When your ruler, Mercury, turns retrograde it can seem unsettling. Your equilibrium is somehow off balance and overall, you're not feeling as if you're at your strongest. Ironically, these cycles provide a tremendous opportunity for you to take a pause and consider what in your life requires a tune up.
Between January 5-25, Mercury will be in hibernation mode signaling that it's time for you to regroup in a certain area of life. In particular, you might have a few situations to take care of in connection to a joint financial matter, your taxes, or any debt you may have. It's also possible that an insurance problem will require your attention.
Although this might feel like a frustrating time where you need to make endless phone calls or locate hard to find documents, in the end, you will be glad that you went through this situation with a fine toothed comb. After January 25, there is every indication that you'll end up benefiting from whatever changes you made or mistakes you've found. Finances will look brighter than ever by month's end so keep your eyes on the prize.
In other news, Mars will enter your 6th House of Work and Health on January 3 and remains here until March 5. During this time, you might feel extra-ambitious to pursue a special assignment that your boss hand picks for you. In fact, there's a good indication that you'll receive accolades for your dogged efforts near January 18.
Let the cards guide you through the month. Discover our Daily Reflection Tarot Reading and ask your most pressing questions about January's upcoming events.