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January horoscopes

by Sun Ray J (they/them)


Image by Josh Rangel


Venus in Aquarius - Innovative Art - Full Moon - Creative Release - Mars Direct - Take Action


It's 2023! A universal seven-year, promising lots of luck, spiritual evolution, and personal growth a-plenty! January is jam-packed with magic and guidance from the skies. We begin the year with the Sun in careful Capricorn and end the month in airy, innovative Aquarius season. In the first week, we have lovely Venus entering eclectic Aquarius, urging us to connect with our communities to meet our needs. The year's first Full Moon takes place in kind and caring Cancer and asks us to use these healing waters to let go of the emotional weight.Mid-month, action-oriented Mars moves direct, and our engines are revving after reconsidering which actions are best for our long-term wellness. On the 20th, the energizing energy of the Sun enters cool Aquarius. And the New Moon in Aquarius follows the next day! This is giving UNIQUE! Let your freak flag fly! Detach from emotionally draining situations. Aquarius is independent, progressive, and intelligent. You've got the grey matter to create solutions to old problems. Thinking outside the box, or the planet, is a surefire way to success as we close off the month. Use Aquarius' otherworldly energy to prepare for the fabulousness of February.



Energetic Aries Rising, 2023 kicks off, and a universal seven-year begins. Thus infusing luck and fortune into whatever you wish to take on this year. January begins with lovely Venus entering airy Aquarius and your eleventh house of networks, friends, and groups. Notice any future hopes or wishes reemerging with fresher perspectives now. The year's first Full Moon in caring Cancer and your fourth house of family, home, roots, and ancestry asks you to release emotional debris surfacing through familial frustrations or living situations. Connect with your ancestors, and ask for their presence as you take charge in 2023. Mid-month action-oriented Mars, your ruling planet, moves direct, and a fire is lit under your bum! It's time to take action and communicate your ideas. On the 20th, the radiant Sun enters cool Aquarius, revisiting the themes that appeared at the beginning of the month, as the same house will be activated. Your friends and groups receive a boost of energy and help you to tap into the blessing coming your way through February. Count on your networks to come through for you.



Sensual Taurus Rising, 2023 kicks off, and a universal seven-year begins. Luck and fortune are in your favor. January begins with lovely Venus entering airy Aquarius and your tenth house of public image, career, and achievements. Acknowledge the badass that is you and all you have been. Your reputation is boosted, as you may connect with an authority or public figure. The first Full Moon of 2023 is in caring Cancer and your third house of siblings, ideas, and communication, inspiring an impromptu road trip or seeing the sites around your city. Mid-month Mars, the planet of action, moves direct and reignites the passion for your skills or talents. Your money and self-worth are increasing rapidly. Let this momentum guide you to manifest your financial and wellness goals. On the 20th, the radiant Sun enters cool Aquarius, revisiting the themes from the beginning of the month. Your career and public image are dazzling through to February. Now is the best time to put yourself out there and receive the accolade you deserve. You are sure to shine bright, no matter which stage you're on. Let your life purpose guide you as you connect to your dharma.



Energetic Gemini Rising, 2023 kicks off, and a universal seven-year begins. Luck, fortune, and personal wins. January starts with lovely Venus moving into airy Aquarius, your ninth house of advanced learning, travel, and spirituality. Connect with your soul, and let your higher self download your next steps for 2023. The first Full Moon of the year culminates in caring Cancer and your second house of money and worthiness. Tend to your bank accounts tenderly and to emotions that obscure your value. Mid-month, Mars moves direct and rapid action calls you by name. Your sense of self could benefit from some care. Journal about whom you are becoming. Do you know how inherently worthy, abundant, and wealthy you are? Reclaim these truths this month. On the 20th, the energizing Sun enters cool Aquarius, revisiting the themes which appeared at the beginning of the month. Your spirit is dazzling with creative power, and you will benefit from tapping into the truth of your spiritual nature. Focus this energy on your self-improvement as what you begin this month has legs to go far. Especially learning about esoteric and deeper topics of life.



