The month of December kicks off with Mercury retrograde sliding back into Scorpio which means that it’s time to reap whatever we have sown. All the hard work that we have done one over the year will finally begin to fructify.
After Mercury goes direct in Scorpio, there will be a beautiful New Moon in Sagittarius bringing in a wave of positivity, exuberance, and enthusiasm.
There will be a powerful Full Moon in Cancer shining a spotlight on our personal and professional well being. This full moon is a symbol of balance and a reminder to nurture ourselves and focus on our holistic well being.
And not just that, the year is about to end with a bang as gorgeous Mars enters its home sign Aries on New Year’s Eve.
Here’s a sneak peek at the major planetary positions in December:
1) 7 December: New Moon in Sagittarius
2) 15 November: First Quarter in Pisces
3) 22 December: Full Moon in Cancer
4) 29 December: Last Quarter in Libra
Let’s take a detailed look at what stars have in store for you in December, based on your zodiac sign:
ARIES (21 March – 20 April)
Aries, your ruling planet Mars enters your sign at the end of the month so you have plenty to look forward to.
The New Moon on 7 December in Sagittarius will put your focus on larger concerns.
You have a certain sense of security in your home, family, and your income generating ability. You now turn to larger concerns: spiritual practices, social causes, healing and nurturing others and in doing so nurturing your higher self, and achieve a very calm and serene state of mind.
The Full Moon in Cancer on 22 December will bring in all the rewards and recognition for all the hard work you have put over last couple of months. But the beauty is that it’s not the rewards that attract you but an inner satisfaction, the glow that comes from a job well-done lights up your life in many ways.
TAURUS (21 April – 21 May)
Taurus, you are on a total high, not induced by drugs but your own confidence and self-worth. Your confidence coupled with strong willpower to learn and to work hard will yield spectacular results for you.
The New Moon in Sagittarius on 7 December will open up opportunities for long distance travel, new connections, foreign trade and export –import.
The Full Moon in Cancer on 22 December will ignite your adventurous and daring streak and make you explore unchartered fields.
GEMINI (22 May – 22 June)
Gemini, good news first, your ruling planet goes directly on December 6. And the new moon on the following day will be expansive and swirling with opportunities, don’t let this energy go to waste.
The New Moon in Sagittarius on 7 December will give both your career and social life an upward slant. You will be able to combine work and recreation, home affairs and work demands, in short business and pleasure.
The Full Moon in Cancer on December 22 will bring forth major opportunities for gain coming your way – be it legacies, inheritances, gifts, and windfalls. Great joy in family life, in social interaction. The year ends with a joyous note.
CANCER (23 June – 22 July)
Cancer, there’s a powerful Full Moon in your sign so you will be feeling a very strong emotional build up throughout the month.
The new Moon in Sagittarius on 7 December will usher in a lot of gains for you. Success, power, recognition and prestige, these are the tangibles. In addition, you will have greater intuition and perceptiveness, therefore much more kindness, tolerance, warmth, sincere caring, and affection.
The Full Moon in Cancer on 22 December will fire up a new confidence and zeal in you to try to excel in new fields, new challenges will be faced, fresh skills acquired. You will not be content to just sit back and congratulate yourself. You want to prove yourself all over again – to yourself.
LEO (23 July – 22 September)
Leo babe, the month of December spells festivities for you, as the Sun travels through your sister sign Sagittarius for the first half of the month, bringing energy and vitality to your fifth house of romance and creativity.
The new Moon on 7 December in Sagittarius will bring a sense of clarity about where you are heading, and it’s a very satisfying feeling indeed. It’s the time when you call the shots; make the ground rules and play to win.
Romance will bring a whiff of gaiety and playfulness. There is bonding at all levels – romantic, amorous, and family – you name it.
The Full Moon in Cancer on 22 December will take your popularity and social standing to new heights. Your creativity and talents will scale to a whole new level.
An incredible originality in your approach even to the most humdrum activities from cookery to lovemaking to sports will make you sparkle.