The best day of October astrologically for each zodiac sign
Perhaps the most powerful of these shifts across the cosmos comes on October 18, when Mercury (the planet of communication and transportation) and Jupiter (the planet of faith and optimism) each complete their retrograde journeys. respective and park directly. “The days before and after a planet seems to change direction like this, its archetypes are heard in the collective,” says Gailing. And in this case, this effect is further amplified by Jupiter’s naturally expansive energy.
“We can find ourselves making inroads, seeing more possibilities and understanding things on a higher level.” —Stéphanie Gailing, astrologer
As such, you can expect to feel the themes of information and communication in Mercury rise to the fore with clear direction in October. “This energy can be productive and exciting,” says Gailing. “We can find ourselves making inroads, seeing more possibilities and understanding things on a higher level.” But of course, that requires harnessing this exploitable energy with care, she warns, so as not to be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of communicative impetus.
With that in mind, read on for Gailing’s predictions for the best October day, astrologically speaking, for your sign, as well as his star-sanctioned ideas on how to make the most of it.
Below, find out the best day in October, astrologically, for your zodiac sign, and what the cosmos can bring:
Best day: October 8
A new level of emotional connection is on the horizon for you, Aries. Your planetary ruler, Mars, brings the sun together in your seventh house of partnerships, recalling the importance and impact of one or more close relationships in your life. “You might find yourself particularly energized spending time with another,” Gailing explains. In other words, a successful date night – or an outing with friends – is in the stars for you.
Best day: October 28
Taurus, you will be on all levels when it comes to your job. This is because, on this day, your ruling planet Venus makes a harmonious sextile with the vast planet of Jupiter, which resides in your 10th career house. “If there’s a collaborative project that interests you at work, take a closer look to see how to proceed,” says Gailing. “Alternatively, whatever is in progress can pay off.” Either way, you’ll be on your own schedule and on top of your business.
Best day: October 9
A whole bunch of planets will conspire to make this day intellectually electric for you, Gemini. To be precise, the sun, Mercury, and Mars all move through your fifth house of pleasure and creative energy. “Not only might you find yourself thinking of a really quick clip, but you might also feel the need to dive into a creative project or summon an audience for an ongoing project,” says Gailing.
Best day: October 6
Make way for great lunar energy on this day, Cancer: The new moon in Libra – which occurs in your fourth house in the home and family – has a major ripple effect on your emotions, as the moon is your planetary ruler. As a result, you’ll be inspired to spend a day of personal care at home, perhaps adding soft or sensory accents to your space to dial in the cozy factor, says Gailing. On the other hand, in the realm of family dynamics, you might find that recognizing how you honestly feel about a relationship could catalyze a fresh start, she adds.
Best day: October 15
Jupiter’s positive vibes honor you today with its buoyancy, Leo. Heavenly, it forms a harmonious trine with your planetary ruler, the sun, while residing in your seventh house of partnerships. This cosmic shift could trigger a desire to know more and expand your world, Gailing says. “While other people are surely not the only way to broaden your knowledge base, you might want to share an educational experience with someone today rather than doing it yourself,” he says. she. “It will be all the more rewarding.”
Best day: October 9
The same planetary stacking that triggered the intellectual energy of Gemini – the sun joining with Mercury and Mercury joining with Mars – also figures prominently in your cosmic predictions, Virgo. (Astrologically, this is because Gemini and Virgo are both ruled by Mercury.) For you, however, all of these planets are causing large movements of silver, as they all move in your second house of finances. “You might discover ideas on how to improve your financial situation, and you might also be more likely to splurge a lot,” says Gailing. Just make sure it’s something you really want (you will know) before you start.
Best day: October 6
The novelty is in a star-sanctioned order for you, Libra. The new moon on this day is in your sign which is your first house of identity and self-image, which makes its power even more powerful. “You might feel the need to change things up in terms of the image you project,” says Gailing, “which could mean buying a new outfit, dyeing your hair, or just changing your social media avatar.” The change will likely leave you satisfied, although Gailing suggests proceeding with a bit of caution when it comes to anything permanent, as Mercury is still retrograde in your sign until October 18.
Best day: October 30
The inner power and strength is yours to seize on this day, Scorpio. Your planetary master, the fierce Mars, is moving into your sign, where he will reside until December 13, and where he is also most comfortable and at home. As such, you’ll feel incredibly hip and excited, maybe even able to move proverbial mountains, says Gailing. She suggests riding the wave of this charging energy by jotting down any goals or objectives that come to the surface, so that you have a place to direct your willpower over the next month and more.
Best day: October 18
Remember all that active and advancing energy related to Jupiter’s direct stationing? Well, Sag, you are the sign destined to feel it the most, given that your planetary ruler is none other than the expansive Jupiter himself. When it becomes direct, it will be in your third house of education, your neighborhood and your siblings, giving a boost to these areas of your life. To that end, you might find a new way to connect with a family member, discover something new to learn, or stumble upon a hidden gem in your area, says Gailing.
Best day: October 10
You will directly benefit from master builder Saturn, your planetary ruler, in direct post this month. Specifically, it goes straight into your second house of resources, which could be auspicious wealth. Maybe an element of your recent frugality will pay off (literally), or you may just experience that rich sense of empowerment that comes from hard work on your personal budget, Gailing says. Either way, something should come to fruition, from a money perspective.
Best day: October 10
You can expect Saturn stationing directly on this day to have a visceral impact on you, Aquarius. While Uranus is considered your modern planetary ruler, Saturn is your former ruler, and with its current location in Aquarius, you are destined to feel the forward momentum in a big way. “This is something you may have been waiting for over the past few months,” says Gailing. “You’ve worked hard to better understand what you do – and what you want your life to be – and clarity seems to be coming.”
Best day: October 18
A greater sense of spiritual awareness might manifest on this day for you, Mystical Pisces. While Neptune is seen as your modern-day planetary ruler, faith-driven Jupiter is your former ruler – and, in turn, Jupiter’s direct stationing on this day is bound to have a profound effect on you, too. Because it resides in your 12th house of inner wisdom and ancestral connections, its forward movement could point you toward a more confident and positive relationship with yourself, Gailing explains. It’s a good day to spend some quiet time alone, reflect, or do any activity that feels particularly nourishing to the soul.
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