This is the 2018 Capricorn horoscope, based on the most important planetary transits and aspects. On December 20th last year, Saturn this sign, making Capricorn men and women more realistic. Then, between September 11th and November 15th, Mars transits the second house, increasing the flow of money into Capricorn’s life.
Starting December 20th, 2017: Saturn in the First House – More Realistic
Saturn is the ruler of Capricorn, so that, on December 20th last year, this planet came home, after more than twenty five years spent transiting the other 11 astrological signs. Saturn entered Capricorn’s first house and will help those born under this sign to become more realistic. They feel more mature and they can take on more responsibility. They are careful and fair in their judgments, so that they will be considered a lot more realistic than if they make quick or rash decisions without any deliberate consideration. Psychologist Nicole Martinez suggests: „Develop an organizational system to make sure that you are one top of your schedule, your goals, and your tasks that are due. Make sure that you are also tracking personal plans and obligations in the same manner, so that you never miss anything, and so you follow through on your word and promises“.
Saturday, March 31st: Full Moon in the Tenth House – Promote Yourself
The Full Moon in the tenth house is the time when everyone notices you, whether you want it or not. Now, with Moon in Libra opposite the Sun in Aries, it is the best time to highlight your accomplishments and to promote yourself. You have to create an effective action plan, to prepare yourself for meeting a lot of people, going to a job interview or speaking in front of a large audience. These are only few possibilities – every Capricorn has to choose the right action, having the best chances to make a difference. But this decisive action must include self-promotion. Renounce the false modesty and speak freely about yourself – no one knows better than you what you have accomplished and where you want to go, in your career!
July 26th-August 19th: Mercury Retrograde in the Tenth House – Take Care of Your Image
Mercury retrograde in the tenth house invites Capricorns to improve their public image. In order to realize this, there are some basic rules to consider. First, you need to do what you say you’ll do. Secondly, if this is possible, go a step beyond what is expected. Thirdly, forget about small acts of greed, selfishness and jealousy and, instead, always act with integrity! Remember what Warren Buffet said: „It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it“. So, be careful! Capricorns should also know that this is not the time for a career change or to apply for a new job. Wait at least until August 19th, when Mercury turns direct in the same house!
August 19th-September 6th: Mercury Direct in the Tenth House – Developing Career
If you did some mistakes between July 26th and August 19th (when Mercury was moving backward through your house of career), now it is a good time to fix them. For example, you may to stop being subject of gossip and to improve your public image. With Mercury direct in the tenth house, this is an excellent period for developing career and professional plans or strategies. Now, you have more conversations about your career and the direction that your life is going in. You better understand your potential and you set new career goals. Even an artist like Pablo Picasso recognized that „our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success“.
Between September 11th and November 15th 2018, Mars transits and energizes your second house: house of money, possessions and bank accounts. Usually, Mars increases the flow of money into your life, but this planet doesn’t care if the money is coming in or going out. What is important is that money must flow. It you saw the movie „The Secret“, you already know what we are talking about: „ As money comes to you, it must flow through you like the flow of a river or the flow of money will stop. Be the flow“. So, you will find ways to make more money and grow your wealth, during this transit. But this money will be quickly spend or invested, they are not meant for a bank deposit or for any other kind of saving. So, the best way is to be informed and to inform yourself and to invest smart.
September 23rd-October 23rd: Sun in the Tenth House – Develop Leadership Skills
Sun transits the 10th house, offering Capricorns chances to make progress in career, this autumn. During this transit, Capricorns have to deal with bosses, teachers, masters, parents or other kind of authority figure. But this will not be a problem – they build positive relationships at work and are highly appreciated for their effort and dedication. Frequently having to deal with leaders, Capricorn succeeds to develop his own leadership traits, like confidence, commitment, positive attitude, creativity and, of course, communication skills. So, this transit will bring Capricorn closer to achieve his career goals and objectives. So, Capricorns may get a promotion and become themselves leaders: manage, rather than being managed!