october horoscope

October 2021 Monthly Horoscope: 12 Sign Overview

As we welcome in the coolest and spookiest month of the year so far, we make way for a transformative month of new beginnings as all members of the Zodiac begin to settle into a calmer period in their lives. This month, we’ll be kicking off October in the sign of the balance-seeking Libra. As a master of hustling and creating stability in all that they do, this air sign will encourage the Zodiac members to get to work on personal endeavors with a fiery new ambition as they strive for balance in all areas of their lives. From work to relationships, get ready to channel some major personal power this month as you cut past ties and move forward with a new and inspired vision like no other.

To follow this, at the end of September, we hit our last Mercury retrograde of 2021, which will linger in our space until October 17th. When Mercury is in retrograde, it is notorious for stirring up miscommunications and disagreements, so be careful with discussing touchy subjects with your coworkers and or partner. However, while this retrograde energy is known for stirring up trouble, it can also be very beneficial for working through traumas of the past and cutting toxic cords from past relationships. Therefore, get ready for a period of growth and rebirth, as many of the signs are likely to revisit things from their past this month to better make way for new opportunities in the future.

As you can see, October is predicted to be quite a powerful month with a variety of new energies entering our space. But above all else, it’s likely to be much calmer and more laid back than any other month we’ve seen this year. To give you a better idea of what you can expect, today, we’re going to touch on a brief overview of what changes each Zodiac sign can expect to feel throughout October and how each sign can make the most of it. 

Aries (March 21 – April 19)

Starting with the Aries, October is predicted to bring an inspired period of hard work. With Mars, the planet of action, influencing you this month, your personal life is going to take priority, and you’re expected to be quite busy with a plethora of new opportunities. Above all else, with such an inspired focus you have right now, you will have no problem accomplishing your goals this month, and it will have you feeling extremely proud and fulfilled with your productivity (as it should!). At this rate, you’ll be exactly where you want to be in no time, Aries. Keep it up!

In your career, the month of October is predicted to bring positive opportunities to those in the workplace. Thanks to the current planetary positions, things are expected to be quite steady this month, and you’re likely to make excellent progress chipping away at your goals. You’ll be happy, and so will your superiors, and it will all around make for a very pleasant work environment. Keep up the great work! 

In love, those in a relationship are likely to be tested with frustrations this month, as Mercury retrograde stirs up miscommunication between you and your partner. Patience and understanding will be key to working through this, so just make sure you think before you speak to avoid any unnecessary issues. If you are single, you are likely to have multiple opportunities for new love this month, but you may be unsure of which one to pursue. The best advice we have for this is to allow your intuition to guide you, as it always knows the way. Above all else, don’t act rashly. 

Taurus (April 20 – May 20):

For the Taurus, October is predicted to be a month of positive shifts for you. With good karma circling back into your space and the planets moving in your favor, get ready to reap some major rewards this month, as opportunities are bound to rise all around you. Hard work pays off, Taurus, and that’s going to be a huge theme for you this month. Above all else, don’t be afraid to try something new. You’re a star, and it’s finally your time to shine! Go get em’, earth sign. 

In your career, while luck and abundance are surrounding your career this month, there could also be some setbacks and delays as you try to fight the backward flow that Mercury retrograde brings. Therefore, for the time being, you are advised to try to go with the flow and stop fighting the current. Taking part in fun activities outside of the workplace should also help keep your cool, so make sure you make plenty of time to just relax and have some fun this month to keep your balance. 

In love, compromise will be a big theme with your partner this month, as you two are likely to struggle to see eye-to-eye. Therefore, instead of trying to hash it out through arguing, take some time to just sit down and talk things out with your partner calmly and honestly if you want to clear the air as quickly as possible. If you are single, you may hesitate to pursue new love this month but are likely to be shoved into some new situations where you just can’t help yourself. Above all else, allow your intuition to guide you, dear Taurus. When you do that, you will never be led astray. 

