January 01, 2022
There’s no doubt about it; 2021 was a year full of change and transformation for everyone. However, instead of continuing to live in the hard times that it brought, it’s finally time to say goodbye to the old and embrace change with the new year of 2022. With that said, we will be kicking off the new year lingering in the sign of the Capricorn, pushing many of the signs towards a renewal of creative energy and new beginnings, which is bound to bring a refreshing change into our lives. This will be happening alongside the influence of Jupiter, which will be moving through the sensitive Pisces. As the planet of expansion, Jupiter will inspire us to move beyond our restrictions and channel a deeper, more sentimental approach to life that could have us reflecting a lot on our emotions. As a result, this will likely have all the signs feeling a need to slow down and disconnect for a while, and honestly, some slow movement may not be such a bad idea right now.
Aside from this, Venus also went into retrograde on December 19th, 2021, and will remain that way until January 29th, 2022. Since Venus is known to be the planet of love, when it is retrograde, energies can be a little uncertain for lovers. This could either stir communicational issues between partners or, surprisingly, pull partners closer. Either way, you’ll have to navigate the situation carefully, as all emotions, good and bad, are bound to be heightened. However, Venus isn’t the only planet going retrograde right now, as we will also be moving into Mercury retrograde again starting January 13th, which is bound to have the signs revisiting past emotional issues again. However, don’t see this as a burden, as this is actually an excellent opportunity to reflect on what energies we wish to take with us into the new year and which we want to leave behind and start making the necessary changes to make it happen. Lastly, we will then hit Aquarius season on January 20th, which will likely have the signs aligning more intimately with personal goals and values.
As you can see, January 2022 is bound to be full of the energies of rebirth, new beginnings, and reflection as we work to embrace the energies of the year, learning to leave the problems of the past year behind us once and for all. However, to give you a better idea of what energy you can feel personally, in this article, we’re going to touch on the changes each Zodiac sign can expect throughout January and how you can better align yourself to truly make the most of it. Let’s get started.
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
Starting with the Aries, your January will likely kick off with flying colors as the refreshing energy of the new year is offering you an ambitious boost towards new beginnings. As a result of this and the influence of the planets, much of this month is likely to be spent in reflection as you ponder the path you are on and where it may be leading you to. You’re full of great ideas, Aries, but you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed with the constant hustle you’ve been keeping in your life for quite a while now. For that reason, finding your balance, slowing down, and focusing on some self-care practices should be a big priority for you now, as this will help to keep you feeling grounded. Above all else, don’t overwork yourself this month, Aries, as this could certainly lead to disaster.
In your career, January is predicted to be a positive month for you as you already have your eyes fixed on the prize in the workplace. As a result, you have likely begun to formulate a more strategic plan to get to where you want to be at your job. For that reason, now is a great time to shift your focus towards the details of planning it out rather than taking action. More than anything, don’t act rashly now, as creating a solid plan is the best way to progress on your goals at this current time. Take it slow, mighty ram.
In love, for those in a relationship, you may have recently undergone a change in your relationship that may have left you feeling a little uncertain about things. However, January is here to help bring a better understanding between lovers, helping to boost your intimacy and affection once more. Therefore, if you’re feeling a little out of it in terms of love, embracing this energy and spending some much-needed quality time together may be the best way to go. If you are single right now, you may be reflecting on and asking yourself what you truly need out of a relationship in order to feel happiest. And honestly, this is a great time to just reflect on this before pursuing new love. Take your time, Aries. There’s no rush in love for you anytime soon.
Taurus (April 20 - May 20):
For the Taurus, it’s safe to say that 2021 was quite a year of ups and downs for you, and you are likely still recovering from it. However, the first month of 2022 is predicted to offer you a calmer transition into the new year that will help you to better keep your footing. With the slowing of the colder months of the year inspiring a slower pace for you, you’re likely looking at the year ahead with stars in your eyes at all of your goals and dreams that you wish to bring to fruition. Because of this, you’ll likely be feeling inspired and ambitious at the start of the year. However, you shouldn’t feel any pressure to act on it right away. Take it slow, Taurus. The new year is a big transition, and proper pacing will be key to navigating it successfully. Don’t rush.
