Diana's Monthly Aries Forecast for November 2016
Until the 22nd is a gear-shifting phase, but you‘ll probably be feeling your way forwards intuitively and sounding things out as you go. You may have to be more conscious of another’s side of things. You may also be weighing up what another’s side of things is in a financial, legal or moral sense. You could be musing over some deeper questions, but answers will come more through intuition than the intellect. Transition will occur when, through mutual action with, or challenge from another, your value structure (and instinct) tells you what is the right thing to do.
Until the 13th discussions, ideas or research tend to be strategic and also revealing as you drill down to fundamentals and suss things out. At times, communications cnould become confidential, involved or intense. At this time, some of you may be giving confidential advice and perhaps ‘sensing’ more than thinking as your gut knowing will be stronger. Your thinking could focus on sensitive issues your own or another’s. Conversations could revolve around the joint financial situation or property or possessions belonging to or shared with another. There may be more paperwork or some rethinking related to an agreement or contract.
It may be that you feel quite passionate about something or someone and feelings go deep. Or, on the flip side, it’s probably easier for someone to push your buttons. Just trust your deeper instincts, stay away from ego, and try to avoid knee-jerk reactions. Get to the underlying issues within the current conditions.
A FRESH SLANT
From the 13th Mercury is expanding your mind and you should be entertaining new potential. Discussions and/or paperwork could be related to travel, higher learning or an unfamiliar environment. Thinking bigger and becoming more aware of fresh potential, or a distant horizon, a plan may be forming in your mind. This could be a good time to refresh your mental palette and think in bright new colours. Maybe there is a breath of fresh air from further afield or guidance from those with specialist knowledge or just someone with a refreshing slant on things. Mercury enjoys this communicative sector which also emphasizes higher learning, publications and the legal side of things. Another way this transit might work is you take the opportunity to beat the drum about something, get the word out, be the guide or the guided, the informer or the informed.
(23rd-25th Saturn over Mercury: Mental pressure, or more responsibilities related to contacts, communications mental and physical. Vehicles, travel, transport or schedules may present challenges).
BUT also in the last 10 days expansive Jupiter on Saturn can mean you are on a learning curve or spreading your wings into unfamiliar territories leading to future growth and abundance, focus and tenacity may be needed but you widen your horizons too. An important teacher or teaching could come at this time.)
BREATH OF FRESH AIR
Until the 12th Venus encourages warmer more supportive relationships with those from far away, or from a different cultural background, or who has a specialist knowledge. Travel with a partner is possible or someone expands your thinking with their experience or background. You are more likely to connect with others who have an expertise which helps you add pieces of the puzzle. This could be financially advantageous. You yourself may be valued or admired for your knowledge, know-how or guidance and this may be a good time for putting the word out on to a wider stage and it could prove to be lucrative. Publications or educational establishments could be highlighted and you and someone may be on a bit of a learning curve together. A teacher or someone with wisdom could be helpful, or, through their contribution and support you ultimately get a better understanding or material reward for your joint efforts.
FRIENDS IN HIGH PLACES
From the 12th more opportunities coming your way when Venus helps to create more favourable circumstances with authority figures, like bosses, parents who will be positively emphasized as they tend to see you or your work in a good light. There could be an ally – possibly a female – or just someone you feel close to no matter whether they are socially above you or not, who is invaluable to your success or who facilitates an ambition. On the other hand, you yourself could be the one who takes a firm but friendly stand and enables another to achieve their goals.
(In the last week there is likely to be more intensity, deeper questioning related to relationships or regarding joint or shared money or property. Someone or something bugging you …make sure you aren’t projecting your emotions on to them).
SCHEMES AND PLANS
From the 9th The Mars transit indicates this a period for putting physical effort into achieving certain goals and ambitions. These may be career orientated or ‘via’ points on the way to where you hope to end up. Overall, this transit of Mars could inspire you to take more responsibility about your direction in life and you care more about the impressions you make on certain others. Over this transit you feel the need to work on image or reputation and reach standards which are demanded by those in authority, and, if you are decisive and energetic, Mars will help you get to where you want to go as long as his tendency to be controversial is handled. You may get frustrated with the powers that be as you feel they are slow, aggressive, inefficient or downright un-co-operative. If you manage to keep your cool and not be too hasty, you will make progress with the master-plan, but also with lesser goals and ambitions too.
