General Horoscope for February 12, 2019
We are aware of the promises we made and fully intend to fulfill our obligations. But the serious Capricorn Moon conspires with transformational Pluto today, changing the rules of the game — or even the game, itself. A plot twist might appear out of the blue while impulsive Mars activates erratic Uranus. Nevertheless, clever Mercury runs into authoritative Saturn, making it nearly impossible for us to talk our way out of our responsibilities.
Aries Horoscope — March 21 to April 19
You might think you know what will happen today, but there’s an excellent chance that your day will head off in a direction that’s not on your agenda. Your long-term plans may need revision as shocking Uranus zaps your key planet Mars while it’s traveling through your 9th House of Future Vision. But don’t make impulsive changes to your itinerary. Instead, initiate a thorough reassessment of your assumptions and conclusions before going further down a path that could be taking you to the wrong destination. Think now; act later.
Taurus Horoscope — April 20 to May 20
It can be temporarily upsetting if you must quickly adapt to unexpected modifications in your schedule. It might seem as if someone is purposefully trying to antagonize you by placing obstacles in your path. Confrontation won’t likely lead to satisfaction today; channel your anger into constructive action, instead. Determine what you can do to minimize your discomfort with the whole affair. But don’t cling to any resentment or it could negatively impact your own health. Flexibility is next to godliness. Albert Einstein wrote, “The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.”
Gemini Horoscope — May 21 to June 20
You may appear to be annoyed if a disruptive event creates turmoil at work today. However, you’re secretly smiling on the inside because the unscheduled chaos is an opportunity to show others how functional you are in a crisis. First, you want to get to the core of the matter, so you know what went wrong. Then, you set off to solve the Rubik’s cube, moving the various pieces of information around until they all match up. There are cerebral hoops for you to jump through now, but your competence will establish your credibility among your peers.
Cancer Horoscope — June 21 to July 22
You can feel the weight of someone’s negativity and you’re not sure of the best way to handle it today. Ignoring the obvious isn’t a good idea because it sends a message of approval. Although direct confrontation isn’t your style, you’re more inclined to take an aggressive approach while irrepressible Uranus activates warrior Mars. Nevertheless, your best bet is to create a path of moderation between denial and overreaction. The solution may be as simple as a rational conversation where everyone gets to express their feelings without blaming anyone else. Set an example and tell the truth.
Leo Horoscope — July 23 to Aug. 22
Nearly any problem that surfaces today becomes a reason to express your point of view to anyone who will listen. Although it may feel awkward at first, you learn from each time you share your story. Naturally, the performance of your delivery continues to improve with each telling; however, it loses some of the spark that accompanies spontaneity. Avoid becoming too polished. Sticking with the facts brings your message home more efficiently than anything else.
Virgo Horoscope — Aug. 23 to Sept. 22
You’re tempted to retreat into your well-organized collection of facts and figures, but falling back on details won’t help you make sense of the current situation. You might actually believe you have a handle on the complexity of your mixed emotions today, but even a casual interaction with a friend or lover can trigger a profound existential meltdown. However, letting go of the small stuff forces you to look at the bigger picture now, enabling to see your set of circumstances from multiple perspectives. Managing your time is a simple task once you know all the alternatives.
Libra Horoscope — Sept. 23 to Oct. 22
You might be under pressure to make up your mind about how to proceed with a project that’s consuming your time. On one hand, you could seize the day by setting aside your previous plans in order to make the best of an unexpected opportunity. On the other hand, it may be judicious to scale back your expectations, so you can focus on existing problems that will cause trouble soon enough. Whichever strategy you choose, the going is tough at first. Make your decision, set your course and get started as soon as your schedule permits.
Scorpio Horoscope — Oct. 23 to Nov. 21
Yesterday’s unexpressed anger is today’s main event. You must process your reactions to any lingering negativity or they could grow into something more serious. But you may need to do the heavy lifting by yourself. You can’t rely on anyone else coming forward in this moment to share your burden. Thankfully, you’re no stranger to the work of transforming dark imaginings into the magic of healing light. Jack Kornfield wrote, “To live fully is to let go and die with each passing moment, and to be reborn in each new one.”
Sagittarius Horoscope — Nov. 22 to Dec. 21
You’re excited about facing a new day with fresh challenges and unsolved mysteries. Although you start by channeling your wide-eyed Sagittarius adventurer, innocence fades when the evocative Moon tangos with domineering Pluto in your 2nd House of Values. You’re more than slightly intrigued by a sudden change of events, but wary of walking into the unknown. Your fundamental core beliefs have begun a process of death and rebirth. You have no choice but to engage when invited into the fire of transformation.
Capricorn Horoscope — Dec. 22 to Jan. 19
People may be hesitant to ask you for help today because they can tell you’re operating in a world of your own. The truth is you are in deep thought planning your next strategic move now, and everyone should know that you’re innovative enough to make nearly anything happen. Plus, if you don’t already have it figured out, you can quickly make your calculations and still reliably lead your friends and associates to success at home or on the job. Author Warren Bennis wrote, “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.”
Aquarius Horoscope — Jan. 20 to Feb. 18
Your coworkers are not aware of your emotional intensity because you hide it so well now. No one will see you rant or rave or lose your cool in any way today. A spontaneous outburst won’t happen because you are too busy making sense out of the world, while also trying to get ahead. But it’s a real struggle to keep your temper from flaring while wild Uranus anxiously connects to feisty Mars in your 11th House of Groups. Sun Tzu wrote, “The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” In this case, the enemy is you.
Pisces Horoscope — Feb. 19 to March 20
Your childhood memories contain a mixture of positive and negative events, but you might not be able to remember too many of the good ones today. Nevertheless, it’s like you tapped into a subterranean river that’s rushing to the surface and you can’t just turn off the flow of recollections. An uncomfortable Mercury-Saturn alignment requires you to process all these mental archetypes before returning to your activities in the real world. But this cerebral exercise isn’t just busywork. The clarity you can gain on your past frees you to move effortlessly into the future.