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This Is *The* Astrological Event of 2022

Meet the Nodes of Destiny.

Feel something in the air? A major astrological event is happening that will set the course for the next 18 months. I'm talking about something called ~the Nodes of Destiny~, aka the lunar nodes. The Nodes aren't something physical, like a planet; instead, they're two points opposite each other in the sky that mark where the Moon's orbit intersects with the Earth's ecliptic (aka the path it takes around the Sun). And on January 18, the North Node is moving from Gemini to Taurus and the South Node is moving from Sagittarius to Scorpio—signs they haven't been in since 2004!

In astrology, the lunar nodes dictate the astrological energy that we will be working with for the next 1.5 years. The Nodes also set the signs and story for the eclipses that will occur over the next 18 months.

Simply put, the North Node represents the energy that we are moving into. It’s the place that we haven’t been before, reflecting our hesitancy in attaining our goals. The South Node represents the past life sentiments that we are still dealing with, as well as the habits and feelings that are easy to fall back on because they're familiar. Finding a balance between these two opposing energies is hard, but it's necessary in order to satisfy both parts of our karmic destiny.

When the North Node is in Taurus, the South Node is in Scorpio—Taurus's opposite sign. In fact, the lunar nodes work as a pair of opposites that move together in the same degree. For the next 18 months, the North Node in Taurus allows us to work smarter, not harder, and attain the financial prosperity we desire. Being confident in our bodies and living up to our own expectations will take work, but as long as we give it all we've got, then we can step into our own power. Beauty, luxury, indulgence, and decadence will prevail—and matters of the heart and romantic commitments will play a pivotal role in our lives. It’s time to give 100% to what and who we love.

The drawback is that we may exert our frustrations and anger more easily. Like the bull, which sees red when it becomes irked, our emotions can go from 0 to 100 mph in a matter of seconds. Therefore, it’s important to chill before lashing out. Accessing the South Node in Scorpio will give us the chance to use our intuition to guide us in how we proceed. Just be kind and don’t take out those stingers when mad.

Read your horoscope:

Aries

Rather than focusing on materialism, career opportunities, and relationships to define your status, you’ll have to look within to find out what is important to you. When you listen to your heart, you'll be able to find the confidence and success that you’ve been longing for.

Taurus

When the North Node of Destiny aligns with your Sun, it’ll make you feel larger than life. People will be magnetically drawn to you, giving you the attention that you’ve been craving but haven’t been getting. The caveat is that you can become codependent on this affection as a result.

Gemini

Worrying about failing will hinder you from trying your best. That’s why it’s important to try your hardest at everything that you do—especially when it comes to your relationships. After that, you can simply rely on fate to do its job.

Cancer

It’s time to let go of your anxiety around maintaining relationships and friendships. Stop checking in with your crew, crush, and boo 24/7. Give them some space to breathe, and more importantly, give your mind a break from worrying about what they’re doing. Have some fun on your own!

Leo

An amazing professional opportunity will present itself to you, Leo. However, you may feel as though you’re under-qualified. Don’t let impostor syndrome psych yourself out of your dream job. Let your confidence soar and believe in your amazing capabilities. Say “yes” before getting in your head!

Virgo

While you have a logical mind and are known to be practical, you should try leaning into your intuition more. There are matters that cannot be resolved from a pragmatic perspective. Sometimes, you have to trust your gut.

Libra

No one ever said that change was easy, but we all have to evolve with the times. The old ways of doing things aren’t working for you, which means that it's time for a complete reboot and reset to bring you into the modern age. Don't resist!

Scorpio

The North Node is opposing your Sun, which means that you’re aligned with the South Node right now. During this time, you may feel as though you’re not receiving the acclaim and popularity that you deserve. Be careful not to take out your frustrations out on others. Instead, try to keep the peace.

Sagittarius

Sticking to a schedule and maintaining it doesn’t vibe well with your free spirit. However, it’s time to implement a routine to ensure you’re showing up for work, events, and life. The moment has come for you to break out your Google calendar and stop hitting snooze.

Capricorn

It’s time to strike out on your own. Start taking risks in starting your own business, applying for the job you want, or taking that class that you’ve always wanted to try but never had the time to. Regardless of what you choose, it’s important to take on what makes you happy.

Aquarius

You’ve been spending a lot of time trying to advance your career. Now, you’re finding that you've burnt yourself out—and your loved ones are feeling your stress, too. Take time to find the balance that you need by prioritizing personal matters, family, and the home.

Pisces

Although you're used to relying on your intuition, you’re finding that it’s essential to look at actual facts before forming an opinion. This will help you crack open issues and figure them out based on *actual* evidence. Don't ignore your gut, but remember to look for more info, too.

 

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