October 2017 Monthly Horoscope for Aquarius
Jupiter will be in your ninth house until October 10th. The ninth house of philosophy and higher learning is Jupiter's home base, and with Jupiter's fortune, you will feel the planetary symmetry already! You may have been feeling very free spirited over the past year, eager to explore other cultures and ideas. This planetary alignment could have influenced you to change careers, invest in higher learning, or open you to see other ways of looking at the world. You may have even expanded your physical horizons by traveling and stepping outside of your comfort zone. This year has already been a tremendous time of internal and external growth for you, dear Aquarius. Are there any other dreams or intentions you have considered that are still on hold? Give them one final push during the first week in October, as Jupiter remains on your side!
After the 10th, Jupiter transits into your tenth house of career. The planet brings with it auspicious opportunities for you to grow in your professional life. While you are inclined to have financial gains this month, the focus on career will mostly be of recognition, status, and esteem. Your hard work will be rewarded, and you will take great pride in your accomplishments moving forward. Jupiter remains in your career house until November of next year, so expect to be the top dog wherever you are! You may receive a lot of praise and public recognition over the next several months as well. The tenth house is run by Saturn, our other friendly giant of the solar system, and he is right next door in the house of friendship this month. These two planets will work closely together to ensure your well-deserved success and growth! Saturn will encourage you to be disciplined at work but expand in your social relationships. Because you will be presented with new opportunities in the workplace, you also have new ways to connect with others. An opportunity may arise for humanitarian work with a group. The planet also encourages you to be loyal to your longtime friends. They were there for you during difficult moments of your life, will keep you humble and clear headed during these high times, too. Both Saturn and Jupiter, because of their long transits through each house, often influence us on a more long-term level. You might not see immediate changes, but these two planets work to benefit you over the course of time.
When Venus, the planet of love, enters Libra on the 14th, you may feel extra giving. Venus is the planet of If you are an Aquarius in a romantic relationship, do something nice for your partner. This does not have to involve material expenses, but can simply be a thoughtful way to make their day brighter. Venus in Libra encourages us to seek balance through kindness in our relationships. If you are single, today is a great day to be kind to yourself. Treat yourself to a massage, or something relaxing and invigorating! This planetary alignment may urge you to compromise on issues in other relationships, as you want to seek the kindest and fairest way out of a situation. However, be mindful of your willingness to acquiesce at work today, and do not make any big decisions that you have been mulling over. In terms of love, the rest of the month will be fairly ordinary and uneventful. Luckily, you will be busy enough that you won't even realize it. As if you had time for romance this month, anyways!
On October 19th, the new moon is in Libra. Today and the next day will be great times for you to clear out any areas in your home that have been gathering dust and/or clutter over the summer. It is finally time to clear out all the old junk and make space for better things to come! Use this opportunity to be creative in your home as well. You may enjoy decorating with accent pieces and practical furniture, making space feel open, useful, and vibrant. Good colors for you this month are orange and deep blue.
On the 22nd, Mars is in Libra. Mars, the planet of action and animal energy, will ignite your raw, sexual energy. Today is a good day to be physically intimate with your lover. Luckily, Venus counters Mars' masculine energy with her soft touch. These two planets align perfectly for bedroom activities! As Mars is more aggressive than creative, use this energy over the next several days to make decisions that require a fair trial. Because of Libra's need for balance and justice, Mars will see to it that you have fair judgment and excellent conflict management skills in any sticky situation. If you allow your energy to flow with this alignment, the results will be harmonious.
Your ruling planet of Uranus is stationed retrograde in Aries. While this planet is full of surprises, when it retrogrades, its alignment can spark a sudden urge for you to ask questions in an unknown situation. You may be prone to anger and react with a hot temper, but fear not airy Aquarius. If you can understand that your planet only wants you to question your intentions and authority, so that you can line up your values along with it, your emotions will be quelled. Trust in the Universe. It's for your own good!
During the last week of the month, focus on the delightful Halloween festivities coming up! Use your intense imagination to design a fabulous costume, or channel your inner child by carving pumpkins! The stars want you to have fun and enjoy this mystical experience. If you do attend parties, keep substance use to a minimum, as you have been exerting a lot of your mental and physical energy this month, and may need extra time to recover.
All signs point to great pursuits for you this month, lovely Aquarius!