MONTH OF November
Reflect, inspect, protect: These are your watchwords for the first three weeks of November, a month that could bring a few challenges. Not only is the Sun in Scorpio and your restful, foggy twelfth house through November 22, but communication planet Mercury is retrograde in Scorpio until November 20, making it hard to keep your thoughts organized. On the one hand, this is a deeply imaginative and creative time, and your empathic circuits are turned up. But trying to collect and articulate your ideas could be difficult—with the additional chaos that Mercury retrograde can wreak on technology and travel plans.
The twelfth house rules supportive people, but as an indie-spirited Sagittarius, you prefer to do everything yourself. But if ever there was a moment to wave the white flag and send out an SOS, it’s now. Of course, you’ll need to be careful who you enlist with Mercury retrograde in this zone of hidden agendas. Don’t mistake a frenemy for an ally—and keep the state secrets under wraps. While people may ultimately all be self-interested (at least to a point!), make sure anyone you allow through those VIP velvet ropes is aligned with your vision, not just looking for what THEY can get out of the deal.
Health and organization become priority items on November 12, when the annual Taurus full moon shines its inspector’s high beams into your sixth house of wellbeing. Do you have all your systems in place? Is your workflow organized, and are you making time for exercise and healthy eating? The moon will form a cooperative trine to disciplined Saturn and transformational Pluto in your second house of work and daily habits. You’ve got major cosmic support to implement a new fitness regimen or start pursuing a new career path.
With the full moon opposing Mercury retrograde, though, you could easily get distracted from your mission or derailed by emotional drama. Be vigilant about protecting your boundaries today—and don’t feel an ounce of guilt letting others solve their own problems. If you don’t know how to do something, call in the pros instead of trying to troubleshoot something that’s above your pay grade.
Luckily, you’ve got go-getter Mars blazing through Libra and your eleventh house of teamwork until November 19, catalyzing your collaborations. While it could be stressful to manage a few outsized egos and personalities, you can still triumphantly bring these people together for a common victory. The exception to this will be on November 5, when Mars locks into a heated square with calculating Pluto in your work and money house. Fights around funding or clashing work styles can culminate in a major ego battle. You may have to step in (or pull yourself out) if things get too heated and volatile. Do you have the confidence to pull off a major project? The answer is yes—but you might need to do some internal fortifying before YOU actually believe it. Lean on your trusted circle and reliable team members to a point, but remember: They’re not your therapists!
On November 19, Mars will zoom into Scorpio and your subconscious twelfth house until January 3, bathing the rest of the year in ambient lighting. With energy planet Mars in this restful zone, ample sleep and self-care are essential. You could run out of steam quickly, so you’ll need to replenish often—and ask for lots of support. Rather than charge after your goals, you’ll need to be strategic and magnetic to really tap into the Law of Attraction instead of trying to force an outcome. Creative visualization can help you manifest what you want, even if your naturally skeptical side doesn’t really believe in that. Try first! Sagittarians are “doers,” and you feel most on top of things when you’re proactive. But during this cycle, you may actually accomplish more by doing less! Getting yourself in the right mindset is 90 percent of the battle. Your active imagination can come up with some beautiful gems if you slow down and listen.
And if you don’t? You could get a harsh lesson in just how disruptive your multitasking mania can be on November 24, when Mars locks into a chaotic opposition to volatile Uranus in your organized sixth house. You may have to log some long hours fixing tech glitches or finishing up a seemingly endless and detailed project. (Pro tip: Line up some support in advance so you can do this without driving yourself into exhaustion.)
Luckily, this energy dip will be offset by the life-giving Sun moving into Sagittarius for a month on November 22 (hello, birthday season!), along with a Sagittarius new moon on November 26. This annual new moon in your sign is like your personal new year. Why wait until January 1 to kick-start those resolutions? Your sign is always ten steps ahead of everyone else anyway. Set intentions for where you’d like to be by the Sagittarius FULL moon next summer, which (spoiler alert) will also be a potent lunar eclipse. Initiatives you begin now could blossom into something major that puts your name on the map!
On November 27, hazy Neptune also wakes up from a five-month nap in Pisces and your fourth house of home and family. If you haven’t quite figured out those holiday plans or if your living situation has been a bit unclear, things should come back into focus. Issues with a parent, child or female relative could finally get resolved—without all the guilt trips and codependence Neptune introduced into the mix.
If you’re in the U.S., this Thanksgiving weekend has dollar signs printed all over it (there’s something to be grateful for!) as the moon, magnetic Venus, structured Saturn and Pluto are ALL gathered in Capricorn and your second house of money and self-worth. If you’re shopping on Black Friday, be careful not to spend it all in one place since you’ll be in quite a material mood. And if you own a business, prepare to attract lots of eager customers! Make sure you’ve got everything locked and loaded to take their payments and deliver the goods.