Gemini (May 21 – June 20):

For the Gemini, October is expected to bring a positive period of inspiration and change into your life. With Jupiter, the planet of luck, pushing expansion in your personal life, you are likely to find yourself surrounded by a plethora of new adventures in both your career and personal life. You’ll be cutting past ties, leaving behind old habits, and moving forward with some divine alignment right at your side, and it’s going to be truly beautiful. Above all else, considering the last couple of months you’ve had, October will be a big breath of fresh air, and you’re ready for it. 

In your career, October is expected to be a steady and productive month of accomplishing tasks. While you aren’t likely to advance to any new positions or reap any major rewards this month, this will be a great time for catching up on past work and getting a jump on new opportunities for the future. Above all else, just remember to keep your focus and also make plenty of time for relaxation this month. If you do that, you should be just fine. 

In love, October is predicted to be a passionate and exciting month for the Gemini. With both Venus and Mars, which are known for their passionate energies, having their influence on you this month, your relationship will be full of tenderness and sentiment and is bound to bring you and your partner closer than ever. If you are single, you may be doubting your A-game, but you are encouraged to work on rebuilding your confidence this month, as now would be an excellent time to pursue love, and you are likely to have many opportunities for it.

Cancer (June 21 – July 22):

For the Cancer, October is predicted to be a positive month of healing for you. With the current planetary shifts and Mercury’s backward movement influencing your emotions, this is an excellent time to focus on cutting any emotional ties to your past and finally move forward once and for all. Above all else, this is the month where you’ll finally start to feel like yourself again and rise like the phoenix you are. Call back that power, Cancer; this is a beautiful time of growth for you, and you are truly radiating.

In your career, the Cancer is likely to experience prosperous times in the workplace. With all the emotional baggage you’ve been tossing away this month, you are likely to feel more inspired and focused than you have in a while, which will help you to excel effortlessly at work. On top of that, your superiors are likely to notice this as well, which could lead you to a plethora of new career opportunities in the future. Overall, your career and finances are looking up, so keep up the great work. 

In love, for those in a relationship, this is a beautiful month to connect deeper with your spouse. With the confident and empowered mood you’re in, it’s likely to ignite sparks with your partner and help you two to bond more closely than you have in a while. If you are single, this is a great time to pursue new love, as you’ve finally cut the ties to all those insecurities that have been holding you back and are feeling truly reborn. Get out there and have some fun, Cancer. Your energy is beaming right now, and it surely is a good look on you. 

Leo (July 23 – August 22)

For the Leo, October is predicted to bring a variety of new opportunities to do and to create. From the start of the month, your mind is going to be filled with newfound inspiration for all areas of your life, and you’ll be eager to get to work on all of them. You have a lot of wonders to share with the world, so keep up your steady pace and give it time. Trust us; you’ll be there before you know it. 

In your career, things are looking up, and you are likely to experience a prosperous month in the workplace. With the support and encouragement from those around you, your confidence will be surging, and you’ll be eager to show everyone what you’re capable of. As a result, tasks will be accomplished effortlessly, which will boost that mighty confidence of yours and get you feeling like the true king of the jungle. 

In love, for those in a relationship, love is expected to be steady, easy, and flourishing. More than ever, you and your partner are likely to experience excellent communication, leaving you feeling connected to one another on new levels. If you are single, love planet Venus will be on your side this month and will help you to attract new relationships effortlessly. Have some fun and let it come naturally. If you do that, you’re bound to attract something truly beautiful. 

Virgo (August 23 – September 22):

For the Virgo, October is predicted to be a powerful month of growth. Your mind is expanding, and you’re beginning to look at the world in a new and improved light. More than anything, you’re starting to see the beauty in the possibilities all around you, and it’s igniting inspiration and ambition in your mind to create something magical and try something new. More than anything, though, you’re calling back your divine power and seeking to find balance in all aspects of your life, and it has you feeling truly unstoppable.

In your career, all things are expected to run smoothly this month, and you should have no problem excelling with accomplishing tasks. If you’ve been seeking promotion or career advancement, you may receive some encouraging signs of it this month that will leave your heart feeling full. Hard work pays off, Virgo, and you’ll definitely see some confirmation for that. 