In your career, January is likely to be full of optimism in the workplace for you as you begin to pick up the pace towards the things that you want to manifest into your life. And honestly, you have all that you need at your disposal now in order to succeed. The main thing will be remembering that and not doubting yourself, as this could quickly pull you down into turmoil. Just remember, hard work pays off, and you’ve been putting a lot of that in lately. Rewards are bound to come if you keep pushing. Keep your head up, earth sign.
In love, for those in a relationship, the loving influence from Venus and the overall feeling of new beginnings aligned with this time are likely to stir your need to find balance in your relationship. If things have been lackluster or uncertain, now is the perfect time to help kick your affection into gear and open up communication on how to make it better. If you are single, the stars are aligning for you to question what it is you truly want from love and start manifesting that. It’s time to stop settling for less than you deserve, mighty earth sign. Open your eyes to what you know is meant for you and start chasing it.
Gemini (May 21 - June 20):
For the Gemini, after quite a year of ups and downs in 2021, January of the new year is determined to help you find your balance and peace once more. More than anything, this month is here to remind you to make the most of every moment as you begin to feel more inspired to strive towards a place of inner peace and stability. What is it that truly makes you happy, Gemini? It’s time to ask yourself this and start working to bring whatever it is into your life more. All around, it should be a great start to the new year for you, Gem, with plenty of new rewards ahead of you. Keep it up!
In your career, January is likely to be a positive month in the workplace for you as your ambition is truly on fire right now. While it could be a hit or a miss whether you receive a promotion this month from all your hard work, putting in a little extra effort is never a bad idea and may even catch the eye of your superiors. Either way, follow your heart, Gemini, and just remember to save your money this month rather than spend it, as you may need it for something in the near future.
In love, for those in a relationship, January is likely to be a positive month for lovers as you gain a new inspired sense of freedom, which is bound to push you two closer. However, be wary of Venus’s retrograde lurking in the background, as it may stir some arguments between lovers. Patience and communication will be key to avoiding this. If you are single, you’ll likely be feeling free in love at the start of the year. Whether it’s due to a recent breakup or just the energy of new beginnings inspiring you, you are magnetic, Gemini. If you want to find a new relationship right now, it would be a great time to start searching. However, don’t get too cocky now, as this could have the opposite effect on your luck in love. Humbleness will certainly be your best friend this month in this area of your life.
Cancer (June 21 - July 22):
For the Cancer, while 2021 was hard for everyone in general, you especially had a hard time with your mental health last year as you set off on a new and vigorous journey searching for true inner happiness. However, kicking off January 2022, the skies are finally clearing for you, your confidence is growing, and you’re finally beginning to move forward with your life again, leaving behind all the energies that were hindering you from your path to happiness. With Jupiter influencing you heavily this month, you’re beginning to move with a more inspired step as you bring forth all the things that make you happy once again. Truly, this is a beautiful time of new beginnings, Cancer, and you should do what you can to make the most of it.
In your career, this is a powerful month for asserting your ambitions at work as you may be feeling more confident and inspired than you have in a while. Because of this, you may even experience some new ideas in the workplace that can help you to further your career. Either way, this is a great time for moving forward and advancing; just be sure not to put too much pressure on yourself, as this could leave you feeling severely weighed down.
In love, for those in a relationship, things will likely be sentimental between partners this month, as Venus helps to light the way to new intimacy and desires. As a result, now is a great time to share ideas of your future together as you embrace a new and inspired flame between you two. If you are single, with confidence on your side already and Venus increasing your sentimentality, meeting someone new should come easy this month if you are looking. Just be sure to only go seeking new love if your heart is ready for it. If you aren’t feeling whole yet, try focusing on some self-care practices until you are. More than anything, there’s no need to delve into new romantic connections if you aren’t ready.
