We’re adjusting to a new mindset on Halloween, as the Sun moves through Scorpio. It’s a day spent focusing on our desires, and understanding how they fit in with our needs. We begin the day with a spirit of ambition while the Moon waxes in bubbly Sagittarius until 10:29 a.m. EST. The streets may be full of witches and warlocks, but we’ll need to avoid casting magical spells when the Moon goes void-of-course from 10:29 a.m. EST to 10:38 p.m. EST. When the Moon is moving between signs, she encourages us to take care of our energy and be wise with our resources — she’s off-duty. This is not an ideal time to make bold gestures or start new projects. We’ll be reignited with inspiration as the Moon waxes into Capricorn after 10:38 p.m. EST. The day continues to slow our pace as Mercury, the messenger planet enters his second retrograde of the year in Scorpio at 11:41 a.m. EST. This retrograde is not to be feared, as it helps us to recognize how we can be more cognizant of our blessings.
March 21 to April 19
No one is more ready to embrace the spirit of Halloween than you, Aries. Your pleasure ruler, the Sun, brightens your 8th house of transformation, mystery, and dramatic change on this day, allowing you to escape reality. Use this moment to express your desires through costume, and reflect on how it makes you feel to tap into your inner power. If you haven’t figured out your ideal look yet, get creative with your closet and take some inspiration from decades past. Take it easy during the day when your domestic ruler, the Moon, goes void-of-course from 10:29 a.m. EST to 10:38 p.m. EST. If you’re hosting a Halloween party, stick to the basics as you prepare for your guests. It’s best to think minimally during a VC Moon — magic and grand designs tend to fizzle out. Wellness ruling Mercury goes retrograde at 11:41 a.m. EST, encouraging you to chill out a little. Remember to protect your energy as the messenger planet moves in reverse. ILLUSTRATED BY ABBIE WINTERS.
April 20 to May 20
If you’re handing out candy this Hallow’s eve, you meet some exciting adults attached to their trick-or-treaters. Socializing with your neighbors can foster friendships this day, while your domestic ruler, the Sun, lights up your 7th house of partnerships, contracts, and business. Avoid making commitments while the Moon goes void-of-course from 10:29 a.m. EST to 10:38 p.m. EST. She’s off the cosmic clock between these hours, helping you to replenish your energy by encouraging rest. If you’re hitting the town, you may want to keep your costume costs to a minimum and channel your inner spooky villain with a cost-effective DIY project. Saving a little dough will go a long way as your financial ruler Mercury goes retrograde at 11:41 a.m. EST.
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May 21 to June 20
Creating structure is on your mind today, Gemini. Halloween is a day full of options to celebrate, whether you go out for a wild evening or cozy up at home with a scary movie and hand out treats. The Sun brightens your 6th house of health, order, and service, helping you to come up with a solid plan that helps you to control how your day flows. Chat with friends early on in the day before the Moon goes void-of-course from 10:29 a.m. EST to 10:38 p.m. EST. IF you’re out for the night, it will be easier to link up with people as the Moon waxes into practical Capricorn. Ruling Mercury goes retrograde at 11:41 a.m. EST, challenging you to rest and recharge your emotional energy. ILLUSTRATED BY ABBIE WINTERS.
June 21 to July 22
You’ve got a rollercoaster of a day ahead, Cancer. You’re filled with excitement for the day’s festivities, thanks to the Sun’s presence in your 5th house of creativity, pleasure and romance. If you’re in a relationship, you might be inclined to coordinate a couple’s costume with your partner. Single Crabs may be more interested in going all out in a DIY project — make sure to manage your time carefully. The ruling Moon goes void-of-course from 10:29 a.m. EST to 10:38 p.m. EST, creating a bubble of time best spent in rest. Notice the shift in your mind’s eye when your spiritual ruler Mercury goes retrograde at 11:41 a.m. EST. Make a choice to protect your energy before you go out into the world of ghouls and goblins. ILLUSTRATED BY ABBIE WINTERS.
July 23 to August 22
Bring the party to you, Leo. If you’re planning on staying in, your hosting skills will be enhanced by the Sun’s illumination of your 4th house of family, instincts, and foundations. If you’re going out on the town, you’ll want to keep your group small and intimate. It’s not a great day for last-minute planning while the Moon goes void-of-course from 10:29 a.m. EST to 10:38 p.m. EST. This Moon-phase is best suited for recuperation and rest, over action and excitement. You’re more aware of your spending while Mercury, your financial ruler, goes retrograde at 11:41 a.m. EST. Keep the vibe upbeat by setting a budget for yourself if you’re hitting the Halloween scene.ILLUSTRATED BY ABBIE WINTERS.
