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Your Weekly Horoscopes: October 9 to 15, 2022

So much is happening this week! We start things off with a bang—aka a full moon in Aries on the 9th. Full moons are times of climax and release, and this one has big “shoot your shot” energy. “Just do it” is the mantra. (Public figures born on a full moon in Aries include firestarters like Cardi B, Vice President Kamala Harris and Radiohead’s Thom Yorke). It’s scary to speak up, but the results could be healing. The sun and Venus in Libra both make a supportive connection to Saturn in Aquarius (exact on the 11th and 14th), hinting that what seems overwhelming now will be grounding in the long-term.

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

Your Monthly Horoscopes: October 2022


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Aries (March 21 - April 19)

You heard that correctly, Aries—this week’s full moon is in your sign, and it’s all about you! Think of this week like a bonus birthday party. How are you going to celebrate yourself? And who’s going to celebrate with you? You’ve done a lot of work since April to recalibrate your image and identity, and now it’s time to put it all on display. Soft launch your new boyfriend on the Instagram grid! Wear that iridescent suit to your cousin’s wedding! Get those curtain bangs!

This week’s mantra: “Shine.”

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Taurus (April 20 - May 20)

Though it seems antithetical, you’ll be most productive if you take some time off this week, Taurus. The full moon in Aries lights up your unconscious sector, and more than most, you’re going to be feeling the exhaustion and overwhelm that comes during this active time of the month. The party invitations are rolling in, but you’re better off binging Halloween movies on the couch. Don’t beat yourself up for not checking everything off your to do list. There’s always more time.

This week’s mantra: “Slow.”

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Gemini (May 21 - June 20)

Both your social and professional life reach a peak at the full moon in Aries on the 9th. You’re running from meeting to meeting and party to party. It feels good to show up for others and also make your own dreams come true! Then, as your ruling planet Mercury re-enters Libra on the 10th, you return to a fling or creative project that you left behind back in September. This time, you’re ready to see it through.

This week’s mantra: “Flirt.”

Cancer (June 21 - July 22)

As the full moon in Aries lights up the sky on the 9th, the spotlight is on you! Intentions you set back in April around a career shift, job search, or public project are coming to fruition! You’re not only feeling accomplished, but you have the support of your friends, partner and community to keep working toward your dreams. As Venus connects with Saturn on the 14th, you get some especially helpful words of encouragement that remind you why you keep going for it.

This week’s mantra: “Rise.”

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Leo (July 23 - Aug 22)

The full moon in Aries on the 9th lights up your travel and higher learning sector and you spend a lot of this week daydreaming about running away. Despite the ever growing hunger to expand your mind, you have so much to take care of at home, and you’ve been feeling like you have no help to get it all done. As the sun connects with Saturn on the 11th though, you finally get some much needed support from your partner or BFF. 

This week’s mantra: Stay.”

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Virgo (August 23 - September 23)

Though you’re usually one to keep your cool, you can’t help but let the emotions pour out of you at the full moon in Aries on the 9th. This week’s therapy session is extra cathartic and the coffee date with your best friend is extra juicy. Plus, you and your partner are finally able to get on the same page about a financial issue you’ve been tiptoeing around for months. As your ruling planet Mercury glides back into Libra on the 10th, it’s the perfect time to get clear about what you really value.

This week’s mantra: “Release.”

Libra (September 23 - October 21)

Not to be dramatic, but the full moon in Aries on the 9th is a “do or die” moment for your closest relationships, Libra. There’s been a lot of attention placed on you in the last few weeks, and you’re quickly learning who sticks by your side even when they’re not the one in the spotlight. You’re discovering who values you for more than just your kind face and listening ear. As your ruling planet Venus connects with Saturn on the 14th, commit to choosing yourself.

This week’s mantra: “Connect.”

Scorpio (October 22 - November 21)

The full moon in Aries on the 9th is an ideal time for you to renew your gym membership, return to half marathon training, or at least get back to some morning stretches. The full moon falls in the part of your chart that’s all about maintenance and the daily grind. If you have your fitness on lock, this lunation may end up being more about getting back into a consistent workflow. Make sure you’re scheduling as much time for rest as you are for responsibility.

This week’s mantra: “Flow.”

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Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21)

The full moon in Aries on the 9th lights up the part of your chart that’s all about romance, creativity and fulfilling your greatest desires. This is a week to do exactly what you want to do when you want to do it. No apologies necessary. As Mercury moves into your friendship sector on the 10th, you also have opportunities to check with new friends (and potential lovers) who share your interests. If you have kids, this is a week for making memories with them!

This week’s mantra: “Play.”

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Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)

The full moon in Aries on the 9th is a homecoming for you, Capricorn. Things have been shifting in your family and living space since May. Whether you’ve moved in or moved on, things have gotten a lot more spacious. Celebrate all you’ve accomplished in your private life in a low-key way with your favorite people. Things are also staying busy at work with communication planet Mercury moving into your career sector on the 10th bringing more opportunities for public speaking and leadership. Everyone’s listening to you.

This week’s mantra: “Grow.”

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Aquarius (January 20 - February 18)

Conversations go off the rails in your Slack channel or group chat as the full moon in Aries lights up your communication sector on the 9th. Friends who usually keep quiet and coworkers who are usually exceedingly polite are suddenly popping off and speaking their truth. With the sun and Venus both connecting with Saturn in your sign later in the week though, you’re called on (per usual) to become the mediator when things get mean or messy.

This week’s mantra: “Resolve.”

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Pisces (February 19 - March 20)

The full moon in Aries on the 9th lights up your money and resources sector, Pisces, meaning that this week could bring some financial boons! You’ve been working hard all year, so why wouldn’t you ask for a raise? This week’s energy also has friends and lovers alike bestowing you with gifts. Take your sister’s vintage leather jacket off her hands and accept your boyfriend’s offer to treat you to a day at the spa. If anyone deserves it, it’s you!

This week’s mantra: “Reward.”

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