by Amelia Quint
Believe it or not, 2020 still has more surprises in store for the remainder of the year. With retrogrades, eclipses, and other major planetary meetups on the way, the stars are aligned for you to rethink where you’re going and set a new course — one that’s far more satisfying than where you were headed before.
It’ll require courage, but as we’ve learned from this year’s social justice movements, good things happen when you’re brave and stand up for what you love.
What’s on your cosmic to-do list for the rest of 2020? Read on to find out! And remember to add your zodiac sign to your Bumble profile, and watch the stars align.
What do you really want, Aries? Motivation planet Mars retrograde in your sign from September 9 to November 13 is a major wake-up call about what you need to feel satisfied at work, in love, and within yourself. There’s also a Mercury retrograde in your intimacy and partnership sectors from October 13 to November 3, so as you redefine your desires, be sure you communicate them with crystal clarity to the ones you love.
You’re a natural leader, and when serious Saturn moves into your groups sector on December 17, it’ll be time for you to take on one of your biggest roles yet. Generous Jupiter follows suit on December 19, ensuring that the communities you build over the next year will be ones that expand both your professional network and your heart. And when Jupiter and Saturn align on December 21 for a meetup that happens only once every two decades, don’t pass up an opportunity to make an impact on your community.
Have you been taking care of yourself? When Mars, the planet of vitality, retrogrades in your sleepy twelfth house from September 9 to November 3, you could experience some major burnout. The antidote? Schedule in some me-time between October 13 and November 3, when smart Mercury retrogrades through your relationship and health zones. It’s the perfect time to renegotiate boundaries with your partner, especially if distance or co-quarantining has strained things. Through it all, you’ll find a more sustainable way to connect.
You’ll want to be well rested, because ambitious Saturn into your career zone on December 17 comes bearing professional opportunities that’ll push you to perform at the top of your game. Lucky Jupiter into the same part of your horoscope on December 19 means you’re likely to rub elbows with a few VIPs! And when Jupiter and Saturn connect for a once-in-20-years alignment on December 21, a ‘reach goal’ turns out to be well within your grasp.
Time for a social media detox? Your hyperconnected sign is usually the first to break a story, but with intense Mars retrograde in your tech-savvy eleventh house from September 9 to November 13, it’s probably best to schedule your posts, log off, and clear your mind for a while. Communication planet Mercury retrograde in your health and creativity sectors from October 13 to November 3 means you might surprise yourself with how much more sustainable working offline feels.
It’s all part of a long-term growth process that really kicks off with a supercharged lunar eclipse in your sign on November 30. Luckily, generous Jupiter in sync with determined Saturn in your expansion zone for a once-in-20-years alignment on December 21 helps you reimagine what you’re capable of accomplishing. Thanks to their teamwork, you could wind up with an impressive platform to tell your story or share your ideas.
You care deeply about your job, but what’s really driving you? With motivation planet Mars retrograde from September 9 to November 13 in your career sector, you get clear on the purpose behind your professional endeavors. Mercury retrograde through your creativity and feelings zones from October 13 to November 3 infuses your work with fresh inspiration, even if it means working through some tough emotions to find it.
When ambitious Saturn moves into your eighth house of investments on December 17, you think seriously about how you’re sharing your resources of time, energy, cash, and love. When lucky Jupiter follows suit on December 19, you could decide to take a relationship to the next level, whether it’s a romance or business partnership. With Jupiter and Saturn in a meetup on December 21 that happens only once every 20 years, the stars are aligned to make it last.
What do you believe in, Leo? With motivation planet Mars retrograde from September 9 to November 13 in your personal philosophy zone, you rethink what people, places, and things make you feel inspired. If you’re experiencing writer’s block or creative fatigue, imaginative Mercury retrograde in your emotion and self-expression sectors from October 13 to November 3 opens up your mind to fresh perspectives. When you stop shame spiraling, it frees up so much mental space for new ideas to emerge!
When serious Saturn moves into your relationship house on December 17, you surprise yourself with just how ready you are to commit, whether that’s to a lover, business partner, or best friend. Lucky Jupiter moves into the same part of your horoscope on December 19 and syncs with Saturn for a once-in-20-years alignment on December 21, promising that the match you make now is built to last.
Intimacy is a complicated thing, and with passion planet Mars retrograde in your sensuality sector from September 9 to November 13, it’s about to get even more complex. Add to that a tricky Mercury retrograde in your communication and self-worth zones from October 13 to November 3, and you’ve got a heady concoction that, while intoxicating, could leave you with a headache. Instead, focus on self-care and giving yourself the validation you crave.
