The urge to explore new territory and begin afresh intensifies this month! Any sense of trepidation or fear that has held you back from taking essential steps in a new direction vanishes and is replaced by justified confidence. A Full Moon shakes your emotional foundations on December 22, perhaps heralding a far-reaching change within your home or family. However, you appear to be the captain of your own destiny with a domestic or family matter and can steer it into calmer and more secure waters. On December 31, Mars enters your sign until the middle of February. You might not be completely invincible but will find very few challenges pose a problem during its transit.
The month kicks off with Venus, your ruling planet, influencing commitments and partnerships once again on December 2. The planet of love and comfort did the same back in October and probably brought a chance to ponder your relationship circumstances. This month, you're able to apply lessons learned and move something forward where one commitment is concerned. Mercury also moves forward on December 6 and influences relationship-based conversations and decisions constructively, without any more distractions or delays. A Full Moon affects communication on December 22. If ever there was a time to choose your words carefully when conveying yourself, it will be around this date - plus or minus four days.
Venus brings a soothing influence to your workplace on December 2. Mercury improves work-based communication from December 6. Where you might have grown used to chaos or miscommunication with work colleagues, you could feel a greater sense of cooperation and comradery. A similar sense of relief could be felt with a commitment as well, and you could become aware of how mutually beneficial a partnership is. A Full Moon on December 22 brings a financial matter into the spotlight. You might be aware of how more money leaves than arrives in your bank account – but who doesn't at this time of year? If a major or unexpected expense arrives, you can deal with it and are right to see it as a temporary problem.
If you've felt confused about a love life matter or romantic connection, then the cosmos appears keen to bring a new level of clarity this month. Venus influences true love on December 2, followed by Mercury doing similar on December 6. Both are determined to bring progress to affairs of the heart and help you feel a greater sense of harmony and understanding with a certain special person. The cosmos is also keen to support you career-wise and waiting until after the New Moon on December 7 is wise before taking any bold steps to change jobs or making any work-related decisions. A Full Moon in Cancer on December 22 will undoubtedly heighten emotions. However, a sense of relief that accompanies it could be just as powerful.
Events this month could be focused largely around love, romance, fun, the finer things in life, and your creativity. A brilliant New Moon on the 7th influences all the above, so take your pick where embarking upon a new and potentially thrilling new beginning is concerned. If you want deeper levels of love and affection in your world, then both are on offer during the coming weeks. If communication with family members has been erratic or sporadic, then you could see a noticeable improvement after December 6. A Full Moon on December 22 could heighten your emotions or sense of vulnerability. However, it could also be integral to you moving on from fears or anxieties connected to your domestic set-up or a family matter. Focusing on the relief that comes from what occurs rather than the upheaval or discomfort it brings will make it more manageable.
A New Moon on December 7 focuses its energy on home or family matters, and with lucky Jupiter involved, a sense of optimism won't be unfounded. However, a relationship or commitment issue could bring a wake-up call of sorts or encourage you to see it in the cold light of day, rather than idealistically. If a heart-to-heart chat is needed with a certain person, then a need to instigate it could arise during the first week of December. The Full Moon on December 22 highlights friendships and a way you might need to step in and offer support to one chum. They probably couldn't want anyone better to offer the support or practical advice you're able to offer, either.
This month, what you say and the way you say or convey it can have fantastic, far-reaching results, not only to you personally but to others in your world as well. This is a time to believe wholeheartedly that you have ideas and opinions that don't only deserve to be shared, they can also transform your and others' lives by doing so. An opportunity to put this to the test could arise around December 7, and you'll see the power of words for yourself. The Full Moon on December 22 targets your career, and this can put you in the spotlight for career progression, or it could mark the end of one chapter and the beginning of something more fulfilling. You'll be reminded wonderfully how, when one door closes, another always opens.
Venus returns to your sign on December 2, after a brief stint in Scorpio back in October. This time, the planet of love, comfort and creativity intends to work some real magic on your behalf until January 7, and your confidence, charisma, and powers of attraction will be intensified wonderfully. A New Moon on December 7 works alongside lucky Jupiter to boost your coffers and enhance your bank balance. Whether this is the result of a surprise opportunity or your recent focused efforts, the cosmos appears keen to bring greater financial stability and at one of the most expensive times of year! A Full Moon brings closure to a legal matter or something connected with 'broadening of your mind.' Education, studying, certification, travel or a social media project – they're all superbly starred, and a new chapter with one or all the above is about to commence.
A New Moon on December 7 in your sign brings a new beginning in any area you want one, so choose carefully. As if that wasn't lucky enough, you have good-luck planet Jupiter involved with this selection process and to say your decision or actions will be underpinned with a justified sense of optimism is an understatement. Mercury turns direct on December 6 and enters your sign on December 12, so if miscommunication has been rife recently, you'll be able to communicate and receive information with fewer distractions or delays. A Full Moon on December 22 might have a strong financial connection to it. This is the sort of money that isn't connected with earnings and could involve you spending rather than receiving it. However, remember the saying about having to speculate to accumulate!
Coming weeks bring an intensified need to trust your intuition, possibly in ways you've never done previously. Your inner voice is a reliable source of wisdom this month, whether it's a nagging idea, thought or intriguing vision that arrives from a dream. If all that sounds too fanciful, then see what transpires around the New Moon on December 7. Venus influences friendships and the social scene from December 2 until January 7, so push aside any excuses you might have clung to that have prevented you from meeting with certain friends – or if you're single, a potential flame! A Full Moon on December 22 could herald an emotional time with a commitment or partnership. Knowing that a certain issue is no longer ignored will likely be a source of relief.
Events this month could bring tangible and potentially heartwarming progress connected with your career, thanks to Venus casting a glorious influence over your professional standing and status from December 2. If you've wanted more praise or recognition, then both could arrive during the coming weeks. Social invitations could pick up noticeably, but you might be too preoccupied with a particular plan or project to notice or care. As important as this might be to you, don't let chances to meet with pals pass you by. Although millions of people will make New Year Resolutions shortly, you'll take one or two of yours more seriously, possibly putting them into effect around the Full Moon on December 22. With such cosmic support on offer, there's no reason why you can't succeed, either.
Until December 2019, you have fantastic support from lucky Jupiter to take impressive strides in your career, and a glimpse into where your career is heading could coincide with the New Moon on December 7. This is a time to think bigger and bolder where career aspirations are concerned. A sentimental Full Moon on December 22 targets your love life, creativity or a child. It will likely become clear that there's something or someone you need to release or be less attached to now and in the future. Letting go might be emotional but, in your heart, you'll know why it's necessary. Trust that this is due to you evolving and that whatever gap is created, the cosmos has every intention of helping you to fill it with something or someone more appropriate.