Daily Horoscopes for 2/19


General Daily Horoscope


The Sun’s first full day in sensitive Pisces can heighten our extrasensory perception, and the Sun’s annual conjunction with healer Chiron is exact today, increasing our intuitive awareness of other people’s pain. Although the discriminating Virgo Moon usually helps us focus our attention on what’s most useful, she now has an agenda of her own as she forms six otherworldly septiles that put us in touch with otherwise elusive spiritual truths.


Aries Horoscope
Aries Horoscope (Mar 21 – Apr 19)

You may imagine yourself to be as unrestrained as a soaring eagle today, but your responsibilities don’t leave you enough freedom to actually take a flight of fancy. Even if you think you know the escape route, it’s still complicated to make your first move. This is frustrating because you are usually skilled at starting something new. Don’t judge yourself harshly for not following through on your feelings. For now, doing the best you can is good enough.



Taurus Horoscope
Taurus Horoscope (Apr 20 – May 20)

You might feel as if satisfaction is a long way off now because your key planet Venus is still squaring somber Saturn today. You may be exhausted from a very intense interaction at work with someone who makes you anxious. However, facing your fears is one way to push beyond the comfortable boundaries. Communication is challenging, yet the potential for transformation can bring you closer to your relationship goals.



Gemini Horoscope
Gemini Horoscope (May 21 – Jun 20)

Your feelings can push and pull you all over the emotional landscape today, making it nearly impossible to know what to do. It’s not that you’re wishy-washy; it’s just hard to make a final decision when staying open to all the possibilities sounds better. One moment you’re eager to cash in your chips and walk away. The next moment you’re working hard trying to figure out how to save everything. An all-or-nothing answer is not acceptable when there is so much middle ground yet to explore.



Cancer Horoscope
Cancer Horoscope (June 21 – Jul 22)

You may have something very important to learn today if a close friend stands in the way of your progress. Unfortunately, your first impulse may be to turn a minor confrontation into a major fight. But you don’t need to prove that you’re better than anyone else. Instead, shift your attitude so you can minimize your own resistance, show your vulnerability and be more receptive of other people’s feedback.


Leo Horoscope
Leo Horoscope (Jul 23 – Aug 22)

Everything may seem more complicated than necessary today, yet you cannot simplify your life to reduce your current stress. The complexity arises from your heart desiring something that you just don’t know how to get. Holding firm to your goals now is a smart strategy that should ultimately pay off, but you’ll need to show some flexibility along the way.



Virgo Horoscope
Virgo Horoscope (Aug 23 – Sep 22)

You want to get ahead at work, but might not have the patience now that is required to succeed. You may feel frustrated because your job would be much easier without all the needless distractions from your personal life. Unfortunately, your friends and family aren’t as supportive as you wish. Don’t be afraid to set clear boundaries or withdraw from others in order to maintain your integrity.



Libra Horoscope
Libra Horoscope (Sep 23 – Oct 22)

You may feel stuck today, as if your creativity is temporarily blocked. Your regular routine could fall apart now, making it impossible for you to concentrate on realizing your dreams. However, don’t sell yourself short by thinking that you can’t do the miraculous. You are more capable than you realize, but you must have faith and patience for positive results to manifest.



Scorpio Horoscope
Scorpio Horoscope (Oct 23 – Nov 21)

You must decide if you can keep up social appearances today and still remain true to yourself. But your current choices aren’t as crucial as they seem because they are part of a long-term process that can redefine the structure of your relationships. Your key planets, physical Mars and passionate Pluto, are intensifying your feelings as the boundary between friendship and romantic love is tested. There are no wrong decisions now; just be clear about your overall direction.


Sagittarius Horoscope
Sagittarius Horoscope (Nov 22 – Dec 21)

Someone might give you a hard time about taking yourself too seriously today. Nevertheless, there is a lot going on now. You don’t like it when others disagree with you for no apparent reason other than spreading ill will, but it may be your own frustrations that are creating the bulk of the current stress. At least make sure that you continue to meet your obligations at home, even if you’re still sorting out how to handle everything else.



Capricorn Horoscope
Capricorn Horoscope (Dec 22 – Jan 19)

You may not be very happy if someone close to you wants something from you that you cannot deliver now. Unfortunately, these demands can precipitate a power struggle that won’t likely have a winner because of interpersonal complications. Don’t waste your energy trying to fix an irresolvable situation, instead change the rules of the game. It’s not a competition; if anyone is a loser, then no one wins.



Aquarius Horoscope
Aquarius Horoscope (Jan 20 – Feb 18)

Although you might want to shake up the status quo today, you won’t be successful unless you acknowledge the current limitations that are part of your life. Fortunately, circumstances won’t remain like this forever, even if you can’t see a path that will take you to your destination. Trying too hard now only pushes your goal further away. Paradoxically, relaxing your grip on the future may be the best way to make sure that you get there on time.



Pisces Horoscope
Pisces Horoscope (Feb 19 – Mar 20)

You are tired of learning hard lessons today and may rebel just to stretch your muscles. You are tempted to stir conflict by questioning an authority figure if one appears to be too rigid in his or her approach. Examine your own role in fomenting the current tension. When you stop projecting your internal battles onto others, relationships will become much easier to manage.

New Moon Report for 2/18 – Sun in Pisces

Sun in Pisces

Friday, February 18, 4:26 pm PST, 7:26 pm EST

The Sun’s entry into Pisces closes out the astrological year with tender hearts and rich imaginations. It is a time to find inspiration in nature, in the arts and in our dreams. A vague feeling of vulnerability can increase doubts about our capacities to deal with the material world, making escapism more appealing. Spiritual retreat or substance abuse are two very different ways to salve the pain of disillusionment. Faith in forces greater than our own provides nourishment for the soul without polluting minds with religious prejudice and moral judgment. Forgiveness is the gift of this tender transit and is freely available to all of us.

New Moon Report for 2/18 – Full Moon in Leo

Full Moon in Leo

Friday, February 18, 12:36 am PST, 3:36 am EST

The face-off between the self-conscious Moon in Leo and the Sun in cool collective Aquarius increases awareness of how the ego works. Yet the clarity that accompanies most Full Moons is obscured by nebulous Neptune’s conjunction with the Sun. Delusions of grandeur or inflated infantile behavior are neither beneficial nor illuminating. Fortunately, sharp minds may penetrate foggy stories with Mercury and Mars’ close proximity to the Sun. This is a powerfully creative time when the only limit on ideas is how to integrate individual genius within a group process.