- The Moon is in Gemini until 8:31 AM, after which the Moon is in Cancer.
- A void Moon period occurs from 2:34 AM to 8:31 AM today.
- The Moon is waning and in its Waning Gibbous phase.
- The Full Moon occurred on the 29th.
- Venus is no longer retrograde and is in its post-retrograde shadow until October 7th.
- Jupiter Rx, Saturn Rx, Uranus Rx, Neptune Rx, Pluto Rx, Chiron Rx.
- Mercury spends its first full day in Libra (Mercury is in Libra from October 4th to 22nd).
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesYour focus tends to diffuse at times today, dear Aries, and it’s best to be wary of giving off mixed signals. The temptation may be to push when someone backs away or to retreat when someone pushes you. It’s not the best time for healthy relating patterns, but consider that you might only need some personal space to get in better touch with what you want. Plans may not move ahead just yet, but it’s just fine because it’s too soon. It’s not exceptionally easy to arrive at definite conclusions or achieve crystal clarity temporarily, so try not to overthink things but do weigh pros and cons now.
TaurusToday’s transits signal the need for some rest or a break from the action, dear Taurus. Uncertainties with a friend or co-worker can be vague yet on your mind. While in a general sense, you should watch that friendships don’t dissolve through unintentional neglect, if some associations are changing, this may be due to evolving interests. And, some ups and downs are not something to worry about unless the downs are growing to disproportionate levels. Watch also for slip-ups with your practical affairs or work due to distraction or daydreaming today. Responsibilities can eat up a lot of your time, even if you’re only thinking about them, and perhaps especially so, as this way, you may be expending more energy worrying about not doing something than it would take to get it done and put behind you! Weigh pros and cons, but avoid overthinking today.
GeminiWhile the day can feel busy, dear Gemini, it can also be less decisive or clear than usual due to minor challenging aspects that have you slowed down temporarily by doubts. It’s, in fact, a helpful slowdown moment, and it’s a good idea to take things easy. It’s also an excellent time to reassess things or merely take some time to understand what you truly want. Consider that it can be all too easy to believe what you want to believe (or fear) about a career or romantic matter today. It is also possible that you’re on the fence about an issue. Even if it’s uncomfortable, try to stay on that fence for now. You may need some time to process things before moving on. Imbalances can be a focal point, but this can keep you in a state of limbo and unrest, so aim to make adjustments rather than obsessing over what’s out of whack. It can be challenging to choose the right words or the right approach to fulfill your own needs as well as to satisfy someone but try not to fret over simple timing problems.
CancerClarity can fall by the wayside today, dear Cancer, but consider it temporary. Sometimes, we benefit from reassessment or slowing down, and this can be the time for doing so. Family or a home matter may involve confusing elements that can temporarily undermine your confidence or overall happiness. Do what you can to uncomplicate your life by clearing your mind and possibly your schedule. You could feel overwhelmed by family or household activities but can’t quite pull yourself away. The day can be hectic on a mental level and is not necessarily a time when people are acting from the heart, although intentions may be good. Aim to work with the energy of today’s transits instead of against them by allowing competition or criticism to motivate you to improve. While it can feel like a one step forward, two steps back kind of energy, you are likely gaining more than you realize.
LeoWith today’s minor challenging aspects, dear Leo, uncertainty is likely, which can heighten the more we push something that isn’t ready to move forward. Money or intimate matters can be confusing now, and it’s best not to bank on something (or lend and borrow) until you have a better sense of what’s happening. Matters are not meant to be clear-cut just yet. There can be a lot to think about, but not necessarily any answers, making patience a real virtue. In fact, it may be best to weigh options rather than engage in significant decision-making. Negotiations may not satisfy, as it can be challenging to reach genuine understandings. Distractions can be notable, mainly related to personal interests, social discourse, and relationships. Try not to harp on issues that need more time to mature so that you can more readily enjoy the spirit of progress in the air if you look for it!
VirgoToday’s picky aspects suggest slowing down is best, dear Virgo. You may want to let go of overthinking or, temporarily, of ambitious projects for now. Acting on a whim may not have especially desirable results, as you may not be entirely in touch with your desires, and timing is slightly off. Besides, others may not be clear with you today. Whether deception is intentional or unintentional, or if it involves self-deception, there is a confusing element now that may require a slowdown. Negotiations may fail to completely satisfy and possibly could make things worse at the moment. It may also be best to avoid significant purchases. Focusing on something you know can be a useful strategy.
