You may be feeling the urge to relocate, go back to school, launch a communications platform or innovative technology. No longer content with surface level interactions and stimulation, a growing part of you wishes to have more intimate conversations where you can express the depths of your Soul.
You may find this to be especially true when it comes to your relationships. Superficial connections will no longer cut it; you yearn for 2a.m. talks on existential topics that challenge the way you think. Mental rapport is sexier than physical looks. If you’re unable to find shared opinions or sparking debates with close others, what’s the point of having them around?
The answer to that last question is that they may challenge you to unlearn certain rigid patterns of thinking. In fact, the start of the year sees you reconsidering those opinions and beliefs as cosmic turning points put you in contact with new faces – fated in nature – that force you to deepen, expand, and even restructure your mind. No more “assuming the worst,” or unhealthy mindsets. Even Jupiter’s transit of Pisces, a sign that wears compassion on its sleeve, will influence you to get into your heart space while formulating new views and perspectives.
I actually like this transit of Jupiter, for it will have a softening effect on you. Creative juices, romance, and dare I say it – love – will inspire you to let your guard down and your inner child out to play. Children feature, as well as artistic collaborations. All of this will contribute to your own changing thoughts and beliefs as we move through the first quarter of 2022.
Once spring hits, life will feel lighter, and you’ll be on cloud nine. Busy days, matters of the heart, and relationships will fill your plate, bringing an active spring season. In fact, you may find that relationship partners, be they business or romantic, contribute to a growing schedule and new commitments. Balance between ‘self’ and ‘other’ will be important, especially as we move into the first eclipse season of 2022.
The first solar event occurs on April 30th initiating a new relationship chapter with another. Developments may be sudden and will connect with cosmic turning points putting those bonds that tie and endure in the spotlight. You could meet someone new at this time or decide to commit. The lunar eclipse on May 16th will confirm this, as something of personal significance comes to an end.
That said, there may be a few hiccups in between these two eclipses as Mercury stations retrograde. Misunderstandings in a partnership (business or personal) as well as delays involving a union are likely. This is not a sign to call things off, but to be patient. Consider this retrograde an invitation to get clear on what/who you value and why, before moving forward with important commitments.
By June, relationship hiccups will start to move forward as new commitments, mergers, and contracts take on greater influence – this will be the case throughout the remainder of the year. You may be signing a marriage certificate or employer agreement, and you’d be wise not to overcommit yourself or spread your resources too thin.
Busy days highlight the beginning of summer. A new transit of Jupiter will see you taking on more tasks, work, chores, and responsibilities as life grows full. Broader aims, career, and networking amplify. This period of the year may come with a lot of opportunities; travel is highlighted, along with vocational aims and social engagements that support themes of mental rapport and stimulation. The summer months look to be full, as well, a time to really focus on outward aims that give you a sense of purpose and meaning.
By the fall, you will enter your annual “sleepy period” taking time for rest and retreat. It is usually around this time of year when your body grows tired, and you become more self-reflective. You may be contemplating personal change and decisions. You may also be considering your involvement in different groups and affiliations, and whether you wish to maintain your allegiance.
What comes up will, again, center how you feel in certain alliances that contribute to your mental health and deepening mindset. If a job is no longer stimulating, or a disconnect amongst friends widens, you may want to end an association. Such inquiry will only amplify as Mercury stations retrograde mid-September through the first week of October. So, you will have to wait until then before clarity is restored and you know where you stand.
Once clarity is restored, you can move forward with a friendship, or walk away from the group. In the process, certain commitments may change, especially as we move toward the end of the year; this all coincides with another pair of eclipses.
October 25th brings a solar eclipse that impacts you personally. Decisions around tribe, community, and where/with whom you are invested may bring change that affects your sense of identity and development in life. A lunar eclipse peaks on November 8th, meanwhile, closing an important relationship chapter that may have held you back from charting your own path.
In between the eclipses, Mars will station retrograde, a cosmic event that only occurs once every two years. Of all the planets, Mars can be the hardest to navigate when retrograde. Its energy connects us to our force of will, so when it does a backward spin around the almighty Sun, our energy feels blocked.
For you, dear Scorpio, important contracts and commitments feature; energy has been building in these areas since June. If working with vendors to organize a wedding, or navigating financial dealings in a business partnership, there will be a ton of moving parts along with delays that may bring setbacks to your plans.
You may find this period to be frustrating, too, as such matters come with some level or risk and vulnerability. You would be wise, then, to adopt an attitude of flexibility. Mars will be retrograde through January 2023, so you’ve got about 2 ½ months of bobbing and weaving and redirecting your energy.
This is not the end of the world, Scorpio. Remember how planet alignments are deepening your thought processes and changing how you respond to life? Let this 4th quarter of the year be a reminder to prioritize positive thinking. Besides, other life focuses are playing out, too, that involve personal growth, financial dealings, and learning endeavors.
2022 ends on a fine note, overall, aside from some choppy cosmic weather that closes us out. And while anxiety is likely, so, too, is peace, greater connection, and changes of scenery that leave you feeling grateful.
So, give yourself permission to indulge curiosities or even learn a new skillset. Doing so will serve as a reprieve from this period of the year. Release the chatter of your mind and adjust your way of thinking. Our thoughts do create our reality.
HAPPY NEW YEAR, SCORPIO!
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