October 2012 Horoscope Quickies
October 2012 Overview Horoscopes
The following are overview horoscopes for an upcoming month, written by Annie. For our detailed October monthly horoscopes, see Monthly Horoscopes from October 1.
Notes/Overview: In October 2012, Jupiter turns retrograde on the 4th, and Saturn changes signs, entering Scorpio, on the 5th. On the 10th, Saturn trines Neptune. A New Moon occurs in Libra on the 15th, and a Full Moon occurs on October 29th in the sign of Taurus.
While your larger focus this month is likely to be your intimate life, dear Aries, you have opportunities to transform a professional dream into a reality. You can feel especially inspired by a work project, and while physical energy may not be at its highest, inspiration can motivate you to do more. Plant a seed around the 5th. You would do well to organize your finances and to get a stronger sense of where you stand in terms of debt to and support from others, as circumstances are such that you will be needing to face reality about these matters in the next while. Your intimate life comes into strong focus this month as well, and any lack felt now can seem glaring, particularly around the 24-25. You are in top form when it comes to your ability to assert yourself without complications. Wonderful relationship opportunities can come through friend or group associations from the 15th. Protect sensitive information this month, particularly towards the middle of October. Be sure to feed your thirst for non-routine adventures.
This is a potentially excellent month for communicating with special people in your life, dear Taurus. You enjoy increased personal charisma. You are more playful and communicative than usual. Nevertheless, there can be some challenges this month with shared resources – money owed and/or shared with a partner. As well, you are entering a long-term cycle in which relationships go through some tests. To commit or not to commit? That is the question! This cycle lasts until 2015, but for now, easy and friendly energy is with you for partnering. Many of you are easing slowly but surely into a more committed, stable relationship. Some of you may be committing to a friend or going into partnership with a friend. You’ve recently learned to live a more structured life. More work and less recognition for it may have been a theme in your life. This month, attitudes toward work improve. The Full Moon on the 29th brings a relationship or personal matter to a head.
Freer, more creative, and forward-looking energy is with you in October, dear Gemini. Mid-month brings strong opportunities to begin anew, whether this is creatively or romantically. Your social life looks excellent this month. While there can be some ups and downs, your love life is sure to be animated in October. Long-standing problems come up to the surface for resolution. As sociable as the month can be, a period of hard work is ahead with Saturn monitoring your sector of work, health, and routines now and until 2015. It’s a strong period for making changes in your daily habits, for dieting, health improvement, cutting back, and healthier, more structured routines. Some of you could land a new position that requires more structure and effort. Discipline and a slow-but-steady approach works better than bold moves right now. Home life is rich this month, and home improvement efforts are favored. Career and work goals seem within reach around the 5-10. Watch for fuzzy thinking and possibly misrepresentation on the 29th.
Excellent energy is with you this month for romantic and creative expression, dear Cancer. Conversations feed your feeling of being loved and appreciated. Communication is the key to happiness in love in October. Nevertheless, you are entering a long-term cycle in which commitment can become a big issue. Relationships that don’t live up to their potential are likely to be questioned, particularly around the 24-25 this month, but also as a general theme going forward. Love becomes serious, hobbies can turn into work, and there may be fewer avenues for entertainment open to you. Family pressures and difficulties around the home are decreasing now. You’ll derive more enjoyment from family life and find responsibilities less burdensome. Work this month is busy. While you can wow those in authority, there will be times that conflicts arise and you’ll need to center yourself in order to handle them calmly. If possible, set your own pace and work independently. Others may not be working as quickly as you.
Good energy is with you for pursuing your heart’s desire this month, dear Leo, particularly after the 7th. Romance can be challenging at times, but also stimulating. A long-term influence starts in October that can bring new responsibilities and structure to your family and home life. Domestic matters require more serious thought, self-discipline, and organization. Some of you could realize a home-owning dream, although new responsibilities and pressures come along with it. Learning endeavors are highly favored this month. New interests emerge, and you’re extra motivated to learn, communicate, and share your knowledge. Saturn’s transit of your third house in recent years has limited your responsiveness to social contact. This influence lifts in October. Going forward, you are more motivated to branch out and network. The lines of communication open. The last week of October can involve a culmination of a career project.
October is a generally stabilizing month for you, dear Virgo, particularly when it comes to relationships or your attitude towards partnership. Both casual and committed relationships can thrive this month. Venus graces your sign most of October, and this serves to enhance your natural charm and beauty. You’re turning heads, particularly around the 9-10, and it’s not only for your personal magnetism – your brains get attention as well. Make a few wishes, dare to say them aloud, and expect results. Saturn’s entry into Scorpio this month is generally good news for you. During this transit that lasts until 2015, you are more able to meet your responsibilities and you generally are able to keep your cool. More stability is experienced in your life, and you communicate with more authority. Some distancing yourself from others might occur with new interests and responsibilities, however. Home life should be especially busy this month, and finances are likely to improve.
