Capricorn season begins on December 22 this 12 months, the day after the winter solstice, and the day earlier than the brand new moon in Capricorn. As astrology knowledgeable Imani Quinn tells mbg, this power is setting us up actually properly to search out some grounding amid a probably hectic time of 12 months. (Hi there, vacation stress!)
Capricorn is the final earth signal of the astrological 12 months, and Caps are finest identified for his or her propensity to work arduous, obtain success, and maintain themselves to a excessive commonplace. This implies we will all count on to do some digging into what success seems to be prefer to us, and the way we will get ourselves there, within the coming weeks.
Nevertheless, we’re additionally going to have two massive planetary gamers in retrograde throughout this 12 months’s Capricorn season, Quinn tells mbg: Mercury, from December 28 to January 18, and Mars (which has been retrograde since late October) till January 12. With each Mercury and Mars in retrograde, there might be a give attention to reflecting and refining, however we could begin to really feel a bit impatient.
Quinn explains that this density will begin to dissipate as soon as each planets are again on their direct routes, and that is once we can truly begin placing our reflections into motion. “So it is going to be a number of the grunt work in the direction of the issues we need to see come into fruition, and it will not be till the top of January that the power’s going to loosen up,” she provides.
Fortunately, although, Capricorn is at all times up for any process, and its grounding, sensible power won’t solely assist us see what must be addressed however apply the buildings and traditions that may finest assist us. This groundedness can even be notably useful through the vacation season, which is all about construction and custom in its personal approach, Quinn notes.