October 18 Birthday Horoscope
If Today is Your Birthday: October 18
The Year Ahead
Forecast for October 2009 to October 2010
If You Were Born Today, October 18: You are a very fair person who is also determined and hard-working. Success usually doesn’t come at a young age, but it does after some early setbacks–and from your own doing. You are a leader and a visionary. You have your feet on the ground, but you are willing to look beyond what is right in front of you. You may have some troubles with people who deceive you. Although you possess an unusually strong ability to understand human nature, when you are personally involved, you tend to believe what you want to believe. Your intellect is sharp. When an important decision has to be made, you listen to others, process the information, and then follow your intuition. Famous people born today: Pierre Trudeau, Martina Navratilova, Zac Efron, Lee Harvey Oswald, Chuck Berry, Jean-Claude Van Damme.
Your Birthday Year Forecast: The New Moon in your Solar Return chart suggests that you will instinctively begin a new phase of your life this year. A decisively new direction has come about in your life. This can be an emotionally stimulating time in which you feel the urge to initiate and project, even if you are not quite clear about what you are projecting. Much of the energy in your life can have a magical quality to it as things are just automatically going in a certain direction. It is important to be intuitive at this time and allow the natural course to show you the way to the next step. Surprises (mostly very pleasant) pepper your year. New beginnings are in order, and you are bound to feel some level of excitement as the year unfolds.
The Sun is trine Chiron and Neptune near the time of your birthday, suggesting that you are likely to be recognized for your more unique qualities. Your personal magnetism runs quite high. You have the chance to improve your relationships with othersand with yourself! A humbly confident approach to life earns you the most respect. You tend to be looked upon favorably by others, and especially those in authority. You have the chance to shine, largely because you are projecting yourself with self-respect and modesty at once. You are especially appealing and charming just by being yourself. Opportunitiesboth personal and professionalare likely to present themselves as a result. You are not looking for credit for what you do, which frees you up to get it anyhow! Teaching others may be part of the picture, informally or formally. A more sensitiveeven mysteriouspersona is projected this year, and this can attract pleasantly unusual circumstances (and people) into your life. You will want to reserve time aloneaway from the hectic pace of lifefor reflection and meditation.
With Mercury in trine to Jupiter, your ability to express yourself and to solve problems is enhanced this year. You may have opportunities to travel this year, and matters related to publishing, teaching, and writing should go especially well. You may find that you have the right information at the right time this year. You could also have big ideas and plans. Work, especially in communications, goes well. Relationships with young people may be particularly rewarding and positive. An optimistic attitude serves you very well. The desire to expand your mind is strong, and this is a good year to take up studies or to further your education. It’s also excellent for teaching and speaking.
Venus sextile to Mars suggests a good level of harmony and magnetic appeal this year. A square to Pluto suggests intensity of feelings, perhaps a sense that something needs to be left behind in order to begin anew, and some level of inner drama. There may also be a need to buckle down with finances, perhaps a large purchase or financial obligation that requires changes in your spending habits (towards the conservative!).
Mars sextiles Saturn in your Solar Return chart, and work takes on definite shape this year, and you can see results from your efforts, or at least foresee success down the road. This gives you a sense of responsibility and a feeling of directedness and purposefulness. Refining and improving techniques are favored this year.
This is a year of new beginnings for you. Refining your skills, organizing your life, and meeting responsibilities are in focus this year. A humbly confident approach and realistic optimism are your avenues to success. Attunement to your intuition and sensitivity helps you to further your career and wins you respect from others. Changes need to be made in order to improve your close personal relationships, which can be challenging at times. Intellectual advancements are likely.
2009 is a Number Three year for you. Ruled by Jupiter. This is a year of sociability. It is a friendly time, when it is easy to enjoy life and other people. Focus is on personal freedom, reaching out to others, making new friends, and exploration. You are more enthusiastic and ready for adventure. It is likely to be a rather lighthearted year, when opportunities for “play” time are greater than usual. It’s also a good year for expressing your creativity. Advice – reach out, but avoid scattering your energies.
2010 will be a Number Four year for you. Ruled by Uranus. This is a year of work and development. It’s “nose to the grindstone” time. It’s a time to deal with practical matters, and it’s not a time to be lazy or especially gregarious. Sometimes, it can be a year that feels hard, monotonous and routine, and/or lonely. Positive new relationships are generally not formed in a Four personal year. Advice – get yourself organized, work to build your resources, keep busy.
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These interpretations are partially based on the Solar Return chart in astrology. Of course, the Solar Return chart is most accurate, personalized, and descriptive, when the birth time and place (in addition to the birth date) are known.
The individual birthday forecast above is written by Annie Heese and is copyright CafeAstrology.com.