Saturn leaving your sign this month, dear Libra, can bring about a feeling that a heavy weight has been lifted. You’re likely to be more outgoing than you have been for some time. Ideally, you’ve built strength and balance in your life since 2009, when Saturn first entered your sign. Confidence now comes from a stronger sense of reality. The 15-16 brings strong energy for starting fresh and reinventing yourself. You’ll receive all the support you need. This month, work and money matters are strong. You’re finding motivation and inspiration to pursue your goals. Being especially realistic about your capabilities and talents right now is important and can help prevent you from overextending yourself. Some of you could pursue a dream job now. A home business may be part of the picture. Stronger energy for romantic relationships is with you mid-month. Open the lines of communication. Be available and willing to take an emotional risk.
Get extra rest and avoid pushing yourself this month, dear Scorpio, with Saturn entering your sign (where it will transit until 2015), and the Sun in your privacy sector until the 22nd. You’re likely to sense that you need more time for rest and reflection, and it’s wise to listen to your inner signals. Nevertheless, there is no need to cut yourself off from others. This month, strong benefits come from your social life. Connect with friends and groups, but know also when to draw the line. Some of you will be making an important romantic connection this month. It’s a time for keeping a lower profile and working on solid, long-term goals. Getting your life into order is the focus now. You’ll be tending to those things you’ve left unfinished or neglected – matters that suddenly become pressing at this time. The Full Moon in the last week of the month brings a relationship matter to the fore. Use the reality check you receive on the 24-25 for personal growth, and feel stronger for it.
From the 7th forward, you have strong energy to get out and really experience life, dear Sagittarius. Your personal magnetism is strong, and your ability to ask for what you want without apology is increased. You can find new forums for creativity and self-expression. Avoid impatience, however. Focusing on your desires is appropriate now, but avoid overdoing this. You thrive when you can set your own pace and work independently. This month, family and home goals can be realized. A loan could come through, for example, that allows you to make home improvements. Mid-month brings exciting energy for friendships, group associations, and romance, which can be new or renewed. Be open to new ideas, plant some seeds, and embrace the unexpected. Creative ideas are abundant this month. Watch for excess and arrogance in the last week of the month especially, when there can be a standoff of sorts with a special someone.
Both work and your social life are likely to demand your attention this month, dear Capricorn. From the 7th forward, however, be sure to get extra rest and down time. Decisions may be more difficult to make, and you could be wrestling with some, so allow yourself extra time to draw conclusions. October is a strong month overall for goal-making, communications, and learning. With Saturn’s entry into Scorpio, you’ll find that your goals are shifting, and that you are ready to take on challenges. You can accomplish a great deal with minimal stress. The New Moon mid-month provides you with a new start and renewed perspective on your professional and public life. You are more able to embrace change rather than feeling at its mercy. Love this month is likely to involve some level of adventure and experimentation and requires an open mind. Someone could be changing your world in special ways with a fresh perspective.
This is an important month for your career, dear Aquarius. You’re likely to uncover new goals and attitudes, and you are likely to work hard at achieving some of your more realistic dreams. You are entering a long-term cycle that will be with you until 2015 in which you are likely to reassess your career and standing, realigning your attitudes to better serve your purpose. Circumstances conspire to remind you of the importance of structure, responsibility, and reputation in your life. Many of you will be making changes in the coming years so that your career path better reflects the principles closest to your heart. Nevertheless, your social life is likely to be especially active in October. Mid-month brings new energy for educational and travel pursuits, as well as important and helpful connections. Write, speak, and generally keep in touch with others. Publishing and speaking opportunities can present themselves.
You are entering a period in your life in which getting organized is a priority, and easier than usual, dear Pisces. Meeting your responsibilities also comes more naturally this month. This month, putting an end to a bad habit and creating a plan to help reduce debt are both highly favored, especially around the 15-16. Money is at a peak this month. Take advantage by asking for a raise, making a long-term investment, or going over your budget, but avoid the 3rd, 7-8, and 29th, when it can be difficult to get what you want. Relationships receive a nice boost in October. You’re likely to be dealing with kind and helpful people, and your own hospitality is recognized and appreciated. Career matters can be busy and temperamental. Use your better judgment and powers of discrimination to sort out what lines to pursue, and which to trash. This is a good month overall for applying yourself to educational pursuits and for considering courses that will help you to brush up your skills.
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