Full Moon – October 1st Aries and October 31st Taurus

New Moon – October 17th Libra.


The major theme of the full moon on October 1st, 2020 astrology is the release of tension. The October 2020 full moon is strongly influenced by Mars the god of war retrograde in powerful Aries squaring serious Saturn. This indicates frustration, anger, and resentment that has been building for the past 6 months. The October 1 full moon warns us to be careful of bad judgment and a quick temper.

Retrograde Mercury in Scorpio Opposes Uranus

October 14th – November 4th


Mercury opposite Uranus speeds up your mind, leaving you anxious, tense and scattered. Any recent matters which you have overlooked or rushed may come back to bite you.  This is not a good time for making plans, negotiating business deals, or attending to any mental tasks which require patience and self-discipline. A low concentration span and a tendency to be easily distracted would only lead to complications. Free your mind of responsibility and go with the flow. You could make new discoveries, experience flashes of insight, or meet exciting new people who challenge your way of thinking.


When socializing, it is important to take extra care to listen. Also, learn to think before speaking. There is a tendency with this transit to instinctively take the other side and end up arguing for the sake of it.


Plans may need changing, or your travels interrupted be certain to double-check your booking or get your car serviced beforehand. You may also experience computer malfunction or other problems with electronics. Doing crosswords or playing games and puzzles are good ways to occupy your mind.

ARIES: March 21st – April 20th

Partnerships are of importance at the moment, things may not have been easy of late, but you are ready to turn over a new leaf where at least one person is concerned and commit the relationship to a new footing.  If an alliance has recently ended, you can now start to look to the future with confidence and in the knowledge that there are better times ahead. With Mercury retrograde in Scorpio money could be an especially contentious issue so don’t be surprised if the temperature between yourself and someone else reaches boiling point.  Self–control may be one of your strong suits, but there’s no point in even trying to pretend that you have things under control at the moment.  The Full Moon in your own sign on October 1st warns you to be careful of losing control and going OTT with loved ones. The New moon on the 17th is the ideal time for getting together with people who make you feel young at heart.  The Full Moon on the 31st warns you that your finances need careful consideration and you should keep an eye on them for the time being.


TAURUS: April 21st – May 21st

The pattern of the planets this month suggests that you will be having a lot of dealings with the boss or people of influence and this could be of enormous benefit to you.  However, watch your P’s and Q’s when expressing yourself, especially with colleagues and superiors.  On the health front, Try taking some gentle exercise and cutting out anything unhealthy from your diet, as this should make a big difference to your energy levels. Mercury Retrograde indicates that you may find yourself at cross purposes with loved ones being a fixed sign you like to be in control and the one calling the shots, but right at the moment that is just not possible.  The Full Moon on the 1st indicates something from your past is being stirred up and is making you feel uneasy. If you need help to deal with this speak to someone who inspires trust.  The New Moon on the 17th will be a highly productive time at work and at home and the Full Moon on the 31st warns you to be careful of losing your temper in the wrong place at the wrong time.


GEMINI: May 22nd – June 21st

The planetary picture encourages you to enlarge your social circle, follow up on any opportunities to join a group of like-minded people.  Mercury is retrograde so expect some disruption to your plans.  Crossed wires and delays are two of the most likely manifestations of this transit, so do everything you can to communicate clearly with others and try to be philosophical if things take longer than you anticipated. If things go haywire at work in the coming weeks, keep reminding yourself that it’s for a limited time only.  The Full Moon on the 1st indicates the truth is a very elusive quality in your dealings with others and your intuition suspects that someone is only giving you half the story, be careful not to take the stress of this situation out on innocent bystanders.  The New Moon on the 17th is the ideal time to enjoy the company of children or grandchildren.  The Full Moon on the 31st indicates that you need to avoid anyone who is likely to trample over your feelings as you are susceptible to being hurt.


CANCER: June 22nd – July 22nd

The focus is on the home and family so be prepared to make some changes, especially if you have reached the end of your tether with one family member.  Don’t hesitate to lay your cards on the table and be clear about where the boundaries lie, or you’ll only have yourself to blame if the situation deteriorates. Mercury Retrograde and it is important that you take your rose-coloured glasses off and keep your feet on the ground where your romantic life and children are concerned. A roller – coaster road may sound exciting, but you could do with something gentler now. The Full Moon on the 1st warns against trying to force any issues on the career front, as this will be a waste of time, you need to be patient and let things naturally take their course or they could backfire on you. The New moon on the 17th indicates that even if you think you have all the answers to show some humility as it will gain you greater respect with your loved ones. The Full Moon on the 31st warns you to be careful of taking friends for granted


LEO: July 23rd – August 23rd

The focus is on short-distance travel, siblings, and administration work. If you are planning a trip away, you can look forward to an enjoyable time.  If you aren’t going away you expect a busy time and there won’t be a lot of time to rest, so pace yourself. Mercury Retrograde indicates a need to get some handyman jobs done, you are best to call the professionals than trying to do it yourself as things could be rather complicated.  The focus is on relationships with family members and there may be a need to resolve something you have been doing your best to avoid.  It will not loom anywhere near so large once you have it out into the open.  The Full Moon on the 1st is going to intensify your emotions and you will need to be careful of what you say and how you act when dealing with situations you are not comfortable with. The New Moon on the 17th is going to be a busy time as everyone is going to be wanting your attention.  The Full Moon on the 31st warns you to be careful of stepping on the toes of superiors and influential colleagues.


