The Sun brings attention to your 10th house this month. The 10th house rules your work and career. This transit could bring hard-won recognition. It could also bring scrutiny from yourself as you look at your work and see if it matches what you really want to do. In the case where you are not really excited about your field of work or workplace, you may be very motivated to make some strides towards changing that.
Employment changes or the process of considering a change or looking into options are all more likely at this time. Be open to the possibility that although stress and uncertainty may be brought by these changes, there could be opportunities to create more of the life you have envisioned for yourself that you were too hesitant to jump into without the intense provocation or other incentive that could come now.
The Suns placement in this sector could bring some insights into your true calling and luck in finding a more perfect match.
New opportunities or ones from the past through ideas, clients, contacts, or anything else could help in a big way. This is a great time start (or continue) to put together your plan for changing directions. Taking steps in the backdrop, experimenting with a new path, and researching/gathering information are well-supported at this time.
If you already love your work you may find you are extra-excited now about it and could be entering a Renaissance Period with your work. Past labors can show up now in major ways Opportunities, projects, or contacts from the past can resurface with new life. Opportunities can come in suddenly or things planned in the past could work out in a wonderful way now.
Prepare to be busy and have a focus on business, getting organized, taking care of practical necessities in the forefront.
The area of the chart that is accentuated now also rules your reputation out in the world. Your name and work might become greater known during this transit 🙂
For those who are retired or for whom ‘work/career’ isn’t relevant, and also for all others still in the workplace, the 10th house focus may cause you to be asking for or finding insights about your higher purpose. Contemplation about a plan that would put you on a path where you feel ‘on track’ is great use of the potentials of this month and education and looking into options are great ways to use the the energies so there is plenty of room to explore, wonder, and dream, as well as looking deep into things relevant to your higher work in the world all month and beyond through the year. Even if you can’t see exactly where you are going, taking obvious steps that present themselves now can feel very fulfilling and lead you on a powerful path of positive change. It is an amazing time to ‘try things on’ and experiment. Something exciting to say YES to could come up that brings you great joy.
Since this house also rules father energy, you could find yourself focusing on your dad (or other father figure), or some situation of note may come up involving him. Maybe is going through something and he needs help or he could be assisting you in some way. It might be a good time to check in with him or work on your relationship in some way.
February 2022 is a hybrid month, split into two very distinct energies, retrograde and direct. For most of the month, the retrograde energies (both Mercury and Venus) are strong, even though both planets are direct as of February 3, as their shadow periods continue. Mercury’s shadow period ends February 24 and that of Venus ends March 3. So starting March 3 and running though April 27 we have our next and BEST LAUNCH period of the whole year. That window is fantastic for big decisions, moves, agreements, big purchases, and launching new businesses or other new ventures into the world, or starting something completely new.
Until around February 24, plans that were made month are likely to change and leaving yourself as unscheduled as possible will leave room for last-minute magic in the form of invites or opportunities that you can more easily show up for if you leave the space for them.
There are some additional important things to know about Mercury retrograde that could help you to flow with the energies and make magic instead of mischief. You can see more details in my video on the topic.
Venus has a lot of areas of rulership: love, relationships, money, finances, design, self-esteem, and more. While many news things will likely come in this month from the other aspects and transits occurring, this retrograde tends to bring our focus back to the past or in a state of enjoyment of or working with things we have already created. If you have to make any decisions or take any big steps in the areas of love, money, design (including physical procedures), you really need to be informed on the Do’s and Donts of this transit! You can get up to speed on this in my special video on the topic and my Venus retrograde through the signs and houses series.
Unusually long-stretching Capricorn influence (and extra strong because of multiple Cap placements) brings focus on business, taxes, strategy, financial planning and other topics of finance, employment, and implementing systems for now and the future. Taking care anything practical is a great way to use this energy.
Aquarius influences bring a strong social component, and the draw to connect with like-minded people or in some way workin on a common goal with a group.
Jupiter Trine Uranus is a wonderful aspect that is especially strong from February 17-21 (but whose great influence is still in full effect from mid-January through mid-March).
Some keynotes of this transit can include sudden and profound healing of addictions, fear, or other psychological issues, having the urge to do something different and it really working out, learning about the power that rest and quiet can have and surprise and life-changing insights coming from that peaceful space of personal and private pursuits.
If you would love to know more about this month, including all the ‘sweet’ and ‘salty’ dates for the month, all the major planetary aspects, and what they might bring, then sign up for my free email newsletter at: www.AnnieHelpsYou.com or scroll to the bottom of this page.
You also get lots of free goodies when you sign up for my newsletter, like my sneak peak into the astrology of each month and SHINE! my 28 virtual coaching program for free 🙂
Check out my podcast Astro Kisses with Annie Botticelli, which syndicates an ad-free audio version of all of my newly posted Youtube videos.
If your birthday is late in the sign (or if you are reading for your rising sign and have a late degree) this report will start to be relevant for you towards the end of the month, for earlier in the month you many find that the Gemini Horoscope is more relevant for you.
Want more info about what this month has in store? Get a full write-up, one month early, delivered into your inbox, with all the sweet and salty aspects, how they could manifest, and other must-knows for the month, when you sign up for my free email newsletter (scroll down to the bottom of any page on this site to sign up).
Want lots more juicy details about what is in store for Taurus? Access Annie’s podcast, “Astro Kisses” here …
Would you love to have insights into how to live on your path of Highest Expression and Clear Karma? Check out Annie's personalized North & South Node Education Package!
If you would love to learn to read Natal, Progressed, Solar, Solar Return and Transit charts plus so much more for your personal study and self-development or to do astrology professionally, check out my Astrology Apprenticeship Program!
Want more in-depth info about the astrological picture each month?
Go to Annie's YouTube channel for monthly video horoscopes for each sign and sign up for Cozy Updates which include an in-depth monthly write up for the general transits - one month early!