Leo (July 23 - August 22):
For the Leo, January 2022 is predicted to be a positive month of overall fulfillment for you. However, it won’t be without a little work at first. In fact, you might be feeling like something is blocking your path to success right now, but you may not be quite sure what it is. Therefore, with the start of the new year, you’ll likely begin to delve deeper into a reflection on the way you think and act. You may realize that old habits or ways of thinking are no longer serving you, and it may be time to make some changes in them in order to keep progressing in your life. If so, you’ll definitely know it. More than anything, a little introspective may not be such a bad thing, mighty lion. Just be sure you’re open to a little self-criticism this month if you want to truly embrace its new potential.
In your career, with the influence of multiple planets in your life right now, your career life should remain positive and successful. Overall, you should have no problem with completing your assigned tasks, and your ambition will truly be beaming to help you get it done in a timely manner. More than anything, just remember to focus on strengthening your skills rather than seeking gratification for getting to the finish line quickest. This is bound to offer you a new perspective on things, and isn’t that what you’re looking for anyway? Keep up the great work, Leo.
In love, if you are in a relationship, Venus retrograde is sure to urge growth in the weak areas of your relationship this month, which is likely to lead to some tension between lovers. While this may be a bit frustrating to deal with, it is necessary for the growth and development of your relationship overall. Therefore, make sure you keep communication open to better work out any issues that arise as quickly as possible. If you are single, with so much inner work and reflection going on for you right now, new love connections may not be the best idea. More than anything, it may be time to just kick back and just do you for a while, fire sign.
Virgo (August 23 - September 22):
For the Virgo, your January 2022 horoscope predicts a positive start to the beginning of the year, as you’re likely to be feeling more like yourself than you have in a while. Finally, the weight of blockages, fear, and anxiety are all lifting, and your inspiration, creativity, optimism, and drive are starting to return to you. Renewal is in the air, Virgo, and you’ll likely begin to pick up the pace again in your life as you work to better yourself and your environment with a new and inspired movement. All around, you should be looking at your life in a new light now, and honestly, it couldn’t be better. Keep it up, Virgo.
In your career, as a result of the energetic changes around you, you may be feeling more ambitious and clear-headed in your career this month. Because of this, you may find some new opportunities to advance in the workplace this month or work more closely with partners on a few new projects. Either way, new beginnings are sure to be present in your job this month, and you are advised to let your intuition navigate you through them if you wish to find success.
In love, with the influence from several different planets right now, partners will benefit from spending quality time together. More than ever, the environment around you is aligning to help set the mood for deeper romantic connections and intimacy. As a result, talk of the future may be on your lips for those in a relationship, inspiring you to plan and ponder the future together. If you are single, with all the positive energy you’re feeling around you, you’ll likely be feeling more confident in love matters this month than you have in a while. However, while a little confidence is good, just remember to let things come naturally with any potential love interests you have. Otherwise, you may find your luck in love to dwindle very quickly.
Libra (September 23 - October 22):
For the Libra, while the end of 2021 may have been a period of emotional frustration for you, 2022 is here to help turn things around and invite you to gain better control over your life once more. Inspired by the freshness of a new year, those born under the Libra sign are likely to experience new inspiration towards taking hold of their lives and improving them in whatever way possible. It’s time to expand your horizons and finally create a life that you know you deserve, and you have all the support of the Universe to help you do so. Go get ‘em, Libra.
In your career, new opportunities are likely to be spiraling all around you this month as you continue to reach new marks at your job. With so many opportunities rising around you now, you should do your best to try to make the most of every moment without pushing too hard. More than anything, just remember to find a balance between work and rest this month, as working yourself too hard could leave you feeling exhausted in the workplace. Not to mention, it likely won’t reflect well in the work you do. Take it slow.