In love, those in a relationship should experience a month of true bliss as Venus shines its sensual light on your love life. With all that’s been going on, you’ll likely be looking to spice things up and try some new things romantically, and your partner isn’t likely to argue. If you are single, you are advised to be careful this month, as rash decisions could end up putting you in an unlucky place with someone you may not know the way you think you do. Take it slow; there’s no need to ever rush into anything, dear Virgo. 

Libra (September 23 – October 22):

For the Libra, it’s your birthday month, and you’re kicking it off with blinding confidence. Feeling like the queen you are, you’ll start off the month of October with a clear vision for pursuing your goals and what step you’re going to take to get there. However, Mercury retrograde may also have something else in store for you and is likely to take you on an alternative path to get there. Above all else, whatever happens, just do your best to go with the flow this month, as this will be the easiest way to getting to where you want to be, even if it isn’t your preferred way. The Universe always has a plan, and this month, more than ever, you have to remember to trust it. 

In your career this month, you will be feeling inspired, which will have you dreaming big. However, while you have a lot of great ideas to get to where you want to be right now, the energy around you may not be aligned with advancement just yet, and you may have to work a little harder to get to where you need to be. Just be careful not to overwork yourself this month, Libra, as you sometimes have a bad habit of going to the extremes without taking the proper time to rest. 

In love, this month is predicted to be a harmonious bonding period for couples. With the positive and loving influence of many of the planets, things are expected to run smoother than ever with your partner, which will make it easier than ever to connect with them. Plan a romantic night in or a weekend getaway if you can to truly make the most of this blissful period. If you are single, love is all around you, and you have a high probability of falling for someone new. Take some time to slow down and just enjoy it, Libra. Good things should never be rushed. 

Scorpio (October 23 – November 21):

For the Scorpio, just like the Libra, it’s also your birthday season, and it’s going to have you kicking off the cool month feeling pretty good about yourself. All around, everything around you seems to be flourishing, and it has your mind drifting towards future planning. For that reason, this is an excellent time for focusing on getting yourself more aligned with your divine path. Where is it you want to go in the future? Who do you want to be? With good vibes all around you, now is an excellent time to start asking yourself these questions and start making an inspired plan for how to get there. 

In your career this month, this month is predicted to be steady with some minor bumps in the road, which could have you feeling a little frustrated. However, you shouldn’t let this get you down, as it will only be temporary, and there are likely to still be many positive moments in the workplace as well. Keep your head up, Scorpio, and just try to focus on the positive instead of the negative.

In love, for those in a relationship, you’re likely to experience some minor ups and downs this month, as areas of communication may be troublesome with your partner due to the influence of Mercury retrograde. However,  things will clear up in the second half of the month and are likely to bring a more positive end to your October. If you are single, you’ll be lucky in love this month and will have a high chance of meeting someone towards the middle of the month. Get out there and have some fun, Scorpio. It is definitely much-needed.

Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21):

For the Sagittarius, like many of the signs, October is likely to be an abundant month full of new opportunities as you continue to make big moves in your life. More than anything, you’ll be focusing on putting work into your goals behind the scenes and working on keeping your focus strictly on them. All around, October is expected to be a productive month of change and achievements, as you realign with yourself on an entirely new level and will ultimately have you feeling pretty good about who you are and where you’re headed. 

In your career, your ambition is on fire right now, and you have your mind set on doing everything you can to achieve your goals. With that said, all things should be running smoothly at work, and you should be able to accomplish everything you set out to do effortlessly and in a timely manner. 

In love, for those in a relationship, October is predicted to be a positive month with excellent planetary support on your side. With sentimental Venus influencing the signs within the first week of the month, you can expect it to truly set the mood for a loving atmosphere between you and your partner, which is likely to have you thinking about taking the next step with that special someone. If you are single, your love life will be very lucky right now, and you should be able to effortlessly draw in the affections of many people around you. Put your heart out there and allow it to guide you to where you need to be Sag.  

