Welcome to October, Aquarius! This has been a hell of a year for everyone and as the humanitarian of the zodiac you've been extremely busy taking care of your community. At the end of September, hopefully, you managed to squeeze in some time for yourself, but you're likely still a little burnt out. During the full moon in Aries on Thursday, October 1 you may receive a burst of creative energy. Keep a note pad around to jot down ideas just in case it's short-lived. You can record them now and get the ball rolling later.
The last Mercury retrograde of the year occurs from Tuesday, October 13 to Tuesday, November 3, which happens to be Election Day. You're a rational air sign ruled by logic, Aquarius, even when your ideas and thoughts are out of this world. During this heated political time, made even more frustrating by Mercury retrograde, you must step up as a leader. Reach out to friends to make sure they can safely vote. Organize a virtual election night hang. Be a pillar of hope and stability. You can do it!
You are a leader, so your words of encouragement carry great power.
Use the new moon in Libra (which is the sign of balance and partnerships) on Friday, October 16 to focus on yourself and your loved ones. If you're in a relationship, this night brings epic romance and lovemaking. If you're single, become reacquainted with your vibrator. You've been so busy saving the world that you might have forgotten to spend time masturbating, which is great for stress relief.
Then intense Scorpio season begins on Thursday, October 22. The stress of the last few months may be starting to get to you and you might begin to look around and wonder who you can trust. Scorpio season asks us all to go beneath the surface. Rather than be suspicious about people in your community, try to appreciate those who are fighting for justice right now. When you notice the contributions of others, thank them. Remember, you are a leader, so your words of encouragement carry great power.
Finally, celebrate the last day of the month on Saturday, October 31. It's Halloween and a full moon in sensual Taurus. Take a moment to celebrate and dress up in something that makes you feel powerful. Host a socially distant or virtual hang to simply have fun with friends. Enjoy, stay safe, and see you in November.
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We know many of you may be feeling worried, frightened, or isolated right now. Although the stars don't have answers to the multitude of questions running through all of our minds, astrology may at least provide some comfort during times of uncertainty. We urge you to donate to one or all of these organizations if you're able to. If you can't, we created a guide to ways you can support the BLM movement other than financially.
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