Kind Cancer Rising, 2023 universal seven-year begins. Luck and fortune are yours. January starts with lovely Venus moving into airy Aquarius and your eighth house of inheritances, other people's resources, mental health, and the astral realm. Reconsider where you have met with grief and loss before this year. If you have been through it, rest assured relief is near. Get to the bottom of your undoing, treasures lay in the depth of your psyche. The first Full Moon of 2023 occurs in your sign, in the first house of self, personality, and appearance. Reinvent your look, a fresh cut and fit is magic. Mid-month, Mars the planet of action moves direct, keep a dream journal nearby for insights and messages from your dreamscape and beyond. Lots of action will be taking place behind the scenes, take advantage of this energy through a healthy sleep routine. On the 20th, the radiant Sun enters cool Aquarius, and themes from the beginning of the month are revisited, take that deep dive into yourself. Dedicate your energy to excavating the gold within your soul. Don't let the pain from past experiences stop you from reclaiming a brand new future and present.


Luminous Leo Rising, 2023, and the universal seven-year begins! Luck and favor are here. January starts with lovely Venus entering airy Aquarius, in your seventh house of relationships, partners, and unions with others. Expect relational boosts, amor, and an extra dose of love. Let your people know how you feel about them. The first Full Moon of the year is in caring Cancer, your twelfth house of sleeping, dreamscape, and hidden talents or weakness. Relax and unwind. Dream symbols may hold potent messages - journal them. Mid-month, Mars the planet of action moves direct, reigniting the needs that arise through your networks and friend groups. Lots of action will be happening within your connections. On the 20th, the radiant Sun enters cool Aquarius, and themes from the beginning of the month reappear. Your relationships and unions receive an extra boost, gifting you with loving connections that uplift you. This energy will follow through February so gear up for a lot of loving. This could also inspire long-term commitments with those you wish to have in your life. From business partners to lovers, let your heart be opened this month. You deserve to receive as much as you give.


Meticulous Virgo Rising, 2023, the universal seven-year has begun. Luck and fortune are here. January starts with lovely Venus moving into airy Aquarius, your sixth house of health, rituals, daily work, and routines. Get enthusiastic about your habits and your health. Focus on the daily activities that serve your long-term wellness. Move your body and eat well. The first Full Moon of the year, in caring Cancer, and your eleventh house of networks, friends, and groups, calls you to release emotional energy stagnating your friendships and connections. Release your hopes and wishes for the future. Mid-month Mars, the planet of action moves direct. Try communicating your career needs and putting yourself out there to help you shine. On the 20th, the radiant Sun enters cool Aquarius, thus returning the themes from the beginning of the month. Purge anything that is not helpful or healthy for you. Your health and daily routines are energized. Get a workout and focus on those daily tasks that can grant you the long-term health you want. This energy will carry through into February. Rest as much as possible, especially if you start getting busier.


Romantic Libra Rising, 2023 universal seven-year, has begun. Luck and fortune are here. January starts with lovely Venus entering airy Aquarius, and your fifth house of fun, creativity, sex, and kids. Your sexiness reawakens, pursue all things pleasure-filled, and tap into your divine creative energy. Just be sure to ground yourself for the long run. The year's first Full Moon is in caring Cancer, your tenth house of career, public image, and achievements bringing up an accomplishment for you to acknowledge. Let go of any emotions which try to barter your importance in the world. Mid-month Mars, the planet of action moves direct, and spiritual adventure beckons you. Clarify how your needs can be met by convening with your spirit guides. On the 20th, the radiant Sun enters cool Aquarius and the themes from the beginning of the month return. Your ability to create, express yourself, and have fun is enhanced and boosted. This energy will continue through to February so prepare for enjoyment! Brand new starts in leisure can lead you to massive creations. Artistry and co-creation are the order of the month. What do your heart and soul have to share with the world?


Passionate Scorpio Rising, the universal seven-year has begun, and luck and fortune are here. January starts with lovely Venus entering airy Aquarius and your fourth house of family, home roots, and ancestry. Whether you move or refurbish your space, property, and home-related endeavors are fortunate. Make your home your sanctuary. Which themes of generational patterns are you coming to terms with? Working or speaking with your ancestors will open you to radical new solutions. The first Full Moon of the year in caring Cancer illuminates your ninth house of advanced learning, travel, spirituality, and your higher self. Liberate from the doubts or fears around your higher path or calling. Mid-month, Mars planet of action, moves directly you may uncover a deeper understanding of your needs about other people's resources. Keep track of any debts or repayments that need to be cleared now. The radiant Sun enters Aquarius on the 20th, and the same themes from the beginning of the month resurface. Your home life and ancestral roots are energized and boosted all through February. Make the best use of this energy to strengthen your spiritual connection.


