OH HI, MERCURY RX!: Jan 10th – Jan 16th
It’s that time again. Mercury turns retrograde, presenting us with the first of 4 (!) retrogrades in 2022, the Sun enters conjunction with Pluto, and the Moon moves into Cancer – all of which together represents the great preparation for the coming Full Moon in Cancer. Because next week, dear ASTRO STARS, will change everything!
And this week wants to be used smartly and sensitively to prepare the soul in the best way possible for all the further steps.
So dive into the magic of the new week and enjoy your ever-growing connection to yourself, the universe and all the wonders around you.
MONDAY, January 10th
Mercury sextile Chiron
Moon enters Taurus
Happy Moon Day and happy new week! This week’s Moon Day starts with the Moon in fiery Aries and a multi-hour, so-called MOON VOID, which symbolizes the Moon’s transition into a new sign of the zodiac and creates an energy of inertia and a kind of fog. In phases of this lunar void we often feel emotionally empty ourselves and it is not necessary to function, but to arrive at oneself.
But already in the afternoon, the Moon enters Taurus and in the days, she creates a special connection to self-love topics and all themes that may bring pleasure, enjoyment and abundance in our lives. And if you attended one of my live events or classes, then you know that exactly these themes in 2022 get a very special and new value. So dive into this energy, because with next week and the coming Full Moon in Cancer we also move into exactly these themes with the new Lunar Nodes in Taurus. More about that next week, though.
On this Lunar Day Mercury also builds a relaxed sextile to Chiron and we can better understand, accept and work on connections from our own trigger points. Perhaps they are related to the Taurus themes of abundance, luxury, money and pleasure?
Reflect on this and maybe you will get exactly the insights today, which may once again bring clarity to the past as well as to the future.
TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY, January 11th – 12th
Sun sextile Neptune
Mars square Neptune
The Moon is still in Taurus and that’s where she really likes it. Me-time, self-care, mirror work & more. The Sun is also sextile to Neptune and this creates a powerful dreamy mood that connects us to our desires and ideals. The Sun shines her light on all that we now want to magnetically attract in the new year. If it weren’t for the fears that come with it… Am I really allowed to think that big? Is it possible at all? Or am I limited from the outside or even by myself?
The Sun wants us to think big and see what is possible. With Mars, which is in a tension square to Neptune, it is not so easy to really get into the active implementation on these days. And maybe we don’t have to do this yet, because now it’s time to really look again at all our wishes as well as our worries. Mars and Neptune allow us to slow down a bit, because maybe the most important steps don’t want to be taken now, but after Mercury retrograde in February. Because yes – see Friday’s horoscope – Mercury goes retrograde again.
Do you want to release the square of tension for yourself as you feel confident in your next steps, then GO FOR IT! After all, we are in the first constructive half of the Lunar Cycle. If you are unsure, allow yourself to wait. So take the energies as they are and know that you are in the right place at the right time.
THURSDAY, January 13th
Moon enters Gemini
The Moon leaves Taurus early in the morning today to linger in witty and humorous Gemini until the weekend. On these days, our hearts long for social connections, sharing and expanding our minds together. Perhaps now is the very time to involve your friends and loved ones in your visions and ideas to gain new perspectives. At the same time, I must specifically warn you as Mercury is already getting ready to enter retrograde, and you do need to be careful about what you communicate and with whom.
It is also important that you do not take everything too personally and do not put the opinion of others above your own. Use the exchange to gather inspiration, so that you may reflect and work on all the themes of your visions again in Mercury retrograde. Make sure to read Friday’s horoscope for this, as it will give you accurate information (and also read my specific Mercury Rx Guide in my Astro Mag).
Likewise, the Moon in Gemini can bring insecurities to the surface and it is important to create clarity for yourself even more consciously in order to communicate this to the outside in a self-determined way. At the moment you could rethink many things, because your heart is directly connected to your mind. Stabilize again the connection to your intuition – you will need it strengthened again in the next weeks!
FRIDAY, January 14th
Mercury turns retrograde in Aquarius
Here we go again! We start the first of 4 Mercury retrogrades in 2022! All of them – except the last retrograde – will start in an air sign and end in an earth sign in 2022. So each time we move from our mind back to our center to find grounding within for all our visions and goals.
The first Mercury retrograde takes place in Aquarius and moves back into Capricorn on January 26th, becoming direct again on February 4th.
So it’s a matter of moving back into reflection, of dealing with all that still wants to be worked on for the future in relation to our individual major themes.
The limits – which we have imposed on ourselves, especially with our mindset – want to be blown up. Old themes, fears and the enormous pressure which we also impose on ourselves want to be released, because Mercury connects again and again (just like Venus) with Pluto, which addresses our shadow sides. So we may let go of the heavy weight on our shoulders but that is often easier said than done. The coming three weeks of Mercury retrograde and beyond that are perfect for this.
Because if we follow the “course of Mercury”, an enormous awakening can take place, especially in February, which will bring us enormously forward in relation to our ideals and visions.
Of course, the usual themes of Mercury retrograde are also on the agenda again:
-Beware of misunderstandings! We have to be even more aware of all kinds of communication! Double-check EVERYTHING!
-No big and important investments!
-Don’t make big and important decisions (unless they are made from the gut!)!
-Digital or electronic dropouts and problems! Pay special attention to your own electronic devices (and especially don’t buy electronic devices in retrograde!).
-Change perspective and come to new thoughts!
So, you got it! Let’s do this!
WEEKEND, January 15th & 16th
Moon enters Cancer
Sun conjunction Pluto
The Moon enters Cancer in the afternoon of Saturn’s day, also called Saturday, and as we all know, that’s where she feels particularly at home, because from now on she is in her Home Sign and thus also already initiates the energy of the coming Full Moon. And one thing I can tell you, this one has it all, because not only the most exciting events happen on this day (if you were in my Astrology of 2022 Class, then you know what I’m talking about!), also this Full Moon is created in conjunction to Pluto, with which the Sun already meets on Sunday.
This constellation can have an extremely strong, powerful, but above all exhausting and violent effect on our entire mind, because the Sun shines her brightest light on all our shadow sides. Our past, the dark self, deep wounds and emotional heaviness. Phew – that can get challenging. Thank the Universe – we will soon (on January 18th) have a Full Moon around us with which we can let go and burn it all away.
Until then, however, it’s time to get to work. The Cancer Moon, together with retrograde Mercury, helps us to focus inward and put feelings above the mind. We are allowed to learn to feel properly again, because just because we start a new year doesn’t mean that everything is immediately reversed to “Happy Sunshine” from the start. Feel it, dive down and see your other side. Your yang to your yin or your yin to your yang. However, you want to see and perceive it for yourself. Now is the time to stop, to feel, to recognize, to come into a new energy field with the 18th of January. Because believe me: There will be ENORMOUS changes from then on. Step by step, but for sure.
Learn more about this in my next weekly horoscope. I am looking forward to you!
LOVE & MAGIC!