2023 Taurus Yearly Overview
2023 Taurus Overview: Horoscope
Taurus (Born April 21 to May 21*) – 0 to 30 degrees Taurus:
2023: Taurus Horoscope: Love, Career, & General Trends
Note: The summary of the year resides here; details of the year are below.
The year brings an increasing feeling of hope, optimism, and spiritual protection, dear Taurus. Events in 2023 continue to expand your innate compassion, warmth, or inner eye. Your intuition heightens to possibly even uncanny levels.
The biggest headline of the year for you is Jupiter in your sign from mid-May forward. You are more expansive, exuberant, and enthusiastic. This transit heightens your optimism and increases your generosity. What happened in the past is not very important to you now – it’s the future you’re eyeing now. You feel freer to be yourself, and others accept you more readily. Intimate opportunities are likely to abound, or it becomes easy to count on others for support. It’s a great time to attract or enhance a committed relationship or pool your resources with someone. There is a risk of overindulgence.
Especially in June, you feel ready to set plans in motion that will allow you to accomplish a cherished endeavor or dream. Turning a long-standing dream into a reality is a possibility.
Until May, you might find more joy in time to yourself. You’re building your inner confidence. Nevertheless, reminders to take more downtime persist as the year advances with the North Node moving out of your sign in July. Aim to take time from your busy schedule to recoup now and then. Avoid pushing yourself too hard, and don’t neglect your more spiritual needs as you pursue other goals.
Saturn’s move into your eleventh house this year helps you be more selective with whom and how you spend your time, which may be necessary to help you focus, simplify, and restore your energy. You’re taking your personal life more seriously. Some friendships can face tests.
If one door shuts, another seems to open in 2023 with Jupiter’s transit of your sign.
See also 2023 Taurus Preview Horoscope.
Key Events in 2023 for Taurus:
Outer Planet Transits:
Jupiter conjuncts Chiron in March and is parallel Chiron in April These influences encourage an increased need for greater understanding, wisdom, and awareness, as well as a stronger interest in the healing arts and holistic health. It may be a time when we update our personal belief system. The potential is high for working on ridding ourselves of negative attitudes that have held us back.
We can be especially interested in dealing with personal demons that have fractured our confidence and ability to assert our boundaries.
For Taurus, this can be about the past and matters left open or hanging. You might now see how guilt about these things is hijacking your life, and perhaps take steps to resolve it. Spiritual teachers may come into your life. A feeling of spiritual protection is with you, and your faith in the “unseen” continues to grow. It’s time to release and move forward, at just the right time before Jupiter begins its transit of your sign, freeing you further.
Jupiter forms a square to Pluto in May. We’re ambitious, feeling that if we set our sights high enough, we can achieve anything. However, treading lightly now, while it may not come naturally, is advised as it is easy to stir up conflict. We may take on too many interests, activities, or desires under this influence. We should avoid exaggerating our importance or power, whether to ourselves or others.
Something challenges our belief system, and the need for a major attitude change arises. Narrow-mindedness can be a problem. Trying to force our beliefs on others will only lead to frustration. The tendency now is to push too hard in general and to ignore the critical details. Thinking in big terms is fine as long as the practical elements of any pursuit are taken into consideration.
For Taurus, your enthusiasm for self-discovery is undeniable, but the pressure to succeed or to perform your responsibilities to the outside world is enormous. Tension results from the inclination to go hard in both personal and professional areas. Some paranoia about your position could figure strongly now, and it’s important not to allow it to drive your decisions.
Jupiter conjuncts the True North Node in early June, increasing our desire to make contact with like-minded people or with those who can help push us in the direction of growth and improvement. It’s a time of positive interaction, learning, and guidance.
This transit occurs in your sign, Taurus, putting you in a fabulous position to meet people who help boost your confidence or encourage you to reach your potential. There can be successful presentations–you’re received especially well at this time.
Jupiter forms a sextile with Saturn in June, bringing opportunities to put our plans into motion. We’re balanced in our approach to new endeavors, seeing both the potential benefits and pitfalls, and this improves our judgment. This influence helps us crystallize and lock down recent lessons learned and endeavors.
It’s a period of constructive accomplishment. We are practical, realistic, and our judgment is especially sound–and we derive much satisfaction from practical accomplishment. We find a good balance between planning and discovering.
It’s also a time when we value learning and sharing valid information from trustworthy sources. We respect reasonable, ethical, and sound approaches. The key to harnessing this wonderful energy is to identify and find pleasure in the simple things that make us happy.
For Taurus, you feel more grounded than usual, yet also freer to enjoy yourself. There can be a stronger sense of accomplishment and joy as you simplify your social life and meet your responsibilities. You approach your world in a more balanced way. Drawing some boundaries in a friendship or with others can come naturally now and can be unspoken yet clear and reasonable.
Other influences and minor transits:
Mars is retrograde from October 30, 2022, to January 12, 2023, in the sign of Gemini (pre-retrograde shadow begins September 3). We can feel stuck on past relationships or situations, finding it difficult to move ahead.
Slowdowns, reparations, and reconsiderations are significant with money, personal possessions or belongings, or income. On a psychological plane, this can be about matters of respect and worth. The desire for more financial independence is building. However, you can feel hampered or restricted in these areas temporarily.
This influence ends on January 12th, although there is a bit of a hangover period until March 15th (the post-retrograde shadow).
Venus is retrograde from July 22nd to September 3rd in the sign of Leo, bringing about a need to rethink or reassess our personal relationships. Past lovers may reappear and some relationships may end. Problems with fire, passion, and attention can be hot topics.
