Jupiter in Gemini goes direct on January 30th, ending several months of delays, miscommunications and lags in optimism. The influx of choices will pick up, but so will the difficulty in focusing on what matters. The key to getting the most out of this influence is differentiating between what has promise, and empty promises. On February 1st, Venus moves into Aquarius, giving love, money and self-esteem a fresh spin. This energy is liberated and detached; it's the time to try something new. However, Mars moves into Pisces on the same day, and forms a confusing conjunction with Neptune until February 4th. This is the dream-chaser aspect, and it will be easy to mis-fire or wander down the wrong path. Start slow and proceed with caution.
Jupiter goes direct in your communications sector, removing delays involving messages, conversations and ideas. If you've been having difficulties being heard or making up your mind, this influence could help. Also, watch out for decisions that were made (while Jupiter was retrograde) to be completely changed. Venus moves into your sector of friends and groups, boosting your social life, your connections and the general sense of friendliness; you'll be well received by others because you'll be feeling more open and ready to reach out. However, Mars' moves into your sector of hidden things can muddle your actions and drain you of energy/initiative. These combined influences are best for enjoying your time with others, but not initiating anything major. Relax and don't push yourself.
Jupiter direct in your security sector can bring news of a pay increase or side opportunity to earn money. Watch for increased financial options or relationship choices, as you juggle competing priorities. More may feel overwhelming, but try to maintain your focus on what aligns with your personal values. Venus' move into your career sector can hi-light work relationships; now is the time to meet with supervisors and impress higher-ups with your people skills. Your professional status in general will get a boost, but Mars' move into your sector of friends and groups can energize your social life as well. Watch for new connections/introductions, but also be aware of the potential for disappointment or misunderstandings. Someone may not be all that they appear to be.
Jupiter direct in your sign can bring it all back your way. If you've felt a lag in energy, opportunities or initiative, this influence could get you moving again. Also, be prepared for an increase in conflicting choices/directions; focusing could be very difficult, and you'll need to be remain light on your feet. Not all opportunities are solid, so wait for confirmation before you make a commitment. Venus moves into your sector of opportunities, bringing favourable energy to long distance travel, education, legal matters or publishing. Single Geminis could begin an exciting long-distance flirtation or romantic encounter with someone very different (from your usual type). Mars' entrance to your career sector can fire up your ambition while presenting elusive/confusing opportunities. Wait to see how things pan out (after February 4th)before you push to close a deal or accept an offer.
Jupiter direct gets things rolling in your sector of hidden things. Dreams, intuition, unexplored potential and "guardian angles" (surprising assistance from people/events behind the scenes) may all come into play. A creative idea/half thought-out plan will now be agitating for your full attention. Venus moves into your sector of shared resources, bringing favourable developments to debts, taxes, loans, your partner's finances and/or intimacy. It's time to open up, share or take a relationship to a deeper level. Financial assistance could also be coming your way. However, as Mars moves into your sector of opportunities, make sure you can differentiate between what's within reach and what isn't. You may feel fired up to push past your usual limits, but not all limits are meant to be crossed.
Jupiter goes direct in your sector of friends and groups, ending delays/miscommunications involving social circles, group activities and reaching out to the public. Your faith in friends may be restored, however, decisions/plans that were made while Jupiter was retrograde may now be changed or dropped. Certain ideas/associations had no staying power, and you may discover that now. Venus moves into your partnership sector and Mars into your sector of shared resources; what the other person wants is suddenly very important. Financial/emotional decisions must be weighed with your partner in mind. Before you open up 100%, make sure that all motivations (yours and theirs) are clear. There may be some confusion about boundaries and how deep a relationship is meant to go.
Jupiter goes direct in your career sector, ending a slump in business, recognition or ambition. It's time to move ahead again, whether this involves plans for the future or conversations with management. As ideas and opportunities increase, don't get distracted from your path with "what if's" or useless details. Venus moves into your sector of work and health, making your daily routine a bit more pleasant. Solutions regarding medical concerns, work relationships and repairs can appear. Overall, you should have less to worry about, so funnel that extra attention into your relationships (as Mars enters your partnership sector). Watch out for misunderstandings and misplaced ideals; it will be too easy to confuse giving with sacrifice.
