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Since Mercury moved out of retrograde on Jan. 8, things have been looking up. The February horoscopes prove that harsh times and difficult experiences lead to solid lessons and fresh perspectives. A lot of the signs this month will see success in practical areas and will gain the ability to strengthen the lens they see through.




November 22 - December 21

This month, traveling will be in your veins, so if you’re presented with a new career or study opportunity that will allow you to travel, take it. There is also a prediction of a strong romantic connection presenting itself this month that will most likely appear in a place you frequent, like your academic environment or your workplace. However, both of these growths could crash if you don’t pay substantial attention to your family and domestic life. Make sure things are good at home before leaving it, literally and figuratively, in order to make your new experiences go smoothly.


December 22 - January 19

Career opportunities will be clouded this month due to an increase in problematic self reflection. It’s important to take time to figure things out for yourself and not see these issues as road blocks. Focus more on family than your career and things should play out smoothly. Money will not be an issue for you this month, Capricorn, so maybe use your surplus of funds to take a trip with your family and don’t be afraid to unwind fully. Love will be stable this month and you won’t be too interested in the new relationships you encounter. This month is meant for self-care and this plateau in your love life will be beneficial in future relationships. 


January 20 - February 19

There’s nothing too exciting going on for Aquarians this month, everything seems to be stable. However, you will have success in your career and your finances will grow, and don’t be afraid to treat yourself. Everything you put out will come back to you in waves, there’s almost no risk in losing anything. Speaking of things coming at you in waves, many romantic partners will present themselves to you this month, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Stay aware and cautious about these relationships you create because you will crave something new and different frequently, so it is best to avoid placing any major labels on these partnerships you invest in. If you are already in a relationship, you will want to explore new things with your partner; maybe go on an unexpected date or road trip, switch up your routine. You need to feed your hunger for adventure early this semester, so you can buckle down and focus more on practical things to finish this school year strongly.


February 19 - March 20

Expect to work harder in your career this month, Pisces, especially if you are passionate about what you do. This February will bring you excessive motivation to complete any wild task thrown at you and although this attitude is primarily towards your career, it provides support if family issues arrive as well. You also may be experiencing things in a spiritual light, at least more so than you ever have in the past, allowing you to gain different perspectives. These new perspectives will feed your high energy found this month and give you more confidence and in turn you will feel in more control of yourself and more in control of the things around you. This month will allow your self-worth to grow and you will be thriving.


March 21 - April 19

The month of February will present many opportunities for career advances, Aries. Your newly found logical appeal to your career life that appeared in January will allow you to take advantage of your increased motivation this month. It will help you move forward in stabilizing an independent lifestyle. You may have the urge to take people with you on this journey of success. Know that your independence is key to this month of accomplishments and could be easily tinkered with by opposing views. The added energy this month will pay forward into your love life, and there will be plenty of opportunities for sexual and romantic encounters but it’s important to not over do it. Some of this love will be found in different places like online dating and unusual social scenes will be beneficial to the Aries this month.


April 20 - May 20

February will contain a continuation of your financial success that you witnessed in January, making the start of this year thrive in wealth. There will be brighter and stronger opportunities presented in your career life that will allow you to attain necessities and then some. Many different career and financial opportunities will be thrown your way this month, so it’s a good time to pay attention to your tendency to be level-headed when choosing your new path. These financial successes will be brought on by the social connections you made this past January. There will even be surprising romantic interactions throughout the month, but don’t get lost in them. Your focus should stay on your career success, so you can start this year stable and independent with support from your platonic relationships and family members.


May 21 - June 20

February is going to compliment the right hemisphere in your brain, Gemini. The planets are placed in ways that will allow you to successfully express yourself in ways you’re comfortable with, and will also allow you to learn exponentially in creative areas that you may not be so comfortable with. Try out something new for a change this month and flourish in your usual artistic expression. There will also be copious opportunities for good communication this month that will allow your career life to thrive, increasing your finances as well. As far as love goes, relationships will be presented to you, but don’t act so strongly to progress them. Those relations that are forced will fall fast, and you should focus more on relationships that come organically.


June 21 - July 22

February brings you a positive outlook on your financial and career life, but it does come at a cost. Your emotional ways of living are putting unnecessary baggage onto your life and it’s time to push your emotions to the side. Thankfully, your social interactions and career success will fill up your time completely, leaving no time for your emotions to take any major control. You will be supported by the people surrounding you in these successes. February will bring you new academic success and learning will come easier this month. These new avenues should be explored to the fullest and in the purest state, don’t let your tendency to overthink hold you back this month, you will regret it.


July 22 - August 22

Leo, February is a great month to start on any projects you had in mind. Your creativity will be beaming, which will help you gain different perspectives on your goals and how to achieve them. You are still living in a social peak, so continue building stronger relationships and making new ones. However, your personal care is taking a backseat when it shouldn’t. Spend time to think about your health and do things that make you happy. Your ability to be extremely social sometimes allows you to lose sight of things you truly enjoy. Taking time to yourself this month emotionally could assist you in reaching your goals more efficiently.


August 23 - September 22

February is a month of self reflection and care. Put career aside and focus on psychological and domestic issues. Avoid stressful situations such as traveling or working late and make patience your number one focus this month. You will meet many new people this month and have spiritual and artistic connections with them. Spiritual compatibility will be extremely important when experiencing new people and these connections could even happen in unexpected places. Putting personal opinions aside and opening your eyes to the ideas of these new artistic connections can be beneficial this month for you, Virgo.


September 23 - October 22

Money is going to be around this February, in practical and unexpected ways, but it should not be spent irrationally. Maybe take some of these unexpected funds and put them towards something you’ve wanted for a long while. Your wealth won’t be solely be in the form of money, there will be plenty of opportunity for you to grow academically. There will also be an increase in  smooth communication this month. Take time to notice that you have a tendency to fill silence with unnecessary words. Reflecting on that habit will allow you to think before you speak for a change often and will make communication way more clear than it has been these past few months. Because of this there will be plenty of new and healthy relationships, but some old relationships may experience turmoil from this new clarity.


October 23 - November 21

Scorpio, February is the month to focus on family and friends. Set self issues to the side and self renovation will come naturally. If there are major life moves planned for the future, use this time to formulate a plan and allow yourself to be open to flexibility and compromise. When your focus is shifted to others instead of yourself things will flow much more smoothly in daily aspects. In the month of February, love in your life will flourish. You may have an urge to act cold towards new relationships or to rekindle a past love. Know that this yearn for comfort in past relationships will hold you back from experiencing present opportunities.  

Selena is a sophomore studying journalism and anthropology. Her first experience with horoscopes was a common affair, reading the one’s on Facebook everyday at the age of 14. But, her interest manifested itself again by 16 and it was then she decided to try and write horoscopes herself. She studied what each sign and their houses meant in regards to planet position. She thinks horoscopes are to be taken lightly and that they are really fun to pay attention, so writing and reading them has become a passion of hers.

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