It’s not mercury's fault: October 20th to November 5th horoscopes


by: Jorjana Smith, contributing writer

It’s Scorpio season: ‘Insert the wilted flower emoji and some emotional turmoil.’We are past the warm fuzzy Libra season filled with pumpkin spice and soft sweaters and into the moody and mysterious months. All the things that do not serve us, from the superficial to the mediocre, will come to an end this season.

Scorpio: October 23 – November 21
The opening weeks of your season are a time to rest, reflect, heal and just go with the flow. It is an excellent time to look at the past year and see what you want to change to prepare for a better year ahead. Try clearing your head with a good cup of tea and reflect on the positive and negative aspects of your life. Figure out how to cut the crap to allow better things to make their way into your life.

Sagittarius: Nov 22 – December 21
Now is a special time to make new friends and repair friendships that may have fizzled out with the new semester. Put the engine in neutral and let yourself coast. Ambition is healthy, but it’s also exhausting; You are not known for slowing down often, but now is an appropriate time to do so and reserve energy for those closest to you and work to create spaces to heal.
Capricorn: Dec 22 – January 19
The new moon brought a sense of revival to your work and personal goals. While you have been working hard this past month, now is a time to think about your individual and interpersonal goals. Putting your feelings in writing is a great way to discover what your feelings are. Try journaling to put your feelings into words.
Aquarius: Jan 20 – February 18
It is time to deal with long-term goals you have been putting off with the rush of the new semester. Work on creating boundaries for yourself so that you can succeed. Now is the time to show off what you can do and prove yourself; New perspectives may be gained from your interests, experiences, and relationships. Learning opportunities are abounding, so take risks, be experimentive and you will be rewarded.
Pisces: February 19 – March 20
Go out and adventure to become more in tune to your spiritual side. You need to share ideas to grow these next few weeks and break out of your usual circles. You may be overwhelmed at first but take it in baby steps. Think about how to put all of your most eccentric thoughts into action. Your only limitations are the ones you put on yourself.
Aries: March 21 – April 19
You might be feeling stuck in a rut with the dreary weather and longing for an escape, but can’t afford it at the moment. Work on creating a mental escape for now, such as meditation, a creative outlet, or just getting off campus away from your usual activities while saving up for a vacation later in the year. This may lead to a growth spurt that’s somewhat awkward, but ultimately quite powerful.
Taurus: April 20 – May 20
You’ve had a busy month with your health and work and as the dust is starting to settle, it is now time to work on your relationships with others. Making sure to surround yourself with influential and intelligent people is key to your future success. Continue to focus on your physical wellness and make sure it is not a solitary activity.
Gemini: May 21 – June 20
This month has been hectic but full of creative and romantic energy, making you put mundane tasks on the back burner. By pursuing your desires and confidently expressing yourself now, you will bring attract positivity into your life. Deliver more pride and intelligence into your work, habits, and wellness.
Cancer: June 21 – July 22
Now is the time to start nesting for the upcoming winter chills. Focus on bonding and harmonizing with those around you to create the home and families you’ve always wanted. If you put intelligence and consideration into your work, others will feel just at home with you, bettering your mental health in the long run. Slow down a bit this week, as the recent past may have a way of popping back up unexpectedly and dragging you down.
Leo: July 23 – August 22
The upcoming year is excellent for making connections, getting established and putting down roots. Consider the long term the next few weeks, perhaps a project, partnership, or endeavor you have been thinking about but have not yet acted on. Now is the time to set forth these plans that will benefit you emotionally, romantically, or financially for years to come. Make lists of your priorities and spend more time around those you are closest with to deepen your roots.
Virgo: August 23 – September 22
Surround yourself with people who give off good vibes and focus on strengthening your relationships as you are to be well spoken at this time and easily understood. Open up new channels for expressing yourself, learning, and connecting with others. If you are to share these ideas and interests now, they might prove to be financially rewarding in the future.
Libra: Sept. 23 – October 22
This is a time to assert your needs and have deep, meaningful relationships based on intelligence, creativity, and emotional understanding. You are feeling stuck in a rut and want to branch out with your new-found confidence and support systems. Balance yourself now by cleaning out your closet or cutting off some of your dead ends with a haircut. Don’t worry; it will grow back if you have a change of heart.