We might revisit our past loves–typically in the mind only, but for some, on a physical plane as well. It’s not a good time for major decision-making regarding love, as we might regret our choices later. Think of this time as a process–you need time to allow your heart to catch up with the rest of you, and so do others.
We are called upon to deal with relationship issues from the past. Events occur that seem fated or predestined. It can be a real challenge getting close to a lover during this period. Unorthodox, experimental, and non-intimate relationships may be favored just for now. It’s not the best period for entering a new relationship or making big purchases, because our sensors regarding love and money are not up to par.
For Taurus, you may discover that you have been undervaluing or overvaluing someone. There can be comfort issues to deal with around the home. On a psychological level, too, you could experience some lack of support from family members during this cycle. The trick is to learn how to more confidently rely on yourself during leaner times.
Venus is your ruler, and some people can misunderstand you, especially as you’re more insular than usual. It’s a time for reassessing your values and needs.
Yearly Horoscope: 2023 Predictions for Taurus
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Taurus (Born April 21 to May 21) – 0 to 30 degrees Taurus:
2023: Taurus Horoscope: Love, Career, Outlook, & General Trends
The horoscope on this page, Taurus Yearly, shows the trends and predictions for the year in more detail. Because outer planet transits are lengthy, there are variations in the timing of outer planet transits for each of the three decans of Taurus, and these are shown below the main, general forecast.
There are some repeat trends in addition to new themes with you in 2023, dear Taurus. Every year, we see challenges and opportunities in different areas. It’s my hope that by understanding these areas of potential disruption and ease, you can make the most of these trends by seeking out the opportunities and managing the challenges.
Taurus people revel in the practical aspects of life and draw spiritual truths from this. Comfort and satisfaction are great themes in your life. Mental and emotional security are primary goals. With Uranus again in Taurus, the North Node in the sign until mid-July, and Jupiter in your sign from mid-May forward, your definitions of security continue to morph and develop. It’s a time of much self-development. In 2023, your confidence is lifting.
The following chart shows the outer planets and other points in relation to your sign, revealing whether they are harmonizing with or challenging Taurus:
Grey is neutral (no direct relationship, but can be picky, nagging),
Pink is challenging (the planet is in direct, challenging relationship to your sign),
and Green is easy and supportive (the planet or point is in a direct, harmonious relationship with your sign).
The year 2023 holds mostly harmonious energy for you, Taurus. Even so, Uranus and the North Node in your sign, while harmonious, can be pressuring at times. You’ve been challenged to shape up in important areas, particularly related to responsibilities, career, or reputation.
This theme continues but is changing in 2023. In fact, you’re receiving prompts to connect with your ambitions. Still, you have more personality development to do before you delve deeply into them–a mission that will build in the upcoming years.
Expansion, Growth, Hope, Improvement, Spirit
Saturn=Restriction, Structure, Simplicity, Realism
Uranus=Innovation, Excitement, Unrest, Rebellion, Change
Neptune=Inspiration, Spirit, Confusion, Dissolution, Enlightenment
Pluto=Upheaval, Transformation, Rebirth, Unearthing, Excavation, Power
Chiron=Vulnerability, Wisdom, Healing, Wholeness, Non-conformity
North Node=Life Lesson, Growth, Improvement, Challenge
On this Page:
On this page, the year’s larger themes are explored. For month to month overviews, see Taurus Monthly Horoscopes, and for daily influences, see Taurus Daily Horoscopes. Please note that my dailies are astrological, not daily inspirational texts, so you’ll find interpretations for such things as planetary aspects and planet/point ingresses in Daily Horoscopes.
Overview: Harmony and Challenge of Outer Planets:
You have support coming from Neptune and Pluto again this year, dear Taurus, although Pluto is transitioning into a more challenging relationship with you. At the same time, Saturn takes the pressure off, and it feels good to have that release. Tauruses are more imaginative and spiritual, and they’re more unpredictable than they used to be.
Taurus is a sign that is typically more interested in practical realities than intensive self-analysis, but these planetary influences suggest a continued greater interest in understanding the spiritual forces active in your life.
Chiron forms an awkward angle to your sign, and this can be a nagging background influence — from time to time, you feel the need to make adjustments, particularly in your private life.
You’re rarely comfortable making radical changes in your life, but with Uranus in your sign, you’re inclined to find it more important to rock the boat than keep the peace if you feel caged in, oppressed, or confined in certain areas of your life.
Pluto’s support of your sign highlights your strong willpower and your ability to make long-term plans, patiently working towards your goals. Pluto continues to assist you in opening your mind to new ideas and broadening your horizons. This is not always an easy task, but life experiences and higher education can be stronger and growing drives.
This influence is nearing an end, and you can extract many rewarding lessons from it.
You continue to do some road tests, and there can be some bumps in the road, but Jupiter’s move into your sign in mid-May brings you out of your shell.
You have the patience to nurture something into being, and this can relate to a project, business, garden, or relationship. In 2023, you may have to remind yourself of these talents since impatience can creep up unexpectedly.
This is a powerful year for your inner world and, later, sharing your personality. Go big in these areas, but know your limits!
The modern ruler of your career sector, Uranus, is in your sign again this year, and changes are very possible regarding career, reputation, and responsibilities. Consider new beginnings. This may, for some of you, point to a new field or job, but for many, it can be a time for reinventing yourself in your career.
Move forward to the Yearly Horoscopes for Taurus by Decans (page 2)…