Your horoscope for the week ahead: Speak up and your potential will be limitless
Then, as Venus enters enthusiastic Aries, prepare to pursue passion, flirtation and love
Our hearts and minds will open to new romance this week, allowing us to indulge in fantasy. But as affectionate Venus conjuncts dreamy Neptune in sensitive Pisces on Wednesday, we'll be wise to stay realistic and tread with caution. However much we may yearn to be totally vulnerable with others, it's more important that we protect our feelings from those who might be careless with them. Letting your imagination run wild could also set you up for disappointment if you're not careful.
On Thursday, get ready for a karmic check-in. When the ego-ruling sun conjuncts structured Saturn in forward-thinking Aquarius, you'll be granted a sense of clarity. Take this opportunity to observe how things are flowing around you. If you pick up on a little friction, it could be a sign that you need to adjust your behaviour. Remember to act with humility and ask for help when you need it.
If you've been waiting for the right moment to speak up, you could finally get your chance when chatty Mercury sextiles abundant Jupiter on Friday. As these heavenly bodies work together, we're often able to process information quickly and show off our strongest ideas — making our potential limitless. As long as you're willing to wade through the finer details later, you could walk away with some inspired plans for your future.
Then, on Saturday, the spirit-driving sun enters romantic Pisces, warming our spirits and helping us to prepare for the coming spring. However, we still have some shadow work to do before we'll be ready to step into the light. Over the next four weeks of Pisces season, it's essential that we focus on processing our emotions. Now is the time to confront anything that's bubbling to the surface so you can let go of self-pity or whatever else may be holding you back.
Finally, while Valentine's Day will have already come and gone, our hearts will burn bright on Sunday, when love-ruling Venus enters enthusiastic Aries. Prepare to pursue passion, flirtation and love.
Here is your horoscope for the week of Monday, Feb. 13, 2023.
Take all the time you need, Aries. Midweek, you may feel the urge to hit pause on your responsibilities and withdraw from the world. Take this opportunity to check in with yourself, so you can really decompress and recalibrate. Meanwhile, new projects or collaborations that allow you to marry your passions and talents in exciting ways could pop up on the horizon. You'll be on track to realizing your dreams if you can put in the work. However, if you start encountering speed bumps, revisiting an early source of inspiration or looking back on happy memories could help you to reconnect with your vision.
How do you show up for your community, Taurus? This week, you may find your keen financial mind brimming with ideas for drumming up cash. Consider how you might be able to channel those insights toward a cause that's close to your heart. By appealing to their altruistic sides, you could even enlist the help of your coworkers to get the money flowing to people in need. By the weekend, you'll be excited to reconnect with your social circle. If you feel inspired to host your own soiree, make an effort to spruce up your surroundings beforehand so the atmosphere is nice and cozy.
A reality check at work could end up bursting your bubble this week, Gemini. Instead of letting any potential bad news drag you down, try your best to focus on the positives — a shift in perspective could help you switch up your strategy. Making a point of learning from any mistakes you've made will also allow you to become smarter and stronger. Meanwhile, if you're single, taking a chance and getting out of your comfort zone could lead to a stimulating new romance. Attached Geminis may be inspired to spice up their evenings by inviting some friends over for a trivia or game night.
This is no time to hide your head in the sand, Cancer. If you're looking for clarity — especially when it comes to your finances — combatting your fears and taking action is the only way forward. If you're partnered, reassessing the standing of your shared savings could help you get back on track to achieving your goals together. Meanwhile, single crabs may find it helpful to dive deep into paperwork to get organized and plan for the future. By the weekend, you may be ready to seek new perspectives on how to best care for your cash. As you do, remember: experts and advisors are everywhere, and it's up to you to be discerning.
If you don't tie up loose ends at work, you'll trip, Leo. This week, set aside time to review your correspondence and existing responsibilities. You could come across mistakes that can be easily amended to avoid any professional embarrassment. Near the weekend, you may feel your attention turn toward all things mysterious, as life's darker puzzles begin to pique your interest. Playing detective in your own life could be fun if you go in with the right attitude. Perhaps you're even ready to investigate a new career path. Follow your gut as you explore alternative ways to apply your skills — it could lead to something blissfully fulfilling.
Are you all work and no play lately, Virgo? For the sake of your own happiness, you may need to readjust how you operate in order to balance the scales and find joy in the little things once again. This week, seize any opportunity you get to break out of your routines and indulge a little. By the weekend, your attention will be called back to your relationships. Sometimes when we drop the ball with our loved ones, we have to let go of our pride in order to get it back. Don't hesitate to pick up the phone and reach out to people in your life that you'd like to catch up with. Make an effort to meet up and create new happy memories together.
Does it feel like you're tripping over yourself, Libra? This week, finding your flow as you go about your day-to-day tasks could be a challenge. Instead of simply plowing through your to-do list, you may want to step back and reevaluate your priorities. By taking the time to really assess your responsibilities, you could eliminate some time-wasters from your schedule. Meanwhile, opening up to your nearest and dearest could help you reaffirm your love for life. Make an effort to get vulnerable and discuss life's great mysteries with the people you trust — you could have an eye-opening experience.
Try not to get swept up in the fantasy, Scorpio. This week, whether you're single or attached, it could be tempting to build up your love interest in your mind and create some unhealthy expectations. Practicing self-love can help redirect your energy toward figuring out how you really want to show up in your relationships. As the weekend approaches, your attitude toward love could shift, and you may find yourself placing more importance on acts of service. Communicating your needs to your loved ones will be crucial. Just remember that ultimately, actions speak louder than words.
It's time to snap out of your funk, Sagittarius. If you don't, you could end up spacing out on your responsibilities at home in a way that'll come back to bite you. Midweek, it may help to take an honest look at your environment so you can evaluate how you've been living and working. As you do, financial habits — both good and bad — could come to light. Becoming more aware of your spending will help you identify the behaviours that may be holding you back. Toward the end of the week, tap into your creative energy at work by doing what you do best: sharing your beautiful perspective and propelling exciting new ideas forward.
Does it feel like there are too many cooks in the kitchen, Capricorn? You could struggle to get things done at work this week as competing voices start to fill the room. With expectations running high, it could also prove difficult to keep everyone on track. Seize this opportunity to be the voice of reason and bring others back down to earth. By the end of the week, you may find yourself thinking about switching up your work situation to better suit your needs. Consider drawing up a list of must-haves that you feel you need to achieve professional success. If you find many of your needs aren't being met, it may be time to make a change.
Honesty is the best policy, Aquarius. And this week, you could be ready to get vulnerable with the people you care about. If you're single, this may mean going beyond surface-level conversations to break ground with a new romantic interest. Attached Aquarians might also find themselves in the mood to discuss deep subjects with their partners. Meanwhile, budgeting issues and conflicting approaches could throw things off as you work to create your ideal space. However, if you can compromise and get a little creative, you'll be well on your way to manifesting your dream home.
Protect your gentle heart, Pisces. While you always strive to see the best in others, that impulse can sometimes lead to heartbreak. This week, you're encouraged to tap into your intuition and only pursue the projects — and people — that will truly enrich your world. Pay attention to any red flags that pop up. Meanwhile, if you find yourself craving an escape from reality, think about how you might be able to channel your creativity into something tangible. Inspiration could come from an unexpected source close to home if you're open to brainstorming ideas with family and friends.
Bryanna Collier is an astrology and fashion writer. Her work focuses on astrology, personal style, and how the two intersect. Follow her work at The Star Crossed.