LibraYou may want to slow down and reassess some things today, dear Libra. A Mars-Neptune aspect suggests that you don’t have all the answers yet, and with a Mercury-Saturn transit, you might be spending too much time on issues that you can’t change or that won’t be a concern for very long. It can be a bit of a waste if it doesn’t make you feel good. Energy levels may be below par quite suddenly, but this could also signal that you are not as sure as you think, and you need to keep things simple for the time being. Taking a short breather can help clarify things for you. It’s a good idea to seek out those things that ground you, make you feel secure, and keep you focused on the moment.
ScorpioLife can feel more complicated with today’s minor challenging aspects, dear Scorpio, or you may feel a little drained and lacking purpose temporarily. Aim to take a sudden lack of energy or delay as a sign that your plans need refining. Adjustments to a creative project may be required, or delays in a romantic relationship need to be managed or accepted. There could be vague disappointments or waning motivation for something you’ve been working on/towards. Try not to overthink things, though it can be a real tendency now. As well, try to avoid getting too worked up about what others are doing or thinking and keep a lower profile than usual. This is a time for further reflection before moving your plans forward.
SagittariusToday’s minor challenging aspects suggest letting some things go before you can clear the path for new beginnings, dear Sagittarius. You could feel a little frustrated with stop-and-go energy since it doesn’t suit your style. You prefer to have everything out in the open! However, the day asks you to adopt a “wait and see” approach. You might find it challenging to depend on others’ actions or words, or some insecurity can keep you at home or in limbo instead of out and about. Allow yourself the extra rest you need, if this is possible, as you may only require a breather. Due to plenty of interference, it’s not an ideal time for decision-making because worries and fears may undermine the process. However, this is temporary, and you might only need to change your plans or adjust time expectations. Don’t worry if something is stumping you since pausing sometimes allows you to notice errors you may have overlooked otherwise.
CapricornWith today’s minor challenging aspects, dear Capricorn, things seem less certain, suggesting that it’s better to rest and reflect than to move forward. It’s not an ideal day for finding open channels for expressing yourself. In fact, you may find yourself in between others’ dilemmas, whether this is about mediating or overthinking problems. Practical issues or duties can feel pressing, and pressures from work, superiors, and family can also figure strongly now. You may be entirely stumped, sensing that you have to make a difficult decision. Worries and concerns can stifle what could have been light and fun conversations. Make a plan for attending to your responsibilities so that you can rest more easily, but do watch for speaking about a matter prematurely, especially publicly.
AquariusThere may be a situation today that requires cutting your losses, dear Aquarius, or you may be focusing on a matter that simply hasn’t developed enough to warrant so much attention. Some uncertainty is likely due to minor challenging aspects, and it’s best to avoid pushing forward against resistance. Some reflection is in order. Money matters can be unclear or complicated temporarily, particularly those connected to travel or educational pursuits. Avoid signing contracts or making solid plans just for the time being. Indecision about where you are going in a general sense is likely now, but with patience, waiting for answers is probably for the best. A state of ambivalence is not your ideal, so work on choosing a position and owning it, or save a problem for another day. It’s a good time to recognize the need for adjustments, edits, and refinements.
PiscesToday’s minor challenging aspects suggest you might need to wait on matters, dear Pisces. They favor slowing down and getting in better touch with your desires before going forward. You may, in fact, all too easily draw and attract situations, people, or things that drain you or leave you feeling confused. It can be challenging to have a sense of purpose or direction for now. Just when you possess the drive to go towards something, it eludes you, or you question whether you want it. Use this time for creative instead of practical activities as much as possible. It can be a thoughtful day, and quite excellent for making adjustments, but if your mind frequently wanders off to negative or stressed places, then it would be wise to treat the source of your concerns. If timing is off in a relationship, try not to take it as a sign of something more profound.
Astrology of Today – The Details:
If you’re astrologically inclined and interested in the details of the Astrology of today, here are some of the factors considered in the forecasts:
Planet Color Key: The longer the bar, the slower the aspecting planet, and the longer the duration of the planet’s transit.