When serious Saturn moves into your healthy sixth house on December 17, you make new habits that set you up for success, whether it’s in exercise, nutrition, or even skincare. Jupiter into the same part of your horoscope on December 19 accelerates your progress, and its ultra-rare alignment with Saturn on December 21 gives your productivity a boost that’ll keep you inspired to keep breaking personal records throughout 2021.
You’re the zodiac’s romantic, but Mars retrograde in your relationship zone from September 9 to November 13 could find you wondering where the passion has gone in your partnerships. If you aren’t feeling it, that’s probably because what you want has changed. When Mercury retrograde moves through your sign from October 27 to November 3, update your standards — and your Bumble profile — so you can attract someone who’s aligned with where you’re going, not where you’ve been.
If you can stick it out, serious Saturn into your romance sector on December 17 puts pleasure back on your agenda, and lucky Jupiter into the same part of your horoscope on December 19 promises plenty of electric, heart-racing moments throughout the next year. When the two sync up on December 21 for a rarely-seen alignment, get ready for sparks to fly!
Your determination is one of your signature traits, but with motivation planet Mars retrograde in your health and habits zone from September 9 to November 13, you might not be as energetic as usual. Instead of fighting it, take it as a cue from the universe to retreat, especially when Mercury retrogrades through your sign and your spirituality sector from October 13 to November 3. For best results, work in secret throughout the fall, then surprise everyone with an out-of-the-blue launch in the winter.
On December 21, lucky Jupiter and responsible Saturn make an alignment in your fourth house of family, home, and feelings that happens just once in 20 years. You might feel ready to put down roots, whether it’s moving to a new city, redecorating your apartment, or even buying a house. Or, if it’s something you’d been considering, pursue therapy or another form of healing. Whatever you decide, you’re living your best life — and it looks good on you.
You’re a free spirit at heart, but with passion planet Mars retrograde in your pleasure zone from September 9 to November 13, you could start to feel seriously fenced in. Fortunately, smart Mercury retrograde through your spirituality and long-term planning sectors from October 13 to November 13 points out ways to optimize your current situation without having to pack your bags just yet.
Be patient, because you’ll want to be ready to jump on whatever opportunity presents itself when lucky Jupiter aligns with powerful Pluto on November 12. Someone special could extend an offer that pumps up both your self-esteem and net worth — one you’ll be ready to commit to by the time the solar eclipse lands in your sign on December 14. Even better, Jupiter syncs up with ambitious Saturn in your expressive third house on December 21, giving you a much bigger stage to dance on.
Feelings aren’t your strong suit, but when intense Mars retrogrades through your emotions zone from September 9 to November 13, you’ll have to get used to them. Communication planet Mercury retrograde in your networking and career sectors from October 13 to November 3 means you’ll likely be working through how you really feel about your role and who’s on your team. It’s cathartic in the long run, but can be a challenge in the moment.
Fortunately, lucky Jupiter in your sign aligns with compassionate Neptune on October 12 to help you express yourself with care, and then with powerful Pluto on November 12 to overhaul your life from the ground up. It’s a transformation you’ve been working on all year, but this is the big reveal. And with a once-in-two-decades meetup of Jupiter and responsible Saturn in your profitable second house on December 21, whatever you launch is on track to be seriously lucrative.
What story are you telling, Aquarius? With fiery Mars retrograde in your communication zone from September 9 to November 13, you’ll have to find a healthier way to vent your frustrations. Strategic Mercury retrograde in your career and expansion sectors from October 13 to November 3 reveals that this is really about professional satisfaction. If you aren’t feeling fulfilled where you are, it could be time to start a new adventure in another company, or even a different industry.
Luckily for you, big changes are just around the corner as ambitious Saturn and generous Jupiter move into your sign on December 17 and 19, where they’ll stay for the better part of 2021. It’s a total reset and you can start completely fresh, but this time with the universe’s backing and all the lessons you’ve gained over the years in your toolbox. When Jupiter and Saturn align for a super-rare meetup on December 21, you really can do anything you want.
You aren’t your bank account balance, but with intense Mars retrograde in your self-esteem and net worth sector from September 9 to November 13, you’ll have to put in the work to untangle the two. Smart Mercury retrograde in your personal growth and vulnerability zones from October 13 to November 3 means it’s time to change your mindset. Instead of catastrophizing, put your brain to work visualizing all the good things that are already on their way.
You won’t have to wait long to get them, because generous Jupiter in sync with dreamy Neptune in your sign on October 12 connects you with mentors that can help you transform your moodboard into material success. Even better, when Jupiter makes a once-in-20-year alignment to committed Saturn in your spiritual twelfth house on December 21, you find a practice that helps you feel radiant from the inside out, whether it’s therapy, yoga, journaling, or something magical.