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February 1 in the stars: Find out what’s in store for you today in our daily horoscopes for Thursday February 1. Read the daily horoscopes for your Sun sign or rising sign (ascendant) to plan your day.
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Your daily horoscopes for Thursday February 1, 2024
Aries (March 21-April 19) daily horoscope for Thursday February 1
When it comes to commitment, Aries, you have more chill than most people, but as the day progresses, don’t be surprised if that shifts. A crystal-clear agreement and a definite plan CAN make you feel safe in moving ahead. But check in with yourself: Are you being held hostage by your insecurities? It’s not easy to open the lines of communication when you’re coming from a place of fear. Do your best to get centered and relaxed before you initiate any conversations. A neutral opening like “Could we talk about what’s ahead for us?” can set the stage for a fruitful conversation.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) daily horoscope for Thursday February 1
Get your ducks in a row! As the moon wraps up its monthly stay in your systematic sixth house this morning, tackle unfinished tasks and streamline your workflow. If you’ve set some massive goals since the beginning of the year, stop and ask yourself whether you can reasonably achieve them by yourself…and whether you really have to. (Or WANT to, for that matter) After la luna shifts into your seventh house of dynamic duos midday, potential partners could appear on the scene. In the meantime, refresh your memory with a quick scan of your contacts. You might spot an ideal collaborator you already know!
Gemini (May 21-June 20) daily horoscope for Thursday February 1
Wear your swagger proudly this morning, Gemini. With the moon hovering in your regal fifth house, people may be seeing you as a natural-born leader. So go ahead and steer them in the right direction. And if you have strong convictions about your creative vision, don’t compromise to avoid making waves. Once the moon shifts into Scorpio midday, your attention to detail will sharpen. Be fastidious when it comes to quality control. It will pay off in more ways than you can count.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) daily horoscope for Thursday February 1
Try to take it easy this morning while the moon lingers in your gentle fourth house. If you have the luxury of time, enjoy breakfast at your favorite cafe instead of grabbing coffee there on the run. And maybe squeeze in a little journaling while you sip? After the moon swings into Scorpio and your fame-fueled fifth house midday, you won’t be able to fly under the radar. Direct your attention toward a creative endeavor. What artistic bells and whistles can you add so it really expresses your unique style? That extra effort could capture the attention of someone worth impressing.
Leo (July 23-August 22) daily horoscope for Thursday February 1
If you want to win people over (and when don’t you?), turn on the charm early in the day while the moon hovers in enthusiastic Libra and your third house of communication. Whether you’ve got an idea to pitch or you need someone to hook you up with the right contact, you’ll get to “yes” in no time flat. As la luna dips into Scorpio this afternoon, the focus shifts to your nearest and dearest. Spend quality time with loved ones during the next couple of days instead of spreading yourself too thin.
Virgo (August 23-September 22) daily horoscope for Thursday February 1
Brace yourself, Virgo, because you may have to be the canary in the coal mine this morning. Pointing out an error that can be fixed NOW is better than staying silent and letting it snowball into a full-blown disaster. Deliver your input in language that makes it clear your critique isn’t personal. Honor the work people have put in, and then offer up a solution. After the moon swings into your third house of communication this afternoon, don your brainstorming cap and start swapping novel ideas. That’s sure to lighten the mood!
Libra (September 23-October 22) daily horoscope for Thursday February 1
No matter how swamped you are, put off mundane duties until later in the day. With the moon gracing Libra for the first half of the day, you’ll accomplish more by networking than by putting your nose to the grindstone. Have coffee with a coworker to brainstorm your pitch or meet your work wife at the gym and update each other from neighboring treadmills. After la luna shifts into your resourceful second house midday, your focus will return. You might end up working a little late to make up for “lost” time, but that’s no biggie when your head’s in the game.
Scorpio (October 23-November 21) daily horoscope for Thursday February 1
You could easily dream the morning away while the moon lingers in your foggy twelfth house. If you have the luxury of a flexible schedule, focus on work that involves imagination and ideation. You’ll hit your industrious stride again early this afternoon when la luna swings into Scorpio and charges you up with can-do motivation for the next two and a half days. Since you’re sure to turn heads during la luna’s monthly stay in your sign, glam up a little before you head out the door.
Sagittarius (November 22-December 21) daily horoscope for Thursday February 1
The social butterfly in you will happily make the rounds during the first half of the day, but don’t book yourself too far ahead. By early afternoon, you’re ready to fold in your wings and go cocoon once luna nestles into Scorpio and your restful twelfth house. Don’t think twice about postponing evening plans if you’d rather lounge on your couch than on a buzzy banquette. If you have the energy, you could do a drive-by to say your hellos, then make tracks for Chez Archer to unwind in peace.
Capricorn (December 22-January 19) daily horoscope for Thursday February 1
Whatever happens, you’re bound and determined to reach a milestone today. But don’t take on too much all by yourself. While the moon lingers in your ambition arena this morning, you have the impetus to crush your goals. But after la luna swings into your communal eleventh house midday, your best bet would be to take a look around you and identify collaborators who are both willing and able. You’ll reach the summit faster if you turn this mission into a group effort.
Aquarius (January 20-February 18) daily horoscope for Thursday February 1
While the moon lingers in your exploration sector this morning, being stuck behind a desk will NOT be the most productive move. Shuffle your schedule so you can start the day with on-the-go duties. Maybe you could hold that meeting at a nearby coffee spot instead of in the office. Or run some work-related errands in the AM rather than heading straight in. After la luna swings into Scorpio this afternoon, your career will reap the benefits for the next two and a half days. Ready, set, goals!
Pisces (February 19-March 20) daily horoscope for Thursday February 1
If you’re stuck in analysis paralysis, consider that there’s more to a situation than meets the eye. With the moon hovering in your mysterious eighth house for the first half of the day, dig beneath the surface to get to the truth. Note the discrepancies in someone’s story and do a little investigating. You’ll run out of patience by mid-afternoon, when the moon swings into your honest ninth house for the next two and a half days. Don’t start hurling accusations, though, unless you have hard evidence. There may be more layers of the onion to peel.