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July 18 in the stars: The North Node is in Aries until January 11, 2025. What’s it mean for you? Find out below in our daily horoscopes for Tuesday July 18.
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Your daily horoscopes for Tuesday July 18, 2023
Aries (March 21-April 19) daily horoscope for Tuesday July 18
All eyes are on you, Ram! Starting now, the lunar North Node visits Aries for the first time since 2004-2006. During this 18-month cycle, you’re a beacon of light for the rest of us. Rise to the occasion and relish your position as a leader! This is your chance to blaze a new trail for others to follow between now and January 11, 2025. Since the karmic South Node is in your opposite sign of Libra, relationships can still provide plenty of inspo and may even tell you something about the beliefs that hold you back. It’s okay if you don’t know where to start; a deep research dive will enable you to come up with a plan. In the next year and a half, there’s a good chance you’ll set off on a whole new path that feels like destiny.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) daily horoscope for Tuesday July 18
Time to turn inward, Bull! The lunar North Node has been in Taurus since January 2022, revving up your drive and honing your leadership skills. As of yesterday, it has left your sign and segued into Aries and your soulful, imaginative twelfth house, where it will be camped out until January 11, 2025. Over the next year and a half, your compassion grows, inspiring you to make a difference in the lives of others. Downloads from the muse can help you to produce highly creative work, and you’ll need peace and quiet to take full advantage. You might have to proactively carve out private time so people understand that your solitude is sacred. The karmic South Node in Libra simultaneously signals that a solid wellness regimen and well-oiled systems will keep your outer life on track.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) daily horoscope for Tuesday July 18
You’re on a quest to guide the group, starting NOW as the moon’s North Node moves into Aries and your eleventh house of teamwork, where it will linger until January 11, 2025. Your savvy, inventive style of leadership will spark connection and collaboration among the extended network of people in your life. And thanks to the presence of the karmic South Node in Libra and your stylish fifth house, your creative flair will also help you rally the troops. You can contribute to the greater good AND have a good time, to boot! Let your inner child out to play, and you’ll light a fire in your community—both IRL and in the virtual world.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) daily horoscope for Tuesday July 18
There’s no stopping a Cancer on a mission! As the lunar North Node shifts into Aries and your ambitious tenth house, take your rightful seat at the table and wow the world. Between now and January 11, 2025, your impressive initiative will empower you to make your mark. Try to transform the lessons you’ve learned into wisdom that guides others on their path. If you can do that and also foster your own success in the process, you’ll be way ahead of the game. At the same time, the moon’s South Node in Libra will keep you centered emotionally and allow you to feel at ease, whether you’re keeping a high profile or holing up at home.
Leo (July 23-August 22) daily horoscope for Tuesday July 18
You have a mandate to broaden your horizons as the lunar North Node has sailed into Aries and your intrepid, consciousness-raising ninth house. Between now and January 11, 2025, even if travel continues to be more than a little complicated, you can widen your lens on the world by studying new subjects, launching an entrepreneurial venture and passing your knowledge on to others through teaching. During the same period, the karmic South Node will be in Libra and your communication sector, encouraging you to connect with people in your local community so you can share ideas and team up on mutually beneficial endeavors.
Virgo (August 23-September 22) daily horoscope for Tuesday July 18
Go deep, Virgo. The moon’s North Node swings into Aries and your mysterious eighth house, narrowing your focus between now and January 11, 2025. Delving into close relationships and private emotions can empower you to bring about profound internal change. There are no shortcuts to this type of lasting transformation, though. You’ll have to explore the dark crevices of your psyche to gain real intimacy—with a VIP or with yourself. This realm also governs sex, so expect an intense blend of soulful and erotic between the sheets! At the same time, the karmic South Node in Libra is in your finance realm, encouraging self-sufficiency that will enable you to approach your relationships from a place of strength.
Libra (September 23-October 22) daily horoscope for Tuesday July 18
You never know, Libra! With the lunar North Node entering Aries and your relationship province for an 18-month stay, you might just have a strong cosmic cue to consider an array of partnership possibilities. Is there a particular bond that you’re ready to develop? You’ll feel more eager to commit to a special someone between now and January 11, 2025. The connection could be creative, business or romantic. Regardless, you’ll grow more as a twosome than you would by flying solo. Because the karmic South Node will be traveling through YOUR sign simultaneously, some introspection is in order. How might your ingrained patterns be preventing you from evolving? Reflect…then release!
Scorpio (October 23-November 21) daily horoscope for Tuesday July 18
Farewell, dark night of the soul, hello, dawning light of new opportunity! The moon’s South Node has been hanging out in your sign since January 2022, teaching you some difficult lessons and compelling you to grow on a karmic level. But are you done with those heavy lessons yet? Yes! As that node segues into Libra today and the North Node moves into Aries (as of yesterday), your attention shifts to the wellbeing of your mind, body and spirit. Your productivity, health and quality of life are top priority between now and January 11, 2025. Streamlining and simplifying will help you to gain ground in those areas. This is also a period for letting go of any personal beliefs that are preventing you from flourishing. Weed them out and put them to rest once and for all!
Sagittarius (November 22-December 21) daily horoscope for Tuesday July 18
It’s playtime, Sagittarius! The lunar North Node bounds into Aries and your amorous, glamorous fifth house, making its first appearance there since 2004-2006. You’ve been on your grind for the last 19 months while this karmic node lingered in your work-and-wellness zone. And while your focus on productivity and health has no doubt done you lots of good, it hasn’t exactly been a blast. By now you’re more than ready to put your party clothes on and have some fun—even if that looks a little different than it did a couple of years ago. You’re on a mission to enjoy life, so think outside the box. This passionate, creative, playful phase (which will last until January 11, 2025) could bring a new love affair, artistic inspiration or even a pregnancy.
Capricorn (December 22-January 18) daily horoscope for Tuesday July 18
There’s no place like home, Capricorn. As the moon’s North Node beds down in Aries and your fundamental fourth house for the next year and a half, your domestic side goes into overdrive. Between now and January 11, 2025, you could be inspired to host regular gatherings, do some decorating or become a homeowner. Whether your dream is to create a space to share with family or to buy an investment property, you’ll have that target in your crosshairs. Cozy downtime at home will appeal to you more than painting the town or juggling a million tasks. And with the karmic South Node in Libra, your professional trajectory could change over this same time period.
Aquarius (January 20-February 18) daily horoscope for Tuesday July 18
What do you have to say, Aquarius? The lunar North Node has moved into Aries and your communication province, which means the answer is probably, “A hell of a lot!” Grab the mic and represent a worthy cause or pitch your brilliant ideas. Your self-expression will inspire awe between now and January 11, 2025. This cycle makes you a compelling wordsmith, so cultivate a daily writing habit, stay active on social media, or start a witty TikTok feed. Since this part of the chart also rules your environs, you could spend more time in the neighborhood and maybe spearhead a community-improvement effort. At the same time, the South Node has arrived in Libra, hinting at international connections. Your studies, past globetrotting, and exciting learning experiences can all inform the next, expansive chapter in your life.
Pisces (February 19-March 20) daily horoscope for Tuesday July 18
The moon’s North Node has officially arrived in Aries and your money-minded second house, motivating you to improve your fiscal security over the coming year and a half. Just because the economy is all over the place doesn’t mean you can’t get to work strengthening your bottom line. Between now and January 11, 2025, apply your efforts to boosting your income. When you shore up your self-sufficiency, your self-esteem blossoms as well. With the lunar South Node entering Libra and your eighth house of shared resources at the same time, a novel investment strategy is also called for in the next 18 months.