Weekly horoscopes: Dec. 8 – Dec. 14


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Prepare for chaos, as well as a clean slate, at the onset of the new moon and solar eclipse in Taurus.

Depending on the time you read this, finals week is (maybe) over! Now we get to prepare ourselves for a prosperous and peaceful winter break. This may require some mindful transition time as we leave fall semester’s chaos behind.

Side note: horoscopes will continue over winter break! 

Aries (March 21 to April 19)

Be kind to yourself. Everyone is their own harshest critic. If you find that your self-talk is paralyzing you, take a step back from whatever is causing this negativity. Of course, sometimes it’s unavoidable— don’t quit your job because “the stars told me to.”

Taurus (April 20 to May 20)

Don’t feel rushed. As the fixed earth sign, the temptation to slow down and enjoy life’s pleasures can be all-consuming. Learn to say yes to this (when appropriate)! The world will still be here for you, even if we are speeding past.

Gemini (May 21 to June 20)

You work so hard. I admire your dedication and the passion you radiate whenever a project means something to you. Treat yourself to something soothing, maybe a massage, a bubble bath or a guided meditation, because you’ve earned it. 

Cancer (June 21 to July 22)

Are you feeling insecure? You can be more sensitive than the “average” person, which may lead you into an anxious spiraling. Know that you are flawed and embrace it! Who cares what other people think about you?

Leo (July 23 to Aug. 22) 

Do you feel lost? Either you’re overworking yourself or you’re not working hard enough. Use your best judgment which applies to you. Then, take a deep breath, and change your behavior. It might be hard to change, but you can do this!

Virgo (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22)

You’ve hit a few bumps in the road, perhaps academically, at work or in an extracurricular. Don’t get discouraged. In fact, keep your chin up! You’ll be able to finally rest sooner than you think. Until then, remember to stay hydrated and eat your vegetables.

Libra (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22)

Find comfort outside of the norm. As the sign which holds the scales of justice, you may often fall into patterns of what is socially acceptable. Do something you consider crazy if only to learn that you hate it. That’s still knowledge gained, and a wild experience had.

Scorpio (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21)

Be resolute. While being elusive may be your strong suit, try to stand firm instead of running away. Just like water (because you’re a water sign), you have the potential for intense crashing tsunamis of expression just as much as for tepid stillness.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21)

Happy birth season! Celebrate your accomplishments. You’ve worked incredibly hard this semester, and now you get to play hard, however that looks for you. Whether this play involves literal games or lazier activities like binge-watching a TV show is up to you.

Capricorn (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19)

Laugh more! For a while now, laughter has been absent from your daily routine. This is probably for a valid reason— times are tough. However, this gives you more reason to fight for your happiness. Seek out joy in friends and family… or Netflix comedy specials.

Aquarius (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18)

Be truthful with yourself. People often mistake you as the “quirky” sign or the weird-for-no-reason sign. In reality, you can be quite serious. Honor this side of yourself by doing something tried and true to chill out.

Pisces (Feb. 19 to March 20)

Don’t let people take you for granted. You are a whole human person with dreams and feelings, just like the rest of us. The polite and nice façade you wear might end up hurting you if too many people decide to treat you like a doormat.