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Your Monthly Horoscopes: December 2018

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Have you been met with miscommunication, unexpected travel delays, issues with technology, unaccounted for events - or a general feeling of being overwhelmed lately? Blame it on the retrograde. Mercury retrograde was back in full effect as of mid-November, and wreaked the most havoc in the signs Pisces, Sagittarius, Gemini, and Virgo.


Luckily for us, the third and final Mercury retrograde of this year is on its way out as of December 6th, and with its exit, makes room for the positive vibes from the lovely planet Jupiter to enter. Jupiter will be in its own sign of Sagittarius for the first time in 12 years and it will be influencing all of us in very good ways. Most of us will be ending the year with a bang and setting ourselves up for success in the year to come. Thus, the theme of the month is clarity.

Check out how by clicking through the gallery and learning what the month has in store for your zodiac sun sign:

Cancer

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With the seeds having been planted in November, you will find the ideas that you have been mulling over for weeks are finally flowering. But you must remember to water those new seedlings. With new projects comes the maintenance of them. Which, admittedly, can be difficult for Cancerians who sometimes want to hide when things get tough.

You are one who seems to attract people in need like moths to the flame. During December though, it's all about yourself and your own physical and emotional needs.

Jupiter in Sagittarius in the 6th house for you means that for December (and for the next year in general), you will find new possibilities and learning new job skills. 6th house also rules over your daily habits and health matters. As you are naturally focused on your body and how it affects your emotions, Jupiter will give you an extra "vavavoom" to discover new ways to add vigor and energy to your life. And as your body is invigorated, so is your mind. In the coming year, you will find supreme clarity on your life mission. But this can only happen if you nourish your bodily temple first!

Venus is transitioning into an emphasis of passion and romance. If you are currently in a relationship, this might be a time to inject the partnership with extra sensuality. Thinking about creating more passion and intimacy in your relationship? A relaxing beach vacation with your partner may be in order.

Opportunity knocks during December my dear Cancer! With all of Jupiter's oomph with your physical nature, also comes the desire to further your career aspects. Jupiter will give you the strength to overcome any shyness when asking for a raise or new work opportunities. And yes…you DO deserve it!

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