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January 12 in the stars: Find out what’s in store for you today in our daily horoscopes for Friday January 12. Read the daily horoscopes for your Sun sign or rising sign (ascendant) to plan your day.
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Your daily horoscopes for Friday January 12, 2024
Aries (March 21-April 19) daily horoscope for Friday January 12
Don’t yank on the leash of an exciting idea that wants to go for a run! Today is a rare and empowering day for you on the professional front, thanks to a supportive trine between your ruler, high-octane Mars, in your career corner and fierce and auspicious Jupiter in your money sector. You’ll have the vision, the motivation and the support you need to take this to the next level. Hit the accelerator and don’t bother to look at everyone you’ve passed in the slow lane!
Taurus (April 20-May 20) daily horoscope for Friday January 12
Don’t be too quick to write off lofty ideas as pipe dreams, Bull. Today’s rare and empowering trine between auspicious Jupiter in your sign and driven Mars in your visionary ninth house could help you pull some of those concepts down from the stratosphere and manifest them in the here and now. Life may have taken an enterprising turn ever since Jupiter launched into your sign last May 16, so make the most of this cosmic tailwind before that abundant planet moves on this May 25.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) daily horoscope for Friday January 12
Work the Law of Attraction today, Gemini! Under a highly auspicious alignment of empowering Mars and plentiful Jupiter in your mystical manifesting houses, you could bring one of your wilder notions to life. The trick: believing to the core of your being that it’s possible. The first step—if you haven’t already taken it—is to get very clear about what you want and how life will feel and look when you have it. Spend some time developing that vision, and then take concrete action steps to make it a reality.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) daily horoscope for Friday January 12
Plan to work shoulder-to-shoulder in the trenches with other creative geniuses today—even if a part of you is itching to go maverick. Today’s starmap features a collaborative alignment of driven Mars and expansive Jupiter in your community-oriented houses. Need to recruit more talent for Team Crab? Make that a priority—even as you continue to solicit input from coworkers for ways to take this from solid to spectacular!
Leo (July 23-August 22) daily horoscope for Friday January 12
You’ve got far more important things to do today than get hung up on minutiae, Leo! If anything, you want to widen your perspective and focus on the most visionary aspects of an assignment: That’s where your superpowers are as unstoppable Mars in your hard-working sixth house fist-bumps confident Jupiter in your professional tenth. While you don’t want to ignore important details, you’ll need to stay in executive mode and decide which are worth taking a pass on—at least for now.
Virgo (August 23-September 22) daily horoscope for Friday January 12
If your mojo’s been in slow-mo lately, Virgo, today’s spark plug of a cosmic mashup should bring happy news. With lusty Mars in your passionate fifth house forming an inspirational trine with expansive Jupiter in your adventurous ninth, a flagging relationship could get back on track. Jupiter and your ninth house can make you more comfortable taking a few risks. And since you’re not likely to budge the needle if you DON’T, you might as well summon your fearlessness and leap!
Libra (September 23-October 22) daily horoscope for Friday January 12
Under today’s sensitizing trine involving activator Mars and amplifying Jupiter in your most tuned-in houses, your Spidey senses will be tingling! Pay attention to intuitive hits you get throughout the day, and stay alert to other people’s behavior. But don’t take anything at face value. Someone acting brusque or cold might actually be going through a tough personal issue themselves. By taking a minute to ask—sincerely—how they’re going, you might get them to shed a little of their pain.
Scorpio (October 23-November 21) daily horoscope for Friday January 12
A simmering connection could heat up fast under today’s activating alignment between passionate Mars and excitable Jupiter in your houses of partnership and communication. But don’t make assumptions or take anything for granted! If you’re feeling something undeniable and are pretty sure it’s mutual, take a risk in the name of romance. Just don’t misrepresent your feelings or intentions. For couples, direct and caring dialogue is the best way to deepen your ties or work through a sticky issue.
Sagittarius (November 22-December 21) daily horoscope for Friday January 12
Been waiting for the right moment to switch up your diet or get more committed to an exercise routine? Spoiler alert: That “perfect” opportunity might never come. In reality, this is simply a decision you need to make for yourself and then hold yourself accountable for sustaining it. That said, today’s starmap offers the kind of motivation you’re looking for, so resolve to stop “waiting” and dive in. With activating Mars in cahoots with your ruler, confident Jupiter, in your wellness center, you’ll be your own best supporter!
Capricorn (December 22-January 19) daily horoscope for Friday January 12
You couldn’t dim your own light today if you tried, Capricorn—and really, why would you want to? This is a “step up to the mic” kind of day for you, with impassioned Mars in your sign aligned with confident Jupiter in your fifth house of amour and drama. This is a perfect opportunity to showcase recent work or share your gifts with an eager audience. You might not think of your talents as a big deal, but watch what happens if you put them on full display!
Aquarius (January 20-February 18) daily horoscope for Friday January 12
While some special relationships can last a lifetime, the bittersweet truth is that many are temporal—only meant to last a certain period of time before experiencing natural attrition. Today, as actionable Mars in your house of release fist-bumps philosophical Jupiter in your fourth house of kith and kin, you may clearly see (and accept) that it’s time to let someone go…with love. Focusing on the ways this has been holding you back can make it a little easier.
Pisces (February 19-March 20) daily horoscope for Friday January 12
Under today’s socially liberating lineup of bold Mars and magnifying Jupiter in your platonic-relationship sectors, you might expand your friend circles, move into the hub of a cool crew or find the kind of volunteering opportunity you’ve been searching for. You may have to initiate things, but that’s not altogether unfamiliar terrain for you as an empathic water sign. Think about the qualities you share and what you (all) stand to gain by joining forces, and then make your move!