Expansive Sagittarius Rising, the universal seven-year has begun, and luck and fortune flow easily. January starts with lovely Venus entering airy Aquarius and your third house of siblings, neighborhood, ideas, and communication. Switch up your routine by taking a short trip or traveling near your city. This will lift your spirits and give you fresh new ideas for the month ahead. Expect pleasant relations and chats with your siblings, cousins, and extended fam. You'll receive long-term payoffs for communicating your brilliant ideas now. The year's first Full Moon in caring Cancer happens in your eighth house of inheritances, others' resources, mental health, and the astral realm. What energy calls for release? What emotional skin needs shedding? Mid-month, Mars planet of action moves direct in your house of relations and partnerships. This brings go-getter energy into your connections and infuses actionable steps into your commitments. On the 20th, the radiant Sun enters cool Aquarius, revisiting the themes from the beginning of the month. You're becoming highly influential! Expressing yourself, publishing, or editing work is favorable all through February.


Centered Capricorn Rising, 2023 begins, and a universal seven-year starts. Luck and fortune flow now. January starts with lovely Venus entering airy Aquarius and your second house of money, self-worth, and resources. Does your inner worthiness attract new income streams like magic? Your talents and gifts are helping you access more financial bliss this month. Follow the creative or artistic urges and scrap any narratives that script your financial freedom as unattainable. To secure the future, save more now. The year's first Full Moon is in caring Cancer, your seventh house of relationships, partners, and unions with others. Trade old patterns of unhealthy attachments for radical emotional intelligence in your relations. Mid-month, Mars planet of action moves direct this ignites your daily work and routines with action-packed energy. Schedule a workout to release excess energy, but use this boost to get any work matters back in order. On the 20th, the radiant Sun enters cool Aquarius revisiting themes from the beginning of the month. Retire the "more money, more problems" rhetoric, and align yourself to your inherent abundance all through February.


Quirky Aquarius Rising 2023, the universal seven-year, has begun. Luck and fortune flow now. January starts with lovely Venus entering your airy sign in your first house of self, personality, and appearance. Discover a new you this month! Whom are you becoming? Play with fits or a new haircut/colour to find what makes you shine. Your sense of worthiness is increasing now. The year's first Full Moon in caring Cancer, your sixth house of daily routines, rituals, work, and health. Put your health and wellness back into focus. If you remain consistent, you may feel healthier and wealthier than ever. Mid-month, Mars, the planet of action, moves direct, igniting a passion for fun and adventure. Get out there and enjoy your sexy self! On the 20th, the radiant Sun enters your sign! Happy Aquarius Season. If you thought the beginning of the month was lit, hold on because you're about to meet your 2.0. The themes that emerged at the start of the month reappear to RE-remind you of how amazing you are. Fall in love with yourself and show off that glow! This energy is yours throughout February and your Astro season. Enjoy it, and take plenty of pictures as reminders of this expanse of your glorious self.


Ethereal Pisces Rising, the universal seven-year that is 2023, begins. Luck and fortune flow now. January starts with lovely Venus entering airy Aquarius and your twelfth house of sleep, dreams, and hidden talents or weaknesses. Notice the inner powers coming back online. It's time to recharge your batteries before you gain access to them. Dream space is a portal to the spirit realms and your spirit team, guides, ancestors, and messengers. Now is the best time to work with them if you want to release any fears dimming your shine. The year's first Full Moon is in caring Cancer, your fifth house of fun, creativity, sex, and kids. Transmute the emotional intensity through fun or going on a spontaneous adventure. It's time to have the time of your life. Mid-month, Mars, the planet of action, moves direct, and your home life and family connections are reignited. Any unaddressed familial or property issues have a chance to clear up now. On the 20th, the radiant Sun moves into cool Aquarius, resurfacing themes from the start of the month. Take time to recharge, rest, dream, and reflect before your season next month. Journal your dream memories for extra insights.