While your attention to family, home life, or your inner world doesn't always vibe with a partner or friend, you'll find ways to balance things out. There are plenty of chances for generating good feelings this month, particularly around the 15th and Your particular kind of gentleness is more appealing to others than usual.
You could find that you're particularly in tune on creative levels. It's easier to enjoy yourself when you let go of negative thoughts or expectations. You're also in good shape for thinking or talking through problems and making meaningful discoveries as you do.
Your daily horoscope: October 18
You're putting more love and energy into your pursuits, and it's a highly successful approach. You may recognize that you need to work on the inside or on your home base to attract more positivity into your life. The broader themes of include partnering and independence, along with your work, health, and habits, dear Cancer. Tied into these efforts involves improving self-care programs and your health and habits.
More joy can be discovered in your daily routines and your work this year, and this helps you thrive across the board. Until December, Jupiter transits your solar sixth house, boosting the availability of work as well as your joy in having a daily purpose and successful routine. Areas of uncertainty and confusion, but also of potential inspiration, continue to be education, travel, publishing, belief systems, and personal philosophies.
A partner or special friend can help reinforce your ideas, or bonding with an extended family or people with whom you share a common interest can be especially rewarding. A partner or a relationship can inspire you to reach new heights, explore new places or ideas, or to learn a new skill.
A big shift this year involves Uranus transiting your social sector. You had a sneak peek of this in , and this year, it sticks with you from March forward. This is a lively, although colorful sporadic, transit that excites activities and connections with groups and friends for the better part of the coming seven years! Your very sense of belonging is in flux during this lengthy transit when you may be finding yourself through your associations. There can be new friendships or changing interests that connect you with an all-new crowd.
Unusual or colorful people and alliances can figure strongly in your life now. You need these things to authentically reflect your personality at this stage of life. An exceptional period for studies, interests, writing, and communicating or transit arises from the last week of August through September when a concentrated focus on your solar third house suggests you should keep your eyes and ears open for exciting projects.
The outer planets that challenge you this year are fewer, overall. The ones that do are Saturn and Pluto challenges coming from your partnership sector, and one-to-one relationships are the central area of potential strife and tension. By December, Jupiter moves into this same position along with these heavyweight planets, and while it will also be in opposition to your sign, Jupiter helps you find more joy and pleasure in your one-to-one relationships. This wonderful influence will stick with you through most of Saturn continues to transit your partnership house, and this is a rather serious, mature, and responsible transit when it comes to close, binding relationships.
Jupiter and Saturn working together tends to produce results, and with both of them working together in your partnership sector from December 2nd, to December , this can be a very significant period for committed partnerships, love-based or otherwise! There can be joy in commitment or in getting serious with someone. In fact, relationships are likely to make headlines in your life this year and the next couple of years.
Until December , Jupiter is moving through your work and health sector, and you can be pouring a lot of energy into your work, daily routines, and health pursuits. This is a time of special self-care. The North Node moved into your sign on November 6th, This transit will continue throughout and into , and brings a strong need to discover your independence.
This does not mean excluding a partner from your life.
Daily Horoscope: October 18, 2018
It simply means that in order to experience balanced relationships, you need to work on building internal peace, rather than focusing on achieving peace and balance through relationships. You also have powerful Solar Eclipses in your sign and opposite sign this year. Saturn is your partnership sector ruler, and as such, has rule over your more serious or binding partnerships.
With Saturn in its own sign and in his own terms, Saturn is happy and performs particularly well. Capricorn is a serious, mature energy much like Saturn, and you are likely to be taking committed relationships quite seriously this year and the next. Older, more mature, or more serious partners can figure strongly now. You seek out a bit of convention or tradition in your relationships. In , Saturn forms a wonderful link to Neptune, and Neptune is currently a long-term guest in your sector of expansion, foreign connections, education, publishing, sharing ideas, long-distance travel, and adventurous non-routine activities.
This can point to.. You may have a desire to decorate your home with better quality items or more attention to aesthetics. An inner sense of peace and security tends to dominate now, or the desire for peace motivates you now. Your affections are strong but you don't wear your heart on your sleeve just now, preferring quiet moments with loved ones. From October 8th forward: Venus warms your solar fifth house. This is an expressive period for the goddess of love! It's natural for you to turn on the charm without even lifting a finger.
You are especially attracted to aesthetic forms of recreation.
You feel a little more playful now, and love matters tend to be laced with a touch of drama. That shouldn't be a problem--in fact, you kind of like it that way for the time being. More loving and appreciative relationships with your children may also figure now. Your powers of attraction skyrocket during this cycle. Yet, you are not aggressive in your approach to love. Instead, you attract more if you allow yourself to be pursued during this cycle.
Creative self-expression of any kind is favored at this time. At this time, you instinctively know how to place yourself in the best light in order to make a good impression on others. Any love affair begun now will be characterized by good cheer, having fun, and a fair share of emotional drama! Until October 2nd: Mercury continues to transit your solar fourth house. Your thoughts tend to revolve around personal matters, especially family, home, and domestic issues. You enjoy, more than usual, discussions and stories about the past and about family.
