After a yr that flew by in a second, 2022 is upon us, and although we’re excited for the brand new yr, we’d undoubtedly really feel a bit higher with some further intel as we prepare for the yr to return. One place we will all the time look to for solutions? The celebrities. POPSUGAR caught up with Alice Bell, astrologer for British Vogue and co-host of the Astrology and You podcast, to get perception into what we’ll be coping with subsequent yr, astrologically talking. In line with Bell, a significant theme for the yr shall be embracing change. (Simply while you thought issues hadn’t modified sufficient currently.) Beginning off with some optimistic vitality from Jupiter, we’ll even be experiencing a sequence of eclipses in Taurus and Scorpio, and coping with Saturn’s placement in Aquarius. Here is what you’ll be able to anticipate from the sky in 2022 and the way it will influence your life.
Jupiter Strikes Into Pisces From Dec. 28 to Could 10
Within the closing days of 2021, Jupiter, the planet of luck, optimism, and growth, shall be shifting into Pisces and staying there till Could 10. Pisces is dominated by Jupiter, making this transit a extra seamless one. “[Jupiter] simply feels actually snug there,” Bell informed POPSUGAR. “It may be free to be it is full, expansive, optimistic self. All these advantages of Jupiter, like studying, connecting to spirituality, and journey — I really feel like that is what 2022 is beginning off on.”
The final time Jupiter was in Pisces was in the summertime of 2021, a time when COVID-19 restrictions had been on the decline and folks had been feeling extra hopeful and in a position to journey, Bell identified. This Jupiter-Pisces connection signifies some hope that we will really feel that means once more, quickly. “I simply assume individuals are going to begin to really feel much more optimistic, much more free to journey, and get again to extra of a traditional life,” Bell mentioned.
One factor’s for positive, she mentioned, “It is only a means much less heavy vitality than we felt this fall.”
Indicators most affected: All mutable indicators (Pisces, Virgo, Sagittarius, Gemini), however particularly Pisces and Virgo, are going to have an incredible begin to the yr.
Jupiter Strikes Into Aries on Could 10 via Oct. 28
After Could 10, Jupiter strikes into Aries till Oct. 28, shifting the constructive vitality over to Aries, Libra, Most cancers, and Capricorn. It’s going to be a extra expansive time for these indicators, and Bell defined that this placement remains to be not as restrictive as what we have been experiencing this fall, retaining the great vitality from Jupiter in Pisces going. Journey will nonetheless be very a lot on our radar, with it turning into a precedence throughout this time.
Indicators most affected: The cardinal indicators (Aries, Libra, Capricorn, Most cancers), however particularly Aries and Libra, are going to have an incredible summer time and fall.
Taurus and Scorpio Eclipses All through 2022
The Taurus-Scorpio eclipse sequence kicked off this previous Nov. 19, however all through 2022, we’ll be experiencing extra eclipses on this axis.
On April 30, there shall be a partial photo voltaic eclipse in Taurus. On Could 16, there shall be a complete lunar eclipse in Scorpio. On Oct. 25, there shall be a partial photo voltaic eclipse in Scorpio. And, on Nov. 8, there shall be a complete lunar eclipse in Taurus.
Eclipses all the time fall on both a brand new or full moon, and a few astrologers like to consider them as super-charged variations of those already vital astrological occasions. If you consider an eclipse, consider massive modifications, shifts, and revelations. “Everybody can anticipate some ingredient of change of their life or a realization, like needing to do one thing in another way, needing to go from this new begin, and simply sort of feeling unsettled or like a whole lot of modifications happening round these dates,” Bell defined.
Whereas the Taurus eclipses point out some shift in funds — maybe on the planet of cryptocurrency — Scorpio is an indication extra all for digging into deeper and extra repressed feelings.
Indicators most affected: Scorpio and Taurus — prepare for a yr of self-discovery!
Saturn Is Nonetheless In Aquarius
Saturn, the planet related to guidelines, limits, and authority, has been in Aquarius since December 2020, and it will be there till March 2023.
“Saturn tends to deliver restrictions or feeling like there’s a whole lot of challenges positioned on you, and like there’s a whole lot of gradual development happening,” Bell defined. The slowness of Saturn can really feel irritating typically, however within the signal of unbiased Aquarius, there’s some hope for the modifications that can come. “Globally, I might say Saturn in Aquarius is admittedly simply extra about breaking down conventional buildings and realizing how folks can come collectively extra and be extra modern,” Bell mentioned.
As an indication, Aquarius can be centered on expertise, so we may additionally be seeing sensible advances and innovation in that realm. When Saturn first went into Aquarius, Bell identified, we noticed the rise in apps like TikTok and Zoom.
Indicators most affected: Fastened indicators (Aquarius, Leo, Taurus, Scorpio) can have a yr of robust private development.