Are you ready for a new month — and a new year? Read on for your January 2023 monthly horoscopes to find out what the stars are saying — from your career to your friendships to your love life — in the weeks to come.

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Aries horoscopes for January 2023

New life, who dis?

A new way of life is taking form and reshaping specific areas of your life. At the moment, your sense of independence may feel threatened due to all the changes occurring around you, resulting in your desire to speak to someone about how you are feeling. The obvious choices for counsel within your friends and family may not feel like the safe spaces they once were, adding pressure to an already uncomfortable transition. Although it may feel intimidating, expanding beyond your known pool of people to talk to may be precisely what is needed. Sometimes speaking to an entirely new set of ears can give us the necessary perspective to see our current position differently. Doing so can also assist in expanding our network!

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Taurus horoscopes for January 2023

Sustainability takes time

Being of service is at the core of your worldly ambitions and thinking of ways to accomplish that while being able to sustain yourself has had you thinking outside the box for ideas. Your motivations are apparent; however, your sense of responsibility has been inconsistent. Leading up to this point, your drive has also been met with some challenges, which have impaired your ability to act as independently as you would have liked. The challenges you are experiencing prove that what you are attempting to create can be sustainable. Remember, anything that goes up easily comes down just as quickly. Sustainability takes time to build and requires repetition to master. Tap into the resources you have access to; that is where your true wealth lies. 

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Gemini horoscopes for January 2023

Hide your credit card 

Gemini, when was the last time you looked at a receipt? While living lavishly is not a crime, the real question is, do your current spending habits align with your future goals?

If you are experiencing a surplus of extra dollars, directing some towards any existing debts, investments, or even a savings account will make a considerable difference over time. Our spending habits have a way of revealing deeper issues we attempt to avoid using the whims of instant gratification to fix. This “fix” is a temporary Band-Aid solution that will not provide us with the relief we genuinely desire. The next time you have the urge to break out your credit card and purchase an impromptu item, ask yourself, “what will this purchase solve?” 

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Cancer horoscopes for January 2023

Acknowledge your emotions

Despite feeling more drained than usual over the last few months, you have been doing your best to push through. Doing so has helped you handle matters on the material side of things with the assistance of business and work connections; however, your inner world has seen better days.

The time has come to acknowledge how you feel and connect with your emotional self, Cancer. While it may not feel as pressing as what is currently happening on the outside, how you feel on the inside is far more critical. The cliché, “you cannot pour from an empty cup,” could not be more relevant! You deserve to feel good, so doing whatever is needed to achieve that must be done to take the load off.

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Leo horoscopes for January 2023

Take your time

You may feel you are moving backwards in your efforts to break unwanted habits and form new routines; however, you must reach your limits to establish your boundaries. How can you know when enough is enough when you are afraid to reach your limit?

The answers or solutions we seek lie far beneath the surface whenever fear is involved. Right now, your resolve is being tested. Removing any assumptions or expectations you may have about yourself will help you remove unnecessary barriers between you and the truth. Instantly gratifying situations rarely lead to sustainability and satisfaction, so using that as a metric to measure the effectiveness of your plan for success will never yield desired results. Often, the longest road is the quickest route.

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Virgo horoscopes for January 2023

Defining purpose

Engaging in activities that bring joy and pleasure into your life has been at the top of your mind to remedy feeling a bit off lately, but your creative pursuits have felt more like a job than an outlet for fun. The feeling you have been experiencing is hard to put into words; however, it impacts your ability to be light-hearted and carefree, which bothers you most. Using your mind to decipher this mystery will not work; feeling your feelings will. Approaching this conundrum from the angle of purposeful action instead of pleasure and amusement may restore the imbalance you are feeling. Your task is now to figure out the difference between purpose and satisfaction.

Explore yourself using introspection; it can be counted on!

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Libra horoscopes for January 2023

Requirements of excellence

Trial-and-error is the hidden process required to become great at anything. For the process to take form, we must be open to learning; however, our expectations of how things ought to often get in the way of this process, making adaptability and receptivity nearly impossible. Libra, your preoccupation with your ambitions for the future needs your understanding of this process, or you will continue to chase your tail in circles, neglecting other equally important areas of your life. Frustration will naturally build in this environment, which is nothing to fear but a reality to acknowledge.

Implementing an outlet of expression to release the pent-up energy will help insert some air into this dense situation and activate your awareness. You are mastering the process! 

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Scorpio horoscopes for January 2023

You are magic

The value of the intangible — such as love, hope, faith and all things spiritual — has increased, resulting in a quieter, more emotionally aware version of you. Nothing is wrong, but you feel different in a way that is hard to communicate with those close to you. This does not mean not attempting to articulate the profundity of what you have been experiencing; however, it is a forewarning that you may not be entirely understood, which is perfectly okay.

Learning how to stand on your own in honour of your deepest truths will give you a sense of confidence that no outside validation can ever come close to! This confidence will make being alone much easier and protecting your privacy a priority. You are magic, Scorpio. 

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Sagittarius horoscopes for January 2023

Ghost of relationship past

Emotions related to codependent relationship patterns are surfacing as you navigate dealing with the remnants of a past relationship. The experience between you and the other party opened your eyes to hidden insecurities that existed within you before the start of the relationship. While it may feel tempting to blame all of your discomforts on the other person, the truth is, if done, you would be forfeiting your ability to grow.

Although it may be hard to see now, you have been granted the opportunity to explore your beliefs regarding financial prosperity, security and sexual needs in a relationship more deeply. Evaluating whether these beliefs benefit you can help you let go of any unnecessary dead weight and allow you to attract future healthier relationships. 

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Capricorn horoscopes for January 2023

Finding the balance

Capricorn, it is time for you to do your Capricorn thing and create more structure in your life. Just because there is no sign of an immediate problem does not mean your attention is not needed. You have been distracted by your emotions surrounding your partnerships, which has caused you to neglect your mental, physical and financial health. Implementing extra precautions to reinforce the health of these areas will go a long way, and this can be done by existing more mindfully.

Occupying your mind with a good book, doing your best to stay hydrated and ensuring you stay within your budget are small but effective ways to keep you attentive to areas of your life that have been overlooked. Doing so will promote balance. 

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Aquarius horoscopes for January 2023

Your hibernation period has arrived

As you reflect on the past several months, the paradox of purposeful action has been revealed to you, Aquarius. On the one hand, you have finally discovered the work you feel the most purposeful doing and have established a way to accomplish your goals by relying on your ability to lead. Becoming the leader, you have always known yourself to be life-changing; however, you now realize how burdensome it can be to be in charge.

A series of challenges regarding your ability to withstand the pressure of your responsibilities has left you feeling exhausted and in desperate need of some R and R! Finding a way to balance leading and resting will be the biggest challenge you overcome. It is delicate but possible.

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Pisces horoscopes for January 2023

Honour your boundaries

You are no stranger to working with heavy emotions, and because of your experience, you have become the unspoken counsellor for those around you. The toll of working with these heavy emotions and the density accompanying them can be easy to overlook; however, we all have a breaking point. Waiting until we reach that point can take us to a place of no return, so learning to honour the warning signs indicating that we are close is crucial! We can reverse the effects of being emersed in heavy emotions by doing the opposite.

When was the last time you did something solely for your enjoyment, Pisces? Joy and all the light emotions that come with it can aid you in increasing your energetic buoyancy. 

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