I'm Aliza Kelly Faragher, your resident astrologer, serving up your monthly horoscope. Read what your sign's 2018 horoscope predictions have in store for you or check out the Taurus personality profile.
As a Taurus, you’re governed by Venus — the sensual planet that rules love, beauty, and romance. As such, you’re extremely impacted by its motion. So buckle up, darling bull, because October is going to be a wild ride.
The month kicks off with Venus retrograde on Friday, October 5, which you will feel almost instantaneously. The thing is, Taurus, this isn’t any old planetary reversal. Venus is going backward through Scorpio (your opposite sign) which means that it will directly impact matters of the heart.
This month, expect makeups, breakups, and everything in between. As a fixed sign, you tend to hate change, but Venus retrogrades are very important: The backward motion helps us see our existing realities from a new perspective. So go ahead and take off the rose-colored glasses, because shit’s about to get real.
The reprieve your seeking will come in the form of a new moon on Monday, October 8. This lunation occurs in Libra, and its energy activates the area of your chart associated with health and wellness. A spa day is definitely what the cosmic doctor orders.
Remember, our external shells will always reflect our internal experiences. When your mood needs adjusting, try modifying your habits. Snoozing in bed or taking some time to reflect will always be more rewarding than scrolling on Instagram.
When we listen to the universe and follow our intuition, our path is clearly illuminated.
And you’ll need all the rest you can get, Taurus. Scorpio season begins on Tuesday, October 23, and the next few weeks will certainly be transformative. On this day, four celestial bodies (the sun, moon, Mercury, and retrograde Venus will all be in Scorpio, which means serious business for your interpersonal dynamics.
As if you needed more drama, there’s a full moon in your own damn sign the very next day. On Wednesday, October 24, the night sky will be electrified by this lunation. To put it bluntly, Taurus darling, this is one of the most important months of the year for your relationships. All bonds — romantic, platonic, professional, familial — will be affected by the planetary motions. So, what should you do? Loosen up, babe, and go with the flow.
Remember, when we listen to the universe and follow our intuition, our path is clearly illuminated. By November, you will have learned so much about yourself and others, so trust the journey. One thing you can control, though, is unwanted frizz. Drybar's Brush Crush Heated Straightening Brush is a powerful tool that will be sure to keep your mane sleek and smooth — even if your world is upside down.
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