Your Guide to February Horoscopes

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February starts off with a rejuvenated energy, finally past the shadows of eclipse season. We are first met with a full moon in Leo on February 9th, bringing a high vibe just before Valentine’s Day. But hold tight, because Mercury stations retrograde in the sign of Pisces on the 17th, making communication feel muddied and foggy. The Sun moves from Aquarius into Pisces on February 19th, bringing romance, healing, and closure into the month. And on February 23rd, we have a New Moon in Pisces, which brings a fresh perspective to thematic endings. If all of that sounds like a lot, don’t worry, as our spiritual contributor, Shawn of Witchy Wisdoms, is here to break down your February horoscope {no matter what your sign is}. Keep reading for your full February horoscope guide.

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Aquarius

It’s your season, darling! You are feeling yourself for most of February, but remember that Pisces season will bring endings your way mid-month. On February 9th, the moon will be full in your opposite sign, Leo, illuminating the sector of your chart that rules communications and friendships. Make plans on this day. When Mercury stations retrograde on the 17th, take a step back and see what corrections you can make in how you communicate. The Sun transits into Pisces on the 19th, encouraging a romantic vibe, so go with it {even if it’s out of character}. On the 23rd, when the moon is new in Pisces, which highlights your career house, set an intention to strengthen your goals with work, and let go of those that no longer serve you

Pisces

Get ready for your season, sweet Pisces. It’s on its way, but not first without taking care of business. On February 9th, the house that rules your home will be illuminated by the full moon in Leo. Make sure to tend to the hearth under this energy, even if that means just staying in. Mercury is retrograde in your sign on the 17th, inspiring you to reflect on conversations past. The Sun transits into your sign on the 19th, and it’s time to express yourself. Celebrate carefully though, and don’t get too lost in the sauce {as you fish are known to do}. On the 23rd, with the new moon in your sign, you will be inspired to be social and get together with friends. 

See More: Aquarius Season is Here: What That Means for the Zodiac

Aries

Oh dear Aries, you might feel out of place this month, but not to worry, your time to shine is around the corner. However, when the moon is in fellow fire sign Leo on the 9th, you will be re-invigorated. This is a great lunation to get creative under. When Mercury stations retrograde in Pisces on the 17th, you’ll experience some hiccups in technology. Make sure you cross your t’s and dot your i’s. The Sun transits into water sign Pisces on the 19th, which makes for an uncomfortable energy for fire signs, so just hold tight. On the 23rd, when the moon is new in Pisces, make sure you focus on closure. Get rid of everything that no longer serves you, because your solar return is next!

Taurus

You are working diligently on yourself behind the scenes for most of February. On February 9th, the moon will be full in Leo, illuminating the sector of your chart that rules health and organization. Make plans to take care of yourself in a practical way this day, rather than your usual Venusian self-care rituals. Mercury retrograde in Pisces has you reflecting on the romantic elements in your life, so go slowly with these aspects. The Sun transits into Pisces on the 19th, creating a hazy energy, but the vibe is also romantic. On the 23rd, when the moon is new in Pisces, which highlights the house of self in your chart, set an intention to rid all of the last toxic bits from your life, and set a firm foundation for the months to come.

Gemini

For most of February, the Sun is in fellow air sign Aquarius, so the vibe is chatty {isn’t it always for you twins}. However, the charts are focused on you and making lasting first impressions, so be sure to remember that in new meetings. On February 9th, the moon will be full in Leo, illuminating the relationship sector of your chart. Get bold and make Valentine’s plans on this day. As your ruling planet Mercury stations retrograde on the 17th in dreamy Pisces, you’ll be feeling out of sorts. Try to take it easy until you can find your footing again. The Sun transits into Pisces on the 19th, which might make things a little unclear and puts you in your feelings. On the 23rd, when the moon is new in Pisces, which highlights the house in your chart that rules money and values, set a financial goal {and a plan to stick with it}.

Cancer

February begins in the Aquarius season, so you are focused on money and how to make it. On February 9th, the full moon in Leo illuminates the sector of your chart that rules intimacy and connection, so, in whichever way this serves you, make a plan to get deep {with a partner or with yourself}. Mercury stations retrograde in fellow water sign Pisces on the 17th, making the world communicate with more emotion. You are used to this, so use it to your advantage. The Sun transits into fellow water sign Pisces on the 19th, encouraging a romantic vibe. You feel very comfortable here. On the 23rd, with the new moon in Pisces, be sure to communicate your needs effectively to those you love or set a boundary.

