January Energy Forecast: You Need to Know About These Transits!

Posted on December 23, 2021
Updated on December 28, 2021

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Something magical is happening this year, and it is essential to declare your dreams and desires, trust in your unique gifts, unleash your creative expression, and carry out your Soul’s promise.

Welcome to a brand-new month and a brand-new year.

Not only does January amplify the powerful number 1 vibration of creation and new beginnings, but it also signifies the start of 2022, which relates to the number 6 in numerology. The number 6 relates to Venus, the goddess of beauty, love, relationships, self-worth, and values.

With the North Node in Taurus and Uranus in Taurus this year, you can expect 2022 to be highly Venusian-led, connecting us deeper with new values, redefining our self-worth, grounding us in higher ideals the heart, and reframing relationships around the world.

We are still dealing with heavy alignments from the previous year, so prepare yourself because this month is a bit of a doozy. Many essential Soul themes are coming online as we anchor the true expression of our higher selves.

We are doing our best to navigate internal shifts while the world and government systems around us experience a dynamic change. Things may seem like a constant state of fluctuation, but we are simply finding balance and harmony as we transmute chaos into love and integrate the energies of the 5th dimension.

The month begins with a heavy dose of Capricorn energy commencing the eclipse gateway. Then, Venus’s conjunction with the Sun reveals a new cycle of empowerment.

Mars stirs up drama out of bounds, and Mercury engages in some exciting festivities while retrograding between Aquarius and Capricorn. January’s Full Moon stirs up emotions, while Uranus stations direct, and the North and South Node reverse into new signs.

Toward the end of the month, Mars in Capricorn and Venus direct will unleash a new level of enthusiasm and momentum to get things done.

Now, let’s explore this month’s planetary conversations!

January 2nd: New Moon in Capricorn, Mercury Enters Aquarius

Manifesting a Spiritual Goal into the Physical Reality

The New Moon in Capricorn starts 2022 off on a high-powered note providing us an entirely new landscape that ushers in the ending of what can no longer continue.

New Moons signal the start of a new lunar phase—a time of rebirth and planting seeds of intention for the future. January’s New Moon represents a powerful renewal in the sign of Capricorn, officially concluding the eclipse gateway, which opened during the New Moon in Scorpio, back in November of 2020.

Capricorn is the light of initiation and divine power. The ambitious sea-goat with a critical deadline to meet and new goals to initiate.

This New Moon is a beautiful opportunity to connect with higher authority in your life and start a conscious change that aligns with your higher self. It also provides the energy and discipline needed to develop a practical plan to manifest and achieve goals.

It is the first New Moon of the year, so be sure to set those intentions and have faith in your path toward success.

This New Moon will conjunct Venus and Pluto, square Chiron, trine Uranus, and oppose Sirius.

Pluto is empowering the heart to heal and make a healthy change to support the values of our higher self. All the right ingredients of hard work, determination, resilience, and upward movement.

So, answer the wake-up call and let your heart lead the way.

During this time, Mercury pre-retrograde moves into Aquarius, stationing retrograde on the 14th.

Mercury in Aquarius connects us with the divine mind and higher ideals to build new structures in our career, family values, intimacy, and relationships. But, you can still expect the typical Mercury drama, social media frenzies, and more.

January 8th: Venus Inferior Solar Conjunction

Illumination of the Higher Heart

Venus rapidly moves into the morning sky, commencing a brand-new cycle of higher awareness and healing for the emotional body. Our emotional body is the bridge between the physical and mental, which governs our feelings and relationships to all things, thus birthing the mental.

Sun conjunct Venus takes place in ambitious Capricorn, activating higher heart centers to commune with source. This transit signifies a new cycle of empowerment between the feminine and masculine.

Desires and needs illuminate, shifting your focus to what is and what is not working in your relationships.

This conjunction is the first Venus star point of 2022, and Capricorn wants to get us to the finish line. The path may seem unattainable or too hard to climb, but you must keep the faith and trust in your power as a creator in the Universe.

January 12th: Mars Out of Bounds Until 2/10/22

On Wednesday the 12th, Mars is out of bounds in Sagittarius, amplifying more than aggression and sexual energy.

When Mars is out of bounds, you can expect its natural assertion and physical energy to become more aggressive or generate a lot of stamina and masculine energy. Mars has many expressions and is the force of our inner warrior.

Out of bounds can trigger aggression, sexual tension, or stress due to unfulfilled desires.

If channeled properly, it is highly productive in challenging and transforming social norms. The downside of Mars out of bounds is that it may produce heavy amounts of anger and violence in the collective.

Instead, use this Fiery energy to access creative ways to solve problems and achieve goals.

January 14th: Mercury Retrograde, 10 degrees in Aquarius

Exploration of Higher Ideals

Mercury retrograde begins in the innovating sign of Aquarius on the 14th.

With four retrogrades happening in 2022, you will want to buckle up and pay attention to the Universe because it’s leading you closer toward your dreams. Mercury retrograding in the Water-bearer represents an upgrade of higher awareness that will shift us out of fight or flight mode.

Expect internet and technology issues, significant breakthroughs, and high conscious downloads during this time. Back up important documents and find new ways to connect online outside of major platforms.

January 17th: Full Moon in Cancer

Nurturing the Body, Mind, and Soul

This month’s Full Moon shines its bioluminescent light and illuminates a new pathway to balance out the emotional and mental bodies. Also known as the “Wolf Moon,” the Full Moon in Cancer represents the conquering of light over darkness as the days begin to grow longer.

Cancer is the light of stimulation of the Soul, the Water sign of emotional power, and the mother of human life.

Full Moons are a time of illumination and a culmination of Moon energy that provides more clarity and wisdom. The Moon activates unprocessed emotional residue deep below the surface of the physical body, causing stagnation and stress—a recurring cycle that keeps us looping in anxiety, anger, and fear.

