Sneh Joshi's 2023 New Year Predictions
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2022 was a tumultuous year. The Queen died marking the end of a 70-year reign, we had 3 Prime Ministers in 1 year, and Russia invaded Ukraine, becoming the first major conflict on European soil since the Second World War. The year ended with major disruptions caused by travel, postal and NHS strikes and weather-related disasters. We are now dealing with a cost-of-living crisis and a recession and Covid hasn't gone anywhere.
2023 will be the year in which we will try to overcome some of the problems facing us.
Read below to see what 2023 holds for you:
March 21 - April 20
The year 2023 brings a strong focus on your personality and independence as Jupiter continues to transit your sign until mid-May. As the year advances your stability regarding your finances comes to the fore. Money, comfort and security are most important to you. Some of you will be questioning your career paths and may want to take chances to do something totally different.
As January and February advance, you feel more and more confident and far less restricted.
Saturn is coming to the end of its transit of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Saturn will cruise through Pisces from March 7, 2023. Saturn’s move into your solar twelfth house points to the need for a more structured or disciplined approach to life.
April 21 - May 21
The year 2023 brings an increasing feeling of hope, optimism, and spiritual protection. As Jupiter enters your sign from mid-May, you feel more exuberant and enthusiastic about life. This transit heightens your optimism and widens your horizons. It’s a great time to attract or enhance a committed relationship. Aim to take time out from your busy schedule to relax and don’t neglect your spiritual needs as you pursue other goals. Saturn’s move into your eleventh house this year helps you be more selective with choosing your friends. It is a difficult time as you will upset a lot of people around you. You will feel very optimistic about your future as there will be many opportunities and if one door shuts, another will open as Jupiter’s transit of your sign will definitely help.
May 22 - June 21
As 2023 dawns upon you, it’s a time of interesting connections, partnering opportunities through friends and brilliant ideas. You’re mixing and mingling and connecting with groups and associations. From mid-May, you can experience a greater love of time-out. It's more about feeling quite comfortable when alone and it’s a good time to connect with your intuition, develop your “inner eye,” work behind the scenes, or finish a major project. Saturn’s new transit this year brings focus on professional matters – an area of life that has often been unruly. You may bring more imagination and creativity to your work. As this transit has just started, it’s powerful for setting goals and assessing your ambitions and achievements.
June 22 - July 22
In the year 2023 you can find more joy and reward in professional or public life and some of you will receive recognition, a promotion, or the like. Although it’s a great period for expansion and recognition on a professional level, you should choose your projects carefully. From May onwards Jupiter’s transit will expand your social life and will bring new connections and associations. Saturn is coming to the end of its transit of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Saturn will cruise through Pisces from March 7, 2023. A stronger awareness of others and a more disciplined approach to life are themes this year. Regarding relationships, you need to be extra careful this year as it all depends on how you navigate through emotionally.
July 23 - August 23
In the year 2023, there is a special focus on expanding your mind and experiences through travel and there will be a fortunate change in status. Love and creativity could connect closely with your career, or a relationship can motivate you to explore your longer-term goals and ambitions. This year can be rewarding and you’re setting your sights higher. You may connect easily with people of diverse backgrounds. As you are widening your horizons you may have many opportunities to meet people through shared experiences. You’re yearning for deep, meaningful connections and you’re ready to commit. Love can blossom by finding someone you can share your life with. Some of you are more serious and may even tie the knot.
August 24 - September 23
The year 2023 is a strong year for intimacy, shared resources, taxes, and discovery. There can be benefits and support coming your way through improved finances through loans, rebates or similar. You’re widening your horizons through travel and adventure. From May onwards, Jupiter brings a similar boost, and you can enjoy a more positive, forward-looking outlook on life. In March Saturn transits your opposite sign, this is a period of evaluating your relationships. At times, challenges in partnerships can demand more time and energy, or a more serious approach. Relationships built on strong foundations will survive but some of you will break up. This year will bring positive lifestyle changes.
September 24 - October 23
In the year 2023, relationships bring rewards and your intimate world grows stronger. There can be joy in your partnerships and support is much easier to find. You’re beginning to recognise the value of leading a more disciplined and organised life this year. You’re learning to love and value yourself more. You could also be working on perfecting and refining skills that are useful on the job. You will be in pursuit of wellness and establish healthier routines. You will pay closer attention to deadlines, details, and discipline can help your emotions so that you don't feel the pressure. Try to relax and enjoy yourself, some of you might take up yoga and meditation or visit a retreat.
October 24 - November 22
The year 2023 brings relationships, work, and health into focus. You enjoy work and daily routines as long as you don’t have too many new responsibilities. Some of you will look for new job offers or even promotions. Wellness plays a big part in your life. You are finding different ways to improve your life. Some of you will change your diets and others may take up meditation or yoga. There will be many opportunities for more serious relationships. This will bring a lot of joy to your life and some of you in bad relationships may break away. With Saturn’s move into your solar fifth house, love relationships are not that straight forward and you may prefer more traditional, even old-fashioned, romance.
November 23 - December 21
After a period of “nesting”, you are coming out of your shell, ready to express yourself creatively. You are feeling inspired and you express your feelings quite openly now. You instinctively know how to place yourself in the best light in order to make a good impression on others. At home, be at your diplomatic best and try not to tread on anyone's toes. Passions will run from hot to cold, and relationships may suffer. Jupiter's transit in your solar 6th house, you will find it easy to do well at work. Don't be afraid to act forcefully if your instinct tells you it's time for change. Besides spending more time tending to domestic affairs, the focus can be on cultivating and nourishing your inner foundations, so to speak. You’re more interested in health and wellness pursuits – it’s an excellent time for discovering new fitness routines.
December 22 - January 20
The prevailing astrological trend in the year 2023, indicates increasing vigor and stamina. At an ordinary everyday level you can expect this to be a pleasant time, indulging in the good things of life. At a deeper level, there does appear to be a new energy stirring within you. This will urge you towards creating greater independence in your lifestyle. It's a time when experience will enable you to enrich your inner mind and personality. You are moving into a new phase of life which will bring wider scope for developing your unique qualities and talents. Life will become very lively and there will be a lot of social interactions. Saturn’s move out of your finance sector takes some of the pressure and restriction off money matters. Your relationship with your money and things is evolving and will continue to change in the years to come.
January 21 - February 19
The year 2023 brings excellent opportunities for personal interests. Communication will be free and easy, making this an excellent time to deal with important matters. Also, you'll find that people you meet, will be a stimulating influence and may encourage you to dabble in new interests. With a surge of energy and enthusiasm, this is a favourable time to make fresh starts. Jupiter, the planet of abundance, begins its year-long journey through your home and family sector in May. Your confidence grows concerning your family, living arrangements, and living conditions. Since 2020, Saturn has been occupying your sign, but it now moves out in March. This influence has been sobering at times. Saturn teaches us life lessons. You will be a lot stronger as you emerge this year. At the same time, you feel ready for anything.
February 20 - March 20
The year 2023 focuses around personal finances, communications, and learning for you. There will be increased scope for varying your activities, widening your network of contacts and getting out and about. It is an excellent time for exercising your mental energies, clarifying your and other people's ideas and getting involved in discussion. Saturn moves into your sign in March, asking you to cut down areas of excess or unhealthy expectations. It's a time of slow and steady progress that can set the stage for a long time to come. Of course, there are still challenging issues on both a personal and practical level. To get here you may have to overcome obstacles by making important decisions and choices. You will achieve a lot more, especially when you're motivated by your own desires.