You might be frustrated if it feels like creating solid momentum on your personal goals feels more like walking through thick mud than sprinting ahead as you’re apt to do while go-getter Mars, your ruling planet, is retrograde in your sign from September 9 to November 13. When it feels like the roadblocks just keep piling up, see this as an opportunity to reflect, revise, and slow down.
After September 12, you’ll see more visible expansion in terms of your professional path, thanks to lucky Jupiter ending its four-month retrograde in your tenth house of career.
You might feel a bit lost if your current big ideas and dreams begin to feel unrealistic while go-getter Mars is in retrograde in your twelfth house of spirituality from September 9 to November 13. You might do best to hit pause on definitive game plans and see where the moment takes you. Taking a more hands-off, organic approach to achieving your deepest aspirations serves you best right now.
That said, the same day, the confident sun in your fifth house of romance forms a harmonizing trine to lucky Jupiter in your ninth house of adventure, firing up your confidence, especially around relationships, fun, creativity, and making future plans to get out of your comfort zone and broaden your horizons.
Mars moves backward through your eleventh house of networking from September 9 to November 13, so it might be difficult to get ahead on group projects. This challenging moment might lead you to believe that your colleagues and friends are at fault for the snail’s pace, but the fact of the matter is that everyone is being urged to take more time and ensure that the actions they’re taking are thoughtful and deliberate as opposed to hair-trigger. Recognizing this can help everyone get on the same page.
After September 12, fortunate, expansive Jupiter moves forward in your eighth house of emotional bonds after having been retrograde for four months.
Mars is in retrograde in your tenth house of career from September 9 to November 13, you might feel like it’s a downright slog to get ahead on the job, get recognized by higher-ups, or see forward movement related to looking for new opportunities. This could prove frustrating, to be sure, but doing your best to avoid getting extra competitive can help, as can using this slower time to brush up your resume or hone a new skill set that will help you get even more noticed in the long run.
On September 12, Jupiter, which has been retrograde for four months in your seventh house of partnership, finally moves forward, giving you the green light to create real, tangible results on one-on-one goals.
If you’ve been hoping to travel or sign up for an online course in order to make progress in some way professionally or personally—or both!—you might find it tough to move forward while action-oriented Mars moves backward through your ninth house of higher education and adventure from September 9 to November 13. Your best bet is to use this time to soak up knowledge and potentially revise, or at least perfect, your game plan, so that when you do finally get a clear runway, you’ll have no trouble taking off and knowing exactly where you’re headed.
And thanks to lucky Jupiter ending its retrograde in your sixth house of health and daily routine on September 12, you might enjoy more work and wellness opportunities.
Watch out for confusion and misunderstandings, especially within your closest one-on-one relationships (think with a partner, dear friend, loved one, or close colleague) on September 11 when the confident sun in your sign forms a confusing opposition to mystical Neptune in your seventh house of partnership. Feeling like it’s nearly impossible to get a handle on all the facts right now can create insecurity and affect your morale. Just know that this moment will pass, and you’ll soon have the info you need to move forward.
After September 12, Jupiter will move forward in your fifth house of romance and self-expression after being retrograde for the past four months. You can look forward to enjoying the organically flowing flirtation and pleasurable moments that you’ve been dreaming of.
It might feel as though it’s challenging to get ahead on goals you’ve been working toward with your significant other, close friend, or business partner while go-getter Mars is retrograde in your seventh house of partnership from September 9 to November 13. It’s almost like no matter what you do, you’ll struggle to get on the same page in terms of a game plan, and at times, it could feel like you’re actually stepping on one another’s toes or getting in one another’s way. Do your best to see this as a time to slow down and make sure that the goals you’ve set are exactly what you want to work toward—as a team.
Thankfully, the same day, the confident sun in your twelfth house of spirituality forms a harmonizing trine to lucky Jupiter in your fourth house of home life, making it easy to enthusiastically express deep-rooted needs to loved ones.
You might find it challenging to create momentum with your fitness or general health plan while go-getter Mars is retrograde in your sixth house of wellness and daily routine from September 9 to November 13. Pushing too hard right now could only serve to set you up for more aggravating, so you might do best to take a beat and recall the pragmatic measures that have worked best for you in the past. Simple moves like drinking enough water and taking daily walks could go far to keeping you firing on all cylinders.
And on September 11, the confident sun in your eleventh house of networking opposes magical Neptune in your fifth house of romance and self-expression, causing lines to cross with colleagues and/or your significant other. Breathe deep, and trust that clarity is around the bend.
You’ll be feeling psyched and self-assured when it comes to pursuing a major professional goal on September 9 when the sun in your tenth house of career forms a harmonizing trine to lucky Jupiter in your second house of income. Taking your big ideas to higher-ups could not only feel empowering right now but help you lay the groundwork for well-deserved rewards.
And from September 9 to November 13, Mars will be retrograde in your fifth house of romance and self-expression, slowing down your efforts related to art, pleasure, and fun-loving relationships. Still, this can be a beneficial time for you to go back to the drawing board on a creative passion project. You might also do well to approach loving relationships with a mellow, go-with-the-flow vibe.
Simmering conflicts with loved ones over old emotional wounds and a lack of progress on projects around the house could feel stressful while action-oriented Mars is retrograde in your fourth house of home life from September 9 to November 13. You’ll do well to reprioritize and, within your intimate relationships, keep hashing it out until you see eye-to-eye—or as close to it as possible.
But you might also begin to see real results as a result of those exciting, big picture dreams you’ve had floating around in the back of your head after September 12, thanks to lucky Jupiter ending its four-month retrograde and moving forward in your sign. Don’t hold back from pursuing any passion project that simply feels right. You have what it takes to turn it into a concrete, rewarding reality.
Keeping social plans or seeing a brainstorm through to an actionable plan might prove challenging while go-getter Mars moves backward through your third house of communication from September 9 to November 13. While it might not suit your M.O., finding a way to embrace and adapt to this more unpredictable vibe can help you maintain productivity.
Then, finding a way to get on the same page as a loved one, especially when it comes to money, could feel particularly challenging on September 11 when the sun in your eighth house of emotional bonds and joint resources opposes dreamy Neptune in your second house of income. The issue is that facts are evasive, and confusion is running rampant. You might do well to wait until the dust settles before plowing forward.
Making major strides on moneymaking endeavors might feel challenging from September 9 to November 13 while Mars is retrograde in your second house of income. Instead of pushing forward on projects that don’t resonate, try to preserve your energy and narrow your focus on plans that you truly feel passionate about. This could ultimately help you to streamline and get ahead on professional goals.
Then, you might feel like it’s tough to get on the same page as your significant other, colleague, or a dear friend on September 11 when the sun in your seventh house of partnership opposes dreamy Neptune in your sign. This could cause you to feel nervous about what the future holds, but you’ll do best to stay in the present and stick with what you know.
Published in Volume 75, Number 01 of The Uniter (September 10, 2020)