Your Weekly Horoscopes: December 18 to 24, 2022

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We’re finally out of the woods this week and ready for new horizons. Jupiter leaves dreamy Pisces for dynamic Aries on the 20th—with this shift, we’re picking back up on the self-motivated growth we experienced from May through July. Then, the winter solstice arrives on the 21st as the sun moves into practical Capricorn. Happy birthday to our favorite sea goats from Dolly Parton to Timothée Chalamet to Diane Keaton! The new moon in Capricorn on the 23rd is the perfect moment to reflect on 2022 and dream up some optimistic resolutions for 2023.

(Horoscopes follow for each sign. If you know your rising sign, reading for that sign too will provide further insight.)

Your Monthly Horoscopes: December 2022

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(March 21 - April 19)

The new moon in Capricorn on the 23rd brings a fresh start for your career and public image, especially in regards to letting your personal expression shine more in your professional life. If you run your own business, now’s the time to get some new headshots or update your website. Usually everyone’s career questions stress you out at holiday parties, but this year, you’re excited to share how much you’ve grown.

This week’s mantra: “Rise.”

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(April 20 - May 20)

This week’s new moon in Capricorn on the 23rd brings a fresh start for travel, education or other intellectual pursuits. Whether you’re heading out on a big trip, finishing up finals for the semester or finally reading that book your therapist recommended before seeing family for the holidays, you’re expanding your mind! 2023 brings you more opportunities to grow and explore. What are you excited to learn?

This week’s mantra: “Study.”

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(May 21 - June 20)

The new moon in Capricorn on the 23rd falls in your shared resources sector. Whether you’re about to take out a loan, gain more freelance clients or consolidate your debts, this week brings a new era for your financial health. Gaining more financial freedom gives you the boost you need to get involved with the community, and make seeking friendship and collaboration a top priority in the coming year.

This week’s mantra: “Connect.”

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(June 21 - July 22)

This week’s new moon in Capricorn on the 23rd brings on a new era for your partnerships and commitments. Whether you’re dating someone new or getting more serious with a long-term partner, you’re entering a more mature phase. If business is your main concern, this week brings a chance to sign a contract and move forward with a project that’s been in process for a long time. Keep going.

This week’s mantra: “Together.”

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(July 23 - Aug 22)

The new moon in Capricorn on the 23rd brings a new opportunity that is meant to improve your day to day life. Whether you’re starting a new job, bringing a new puppy into the family, or getting back into a Pilates regimen, you’re gaining freedom through this fresh responsibility. When you have more regularity in your days, you have more room to grow and explore. Make discipline your top resolution for 2023.

This week’s mantra: “Control.”

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(August 23 - September 23)

You might meet a special someone at a holiday party this week as the new moon in Capricorn on the 23rd lights up your romance sector. This new moon brings a new era for your dating life, encouraging you to get more vulnerable with potential partners. Don’t worry about scaring someone off with your authenticity. What’s the point of being polite if it’s only leading to superficial connections? Go deep!

This week’s mantra: “Open.”

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(September 23 - October 21)

The new moon in Capricorn on the 23rd brings a new era for your home, family and private life. The holidays are usually harder for you than most, but this year, you have the support of a partner or BFF to get you through the awkwardness of hometown festivities. Taking some healthy distance from your own family drama allows you to build your own traditions. What do you need to create a more solid foundation?

This week’s mantra: “Root.”

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(October 22 - November 21)

Your holiday travel is usually a major headache. But with the new moon in Capricorn on the 23rd connecting with lucky Jupiter in your local excursion sector, you’re drinking a Bloody Mary on the Amtrak and getting the number of the cute guy in the dining car. While you’re having a good time, think about how you want to incorporate more ease into your schedule and daily routine in the coming year.

This week’s mantra: “Cruise.”

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(November 22 - December 21)

The new moon in Capricorn on the 23rd brings some good news for your bank account. Whether it’s getting more than expected for your end of year bonus, a record sales week for your business or finding a great deal on the Christmas ham, you’re entering a new era of abundance. Spend some time reflecting on what felt “worth it” this year while also setting goals for 2023 that prioritize your joy.

This week’s mantra: “Worth.”

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(December 22 - January 19)

It’s finally your season, Capricorn! Happy solar return! The new moon on the 23rd is in your sign making this week the optimal time to treat yourself. Though there’s plenty of holiday parties and family obligations, make sure you clear some space for quiet reflection and self care. Think about how you want to expand your home and private life over the next year and what you need to make that possible.

This week’s mantra: “Calm.”

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(January 20 - February 18)

The new moon in Capricorn on the 23rd falls in your unconscious sector making this the perfect week to take an extra day off and rest. This doesn’t mean calling out of work to grocery shop or wrap presents, but to schedule an afternoon to space out on the couch and watch every Christmas episode of The Office instead. Your sister or BFF will be more than willing to pick up the slack on holiday prep if you fall behind. Relax! You’ve earned it.

This week’s mantra: “Rest.”

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(February 19 - March 20)

You’re the center of attention at all your holiday parties this week as the new moon in Capricorn on the 23rd kicks off a new era for your social life. If you’ve been looking for an excuse to wear that sparkly dress or flashy necklace, why not now? This week is also a great moment to network and move ahead with some business opportunities. Seeds planted now will bloom early next year.

This week’s mantra: “Share.”

Jaime Wright is an astrologer based in New York. You can subscribe to her newsletter for more musings on the stars.



Jaime Wright is an astrologer and writer based in NYC. She has been writing PureWow’s weekly and monthly horoscope columns since 2019, and also authors the cult favorite...