In love, you may be feeling a little heavy in your heart at the start of the new year due to some issues you may have had with your partner in the past. However, this feeling is only temporary. Therefore, you should do what you can to make use of the energies of new beginnings around you right now to mend any broken areas. If you are single, now may be a good time to pursue new love, as you are likely to have a better concept of what you want from it now. More than anything, don’t be afraid to put your heart out there.
Scorpio (October 23 - November 21):
For the Scorpio, just like many of the signs of the Zodiac, January 2022 is likely to offer you a fresh space to start anew. However, that doesn’t mean you’ll be feeling 100% right away, as you’re likely still recovering from the intense year of 2021. Therefore, more than anything this month, just remember to take your time in all that you do. It’s okay to go at a slower pace and have bad days; just remember not to linger here too long. Instead, do what you need to in order to heal from it. Above all else, things are starting to align more than ever in your world, but patience will be the guiding light to it. Take your time, Scorp. There’s no rush getting to where you’re going.
In your career, while your life, in general, may be in a bit of a slump, your career life is likely to be unaffected. In fact, this is likely to be the area of your life where all your ideas will flow easily right now, helping to create a beautiful and inspiring work environment. Communication should be good, connection with your coworkers should thrive, and all around you should have no problem reaching your goals. Keep up the great work, Scorpio!
In love, you may find yourself in a dreamy mood this month with your partner and are likely to cling to them to better balance yourself. Overall, this may prove to be a fruitful time for your love life and will likely only bring you two closer. If you are single, you may be caught in a daze this month, picturing the person of your dreams that you want to attract. Well, it’s time to stop dreaming and start doing, Scorpio, as Venus is on your side now, helping to draw in new romantic connections. Be bold and put yourself out there! You may just find yourself surprised by the result.
Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21):
For the Sagittarius, January 2022 is offering you a total reset in mind, body, and soul. All the things that were holding you back in the past should now be left in 2021 as you work to align more presently with yourself in this current year and this current moment. Truly, you can do anything to set your mind to, Sag, don’t let the hard days of the past tell you otherwise. A clearer headspace is coming as your problems begin to find solutions once more, and you shed your skin into a new you. The path is becoming clearer now, fire sign. Navigate it carefully with your heart as your guide if you want to find your happiness.
In your career this month, it’s important to keep a level head. While there shouldn’t be any big issues in the workplace, you may have a bit of a short temper this month as you work through your personal problems, which could cause you to lash out in the workplace. For that reason, more than anything, strive to keep your cool at work, as this will help things run smoother at your job overall and is less likely to stir problems with superiors.
In love, January is likely to highlight your personal relations with your partner. You might find yourself doing a lot of reflection on your love life, as well as the future it holds. As a result, this may be a good time for taking the next step with your partner or taking things to the next level. If you are single, your sensuality will likely be on fire this month with the influence of Venus, which will likely have you seeking to share it with someone special. Honestly, if you put yourself out there, you shouldn’t have trouble pulling someone in. In fact, right now may just be the perfect time for a new beginning, Sag. Don’t be afraid to seize it.
Capricorn (December 22 - January 19):
For the Capricorn, January 2022 marks the start of the ‘new year, new you’ mentality for you. More than ever, you’re likely looking to regain control over different areas of your life that may have been a bit hectic in the last few months, and honestly, there’s no better time to do so than now. For that reason, this is not a time for you to be lazy, as you may miss new opportunities to expand yourself in new directions. Above all else, you’re learning to express yourself more freely, and as a result, this should be an inspired start of the year for you, which should set the tone for alignment in your near future. You’ve got this, Cap.
