It's a year of growth and success
for you, Libra. 2013 shimmers with progress, rejuvenation, elegance and culture. Harmony is restored after the tumultuous Year of the Dragon. This year brings intrigue, self-awareness and discovery. Your multi-dimensional talents shine in the magical Year of the Snake.
The fixed element of the Snake is Fire, and all Snakes also contain some Earth. Your ruling element, Air, is the positive yang
energy that helps create an ever-shifting but harmonious elemental balance. Let your love light shine. Your irrepressible optimism and forward-thinking nature can triumph over all adversity this year.
You're a genuine people person, with a gracious heart and fabulous sense of style. You can enjoy the spotlight but are also happy running things behind the scenes. You value friends and family. Your aura is warm and welcoming to others. You make a house a home. Your gift of gab is extraordinary, and so is your resourcefulness. You bring out the best in any situation. Even in the flames of Hades, Libra is the one organizing the meet & greet barbecue.
You're often on the move and have many diverse interests. You have a strong creative flair and a talent for multi-tasking. You care about the happiness of others. You can be overly diplomatic, and may be perceived as indecisive or, conversely, bossy. You may worry about the image you present, and can sometimes feel at odds with your sense of Self.
Your charisma sparkles this year, and lucky coincidences abound. Hazy pathways become clear. Mysteries are solved. Travel increases. Libra seeks balance, and this is important in the Snake Year. Your natural limberness and grace are enhanced, and this period of renaissance can stimulate your cosmopolitan tastes. There is nothing you can't do this year, if you want to do it.
Planets in Libra this Year
- Aug 16 2013 - Sept 10 2013: Venus (love, beauty, truth, grace)
- Sept 9 2013 - Sept 29 2013: Mercury (communication, self-expression, intellect, commerce)
- Dec 7 2013 - July 26 2014: Mars (power, sexual vigor, ambition, motivation, passion) - *retrograde Mar 1 2014 - May 20 2014
Libra Love, Romance and Relationships
Love is all around you this year, and temptation is sweet. Love in 2013 is creative, romantic and indulgent. Relationships can be casual, but some partnerships will experience steady growth with good potential for longevity. If you're single, you'll find plenty of variety. In the mystic Snake year, romance can surface in odd places or unusual ways.
If you're seeking your soulmate, this person may appear in a place where earth, air, fire and water work together in harmony. Your soulmate will be charmed by your bright optimistic nature and intrigued by your secret hidden depths. You may not hit it off right away, but magic happens when you do.
If you're married or in a committed relationship, love grows stronger as the year goes on. Sex is exciting, mystical and fulfilling. You may experience a change in your relationship such as a pregnancy, new living arrangements or resolution of an ongoing problem. Any issues of trust or equality should be quickly addressed, as breaches of security and relationship imbalance can be destructive in the Snake year.
Beware also of jealousy, misunderstandings and idle gossip. In general, however, partnerships have the strength to overcome difficult times and flourish this year.
Best months for love and romance
*Weddings, marriage: the 2013 Year of the Snake is a Widow Year
: March, April, June, August, September, January 2014
Worst months for love and romance
: July, November
Libra Money and Career
Money flows in this year, as the Year of the Snake is one of the best for wealth and prosperity. Debts can be resolved more easily, as new income opportunities appear. You could receive money from a settlement, past investment, hobby or inheritance. Your savvy organizational skills can help your money grow.
Avoid major risks, speculative ventures and high-stakes gambling. Sudden or impulsive moves can be deadly to your finances in the Snake year. You're most likely to get income if you set the wheels in motion through your own efforts, but lucky stars twinkle around you this year, and surprises financial bonuses are possible.
Self-employment or entrepreneurship is fortunate in the Snake year, so if you're starting a business, this is a good time to do it. Businesses begun in the Dragon year also have a good chance of turning a profit in 2013. Your enterprising nature is well-suited to entrepreneurial ventures, and your creative side is balanced by your canny pragmatism. Beware of investing big money in a start-up, however. Keep it simple, as your nurturing energy can help even the smallest seeds flourish as time goes on.
If you're looking for work, 2013 is rich with potential. Spring is especially lucky, but employment opportunities continue to appear throughout the year. In fact with your talents, Libra, employment may come looking for you
. Occupations you might enjoy include administrative, fundraising, translation or language-oriented occupations, health care or medical science, community-oriented work, counseling, public sector employment, hospitality, entertainment, politics or travel occupations.
Job advancement is favorable in the Snake year. If you want a raise, promotion or better benefits, now is the time to go after it. 2013 may also bring an employment change, such as a job relocation or increased business travel.
Best months for money and career
: April, May, June, August, September, October
Worst months for money and career
: February, November
Libra Health and Happiness
Health in general is on the upswing in the 2013 Year of the Snake, with emphasis on natural health and healing, body awareness and nourishment of mind/body/spirit. New developments appear in medicine, and more health information is available than ever before.
Hydration is important this year. Drink plenty of water, especially when you're on the go. Beware of unexpressed emotions, which can cause tension build-up and physical disorders such as stomach cramps, bowel problems, muscle and joint aches or back pain. You usually have no problem expressing yourself when necessary, but excess worry can turn inward. Past issues can also cause emotional conflict, and should be resolved and released to allow your Self to heal and grow stronger. You could have minor difficulties with blood pressure or circulation.
Exercise is usually not a problem for you, Libra, as you can be quite active. Dance, gymnastics, swimming, racket sports (such as tennis or badminton), yoga and aerobics can all be beneficial for you.
Your lucky colors
for health and happiness this year include silver, deep blue, sky blue, aquamarine, teal, all shades of green, golden shades of orange, airy yellows, ivory, pure white, black, deep reds, rose red, pink, translucent or crystal tones, lilac and lavender. Avoid very bright reds, and design your environment with plenty of natural light and open spaces.
Best months for health
: June, July, September, October, November
Worst months for health
: April, August