Capricorn (December 22 – January 19):

For the Capricorn, the main theme for October for you will be getting yourself moving. Inspired by the current planetary shifts and the feeling of autumn in the air, you’ll feel a need to get to work on some things in your personal life. Whether it’s setting new goals for yourself, working on some of your passions, or thinking about making a career change, now is the time to start aligning better with who you are and who you want to be and start making moves on it. 

In your career, you’re going to be full of ambition this month as you have a much clearer vision of your goals and what steps you need to take to get there. However, not everyone in your work environment may be feeling so confident, so be wary of negative people who may try to put you down. Above all else, this month, it’s best to just stick to doing what you know and avoid confrontation with people until things clear up. 

In love, if you are in a relationship, love will truly be flourishing this month. You and your partner are likely to have better communication and better trust than ever before, which will help to contribute to a truly beautiful environment. Plan a romantic getaway with your partner if you can to truly make the most of it. If you are single, this is a great month to come out of your shell and pursue new love. With this bold new energy you’ve feeling, you shouldn’t have any trouble winning someone’s heart. 

Aquarius (January 20 – February 18):

For the Aquarius, October is expected to be a steady transformative month for you as you move forward and leave the past behind you. Feeling inspired with the Libra’s energy of balance and Mercury retrograde’s backward energy, this would be a great time to reflect on your past and ask yourself if there’s anything holding you back. Whether it’s past relationships or emotional trauma, now is an excellent time to start working through them to allow yourself to move forward freely into the cooler months of the year without worry.  

In your career, as you work through things of the past that are no longer serving you, you may experience some ups and downs at your job. This could leave you feeling quite frustrated, but you are advised to remember that this is only temporary. Therefore, do your best to allow these worries to brush off of you like water and keep your focus on the bigger picture to get through it swiftly and easily. 

In love, October is predicted to bring a period of bliss to those in a relationship, and honestly, you shouldn’t have anything to complain about. Try to plan a romantic dinner or a night away for just you two if you want to truly enhance the energy and make the most of it. If you are single, thanks to the lustful influence of the planets, you’re feeling extremely confident in yourself and what you offer in terms of love. With these good vibes you’re feeling, it would be a great time to pursue new love, as you shouldn’t have any trouble winning the heart of someone special right now.  

Pisces (February 19 – March 10):

And lastly, for the Pisces, October is likely to shift your focus towards your personal endeavors and kick your intuition into overdrive. More than ever, you’ll feel a need to put a focus on emotional healing and personal development as you continue to change and grow into your best self. Your intuition will also be incredibly heightened at this time, and all-around, you’ll begin to feel more in touch with your divine self and the energies around you. Because of this, this is an excellent time to slow down, quiet your mind, and get lost in meditation, for a truly aligning, rejuvenating, and enlightening experience like no other.

In your career, Pisces is predicted to have a steady month in your career with a series of minor ups and downs. While some conflicts at work may leave you feeling frustrated, for the most part, you will have a positive month of forward movement where you are likely to receive the recognition you deserve for all your hard work. Money will also be stable, and you’ll be doing excellent at maintaining your finances. Keep your head up, Pisces. Beautiful things are on your horizon.

In love, if you are in a relationship, October is predicted to be a beautiful bonding period for you and your partner. With nothing but good vibes circling your relationship, you’ll both be able to find fulfillment in the reignited sparks of your relationship that are likely to pull you closer than ever. If you are single, however, you may not be so lucky this month and are advised to take things slow before committing to anything. Nothing worth having ever came easy, so take some time to truly get to know someone before you give them your heart if you want to create a lasting connection.

Conclusion

In conclusion, the month of October is overall predicted to bring a slower and steadier period of growth and transition where the signs are all likely to move further in alignment with their divine path. Above all else, just remember not to fight against the current this month, and just allow yourself to go with the flow of the energy instead if you want to get through October feeling aligned, rejuvenated, and reborn like no other.

Happy October!

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Mystic Bell is an aspiring California author that believes in the power of coffee and a good book.

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