When the first signs of fall start to appear, many of us resolve to change our behaviors, says Debra Silverman, astrologer to yogi Seane Corn and author of The Missing Element: Inspiring Compassion for the Human Condition. If you’re looking to make a fresh start this fall, knowing what’s in the stars for you this season can help you do just that—or realize that it’s better to stay the course. Here’s Silverman’s fall forecast for each sign.
Virgo (August 23–September 22)
This is your month, Virgo, and there’s a lot of discipline available to you right now. Especially before Christmas, it’s a great time to get things done and make a list. By the end of September, Mercury, Venus, and Mars are in Virgo, giving you an extra jolt of energy to use your goal-oriented mission to find results. It’s a great time for you to manifest without criticizing yourself or feeling like you’re not doing enough.
Visit Debra’s new membership site The Star Community to learn more about Virgo.
Libra (September 23–October 22)
This is the tail end of Jupiter in Libra, which means it’s the end of an expansion period that will shift in October. Now is the time for you to take a risk in business or splurge on travel, as this upbeat rhythm is going to shift soon. Go ahead and enjoy.
Scorpio (October 23–November 21)
Scorpio is coming into a really positive transit in October and into next year. Jupiter in Scorpio means you’re inheriting and spending money and investing. It’s all about financial gain, promotions, and expansion.
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Sagitarrius (November 22–December 21)
You’ve been working really hard for the last two and a half years, Sagitarrius, and while that continues through the fall, it changes in November and you’ll be let off the hook. This intense work cycle required you to stay on task and be really goal-oriented. This less-fun-and-more-work cycle will change by the winter, so keep your nose to the grindstone and know it will be over soon.
Capricorn (December 22–January 19)
Capricorn, especially late Capricorn (those born from January 2nd through January 19th) is in a major change cycle right now. You’re being asked to let go of control, trust, and have faith, which is really hard for you, and seek help whether it comes to your health or business. For other Capricorns, the real change will take place from the end of November into February, when you will come into a period of hard work.
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Aquarius (January 20–February 18)
This fall is a really great time for Aquarius to study something new, take a course, or learn a new form of yoga. Enjoy the freedom of this open-minded learning cycle, but be humble, ask questions, and try not to be a know-it-all.
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Pisces (February 19–March 20)
Pisces is at the tail end of a frustrating window of time. If you’ve been traveling, you’re exempt from this. But if you’ve been caught in a routine, it’s been a trying time for you. Fall will continue to test you to see if you can stay the course (when your secret wish is to escape). But as early as November/December this challenging time will lift.
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Aries (March 21–April 19)
Aries, especially late Aries, must stay the course this fall. The new year will bring a brand-new cycle where you’ll have a lot to look forward to and really start to get results, so try to be patient, keep planting seeds, and not get ahead of yourself, even though this can be difficult for impulsive and kid-like Aries.
Taurus (April 20–May 20)
Taurus feels like they’re on solid ground right now, and it’s a great time for business, school, getting things in order, and knowing that turtle won the race (which is ideal, since your rhythm is to go slow). It may seem like you’re just taking care of basics right now, but basics will set you up for success in the new year. Know that you’re doing your best and enough.
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Gemini (May 21–June 20)
You’re at the tail end of a challenging two-year work cycle, Gemini, but you’re finally getting results, and you’re more satisfied with what you’re doing. There’s a turning point coming at the end of December–if you’ve felt less ambitious, know that your ambition will be coming back.
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Cancer (June 21–July 22)
Cancer is highly motivated this September/October, and it’s a really good time for you to give yourself credit for your work ethic (which people tend to underestimate). Applaud yourself, spend money on yourself, and take time for self-care, rather than over-giving and complaining about it.
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Leo (July 23–August 22)
This is a very positive cycle for Leo. You’ve had a two-year window of feeling really energized and you’ve gotten results. This fall, go out and have fun, buy new clothes, and enjoy your success.
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A note from Debra: I’m thrilled to announce that in just a few short weeks, I will be launching my new membership program, THE STAR COMMUNITY. My intuition kept telling me to teach Archetypal Astrology in a way that would be accessible for everyone … where you could visit any time to get insights into the astrology of your soul. For a limited time until our official launch on September 22nd, you can be one of our Founding Members, receive all the benefits, and be guaranteed this special low annual rate for good. Here’s a link to the crazy “Early Bird” special offer I put together just for my Star Tribe: https://www.thestarcommunity.com/