Horoscopes: Nov. 10-16, 2023

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Aries: Mercury in Sagittarius highlights your house of curiosity and adventure. It’s time to break out of the norm and to try something new. Different approaches to problem solving bring better solutions. Facing fears is a great way to build character and confidence. The new moon in Scorpio on the 13th gives you a fresh perspective on a deep-rooted issue. You must lead with understanding and banish your fears and judgements.  

Taurus: Mercury in your house of transformation and exploration inspires you to think differently, to take deep dives, to research and get to the bottom of things. Your mind is sharp but beware of reading into things too hard and becoming paranoid. The new moon in Scorpio on the 13th is a chance to start over in relationships.  

Gemini: Your ruling planet moves into your sister sign of Sagittarius. You may be playing the role of mediator this week. It’s a good time to practice your negotiation skills and to communicate more sensitively. In romance, you are looking to collaborate and cooperate. It is important to learn about the other person. You are feeling more decisive about what you want.

Cancer: Mercury is in good favor in your sixth house this week. It’s an ideal time to make plans, set up appointments, and get your daily routine in order. You have a more organized mindset this month and when you reach out to people, it is easier to coordinate things. Build confidence in yourself by initiating things and seeing them through. The new moon in Scorpio on the 13th helps you to forgive or forget something that has been weighing you down.

Leo: You are finding new ways to express yourself through your creativity and you are innovating your communication skills. Connecting with others mentally and emotionally is fun and constructive over the next four weeks. It is an ideal time to have important conversations and to share your true feelings and opinions. In relationships, you are feeling more confident and willing to try out new roles or perspectives. There can be great healing for the mind. The new moon in Scorpio on the 13th reminds you to be realistic about your financial endeavors. 

Virgo: Your ruler, Mercury, moves into Sagittarius this week where it highlights your fourth house. Your powers of recollection and memory are stronger than usual and you have an eye for details. Things concerning close relationships or the past are becoming closer to you. It is important to be flexible and understanding. The new moon in Scorpio on the 13th unlocks previously repressed emotions and brings freedom of expression. 

Libra: Mercury, the planet of information and learning, moves into your third house where it boosts communication and mental capacity. It’s an ideal time to learn new skills or to teach/share your unique knowledge with others. Be aware that this buzz generated by Mercury can create excess energy or anxiety as well, you may feel that there is not enough time in the day to achieve all that you wish to. Pace yourself. The new moon in Scorpio on the 13th highlights a power imbalance or interesting dynamic in certain relationships.

Scorpio: Mercury in your second house has you putting the power of your mind towards building stability in your community and in your life. You often feel estranged or on the brink of calamity but to trust in your unique insight and the special connections you make with others can help to alleviate this anxiety and give you hope. The new moon in your sign on the 13th is a time of self renewal and personal reinvention. 

Sagittarius: Mercury in your first house brings an “aha!” moment or a breakthrough to a personal problem. You get a boost of social confidence and have an easier time expressing yourself. It’s a good time to forge ahead with career or creative pursuits and to build connections with coworkers, neighbors and to make new friends. You are in a fun and playful mood. The new moon in Scorpio on the 13th removes a fear that has been holding you back. 

Capricorn: Mercury’s move into Sagittarius brings a period of quiet self reflection and contemplation. You are feeling more reserved with your energy and your feelings. On the rare chance that you let someone get close to you over the next four weeks, you find that you have intense and deep conversations. You are discovering new things about yourself and taking deep dives on intriguing or mysterious topics. The new moon in Scorpio on the 13th brings out your spiritual side.

Aquarius: You broaden your horizons via Mercury in Sagittarius in your 11th house. There can be inspirational shifts in your energy and your mindset. You learn a great deal through conversations at this time. Novel topics and new philosophies provide clarity and help you to get out of your own little ideological echo chamber. Helping others can be a great blessing to you. The new moon in Scorpio on the 13th follows this vibe and highlights the importance of community and connection. 

Pisces: Mercury in your 10th house has you feeling more serious and professional about work or personal projects. You are more inclined to be assertive than usual and it can help to expedite your plans. It’s a time of building confidence and garnering a positive reputation. The new moon in Scorpio on the 13th is a break from all this business talk, where you can get in touch with your creative self and find comfort in a bit of fantasy.

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