Until the 9th Mars is transiting a very future-orientated and sociable area of your Solar chart. You will tend to be the initiator with projects or you have a lot on your plate because of a group with interests or aims in common. Mars can be a bit pushy, so, on the flip side, there may be tensions between you and a friend or associates related to this area. Due to certain others, life becomes more demanding or annoying and you may have to be on the ball, competitive and decisive. Just avoid being hasty and don’t allow others to tire you out or push you into something you don’t want. This is a more progressive phase when things which have been shelved, sometimes for a long time, can start to move forwards again. Can be more technology orientated so things like the internet and the paraphernalia that goes with it could be emphasized.
Time to get the ball rolling?
A FRESH PERSPECTIVE
New potentials are in the wind from the 22nd. The Sun is in a more outgoing, expansive area tending to raise the spirits as you see fresh possibilities outside of the routine box. Time to make plans or launch into projects. Some of you may have itchy feet, and with the vibrations increasing opportunities to escape the daily grind, this is a good time to get out and about more and try new things.
Saturn is in Sagittarius til late 2017 a supportive aspect with your sign. This is a cycle of getting educated or gaining insights about beliefs or fields of interest, mental and physical. You will be seeing the reality, warts and all, of higher education or something you previously idealized or knew little about. You may feel more responsibility because of any of these areas or have to take more seriously wider communications, travel or legal matters. Developing a new understanding will be gradual like chipping a shape out of stone. So be steady and patient. You may gain a reputation for communicating your knowledge or experience through some medium of expression. But also appreciate and even wish to emulate certain others who can teach you a lot. Ariens born 2nd-7th April or with 13-18 degrees rising will feel this energy the most this forecast period.
Discipline and organization will be needed in either case to bring the inner visions, the abstract ideas or the higher knowledge into the everyday world).
A NEW RAPPORT
Jupiter will be opening the way to wider possibilities via close personal or professional relationships until October 2017. Because of key close associations your horizons will broaden. Others will be more interested in your knowledge and experience but, equally you will probably be intrigued by the fresh influences coming your way. Partners, colleagues, clients, friends could get you thinking more expansively and probably you will learn a lot through them. Ariens born 30th March – 7th April or with
10-18 degrees rising.
(Jupiter on Pluto in the second half of the month helps you with the power to succeed through intuitive evaluation of what really matters most at this time. There may be a feeling of things being out of your personal control, or a battle of wills so keep your integrity intact but don’t be obsessive.)
Uranus: Ariens born 9th-12th April or with 20-23 degrees rising will feel this energy the most this forecast period.
Pluto: Ariens born 3rd-6th April or with 14-17 degrees rising will feel this energy the most this forecast period.
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What today looks like:
Continuing today, and finishing on the 28th, Mars is clashing with Saturn. The planet Mars sitting in Aries may mean a drive which is alert, and energetic in your area of self image, first impressions, and general outlook. It may be frustrating to make a public appearance, or appear in front of an audience, while this awkward connection continues.
As well: continuing today, and ending on Monday, our Sun is competing with the Moon. The Sun sitting in the sign of Aquarius may mean a quirky, eccentric power in your area of cliques, friendships, and organizations. It may be a struggle to look after your group, or attend to the needs of your organization, while this competitive, difficult link continues.
Elsewhere: starting today, and concluding on Tuesday, the Moon is moving through Leo. For you, Aries, this means about two days where relaxation, fun, and leisure are more familiar, and feel safer to you. Our Moon, when in Leo, provides a self-oriented, dominant desire.
Also On This Day:
- Starting today and ending on Wednesday, the planet Pluto is in a conjunction with Mercury.
- Venus carries on transiting Sagittarius until the 3rd.
- The Sun continues transiting the sign of Aquarius until the 18th of February.
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