Accept that your path to clarity and calmness may require a little chaos along the way. Managing your emotions—and your emotional reactions—might be the biggest challenge of all this November. From a rotating cast of couchsurfers to roommate drama to slowdowns with a home-hunting mission, Mercury retrograde could serve up a few challenges in your personal life. Ask questions before you fling any accusations. Your heartstrings may be tugged, pulling you away from what your heart itself wants to do.
No excuses necessary here. Both planets are in your organized and analytical sixth house, helping you plot the perfect course to victory and identify the key players who will get you there. Think of the kind of systems and support staff you need, along with the strategic and well-connected folks who can open doors. And who better to rule than the regal Lion of the zodiac? Home becomes a heat zone starting November 19, when Mars zooms into Scorpio and your domestic quarters until January 3.
Get ready for major traffic at Chateau Leo or perhaps some stressful moments with relatives. Instead of snapping their heads off like gingerbread men, rally everyone for some fun. Competitive Mars can help you organize outings e.
The key? Prioritize self-care no matter what. You could easily burn out by playing caretaker-on-steroids now.
Be especially firm with your boundaries on November 24, when Mars opposes destabilizing Uranus. Can you say Breakdown Central? Your fierce Leo roar is back! Book those date nights and make the rounds of holiday parties with your favorite plus-one. For couples, this lunation could spark a new chapter of closeness.
Thinking babies? Avoid the tryptophan turkey coma by loading up on root vegetables.
Stock your holiday gift list with things that help you live a more streamlined and salubrious life, and make self-care an easy feat. In less than a week on December 2 , lucky Jupiter will also move into Capricorn, parking itself here for a full year. Not you, Leo! Want some more?
What we do during an eclipse has a tendency to set patterns in place. It encourages you to have faith in the face of a world gripped in fear. It is thus highly compassionate, also idealistic, imaginative and self login or even self undoing, and can be associated with drugs or media, as fantasy expressions. You do not lack the desire or the energy to embark on the adventure or strengthen the bonds with someone you like. It is often contrasted with the Sun as the female receptive principle versus the masculine or positive principle.
A whole year of forecasts, mapped out for you. Your holiday season gets off to a playful and passionate start. With amorous Venus sashaying through Sagittarius and your flirtatious, flamboyant fifth house from November 1 to 25, love is in the air as much as the scent of pumpkin spice. Just be up-front about your intentions or lack thereof. But prepare to have your heart captured all the same! Meanwhile, over in your social sector, Mars is charging through Libra until November To avoid arguments and conflict, release your anger and frustration through exercise, sport, sex or self-gratification.
Relationship tension can occur if you are too forceful so use patience and empathy. November 21 to 27 — Mars opposite Uranus on the 24th can cause outburst of anger, especially if resentment has been building for some time.
Impulsiveness and disregard of tradition can also lead you to break free of you responsibilities and obligations. Use patience, tact and strategy before reacting to provocation. November 21 to December 3 — Sun trine your decan brings inner calm and balance that adds harmony to your relationships. You will be more efficient and productive so this is a good time to promote yourself and your goals.
Superiors will appreciate your positive attitude and initiative. November 23 to 27 — Sun quincunx Uranus on the 25th can make you nervous, tense and anxious.
You might find it hard to settle and relax as your intuition senses change or some drama on the way. It is important to be flexible and adapt to changing conditions. Try to go with the flow and fit in.
November 25 to December 26 — New Moon November may cause change, upset and indecision. But with open-mindedness and flexibility you can make the most of the opportunities created by the changing conditions ahead.
Use this last new moon before the December 26 solar eclipse to make your dreams come true. Leo horoscope November is based on planetary transits to Leo Decan 1, not to houses, zones or sectors.
October 17 to November 5 — Mars sextile your decan brings energy, initiative, self-confidence, and courage that will impress superiors. Increased sex appeal and charisma make this a great time for dating or improving relationships. A competitive yet cooperative attitude makes this a good time to start new projects.
Your Leo monthly horoscope and sun sign astrology forecast by The AstroTwins, Ophira and Tali Edut, astrologers for ELLE and Refinery Clear up family friction—and fend off feuds—before the holiday season begins, Leo. This month has a distinct domestic theme as the Sun.
November 1 to 13 — Sun square your decan makes you work harder just to have things how you want them. November 8 to 18 — Venus trine your decan brings love, kindness, affection, gifts and compliments. November 9 to December 2 — Mercury square your decan increases the tempo of life with mental activity, communications, short trips, and errands. The hectic pace can lead to nervous irritability and rushed thinking.
November 9 to 20 — Mercury Retrograde can play havoc with your thoughts, communications, travels, and electronics. But this Mercury retrograde is friendly and sociable.
A sense of cooperation and harmony make it easy to resolve any communication mishaps. Similar issues may arise as when Mercury was last square your decan from October 9 to November 10 to 12 — Sun conjunct Mercury on the 11th is the most hectic time of the month with the focus on your thinking and communications. Expect lots of interactions, clearing paperwork and bills, receiving and sending letters and emails, and short trips around town. November 12 to 26 — Full Moon November focuses any Mercury retrograde communication and relationship problems on your home, family and intimate relationships.
But this is a good full moon for completeting a long term goal. It will help you see the bigger picture and turn your dreams into reality. Leo horoscope November is based on planetary transits to Leo Decan 2, not to houses, zones or sectors. October 6 to December 7 — Jupiter trine your decan brings good luck, confidence, hope, and generosity. Your personal relationships can be enriched by your positive attitude and sociability.
You could make money on investments and all sorts of financial deals. Because of Jupiter retrograde, you had this lucky streak earlier this year from February 8 to June October 18 to November 11 — Mercury square your decan increases the tempo of life with mental activity, communications, short trips, and errands.