01-23-2017 to 01-29-2017
Lace up your trainers and recycle those greasy take-out menus. On Friday, January 27 the only Aquarius new moon of 2017 energizes your sixth house of health and fitness, kicking those 2017 wellness resolutions in gear. You've enjoyed an extension of holiday season indulgences but now it's time to get back to more disciplined and salubrious routines. You don't have to give up all of life's pleasures—just enjoy them in moderation, in the context of a balanced lifestyle. The sixth house also governs organization, so take a look at how efficiently you've been operating. Do you waste hours every week trying to track down emails or reports? Is your software sufficient for your more sophisticated projects? No matter what you're doing, you know there's an app for that! Because this new moon—promising fresh starts—is in tech-savvy Aquarius, it might finally be time to bring your computer into the shop and get it purring like new. Or, hire a consultant or branding expert to give you and your business that high-pro glow. You'll benefit from professional assistance, but remember, Virgo: It's up to you to make the call. Aquarian energy is highly social, so don't feel like you have to toil away like a hermit. Sign up for classes, invite a friend to be your workout buddy, or organize progressive vegetarian dinners with mouth-watering recipes like these They say it takes 21 days to change a habit, so if you start now, you'll be in the groove before spring has sprung!
Also on Friday, serious Saturn in your home court sends a wake-up call to sensitive Venus in your relationship corner. It's easy to blame other people for your unhappiness or lack of fulfillment, Virgo, but it's more productive to take responsibility for your actions and emotions. Of course your close friends will let you vent or be a sounding board, but they're not qualified therapists. And careful not to dump your fears onto your beloved or you could put a major strain on your relationship. This cosmic confab can help you take the necessary steps to own your feelings—and find appropriate support if you need any. Pining for someone from afar? Saturn's realism could bring your repressed desires to the surface. Stop expecting people to be mind readers. If you're interested in someone, let them know. We're all adults here, even if life sometimes does resemble tenth grade.
Intimate relations get bumped up to high-priority status on Saturday, thanks to the arrival of energizer bunny Mars in trail-blazing Aries and your "set to sizzle" eighth house. All manner of mergers—whether joint ventures or emotional permabonding—can blast full-speed ahead over the coming six weeks. This could affect your personal or professional life, or both. Regardless of who the players are, the lesson here is to reach for the stars. Your passion is at a fever pitch, so don't squander it on watered-down compromises. Get the contract terms you want; put your partnership on the fast track to commitment (or whatever your goals for it are). To hit the jackpot, you need an abundance mentality. This Martian cycle is a stellar time for buying an investment property or finding some new passive-income streams. How about setting up an eBay store to sell some of that expensive excess that's closing in on you—and cluttering your closet? You could put your profits toward a trip or update your wardrobe to 2017 standards. Of course Mars in your lusty eighth house is as much about pleasure as it is about business. Your love life could get downright steamy, especially behind closed doors. But if you want to avoid a dangerous liaison, reserve your erotic charms for people who are free and clear to return them.