Welcome to this February Horoscope!
As the month begins, on March 3, Mercury, the planet that rules travel, communication of all kinds and technology, moves to water sign Pisces, bringing more imagination and creativity into our life. Our thinking is more visual, intuitive, and artistic.
Sensual Venus, the planet of beauty that rules love and money is moving to passionate and confident Aries on February 9, adding a rush of adrenaline to our desires, given the red-hot passion that stems from Aries’ cardinal fire.
On February 9 there is a full moon in fun-loving and theatrical Leo. The energy of this full moon is especially beneficial for signs: Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Sagittarius and Aquarius; however, it can be more challenging for the remaining zodiac signs. It is a time when we may want to find the balance between our needs (Leo) and the needs of our friends (Aquarius).
Mercury will stay extra long in Pisces this year because it goes retrograde from February 16 – March 9. Mercury retrograde in Pisces calls you to focus on your imagination, passionate connections, and how you communicate your feelings to others. Pisces is a very emotional and compassionate sign, and Mercury here wants to inspire creativity and love. Still, because of this sign’s sensitive nature, you’re also likely to feel very overwhelmed by the tiniest things.
Anxiety, difficulty expressing your emotions, and unclear boundaries with others will be the most prominent issues you face this month with Mercury retrograde in Pisces. During this time, make sure you back up your electronic data, double-check travel plans and take a liberal approach, as Mercury retrograde can affect technology, transportation and basic human intercommunications. Unsolved problems and discussions may need to be addressed since Mercury retrograde brings back the past.
Mars enters earthy Capricorn on February 16, making many of us shine in the career sector and overcome any obstacles that may come throughout the way.
Because of Saturn’s goal and result-oriented nature, Mars can effortlessly and seamlessly seem to add to the self-confidence and will to take action. During this time, some people may not appreciate being told what to do or how to do it, especially those who favour finding their own way.
On February 18, the Sun shifts into dreamy water sign Pises after a month of occupying Aquarius. , awakening emotional side. Anyone who’s a Cancer or Scorpio, both water signs like Pisces, benefits most from this change, while Virgos, Sagittariuses, and Geminis can probably feeling more tension.
Even if you’re a practical earth sign or an easy-going air sign, you might still feel unusually sensitive and indecisive.
Fortunately, we have a lovely and harmonious trine between fiery Mars in Capricorn and rebellious Uranus in Taurus which reaches its peak on March 21. Both in stabilizing earth signs may present you with many unique opportunities to experience new activities, feelings and relationships.
New Moon in Pisces
February 23 brings the annual Pisces new moon which marks the beginning of a poetic, romantic and inspired cycle. The energy of Pisces can hold a lot of baggage, and not only the material kind. Since Pisces governs the subconsciousness, this new moon directs your attention inward. Your thoughts have a big part in forming your reality, which, in turn, influences your viewpoint on life.
The month ends with February 25 square between loving Venus in dynamic and independent fire sign Aries and secretive and intense Pluto in earth sign Capricorn. The square between Venus and Pluto reaches its apex on February 25. Venus is all about beauty, harmony and balance, while Pluto rules the psyche, and is the mythical ruler of the underworld. Power and control matters may appear in existing relationships. Some buried tensions may come to the surface as a result of manipulative behaviours like envy or possessiveness. However, this shouldn’t last for too long, as Venus is a fast-moving planet, and the effect of its transits lasts only for a few days.