Leo

As the sun is in your opposite sign of Aquarius for most of the month, you are in an even more chatty mood than usual, connecting with old friends and beaus. On February 9th, the moon will be full in your sign, sweet and powerful Leo, and you will feel truly seen under this energy. When Mercury stations retrograde on the 17th, you won’t be feeling your usual confident self, but you will find your footing again. Be aware, however, that the Sun is moving into Pisces on the 19th, which will amplify emotions and make you more sensitive than you’re used to. On the 23rd, when the moon is new in Pisces, turn your attention to the home and tidy up anything you’ve been neglecting.

Virgo

With February starting off in the Aquarius season, your attention is turned to the home and family. Tend to the hearth in true Virgo style by doing some pre-spring cleaning. On February 9th, the full moon in Leo illuminates the career sector of your chart, inspiring you to make changes in work. On the 17th, Mercury {your ruling planet} stations retrograde in your polar sign, Pisces, having you reflect on the softer parts of yourself; the fantasy over the details. The Sun moves into Pisces on the 19th and brings a sweet and romantic energy, so just go with the flow. On the 23rd, the Pisces New Moon will inspire a playful and dreamy mood, so make a point to sink into it.

Libra

February starts off in fellow air sign Aquarius, which inspires your natural flair for justice to amplify on a grander level. On February 9th, the moon will be full in Leo, illuminating the sector of your chart that rules social causes, so plan to go to a rally or something similar. When Mercury stations retrograde on the 17th, you’ll find your usual quick wit to be clouded. The Sun transits into Pisces on the 19th, which clouds your mind a bit, but also inspires creativity. On the 23rd, when the moon is new in Pisces, set forth some intentions around romance and love, whether you’re partnered or not.

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Scorpio

Aquarius season at the top of February has you focused on the practical side of life, like health and fitness. On February 9th, when the moon is full in Leo, you will be inspired to close the book on practices that are no longer serving you. Set the intention to clear away what isn’t working on this day. This will be further set in motion as Mercury stations retrograde in fellow water sign Pisces on the 17th. Retrograde planets will force you to clear. The Sun moves into fellow water sign Pisces on the 19th, and you will feel more at home in your emotions than you have in the previous months. On the 23rd, when the moon is new in Pisces, which highlights the house of relationships in your chart, be sure to set forth new goals in how you relate to others, in both a romantic and platonic capacity.

Sagittarius

Your attention is turned to balance at the top of the month, primarily on how to balance relationships {romantic and otherwise} with your schedule. On February 9th, the full moon in fellow fire sign Leo has you feeling your oats, illuminating the sector of your chart that rules appearances and the self. Get dressed up and go out on this day. However, when Mercury stations retrograde on the 17th, your usual bold statements will be very misconstrued, so be cautious with your words. The Sun transits into Pisces on the 19th, which might make you feel more emotional than usual, but these are the times we can best improve ourselves and do some great inner work. On the 23rd, when the moon is new in Pisces, focus on true intimacy, rather than skimming the surface of the things you care about.

Capricorn

February starts off carrying a deep energy relating to your finances, so ask yourself how can you streamline processes to make your life easier. On February 9th, the moon will be full in Leo, which hyper-focuses on this idea, so make sure you put things into action on this day. Things will start to feel fuzzy with Mercury stationing retrograde in Pisces on the 17th. Don’t force a round peg in a square hole — make sure your usual careful steps are taken during this time. The Sun transits into Pisces on the 19th, which brings romance and dreaminess to the vibe, which might make you practical Sea Goats a tad uncomfortable. On the 23rd, when the moon is new in Pisces, which highlights the house of travel in your chart, make plans for a well-earned excursion.

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Shawn Engel is an Eclectic Witch and Energy Expert. As a spiritual mentor, entrepreneur, and Tarot reader, it is her life’s purpose to help others with the strength of her intuition and ability to attract open doors. Primarily she works with entrepreneurs to help them in their business, but she continues to work as a life coach, helping women find their spirituality and build a firm foundation on which to build gratitude and abundance. Together, she shifts her client's routine to achieve what success really means to them! She has worked with thousands of women online by performing Tarot readings, leading spell work and manifestation lessons, teaching rituals, and providing business strategies and mindset work. She has been featured in multiple spiritual publications including Spirit Guides magazine and Sabat magazine.