Planetary Themes for the Month of October

T.S. Phillips, A.A.S., Inc.

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Aries (Mar. 21 – Apr. 19)

Your planetary ruler, Mars, enters the sign of Libra on Oct. 3. Relationships, communication and creating more balance in your life become priorities. Some compromises with others may be necessary regarding financial matters. During the second half of the month, you are dealing with added responsibilities. Make the best use of time. 

Taurus (Apr. 20 – May 20)

Completing daily tasks and relationships are a priority through Oct. 8. You may also find it’s easy to drift off course. However, an important shift begins on the 8th to get things back on track. The focus turns to finances, shared resources and expression in the emotional realm. There is a strong urge to make some changes. 

Gemini (May 21 – June 20)

Creative expression, personal relationships and your social life take on more importance. You are also in a cycle for getting more intensely involved in your work, routines and accomplishing goals. Don’t run away from feelings if emotions come to the surface. Connections can deepen with significant others in your life. 

Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

A favorable shift begins for you on Oct. 3 and 8 for connecting to your inner needs and feelings. Involvements with significant others or children in your life can intensify. There is likely to be increased activity and responsibilities in your home and family life. Try to keep others areas of your life in balance and make compromises.

Leo (July 23 – Aug. 22)

Communication, sharing your ideas and expanding your knowledge can become priorities. There are work and responsibilities you may not be able to run away from through the 14th. On the 23rd, a shift begins for you. Your emotional and domestic sides seek expression. You can attract support and resources when needed. 

Virgo (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22)

Your inner detective and curious side can run the show. This is a favorable month for problem solving and dealing with financial matters. You can also get better tuned in to your needs and deepen the connections in your relationships. You can feel a shift in your value system. Relationships and friendships can take on more importance.

Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22)

You are in your own element and can feel empowered to move in the direction of your goals and dreams. On Oct. 8, an important shift begins for you. There are emotions that need to be expressed. The focus is also on self-worth issues and getting your financial affairs in order. Be willing to make some compromises with others. 

Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21)

You can benefit from your alone time and working behind the scenes. This is an ideal time to improve your inner relationship. On Oct. 8, Venus enters your sign. You move into your high cycle for the expression of love and abundance in your life. There may be some surprises in your relationships but you can deepen the connections.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22 – Dec. 21)

If you feel like it’s been a struggle to get ahead or have been dealing with distractions, this can begin to shift on Oct. 3. More activity is coming in your social life or interacting with the public. Doors can open for you through your friends. You can also feel urged to spend more alone time. This brings things back into balance. 

Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19)

The focus is on your career or achieving your goals. Your relationships will be instrumental to your success if you make compromises. A favorable shift will begin on Oct. 3 and 8 for manifesting more abundance and deepening the connections in your personal relationships. You get better tuned in to your needs.  

Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18)

This is a month for expanding your knowledge, seeking new opportunities and traveling to or dealing with distant places. Your mind is more active and you have a lot of ideas to share. Communication in your relationships becomes most important. In career or work matters, try to be more adaptable if things are not going your way.

Pisces (Feb. 19 – Mar. 20)

You can feel compelled to dig deeper into the unknown and self-discovery. Your house of finances can use your some examination that may require a balancing act. You move into a favorable cycle on Oct. 3 and 8 for manifesting opportunities and improving relationships. Your emotional and compassionate side seeks to be expressed.