We welcome a new year and a new week! The week starts beginning with Cancer, helping us to release the emotions that stand in our way from taking advantage of all the opportunity that 2018 is offering. But with Saturn back home in Capricorn, it's important to remember that any rewards will come through hard work, self discipline and perseverance. Read below to find out what the first week of 2018 has in store for you, courtesy of astrologer Katrina Montgomery.
Aries: March 21– April 19
With Saturn in your 10th house of public image, goals and professional destiny, 2018 is bringing you the opportunity to put in the work needed to build your legacy. This week may challenge your intimate relationships, pushing you to confront issues regarding trust, sex, intimacy and control. With the Full Moon in your 4th house bringing a great release to what is effecting your emotional wellbeing, push through your insecurities while finding the confidence to go after your goals.
Taurus: April 20 – May 20
With Saturn in your 9th house, 2018 is bringing you the opportunity to work towards making your dreams a reality and challenging you to take responsibility for your beliefs that limit you and the effect your perceptions have on your ability to adapt to things outside of your control. This week’s Full Moon in your 3rd house will bring attention to your negative thought patterns and the effect they have on how you feel on a daily basis. Develop a more positive outlook and move forward with optimism about what is possible.
Gemini: May 21 – June 20
With Saturn in your 8th house, 2018 will bring on a time of great renewal, pushing you to confront any issues that limit your ability to fully step into your power and achieve your goals. This will also bring attention to your intimate relationships and the issues that need to be worked on in order to connect on a deeper level. This week’s Full Moon in your 2nd house is wanting you to release the fears that effect your emotional security, your self-worth and your value. Break out of your comforts and allow for more intimacy in your relationships.
Cancer: June 21- July 22
With Saturn in your 7th house, 2018 will bring you the opportunity to work through issues in your relationships, helping you to build valuable connections while working with others to achieve your goals. With a powerful Super Moon in your 1st house, you’ll be pushed to release what no longer aligns with who you really are. Challenged by other people and the effect they have on how you feel about yourself, find your security within to push through your fears and put your energy towards what you really love and desire.
Leo: July 23- August 22
With Saturn in your 6th house, 2018 is asking you to adopt a healthier lifestyle while refocusing on the productivity of your daily life. So, nurture your creative self-expression while working hard to make your goals a reality. With this week’s Full Moon in your 12th house bringing to the surface unconscious emotions that effect your happiness. Release your self-destructive tendencies and put in the work, to make things happen.
Virgo: August 23- September 22
With Saturn in your 5th house, 2018 is bringing you the opportunity to focus in on the desires of your heart, bringing attention to your hobbies, creative self expression, romance and children. This is time to build your reality surrounded with more of what you love. With this week’s Full Moon in your 11th house helping to liberate you of the emotions that effect not only your happiness but also how you feel about yourself. Break out of your comforts, releasing the ways you sacrifice your goals for others and work hard to achieve what will truly bring you happiness.
Libra: September 23 – October 22
With Saturn in your 4th house, 2018 will bring attention to matters concerning your home life, your family and what is effecting your emotional wellbeing and bringing you the opportunity to work towards some of your highest aspirations. With Jupiter in your 2nd house, understand the value of your natural gifts, while expanding your ability to use these resources to build your own financial security. With this week’s Full Moon in your 10th house brings a great release of the emotions that keep you from going after your goals and putting work towards what makes you truly happy.
Scorpio: October 23- November 21
This fated year ahead is challenging your ability to physically go after your deeper desires and become the person you were meant to be. With Saturn in your 3rd house bringing attention to your intellect, your mindsets and your communication abilities, making this a great time to go back to school or learn more about anything that aligns you with your goals. With this week’s Full Moon in your 9th house helping you to release the beliefs and perceptions that negatively affect your emotional wellbeing, pushing you to be responsible for the limiting ways your thought patterns effect your daily life.
Sagittarius: November 22- December 21
With Saturn in your 2nd house, 2018 is bringing you the opportunity to build your financial security, wanting you to see the value in your natural gifts while being responsible for where you restrict your own abundance challenged by your self-destructive tendencies, especially where you run away from what you really desire. This week’s Full Moon in your 8th house is creating a great metamorphosis around your emotional security, helping you to find your power within to become more self secure. Put work towards building your resources and understanding the value in what you have to offer.
Capricorn: December 22- January 19
With Saturn in your 1st house, 2018 will surely be an influential year, wanting you to focus on who you are, how you present yourself and how you go about achieving your goals. Liberate yourself of the suppressed emotions that effect your ability to go after your highest aspirations. With this week’s Full Moon in your 7th house, its time to release the effect that other people have on your happiness. Refocus, be responsible, work through feelings of self defeat and show others how hard work and perseverance pays off.
Aquarius: January 20 – February 18
With Saturn in your 12th house, 2018 may be a very spiritual year, teaching you to have more faith in your destiny while challenging you to let go of what is no longer serving your highest good. Be responsible for your self-destructive tendencies and the ways you escape working towards what you really want to achieve. With the Full Moon in your 6th house it is helping you to release feelings of inadequacy and imperfection, not wanting you to sacrifice your happiness for others. Pay attention to opportunity this week regarding your career, goals or public image, challenging which direction you will take moving forward. With the North Node in your 7th house of partnerships, fated connections are possible.
Pisces: February 19- March 20
With Saturn in your 11th house, 2018 brings you the opportunity to work towards achieving some of your highest aspirations. While destiny works to align you with ways your unique essence can be used to help others, this week’s Full Moon in your 5th house is bringing to the surface what has been weighing heavy on your heart. Liberate yourself from feelings of self defeat, sadness, guilt and shame while continuing to work through limiting thought patterns and beliefs that effect your ability to put yourself out there and achieve your goals.