Your Weekly Horoscopes: October 22 to 28, 2023

Let the universe come to you

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The week begins with both Mercury and the sun entering secretive Scorpio on the 22nd and 23rd, and concludes with a lunar eclipse in Taurus on the 28th. Though Venus trining Jupiter on the 22nd, and Mercury and the sun both connecting with Saturn throughout the week brings some good vibes and stability, really the only constant is change. The lunar eclipse in Taurus on the 28th is the grand finale of not only our current eclipse season, but also of a larger story that’s been unfolding since November 2021. The eclipses in Taurus have brought sudden beginnings and endings on a material level, and forced us to rethink our definition of comfort and stability. With Mars opposing Jupiter on the 28th, there’s excitement and action being put behind these big changes, but when it comes to eclipses, it’s best not to initiate, but rather let the universe come to you.

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

Your Monthly Horoscopes: October 2023

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Aries (March 21 - April 19)

Consider the journey you’ve been on since November 2021 when it comes to your income, resources and values. Raises, promotions and career shifts have been a bit chaotic, but brought you closer to your own personal alignment and comfort. That chapter finally closes this week so though you’re feeling the pressure now, know that soon you won’t feel stressed about making ends meet.

This week’s mantra: “Whole.”

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Taurus (April 20 - May 20)

You’ve been on quite a wild ride when it comes to your image, identity and health since November 2021. Whether you’ve changed up your style, started rocking a dramatic haircut or finally asked to be called by your preferred nickname, you’re seeing someone very different in the mirror than who you saw two years ago. With this chapter finally coming to an end, take stock of all the identities you’ve tried on and let go.

This week’s mantra: “Me.”

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Gemini (May 21 - June 20)

Consider how much has changed behind the scenes since November 2021. Whether you’ve moved cities, started a family or gone back to school, you’ve been on a major journey when it comes to your private life and mental health. As that chapter comes to a close this week, take some time for gratitude for everything that’s opened your mind over the last two years.

This week’s mantra: “Seek.”

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Cancer (June 21 - July 22)

Since November 2021, you’ve experienced a huge amount of growth in your community, industry and close inner circle of friends. The lunar eclipse on the 28th brings one last dream or vision into focus for you. One that likely seemed impossible even two years ago, partly because you didn’t feel you had this level of support back then. Take a moment for gratitude before stepping into your next leadership role.

This week’s mantra: “Gather.”

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Leo (July 23 - August 22)

Your career and public image have been in major flux since November 2021. You’ve switched industries, dealt with unexpected layoffs and taken on new responsibilities. It’s been overwhelming to have so many people look to you for guidance while you’re going through so much personal change. The lunar eclipse on the 28th brings you one more exciting opportunity that guides you into your next chapter.

This week’s mantra: “Accept.”

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Virgo (August 23 - September 23)

Consider how much your worldview has grown and shifted since November 2021. The lunar eclipse on the 28th sets you up for one final travel, educational or spiritual adventure that will further open your mind. As this era closes, take some time to write down all of your exploits and experiences. What title will you give to this chapter of your life?

This week’s mantra: “Explore.”

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Libra (September 23 - October 21)

You’ve had so many ups and downs in your emotional and financial life since November 2021. But losing that job led to lucrative freelance opportunities, and that dead-end relationships gave way to meeting new loves of your life. There’s been a lot to mourn these past two years but even more to celebrate. The lunar eclipse on the 28th closes this cathartic chapter of learning who’s really there for you.

This week’s mantra: “Steady.”

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Scorpio (October 22 - November 21)

You have learned so much about both relationships and yourself since November 2021. The past two years have been filled with intense flings, major commitments and necessary breakups. You’ve connected with so many people not only romantically, but also in creativity, business and friendship. The lunar eclipse on the 28th brings you one more opportunity to grow through intimacy. 

This week’s mantra: “Together.”

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Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21)

How did you fill your days back in November 2021? Did you like your job? Were you taking care of your body? Over the past two years, you’ve experienced so much growth and change in your day to day. The lunar eclipse on the 28th brings you one final lesson in self-care to close out this chapter. How are you treating yourself?

This week’s mantra: “Care.”

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Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)

Whether you’ve gotten pregnant, started a whirlwind romance or dipped into a new creative practice, your desires have grown and shifted so much since November 2021. Over the last two years, you’ve learned so much about both patience and pleasure, and the lunar eclipse on the 28th brings one final moment of surprise and delight.

This week’s mantra: “Joy.”

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Aquarius (January 20 - February 18)

Consider how much your relationship to home, family and your private life has changed and grown since November 2021. Whether you’ve started a family, changed cities or opened up to your parents in a new way, your foundation is so much more robust than it was two years ago. The lunar eclipse on the 28th brings one more opportunity: a housewarming party to close out this chapter with style.

This week’s mantra: “Bloom.”

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Pisces (February 19 - March 20)

Consider how much your little corner of the world has expanded since November 2021. All those short trips out of town, gatherings with friends and days spent hanging at the coffee shop have brought you many new friends and experiences. The lunar eclipse on the 28th puts a button on this chapter. Grab a drink with a few of your faves and celebrate.

This week’s mantra: “Join.”

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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...