August 23 to September 22
Are you interested in taking a topical approach to Halloween, Virgo? The Sun brightens your 3rd house of communication, thought, and community, challenging your creative mind. Your ruling planet and career guide Mercury goes retrograde in Scorpio at 11:41 a.m. EST, helping you to loosen your collar. If you’re not interested in going out, enjoy an evening with friends and family by hosting a themed movie night with spook-tacular treats. Take a break from the daily grind as the Moon goes void-of-course from 10:29 a.m. EST to 10:38 p.m. EST. One of your deepest needs is to be ultra-productive — recognize the purpose of rest during this transit.ILLUSTRATED BY ABBIE WINTERS.
September 23 to October 22
Need a quick disguise, Libra? If you’ve scored an invitation to this year’s best Halloween bash, you may want to get rid of the guesswork and shop online for your costume. Keep an eye out for quality as you peruse the racks, while the Sun highlights your 2nd house of finances, values, and possessions. If you want to save money, there’s no shame in repeating a great look! Phone calls and emails could be at a low at work, while your career ruler, the Moon, goes void-of-course from 10:29 a.m. EST to 10:38 p.m. EST. Spend time getting organized for the week ahead while she takes an extended break. Spiritual Mercury goes retrograde at 11:41 a.m. EST, challenging you to be more conscious of your inner growth. Have no fear, as this retrograde is complemented by ruling Venus. ILLUSTRATED BY ABBIE WINTERS.
October 23 to November 21
All eyes are on you, Scorpio. If you’re going out this Halloween, pick out a costume that’s sure to stand the test of time, and your standards. Your career ruler, the Sun, brightens your 1st house of self, first impressions, and appearance today, helping you to sparkle amongst the crowd. Spend the day saving up your energy while the Moon goes void-of-course from 10:29 a.m. EST to 10:38 p.m. EST. She’s taking a little break as she moves between bubbly Sagittarius and serious Capricorn — take note of how your mood shifts this Hallow’s eve. Communication ruler Mercury goes retrograde in Scorpio at 11:41 a.m. EST, helping us to be more aware of how we come across to others. Focus on connecting with loved ones, as Mercury moves in tandem with sweet Venus. ILLUSTRATED BY ABBIE WINTERS.
November 22 to December 21
Connect with your spooky side today, Sagittarius. You’re more aware of your hidden self while the Sun highlights your 12th house of inner growth, vulnerability and conclusion. If you plan to venture out into the world, why not pump yourself up with a Halloween playlist? The Moon waxes in optimistic Sagittarius until 10:29 a.m. EST, helping you to start the day on a bright note. Prepare to slow down at work and in love at 11:41 a.m. EST when Mercury, your career and love ruler, goes retrograde in Scorpio. Manage your energy and relax until 10:38 p.m. EST while the Moon is void-of-course. The festivities may take a somber turn as the Moon moves into serious Capricorn. ILLUSTRATED BY ABBIE WINTERS.
December 22 to January 19
Whether you’re planning a group costume or a major party, you’ll be in good company on Hallow’s eve. The Sun illuminates your 11th house of groups, friendships and goals, making this day a beautiful time to get together with friends and celebrate each other’s creativity. If you’re single, you’ll want to focus on friends as the romantic Moon goes void-of-course from 10:29 a.m. EST to 10:38 p.m. EST. If you’re in a relationship, you may find that this is an excellent opportunity to get some space, and explore individual pursuits. Come back together in the evening, as the Moon waxes in Capricorn so that you can share your experiences. Avoid overindulging as your wellness ruler Mercury goes retrograde starting 11:41 a.m. EST.ILLUSTRATED BY ABBIE WINTERS.
January 20 to February 18
Are you feeling a little vampy, Aquarius? You spend Halloween in center stage as your romantic ruler, The Sun, spends the day in your 10th house of career, structure, and public image. Get into the spirit of the season by picking a costume that helps you to channel your inner royal. Make time to pamper yourself as your wellness ruler, the Moon, goes void-of-course from 10:29 a.m. EST to 10:38 p.m. EST. You may want to hit the hay early as the Moon waxes in practical Capricorn this evening. Communication ruler Mercury begins his second retrograde of the year at 11:41 a.m. EST, encouraging us to stop and smell the roses.
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February 19 to March 20
You may be more interested in diving into the cultural history of Halloween, Pisces. Your wellness ruler, the Sun, lights up your 9th house of exploration, adventure, and belief, inspiring you to consider viral references — scammers are so hot right now. Before you start crafting your outfit, consider how you can take a path of least resistance while your creative ruler, the Moon, goes void-of-course from 10:29 a.m. EST to 10:38 p.m. EST. Pay attention to how your emotions shift as the Moon waxes in careful Capricorn for the rest of your evening — spend time with people that encourage your playful side. Romantic and home-loving Mercury goes retrograde starting at 11:41 a.m. EST, encouraging you to quiet your energy, and go with the flow. ILLUSTRATED BY ABBIE WINTERS.
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