VIRGO: August 24th – September 23rd

The planets are focusing on your personal resources and financial security.  An opportunity to boost your income could come your way and this will do wonders not only for your bank balance but also for your self-esteem.  If you are doing battle with someone over finances, don’t revert to underhanded tactics and keep everything above board and you will come out the winner.  Mercury Retrograde slams the breaks on again which is going to make life rather frustrating, to say the least. Brick walls may appear where you thought you had a clear run at something, but there are always ways around these obstacles and, Virgo, no doubt you will find them. The Full Moon on the 1st warns you about coming on too strong with someone as it will lead to a fallout, but if you can avoid getting worked up, you’ll be able to win them over. The New Moon on the 17th could open some golden opportunities for the future.  The Full Moon on the 31st warns that misunderstandings threaten to undermine how secure you are feeling, but these can be avoided if you take the time to explain yourself.


LIBRA: September 24th – October 23rd

Happy Birthday, Libra!  This is often the time of year when take stock of your life. If you feel that you still have so much potential to fulfill, write a list of all the things that you want to accomplish.  Your sign is known for using strategy to achieve what you want and whatever goals you set for yourself you usually manage to achieve.  Mercury Retrograde is making you feel that you have grown the status quo so it is time to roll up your sleeves and throw anything out that you don’t need anymore.  The Full Moon on the 1st indicates a need to be careful of what you say to a certain person, as it will be hard to know whether you’re really upsetting them or whether they’re in a fault – picking mood.  You could be drawn into one of those conversations that involves telling someone the truth!  The New Moon on the 17th is full of surprises and sheds light on a tricky situation at work.  The Full Moon on the 31st makes you very single-minded at the moment and unless you are careful you could run the risk of putting a few people’s backs up.




SCORPIO: October 24th – November 22nd

The area of your chart that is most secretive and hidden, will be highlighted this month.  Use this quiet time to find out more about yourself, walks by the sea, listening to music that will uplift you.  You must be careful of being misled or undermined in some way, or of unconsciously sabotaging your best efforts. Trust your instincts and intuitions as you may not get all the answers straight away, but the truth will always come to light.  Mercury Retrograde in Scorpio throws you back to a past situation that should have been dealt with some time ago and now needs to be sorted out once and for all.  Murphy’s Law is in operation throughout this transit and anything that can go wrong pretty – well always does.  The Full moon on the 1st warns you to be careful of taking on more than you can comfortably handle, so pace yourself and take care of your energy.  The New Moon on the 17th is the ideal time to eliminate anything from your life that is counterproductive. The Full Moon on the 31st to keep your boundaries in place when it comes to dealing with certain people.                  


SAGITTARIUS: November 23rd – December 21st

The spotlight is on your friends and acquaintances, if you work as part of a team you’ll be in your element as this is a time for team playing.  You could be top of everyone’s A list now, so if you are looking for quiet nights in with a good book or TV show, you need to take your phone off the hook.  Mercury Retrograde indicates a need for solitude, especially if have difficult relationship issues to deal with or your energy levels are low and need recharging. You could be slightly edgy from time to time and if you don’t want to come over like a raging bull you need to calm down. This would be the ideal time to learn to meditate. The Full Moon on the 1st indicates that your defenses are down, and people can puncture your armour.  It would be extremely easy to retaliate or brood over harsh comments, but don’t let things get out of proportion.  The New Moon on the 17th is the ideal time to pull out all the stops to dazzle workmates with your performance.  The Full Moon on the 31st is the ideal time to leap to deal with any bothering health issues.


CAPRICORN: December 22nd – January 20th

This is the ideal time to think about where you are going professionally.  You’re well placed to weigh up the pros and cons and work out what your next move should be.  If you are worried about not having the right skills or experience, now is the ideal time to put that to rights.  Don’t underestimate yourself, however, as you are more talented than you give yourself credit for.  Mercury Retrograde indicates that you need to be careful of getting caught in other people’s emotional dramas.  They may attempt to lay down the law believing that you owe them certain favours.  Remember that you have a choice in how you deal with these tricky situations and the less oxygen you give them, the better.  The Full Moon on the 1st is one of those times when it is wise to think before you speak, especially on the family front as it will save endless trouble.  The New Moon on the 17th indicates that recognition will be forthcoming for your previous efforts.  The Full Moon on the 31st is warning you to be careful of overindulgence.


AQUARIUS: January 21st – February 19th

The spotlight is on faraway places, further education, and spirituality so all kinds of interesting developments are likely.  Your world is expanding, and you are ready to accommodate different ways of thinking.  A new circle of friends is waiting in the wings, but first, you need to let go of anyone who represents your old way of life. Mercury Retrograde indicates that you need to be careful of how you deal with friends and colleagues as someone may not be prepared to co-operate or perhaps, they feel left out in some way.  You certainly can’t please everyone all of the time, so don’t let one person’s negativity deter you from making progress.  The Full Moon on the 1st indicates that you may need to deal with someone who has a rigid mindset which is likely to frustrate you. The New Moon on the 17th is an ideal time to communicate with those far away or to plan a future trip. The Full Moon on the 31st indicates that a family member is going to be rather stubborn and you will need to use patience and tolerance in dealing with them.


PISCES: February 20th – March 20th

The focus is on people you are financially dependent on and you need to keep a beady eye on your finances  It is time to turn your heightened perceptions to your love life, important partnerships, investments, insurance, tax, and shared resources. An intelligent approach now will save you a lot of problems later. Mercury Retrograde indicates that you are going to be rather restless wanting to break free from your current set of restrictions, however, the reality is that the chores keep on piling up around you.  The Full Moon on the 1st warns you of financial concerns and worries, try not to let them make you overreact. The New Moon on the 17th is the ideal time to deal with legal documents, contracts, or business agreements.  The Full Moon on the 31st warns you to be careful of becoming involved with disputes through impatience try to look for a compromise.