Horoscopes: Feb 9-15, 2024

Illustration by Ash Cheshire.

Aries: Your ruling planet Mars puts Aqaurius influence at the top of your chart. That means it’s time for some outside-the-box thinking and more importantly some outside the box DOING. If your usual strategies aren’t working, that means it’s time to get creative or even experimental. Think of yourself as part of a whole and less as someone who is always striving to be the singular best, number-one star who is always fixated on individual acclaim. The new moon aligns in Aquarius on the 9th and signals to you that it is time to let go of anger and fear. 

Taurus: Embrace the complexity of life and the nuance of thoughts and feelings as Mars, Mercury and the moon align is Aquarius this week. It’s imperative that you keep an open mind and learn to roll with the punches. New information heads your way that can empower and challenge you at the same time. The new moon on the 9th reminds you that you like to build and collaborate with others and you want more of that in your life. 

Gemini: Your ruler Mercury in Aquarius puts the big picture into perspective.  You must keep an open mind and embrace complexities and contradictions. It’s a powerful time to incorporate new concepts and to apply new philosophies into your life. The same old tricks will not continue to work. The new moon, also in Aquarius on the 9th, is a time to let go of jealousy. 

Cancer: The new moon in Aquarius on the 9th reminds you to not take things too personally. It’s a time to let go of fear, resentment and jealousy and to think about how we are all still learning and dealing with our own challenges in life. Mars and Mercury also align in Aquarius on the 13th, where new information brings renewed motivation. 

Leo: The new moon in Aquarius shows you that it’s time to stop trying to control the outcomes of interpersonal interactions or mold the emotions of others in ways that you think are beneficial to you or simply more comfortable. You have to let things flow naturally and freely or none of it really means much. Mars and Mercury also align in Aquarius this week, where challenging new ideas show you a more free and independent way to be. It’s a time to process jealousy and release yourself from the unnecessary suffering it causes. Empathize with yourself, realize the reasons, but then let it go. 

Virgo: Your ruling planet, Mercury, in Aquarius gives you some interesting new ideas and inspiration. If you’ve been stuck in a rut concerning your lifestyle or your creativity, this can be the week where you start on a new path. You feel like reinventing yourself. The new moon, also in Aquarius on the 9th, helps you to embrace nuance and not see things in extremes. Let go of the hurt that’s holding you back.  

Libra: With Mars, Mercury and the new moon aligning in Aquarius this week, you’re in a deep thinking mood. It’s a good time to keep an open mind and to boldly approach challenging new ideas and to free yourself of restricting or limiting beliefs. You realize you want to feel more connected to friends, neighbors and community. 

Scorpio: You get a new view on friends, family, and lifestyle this week as the new moon, Mars and Mercury align in Aquarius at varying points this week. Your memory runs deep and vivid, and your mind is able to dig deeper into new philosophies and ideologies. The new moon reminds you to release your fear and anger in order to feel more free and to go forward with confidence. Old hurts or feelings of low self worth have kept you feeling trapped. There are fewer rules than you think.

Sagittarius: The new moon in Aquarius on the 9th is a time to begin anew and to start working on things that are in line with your values and beliefs. This week, as Mars and Mercury also align in Aquarius, you get a creative, confident and romantic wave of energy. You want to connect with people and to make them feel included and invited. Sharing what’s on your mind helps you to see things more clearly. 

Capricorn: The new moon in Aquarius on the 9th helps you to combine your need for structure with your need for freedom, you realize things are not so black and white and that the complexities of life are beautiful. You find compromise and flexibility in unexpected ways. Mercury and Mars also align in Aquarius and challenge you to apply new concepts into actions. You might be stepping out of your usual wheelhouse at a new job, taking a class on an unfamiliar subject or interacting with exciting, yet challenging information. 

Aquarius: It’s all about Aquarius energy this week! Mars and Mercury in your sign are highlighting your first house, where you take the ideas that have been brewing in your head and find new ways to express and share them. You realize now more than ever the importance of collaborating, connecting and building community. No one truly accomplishes anything totally on their own, it takes kindness, support and trust between people to make great things happen. The new moon on the 9th reminds you to let go of old fears that have limited your growth.

Pisces: With multiple Aquarius placements highlighting your privacy sector, you are doing some personal deep diving and philosophizing. You enjoy learning about new and challenging concepts and topics this cycle. It’s important not to get too caught up in the minutiae of things and not to let regrets of the past slow you down with guilt. The new moon in Aquarius on the 9th reminds you to let go and to embrace change and freedom.

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