Expect an emotional shift prompting a time of deep self-reflection and self-care.

The Full Moon in Cancer will form a harmonious trine to Neptune while opposite Pluto. If this energy triggers deep-rooted emotional patterns, relationship drama, or other intense feelings of conflict, it would be an ideal time to allow the deep release from your emotional body to take place.

Either way, any battle you face results from unconscious processes which produce judgment, fear, and early patterning. Recognizing these patterns shifts your perspective and changes the game.

Nurture yourself this Full Moon. Shift out of early patterning and into the Soul.

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Your January 2022 astrology answers calendar is here. Check it out now.

January 18th: Uranus Direct, North Node enters Taurus, South Node in Scorpio

Evolving from Instinct to Intuition

Uranus, the Great Awakener, the rebellious planet of higher awareness and innovating change, stations direct. Uranus in Taurus is like the union of heaven and Mother Earth, representing a new cycle of our relationship with the physical and spiritual.

Now direct, Uranus roots us into higher awareness and the awakened presence of love on Earth.

You can expect sudden and unexpected shifts in your external environment to provide you the chance to tune inwards and become the most unique and authentic version of yourself. This energy is sure to trigger a massive global shift in agriculture, arts, finances, food, music, values, and more.

This year brings a new cycle of eclipses, as the Lunar Nodes shift out of the Gemini/Sagittarius axis and reverse into the Taurus/Scorpio axis, getting things from mentally scattered to emotionally intense. It is time to prioritize self-care, pleasure, money, relationships, and confidence.

Read this next: Make Sure You’re Prepared for 2022 Eclipse Season with this Helpful Guide

January 19th: Sun Enters Aquarius

Shifting out of Ego and into Spirit

The Sun moves out of ambitiously driven Capricorn and into the higher ideals of Aquarius.

Although the Sun is slightly uncomfortable in Aquarius, if you can recognize self-destructive habits and liberate yourself from them, you awaken a whole new level of awareness and increase your capacity to be unapologetically you.

Don’t be afraid to step outside the box and search for new ways to improve yourself.

Emotional detachment is a sixth sense that helps you focus on what is accurate and what will serve your highest and greatest good.

Use Aquarius season to look at things differently and anchor in total commitment to your unique vision.

Happy Birthday, Aquarius!

January 24th: Mars Enters Capricorn

Worldly Ambitions

Mars, the Fiery red planet, ruler of the physical body, drive, action, strength, stamina, and willpower, moves into its dignified position in Capricorn.

Mars thrives and loves to be in Capricorn. A powerful placement to assert the motivational force of Mars into productive and enriching outlets. When establishing practical ways to achieve your goals, you will reach success.

Capricorn is ready to work, grounding us in higher authority, and Mars is prepared to act and turn desires into physical manifestations.

If you lack self-discipline, you create a web of insecurities that program you for fear and failure instead of love and success. Release self-doubt, resolve inner insecurities and use Mars in Capricorn to fuel your ambition, goals, and success in the New Year.

Do your best to preserve your energy to avoid inflammation and stress.

January 25th: Mercury Retrograde Re-Enters Capricorn

Restructuring Internal Authority

While retrograde, Mercury re-enters Capricorn, rebooting our inner operating system to prepare for big success. Suppose you take things easy with Mercury in Capricorn. In that case, you will gain an advantage in professional matters and use your communication and power of the mind to make a solid first impression.

Get grounded, practical, and set out to achieve your goals. Success is yours if you believe!

January 29th: Venus Direct in Capricorn

The Revelation of Divine Love

After an eventful retrograde that caused a significant shift in finances, relationships, self-worth, and values, Venus is direct in Capricorn.

We needed Venus retrograde to get our affairs in order and shift our focus to what matters most. The heart is healing, grounded in authority and power, focused on setting practical goals and making healthy decisions that support the body, mind, and Soul.

Venus energy rules 2022, so starting the year off in retrograde signifies a monumental heart shift.

Sure, you’ve dealt with texts from your ex and walked away from old friends or lovers. Still, you also experience major epiphanies that helped restructure your value system and essential relationships. It also provided you with an opportunity to explore what love means to you.

Now direct, Venus heightens our desires, feelings, motives, and thoughts to create mutual respect between the feminine and masculine energies.

Don’t forget to read: These Are the Best Days for Romantic Connection & Falling in Love in 2022

Energy Tips for January

This month’s oracle card is “Truths unveiled,” the Revelation of goddess Isis, brought to you by the Isis Oracle Deck.

Truths unveiled serve as confirmation that you are to trust your intuition rather than being convinced or swayed by external forces.

What you once thought was trustworthy, legitimate, or reliable may prove faulty. This oracle indicates a critical release and shift in friendships, family, job, or relationships. It seems more painful to admit the truth in the short term, but it will save you from being abused, lied to, misused, or manipulated in the long run.

Trust that what you are feeling about people or a situation is right. Follow your heart and listen to your gut.

In summary, January is about navigating our relationship with the outside world and accepting others in our worldwide view; Rebuilding a better relationship with each other, food, money, sex, and the planet.

When we improve and reform our work conditions and change negative patterns. We upgrade the body, mind, and Soul’s overall health and well-being.

This month is perfect for:

  • Rest and self-reflection.
  • Harvesting the fruits of your labor from prior seasons.
  • Committing to healing and cultivating a new relationship with yourself.
  • Finding healthy outlets to express pent-up anger and turn it into a passion.

Continue to master working with the new energies of 5d, which will bring significant breakthroughs throughout the year.

Meet challenges and obstacles by establishing clear boundaries with yourself. Then, everything you need for a successful year and years to come is already with you.

Happy January!

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