How about being thankful for yourself this year, Archer? Acknowledging your greatness and expressing appreciation for the people who support you reminds you that life is actually pretty sweet in your camp. It’s been a fast-paced year with your ruler, Jupiter, in your sign—so many changes at once! On December 2, Jupiter will depart from Sagittarius, not to return for another 12 years. Use this weekend to reflect on all the lessons you’ve learned, the risks you’ve taken and how you truly LIVED this year, even if things didn’t all go exactly as planned. Perhaps they went in weird but wonderful directions you couldn’t even have imagined. You’ve shed layers and discovered new parts of yourself. Spend the next few days closing out this big chapter before Jupiter moves into Capricorn, kicking off a prosperous and productive 12 months. All those grand dreams and schemes will soon find great outlets.
LOVE & ROMANCE:
The month is full of romantic high points for Archers! For starters, vixen Venus is making her annual sojourn through your sign until November 25, dialing up the lovey-dovey vibes and making you unusually sentimental. Even better? One day before Venus decamps to Capricorn (November 24), she makes a rare and riveting rendezvous with Jupiter, your ruler. While this happens once a year, it only occurs in YOUR sign every 12 years, which could spark a huge moment of generosity and heart-opening magic in your love life. Go ahead, Sag: Take a risk in the name of expanding your relationships. Freedom is your aphrodisiac this month. And with both planets in your self-empowered first house, you can have a lovingly honest conversation about what you need to feel happy and NOT claustrophobic.
Lusty Mars is powering up your social life as it revs through Libra and your collaborative eleventh house until November 19. As an indie-spirited fire sign, this cycle might crank up your needs for independence and autonomy; single Archers might feel like your love life is one grand adventure. The boundary between platonic and atomic could be thin, and things could get romantic with a friend. One tiny word of caution: You might not have the self-restraint to think through potential consequences but try to anyway.
The vibe turns sentimental later in the month, and the last week of November could bring a total 180-degree shift! On November 19, Mars downshifts into sultry Scorpio and your internally focused twelfth house until January 3, 2020. You could get lost in a larger-than-life fantasy or find yourself pining for someone who’s not fully available. You might just feel all mushy about your beloved, appreciating them in ways you haven’t in a while. Don’t hide it!
These warm-fuzzies only amplify starting November 25, when Venus downshifts into stable, earthily sensual Capricorn until December 20. After the pyrotechnics of the November 24 Venus-Jupiter meetup, you may be ready to make things more official or focus on building a happy life with just one person, whether you’re already coupled or not. Your confidence is also on the rise, and with the love planet in your money zone, you could meet someone through your job. RSVP “yes” to those industry holiday parties and don’t dodge the mistletoe, Sag!
November 14: Venus-Neptune square
No one can send you on a guilt trip without your participation, so stand in your truth if a colleague tries to emotionally manipulate you. We don’t all share the same values or attitudes, and anyone who tries to coerce a Sagittarius doesn’t know what they’re in for!
MONEY & CAREER:
Easy does it, Sagittarius. Not only is the Sun in Scorpio and your restful twelfth house until November 22, but communicator Mercury, the ruler of technology, travel and your mental alertness, is retrograde (backward) in Scorpio through the 19th. You won’t be at your sharpest all the time and might require a little extra shuteye (or a few naps!) to power through the workdays. Do not—we repeat do not—fight this feeling! Never has the old adage “early to bed, early to rise,” been so apropos. Sleep and relaxation are essential to self-care. We’re loving The Nap Ministry (@thenapministry) on the ‘gram, who extolls the virtues of rest as resistance. That’s a revolution we can get into.
Luckily, energizer Mars is in Libra and your group-centric eleventh house. Lean on your team! You do so much for everyone else, Sagittarius, and now it’s their turn to return the favor. Empower them with clear instructions (a special challenge with Mercury gone awry—prepare to repeat yourself often!) and praise them when they deliver. You might find you actually LIKE delegating more than DIY-ing, much to your surprise! The eleventh house rules technology, and you may be in the midst of a launch or sprucing your social media profiles. Take extra care to back up your work and files while Mercury’s retrograde. Looking for great help or a new service provider? The rockstar intern, dog walker or personal trainer could appear near the November 12 Taurus full moon.
On November 19, Mars will slip into Scorpio and your sleepy twelfth house until January 3, powering down your batteries for the rest of the year. You could be spread in a lot of directions, and you’ll really need to speak up and ask for support to get through this time. Magic and mentorship could appear, but you’ll have to surrender trying to micromanage things. There will be moments when you have to just give it all up to the universe. Turns out it might even have a better plan than yours!
Sagittarius season perks you up starting November 22, which can offset some of the Mars in Scorpio sluggishness. Got a grand goal to pursue? Pen those 2020 wishes at the November 26 Sagittarius new moon—your “personal new year” and a major fresh-start moment! Get a jump start on your vision board and check your quiver, Centaur. Lock in on your goals, pull that arrow and ready, aim, FIRE!
November 5: Mars-Pluto square
Don’t count on people to play nice today. This aggravating square can send tempers through the roof and spark surprising power struggles. While you may not be able to entirely avoid a few fireworks, you can prevent a full-on volcanic eruption by talking to people individually and seeing what’s bothering them and what might be done to correct that.
Love Days: 9, 14
Money Days: 19, 28
Luck Days: 17, 26
Off Days: 12, 16, 24