Your essential guide to the week ahead from Citizen Femme’s resident astrologer, Zana Wilberforce.
This week’s astrological weather offers a steady concoction of Scorpio transits save for a Mars-Saturn square midweek. Mars and Saturn have opposing energies so there’s likely to be a back and forth feel to this day. The sun connects with Neptune on 12 November to soften the edges. Here’s how to harness these transits, based on your sign.
December 22 – January 19
Money’s on your mind when Mars and Saturn form a square on 10 November. Think of this transit as a point of realisation and a lesson learned for the next time someone tries to pounce on your purse strings. Stick to your local haunts to ride out this hot-headed transit.
January 20 – February 18
Change is en route. The caveat? There’s a Mars-Saturn square to keep an eye on midweek, and it’s likely you’ll be having to face any conflicting emotions head on. Not to worry, CF brings you culture in abundance as a ready distraction for when the hard work’s done.
February 19 – March 20
Keep an eye on a heated Mars-Saturn square on 10 November. The sun connects with Neptune on 12 November, a harmonious transit that bolsters your self-confidence. Get out and about on this day with CF’s November To-Do List.
March 21 – April 19
Breathe in, breathe out. Your ruling planet, Mars, will form a square with Saturn this week. Feelings of confinement could surface at any given moment. Take yourself on a staycation in the South West while sporting BALLY’s new hike collection.
April 20 – May 20
Even as a grounded earth sign, there’s such a thing as having too much structure which comes to light during this week’s Mars-Saturn transit. Break out of the weekly norm with a dedicated spa day at this slick, South-Bank-based hotel.
May 21 – June 20
It’s best to go with the flow and avoid making any concrete plans when Mars and Saturn form a square midweek. Try to avoid hyper-analysis on this day by instead venturing on a post-work tour of Marylebone’s swish cocktail spots conveniently provided in this CF roundup.
June 21 – July 22
Finding inspiration in the mundane can feel slightly challenging this week when Mars in Scorpio forms a square with disciplined Saturn. CF’s latest instalment of The Chef’s Table with Maunika Gowardhan serves to shake things up.
July 23 – August 22
The thought of setting boundaries can seem like a chore when impatient Mars forms a square with Saturn on 10 November. The conversation has to happen either way. Book one of these pleasant pasta restaurants to lighten the mood.
August 23 – September 22
This week’s Mars-Saturn square will be beaming in your inquisitive third house. You can use the rigid energy of Saturn as a wakeup call to rejig some work-related rituals or by sprucing up your workspace with these Feng Shui tips.
September 23 – October 22
You’re refuting rigidity in your partnerships more than usual this week with Mars and Saturn bumping heads. This transit offers opposing energies which doesn’t help with your indecision. Use this conflicting energy as an excuse to stay put and recuperate.
October 23 – November 21
Your birthday season frivolities are in full swing. This is an extra social week with Mercury and the sun journeying through your sign. For a statement ensemble, refer to CF’s November checklist.
November 22 – December 21
You could be feeling more sensitive than usual to a colleague’s rigid opinions when Mars and Saturn form a square on 10 November. If you can avoid acting on impulse during this transit, you’ll be sipping cocktails in Crete in no time.