You are more rational and objective when it comes to your relationships with those close to you, so it is, in fact, a good time to open up discussions with family. There can be increased activities in and around the home during this cycle. You are not as interested in worldly matters and career as you are in your personal life for the time being. From October 3rd forward: Mercury transits your solar fifth house.
During this cycle, there is a powerful mental connection with your creative self-expression. You are proud of your ideas, and very good at expressing them to others smoothly now.
October 18th Zodiac - Astrology Zodiac Signs
Your thinking is more creative than usual. You tend to entertain others with your conversation; and your sense of humor and of mischief! Your thoughts turn to children, pleasures, or romance during this expressive cycle. You might enjoy researching speculative ventures now. You especially enjoy games that involve competing with others on a mental level. You have a stronger need than usual for intellectual stimulation. Therefore, your friends and romantic partner are best appreciated now if they are intellectual types. You're more willing to take risks on a mental level now, so take advantage of the increased spontaneity and creativity that comes with this position.
Until October 3rd: Mars continues to activate and energize your solar third house now. You may be especially busy running errands and tending to daily activities during this cycle. It's a strong time for putting your energy into intellectual projects or studies. You tend to communicate in a more direct manner now, and you might want to be careful that you don't come across as insensitive or abrasive.
You may find it too easy to become impatient with others if they seem to be taking up too much of your time, such as with other drivers or with people who are not speaking as directly as you are. Channel your extra energy into mental tasks so that this transit can be highly stimulating instead of stressful. From October 4th onward: Mars activates and energizes your solar fourth house. You have more energy at your disposal for domestic projects or activities. Because your actions are governed by your instincts during this period, you may be especially defensive and protective.
You may work hard at making yourself feel more secure, and you may be called upon to take charge on the home and family front. You may have more energy to invest in homemaking, house repairs, redecorating, or family activities. In fact, if you are feeling very restless, moody, or defensive during this period, it would be a good idea to do any of these things!
You may have an increased desire to rule the roost, and if this transit stimulates conflict or disputes, it is likely to be family-related--you may have arguments with them, about them, or on their behalf. You may also encounter opposition from career-related matters or people. You may get worked up about old angers or regarding emotional issues from the past that are resurfacing now.
See our Time Line Forecast report for a personalized forecast for the year ahead. Get your unique Personalized Horoscope for the year ahead—over pages long—for a detailed guide to your best days and your most challenging days for attracting love, career success, communication, and more. Know More About Yourself and Others. Try Cafe Astrology's in-depth birth chart reports , relationship reports , future forecasts , and more.
Love outlook for the year ahead. Romantic Compatibility Reports. Try Cafe Astrology's in-depth romantic compatibility reports , including the Synastry and Love Ties reports.
See also general trends for Cancer in All month: With the Sun spotlighting your house of family and home, these areas are your instinctive focus during this period. Your family, home, property concerns, roots, and heritage come into focus and become a source of pride. You are likely quite preoccupied with feelings of security and your inner experiences. This is a time when you send down roots and seek a feeling of belonging.
You could be thrust into a position of leadership on the home front. Ego confrontations with family members are possible now, but the best way to handle this energy is to do your best to strengthen your relationship with your family and your home base. This is a time to do what you can to build trust in your family life and a strong foundation within yourself so that regardless of what you meet in the outside world over the next months, you have a secure place to return to. Besides spending more time tending to domestic affairs, the focus can be on cultivating and nourishing the inner foundations that support you and your growth.
This is a time to collect yourself--to fill your well, so to speak. Until October 16th: Venus continues to transit your solar fourth house now. From October 16th forward: Venus warms your solar fifth house.
Until October 10th: Mercury continues to transit your solar fourth house. From October 11th forward: Mercury transits your solar fifth house. Until October 19th: Mars continues to activate and energize your solar third house now. From October 20th forward: Mars activates and energizes your solar fourth house. See also detailed Yearly Horoscope for Cancer. Until October 13th: The Sun continues to highlight your solar third house--a time of the year in which you are most likely to be a "busy bee". Communications, short trips, errand-running, and general busy-ness feature now.
You could have a finger in many pies, so to speak, as your curiosity is piqued by a larger variety of things than usual. Used well, this could be a period in which you come up with solutions to a number of problems. From October 13th forward: With the Sun spotlighting your house of family and home, these areas are your instinctive focus during this period.
Until October 24th: Venus warms your solar fourth house now.
During this cycle, you are especially fond of the life of the home and family. You are more receptive and gentle on a romantic level, and tend to be sentimental or nostalgic now. You may particularly value the aesthetics in and around your home during this period. If things are out of whack on the home front, you will do whatever you can to create a peaceful and stable atmosphere.
Loyalty and sensitivity in your relationships are more important to you than typically. You might focus on ways to earn money in or from your home.