In your career, you should be making excellent progress in all of your endeavors this month, and as a result, you are likely to rise up to be more of a leader in the workplace than ever. While this may not mean an actual promotion, people are sure to look to you for guidance, as you have a wonderful glow about you right now. Aside from this, you may also start to realize some unrecognized potential about yourself this month, which could also have you exploring the possibility of a new job. If this is the case, you should trust your heart to lead the way if the opportunity arises, and remember not to settle for any job that doesn’t see your potential
In love, for those in a relationship, you will likely find yourself feeling quite positive and satisfied in all emotional endeavors this month. This should allow for better communication in love in general, so do all that you can to make the most of it with your partner. If you are single, love will likely flow naturally to you this month if your heart is ready for it. Therefore, be sure to make yourself available and let the Universe know that this is what you truly want to manifest. More than anything, you should use your intuition as a guide with any potential love interests you meet throughout this month if you want the best chances of finding someone truly worthwhile.
Aquarius (January 20 - February 18):
For the Aquarius, January 2022 is likely to be full of growth for you. Since you may start the year off feeling unlike yourself, you’ll likely be spending some time doing a lot of reflection of your past year as you work to find what your current goals for this year are. As a result, this could stir up some difficult emotions from the past that could have you feeling a bit down. Therefore, you should try to surround yourself with supportive loved ones this month if you can, as you could certainly use the comfort of those around you now more than ever. More than anything now is the time to ask yourself what you want from this life and start making strides today towards it. Dream big, Aquarius. You can do anything you set your mind to. Don’t limit yourself.
In your career, your work should be steady this month, with nothing too exciting taking place in the workplace. However, in your personal endeavors, you may have some new ideas spiraling in your mind that are sure to have your ambition roaring. You are your only limit, Aquarius. Chase your dreams and believe in yourself. You may be surprised where it takes you.
In love, you may be a little unattentive in your affairs this month, which could all around create a less intimate atmosphere between you and your partner. What changed, Aquarius? It’s time to ask yourself this as you reflect on your relationship and start implementing new changes into your love life if you want to make it better. If you are single, you may want to sit out love this month as you reflect on what you truly want and need from a partner. Take your time; your soulmate will be there for you when the time is right. There’s no need to rush.
Pisces (February 19 - March 10):
And last but not least, for the Pisces, January 2022 is predicted to be a month of new beginnings for you. No matter which way you look at it, you’re likely to embrace a new perspective on something this month. Whether it’s your job, your love life, or just life in general, you’re beginning to look at things differently now, and it’s likely to be a very enlightening experience for you overall. And, with all these new energies around you, you honestly have all that you need to make significant changes in your life now; you just have to be ready to put the work in. Let your intuition guide you this month, and don’t fight the direction it leads. Remember, it’s pulling you that way for a reason.
In your career, January is predicted to be rich in inspiration for you as you continuously put your heart and soul into all that you do. As a result, you’re likely to make bigger strides with a much bolder attitude towards reaching your dreams this month, as your passion is truly beaming. You’re killing it, Pisces! Keep it up!
In love, for those in a relationship, the current planetary influences are certainly in your favor for strengthening connections between lovers. Now is a time of planning for the future, as you ultimately seek to find where it is you two want to go with your relationship. If you are single, love is likely to be all around you this month, and your charm should easily pull in many people of interest. Don’t be shy, Pisces. Now is a great time to flaunt your best traits and show off a little.
In conclusion, the first month of the new year is urging the signs to slow down and revel in the stillness of the new chapter it brings. From inspired feelings of rebirth to refreshing feelings of renewal, this is the perfect time to find your personal power in the present moment and plan ahead for all that you wish to accomplish this year. With the leading Zodiac signs of the month and the intense changes in planetary movement, January is sure to set the tone for a transformative year like no other. For that reason, make sure you do all that you can to cut ties with the energies of the past and embrace the new if you want to make the most of all the powerful Universal energy around you in the best way possible.
And Happy New Year!
Written by: The Spirit Chic
*It’s important to note that these are all general predictions based on the positioning of the planets and vary per sign and individual and do not guarantee any specific outcome, energy, or situation*
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