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January 3 in the stars: Find out what’s in store for you today in our daily horoscopes for Wednesday January 3. Read the daily horoscopes for your Sun sign or rising sign (ascendant) to plan your day.
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Your daily horoscopes for Wednesday January 3, 2024
Aries (March 21-April 19) daily horoscope for Wednesday January 3
As the crush of Q1 responsibilities starts weighing on you, take a moment to just breathe. The way you begin your tasks colors the way you move through the process. Today’s quarter moon in Libra reminds you that you can be just as productive—if not MORE so—when you kick things off in a balanced way. Get clear on priorities instead of diving in headfirst. And don’t forget to add Libra’s most important elixir to the formula: beauty!
Taurus (April 20-May 20) daily horoscope for Wednesday January 3
Could you squeeze in a noon yoga class today, Taurus? Or maybe some side-by-side “sweatworking” with a coworker who, like you, can multitask by lifting weights and discussing strategy simultaneously. Healthy habits can be integrated into your daily routines without disrupting your entire life as today’s balancing quarter moon in Libra reminds you. For lunch, reach for roasted brussels sprouts and mashed sweet potatoes instead of that plate of mac and cheese. Take time to review your January workflow and make an efficient plan. Where could you outsource or combine forces with a coworker to make BOTH of your lives easier?
Gemini (May 21-June 20) daily horoscope for Wednesday January 3
Whether you’re heading back into the office or making your first official appearance on a work Zoom since the holidays, take a little time to pretty yourself up. But do it for YOU, Gemini! With the Libra quarter moon elevating the glamour quotient in your image-conscious fifth house, looking good means feeling good. Motivated too! Cupid gives you a not-so-subtle nudge under these moonbeams, and pampering gets you in the mood for love. Single? Swiping on the dating apps is far more enjoyable with colorful nail art on your fingers.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) daily horoscope for Wednesday January 3
Exactly how much time do you WANT to spend in your nest, Cancer, and how much domesticity is actually good for your soul? Today’s quarter moon in social Libra fluffs up the pillows in your cozy fourth house, helping you figure out what a healthy balance could look like. While there’s no denying the benefits of restorative solitude, isolation is depressing. Today, set yourself up for healthy interactivity by finding (and committing to!) one group activity that will nourish you through Q1.
Leo (July 23-August 22) daily horoscope for Wednesday January 3
Making work feel like play? That’s #LeoGoals 365 days of the year. Today’s quarter moon in lighthearted Libra helps you manifest that reality. A mindset shift is the first step. Instead of trying to “get through it,” focus on making each mission into a game. For example, reward yourself with a blowout once you’ve finished the presentation or try on luxe sweater coats AFTER you’ve tidied up the atrocity that is your office. Play music when you’re handling low-concentration busywork. The fun factor increases exponentially if you turn this into a friendly competition. First one to finish gets treated to tacos!
Virgo (August 23-September 22) daily horoscope for Wednesday January 3
It doesn’t take much to whet your appetite for life’s finer things…and when they’re on sale? Hello, voracious Virgo! Today’s quarter moon in luxurious Libra casts a lure into some very tempting waters, and before you know it, your cart is full of beautiful items you don’t actually need. There’s nothing wrong with feasting your eyes on beautiful objects, but quarter moons call for moderation, which is one of Virgo’s favorite words, in fact. Splurge selectively and stick to something small, like a haute sipping cocoa or an 8×10 print of a favorite illustration.
Libra (September 23-October 22) daily horoscope for Wednesday January 3
Optimism: refresh! The glass is at least half full today as the quarter moon beams into Libra and your self-starting first house. To get it brimming over with possibility, however, you need to be proactive. Visualize what that would look like, but don’t stop there. Focus on one action, maybe three, that you could take this week to begin nudging the needle toward your desired outcome. If personal priorities have slipped to the bottom of your list, you reshuffle those decks. Focus on tasks that boost your public profile. Promote strategically by looking for win-wins: How will your talents or offerings benefit others? Spell it out, and you could set yourself up as an indispensable force in people’s lives.
Scorpio (October 23-November 21) daily horoscope for Wednesday January 3
No, Scorpio, it won’t be easy to remain unplugged as everyone dives back into work mode today. But you CAN buffer yourself against absorbing the madness. The quarter moon in harmonizing Libra is hiding out in your solitary twelfth house giving you a direct channel to the muse. The best ideas will come to you NOT when you’re whiteboarding in a conference room but when you slip into flow state. Make art if time allows or go for a long walk. Repetitive tasks can be meditative, so if you must be productive, prioritize things you can do “mindlessly.” Keep a notebook handy to capture ideas as they stream in!
Sagittarius (November 22-December 21) daily horoscope for Wednesday January 3
If, as the saying goes, your network is your net worth, today is the perfect time to do some “insider trading” with a few key players. With a collaborative quarter moon beaming into social Libra, get in a huddle to exchange ideas. You don’t have to hit the ground running, but there’s no reason NOT to pick up the pace on your 2024 prosperity plan. Send out pitches, organize conference calls and make sure Team Archer is aligned on Q1 tasks. If professional agreements slipped between the cracks over the holidays, refresh your squad’s memory with a motivating internal memo.
Capricorn (December 22-January 19) daily horoscope for Wednesday January 3
You’re never NOT ready to hit the accelerator on a prosperity mission, but no need to floor it today, Capricorn. A moderate pace will do the trick as the quarter moon in gentle Libra shines its balancing beams into your tenth house of career success. Step 1: Review your 2024 game plan with fresh eyes. Do you need better data for planning purposes? Is an essential person missing from your team? Delegate, but don’t expect other people to keep up with your pace. You may need to blaze the trail as a solo star first, then bring others along for the ride. If you’re feeling stuck, reach out to a mentor who can provide the short code to success.
Aquarius (January 20-February 18) daily horoscope for Wednesday January 3
Anywhere BUT the office is where you’d like to find yourself today as the quarter moon in peaceful Libra revs up your desire for beauty, romance and adventure. If you’ve got people to see, projects to deliver and items to pick up, there may be no escaping the call of duty. Try to reshuffle your schedule and prioritize tasks that don’t keep you chained to your desk. Lunch meetings can turn into visionary brainstorming sessions. Your mind is open to every possibility, and this could be the day where you FINALLY break past a sticking point with an important person in your life. Lead with love, Aquarius.
Pisces (February 19-March 20) daily horoscope for Wednesday January 3
Take extra measures to shield your field from energy vampires today. The quarter moon in generous Libra is liable to soften your defenses as it beams into your sixth house of service. Unfortunately, this makes it easy for certain manipulators to push your sacrificial buttons. And even if no one’s attempting to do that, you could feel like an emotional sponge. Be discerning! Not every vibe is worth picking up on, much less being curious about. Save your energy for a special someone who knows how to give as good as they get.