Jupiter direct in your opportunities sector can put you back in the game regarding long distance travel/developments, education, legal matters and publishing. What stalled or even disappeared (when Jupiter was retrograde) can stage a comeback; maybe that new development wasn't too much to hope for, after all. If you'd given up or procrastinated on getting your words out to wider audience, it's time to start speaking/writing again. Venus moves into your sector of creativity and success, giving you a social sparkle. Get out, get sociable and flirt, dance, celebrate or play. You'll grab tons of of attention. However, Mars' entrance into you sector of health and routine will simultaneously amp up your duties, so you'll have to balance out the fun with work. Be prepared for some initial confusion/loss of energy regarding work routines or medical concerns. This is temporary, and should dissipate after February 4th.
Jupiter direct can bring improvements regarding shared finances (debts, taxes, loans, your partner's finances). Watch for unexpected financial assistance or a conclusion to discussions that have dragged on for the past few months. Intimacy can receive a boost as well, in the form of breakthrough discussions. Venus moves into your sector of home and family, and you may feel like cozying up at home by yourself (or with one special person) redecorating or nesting. However, Mars in your sector of creativity and celebrations can bring the party to your doorstep, or put you centre stage (whether you want to be there or not). New romantic/creative developments will be iffy in the early stages (until February 4th), so proceed with caution. Something very promising can dissolve, or it can turn out to be a dream come true.
Jupiter direct puts partnership plans/developments/discussions back into gear after a period of delays or confusion. Discussions will proceed rapidly, however, some decisions may be dropped or changed completely. Venus in your communication sector heightens your diplomacy skills and charm; use your magic with words, because Mars in your sector of home and family can stir up disagreements. Some of these issues may be based on confusion over who has the power and who's responsible for what (domestically). Rather than pushing for a resolution or absolute solution, try a softer approach.
Jupiter jumps forward in your sector of work and health, bringing you more opportunities, but also more duties. On the plus side, recent confusion/misinformation about medical issues/appointments or workplace routines will be cleared up. If you've experienced a lack of initiative regarding exercise/health regimes, this influence can fire you up. But make sure you don't overdo it; focus on one or two realistic solutions. Venus in your security sector can help with income/security issues, bringing a little extra (money or self-esteem) when you least expect it. Mars in your communications sector can see you demanding/defending something that has no basis in reality. Be very cautious (at least until February 4th) about what you push for; chances are good that you're not seeing the whole picture.
Jupiter direct in your sector of success and creativity can signal all systems go for a creative project, personal goal or new romance. The drain on your inspiration or confidence during the past few months is over. You'll get more attention and more ideas, so use this energy wisely. A lot will be coming your way over the next few months; step up and engage. Continuing the theme of more good things for you, Venus moves into your sign and ups your charisma, magnetism and social sparkle. It will be very difficult to go wrong with these influences, and you can attract what you're looking for. The only caution is Mars' entrance into your security sector; there may be some initial confusion/misdirected energy stemming from your insecurities. Everything is not going to dissolve, and you deserve all the good energy that's coming your way. However, if certain developments feel empty, consider that your values are shifting; maybe it's time to find a different way to make yourself happy.
Jupiter moves forward in your sector of home and family, accelerating a home business, relocation, family discussion or plans for someone to move in. This influence could also see you leaving behind an old habit or mental block. You might change your mind about a domestic issue; if so, know that this was always going to be the final decision. Venus moves into your sector of hidden things, stirring up background potentials and intriguing developments. You'll feel like keeping these things to yourself, even as Mars enters your sign and pushes you forward. Make an effort to differentiate between what's ripe and what's still ripening. Certain dreams that you've been nurturing will get a boost now; use this surge of initiative to move towards what speaks to you.