are great at organizing, and when the New Moon shines in your Income House January 24th, it is a good day to address personal finance. By month’s end, you will lose yourself in lovey-dovey vibes again. The Moon, Venus, and Neptune align in your Partnership House on the 28th. Appreciate your sweeties and let love lead you into a blessed 2020. 

Libra (September 23 – October 22)

Hindsight is 2020, but so is the new year. Enjoy a critical understanding of your current situation and how to improve it. The Full Wolf Moon lands in your Career house on January 10th, emphasizing speech. Schmooze, mingle and pitch that day. You will have the gift of gab. Got a new project? The 24th is a savvy day to launch it. The New Moon lands in Capricorn that day and ambition are rewarded. For Libras, workplace status is emphasized. Venus and Neptune align in your Partnership House on the 27th. This affectionate alignment serves as an antidote to materialism. Focus on what really matters. At month’s end the Moon, Venus, and Neptune align in your Partnership House, deepening the connection you feel with others. 2020 is about relationships, nurture the good ones and cut deadwood.

Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)

Break out the Kleenex, Scorpion. You will be extra emotional when the Full Wolf Moon lands in your House of Transformation on January 10th. Feel all the feels. Your ruling Mars aligns with the Moon in your Personal Income House on the 20th. Expect strong feelings around money. Don’t blow up at those around you. A New Moon in Capricorn supports creativity on the 24th. Apply imagination to ambition. Is there a shortcut to getting what you want? January ends with a triple alignment - the Moon, Venus, and Neptune align in your Workplace House. Expect a professional awakening (January 28th). 

Colorized image of Jupiter. Image Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt/ Seán Doran

Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)

Put on your dancing shoes, Archer. Sagittarius hosts the party this January—all the cool stuff happens in your constellation - beginning on the fourth with Perihelion (the Sun’s closest distance to Earth).  Maintain ethics and the universe will see to it that things go your way. You also host the triple alignment on the 10th (Earth, Sun and Mercury). It’s a great day to communicate. Self-expression leads to self-manifestation. Also on the 10th, the Full Wolf Moon lights up your Partnership House. Reflect on loyalties. When Sagittarius hosts the Saturn-Sun alignment on the 13th, get your finances organized. At month’s end, you host a Moon-Jupiter alignment that floods hearts with generosity (January 22th).

Capricorn (December 22 – January 20)

Get ready to gab, Capricorn. The Sea-Goat is in for a chatty month. The Full Wolf Moon lands in your Marriage House on the 10th, highlighting communication. Talk it out. And when your ruling Saturn aligns with the Sun on the 13th, get serious about what you want. Have a long talk with Numero Uno and put your 2020 goals on paper.  When Capricorn hosts the New Moon on the 24th, ambitions are supported. Be selfish, especially regarding status and money. The month ends with a triple alignment in Aquarius. The Moon, Venus, and Neptune form a groovy trio. Let the love light in.

Aquarius (January 21 – February 19)

Roll up your sleeves, Water Bearer. The Full Wolf Moon lands in your House of Work on January 10th. Planning to change jobs in 2020? This is a good day to sort out your goals. Start your project on the 24th, when the New Moon lands in savvy Capricorn. (Capricorn loves cold hard cash.) Be selfish in January, getting your own ducks in a row, so you can be helpful for the rest of the year. Focus on your own jam. End the month with a heart-opener. Aquarius hosts two planetary alignments at month’s end that showcase spiritual love (Venus and Neptune on the 27th, joined by the Moon on the 28th).  Connect material and spiritual values for a productive 2020.

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

Be yourself, Fishes. The planets approve of your Piscean nature this month. The Full Wolf Moon lands in your Creativity and Love house on the 10th. Be fun, chatty, vivacious and make others feel special like only Pisces can. On the 24th, the New Moon in Capricorn supports the community. Cultivate positive relationships with positive people. Celebrate the good vibes. Your best day is the 28th when a triple alignment (Moon, Venus, and Neptune) energizes your Subconscious House. Nurture all things Pisces, i.e. love, spirit, and nature, for an auspicious start to the new year.

Ophiuchus (November 29 – December 17)

The Snake Bearer is practically a Marvel character this month. Howl at the full Moon when it lights up your Transformation House on the 10th. Major changes are coming your way. Lead with respect. The Moon and Mars align in your constellation on the 20th. Expect strong feelings -rebellious outbursts abound. Can you watch them pass without getting attached? On the 28th, a triple alignment floods your heart with good vibrations. The Moon meets Venus and Neptune in your House of Love.  Treat love like a verb. Let it be your 2020 mantra.

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